1. Hot Seat Watch for NFL Players, Head Coaches After Week 15

    As the NFL season is nearing its close and an increasing number of teams are seeing their playoff hopes fall apart, the number of NFL head coaches in jeopardy of losing their jobs is predictably rising...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 7 months ago 14,323 reads 22 comments

  2. ESPN's "Youngstown Boys" Tells Maurice Clarett's Story as Clarett Wanted It Told

    “Youngstown Boys,” the newest installment of ESPN’s esteemed 30 for 30 documentary series, premiered Saturday night following the 2013 Heisman Trophy ceremony...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 41,803 reads 49 comments

  3. 2014 NFL Draft: Reviewing the Biggest Draft Needs for Every Team

    As is the case annually, the 2013 NFL season has exposed needs on all 32 of the league's rosters that will need to be addressed in the 2014 offseason...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 40,654 reads 124 comments

  4. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 15

    The candidates for the NFL ’s Rookie of the Year awards are narrowing as the season comes to an end, though there are still rookies doing everything they can to get noticed heading into the season’s final three weeks...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 11,271 reads 18 comments

  5. 2014 NFL Draft: Prospects with Most at Stake in College Bowl Games

    For the players of the 70 college football teams set to play in them, college football's bowl games could be a prime opportunity for NFL draft prospects to impress scouts and large audiences in nationally televised games...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 9,762 reads 6 comments

  6. 2014 NFL Draft: Latest Stock Report for CFB's Biggest Names

    There were only 14 games on the FBS college football schedule last week, consisting mostly of conference championship games. Less was more for some NFL draft hopefuls, however, as they received a bigger stage to showcase their talent to audiences...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 8,281 reads 2 comments

  7. Don't Buy the Draft Hype on Alabama QB AJ McCarron

    With only one game remaining in his career at Alabama, AJ McCarron is set to go down in history as one of the most successful collegiate quarterbacks of all time, but that ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 31,780 reads 60 comments

  8. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 14

    The NFL ’s best rookies haven’t necessarily been the players getting the most attention or having the most team success, but a number of players have made very strong ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 16,041 reads 74 comments

  9. Hot Seat Watch for NFL Players, Coaches After Week 13

    As people across America heated their ovens to cook turkeys on Thanksgiving and burned through their wallets shopping on Black Friday, the heat continued to rise on some struggling players and coaches during the NFL ’s holiday weekend...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 17,596 reads 33 comments

  10. Breaking Down Boston College RB Andre Williams as a 2014 NFL Draft Prospect

    Leading the nation with 2,073 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns through 11 games, Boston College senior running back Andre Williams has emerged as a top contender for the Heisman Trophy...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 10,951 reads 1 comments

  11. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 13

    While the NFL Rookie of the Year race sees to be coming closer to a resolution on one side of the ball, it continues to change consistently on the other...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 24,355 reads 62 comments

  12. Hot Seat Watch for NFL Players, Coaches After Week 12

    As the NFL playoff picture continues to change down the homestretch of the season, so has the bottom of the league’s ladder, putting some struggling teams’ coaches and players on the hot seats for their jobs...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 3,999 reads 8 comments

  13. Sheldon Richardson Quickly Becoming a Star for the New York Jets

    Although Sheldon Richardson was considered to be one of the best players available when the New York Jets selected him with the No...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 6,348 reads 26 comments

  14. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 12

    As the NFL season started hitting its stretch run in Week 11, many of the league’s first-year players seemed to hit the “rookie wall,” but the cream of the crop continued to stand out...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 20,656 reads 54 comments

  15. Hot Seat Watch for NFL Players, Coaches After NFL Week 11

    Week 11 was another interesting week in the National Football League that included a number of starting quarterbacks being benched midway through games, while losing streaks continued ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 months ago 40,927 reads 56 comments

  16. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 11

    One of the most intriguing aspects of monitoring the rookie class over the course of the NFL season is that even 10 weeks into the year, there are rookies having breakout performances to help lead their team to victories...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 9 months ago 19,824 reads 63 comments

  17. Hot Seat Watch for NFL Players, Coaches After NFL Week 10

    The 2013 NFL season is going in the wrong direction for some players and coaches as it hits its homestretch...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 9 months ago 7,191 reads 9 comments

  18. Can Nick Foles Be Philadelphia Eagles' Answer at Quarterback in 2013 and Beyond?

    Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly has refused to commit to Nick Foles as his starting quarterback, but it would certainly seem the starting job is Foles ’ ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 9 months ago 8,894 reads 6 comments

  19. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 10

    More than halfway through the NFL season, it has started to become clear who the candidates for the NFL Rookie of the Year awards will be...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 9 months ago 30,541 reads 79 comments

  20. Hot Seat Watch for NFL Players, Coaches After NFL Week 9

    As the NFL season has moved past its halfway point and closer to the end of the season, the temperature of the “hot seat” will begin to rise for coaches and players on underperforming teams...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 9 months ago 13,528 reads 16 comments

  21. Top 25 NFL Rookies at the Midseason Mark

    The halfway mark of the NFL season is a common time for the top rookies to be arbitrarily crowned with midseason Rookie of the Year awards...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 9 months ago 11,236 reads 16 comments

  22. A Historical Look at the NFL Trade Deadline

    While trade deadline days in the MLB, NBA and NHL are often active both for contenders buying low and for teams out of contention trading away players on expired contracts, the NFL trade deadline does not have that same reputation...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 9 months ago 6,764 reads 4 comments

  23. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 8

    Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed, Buffalo Bills cornerback Nickell Robey and New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith were among the rookies who continued making bigger names for themselves in Week 7 of the NFL season...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 9 months ago 46,890 reads 113 comments

  24. Highlighting the NFL's Future Stars and Breakout Players

    From draft picks to developing young players, every NFL team goes into each season with players who have the potential to break out as stars...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 9 months ago 44,987 reads 181 comments

  25. Top 25 NFL Rookies Heading into Week 7

    It’s nearly midseason in the National Football League, but careers are just beginning for the best rookies of the 2013 NFL draft class...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 10 months ago 29,266 reads 160 comments