1. 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 hours ago 3,216 reads 16 comments

  2. 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 3 days ago 21,127 reads 24 comments

  3. 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 12 days ago 26,497 reads 39 comments

  4. 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 15 days ago 213,163 reads 719 comments

  5. 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 17 days ago 24,947 reads 15 comments

  6. 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 19 days ago 10,397 reads 39 comments

  7. 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 22 days ago 45,219 reads 273 comments

  8. 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 25 days ago 42,946 reads 128 comments

  9. 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 26 days ago 49,476 reads 153 comments

  10. 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 28 days ago 7,864 reads 13 comments

  11. 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 43,825 reads 142 comments

  12. 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 37,182 reads 76 comments

  13. 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 19,699 reads 84 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 32,506 reads 253 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 32,326 reads 154 comments

  16. Miami Dolphins Offseason Moves Have Made Them an AFC Contender

    A certain stigma has developed around the idea that one team can win the offseason. It seemingly began back in 2011 with the Philadelphia Eagles . The Eagles signed a slate of big-name players to try and become Super Bowl champions immediately...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 29,481 reads 80 comments

  17. Sammy Watkins Shouldn't Be Forgotten as Young NFL Star

    Sammy Watkins. Remember him? It was just 12 months ago that Watkins was the main attraction of the 2014 wide receiver class. Not only was he the No...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 36,696 reads 85 comments

  18. Minnesota Vikings Set to Return to the Playoffs in 2015

    Since the 2000 season, the Minnesota Vikings have been to the playoffs just four times. Their most recent trip came in 2012, and fans likely won't want to remember that experience...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 24,800 reads 142 comments

  19. Realistic NFL Trades That Should Happen in 2015 Offseason

    Trades in the NFL are typically about as common as scandals over deflated footballs. So if you're a fan of both, this offseason has delivered so far...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 98,565 reads 99 comments

  20. Jason Verrett Has Become the Forgotten Star of the 2014 NFL Draft

    Forgetting about Jason Verrett is easy. At least, it's easy if you even knew who he was in the first place. Verrett's NFL career hasn't really got going yet. He was the 25th overall pick of the San Diego Chargers in last year's draft...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 23,837 reads 41 comments

  21. Is Joseph Randle the Dallas Cowboys' Secret Weapon?

    The Dallas Cowboys ' offseason can be broken up into two separate timelines : Before Murray and After Murray...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 63,452 reads 155 comments

  22. Melvin Gordon's Potential Makes San Diego Chargers' Investment Well Worth It

    Best Player Available. It's a simple idea, but a very misleading term. "Best Player Available" is an ideal that is given great prominence during draft season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 19,408 reads 55 comments

  23. How Nelson Agholor Makes Eagles Offense Even Tougher to Stop

    Regardless of what happens from here, the Philadelphia Eagles are always going to remember the 2015 NFL draft. It was Chip Kelly's first draft with complete control...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 24,872 reads 69 comments

  24. Todd Gurley Gives the St. Louis Rams Much More Than Just a Star Running Back

    When the St. Louis Rams selected Todd Gurley with the 10th overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft, there were reasons to be concerned. First, Gurley is injured; he tore his ACL during last year's college season while playing for Georgia...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 months ago 30,730 reads 61 comments

  25. Vic Beasley Is Perfect Fit for Atlanta Falcons' Revamped Front 7

    What makes the NFL draft so compelling is its potential impact. For a variety of reasons, teams can go from worst to first very quickly in the NFL. Of course, as the Atlanta Falcons can attest, the opposite is also true...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 months ago 11,062 reads 12 comments