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

    Well, this is it. It seems like only yesterday the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots were kicking off the 2015 NFL season. But now only one Sunday of football remains in the regular season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 144,149 reads 300 comments

  2. Bleacher Report's Week 16 NFL Awards

    The mighty have fallen. Actually, in Week 16, the mighty fell all over the place in the NFL . The New England Patriots were defeated by the New York Jets after one of the most bizarre beginnings to overtime you'll ever see...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 16,393 reads 72 comments

  3. Steelers' Deep Problems, Playoff Concerns Resurface in Ugly Loss to Ravens

    The stars were aligning for the Pittsburgh Steelers . Heading into Sunday's road game against an injury-ravaged Baltimore Ravens team playing out the string, the Steelers had won five of six games...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 27,683 reads 197 comments

  4. Do Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins Really Stand a Chance in the Playoffs?

    On Saturday night in Philadelphia, the Washington Redskins completed an unlikely run to an NFC East title, downing the Eagles 38-24...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 90,982 reads 399 comments

  5. Raiders Win Ugly in Possible Last Game in Oakland but Future Looks Bright

    The future looks bright for the Raiders. Notice I did not say the Oakland Raiders . Because for all we know, there won't be an Oakland Raiders at this point in a year...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 55,590 reads 136 comments

  6. NFL Picks Week 16: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Deck the halls with high-stakes football! There will, however, be no fa-ing or la-ing, so there. Christmas week features a number of games with much on the line...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 167,111 reads 359 comments

  7. Bleacher Report's Week 15 NFL Awards

    'Tis the season —t he season for absolute chaos across the National Football League. Not long ago, the Denver Broncos and Cincinnati Bengals looked like they might be the NFL 's two best teams...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 75,513 reads 229 comments

  8. AJ McCarron Proving He Can Lead Bengals in Playoffs

    When Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton broke his thumb in last week's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers , the groan from the Queen City could be felt from coast to coast...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 13,127 reads 60 comments

  9. Jets Keep Wild Card Playoff Hopes Alive with Lackluster Win over Tepid Cowboys

    As there usually is with the New York Jets , there is good news and bad news. The good news is that in downing the Dallas Cowboys 19-16 Saturday night at AT&T Stadium, the Jets kept their wild-card hopes in the AFC very much alive...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 69,979 reads 142 comments

  10. Jeff Fisher's Mediocrity Wasting St. Louis Rams Team Loaded with Young Talent

    There's a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the St. Louis Rams right now. There is an unsettled situation at quarterback and the very real possibility the team's days in the Gateway City are numbered...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 70,429 reads 178 comments

  11. Big Numbers Don't Make Blake Bortles a Big-Time QB

    These are heady days in Jacksonville. At least, as heady as days get for a 5-8 football team. The Jaguars are coming off one of their biggest wins in years, a 51-16 demolition ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 13,613 reads 110 comments

  12. NFL Picks Week 15: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Madness. Mayhem. Medics. Mack. All played a big part in Week 14 in the NFL . The first and last were large and in charge in Denver, where Khalil Mack's five (yes, five) sacks powered the Oakland Raiders to an upset of the Denver Broncos...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 178,180 reads 383 comments

  13. Bleacher Report's Week 14 NFL Awards

    Chaos. Madness. Mayhem. That's what Week 14 brought to the NFL . The AFC's top seed entering the week lost the battle and the war...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 13,254 reads 75 comments

  14. Seahawks Soaring to Playoffs with Russell Wilson Playing Best Ball of His Career

    Not too long ago, more than a few pundits (including this one) were throwing dirt on the Seattle Seahawks . There wasn't going to be any third straight Super Bowl trip. Not with the defense faltering...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 30,503 reads 381 comments

  15. Arizona Cardinals Prove Once Again They're NFC's Most Complete Team

    What I'm about to say is going to rankle some people. Most of these people are centered around the Charlotte, North Carolina, area. The NFC's best team is not the team with the best record...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 63,643 reads 496 comments

  16. NFL Picks Week 14: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Just when we thought we knew everything. OK, when we thought we knew something. When we thought we knew anything . That's the thing about the NFL ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 211,195 reads 406 comments

  17. Bleacher Report's Week 13 NFL Awards

    Anything can happen in the National Football League. That was certainly the case in lucky Week 13. Just ask the New England Patriots, who watched a four-win Philadelphia Eagles team ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 19,886 reads 108 comments

  18. Will Injuries Ultimately Derail Patriots' Super Bowl Hopes?

    There are some problems in the NFL that just can't be solved. They can't be solved by Hall of Fame quarterbacks. Or mastermind head coaches. Or talented teams...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 23,571 reads 165 comments

  19. Miracle Finish Saves Green Bay, but Big Problems Still Loom for Hobbled Packers

    Happy birthday, Aaron Rodgers . On a night when it appeared that the reeling Green Bay Packers were about to be dealt another devastating blow, their MVP quarterback reached ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 134,052 reads 324 comments

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

    The calendar has turned to December, and that can mean only one thing. OK, two things. The first is that if you watch TV for more than 11 seconds you will be reminded over and over ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 241,604 reads 505 comments

  21. Bleacher Report's Week 12 NFL Awards

    And then there was one. Week 12 was supposed to be highlighted by the 17th meeting between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. With Manning on the shelf, the script then flipped to the 10-0 New England Patriots' pursuit of a second perfect regular season..

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 25,516 reads 99 comments

  22. Matt Hasselbeck Turns Back the Clock, Buys Colts More Time in AFC South

    At some point in the next six months or so, the Indianapolis Colts will sign quarterback Andrew Luck to a contract that will likely rank among the largest in NFL history. That's hardly surprising...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 7,355 reads 37 comments

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

    Things are starting to sort themselves out in the National Football League. We know some things for certain. The 10-0 New England Patriots are good...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 252,322 reads 453 comments

  24. Benching Johnny Manziel Casts Doubt on QB's Future, Makes Big Problem for Browns

    It was all coming together for Johnny Manziel . After his first career 300-yard passing performance, the second-year pro had been named the Cleveland Browns starter for the rest of the 2015 season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 436,538 reads 540 comments

  25. Bleacher Report's Week 11 NFL Awards

    The more we think we know, the less it turns out we actually do. After five weeks, the Atlanta Falcons were cruising right alongside the Carolina Panthers at the top of the NFC South...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 26,499 reads 130 comments