1. What to Watch for in NFL Week 16

    With the playoffs just on the horizon, the drama surrounding Week 16 in the NFL is heating up fast. What warms the winter chill out of our frosty, tailgating bones better than the ...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 8 months ago 26,978 reads 38 comments

  2. Best-, Worst-Case Playoff Scenarios for Every NFL Playoff Contender

    In the cold weather which envelopes NFL battlefields during playoff time, stopping the run becomes paramount. Those teams equipped with capable running games and defenses that can shut down opposing running attacks should have a decided advantage...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 8 months ago 48,681 reads 203 comments

  3. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 15

    Shall we take a look at how the quarterback landscape has changed across the NFL in Week 15? Sure, why not. This was an interesting and high-scoring week of NFL action...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 8 months ago 18,107 reads 81 comments

  4. What to Watch for in NFL Week 15

    Week 15 storylines in the NFL have some rather bizarre twists and turns to say the least. As the playoff picture becomes more defined, some teams are facing must-win situations...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 25,970 reads 36 comments

  5. 2014 NFL Draft: Surveying This Year's Top Quarterback Prospects

    As the NFL season begins to wind down and head into postseason action, some teams are already looking ahead for the next great franchise quarterback...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 31,772 reads 61 comments

  6. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 14

    It was a weekend of wild weather and fantastic finishes as Week 14 was officially entered into the record books. The arctic blast appears to have turned the entire northern territory into a giant snow globe...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 15,910 reads 118 comments

  7. What to Watch For in NFL Week 14

    The storylines are aplenty heading into Week 14 of the NFL season. Two of the best rookie quarterbacks go head-to-head. Peyton Manning gets a chance to prove his critics wrong by winning in cold weather...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 13,039 reads 23 comments

  8. Breaking Down the Most Talented Young Players Yet to Emerge in the NFL

    For many, the NFL journey is one of great patience, perseverance and discipline. Often, that road to football stardom is first met with adversity and failure...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 14,879 reads 44 comments

  9. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 13

    One of the big narratives of this season has been one that seems to fly in the face of conventional thinking. It was often thought that a quarterback makes the receivers far more than the receivers make the quarterback...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 23,615 reads 165 comments

  10. What to Watch For in NFL Week 13

    The storylines are thick with intrigue for Week 13’s slate of NFL action. As the final chapter of the NFL season unfolds, some guys are barely making their first appearances of the season—or in some cases, their career...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 9,441 reads 34 comments

  11. The NFL's Biggest Surprises of 2013

    One thing I’m thankful for during this holiday weekend is the unpredictable nature of the NFL , which is in part due to the parity found at every corner of this league...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 5,746 reads 13 comments

  12. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 12

    This was the first week of the entire season in which every starting quarterback from the previous week returned to his starting role...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 18,009 reads 139 comments

  13. What to Watch For in NFL Week 12

    Several teams are still vying for a spot in the evolving NFL playoff picture. In order to solidify their place in the postseason, many will be forced to prove their worth by dominating some of the more intriguing matchups of the week...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 8,350 reads 7 comments

  14. Random Things Most NFL Fans Don't Know: Football Players Almost Never Get Sick

    From time to time, I hope to provide football fans with some unique insight into the NFL as I experienced it. This particular edition will tap into a phenomenon that’s always fascinated me over the years...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 35,094 reads 27 comments

  15. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 11

    Who would have thought heading into the season that guys like Philip Rivers, Cam Newton , Nick Foles and Russell Wilson would be outperforming legends like Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger ...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 3,541 reads 15 comments

  16. What to Watch For in NFL Week 11

    It’s time to grab a big bowl of popcorn, your favorite chair and huge television for this week’s exciting slate of NFL matchups...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 9 months ago 21,270 reads 54 comments

  17. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 10

    Week 10 of the NFL created some major shakeups in the top half of QB power ranking. Replacement starters like Nick Foles , Jason Campbell and Case Keenum have shockingly combined for 28 touchdowns without a single interception thus far...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 26,723 reads 177 comments

  18. What to Watch for in NFL Week 10

    For some, it may be hard to focus on the actual game of football this week with so many subplots and soap operas going on...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 12,542 reads 43 comments

  19. Former NFL Player on Bullying: I Was the Team 'Weirdo' on New York Jets

    I’ve written numerous insider-perspective articles regarding my time in the NFL since becoming a proud member of the Bleacher Report family, but perhaps none has left me ...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 400,998 reads 349 comments

  20. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 9

    Per usual, the QB power rankings have undergone some significant changes from top to bottom. It seems only fitting that the natural volatility of the NFL mirrors the way starting quarterbacks come and go on a weekly basis...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 21,049 reads 117 comments

  21. What to Watch for in NFL Week 9

    Most of my NFL focus this season has veered toward the quarterback position after taking on Bleacher Report’s QB power ranking , which is updated weekly...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 990 reads 4 comments

  22. A Former NFL Player's Perspective on Midseason Injuries and Fatigue

    Football—a sport which has captivated an entire nation of spectators, fantasy addicts and modern-day gladiators for years while cementing its place in American culture as an unquestioned juggernaut in the sports and entertainment industry...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 1,130 reads 0 comments

  23. Midseason NFL QB Power Rankings

    The midway point of the NFL season is upon us, which means we should have a pretty good idea of what to expect from each team and the quarterback who leads it...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 1,486 reads 9 comments

  24. What to Watch For in NFL Week 8

    As usual, this slideshow is intended for the purposes of sharing the football-watching experience through the lens of not just a diehard fan, but also a former NFL player and analyst...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 14,727 reads 11 comments

  25. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 7

    Week 7 in the NFL marked the beginning of an NFL career for some and season-ending doom for others. Many newer faces and lesser-known quarterbacks have started to make a name for themselves over the last few weeks with impressive performances...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 31,584 reads 258 comments