1. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated Predictions After 1st Week of Free Agency

    With the free-agent frenzy winding down, it’s time to start looking at the effect the moves around the league had on the 2014 draft picture...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 123,746 reads 135 comments

  2. 2014 NFL Draft: Highlighting Prospects Who Aren't Getting Enough Hype

    Successful teams in the NFL know that in order to maintain prominence over the course of time, it's critical not to get swept away in the free-agency frenzy...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 31,985 reads 41 comments

  3. 2014 NFL Draft: 6 Prospects to Avoid Early

    It happens every year. Several teams will pull the trigger on prospects in the early rounds whom they somehow thought were going to be the next big NFL star...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 33,411 reads 36 comments

  4. NFL Free Agency 2014: Injury-Prone Free Agents Worth the Risk

    As the saying goes in football, sometimes the greatest ability is availability. With that said, injuries are a part of the sport, and unfortunately they're a bigger part of some careers than others...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 25,952 reads 31 comments

  5. 2014 NFL Draft: Best Fits for Each of This Year's Top Receivers

    It’s not very often that we get such an impressive collection of wide receivers in a single draft class. These guys are fast, big, tall and highly productive...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 23,457 reads 63 comments

  6. 2014 NFL Draft: Where Would Top 'Positionless' Athletes Fit in the Pros?

    True playmakers are hard to come by in the NFL . When they arrive, teams must consider how their particular skill set can be utilized in their favor...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 10,589 reads 17 comments

  7. 10 Players Who Killed Their Draft Stock at the NFL Combine

    Death in the context of a prospect's draft stock is a term used liberally when considering every draft hopeful still has a chance or two to revive their flatlining heart and bring life once again to their career...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 33,828 reads 77 comments

  8. 2014 NFL Draft: Wyoming QB Brett Smith Sees Beyond the Doubters

    As a draft analyst, one of the last quarterbacks on my list to scout was Wyoming junior Brett Smith. Admittedly, I was none too thrilled to be watching film of a Mountain West ...

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  9. How Do NFL Prospects Prepare for the Combine?

    With college football officially in the rearview mirror and the all-star games behind you, focus shifts quickly for NFL hopefuls as training for the biggest interview of their lives commences...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 5,385 reads 2 comments

  10. The Most Anticipated Athletes of the 2014 Scouting Combine

    One of the more anticipated events leading up to the draft, giving us just enough football to not go crazy, is the drama-filled media circus known as the NFL Scouting Combine, held in Indianapolis each year...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 13,564 reads 22 comments

  11. NFL Draft: How Scouting Opponents Supplemented for My Lack of Physical Ability

    Breaking down talent in football is a messy business. Even the best and the brightest on draft day have a high rate of failure when it comes to predicting how a prospect’s skills will translate to the NFL ...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 6,358 reads 13 comments

  12. 2014 NFL Free Agents: Ranking the Best Bargain Players on the Market

    Normally around this time of year, many NFL teams are more than willing to bend over backwards to sign that over-priced marquee free agent thinking he is the last piece to their Super Bowl puzzle...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 47,246 reads 60 comments

  13. 2014 NFL Draft: Which Late-Risers Could Climb to the 1st Round?

    Every year some unexpected prospect that nobody saw coming leaps into the first round and throws everyone for a loop. Though it's nearly impossible to predict who those players might be this year, I figured why not try and attempt it anyway...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 16,829 reads 11 comments

  14. NFL Free Agency 2014: Re-Rankings of the Top 10 Players at Every Position

    Although the draft is the best way to build the core of a football team, signing the right free agent can provide a much-needed boost to a team looking to fill holes quickly...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 73,339 reads 89 comments

  15. Players with the Most at Stake in Super Bowl XLVIII

    Every single individual involved with either organization playing in Super Bowl XLVIII has a lot at stake. The winner will take with them a life-long honor that only a select few will ever experience...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 28,538 reads 125 comments

  16. Marshawn Lynch: The Man Behind Beast Mode

    First off, allow me to apologize in advance if this article implies any true understanding of who Marshawn Lynch is...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 121,008 reads 85 comments

  17. Super Bowl XLVIII: Highlighting Title Game's Key Rookies

    Of the two teams competing in the Super Bowl, the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, only one rookie of the bunch assumes a starting role with his respective franchise. It’s also worth noting this role was only recently acquired...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 10,829 reads 12 comments

  18. Super Bowl XLVIII: Legacy Watch for Title Game's Key Players

    The biggest entertainment event in the country is set to take place outdoors in East Rutherford, N.J., on Sunday at 6:25 p.m. ET...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 27,585 reads 64 comments

  19. NFL Conference Championships: What to Watch for in Sunday's Games

    You better get your popcorn ready and find a comfortable seat, because this Sunday is set to be a historic day of playoff football. We could very well witness the final postseason showdown between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning ...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 55,339 reads 202 comments

  20. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: An Early Look at the Entire 1st Round

    With a ton of elements yet to fall into place, this way-too-early look at how the first round could shake out will give plenty of hopeful fans something to cheer, yell and scream about even if their teams were eliminated from action weeks ago...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 3,754 reads 9 comments

  21. 2014 NFL Draft: An Early Look at Under-the-Radar Gems

    With the college football season officially over, it’s time to dive headfirst into 2014’s hidden gems of the NFL draft...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 28,361 reads 27 comments

  22. NFL Free Agency 2014: An Early Look at This Year's Strongest, Weakest Positions

    NFL free agency is now just a few months away as the playoffs shift gears into the divisional round. For teams who are already eliminated, they can get a head start on preparing for the rush of available talent via free agency...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 65,811 reads 118 comments

  23. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Predicting the Entire First Round

    It’s never too early to roll out a 2014 NFL mock draft —n ot even if it comes before a single playoff game has been decided...

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  24. Final 2013 NFL Season QB Power Rankings

    With Week 17 now officially in the books, the NFL 's wild regular season has come to a close. 2013 saw record-breaking performances by newcomers bursting onto the scene ready to bring about a new era in NFL quarterbacking...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 39,035 reads 187 comments

  25. What to Watch For in NFL Week 17

    With one week remaining in what has been a thoroughly entertaining NFL regular season, several intriguing storylines could determine which teams will be playing in January...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 22,775 reads 44 comments