1. Dolphins Hiring Dennis Hickey as GM Highlights Exactly What's Wrong in Miami

    Seven men entered the Miami Dolphins general manager search, but only one man was left standing. Some were ruled out, others just wanted out, and Dolphins owner Stephen Ross was ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 13,411 reads 56 comments

  2. Assessing the Value of Buffalo Bills' Upcoming Free Agents

    The first step in offseason preparation is to assess the talent on the roster. This process is not only in order to find out where improvements need to be made, but also to find out who should stay and who should go...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 5,573 reads 11 comments

  3. Why Brian Gaine Is the Prime Candidate for the Dolphins' Vacant GM Job

    The Miami Dolphins ' general manager search has rolled on for two weeks since the "mutual" departure of former GM Jeff Ireland, but it seems that search is reaching its final stages...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 8,635 reads 23 comments

  4. Remembering the Legend of Dante Scarnecchia, and What's Next for the Patriots

    It will be hard not to notice the absence of Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia. It never truly felt like training camp had begun in New England until Scarnecchia was spotted running laps with the Patriots' offensive linemen...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 5,910 reads 11 comments

  5. Assessing the Value of New England Patriots' Upcoming Free Agents

    The New England Patriots once again came one game away from the Super Bowl, but like 30 other teams that fell short of the big game, they'll have a lot of big decisions to make if they want to achieve all their goals next year...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 8,349 reads 16 comments

  6. Why Bills DC Mike Pettine Would Make a Great Head Coach

    The Buffalo Bills defense was the saving grace during a disappointing season, and now its coordinator—Mike Pettine—is drawing head coaching interest...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 33,659 reads 72 comments

  7. AFC Championship Loss Doesn't Detract from Tom Brady, Bill Belichick's Legacy

    The New England Patriots have defied the laws of parity since 2001. But even in an NFL that is designed to bring everyone back to the mean, sometimes, the better team wins...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 6,853 reads 165 comments

  8. Patriots Face Major Identity Questions After AFC Championship Game Loss

    Different look, same taste. It's like a bad ad campaign for a new logo on your favorite soda, only the New England Patriots and their fans have been left with a taste in their mouth that's more bitter than sweet...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 30,951 reads 310 comments

  9. Tom Brady Must Continue Dominance vs. Jack Del Rio for Patriots to Beat Broncos

    Put yourself in the shoes of Jack Del Rio and John Fox. If you're the defensive coordinator or the head coach of the Denver Broncos , preparing for a game against the New England ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 2,944 reads 7 comments

  10. Patriots Secondary Matches Up Well with Broncos Receiving Corps

    Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning is a nice narrative, but as you might already know, the two future Hall of Famers will never line up across from one another when the New England Patriots face the Denver Broncos for the AFC Championship on Sunday...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 13,535 reads 245 comments

  11. Meet the New England Patriots' Biggest X-Factor: Jamie Collins

    Not often does a team's first pick in the draft go unnoticed for almost the entire season, but when the New England Patriots drafted linebacker Jamie Collins in the second round ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 99,060 reads 163 comments

  12. How Bill Belichick Can Slow Down Peyton Manning, High-Powered Broncos Offense

    Pull out your kings, queens, rooks, knights, bishops and pawns, because in the ultimate chess match between New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning , every piece is essential...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 22,228 reads 182 comments

  13. Tom Brady as Underdog Gives Old-School Feel to New-School Peyton Manning Rivalry

    Nostalgia. That's the best word to describe the feelings around the 2013-14 AFC Championship Game between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots . This showdown has everything the classic battles had...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 27,241 reads 157 comments

  14. New England Patriots Finally Have a Running Game They Can Count on in Playoffs

    Patience pays off. The running game wasn't working for the New England Patriots for the entirety of their 43-22 triumph over the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, but once things got moving, they became tough to stop...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 10,081 reads 23 comments

  15. Colts Should Try to Run the Ball Against Patriots' Front 7, but Will They?

    In their heart of hearts, the Indianapolis Colts want to throw the ball. It's hard to blame them, with an uber-ta lented quarterback in Andrew Luck who can make all the throws, throw on the run and generally do it all for Indy's offense...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 2,720 reads 2 comments

  16. Parting Ways with Jeff Ireland Is Miami's Last Gasp at Building Quick Contender

    After firing general manager Jeff Ireland and offensive coordinator Mike Sherman, the Dolphins are once again dipping their toe into the uncertain waters of a rebuild...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 8,473 reads 93 comments

  17. Colts Defense Ripe for the Picking for Tom Brady, Patriots Offense

    If the Indianapolis Colts thought they had it tough last week against the Kansas City Chiefs , they really have their work cut out for them against the New England Patriots ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 17,202 reads 58 comments

  18. How Bill Belichick, Patriots Defense Can Hold Red-Hot Andrew Luck in Check

    Just when you think you have him beat, you don't. That phrase applies to both quarterbacks in Saturday's divisional round playoff showdown between the New England Patriots and ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 16,121 reads 68 comments

  19. Colts vs. Patriots: Who Has the Edge at Every Position?

    The game of football is not played on paper or in a slideshow, but matchups often dictate the outcome of a game...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 37,867 reads 205 comments

  20. Firing Mike Sherman Was the Right Move for the Miami Dolphins

    From 8-6 with their playoff fate in their hands to 8-8 wondering where it all went wrong. That's the story of the Miami Dolphins ' 2013 collapse, and while there's plenty of blame ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 12 months ago 31,276 reads 173 comments

  21. Colts, Bengals, Chiefs: Who's the Best & Worst Matchup for Patriots in Playoffs?

    Three teams enter Wild Card Weekend with a chance of facing the New England Patriots in the divisional round. Only one team will earn that chance. It can't be the No...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 12 months ago 20,099 reads 22 comments

  22. Revisiting 10 Bold New England Patriots Predictions from the Preseason

    Things don't always go exactly as expected. That has been the common theme for the New England Patriots this season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 12 months ago 5,892 reads 16 comments

  23. Revisiting 10 Bold Buffalo Bills Predictions from the Preseason

    The expectations were low for the 2013 Buffalo Bills , and with a 6-10 record, the Bills finished exactly where they were in 2012. In some ways, that can be seen as a success...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 12 months ago 3,556 reads 5 comments

  24. Revisiting 10 Bold Miami Dolphins Predictions from the Preseason

    The season never goes quite as we expect. As such, I always find it fun to offer some predictions in the preseason , then look back on them after the season. It's become a tradition, and we continue here with the Miami Dolphins ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 12 months ago 5,412 reads 15 comments

  25. Revisiting 10 Bold New York Jets Predictions from the Preseason

    The New York Jets finished 8-8, marking their third straight season with a record of .500 or worse. This 8-8, however, felt a lot better than the previous two seasons. The Jets did much better than (almost) anyone expected this season, including myself..

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 12 months ago 3,716 reads 10 comments