1. NFL Training Camps 2016: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 8

    An NFL training camp takes on a new life in the second week of August, mainly because the time has arrived to begin preparing for the start of the preseason...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 35,401 reads 46 comments

  2. NFL Players Sound off on the First Decade of Roger Goodell

    Over the course of the last 56 years, only three commissioners have reigned over the National Football League. Pete Rozelle ruled well before and well after the NFL and AFL merged in 1970, serving 29 years in that office...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 90,881 reads 119 comments

  3. Canceling of the NFL's Hall of Fame Game Is Embarrassing but Correct Call

    Preseason NFL games don't count, nor do they really matter. In fact, a lot of fans, players, coaches and league representatives—including Green Bay Packers president Mark ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 43,665 reads 39 comments

  4. NFL Training Camps 2016: Updates, Rumors & Analysis for August 1

    The first full week of training camps kicked off Monday for all 32 NFL teams. Big plays were made, noteworthy words were spoken, injuries were suffered, roster moves occurred...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 65,643 reads 48 comments

  5. After Yet Another Suspension, Jerry Jones' Cowboys Have Soul-Searching to Do

    Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys knew they were close. A controversial ruling on a Dez Bryant non-catch might have cost them a berth in the 2015 NFC Championship Game, leaving ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 74,649 reads 178 comments

  6. 10 Key Injuries to Monitor Entering NFL Training Camps

    Training camps are opening up throughout the country, giving us a chance to get first full glimpses at new acquisitions, highly touted rookies and—of course —those who are either returning from or trying to return from injuries...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 19,683 reads 33 comments

  7. Now Jerry Richardson Has His Own Statue, Which NFL Owners Are Next?

    One sign you've succeeded at life? Not only is a statue raised in your honor but said statue is flanked by a pair of sculptures of bad-ass-looking panthers...

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  8. Victor Cruz's Recovery Is Hopeful, but History Is Not on His Side

    It's been well over 600 days since Pro Bowl wide receiver Victor Cruz last played a regular-season NFL game...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 20,780 reads 44 comments

  9. A Lot Has Happened Since the Detroit Lions Last Appeared in a Championship Game

    When you've never been to the Super Bowl and you've posted a winning record just 13 times in the 50-year-old Super Bowl era, you're forced to set the bar quite low in attempts to commemorate team accomplishments...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 5,845 reads 8 comments

  10. Meet Trevor Siemian, Potential Starting QB for the Reigning Super Bowl Champions

    A total of 249 players were selected ahead of Trevor Siemian in the 2015 NFL draft, which wasn't a surprise because few had any clue who Siemian was...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 10 months ago 35,060 reads 35 comments

  11. Is Todd Gurley Ready to Become the NFL's Best Running Back?

    At the very least, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley thinks he's in line to be the most productive back in the NFL in 2016...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 31,912 reads 150 comments

  12. Bears Have Little Reason to Budge in Negotiations with Alshon Jeffery

    It's beginning to look as though the only wide receiver slapped with the franchise tag this offseason will remain tagged for the entirety of the 2016 season...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 17,589 reads 37 comments

  13. Should Eric Berry Become the Highest-Paid Safety in the NFL?

    On Tuesday, ESPN.com's Jeremy Fowler reported Eric Berry —unsurprisingly —has a chance to become the NFL 's highest-paid safety...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 16,458 reads 99 comments

  14. The NFL Franchise Tag Must Go Away and Never Come Back

    Most of us have things we do that we can't explain. We started doing these things for a reason, but even if that reason no longer exists we continue to do them out of habit...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 41,368 reads 92 comments

  15. Could Geno Smith Be a Better Jets Starting QB Option Than Ryan Fitzpatrick?

    We've spent so much time this offseason discussing Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract (or lack thereof) that it's become easy to forget that Geno Smith , not Fitzpatrick, was supposed to be the New York Jets ' starting quarterback last fall...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 23,521 reads 64 comments

  16. Why the Tom Brady Suspension Could Be a Blessing in Disguise for New England

    There's a chance New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be suspended for the first four games of the 2016 NFL regular season...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 82,532 reads 190 comments

  17. Playoff Heroics Should Make Officially Retired Marshawn Lynch a Hall of Famer

    You say it twice and it has, like, 10 times the impact. That's what running back Marshawn Lynch did when he confirmed he was retiring...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 25,812 reads 152 comments

  18. Antonio Brown Could Rewrite NFL Receiving Record Books in 2016

    In 2015, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown became the first player in NFL history to catch 130 or more passes for 1,800 or more yards and 10 or more touchdowns...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 33,509 reads 103 comments

  19. Ryan Fitzpatrick Could Become Ultimate NFL Insurance Policy for the 2016 Season

    The NFL is a weird little world—one in which last year's 25th-rated passer , Brock Osweiler, was in such high demand that he signed a four-year, $72 million deal on the first ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 30,661 reads 51 comments

  20. How Much Money Is Tyrann Mathieu Really Worth?

    "True" cornerbacks like Darrelle Revis, Patrick Peterson, Richard Sherman and Josh Norman arguably receive more adulation, but it's possible Tyrann Mathieu of the Arizona Cardinals is the best defensive back in the NFL ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 48,252 reads 90 comments

  21. The Good, the Bad and the Browns: Breaking Down Every NFL Offseason QB Battle

    The dynamics are constantly shifting at the NFL 's most important position, largely because the league has 32 teams and fewer than 32 franchise-caliber quarterbacks...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 47,809 reads 57 comments

  22. Rise of the AFC South: NFL's Most Ridiculed Division Might Soon Become Its Best

    For a seven-year period between 2004 and 2010, the NFC West was the divisional laughingstock of the NFL . The division posted a .400 winning percentage during that span, with three of its four teams losing at least 16 more games than they won...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 53,745 reads 231 comments

  23. Can Derrick Henry Be Spark Titans Need to Boost Rebuild Around Marcus Mariota?

    Put simply, the Tennessee Titans are doing it right. They know what the formula is: Find a quarterback worth building around, and then give him as much protection and as many weapons as possible...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 27,278 reads 62 comments

  24. Will Cowboys Rookie Ezekiel Elliott Break the Top-5 Running Back Stigma?

    The jury will remain out for years to come on most, if not all, of the 31 players selected in Thursday night's first round of the NFL draft...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 23,674 reads 101 comments

  25. Made in New Orleans: Deion Jones Tries to Be Next Katrina Kid to Take over NFL

    There's a special group of young NFL players and top prospects who liken themselves to savages and consider themselves battle-tested in an extraordinary way...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 33,627 reads 40 comments