1. 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 10 months ago 17,583 reads 114 comments

  2. 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 10 months ago 5,852 reads 8 comments

  3. 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...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 4,326 reads 6 comments

  4. 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 10 months ago 14,789 reads 85 comments

  5. 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 10 months ago 14,619 reads 8 comments

  6. 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 10 months ago 1,657 reads 1 comments

  7. 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...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 10 months ago 106,472 reads 700 comments

  8. 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 11 months ago 8,605 reads 11 comments

  9. 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...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 279,575 reads 346 comments

  10. 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 11 months ago 3,024 reads 4 comments

  11. 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 11 months ago 21,940 reads 19 comments

  12. Stock Up, Stock Down from NFL Preseason Week 2

    Though the outcomes of these preseason games are meaningless in terms of wins and losses, value is most certainly derived from the various glimpses at the new season. Players who shine in August can demonstrate the value of a productive offseason...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 76,578 reads 111 comments

  13. NFL Rookie Power Rankings for Preseason Week 2

    We've waited months for this moment to come and finally the first full week of NFL action is officially in the record books...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 201,384 reads 279 comments

  14. Every NFL Team's Biggest Offseason Regret

    The higher up you go on the NFL food chain, the less likely you will hear any words of regret. That type of second-guessing is often only done by whispering in private offices. If spoken too loudly, jobs could be lost...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 147,036 reads 389 comments

  15. NFL Rookie Power Rankings for Preseason Week 1

    With the first full week of preseason games ready to commence, it seemed a good time to reveal the 25 best rookies heading into Week 1...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 88,142 reads 359 comments

  16. NFL Preseason 2013: Hottest Storylines for Every Team

    Some storylines are hot for a couple of weeks, while others can last an entire season. In this slideshow, we take a look at the most pressing story for each team...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 7,790 reads 26 comments

  17. An Insider's Guide to What Does, Doesn't Matter in Preseason Football

    To watch or even pay for NFL preseason games may feel somewhat meaningless with their anticlimactic tendencies and empty stadiums by the fourth quarter...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 12,682 reads 48 comments

  18. Ranking Current NFL Hall of Fame Legacies for Top Active NFL Players

    With the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony right around the corner, it seemed relevant to rank the current Hall of Fame legacies for some of the top active players in ...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 129,795 reads 318 comments

  19. The Biggest Early Revelations from NFL Training Camps

    Training camps in the NFL may have begun only a few days ago, but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn anything significant this early into the summer...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 11 months ago 57,574 reads 141 comments

  20. Spotlighting Small-School Studs Sure to Make a Splash in NFL Training Camps

    Making the jump from college to the pros can be incredibly intimidating. But for those coming from small-school backgrounds, taking the next step to the NFL can be even more daunting...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 12 months ago 71,359 reads 134 comments

  21. Dispelling the Greatest Myths Surrounding NFL Training Camps

    The demystification of training camp in the National Football League is currently being unveiled like never before...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 12 months ago 8,990 reads 7 comments

  22. An Insider's Look at Rookie Hazing in NFL Training Camps

    Every first-year player entering the NFL comes with the distinct understanding that rookie hazing is a rite of passage designed to humiliate. What they don’t know, however, is just what exactly that process will look like...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 12 months ago 40,217 reads 27 comments

  23. How Do NFL Players Actually Benefit from Training Camp?

    Training camp in the NFL is already underway for some teams, while others are merely days away. But just how much of a return does all of a player's preparation and effort in the ...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 12 months ago 9,319 reads 12 comments

  24. Free Advice for NFL Rookies Entering Their First NFL Training Camps

    Training camps around the NFL are nearly underway. For the rookies, this will be their first of hopefully many in a long fruitful career. In the spirit of trying to make a dream a reality, I offer up a bit of unusual advice...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 12 months ago 6,371 reads 9 comments

  25. A Detailed Look at the Importance of an NFL Training Camp

    As a former NFL player who has endured the rigors of several training camps in my day, the idea that these long, intense, seemingly endless summer days could actually be somewhat meaningless is hard to come to terms with...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 12 months ago 17,346 reads 12 comments