1. Can Mike Wallace Shine in the Vikings' Boom-or-Bust Passing Game?

    Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater figures to enter his second NFL season with a collection of receiving targets that are the very definition of "boom-or-bust...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 12,310 reads 61 comments

  2. Most Likely Landing Spots for WR Greg Jennings After Vikings Release

    Just two years after signing a five-year, $45 million deal with the Minnesota Vikings, receiver Greg Jennings suddenly finds himself back on the open market...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 165,909 reads 164 comments

  3. Percy Harvin Gambling on the Bills More Than Buffalo Is Gambling on Him

    The gamble Percy Harvin is making on re-establishing his value with the Buffalo Bills is far greater than the gamble the Bills are making by signing the volatile receiver to a low-risk, high-reward deal...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 75,149 reads 143 comments

  4. Antrel Rolle Provides an Upgrade but Hardly an Answer for Bears' Secondary

    The Chicago Bears ' signing of veteran safety Antrel Rolle figures to provide an affordable upgrade at the team's most obvious position of need and a respected leader in new head coach John Fox's locker room...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 24,340 reads 70 comments

  5. Max Unger Flying Under Radar as Real Star of Blockbuster Trade

    Rare are the times when an afterthought in a blockbuster NFL trade is actually a two-time Pro Bowler and recent first-team All-Pro...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 19,060 reads 30 comments

  6. Can Ryan Fitzpatrick Truly Help Elevate the Jets to 'Win-Now' Mode?

    With the quarterback market producing one ugly contract after another, the New York Jets probably didn't need to think twice about adding a familiar face at a bargain price...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 21,793 reads 63 comments

  7. Packers Stick to Proven Blueprint, Re-Sign OT Bryan Bulaga

    Before the floodgates even opened, the Green Bay Packers positioned themselves among the biggest winners of free agency...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 15,953 reads 40 comments

  8. So the Bears Are Stuck with QB Jay Cutler, Now What?

    Maybe the Chicago Bears actively tried to trade quarterback Jay Cutler over the last few weeks, only to find the task impossible enough that a spin campaign is already in the works...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 35,420 reads 181 comments

  9. Pernell McPhee Signing Gives Bears Much-Needed Flexibility for 2015 NFL Draft

    The Chicago Bears signing of outside linebacker Pernell McPhee should provide new defensive coordinator Vic Fangio with a versatile chess piece in the front seven and new general manager Ryan Pace with attractive flexibility at the No...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 17,315 reads 38 comments

  10. LeSean McCoy Extension Just What Free-Agent RBs Needed to Level Playing Field

    Somewhere, free-agent running back DeMarco Murray is smiling wide at the news coming out of Buffalo. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Bills running back LeSean McCoy has agreed to a five-year, $40 million extension, which includes $26...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 22,912 reads 32 comments

  11. After Brandon Marshall Trade, Bears at Point of No Return with QB Jay Cutler

    One down, one to go? The Chicago Bears have agreed to trade veteran receiver Brandon Marshall to the New York Jets , per Aaron Leming of Bear Report, leaving the team ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 46,791 reads 234 comments

  12. What Could Ndamukong Suh's New Contract Look Like?

    At some point during the next week, Ndamukong Suh will be signing on the dotted line of the richest contract ever given to a defensive player in the NFL . The deal will either come from the Detroit Lions—who drafted Suh No...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 10,462 reads 29 comments

  13. Best Potential Landing Spots for C.J. Spiller in Wake of LeSean McCoy Trade

    The shocking news first came from an unlikely source, followed by a phone call minutes later confirming the obvious domino effect. Free-agent running back C.J. Spiller would not be returning to the Buffalo Bills in 2015...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 58,453 reads 78 comments

  14. Packers' Approach Will be Put to the Test by Randall Cobb

    The Green Bay Packers are the NFL 's model draft, develop and retain franchise, but the looming free-agent status of receiver Randall Cobb looks ready to shake the foundations of general manager Ted Thompson's team-building operation...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 24,177 reads 103 comments

  15. Pre-Free Agency Look at Mock Draft Favorites in the NFC North

    The end of the NFL Scouting Combine and the looming start of free agency have helped make major changes on the mock draft favorites inside the NFC North...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 37,594 reads 98 comments

  16. Why Jay Ajayi Is the Draft's Best Under-the-Radar Running Back

    The draft conversation at running back currently revolves around the growing likelihood of the 2015 class producing one or more picks in the first round...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 19,748 reads 42 comments

  17. Will Wide Receivers Be the Next Position to Be Devalued?

    With the proliferation of the wide-open college game creating batch after batch of impressive receiver classes, and more and more NFL teams finding productive pass-catchers outside ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 23,148 reads 33 comments

  18. 5 Under-the-Radar Free Agents from the NFC North

    The NFC North won't only bring big names to NFL free agency next month. While the likes of Ndamukong Suh , Randall Cobb , Nick Fairley and Bryan Bulaga demand ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 33,386 reads 31 comments

  19. Poor Combine Shouldn't Torpedo Paul Dawson's Draft Stock

    Running a 4.93 at 6'0" and 235 pounds will almost certainly hurt the draft stock of TCU linebacker Paul Dawson...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 6,885 reads 12 comments

  20. Packers, Mike McCarthy Know Team Must Address ILB Position in 2015 Draft

    It was nearly a year ago that Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy stood at the combine podium in Indianapolis and listened to a barrage of questions about his failing safety position...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 7,000 reads 33 comments

  21. Early Combine Buzz Signaling Wild Offseason in the NFC North

    If the first two days of the NFL Scouting Combine are any indication, the chaotic offseason in the NFC North is only starting to heat up...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 6 months ago 39,345 reads 109 comments

  22. Most Important Position for Each NFC North Team to Focus on at NFL Combine

    The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine is officially under way, and all four teams from the NFC North have representatives in Indianapolis to review medical exams, interview players and attend the highly publicized workouts...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 28,022 reads 53 comments

  23. 2015 Draft Class Provides Opportunity for Packers to Add Pass-Catching RB

    The Green Bay Packers do not lack many elements on an offense that led the NFL in scoring a season ago...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 14,507 reads 56 comments

  24. Franchise Tag Only a Last Resort for Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers

    The franchise tag—a tool first developed around the birth of free agency to help teams retain one looming free agent every season—should only be used as a last-resort option for the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers this offseason...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 20,458 reads 44 comments

  25. Demonstrating the Value of Randall Cobb and Bryan Bulaga to Packers

    A handful of games from the 2014 season help fully demonstrate the immense value upcoming free agents Randall Cobb and Bryan Bulaga possess for the Green Bay Packers ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 13,071 reads 21 comments