1. Why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Can Crash the NFL Playoffs in 2016

    When it comes to NFL relevance, you can bet the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are tired of theirs only coming once the on-field action ends and the draft projections begin. The last time the Pewter Pirates made the playoffs? 2007...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 2 months ago 7,079 reads 14 comments

  2. Predicting Every NFL Team's Most Heated Camp Battle

    Both figuratively and literally, things are heating up across the NFL as the offseason wears on and training camp starts to peek over the horizon of organized team activities and other workouts...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 2 months ago 128,881 reads 226 comments

  3. Dark-Horse NFL Teams That Could Make a Playoff Run in 2016

    Everyone loves a good underdog story, and like any sport, the NFL does its part to churn them out on an annual basis...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 2 months ago 57,065 reads 256 comments

  4. 2017 NFL Draft: Which Teams Have the Best Shot at Landing the No. 1 Overall Pick

    Too early for 2017 NFL draft predictions? It's not too early, unless we decide it is ! It will be months before the race for next year's No...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 2 months ago 21,005 reads 76 comments

  5. NFL Underachievers Who Need to Live Up to Expectations in 2016

    Even if they've never read a word of Charles Dickens, promising prospects selected high in the NFL draft know their fair share about great expectations...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 2 months ago 34,700 reads 69 comments

  6. Why Jared Goff and Carson Wentz Face Uphill Battle to Success

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that an NFL team in possession of playoff dreams shall be in want of a franchise quarterback...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 2 months ago 17,149 reads 53 comments

  7. 2017 NFL Draft: How Many Running Backs Could Crash the 1st Round?

    The running back position is devalued in today's NFL , they say. Tell that to last year's 10th overall pick and NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, Todd Gurley...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 26,839 reads 114 comments

  8. Bears Building a Winner Around Cutler on Both Sides of the Ball

    When many NFL fans think of their team attempting to build a strong supporting cast around their quarterback, it's understandable for them to think first of adding weapons in the passing game...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 18,150 reads 55 comments

  9. Under-the-Radar NFL Rookie of the Year Candidates

    With the 2016 NFL draft now in the rearview mirror, all eyes are now trained on rookie minicamps, roster projections and regular-season predictions...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 58,208 reads 69 comments

  10. Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome Shines Again After Stellar Draft

    There are plenty of reasons why the Baltimore Ravens have made the playoffs in six of the last eight seasons, with a pair of division titles and a Lombardi Trophy on the mantle...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 8,118 reads 32 comments

  11. 2016 NFL Draft: Predicting Every Team's Best Value Selection

    The NFL draft is no rotisserie fantasy, but the concepts of minimizing risk and maximizing value still ring plenty true every April when all 32 teams come together to reload their rosters with the nation's top young talent...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 58,035 reads 94 comments

  12. Which 2016 NFL Rookies Will Prove to Be Biggest Matchup Nightmares?

    It's all about matchups in today's NFL , as teams do everything they can to catch their opponent in a favorable situation...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 1,057 reads 0 comments

  13. Jacksonville Jaguars Quickly Becoming the NFL's Most Exciting Young Team

    It's been a long time since Mark Brunell was tossing enough touchdowns to Jimmy Smith and Keenan McCardell to fill the St. John's River. Instead of tearing through opposing defenses with speed and power, Fred Taylor was on stage announcing draft picks...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 3,678 reads 1 comments

  14. NFL Draft 2016: Predictions for Day 2

    With 31 picks in the books, the 2016 NFL draft has already brought a plethora of storylines and shockers...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 184,483 reads 150 comments

  15. Re-Drafting the 2015 NFL Draft

    There are some teams who would love a draft do-over more than George R.R. Martin loves a good bloodbath. Whether it's disappointing early returns or a long-time career of failed expectations, many first-round draft picks have turned out to be busts...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 48,983 reads 113 comments

  16. Southern Utah's Miles Killebrew Ready to Be NFL's Next Hybrid Playmaker

    First, it was Kam Chancellor in Seattle. Then Deone Bucannon in Arizona. NFL teams are looking for the next versatile defender who can play in a hybrid safety/linebacker role, and Southern Utah's Miles Killebrew fits the bill...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 19,525 reads 25 comments

  17. Battle-Tested Offensive Lineman Eric Mac Lain Hopes to Make NFL Dream Come True

    It's not often a star offensive lineman from a major college program coming off a national title appearance flies under the NFL draft radar, but that's exactly where you'll find Clemson's Eric Mac Lain...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 3,486 reads 2 comments

  18. 2015 NFL Draft Review: Power Ranking Every Team's Haul 1 Year Later

    Ah, hindsight. You can bet that if NFL general managers knew how to crack time travel, they'd be heading back to last year's draft to change a few things...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 143,971 reads 220 comments

  19. The Best Trade Bargaining Chips in the 2016 NFL Draft

    We're less than two weeks away from the 2016 NFL draft, but the trade show has already begun, thanks to the Tennessee Titans and Los Angeles Rams. The No...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 39,754 reads 36 comments

  20. 2016 NFL Draft: Latest Buzz Surrounding Every Team

    With the 2016 NFL draft just a little more than two weeks away, fans of each and every team are starting to feel that same feeling they experienced as children when Christmas was just around the corner...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 4 months ago 121,392 reads 160 comments

  21. NFL Draft Prospects Who Could Experience Draft-Day Slides

    With just over two weeks until the 2016 NFL draft, rumors and smokescreens are swirling as teams make the final tweaks to their board before heading into the war room...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 4 months ago 62,352 reads 91 comments

  22. 2016 NFL Draft: The Most Overlooked Player at Every Position

    First-round picks steal the headlines, but every year, the NFL draft produces a handful of prospects who outperform their projections and prove to be stellar value picks...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 4 months ago 5,237 reads 1 comments

  23. NFL Draft 2016: Fact or Fiction for Most Recent Draft Rumors

    This time of year, anything you hear about the upcoming NFL draft feels less like true insider info and more like trying to find the restroom at a cigar bar...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 4 months ago 25,699 reads 38 comments

  24. 2016 NFL Mock Draft: Pick-by-Pick Guide to the 1st Round

    We're less than a month away from the 2016 NFL draft, which means NFL decision-makers will throw out all kinds of diversions to throw other teams off the scent of their true plans...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 4 months ago 175,686 reads 158 comments

  25. Tackling Machine Elandon Roberts May Be Small, but Has Heart to Succeed in NFL

    It may not match up on the scale or the measuring tape, but if you were able to peer into the heart that makes Houston linebacker Elandon Roberts tick, you might find it draped in a black-and-purple jersey with a “52” on either side...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 4 months ago 2,926 reads 1 comments