1. How Much Is Patrick Peterson Worth to the Arizona Cardinals?

    At 7-4, the Arizona Cardinals are one of the more pleasant surprises in the NFC, and the Bruce Arians era is off to a rosy start...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 18,340 reads 94 comments

  2. Is the Seahawks' Secondary Now a Liability Following Suspensions?

    The Seattle Seahawks have the NFL 's best record at 10-1, due in large part to the league's best defense (entering Week 13). The strength of that defense until recently was a secondary allowing an NFL-low 180...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 23,458 reads 177 comments

  3. Nick Foles Deserves Starting Nod, But Eagles Must Challenge Him Again in 2014

    There hasn't been a more talked-about position in the NFL this year than the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles . Barring another injury under center, it will be second-year pro Nick Foles ' job for the rest of the 2013 season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 3,804 reads 52 comments

  4. Why Stevan Ridley is Playoff Poison for Fantasy Football Owners

    There are plenty of words that can be used to describe the running back position in fantasy football this year. Of course, most of those words can't be printed here...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 5,926 reads 0 comments

  5. NFL Week 12: Expert Takeaways from Sunday's Action

    Week 12 in the NFL was a story of streaks, surprises and sister-kissing. The Carolina Panthers won their seventh straight game, rallying to beat the Miami Dolphins...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 29,989 reads 46 comments

  6. NFL Week 12 Picks: Last-Minute Expert Predictions from Around the Web

    Well, 12 weeks into the 2013 NFL season, we're fresh out of oh-fers. The Denver Broncos' win over the Kansas City Chiefs last week means that every team in the NFL has at least one loss...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 9,853 reads 5 comments

  7. New Orleans Saints Must Fix Secondary to Cement Super Bowl Contender Status

    The New Orleans Saints downed the Atlanta Falcons 17-13 on Thursday to move to 9-2 on the season, setting up a huge Week 13 showdown with the Seattle Seahawks for the top overall spot in the NFC...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 5,414 reads 90 comments

  8. Peyton Manning, Broncos Offense Will Exploit Banged Up Patriots Secondary

    The biggest game of Week 12 takes place Sunday night in New England, and while the big story around this week's matchup between the Patriots and Denver Broncos will no doubt center ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 5,798 reads 67 comments

  9. Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning Through the Years

    The appropriate stage is set for Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning Part 15—the AFC Championship game. Brady holds a 10-4 lead over his iconic contemporary, but the host Denver Broncos are the unquestioned favorites...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 22,852 reads 262 comments

  10. Fantasy Football: What's Next for Week 11's Breakout RBs?

    There are a lot of adjectives that can be used to describe the running back position in fantasy football in 2013. Train wreck is good. Dumpster fire works. Craptastic isn't even a word, but it sums things up...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 14,466 reads 1 comments

  11. Andre Ellington, Michael Floyd Biggest Keys to Cardinals' Victory in Week 12

    At 6-4, the Arizona Cardinals are tied for second place in the NFC West and in the thick of the chase for a wild-card spot. There isn't any room for error, though. Every week is like the playoffs in the desert...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 3,530 reads 4 comments

  12. Only in the NFL: Best Head-to-Head Battles of Week 12

    The Peyton Manning prime-time tour rolls on in Week 12. One week after handing the Kansas City Chiefs their first loss of the season, Manning and the Broncos are headed east for another Sunday night meeting...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 10,152 reads 9 comments

  13. NFL Week 11: Expert Takeaways from Sunday's Action

    As is usually the case in the NFL , Week 11 had its share of surprises. Undrafted rookie quarterback Matt McGloin threw three touchdown passes, leading the Oakland Raiders to a win over the floundering Houston Texans...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 57,894 reads 155 comments

  14. NFL Week 11 Picks: Last Minute Expert Predictions from Around the Web

    You may not have heard, but there's a pretty big game coming up on Sunday night. Week 11's spotlight game takes place in Denver, where a one-loss Broncos team hosts the unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs with the top spot in the AFC on the line...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 19,694 reads 3 comments

  15. Donald Brown and Coby Fleener Emerging as Keys to Colts' Super Bowl Hopes

    The Indianapolis Colts may have entered the season as playoff contenders, but that team and the team presently sitting at 7-3 and in first place in the AFC South are two very different squads...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 3,764 reads 22 comments

  16. Nick Foles Is Quickly Proving He Can Be Long-Term Answer for Philadelphia Eagles

    The Philadelphia Eagles have been all over the place this season, so in a way it shouldn't come as a surprise that a player who lost a training camp competition to start at quarterback now looks like the franchise's future at the position...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 2,740 reads 10 comments

  17. Fantasy Football: Patience Is Key for Big Payoff in Percy Harvin's Return

    As we near the fantasy playoffs, every game takes on added importance. Many fantasy squads cannot afford to lose another matchup. A lot of those same fantasy owners are dealing with mounting injuries...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 16,431 reads 18 comments

  18. Only in the NFL: Best Head-to-Head Battles of Week 11

    It's Week 11 of the 2013 NFL season, and this week one game is hogging the spotlight. That game takes place Sunday night, when the only unbeaten in the NFL, the Kansas City Chiefs, ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 733 reads 1 comments

  19. Have We Seen the Last of Ed Reed in the NFL?

    The dark cloud that has settled over the Houston Texans in 2013 has spared no one. Injuries to running back Arian Foster and linebacker Brian Cushing. Matt Schaub's dumpster-fire season at quarterback...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 7,544 reads 108 comments

  20. MNF Gets Ugly as Mike Pouncey Throws Punch, Dashon Goldson Headbutts

    It's been a frustrating season for the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buccaneers entered Week 10 winless. They already dealt with the messy departure of quarterback Josh Freeman and a MRSA outbreak in the locker room...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 53,702 reads 85 comments

  21. Chiefs vs. Broncos: Who Has the Edge at Every Position?

    There's no question what the biggest matchup in Week 11 is. On Sunday night, the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs travel to Denver, where they will face the Broncos with first place in the AFC West and the best record in the conference on the line...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 2,799 reads 6 comments

  22. NFL Week 10: Expert Takeaways from Sunday's Action

    Week 10 of the 2013 NFL season brought with it more than a few surprises. The stunner of the week happened in Indianapolis, where the AFC South-leading Colts were blown out by a 3-6 St...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 65,592 reads 191 comments

  23. NFL Week 10 Picks: Last-Minute Expert Predictions from Around the Web

    It's already Week 10 of a 2013 NFL season that has been full of twists and surprises. Nobody thought that the Kansas City Chiefs would enter their Week 10 bye at a perfect 9-0...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 20,787 reads 5 comments

  24. Only in the NFL: Best Head-to-Head Battles of Week 10

    The calendar has turned to November, and with that the second half of the 2013 NFL season is underway. The NFL's lone undefeated team, the Kansas City Chiefs, will be taking Week 10 off...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 8,555 reads 15 comments

  25. Will Returns of Michael Crabtree, Aldon Smith Make 49ers Super Bowl Favorites?

    Momentum is a huge force in the NFL , and right now, the San Francisco 49ers have as much of it as any team in the league...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 11,658 reads 97 comments