1. Are the Tennessee Titans Now the Best Running Team in Football?

    One wouldn't expect last year's 21st-ranked running team in the NFL to suddenly rebound to the top of the league in just one season, but the Tennessee Titans have certainly put themselves on that path this offseason...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 5,802 reads 16 comments

  2. Why Chris Ivory Is Top Candidate for a Breakout Season with New York Jets

    A combination of talent, offensive scheme and opportunity are finally converging for New York Jets running back Chris Ivory , who should be considered one of the league's top breakout candidates for the 2013 season...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 6,973 reads 51 comments

  3. How Concerned Should the Green Bay Packers Be About Eddie Lacy's Toe History?

    The reason behind Eddie Lacy 's fall in the 2013 NFL draft is no longer a secret. Thanks to concerns over Lacy's injury history in his big toe—which two teams have publicly ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 9,996 reads 15 comments

  4. How Should the Miami Dolphins Use Dion Jordan?

    When the Miami Dolphins aggressively traded up to draft Oregon's Dion Jordan at No. 3 overall last month, the chase to identify Jordan's position in the Miami defense immediately began...

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  5. 10 Contract-Year Stars Set to Explode in 2013

    Never doubt the persuasion of the almighty dollar. While the 2013 NFL season is still four months away, a number of players are scheduled to enter next season on the last year of their respective contract...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 1,237 reads 56 comments

  6. Can the New England Patriots Still Trust Tom Brady in the Clutch?

    As the New England Patriots were building the closest thing to a dynasty the current generation has seen, quarterback Tom Brady rightfully cemented himself as the game's most clutch player...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 6,107 reads 58 comments

  7. Should the Houston Texans Be Worried About Ed Reed's Hip Injury?

    The Houston Texans are using comforting phrases like "should be fine" and "minor" about Ed Reed 's newly discovered hip injury, but there should be plenty of concern about the Texans veteran free agent signing...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 2,976 reads 19 comments

  8. How Much Does John Abraham Have Left in the Tank?

    Despite a set of interesting tweets following his visit to the Tennessee Titans this past weekend, free-agent defensive end John Abraham is not retiring. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 1,339 reads 6 comments

  9. Which QB Is Under More Pressure in 2013, Andy Dalton or Christian Ponder?

    Few young quarterbacks will enter the 2013 NFL season with more individual pressure resting on their shoulders than Andy Dalton of the Cincinnati Bengals and Christian Ponder of the Minnesota Vikings...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 8,279 reads 56 comments

  10. New York Jets: How Will Quinton Coples Fare as an OLB?

    Any question as to why the New York Jets were comfortable drafting Sheldon Richardson was likely answered when it was learned that 2012 first-rounder Quinton Coples would be moving, at least during certain situations, to outside linebacker...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 6,783 reads 26 comments

  11. Why Didn't the Green Bay Packers Draft a Safety?

    The Green Bay Packers made 11 draft picks spanning nine different positions during the 2013 NFL draft, but it was their lack of a selection at one position that might have spoken the loudest...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 14,691 reads 40 comments

  12. How Tim Tebow Transformed from College Stud to NFL Dud

    The tale of a college superstar becoming an NFL dud is not one that is exclusive to Tim Tebow . Examples from across history litter the professional game, from Archie Griffin and Brian Bosworth to Tommie Frazier and Matt Leinart...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 5,232 reads 20 comments

  13. Breaking Down How Geno Smith Can Evolve Jets' QB Situation

    Four years after aggressively moving into the top five to select Mark Sanchez , the New York Jets begun their quarterback evolution when West Virginia's Geno Smith fell into their laps in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 4,065 reads 77 comments

  14. Ranking the Top 15 Offensive Rookie of the Year Candidates

    If a quarterback does not win the Offensive Rookie of the Year award in 2013—and the top candidates for the honor won't be signal callers—it will mark just the fourth time since 2004 that a non-quarterback has received the accolade...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 1,757 reads 4 comments

  15. What Can Ryan Nassib Learn from Eli Manning in 2013?

    Eli Manning knows the New York Giants might have secured his eventual successor when they took Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft...

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  16. How Does Aaron Rodgers' Contract Affect the Green Bay Packers Moving Forward?

    Mega contracts like the one signed by Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers are so often restrictive agreements that handcuff an organization and require nothing short of a salary-cap genius to work around...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 909 reads 15 comments

  17. Breaking Down Tim Tebow's Free-Agent Stock

    The Tim Tebow experiment with the New York Jets has finally come to a merciful end. N ow it's worth wondering if Tebow's short-term future in the NFL is in serious jeopardy, especially as a quarterback...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 12,594 reads 49 comments

  18. Initial Post-Draft Depth Chart for the Green Bay Packers

    The Green Bay Packers have added 11 new players via the 2013 NFL draft and will continue to add names via the undrafted free-agency period...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 16,501 reads 38 comments

  19. Green Bay Packers' Post-Draft Wish List

    The Green Bay Packers made a total of 11 picks, including nine on the third day, during the 2013 NFL draft. With the hardest part out of the way, now comes the fun part for general manager Ted Thompson: the undrafted free-agent period...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 2,839 reads 7 comments

  20. Sam Barrington to Packers: How Does LB Fit with Green Bay?

    After a marathon third day that included a total of nine selections, the Green Bay Packers finished off their 2013 NFL draft by taking South Florida linebacker Sam Barrington ...

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  21. Kevin Dorsey to Packers: How Does WR Fit with Green Bay?

    Instead of banking on one athletic seventh-round receiver developing into an NFL -caliber player, the Green Bay Packers decided to double-down with their second pick in the final round...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 2,454 reads 5 comments

  22. Charles Johnson to Packers: How Does WR Fit with Green Bay?

    Under general manager Ted Thompson, the Green Bay Packers have become well-known for their ability to reload—in the absence of rebuilding—at the receiver position...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 4,267 reads 2 comments

  23. Nate Palmer to Packers: How Does OLB Fit with Green Bay?

    While the Green Bay Packers will likely enter the 2013 season with two first-round starters at outside linebacker, few other positions on the roster possessed less overall depth at the start of the 2013 NFL draft...

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  24. Josh Boyd to Packers: How Does Defensive Lineman Fit with Green Bay?

    With an obvious short- and long-term need along the defensive line, the Green Bay Packers decided one dip into the positional pool wasn't enough during the 2013 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 2,595 reads 0 comments

  25. Micah Hyde to Packers: How Does Iowa CB Fit with Green Bay?

    Despite enviable depth at the cornerback position, the Green Bay Packers are obviously not above stockpiling talent in their secondary...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 year ago 2,650 reads 1 comments