DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 07:  Tight end Julius Thomas #80 of the Denver Broncos carries the ball against the Indianapolis Colts at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 7, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Five injuries to monitor entering Week 4

With the weekend here, we take a look at a handful of NFL injuries to keep an eye on for Week 4. Julius Thomas: The Jacksonville Jaguars tight end is dealing with an elbow injury. He did practice with a brace on Friday, but he’s still questionable for Sunday’s early game from London. That’s a concern […]

at Gillette Stadium on September 22, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

Should the Texans fear Brock Osweiler will become a bust?

Last season, the Houston Texans won the AFC South and made the playoffs with a record of 9-7. Despite, winning the division, Houston had a revolving door at quarterback, which reared its ugly head on Wild Card weekend. In the AFC Wild Card game, the Texans lost at home 30-0 to the Kansas City Chiefs, […]

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - SEPTEMBER 25: Terrelle Pryor #11 of the Cleveland Browns rushes for a touchdown in the 4th quarter against the Miami Dolphins on September 25, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)

5 fantasy football sleepers for NFL Week 4

Week 4 of the NFL season can be a turning point for fantasy football seasons with several players returning from offseason suspensions. Among the star players making their season debuts are Le’Veon Bell with the Pittsburgh Steelers this week against the Kansas City Chiefs. Next week, Tom Brady returns after his four-game DeflateGate suspension. With […]

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 18:  Quarterback Trevor Siemian #13 of the Denver Broncos throws in the first quarter of the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 18, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

NFL Week 3 power rankings: Bears on bottom, Steelers drop, who’s on top?

It’s all anybody really wants to know about the NFL is who’s better than who. All the analysis, previews, breakdowns and smack talk boil down to a simple hierarchy: If any two given teams played, who’d win? That’s what power rankings are all about, and I’m going to spend the rest of the year at […]

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 26:  Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts after an interception against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 26, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

The most interesting team in the NFL: Week 4 edition

Each Friday this NFL season, we’re taking a quick look at the league’s most interesting team in action that weekend. This week, we’re going with the Atlanta Falcons. Why the Falcons? Because Matt Ryan entered Week 4 as the NFL’s highest-rated passer. Dude isn’t making mistakes, and now he’s benefiting from a running game that […]

during the game at Bank of America Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Week 4 NFL game watchability rankings

Week 4 is here, and you might be entering the weekend with your own preferences regarding which games to focus on, and which to place on the backburner. Most of you have your favorites and fantasy players to track. But in case you’re completely neutral or need help breaking ties with regard to what to […]

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 25:  Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys is assisted by team personel after taking a hit from the Chicago Bears at AT&T Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Dez Bryant could play through hairline fracture in Week 4

An MRI has revealed a hairline fracture in the right knee of Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. Although the star receiver did not practice Wednesday, coach Jason Garrett remains optimistic his top receiving threat will play in the team’s Week 4 matchup against the San Francisco 49ers. “What I’ve been told that it is a […]

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 26:  Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons throws the ball during the first half of a game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 26, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

NFL quarterback power rankings: Week 4 edition

Throughout the 2016 NFL regular season, we’re ranking the league’s top 10 quarterbacks. Here’s how we view things after Week 3… 1. Matt Ryan, Falcons: The league’s highest-rated passer is also averaging a league-high 9.4 yards per attempt and ranks third with a completion percentage of 70.9. Plus, he’s not making mistakes this year. 2. […]

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 08:  Outside linebacker Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos looks on from the bench in the first half against the Carolina Panthers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 8, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

TGS weekly MVP tracker: Von Miller and a bunch of surprise quarterbacks

With 14 whole weeks remaining in the 2016 NFL regular season, here’s how we view the MVP race… 1. Von Miller, Broncos: With five sacks and 15 pressures in three Denver victories, Miller has been the best player in the game. He makes like a hell of a lot easier for an inexperienced quarterback. 2. […]

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How virtual reality is revolutionizing football teams’ game preparation

The following is a sponsored post for Samsung VR. When we think about recent advancements in football technology, we tend to think about things like pylon cams, embedded sensors in shoulder pads tracking players’ movements and speed, and improvements in helmet safety. But in terms of how the game is actually being played on the field, all signs […]

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 26:  Devonta Freeman #24 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts after scoring a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 26, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Top 5 NFL Players from Week 3

This weekly segment will highlight the best performances of the week in the NFL. Every position and player is eligible, all it requires is a truly epic showing. It’s not always stat driven, or analytics grade driven, though those things help you get on this list. 1. Devonta Freeman, RB, Atlanta Falcons He gashed the […]

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - SEPTEMBER 25: Cody Parkey #3 of the Cleveland Browns reacts after missing the game winning field goal in the 4th quarter against the Miami Dolphinson September 25, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)

This Weekend in NFL Stupid, feat. the Browns, the Bucs and poor kicker decisions

This Weekend in NFL Stupid highlights the dumbest decisions in football throughout the season. This week, we start with kicker-related developments involving two of the league’s dumbest teams. Did the Cleveland Browns cheap out on a kicker and then force said kicker to attempt a tougher-than-necessary field goal with the game on the line? The […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 25:  Quarterback  Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles is seen on the line of scrimmage in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Lincoln Financial Field on September 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Eagles are playoff contenders with Carson Wentz

When the Philadelphia Eagles traded quarterback Sam Bradford to the Minnesota Vikings for a first-round pick, the move was viewed as the Eagles throwing in the towel on the 2016 season. The expectation after trading Bradford was for the team to rebuild with second overall pick Carson Wentz at quarterback. But that hasn’t been the reality […]

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 11:  Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys drops back to pass during the fourth quarter against the New York Giants at AT&T Stadium on September 11, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Will Dak Prescott Lead the Dallas Cowboys Over the Chicago Bears?

Dak Prescott is one of the most popular names in the NFL early this season and rightfully so. The Dallas Cowboys saw Tony Romo go down with an injury during the preseason, but their rookie quarterback has stepped up in a big way to fill the void that was left by Romo’s injury. After falling […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 11: Terrelle Pryor #11 of the Cleveland Browns catches a pass against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 11, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Start or Sit Terrelle Pryor in Week 3?

Terrelle Pryor made the position switch from quarterback to wide receiver a couple years back and will be asked to show his full transformation this week for the Cleveland Browns. After Corey Coleman went down with an injury, Pryor will be a key part of the Browns’ offensive game plan this week against the Miami […]

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