1. Patriots' Offseason Priorities Must Include a Rob Gronkowski Backup Plan

    The Patriots ' tight end position was once the object of affection for the entire league, but now, it is one of the Patriots' biggest question marks headed into the 2014 season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 12,827 reads 38 comments

  2. Stats the New England Patriots Must Improve in 2014

    Stats don't always tell the whole story, but they almost always tell part of the story. For the New England Patriots , that story includes more struggles than usual in the passing ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 9,096 reads 19 comments

  3. What the Next Chapter for the Miami Dolphins Offensive Line Could Look Like

    The Miami Dolphins can't take a mulligan on the 2013 season, but they can take a mulligan on the group that was most responsible for their downfall: the offensive line...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 10,877 reads 49 comments

  4. Where Should the Buffalo Bills Be Spending Their Money This Offseason?

    As the combination of head coach Doug Marrone and general manager Doug Whaley enter their second year, they will surely look to put their fingerprints all over the Buffalo Bills ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 2,883 reads 2 comments

  5. NFL Free Agents 2014: Updated Top 25 Players Available Post Playoffs

    Many of the NFL 's upcoming free agents have worked several years or longer to finally get their shot at a big contract. Only a select few of those players will earn top dollar...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 months ago 113,122 reads 159 comments

  6. 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 8 months ago 30,772 reads 125 comments

  7. 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 5,032 reads 6 comments

  8. 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 10,556 reads 65 comments

  9. 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 6,775 reads 23 comments

  10. 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 6,135 reads 11 comments

  11. 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 6,485 reads 2 comments

  12. 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 13,293 reads 56 comments

  13. 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 5,476 reads 11 comments

  14. 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 8,511 reads 23 comments

  15. 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 6,046 reads 11 comments

  16. 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 8,288 reads 16 comments

  17. 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 33,414 reads 72 comments

  18. 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 6,653 reads 165 comments

  19. 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 30,891 reads 310 comments

  20. 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 2,774 reads 7 comments

  21. 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 13,387 reads 245 comments

  22. 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 98,686 reads 163 comments

  23. 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 22,104 reads 182 comments

  24. 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 27,106 reads 157 comments

  25. 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 9,961 reads 23 comments