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5 Worst Quarterback Trades in NFL History

By Aaron Tallent, 2 months 1 week ago
This offseason has produced three big-time quarterback trades, with the New York Jets trading Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers for a sixth-round draft pick in 2021 and a second and fourth-rounder in 2022. This comes after the Los Angeles Rams sent two first-round picks, a third-round pick, and Jared Goff to the Detroit Lions for Matthew Stafford and the...

25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History

By J.P. Scott, 3 months 2 weeks ago
It could be argued that no position has changed more in the NFL's history than the tight end. Once primarily a sixth offensive lineman who would catch the occasional pass, tight ends have become key cogs on offense.   Some tight ends are so critical to a team's passing attack in the current NFL that entire packages are designed to fit their individual skill sets. The extra...

Top 5 Reasons Why Fans Love Tom Brady

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 6 days ago
Tom Brady is arguably the greatest quarterback to ever play professional football. He also is one of the most polarizing because fans seem to love him or hate him.   If you do love Brady, you have plenty of solid reasons for doing so. Here are the top five.   5. Overcoming adversity Brady rose from seventh on the depth chart to be the starting quarterback for Michigan in 1998 and...

Top 5 Reasons Why Fans Hate Tom Brady

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 6 days ago
Whenever Tom Brady does decide to call it a career, fans are then going to have to find something else to argue about for he is one of the most polarizing figures in professional sports. Some fans love him. Some fans hate him. Both have reasons that are justifiable.   While there are plenty of reasons to love the quarterback who's won a record seven Super Bowls (with five MVP awards)...

5 Largest Quarterback Age Differences in Super Bowl History

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 3 weeks ago
Win or lose, Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady will achieve a milestone in Super Bowl LV: the largest age difference between quarterbacks in Super Bowl history. To give you a sense of how old versus young has been a common theme on Super Bowl Sunday, here are the largest age gaps under center entering the Feb. 7 title tilt between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As you will see,...

Thursday Night Football: New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles Rams Prediction and Preview

By Tom Bowles, 6 months 1 week ago
Less than two years ago, the New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in Super Bowl LIII. Tom Brady won his sixth NFL championship and appeared set to win a few more. On the far sideline, young head coach Sean McVay seemed to have the Rams set up for some NFC dominance of their own.   Oh, how much has changed since then.   The Patriots are 12 games into their first...

Arizona Cardinals vs. New England Patriots Prediction and Preview

By Ben Weinrib, 6 months 2 weeks ago
A pair of former No. 1 overall draft picks are set to face off on Sunday when Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals travel east to play Cam Newton and the New England Patriots.   Although the former's career is on the rise while the latter's is on the decline, this cross-conference matchup at Gillette Stadium should be fascinating because of the unique ways each...

10 Most Memorable Thanksgiving Day Moments in NFL History

By Aaron Tallent, 6 months 3 weeks ago
A general view in America is that the NFL owns a day of the week in Sunday and one holiday of the year in Thanksgiving. Even with travel limited because of the pandemic, it’s hard to think of Turkey Day without the Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, and now that third night game popping into your head.   The NFL has actually been playing games on Thanksgiving since its formation in 1920...

Sunday Night Football: Baltimore Ravens vs New England Patriots Prediction and Preview

By Tom Bowles, 7 months 4 days ago
The Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots have been two of the AFC's powerhouse teams this century. In 21 Super Bowls held since 2000, these franchises have combined for eight NFL championships; New England has six and Baltimore two. Pittsburgh is the only other AFC team to win multiple Super Bowls during that stretch.   Rarely have we seen either team in a better position for the...