1. Bleacher Report's 2013 NFL All-Rookie Team

    The 2013 regular season has come to a close, and that can mean only one thing. No, not the playoffs. OK, so it means two things. It's awards season in the NFL ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 118,468 reads 325 comments

  2. NFL Week 17: Expert Takeaways from Sunday's Action

    It seems like only yesterday that the NFL regular season was getting started, yet here we are. Week 17. For 20 teams, the end of the line this year. Those teams include the Baltimore Ravens...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 28,222 reads 84 comments

  3. NFL Officials Have Hand in Steelers and Cowboys' Absence from Postseason

    On the most important Sunday of the 2013 season, the NFL 's besieged officiating crews are once again under fire. This time, it's the result of a pair of very questionable calls made in games that had huge postseason implications...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 275,649 reads 791 comments

  4. NFL Week 17 Picks: Last-Minute Expert Predictions from Around the Web

    Well, folks, here we are. One game remains in the 2013 NFL season for each team. Some teams, like the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos, have already punched their tickets to the postseason...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 27,323 reads 4 comments

  5. Von Miller Injury Puts Even More Pressure on Peyton Manning Entering Playoffs

    The Denver Broncos are having one of, if not the best, offensive seasons in NFL history. Quarterback Peyton Manning 's four touchdown passes last week against the Houston Texans gave him 51 for the year...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 3,576 reads 30 comments

  6. Who Can the Dallas Cowboys Bring in to Back Up Kyle Orton?

    Even when the Dallas Cowboys manage to win in December, they lose. As the Cowboys prepare for their third Week 17 must-win game in as many years, the team has been rocked by ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 12,535 reads 51 comments

  7. Does the NFL Have an Inexcusable Officiating Problem?

    Being a referee is something of a thankless job on the best of days. It was not the best of days for the zebras in Week 16. In fact, it hasn't been the best of years. The 2013 season in the NFL has been littered with officiating gaffes...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 14,075 reads 123 comments

  8. NFL Week 16: Expert Takeaways from Sunday's Action

    It's the next-to-last week of the 2013 NFL season, which can mean only one thing: The race for the playoffs is entering the final straightaway...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 55,380 reads 167 comments

  9. NFL Week 16 Picks: Last-Minute Expert Predictions from Around the Web

    It's that most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas. It's that too, but everybody knows that. You can't watch 10 minutes of TV without five guys in boxer shorts reminding you...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 38,453 reads 9 comments

  10. Breaking Down NFL's Biggest QB Controversies Exiting the 2013 Season

    Only two weeks remain in the 2013 NFL season. Soon, 12 teams will begin the postseason tournament that will culminate in New Jersey and Super Bowl XLVIII , while the other 20 NFL clubs will cast their eyes towards free agency and the NFL draft...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 5,949 reads 23 comments

  11. The Optimist's Guide to the Dallas Cowboys

    The sky is falling in Dallas. Just ask anyone. After blowing a 23-point lead against the Green Bay Packers last week, the Cowboys are 0-2 this month...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 8,199 reads 34 comments

  12. Bears Made Right Decision for Present, Future by Starting Jay Cutler

    The Chicago Bears expected to find themselves in the thick of the NFC North race with two games left in the season, and sure enough, here we are...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 8,045 reads 111 comments

  13. Best Replacement Option for Every NFL Head Coach on the Hot Seat

    'Tis the season in the NFL . And I don't mean to be jolly, although there are coaches, such as Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks, who seem to be enjoying themselves this season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 38,893 reads 93 comments

  14. 2014 NFL Playoffs: Breaking Down Scenarios for Every Team

    There are only two weeks left in the 2013 NFL season, and that means the push for the playoffs is in high gear. So far, four teams have punched their dance cards...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 118,461 reads 166 comments

  15. NFL Refs Miss Obvious Penalty on Dirty Hit Against Punter Kevin Huber

    There were a lot of "oohs" when Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber was laid out on a wicked block by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Terence Garvin in the first quarter of Pittsburgh's 30-20 win on Sunday night...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 35,468 reads 344 comments

  16. NFL Week 15: Expert Takeaways from Sunday's Action

    Week 15 in the NFL was a wacky week indeed. We should have known, after the San Diego Chargers opened the week by knocking off the Broncos in Denver, that the status quo wasn't running the show this week...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 66,083 reads 123 comments

  17. Mike Shanahan Walks out of Press Conference After Job Security Questions

    For a guy who reportedly wants to stay in Washington, head coach Mike Shanahan has a funny way of showing it...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 28,318 reads 64 comments

  18. NFL Week 15 Picks: Last-Minute Expert Predictions from Around the Web

    At this point in the 2013 season, some NFL teams are playing for little more than pride. In fact, on some level, winning is counterproductive at this point. All victories do is cost the team spots in next year's draft...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 18,969 reads 6 comments

  19. NFL's Potential Low-Hit Ban Puts Defenders in No-Win Scenario

    It was only a matter of time, after New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski 's season was ended by a low hit by Cleveland Browns safety T.J. Ward in Week 14, before the clamoring began to outlaw such hits in the NFL ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 4,272 reads 58 comments

  20. Fact and Fiction Behind Dallas Cowboys' December Drop-Off

    Well, here we go again. The sky is falling in Dallas, bringing the world's largest video scoreboard right along with it...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 4,973 reads 20 comments

  21. Leaky Defense, Not Tony Romo, Spells December Doom for Cowboys in 2013

    With Monday night's 45-28 loss to the Chicago Bears , Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo fell to 13-18 for his career in the month of December...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 7,106 reads 55 comments

  22. RG3's Career in Danger of Being Derailed by Washington's Front Office Circus

    Last year, the Washington Redskins rode an Offensive Rookie of the Year campaign from quarterback Robert Griffin III to a magical second-half run that culminated in an NFC East title...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 8,567 reads 79 comments

  23. Minnesota Vikings Should Play It Safe, Shut Down Adrian Peterson

    Not much has gone right for the Minnesota Vikings in 2013. One year after finishing 10-6 and making the playoffs, Minnesota finds itself at 3-9-1 and in last place in NFC North...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 15,037 reads 58 comments

  24. 2014 NFL Draft: Which Positions Are Strongest, Weakest?

    As the 2013 NFL season enters the home stretch, many teams don't have their eyes fixed on the playoff chase. In cities like Houston, Cleveland, Washington and St. Louis that ship has long since sailed...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 21,967 reads 31 comments

  25. NFL Week 14: Expert Takeaways from Sunday's Action

    If there was a prevailing theme in Week 14, it was hypothermia. A blast of wintry weather turned the early slate of games on its head, leading to wild finishes in Baltimore and Cleveland ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 67,378 reads 175 comments