1. 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 2 months ago 42,407 reads 108 comments

  2. How Will Loss of Sean Weatherspoon Affect Falcons Defense in 2014?

    After winning 13 games and coming within one game of the Super Bowl in 2012, the Atlanta Falcons fell apart in in 2013. The team won only four games, in large part because of injuries that ravaged the team on both sides of the ball...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 14,623 reads 106 comments

  3. Can Lamar Miller Hold off Knowshon Moreno to Win Dolphins RB Battle?

    When Knowshon Moreno signed a free-agent deal to join the Miami Dolphins after a career season with the Denver Broncos , the assumption was that Moreno was brought in to serve as the lead back who would jump-start Miami's lagging ground game...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 9,155 reads 40 comments

  4. What Are Demaryius Thomas and Julius Thomas Worth to Broncos in Contract Talks?

    In 2013, the Denver Broncos rode a record-setting offense all the way to Super Bowl XLVIII . Peyton Manning rewrote the single-season record books at the quarterback position...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 18,239 reads 158 comments

  5. Could Kenny Britt Resurrect Career, Shock the NFL in 2014?

    Once upon a time, Kenny Britt was considered one of the NFL 's top young receivers, a star in the making. Of course, once upon a time, people also thought the world was flat...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 20,804 reads 56 comments

  6. Christine Michael: Meet Fantasy Football's Next Breakout RB

    In fantasy football, identifying the next "breakout" running back can give teams a massive edge. Over the past two years, Alfred Morris of the Washington Redskins and Zac Stacy of the St...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 15,732 reads 18 comments

  7. Breaking Down the Latest Updates from OTAs Around the NFL

    OK, now we're really off and rolling. On June 3, the St. Louis Rams kicked off organized team activities. They were the last NFL team to do so...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 13,681 reads 26 comments

  8. Resurgent Robert Griffin Could Make All the Difference for Redskins in NFC East

    At this point a year ago, Robert Griffin was coming off a phenomenal rookie season. The Washington Redskins were defending NFC East champs. And yet, Griffin's ACL tear in the 2012 playoffs cast a dark pall across the team...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 8,098 reads 43 comments

  9. Early Impressions from Every Team's Offseason Workouts so Far

    It's that time of year across the National Football League. The OTA dog days of summer. All across the NFL , from Arizona to Washington, teams are conducting Organized Team Activities, ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 76,231 reads 128 comments

  10. Is Alex Smith Really Worth a Big Contract Extension from the Chiefs?

    One of the first things new head coach Andy Reid and general manager John Dorsey did upon their arrival in Kansas City was acquire the team a new quarterback...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 8,158 reads 69 comments

  11. Kelvin Benjamin Must Live Up to 1st-Round Pick for Panthers to Make Playoffs

    To say free agency was not kind to the Carolina Panthers receiving corps would be an understatement. Now, as the Panthers prepare to defend their NFC South title, there's going ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 30,288 reads 124 comments

  12. Rounding Up the Latest Buzz from the NFL Offseason

    There's a saying in the NFL that "there is no offseason." That certainly seems to be the case. This year's draft drew the sort of TV ratings that MLB and the NBA only wish they could get for actual games...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 66,547 reads 64 comments

  13. 'Open Competition' or Not, Mike Vick gives Jets Best Chance to Win in 2014

    The New York Jets surprised quite a few people last year by posting an 8-8 record and then attacking free agency with a fury on offense...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 5,388 reads 404 comments

  14. Ray Rice: Examining Fantasy Impact of Potential Suspension on Ravens' Backfield

    After winning Super Bowl XLVII two years ago, the Baltimore Ravens stumbled badly in 2013, in large part because of a horrible season from star tailback Ray Rice ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 10,409 reads 10 comments

  15. Latest News and Notes from NFL OTAs

    It's summer time! Now for many people, that means backyard barbecues and an odd little game called "baseball" involving some sort of diamond and some gloves. Or something...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 26,049 reads 38 comments

  16. Fantasy Football: Breaking Down the Top Dynasty Sleepers of 2014

    The beginning of summer brings with it the beginning of fantasy draft season, and the first leagues who generally sit down to draft are ongoing dynasty formats. In those leagues, of course, the draft-day pool of available talent is much shallower...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 19,546 reads 7 comments

  17. Fantasy Football Rankings 2014: Early Breakdown of the Top-15 QBs

    Next Monday, grills across America will simultaneously ignite in celebration as people everywhere gather for the Memorial Day cookouts that signal the unofficial start of summer...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 38,692 reads 85 comments

  18. Analyzing the Latest Updates from OTAs Around the NFL

    This weekend, many American families will kick off the summer by spending the long Memorial Day weekend camping. Well, NFL players have gotten a head start, with organized team activities kicking off across the league...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 10,659 reads 14 comments

  19. Buccaneers Can't Afford to Overlook Mike Glennon in Quarterback Competition

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers raised a few eyebrows earlier this offseason when they signed veteran quarterback Josh McCown ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 5,494 reads 13 comments

  20. Packers Have Little to Lose, Everything to Gain with Colt Lyerla Signing

    During his tenure with the Green Bay Packers , general manager Ted Thompson has developed a reputation as one of the NFL 's best at what he does. That reputation has been built on the Packers' ability to identify and groom young talent in-house...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 27,104 reads 84 comments

  21. Breaking Down the Latest News and Notes from Minicamps Around the NFL

    It's that time of year again in the National Football League. Across the NFL , from Buffalo to San Diego, first year players have gathered for rookie minicamps, their first taste of the next step of their athletic careers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 26,138 reads 37 comments

  22. Greg Little Pickup Low-Risk, No-Reward Move by Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders got their quarterback of the present by trading for Matt Schaub earlier this offseason. They hope to have drafted their quarterback of the future in Fresno State's Derek Carr...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 37,273 reads 96 comments

  23. Fantasy Football 2014: Previewing NFL Offseason's Biggest Position Battles

    The NFL draft may be in the books, but for fantasy football fanatics far and wide, the "d" word is only just beginning to get a workout...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 21,639 reads 38 comments

  24. Are the Carolina Panthers Headed for a Free Fall in 2014?

    For some NFL teams, like the San Francisco 49ers , the offseason seems very much like a stop at a gas station on their annual journey toward the playoffs...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 13,838 reads 226 comments

  25. Cleveland Browns Must Remain Patient in Wide Receiver Market

    It's hardly a state secret that the Cleveland Browns need help at the wide receiver position. It was true even before news broke that Josh Gordon faces a possible one-year suspension after yet another failed drug test...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 23,972 reads 104 comments