1. Analyzing Draft Stock for Missouri DE Michael Sam

    You're going to be hearing a lot about Missouri defensive end Michael Sam in the coming days and weeks. College football fans already had. After all, the 2013 SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year enjoyed a wildly successful career with the Tigers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 108,479 reads 49 comments

  2. Signing Ndamukong Suh to Massive Contract Extension a Catch-22 for Lions

    The Detroit Lions just can't catch a break. After making the playoffs for the first time in 20 years in 2012, the Lions have slipped back into mediocrity the past two seasons...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 22,853 reads 160 comments

  3. What NFL's New Schedule Changes Mean for Teams and Fans

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has made it very clear in recent years that he's willing to shake things up in an effort to increase the league's ever-expanding coffers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 13,406 reads 18 comments

  4. Why Colts' 2014 Hopes Rest on Trent Richardson's Offseason Development

    The Indianapolis Colts traded a first-round pick to the Cleveland Browns last year in the hopes that running back Trent Richardson would be the final piece for an offense that would carry the team into the Super Bowl...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 7,516 reads 39 comments

  5. Could the Arizona Cardinals Be Building a Super Bowl Contender for 2014?

    Even though they missed the playoffs, the Arizona Cardinals had to be considered one of the NFL 's success stories in 2013...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 7,585 reads 37 comments

  6. How Much Is Broncos' WR Eric Decker Really Worth in 2014 Free Agency?

    With the 2013-14 NFL season now officially in the books, the attention of 31 NFL teams has turned to getting better so they can knock the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks off their perch...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 15,003 reads 72 comments

  7. Which 'Futile Four' NFL Team Will Be the Last to Play in a Super Bowl?

    With their 43-8 win over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII, the Seattle Seahawks became the 19th different team to hoist the Lombardi Trophy as NFL champions...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 3,392 reads 3 comments

  8. Trading for Kirk Cousins Would Be Latest Mistake by Bungling Browns

    The Cleveland Browns haven't had the best of offseasons so far. In the few short weeks since another disappointing season ended in Cleveland, the Browns have fired their head ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 8,527 reads 103 comments

  9. Super Bowl XLVIII: Expert Takeaways from the NFL's Championship Game

    It finally happened. After training camp, the preseason, 17 long weeks of the regular season and a month of playoffs, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos entered MetLife Stadium ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 46,218 reads 292 comments

  10. Super Bowl XLVIII: Bleacher Report's Expert Predictions for NFL Title Game

    The big night is almost here. On Sunday, football fans around the world will be subjected to 17 hours of pregame festivities (OK, so it only feels like 17 hours), after which the ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 93,942 reads 301 comments

  11. Colin Kaepernick's Comments About Richard Sherman Have No Substance Without Wins

    One of the central figures in Super Bowl XLVIII is Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman. He placed himself squarely in the spotlight with his postgame rant after the Seahawks ' win over the San Francisco 49ers ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 15,248 reads 323 comments

  12. Eddie Lacy vs. Keenan Allen: Making a Case for Offensive Rookie of the Year Race

    Among the hardware to be handed out at the NFL Honors ceremony on Saturday, February 1 is the 2013 Offensive Rookie of the Year Award...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 8,236 reads 110 comments

  13. Best Fits for Knowshon Moreno If the Broncos Let Him Walk After Super Bowl

    It's certainly not unheard of for a player to have a career season in a contract year. Still, the transformation of Knowshon Moreno from first-round bust to 1,500-yard tailback in 2013 was remarkable...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 17,690 reads 87 comments

  14. Super Bowl XLVIII: Expert Thoughts Heading into Sunday

    Just in case you haven't heard, there's a rather important football game this Sunday. On Feb. 2, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos will meet in Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 14,986 reads 39 comments

  15. Continued Instability Will Condemn Cowboys to NFC Pretender Status in 2014

    The Dallas Cowboys have become the paper tigers of the NFC. Every year, Jerry Jones loudly proclaims that this is the year. This is the year that the Cowboys retake their spot as a perennial contender and regain their status as "America's Team...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 5,263 reads 36 comments

  16. 7 Impending Free Agents with Millions on the Line in Super Bowl XLVIII

    There isn't a more pressure-packed game in a football player's career than the Super Bowl. It's not only the culmination of a lifetime's work, but there's also no other game quite like it...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 3,907 reads 1 comments

  17. Super Bowl 2014: Updated Weather Forecast & Game Predictions

    It's the most scrutinized weather forecast for a football game in history. In a winter where the East Coast has seemingly been pummeled by storm after storm, the weather for Super ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 58,549 reads 15 comments

  18. Super Bowl 2014: Key Storylines and Predictions for Seahawks vs. Broncos

    After 65 preseason games, 256 regular season contests and 10 more postseason affairs, one more game remains in the 2013-14 NFL season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 15,811 reads 4 comments

  19. Percy Harvin's Return Spells Trouble for Banged-Up Broncos Secondary

    In the run up to Super Bowl XLVIII , much is being made of the matchup between the Denver Broncos ' record-setting offense and Seattle's NFL -best defense...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 6,531 reads 28 comments

  20. Rams Must Strongly Consider Cutting Ties with Sam Bradford, Drafting Replacement

    Two years ago, the St. Louis Rams had the second overall pick in the NFL draft. It was a golden opportunity for the team to extricate themselves from the expensive and disappointing tenure of quarterback Sam Bradford ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 18,021 reads 170 comments

  21. Did AJ McCarron Make a Huge Mistake Skipping out on Senior Bowl?

    Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron is one of the most successful quarterbacks in college football history, a Heisman Trophy runner-up and three-time national champion. However, McCarron 's also been hit with the dreaded "game manager" label..

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 11,624 reads 47 comments

  22. NFL Must Stop Fixing What Isn't Broken with Needless Changes

    The National Football League is the most popular sports league in America, but it's also constantly evolving. Some of that evolution is good and vital to the sport's long-term health...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 2,587 reads 23 comments

  23. Does Super Bowl XLVIII Favor Broncos Offense or Seahawks Defense?

    There are any number of compelling storylines surrounding Super Bowl XLVIII, but one of the biggest has to be the matchup between the NFL 's best offense and defense from 2013...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 7,881 reads 59 comments

  24. Earl Thomas, Not Richard Sherman, Is Defensive Key for Seahawks in Super Bowl

    After his post-NFC Championship Game outburst, cornerback Richard Sherman is the face of the Seattle Seahawks defense heading into the Super Bowl ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 10,141 reads 73 comments

  25. How Has Richard Sherman Really Performed vs. Top NFL Receivers?

    Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks is the NFL 's top cornerback. Just ask the 25-year-old. He'll gladly tell you...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 138,909 reads 413 comments