1. NFL Week 3 Picks: Last-Minute Expert Predictions from Around the Web

    It's Week 3 of the 2013 season, and while the season's still young things are already taking shape across the NFL . The Denver Broncos look like the class of the AFC. Same for Seattle in the NFC...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 43,831 reads 26 comments

  2. Is Alex Smith the Ultimate Game Manager?

    Usually when describing quarterbacks, the term "game manager" is either a half-hearted compliment or an equally lukewarm insult...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 11,969 reads 328 comments

  3. NFL Needs to Show More Impartiality in Fining Players

    We're two weeks into the 2013 NFL season. That means two weeks worth of players hitting one another on the football field and two weeks of the commissioner's office hitting players in the wallets...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 547 reads 6 comments

  4. Trent Richardson Trade: Colts RB Ensures Young Nucleus Is Future Dynasty

    The NFL was rocked by a blockbuster trade on Wednesday—one that has fans in one Midwestern state dancing with joy, while their neighbors to the east throw their hands up in frustration...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 82,727 reads 550 comments

  5. Fantasy Football: Why David Wilson Owners Would Be Crazy to Bench Giants RB

    Things haven't gotten off to the best of starts for running backs in fantasy football this year. With a few exceptions, many of the so-called big guns in the backfield are off to slow starts...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 30,469 reads 41 comments

  6. Assigning Blame for the Washington Redskins' 0-2 Start

    The second half of the 2012 season was a Cinderella story for the Washington Redskins . A 3-6 Redskins team won their last seven games, and they were propelled into the playoffs by the stellar rookie season of quarterback Robert Griffin...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 2,679 reads 37 comments

  7. 5 Players Worth Dropping from Fantasy Football Rosters After Week 2

    Week 2 of the 2013 NFL season has come and gone, and with it a few trends have already revealed themselves for fantasy football. Wide receivers are putting up gaudy scores left and right...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 126,290 reads 71 comments

  8. Has Ndamukong Suh Become the NFL's Ultimate Villain?

    There's an old saying that perception is reality. The perception around Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is that he's a very talented player who just can't play within the rules...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 3,484 reads 50 comments

  9. NFL Week 2 Highlight Tape

    It's Week 2 of the 2013 NFL season, and certain storylines are already beginning to emerge. The Philadelphia Eagles are going to score a lot of points. It's a good thing, though, because it doesn't look like their defense can stop anyone...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 3,151 reads 0 comments

  10. Should NFL Punish Brandon Meriweather for Controversial Hits?

    In an era where player safety has become one of the biggest talking points in the NFL , the league has cracked down on helmet-to-helmet hits. Apparently, Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather didn't get the memo...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 6,413 reads 46 comments

  11. NFL Week 2 Picks: Last-Minute Expert Predictions from Around the Web

    Week 2 of the 2013 NFL season is underway, with the New England Patriots having gotten things rolling by outlasting the New York Jets 13-10...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 28,698 reads 3 comments

  12. Fantasy Football Week 2: Nightmare Matchups to Avoid at All Cost

    It's Week 2 of the 2013 NFL season, and for fantasy owners, that means one of two things: It's either the penthouse or the outhouse. Undefeated or winless...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 53,073 reads 121 comments

  13. Kenbrell Thompkins: Why Fantasy Owners Shouldn't Give Up on Patriots Rookie WR

    New England Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins was a preseason Cinderella story. After a big showing in New England's third preseason game, many fantasy owners scrambled to add the undrafted free agent to their rosters...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 33,087 reads 91 comments

  14. Without Reliable Backfield, Is Eli Manning Being Asked to Do Too Much?

    The New York Giants ' season-opening loss to the Dallas Cowboys was an ugly affair marred by six turnovers. However, giveaways weren't the only issue the Giants had against Dallas...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 3,433 reads 20 comments

  15. Are the Texans Mishandling Arian Foster?

    The Houston Texans eked out a three-point win over the San Diego Chargers on Monday night, propelled to victory by 346 passing yards and three scores from quarterback Matt Schaub...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 7,120 reads 19 comments

  16. Michael Vick: Grading Philadelphia Eagles QB's Week 1 Performance vs. Redskins

    There probably isn't a more polarizing quarterback in the National Football League over the past decade than Michael Vick ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 8,251 reads 19 comments

  17. Twitter Reacts to Chip Kelly, Eagles Offense vs. Redskins

    Monday night's NFC East showdown between the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins was our first extended look at head coach Chip Kelly 's frenetic offense in the NFL , and the Eagles ran wild early en route to a 33-27 win...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 55,760 reads 203 comments

  18. Is Clay Matthews a Dirty Player after Late Hit and Fight with 49ers?

    In the weeks leading up to the Green Bay Packers Week 1 matchup with the San Francisco 49ers , linebacker Clay Matthews told ESPN's Mike and Mike radio show that "you want to put hits as early and often on the quarterback...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 12,965 reads 112 comments

  19. NFL Week 1 Highlight Tape

    It's the absolute best time of year for football fans. The college season is underway in earnest, with Notre Dame and Michigan having played in one of the collegiate game's great rivalries Saturday night...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 2,560 reads 0 comments

  20. Grading the Top Quarterback Debuts from Week 1 of NFL Action

    The 2013 NFL season finally got underway in earnest with a full slate of action on Sunday. Among the 13 games, five featured quarterbacks either making their pro debuts or their first start with a new team...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 30,686 reads 51 comments

  21. Last-Minute Expert Consensus NFL Picks from Around the Web

    After months of waiting, it's time. After sitting through free agency, the draft, OTAs, training camp and the preseason, the most wonderful time of year has finally arrived. No, not Christmas...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 28,174 reads 12 comments

  22. Who Is Denver Broncos' Julius Thomas, Other Than Peyton Manning's Secret Weapon?

    There was a great deal of talk about the Denver Broncos' passing game in the offseason. Very little of that talk revolved around third-year tight end Julius Thomas , who had one catch for five yards on his NFL resume...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 47,350 reads 103 comments

  23. Ravens vs. Broncos: Full Preview, Predictions and Analysis for Season Opener

    The wait is finally over. On Thursday night, the Baltimore Ravens travel to face the Denver Broncos in the first game of the 2013 NFL season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 16,917 reads 37 comments

  24. How Champ Bailey's Absence Affects Broncos' Defense vs. Joe Flacco

    The Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos kick off the 2013 NFL season on Thursday, with a rematch of a thrilling double-overtime playoff game that the Ravens won in January. The Broncos are aiming for a measure of revenge in the season opener...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 4,486 reads 19 comments

  25. Was Houston Texans Linebacker Brian Cushing Worth Massive Extension?

    Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing watched from the sidelines last year as Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt became the heart of the team's defense. However, the Texans apparently haven't forgotten what the 26-year-old can do for them..

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 14,618 reads 63 comments