1. Does Tom Brady's All-Star Legal Team Stand a Chance?

    Tom Brady has officially lawyered up. Already represented by agent Don Yee , the suspended New England Patriots quarterback added notorious NFL combatant Jeffrey ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 42,979 reads 380 comments

  2. Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and the Tricky Business of Predraft Insurance Policies

    About six months ago, Ifo Ekpre-Olomu was considered to be a lock as an early-round pick in the NFL draft. In October, ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. ranked the Oregon cornerback as the best prospect in the league at that position ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 42,937 reads 23 comments

  3. What's so Special About La'el Collins?

    Here's what almost every sports fan in the country knows about former LSU offensive tackle La'el Collins: The 21-year-old has been questioned by police in Louisiana regarding the shooting death of his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Brittney Mills...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 69,424 reads 108 comments

  4. Which AFC East Team Has the Best Shot at Dethroning the Patriots?

    For more than a decade, the New England Patriots have been utter rulers of the AFC East. The Pats have won 11 of the last 12 division titles, posting a 57-15 record against the Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins and New York Jets...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 44,605 reads 409 comments

  5. Was New York Giants' Draft Enough to Make Them Super Bowl Contenders Again?

    For a team with an aging quarterback that has seen its win total drop in back-to-back losing seasons, the New York Giants entered the 2015 offseason with a lot of hope...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 15,417 reads 40 comments

  6. What Happened to QBs in the 2015 NFL Draft and Will There Be More in 2016?

    It's been over a decade since a team has won a Super Bowl without a star quarterback, and the NFL features more passing right now than ever before...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 96,997 reads 122 comments

  7. An NFL Hopeful's Day 3 Draft Journey from Hope to Disappointment to Clarity

    Nothing epitomizes the cruelty of the sports world quite like a draft. In a matter of hours, the lives of hundreds of young men are changed forever...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 221,257 reads 72 comments

  8. Is Bryce Petty the Long-Term Answer to Jets' QB Woes?

    The New York Jets learned a valuable lesson when the Mark Sanchez experiment failed in 2009. A fifth overall pick, Sanchez was the lowest-rated quarterback among those with at least 25 starts during his four seasons as a starter in New York...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 46,723 reads 136 comments

  9. NFL Draft 2015: The Biggest Surprises from Day 2

    On Thursday night, the first round of the 2015 NFL draft was relatively surprise-free. There was the Washington Redskins' decision to take guard Brandon Scherff fifth overall and the fall of guys like Landon Collins, Jalen Collins and Jake Fisher...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 32,630 reads 22 comments

  10. Patriots Find Vince Wilfork Replacement by Stealing Malcom Brown in NFL Draft

    Troy Brown starred for the New England Patriots when they won their first Super Bowl back in 2001, while Malcolm Butler was the hero when they won their most recent title in February...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 23,456 reads 45 comments

  11. Don't Expect the Jets to Even Consider Trading Muhammad Wilkerson

    It should surprise nobody that predraft trade rumors involving New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson have emerged...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 4,940 reads 31 comments

  12. Washington Redskins Crazy to Pick Up Robert Griffin III's 5th-Year Option

    Sometimes, it's best to think of the NFL as a different planet—one on which time moves faster. So when I hear Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan defend his decision to pick up a fifth-year, $16...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 51,751 reads 251 comments

  13. Which Positions Are the Safest, Riskiest at the Top of the NFL Draft?

    Are you better off drafting one position over another? Based strictly on precedents and trends, we set out to discover which positions have traditionally produced the most ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 24,083 reads 33 comments

  14. Is There a Grand Plan for Chip Kelly's Loaded Eagles Backfield?

    In the last 14 months, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has parted ways with a handful of offensive players with Pro Bowls on their resumes, replacing those five—receivers ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 18,790 reads 55 comments

  15. What Does the Wonderlic Test Really Mean?

    It happened again. Results from the controversial Wonderlic test—a cognitive ability exam taken by prospects annually at the NFL Scouting Combine, scored out of 50 — ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 26,404 reads 54 comments

  16. Chargers Would be Crazy to Trade Philip Rivers

    Have you heard the one about the veteran quarterback with the expiring contract, the hot draft prospect with the Heisman Trophy, the accomplished team that lacks stability and the ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 122,900 reads 141 comments

  17. Are Running Backs Regaining Favor in the NFL Draft?

    In 2013, for the first time in NFL history, no team selected a running back in the first round of the draft. In 2014, it happened again. That was proof we weren't witnessing an aberration...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 7,701 reads 8 comments

  18. Could Kurt Warner Still Contribute to an NFL Team?

    When retired NFL quarterback Kurt Warner took part in his first NFL training camp—with the Green Bay Packers in 1994 —both Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston were infants, ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 30,322 reads 76 comments

  19. Injured NFL Draft Prospect Anthony Harris Discusses Selling Himself to Teams

    Life isn't fair. It's a truism that reveals itself to us at different times and in different places. Some of us arguably get hit harder by it than others, which in itself isn't fair...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 9,346 reads 6 comments

  20. Is Austin Collie's Comeback Crazy or Courageous?

    Just last month, a handful of NFL players aged 30 or younger suddenly retired from the NFL. The last—and most surprising —of the batch was 24-year-old rising star Chris Borland, ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 57,819 reads 75 comments

  21. Why Can't Wes Welker Find Work?

    A mere two years ago, Wes Welker was coming off a 118-catch, 1,354-yard Pro Bowl season with the New England Patriots...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 118,348 reads 109 comments

  22. NFL Draft Enigma Lynden Trail Has Seen It All and Can Do It All

    It's not uncommon for future stars, regardless of their industry, to have that one moment when they realize that they may, in fact, be future stars...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 18,247 reads 11 comments

  23. Can Eli Manning Salvage a Once Hall of Fame-Worthy Legacy?

    Late last week, when the Pittsburgh Steelers gave quarterback Ben Roethlisberger a new blockbuster deal in order to avoid having Big Ben play out a contract year in 2015, the ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 13,853 reads 127 comments

  24. Meet Nathan Slaughter, the First-Ever Player Signed from the Veteran Combine

    Less than 24 hours after the NFL held its inaugural veteran combine, one of the 105 non-rookies who participated in the brand-new event has been signed to an NFL roster...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 225,921 reads 63 comments

  25. Who's to Blame for the Overstated Decline of Drew Brees?

    It's hard to believe it was five years ago. Drew Brees , already a sports superhero in New Orleans, lifting himself to legendary status with a Super Bowl XLIV victory over the Indianapolis Colts ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 73,009 reads 270 comments