1. New Orleans Saints' Purge of Aging Veterans Won't Hurt Team's Super Bowl Chances

    It's a harsh fact of life in the National Football League, especially in today's era of the salary cap and back-loaded contracts that teams were once able to get around...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 28,349 reads 98 comments

  2. Analyzing Best Potential Fits for Free-Agent OT Branden Albert

    In the NFL , there truly is no offseason. The dust had no sooner settled on the Seattle Seahawks ' victory in Super Bowl XLVIII than teams were already casting their eyes toward the upcoming crop of free agents...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 9,411 reads 8 comments

  3. The 1 Move Each NFL Team Is Most Likely to Make This Offseason

    We've just about reached the point where every NFL team gets a clean slate. As the NFL calendar turns to a new league year, every team in the NFL is once again 0-0. Of course, it isn't exactly a level playing field...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 102,980 reads 90 comments

  4. What the Texans Want to See from Each Top Prospect at the NFL Combine

    The Houston Texans entered the 2013 season with high expectations, being labeled as a Super Bowl favorite by some after back-to-back AFC South titles...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 7,066 reads 35 comments

  5. Analyzing Draft Stock for Missouri DE Michael Sam

    You're going to be hearing a lot about Missouri defensive end Michael Sam in the coming days and weeks. College football fans already had. After all, the 2013 SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year enjoyed a wildly successful career with the Tigers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 108,665 reads 49 comments

  6. Signing Ndamukong Suh to Massive Contract Extension a Catch-22 for Lions

    The Detroit Lions just can't catch a break. After making the playoffs for the first time in 20 years in 2012, the Lions have slipped back into mediocrity the past two seasons...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 22,973 reads 160 comments

  7. What NFL's New Schedule Changes Mean for Teams and Fans

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has made it very clear in recent years that he's willing to shake things up in an effort to increase the league's ever-expanding coffers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 13,496 reads 18 comments

  8. Why Colts' 2014 Hopes Rest on Trent Richardson's Offseason Development

    The Indianapolis Colts traded a first-round pick to the Cleveland Browns last year in the hopes that running back Trent Richardson would be the final piece for an offense that would carry the team into the Super Bowl...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 7,923 reads 39 comments

  9. Could the Arizona Cardinals Be Building a Super Bowl Contender for 2014?

    Even though they missed the playoffs, the Arizona Cardinals had to be considered one of the NFL 's success stories in 2013...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 7,781 reads 37 comments

  10. How Much Is Broncos' WR Eric Decker Really Worth in 2014 Free Agency?

    With the 2013-14 NFL season now officially in the books, the attention of 31 NFL teams has turned to getting better so they can knock the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks off their perch...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 15,190 reads 72 comments

  11. Which 'Futile Four' NFL Team Will Be the Last to Play in a Super Bowl?

    With their 43-8 win over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII, the Seattle Seahawks became the 19th different team to hoist the Lombardi Trophy as NFL champions...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 3,637 reads 3 comments

  12. Trading for Kirk Cousins Would Be Latest Mistake by Bungling Browns

    The Cleveland Browns haven't had the best of offseasons so far. In the few short weeks since another disappointing season ended in Cleveland, the Browns have fired their head ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 8,586 reads 103 comments

  13. Super Bowl XLVIII: Expert Takeaways from the NFL's Championship Game

    It finally happened. After training camp, the preseason, 17 long weeks of the regular season and a month of playoffs, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos entered MetLife Stadium ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 46,254 reads 292 comments

  14. Super Bowl XLVIII: Bleacher Report's Expert Predictions for NFL Title Game

    The big night is almost here. On Sunday, football fans around the world will be subjected to 17 hours of pregame festivities (OK, so it only feels like 17 hours), after which the ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 94,517 reads 301 comments

  15. Colin Kaepernick's Comments About Richard Sherman Have No Substance Without Wins

    One of the central figures in Super Bowl XLVIII is Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman. He placed himself squarely in the spotlight with his postgame rant after the Seahawks ' win over the San Francisco 49ers ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 15,356 reads 323 comments

  16. Eddie Lacy vs. Keenan Allen: Making a Case for Offensive Rookie of the Year Race

    Among the hardware to be handed out at the NFL Honors ceremony on Saturday, February 1 is the 2013 Offensive Rookie of the Year Award...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 8,342 reads 110 comments

  17. Best Fits for Knowshon Moreno If the Broncos Let Him Walk After Super Bowl

    It's certainly not unheard of for a player to have a career season in a contract year. Still, the transformation of Knowshon Moreno from first-round bust to 1,500-yard tailback in 2013 was remarkable...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 17,749 reads 87 comments

  18. Super Bowl XLVIII: Expert Thoughts Heading into Sunday

    Just in case you haven't heard, there's a rather important football game this Sunday. On Feb. 2, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos will meet in Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 15,059 reads 39 comments

  19. Continued Instability Will Condemn Cowboys to NFC Pretender Status in 2014

    The Dallas Cowboys have become the paper tigers of the NFC. Every year, Jerry Jones loudly proclaims that this is the year. This is the year that the Cowboys retake their spot as a perennial contender and regain their status as "America's Team...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 5,294 reads 36 comments

  20. 7 Impending Free Agents with Millions on the Line in Super Bowl XLVIII

    There isn't a more pressure-packed game in a football player's career than the Super Bowl. It's not only the culmination of a lifetime's work, but there's also no other game quite like it...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 3,926 reads 1 comments

  21. Super Bowl 2014: Updated Weather Forecast & Game Predictions

    It's the most scrutinized weather forecast for a football game in history. In a winter where the East Coast has seemingly been pummeled by storm after storm, the weather for Super ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 58,615 reads 15 comments

  22. Super Bowl 2014: Key Storylines and Predictions for Seahawks vs. Broncos

    After 65 preseason games, 256 regular season contests and 10 more postseason affairs, one more game remains in the 2013-14 NFL season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 15,839 reads 4 comments

  23. Percy Harvin's Return Spells Trouble for Banged-Up Broncos Secondary

    In the run up to Super Bowl XLVIII , much is being made of the matchup between the Denver Broncos ' record-setting offense and Seattle's NFL -best defense...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 6,574 reads 28 comments

  24. Rams Must Strongly Consider Cutting Ties with Sam Bradford, Drafting Replacement

    Two years ago, the St. Louis Rams had the second overall pick in the NFL draft. It was a golden opportunity for the team to extricate themselves from the expensive and disappointing tenure of quarterback Sam Bradford ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 18,288 reads 170 comments

  25. Did AJ McCarron Make a Huge Mistake Skipping out on Senior Bowl?

    Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron is one of the most successful quarterbacks in college football history, a Heisman Trophy runner-up and three-time national champion. However, McCarron 's also been hit with the dreaded "game manager" label..

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 11,695 reads 47 comments