1. St. Louis Rams: Is Sam Bradford Under Pressure to Perform This Year?

    Sam Bradford recently made a very slight adjustment to his contract with the St. Louis Rams . Bradford is entering the third year of his rookie deal...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 2,859 reads 18 comments

  2. Euro 2012 Preview: No Surprise That James McClean Fits with Giovanni Trapattoni

    A lot has been said, and written, about the emergence of the Republic of Ireland's James McClean since his inclusion in the nation's squad for Euro 2012. McClean only added fuel to the fire this weekend with his performance against Bosnia...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 918 reads 0 comments

  3. New England Patriots: Is Explosion Better Than Consistency at Running Back?

    The New England Patriots have undergone a significant amount of change this offseason. While most eyes are on rookies Chandler Jones and Dont'a Hightower on the defensive side of the ball, Tom Brady is seeing a lot of pieces come and go around him...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 1,989 reads 9 comments

  4. The All Under-Appreciated Team Entering the 2012 NFL Regular Season

    When you play in the world that is the NFL, fans, analysts, commentators, and just general observers often get lost in reputations, statistics, and off-the-field incidents rather than focusing on football...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 1,169 reads 21 comments

  5. Arizona Cardinals: How Can Ken Whisenhunt Address the Running Back Situation?

    Some level of uncertainty arose recently surrounding the health of Arizona Cardinals running back Chris "Beanie" Wells...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 1,360 reads 24 comments

  6. Buffalo Bills: Moving Mario Williams to Left Defensive End Is a Huge Mistake

    Earlier this offseason, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger publicly spoke out about his disappointment that his offensive coordinator Bruce Arians was not retained...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 4,673 reads 34 comments

  7. Tennessee Titans: Offense Set Up Perfectly for Jake Locker to Take over in 2012

    The Tennessee Titans may have been lucky to miss out on Peyton Manning this offseason. The courting of Manning largely stemmed from owner Bud Adams' infatuation with the future Hall of Fame signal-caller...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 2,001 reads 8 comments

  8. Pittsburgh Steelers: Dick LeBeau Will Have the Best Defense in the NFL...Again

    Recently, Jeff Fisher challenged his St. Louis Rams team to lead the league in sacks this year. No disrespect to Robert Quinn, Chris Long, Kendall Langford and Michael Brockers, ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 8,187 reads 71 comments

  9. NFL Power Rankings: Ranking Each Individual Unit for 2012 Regular Season

    The New York Giants have been crowned the kings of the 2011 NFL calendar year. But the greatest thing about sports is that success has to be repeatedly earned. Living in the past doesn't get you anywhere but fired in the NFL...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 1,779 reads 22 comments

  10. Didier Drogba's Champions League Final Goal Is the Peak of a Lamented Career

    Through all the diving, bickering, whining, general playacting and unnecessary drama, Didier Drogba proved once again Saturday night in the Champions League final that he has an immeasurable amount of ability...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 5,774 reads 24 comments

  11. Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Competition: Have the Cardinals Tipped Their Hand?

    John Skelton and Kevin Kolb had very different paths to the Arizona Cardinals organization, but both stand in the same position today. At least, that is what Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt will tell you...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 5,908 reads 53 comments

  12. 10 Second-Year NFL Players Who Will Breakout in 2012

    Prior to breaking out into difference-making receiving threats, whether it be in the regular season or just the postseason, Jimmy Graham and DeMaryius Thomas were two of the players featured on my second-year players to watch for in the 2011 season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 1,719 reads 19 comments

  13. Seattle Seahawks: Defense Is Waiting for the Offense to Step Up for NFC West Win

    The NFC West is turning into a division dominated by its defenses. The Arizona Cardinals are expected to have a breakout year , while the St. Louis Rams are set up very well for now and the future ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 2,893 reads 21 comments

  14. Baltimore Ravens: Ed Reed's Retirement Flirtation Shouldn't Be Taken Lightly

    Just for a second, imagine if you were the Baltimore Ravens starting free safety Ed Reed . Forget your fandom, because you are not a fan now. Forget the money, because you've got more money than most know what to do with...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 883 reads 2 comments

  15. Pittsburgh Steelers: The Understated Aspects of Willie Colon's Move to Guard

    The Pittsburgh Steelers have finally appeased the majority of their fanbase by moving Willie Colon to the interior of the offensive line by placing him atop the left guard section of the depth chart...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 1,738 reads 8 comments

  16. St. Louis Rams Find Good Blend of Youth and Experience on Defense

    Despite having a proven defensive coordinator, Steve Spagnuolo, as their head coach last season, the St. Louis Rams defense struggled to a 26th finish in points allowed per game last year...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 4,344 reads 14 comments

  17. St. Louis Rams: Offense Built to Protect Sam Bradford in 2012 NFL Season

    After a season in which they finished with a 2-14 record, tied for worst in the league with the Indianapolis Colts , the St. Louis Rams have had a very active off-season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 4,189 reads 12 comments

  18. Arizona Cardinals Defense Will Break out Just Like the San Francisco 49ers Did

    Despite the San Francisco 49ers dominant season last year and Kurt Warner's Arizona Cardinals reaching the Super Bowl as recently as 2009, the NFC West has generally been the but of any divisional jokes in the NFL in recent years...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 2,168 reads 57 comments

  19. NFL Power Rankings: The Most Substantial Rankings Ahead of the 2012 Season

    Last year I picked the New Orleans Saints to win the Super Bowl and had them atop my preseason power rankings at the beginning of the season. That didn't go so well. I missed. It happens...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 1,667 reads 33 comments

  20. Buffalo Bills: Kyle Is Just as Important as Mario Williams for Playoff Hopes

    The Buffalo Bills have lofty ambitions entering this NFL season after an off-season full of forward steps in the eyes of their fan base...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 2,163 reads 13 comments

  21. Pittsburgh Steelers: Predicting the Steelers' Final 53-Man Roster for 2012

    Now that the offseason is essentially over and the stench of training camp can faintly be tasted on the day's air, it's the time of year to try and predict the Pittsburgh Steelers' final 53-man roster for the 2012 NFL regular season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 3,403 reads 21 comments

  22. New England Patriots: Fans Should Hope Chad Ochocinco Wins WR Battle

    This NFL offseason has seen New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick collect wide receivers as if they were draft picks, leading to the team currently having 12 on the roster ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 4,834 reads 54 comments

  23. NFL Draft 2012: Trades to Watch out for in the First Round

    It's that time of year again. NFL draft day is upon us, as representatives from all 32 NFL teams are in New York awaiting Roger Goodell's opening of the 2012 version of the biggest event of the offseason...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 598 reads 2 comments

  24. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Will Trent Richardson Fall Far Enough for New York Jets?

    “With the first selection, in the 2012 NFL draft , the Indianapolis Colts select Andrew Luck, Quarterback, Stanford University...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 1,933 reads 8 comments

  25. Breaking Down Matt Miller's NFL1000 List to Find the Best Division in Football

    With Matt Miller's positional rankings in the NFL1000 series finally coming to a close, save for his final overall rankings, it's time to break down the results of Bleacher Report's lead NFL writer...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 years ago 335 reads 4 comments