1. Why Johnny Manziel Would Be a Disaster for the Oakland Raiders

    Even after trading for quarterback Matt Schaub, the Oakland Raiders need to find their quarterback of the future. The odds are now against the Raiders using the No...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 21,373 reads 113 comments

  2. Reaching for Quarterbacks on Draft Day Poses Massive Risk for NFL GMs, Coaches

    For teams that don’t have a franchise quarterback, finding one is a top priority. It’s common knowledge that a good quarterback is a requirement if a team is going to sustain success...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 15,713 reads 45 comments

  3. Can Eric Fisher Solidify the Chiefs Offensive Line on the Left Side?

    The Kansas City Chiefs made a critical error in the 2013 NFL draft by selecting Eric Fisher No. 1 overall. Not because Fisher didn’t deserve to be the first player drafted, he did...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 1,806 reads 3 comments

  4. The Kansas City Chiefs Will Look to Draft to Offset Offensive Losses

    Over the last two years, general manager John Dorsey and head coach Andy Reid have rebuilt the Kansas City Chiefs . When the two men took the job, they had a handful of talented players, but they needed a quarterback and a new direction...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 6,906 reads 3 comments

  5. Why Trading for Matt Schaub Was Best Option for the Oakland Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders were in desperate need of a starting-caliber quarterback until agreeing to trade a late-round draft pick to the Houston Texans for Matt Schaub on Friday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 47,071 reads 341 comments

  6. How Donald Brown Will Fit in the San Diego Chargers Offense

    The San Diego Chargers left many people scratching their heads after signing running back Donald Brown to a three-year, $10.4 million contract at the start of free agency...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 6,154 reads 8 comments

  7. What Is the Oakland Raiders' Plan for Menelik Watson?

    The Oakland Raiders have put an emphasis on improving their offensive line through free agency. After losing left tackle Jared Veldheer to the Arizona Cardinals , the Raiders have ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 25,517 reads 59 comments

  8. How the Denver Broncos Can Get Even Better This Offseason

    The Denver Broncos made a splash in free agency in 2013 by signing slot receiver Wes Welker and right guard Louis Vasquez. They did it again in 2014 by signing strong safety T...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 5 months ago 13,634 reads 33 comments

  9. Raiders Sign James Jones as Reggie McKenzie Rebounds from Rocky Start

    The start of free agency was rocky for the Oakland Raiders and general manager Reggie McKenzie. The team’s best two players, defensive end Lamarr Houston and left tackle Jared Veldheer signed elsewhere...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 31,954 reads 209 comments

  10. How Emmanuel Sanders Can Replace Eric Decker in Denver Broncos Offense

    Everyone expected Eric Decker ’s departure from the Denver Broncos in free agency. Given the numbers Decker put up over the last two years (172 catches, 2,352 receiving yards), ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 38,168 reads 53 comments

  11. Chiefs Sign Vance Walker, Grading the Move and What It Means for Kansas City

    The Kansas City Chiefs have been quiet during free agency to this point. General manager John Dorsey is taking a page from Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson so far, ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 8,137 reads 4 comments

  12. Raiders Sign Austin Howard, Grading the Move and What It Means for Oakland

    The much-anticipated start to free agency for the Oakland Raiders ended with a thud on the first day, as the team signed former New York Jets right tackle Austin Howard . The Raiders spent the majority of Tuesday focused on offensive linemen...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 22,952 reads 33 comments

  13. Raiders Sign LaMarr Woodley, Grading the Move and What It Means for Oakland

    The Oakland Raiders placed an emphasis on upgrading their defensive line on Thursday by inking a pair of veteran pass-rushers to two-year deals...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 19,561 reads 34 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders Finally Make Much-Needed Free-Agent Splash Signing Justin Tuck

    It’s been a rough few days for fans of the Oakland Raiders . Blessed with an abundance of salary-cap space and cursed with little talent, the team’s biggest moves were to sign right tackle Austin Howard and running back Darren McFadden ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 31,740 reads 107 comments

  15. Can the Raiders Recover from Losing Rodger Saffold to Failed Physical?

    It has been a nightmare start to free agency for the Oakland Raiders , which is nothing new to a team that hasn’t had a winning season in 11 years...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 23,109 reads 213 comments

  16. How DeMarcus Ware Affects the Broncos' Revamped Defense

    No matter what the Denver Broncos did or didn’t do in free agency, they were likely going to be the favorites in the AFC in 2014. As long as Peyton Manning is the quarterback, the Broncos will be contenders...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 8,779 reads 11 comments

  17. What Signing Aqib Talib to Massive Contract Means for Denver Broncos

    There was an expectation that the Denver Broncos would sign a cornerback in free agency. Bringing back Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie seemed to be the most likely option...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 22,303 reads 46 comments

  18. Broncos Sign T.J. Ward, Grading the Move and What It Means for Denver

    The Denver Broncos made a big splash on the first day of free agency by signing former Cleveland Browns strong safety T.J. Ward ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 4,058 reads 5 comments

  19. Raiders Re-Sign Darren McFadden, Grading the Move and What It Means for Oakland

    The Oakland Raiders are still trying to find their way through the start of a much-anticipated offseason. Few expected their second move to be the re-signing of running back Darren McFadden ...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 15,642 reads 71 comments

  20. Raiders Sign Rodger Saffold, Grading the Move and What It Means for Oakland

    Two years of anticipation has culminated in a lackluster start to free agency for the Oakland Raiders . Jared Veldheer and Lamarr Houston are signing elsewhere, and their first signing in free agency is former St...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 21,277 reads 157 comments

  21. Champ Bailey Can Help Cornerback-Needy Contender

    The Denver Broncos released cornerback Champ Bailey on Thursday after a decade with the team. Bailey is a free agent for the first time at age 35, but any team thinking of signing him will have to think twice...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 1,258 reads 4 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders Add Pressure During Free Agency by Not Tagging Houston, Veldheer

    The Oakland Raiders are less than a week away from two of their best players becoming unrestricted free agents...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 16,136 reads 47 comments

  23. Can Darren McFadden Resurrect NFL Career in 2014?

    Once upon a time (back in 2010), Darren McFadden rushed for 1,157 yards and added another 507 receiving in just 13 games...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 17,032 reads 57 comments

  24. Breaking Down the Kansas City Chiefs' Potential WR Targets in the 2014 Draft

    The Kansas City Chiefs will be in the market for a No. 2 wide receiver this offseason because Dexter McCluster is set to become a free agent when the new league year starts March 11...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 6,514 reads 11 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders' Future at QB Wisely Doesn't Include Terrelle Pryor

    Quarterback Terrelle Pryor ’s days as a member of the Oakland Raiders are numbered. Late owner Al Davis ’ last draft pick is so unlikely to remain with the team in 2014; all that’s left is the formality of his exit...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 23,264 reads 340 comments