1. Florida State LB Telvin Smith Could Be Steal of the Draft by Jaguars

    The Jacksonville Jaguars have been a punchline the past several seasons, a perennial cellar-dweller who lost their first eight games last year, many in embarrassing fashion. Well look who's laughing now...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 3,846 reads 6 comments

  2. Texans Failure to Address QB Position in Draft Will Cost Team Dearly in 2014

    The Houston Texans entered the 2014 NFL draft with the first overall pick. That pick was "earned" by way of a miserable 2013 season that included 14 straight losses...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 8,728 reads 72 comments

  3. Jaguars Building Toward a Bright Future with Blake Bortles and Young WRs

    When head coach Gus Bradley and general manager Dave Caldwell took the reins for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2013, they stated that it was their intention to build for the future through the draft, rather than try to salvage today through free agency.

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 6,206 reads 24 comments

  4. Are the New-Look Browns a Real Contender in the AFC North?

    The Cleveland Browns have been sorely lacking in several areas in the past. Just little things. Talent. Wins. Even hope...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 11,069 reads 127 comments

  5. 2014 NFL Draft: Analyzing the Latest Buzz and Rumors 1 Day Before the Draft

    It's the equivalent of Christmas Eve for NFL fans. After a longer-than-usual wait, the 2014 NFL draft is just around the corner, and in 24 short hours, the Houston Texans will go on the clock with the first overall pick...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 12,047 reads 16 comments

  6. 2014 NFL Draft: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Predictions

    Well, folks, it's finally "go time"! Soon, Roger Goodell will step to the podium to kick off the 2014 NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, though the wait was two weeks longer than usual...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 115,375 reads 97 comments

  7. Tennessee Titans Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The Tennessee Titans have been stuck in NFL limbo for the past several years. In every season since 2009 they've had between six and nine wins. Not good enough for the playoffs...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 3,979 reads 23 comments

  8. Jacksonville Jaguars Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    It's business as usual in Jacksonville, which means everything is changing. After yet another disappointing season from the Jacksonville Jaguars , the team has jettisoned a number of prominent players...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 2,713 reads 13 comments

  9. Indianapolis Colts Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The Indianapolis Colts are the prohibitive favorites to win the AFC South in 2014, a Super Bowl contender in the eyes of many...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 6,587 reads 20 comments

  10. Houston Texans Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    2013 was going to be the year for the Houston Texans . The Texans were the two-time defending champions of the AFC South. They'd won a playoff game in each of those seasons. They were going to take the next step...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 4,065 reads 33 comments

  11. 2014 NFL Draft: Rounding Up Latest Rumors, Buzz and Speculation

    It's been four long months since the 2013 college football season, but the NFL draft is finally, nearly, mercifully here. Over those months, we've had the scouting combine. Pro Days...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 15,624 reads 29 comments

  12. Is Sam Bradford the Missing Piece for Minnesota Vikings?

    Two years ago, the Minnesota Vikings won 10 games and made a surprising playoff run. However, last year the Vikings backslid to 5-10-1, due in large part to a quarterback situation ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 20,852 reads 66 comments

  13. Twitter Erupts over Scouting Reports, Shows Downside of Longer NFL Draft Process

    Thanks to a scheduling conflict at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, the 2014 NFL draft begins on May 8, a full two weeks later than usual...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 6,486 reads 33 comments

  14. From 1st Overall to Free-Falling: What Happened to Teddy Bridgewater?

    It wasn't that long ago that Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was the favorite to be selected first overall in the 2014 NFL draft...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 14,208 reads 180 comments

  15. Will the Dallas Cowboys Make a Play for Johnny Manziel in 2014 NFL Draft?

    We've reached uncharted waters in the NFL . With the NFL draft two weeks later than usual in 2014, the rumor mill has 14 extra days to churn...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 39,956 reads 143 comments

  16. Earl Thomas Extension Sets Bar for Safeties, Proves Seahawks Are Model Franchise

    Late last week, word began circulating that the Seattle Seahawks were on the verge of making one of their young defensive backs the highest-paid player at his position in the National Football League...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 49,482 reads 311 comments

  17. Does QB Vince Young Have Anything Left to Offer Cleveland Browns?

    It's been a rough 15 years for the Cleveland Browns since they returned to the NFL in 1999. Nowhere is that more evident than at the quarterback position, which has become something of a running joke for the long-suffering fans of the team...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 16,988 reads 45 comments

  18. Best Trading Partners for the Houston Texans at No. 1 Overall in 2014 NFL Draft

    When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell steps to the podium to kick off the 2014 NFL draft, the Houston Texans will go on the clock with the first overall pick...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 11,166 reads 18 comments

  19. Questions on Defense Could Derail Cardinals' Playoff Hopes in 2014

    The Arizona Cardinals didn't make the playoffs in 2013, but with 10 wins, the Redbirds were still one of the league's more surprising teams...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 3,531 reads 20 comments

  20. Jacksonville Jaguars Schedule 2014: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    2013 was a tale of two seasons for the Jacksonville Jaguars . The first half of the year was an 0-8 nightmare. Over that stretch, the Jaguars were outscored by the staggering sum of 264-86...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 10,026 reads 45 comments

  21. Tennessee Titans Schedule 2014: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    The Tennessee Titans have been stuck in the worst place an NFL team can be in recent years. Mired in mediocrity. Since their last playoff appearance in 2008, the Titans have won between six and nine games each season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 12,007 reads 102 comments

  22. Houston Texans Schedule 2014: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    2013 did not go at all according to plan for the Houston Texans . After winning the AFC South in 2011 and 2012, the Texans entered the 2013 campaign as a Super Bowl favorite in some eyes...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 16,586 reads 99 comments

  23. Indianapolis Colts Schedule 2014: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    The Indianapolis Colts have put on a clinic in how to turn around a franchise quickly in the NFL . After losing 14 games in 2011 and earning the first overall pick in the 2012 ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 18,953 reads 216 comments

  24. Richard Sherman's Megadeal Will Leave Seahawks with Tough Choices Down the Road

    After he helped lead Seattle to their first Super Bowl title in franchise history, the Seahawks are set to reward cornerback Richard Sherman with a contract that will reportedly make him the NFL 's highest-paid player at the position...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 61,570 reads 305 comments

  25. Can Healthy, Lighter Jason Pierre-Paul Carry the Giants in 2014?

    The 2013 season was a disaster for defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul and the New York Giants . The Giants lost their first six games. Pierre-Paul managed only a pair of sacks in the worst season of his four-year NFL career...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 5,505 reads 14 comments