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Top 5 College Football Kickoff Games of All-Time

Kellen Moore and Boise State defeated Virginia Tech in the Allstate Kickoff in the Capitol in 2010
Top 5 College Football Kickoff Games of All-Time

Most college football teams with a shot at success start their season off with a tune-up or two, but a handful play their fellow ranked opponents on a neutral site. This is just one of many efforts over the past four decades to bring a “bowl game” feel to the beginning of the college football season.

 

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC West Teams

Is this Philip Rivers' best chance at playing in a Super Bowll? Scouts offer their takes on the Broncos, Chargers, Chiefs and Raiders
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC West Teams

The Kansas City Chiefs were the story in the AFC West last season behind the eye-popping numbers put up by MVP Patrick Mahomes. The Chiefs have Super Bowl aspirations but don't forget about the Los Angeles Chargers, a team that made the playoffs last season and could take another step forward this season.

 

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

What will Tampa Bay look like under a new coaching staff? Scouts break down the Buccaneers, Falcons, Panthers and Saints
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

New Orleans is the two-time defending NFC South champion while no other team finished better than 7-9 last season. The Saints hope their Super Bowl window is still open while Atlanta, Carolina and Tampa Bay are looking to turn things around.

 

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC South Teams

Is Indianapolis still the team to beat in the AFC South? Scouts give their thoughts on the Colts, Jaguars, Texans and Titans
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC South Teams

Houston won a crowded AFC South last season as Indianapolis also made the playoffs and Tennessee just missed on securing one of the wild card berths. Jacksonville took a huge step backward after coming a game shy of the Super Bowl two seasons ago, but the Jaguars signed Nick Foles in free agency in hopes of finally solving their quarterback woes.

 

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC East Teams

Is Dallas ready to make a run at a Super Bowl? Scouts size up the Cowboys, Eagles, Giants and Redskins
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC East Teams

The NFC East is shaping up to be a two-team race between Dallas and Philadelphia as the other two teams are going through rebuilds of varying degrees. The Cowboys are the defending division champions and have all of their key pieces back, but there are contract situations to address and this is a team with plenty of room for improvement. The Eagles are just a season separated from winning the Super Bowl and after undergoing some roster retooling this offseason they could be poised to make another championship run, provided Carson Wentz stays healthy.

 

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC North Teams

Scouts give their take on the Bears, Lions, Packers and Vikings
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC North Teams

The Chicago Bears were the toast of the NFC North last season while the rest of the division struggled to keep up. The Bears became the third team to win the NFC North in the last three seasons, making Detroit the only team to not fo do so in that span. The Lions aren't considered one of the favorites this season either, but some key additions in free agency and the draft could produce better results for second-year head coach Matt Patricia.

 

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC North Teams

Is this the Browns' year? Scouts break down the Bengals, Browns, Ravens and Steelers
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC North Teams

Baltimore is the defending AFC North champion, but it's Pittsburgh and Cleveland who have made most of the headlines this offseason. The Steelers are moving forward without Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown, leaving no doubt that this is Ben Roethlisberger's team (although Mike Tomlin's job could potentially be on the line depending on how this season goes).

 

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC East Teams

Is New England still the class of the AFC East? Scouts break down the Bills, Dolphins, Patriots and Jets
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC East Teams

The New England Patriots are still basking in the glow of their sixth Super Bowl victory, adding to their resume as the NFL's team of the 21st century. The future Hall of Fame head coach/quarterback pairing of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady also has owned the AFC East during this stretch, as their teams have won 10 straight division titles and 15 of the last 16. Let those numbers sink in for a minute.

 

NFL Bye Weeks: 2019 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet

A handy list to help fantasy owners manage those pesky bye weeks
Fantasy Football 2019: NFL Bye Week Cheat Sheet

Those who play fantasy football are generally in one of two camps when it comes to bye weeks. They either love them for the opportunity to think strategically or they loathe them and view them as nothing more than an annoying nuisance. Regardless of which camp you fall into, bye weeks aren't going away anytime soon.

 

5 Best Conference Championship Games in NFL History

Peyton Manning and the Colts overcame the biggest deficit in conference championship game history to win the AFC title in 2007
5 Best Conference Championship Games in NFL History

For the first time in three years, the top two seeds in both the AFC and NFC will play for a spot in the Super Bowl. Whether that translates to great football will be determined on the field. There have been dozens of outstanding conference championships over the years, but in looking over them, only a handful are etched in NFL lore. Here are the five best conference championship games of all time.

 

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