1. With Tony Romo in a Groove, Sky's the Limit for the 2014 Dallas Cowboys

    Suddenly, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo looks like his old self, rather than his old self. Romo is 34—the fourth-oldest starting quarterback in the NFL —and has undergone two back procedures in the last 18 months...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 15,466 reads 82 comments

  2. New York Giants Proving to Have the Ability to Compete into January

    It appears I was wrong about the New York Giants . It appears a lot of us were. Winners of three straight and above the ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 24,570 reads 178 comments

  3. New York Giants Getting Healthy Just in Time for Tough Stretch

    In a matter of two weeks, the New York Giants have completely flipped the script on their 2014 season. A team many considered a write-off after an embarrassing 0-2 start has ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 5,356 reads 19 comments

  4. Could DeMarco Murray Actually Make a Run at the Single-Season Rushing Record?

    On Thursday, running back DeMarco Murray became the first member of the Dallas Cowboys to be named NFC Offensive Player of the Month since quarterback Tony Romo earned ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 21,277 reads 32 comments

  5. Just How Bad Has the Eagles Offensive Line Become?

    Quarterback Nick Foles hasn't been the same, running back LeSean McCoy and wide receiver Riley Cooper have disappeared and Pro Bowl wideout DeSean Jackson is long gone...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 7,484 reads 32 comments

  6. How the New York Giants Offensive Line Went from Liability to Asset in Two Weeks

    Quarterback Eli Manning has become more comfortable, more accurate, more poised. The running game has taken off in a major way. Even the much-maligned, depleted defense has tightened up with only 31 points allowed in Weeks 3 and 4...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 7,535 reads 35 comments

  7. Can Kirk Cousins, Redskins Offense Fix Problems Before It's Too Late?

    A month into the 2014 NFL regular season, only two quarterbacks have had a four-interception game and only seven have posted a single-game passer rating under 55.0...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 6,219 reads 44 comments

  8. Cowboys Defense Exceeding Expectations, Putting Dallas in Position to Win Games

    Written off by almost everybody in the football world before the 2014 NFL regular season even started, the constantly-maligned Dallas Cowboys are legitimate contenders in the NFC East...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 7,112 reads 15 comments

  9. Does Cowboys Running Back DeMarco Murray Have a Fumbling Problem?

    The Dallas Cowboys have a lot to thank DeMarco Murray for. They likely wouldn't have been in contention all the way until Week 17 last year if Murray hadn't averaged ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 14,557 reads 43 comments

  10. Kirk Cousins Proves He's Got a Long Way to Go to Become Redskins' Savior

    The Washington Redskins had a great girlfriend. It looked like a match made in heaven. But the relationship began to sour just beyond that infamous one-year hump ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 28,085 reads 150 comments

  11. If Cowboys Truly Are Contenders, They'll Have to Beat the Saints Sunday Night

    It's been 13 weeks—dating back to last season, of course — since the Dallas Cowboys last beat a team that had a winning record...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 10,507 reads 62 comments

  12. For Manning's Giants, There May Be Light at the End of the Tunnel After All

    Is it possible that it all just suddenly clicked? After all of the preseason tumult and the heavy criticism fans and the media launched at the New York Giants and their brand-new ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 9,157 reads 30 comments

  13. What's Wrong with Riley Cooper in Philadelphia?

    The Philadelphia Eagles have the league's second-highest scoring offense, but something's still been off with that unit three weeks into the 2014 NFL regular season...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 13,919 reads 27 comments

  14. Loss of DeAngelo Hall Could Be a Back-Breaker for Washington Redskins

    Early this season, the Washington Redskins defense has quite frequently surpassed expectations. It entered Week 3 ranked tops in the league—albeit on a soft schedule —and that stellar front seven is surrendering only 2...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 3,276 reads 15 comments

  15. Nick Foles Proving to Possess Intangible 'It' Factor Required to Lead Eagles

    Last year, the impact quarterback Nick Foles made during a breakout season with the Philadelphia Eagles was easily measured in quantitative fashion. His 27-2 touchdown-to-interception ratio was the best in NFL history, his passer rating of 119..

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 11,562 reads 33 comments

  16. Despite Loss to Philly, Washington Offense Looks More Complete with Kirk Cousins

    The Washington Redskins weren't supposed to win on Sunday. Without their so-called franchise quarterback, the 'Skins were on the road facing a Philadelphia Eagles team that had ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 24,500 reads 212 comments

  17. For Cowboys to Stay Afloat, Offensive Focus Will Have to Shift to DeMarco Murray

    The Dallas Cowboys may have a fighting chance. A week ago, it didn't feel as though that was the case, because they were just so banged up on defense and quarterback Tony Romo ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 4,385 reads 10 comments

  18. How Orlando Scandrick's Return Will Impact Cowboys Defense

    For months — even years — it has felt as though the Dallas Cowboys are cursed on defense. So many losses, so many injuries, so many touchdowns surrendered...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 9,565 reads 17 comments

  19. Kirk Cousins May Have What It Takes to Replace RG3 as Redskins Franchise QB

    All we know right now is that Washington Redskins franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III won't be available for several weeks. It could be longer, but the team hasn't been able to release a definitive timeline ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 6,909 reads 60 comments

  20. How Darren Sproles Has Become an Early-Season Eagles MVP

    Last season, only six rookie fifth-round picks had a catch or a carry. The nine offensive skill position players drafted in that round had a total of 18 touchdowns (an average of two each) in 35 total starts (an average of four each)...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 4,310 reads 17 comments

  21. Philadelphia Eagles Don't Need 2013 Version of Nick Foles to Win

    Last year, with the rest of the NFL not knowing what to expect from him in his first semi-full season as a starter, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles posted the single best touchdown-to-interception ratio in NFL history (13...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 7,915 reads 64 comments

  22. Free-Falling Giants Have to Shift Expectations, Redefine Success

    The New York Giants are all too familiar with rock bottom. They spent some time there last September and October...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 3,812 reads 40 comments

  23. Cowboys Finding Formula for Success Behind New-Found Emphasis on Running Game

    It's no secret that the Dallas Cowboys have problems on defense. A unit that last year surrendered the third-highest yardage total in NFL history lost Pro Bowl-caliber starters ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 3 months ago 5,484 reads 15 comments

  24. If Cowboys Don't Get Pressure vs. Titans, They Should Give Michael Sam a Shot

    With a patchwork, no-name defensive line, it was surprising to see the Dallas Cowboys record only a single sack in their Week 1 loss to the San Francisco 49ers ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 4 months ago 13,605 reads 2 comments

  25. Redskins Have a Window to Save Their Season, Starting Sunday in Jacksonville

    Dating back to last November, the Washington Redskins have now lost nine consecutive games. In three of those nine losses, they were held to exactly six points. Four of them were lost by double-digit margins...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 4 months ago 979 reads 4 comments