1. NFL Coaching Staffs on the Hot Seat This Season

    The life of an NFL head coach is one of the most pressure-filled jobs among all professional sports. Coaches feel the hot seat almost immediately upon their arrivals, as media and fans scrutinize every move...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 13,550 reads 49 comments

  2. Ranking the Worst Contracts in the NFL Today

    The NFL continues to produce massive profits as television deals and corporate sponsorships fuel their business, leading to yearly increases for teams to spend on the talent that drives the league...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 2 months ago 36,456 reads 119 comments

  3. Predicting the NFL's Top Rushing Seasons in 2016

    The NFL has continued to evolve into a pass-happy attack that spreads defenses thin with remarkable athletes lined up at every position...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 2 months ago 21,042 reads 49 comments

  4. Fact or Fiction for Latest 2016 NFL Offseason Rumors

    The NFL calendar has become yearlong as the league has mastered how to market offseason drama. Contract extensions, positional battles and holdout rumors swirl as uncertainty exists across the league...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 2 months ago 23,259 reads 23 comments

  5. Projecting the NFL's Next Big Contract Extensions

    The NFL offseason is long and difficult, not only for fans but also for front offices, agents and players...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 2 months ago 19,491 reads 68 comments

  6. Miami Dolphins Safety Reshad Jones Deserves Big Payday Amid Holdout

    This point in the NFL offseason is one of the slower parts of the league’s calendar for most teams and players. Fat new contracts have been awarded in free agency and the draft as teams look to supplement their roster with talent...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 2 months ago 3,778 reads 16 comments

  7. Updated NFL Rookie Report for All 2016 First-Round Picks

    The 2016 NFL draft class is settling into their new situations as training camp is approaching next month...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 2 months ago 35,661 reads 56 comments

  8. Even After Super Bowl Season, Josh Norman's Redskins Tenure Will Define Career

    The 2016 NFL offseason saw an enormous amount of player movement between free agency and the draft. While most players quickly inked new, large contracts, cornerback Josh Norman had to wait to cash in with the Washington Redskins ...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 2 months ago 6,077 reads 70 comments

  9. Ranking the 10 Least Talented Rosters in the NFL

    The NFL is a talent-driven league that requires execution from the top down for a franchise to find sustained success...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 28,910 reads 169 comments

  10. Projecting the NFL's Receiving Leaders in 2016

    The NFL has continued to evolve into a pass-happy attack that spreads defenses thin with remarkable athletes playing wide receiver...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 17,091 reads 66 comments

  11. NFL Players Set to Earn Their Pro Bowl Debut in 2016

    The NFL Pro Bowl is one of the biggest events of the year as the finest and most accomplished athletes in the world are celebrated. While the game itself is meaningless, the accolades and recognition is not...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 14,021 reads 40 comments

  12. Ranking the Top 10 Most Talented Rosters in the NFL

    Talent drives the NFL , but raw natural abilities alone aren't enough to reach the pinnacle of the sport. Super Bowls are decided by a mixture of skill, coaching acumen and a little bit of luck...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 123,776 reads 390 comments

  13. NFL Teams Most Likely to Break Playoff Drought in 2016

    One reason the NFL is the most popular American sport is its unrivaled parity. Every season welcomes an unfamiliar face to the playoff gauntlet...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 52,920 reads 176 comments

  14. Recent NFL Draft Busts Who Could Revive Their Careers This Season

    Experts say it’s not fair to evaluate a draft class for three years, as situations can dictate individual success. Whether due to injuries, poor performance or off-field issues, recent draft classes have already produced highly selected busts...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 2,931 reads 1 comments

  15. How Hybrid Defenders Are Changing Modern NFL Defenses

    The NFL is an ever-changing entity comprised of intelligent people who have dedicated their lives to discovering the slightest tactical advantage. Games are often decided on a small handful of plays that turn the tide for one side...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 41,105 reads 69 comments

  16. An Early Look at Potentially Historic RB Class in 2017 NFL Draft

    The 2017 NFL draft is still a long way from commencing, but evaluators and fans don’t need all that time to recognize how unique and special the talent could be...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 35,053 reads 95 comments

  17. Biggest Question for Each NFL Team Coming Out of OTAs

    Rosters are all but set for most of the 32 NFL franchises as the major waves of free agency and the 2016 NFL draft have wrapped up. Barring any late veteran acquisitions, the big playmakers and X-factors have been established...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 47,697 reads 129 comments

  18. The Top NFL Veteran Free Agents Still on the Market

    With the 2016 NFL offseason entering the dead period before offseason workouts and training camp, franchises have one last chance to upgrade their rosters. There are quality veteran free-agent options still available...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 57,138 reads 80 comments

  19. Predicting the NFL's Breakout Sophomores of 2016

    The 2016 NFL draft class is the new and popular thing to talk about right now, but forgetting about the 2015 crop would be unwise...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 29,727 reads 78 comments

  20. Highlighting NFL's Biggest Offseason Positional Battles

    The 2016 NFL offseason has now reached a brief calm point as free agency and the draft have come and gone...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 9,628 reads 26 comments

  21. Early Favorites for Top Pick in 2017 NFL Draft

    The 2017 NFL draft is 11 months away, but it’s not too early to start digging in on top prospects. The early favorites to be first-rounders or even go No...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 65,439 reads 176 comments

  22. 2016 Stat Predictions for All 32 Starting Quarterbacks in the NFL

    The most important player on an NFL team is undoubtedly the quarterback. Although the quarter back isn’t solely responsible for wins and losses, a great playmaker at the position helps mask other issues on the roster...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 219,381 reads 704 comments

  23. Why Dion Jordan Will Be Legitimate Comeback Player of the Year Candidate

    The NFL offseason brings excitement, drama and optimism to fanbases as free agency and the draft promote player movement...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 4 months ago 29,742 reads 57 comments

  24. NFL Rookies Guaranteed to Prove Experts Wrong in 2016

    The fallout from the 2016 NFL draft class has left an opportunity to analyze specific team fits. After months of evaluating talent and projecting how individuals will play at the ...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 4 months ago 53,559 reads 57 comments

  25. Late-Round NFL Rookies Sure to Make an Impact in 2016

    The 2016 NFL draft is complete, and it’s time to reflect on what happened over the course of the three-day event. Teams that drafted effectively and maximized their capital could start seeing rewards as soon as this season...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 4 months ago 50,531 reads 67 comments