1. Why Travis Kelce Is Primed for a Breakout Season in 2015

    In 2014, the Kansas City Chiefs passing game was many things. Good was not one of them. The team ranked 29th in the NFL in passing yardage. Twenty-seventh in passing touchdowns...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 22,616 reads 79 comments

  2. Will Ryan Clady's Injury Torpedo Peyton Manning's Shot at Another Super Bowl?

    For most of the 2014 season, the Denver Broncos appeared headed for a second straight Super Bowl appearance...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 133,775 reads 221 comments

  3. Predicting NFL Records That Will Fall During the 2015 Season

    Records are made to be broken, or so the old saying goes. That certainly holds true in the National Football League. Not a season goes by where we don't see records fall, be they the sort set in a single year or those that take a career to surpass...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 88,500 reads 185 comments

  4. With Tough Decisions Ahead, Seahawks' Championship Window Might Be Closing

    Over the past several years, the Seattle Seahawks have risen to power as the most dominant team in the NFC...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 52,499 reads 218 comments

  5. Is Odell Beckham Jr. Destined for Regression Regardless of 'Madden Curse'?

    Dark, sinister clouds are gathering over the Big Apple. Evil forces are at work, forces set on completely and utterly destroying the NFL 's most explosive rookie from a season ago...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 31,832 reads 231 comments

  6. Fantasy Football Rankings 2015: Early Breakdown of the Top 25 QBs

    In the NFL , there is no position more important than quarterback. Teams that have great ones usually do well. Teams that don't? Well, look at the Cleveland Browns, who haven't had a decent one in over two decades...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 58,099 reads 206 comments

  7. NFL Stars with the Most to Prove in 2015

    With free agency and the 2015 NFL draft both in the rearview mirror, the focus has shifted across the National Football League. Up to now, it was all about assembling this year's teams...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 254,579 reads 489 comments

  8. Dante Fowler's Season-Ending Injury Latest Blow to Hard-Luck Jaguars

    The Jacksonville Jaguars haven't had much luck in the first round of the NFL draft in recent years. Blaine Gabbert. Justin Blackmon. Luke Joeckel. Bust, bust and sure looks like a bust so far...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 100,222 reads 237 comments

  9. Expert Consensus NFL Rookie Award Predictions

    Prognostication is defined as "the act of forecasting or predicting (something future) from present indications or signs...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 298,168 reads 574 comments

  10. Remembering Ed Reed's Legendary NFL Career

    Not since the end of the 2012 season has safety Ed Reed donned the purple and black of the Baltimore Ravens, prowling the back end of the defense...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 15,554 reads 53 comments

  11. Cowboys' Failure to Address RB in NFL Draft Will Be Team's Undoing in 2015

    Each year in the NFL draft, there are picks that leave fans and pundits alike scratching their heads. It never fails. 2015 was no exception. However, for the Dallas Cowboys , it wasn't so much the picks they made as the one they didn't...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 28,158 reads 371 comments

  12. Updated Fantasy Football Positional Rankings: Post-Draft

    It's almost go time, people. The 2015 NFL draft is in the books, but while the curtain has fallen in Chicago, it will soon be rising again in man caves and watering holes across the land...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 42,265 reads 92 comments

  13. Nate Boyer Has Beaten Odds Before, Don't Bet Against Seahawks' Newest Player

    Every year during the NFL draft, we hear about players who have taken the "scenic route." Troubled childhoods. Run-ins with the law. Community college...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 121,020 reads 87 comments

  14. Jaelen Strong Falls into Perfect Situation as Texans' 3rd-Round Pick

    When Arizona State wide receiver Jaelen Strong fell from the first round of the 2015 NFL draft, it was considered a disappointment for the 6'2" 217-pounder...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 2,648 reads 1 comments

  15. Is Eddie Goldman the Answer to Bears' Embarrassing Defensive Woes?

    Last year, the Chicago Bears were a hot mess defensively. The team ranked 30th in total defense and 31st in scoring defense...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 30,104 reads 64 comments

  16. Did Washington Make Right Call Going All-in on Brandon Scherff, RG3?

    It's been a little while since we saw the Washington Redskins in the first round of the NFL draft. Since 2012, in fact, when the team mortgaged their future to move up and pick quarterback Robert Griffin III ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 27,743 reads 125 comments

  17. 2015 NFL Draft: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Predictions

    Hail hail the gang's all here! Throughout the 2014 season, the National Lead and Division Lead Writers here at Bleacher Report made predictions about how the year would unfold. We forecast individual award winners ( Drew Brees as NFL MVP? Um, OK)...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 108,653 reads 69 comments

  18. Dion Jordan Suspension Doesn't Do 2015 NFL Draft's 'Problem Children' Any Favors

    The Miami Dolphins made Dion Jordan the third overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft. So enamored with his talents were the Dolphins that they traded up in the first round, making the Oregon star the first defensive player selected that year...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 33,024 reads 86 comments

  19. 2015 NFL Draft: Playing Fact or Fiction with All the Latest Rumors

    It's almost go time! In just two short days, the 2015 NFL draft will kick off in Chicago when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers go on the clock with the No. 1 overall pick. By the time the Arizona Cardinals pick "Mr...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 72,709 reads 50 comments

  20. Shane Ray's Reported Pot Bust May Be Enough to Complete Slide Out of 1st Round

    Some young men just refuse to get out of their own way. Despite their potential status as first-round picks in the NFL draft (and the millions of dollars on the line), far too ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 64,704 reads 212 comments

  21. With Addition of Greg Jennings, New Dolphins WR Corps Deja Vu All over Again

    There hasn't been a team in the NFL more active this offseason than the Miami Dolphins . In addition to rebuilding the defense around free-agent defensive tackle Ndamukong ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 85,675 reads 182 comments

  22. Which Teams Got Hosed by the 2015 NFL Schedule?

    The slate is set. The National Football League released the full schedule for 2015 on Tuesday. It begins with the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots playing host to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday, September 10, and wraps up when the St...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 129,312 reads 182 comments

  23. Big Extension for Ravens CB Jimmy Smith Classic Ozzie Newsome Move

    There are some NFL teams that have a plan. You may not always agree with elements of the plan, but even then you can see the plan at work. Every step is consistent, made the same way toward the same goal...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 16,103 reads 60 comments

  24. Randy Gregory Shaping Up to Be 2015 NFL Draft's Biggest 1st-Round Wild Card

    The last couple of weeks before the NFL draft are usually short on hard news and long on speculation...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 9,064 reads 32 comments

  25. Could ASU's Damarious Randall Sneak into First Round of 2015 NFL Draft?

    While there may not be a consensus top edge-rusher or running back in the 2015 NFL draft, for the past couple of months the debate appeared settled at the back end of the defense...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 10,115 reads 31 comments