1. Winners and Losers from Super Bowl XLVIII

    The 12th Man appeared to have a supernal effect on Super Bowl XLVIII. The Seattle Seahawks scored 12 seconds into each half and stomped the Denver Broncos, 43-8, for the first Super Bowl title in franchise history...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 7 months ago 30,767 reads 125 comments

  2. Assessing the Value of the New York Jets' Upcoming Free Agents

    The New York Jets were tight up against the salary cap in 2013, and as a result, they did a lot of bargain-basement shopping on some free agents who had some question marks but could be had on a cheap one-year deal...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 5,029 reads 6 comments

  3. Where Should the Miami Dolphins Be Spending Their Money This Offseason?

    The Miami Dolphins were one of the busiest teams in free agency last season, but they still have plenty of money to spend this year, and could be wielding over $30 million in salary-cap space this offseason...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 10,552 reads 65 comments

  4. Where Should the New York Jets Be Spending Their Money This Offseason?

    John Idzik knew what he was getting into when he accepted the job as the New York Jets ' new general manager last year. They were strapped tight against the salary cap in 2013 due to some poor decisions by the previous GM, Mike Tannenbaum...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 6,769 reads 23 comments

  5. Assessing the Value of Miami Dolphins' Upcoming Free Agents

    The Miami Dolphins were one of the most active teams in free agency in 2013, and if they want to maintain some players that became the nucleus of their team, they'll have to be active with a long list of internal free agents...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 6,129 reads 11 comments

  6. Buffalo Bills Defense Built to Be Successful Under Jim Schwartz

    It's funny, slightly ironic, that we'll now be calling the Mike Pettine era the "old guard" of the Buffalo Bills defense. Everything he brought to the table had such a new-school feel to it...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 6,418 reads 2 comments

  7. Dolphins Hiring Dennis Hickey as GM Highlights Exactly What's Wrong in Miami

    Seven men entered the Miami Dolphins general manager search, but only one man was left standing. Some were ruled out, others just wanted out, and Dolphins owner Stephen Ross was ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 13,282 reads 56 comments

  8. Assessing the Value of Buffalo Bills' Upcoming Free Agents

    The first step in offseason preparation is to assess the talent on the roster. This process is not only in order to find out where improvements need to be made, but also to find out who should stay and who should go...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 5,472 reads 11 comments

  9. Why Brian Gaine Is the Prime Candidate for the Dolphins' Vacant GM Job

    The Miami Dolphins ' general manager search has rolled on for two weeks since the "mutual" departure of former GM Jeff Ireland, but it seems that search is reaching its final stages...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 8,501 reads 23 comments

  10. Remembering the Legend of Dante Scarnecchia, and What's Next for the Patriots

    It will be hard not to notice the absence of Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia. It never truly felt like training camp had begun in New England until Scarnecchia was spotted running laps with the Patriots' offensive linemen...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 6,028 reads 11 comments

  11. Assessing the Value of New England Patriots' Upcoming Free Agents

    The New England Patriots once again came one game away from the Super Bowl, but like 30 other teams that fell short of the big game, they'll have a lot of big decisions to make if they want to achieve all their goals next year...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 8,283 reads 16 comments

  12. Why Bills DC Mike Pettine Would Make a Great Head Coach

    The Buffalo Bills defense was the saving grace during a disappointing season, and now its coordinator—Mike Pettine—is drawing head coaching interest...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 33,391 reads 72 comments

  13. AFC Championship Loss Doesn't Detract from Tom Brady, Bill Belichick's Legacy

    The New England Patriots have defied the laws of parity since 2001. But even in an NFL that is designed to bring everyone back to the mean, sometimes, the better team wins...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 6,633 reads 165 comments

  14. Patriots Face Major Identity Questions After AFC Championship Game Loss

    Different look, same taste. It's like a bad ad campaign for a new logo on your favorite soda, only the New England Patriots and their fans have been left with a taste in their mouth that's more bitter than sweet...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 30,880 reads 310 comments

  15. Tom Brady Must Continue Dominance vs. Jack Del Rio for Patriots to Beat Broncos

    Put yourself in the shoes of Jack Del Rio and John Fox. If you're the defensive coordinator or the head coach of the Denver Broncos , preparing for a game against the New England ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 2,759 reads 7 comments

  16. Patriots Secondary Matches Up Well with Broncos Receiving Corps

    Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning is a nice narrative, but as you might already know, the two future Hall of Famers will never line up across from one another when the New England Patriots face the Denver Broncos for the AFC Championship on Sunday...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 13,376 reads 245 comments

  17. Meet the New England Patriots' Biggest X-Factor: Jamie Collins

    Not often does a team's first pick in the draft go unnoticed for almost the entire season, but when the New England Patriots drafted linebacker Jamie Collins in the second round ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 98,652 reads 163 comments

  18. How Bill Belichick Can Slow Down Peyton Manning, High-Powered Broncos Offense

    Pull out your kings, queens, rooks, knights, bishops and pawns, because in the ultimate chess match between New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning , every piece is essential...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 22,091 reads 182 comments

  19. Tom Brady as Underdog Gives Old-School Feel to New-School Peyton Manning Rivalry

    Nostalgia. That's the best word to describe the feelings around the 2013-14 AFC Championship Game between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots . This showdown has everything the classic battles had...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 27,096 reads 157 comments

  20. New England Patriots Finally Have a Running Game They Can Count on in Playoffs

    Patience pays off. The running game wasn't working for the New England Patriots for the entirety of their 43-22 triumph over the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, but once things got moving, they became tough to stop...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 9,943 reads 23 comments

  21. Colts Should Try to Run the Ball Against Patriots' Front 7, but Will They?

    In their heart of hearts, the Indianapolis Colts want to throw the ball. It's hard to blame them, with an uber-ta lented quarterback in Andrew Luck who can make all the throws, throw on the run and generally do it all for Indy's offense...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 2,627 reads 2 comments

  22. Parting Ways with Jeff Ireland Is Miami's Last Gasp at Building Quick Contender

    After firing general manager Jeff Ireland and offensive coordinator Mike Sherman, the Dolphins are once again dipping their toe into the uncertain waters of a rebuild...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 8,397 reads 93 comments

  23. Colts Defense Ripe for the Picking for Tom Brady, Patriots Offense

    If the Indianapolis Colts thought they had it tough last week against the Kansas City Chiefs , they really have their work cut out for them against the New England Patriots ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 17,116 reads 58 comments

  24. How Bill Belichick, Patriots Defense Can Hold Red-Hot Andrew Luck in Check

    Just when you think you have him beat, you don't. That phrase applies to both quarterbacks in Saturday's divisional round playoff showdown between the New England Patriots and ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 16,067 reads 68 comments

  25. Colts vs. Patriots: Who Has the Edge at Every Position?

    The game of football is not played on paper or in a slideshow, but matchups often dictate the outcome of a game...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 37,657 reads 205 comments