1. 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 2 days ago 73,544 reads 178 comments

  2. 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 2 days ago 17,768 reads 33 comments

  3. 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...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 5 days ago 696 reads 1 comments

  4. 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 7 days ago 19,692 reads 44 comments

  5. 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 9 days ago 5,725 reads 8 comments

  6. 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 14 days ago 34,066 reads 35 comments

  7. 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 16 days ago 31,374 reads 151 comments

  8. 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 17 days ago 17,494 reads 36 comments

  9. 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 1 month ago 14,979 reads 99 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 41,098 reads 92 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 23,354 reads 64 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 81,487 reads 190 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 25,727 reads 152 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 32,579 reads 103 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 30,567 reads 51 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 46,764 reads 91 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 47,327 reads 57 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 53,336 reads 231 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 27,233 reads 62 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 23,585 reads 101 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 30,211 reads 40 comments

  22. Rams' LA Tenure Starts with a Bang: Is Risking Future for QB at No. 1 Worth It?

    There are several reasons why it had been 12 years since a first-overall NFL draft pick had been traded, but the primary explanation for that astonishingly long tradeless run is ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 4 months ago 102,573 reads 216 comments

  23. In Today's NFL, Free Agency Officially a Young Man's Game

    Federal law regarding age discrimination doesn't really apply to professional football players, mainly because the Age Discrimination in Employment Act does not protect workers ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 4 months ago 35,920 reads 32 comments

  24. Is Josh Norman Worth $16 Million a Year?

    Josh Norman is a 28-year-old first-team All-Pro cornerback in his prime. He's coming off a season in which he intercepted four passes and scored two touchdowns while playing nearly ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 4 months ago 19,002 reads 155 comments

  25. Why the Houston Texans Might Be Overrating Brock Osweiler

    In their 14 years of existence, the Houston Texans have sent just one quarterback to the Pro Bowl. They've employed three different primary quarterbacks the last three seasons (seven ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 4 months ago 29,535 reads 194 comments