1. 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 over 2 years ago 8,215 reads 41 comments

  2. 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 over 2 years ago 12,032 reads 93 comments

  3. 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 over 2 years ago 16,559 reads 85 comments

  4. 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 over 2 years ago 10,933 reads 89 comments

  5. 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 over 2 years ago 28,133 reads 167 comments

  6. 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 over 2 years ago 6,535 reads 22 comments

  7. 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 over 2 years ago 30,422 reads 49 comments

  8. 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 over 2 years ago 19,108 reads 87 comments

  9. 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 over 2 years ago 22,974 reads 85 comments

  10. 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 over 2 years ago 30,871 reads 220 comments

  11. 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 over 2 years ago 9,147 reads 85 comments

  12. 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 over 2 years ago 13,684 reads 58 comments

  13. 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 over 2 years ago 43,601 reads 445 comments

  14. 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 over 2 years ago 23,255 reads 65 comments

  15. 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 over 2 years ago 22,421 reads 243 comments

  16. 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 over 2 years ago 5,893 reads 88 comments

  17. 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 over 2 years ago 6,496 reads 54 comments

  18. 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 over 2 years ago 33,762 reads 73 comments

  19. 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 over 2 years ago 11,041 reads 96 comments

  20. 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 over 2 years ago 22,636 reads 103 comments

  21. Eagles' Playoff Hopes Still Alive, but Philly Proving to Be Super Bowl Pretender

    There's still a good chance the Philadelphia Eagles will win the NFC East. All Philadelphia must do now is beat two inferior opponents and hope for the Dallas Cowboys to lose to either the Indianapolis Colts or Washington Redskins ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about over 2 years ago 5,971 reads 55 comments

  22. RG3's Performance vs. Giants Not Enough to Ensure Future in Washington

    Robert Griffin III didn't perform badly Sunday against the New York Giants , but simply completing 18 of 27 passes in a loss to a bad team doesn't even come close to delivering redemption for the maligned quarterback...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about over 2 years ago 32,239 reads 234 comments

  23. Cole Beasley Could Be a Cowboys X-Factor Down the Stretch

    The majority of the attention in regard to the Dallas Cowboys goes to quarterback Tony Romo, running back DeMarco Murray and wide receiver Dez Bryant ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about over 2 years ago 7,539 reads 33 comments

  24. Giants' Offense Has Potential to Dominate in 2015

    There haven't been a lot of good vibes surrounding the New York Giants of late, which is understandable when you consider that the G-Men have just a single victory in the last two months...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about over 2 years ago 12,742 reads 98 comments

  25. Has the Eagles Offense Become Too Conservative?

    During Chip Kelly's first season as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles , the offense gained 20 or more yards on 99 plays, which was more than any other team in the 21st century...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about over 2 years ago 6,486 reads 42 comments