1. Greg Robinson: Combine Results and Instant Reaction

    The Auburn Tigers had a dream season in 2013, coming from nowhere to very nearly win the national championship. It appears the player who paved the way for that season is trying to keep the dream going right up until May's NFL draft...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 18,387 reads 32 comments

  2. Alabama Tackle Cyrus Kouandjio Severely Disappoints on Combine's 3rd Day

    Offensive tackles are always a hot commodity in the NFL draft, and the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine features a handful of prospects who entered Indianapolis with first-round grades...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 47,262 reads 153 comments

  3. Jim Harbaugh Trade Rumor Points to Potential Unrest in 49ers Organization

    Since Jim Harbaugh became the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers in 2011, there hasn't been a more successful franchise in the NFL . Save one small problem. Three NFC Championship Games...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 36,060 reads 234 comments

  4. NFL Combine Was Perfect Showcase for No. 1 TE Eric Ebron

    Since it's inception in 1985, the NFL Scouting Combine has been inherently more beneficial for some players than others. It's the nature of the beast...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 4,019 reads 1 comments

  5. Jake Matthews a Top 10 NFL Draft Lock Entering 2014 Scouting Combine

    In the NFL draft, offensive tackle (and especially left tackle) is annually one of the most coveted positions...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 1,744 reads 0 comments

  6. Mike Lombardi Hire by Patriots Gives Former Browns GM Quick Chance at Redemption

    When Michael Lombardi was announced as the new "assistant to the coaching staff" for the New England Patriots Thursday, many pundits chalked the news up as little more than Bill Belichick doing a professional favor for an old friend...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 9,010 reads 8 comments

  7. Why Jadeveon Clowney's Struggles Last Year Shouldn't Worry NFL Suitors

    Entering the 2013 season, South Carolina defensive end Jadaveon Clowney was widely considered the favorite to be the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft. However, things didn't quite go as planned for the 2012 Hendricks Award winner...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 5,169 reads 18 comments

  8. Analyzing Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito's On-Field Value

    As the dust settles from the bombshells included in Ted Wells' report into the Miami Dolphins ' locker room, the futures of the two players at the center of the controversy have been cast into uncertainty...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 2,157 reads 10 comments

  9. 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 7 months ago 28,377 reads 98 comments

  10. 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 7 months ago 9,432 reads 8 comments

  11. 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 7 months ago 102,998 reads 90 comments

  12. 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 7 months ago 7,077 reads 35 comments

  13. 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 8 months ago 108,850 reads 49 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 23,044 reads 160 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 13,585 reads 18 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 8,134 reads 39 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 7,974 reads 37 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 15,438 reads 72 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 3,744 reads 3 comments

  20. 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 8 months ago 8,704 reads 103 comments

  21. 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 8 months ago 46,289 reads 292 comments

  22. 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 8 months ago 94,780 reads 301 comments

  23. 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 8 months ago 15,439 reads 323 comments

  24. 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 8 months ago 8,442 reads 110 comments

  25. 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 8 months ago 17,798 reads 87 comments