1. Lack of Greg Hardy Extension Caps Off Dismal Offseason for Carolina Panthers

    2013 was something of a dream season for the Carolina Panthers . After starting the season 1-3, the Panthers reeled off 11 wins in 12 games to stunningly capture the NFC South...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 17 days ago 5,451 reads 41 comments

  2. Extension for Justin Houston Could Cause Big Headaches for Chiefs Down the Road

    The Kansas City Chiefs turned things around in a big way in 2013, but as the team tries to build on last year's successes, the realities of life in the salary-cap era in the NFL loom large over the team...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 17 days ago 8,714 reads 43 comments

  3. How Much Pressure Is Kelvin Benjamin Facing in Carolina Panthers Training Camp?

    Last year, the Carolina Panthers were one of the NFL 's biggest surprises. After starting the season 1-3, the Panthers won 11 of their last 12 games to capture the NFC South. That success brings with it increased expectations for the 2014 season..

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 26 days ago 15,574 reads 63 comments

  4. Have the Patriots Quietly Built the NFL's Most Formidable Defensive Line?

    When discussion turns to the NFL 's best defensive lines, a number of suspects are mentioned. There's the St. Louis Rams , who added disruptive tackle Aaron Donald to an already loaded front this year...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 28 days ago 27,757 reads 85 comments

  5. What's Next for the Dolphins After Dion Jordan Suspension?

    By just about any objective measure, the Miami Dolphins ' 2014 offseason has been sort of a mess. Free-agent acquisition Knowshon Moreno showed up out of shape and had to ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 28 days ago 23,124 reads 105 comments

  6. Can Josh McCown Replicate 2013 Success in Tampa Bay?

    Heading into the 2013 season, Josh McCown was a 34-year-old journeyman backup, a quarterback with all of two starts since 2007. However, when Jay Cutler went down for the Bears last year, McCown didn't just step up...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 29 days ago 2,944 reads 17 comments

  7. Can a Healthy Chris Johnson Recapture Past Glory with the New York Jets?

    There was a time when Chris Johnson was considered arguably the best running back in the National Football League. In 2009, Johnson became the sixth player in NFL history to gain over 2,000 yards on the ground in a single season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 29 days ago 7,004 reads 50 comments

  8. What's Next for Buffalo Bills Following Kiko Alonso Injury?

    The Buffalo Bills suffered through yet another disappointing season in 2013, but there were bright spots, including the play of rookie linebacker Kiko Alonso ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 12,944 reads 35 comments

  9. What Newly Acquired LB Rolando McClain Adds to the Dallas Cowboys Defense

    In 2013, the Dallas Cowboys fielded the worst defense in the National Football League. In the offseason, they lost defensive end DeMarcus Ware and defensive tackle Jason Hatcher to free agency...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 31,157 reads 85 comments

  10. Fantasy Football Questions That Must Be Answered in Training Camps

    Fall and winter may be when football season takes place, but for many fantasy football enthusiasts, there's no better time of year than summer. That's because it's draft season. Every owner (in redraft leagues, at least) has a clean slate...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 13,207 reads 10 comments

  11. CFL Star Wideout Duron Carter Developing into Super Sleeper for NFL Teams

    In recent years, NFL teams such as the Miami Dolphins and Indianapolis Colts have hit the jackpot bringing in talent from the CFL , acquiring key defensive contributors ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 71,318 reads 93 comments

  12. How Will the Eagles Replace Lane Johnson at RT to Start 2014 Season?

    After rising from the NFC East cellar to capture the division title in 2013, the Philadelphia Eagles were likely hoping for a nice, quiet offseason...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 8,599 reads 35 comments

  13. Rounding Up the Latest NFL Offseason Rumors, Buzz and Speculation

    Things are about to get really interesting around the National Football League. Right now, players are on their last extended break of the year. When next they gather, it will be for training camp, which leads into the preseason...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 4,998 reads 9 comments

  14. Latest Fantasy Football Stock Watch, Post-Minicamps Edition

    It's the calm before the proverbial storm. The last lull in the NFL 's offseason is underway, as teams break from OTAs before the mayhem begins in earnest when training camps start next month...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 16,977 reads 15 comments

  15. Dolphins CB Cortland Finnegan Needs to Focus on Future, Not Complain About Past

    Given how poorly the 2013 season went for cornerback Cortland Finnegan , one would think that the 30-year-old would want to bury the past in as deep a hole as possible...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 14,967 reads 43 comments

  16. Latest Update on the NFL's Biggest Injured Stars

    Injuries are, unfortunately, a fact of life in the National Football League. As frustrating as those injuries can be, it's that much more maddening when they occur before the season has even started...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 12,961 reads 33 comments

  17. Chargers Fill Biggest Need and Add Big Talent at CB with Brandon Flowers Signing

    The San Diego Chargers made a surprise run to the playoffs last year, then went one step further by stunning the Cincinnati Bengals in the Wild Card Round before falling one week later in Denver...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 8,951 reads 35 comments

  18. How Worried Should the Rams Be About OL Greg Robinson's Early Struggles?

    After making Greg Robinson the second overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft, the St. Louis Rams turned more than a few heads across the NFL by declaring their intention to move the Auburn star from tackle to guard this year...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 79,583 reads 84 comments

  19. Mike Pouncey Injury Huge Blow to Rebuilt Dolphins' Offensive Line

    Last year, the Miami Dolphins ' offensive line was an absolute mess. Ravaged by injuries and the fallout from the Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin affair, no team in the NFL allowed more sacks in 2013...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 6,237 reads 31 comments

  20. Does Andre Johnson Have Legitimate Case for Skipping Texans' Mandatory Minicamp?

    With the Houston Texans coming off a wildly disappointing 2013-14 season, the team's elder statesman has made it abundantly clear that he's unhappy with the current state of affairs with the franchise...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 13,516 reads 70 comments

  21. Fantasy Football 2014: Breaking Down Best Late-Round Steals and Deep Sleepers

    It's getting closer and closer to that time of year. Draft season in fantasy football is just around the corner. In fact, many dynasty leagues are already holding their rookie drafts...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 37,711 reads 30 comments

  22. Finding a Fit for Newly Released CB Brandon Flowers

    The NFL is a fickle mistress. Despite making the Pro Bowl for the first team in his career last year, cornerback Brandon Flowers found that out the hard way on Friday...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 148,709 reads 343 comments

  23. What Does DT Kevin Williams Bring to the Table for the Seattle Seahawks?

    Once upon a time, Kevin Williams was one of the most feared defensive tackles in the NFL , a player so good that he and batterymate Pat Williams earned a nickname with the Minnesota Vikings ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 28,822 reads 120 comments

  24. Brian Hoyer Leading Browns QB Competition Heading into Training Camp

    By far the most-watched position battle in OTAs for the Cleveland Browns has been the battle at quarterback between Brian Hoyer and rookie Johnny Manziel ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 21,494 reads 127 comments

  25. 2014 Fantasy Football Primer: Ultimate Guide to This Year's Trophy

    It's that most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas you goof. Have you been outside recently? It's fantasy football draft season! As we move deeper into the summer, ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 40,206 reads 108 comments