1. LeGarrette Blount Return Adds Missing Depth to Patriots' Backfield

    The New England Patriots are seemingly never done adding talented players to their roster. The latest addition—or re-addition—is running back LeGarrette Blount ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 32,286 reads 69 comments

  2. No Quick Fix in Sight for Buffalo Bills QB Situation

    The Buffalo Bills have not made the postseason since 1999. Whether it's Kyle Orton or EJ Manuel at quarterback, it looks like that streak will continue...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 10,251 reads 21 comments

  3. Brent Grimes Proving He Belongs in Conversation Among NFL's Best Cornerbacks

    Over the past few years, media folks have taken turns proclaiming several different cornerbacks to be the best in the league: Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 8,094 reads 41 comments

  4. Can Jonas Gray, Patriots Running Game Remain Pivotal Part of Offense?

    New England Patriots running back Jonas Gray has a lot of layers. He's a funny guy , but there's nothing funny about his bulldozing style of running...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 8,678 reads 46 comments

  5. Jonas Gray's Breakout Performance Kick-Starts Important Stretch for Patriots

    In the past, the New England Patriots have been criticized as a finesse team. If Sunday night's 42-20 road win over the Indianapolis Colts was any indication, they could be ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 16,126 reads 33 comments

  6. Bills' Thursday Night Loss to Dolphins All but Kills Buffalo's Playoff Hopes

    There are still six games remaining on the Buffalo Bills ' regular-season schedule, but their season is close to over. At this point, their only hope of making the playoffs is to win at least five of those games...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 11,817 reads 61 comments

  7. John Idzik's Status on Hot Seat Presents Giant Dilemma for New York Jets

    Just shy of two years after John Idzik began his tenure as general manager of the New York Jets , fans of the team are already asking for it to end ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 103 reads 39 comments

  8. How Realistic Are the Miami Dolphins Playoff Hopes?

    This isn't the first time in recent memory that the Miami Dolphins are playing meaningful games in November and December...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 10,876 reads 36 comments

  9. Can Kyle Orton Lift Buffalo Bills to Playoffs?

    Same old Buffalo Bills ? Maybe, maybe not. A heartbreaking 17-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs will not give us our answer. We will have to wait until the end of the season to find out...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 6,597 reads 52 comments

  10. Dolphins Have No Margin for Error in Tight AFC Wild-Card Race

    The Miami Dolphins have come a long way from the team who had to fight off a 1-2 start to the season, but they will have to come even further between now and the end of the season if they want to make the playoffs...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 5,271 reads 35 comments

  11. Marcell Dareus Developing into Elite Defensive Tackle for Buffalo Bills

    Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz got used to elite play from his defensive tackles when he was coaching the Detroit Lions ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 3,610 reads 11 comments

  12. Why Has the Miami Dolphins Defense Been One of the League's Best?

    The truth is, it may be a misnomer to call the Miami Dolphins defense "one of the league's best." The "one of" part is debatable...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 10,873 reads 70 comments

  13. New York Jets Problems Run Much Deeper Than Just Quarterback

    Michael Vick. Geno Smith. Doesn't matter. Sure, the New York Jets (1-8) may be a little better if they held a true quarterback competition this offseason, but they would be ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 6,314 reads 30 comments

  14. Tom Brady Making a Strong Case for a 3rd MVP Award

    There's greatness, and then there's what New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has done over the past five weeks...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 22,476 reads 119 comments

  15. As Ryan Tannehill Goes, So Go the Miami Dolphins

    The San Diego Chargers defense may as well have been a pumpkin patch, because Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill carved it up from start to finish on Sunday...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 11,954 reads 82 comments

  16. Why Mike Wallace's Role in Miami Dolphins Offense Shouldn't Change

    Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace did what he has done so many times before: He ran fast downfield, streaking through the Jacksonville Jaguars defense, trying to ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 4,460 reads 31 comments

  17. How Should Bills Adjust Offense in Light of Struggles on Ground?

    The Buffalo Bills entered the season with one of the best one-two punches at running back in the entire league. Eight games later, they sit near the bottom of the league in nearly every rushing category...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 4,507 reads 14 comments

  18. Jonathan Casillas Trade Helps Patriots Fortify Linebacker Depth

    Until further notice, the New England Patriots should now be considered a lock for a trade at the deadline...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 11,991 reads 9 comments

  19. Patriots' Offensive Line Going from Weakness to Strength

    It seems like so much longer than one month ago that the New England Patriots were in total disarray. Quarterback Tom Brady was said to be on the decline and no longer an elite quarterback...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 15,607 reads 35 comments

  20. Jets' QB Controversy Has Far-Reaching Long-Term Ramifications

    Just eight games into the 2014 season, the New York Jets ' tombstone is already being fashioned. Who lies underneath has yet to be determined...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 22,691 reads 80 comments

  21. Rob Gronkowski Proving to Be More Beast Than Man, Improving Every Week

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass—Is there anyone, or anything, that can stop New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski ? So far, the only one or thing that's come close are injuries and a quick bout of dehydration ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 19,159 reads 57 comments

  22. What Does Jeremy Kerley's New Contract Mean for the New York Jets?

    One by one, the New York Jets are stockpiling receivers for their formerly weaponless offense. In the offseason, it was free-agent wide receiver Eric Decker who was added to the arsenal...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 4,495 reads 16 comments

  23. What Will the New England Patriots' Revamped Front 7 Look Like?

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Time to reset the depth chart. With several injuries and a pair of midseason acquisitions, the New England Patriots defense is about to look a whole lot different in Week 8 than it did in Week 1...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 13,632 reads 17 comments

  24. What Do the Buffalo Bills Do Without C.J. Spiller, Fred Jackson?

    Every head coach must be prepared to deal with an injury at a key position. Few head coaches can be prepared to deal with two injuries at the same position in the same quarter of a game...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 6,678 reads 11 comments

  25. Envisioning Percy Harvin's Role with the New York Jets

    Electric playmaking potential. Wide receiver Percy Harvin brings plenty of it to the table. The Seattle Seahawks were unwilling to incorporate him into their offensive attack ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 24,786 reads 34 comments