1. 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 7 months ago 6,505 reads 22 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 30,390 reads 49 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 19,042 reads 87 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 22,918 reads 85 comments

  5. 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 7 months ago 30,811 reads 220 comments

  6. 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 7 months ago 9,102 reads 85 comments

  7. 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 7 months ago 13,665 reads 58 comments

  8. 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 7 months ago 43,480 reads 445 comments

  9. 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 7 months ago 23,102 reads 65 comments

  10. 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 7 months ago 22,399 reads 243 comments

  11. 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 7 months ago 5,811 reads 88 comments

  12. 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 7 months ago 6,476 reads 54 comments

  13. 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 8 months ago 32,788 reads 73 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 10,968 reads 96 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 22,558 reads 103 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 5,914 reads 55 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 32,205 reads 234 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 7,458 reads 33 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 12,642 reads 98 comments

  20. 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 8 months ago 6,473 reads 42 comments

  21. Sizing Up the Eagles and Cowboys with 3 Weeks Remaining in the NFC East Race

    Sunday night, the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys meet in what many consider to be the de facto NFC East Championship Game...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 8 months ago 15,595 reads 137 comments

  22. Time Is Now for Jay Gruden to Rebuild the Redskins His Way

    It's fitting that, from my perspective, the final straw for the 2014 Washington Redskins —the game that confirmed this team must be completely rebuilt in order to stand a chance —was a matchup with the St...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 8 months ago 13,667 reads 100 comments

  23. Chip Kelly, Eagles Still a Long Way from Owning the NFC

    Sunday's loss to the Seattle Seahawks might not ultimately cost the Philadelphia Eagles in the standings...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 8 months ago 16,663 reads 207 comments

  24. Dallas Cowboys Riding Workhorse DeMarco Murray Right into Playoff Contention

    Prior to their Week 14 Thursday night matchup with the Chicago Bears , approximately 748 stories were written about the Dallas Cowboys ' inability to finish strong...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 8 months ago 5,763 reads 35 comments

  25. Cowboys Have to Get Their December Act Together

    You know that cliche about how important it is to peak at the right time? The Dallas Cowboys have never heard of it...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 8 months ago 4,075 reads 7 comments