1. Robert Griffin III's Best Chance to Return to Stardom Lies Outside of Washington

    This is what happens when one player becomes larger than his team, at least when that player isn't yet good enough to handle that type of ascension...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 42,823 reads 146 comments

  2. Is the Cowboys Defense Finally Beginning to Slip Up?

    The Dallas Cowboys improved to 8-3 with a prime-time victory over the division rival New York Giants Sunday night, but defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli was in no mood to celebrate...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 9,954 reads 37 comments

  3. Pass Rush Could Be Deciding Factor for Eagles in Dallas

    It begins. Cowboys week for the Eagles. Eagles week for the Cowboys. But in this case, because they meet on Thanksgiving, the buildup for one of the most highly anticipated all-time ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 7,753 reads 35 comments

  4. Despite Loss, a Star Is Born as Odell Beckham Breathes Life into Giants Offense

    You can't admit this because it violates an unwritten rule in the world of professional sports, but when you're 3-7 (now 3-8), it becomes less about wins and losses and more about signs of progress...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 40,774 reads 97 comments

  5. With Running Game Rolling Again, Eagles Back on the Right Track

    You're never as good as your best victory or as bad as your worst loss. Sunday's 43-24 victory over the Tennessee Titans was neither for the Philadelphia Eagles ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 10,176 reads 35 comments

  6. Sizing Up the Final 6 Weeks for the Cowboys and Eagles in the NFC East Race

    With the Dallas Cowboys slated to play the 3-7 Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles scheduled to play the 3-7 New York Giants in Week 17, it might be safe to conclude that ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 18,156 reads 201 comments

  7. Is Tony Romo an MVP Candidate?

    In games that have been started and finished in uninterrupted fashion by quarterback Tony Romo this season, the Dallas Cowboys are 7-1. Tom Brady is 8-2, Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers 7-3...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 19,665 reads 91 comments

  8. Weak Secondary Shouldn't Prevent Philadelphia Eagles from Contending

    In Greek mythology, the goddess Thetis attempted to bestow power on her susceptible son by dipping the boy's body into the River Styx, which supposedly possessed the miraculous capability of making people invulnerable...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 5,392 reads 25 comments

  9. Where Is Pierre Garcon Hiding?

    Ten games into the 2014 NFL regular season, the 2013 NFL receptions leader has fewer catches than New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell, fewer receiving yards than Pittsburgh ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 7,877 reads 16 comments

  10. Who Should the Giants Build Around Entering 2015?

    The New York Giants haven't won since Oct. 5 and have fallen four games back of two NFC East rivals with only six games remaining. In other words, their season is over—at least when it comes to competing for anything that matters...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 9,111 reads 55 comments

  11. Poor Outing vs. Packers No Reason to Panic over Mark Sanchez

    Any given year in the NFL , there are games you're supposed to win and games you're supposed to lose. It's how you do in the rest of them that typically determines your fate...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 5,096 reads 68 comments

  12. Another Mediocre Performance Casts Doubt on RG3's Future with Redskins

    I know this is yet another lost season for the Washington Redskins , but you just can't lose at home against one-win opponents like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , especially by 20-point margins...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 24,679 reads 199 comments

  13. Philadelphia Eagles Should Consider Signing Richie Incognito

    When star interior offensive linemen Evan Mathis and Jason Kelce went down with injuries in September, there was speculation that the Philadelphia Eagles might express interest ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 months ago 14,171 reads 57 comments

  14. Could Jordan Matthews Replace Jeremy Maclin as the No. 1 Receiver in Philly?

    There's an undeniable connection between Philadelphia Eagles interim starting quarterback Mark Sanchez and rookie wide receiver Jordan Matthews...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 12,406 reads 45 comments

  15. Odell Beckham Jr. Does Indeed Appear to Be the Real Deal for the Giants

    I know a lot of New York Giants fans don't care for silver linings. Considering that no team has won more Super Bowls than the G-Men in the last 30 years, that's understandable...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 31,481 reads 30 comments

  16. With Connor Barwin Leading the Way, Eagles Defense Has Become a Force

    The Philadelphia Eagles defense is shocking the football world, and it's hard to put a finger on how exactly the Eagles are doing it...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 9,391 reads 20 comments

  17. Mark Sanchez Providing Eagles with Exactly What They Need in Nick Foles' Absence

    A change of environment can make all the difference in the world, especially when we're talking about the wild and wacky NFL ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 19,435 reads 69 comments

  18. Revitalized Pass Rush Could Put Dallas Cowboys over the Top

    On Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars , the Dallas Cowboys increased their 2014 sack total by 33 percent. Not bad for a single game...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 20,342 reads 38 comments

  19. Cowboys Proving to Be More Complete Contenders Than in Recent Years

    No matter how good or bad you are, you don't get a pat on the back for beating the Jacksonville Jaguars . So a neutral-site victory over the Jags doesn't suddenly turn the Dallas Cowboys into a Super Bowl favorite...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 25,872 reads 265 comments

  20. If Cowboys Are Contenders, They Can Beat Jaguars Without Tony Romo

    As the Dallas Cowboys prepare to play a game 3,500 miles from the continental United States, every Dallas fan at home and abroad is obsessing over the status of quarterback Tony Romo ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 6,610 reads 82 comments

  21. Giants' Receiving Corps Enters the 2nd Half of 2014 in a State of Flux

    In many spots, it's clear what the New York Giants have to do. Here's how I see it: They're grooming Damontre Moore to complement Jason Pierre-Paul in the pass rush...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 2,677 reads 16 comments

  22. What Does Robert Griffin III Still Need to Fix in Order Secure a Long-Term Role?

    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has played just two complete football games in the last 11 months...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 7,480 reads 46 comments

  23. Toxic Atmosphere Surrounding Redskins Is Turning the Franchise into a Joke

    We should have known better than to believe it was just a Mike Shanahan thing. Because the reality is it's always been a Daniel Snyder thing...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 13,644 reads 113 comments

  24. Depleted Giants Too Far Gone to Compete in 2014

    The New York Giants don't lose games like these. Teams with future Hall of Fame head coach/quarterback duos rarely do. Not at home on 15 days' rest. And when it does happen, it doesn't come in blowout fashion...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 408 reads 61 comments

  25. Eagles Can Survive, Even Succeed with Mark Sanchez at Quarterback

    Nick Foles has a cracked clavicle, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport . And while the quarterback's rehab timeline remains murky, the fact remains the Philadelphia Eagles will be without their starting quarterback for an extended stretch...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 23,100 reads 72 comments