1. Adam Gase Perfect Hire to Fix Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill

    After investing tens of millions of dollars on both sides of the ball last offseason, the Miami Dolphins were a trendy pick in many circles to take the "next step" in 2015...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 48,357 reads 182 comments

  2. Ben Roethlisberger's Jekyll-and-Hyde Act May Spell Playoff Trouble for Steelers

    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is an NFL superstar. An elite player at football's most important position...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 23,861 reads 61 comments

  3. Sean Payton Returning Sets up Make-or-Break Year for Coach, Saints in 2016

    As the New Orleans Saints pitched and lurched their way to a 7-9 record in 2015, speculation grew that the only coach to bring a Super Bowl win to the Big Easy could be nearing the end of the line...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 25,644 reads 96 comments

  4. NFL Playoff Predictions: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Wild-Card Picks

    The NFL 's second season is underway. On Saturday, the Wild Card Round of the 2015-16 NFL playoffs will begin. Thirty-two teams entered the season with dreams of making it to Santa Clara, California, and Super Bowl 50...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 242,058 reads 551 comments

  5. Steelers Deserve Playoff Berth but Live and Die with Ben Roethlisberger

    After losing to the Baltimore Ravens in shocking fashion a week ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers ' chances of making the postseason looked pretty bleak as 2016 dawned...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 17,468 reads 126 comments

  6. Bleacher Report's 2015 NFL Awards

    As difficult as it may be to believe, we've nearly reached the end of the line—both for 2015 and another regular season in the National Football League. And what a season it's been...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 206,162 reads 736 comments

  7. 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 11 months ago 144,803 reads 300 comments

  8. 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 11 months ago 16,424 reads 72 comments

  9. 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 11 months ago 27,687 reads 197 comments

  10. 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 12 months ago 91,030 reads 399 comments

  11. 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 12 months ago 55,794 reads 136 comments

  12. 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 12 months ago 167,666 reads 359 comments

  13. 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 12 months ago 75,597 reads 229 comments

  14. 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 12 months ago 13,143 reads 60 comments

  15. 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 12 months ago 70,004 reads 142 comments

  16. 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 12 months ago 70,544 reads 178 comments

  17. 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 12 months ago 13,713 reads 110 comments

  18. 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 12 months ago 178,550 reads 383 comments

  19. 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 12 months ago 13,449 reads 75 comments

  20. 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 12 months ago 30,513 reads 381 comments

  21. 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 12 months ago 63,652 reads 496 comments

  22. 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 12 months ago 211,992 reads 406 comments

  23. 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 12 months ago 20,103 reads 108 comments

  24. 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 1 year ago 23,579 reads 165 comments

  25. 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 1 year ago 134,074 reads 324 comments