AFC Playoff Contenders and Pretenders at Midway Point

The calendar has turned to November and the playoff race in the AFC is wide open. Undefeated division leaders like the New England Patriots, Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos all have the appearance of locks while the AFC South, currently led by the 3-4 Indianapolis Colts, isn’t likely to get more than one playoff bid. […]

Ryan Tannehill’s breakthrough moment may have come on Sunday

Miami Dolphins’ interim head coach Dan Campbell’s impact has certainly been felt. The Dolphins are 2-0 under their new head man and scored a franchise-record 41 points in the first half en route to a 44-26 victory over the Houston Texans on Sunday. While Campbell has wasted little time turning heads in Miami, Sunday’s rout […]

Can Dan Campbell save the Dolphins?

To say that the Miami Dolphins looked like a different team on Sunday would be a huge understatement. Aside from a pair of Ryan Tannehill interceptions, very little went wrong for Miami in a 38-10 road victory over the Tennessee Titans in the first game under interim head coach Dan Campbell. Entering the contest, the […]

Is Devonta Freeman an MVP candidate?

Five weeks into the 2015 season and there’s perhaps no bigger surprise than the Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta is off to a 5-0 start after winning just six games a season ago. One of the biggest reasons for the Falcons’ surprising start is second-year running back Devonta Freeman. The Falcons finished just 24th in the NFL […]

Underachieving will be Philbin’s Miami legacy

The writing on the wall became an official announcement Monday as the Miami Dolphins parted ways with head coach Joe Philbin after more than three years with the team. Philbin finishes his Dolphins’ career with an overall record of 24-28. A former offensive coordinator with the Green Bay Packers, Philbin kept Miami alive in the […]

Winston’s Numbers Comparable to Mannings’, Luck’s Debuts

Sunday’s contest between a pair of teams who finished in last place in 2014 was about as celebrated as such an opening day match-up could be. The Tennessee Titans led by second overall pick Marcus Mariota handily defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, led by first overall pick Jameis Winston, 42-14. Mariota was without a doubt […]

Lucky fourth? A list of QBs to win the Super Bowl in their fourth season

The 2012 NFL Draft class saw three quarterbacks get selected in the first round with No. 1 overall pick Andrew Luck being the most notable. In three years, Luck has taken the Indianapolis Colts to the playoffs three times, reaching the AFC Championship last year. Many feel Luck and the Colts have as good a […]

Longest Division Title Droughts for Each Division

The 2015 NFL season is upon us and a number of teams hope to shock the world by having their best season in years. The ultimate goal for NFL teams is a Super Bowl title, but for some, a playoff appearance or division title would constitute a successful season. With the start of the regular […]

Somehow, the Patriots Are Going to Be Just Fine

Love them or hate them. There’s really not much in between for football fans in terms of the New England Patriots, but there is no denying that the defending Super Bowl champions are a well-oiled machine. The Patriots have made more noise than anyone else this offseason as a result of the “Deflategate” investigation that […]

Dolphins’ Jordan on verge of becoming all-time bust

With the NFL Draft in full swing, fans and analysts alike will go back and forth as to which players and will boom and which ones will bust at the next level. While the excitement of the draft is sure to capture the headlines this week, a former third overall pick is rapidly making his […]

The Jameis Winston/Jamarcus Russell comparison is absurd

The NFL Draft is now a day away and the consensus seems to be that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will go first overall to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. There has been plenty of debate as to whether or not Winston will succeed on the next level and last week, an unnamed NFL executive was […]

AFC East Players Who Desperately Need to Produce in 2015

The NFL Draft is less than a week away as teams gear up for what they hope will be a prosperous 2015 season. Last year in the AFC East, three teams finished with a record of .500 or better including the eventual Super Bowl champion New England Patriots. For all that went right for teams […]

Dolphins Hope for Better Free Agency Results with Suh

Free agency is underway in the National Football League and the biggest early splash may have been made by the Miami Dolphins. Though it cannot become official until Tuesday, it was reported over the weekend that defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will sign with Miami. In five NFL seasons, Suh has 36 sacks and four Pro […]

Five Reasons the Buccaneers Should Draft Jameis Winston

Ever since Bill Belichick was handed the Lombardi Trophy for the fourth time, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been on the clock. After being the last remaining winless team in 2013, the Buccaneers finished a league-worst 2-14 in 2014. A number of mock drafts have been published and many of them have Tampa Bay taking […]

Big Money to Tannehill Seems Premature for Dolphins

Reports have surfaced over the last few days that the Miami Dolphins and quarterback Ryan Tannehill are working on a long-term 7-year deal which could be worth upwards of $100 million. Since being taken 8th overall in the 2012 NFL Draft, Tannehill has been the starting quarterback in Miami. Last season, Tannehill enjoyed the best […]