1. NFL Preview: 10 Teams That Will Take a Step Back in 2011

    Last season saw the normal amount of teams rise up from poor "analysts" predictions to perform much better than expected. The lockout may prevent more turnover in a league that sees half its playoff teams from the year before miss it entirely the next...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about almost 3 years ago 472 reads 0 comments

  2. Yankees vs. Red Sox: 5 Things New York Must to Do Beat Boston

    The New York Yankees thus far has played poorly against their biggest rival, the Boston Red Sox . While the team is just 1.5 games behind in the standings, the Bronx Bombers most likely will have to beat Boston some time...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about almost 3 years ago 236 reads 0 comments

  3. Power Ranking NFL Teams Through Week 3

    Game 3 of the preseason saw the intensity turned up for the starters to give coaches and coordinators a last look at position battles and scheme adjustments...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about almost 3 years ago 1,124 reads 6 comments

  4. Tiki Barber, 6 NFL Free Agents Nobody Will Sign This Year

    It's not a shocker around the league that a running back of Tiki Barber's age and perception hasn't been picked up by an organization...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about almost 3 years ago 11,876 reads 13 comments

  5. NFL: The Biggest Developments so Far

    Offseason signings were a nice appetizer for football fans. Now the main course is about to arrive. The big money players who just signed are going to start, but there are 11 spots for each side of the ball to be filled...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about almost 3 years ago 110 reads 0 comments

  6. NFL Free Agents: Signings That Still Have Us Scratching Our Heads

    While each teams' cap number has gone down—thanks to the new collective bargaining agreement—that didn't stop organizations from throwing out cash to many players...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 1,372 reads 10 comments

  7. NFL Power Rankings: Rating All 32 Teams Through Two Preseason Games

    Another week of preseason simply means another week closer to the real deal. Starters played a little bit more this time around, giving fans a better taste of the garbage that is preseason football...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 4,492 reads 33 comments

  8. NFL Hotheads: Worst Tempers on Each Team

    Football is a sport of great emotion and every player uses his emotion in a different way than the next guy. Some stomp their feet (or cleat) , yell at teammates often, and some even laugh off a terrible losing effort ...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 6,016 reads 52 comments

  9. 4 Reasons New York Yankees Will Win AL East

    The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are the only possible winners of the deep AL East. That's how the season has unfolded for many years now. Odds are that both teams will earn a playoff spot regardless of who wins the division...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 5,338 reads 12 comments

  10. NFL Power Rankings: Rating All 32 Teams Based on 1st Preseason Game

    Thoughts on how meaningful preseason games are for NFL teams vary greatly. The NFL will eventually shorten the preseason to two games, so football fans will find out if four games are really necessary...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 3,897 reads 34 comments

  11. 2011 NFL Schedule: Top 10 Roughest Slates in the League

    The fun part of off-season signings is determining the teams that have improved and the franchises that have gotten worse...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 557 reads 2 comments

  12. Chad Ochocinco Not a Problem for New England Patriots, Bill Belichick Yet

    The "Patriot Way." There is no simple definition to this yet there is no denying that it exists. Many see it as how current and former Patriot greats go about their business. It's supposed to mean not drawing attention to oneself ahead of the team...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 528 reads 2 comments

  13. 2011 NFL Predictions: Take the Under on 6.5 Wins for the Washington Redskins

    Bodog.com is supposedly a big gambling website. It's not hard to see why, with some of the lines they put on their NFL team prop bets...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 139 reads 0 comments

  14. Chicago Bears Must Bash Opposing Quarterbacks While Everyone Bashes Theirs

    Jay Cutler isn't the most likeable person in the NFL . That is well-known. With that said, it's completely off-base for critics and fellow players to question Cutler's toughness and desire...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 585 reads 4 comments

  15. Dallas Cowboys: Sizing Up Rob Ryan and His Antics

    The rest of the division must be laughing. A unit that ranks twenty-third in total defense should not have its defensive coordinator calling out an offense that was second in total yards...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 896 reads 1 comments

  16. NFL Free Agents 2011: Where Terrell Owens and the Rest of the Best Could Land

    The shortened free agency period of 2011 has left many good players hanging high and dry. It has been a buyer's market to say the least, and many veterans are in no hurry to accept one-year contracts for a minimal amount of money...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 3,955 reads 0 comments

  17. NFL's Top Hard-Hat Players

    Divas in today's NFL and all sports for that matter, receive too much attention from the media. While the majority of the league goes about business in the right way, it seems that ...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 130 reads 0 comments

  18. NFC South: Rookies Will Play Crucial Roles

    The NFL Draft was back in April and those rookies are about to have game tape from preseason games. These four meaningless games will do nothing more than provide coaches early impressions on their just drafted players...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 460 reads 0 comments

  19. Importance of a Marcedes Lewis Deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars

    Jacksonville has re-signed their tight end Marcedes Lewis for another five-seasons for $34 million ($38 million with incentives) with $18 million guaranteed. At first glance it may seem like too much money for a tight end...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 473 reads 1 comments

  20. Osi Umenyiora: Teams That Should Seek His Services from the Giants

    The New York Giants have themselves a disgruntled employee on their hands with Osi Umenyiora . New York is allowing Umenyiora and his agent to pursue a possible trade but the team wants a first-round pick in return...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 188 reads 0 comments

  21. Baltimore Ravens Need Help Through Trade over Free Agency

    The 2011 NFL Draft saw Baltimore take Jimmy Smith with their first-round pick to add to a secondary in need. There are still issues remaining amongst the back line of the defense, but they can be alleviated by helping the pass rush up front...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 1,174 reads 5 comments

  22. Nnamdi Asomugha to Eagles: What It Means for Asante Samuel

    The Eagles signing Nnamdi Asomugha may be the biggest story of free agency—even ahead of the two moves by the Patriots . Philadelphia's secondary is upgraded by adding not only Asomugha but also Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie from the Cardinals ...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 2,074 reads 14 comments

  23. Plaxico Burress Joining New York Jets Is Good for New York Giants

    Giants fans may be disappointed that the team let Plaxico Burress switch over to green, but they shouldn't be. It's time to move on from three years ago and build a team for the future...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 947 reads 18 comments

  24. NFL: Dallas Cowboys and Other Players to Be Cut

    When the players and the owners soon come to an agreement on the new CBA, teams will have to spend at least ninety percent of their salary cap...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 1,829 reads 5 comments

  25. NFL: Where Santonio Holmes Will End Up

    Santonio Holmes is in the prime of his career at age 27 and he provided Mark Sanchez a number on target despite having only 12 regular season games to get in sync with the quarterback...

    Clay Defayette Written by Clay Defayette about 3 years ago 748 reads 6 comments