1. Loss of Trademark Would Be Final Straw for Washington Redskins' Name

    Those who defend the Washington Redskins ' right to be called the Washington Redskins despite the fact the name is considered by many—including, um, dictionaries —to be ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 5 months ago 20,662 reads 182 comments

  2. Finding Justin Tuck's Place in New York Giants History

    Just hours apart last week, NFC East rivals Dallas and New York lost their active sack leaders to AFC West counterparts, with DeMarcus Ware escaping the Cowboys to join the Denver ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 5 months ago 4,814 reads 19 comments

  3. 2014 NFL Free Agency: Ranking the Best Value Contracts So Far

    It's all about those guaranteed numbers. Free agency is overrated as whole, as are broad contract values in particular...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 20,331 reads 50 comments

  4. What Should It Take for the Philadelphia Eagles to Trade DeSean Jackson?

    A lot of people laughed when word of a potential DeSean Jackson trade first popped up earlier this month, but now it looks as though it's a real possibility. CSNPhilly...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 17,860 reads 112 comments

  5. Henry Melton's Team-Friendly Deal with Dallas Could Save the Cowboys' Offseason

    This was one of those moments in which the Dallas Cowboys were extremely lucky to be preceded by their reputation...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 23,030 reads 104 comments

  6. Despite Signing Mario Manningham, Giants Must Not Be Done Adding Wide Receivers

    If you think of Mario Manningham strictly as a puzzle piece, the New York Giants ' decision to bring him back from San Francisco makes a lot of sense...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 16,721 reads 53 comments

  7. Giants Sign Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to Cap Stellar Free-Agency Push

    Maybe they're not done yet. Maybe they have another move or two up their sleeve. Right now, it's impossible to tell because these are not your father's New York Giants . Hell, they aren't even your older brother's Giants...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 36,842 reads 89 comments

  8. Brandon Weeden Provides Cowboys with Extra Quarterback Insurance, Nothing More

    Only in the football circus that is Dallas would a first-round pick be backing up a player who wasn't drafted at the quarterback position...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 19,665 reads 62 comments

  9. Finding DeMarcus Ware's Place in Dallas Cowboys History

    I'll give you the No. 1 reason why it will always be difficult to pinpoint DeMarcus Ware 's justified position within the hierarchy of great Dallas Cowboys : 18 of the 20 men in ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 4,012 reads 16 comments

  10. Redskins Smartly Rebuilding the Interior Offensive Line

    Tracy Porter and Jason Hatcher are relatively big names, but an argument could be made that the two most important moves the Washington Redskins have executed since the start ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 39,356 reads 68 comments

  11. New York Giants Better Off Without Aging Justin Tuck

    Justin Tuck did some remarkable things for the New York Giants organization. Hell, if there was such a thing as an MVP runner-up in the Super Bowl, Tuck would have earned that honor twice during his time with the team...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 331 reads 39 comments

  12. Redskins Sign Jason Hatcher: Grading the Move and What It Means for Washington

    The Washington Redskins found themselves in a weird spot as free agency got underway, because the 'Skins very much needed to improve a pass rush that had just 36 sacks despite full seasons from Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan in 2013...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 23,918 reads 122 comments

  13. Redskins Sign Tracy Porter: Grading the Move and What It Means for Washington

    Two days into free agency, the Washington Redskins have seemingly gone out of their way to avoid falling back into old free-spending, star-chasing Redskins habits, despite having money to spend for the first time in several years...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 19,770 reads 136 comments

  14. Sproles, Carroll Could Be Final Pieces as Eagles Become Super Bowl Contenders

    You could argue that they still have to prove they can score like the Denver Broncos , but if the Philadelphia Eagles didn't already have the NFL 's best all-around offense ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 25,365 reads 96 comments

  15. Giants Might Not Have to Look Far or Spend Money to Replace Linval Joseph

    You can't keep 'em all. Or at least not in most cases. With new contracts going out to Rashad Jennings, Geoff Schwartz, J.D. Walton, Jon Beason, Stevie Brown and Trumaine McBride (via NFL ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 13,812 reads 26 comments

  16. Cap-Strapped Cowboys Leaning on Marinelli in Order to Save Jerry Jones Money

    Any hope the Dallas Cowboys had of re-signing the recently released DeMarcus Ware evaporated when Ware became a member of the Denver Broncos on Wednesday...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 14,924 reads 45 comments

  17. By Re-Signing Jon Beason, Giants Show They Know Not to Mess with a Good Thing

    While the New York Giants spend cash on outside free agents in order to transform an offense that was often atrocious in 2013, they continue to smartly address the defense with an "if it ain't broke don't fix it" mentality...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 6,208 reads 34 comments

  18. Giants Take a Major Step Forward on Offense with Schwartz, Jennings Signings

    Not often do the New York Giants make headlines on the first day of free agency. But the Giants need a makeover, especially on offense, and the draft alone can't fix what ailed this team in 2013...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 12,032 reads 33 comments

  19. Eagles Sign Malcolm Jenkins: Grading the Move and What It Means for Philadelphia

    This much is certain: The Philadelphia Eagles are better off at safety now that, according to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer , they've signed veteran Malcolm Jenkins to a three-year contract...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 6,372 reads 93 comments

  20. What Does DeMarcus Ware's Release Mean for the Dallas Cowboys?

    It's simple math. If DeMarcus Ware was indeed unwilling to take a pay cut and a restructure was unwise, his release—which was confirmed by ESPN.com's Todd Archer on Tuesday—saved the Dallas Cowboys $7...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 19,449 reads 94 comments

  21. Redskins to Sign Andre Roberts: Grading Move and What It Means for Washington

    If there's a reason to believe Andre Roberts , who according to Mike Jones of the Washington Post has agreed to terms with the Washington Redskins , could exceed expectations and become a reliable No...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 25,853 reads 186 comments

  22. Aqib Talib Makes a Lot of Sense for the Redskins

    The Washington Redskins have been connected to cornerback Aqib Talib for about a year now. Last spring, they couldn't afford him. This spring, they can...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 3,961 reads 11 comments

  23. New York Giants Should Stay Away from Alterraun Verner, Other Top Corners

    The New York Giants have more money to spend on free agents than in recent years, which is why it's gotta be refreshing for fans to hear that they're making calls regarding some of the top players on the verge of hitting the open market...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 7,210 reads 39 comments

  24. Mike Mitchell Would Be an Ideal New Safety for the Eagles

    The Philadelphia Eagles aren't the type of team that is going to overspend or make a larger-than-life splash in free agency. General manager Howie Roseman learned his lesson with that 2011 "Dream Team...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 7,685 reads 37 comments

  25. Is Brian Orakpo Worth a Massive Contract from Washington?

    As free agency gets underway, the Washington Redskins are finally free from the salary-cap sanctions that handcuffed them on the open market the last two years...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 10,242 reads 26 comments