1. Is It Time to Worry About New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees?

    New Orleans Saints starting quarterback Drew Brees has a long-established reputation that shields him from criticism at times. He has earned that reputation, so it's only fair that he gets the benefit of the doubt when doubt arises...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 20 hours ago 8,448 reads 45 comments

  2. Has Dez Bryant Become the NFL's Best Receiver?

    For a few years now, Dez Bryant has been one of a group of receivers trying to catch up to Calvin Johnson. Ever since 2011, Johnson has clearly been the best wide receiver in the NFL ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 4 days ago 44,583 reads 283 comments

  3. Sky Is the Limit for Jaguars' RB Denard Robinson After Breakout Performance

    In a 24-6 win over the Cleveland Browns , Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson set career highs in rushing attempts and rushing yards. The second-year former college quarterback had 22 carries for 127 yards and a touchdown...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 5 days ago 44,359 reads 53 comments

  4. Big Plays Aside, Antone Smith Has Limited Upside and Is Not Long-Term Answer

    Atlanta Falcons running back Antone Smith has been one of the standout players so far this season. Smith hasn't been one of the best players in the league...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 8 days ago 15,963 reads 55 comments

  5. Alshon Jeffery Back on Track to Surfacing as One of NFL's Top Receivers

    Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has had an inconsistent start to the 2014 NFL season. Jeffery's production wasn't awful over the first four weeks. On 20 receptions, he compiled 262 yards and one touchdown with one fumble...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 11 days ago 8,543 reads 16 comments

  6. Pump the Brakes on 'Brady Is Back,' Patriots Improvement a Team Effort

    Since that infamous Week 4 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs , the New England Patriots have won back-to-back games, with starting quarterback Tom Brady filling up the stat sheet...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 12 days ago 14,860 reads 26 comments

  7. Cordarrelle Patterson Not Ready for Spotlight as Vikings' Go-to WR Just Yet

    Two Cordarrelle Pattersons exist in the NFL . Both of them play for the Minnesota Vikings . Both are listed as wide receivers, and both wear No. 84...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 15 days ago 5,755 reads 2 comments

  8. Arian Foster Flying Under the Radar as One of NFL's Best Running Backs

    After five weeks of the 2014 NFL season, the Houston Texans ' Arian Foster has a legitimate claim to be the best running back in the NFL...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 18 days ago 3,797 reads 9 comments

  9. Joe Flacco Proving Incapable of Carrying Baltimore Ravens Offense

    In Week 4, Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback Joe Flacco threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns while completing 22 of 31 pass attempts...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 19 days ago 7,391 reads 40 comments

  10. When Will Robert Quinn's Drought Come to an End?

    One could argue that St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn deserved to win Defensive Player of the Year last season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 22 days ago 13,258 reads 29 comments

  11. Andrew Luck Set to Have Best Season of His Career in Spite of Pep Hamilton

    Not for the first time, Andrew Luck has done something unique. The Indianapolis Colts ' starting quarterback is the only player in NFL history to throw for at least 370 yards, ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 24 days ago 16,918 reads 51 comments

  12. What's Wrong with LeSean McCoy and the Eagles' Rushing Attack?

    Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy is arguably the most talented offensive player in the NFL . McCoy had 1,607 rushing yards on 314 attempts with nine rushing touchdowns last season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 25 days ago 10,426 reads 31 comments

  13. Aaron Rodgers Is Root Cause of Packers Offensive Struggles

    Despite his cool demeanor, Aaron Rodgers can't be enjoying himself right now. The Green Bay Packers ' starting quarterback hasn't played his best football during the first three weeks of the season, as his side has flopped to a 1-2 start...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 29 days ago 27,871 reads 83 comments

  14. Steve Smith Becoming Ravens' Best Offensive Weapon in Resurgent 2014 Season

    Through three games this season, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith has compiled 18 receptions for 290 yards and one touchdown...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 22,003 reads 36 comments

  15. Why San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers Leads the MVP Race After Week 3

    San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL in 2013. Now, in 2014, he has been the best after his first three games of the season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 24,137 reads 82 comments

  16. Numbers Lie About Impact of Falcons Tackling Machine Paul Worrilow

    Atlanta Falcons linebacker Paul Worrilow leads the league in tackles after two weeks of the regular season. Worrilow is a 24-year-old linebacker who became a starter for the Falcons as a rookie last season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 5,728 reads 27 comments

  17. Geno Smith Continues Development Toward New York Jets Franchise Quarterback

    Geno Smith and the New York Jets lost to the Green Bay Packers in Week 2 of the NFL season. After taking a 21-3 lead midway through the second quarter, the Packers relied on Aaron Rodgers to drag them back to a 31-24 victory...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 2,566 reads 5 comments

  18. Terrance West and Isaiah Crowell Give Cleveland Browns Offensive Identity

    The Cleveland Browns upset the New Orleans Saints at home with a 26-24 victory in Week 2. Johnny Manziel played a handful of snaps, but it was Brian Hoyer who led the game-winning drive late in the fourth quarter...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 17,401 reads 36 comments

  19. Bill Lazor's Offense Can Elevate Miami Dolphins to One of the Best in the NFL

    For the first time in 13 years, the Miami Dolphins completed back-to-back victories over the New England Patriots . Much of the acclaim for that victory went to the team's defensive line...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 17,022 reads 73 comments

  20. Don't Buy into Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel as a Breakout Player Just Yet

    The Buffalo Bills upset the Chicago Bears in Week 1 of the NFL season. It was a performance that very few people legitimately expected because of the Bills' situation at quarterback...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 6,766 reads 45 comments

  21. DPOY Front-Runner J.J. Watt Reminds Us Why He's a Generational Talent

    For the first time since Week 2 of the 2013 season, the Houston Texans and J.J. Watt won a regular-season game this weekend. The Texans ran out 17-6 victors over a Washington offense that underwhelmed on the day...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 15,687 reads 16 comments

  22. Mike Wallace Must Perform If Miami Dolphins Are to Upset New England Patriots

    Much of the focus for the Miami Dolphins as they approach their Week 1 matchup against the New England Patriots is on their new additions to the offensive side of the ball...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 2,769 reads 6 comments

  23. Tony Romo and Dez Bryant Can Lead Dallas Cowboys to Upset of San Francisco 49ers

    For Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and wide receiver Dez Bryant , this season will likely be a tough one. Bryant and Romo are the two best players on an offense that is set to play with one of the worst defenses in the league...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 22,280 reads 61 comments

  24. How Will the Green Bay Packers Receivers Fare Against Richard Sherman?

    On Thursday, Aaron Rodgers ' Green Bay Packers and Richard Sherman's Seattle Seahawks will officially kick off the 2014 NFL season. Seattle will host the game, as the reigning Super Bowl champion typically does...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 21,055 reads 70 comments

  25. Projecting the Rise of the NFL's Next Megastar

    Projecting the rise of the NFL 's next megastar is not a simple task. First and foremost, what exactly is a megastar? In the past it could be argued that a Pro Bowler was a megastar, but that's certainly not the case anymore...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 148,276 reads 308 comments