1. 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 over 1 year ago 7,419 reads 48 comments

  2. 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 over 1 year ago 7,223 reads 29 comments

  3. 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 over 1 year ago 7,344 reads 13 comments

  4. 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 over 1 year ago 7,031 reads 56 comments

  5. 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 over 1 year ago 11,354 reads 37 comments

  6. 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 over 1 year ago 21,339 reads 6 comments

  7. 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 over 1 year ago 7,439 reads 30 comments

  8. 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 over 1 year ago 14,433 reads 111 comments

  9. Highlighting the Latest Buzz Around Every NFL Team This Offseason

    We are painfully close to the start of training camps, with several teams scheduled to open camp as early as July 20. That means you're running out of time to get caught up on all the latest news around each team...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 113,399 reads 59 comments

  10. Can Doug Marrone and EJ Manuel Be a Winning Combination in 2013?

    When a team brings in a new head coach and a rookie quarterback, it's usually because that team has not won a lot of games in recent years. The Buffalo Bills are no different. They've earned a 16-32 (...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 9,617 reads 32 comments

  11. How Can Brandon Spikes Earn a Big Contract for 2014?

    The New England Patriots have a big decision on their hands next offseason with linebacker Brandon Spikes set to hit the open market if he is not re-signed...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 5,354 reads 17 comments

  12. What Does Aaron Hernandez's Release Mean for the Patriots?

    The saga around tight end Aaron Hernandez took two major turns on Wednesday morning. The first was when he was taken into police custody, according to the Massachusetts State ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 57,847 reads 186 comments

  13. One Burning Question for Every NFL Team This Offseason

    Every NFL offseason brings about some change for every team. Even the best teams in the NFL must change in order to avoid growing stale and allowing the competition to catch up to them...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 63,032 reads 118 comments

  14. Breaking Down Every NFL Running-Back Prototype

    The 2013 NFL draft marked the first time in 50 years that no running backs were selected in the first round. The feature back is a dying breed...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 14,925 reads 25 comments

  15. Is This Really a Do-or-Die Season for Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland?

    The 2013 season doesn't have to be a make-or-break season for Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland, but it's hard not to view it as such. Just know that whatever happens, it didn't have to be this way...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 5,765 reads 32 comments

  16. Breaking Down the Patriots' "Re-Do" at Receiver

    The New England Patriots have completely overhauled the wide receiver position. But how? And why? Many people were left scratching their head in the wake of team allowing ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 6,262 reads 33 comments

  17. Why Dee Milliner Is Not Replacing Darrelle Revis in the Jets Defense

    It should never be up to a rookie to replace a legend—not, at least, if the organization is doing business right. Thankfully for Dee Milliner and the New York Jets , that's not the case with regards to filling the void left by Darrelle Revis...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 9,558 reads 16 comments

  18. How Rex Ryan Can Ensure He Keeps His Job for 2014 and Beyond

    Rex Ryan is a brilliant football mind, but that doesn't mean his job is safe as head coach of the New York Jets . There are very few NFL coaches who have year-in, year-out job security...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 5,126 reads 26 comments

  19. Way-Too-Early Predictions for the 2014 NFL Playoffs

    It's June. The league just finished OTAs, and some teams are just beginning their mandatory minicamps. Yet, here we are predicting the playoffs...

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  20. Which Position Ultimately Gives Tim Tebow Best Chance to Revive His NFL Career?

    I woke up, and Tim Tebow was still a New England Patriot. Yes, that means we weren't dreaming when the Patriots announced the move on Monday...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 15,326 reads 72 comments

  21. How Does Tim Tebow Fit with the New England Patriots?

    "Who knows." At this point, that's all you can say about Tim Tebow 's role with the New England Patriots now that, according to ESPN , he has been signed by a team recently deemed one of the least likely teams to sign him ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 130,050 reads 303 comments

  22. Why NFL Players Have Every Right to be Skeptical About a Franchise in London

    As much as the NFL would love to have a franchise in London—and it will have its wish at some point—it won't go off without a hitch as the NFL might hope. The NFL might think it's as easy as one-two-three: Step 1: Build a fanbase...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 7,595 reads 37 comments

  23. Where Must the Miami Dolphins Defense Improve in 2013?

    Plenty of statistics can measure a defense, and the Miami Dolphins defense was seventh-best in the league in the most important metric in football: points...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 9,799 reads 42 comments

  24. 10 Second-Year NFL Players Primed for Breakout Seasons in 2013

    Things don't always click right away for NFL rookies. Sure, we've seen plenty of players have instant success in an NFL that is increasingly incorporating college football principles ...

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  25. A Closer Look at the Miami Dolphins' 2013 Spending Spree

    When it came to addressing their needs this offseason, the Miami Dolphins didn't throw darts at the board. They hit the dartboard with a BRINKS truck...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about over 1 year ago 9,644 reads 68 comments