1. The 25 Biggest Losers of the 2012 NFL Preseason

    For a lot of players, the NFL preseason is a time of year when opportunities are available. However, not every player is capable of taking advantage of those opportunities...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about 2 years ago 30,769 reads 43 comments

  2. Updated NFL Rookie of the Year Rankings Heading into Preseason Week 3

    The NFL Rookie of the Year award is split up into defensive and offensive categories. However, this article focuses on determining who's the top overall rookie. This means there's a mix of offensive and defensive players on the list...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 26,470 reads 160 comments

  3. Updated Chances of Each NFL Team Making the Playoffs in 2012

    Placing odds on each team's chance to make the NFL playoffs is a difficult task. Honestly, the odds we're used to seeing just confuse me. That's why I developed a tier system that paints a clearer picture of each team's playoff chances...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 51,529 reads 375 comments

  4. Handing Out Game Balls for Every Game of NFL Preseason Week 2

    There were a ton of players that made major moves in the second week of the NFL preseason. The preseason gets a lot of negative attention, but the fact is that it's a great opportunity for players to earn more playing time...

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  5. Ryan Tannehill and the NFL Rookies Who Need Redshirt Years

    Not every NFL rookie is ready to make an impact early in his career. This is true for first-round picks and later-round developmental players. The NFL "redshirt" is much different than the one college players experience...

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  6. Why Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III Can Exceed Expectations in 2012

    Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III better prepare to spend their entire careers being compared to one another. It's a byproduct of quarterbacks being selected with the first two picks of the draft...

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  7. Projecting the 2012 NFL All-Rookie Team

    Earning a spot on the NFL All-Rookie team is a sought-after accomplishment. There are plenty of rookies that see significant playing time early in their career, but not all of them are ready to play at a high level...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 13,605 reads 125 comments

  8. NFL Rookie Stock Report After Friday's Preseason Games

    Friday night's NFL preseason matchups were pretty exciting for teams like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Cleveland Browns . It was the first time most got a look at highly-touted rookies such as Mark Barron, Doug Martin and Brandon Weeden...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 6,033 reads 14 comments

  9. NFL Rookie Stock Report After Thursday's Preseason Games

    The first preseason game gives most fans their first look at their favorite team's new additions. It's especially exciting to see how the rookies perform. Preseason games look different for each rookie, depending on their projected role with the team...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 28,496 reads 67 comments

  10. Ranking the Most Impressive Rookies so Far in Team Training Camps

    Training camps are in full swing and this means NFL rookies are working to impress their coaching staff. Not everyone is making headlines or turning heads after the first week of camp...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 13,456 reads 43 comments

  11. Pro Football Hall of Fame: Power Ranking the Class of 2012 Members

    The 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame class features some truly dominant players. This group has a heavy focus on the trenches, with four of the six inductees coming from either the offensive or defensive line...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 14,235 reads 61 comments

  12. The Best Buys of NFL Free Agency

    The addition of a top-end free agent has the chance to change the direction of a franchise. Go back a few years and look at how the New Orleans Saints' decision to add Drew Brees changed the entire team's culture...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 6,457 reads 28 comments

  13. Which 2012 NFL Rookies Are Dazzling in Training Camp?

    It's very important for NFL rookies to get off to a hot start in training camp. In most cases, these rookies are battling veterans for the right to begin the season as a starter...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 89,281 reads 156 comments

  14. 24 WRs Guaranteed to Break 1,000 Yards Receiving in 2012

    In today's NFL , surpassing the 1,000-yard receiving mark in a season isn't really a major accomplishment. Over the past four seasons , an average of 18.25 receivers have accomplished this feat...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 348 reads 159 comments

  15. Is Tyler Bray the Next Blaine Gabbert?

    Tennessee’s quarterback, Tyler Bray, is receiving a ton of draft hype heading into the 2012 season. Take some time and check out prospects rankings across the internet , and you’ll see some who have him ranked as the top overall prospect...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 1,419 reads 15 comments

  16. 10 NFL Teams Already Dealing with Injury Issues in 2012

    Early-season injury concerns can come in a few different forms. They could relate to an injury suffered in the offseason that will force a player out of the lineup...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 11,864 reads 25 comments

  17. Updated 2013 NFL Draft Big Board for Top 25 Prospects

    It's early in the process but having a working list is a great way to prepare for the next NFL Draft. My early rankings are based on the potential shown by the prospects during the 2011 season...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 3,317 reads 23 comments

  18. 18 NFL Rookies Guaranteed to Out-Play Their Draft Position

    The NFL draft is a very unique event, in that it’s hard to predict where a player will land and how he’ll develop. This is why, every year, we have plenty of players that are considered steals or busts...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 13,306 reads 61 comments

  19. Setting Odds That Every First-Round NFL Rookie Starts in 2012

    Most teams select a player in the first round with the hopes that he becomes an immediate starter. However, there are plenty of players that don't fulfill those hopes...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 22,422 reads 53 comments

  20. The 50 Most Intimidating Players Heading into the 2012 NFL Season

    Intimidating NFL players don't just look the part and act nasty. They strike fear into their opponents with the threat of making them look foolish or inflicting a lot of pain...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 7,138 reads 68 comments

  21. Each NFL Team's Biggest Question Entering Training Camp

    Every NFL team has questions as they enter training camp—some more than others. These areas of concern come in many forms such as the development of a young quarterback, the ...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 8,402 reads 24 comments

  22. The NFL's Top 10 Training Camp Traditions

    The start of training camp is a great time of year. It means that the football season has begun, and it's time to clear your Sunday schedule. Training camp is a special time because of the yearly traditions...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 10,783 reads 13 comments

  23. Updated 2013 Super Bowl Odds, Pre-Training Camp Edition

    I really hate the Super Bowl odds that are put out by betting agencies. This 25/1 or 3/1 nonsense makes little sense in my mind. I much prefer to see a breakdown of tiers with a good description of each grouping...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 155,656 reads 428 comments

  24. Rookie Progress Report for Every NFL Team's Rookie Class so Far

    Everybody hopes his/her favorite NFL team made the right decisions when making its selections on draft day. The progress, or lack thereof, of each rookie is something fans monitor very closely...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 195,561 reads 176 comments

  25. Robert Griffin III and 9 Other NFL Rookies Who Could Rewrite the Record Books

    This year's rookie class features excellent football players who possess abilities to make their marks on the record books. Making a mark doesn't depend only on ability; it also depends on surroundings and opportunity...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 6,415 reads 12 comments