1. What Are the Denver Broncos' Early Expectations of Bradley Roby?

    Coming into the 2014 NFL draft, the Denver Broncos were not a team with many needs. The only wide-open starting job on the team was at middle linebacker, which is a part-time player in Denver’s defensive scheme...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 7,168 reads 17 comments

  2. Aaron Murray's Presence on Chiefs Should Accelerate Extension for Alex Smith

    The Kansas City Chiefs didn’t select quarterback Aaron Murray in the fifth round of the 2014 draft to sit on the bench behind Alex Smith for five years...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 12,617 reads 25 comments

  3. 2014 NFL Draft: Breaking Down the AFC West Post-Draft

    Now that the 2014 NFL draft is in the books, we can start to postulate how it might shift the balance of power in the AFC West...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 37,774 reads 293 comments

  4. San Diego Chargers 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The San Diego Chargers need to draft well in order to add young talent to their football team. General manager Tom Telesco didn't have the resources to spend freely in free agency, nor would that necessarily have been the smart thing to do...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 15,255 reads 61 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 28,131 reads 49 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 13,620 reads 34 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 34,070 reads 64 comments

  8. 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...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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 6 months ago 2,330 reads 7 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 5,181 reads 9 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 6,179 reads 38 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 6,812 reads 3 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 17,453 reads 52 comments

  15. 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 6 months ago 13,529 reads 79 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 25,940 reads 130 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 70,345 reads 122 comments

  18. 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 6 months ago 18,701 reads 92 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 18,418 reads 62 comments

  20. 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...

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  21. 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 6 months ago 26,758 reads 115 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 19,377 reads 122 comments

  23. 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...

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  24. 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...

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  25. 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 6 months ago 4,049 reads 21 comments