1. Week 16 Start Em Sit Em: Smart Matchup Plays, Sleepers and More

    You made your fantasy championship. Nice work. You probably did so with a combination of decent drafting and savvy in-season waiver-wire pickups. But enough patting yourself on the back...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 10 months ago 16,488 reads 8 comments

  2. Eli Manning's Atrocious Play Should Put Him out of a Job Soon

    Eli Manning has already set a fine legacy with the New York Giants —winning two Super Bowl in 10 years—but it's time his team begins to make plans to go in a different direction at the quarterback position...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 10 months ago 17,261 reads 144 comments

  3. What We're Learning About the 2013 Jacksonville Jaguars

    The Jacksonville Jaguars were the NFL 's laughing stock until November, but now, they hold the AFC's longest winning streak—three games—and the future appears drastically brighter than it did just a few weeks ago...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 2,622 reads 5 comments

  4. Ryan Mathews Finally Living Up to Potential for Red Hot Chargers

    San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews , who's spent his entire NFL career as the poster boy for talented but maddeningly injury-prone players, has finally busted out...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 4,488 reads 12 comments

  5. Can Peyton Manning Really Break Pass TD Record?

    Peyton Manning will be the single-season passing touchdown record holder in, at most, three weeks. Before the calendars flip to 2014, the Denver Broncos quarterback will exceed ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 35,635 reads 161 comments

  6. Who Are the NFL's Best, Worst Refs?

    The reputation of NFL referees has seen better days. During the 2013 season, we've witnessed a variety of blown and missed calls in live action, and there have even been a few ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 42,876 reads 121 comments

  7. Analyzing Cowboys' Playoff Hopes After Brutal Loss to Bears

    The Dallas Cowboys certainly didn't help their playoff chances by allowing 45 points and not forcing one punt in the 45-28 blowout loss to the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football in Week 14, but Tony Romo and Co...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 8,940 reads 29 comments

  8. How Would Centralized Replay System Affect NFL Games?

    The NFL desperately needs to revamp its reviewing process. I know it, you know it, your grandma, who you can't believe still watches football and loves the Manning brothers, knows it...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 2,562 reads 6 comments

  9. Projecting Impact of Key NFL Injury Scenarios During Season's Home Stretch

    Many of the NFL 's playoff contenders are laboring into the final three weeks of the season with key players injured...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 1,816 reads 1 comments

  10. Why Nobody Wants to Face Kansas City Chiefs in the Playoffs

    The Kansas City Chiefs probably couldn't be more exquisitely built for a deep postseason run, but, ironically, Alex Smith won't be in any "elite" quarterback debates in the near future...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 28,774 reads 225 comments

  11. Which 2014 QB Prospect Best Fits the Free-Falling Houston Texans?

    The Houston Texans have fired head coach Gary Kubiak , signaling the start of what likely will be a organizational overhaul that will begin at the end of the 2013 regular season...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 22,560 reads 169 comments

  12. Top Coaching Candidates for Houston Texans After Firing Gary Kubiak

    Now that Gary Kubiak is no longer the head coach of the Houston Texans , it's time to determine who could be his long-term replacement...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 28,329 reads 86 comments

  13. Why Peyton Manning Is Still a Lock for NFL MVP

    Although he hasn't been as unprecedentedly out-of-this-world productive over the last month as he was to start the season, Peyton Manning is still an absolute lock to win the NFL MVP in 2013...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 4,267 reads 32 comments

  14. How Cam Newton, Panthers Offense Can Survive Hungry Saints D in Superdome

    The streaking Carolina Panthers have their sights set on an NFC South divisional title, but to earn it, they'll have to match the offensive fireworks the New Orleans Saints typically ignite inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 3,841 reads 17 comments

  15. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated Projections After Mariota, Mettenberger News

    Now that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota has decided to stay in school , and LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger has torn his ACL , projections for the first round of the 2014 draft look much different than they did even a week ago...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 56,894 reads 284 comments

  16. How Important Is Sean Lee's Return to the Cowboys' Lineup?

    Though many make every Dallas Cowboys season about quarterback Tony Romo, we mustn't undervalue the quarterback on the other side of the ball, middle linebacker Sean Lee ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 9,601 reads 26 comments

  17. Do the Seahawks Even Need Percy Harvin This Season?

    The Seattle Seahawks are so good, they don't need Percy Harvin . You know, the guy they traded a 2013 first- and seventh-round draft pick for and signed to a six-year, $67 million contract this offseason...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 9,360 reads 58 comments

  18. NFL Only Looking to Punish Tomlin, Steelers Since it Was Caught on Camera?

    While we may never know for sure if Mike Tomlin purposely positioned himself on the edge of the sideline in hopes of slowing the stride of Baltimore Ravens kick returner Jacoby ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 6,536 reads 23 comments

  19. How the Broncos Can Clinch the AFC's No. 1 Seed

    The Denver Broncos have positioned themselves to earn the No. 1 seed and home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs, but they have some work to do...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 6,630 reads 10 comments

  20. Are Pep Hamilton's Struggles Just Growing Pains or Legitimate Shortcomings?

    Pep Hamilton's honeymoon with the Indianapolis Colts is over. The first-time NFL offensive coordinator was supposed to be a godsend for Andrew Luck in his second NFL season...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 3,863 reads 19 comments

  21. NFL Week 13: Expert Takeaways from Thursday's Thanksgiving Action

    Thanksgiving football gave us a Detroit Lions blowout of the hapless, Matt Flynn -led Green Bay Packers, the Oakland Raiders sticking with the Dallas Cowboys before Matt McGloin's ...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 21,923 reads 68 comments

  22. Does Michael Vick Have a Future in the NFL?

    Now 13 years removed from being selected No. 1 overall by the Atlanta Falcons , after an infamous prison sentence, triumphant rise and injury-riddled fall with the Philadelphia Eagles , Michael Vick has found himself in an awkward situation...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 23,088 reads 12 comments

  23. What Can the Redskins Actually Take Away from Brutally Disappointing Season?

    The 2013 season will be one to forget for the Washington Redskins and their fans. There's no doubting that...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 4,585 reads 50 comments

  24. Ahmad Brooks Says Robert Griffin III Shouldn't Be Playing

    After dominating the Washington Redskins on Monday Night Football , San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks voiced his opinion that Robert Griffin III shouldn't be playing...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 41,939 reads 126 comments

  25. How the 49ers Can Get Colin Kaepernick Back on Track

    The San Francisco 49ers are a run-predicated, defensive-minded team, but in order to win a Super Bowl, they need quarterback Colin Kaepernick to round back into 2012 form...

    Chris Trapasso Written by Chris Trapasso about 11 months ago 5,624 reads 32 comments