1. Re-Grading the Miami Dolphins' 2011 NFL Draft Class

    Hits and misses. Sometimes, there is no in-between in the NFL draft. The Miami Dolphins experienced opposite ends of the spectrum with their picks in the 2011 draft...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 8,848 reads 14 comments

  2. Re-Signing Brent Grimes Speaks Volumes for Miami Dolphins' Long-Term Future

    The Miami Dolphins know how important cornerback Brent Grimes was to their defense last year. They rewarded him for that, and showed faith that he can continue to play to ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 8,201 reads 44 comments

  3. Re-Grading the New England Patriots' 2011 NFL Draft Class

    There's always a mad rush to put grades on each team's picks in the draft minutes after its conclusion. In reality, it takes at least three years to really find out how each team did in the draft...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 19,823 reads 16 comments

  4. NFL Prospects Shooting Up Draft Boards After the Scouting Combine

    NFL scouts spend months on end watching film of college prospects, going to games and gathering as much information as possible about how these players will transition to the NFL...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 7,656 reads 5 comments

  5. Re-Grading the New York Jets' 2011 NFL Draft Class

    It doesn't usually take more than two hours after the conclusion of the NFL draft. That's when we'll start getting the grades on how every team did, where they got good value, which ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 10,314 reads 26 comments

  6. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix: Scouting Combine Results and Instant Reaction

    Sometimes, safeties can be pigeon-holed into one specific role—whether it be as an in-the-box strong safety defending the run or a deep coverage free safety reading and reacting to the play...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 17,019 reads 49 comments

  7. Justin Gilbert: Scouting Combine Results and Instant Reaction

    Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert is one of the most athletic cornerbacks in this year's class, and he proved why on Tuesday at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine. The size-speed prospect put on a show in nearly every category...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 16,150 reads 19 comments

  8. Aaron Donald: Scouting Combine Results and Instant Reaction

    INDIANAPOLIS — Strength and speed. It's the combination everyone looks for in just about every player...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 59,733 reads 103 comments

  9. Tre Mason: Scouting Combine Results and Instant Reaction

    INDIANAPOLIS — Teams that are in search of top-end talent at running back are out of luck if they're looking to the 2014 NFL draft. If they don't mind waiting to grab a serviceable back after the first round, though, there are plenty of options...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 7,998 reads 8 comments

  10. What We Learned from Blake Bortles' NFL Scouting Combine Performance

    INDIANAPOLIS — We spend the majority of our time talking about 40-yard-dash times, three-cone drills, vertical and broad jumps and all the other skill tests these prospects ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 45,894 reads 83 comments

  11. Jace Amaro: Scouting Combine Results and Instant Reaction

    INDIANAPOLIS — As teams try to pull off their best impersonation of the New England Patriots' two-tight end offense circa 2010-12, tight ends like Texas Tech's Jace Amaro will ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 10,923 reads 10 comments

  12. Taylor Lewan: Scouting Combine Results and Instant Reaction

    INDIANAPOLIS — To watch a 300-plus-pound offensive lineman run the 40-yard dash is not usually considered a thing of beauty, but several offensive linemen stood out with great numbers sprinting down the sideline at Lucas Oil Stadium...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 32,026 reads 53 comments

  13. Linebackers the Buffalo Bills Should Be Scouting at the Combine

    The Buffalo Bills have switched back and forth between a 3-4 and a 4-3 defense several times in recent years...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 7,304 reads 7 comments

  14. Joe Philbin's Accountability Tour Stops Short of Most Important Issue

    INDIANAPOLIS — Joe Philbin had his fallback line. Any time there seemed to be some doubt in his voice as he addressed the media at the scouting combine, he said something along the lines of: "I'm the one that's in charge of the workplace...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 4,111 reads 48 comments

  15. Wide Receivers the New York Jets Should Be Scouting at the Combine

    The New York Jets ' wide receiver position is easily the worst position on the team's roster, and the only way Geno Smith is going to take the next step in his development as a quarterback ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 7,895 reads 41 comments

  16. Is Aaron Dobson the Big-Play Receiver the Patriots Need?

    The New England Patriots are considered a candidate to bring in an ultra-talented big-play receiver this offseason, but they are tight against the salary cap and don't have a lot of money to invest in the position...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 14,947 reads 76 comments

  17. Blame Players, Not Coaches, for Dolphins' Locker Room Fiasco

    We always want to blame the parents when the kids screw up. Sometimes, it's just bad kids. With NFL -appointed independent investigator and practicing attorney Ted Wells ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 10,856 reads 84 comments

  18. New England Patriots Must Address Identity Questions in 2014 Offseason

    For years, the New England Patriots ' offensive attack has been predicated on putting the ball in the hands of quarterback Tom Brady and letting him go to work...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 9,448 reads 25 comments

  19. Buffalo Bills Defensive Line Must Continue to Dominate in Jim Schwartz's Scheme

    In 2013, the Buffalo Bills defensive line became the first in franchise history, and the first in the NFL since 2000, to have three defenders with 10 sacks or more...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 3,876 reads 8 comments

  20. Should Another NFL Team Take a Chance on Jonathan Martin?

    Not only is Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jonathan Martin facing unanswered questions about his personality off the field, but couple that with the fact he was playing some ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 12,350 reads 54 comments

  21. How the Dolphins Can Best Spend Their $30 Million in Cap Space

    Twelve months ago, the Miami Dolphins took home the hypothetical trophy as the most active team in free agency. If they want to get closer to taking home a real trophy as the Super Bowl champion, they still have a long way to go...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 11,071 reads 30 comments

  22. Patriots' Offseason Priorities Must Include a Rob Gronkowski Backup Plan

    The Patriots ' tight end position was once the object of affection for the entire league, but now, it is one of the Patriots' biggest question marks headed into the 2014 season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 months ago 12,786 reads 38 comments

  23. Stats the New England Patriots Must Improve in 2014

    Stats don't always tell the whole story, but they almost always tell part of the story. For the New England Patriots , that story includes more struggles than usual in the passing ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 7 months ago 9,063 reads 19 comments

  24. What the Next Chapter for the Miami Dolphins Offensive Line Could Look Like

    The Miami Dolphins can't take a mulligan on the 2013 season, but they can take a mulligan on the group that was most responsible for their downfall: the offensive line...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 7 months ago 10,853 reads 49 comments

  25. Where Should the Buffalo Bills Be Spending Their Money This Offseason?

    As the combination of head coach Doug Marrone and general manager Doug Whaley enter their second year, they will surely look to put their fingerprints all over the Buffalo Bills ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 7 months ago 2,864 reads 2 comments