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JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 20:  Head coach Dan Quinn of the Atlanta Falcons looks to the scoreboard during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 20, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

5 NFL coaches already on hot seat after first week of free agency

The balance of power in the NFL shifted, theoretically, during the first week of free agency with dozens of players changing teams. Where does that leave the coaches? Coaches of teams that are labeled “winners” in free agency will be feeling the heat in 2016. If they don’t translate these supposed roster improvements into more wins, they […]

ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 21: Janoris Jenkins #21 of the St. Louis Rams returns an interception for a touchdown in the second against the Dallas Cowboys at the Edward Jones Dome on September 21, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

10 worst moves since NFL’s free agency market opened

Hope springs eternal for NFL teams who have landed big-ticket free agents this week. Some teams have improved their rosters and have a lot to look forward to in 2016. Some teams, however, made moves that they’ll regret. They either overpaid for players, botched negotiations with their own players or just put too much emphasis […]

CHAMPAIGN, IL - NOVEMBER 14: at Memorial Stadium on November 14, 2015 in Champaign, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NFL Mock Draft heading into free agency

The 2016 NFL draft begins April 28 in Chicago. While NFL teams hit the free agent market this week, the draft is where teams really can build long-term success. With a little less than two months to go before Roger Goodell takes the podium in the Windy City, here’s a look at how the draft […]

during the 2015 NFC Divisional Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 11, 2015 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Polian says catch rule likely to remain vague

Former Bills, Panthers and Colts general manager Bill Polian says that player safety trumps the clarification of what a catch is in the NFL. Polian, part of a six-person panel that was put together to help simplify the definition of a catch, told The Washington Post that players would lose some of their protection as […]

JACKSONVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 23:  Matt Jones #18 of the Jacksonville Jaguars fumbles after making a reception against the Minnesota Vikings during the game at Jacksonville Municipal stadium on November 23, 2008 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

10 biggest NFL Combine busts of all-time

Watching the stocks of 2016 NFL draft prospects rise and fall this week will be like watching a ticker on Wall Street. The NFL Scouting Combine begins Tuesday at Indianapolis, and it’s a safe bet that a player or two will climb up draft boards because of his 40-yard dash time, number of bench-press reps or vertical […]

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10 most memorable games in 2015 NFL season

That yawner of a Super Bowl is fading into the past and destined to get lost in the shuffle of Super Bowl memories. Now we can look at some games during the 2015 NFL season that were actually exciting. Each of the season’s 10 most memorable games were decided in the last two minutes or […]

during Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

Ranking the 5 worst Super Bowls since 2000

Super Bowl 50 won’t go down as one of the best ever. At times, it was harder to watch than Puppymonkeybaby. Some of the best all-time Super Bowls have come in the last decade or so. There also have been some snoozers, however, and some Super Bowls that just weren’t great aesthetically. If you’re going […]

during practice at Stanford Stadium on February 4, 2016 in Stanford, California. The Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on February 7, 2016.

Playing for a third team would water down Peyton Manning’s legacy

Just about everyone else has chimed in regarding Peyton Manning’s future during Super Bowl week. Now, his father and brother have weighed in. According to the New York Post via NFL.com, Eli Manning said Friday it would be “tough” for his older brother to switch teams for the second time in his career. This comes a […]

CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 24:  Kurt Coleman #20 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after intercepting a pass intended for John Brown #12 of the Arizona Cardinals at the end of the first half during the NFC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 24, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Eight unlikely heroes in Super Bowl 50

Believe it or not, there will be players suiting up for Super Bowl 50 not named Cam Newton or Peyton Manning. The history of the Super Bowl is dotted with players like Jack Squirek, Larry Brown and Malcolm Butler, relative unknowns who became household names in the Super Bowl. The Panthers and Broncos reached the […]

8 Oct 2000:  Eugene Robinson #41of the Carolina Panthers walks on the field during the game against the Seattle Seahawks  at the Ericsson Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.  The Panthers defeated the Seahawks 23-3.Mandatory Credit: Scott Halleran  /Allsport

Eugene Robinson tells Panthers not to repeat his mistake

Eugene Robinson, the Panthers radio analyst, basically told the Panthers not to pull a Eugene Robinson before the team left Charlotte on Sunday. Robinson, a safety for the Atlanta Falcons at the time, was arrested for trying to pick up a prostitute who turned out to be an undercover police officer the night before Super […]

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Super Bowl Babies serenade viewers in new commercial

The NFL is either trying to tell us that Super Bowl victories increase birth rates, or that Libras and Scorpios are really good singers. In a new NFL commercial featuring Seal, set to the music of “Kiss from a Rose,” a choir of “Super Bowl babies” sing about how their parents’ favorite teams won the Super Bowl and […]

28 Jan 2001: Trent Dilfer # 8 of the Baltimore Ravens looks for an open man down field in the third quarter during Super Bowl XXXV between the Baltimore Ravens and the New York Giants at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons/ALLSPORT

Worst quarterbacks to win a Super Bowl

Most quarterbacks probably wouldn’t mind being on a list of the worst Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks because it would mean they own a Super Bowl ring. It’s kind of like being the ugliest Miss America or the flabbiest Mr. Universe. Only 31 quarterbacks have won Super Bowls. Ten of them are in the Hall of Fame and […]

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 18:  Jermaine Kearse #15 of the Seattle Seahawks catches a 35 yard game-winning touchdown in overtime against the Green Bay Packers during the 2015 NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field on January 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

10 greatest Conference Championship games in NFL history

More than any other round of the NFL playoffs, the conference championship has contributed the most named games to the league’s history. Several of these “The (insert noun here)” games make the list of the greatest conference championship games in NFL history. So here’s “The List.” No. 10: Patriots 23, Ravens 20 (2011) This game gets […]

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 30: Referee Jerome Boger looks at the screen in the instant replay booth during the game between the Miami Dolphins and the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 30, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Jon Gruden wants to eliminate instant replay

Jon Gruden is only 52. He’s a little young to be a fist-shaking, get-off-my-lawn curmudgeon. But the Super Bowl-winning coach and “Monday Night Football” analyst sounded awfully old-school when he told “Men’s Fitness” magazine that he thinks the NFL should get rid of instant replay. Gruden has a point when he says all these replays have […]

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 01: Sunlight bursts through the stadium prior to kick off during the NFL game between Kansas City Chiefs and Detroit Lions at Wembley Stadium on November 01, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Report: London could get NFL franchise within six years

The NFL has a lot of problems that need fixing, but that doesn’t stop the league from also trying to fix what isn’t broken. According to the BBC, the NFL is “on track” to have a full-time franchise in London within six years. NFL spokesman Mark Waller said that when the league started playing annual […]

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