1. Jets Would Be Wise Not to Fire Rex Ryan Midseason

    Believe it or not, there is a way the New York Jets ' season could go from bad to worse. Aside from losing all of their remaining games, firing Rex Ryan is about the only thing ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 3,768 reads 30 comments

  2. How Will the Miami Dolphins Move on Without Knowshon Moreno?

    The Miami Dolphins offense has struggled this season, and things aren't going to get any easier thanks to a key injury...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 13,327 reads 27 comments

  3. Brian Tyms Gives Patriots More Explosive Playmaking Ability in Passing Game

    Without a wide receiver who is a deep threat and a quarterback who can throw a deep ball, an NFL offense can be in deep trouble...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 10,328 reads 31 comments

  4. Rob Gronkowski Gets Back to Full-on 'Gronk' Mode in Patriots' Win over Bills

    There's a difference between Rob Gronkowski and Gronk. Rob Gronkowski is a tight end for the New England Patriots who has dealt with some injuries during his career and who ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 11,743 reads 16 comments

  5. No Right Answer Between Geno Smith, Michael Vick in Jets Quarterback Controversy

    Multiple choice: A) Geno Smith or B) Michael Vick ? How about a write-in candidate: C) None of the above? Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News suggests that it's ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 6,003 reads 51 comments

  6. How Has Jim Schwartz Revamped the Buffalo Bills Defense?

    Jim Schwartz 's feet came off the ground. He raised his fist into the air as his defense hoisted him onto its shoulders and carried him off of Ford Field following the Buffalo Bills ' 17-14 victory over the Detroit Lions ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 4,737 reads 6 comments

  7. Sammy Watkins Starts Hot, but Buffalo Bills Rookie Has a Lot to Learn

    Sammy Watkins has not yet proven to be worth the price the Buffalo Bills paid for him in the 2014 NFL draft, but thus far this season, watching him play is proving to be worth the price of admission...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 8,317 reads 16 comments

  8. Vintage Darrelle Revis Is Sign of Things to Come for Resurgent Patriots Defense

    He silenced the critics with a top-notch, vintage performance. The statement above could apply to quarterback Tom Brady and several other players on the New England Patriots ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 7,557 reads 27 comments

  9. Patriots Defense Showing Renewed Sense of Pride, Aggression with SNF Win

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — "Ignore the noise." It's part of a sign that hangs on the door which players walk through on their way out of Gillette Stadium...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 5,075 reads 23 comments

  10. Buffalo Bills Can Be Competent with Kyle Orton at the Helm

    In the fourth quarter, with the game on the line, facing an eight-point deficit, Buffalo Bills quarterback Kyle Orton stepped into his throw, sailed his pass deep down the right ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 15,030 reads 39 comments

  11. Patriots WR Aaron Dobson's Punishment Hurts the Team More Than the Player

    So let's get this straight: The New England Patriots lack weapons on offense, and one player who could potentially help is second-year wide receiver Aaron Dobson ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 10,554 reads 40 comments

  12. Jets Must Rebound for Rex Ryan and John Idzik to Keep Their Jobs

    New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik are reaching a point of no return. At this point, it doesn't matter who deserves blame for the Jets' struggles, or how much blame they deserve...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 3,986 reads 50 comments

  13. Tom Brady Is Still the Patriots' Best Option at Quarterback, for Now

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tom Brady sat on the bench, tilted his head back to look up to the skies. Maybe he was just trying to clear his head...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 615 reads 100 comments

  14. Bill Belichick's Failure as GM Leaves Patriots with Uncertain Future

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bill Belichick the head coach must hate Bill Belichick the general manager. At times, the opposite holds true as well...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 30,790 reads 100 comments

  15. Geno Smith-Michael Vick QB Controversy Could Swallow Jets Season Whole

    The New York Jets were in a no-win situation. A win over the Detroit Lions would not have solidified the Jets as a contender, but a 24-17 loss may have solidified them as a pretender...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 5,478 reads 33 comments

  16. Ryan Tannehill Proves He Can Be Part of the Solution

    If Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin had the choice, he might take a mulligan on this past week. A media firestorm surrounded his declining to name quarterback Ryan Tannehill as his starter heading into Sunday's trip to London...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 13,700 reads 159 comments

  17. Joe Philbin's Handling of Ryan Tannehill May Be 1st Step in Losing Player Trust

    Nobody's job is safe in the NFL . Every week, it seems, players are playing for their jobs and coaches are coaching for theirs...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 9,151 reads 56 comments

  18. Patriots Running Game Shares Plenty of Blame in Offensive Struggles

    With all the talk about the Patriots ' problems in the passing game, one could almost forget that they even have any running backs on the roster...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 4,239 reads 19 comments

  19. How Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins Coaches Can Work Together to Fix Struggling Offense

    Incomplete. Off-target. Dropped. Sacked. Those words were heard all too frequently for the Miami Dolphins in the passing game on Sunday in their 34-15 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 3...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 6,568 reads 51 comments

  20. Fate of New York Jets' 2014 Season Rests on Geno Smith's Continued Development

    Rex Ryan 's eyes stared down at the sideline in front of him, his hands on his hips, his lips pursed, his head shaking in frustration...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 6,174 reads 46 comments

  21. EJ Manuel Continues to Leave Doubt That He Is Bills QB of the Future

    The 2014 season could not have gotten off to a much better start for EJ Manuel . And then the Buffalo Bills ' 22-10 loss to the San Diego Chargers could not have ended much worse...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 9,862 reads 99 comments

  22. What to Make of Brandon LaFell's Early-Season Struggles

    When the New England Patriots signed Brandon LaFell as a free agent this offseason, the hope was that the 6'3", 210-pound wide receiver would provide a big-bodied presence that has been sorely missing from the Patriots offense...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 8,132 reads 15 comments

  23. How Much Blame Falls on Ryan Tannehill for Dolphins' Passing Woes?

    Assigning blame over the happenings of a football game can be a slippery slope. Decisions are made in the blink of an eye by coaches trying to capitalize on weaknesses in an opposing team and by players trying to get in position to make plays...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 8,588 reads 85 comments

  24. Jets Defense Has a Long Way to Go Before Shutting Down Top QBs Again

    There are few defensive masterminds in the NFL quite like Rex Ryan . There are probably fewer who face the Jets ' current issues in the secondary...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 3,340 reads 16 comments

  25. New England Patriots Prove They're Still Alive Among AFC's Elite

    Breathe easy, Patriots fans. Your team isn't dead to rights in the AFC race just yet. It was a long week in New England, with scrutiny raining down like hail as the team faced its first 0-1 start in a decade...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 17,743 reads 91 comments