1. Miami Dolphins Offensive Line Woes Continue in Preseason Week 1 Win

    The Jacksonville Jaguars , the same team that sacked the quarterback a league-worst 20 times in all of 2012, was getting pressure on Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill early and often in their preseason game on Friday night...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 13,850 reads 55 comments

  2. No Clarification in Jets QB Battle After Preseason Week 1 Loss to Detroit Lions

    The duel between quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith is one of the most intriguing roster competitions in NFL training camp and the preseason, from both a local and a national perspective...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 9,841 reads 106 comments

  3. New England Patriots Offense Could Still Be a Force to Be Reckoned With in 2013

    Questions about the New England Patriots offense, anyone? Friday's preseason win over the Philadelphia Eagles was the kind of dominance we've seen from the Patriots for years, but with none of the same players...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 22,223 reads 197 comments

  4. What to Watch in Dolphins vs. Jaguars Preseason Week 1

    The Miami Dolphins are a step ahead of 30 other NFL teams, having played their first preseason game a week ago in the Hall of Fame game against the Dallas Cowboys ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 4,682 reads 33 comments

  5. Could Jerry Hughes Be the Pass-Rusher the Bills Need Opposite Mario Williams?

    Defensive end Mario Williams is scheduled to make $12.4 million in 2013, but at $870,000, fellow linemate Jerry Hughes may be just as important to the defensive scheme. He may also have just as much of an impact...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 6,005 reads 12 comments

  6. Why the Patriots Wide Receiving Corps Could Be Boom or Bust

    Experience and dependability vs. youth and potential. That's the trade-off the New England Patriots made when they moved on from Wes Welker , Brandon Lloyd and Deion Branch ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 5,883 reads 29 comments

  7. What C.J. Spiller's Increased Workload Could Mean for Buffalo Bills Offense

    It shouldn't be too much of a surprise to hear Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett say that running back C.J. Spiller will have a major role in the offense...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 16,428 reads 27 comments

  8. Jets Making the Wrong Choice Starting Mark Sanchez vs. Lions

    The New York Jets released their first depth chart of the preseason Monday night and listed a tie between quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 4,547 reads 63 comments

  9. Why Re-Signing Reshad Jones Is the Miami Dolphins' Best 2013 Offseason Signing

    The Miami Dolphins spent a lot of money this offseason to bring in free agents from other teams, so it's about time they pony up for one of their own. Especially considering the one they chose was safety Reshad Jones...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 2,201 reads 10 comments

  10. What Does the Future Hold for Mark Sanchez?

    What a long, strange trip it's been for New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez . From the fifth overall pick to two AFC Championship Games to two seasons of turmoil, to say ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 5,565 reads 33 comments

  11. Cowboys vs Dolphins: Dion Jordan Shows Strengths, Weaknesses in Preseason Opener

    If defensive end Dion Jordan performs all season like he performed in limited action on Sunday night, trading up to the third overall pick could prove to be a very fruitful investment for the Miami Dolphins ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 13,853 reads 36 comments

  12. What to Expect from Dion Jordan in 2013

    Physical freak. Versatile. The missing piece. These are the words that come to mind in relation to Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan . Miami took him with the third overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft for each of those reasons...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 10,451 reads 27 comments

  13. Jonathan Martin's Struggles Should Be Miami Dolphins' Primary Camp Concern

    If the Miami Dolphins season rests in the hands of left tackle Jonathan Martin , they're doomed. Luckily for the Dolphins, football games are not won or lost by one player...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 9,494 reads 109 comments

  14. Mike Wallace, Ryan Tannehill and a Brief History of New QB-WR Tandems

    When the Miami Dolphins unloaded a BRINKS truck to address their need for a speed threat at wide receiver—signing the dynamic Mike Wallace to a five-year, $60 million contract—the ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 7,633 reads 37 comments

  15. Buffalo Bills: Doug Marrone Should Be in No Rush to Name a Starting QB

    EJ Manuel was the first quarterback taken off the board in the 2013 NFL draft, the only one drafted in the first round...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 3,726 reads 8 comments

  16. Breaking Down the New England Patriots' Loaded Backfield

    With all the turnover at wide receiver, there may be an increased focus on the running game in the New England Patriots offense this year...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 11,889 reads 23 comments

  17. How to Define a Franchise QB in Today's NFL

    How do we define a franchise quarterback? If it is a quarterback who is seen as the face of the franchise, there are probably no less than 15 franchise signal-callers...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 5,290 reads 37 comments

  18. Players Show True Meaning of 'Patriot Way' in Moving on from Aaron Hernandez

    The "Patriot way" may have been a media creation in the first place, but it's not dead. That's in the words of quarterback Tom Brady , who addressed the media as a whole for the first time since news broke of Aaron Hernandez's murder investigation...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 7,386 reads 48 comments

  19. Why Danny Amendola Is One of the Most Important Players in Story of 2013-14 NFL

    It's not often we talk about slot receivers in the context of them having the potential to alter the landscape of a conference...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 6,904 reads 29 comments

  20. Mark Anderson's Release from Buffalo Bills Not as Much of a Shock as It Seems

    Former Buffalo Bills defensive end Mark Anderson learned pretty quickly that yesterday's treasure can easily become today's trash...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 7,349 reads 13 comments

  21. Is Geno Smith the Favorite to Win the New York Jets Starting QB Job?

    There's nothing wrong with a little confidence for Jets quarterback Geno Smith. The Jets, as a whole, can tell you all you need to know about confidence in general—both the highs and lows that come with it...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 6,990 reads 56 comments

  22. Breaking Down Mario Williams' Streaky Career as a Sack Specialist

    When the Buffalo Bills signed defensive end Mario Williams to a six-year, $96 million contract last offseason, they were hoping they'd found an edge presence to put consistent pressure on opposing quarterbacks...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 11,263 reads 37 comments

  23. Breaking Down NFL Offensive Personnel Groupings

    You can't predict the future, but you can get a sense of it. Looking at how an offense lines up—which players are on the field and where they are in the formation—provides clues that give defenses and viewers a sense of what's to come...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 13,918 reads 6 comments

  24. Is Antwan Barnes the Missing Piece for the New York Jets Defense?

    The New York Jets earned a lot of criticism for selecting defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson with the No. 13 overall pick...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 7,357 reads 30 comments

  25. Patriots Paying a Heavy Price for Player Gambles

    The New England Patriots are not losing control of their players. They are simply losing gambles. They rolled the dice one (now two) too many times on talented players with questionable judgment...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 year ago 14,274 reads 111 comments