1. Film Room: Matt Cassel vs. Teddy Bridgewater

    Since the Minnesota Vikings ' preseason opener against the Oakland Raiders , the surplus of overreaction surrounding the quarterback situation is a bit astounding. On one hand there is current starter Matt Cassel ...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 4 months ago 7,335 reads 9 comments

  2. 5 Second-Year NFL Players Set to Break Through in 2014

    Every season, second-year players either do one of two things: they start or continue to solidify themselves as household names or they struggle, hitting what most people call the “sophomore slump...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 4 months ago 28,828 reads 102 comments

  3. Players Who Impressed in the NFL's Preseason Opener

    Good news: Football is back! In the preseason opener, the annual Hall of Fame Game, the New York Giants defeated the Buffalo Bills 17-13 ...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 5 months ago 331 reads 0 comments

  4. Giants vs. Bills: What to Watch for in Sunday's Hall of Fame Game

    With the NFL preseason set to begin Sunday with a matchup between the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills in the annual Hall of Fame Game, plenty of rookies and new acquisitions will ...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 5 months ago 1,062 reads 0 comments

  5. Why Dwayne Allen Is the Colts' Secret Weapon for the 2014 Season

    If someone were to ask who the top tight ends were in the NFL , the answers would probably come back with these players, in any specific order (and with good reason): Jimmy Graham ...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 5 months ago 3,268 reads 4 comments

  6. How the Buffalo Bills Can Minimize the Impact of Kiko Alonso's Injury in 2014

    The last time the Buffalo Bills made a playoff appearance was 1999. As recently as April, Bills faithful thought this could be a year where the team begins to turn the tide, ...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 5 months ago 3,399 reads 3 comments

  7. What Should the Texans Do with All-Pro Receiver Andre Johnson?

    As the Houston Texans and head coach Bill O’Brien continue to prepare for their first NFL season together, there is growing controversy within the locker room involving one of the cornerstones of the franchise...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 5 months ago 3,656 reads 26 comments

  8. An Early Look at the Top Tight Ends in the 2015 NFL Draft

    As we continue to take an early look at the top positional prospects eligible for the 2015 NFL draft, this week’s position group is the tight ends...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 5 months ago 8,734 reads 17 comments

  9. An Early Look at the Top Wide Receivers in the 2015 NFL Draft

    Over the past few weeks, we've been breaking down the top draft-eligible prospects at each position in the 2015 NFL draft. This week, it’s time for the wide receivers...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 6 months ago 24,366 reads 43 comments

  10. An Early Look at the Top Running Backs in the 2015 NFL Draft

    For the second year in a row, a running back wasn’t selected in the first round of the NFL draft. With the amount of talent eligible for the 2015 NFL draft, that streak has a strong chance to be broken...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 6 months ago 10,563 reads 21 comments

  11. An Early Look at the Top Quarterbacks in the 2015 NFL Draft

    With the 2014 NFL draft just over a month behind us, the focus now shifts to the 2015 class. Today, we are focusing on the quarterback position...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 6 months ago 18,722 reads 64 comments

  12. Things to Expect from Norv Turner's Minnesota Vikings Offense

    With a new coaching regime in Minnesota, the Vikings are set to undergo a complete makeover on the offensive side of the ball...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 6 months ago 12,161 reads 27 comments

  13. Predicting NFL's Rookie Stat Leaders in Every Major Category

    Every season, some members of the NFL rookie class set themselves apart from the others from the beginning...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 7 months ago 17,519 reads 85 comments

  14. How Improved Will the Indianapolis Colts Offensive Line Be in 2014?

    There has been one glaring issue with the Indianapolis Colts since the Andrew Luck era began, and that is the performance of the offensive line. Last season, even owner Jim Irsay brought up the need to improve Luck’s protection...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 7 months ago 5,200 reads 7 comments

  15. What to Expect from the New-Look 2014 Detroit Lions Offense

    New coach. New system. New weapons. Those are just a few things that describe the Detroit Lions offense next season...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 7 months ago 15,000 reads 39 comments

  16. 7 Players Who Found the Perfect Fit in the 2014 NFL Draft

    Every season, NFL teams find gems in the draft who not only fit perfectly into their schemes but also excel under the right circumstances. Some of these players come in the first round, while some are found later in the draft...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 7 months ago 21,257 reads 35 comments

  17. Highlighting the New England Patriots' Most Likely First-Round Pick

    With the NFL draft just two days away, there is growing speculation as to who each team will select in the first round of one of the deepest drafts in recent memory...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 8 months ago 5,695 reads 20 comments

  18. 2014 NFL Draft: Five Small-School Prospects Every Fan Should Know

    Every year, small school prospects find their way onto NFL rosters and make an impact. Whether it is as a starter, key rotational player or a special teams threat, there are multiple ...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 8 months ago 17,791 reads 26 comments

  19. 2014 Free Agency Analysis and Grades: AFC East

    As the Bills, Dolphins and Jets look to decrease the gap between them and the Patriots in the balance of power in the AFC East, the 2014 free agency was extremely important for all four franchises...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 9 months ago 329 reads 4 comments

  20. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Each Team's Smartest 1st and 2nd Round Selections

    As the NFL season continues to wind down, I start to focus on my favorite time of the year: NFL draft season...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 12 months ago 33,139 reads 44 comments

  21. How Seattle Seahawks Can Minimize the Loss of K.J. Wright

    When the Seattle Seahawks fell to their division rival, the San Francisco 49ers , they lost more than the game. Starting outside linebacker K.J...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 1 year ago 2,685 reads 6 comments

  22. Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Breaking Down Most Intriguing Matchups

    The Yankees of college football, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, will be facing off against the Rutgers Scarlett Knights in Yankee Stadium on Saturday, December 28...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 1 year ago 1,400 reads 8 comments

  23. Ranking the Quarterbacks from the 2012 NFL Draft Class

    Last season, all of the talk was about the rookie quarterback class. This group of young signal-callers consisting of Andrew Luck , Robert Griffin III , Ryan Tannehill and Brandon Weeden were drafted in the first round...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 1 year ago 15,457 reads 4 comments

  24. 5 Sleepers at WR Whom the Indianapolis Colts Should Target in the 2014 NFL Draft

    Since losing Pro Bowl wide receiver Reggie Wayne to a torn ACL midway through the season, it has become evident that the Indianapolis Colts need to make a move for a wide receiver either in free agency or the NFL draft...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 1 year ago 5,209 reads 14 comments

  25. Breaking Down Andrew Luck's Undefeated Streak in Bounce-Back Games

    Despite losing 10 career games slightly halfway through his second professional season, there is one thing that remains for Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck : He has never lost back-to-back games as an NFL signal-caller...

    Dan Matney Written by Dan Matney about 1 year ago 1,690 reads 0 comments