1. Devin McCourty Developing into Premier NFL Safety

    No one could have predicted the course that the career of Devin McCourty has taken. No one, however, will complain about it...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 7,960 reads 27 comments

  2. Who Must Pay the Price for Miami Dolphins' Ineptitude?

    Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross used words such as "nightmare" and "embarrassment" to share his feelings Monday on the turmoil that has surrounded his team over the past two weeks...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 8,275 reads 49 comments

  3. Miami Dolphins Exhibiting All the Symptoms of a Playoff Pretender

    It was a long week of press conferences, issued statements and open locker rooms at Sun Life Stadium. Yet, a long week of preparation—11 days, to be exact—wasn't enough ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 2,881 reads 57 comments

  4. EJ Manuel's Improvement Will Require Help of Buffalo Bills' Coaching Staff

    If Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel is ever going to realize his full potential, he'll need more help from the coaches who are in place to make that happen...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 3,498 reads 38 comments

  5. Buffalo Bills Must Remain Patient with EJ Manuel

    Well, that was ugly. There's really no other word for the performance of the Buffalo Bills offense and quarterback EJ Manuel in their 23-10 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 4,884 reads 69 comments

  6. How EJ Manuel Can Capitalize on Aggressive Steelers Defense

    EJ Manuel will make his return for the Buffalo Bills on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers , as announced by the Bills on Friday, after missing the past four games with a knee injury...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 months ago 945 reads 1 comments

  7. How Geno Smith, Jets Offense Can Use the Bye Week to Find Consistency

    Geno Smith 's stat sheet reads 8 TD-13 INT, but the New York Jets ' win-loss record reads 5-4, and that's all that matters. That is, until the lopsided ratio of the former begins impacting the other, and history tells us it will...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 6,626 reads 23 comments

  8. Bullying Fiasco Could Be Last Straw for Dolphins Brass If Team Flounders in 2013

    Whatever transpired between Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin, there will likely be widespread ramifications across the Miami Dolphins and possibly the NFL ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 7,370 reads 76 comments

  9. Resetting Expectations for Dolphins WR Mike Wallace

    If the Miami Dolphins are losing patience with big-ticket free-agent wide receiver Mike Wallace , they shouldn't be. They may have overpaid a bit, but that's the price of business on the NFL free-agent market...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 7,468 reads 10 comments

  10. Sheldon Richardson a Surprising Candidate for Defensive Rookie of the Year

    Wrong. So wrong. That's the only way to describe this column I wrote back in April, when the New York Jets drafted defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson with the 13th overall pick...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 12,019 reads 55 comments

  11. Can EJ Manuel Save the Buffalo Bills' Season?

    It's been close to impossible to evaluate the Buffalo Bills ' season because of all the key injuries, but it looks like we may finally get an idea of what this team is truly capable of...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 7,326 reads 25 comments

  12. Where Will the New York Jets' Roller Coaster End?

    You win some, you lose some. If you’re the New York Jets , though, you win one, you lose one. That’s been the pattern of their season so far, so accurate you could ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 9,367 reads 54 comments

  13. Struggling Patriots Offense Must Turn to Stevan Ridley, Running Game for Boost

    Tom Brady and the Patriots passing offense remain the center of attention for their up-and-down play, but on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers —and until their passing ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 2,255 reads 17 comments

  14. Miami Dolphins Save Season by Closing Game in Most Bizarre Way Possible

    The Miami Dolphins finally closed a game, and in doing so, they have also closed the book on a disastrous chapter in their 2013 season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 9,765 reads 113 comments

  15. Teamwide Issues Threaten Long-Term Stability of Miami Dolphins

    The Miami Dolphins are running out of excuses. They are also running out of time if they want to save their season. One problem: They seem to have fallen victim to Murphy's law...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 6,696 reads 49 comments

  16. How the Jets Can Slow Down Drew Brees, High-Powered Saints Offense

    Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton went off against the New York Jets on Sunday, piling up 325 passing yards, a 125.7 passer rating and a career-high five touchdown passes...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 3,363 reads 12 comments

  17. Can Isaac Sopoaga Fix the Patriots Woeful Run Defense?

    With the New England Patriots sending a fifth-round pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga and a sixth-round pick, a trend is developing...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 17,433 reads 68 comments

  18. Miami Dolphins Must Stay Committed to Running Game to Right the Ship in 2013

    We'll never know for sure whether Ryan Tannehill is the quarterback of the future for the Miami Dolphins , unless the Dolphins stay as balanced on offense as they've been (or tried to be) over the past two weeks...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 3,093 reads 30 comments

  19. Why Week 8 Blowout Loss Proved Jets Have Problems on Offense and Defense

    Win. Loss. Back and forth the New York Jets go in 2013, and while they're a lot more exciting than watching two of your friends play Pong , they're becoming equally predictable...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 2,974 reads 16 comments

  20. New England Patriots Look Like Playoff Lock Behind Stellar Defense

    It's time to reset expectations for the New England Patriots . They are not the dominant passing game they've been in years past...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 17,910 reads 106 comments

  21. Ryan Tannehill Has No Choice but to Play Mistake-Free Football vs. Patriots

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has not been playing up to his usual standards this season, but that doesn't mean the Miami Dolphins can come into Gillette Stadium and expect to be given multiple opportunities to put the Patriots away...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 990 reads 10 comments

  22. Antonio Cromartie Faces Another Tall Task vs. Bengals WR A.J. Green

    Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie admitted he's not playing up to his own standards this season. He might want to get that corrected, quickly, with Bengals wide receiver A...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 2,918 reads 18 comments

  23. Believe It or Not, the New York Jets' Defensive Line Is the NFL's Best

    Preseason claims to fame often fall to the wayside rather quickly, but some choice words from Jets defensive end Quinton Coples ring true seven weeks into the season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 11,096 reads 50 comments

  24. Buffalo Bills Have a Convenient Problem with Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller at RB

    Fantasy owners be damned; the Buffalo Bills have two running backs, and they're not afraid to use them. Between Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller , there's enough talent in the Bills backfield to build the offense around...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 6,192 reads 11 comments

  25. Andre Carter Brings Much-Needed Depth and Leadership to Patriots Defensive Line

    The Patriots have lost a lot of veteran leadership on defense over the past few weeks, which has raised some questions over the lack of depth on the roster...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 months ago 9,583 reads 42 comments