1. Breaking Down Green Bay Packers Cornerback Sam Shields

    One of the earliest surprises of the NFL 's free agency featured Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields . Shields, a former undrafted free agent out of Miami in 2010, signed a $39 million contract for four seasons ...

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  2. Breaking Down Tennessee Titans Free Agent Alterraun Verner

    Tennessee Titans cornerback Alterraun Verner is set to be one of the hottest names in free agency. This year's cornerback market appears to be bloated with viable starting options...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 year ago 15,901 reads 20 comments

  3. Breaking Down Jason Worilds' Production for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013

    Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds was expected to be an in-demand free agent this offseason. That was before the Steelers slapped the transition tag on him and Worilds decided to sign it before free agency began...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 year ago 5,355 reads 29 comments

  4. Knowshon Moreno Shouldn't Expect Favorable Free-Agent Market

    Knowshon Moreno enters free agency after the best season of his career for the Denver Broncos . The former first-round draft pick brought stability, reliability and consistency to the best offense in the NFL last season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 21,443 reads 22 comments

  5. NFL Free Agency: Is Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick Fool's Gold?

    Michael Vick will be 34 years of age before the start of the 2014 season. He is expected to continue his career, but his destination in free agency remains unclear. Vick likely won't return to the Philadelphia Eagles ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 9,120 reads 14 comments

  6. NFL Free Agency: James Jones Will Be Very Valuable Wide Receiver Addition

    The NFL free-agency period is nearly upon us. One of the positions this offseason with the most diversity and talent is wide receiver ...

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  7. NFL Free Agency: Breaking Down Michael Bennett's Successful 2013 Season

    Michael Bennett was a free agent last offseason. The then former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive lineman didn't receive an adequate long-term deal, so he took a risk and signed a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 9,364 reads 23 comments

  8. NFL Free Agency: Breaking Down Jimmy Graham's Value in Free Agency

    It's unclear if New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham will ever hit the free-agent market. Graham's contract is scheduled to end this offseason, but he appears to be destined for the franchise tag if he doesn't sign a long-term deal...

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  9. Why NFL Teams Will Covet Panthers DE Greg Hardy in Free Agency

    Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is set to enter free agency this offseason. Hardy is coming off his rookie deal, so he will be just 26 years of age starting next season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 15,236 reads 32 comments

  10. NFL Free Agency: Josh McCown Is Not a Viable Starting Quarterback

    One of the most fascinating story lines of the 2013 NFL season was that of Josh McCown . The 34-year-old Chicago Bears quarterback had spent time away from football after not making the Bears' roster out of training camp in 2012...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 14,076 reads 55 comments

  11. NFL Free Agency: Minnesota Vikings Toby Gerhart Has Starter Potential

    Minnesota Vikings running back Toby Gerhart is about to become a free agent. Gerhart was the 51st overall pick of the 2010 draft, but his NFL career has been mostly irrelevant to this point...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 12,570 reads 28 comments

  12. Breaking Down Percy Harvin's Super Bowl Plays for the Seattle Seahawks

    Percy Harvin wasn't the biggest reason the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl, but he definitely played his part. The 25-year-old receiver finished the regular season with one reception for 17 yards...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 6,699 reads 25 comments

  13. Seahawks vs. Broncos: Breaking Down the Denver Broncos' Passing Concepts

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has had a historic season. He set the single-season touchdown record with 55 in the regular season and the single-season passing-yard record with 5,477 in the regular season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 4,701 reads 10 comments

  14. Is This the Beginning of the End for New England Patriots QB Tom Brady?

    It has been a memorable season for the New England Patriots , but a forgettable one for starting quarterback Tom Brady . Brady has received a lot of plaudits from various factions of the media this season...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 21,274 reads 109 comments

  15. Breaking Down Russell Wilson's Struggles During the NFC Championship Game

    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson couldn't have expected a better start to his career. After two seasons, Wilson has established himself as one of the best quarterbacks in the league...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 58,146 reads 425 comments

  16. NFL Playoffs: Breaking Down the Biggest Matchups in the Championship Games

    Both conference championships are on the line this weekend, as the Super Bowl is just a matter of weeks away. It's no surprise to anyone that the San Francisco 49ers, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos have made it this far...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 4,856 reads 1 comments

  17. Breaking Down What Makes LeGarrette Blount so Sharp for New England Patriots

    LeGarrette Blount led the New England Patriots to a convincing 43-22 victory over the Indianapolis Colts during the divisional round of the NFL playoffs...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 107,984 reads 20 comments

  18. Breaking Down the Biggest Matchups to Watch in Divisional Round

    The divisional round of the NFL playoffs doesn't have the same level of drama as the championship round, and it doesn't bring the same melancholy that the Super Bowl does...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 2,978 reads 3 comments

  19. Why Donald Brown Is the Indianapolis Colts' Unsung Hero

    Indianapolis Colts running back Donald Brown proved his worth during Wild Card Weekend. Andrew Luck was the star of the show during the Colts' 45-44 comeback victory over the Kansas City Chiefs , but Brown played an important role...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 4,825 reads 13 comments

  20. Breaking Down the Biggest Matchups to Watch in Wild Card Weekend

    The Wild Card Round signals the start of the NFL playoffs. Although some teams have been playing win-or-go-home games for a few weeks, this is the official beginning of the postseason...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 4,204 reads 3 comments

  21. Is the Indianapolis Colts Offense Peaking in Time for a Super Bowl Run?

    Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck threw for 282 yards and one touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 17. Luck's numbers for the season as a whole are impressive, but modest for a player with his talent...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 4,074 reads 17 comments

  22. NFL Week 17: Breaking Down This Weekend's Biggest Matchups

    NFL Week 17 is finally here. It is the final week of the NFL regular season—the week when dreams are dashed and others are realised, the week when 20 fanbases say their final goodbyes to that year's version of their franchises...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 4,488 reads 6 comments

  23. Matthew Stafford's Flaws Come into Focus Versus the New York Giants

    It's been a disappointing season for the Detroit Lions and their quarterback Matthew Stafford . A Week 16 loss to the New York Giants has eliminated them from playoff contention...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 3,514 reads 27 comments

  24. NFL Week 16: Breaking Down This Weekend's Biggest Matchups

    Week 16 signals that the playoffs are just two weeks away. It's still unclear who will make up the Wild Card Round, so for many teams, the playoffs have already begun. At this point of the season, many teams are playing each other for the second time.

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 4,446 reads 12 comments

  25. What We Learned About Kirk Cousins in Showcase Start for Washington Redskins

    Kirk Cousins underthrew his final pass into the end zone Sunday, and his Washington team lost by just one point to the Atlanta Falcons , 27-26. Had this game been about winning and losing, then this would be the lasting memory for most fans...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about over 1 year ago 13,591 reads 77 comments