1. New York Jets Make Smart, Frugal Choices with 'Volume Approach' on Offense

    Throw a bunch of darts at the board, and see how many hit. That's the thinking behind the volume approach in the NFL team-building process, and the draft in particular: Bring ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 9,789 reads 27 comments

  2. 2014 NFL Draft: Breaking Down the AFC East Post-Draft

    Did anyone get closer to catching the New England Patriots, or are Tom Brady and Bill Belichick still kings of the throne in the AFC East? That's the question everyone in New ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 19,231 reads 153 comments

  3. New England Patriots' 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The New England Patriots were on the doorstep of the Super Bowl, but with their nine picks over the weekend, they chose to take the long view to keeping their franchise successful rather than the short view to get over the hump and win now...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 20,328 reads 34 comments

  4. Buffalo Bills 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Buffalo Bills entered the 2014 NFL draft with six selections, but wound up making seven by the time it was done...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 8,627 reads 19 comments

  5. Miami Dolphins' 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Miami Dolphins have not made the playoffs since 2008. If they want to finally break the trend, and finally break .500, they will need to get major contributions from their 2014 draft class...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 15,205 reads 63 comments

  6. New York Jets 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    Rex Ryan is on the year-to-year plan as head coach of the New York Jets , so if he is going to stick around for any length of time, the Jets will need to get significant contributions from this year's draft class...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 14,713 reads 53 comments

  7. Patriots Finally Find Their Heir Apparent to Tom Brady in Jimmy Garoppolo

    The New England Patriots are hoping that Tom Brady magically discovers the fountain of youth and never has to retire. But they know, deep down, that's not going to happen. Because a fountain of youth doesn't exist...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 22,092 reads 36 comments

  8. Jace Amaro Adds Much-Needed Wrinkle to New York Jets Offense

    The New York Jets are stealing a page from the playbook of their division rivals, the New England Patriots ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 5,240 reads 22 comments

  9. NFL Draft 2014: Matching Remaining Day 2 Quarterbacks to QB-Needy Teams

    Blake Bortles to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Johnny Manziel to the Cleveland Browns. Teddy Bridgewater to the Minnesota Vikings. The first round of the 2014 NFL draft was full of surprises, trades and surprise trades for the top quarterbacks selected..

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 22,618 reads 28 comments

  10. Dominique Easley Could Be Vince Wilfork Successor or Big-Time Injury Bust

    Maybe former New England Patriots linebacker Willie McGinest knew something no one else knew. He seemed to foreshadow the Patriots' eventual first-round pick when he spoke to the media at Gillette Stadium before the NFL draft on Thursday...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 6,748 reads 18 comments

  11. Dolphins Reach for Need to Select Tennessee T Ja'Wuan James

    The Miami Dolphins were 60 percent of the way to a complete offensive line. They now hope to be up to 80 percent after using their first-round pick on Tennessee offensive lineman Ja'Wuan James...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 4,108 reads 22 comments

  12. Bills Pay Steep Price to Kick-Start to New Era at WR with Sammy Watkins

    Between Stevie Johnson, Robert Woods, T.J. Graham, Marquise Goodwin and Mike Williams, the Buffalo Bills have plenty of guys at wide receiver. But they don't have the guy ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 5,227 reads 13 comments

  13. New England Patriots Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    How is a team that continually competes for the AFC Championship and/or Super Bowl supposed to improve year after year? That's a question that Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots ' front office has been asking for over a decade...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 8,294 reads 27 comments

  14. Buffalo Bills Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    Can the Buffalo Bills break their three-year 6-10 streak? The answer to that question will likely depend on the answer to another question: Can the Buffalo Bills hit a home run in ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 3,604 reads 4 comments

  15. New York Jets Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The New York Jets have 12 chances to improve their roster with a league-leading 12 selections in the 2014 NFL draft. If it feels like an embarrassment of riches, that's because it is...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 7,363 reads 40 comments

  16. Miami Dolphins Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The Miami Dolphins have been .500 or worse every year since 2008. If they want to finally snap the five-year mediocrity streak, they will have to hit a home run in the draft...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 8,817 reads 28 comments

  17. Why Justin Gilbert Is the Most Exciting CB in the 2014 NFL Draft

    You could use a lot of words to describe Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert. CBS Sports' scouting report contains 473 words of text about Gilbert . Nolan Nawrocki of NFL ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 14,674 reads 37 comments

  18. Should the New York Jets Sit Tight at No. 18?

    The New York Jets are tied with the St. Louis Rams at 12 apiece for the most picks in the 2014 NFL draft. That means the Jets have the flexibility to be one of the most active teams on the weekend of May 8...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 14,489 reads 69 comments

  19. Is Jamar Taylor Ready for a Starting Role in Dolphins Secondary?

    The Miami Dolphins could thrust second-year cornerback Jamar Taylor into the spotlight in 2014. After a rookie season in which he barely played on defense, it's fair to wonder whether he will shine or succumb to stage fright...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 9,457 reads 24 comments

  20. 2014 Buffalo Bills Schedule: Game-by-Game Predictions, Info and Analysis

    The Buffalo Bills enter their second year under head coach Doug Marrone and are hoping to better their 6-10 record from 2013. They have the league's 14th most difficult strength of schedule, with their opponents going an even ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 16,927 reads 88 comments

  21. 2014 Miami Dolphins Schedule: Game-by-Game Predictions, Info and Analysis

    We already knew the "who" and the "where" of the Miami Dolphins schedule, but now we also know the "when...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 26,638 reads 132 comments

  22. 2014 New York Jets Schedule: Game-by-Game Predictions, Info and Analysis

    The New York Jets fell short of the playoffs in 2013. While they made a few key additions, it's fair to wonder whether they have truly put themselves in position to contend for a playoff spot...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 26,983 reads 127 comments

  23. 2014 New England Patriots Schedule: Game-by-Game Predictions, Info & Analysis

    It may seem presumptuous, but the New England Patriots would probably like to fast-forward through the 2014 regular season to what seems like an inevitable rematch in the AFC Championship against the Denver Broncos ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 41,977 reads 139 comments

  24. Who Is the Top Receiver in the 2014 NFL Draft?

    The 2014 draft class has been regarded as one of the deepest in recent history, but there is still plenty of talent available at the top. At the wide receiver position, nobody ranks above Clemson's Sammy Watkins...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 9,937 reads 47 comments

  25. 2014 NFL Draft: Best Schematic Fits for Top Cornerbacks

    This year's crop of cornerbacks delivers a range of players with different skill sets, strengths, weaknesses and experiences in college...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 28,460 reads 47 comments