1. What Mike Zimmer Hire Means for Minnesota Vikings

    One season removed from thunderous running back Adrian Peterson carrying the Minnesota Vikings to the playoffs, t he Leslie Frazier era went stale...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 33,656 reads 125 comments

  2. Patriots vs. Broncos: Who Has the Edge at Every Position?

    The New England Patriots and Denver Broncos are pretty evenly matched—their overtime game during the regular season proved that...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 9,985 reads 48 comments

  3. New England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos: Previewing the AFC Championship Game

    Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning for the right to represent the AFC in Super Bowl XLVIII? Yeah, we'll take it. Sometimes, we love when underdogs disrupt the idyllic NFL playoff picture—other times, we love chalk...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 14,720 reads 112 comments

  4. NFL Divisional Playoffs: What to Watch for in Sunday's Games

    Is Colin Kaepernick or Cam Newton the better quarterback? Do the Carolina Panthers or San Francisco 49ers have the better defensive front seven? While those questions won't ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 11,398 reads 23 comments

  5. 2014 NFL Draft: Ranking Top QB Prospects After Johnny Manziel Decision

    Where does Johnny Manziel rank in the 2014 quarterback class? It's a question many want answered now that the Texas A&M star has officially declared for the draft ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 26,401 reads 38 comments

  6. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Pro Comparisons for Every First-Round Pick

    Johnny Manziel and an assortment of prolific underclassmen have declared for the 2014 NFL draft — a group of prospects that very well may have more star power than the famed 2012 class...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 92,569 reads 165 comments

  7. Projecting the Best NFL Fits for Johnny Manziel

    Now that Johnny Manziel has officially declared for the 2014 NFL draft (via Gil Brandt of NFL .com), it's time to decide which pro teams could best use his talents...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 49,535 reads 78 comments

  8. What Would Expanded Playoffs Look Like, and Would It Be Good for the NFL?

    More teams in the NFL playoffs? Yeah, it could happen. The momentum for postseason expansion started in October last year at the annual Fall League Meeting when commissioner ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 6,333 reads 81 comments

  9. NFL Head Coach Candidates Who Make Most Sense for Tennessee Titans

    The Tennessee Titans need a head coach, and there are a handful of logical replacements for Mike Munchak. After a wash of a season in 2013, one in which quarterback Jake Locker ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 14,637 reads 52 comments

  10. NFL Head Coach Candidates 2014: Who's Interviewing Where?

    With the Minnesota Vikings, Detroit Lions, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins, Houston Texans and Tennessee Titans hiring new head coaches—Mike Zimmer, Jim Caldwell, Lovie ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 10,765 reads 13 comments

  11. 2014 NFL Draft: Latest Updates on Underclassmen Prospects

    To go or not to go pro—that is the question for a myriad of talented underclassmen. From Teddy Bridgewater to Jadeveon Clowney to Johnny Manziel and Cyrus Kouandjio, there ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 26,219 reads 29 comments

  12. Highlighting the Most Under the Radar Storylines of the 2013 NFL Season

    Every NFL season, a multitude of great stories get buried by the high-profile players, coaches and teams that receive widespread media coverage...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 151 reads 0 comments

  13. Bleacher Report's 2013 NFL All-Pro Team

    Forget the Pro Bowl—the All-Pro team is the real honor in the NFL . At Bleacher Report, we polled our NFL lead writers to nominate a preseason first-team All-Pro squad ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 53,730 reads 166 comments

  14. Best Available NFL Head Coaching Candidates

    Black Monday in the NFL is perpetually merciless, and it's already claimed a handful of head coaches. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Detroit Lions, Washington Redskins and Minnesota ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 105,618 reads 111 comments

  15. Mike McCarthy, Packers Deserve Praise for Handling of Aaron Rodgers Situation

    The Green Bay Packers ' patience has paid off, and fans got their wish. Finally. After missing essentially eight full games, quarterback Aaron Rodgers will play in the de facto NFC North title game in Chicago on Sunday against the Bears ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 11,713 reads 14 comments

  16. Bill O'Brien Isn't a Good Candidate to Take over as Houston Texans Head Coach

    He's arguably the hottest and most accessible collegiate head coach, but the Houston Texans shouldn't hire Bill O'Brien ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 4,117 reads 3 comments

  17. NFL Week 17 Playoff Scenarios and Game Predictions

    Heading into the final week of the 2013 season, t he NFL playoff picture remains a jumbled mess. Seventeen teams are either still in their respective conference's postseason hunt or are still jostling for playoff positioning...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 68,423 reads 153 comments

  18. Houston Oilers Players Reportedly Knew, and Didn't Care, Two Teammates Were Gay

    While many are awaiting the first openly gay NFL player, the league may have already had a few. According to Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle , "a t least two key members of the tumultuous 1993 Houston Oilers team were gay...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 12 months ago 32,476 reads 82 comments

  19. Which Records Are Next for Peyton Manning?

    Peyton Manning 's not done. The Sheriff reclaimed the single-season passing-touchdown record in Week 16's win over the Houston Texans when he dropped a dime to Julius Thomas ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 5,379 reads 14 comments

  20. Green Bay Packers Injury Riddled Season Goes from Bad to Worse in Week 16

    The injury bug just refuses to leave the Green Bay Packers . After a training camp injury to Bryan Bulaga and early-season injuries to Randall Cobb and Jermichael Finley, ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 12,421 reads 21 comments

  21. Can the Tennessee Titans Really Build Around Jake Locker, Mike Munchak?

    It's the question every Tennessee Titans fan wants answered. Can the team progress with Mike Munchak as the head coach and Jake Locker as the quarterback? Since 2011, when ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 2,922 reads 8 comments

  22. Best Potential Coaching Fits for Lovie Smith in 2014

    After a nice, relaxing year off from the pressure-packed NFL , Lovie Smith is likely just a few weeks away from being hired as a head coach once again...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 1,743 reads 1 comments

  23. Who Has the NFL's Hottest Hot Seat?

    It's the holiday season, but it's also hot-seat season in the NFL . With teams fighting for playoff spots and others looking ahead to a top-five pick in the draft, owners and general ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 6,762 reads 18 comments

  24. Best Replacement Options for NFL Coordinators on the Hot Seat

    A handful of NFL head coaches will start the new year unemployed. That means, in almost every case, their entire staffs will be set packing as well...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 7,766 reads 28 comments

  25. Fantasy Football Week 16: Buy and Sell Stock Report

    The championships are upon us. If you're reading this, you've likely successfully traversed the unpredictable realm of fantasy football and are a game away from taking home the title...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 1 year ago 11,015 reads 15 comments