1. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for July 31

    It's almost here! This weekend, the National Football League will welcome the 2014 class to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. The event will be capped this year by the Hall of Fame Game between the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 hours ago 24,601 reads 44 comments

  2. Why Andrew Hawkins Is Offensive Key for Browns, with or Without Josh Gordon

    If there's been a headline out of Cleveland this year that hasn't involved Johnny Manziel 's weekend proclivities, odds are it's been about wide receiver Josh Gordon. A potentially year-long suspension...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 day ago 3,611 reads 12 comments

  3. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for July 30

    It's payday! Actually, NFL players only get paid (other than a small per diem) during the regular season, but that didn't stop a couple of NFL stars from laughing all the way to the bank this week...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 day ago 34,749 reads 37 comments

  4. Emerging Rookie John Brown Gives Cardinals One of NFL's Best Young WR Corps

    In Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd, the Arizona Cardinals already have one of the best duos at wide receiver in the NFL . Fitzgerald is an eight-time Pro Bowler. Floyd topped 1,000 yards for the first time in his two-year career a season ago...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 days ago 9,623 reads 14 comments

  5. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for July 29

    Are you ready for some football? Of course you are. Who wouldn't be? Well, the magic day is getting closer. By the end of this week, the Buffalo Bills and New York Giants will have taken the field for the first action of the 2014 campaign...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 days ago 51,173 reads 56 comments

  6. Ndamukong Suh Needs Monster 2014 Campaign for Any Shot at Megadeal with Lions

    Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is one of the last of a dying breed in the NFL . And no, not his "old-school" tendency to want to keep right on giving his opponent the business after the whistle blows...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 days ago 8,648 reads 31 comments

  7. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for July 28

    Now we're talking! Over this past weekend, we passed a very important milestone. It was the last weekend without an NFL game of some sort until next February. Just let that soak in for a second...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 days ago 120,510 reads 116 comments

  8. What Vick Ballard Injury Means for Indianapolis Colts Offense

    The Indianapolis Colts made the playoffs last year, but it was no thanks to the ground game. The Colts ranked 20th in the NFL in rushing in 2013, in large part due to injuries that ravaged the position...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 days ago 9,067 reads 29 comments

  9. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for July 25

    The Detroit Lions are apparently a bunch of slackers. On Friday, seven more NFL teams from Cleveland to Phoenix saw their veterans report for training camp. There is now only one team in the league whose veterans have yet to report...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 days ago 25,971 reads 16 comments

  10. Marshawn Lynch Has No Leverage, Little Chance of New Deal by Holding out

    The Seattle Seahawks were the most run-heavy team in the NFC last year, and Marshawn Lynch was the engine that drove that ground game all the way to a victory in Super Bowl XLVIII ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 days ago 100,504 reads 514 comments

  11. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for July 24

    The champions have arrived. Among the 11 NFL teams whose veterans reported to training camp on Thursday were the Seattle Seahawks, who kicked off the defense of their win in Super Bowl XLVIII in Renton, Washington...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 days ago 20,219 reads 26 comments

  12. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for July 23

    The floodgates have officially opened. On Wednesday, veterans from no fewer than 11 NFL teams will report to training camps from Foxborough, Massachusetts, to San Diego, California...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 days ago 8,643 reads 12 comments

  13. Jamaal Charles Extension with Chiefs a Mutually Beneficial Deal at Perfect Price

    The Kansas City Chiefs were one of the NFL 's biggest surprises in 2013, improving by nine wins after a 2-14 record in 2012, and reaching the Wild Card Round...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 days ago 30,034 reads 70 comments

  14. Could LB Pat Angerer Save the Atlanta Falcons Defense in 2014?

    The Atlanta Falcons were one of the most disappointing teams in the NFL a season ago, due in no small part to a defense that dropped to 27th in the league...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 days ago 8,001 reads 28 comments

  15. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors & Analysis for July 22

    The floodgates are just about ready to open. The New York Giants and Buffalo Bills have already reported for training camp, and, while no teams are scheduled to report on Tuesday, things will get really interesting on July 23...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 days ago 57,262 reads 18 comments

  16. Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: The Best Rounds to Draft Each Position in 2014

    The dog days of summer may be in full swing, but it hasn't felt this much like fall in quite a while. That's because all across the NFL , players are reporting to training camp...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 days ago 59,065 reads 56 comments

  17. Sammy Watkins Is Key to EJ Manuel's Success or Failure with the Buffalo Bills

    With training camp underway for the Buffalo Bills in Pittsford, New York, all eyes are on quarterback EJ Manuel as he begins his second NFL season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 days ago 5,638 reads 16 comments

  18. NFL Training Camps 2014: Updates, Rumors & Analysis for July 21

    We're one step closer to the beginning of the 2014 NFL season. On Saturday, veterans for the Buffalo Bills became the first of their ilk to report for training camp...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 days ago 13,904 reads 13 comments

  19. How the Cardinals Can Make Andre Ellington the Breakout RB of 2014

    In 2013, Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington became the first rookie to lead the NFL in yards per carry since Ickey Woods of the Cincinnati Bengals all the way back in 1988...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 days ago 9,095 reads 47 comments

  20. Under-the-Radar Players Looking to Become Big Names in NFL Training Camps

    It's almost happy-happy fun time! Across the National Football League, many rookies have already reported for training camp. Veterans will begin to do the same on Saturday , starting with the Bills in Buffalo...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 14 days ago 79,072 reads 110 comments

  21. Michael Sam Can Handle the Spotlight, Now Must Prove He Can Play in the NFL

    On Wednesday night, St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam took the stage at the ESPY awards in Los Angeles to accept the 2014 Arthur Ashe Courage Award...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 14 days ago 14,873 reads 0 comments

  22. Broncos Should Be Patient in Extension Talks with TE Julius Thomas

    The Denver Broncos rode a record-setting offense all the way to a berth in Super Bowl XLVIII last year, thanks in no small part to the exploits of wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and tight end Julius Thomas ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 15 days ago 1,992 reads 14 comments

  23. 49ers Have No Choice but to Play Hardball with Disgruntled TE Vernon Davis

    As the San Francisco 49ers prepare to try to knock the arch-rival Seattle Seahawks off their perch atop the NFC West, it's been a relatively successfully offseason...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 16 days ago 25,083 reads 70 comments

  24. Why Is the NFL Dragging Its Feet on Discipline for Colts Owner Jim Irsay?

    On July 11, the Indianapolis Colts released wide receiver LaVon Brazill a few days after it was announced the third-year pro would miss at least the entire 2014 season after once again violating the NFL 's substance abuse policy...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 17 days ago 9,102 reads 138 comments

  25. Why Richard Sherman-Michael Crabtree Rivalry Is Great for the NFL

    Over the past several years, there's been no better rivalry in the NFL than the one in the NFC West between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 17 days ago 28,166 reads 253 comments