1. Taking Stock of Miami Dolphins Ahead of Week 5 Bye

    Since 1990 (the birth of the current playoff format), there have been just 25 playoff teams to start with a record of 1-3 or worse through four games. Needless to say, things do not look good for the Miami Dolphins ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 6,123 reads 21 comments

  2. Taking Stock of New York Jets Ahead of Week 5 Bye

    The New York Jets are in a better position than most people expected them to be in at this point in the season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 9,072 reads 28 comments

  3. Miami Dolphins Enter Bye Week with Huge Long-Term Questions to Answer

    The Miami Dolphins might be the biggest disappointment since the "Dream Team" 2011 Philadelphia Eagles ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 10,669 reads 55 comments

  4. Eric Decker, Chris Ivory Prove Their Value to New York Jets Offense

    What a difference a week makes. More accurately, what a difference it makes for the New York Jets offense to have two of its three best skill position players on the field...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 4,762 reads 33 comments

  5. Weighing the Pros and Cons of New England Patriots' Offensive Line Shuffling

    In his book, The Essential Smart Football , author Chris B. Brown wrote, "New ideas in football tend to arise as potential solutions to specific problems...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 14,840 reads 83 comments

  6. LeGarrette Blount and Dion Lewis Are Perfect 1-2 Punch in Patriots Backfield

    Stop the search to find the perfect nickname for the New England Patriots' duo of running backs, LeGarrette Blount and Dion Lewis...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 17,475 reads 37 comments

  7. Why the Miami Dolphins Front Office Should Be on the Hot Seat

    In the wake of the Miami Dolphins ' 1-2 start to the season, no one has been safe from scrutiny: not the players, the coaches or the front office. While most of the blame has gone to the first two, the latter has largely escaped scrutiny...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 13,681 reads 69 comments

  8. Time to Recognize Muhammad Wilkerson as an Elite 3-4 Defensive End

    At this point, the "mo' money for Mo Wilkerson" jokes have gotten tired. There's nothing funny about New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson's talent level, or the fact that ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 6,282 reads 20 comments

  9. New York Jets Week 4 Stock Report

    The New York Jets aren't going undefeated in 2015. No one expected them to, w ith the exception of some people who might have a few screws loose. There are obvious flaws with this team...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 5,953 reads 15 comments

  10. Miami Dolphins Week 4 Stock Report

    How much stock can the Miami Dolphins put into the game tape of their 41-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills ? The Bills got off to a hot start and never looked back. Just look at the game's win probability chart from Pro-Football-Reference...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 6,225 reads 39 comments

  11. Adjustments New England Patriots Must Make After Bye Week

    The New England Patriots are 3-0. Quarterback Tom Brady is on an MVP pace once again, leading the NFL in passing completions, attempts and yards...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 11,739 reads 37 comments

  12. Where Does Tom Brady's Hot Start Rank Among Recent MVPs?

    There are only so many adjectives and superlatives that can be uttered in discussing the dominance of Tom Brady ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 26,767 reads 222 comments

  13. Why Ryan Tannehill Is Not the Miami Dolphins' Biggest Problem

    Everywhere you turn at Sun Life Stadium, you'll find someone within the Miami Dolphins organization trying to take responsibility for the shortcomings of the team...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 8,321 reads 40 comments

  14. How Short Is Ryan Fitzpatrick's Leash as QB of the New York Jets?

    Everyone knew what the New York Jets were getting when they traded for quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick this offseason. His performance on Sunday was the first reminder. There's a "good Fitz" and a "bad Fitz...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 12,717 reads 74 comments

  15. Biggest Takeaways from Miami Dolphins' Week 3 Loss

    Everyone affiliated with the Miami Dolphins football operations should have a crick in their neck from looking over their shoulder...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 7,301 reads 47 comments

  16. Biggest Takeaways from New York Jets' Week 3 Loss

    Back to reality. The New York Jets put up a fight, but in the end, the Philadelphia Eagles proved to be too much in a 24-17 loss at MetLife Stadium...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 4,301 reads 20 comments

  17. Taking Stock of New England Patriots Ahead of Week 4 Bye

    The New England Patriots are on a roll — so much so that it almost seems as if their bye week could not have come at a worse time. The Patriots are relatively healthy, though a few key players are still on the mend from injuries...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 16,415 reads 38 comments

  18. Joe Philbin, Miami Dolphins Starters Should Be on Hot Seat Following Week 3 Loss

    Epic fails. Epic failures up and down the organization from top to bottom, from the general manager to the head coach to the players and everyone in between...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 18,435 reads 133 comments

  19. New England Patriots Offense Unstoppable with Rob Gronkowski at TE

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — It's become increasingly difficult to put into words the dominance of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 months ago 31,700 reads 100 comments

  20. Time to Pump Brakes on New York Jets Playoff Hype

    By now you've all heard the numbers. Since 1990 (beginning of 12-team NFL playoff format), 63.1 percent of 2-0 teams make the playoffs and 11.7 percent of 0-2 teams make the playoffs...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 5 months ago 4,594 reads 94 comments

  21. Miami Dolphins Coaches Hold the Key to Unlocking Ndamukong Suh's Potential

    Whether or not defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was "freelancing" against the Jacksonville Jaguars is not the Miami Dolphins ' biggest problem. Their problems run much deeper than just one person...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 5 months ago 11,452 reads 40 comments

  22. How New York Jets Offense Can Be Successful Without Eric Decker

    Under Rex Ryan , the New York Jets offense took on the personality of its head coach: smashmouth , "ground and pound" football meant to pummel its opponents into submission...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 5 months ago 26,476 reads 25 comments

  23. How to Fix New England Patriots' Leaky Run Defense

    Life could not be much better for the New England Patriots right now. The Patriots are 2-0 after picking up a road win in the division on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 5 months ago 12,528 reads 24 comments

  24. Miami Dolphins Week 3 Stock Report

    The Miami Dolphins are 1-1. Their season is far from over. Why, then, does it feel like this team is headed for the same fate it has suffered in the three previous years under ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 5 months ago 4,439 reads 13 comments

  25. New York Jets Week 3 Stock Report

    Sometimes, a fresh face at head coach is all a team needs to turn things around. Well, that and a new, high-priced secondary, a new No. 1 receiver, some new offensive linemen and a new young defensive lineman...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 5 months ago 8,554 reads 9 comments