1. Bleacher Report's Preseason NFL Award Predictions

    Football season has arrived. The first weekend of college football action is in the books. Before the week's out, the NFL will also have kicked off the 2014 campaign...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 188,950 reads 385 comments

  2. Bengals Made Smart Decision Parting with Veteran RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

    Even on the best of days, no one was going to confuse running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis with Adrian Peterson . Only twice in six years has Green-Ellis topped 1,000 yards on the ground...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 12,186 reads 5 comments

  3. Harsh but Fair 9-Game Ban Must Be Wake-Up Call for Aldon Smith

    The San Francisco 49ers have one of the most formidable defenses in the National Football League. Their linebacker corps is widely considered the best in the NFL ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 46,150 reads 146 comments

  4. Seahawks RB Christine Michael Remains a Supremely Talented Work In Progress

    No Seattle Seahawks player garnered more positive press during the offseason than running back Christine Michael...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 10,749 reads 11 comments

  5. Fantasy Football 2014 Cheatsheet: Roundup of Top Expert Rankings

    In just one short week, the 2014 NFL season will begin with a rematch of the infamous "Fail Mary" game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 55,772 reads 9 comments

  6. Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Simulating Every Round

    It's almost here! One week from today, the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks will kick off the 2014 NFL season with a rematch of the infamous "Fail Mary" game...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 95,704 reads 88 comments

  7. The All-NFL Fantasy Football Sleeper Team Heading into 2014

    In fantasy football, the name of the game is value. OK, the name of the game is winning, but in order to do that it's essential that fantasy owners get value with their draft picks...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 298,285 reads 155 comments

  8. Brandon Meriweather Should Be Facing Last Chance in NFL Following Suspension

    In recent years, the NFL has made player safety a priority. The reason why was on display Saturday night in Denver, where Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker sustained his third ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 9,361 reads 34 comments

  9. NFL Preseason Week 3: What to Watch for in Saturday's Matchups

    There's something in the air. No, not that. Sorry about that. I should know better than to have Taco Bell as I write. No, that something is football. This weekend brings with it the third week of the 2014 NFL preseason...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 12,327 reads 12 comments

  10. NFL Preseason Week 3: What to Watch for in Friday's Matchups

    We've hit the third week of the NFL preseason, and that can mean only one thing: "Dress rehearsal" time! Over the next few days, starters across the NFL will see their most extensive action of the exhibition season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 27,995 reads 62 comments

  11. Eagles vs. Steelers: What to Watch for in Preseason Week 3 Opener

    A fortnight. That's all that stands between NFL teams and the beginning of the 2014 regular season. Two short weeks. 14 days. With this being the third week of the 2014 preseason, that also means that it's "dress rehearsal" time...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 13,186 reads 22 comments

  12. Extension for Bengals OLB Vontaze Burfict Biggest Steal of the 2014 Offseason

    The Cincinnati Bengals caught more than a little flak earlier this month when the team inked quarterback Andy Dalton to a contract extension that could pay him over $100 million over the next six seasons...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 14,517 reads 29 comments

  13. The Complete Guide to NFL Preseason Week 3

    It's dress rehearsal time! The third week of the 2014 NFL preseason brings with it the all-important "dress rehearsals," where starters see their most extensive playing time of the exhibition season in preparation for the games that count...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 16,808 reads 18 comments

  14. What Darnell Dockett Injury Means for Arizona Cardinals Defense

    The Arizona Cardinals were a pleasant surprise in 2013, winning 10 games thanks to a punishing defense that ranked first in the NFL against the run...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 11,588 reads 36 comments

  15. Cleveland Browns vs. Washington Redskins: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    America's got the fever. Johnny fever. Manziel mania. Whatever you want to call it, the hype surrounding rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has spread to the nation's capital. On Monday night, the Cleveland Browns traveled to D...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 86,476 reads 193 comments

  16. Browns vs. Redskins: What to Watch for in Preseason Week 2 Finale

    The NFL saved the best for last in Week 2 of the 2014 preseason, at least where anticipation and hype are concerned...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 9,762 reads 15 comments

  17. NFL Preseason Week 2: What to Watch for in Sunday's Matchups

    We're well into the second week of the 2014 NFL preseason. Already this week we've seen a dominant performance from the Seattle Seahawks and impressive preseason debuts from quarterbacks ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 10,636 reads 9 comments

  18. What Charles Sims Injury Means for Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offense

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had a rough season in 2013, due in no small part to a ground game beset by injuries that ranked 22nd in the NFL ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 6,806 reads 6 comments

  19. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors & Analysis for August 14

    Go time is almost here. On Thursday night, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Chicago Bears kicked off the second full week of preseason action. In three short weeks, the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers will get the 2014 season underway in earnest...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 23,019 reads 17 comments

  20. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 13

    They say all good things must come to an end, and such is the case with training camps across the NFL . Although, the players might disagree as to just how great all those drills are...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 35,562 reads 48 comments

  21. Why Saints WR Brandin Cooks Will Be Fantasy Football's Top Rookie WR in 2014

    In fantasy football, more often than not, the leading rookie wide receiver isn't whom people expect. Very few people, experts and amateurs alike, believed heading into last season that player would wind up being Keenan Allen of the San Diego Chargers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 35,152 reads 17 comments

  22. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 12

    If there's one thing every coach across the NFL hopes for every year, it's to get through training camp and preseason without suffering any major injuries...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 14,142 reads 16 comments

  23. Jaguars Must Rethink Sitting Blake Bortles in 2014 After Strong Debut

    One of the dominant storylines heading into the first full week of NFL preseason games was the professional debuts of rookie quarterbacks...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 10,519 reads 25 comments

  24. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 11

    Welcome to the National Football League. That was the refrain of the past several days. Whether it was fans settling in to watch their first game of the year or rookies preparing ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 12,312 reads 6 comments

  25. Michael Sam Still Has Work to Do, But Rams DE Showed He Belongs in NFL

    It isn't often a seventh-round draft pick is the most talked about player heading into his first NFL game. Of course, as we've established pretty clearly over the past several months, Michael Sam isn't just any football player...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 86,572 reads 178 comments