1. Revenge in the NFL: What It's Like to Play Against Your Former Team

    Earlier this offseason, running back DeMarco Murray became the first player in NFL history to change teams as the reigning Offensive Player of the Year...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 199,692 reads 136 comments

  2. Don't Hit the Panic Button on Jameis Winston After Putrid 1st Start

    On the surface, Sept. 13, 2015 was not a good day for Jameis Winston . It was a memorable one, since it marked the 2015 No...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 30,264 reads 231 comments

  3. Aldon Smith Getting Fresh Start with Young, Talented Oakland Raiders Pass Rush

    This is scary in two different ways. First, the Oakland Raiders signing pass-rusher Aldon Smith is scary for the obvious fact that the 25-year-old has been arrested five ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 57,732 reads 196 comments

  4. Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett Could Be an Offensive Rookie of the Year Contender

    Preseason standouts often serve as cautionary tales regarding the dangers of buying into hype, which is why it's important to temper your excitement regarding any and all rookie non-first-round ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 107,204 reads 162 comments

  5. The Peyton Hillis Story: From Madden Cover to Outside Looking In

    The popular Madden NFL 16 video game was released Tuesday, with flashy Pro Bowler Odell Beckham Jr. gracing the cover...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 817,279 reads 282 comments

  6. Even If He's Lost a Step, Reggie Wayne Makes Too Much Sense for Patriots

    There's a reason six-time Pro Bowler Reggie Wayne remained on the open market for over five months this offseason...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 44,824 reads 98 comments

  7. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors & Analysis for August 21

    We're into the heart of the second week of the preseason now, with training camps wrapping up nationwide and things getting real for all 32 NFL teams...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 25,158 reads 60 comments

  8. Buffalo Bills vs. Cleveland Browns: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Two desperate teams went to "battle" Thursday night as the Cleveland Browns hosted the Buffalo Bills in a matchup between a pair of franchises that haven't won playoff games this century...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 114,310 reads 166 comments

  9. Robert Griffin III Must First Prove He's the Best Quarterback on the Redskins

    If you're looking for sensationalized overreaction to Robert Griffin III 's assertion that he feels like he's the " best quarterback in the league ," you won't find it here...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 18,787 reads 100 comments

  10. Alfred Blue-Led Backfield Proves Texans Can Survive Without Arian Foster

    The good news is the Houston Texans know as well as anybody that you don't need a highly-touted running back to have a good one...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 21,344 reads 17 comments

  11. Jared Lorenzen Makes His Pitch to QB the Jets After Geno Incident

    Editor's Note: The following text was transcribed by NFL analyst Brad Gagnon from a conversation with free-agent quarterback Jared Lorenzen...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 257,075 reads 118 comments

  12. Ryan Fitzpatrick More Than Capable of Filling in for Geno Smith as Jets Starter

    Assuming Josh McCown starts in Cleveland and Brian Hoyer in Houston, Ryan Fitzpatrick of the New York Jets entered training camp, according to Spotrac , as the third highest-paid backup quarterback in the NFL ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 3,138 reads 10 comments

  13. Who Is IK Enemkpali? The Lowdown on the LB Who 'Sucker-Punched' Geno Smith

    Training-camp fisticuffs were taken to a whole new level Tuesday in—you guessed it —the New York Jets locker room. That's where starting quarterback Geno Smith had his jaw broken as a result of a sucker punch from a teammate...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 107,784 reads 147 comments

  14. Murphy's Law Has Turned 49ers into One of NFL's Worst Teams

    Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. When aerospace engineer Ed Murphy coined his informal law 65 years ago, he was attempting to champion defensive design practices in the manufacturing industry...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 53,557 reads 208 comments

  15. Steelers and Vikings Offer HOF Game Intrigue That Could Last All NFL Season

    The two teams playing in the first game on the 2015 NFL calendar could also find themselves competing against each other in the last one. Because when Super Bowl 50 takes place Feb...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 86,892 reads 357 comments

  16. Remembering Charles Haley's Hall of Fame Career

    Sunday in Canton, Ohio, Charles Haley will become the latest legend from two separate famous football fraternities to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 6,970 reads 15 comments

  17. 10 Foregone Conclusions for the 2015 NFL Season

    Between now and the opener on Thursday, Sept. 10, you're going to see a lot of bold predictions regarding the 2015 NFL season. Most will be wildly off base, but that's what makes them bold, and rather fun to read and react to...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 215,245 reads 322 comments

  18. Why Are NFL Teams No Longer Traveling for Training Camp?

    In 1999, there wasn't a single NFL team outside of the states of Florida and Ohio that held training camp at its home facility...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 55,615 reads 43 comments

  19. Examining Sam Bradford's Chances of Leading the Eagles on a Title Run

    When Chip Kelly took over as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles two years ago, lots of folks expected the unexpected...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 24,321 reads 60 comments

  20. J.J. Watt Is NFL's Best Player, but Not Its Most Important

    In early July, for the first time since the NFL Network started taking annual player polls on the topic in 2011, a defender was chosen as the best player in the NFL...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 42,207 reads 144 comments

  21. Buying or Selling Every Top Rookie QB as a Week 1 Starter

    Let's take you back to the second weekend of November 2007, Week 10 on the '07 NFL schedule. That particular weekend is significant because it marked the last time the NFL had no rookies starting at quarterback...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 34,518 reads 47 comments

  22. In-Flux Steelers Defense Couldn't Afford to Risk Losing Cam Heyward

    Nobody is worried about the Pittsburgh Steelers offense. Potential future Hall of Fame quarterback Ben Roethlisberber is coming off a career year in which he led the league in passing yardage and ranked third with a passer rating of 103...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 14,580 reads 26 comments

  23. The 2010s Could Be a Decade Without an NFL Dynasty

    It's a rather neat coincidence that practically every so-called dynasty in NFL history has become synonymous with a particular decade. The Green Bay Packers' four championships in the 1930s...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 22,878 reads 154 comments

  24. By Locking Up Dez Bryant, Cowboys Extend Championship Window

    In an era where offense trumps defense and passing trumps running, the Dallas Cowboys appear to have the ideal ingredients for Super Bowl success...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 67,942 reads 376 comments

  25. Can Teddy Bridgewater Lead the Next Wave of Elite NFL Quarterbacks?

    It's no secret, nor is it often disputed, that the NFL possesses more franchises than franchise quarterbacks. And recent trends have only highlighted the scarcity of elite signal-callers breaking into the league...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 19,287 reads 110 comments