1. Cowboys Check off Top Offseason Priorities with Garrett and Marinelli Extensions

    Begrudgingly, the Dallas Cowboys began their offseason on Monday. And within 48 hours, reports indicate they've already accomplished two of the three most important goals the team should have set when its 2014 campaign came to an end...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 32,675 reads 122 comments

  2. How the Redskins Can Become Contenders Again in 2015

    For the third time in the last four years, the Washington Redskins are undergoing significant offseason changes. In 2012, the Shanahan regime mortgaged its future on No. 2 overall pick Robert Griffin III ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 14,989 reads 48 comments

  3. What the Cowboys Have to Do in Order to Make a Super Bowl Run in 2015

    The fact that the Dallas Cowboys ' season is over after an NFC Divisional Round loss to the Green Bay Packers is still likely hard for Cowboys fans to swallow...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 15,789 reads 56 comments

  4. Cowboys' Coin-Flip Loss a Sign of Great Things to Come in Dallas

    The Green Bay Packers won their eight home games this season by an average of 19.4 points per game. Only two of the eight were decided by fewer than seven points. Their quarterback, top MVP candidate Aaron Rodgers , had a 133...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 49,984 reads 368 comments

  5. Cowboys Will Need a Defensive Miracle to Beat Green Bay

    The Dallas Cowboys have accomplished some very special feats this season. They became just the second team in three years to win in Seattle , they became just the sixth team in ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 7,044 reads 0 comments

  6. Redskins Have to Go All in on Scot McCloughan

    By hiring personnel whiz Scot McCloughan as their new general manager, the Washington Redskins have taken an important step in the process of admitting they have a problem...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 8,211 reads 41 comments

  7. Next Big Defensive Move for Giants Should Be to Move on from Jason Pierre-Paul

    For the first time since they lost Steve Spagnuolo in 2009, the New York Giants find themselves searching for a new defensive coordinator, as the team announced that DC Perry Fewell would not return...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 12,026 reads 93 comments

  8. What Happened to the Cowboys Offense Against Detroit?

    The Dallas Cowboys survived on Wild Card Weekend, beating the Detroit Lions in a game that could have gone either way. But it wasn't supposed to be that close...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 16,517 reads 85 comments

  9. Five Things the Eagles Have to Do in Order to Recapture the NFC East in 2015

    For the second year in a row, the Philadelphia Eagles won 10 games. But while that felt successful in 2013, 2014 was by most measures a failed season...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 10,929 reads 89 comments

  10. Cowboys Survive but Will Need to Make Major Fixes to Continue Playoff Run

    The Dallas Cowboys won just their second playoff game in 18 years Sunday against the Detroit Lions , which is really all that matters to the franchise and its fans...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 28,131 reads 167 comments

  11. Banged-Up Cowboys Defense Needs Secondary to Deliver Against Detroit

    So much of the focus on this weekend's Wild Card playoff game between the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions has been on the heavyweight tilt between the Dallas offense and the Detroit defense...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 6,527 reads 22 comments

  12. With Jim Haslett Gone, Time for Redskins to Consider New Defensive Philosophies

    The Washington Redskins are in desperate need of change. But they've got a brand-new head coach who deserves more time, and you don't replace your general manager without giving the new guy the ability to hire a new coaching staff...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 30,414 reads 49 comments

  13. Can the Cowboys Stop Calvin Johnson?

    When you think of the Detroit Lions , whom the Dallas Cowboys will face in a Wild Card Game on Sunday, you think of Calvin Johnson ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 19,100 reads 87 comments

  14. For Cowboys to Beat Lions, Tony Romo Needs to Be Superman

    There are a lot of reasons the Dallas Cowboys have had such a surprisingly strong 2014 season. The offensive line has become dominant, quarterback Tony Romo has been supremely ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 22,967 reads 85 comments

  15. Dallas Cowboys Hitting Super Bowl-Worthy Stride Entering January

    The Dallas Cowboys have exceeded almost everyone's expectations this season, but what's really amazing about the surprisingly strong Cowboys is that they seem to be getting even better as the season continues...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 30,861 reads 220 comments

  16. Did the Eagles Err in Cutting DeSean Jackson?

    DeSean Jackson was supposedly replaceable. Why else would the Philadelphia Eagles release a Pro Bowl receiver in his prime? Regardless of the rationale for that move, which ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 9,143 reads 85 comments

  17. Cowboys Defense Has Turned a Corner Just in the Nick of Time

    Only a couple weeks ago, it was fair to wonder if the Dallas Cowboys would be handcuffed by a vulnerable defense as they attempted to make a playoff run...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 13,675 reads 58 comments

  18. With Cowboys Back in Postseason, Tony Romo Just Might Be the NFL's MVP

    When you think about Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo , you don't think MVP. There are several reasons for that, most of which aren't fair to Romo...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 43,594 reads 445 comments

  19. Odell Beckham Jr. Gives Giants More Than Just a Weapon; He's Their New Identity

    This isn't basketball, where rosters contain only 12 active players, or hockey, where only five guys are on the ice at one time...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 23,245 reads 65 comments

  20. Eagles on Right Track Long-Term, but Not Ready for Playoff Run in 2014

    After falling 27-24 to the now 4-11 Washington Redskins Saturday, the Philadelphia Eagles have lost three consecutive games in December. Two were at home, and they were favored in all but one of them...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 22,421 reads 243 comments

  21. Redskins Can't Pin All of Their Problems on the Offensive Line

    It's become almost impossible to criticize the Washington Redskins nowadays, especially at the quarterback position, because there appears to be a perception that the offensive line is the worst position unit in the history of professional sports...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 5,885 reads 88 comments

  22. Will the Eagles Regret Not Shaking Things Up in the Secondary?

    Save for turnovers, nothing has cost the Philadelphia Eagles more dearly this season than the inconsistent results the secondary has delivered...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 6,491 reads 54 comments

  23. Why Odell Beckham Jr. Is the Runaway Offensive Rookie of the Year

    Despite the fact that he missed the first four weeks of the 2014 season and didn't have a 50-yard game until Week 9, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 33,737 reads 73 comments

  24. Jay Gruden's Future in Washington Should Have Never Been in Question

    It's not uncommon for NFL head coaches to be fired after just a single year on the job. The stakes are higher than ever nowadays and patience isn't a virtue a lot of front office decision-makers possess...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 11,036 reads 96 comments

  25. Even with Defensive Shortcomings, Cowboys Can Make a Super Bowl Run

    One step at a time, right? The Dallas Cowboys will tell you they're only thinking about the Indianapolis Colts , who are their next opponent...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 2 years ago 22,627 reads 103 comments