1. 2014 NFL Draft: Rounding Up Experts' Latest Mock Draft Predictions

    The 2014 NFL Scouting Combine is in the rearview mirror, and most colleges have held their pro days, so there's really only one thing left to do between now and the first night of this year's NFL draft on May 8...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 266,788 reads 240 comments

  2. What Ryan Fitzpatrick Signing Means for Houston Texans' Draft Plans

    As the Houston Texans attempt to rebuild from last year's 2-14 debacle, the quarterback position is one of the primary holes new head coach Bill O'Brien needs to address...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 17,382 reads 95 comments

  3. Michael Sam: Pro-Day Reaction and Analysis

    Representatives from 31 of the NFL 's 32 teams gathered at Missouri's pro day on Thursday, and while defensive end Kony Ealy may be the most highly sought-after prospect on the ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 9,726 reads 4 comments

  4. Breaking Down Every Proposed Rule Change for the NFL

    On March 23, the NFL owners meetings will kick off in Orlando, Fla. Among the numerous items on the agenda (besides a lot of very wealthy people rubbing elbows) are a number of changes that would significantly impact the NFL both on and off the field..

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 19,779 reads 58 comments

  5. Kenny Britt Carries Baggage, but He's the Best Free Agent WR Still on the Market

    There was a time when Kenny Britt was considered one of the rising young wide receivers in the NFL , a superstar in the making. That was 2010, but it feels like 1910...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 26,110 reads 96 comments

  6. DeSean Jackson: Who Should Be in the Mix for Dynamic Playmaker?

    Just when you thought free agency was slowing down at the wide receiver position, speculation has begun to swirl that has things ramped back up to a fever pitch...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 60,124 reads 233 comments

  7. Colts Sign Hakeem Nicks: Grading the Move and What It Means for Indianapolis

    Since taking over as general manager of the Indianapolis Colts in 2012, there hasn't been a more aggressive head honcho in the NFL than Ryan Grigson ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 21,956 reads 92 comments

  8. Titans Sign Michael Oher: Grading the Move and What It Means for Tennessee

    Most offensive linemen in the NFL toil in relative obscurity, but thanks to Hollywood's portrayal of his life story in the Academy Award-winning film The Blind Side , offensive tackle Michael Oher became a star off the gridiron...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 5,867 reads 11 comments

  9. Titans Sign Wesley Woodyard: Grading the Move and What It Means for Tennessee

    The Tennessee Titans are undergoing the most extensive defensive overhaul in the NFL this year, switching to a 3-4 front under new defensive coordinator Ray Horton...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 5,517 reads 7 comments

  10. Cardinals Sign Ted Ginn: Grading the Move and What It Means for Arizona

    There's an old saying in football: "You can't coach speed." If there's one thing that wide receiver Ted Ginn has had plenty of dating back to his days at Ohio State, it's speed...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 5,712 reads 7 comments

  11. Vikings Sign Captain Munnerlyn: Grading the Move and What It Means for Minnesota

    The Minnesota Vikings ranked 31st in the National Football League in pass defense in 2013, so with nearly $20 million in salary cap space it's hardly surprising the Vikes looked to upgrade at cornerback in free agency...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 17,204 reads 24 comments

  12. Titans Sign Charlie Whitehurst, Why Do Teams Continue to Pay QB?

    The Tennessee Titans are one of a number of NFL teams with an unsettled situation at quarterback, a situation that the team took steps to address in free agency on Thursday...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 9,036 reads 17 comments

  13. Chris Clemons Signing Will Give Jaguars Defense Serious Teeth in 2014

    The Jacksonville Jaguars ranked 27th in the National Football League in total defense in 2013. The team tied for dead last in the NFL in sacks, the second straight year the Jaguars earned that dubious distinction...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 5,141 reads 6 comments

  14. Buying or Selling Potential Landing Spots for Free-Agent CB Darrelle Revis

    UPDATE: Well, so much for the Darrelle Revis sweepstakes, as the 28-year-old has apparently chosen winning over money. According to ESPN (h/t Gregg Rosenthal of NFL...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 292 reads 1 comments

  15. NFL Free Agency 2014: Latest Updates on Free-Agent Rumors and Potential Signings

    It's tampering time! One of the new wrinkles of the collective bargaining agreement signed in 2011 was the storm before the storm where NFL free agency is concerned...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 1,183,224 reads 475 comments

  16. Ryan Shazier: Pro Day Reaction and Analysis

    Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier put on an impressive show at February's NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. His 42-inch vertical leap at Lucas Oil Stadium led not only all linebackers, but all players at any position...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 23,421 reads 59 comments

  17. Darren Sproles: Analyzing Top Fits for Recently Cut Saints RB

    The winds of change are blowing through the Big Easy. Stuck in one of the more precarious cap situations in the NFL , the New Orleans Saints have made a handful of veteran cuts...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 4,461 reads 15 comments

  18. The Best Potential Landing Spots for Recently Cut WR Lance Moore

    With the second-worst cap situation in the NFL , according to spotrac , the New Orleans Saints face some difficult personnel decisions this offseason...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 5,528 reads 7 comments

  19. Adrian Peterson's Vick-to-Vikings Talk Makes Sense for Minnesota

    Generally speaking, players without the last name Manning don't have a whole lot of say in the personnel decisions of NFL teams. Sure, they have opinions, but at the end of the day, those opinions don't really count...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 9,537 reads 29 comments

  20. Champ Bailey: Best Landing Spots for Free-Agent Cornerback

    It ain't easy being a veteran cornerback in today's NFL . In the past week or so, a handful of veteran corners have been shown the door by their respective teams...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 27,421 reads 46 comments

  21. Projecting Best Fits for FA CB Cortland Finnegan

    In a move that surprised absolutely no one, the St. Louis Rams informed cornerback Cortland Finnegan of his release on Wednesday, according to Nick Wagoner of ESPN ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 7,112 reads 14 comments

  22. Are Steelers Hitting the Reset Button or Just Treading Water with Latest Cuts?

    As next week's deadline to get under the 2014 salary cap for the start of free agency approaches, the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves in one of the least favorable cap situations in the NFL ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 4,887 reads 31 comments

  23. Breaking Down Top Landing Spots for NFL's Most Recent Cuts

    With only one week until all NFL teams must be in compliance with the 2014 salary cap of $133 million and with free agency set to get rolling on the same day, squads across the league are faced with some tough decisions...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 15,581 reads 13 comments

  24. Jimmy Garoppolo: Pro Day Reaction and Analysis

    As NFL scouts and coaches make the annual cross-country trek to view pro days at colleges from Syracuse to San Francisco, March 4 brought many of them to the Windy City...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 25,184 reads 37 comments

  25. 'Poison Pills' Are Gone, but Transition Tag Still Has Risk for Browns, Steelers

    The transition tag hasn't been used with any regularity by NFL teams in nearly a decade, in large part because it opened the door for all sorts of contract shenanigans...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 13,829 reads 33 comments