1. No Setback Here: Why the Packers Embrace Brett Favre's Return To the NFL

    Sitting down writing this story, already gives me the feeling that I've done this at least two or three times before. But here we all are once again...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 2,050 reads 29 comments

  2. San Francisco 49ers: Why Frank Gore Must Watch His Back

    In a league that has become known for egotistical diva's that try and squeeze the life out of not only their agents, but every dollar they earn, Frank Gore has fast become one of the more respectable "old school" type players left in the NFL...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 4,802 reads 15 comments

  3. Willie Parker and 15 NFL Players Who Should Retire Before It Gets Ugly

    How ironic that I am now sitting here writing a retirement list, knowing full well that Brett Favre is indeed due to return for the Minnesota Vikings this season?Have you ever known ...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 13,308 reads 45 comments

  4. Why Brady Quinn Is Facing a Make or Break Year

    If you thought Kurt Warner's rags to riches story was great, think again. The Denver Broncos are now writing their own, and this time around, it looks very promising...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 1,253 reads 10 comments

  5. NFL Preseason: The Top 10 Plays From Week 1

    It may not be football at it's greatest, but it's great to see America's No. 1 game back in full flight.In the past week, we've seen just about everything we imagined: Hard hits, ...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 5,368 reads 8 comments

  6. NFL Preseason 2010: Week One: Which Rookie QB Had Most Impressive Debut?

    Although Week One isn't totally in the books just yet, given that the New York Jets and New York Giants are set to do battle in the newly-built Meadowlands Stadium tonight, for the most part the action and speculation is pretty much over...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 4,260 reads 16 comments

  7. Sam Bradford: Slamming Sammy Struggles, But It Isn't Time To Panic

    Finally the fat lady has sung, and Week 1 of preseason football is well and truly in the books. In a week that has seen it's fair share of impressive yet concerning story lines, it ...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 2,155 reads 50 comments

  8. One Step Behind the Game: Detroit Lions Are Draft Away From NFL Success

    Stand up and praise the Lord; finally, the day has come that sees the Detroit Lions labeled as a decent team in the NFL...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 3,470 reads 39 comments

  9. Show Me The Money! The NFL's Top 10 Most Powerful Agents

    The players are everything in sports, right?Wrong.In modern day sports, it's fair to say that 90 percent of the attention is directed toward the athlete, in regards to how they have ...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 1,979 reads 8 comments

  10. Hit The Ground Running: 10 NFL Teams That Must Start The Season Well

    If there's one thing that most NFL coaches become infuriated by year after year, it is a team's lack of motivation in the early goings of the regular season...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 5,790 reads 23 comments

  11. Bringing the Title Back to Town: Green Bay Packers Training Camp Report

    Many things are synonymous with the Green Bay Packers. First there's the cold, then there's the whole cheesehead thing, and then there's the most important tradition of all. Winning...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 3,013 reads 14 comments

  12. Brett Favre: Is Favre's Ankle Injury an Excuse To Miss Camp?

    Brett Favre is a man of many natures. He's a man of great passing, he's a man of charisma, he's a man of humor, he's a man of jeans, and more importantly, he's a man that has revolutionized ...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 6,788 reads 50 comments

  13. NFL Preseason Power Rankings: Training Camp Week 1 Edition

    Week one of NFL training camp is just about over, and with this milestone comes yet another series of preseason power rankings. In past rankings, we've seen the usual teams occupy the top five spots...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 3,862 reads 49 comments

  14. Sinking or Swimming: 10 NFL Quarterbacks On the Verge of Failure in 2010

    Forget Brett Favre, and forget Alex Rodriguez, it's time to put forward some fresh news in the sporting world...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 22,933 reads 109 comments

  15. 2010 NFL Season Preview: The Top 10 Positional Battles in the NFC North

    If it's toughness, excitement and a sheer will to win that you want, watch NFC North football, I promise all of you it won't disappoint. In 2009, the NFC North was the place to be...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 5,898 reads 39 comments

  16. Brett Favre Retiring—As a Green Bay Packer Legend?

    Before I even begin to contemplate the very idea of Brett Favre possibly retiring right here and now, let me just make one thing clear to you all—please don't lose sleep over this issue...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 1,215 reads 17 comments

  17. Albert Haynesworth Saga: Are NFL Conditioning Tests Fair to Players?

    As if this offseason hasn't been filled with Albert Haynesworth dilemmas, once again we find ourselves staring straight at the face of the big man who, yet again, has another problem...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 2,537 reads 31 comments

  18. Good News Bears: Has Chicago Done Enough This Offseason To Improve?

    As a fan of NFC North football, I've seen and heard just about everything. If it isn't the Lions' ultimate dismissal from contention or the Packers questionable tragic loss of Brett ...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 1,468 reads 8 comments

  19. Don't Forget Donald: Why Donald Lee Isn't To Be Forgotten By Packer Fans

    I may as well go ahead and say it, we all know that Jermichael Finley is a very good player. In factm he's fantastic...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 783 reads 11 comments

  20. NFL Season Preview 2010: 50 Reasons to be Excited About Training Camp

    Can you smell that? That's the smell of NFL training camps, fresh and ready to begin for yet another year. Now for those of you who choose to pay little attention to NFL training camps, I suggest you do this season, as many storylines are yet to unfold.

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 9,170 reads 27 comments

  21. Tom Brady or Peyton Manning: Which Player Deserves a Wealthier Contract?

    I often sit back and wonder how it is at all possible for there to be so much money in the world. You'd think with so many highly paid athletes these days, many leagues and agents would be on the edge of bankruptcy, yet they still continue to push on...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 2,508 reads 55 comments

  22. Would Terrell Owens Be Good or Bad for Cincinnati Bengals?

    I've never been a big Batman fan. Maybe it's because I am more of a 1990s type of person, but to me the old school show was often out of touch with reality on many separate occasions...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 1,857 reads 18 comments

  23. NFL Predictions for 2010 Season: 10 NFL Teams That May Disappoint

    Before every NFL season begins, fans like to place forward their predictions for how they feel each and every team will perform over the four month regular season period. For the most part, predicting the disappointing teams is no hard task...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 3,003 reads 45 comments

  24. Legend vs. Leader: Comparing NFC North QBs Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers

    Ah, Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, what a tired debate this has become. On one hand, we have a legend of the game that refuses to the draw the white flag...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 2,009 reads 21 comments

  25. Cooling Their Jets: Is a History-Long Curse Finally Broken in New York?

    Curses, they come and go in sports. The funny thing is, for some teams they are either kept or broken, like God himself has predetermined the fate of every team and has the ability to end a curse at a moments notice...

    Ryan Cook Written by Ryan Cook about 4 years ago 1,150 reads 18 comments