1. How Much More Does Reggie Bush Really Have Left in the Tank?

    Despite approaching the dreaded age of 30, Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush has a few factors working in his favor in terms of staying productive...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 days ago 26,887 reads 46 comments

  2. Which NFL Running Backs Will Top the 1,000-Yard Mark in 2014?

    Despite the NFL 's contemporary shift toward the passing game, the number of 1,000-yard rushers has stayed mostly consistent over the last 20 seasons. Since 1993, the NFL has averaged roughly 17 1,000-yard rushers per season...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 9 days ago 52,470 reads 227 comments

  3. Will Adrian Peterson's Monster Rushing Stats Finally Matter in 2014?

    With every passing season, the career arc of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson inches closer to that of Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 10 days ago 7,218 reads 11 comments

  4. Why the NFC North Is Primed for a Major Comeback in 2014

    A bevy of smart player acquisitions and two strong coaching hires has set up the NFC North for a bounce-back season in 2014...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 13 days ago 42,614 reads 461 comments

  5. Adrian Wilson a Long Shot to Make an Impact for the Chicago Bears

    Despite advances in the medical field, recent history does not provide a comparable example of a player near the age of 34-year-old Adrian Wilson —who was signed Monday by ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 15 days ago 14,093 reads 35 comments

  6. Minnesota Vikings Smartly Copying Seahawks' Quarterback Competition

    Search back to the summer of 2012 and you'll find stories coming out of Seattle that remain relevant in understanding the quarterback competition currently being held by the Minnesota Vikings ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 16 days ago 15,983 reads 57 comments

  7. Do the Packers Now Have the Best WR Group of the Aaron Rodgers Era?

    June in the NFL is a time for shorts, helmets and unbounded optimism. The Green Bay Packers are no exception...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 21 days ago 22,227 reads 48 comments

  8. Pros and Cons of the Detroit Lions Pursuing CB Brandon Flowers

    The Detroit Lions are deciding internally whether or not the club wants to make a legitimate offer to Pro Bowl cornerback Brandon Flowers , who was released by the Kansas City Chiefs last Friday...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 23 days ago 11,065 reads 36 comments

  9. How Packers Can Get the Most out of Julius Peppers in New Position

    The Green Bay Packers gave Julius Peppers $30 million over three years this past March to provide defensive coordinator Dom Capers with a versatile chess piece in the Packers defensive front seven...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 24 days ago 10,268 reads 25 comments

  10. What's Next for Detroit Lions After Releasing CB Chris Houston?

    Since 2010, no cornerback for the Detroit Lions has played more snaps than veteran Chris Houston . The times are changing in Detroit...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 28 days ago 14,097 reads 69 comments

  11. Will Adrian Peterson Return to Rushing-Title Form in New Vikings Offense?

    The combination of Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner and an elite NFL running back has historically been a recipe for rushing titles. Turner and Adrian Peterson should be a match made in football heaven...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 28 days ago 12,793 reads 69 comments

  12. Can Bears QB Jay Cutler Stay Healthy for a Full Season in 2014?

    Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman knows he needs a healthy Jay Cutler for the Bears to get over the hump and back into the postseason in 2014. Unfortunately, staying on the field has been an issue for Cutler over the last four seasons...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 6,334 reads 78 comments

  13. What the Green Bay Packers Can Expect Heading into Randall Cobb Extension Talks

    Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson almost never lets a young, productive player he drafted get away after his first contract. Don't expect receiver Randall Cobb to buck that trend...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 7,791 reads 41 comments

  14. Can Anthony Barr Become the Next Von Miller?

    The player-to-player comparison isn't a perfect one, but Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings are going to do everything in their power to coax as much production from first-round ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 16,802 reads 36 comments

  15. What to Expect from the Coming Contract Extension for Packers WR Jordy Nelson

    With each side wanting something done, it stands to reason that the Green Bay Packers and receiver Jordy Nelson will eventually come to terms on a contract extension before the start of the 2014 season...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 9,000 reads 41 comments

  16. Vikings Provide Teddy Bridgewater a Successful Situation for a Rookie QB

    Situation is often the most decisive factor for rookie quarterbacks turning in a successful first season in the NFL ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 11,541 reads 27 comments

  17. Is the Bears' Receiving Corps the New Prototype for NFL Offenses?

    The NFL 's copycat tendencies might be on the verge of its newest chapter, with some teams now chasing an offensive trend recently originated by the Chicago Bears ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 28,153 reads 137 comments

  18. Breaking Down the Vikings Quarterback Competition as OTAs Begin

    Organized team activities ( OTAs ) mark the inception of the Minnesota Vikings ' quarterback competition, which will feature veteran Matt Cassel, former first-round pick Christian Ponder and the future of the franchise, Teddy Bridgewater ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 3,730 reads 5 comments

  19. Can Ryan Broyles Finally Make an Impact for the Detroit Lions?

    The successful completion of his third major injury rehab will provide former second-round receiver Ryan Broyles with one last chance at making a meaningful impact for the suddenly receiver-rich Detroit Lions ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 5,576 reads 9 comments

  20. Which Current NFL WRs Does Packers Rookie Davante Adams Most Resemble?

    No team has been better at plucking game-changing receivers in the second round of NFL drafts than the Green Bay Packers . Another hit for general manager Ted Thompson may be waiting in the wings...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 21,526 reads 17 comments

  21. How High Can Bears WR Brandon Marshall Get on the NFL's All-Time Receiving List?

    Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall has his new contract . Now, he has his sights set on climbing up the NFL 's all-time receiving list, with one Hall of Famer sitting atop his checklist...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 9,368 reads 21 comments

  22. What Are the Packers Getting in Colt Lyerla the Football Player?

    You won't find many headlines about new Green Bay Packers tight end Colt Lyerla that do not include some wording of the phrase "talented but troubled...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 44,628 reads 113 comments

  23. When Will Teddy Bridgewater Make His First Start for the Vikings?

    The recent history of quarterbacks picked in the top 35 and the pro-readiness Teddy Bridgewater brings to the NFL make it very likely that the Minnesota Vikings will start him early and often during his rookie season...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 8,813 reads 18 comments

  24. Breaking Down the Packers' Inside Linebacker Position Following the 2014 Draft

    The Green Bay Packers watched the top-two inside linebacker prospects come off the board before the 21st pick in the first round, and then avoided the position altogether over their nine total picks in the 2014 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 13,171 reads 31 comments

  25. How Eric Ebron Projects into a Jimmy Graham Role for the Lions Offense

    No one will be questioning the Detroit Lions ' selection of North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron at No...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 9,188 reads 39 comments