1. Percy Harvin Trade Could Be Boost Rex Ryan, Geno Smith Need to Keep Jobs

    With the New York Jets mired in a six-game losing streak, there's been plenty of talk of axes falling in the Big Apple...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 40,946 reads 173 comments

  2. NFL Officials Are There to Enforce the Rules, Not Help Teams Follow Them

    Being an official in the National Football League is a thankless job. Make the right call, and fans will accuse you of having an agenda or over-officiating the game. Make the wrong call, and out come the swear words and the Mr...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 32,681 reads 371 comments

  3. Is Colin Kaepernick Harder to Game-Plan Against Than Peyton Manning?

    If you polled a group of fans and asked them whether they'd rather see their favorite team face Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning or San Francisco 49ers signal-caller Colin Kaepernick , the vast majority would probably go with the latter.

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 14,955 reads 196 comments

  4. Replacing Victor Cruz Will Define New York Giants' Season

    The New York Giants lost much more than just a football game last week. In addition to being throttled 27-0 by the Philadelphia Eagles , the Giants lost arguably their best player on the offensive side of the ball...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 6,330 reads 17 comments

  5. NFL Predictions Week 7: Expert Consensus Projections

    There's a good chance that history will be made in the National Football League in Week 7. With two more touchdown passes Sunday night against the San Francisco 49ers, Denver Broncos ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 154,550 reads 122 comments

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

    It's hard to believe, but we're already nearing the halfway point of the 2014 NFL regular season. As is usually the case, the first six weeks of the season have brought with them more surprises than you can count...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 289,892 reads 299 comments

  7. Bleacher Report's Week 6 NFL Awards

    It was another wild and wacky week in the NFL . Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning continued his assault on the record books, moving to within two touchdown passes of Brett Favre 's career record in a win over the New York Jets...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 107,553 reads 211 comments

  8. Bears Offense Drawing Criticism, but Defense Will Ultimately Be Their Downfall

    Over the past two weeks, the offense for the Chicago Bears has received its fair share of criticism. It's well-founded...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 7,431 reads 55 comments

  9. Fantasy Football 2014: The Week 6 Under-the-Radar All-Stars

    There are some unfortunate truths in fantasy football. Injuries happen. In the past week alone, New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings and Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 30,605 reads 32 comments

  10. NFL Predictions Week 6: Expert Consensus Projections

    Some weeks I don't know why we even bother. Week 5 was a shining example of what makes the NFL both incredibly exciting and equally unpredictable. Five teams came back from double-digit deficits...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 210,374 reads 92 comments

  11. NFL Picks Week 6: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Week 5 in the National Football League was all about comebacks and beatdowns. No fewer than five NFL teams came roaring back from double-digit deficits to claim victories, headlined ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 336,727 reads 401 comments

  12. Bleacher Report's Week 5 NFL Awards

    Wild doesn't even begin to describe Week 5 in the NFL . There were no fewer than five double-digit comebacks from Detroit to Dallas, including the biggest comeback by a road team in the history of the National Football League...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 86,006 reads 160 comments

  13. Blame for Bengals' Inability to Win Big Games Isn't All Andy Dalton's

    Despite all the success the Cincinnati Bengals have enjoyed on the field over the past three seasons, it's been a different story under the bright lights in prime time or the postseason...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 1,658 reads 1 comments

  14. Buying or Selling Fantasy Football's Most Disappointing Stars in 2014

    As the calendar turns to October and we get ready for the fifth Sunday of the 2014 NFL season, more than a few fantasy owners are pulling their hair out...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 31,553 reads 81 comments

  15. Falcons Defense Doomed to Bury Them vs. Giants in Week 5 and in NFC South Race

    After a dismal 4-12 2013 season, things are looking up a bit for the Atlanta Falcons , who sit at 2-2 and tied for first place in the NFC South...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 8,520 reads 43 comments

  16. NFL Predictions Week 5: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Projections

    If there's one thing in the NFL that's easy to predict, it's that things will be unpredictable. Week 4 served as an object lesson in that chaos...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 240,139 reads 119 comments

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

    The first month of the 2014 NFL season is in the books. The last weekend in September brought with it plenty of surprises, none bigger than the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' thrilling last-second win at Pittsburgh...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 316,227 reads 386 comments

  18. Bleacher Report's Week 4 NFL Awards

    You can't take anything for granted in the National Football League. That mantra was in full effect during a surprise-filled Week 4 that saw a dominant performance by the Dallas ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 111,611 reads 245 comments

  19. Benching EJ Manuel for Kyle Orton Short-Sighted Move by Scuffling Bills

    Two weeks ago, it was all smiles in Western New York. The Buffalo Bills announced the sale of the team to Terry Pegula, a move that would ensure the team stayed in Buffalo. The Bills were a surprising 2-0, all alone atop the AFC East...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 40,482 reads 96 comments

  20. Saints vs. Cowboys: A Complete Guide to Sunday Night Football Week 4

    Are you ready for some defense? If so, keep walking, because you aren't getting any here. What you will get in Sunday night's matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboys is offensive subplots galore...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 1,337 reads 2 comments

  21. Banged-Up Bears Need Improvements from Ground Game to Contend in NFC North

    The Chicago Bears are 2-1 and tied for first place in the division heading into their big NFC North showdown with the Green Bay Packers , in large part due to the outstanding play of star wide receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 7,612 reads 23 comments

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

    It's hard to believe, but we've reached the last NFL weekend of September. The first month of the 2014 brought with it plenty of surprises...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 172,797 reads 70 comments

  23. NFL Picks Week 4: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Three weeks into the 2014 NFL season and only three unbeaten teams remain. That's a little surprising, but hardly a shock...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 399,419 reads 373 comments

  24. Bleacher Report's Week 3 NFL Awards

    If you told folks before the 2014 NFL season began that there would be three undefeated teams remaining after Week 3, you might have gotten some arguments...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 64,257 reads 176 comments

  25. Steelers vs. Panthers: A Complete Guide to Sunday Night Football Week 3

    It's time for the battle of the big boys. In Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers, the last Sunday matchup of Week 3 features a pair of quarterbacks who each check in at 6'5" and at least 240 pounds.

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 8,601 reads 4 comments