1. 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...

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  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 412,494 reads 723 comments

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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 482,507 reads 664 comments

  10. 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 69,876 reads 187 comments

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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 90,233 reads 190 comments

  14. 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 45,667 reads 145 comments

  15. 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

  16. 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 92,291 reads 89 comments

  17. Undrafted Rookie RB Zach Zenner Making a Name for Himself with Detroit Lions

    Heading into training camp, talk of the Detroit backfield centered on how carries would be split between starter Joique Bell and rookie Ameer Abdullah ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 30,479 reads 53 comments

  18. Alex Smith, Chiefs Offense Look Like Legit Threat In Preseason Win

    The Kansas City Chiefs have been on quite the roller coaster the past few seasons. The NFL 's worst team in 2012. A surprise playoff team the following season. Right back out of the postseason a year ago...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 25,307 reads 144 comments

  19. Bleacher Report's Preseason Week 2 NFL Awards

    The 2015 NFL preseason has reached the halfway point. For some teams, it came with renewed hope. The Tennessee Titans saw a strong second showing from rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 86,806 reads 162 comments

  20. Accuracy, Consistency Keys to Better 2nd Preseason Start for Jameis Winston

    There were a lot of adjectives thrown around regarding Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston 's first preseason start. Tom Pelissero of USA Today called it "uneven...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 15,073 reads 18 comments

  21. St. Louis Rams vs. Tennessee Titans: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Week 2 of the NFL preseason is just about in the books. For most teams it was an uneventful weekend. For the Green Bay Packers it was a disaster...

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  22. Ranking the Most Impressive Preseason Performers So Far

    We're just about halfway through the 2015 NFL preseason. As of this morning, 10 NFL teams have played two exhibition contests. There's a full slate on tap for Saturday as well...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 56,664 reads 143 comments

  23. Johnny Manziel Has Earned Chance to Start for Browns in Preseason Week 3

    Yes, you read that title right. No, I have not been drinking. Much-beleaguered quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Cleveland Browns , who has been the butt of more jokes than ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 196,548 reads 279 comments

  24. Kelvin Benjamin Injury Crushing Blow for Panthers' Playoff Hopes

    In 2014, the Carolina Panthers became the first team in NFL history to win the NFC South two years running. Yes, it was with a 7-8-1 record, but two in a row is two in a row...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 79,831 reads 207 comments

  25. Does Chris Johnson Have Anything Left to Offer the Arizona Cardinals?

    It wasn't long ago that Chris Johnson was arguably the most electrifying player in the NFL . He had just rushed for over 2,000 yards in 2009. Three times that season, Johnson scored on runs of at least 85 yards...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about almost 2 years ago 10,173 reads 14 comments