2015 NFL mock draft: Running backs going in first round

The first half of this mock draft was posted on Wednesday. If you missed it, you need to straighten out your priorities. I’ll bail you out though, with a link here. Here is the second half of the first round, picks 17-32: 17. San Diego Chargers – Eli Harold, OLB, Virginia San Diego upgraded the […]

Quick analysis: Broncos having uneven offseason

The Denver Broncos have endured an interesting offseason since losing in the AFC Divisional Playoffs. Following an upset loss to the Indianapolis Colts, general manager John Elway cleaned out the coaching staff by firing John Fox, hired Gary Kubiak as his replacement, got Peyton Manning to return at a $4 million discount and then franchise-tagged […]

NFL players are stepping away, avoiding long-term risks

In the matter of 24 hours, three prominent National Football League players retired. The eldest of the trio is 30 years old. San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds and Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker all decided to walk away from the game, citing various reasons. For Willis, 30, the choice […]

Quick analysis: Why the Seahawks will regret the Jimmy Graham trade

On Tuesday, the Seattle Seahawks did something they rarely do. General manager John Schneider forgot about the trenches and traded for a superstar in tight end Jimmy Graham, sending center Max Unger and a first-round pick to the New Orleans Saints. Seattle also received a fourth-round pick in the deal. Many see the Seahawks getting […]

2015 NFL mock draft: Pass-rusher frenzy early

The NFL free agency period is underway, and the moves are coming fast and furious. It is a tremendous time to be a football fan, watching teams spend and acquire players at the speed of light. Soon, the major names will all be locked up and the attention will turn to the next big moment […]

Quick analysis: The Oakland Raiders are a mess

The Oakland Raiders entered free agency with over $55 million in cap room. General manager Reggie McKenzie was expected to make serious runs at defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and receiver Randall Cobb, perhaps even the favorite to land the duo. Instead, Oakland has been outdone by the other 31 teams, leaving it in terrible position. […]

Kansas City Chiefs making moves

The Kansas City Chiefs have begun making some serious decisions, and free agency has not even opened yet, technically speaking. On Sunday night, word broke that the Chiefs had come to a verbal agreement with Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin,

The Cleveland Browns will stink for a litany of reasons

The Cleveland Browns have talent all over the roster. Yet, they will still stink and rent out the basement for another year in the AFC North. Cleveland is a franchise which knows a history of bad quarterback play. Since coming back into the league in 1999, the best signal-caller to line up under center was […]

Friday’s NFL news and notes

With the legal tampering period of NFL free agency starting on Saturday, teams are beginning to move fast and furious toward reshaping their rosters in cap space. Let’s run down some of the major storylines that have come down Friday: Jets trade for Brandon Marshall, re-sign David Harris Some clown on this website wrote Thursday […]

Likeliest landing spots for Ndamukong Suh

The top free agent hitting the NFL market on March 10 is likely to be defensive end Ndamukong Suh. Suh, after playing five terrific seasons with the Detroit Lions following his second-overall selection in the 2010 NFL Draft, is ready to cash in. Throughout his career, Suh has amassed four first-team All Pro designations and […]

Brandon Marshall, Dwayne Bowe about to hit free agency

The National Football League already has approximately 500 players slated to hit free agency in an unrestricted or restricted capacity. By weeks end, it will have at least two more in all likelihood with the Chicago Bears and Kansas City Chiefs getting ready to move on from Brandon Marshall and Dwayne Bowe, respectively, per Brad […]

Texans moving on from Andre Johnson

Andre Johnson has a good chance of winding up in the Pro Football Hall of Fame down the road. Johnson, who has starred with the Houston Texans over the past 12 seasons, is about to become a free agent after the organization justifiably decided he is not worth the $16.14 million cap hit in 2015. […]

Top landing spots for Darrelle Revis

Darrelle Revis is one of the best players over the last decade in the National Football League. The New England Patriots cornerback has been named a first-team All-Pro four times, a Pro Bowl six times, and won a Super Bowl in February due in large part to his terrific play. After eight seasons with three […]

Chip Kelly is all-in, for better or worse

Chip Kelly is not afraid to take chances in this NFL football version of high-stakes poker. The Philadelphia Eagles head coach, and personnel decision-maker, traded All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy on Tuesday night to the Buffalo Bills, getting inside linebacker Kiko Alonso in return. Alonso, who starred in 2013 as a rookie, tore his ACL […]