1. Why Saints WR Brandin Cooks Will Be Fantasy Football's Top Rookie WR in 2014

    In fantasy football, more often than not, the leading rookie wide receiver isn't whom people expect. Very few people, experts and amateurs alike, believed heading into last season that player would wind up being Keenan Allen of the San Diego Chargers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 35,320 reads 17 comments

  2. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 12

    If there's one thing every coach across the NFL hopes for every year, it's to get through training camp and preseason without suffering any major injuries...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 14,159 reads 16 comments

  3. Jaguars Must Rethink Sitting Blake Bortles in 2014 After Strong Debut

    One of the dominant storylines heading into the first full week of NFL preseason games was the professional debuts of rookie quarterbacks...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 10,533 reads 25 comments

  4. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 11

    Welcome to the National Football League. That was the refrain of the past several days. Whether it was fans settling in to watch their first game of the year or rookies preparing ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 12,319 reads 6 comments

  5. Michael Sam Still Has Work to Do, But Rams DE Showed He Belongs in NFL

    It isn't often a seventh-round draft pick is the most talked about player heading into his first NFL game. Of course, as we've established pretty clearly over the past several months, Michael Sam isn't just any football player...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 86,599 reads 178 comments

  6. Reshad Jones Suspension the Last Thing Miami Dolphins Need Ahead of 2014 Season

    It hasn't been the best of offseasons for the Miami Dolphins . Free-agent acquisition Knowshon Moreno showed up for OTAs out of shape, required knee surgery and only recently practiced with his new team for the first time...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 8,571 reads 14 comments

  7. NFL Training Camps 2013: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 8

    On Thursday night, the NFL preseason got underway with a vengeance. Six games were played, including rematches of the last two Super Bowls. Defensive end DeMarcus Ware logged a sack in his debut with the Denver Broncos...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 77,255 reads 70 comments

  8. Why Carlos Hyde Will Be the Top Rookie Running Back in Fantasy Football in 2014

    It used to be, picking out the top rookie running back in fantasy football in a given year wasn't that hard. When an NFL team drops a first-round pick on a player, that player is probably going to see the field early...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 42,017 reads 31 comments

  9. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 7

    We've been waiting long enough. On Thursday evening, 12 teams from Washington to San Diego will play their first preseason game of the 2014 season, highlighted by a rematch of Super Bowl XLVIII in Denver...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 18,523 reads 20 comments

  10. NFL Preseason Week 1: What to Watch for in Thursday's Matchups

    Football season has arrived, at least after a fashion. With the Hall of Fame Game over and done with, the 2014 NFL preseason is officially underway. Thursday features half a dozen games, including rematches of each of the past two Super Bowls...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 17,462 reads 30 comments

  11. DeAndre Hopkins' Biggest Obstacle in Path to Stardom Is Lack of QB in Houston

    Over the past decade, Andre Johnson has been the unquestioned top dog at wide receiver for the Houston Texans ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 4,472 reads 8 comments

  12. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 6

    It's almost go time. On Thursday, 12 NFL teams will play their first exhibition contests of the 2014 season. The slate includes eight of last year's playoff teams, as well as rematches of the past two Super Bowls...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 24,163 reads 18 comments

  13. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for Aug. 5

    Numerous storylines are swirling around the National Football League with training camps in swing and a full slate of preseason action just around the corner...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 9,863 reads 26 comments

  14. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 4

    Football is here! On Sunday night, the New York Giants downed the Buffalo Bills 17-13 in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game. It was a thrilling, nail-biting affair that had fans on the edge of their seats...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 15,709 reads 20 comments

  15. Introducing the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class

    On Saturday evening, seven men will be inducted into a distinguished and exclusive club in Canton, Ohio. That club, of course, is the Pro Football Hall of Fame...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 79,014 reads 104 comments

  16. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 1

    The calendar has turned to August, and on Sunday night television sets across America will be tuned in to the first NFL action of the 2014 campaign...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 44,868 reads 57 comments

  17. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for July 31

    It's almost here! This weekend, the National Football League will welcome the 2014 class to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. The event will be capped this year by the Hall of Fame Game between the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 36,739 reads 69 comments

  18. Why Andrew Hawkins Is Offensive Key for Browns, with or Without Josh Gordon

    If there's been a headline out of Cleveland this year that hasn't involved Johnny Manziel 's weekend proclivities, odds are it's been about wide receiver Josh Gordon. A potentially year-long suspension...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 6,883 reads 12 comments

  19. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for July 30

    It's payday! Actually, NFL players only get paid (other than a small per diem) during the regular season, but that didn't stop a couple of NFL stars from laughing all the way to the bank this week...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 13,960 reads 38 comments

  20. Emerging Rookie John Brown Gives Cardinals One of NFL's Best Young WR Corps

    In Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd, the Arizona Cardinals already have one of the best duos at wide receiver in the NFL . Fitzgerald is an eight-time Pro Bowler...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 16,507 reads 27 comments

  21. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for July 29

    Are you ready for some football? Of course you are. Who wouldn't be? Well, the magic day is getting closer. By the end of this week, the Buffalo Bills and New York Giants will have taken the field for the first action of the 2014 campaign...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 51,728 reads 56 comments

  22. Ndamukong Suh Needs Monster 2014 Campaign for Any Shot at Megadeal with Lions

    Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is one of the last of a dying breed in the NFL . And no, not his "old-school" tendency to want to keep right on giving his opponent the business after the whistle blows...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 9,171 reads 32 comments

  23. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for July 28

    Now we're talking! Over this past weekend, we passed a very important milestone. It was the last weekend without an NFL game of some sort until next February. Just let that soak in for a second...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 80,941 reads 116 comments

  24. What Vick Ballard Injury Means for Indianapolis Colts Offense

    The Indianapolis Colts made the playoffs last year, but it was no thanks to the ground game. The Colts ranked 20th in the NFL in rushing in 2013, in large part due to injuries that ravaged the position...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 10,243 reads 29 comments

  25. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for July 25

    The Detroit Lions are apparently a bunch of slackers. On Friday, seven more NFL teams from Cleveland to Phoenix saw their veterans report for training camp. There is now only one team in the league whose veterans have yet to report...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 26,243 reads 16 comments