1. Eagles Purging Chip Kelly Era by Trading Huge Additions from Last Offseason

    One year ago, the Philadelphia Eagles gave head coach Chip Kelly the keys to the car: complete personnel control. A deluge of moves followed, as King Chipster the First remade the Eagles in his image...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 281,658 reads 199 comments

  2. Jason Pierre-Paul Could Be Top Free-Agent Steal of Suddenly Crowded DE Market

    In today's NFL , certain positions carry a higher premium than others. And elite pass-rushers fit that bill...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 24,896 reads 43 comments

  3. Is Joe Flacco's Megadeal Just the Beginning of a QB Market Explosion?

    It's good to be a quarterback in today's NFL . Semi-competent signal-callers regularly receive contracts in excess of $18 million per season. Good ones can get upward of $20 million per campaign...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 36,880 reads 101 comments

  4. How Franchise Tag Deadline Decisions Impact 2016 NFL Free Agency

    Tag! You're it! And by "it," I mean loaded. Because on Tuesday in the NFL , if a team tagged you, it meant a fat payday in 2016. Yes, players, in general, don't like being tagged...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 32,697 reads 36 comments

  5. Sam Bradford's New Contract Sad Reality of Life in QB-Starved NFL

    It's a contract that will make Sam Bradford (and his agent) very happy. And a contract that will probably send many Philadelphia Eagles fans scrambling for the liquor cabinet...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 93,971 reads 301 comments

  6. Explosive DT Sheldon Rankins Looks Like Next Aaron Donald at NFL Combine

    The NFL Scouting Combine shifted its focus to the defensive side of the ball Sunday. While the first half of the weekend was all about the quarterback position, the second was about the youngsters whose job it is to make those passers miserable...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 34,531 reads 41 comments

  7. Is Olivier Vernon Worth the Huge Payday Coming His Way?

    It's good to be a young and talented pass-rusher in today's National Football League. Profitable, too. Muhammad Wilkerson of the New York Jets . Malik Jackson of the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 8,830 reads 19 comments

  8. FSU DB Jalen Ramsey May Actually Be the Top Overall Prospect in 2016 Draft

    Certain positions carry a premium in the NFL draft. Quarterbacks. The left tackles whose job it is to protect said quarterbacks. And cover cornerbacks . Those positions dominate the first round...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 14,806 reads 35 comments

  9. Carson Wentz Solidifies His Case as Draft's Top Quarterback

    We're running short on consensus in the 2016 NFL draft. There isn't one as to who the draft's top prospect at any position is. Maybe it's Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil. Or Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 70,943 reads 173 comments

  10. How Far Will Jaylon Smith Fall After Reported Medical Issues at Combine?

    For some young prospects, the NFL Scouting Combine is a dream come true. A chance to bolster their draft stock in front of scouts and coaches from across the NFL...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 46,679 reads 66 comments

  11. Remember Keith Marshall? Georgia RB Shines at Combine, Makes Statement to NFL

    Each year the headlines at the NFL Scouting Combine are dominated by the elite prospects. We want to know about Laremy Tunsil's bench-press performance...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 year ago 40,302 reads 37 comments

  12. Combine Offers Laremy Tunsil Chance to Cement Status as Top Pick in 2016 Draft

    The Underwear Olympics has begun! Hundreds of the nation's top college football players have descended on Indianapolis for the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine, where they will be poked, prodded, pushed and put through the paces...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 11,754 reads 24 comments

  13. Chase Daniel Latest Longtime Backup Who Would Flop as NFL Starter

    There are certain facts about the National Football League. Quarterback is the most sought-after position in the game. There aren't as many quality NFL starters at the position as there are teams...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 34,646 reads 45 comments

  14. Heath Miller Was the Perfect Pittsburgh Steeler

    In 11 NFL seasons, tight end Heath Miller never topped 1,000 receiving yards in a season. Miller never hit double digits in touchdown grabs. He didn 't generate headlines like Rob Gronkowski ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 32,310 reads 67 comments

  15. Is Wide Receiver Becoming the Most Polarizing Position of 2016 NFL Draft Class?

    Over the past couple of seasons, there has been an influx of young talent at wide receiver unlike any we've seen in NFL history...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 38,648 reads 64 comments

  16. Kirk Cousins Guaranteed to Be Overpaid in 2016 NFL Free Agency

    There isn't a player in the National Football League who made more cabbage for himself over the course of the 2015 season than Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 50,431 reads 234 comments

  17. The One Free Agent Each NFL Team Must Re-Sign in 2016 Offseason

    The 2015 NFL season is done. Super Bowl 50 has come and gone, with Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos hoisting the Lombardi Trophy as NFL champions. Now, NFL teams can settle in for a long, uneventful offseason...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 117,928 reads 122 comments

  18. NFL Honors Awards 2016: Bleacher Report's Final Expert Awards

    If there's one thing the NFL loves more than money... OK, there's nothing the NFL loves more than money. One way to fatten the league's already bursting coffers is with more televised programming...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 112,659 reads 250 comments

  19. Super Bowl 50 Predictions: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    And then there were two. Back in September, 32 teams entered the 2015 season with dreams of playing in Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, California. Less than half had a realistic shot at making it there...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 128,943 reads 276 comments

  20. Super Bowl Media Day 2016: Live Reaction, Interviews and Highlights for Panthers

    It's Super Bowl week! The AFC champion Denver Broncos and NFC champion Carolina Panthers have made their way to Santa Clara, California, site of the 50th incarnation of the biggest event in sports...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 7,717 reads 48 comments

  21. Young Panthers Linebackers Will Have to Grow Up in a Hurry vs. Broncos

    The Carolina Panthers rode a combination of an explosive offense and a stout defense to the NFL 's best record in 2015 and a berth opposite the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 31,258 reads 27 comments

  22. Shutting Down Panthers TE Greg Olsen Key for Broncos Pass D in Super Bowl 50

    After watching the Carolina Panthers hang an NFC Championship Game-record 49 points on the Arizona Cardinals , there's little question the Denver Broncos ' top-ranked defense faces its stiffest test of the season in Super Bowl 50...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 14,616 reads 162 comments

  23. Panthers Secondary Faces Toughest Test of Season vs. Cardinals in NFC Title Game

    The Carolina Panthers have spent most of the 2015 season as the big dogs of the National Football League, thanks in large part to a defense that ranks sixth in the league in both yards and points allowed...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 19,854 reads 185 comments

  24. NFL Playoff Predictions: Bleacher Report's Conference Championship Picks

    And then there were four. After last week's divisional round, four teams remain in the race to reach Santa Clara, California, and Super Bowl 50. There won't be any Cinderellas at this year's big ball either...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 201,702 reads 446 comments

  25. Big Game from Patrick Peterson Crucial for Cardinals Victory in NFC Championship

    In the lead-up to Sunday's NFC Championship Game, there will be no shortage of discussion regarding quarterbacks Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers and Carson Palmer of the Arizona Cardinals ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 17,715 reads 62 comments