1. Should New England Patriots Worry About Brandon LaFell's Drops?

    Wide receiver Brandon LaFell might like to take a mulligan on his first game of the season. LaFell began practicing with the New England Patriots just a few days ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 23,682 reads 28 comments

  2. Under Dan Campbell, Miami Dolphins Look Like a Brand-New Team

    If the Miami Dolphins keep playing the way they've played over the past two weeks, Dan Campbell could easily shed his "interim" label as head coach...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 24,362 reads 61 comments

  3. Have the New York Jets Found a Blueprint for Beating the Patriots?

    Say what you will about the New England Patriots ' drops this past Sunday—and there were plenty of them—against the New York Jets . If the Patriots had lost the game, they would be the ones talking about missed opportunities...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 8,645 reads 22 comments

  4. Biggest Takeaways from Miami Dolphins' Week 7 Win

    Has there ever been an interim head coach in NFL history who has actually earned the full-time job after accepting the midseason mantle? If not, Miami Dolphins head coach Dan Campbell is making a serious case to be the first one...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 10,016 reads 29 comments

  5. Biggest Takeaways from New England Patriots' Week 7 Win

    The New England Patriots made just enough plays to beat the New York Jets, but a 30-23 victory is hardly solace for the Patriots given the way they played for most of Sunday's game...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 10,629 reads 15 comments

  6. Biggest Takeaways from New York Jets' Week 7 Loss

    The New York Jets were not hoping to keep it close with the New England Patriots ; they were hoping to win...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 7,261 reads 11 comments

  7. Jarvis Landry Showing Elite Potential for Miami Dolphins

    It's not about the breakout game, it's about the follow-up. In that sense, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry still has work to do if he wants to insert himself in the discussion among the NFL 's elite slot receivers ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 19,548 reads 34 comments

  8. New England Patriots Proving They Can Win Even When Playing Their Worst

    You can't always count on New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick to give an in-depth, elaborate answer to a question at a press conference...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 23,891 reads 65 comments

  9. Even in Defeat, New York Jets Prove They're for Real

    Is there such a thing as a moral victory in football? If so, the New York Jets may have had one on Sunday in their 30-23 loss to the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 12,819 reads 69 comments

  10. Dan Campbell Proving That Changing Miami Dolphins' Culture Is Not a 1-Week Job

    The Miami Dolphins didn't become a mediocre team without an identity in one week; it's a mentality that was instilled in the team over the span of Joe Philbin 's four-year run as the head coach...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 12,687 reads 22 comments

  11. What Brandon LaFell Could Bring to New England Patriots Offense

    Slot receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola are already carving up defenses underneath. Tight end Rob Gronkowski is already rumbling through the heart of defenses down the seam...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 29,479 reads 41 comments

  12. What Todd Bowles' First Meeting with Bill Belichick, Patriots Means for New York

    The New York Jets are an impressive 4-1, but their stiffest tests are still to come. The first of those challenges will be Week 7's road trip to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 9,099 reads 24 comments

  13. Miami Dolphins Week 7 Stock Report

    The Miami Dolphins went into their bye week a dejected, defeated team, and came out of it a torpedo of aggression...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 5,825 reads 8 comments

  14. New York Jets Week 7 Stock Report

    Things are looking up. The New York Jets are 4-1 and in the thick of the playoff hunt nearly halfway through the season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 4,152 reads 5 comments

  15. New England Patriots Week 7 Stock Report

    Whether the New England Patriots want it to or not, the talk is beginning to build about the possibility that they could go undefeated. They would rather take it one day and one game at a time, but sports media never works that way...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 7,708 reads 21 comments

  16. Miami Dolphins Defensive Line Finally Playing with Some Aggression

    The Miami Dolphins defensive line was unable to get after the quarterback and make plays in the backfield during the first four games of the season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 7,058 reads 8 comments

  17. Brandon Marshall Proving to Be One of Most Reliable Receivers in Jets History

    Most NFL quarterbacks would give an appendage (one other than their throwing arm) to get the opportunity to throw passes to New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall . That's because most receivers don't have Marshall's metronomic consistency .

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 5,640 reads 10 comments

  18. Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola Prove Perfect Complements to Rob Gronkowski

    The New England Patriots understand that complementary football is a concept that applies on both a macro and micro level...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 10,434 reads 24 comments

  19. Biggest Takeaways from New England Patriots' Week 6 Win

    It wasn't quite the blowout everyone was expecting, but the result was exactly what most had predicted. The New England Patriots picked up a 34-27 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night to move to 5-0 for the first time since 2007...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 13,305 reads 32 comments

  20. Biggest Takeaways from Miami Dolphins' Week 6 Win

    The Joe Philbin era ended with a thud, and the Dan Campbell era began with a bang. The Miami Dolphins got a week off after a 27-14 drubbing by the New York Jets overseas, but ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 11,003 reads 30 comments

  21. Biggest Takeaways from New York Jets' Week 6 Win

    There are exactly seven teams in the NFL with a record of 4-1 or better, but the New York Jets may be the most surprising of them all...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 7,611 reads 9 comments

  22. New England Patriots Proving They Can Adapt to Any Situation

    For the first 30 minutes on Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts , it looked like the New England Patriots had finally met their match. Then, for the next 30 minutes , the Patriots proved why they are in a class of their own in the AFC...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 13,580 reads 32 comments

  23. New York Jets Prove They Can Respond to Adversity in Week 6 Win

    Not every game can be a 60-minute domination, but sometimes, a team can be defined by the way it responds to adversity...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 8,221 reads 18 comments

  24. Miami Dolphins Discover New Identity of Toughness Under Dan Campbell

    The Miami Dolphins made no more than a few changes to their roster since their Week 4 loss to the New York Jets in London...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 20,639 reads 61 comments

  25. What Should Miami Dolphins Expect from New Defensive Coordinator Lou Anarumo?

    Now that Lou Anarumo has been named defensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins , the question is: What can he do to help the team turn its defense—and its season—around? ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 17,412 reads 27 comments