1. Even in Defeat, New York Jets Prove They're for Real

    Is there such a thing as a moral victory in football? If so, the New York Jets may have had one on Sunday in their 30-23 loss to the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 12,849 reads 69 comments

  2. Dan Campbell Proving That Changing Miami Dolphins' Culture Is Not a 1-Week Job

    The Miami Dolphins didn't become a mediocre team without an identity in one week; it's a mentality that was instilled in the team over the span of Joe Philbin 's four-year run as the head coach...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 12,702 reads 22 comments

  3. What Brandon LaFell Could Bring to New England Patriots Offense

    Slot receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola are already carving up defenses underneath. Tight end Rob Gronkowski is already rumbling through the heart of defenses down the seam...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 29,533 reads 41 comments

  4. What Todd Bowles' First Meeting with Bill Belichick, Patriots Means for New York

    The New York Jets are an impressive 4-1, but their stiffest tests are still to come. The first of those challenges will be Week 7's road trip to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 9,109 reads 24 comments

  5. Miami Dolphins Week 7 Stock Report

    The Miami Dolphins went into their bye week a dejected, defeated team, and came out of it a torpedo of aggression...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 5,856 reads 8 comments

  6. New York Jets Week 7 Stock Report

    Things are looking up. The New York Jets are 4-1 and in the thick of the playoff hunt nearly halfway through the season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 4,201 reads 5 comments

  7. New England Patriots Week 7 Stock Report

    Whether the New England Patriots want it to or not, the talk is beginning to build about the possibility that they could go undefeated. They would rather take it one day and one game at a time, but sports media never works that way...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 7,771 reads 21 comments

  8. Miami Dolphins Defensive Line Finally Playing with Some Aggression

    The Miami Dolphins defensive line was unable to get after the quarterback and make plays in the backfield during the first four games of the season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 7,175 reads 8 comments

  9. Brandon Marshall Proving to Be One of Most Reliable Receivers in Jets History

    Most NFL quarterbacks would give an appendage (one other than their throwing arm) to get the opportunity to throw passes to New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall . That's because most receivers don't have Marshall's metronomic consistency .

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 5,667 reads 10 comments

  10. Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola Prove Perfect Complements to Rob Gronkowski

    The New England Patriots understand that complementary football is a concept that applies on both a macro and micro level...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 10,509 reads 24 comments

  11. Biggest Takeaways from New England Patriots' Week 6 Win

    It wasn't quite the blowout everyone was expecting, but the result was exactly what most had predicted. The New England Patriots picked up a 34-27 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night to move to 5-0 for the first time since 2007...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 13,365 reads 32 comments

  12. Biggest Takeaways from Miami Dolphins' Week 6 Win

    The Joe Philbin era ended with a thud, and the Dan Campbell era began with a bang. The Miami Dolphins got a week off after a 27-14 drubbing by the New York Jets overseas, but ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 11,059 reads 30 comments

  13. Biggest Takeaways from New York Jets' Week 6 Win

    There are exactly seven teams in the NFL with a record of 4-1 or better, but the New York Jets may be the most surprising of them all...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 7,666 reads 9 comments

  14. New England Patriots Proving They Can Adapt to Any Situation

    For the first 30 minutes on Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts , it looked like the New England Patriots had finally met their match. Then, for the next 30 minutes , the Patriots proved why they are in a class of their own in the AFC...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 13,763 reads 32 comments

  15. New York Jets Prove They Can Respond to Adversity in Week 6 Win

    Not every game can be a 60-minute domination, but sometimes, a team can be defined by the way it responds to adversity...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 8,250 reads 18 comments

  16. Miami Dolphins Discover New Identity of Toughness Under Dan Campbell

    The Miami Dolphins made no more than a few changes to their roster since their Week 4 loss to the New York Jets in London...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 20,644 reads 61 comments

  17. What Should Miami Dolphins Expect from New Defensive Coordinator Lou Anarumo?

    Now that Lou Anarumo has been named defensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins , the question is: What can he do to help the team turn its defense—and its season—around? ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 17,442 reads 27 comments

  18. Week 6 Showdown with Colts Gives Patriots a Chance to Put Deflategate in Past

    Ten months of drama, four months of litigation and countless columns: roughly 60 hours from the time this column is published, none of it will matter anymore...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 4,122 reads 25 comments

  19. New York Jets Getting Healthy Headed into Second Quarter of Schedule

    The bye week came early for the New York Jets , but it might have been just the right time. Weeks 1 through 4 saw the Jets lose key pieces on both sides of the ball for varying timeframes ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 774 reads 0 comments

  20. New England Patriots Week 6 Stock Report

    The New England Patriots are one of six undefeated teams in the NFL. Why, then, does it feel like they're the only one everyone is talking about? Maybe it's because we've seen this show before...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 8,042 reads 18 comments

  21. New York Jets Week 6 Stock Report

    The New York Jets are 3-1, to the surprise of many, and their remaining schedule is fairly light. Indeed, the stock is rising all over MetLife Stadium as the Jets come out of ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 5,311 reads 9 comments

  22. Miami Dolphins Week 6 Stock Report

    Miami Dolphins interim head coach Dan Campbell has his hands full. At 1-3, the Dolphins are falling well short of the playoff expectations that were beset upon them by owner Stephen Ross this summer...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 4,362 reads 8 comments

  23. Ndamukong Suh's Poor Play Proves Dolphins Can't Rely on Building in Free Agency

    Year after year, the Miami Dolphins make free-agency splash after free-agency splash. The theory: One or two key signings will put the team over the top, filling a need and bringing the Dolphins closer to a "complete" team...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 9,039 reads 58 comments

  24. Early Struggles Against Cowboys Prove Patriots Must Continue Adapting on Offense

    With 9:22 left in the first half against the Dallas Cowboys , Tom Brady took the shotgun snap and dropped back to throw. The New England Patriots quarterback scanned the middle of the field, then to his left...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 5,959 reads 25 comments

  25. Can Ryan Fitzpatrick Lead the New York Jets to the Playoffs?

    The New York Jets have built their roster in such a way that the quarterback position is peripheral. That's quite the feat, considering the quarterback position handles the ball on every offensive snap...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 6,984 reads 61 comments