1. Justin Houston Will Repay Kansas City Chiefs' Faith as Perennial All-Pro

    Justin Houston is the richest linebacker in the history of the NFL . At least, he will be in a few years. The Kansas City Chiefs signed the 26-year-old to a contract worth $101 million over six years , according to ESPN's Adam Schefter ...

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  2. Odds Stacked Against WR Taylor Gabriel for a 2015 Breakout Campaign

    Twelve months ago, Taylor Gabriel was relatively unknown. Although a record-setting receiver in college, playing for Abilene Christian University, it didn't push the diminutive receiver onto the national stage...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 3 days ago 14,029 reads 34 comments

  3. Martavis Bryant Has Potential to Be NFL's Next Superstar WR

    Martavis Bryant is an X-factor. "X-factor" is a term that can be used in different ways, but for this situation, it will be defined as "an unknown individual who can have a huge impact on his team depending on where his performance goes...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 6 days ago 50,032 reads 119 comments

  4. Pump the Brakes on Xavier Rhodes Hype Train, CB Has Work to Do

    Xavier Rhodes is entering a pivotal stage of his career. The former first-round pick of the 2013 NFL draft is entering his third season in the league...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 8 days ago 22,428 reads 99 comments

  5. Jameis Winston Faces Tougher Test Transitioning to NFL Than Marcus Mariota

    One statement was made more often than any other during the 2015 NFL draft. Jameis Winston will have an easier transition to the NFL than Marcus Mariota . While the words weren't always precisely the same, the sentiment remained a constant...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 10 days ago 76,750 reads 220 comments

  6. Under-the-Radar Players Who Could Become Big Names in NFL Training Camps

    NFL training camps are almost here, with the first starting on July 22. This time of the year means different things for different people...

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  7. Is Russell Wilson Really a Pocket Passer?

    Russell Wilson can't throw from the pocket. It is a simple statement but a powerful one. It's a statement that has emerged a lot this offseason during the debate over whether the Seattle Seahawks should pay their quarterback...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 14 days ago 25,792 reads 212 comments

  8. Second-Year CB Justin Gilbert Entering Make-or-Break Season to Avoid Bust Label

    If you were expecting Justin Gilbert to be a high-quality starting cornerback in the NFL from day one you were simply being unrealistic. Being effective as a rookie at any position is difficult, but it's especially difficult for cornerbacks...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 17 days ago 7,637 reads 30 comments

  9. Is Jimmy Smith the NFL's Best-Kept Secret at Cornerback?

    Jimmy Smith has always been a talented football player. After playing college football at Colorado, Smith became a first-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens during the 2011 NFL draft...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 19 days ago 15,519 reads 121 comments

  10. Demarcus Lawrence Can Emerge as Key Piece for Dallas Cowboys in 2015

    It's been a busy offseason in Texas this year. The Dallas Mavericks have brought in DeAndre Jordan, while the San Antonio Spurs have signed LaMarcus Aldridge...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 21 days ago 19,626 reads 41 comments

  11. How Blake Bortles Can Become Jaguars' Franchise Quarterback

    The light at the end of the tunnel didn't move closer for the Jacksonville Jaguars last season. Entering the second year of Gus Bradley and Dave Caldwell's reign in Florida, the Jaguars were hoping to be a more competitive team...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 24 days ago 6,281 reads 24 comments

  12. Can Stephon Gilmore Play the Darrelle Revis Role for Rex Ryan's Buffalo Bills?

    Stephon Gilmore isn't a star. In a league that glorifies the attention-craved cornerbacks and their proclamations of grandeur, the 24-year-old has essentially no standing among the national media...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 26 days ago 22,465 reads 28 comments

  13. Can Tyrod Taylor Really Beat out Matt Cassel for Bills Starting QB Spot?

    It's easy to get too carried away with evaluating NFL players in the offseason. Because it's been months since a player has stepped onto a field to compete on Sunday, the hint of competition in OTAs can be like water in the desert...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 27,153 reads 39 comments

  14. Power Ranking Every NFL Quarterback's Supporting Cast

    Evaluating NFL quarterbacks is a complex practice. There are 32 starting quarterbacks in the NFL, but every single player is unique in what he is asked to do and what kind of support he receives...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 215,160 reads 719 comments

  15. C.J. Spiller Should Have Career Resurgence in 2015 with New Orleans Saints

    C.J. Spiller 's career with the Buffalo Bills always promised so much without delivering enough. After being selected ninth in the 2010 NFL draft, Spiller played five years for the Bills...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 25,245 reads 15 comments

  16. Improved O-Line Can Make Arizona Cardinals One of NFL's Best Offenses

    Steve Keim has done a lot since he became the general manager of the Arizona Cardinals 30 months ago...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 10,441 reads 36 comments

  17. Derek Carr Must Make Major Strides for the Raiders to Be Relevant Again

    Derek Carr landed in a perfect situation last year. No, the Oakland Raiders didn't have 10 All-Pro players sharing the field with him or a dominant defense with a brilliant supporting cast to alleviate the pressure on him...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 45,376 reads 272 comments

  18. Why There Is Still Hope for Robert Griffin's Future in the NFL

    It's easy to get carried away with Robert Griffin III . After his first season, he was changing the landscape of the NFL ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 43,959 reads 128 comments

  19. Delanie Walker's Diverse Skill Set Puts Him Among NFL's Most Underrated Players

    Accurately identifying underrated players in the NFL is difficult. It's much easier to recognize overrated players because the process that makes a player overrated involves pushing that player into the spotlight...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 49,566 reads 153 comments

  20. Rob Ryan's Defense Is Key for Saints to Become a Contender Again

    A 7-9 record wasn't supposed to be the result. An aggressive offseason strategy was supposed to send Sean Payton's New Orleans Saints team back to the playoffs in the NFC...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 7,878 reads 13 comments

  21. DeAndre Hopkins Has Best Chance to Unseat Odell Beckham as NFL's Best Young WR

    In 2015, for the first time in many years, DeAndre Hopkins is going to be a No. 1 receiver. Most starting receivers in the NFL were the main stars of their college teams, but that wasn't the case for Hopkins...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 44,600 reads 142 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders' Khalil Mack Will Break out as All-Pro in 2015

    Khalil Mack's football career didn't merely adopt the darkness when he was drafted by the Oakland Raiders —it was born in it. The outside linebacker/defensive end was left in the shadows as a recruit coming out of high school...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 37,265 reads 76 comments

  23. Cleveland Browns Would Be Wise to Start Johnny Manziel This Season

    Blueprints for developing quarterbacks in the NFL don't exist. Over recent years it's become more common for teams to start their young prospects as soon as possible so they can learn on the field...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 19,833 reads 84 comments

  24. Colin Kaepernick Is Entering Make-or-Break Season in 2015

    San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick has had an unusual career to this point. After not starting a single game during his rookie season, the 2011 second-round pick failed to oust Alex Smith ahead of his second season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 months ago 32,558 reads 253 comments

  25. Cam Newton's Development Has Made Him Worth Massive Contract

    The Carolina Panthers are approaching a critical moment in their history. Current starting quarterback Cam Newton is entering his fifth season in the NFL ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 months ago 32,353 reads 154 comments