1. What to Watch for in NFL Week 7

    We all know about the can't-miss return of Peyton Manning to Indianapolis; following this storyline is a must. But there are several other key matchups and stories heading into Week 7 of the NFL that are definitely worth paying attention to...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 3,735 reads 7 comments

  2. NFL Teams, Players Proving to Be Fool's Gold

    Usually before the NFL season begins there are a handful of players and teams you just know are going to shimmer under the sun...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 8,623 reads 46 comments

  3. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 6

    Some new faces have emerged on the scene in Week 6, while some have catapulted to near the top of the updated NFL quarterback power rankings...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 60,033 reads 266 comments

  4. What to Watch For in NFL Week 6

    Week 6 seems to be centered around replacements for the recently injured and the return of those who once were...

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  5. A View of Concussions from Inside an NFL Helmet

    With all the talk about concussions in the NFL , I decided to offer a bit of personal insight into how it feels to have a concussion while playing football, as well as the choices one makes in the wake of a clouded mind...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 27,733 reads 47 comments

  6. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 5

    With Week 5 officially in the books, we have lot of movement up and down the rankings. A quarterback from Oakland made a huge leap forward, while a despondent quarterback in Houston is on a major downward trend...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 15,215 reads 46 comments

  7. What to Watch for in NFL Week 5

    The first quarter of the NFL season certainly flew by with a flurry. With a record-breaking month now in the books, we look ahead to some awesome matchups and intriguing storylines throughout the first week of October...

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  8. What Really Goes on in an NFL Locker Room at Halftime?

    We’ve all witnessed that team return from halftime looking like its players have just been smoking PCP for the last 10 minutes and are now jacked up beyond all recognition...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 15,294 reads 18 comments

  9. Power Ranking Every NFL QB at the Season's Quarter Mark

    Somehow we’re already a quarter of the way into the NFL season. Time definitely flies when you’re having fun—as is always the case with an opportunity to watch the great game of football...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 29,547 reads 203 comments

  10. What to Watch for in NFL Week 4

    With plenty of entertaining options to choose from during this week's slate of NFL action, this slideshow offers a glimpse at some of the juiciest matchups from around the league...

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  11. How NFL Teams Assume the Identities of Their Hometowns

    It’s no accident that the Pittsburgh Steelers have always resembled the blue-collar, hard-nosed toughness of Pittsburgh's citizens. Nor is it a coincidence the Raiders have embodied the grit and intimidation common in both Oakland and Los Angeles...

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  12. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 3

    Week 3 of the NFL was loaded with crazy outcomes and unpredictable upsets. It’s fair to say the NFL has been turned upside down and completely shaken up by surprise performances ...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 17,622 reads 91 comments

  13. What to Watch For in NFL Week 3

    Week 3 in the NFL is typically a time when teams start to establish patterns for better or for worse. It’s also a pivotal point in the season because clubs can gain valuable momentum, which can set the course of the entire season...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 19,948 reads 58 comments

  14. What Does It Feel Like to Play Dead Tired in the NFL?

    As the trend in the NFL continues to move toward high-tempo offenses, the fatigue factor for defenses in particular become much more palpable...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 15,457 reads 30 comments

  15. Updated Quarterback Power Rankings After NFL Week 2

    With the second week of the NFL season officially behind us, the quarterback situations across the entire league are beginning to shape up...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 17,602 reads 114 comments

  16. What to Watch For in NFL Week 2

    Week 2 of the NFL is chock-full of juicy matchups and intense heavyweight battles. Find out which looming questions could be answered after Sunday, as well as what to watch for among this week’s thrilling gridiron storylines...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 12 months ago 5,876 reads 8 comments

  17. What Happens When a Play Breaks Down?

    It's no accident that some of the biggest and most exciting plays in football occur when the X’s and O’s break down...

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  18. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 1

    Week 1 of the NFL regular season is officially in the books, and all the quarterback performances have been tallied up...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 12 months ago 14,802 reads 85 comments

  19. What to Watch For: NFL Week 1

    Football fans rejoice, for the much-anticipated arrival of the NFL regular season is finally upon us. During such glorious times, we may require something of a guide (or a reminder), ...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 12 months ago 14,640 reads 8 comments

  20. How NFL Players Prepare to Return from Injury on a Deadline

    As the saying goes in the NFL , sometimes the best ability is availability. But with a sport as violent as professional football, injuries are an unfortunate inevitability...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 12 months ago 1,731 reads 1 comments

  21. NFL QB Power Rankings: How Do Passers Stack Up Heading into Week 1?

    The NFL has become a quarterback-driven league. Without a viable quarterback, there’s very little margin for error, and trying to win consistently like that is simply no longer a realistic option...

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  22. 2013 NFL Preseason: Who Are the Most Important Players to Watch in Week 4?

    Pairing the words “important” and “preseason” in one sentence can often be considered an oxymoron in the lexicon of professional football...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 12 months ago 8,631 reads 11 comments

  23. Team-by-Team NFL Rookie Class Report Card Heading into Preseason Week 4

    Preseason football has nearly run its course. Now, the regular season is just a stone's throw away. This definitely seems like the perfect time to gauge the progress of the newest members of the NFL elite...

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  24. Position Battles That Could Be Won or Lost in NFL Preseason Week 3

    Week 3 of the NFL preseason is typically designated as the week when teams roll out their starters a bit longer than usual. The idea is to provide key contributors of the team an opportunity for a dress rehearsal before the serious action begins...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 1 year ago 3,045 reads 4 comments

  25. Who's the Odd Man Out in NFL's Toughest Positional Battles?

    Losing your job in an NFL preseason battle is a terribly painful process. Few things can sting a competitive athlete worse than losing the very right to continue the competition itself...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 1 year ago 21,956 reads 19 comments