1. Late-Blooming Gary Barnidge Might Just Be the NFL's Most Interesting Man

    Until recently, you couldn't blame a casual football fan for not having heard of veteran Cleveland Browns tight end Gary Barnidge ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 29,986 reads 23 comments

  2. Messy Start Should Have Lions Rethinking Long-Term Plans for Stafford, Caldwell

    The 0-5 Detroit Lions are such a talented hot mess—and have been for so long —that it's fair to wonder if they'd be better off rebuilding, conceding painfully that they've ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 11,300 reads 84 comments

  3. Jamaal Charles Injury Could Signal End of an Era for Kansas City Chiefs

    The Kansas City Chiefs didn't just lose a battle with the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, but with star running back Jamaal Charles suffering what appears to be a season-ending knee injury, the Chiefs might also have lost the war...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 61,559 reads 110 comments

  4. Jacquies Smith's Wild Ride to Become the NFL's Best Player You've Never Heard of

    By no means can we perform a scientific study of one's popularity merely by using Twitter, but consider this: Taylor Swift has 64.5 million Twitter followers, Drew Brees has 2...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 253,310 reads 58 comments

  5. 10 Years After the NFL's Historic Mexican Debut, the League Hasn't Forgotten

    Ten years ago this month, at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, the NFL played its first-ever regular-season game outside of the United States...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 11,859 reads 15 comments

  6. The NFL Doesn't Have a Kicking Problem

    In the midst of Week 4 action Sunday, as it felt as though place-kickers were experiencing meltdowns in NFL stadiums across the country, former NFL kicker Jay Feely offered up an interesting explanation for why that might have been happening...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 13,163 reads 21 comments

  7. Saints Stay Alive in NFC South, Show Signs of Life in SNF Win over Cowboys

    There was a time when the New Orleans Saints won pretty. And while in the fluid world of professional football there remains time for the high-powered, flashy Saints to return before 2015 has expired, Drew Brees and Co...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 35,116 reads 99 comments

  8. Can Antonio Brown and Julio Jones Rewrite the Record Books This Season?

    In recent years, we've seen passing records demolished, sometimes over and over again, as NFL football has evolved into its most pass-heavy era in history...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 17,838 reads 56 comments

  9. Denver Broncos Finding New Identity in Stifling, Opportunistic Defense

    When the Denver Broncos signed future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning three years ago, there was no doubt they figured Manning could be the key piece to a Super Bowl puzzle...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 24,769 reads 82 comments

  10. Browns Making Huge Mistake, Delaying Inevitable by Starting McCown over Manziel

    Mike Pettine has been infected. He has Cleveland Browns Syndrome and there's no known cure. There's no other way to explain why Pettine—the organization's second-year head ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 97,440 reads 294 comments

  11. DeMarco Murray Living Up to the Curse of 370 with the Philadelphia Eagles

    The Philadelphia Eagles should have known better. As head coach Chip Kelly gutted a talented roster in a second-consecutive incredibly strange offseason, the highest-profile move he made might have also been the worst...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 101,523 reads 135 comments

  12. Injuries to Tony Romo and Dez Bryant Not a Death Blow to Cowboys' Season

    One year ago, as the Dallas Cowboys were putting together their most successful season since they last won the Super Bowl in 1995, it became apparent that a modern-day edition of the team's famous Triplets had emerged...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 165,526 reads 284 comments

  13. 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 1 year ago 200,731 reads 136 comments

  14. 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 1 year ago 30,272 reads 231 comments

  15. 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 1 year ago 57,739 reads 196 comments

  16. 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 over 1 year ago 107,334 reads 162 comments

  17. 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 over 1 year ago 825,248 reads 282 comments

  18. 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 over 1 year ago 44,849 reads 98 comments

  19. 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 over 1 year ago 25,168 reads 60 comments

  20. 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 over 1 year ago 114,359 reads 166 comments

  21. 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 over 1 year ago 18,791 reads 100 comments

  22. 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 over 1 year ago 21,349 reads 17 comments

  23. 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 over 1 year ago 257,514 reads 118 comments

  24. 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 over 1 year ago 3,146 reads 10 comments

  25. 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 over 1 year ago 107,851 reads 146 comments