NFL Award Predictions

In less than one week, we will have regular season football! As we approach the regular-season opener with the Packers and Bears facing off in Chicago, it’s time to finalize our team and player predictions. Today, let’s look at individual awards: Most Valuable Player (MVP), Defensive Player of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year, Offensive Rookie of the Year, Defensive Rookie of the Year, … Continue reading NFL Award Predictions

Top Ten Cornerbacks

We’ve finally reached the secondary with our top ten lists; today, we’ll be looking at the top ten cornerbacks in the NFL. Though this position clearly lacks the top-end talent that positions like interior defensive line and linebacker have, the depth at this position is incredible. Players such as Darius Slay, William Jackson, Denzel Ward, Byron Jones, Tre’Davious White, and the highest-paid corner in the … Continue reading Top Ten Cornerbacks

Andrew Luck’s Retirement Changes The Entire Future Landscape of the NFL

A case can be made that the most shocking event in sports history happened yesterday. At just 29-year-old, Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has retired. Yes, the same Andrew Luck who was arguably the greatest quarterback prospect of all time coming out of Stanford, led Indianapolis to the playoffs in each of his first three seasons, and survived a brutal shoulder injury in order to win … Continue reading Andrew Luck’s Retirement Changes The Entire Future Landscape of the NFL

Top Ten Inside Linebackers

Over the past couple days, we’ve looked at two positions to require pass-rushing and run defending abilities: edge rusher and interior defensive line. Today, let’s look at the most complex position on defense: inside linebacker. Linebackers have to excel in coverage, run defense, tackling, and on occasion, pass rush. Meanwhile, they also tend to be the leaders of the defense, and are in charge of … Continue reading Top Ten Inside Linebackers

Top Ten Edge Rushers

Yesterday, we looked at the┬átop ten interior defensive linemen, which included dominant players such as Fletcher Cox and Aaron Donald. Today, let’s look at more dominant players who generate pressure on opposing quarterbacks, this time with edge rushers. To be frank, this position is stacked with talent. The list of players who didn’t make it is stronger than some position’s top ten list, which explains … Continue reading Top Ten Edge Rushers

Top Ten Interior Defensive Linemen

After completing our offensive position lists, it’s time to shift over to the defense. We’ll start with the interior defensive line, which is a very fun to position to analyze, since there are a lot of skills needed. As an interior defensive lineman, you need to be able to defend the run, but even more importantly, you have to be able to rush the passer. … Continue reading Top Ten Interior Defensive Linemen

NFL Previews and Predictions: NFC West

It’s time to wrap up our division previews and predictions; let’s take a look at the NFC West. This division is actually one of the most exciting divisions in football. It features two playoff teams from last season (Rams and Seahawks), a team on the rise (49ers), and a team that will be a lot of fun to watch (Cardinals). This could be a very … Continue reading NFL Previews and Predictions: NFC West

NFL Previews and Predictions: NFC South

With another Sunday passing, we’re getting closer to the start of the NFL regular season. Therefore, it’s time to continue on with our division previews and predictions, this time looking at the NFC South. This division has been won by Saints the past two seasons, but they’ll have heavy competition, and as a result, this division could come down to the wire? Can Drew Brees … Continue reading NFL Previews and Predictions: NFC South

NFL Previews and Predictions: NFC East

Right now, there are few divisions, if any, talked about more than the NFC East. After all, the Cowboys are in the middle of contract disputes with three of their top offensive players and are arguably the most popular franchise, while the Eagles, Giants, and Redskins all play in large markets. Though this may actually be one of the easier divisions to predict, it’s still … Continue reading NFL Previews and Predictions: NFC East