1. Texas A&M WR Mike Evans Is the Perfect Fit for NFL's Big-Receiver Bias

    "Johnny Football" may have stolen all the headlines at Texas A&M's pro day with a workout that was equal parts athletics and theatrics, but Manziel wasn't the only first-round prospect on the field in College Station Thursday...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 16,308 reads 45 comments

  2. Shaun Phillips Gives Tennessee Titans Extra Help in Switch to 3-4 Defense

    The Tennessee Titans are undergoing a complete overhaul on defense in 2014. Gone is the 4-3 defensive front of Jerry Gray, replaced by the attacking 3-4 defense of new coordinator Ray Horton...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 4,270 reads 7 comments

  3. Vince Wilfork's Change of Heart Puts Patriots Back in AFC Powerhouse Discussion

    The New England Patriots won the AFC East again in 2013, but by the end of the year, a defense that had been ravaged by injuries had fallen all the way to 30th in the NFL against the run...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 31,515 reads 173 comments

  4. Exploring the Current NFL Trading Block

    They aren't as common as in the NBA or MLB, but trades do happen in the National Football League. In fact, just last week the Oakland Raiders dealt a sixth-round pick to the Houston ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 39,233 reads 55 comments

  5. Cody Latimer: Huge Pro Day Will Propel Indiana WR into Early-Round Discussion

    Indiana University is not generally known as a hotbed for NFL talent. The best NFL player the Hoosiers ever produced was probably wide receiver Pete Pihos , and he played in the '40s...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 12,458 reads 25 comments

  6. Better Officiating, Not New York, Key to NFL Getting Instant Replays Right

    The NFL is currently gathered in Orlando for the annual owners' meetings, and among the many orders of business this year are a number of rule changes proposed by NFL teams and the league's competition committee...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 1,022 reads 0 comments

  7. Ralph Wilson: Remembering the Buffalo Bills Owner, Founder and NFL Pioneer

    It's been a very sad week in Western New York. Only a few days after news broke that Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly was once again battling cancer, the Buffalo Bills and their fans have lost the only owner the team has ever known...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 8,230 reads 21 comments

  8. Breaking Down Biggest Winners from the NFL's Compensatory Pick Announcement

    On Monday, the NFL awarded 32 compensatory draft picks to 13 teams, the league's equivalent of found money...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 32,149 reads 48 comments

  9. Can Mark Sanchez Successfully Revive NFL Career?

    It wasn't that long ago that Mark Sanchez was a star in the making, the handsome young starting quarterback for a team in the NFL 's biggest market...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 22,626 reads 94 comments

  10. What Kind of QB is Michael Vick at This Stage of His NFL Career?

    The veteran-quarterback carousel has taken its spin in the NFL in 2014, but among the aging signal-callers who find themselves on new teams, the most interesting case has to be the latest member of the New York Jets ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 17,099 reads 103 comments

  11. 2014 NFL Draft: Rounding Up Experts' Latest Mock Draft Predictions

    The 2014 NFL Scouting Combine is in the rearview mirror, and most colleges have held their pro days, so there's really only one thing left to do between now and the first night of this year's NFL draft on May 8...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 266,638 reads 240 comments

  12. What Ryan Fitzpatrick Signing Means for Houston Texans' Draft Plans

    As the Houston Texans attempt to rebuild from last year's 2-14 debacle, the quarterback position is one of the primary holes new head coach Bill O'Brien needs to address...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 17,120 reads 95 comments

  13. Michael Sam: Pro-Day Reaction and Analysis

    Representatives from 31 of the NFL 's 32 teams gathered at Missouri's pro day on Thursday, and while defensive end Kony Ealy may be the most highly sought-after prospect on the ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 9,628 reads 5 comments

  14. Breaking Down Every Proposed Rule Change for the NFL

    On March 23, the NFL owners meetings will kick off in Orlando, Fla. Among the numerous items on the agenda (besides a lot of very wealthy people rubbing elbows) are a number of changes that would significantly impact the NFL both on and off the field..

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 19,896 reads 58 comments

  15. Kenny Britt Carries Baggage, but He's the Best Free Agent WR Still on the Market

    There was a time when Kenny Britt was considered one of the rising young wide receivers in the NFL , a superstar in the making. That was 2010, but it feels like 1910...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 25,978 reads 96 comments

  16. DeSean Jackson: Who Should Be in the Mix for Dynamic Playmaker?

    Just when you thought free agency was slowing down at the wide receiver position, speculation has begun to swirl that has things ramped back up to a fever pitch...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 59,979 reads 233 comments

  17. Colts Sign Hakeem Nicks: Grading the Move and What It Means for Indianapolis

    Since taking over as general manager of the Indianapolis Colts in 2012, there hasn't been a more aggressive head honcho in the NFL than Ryan Grigson ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 21,786 reads 92 comments

  18. Titans Sign Michael Oher: Grading the Move and What It Means for Tennessee

    Most offensive linemen in the NFL toil in relative obscurity, but thanks to Hollywood's portrayal of his life story in the Academy Award-winning film The Blind Side , offensive tackle Michael Oher became a star off the gridiron...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 5,651 reads 11 comments

  19. Titans Sign Wesley Woodyard: Grading the Move and What It Means for Tennessee

    The Tennessee Titans are undergoing the most extensive defensive overhaul in the NFL this year, switching to a 3-4 front under new defensive coordinator Ray Horton...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 5,385 reads 7 comments

  20. Cardinals Sign Ted Ginn: Grading the Move and What It Means for Arizona

    There's an old saying in football: "You can't coach speed." If there's one thing that wide receiver Ted Ginn has had plenty of dating back to his days at Ohio State, it's speed...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 5,632 reads 7 comments

  21. Vikings Sign Captain Munnerlyn: Grading the Move and What It Means for Minnesota

    The Minnesota Vikings ranked 31st in the National Football League in pass defense in 2013, so with nearly $20 million in salary cap space it's hardly surprising the Vikes looked to upgrade at cornerback in free agency...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 16,989 reads 24 comments

  22. Titans Sign Charlie Whitehurst, Why Do Teams Continue to Pay QB?

    The Tennessee Titans are one of a number of NFL teams with an unsettled situation at quarterback, a situation that the team took steps to address in free agency on Thursday...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 7,176 reads 17 comments

  23. Chris Clemons Signing Will Give Jaguars Defense Serious Teeth in 2014

    The Jacksonville Jaguars ranked 27th in the National Football League in total defense in 2013. The team tied for dead last in the NFL in sacks, the second straight year the Jaguars earned that dubious distinction...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 4,972 reads 6 comments

  24. Buying or Selling Potential Landing Spots for Free-Agent CB Darrelle Revis

    UPDATE: Well, so much for the Darrelle Revis sweepstakes, as the 28-year-old has apparently chosen winning over money. According to ESPN (h/t Gregg Rosenthal of NFL...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 251 reads 1 comments

  25. NFL Free Agency 2014: Latest Updates on Free-Agent Rumors and Potential Signings

    It's tampering time! One of the new wrinkles of the collective bargaining agreement signed in 2011 was the storm before the storm where NFL free agency is concerned...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 1,182,952 reads 475 comments