1. Why C.J. Mosley Should Be Favorite to Win Defensive Rookie of the Year

    There was no more obvious choice for Defensive Rookie of the Year this season than the first overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft, Jadeveon Clowney ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 7,444 reads 38 comments

  2. Sammy Watkins Is Proving Worthy of Buffalo Bills' Expensive Investment

    Before the 2014 NFL draft, the Buffalo Bills weren't expected to trade up for Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 months ago 8,934 reads 20 comments

  3. Percy Harvin's Debut Ruined by New York Jets' Inept Offense

    Not much went right for the New York Jets during Percy Harvin 's debut. Harvin himself was a peripheral figure on the field, as a disastrous start from Geno Smith forced Rex Ryan to change his starting quarterback...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 months ago 10,670 reads 34 comments

  4. 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 2 months ago 16,209 reads 90 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 46,402 reads 284 comments

  6. 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 2 months ago 45,253 reads 53 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 16,614 reads 55 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 8,626 reads 16 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 14,999 reads 26 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 5,850 reads 2 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 4,028 reads 9 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 7,566 reads 40 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 13,592 reads 29 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 17,108 reads 51 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 10,791 reads 31 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 28,121 reads 83 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 22,186 reads 36 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 24,466 reads 82 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 6,309 reads 27 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 2,650 reads 5 comments

  21. 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 4 months ago 17,636 reads 36 comments

  22. 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 4 months ago 17,192 reads 73 comments

  23. 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 4 months ago 6,868 reads 45 comments

  24. 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 4 months ago 15,824 reads 16 comments

  25. 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 4 months ago 2,876 reads 6 comments