1. Colts vs. Broncos: A Complete Guide to Sunday Night Football Week 1

    The first Sunday of the 2014 NFL season ends with a bang. On Sunday night two AFC heavyweights will duke it out in the Mile High City when the Indianapolis Colts battle the Denver Broncos ...

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  2. Andre Ellington Injury Could Be Finishing Blow to Cardinals' Playoff Hopes

    In Imperial China, there was a form of torture known as "Death by a Thousand Cuts." Pieces were systematically cut from the hapless victim, until they died a slow and excruciatingly painful death...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 27 days ago 53,128 reads 81 comments

  3. If Colts Expect to Run the Ball, the Time to Turn to Ahmad Bradshaw Is Now

    The Indianapolis Colts enter the 2014 NFL season as the prohibitive favorites to win the AFC South for a second straight year. The team is viewed by most as a legitimate Super Bowl contender...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 28 days ago 15,685 reads 47 comments

  4. NFL Predictions Week 1: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Predictions

    The NFL National and Division Lead Writers here at Bleacher Report have made more prognostications this week than Carnac the Magnificent . They have forecast this year's individual award winners ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 28 days ago 275,839 reads 217 comments

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

    It's the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas, although stores will probably start putting out decorations any day now...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 29 days ago 268,249 reads 332 comments

  6. Bleacher Report's NFL All-Rookie Team Predictions

    The countdown has almost reached zero. In one day, the 2014 NFL season begins. It's been a long offseason, a hot summer filled with unimaginable horrors. Baseball. Tennis. Golf...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 29 days ago 50,061 reads 134 comments

  7. Bleacher Report's Preseason NFL All-Pro Team

    The long wait for football is almost over. In two short days, the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks will kick off the 2014 campaign. This Sunday will mark the first of 17 straight weeks of exciting NFL action...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 54,727 reads 169 comments

  8. Bleacher Report's Preseason NFL Award Predictions

    Football season has arrived. The first weekend of college football action is in the books. Before the week's out, the NFL will also have kicked off the 2014 campaign...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 188,424 reads 385 comments

  9. Bengals Made Smart Decision Parting with Veteran RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

    Even on the best of days, no one was going to confuse running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis with Adrian Peterson . Only twice in six years has Green-Ellis topped 1,000 yards on the ground...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 11,614 reads 5 comments

  10. Harsh but Fair 9-Game Ban Must Be Wake-Up Call for Aldon Smith

    The San Francisco 49ers have one of the most formidable defenses in the National Football League. Their linebacker corps is widely considered the best in the NFL ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 45,960 reads 147 comments

  11. Seahawks RB Christine Michael Remains a Supremely Talented Work In Progress

    No Seattle Seahawks player garnered more positive press during the offseason than running back Christine Michael...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 9,657 reads 11 comments

  12. Fantasy Football 2014 Cheatsheet: Roundup of Top Expert Rankings

    In just one short week, the 2014 NFL season will begin with a rematch of the infamous "Fail Mary" game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 55,418 reads 9 comments

  13. Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Simulating Every Round

    It's almost here! One week from today, the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks will kick off the 2014 NFL season with a rematch of the infamous "Fail Mary" game...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 94,997 reads 88 comments

  14. The All-NFL Fantasy Football Sleeper Team Heading into 2014

    In fantasy football, the name of the game is value. OK, the name of the game is winning, but in order to do that it's essential that fantasy owners get value with their draft picks...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 297,740 reads 155 comments

  15. Brandon Meriweather Should Be Facing Last Chance in NFL Following Suspension

    In recent years, the NFL has made player safety a priority. The reason why was on display Saturday night in Denver, where Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker sustained his third ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 9,255 reads 34 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 12,277 reads 12 comments

  17. 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 month ago 27,928 reads 62 comments

  18. 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 1 month ago 13,116 reads 22 comments

  19. 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 1 month ago 14,342 reads 29 comments

  20. 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 1 month ago 16,742 reads 18 comments

  21. 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 1 month ago 11,041 reads 36 comments

  22. 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 1 month ago 86,229 reads 193 comments

  23. 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 1 month ago 9,662 reads 15 comments

  24. 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 1 month ago 10,581 reads 9 comments

  25. 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 1 month ago 6,528 reads 6 comments