1. What Should the Vikings Expect from Teddy Bridgewater in Year 2?

    The sophomore-slump phenomenon has rarely manifested itself in recent young quarterbacks in the NFL , which is good news for Teddy Bridgewater and the Minnesota Vikings ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 15,450 reads 38 comments

  2. Vikings Have Perfect Chance to Land True No. 1 WR for Teddy Bridgewater in Draft

    Mock drafts continue to bind the Minnesota Vikings to a receiver with the No. 11 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft, giving credence to the opportunity Minnesota should have to provide young quarterback Teddy Bridgewater with a legitimate No...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 20,955 reads 76 comments

  3. With All Eyes on Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley Could Be the Steal of Free Agency

    Ndamukong Suh will become one of the most coveted free-agent defensive players in NFL history if he reaches the open market in March...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 31,769 reads 40 comments

  4. Pros Outweigh the Cons in Packers Removing Mike McCarthy as Playcaller

    The potential advantages of the Green Bay Packers removing head coach Mike McCarthy as the primary play-caller outweigh the risks involved in the proposed structure change...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 18,716 reads 37 comments

  5. Why Missouri's Shane Ray Is Such an Intriguing Possible Draft Pick for Bears

    The Chicago Bears need talent on defense in the worst way. Missouri's Shane Ray figures to be one of the first defensive players taken in the 2015 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 19,898 reads 38 comments

  6. Who Are the Early Mock Draft Favorites for Teams in the NFC North?

    The Senior Bowl, Pro Bowl and Super Bowl are over, the NFL Scouting Combine looms later in February and the start of free agency is still more than a month away. It is now officially mock draft season in the NFL...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 54,634 reads 103 comments

  7. Re-Signing Randall Cobb Highlights Top Offseason Priorities for Packers

    Young. Productive. Home grown. Randall Cobb fits all the criteria of a player the Green Bay Packers simply don't let get away...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 13,422 reads 33 comments

  8. Adding Weapons for Teddy Bridgewater Leads Offseason Priority List for Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings finally have a young quarterback to build an offense around. Rookie Teddy Bridgewater —Minnesota's pick after trading up to No...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 14,443 reads 61 comments

  9. Rebuilding the Defense Tops Long List of Priorities for Bears This Offseason

    New Chicago Bears head coach John Fox knows a thing or two about rebuilding a franchise. He also knows a thing or two about coaching defense...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 15,528 reads 47 comments

  10. Keeping Ndamukong Suh in Detroit Tops Lions' Offseason Priority List

    The spring of Suh is nearly upon us. Five days after Super Bowl XLIX , or late next week, the rookie contract of Detroit Lions All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will void...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 4,428 reads 15 comments

  11. Why the Green Bay Packers Need a New Vision on Special Teams

    In a league full of quick-triggered decision-makers, Mike McCarthy remains a loyal man. Sometimes loyal to a fault...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 11,034 reads 41 comments

  12. Futures of Ndamukong Suh, Randall Cobb Highlight Free Agency in the NFC North

    For the 13th time in the last 15 years, no team from the NFC North has advanced to represent the conference at the Super Bowl...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 32,791 reads 67 comments

  13. Who Benefits Most from the Bears Hiring Adam Gase?

    The Chicago Bears have completed their coaching transformation, officially adding offensive coordinator Adam Gase to a new staff that includes head coach John Fox and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 24,360 reads 48 comments

  14. With Vic Fangio in Place, Finding Right OC Is Bears' Next Most Important Move

    The Chicago Bears are one offensive coordinator hire away from assembling an all-star coaching staff for the 2015 season. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 15,324 reads 32 comments

  15. Despite Stunning Loss, Packers Still Loaded for Another Run Next Year

    Losses like the Green Bay Packers ' collapse in Sunday's NFC Championship Game are liable to haunt a franchise long after the initial damage...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 16,467 reads 156 comments

  16. Missed Opportunities on Offense Doom Packers in NFC Title Game

    One of the biggest postseason collapses in the history of the Green Bay Packers franchise was started by the special teams and completed by the defense but was also accelerated ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 35,747 reads 185 comments

  17. What the Packers Need to Fix from Week 1 to Beat Seattle in NFC Title Game

    Four months and 16 games is a substantial gap between any two matchups , but the Green Bay Packers can certainly look back on their loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 1 for ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 8 months ago 44,500 reads 149 comments

  18. Why John Fox Would Be the Right Coach at the Right Time for Chicago Bears

    The Chicago Bears appear to be closing in on the right head coach at the right time. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report , the next coaching domino to fall is former ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 8 months ago 49,243 reads 246 comments

  19. Did Teddy Bridgewater Overtake Matthew Stafford as No. 2 QB in NFC North?

    The 2014 season was a consistently entertaining, occasionally brilliant and often chaotic one for the quarterbacks of the NFC North...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 8 months ago 30,203 reads 268 comments

  20. New Wrinkles Could Help Packers Defense Against Marshawn Lynch, Russell Wilson

    A better effort in both stopping the run and containing the game's most dangerous edge passer figures to be among the focal points for the Green Bay Packers defense in prepping ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 8 months ago 9,737 reads 46 comments

  21. Packers Will Need More Superman Aaron Rodgers to Beat Seattle in NFC Title Game

    The narrative fulcrum for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers came at the 1:51 mark in the third quarter of Sunday's NFC Divisional Round win over the Dallas Cowboys ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 8 months ago 32,841 reads 287 comments

  22. Davante Adams' Coming-out Party Propels Packers to NFC Title Game

    With the rookie wall growing in front of him every week, first-year receiver Davante Adams had rightfully entered the postseason as an afterthought for the Green Bay Packers ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 8 months ago 14,017 reads 39 comments

  23. 5 Things the Packers Must Do to Beat the Cowboys in the Divisional Round

    The Green Bay Packers will attempt to get back to the NFC Championship Game for the first time since 2011 when they take on the Dallas Cowboys in the divisional round Sunday at Lambeau Field...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 8 months ago 1,644 reads 1 comments

  24. Bears Must Exercise Patience, Trust in New GM Ryan Pace

    With a significant rebuild looming, the Chicago Bears have first chosen a new general manager to lead the way...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 8 months ago 26,090 reads 89 comments

  25. Packers Looking for Special Teams to Be Special Again vs. Cowboys

    Wild Card Weekend in the NFL provided a stern warning to the Green Bay Packers : Special teams absolutely matter in the postseason...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 8 months ago 3,333 reads 11 comments