1. What Are the 49ers Trying to Accomplish by Hiring Eric Mangini?

    The San Francisco 49ers ' hiring of Eric Mangini is the most unique and fascinating move of the 2013 NFL offseason. He's a former head coach with a vast defensive background and ties to Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 10,353 reads 12 comments

  2. Should the Baltimore Ravens Be Worried About Courtney Upshaw?

    The Baltimore Ravens don't need to be worried about Courtney Upshaw 's weight gain...yet. Last year, pre -draft concerns about Upshaw 's weight were perpetuated when he failed ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 4,859 reads 11 comments

  3. Is It Time for Cam Newton to Be Named Captain of the Carolina Panthers?

    As a former No.1 overall pick who was selected to be the face of a franchise at the beginning stages of the unenviable rebuilding process, Cam Newton should be one of the Carolina Panthers ' captains...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 4,965 reads 100 comments

  4. Is There Any Merit to Dwight Freeney's Collusion Accusations Against NFL Owners?

    It would be naive to think 32 mega-rich NFL owners would never collude in hopes of aiding each other financially ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 15,273 reads 43 comments

  5. Should the Minnesota Vikings Let Adrian Peterson Run as Much as He Wants?

    Last year was fun and all, but the Minnesota Vikings cannot realistically expect to rely on Adrian Peterson as much in 2013 as they did in 2012. Peterson, the eventual league MVP, ran for 2,097 yards at a 6...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 4,778 reads 25 comments

  6. Patriots Must Handle Rob Gronkowski's Injury with Unprecedented Patience

    Outside of Tom Brady , Rob Gronkowski is the most valuable player on the New England Patriots , and he must be treated as such...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 6,867 reads 46 comments

  7. Are the Cleveland Browns Building the NFL's Next Must-See Offense?

    Rob Chudzinski and the Cleveland Browns offensive roster are one heck of a match. Not only because the 45-year-old is a legitimate up-and-comer in the NFL coaching world, ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 13,713 reads 72 comments

  8. Is JaMarcus Russell's New Attitude Enough to Warrant Another Shot in the NFL?

    If JaMarcus Russell truly has fixed the problems that led to his plummet from a No. 1 overall pick to NFL unemployment—namely a general lack of desire, an unwarranted sense ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 4,255 reads 122 comments

  9. What Would It Take for Jets Fans to Forgive Mark Sanchez?

    New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez will have to show significant improvement to win back the fans who have grown exceptionally tired of his horrific play over the last two seasons...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 814 reads 63 comments

  10. Is Pete Carroll Part of the Problem with the Seattle Seahawks' PED Issues?

    For Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll , it has to go both ways. If he's praised for his cheerful and loose yet progressive style of coaching that has led to his team's ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 13,837 reads 331 comments

  11. Recapping Mike Ditka's Hall of Fame Career for the Chicago Bears

    It doesn't get more Chicago Bears than Mike Ditka . The fiery, dedicated and passionate player-turned-coach will forever embody one of the NFL 's most storied franchises, one steeped in tradition that dates back to the league's inception in 1920...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 2,868 reads 1 comments

  12. What Must RG3 Prove Before Resuming Live-Action Play?

    Robert Griffin III looked uninhibited and moved with little to no apprehension when he took the practice field for the first time since suffering a gruesome knee injury in the ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 7,616 reads 23 comments

  13. New York Giants' Fate Lies in Contract Situations of Nicks and Cruz

    Eli Manning has led the New York Giants to two Super Bowl titles, but what type of quarterback would he be today without Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz? Well, Nicks has 255 receptions ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 4,432 reads 30 comments

  14. Complete Roundup of RGIII's 1st Practice Since Devastating Knee Injury

    Robert Griffin III was back on the field for the Washington Redskins during a Thursday OTA session after having reconstructive knee surgery on January 9...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 41,525 reads 70 comments

  15. How Does Charles Woodson Fit with the 2013 Oakland Raiders?

    Now that Charles Woodson is back with the Oakland Raiders, it's time to identify how he fits with the Silver and Black...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 1,062 reads 79 comments

  16. Miami Loses Super Bowl Bids, Continues Free Fall Toward Football Irrelevance

    From a football perspective, May 21, 2013 will forever be remembered as a dark day in the typically sunny Miami, Florida...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 308 reads 1 comments

  17. Why the Denver Broncos Must Go with RB-by-Committee in 2013

    The rest of the NFL is doing it, so it's time the Denver Broncos caught on. After all, it's a copycat league, right? The trend? Running back committees...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 3,842 reads 14 comments

  18. What Will Happen When the NFL Pushes Back Draft, Alters League Calendar?

    The NFL is proving it follows Snoop Dogg's credo. The league certainly keeps its mind on its money and its money on its mind...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 219 reads 0 comments

  19. What to Watch for in NFL OTAs

    There's not a better way to prepare for an upcoming NFL regular season than to kick off organized team activities, better known as OTAs. Just about every team has started its initial practice sessions, and stories are materializing...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 3,733 reads 11 comments

  20. Will the New York Jets' Nightmare Circus Ever Come to an End?

    There are many adjectives to describe today's New York Jets , and right now, "nightmare" and "circus" are the most appropriate...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 11,188 reads 173 comments

  21. Why Mike Glennon Will Fall Short of Being This Season's Russell Wilson

    This year, Mike Glennon of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be given a strikingly similar opportunity to the one Russell Wilson received prior to the regular season last year in Seattle with the Seahawks ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 16,511 reads 77 comments

  22. Is the Browns' Jordan Cameron Ready to Be the Next Big Thing at Tight End?

    Jordan Cameron has 26 catches for 259 yards and one touchdown in two NFL seasons, but the 6'5'', 245-pound former fourth-round pick has a legitimate chance to experience a breakout season in 2013 with the Cleveland Browns ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 5,253 reads 34 comments

  23. Why Marques Colston Is the NFL's Most Underrated Receiver

    Marques Colston is the most underrated receiver in the NFL . And it's not even close. The New Orleans Saints No. 1 wideout has never made a Pro Bowl or been given All-Pro distinction...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 12,409 reads 47 comments

  24. Rookie Linebackers with Best Chance to Lead the NFL in Tackles in 2013

    It happened last year with Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers. A rookie linebacker led the NFL in tackles. The No...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 20,217 reads 65 comments

  25. What Does Melvin Ingram's Injury Mean for the San Diego Chargers?

    The San Diego Chargers lost pass-rushing specialist Shaun Phillips in free agency, and now they'll have to move on without a young edge-rusher oozing with potential and inherent talent...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about over 1 year ago 6,254 reads 10 comments