1. Denver Broncos 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    Everyone expects the Denver Broncos to contend for a Super Bowl again in 2014 after making it there in 2013. The Broncos also added a lot of talent on defense via free agency and several key players will also return from injury in 2014...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 2 months ago 27,727 reads 49 comments

  2. Kansas City Chiefs 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Kansas City Chiefs weren't particularity active in free agency, so the draft provided general manager John Dorsey his only real opportunity to add young talent to his roster...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 2 months ago 13,509 reads 34 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Oakland Raiders entered the 2014 NFL draft in desperate need of young talent. The entire roster has been filled with veterans who are long-term solutions...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 2 months ago 33,901 reads 64 comments

  4. De'Anthony Thomas Solves Chiefs' Need for Offensive Weapon

    The Kansas City Chiefs went defense with their first two picks of the 2014 NFL draft. No matter how good those picks turn out to be, they were in desperate need of an offensive weapon who could make an immediate impact...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 2 months ago 4,553 reads 5 comments

  5. Oakland Raiders Get Everything They Need in Derek Carr

    The Oakland Raiders entered Day 2 of the 2014 NFL draft in a precarious position. While general manager Reggie McKenzie lucked into linebacker Khalil Mack at No...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 2 months ago 9,101 reads 38 comments

  6. Raiders' Dennis Allen Gets His New Von Miller in Khalil Mack

    Things have not gone well for the Oakland Raiders for a long time on or off the field. The moribund franchise plays in one of the worst stadiums in the NFL and hasn ’t had a winning season or been to the playoffs since 2002...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 2 months ago 2,216 reads 7 comments

  7. Kansas City Chiefs Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    In many ways, the Kansas City Chiefs are paying the price in 2014 for their big rebound in 2013. The Chiefs will be without their second-round pick because they made the playoffs with Alex Smith as the starting quarterback...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 2 months ago 5,091 reads 11 comments

  8. San Diego Chargers Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The San Diego Chargers are looking to repeat the success they had in the 2013 NFL draft in 2014. It's a deeper draft, but the Chargers will be drafting near the bottom of each round rather than the middle...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 2 months ago 6,076 reads 38 comments

  9. Denver Broncos Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The Denver Broncos are in win-now mode, but that doesn't mean draft picks aren't very important to the success of the team. Last year, the Broncos got production from several of their rookies...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 2 months ago 6,768 reads 3 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The 2014 NFL draft is finally here. In case you weren't ready for it two weeks ago or decided to lock yourself in an underground bunker to avoid the silly reports this time of year, allow Bleacher Report to get you up to speed...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 2 months ago 17,397 reads 52 comments

  11. How Falling Down the Draft Board Could Be a Blessing in Disguise for Bridgewater

    At one point, Teddy Bridgewater was the media’s consensus No. 1 overall pick. Even if Bridgewater didn’t go No. 1 overall, he was the No. 1 quarterback and would go off the board to a needy team in the top five—no longer...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 2 months ago 13,471 reads 79 comments

  12. Why the Raiders Could Be Forced to Trade Up in 1st Round of 2014 NFL Draft

    No one really knows what the Oakland Raiders are going to do with the fifth overall pick. Everyone probably knows what general manager Reggie McKenzie would like to do and that’s ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 25,833 reads 130 comments

  13. Who Could Trade Up, Down in the 2014 NFL Draft?

    Can you imagine the NFL draft without trades? Would 256 straight picks without a trade be exciting to anyone? No, we love the draft because we love trades. The draft wouldn’t be any fun without them...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 70,257 reads 122 comments

  14. San Diego Chargers Schedule 2014: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    How a schedule is put together can be a factor in how a team performs in any given season. The opponents are predetermined, but the order can also be a factor...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 15,152 reads 92 comments

  15. Kansas City Chiefs Schedule 2014: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    The Kansas City Chiefs rebounded in a big way in 2013, and the schedule was certainly a factor. The Chiefs played a last-place schedule and the weak AFC South and NFC East. The 2014 schedule is not nearly as favorable...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 16,014 reads 61 comments

  16. Oakland Raiders Schedule 2014: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    For an active offseason for the Oakland Raiders to pay off, they have to start winning games. Since opponents are known way in advance, the 2014 schedule release just sets dates and times...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 48,229 reads 132 comments

  17. Denver Broncos Schedule 2014: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    The Denver Broncos benefited from a favorable schedule in 2013 just like the rest of their division. They proved they could beat the best teams in the league, but they didn't have to do so with any type of regularity...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 24,027 reads 115 comments

  18. What Went Wrong for Terrelle Pryor in Oakland?

    The Oakland Raiders traded quarterback Terrelle Pryor to the Seattle Seahawks for a seventh-round pick in the 2014 NFL draft on Monday. Pryor was late owner Al Davis ’ final draft pick, a third-round pick in the 2011 supplemental draft...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 18,780 reads 122 comments

  19. Is Montee Ball Ready to Become an NFL Workhorse?

    The classic NFL workhorse that carries the ball 20 times per game is a dying breed. In fact, no qualifying running back averaged 20 carries per game in the NFL in 2013 for the first time since 1990...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 13,894 reads 47 comments

  20. Will Maurice Jones-Drew Find More Running Room in Oakland?

    The Oakland Raiders signed so many veteran players this offseason that they are now one of the oldest teams in the league...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 19,516 reads 68 comments

  21. Trading Eric Berry Wouldn't Help the Kansas City Chiefs

    The Kansas City Chiefs aren ’t in a great position to build upon their 2013 season for several reasons. First, they weren ’t very active in free agency because they didn ’t have much cap space...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 3,934 reads 21 comments

  22. How Does Greg Robinson Compare to NFL's Best Offensive Tackles?

    Comparing draft prospects to successful NFL players is dangerous. A prospect might be a carbon copy from a size perspective to a successful NFL player but never perform at the same level...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 5,661 reads 6 comments

  23. Which 2014 Draft Prospect Should the Chargers Pair with Keenan Allen?

    Even though wide receiver isn’t one of the San Diego Chargers ’ biggest needs, it’s a position they should be keeping an eye on. The 2014 NFL draft is loaded with quality receivers, so there could be a lot more value on the board...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 5,871 reads 18 comments

  24. Why the Oakland Raiders May Not Draft a Quarterback in 2014

    At first, the idea that the Oakland Raiders won’t draft a quarterback in the 2014 NFL draft seems extreme...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 17,125 reads 103 comments

  25. Broncos' Offseason Spending Spree, Depth Allow for Luxury Picks in 2014 Draft

    The Denver Broncos are trying to win a Super Bowl next season, but they will have to avoid the hangover of being the loser of the previous year’s big game. Free-agent acquisitions like strong safety T...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 3 months ago 15,356 reads 25 comments