1. NFL Preseason Week 3: What to Watch for in Saturday's Matchups

    There's something in the air. No, not that. Sorry about that. I should know better than to have Taco Bell as I write. No, that something is football. This weekend brings with it the third week of the 2014 NFL preseason...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 hours ago 621 reads 2 comments

  2. NFL Preseason Week 3: What to Watch for in Friday's Matchups

    We've hit the third week of the NFL preseason, and that can mean only one thing: "Dress rehearsal" time! Over the next few days, starters across the NFL will see their most extensive action of the exhibition season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 day ago 26,091 reads 62 comments

  3. Eagles vs. Steelers: What to Watch for in Preseason Week 3 Opener

    A fortnight. That's all that stands between NFL teams and the beginning of the 2014 regular season. Two short weeks. 14 days. With this being the third week of the 2014 preseason, that also means that it's "dress rehearsal" time...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 days ago 12,910 reads 22 comments

  4. Extension for Bengals OLB Vontaze Burfict Biggest Steal of the 2014 Offseason

    The Cincinnati Bengals caught more than a little flak earlier this month when the team inked quarterback Andy Dalton to a contract extension that could pay him over $100 million over the next six seasons...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 days ago 13,818 reads 29 comments

  5. The Complete Guide to NFL Preseason Week 3

    It's dress rehearsal time! The third week of the 2014 NFL preseason brings with it the all-important "dress rehearsals," where starters see their most extensive playing time of the exhibition season in preparation for the games that count...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 days ago 16,243 reads 18 comments

  6. What Darnell Dockett Injury Means for Arizona Cardinals Defense

    The Arizona Cardinals were a pleasant surprise in 2013, winning 10 games thanks to a punishing defense that ranked first in the NFL against the run...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 days ago 8,441 reads 34 comments

  7. Cleveland Browns vs. Washington Redskins: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    America's got the fever. Johnny fever. Manziel mania. Whatever you want to call it, the hype surrounding rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has spread to the nation's capital. On Monday night, the Cleveland Browns traveled to D...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 days ago 85,452 reads 195 comments

  8. Browns vs. Redskins: What to Watch for in Preseason Week 2 Finale

    The NFL saved the best for last in Week 2 of the 2014 preseason, at least where anticipation and hype are concerned...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 days ago 9,582 reads 15 comments

  9. NFL Preseason Week 2: What to Watch for in Sunday's Matchups

    We're well into the second week of the 2014 NFL preseason. Already this week we've seen a dominant performance from the Seattle Seahawks and impressive preseason debuts from quarterbacks ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 days ago 10,467 reads 9 comments

  10. What Charles Sims Injury Means for Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offense

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had a rough season in 2013, due in no small part to a ground game beset by injuries that ranked 22nd in the NFL ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 days ago 6,026 reads 6 comments

  11. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors & Analysis for August 14

    Go time is almost here. On Thursday night, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Chicago Bears kicked off the second full week of preseason action. In three short weeks, the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers will get the 2014 season underway in earnest...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 days ago 22,633 reads 17 comments

  12. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 13

    They say all good things must come to an end, and such is the case with training camps across the NFL . Although, the players might disagree as to just how great all those drills are...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 days ago 35,363 reads 48 comments

  13. 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 11 days ago 15,532 reads 16 comments

  14. 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 11 days ago 14,001 reads 17 comments

  15. 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 days ago 10,190 reads 25 comments

  16. 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 days ago 12,101 reads 6 comments

  17. 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 15 days ago 86,211 reads 181 comments

  18. 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 15 days ago 8,327 reads 14 comments

  19. 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 15 days ago 76,978 reads 70 comments

  20. 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 16 days ago 32,750 reads 31 comments

  21. 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 16 days ago 18,408 reads 20 comments

  22. 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 16 days ago 17,321 reads 30 comments

  23. 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 17 days ago 4,145 reads 8 comments

  24. 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 17 days ago 23,963 reads 18 comments

  25. 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 18 days ago 9,403 reads 28 comments