Are Huge Quarterback Contracts Hurting Teams?
In this past offseason, Baltimore Ravens quarterbacks Joe Flacco and Dallas Cowboys Tony Romo received similar hefty paydays through contract extensions at $120 million and $119.5 million, respectively. These high figures weren’t anything new, just the latest ones representative of a quarterback contracts trend that has been rising in total value as well as guaranteed […]
Ranking Top 10 Young Receivers in the League
The 2011 NFL draft class had a nice-sized group of wide receivers with a few standouts including Randall Cobb, A.J. Green and Julio Jones. These players have improved over their three seasons, avoiding sophomore slumps and now they sit among the top 10 young receivers in the league. Take a look. A.J. Green (Cincinnati Bengals) […]
Best Backup Quarterbacks in the NFL
It’s been a season full of surprises for the NFL including the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs, disappointing records for top teams (see the Atlanta Falcons and the Houston Texans) and the year of the backup quarterback. To-date as we approach Week 10, 11 teams have turned to their backup quarterback for a minimum of one […]
Can Joseph Randle Handle the Work Load with DeMarco Murray Out?
Once again, Dallas Cowboys running back Demarco Murray is down with an injury–almost exactly a year to the day. This time it’s a sprained MCL that came in Sunday’s game against the Washington Redskins. Earlier this week, Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones thought the player would be out for a few weeks but on Wednesday, Murray […]
NFL Teams Primed for an Upset in Week 2
As we enter the second week of the NFL season, teams are still trying to find their place. Some will continue to exceed expectations while others will again be slow leaving the starting gates. Here’s a look at Week 2’s potential upsets. Yep…this is one of the many reasons why we love the game. Carolina […]
Can the NFL Keep Up with Chip Kelly’s Fast-Paced Offense?
On Monday evening, NFL fans got to see the long-awaited new Philadelphia Eagles up tempo offense and new head coach Chip Kelly. Both came with a lot of expectations and after seeing one game, they delivered in the first week. It’s going to be an interesting tenure under Kelly. In the 33-27 Eagles win, they […]
The Cowboys the Most Hated Team in Football? Patriots Not Far Behind
For all football fans, we have our favorite teams whether its our hometown one, a family favorite or a love for a player. But we also have teams that we just hate for individual reasons. For some of them, it’s common to have large groups of haters. In a Reddit post, one football fan–after admitting […]
Can Dez Bryant Hope to Top Megatron in TD, Yards This Year?
Wide receivers are never lacking in confidence and making bold proclamations for their seasons. One to do so already for the 2013 season is the Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant who is looking to improve from his 2012 numbers; this included 92 receptions for 1,382 yards with 12 touchdowns. The punky 25-year-old said back in March […]
Fantasy Football 2013 Bust Candidates
Just as it is important to find good fantasy sleepers (RB & WR), it’s also key to keep your eyes out for potential fantasy bust candidates. Whether it’s an injury, an unexpected performance in preseason games or a coaching change, some players may initially be at the top of your drafts but in the end, […]
Looking at the Best Running Back Backups in the NFL
For every starting running back, its NFL team needs a good backup (or two). Some of these players may either take over in the starting role or get their opportunity in the next season. They may also be guys you may want to add to your fantasy teams as well. Take a look. Ben Tate […]