1. 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 7 months ago 17,434 reads 27 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 4,116 reads 25 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 773 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 8,024 reads 18 comments

  5. 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 7 months ago 5,287 reads 9 comments

  6. 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 7 months ago 4,338 reads 8 comments

  7. 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 7 months ago 9,037 reads 58 comments

  8. 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 7 months ago 5,954 reads 25 comments

  9. 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 7 months ago 6,980 reads 61 comments

  10. Biggest Takeaways from New England Patriots' Week 5 Win

    The New England Patriots are 4-0 for the second time in the past three seasons, but this might be the best Patriots team we've seen in a long time. Like usual, these Patriots are proving they can beat an opponent in any number of ways...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 7 months ago 12,194 reads 40 comments

  11. Jets' Leonard Williams Making Early Case for Defensive Rookie of the Year

    The New York Jets churn out talented defensive linemen like The Beatles churned out No. 1 hits. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr make a worthy comparison ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 7 months ago 8,447 reads 13 comments

  12. Identifying Best Head Coaching Candidates for the Miami Dolphins

    2016 will mark the fourth time in the past decade that the Miami Dolphins will enter a season with a different head coach than the one who began the previous season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 7 months ago 22,479 reads 63 comments

  13. New England Patriots Dominating Opponents with Halftime Adjustments

    It's not often that the New England Patriots look flat. But when that's happened in 2015, they have found ways to respond. The Patriots beat the Dallas Cowboys , 30-6, at AT&T Stadium to improve to 4-0 on the season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 14,505 reads 102 comments

  14. Return of Sheldon Richardson Will Bring New York Jets Defense to Another Level

    If Sheldon Richardson had been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season, the New York Jets and their fans would have rejoiced at his return...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 12,905 reads 18 comments

  15. In Turning Season Around, Miami Dolphins' Biggest Obstacle May Be Themselves

    If anyone on the Miami Dolphins roster is looking to assign blame for the team's slow start, the first place they should look is the mirror...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 18,924 reads 25 comments

  16. Calvin Pryor Showing Signs of Becoming a Playmaking Safety for New York Jets

    New York Jets safety Calvin Pryor is easily the most improved player on the team this year. That's partly because he gave himself a lot of room for improvement as a rookie, but ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 19,315 reads 16 comments

  17. Why the Best Is Yet to Come for the New England Patriots Offense

    The New England Patriots are living the dream right now. They have a future Hall of Fame quarterback at the helm of their offense, and their offense is one of the best in the entire NFL...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 27,923 reads 75 comments

  18. Moving on from Kevin Coyle Is Right Decision for Miami Dolphins, Dan Campbell

    New Miami Dolphins interim head coach Dan Campbell didn't know exactly what he wanted to do with his defensive staff upon taking over from fired coach Joe Philbin . It didn't take Campbell long to figure it out, though...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 18,963 reads 48 comments

  19. Adjustments New York Jets Must Make After Bye Week

    At 3-1, the New York Jets are in a better position than many (myself included) predicted headed into their bye week. That doesn't mean they can't find ways to improve. The Jets have already shown their hand in some ways...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 10,489 reads 56 comments

  20. Adjustments Miami Dolphins Must Make After Bye Week

    Something had to change. The Miami Dolphins are 1-3 headed into the bye week, an unacceptable start after owner Stephen Ross beset the 2015 Dolphins with playoff hopes and expectations...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 11,793 reads 30 comments

  21. New England Patriots Week 5 Stock Report

    Wasn't this the year the New England Patriots were finally supposed to see a challenge in the AFC East? With all the improvements and changes made by each of the other three teams, it looked like this might be a year in which the gap closed a bit...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 7,263 reads 16 comments

  22. What Must Dan Campbell Do to Turn Miami Dolphins Around?

    Joe Philbin 's reign as head coach may be done, but the Miami Dolphins have only just begun to deal with the drama surrounding their team...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 12,787 reads 40 comments

  23. Jabaal Sheard Finally Gives New England Patriots Reliable Depth at OLB

    For years, the New England Patriots have wished and prayed for depth at defensive end and outside linebacker...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 17,154 reads 32 comments

  24. With Chris Ivory at RB, New York Jets QBs Can Take a Back Seat

    The New York Jets gave quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick a pair of top-notch weapons this offseason when they added wide receiver Brandon Marshall on top of last year's addition, Eric Decker...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 5,260 reads 37 comments

  25. Week 4 Proves Why New England Patriots Are Still in AFC East Driver's Seat

    The New England Patriots didn't even have to leave the comfort of their own home to get a reminder of why they are still in the driver's seat in the AFC East...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 13,635 reads 45 comments