1. NFL Picks Week 12: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    As the stretch run for the NFL playoffs begins, the league gave everyone a very clear reminder in Week 11. We know nothing. We didn't know that the Seattle Seahawks would already have lost more games in 2014 than they did all of last year...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 275,219 reads 406 comments

  2. Bleacher Report's Week 11 NFL Awards

    Week 11 in the National Football League was a textbook example of why you can't take anything for granted in the NFL . The Denver Broncos got smoked by the St. Louis Rams. Yes, you read that right...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 8,428 reads 23 comments

  3. Ahmad Bradshaw's Injury Will Be Too Much for Colts to Overcome

    It's bad enough that the Indianapolis Colts lost a football game Sunday night, a humbling 42-20 beatdown at the hands of the surging New England Patriots ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 14,878 reads 40 comments

  4. Mounting Defensive Injuries Biggest Obstacle to Deep Playoff Run for 49ers

    Over the past few years, the San Francisco 49ers have annually been a leading contender to advance to the Super Bowl in the NFC—a feat the team accomplished in 2012...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 8,395 reads 46 comments

  5. Avoiding Turnovers Key to Successful 1st NFL Start for Texans QB Ryan Mallett

    This week's matchup between the Houston Texans and Cleveland Browns is a battle of bridesmaids-turned-brides, a pair of former understudies of Tom Brady who are now starting quarterbacks in the NFL in their own right...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 3,955 reads 23 comments

  6. NFL Predictions Week 11: Expert Consensus Projections

    Pressure is mounting across the National Football League. For many teams, we've reached the point in the season where the margin for error is zero if those teams have any aspirations of continuing their season into January...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 112,730 reads 141 comments

  7. NFL Picks Week 11: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    As it sometimes does, the NFL taught us all a lesson in Week 10. We know nothing. If you added together the number of people who picked the Cleveland Browns to be all alone in ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 320,842 reads 471 comments

  8. Bleacher Report's Week 10 NFL Awards

    Ladies and gentlemen, I'm about to tell you something terrifying, something that may well be a portent of the coming apocalypse...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 62,317 reads 117 comments

  9. Should Floundering Jaguars be Losing Patience with Gus Bradley?

    In the National Football League, quick turnarounds are becoming more rule than exception. Last year, the Kansas City Chiefs went from 2-14 to playoff team...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 4,060 reads 36 comments

  10. Carson Palmer Extension Easy Decision for Surging Arizona Cardinals

    There hasn't been a bigger surprise in the National Football League in 2014 than the Arizona Cardinals , who are owners of the NFL 's best record at the halfway mark at 7-1...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 23,009 reads 45 comments

  11. Washed-Up Lance Briggs Poster Boy for Bears' Defensive Woes

    The Chicago Bears have long been known for their defense. The "Monsters of the Midway" of the 1940s. The '85 Bears, widely regarded as the best single-season defensive squad (and overall team) in NFL history...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 10,094 reads 65 comments

  12. NFL Predictions Week 10: Expert Consensus Projections

    It seems like only yesterday that the 2014 NFL season began, but the reality is we've already hit the month of November and Week 10. Some things have gone according to plan, but there have been more than a few big surprises as well...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 175,756 reads 201 comments

  13. NFL Picks Week 10: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    In the NFL , the only thing that's certain is nothing is certain. Had you said before the season that entering Week 10, the Arizona Cardinals would have the NFL's best record and ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 237,069 reads 410 comments

  14. Bleacher Report's Week 9 NFL Awards

    If there was a theme to Week 9 across the NFL , it was showdowns that turned into blowouts. The big meeting between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning was over early...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 12,221 reads 18 comments

  15. Bleacher Report's 2014 NFL Midseason Report Cards

    Week 9 of the 2014 NFL season is in the books, which means, bye week or no, each NFL club has now played at least half its games. Some things have gone as we thought they would...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 134,812 reads 237 comments

  16. Bleacher Report's Midseason NFL All-Pro Team

    Peyton Manning . Justin James Watt. Those players are two of the National Football's League's very best at what they do. Manning is a household name who has appeared in approximately every commercial of the past two years...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 118,097 reads 369 comments

  17. NFL Predictions Week 9: Expert Consensus Projections

    As hard as it seems to believe, by the time Week 9 is in the books, we'll already have hit November. The NFL season will also have moved into the second half...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 158,219 reads 132 comments

  18. NFL Picks Week 9: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    We are halfway home. With eight weeks of the 2014 NFL schedule in the books, more than half of the teams in the league have played half their slate. Storylines and division races have taken shape...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 84,871 reads 272 comments

  19. Bleacher Report's Midseason NFL All-Rookie Team

    As is the case every year in the National Football League, some rookies are making a big impact for their respective teams over the first half of the 2014 season. However, many of those rookies aren't who we thought they'd be...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 34,737 reads 160 comments

  20. Bleacher Report's Week 8 NFL Awards

    Grip it and rip it. That was the theme in the National Football League in Week 8, which was pass-happy even by today's standards. In fact, it was a record-setting week in that regard...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 5,956 reads 24 comments

  21. Bleacher Report's Midseason NFL Awards

    It seems like only yesterday that we were preparing for the season opener of the 2014 NFL season. Hope sprang anew for all 32 NFL teams. Much has changed since then...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 71,708 reads 427 comments

  22. NFL Predictions Week 8: Expert Consensus Projections

    It seems like only yesterday that the 2014 season was getting underway, but by the time the dust settles on Week 8 most teams will have played half their games. Some things have gone according to plan...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 135,353 reads 68 comments

  23. NFL Picks Week 8: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Week 7 brought with it even more surprises than usual in the NFL . The 1-4 St. Louis Rams stunned the suddenly reeling Seattle Seahawks. The previously winless Jacksonville Jaguars didn't just get a victory; they rolled the Cleveland Browns...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 309,466 reads 344 comments

  24. Bleacher Report's Week 7 NFL Awards

    Seven weeks into the season, the NFL has gone like the NFL usually goes. That's to say: For everything we thought we knew, there have been two surprises...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 90,219 reads 130 comments

  25. Kirk Cousins Has NFL Future, But He's Proven It's Not As a Starter

    You know, it wasn't that long ago that Kirk Cousins was being anointed as the quarterback of the future in Washington...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 9,736 reads 58 comments