1. NFL Picks Week 5: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    We've hit the quarter mark of the 2015 NFL season. Some things have gone according to plan. The New England Patriots are undefeated and looking very much like the defending Super Bowl champions...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 295,340 reads 565 comments

  2. Bleacher Report's Week 4 NFL Awards

    In many respects, the St. Louis Rams are a microcosm for the entire NFL . Unpredictable as can be. One week, the Rams look like world-beaters, beating the likes of the Seattle ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 48,608 reads 135 comments

  3. Are the Bengals Good Enough to Unseat the Patriots Atop the AFC?

    For most of the past decade, the AFC has been the stomping ground of the New England Patriots . As in, the Patriots were usually the team doing the stomping. Sure, other teams have represented the conference in the Super Bowl...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 25,522 reads 163 comments

  4. NFL Picks Week 4: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Order has been restored to the NFL universe. Well, sort of. After a Week 2 that saw upsets galore across the National Football League, chalk ruled the day in Week 3. Both of last year's Super Bowl participants won in dominant fashion...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 340,989 reads 467 comments

  5. Bleacher Report's Week 3 NFL Awards

    We're three weeks into the 2015 NFL season, and some things are taking shape. We know that the New England Patriots are a good football team. We know that the Chicago Bears are not...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 112,693 reads 271 comments

  6. With Roethlisberger Injury and 0-3 Ravens, the AFC North Is Bengals' to Lose

    NFL division races aren't often settled by the end of September. OK, maybe in the AFC East over the past decade...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 17,114 reads 133 comments

  7. Convincing Win on TNF Proves Giants Are Front-Runners in Sagging NFC East

    Only in the NFC Least can a team choke away its first two games in historic fashion, not notch a victory until the season's third week, win a game that can best be described as "a ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 110,640 reads 501 comments

  8. Buying or Selling Every 0-2 NFL Team's Playoff Chances Entering Week 3

    For nine NFL teams, the 2015 season hasn't exactly gotten off to the best of starts. Those teams are 0-2, causing great consternation among coaches, players and fans alike. However, all is hardly lost...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 57,568 reads 196 comments

  9. NFL Picks Week 3: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Week 2 of the 2015 NFL season was an object lesson in what makes the league so great. You can't take anything for granted. The two-time defending NFC champion Seattle Seahawks fell to 0-2...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 478,759 reads 692 comments

  10. Bleacher Report's Week 2 NFL Awards

    There's an old saying that NFL stands for "Not For Long." And there's a good reason for that saying. Things can change on a dime. Rookie quarterbacks who look like the second coming in Week 1 can come crashing back to Earth a week later...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 116,758 reads 352 comments

  11. Tom Brady Showcasing MVP Form in Revenge Campaign Against the NFL

    In the 1970's television series The Incredible Hulk , Bill Bixby's Dr. David Banner would warn people before going all Lou Ferrigno: "Don't make me angry. You wouldn't like me when I'm angry...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 73,283 reads 394 comments

  12. Peyton Manning No Longer Needs to Be Great for Denver Broncos to Be Contenders

    During the Denver Broncos ' Super Bowl run two years ago, Peyton Manning did everything a player at his position can do. He rewrote the single-season record books at the quarterback position...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 151,450 reads 184 comments

  13. Trip to Green Bay Is Exactly What Marshawn Lynch, Ailing Seahawks Offense Needs

    Things did not go at all according to plan for the Seattle Seahawks in Week 1. The two-time defending NFC champions fell 34-31 in St. Louis to a Rams team that harassed quarterback Russell Wilson mercilessly all afternoon long...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 29,772 reads 156 comments

  14. NFL Picks Week 2: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    The first week of the 2015 NFL season is in the books. Some of the things we thought we knew turned out to be true. The New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers are good football teams...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 412,505 reads 723 comments

  15. Bleacher Report's Week 1 NFL Awards

    Ladies and gentlemen, we are underway. Last Thursday night in Foxborough, Massachusetts, the New England Patriots kicked off both the defense of their Super Bowl crown and the 2015 ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 143,915 reads 330 comments

  16. Andrew Luck, Colts' Weaknesses More Pronounced Than Ever in Week 1 Loss

    Heading into the season, more than one NFL pundit picked the Indianapolis Colts to represent the AFC in Super Bowl 50. The team made it within a game of the Super Bowl a year ago, and made a number of veteran additions in the offseason...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 37,804 reads 188 comments

  17. Fantasy Football Week 1: Top Matchup Plays at Every Position

    It's finally here! On Thursday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots will kick off the 2015 NFL season—and with it another season of fantasy football will begin...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 63,186 reads 130 comments

  18. NFL Picks Week 1: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    It's that most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas. Although some stores already have decorations out. It's football season! No more speculation. No more training camp...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 482,527 reads 664 comments

  19. Bleacher Report's Regular-Season NFL Awards Predictions

    It's almost time! After months of offseason, preseason, pre-offseason, off-preseason (I think at least one of those is made up) and 9,713,811 articles (approximately) about slightly ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 69,878 reads 187 comments

  20. Reggie Wayne's Release from Patriots Could Be End of Historic Career

    Over 14 seasons in the National Football League, Reggie Wayne caught 1,070 passes for the Indianapolis Colts. He racked up 14,345 receiving yards and found the end zone 82 times...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 62,575 reads 122 comments

  21. Sio Moore Acquisition Low-Risk, High-Reward Move for Colts Defense Lacking Depth

    Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson is many things. The type who sits on his hands isn't one of them. And that most certainly extends to the lost art of NFL trades...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 13,494 reads 33 comments

  22. Winners and Losers from the NFL Preseason

    The preseason is over. After a full slate of games featuring a menagerie of players we'll probably never hear from again, the 2015 exhibition season is in the books...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 90,243 reads 190 comments

  23. Browns Releasing Phil Taylor Epitomizes Everything Cleveland Must Evolve from

    On Tuesday, the Cleveland Browns closed the book on the 2011 trade that netted the team five draft picks (including a pair of first-rounders) and the Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 45,668 reads 145 comments

  24. Bleacher Report's Preseason Week 3 NFL Awards

    Last weekend brought with it dress-rehearsal time across the National Football League. The third week of the preseason means extra action for the starters—often a half or more...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 92,019 reads 252 comments

  25. Cleveland Browns vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Saturday evening's "dress rehearsal" preseason game was supposed to be all about young quarterbacks answering questions. Could Jameis Winston of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (the No...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 92,293 reads 89 comments