1. 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 9 hours ago 6,102 reads 15 comments

  2. 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 10 hours ago 13,817 reads 74 comments

  3. 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 4 days ago 86,317 reads 162 comments

  4. 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 5 days ago 14,953 reads 18 comments

  5. 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...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 days ago 99,492 reads 130 comments

  6. 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 7 days ago 54,455 reads 143 comments

  7. 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 8 days ago 194,485 reads 289 comments

  8. 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 10 days ago 72,399 reads 205 comments

  9. 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 11 days ago 8,938 reads 15 comments

  10. Bleacher Report's Preseason Week 1 NFL Awards

    Well, folks, football season is finally here. OK, sort of. Yes, teams played a full slate of games across the NFL this past week...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 days ago 176,690 reads 353 comments

  11. Tim Tebow Provides Spark in Eagles Debut but Still Has Long Way to Go

    You can count on very few things in life. Death. Taxes. Politicians lying. And Tim Tebow creating a buzz every time he steps on an NFL field. Such was the case Sunday, when Tebow took the field to a standing ovation in Philadelphia...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 13 days ago 218,503 reads 330 comments

  12. Breaking Down Jameis Winston's NFL Preseason Debut

    On Saturday night, the NFL 's focus was on Minnesota, where rookie quarterback (and No. 1 overall pick) Jameis Winston was set to see the first game action of his career when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took on the Minnesota Vikings ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 13 days ago 39,086 reads 273 comments

  13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    It's time for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to unwrap their new toy. On Saturday night in the Twin Cities, the No...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 14 days ago 114,461 reads 282 comments

  14. NFL Preseason Week 1: Takeaways from Friday's Action

    It's that most wonderful time of the year. Well, if you're a fourth-string wide receiver, anyway. Week 1 of the 2015 NFL preseason is underway, played to the theme of "Send in the Scrubs...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 14 days ago 111,719 reads 255 comments

  15. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 14

    Well, folks, the 2015 NFL preseason is underway in earnest. Six games were played on Thursday night and another half-dozen took place on Friday. Thursday's games brought with them what NFL teams fear most this time of year: injuries...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 15 days ago 214,522 reads 116 comments

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

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III have more than a few things in common. Both played college football in the state of Texas...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 16 days ago 117,387 reads 151 comments

  17. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 13

    Are you ready for some football? OK, are you ready for some sort of football? On Thursday, the 2015 NFL preseason gets underway in earnest with six games being played, including a potential Super Bowl 50 preview in Foxborough, Massachusetts ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 16 days ago 8,977 reads 30 comments

  18. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 12

    Tuesday brought with it a titanic development across the NFL , one that shook the league to its very foundations. OK, so that might be a slight exaggeration. Most of the NFL's teams released their first depth charts of 2015...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 17 days ago 908 reads 1 comments

  19. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 11

    Training camp, like Saturday night in Elton John songs, is alright for fighting. Yes, coaches hem and haw about how there's "no place" for it. But there's a reason there are so many scuffles in camp every year...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 18 days ago 180,824 reads 256 comments

  20. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 10

    The madness is officially underway. Well, sort of anyway. On Sunday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings kicked off the 2015 NFL preseason with the annual Hall of Fame Game, which the Vikings won 14-3...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 19 days ago 73,325 reads 77 comments

  21. 2015 Hall of Fame Game Viewing Guide: Who, What and Why You Should Watch

    Are you ready for some football? Granted, it's only a preseason game, but Sunday night NFL junkies across America will be treated to their first taste of football when the Pittsburgh ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 20 days ago 28,865 reads 44 comments

  22. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 7

    Friday brings with it the end of the first full week of training camps around the NFL . For some teams, it's been a good week. Young players have taken to the NFL more quickly than expected...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 22 days ago 78,375 reads 91 comments

  23. Remembering Tim Brown's Hall of Fame Career

    If you ask fans of the Oakland Raiders who best personifies the team's stay in Los Angeles from 1982-1994, odds are one of three names is coming up. The first is tailback Marcus Allen, who spent his entire 11-year Raiders tenure in Los Angeles...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 22 days ago 43,972 reads 62 comments

  24. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 6

    There are a lot of things that NFL teams try to accomplish during training camp. Get veteran players ready for the grind that is the regular season. Get rookie players acclimated to the NFL...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 23 days ago 129,692 reads 95 comments

  25. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 5

    It's every NFL team's worst fear this time of year. Every squad enters training camp with two mantras: Get ready for the regular season and avoid injuries. Well, the Houston Texans are one for two...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 24 days ago 194,442 reads 156 comments