1. Dante Fowler's Season-Ending Injury Latest Blow to Hard-Luck Jaguars

    The Jacksonville Jaguars haven't had much luck in the first round of the NFL draft in recent years. Blaine Gabbert. Justin Blackmon. Luke Joeckel. Bust, bust and sure looks like a bust so far...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 100,287 reads 236 comments

  2. Expert Consensus NFL Rookie Award Predictions

    Prognostication is defined as "the act of forecasting or predicting (something future) from present indications or signs...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 298,467 reads 574 comments

  3. Remembering Ed Reed's Legendary NFL Career

    Not since the end of the 2012 season has safety Ed Reed donned the purple and black of the Baltimore Ravens, prowling the back end of the defense...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 15,622 reads 53 comments

  4. Cowboys' Failure to Address RB in NFL Draft Will Be Team's Undoing in 2015

    Each year in the NFL draft, there are picks that leave fans and pundits alike scratching their heads. It never fails. 2015 was no exception. However, for the Dallas Cowboys , it wasn't so much the picks they made as the one they didn't...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 28,224 reads 371 comments

  5. Updated Fantasy Football Positional Rankings: Post-Draft

    It's almost go time, people. The 2015 NFL draft is in the books, but while the curtain has fallen in Chicago, it will soon be rising again in man caves and watering holes across the land...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 42,643 reads 92 comments

  6. Nate Boyer Has Beaten Odds Before, Don't Bet Against Seahawks' Newest Player

    Every year during the NFL draft, we hear about players who have taken the "scenic route." Troubled childhoods. Run-ins with the law. Community college...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 121,540 reads 87 comments

  7. Jaelen Strong Falls into Perfect Situation as Texans' 3rd-Round Pick

    When Arizona State wide receiver Jaelen Strong fell from the first round of the 2015 NFL draft, it was considered a disappointment for the 6'2" 217-pounder...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 4,743 reads 1 comments

  8. Is Eddie Goldman the Answer to Bears' Embarrassing Defensive Woes?

    Last year, the Chicago Bears were a hot mess defensively. The team ranked 30th in total defense and 31st in scoring defense...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 30,134 reads 64 comments

  9. Did Washington Make Right Call Going All-in on Brandon Scherff, RG3?

    It's been a little while since we saw the Washington Redskins in the first round of the NFL draft. Since 2012, in fact, when the team mortgaged their future to move up and pick quarterback Robert Griffin III ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 27,844 reads 125 comments

  10. 2015 NFL Draft: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Predictions

    Hail hail the gang's all here! Throughout the 2014 season, the National Lead and Division Lead Writers here at Bleacher Report made predictions about how the year would unfold. We forecast individual award winners ( Drew Brees as NFL MVP? Um, OK)...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 109,009 reads 69 comments

  11. Dion Jordan Suspension Doesn't Do 2015 NFL Draft's 'Problem Children' Any Favors

    The Miami Dolphins made Dion Jordan the third overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft. So enamored with his talents were the Dolphins that they traded up in the first round, making the Oregon star the first defensive player selected that year...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 33,096 reads 86 comments

  12. 2015 NFL Draft: Playing Fact or Fiction with All the Latest Rumors

    It's almost go time! In just two short days, the 2015 NFL draft will kick off in Chicago when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers go on the clock with the No. 1 overall pick. By the time the Arizona Cardinals pick "Mr...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 72,892 reads 50 comments

  13. Shane Ray's Reported Pot Bust May Be Enough to Complete Slide Out of 1st Round

    Some young men just refuse to get out of their own way. Despite their potential status as first-round picks in the NFL draft (and the millions of dollars on the line), far too ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 64,752 reads 212 comments

  14. With Addition of Greg Jennings, New Dolphins WR Corps Deja Vu All over Again

    There hasn't been a team in the NFL more active this offseason than the Miami Dolphins . In addition to rebuilding the defense around free-agent defensive tackle Ndamukong ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 85,832 reads 182 comments

  15. Which Teams Got Hosed by the 2015 NFL Schedule?

    The slate is set. The National Football League released the full schedule for 2015 on Tuesday. It begins with the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots playing host to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday, September 10, and wraps up when the St...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 129,487 reads 182 comments

  16. Big Extension for Ravens CB Jimmy Smith Classic Ozzie Newsome Move

    There are some NFL teams that have a plan. You may not always agree with elements of the plan, but even then you can see the plan at work. Every step is consistent, made the same way toward the same goal...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 16,134 reads 60 comments

  17. Randy Gregory Shaping Up to Be 2015 NFL Draft's Biggest 1st-Round Wild Card

    The last couple of weeks before the NFL draft are usually short on hard news and long on speculation...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 9,140 reads 32 comments

  18. Could ASU's Damarious Randall Sneak into First Round of 2015 NFL Draft?

    While there may not be a consensus top edge-rusher or running back in the 2015 NFL draft, for the past couple of months the debate appeared settled at the back end of the defense...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 10,169 reads 31 comments

  19. Buccaneers Need to Make a Play for Philip Rivers If QB Is Available for Trade

    If you're the type of person who likes rumors and speculation, then the weeks leading up to the NFL draft are like Christmas. "Silly season" is a time when all sorts of potential draft-day storylines abound...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 29,357 reads 69 comments

  20. Pending Daryl Washington Suspension Leaves Cardinals in Dire Need of LB in Draft

    In 2014, despite a litany of player losses due to free agency, injuries and suspensions, the Arizona Cardinals still managed to field one of the NFL 's best defenses. Well, one year later there are new problems...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 8,997 reads 17 comments

  21. Why Baylor QB Bryce Petty Isn't Worth Reaching for in 2015 NFL Draft

    There isn't a position in the NFL draft that carries more weight than quarterback. Every year, the top prospects receive a tremendous amount of attention, both from NFL clubs and the draftnik community alike...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 36,805 reads 63 comments

  22. Alvin Dupree's Versatility Could Make UK DE the 2015 NFL Draft's Top Edge-Rusher

    In the National Football League, you can never have too many talented pass-rushers. Teams that don't have them desperately seek them. The teams that do have them are always looking for more...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 7,323 reads 32 comments

  23. How Does ASU WR Jaelen Strong's Wrist Injury Impact His 2015 NFL Draft Stock?

    In 2014, the NFL saw an influx of rookie wide receivers unlike any in recent memory. Jarvis Landry of the Miami Dolphins. Sammy Watkins of the Buffalo Bills. Mike Evans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 12,220 reads 38 comments

  24. Is Kansas ILB Ben Heeney the Chris Borland of the 2015 NFL Draft?

    Last year, there were more than a few doubts among the draftnik community regarding Wisconsin inside linebacker Chris Borland . He wasn't big enough to thrive at the professional level...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 13,942 reads 41 comments

  25. Michael Crabtree Signing a Low-Risk, High-Reward Move by Raiders

    With the NFL draft only a few weeks away and free agency over a month old, the pickings have gotten a little slim as far as available veterans are concerned...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 56,706 reads 253 comments