NFL Articles

Jordy Nelson
In the wake of a 44-21 blowout loss to Atlanta in the NFC Championship Game — the second time in three years his team had come up one game shy of a return trip to the Super Bowl — Aaron Rodgers issued a not-so-subtle public plea....
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
There were wholesale changes, followed by incremental progress. The hope for the Detroit Lions is that a new regime led by general manager Bob Quinn will continue where it left off in 2016. The Lions returned to the playoffs, got significant...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
John Fox
An optimist would say there’s nowhere to go but up for a Bears team that limped home with a 3-13 record in 2016, the worst 16-game mark in franchise history.   A realist would say that this year’s Bears team isn’t any...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
The Steelers have been to more Super Bowls than almost any other team in the NFL. The standard for greatness in Pittsburgh, needless to say, is high.   So is it fair to use the term “drought” when it comes to the Steelers and...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Andy Dalton
The Bengals’ recent struggles in the postseason overshadowed the fact that this was one of the NFL’s most consistent franchises from 2011-15. The team reached the playoffs in each of those seasons and won at least 10 games four times...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Terrell Suggs
When Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti spoke to reporters shortly after a disappointing 2016 season ended, he backed longtime general manager Ozzie Newsome, head coach John Harbaugh and franchise quarterback Joe Flacco.   But Bisciotti noted:...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Isaiah Crowell
The Browns bottomed out last season, going 1-15 and again failing to answer their lingering quarterback question. But the case could be made that the team’s 2016 teardown was a necessary step. Also, it’s difficult to be much worse in...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Kirk Cousins
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: The Redskins once again led the league in offseason dysfunction. This time the intrigue centered on the abrupt firing of general manager Scot McCloughan just six weeks before the draft — which...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Dak Prescott
The Cowboys seemingly took an offseason step back after last season’s surprising success. Executive vice president Stephen Jones conceded as much after the Cowboys lost 11 players in free agency and two to retirement. Those 11 players...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Eli Manning
The Giants are in a full-out sprint to win one last championship in the Eli Manning Era. And the clock is ticking.   That’s what the last two offseasons have been all about. They spent $200 million a year ago to completely rebuild...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Colin Kaepernick was a big story on the Fourth of July.   The quarterback tweeted a video of his voyage to Africa to find his independence and to make a difference in the community over there. It was well-received based on the amount...
Jasmine Watkins
4 months ago
For a Patriots team that had just completed the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history, complacency did not set in. Not even a little bit.   If anything, the Pats and coach Bill Belichick ratcheted up the offseason intensity with a flurry...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Dak Prescott has a signature that everyone wants.   The Cowboys quarterback is now being accused of using a machine instead of naturally signing his name to memorabilia. According to ESPN, the company used to authenticate signatures refused...
Jasmine Watkins
4 months ago
Marshawn Lynch is gearing up for the upcoming football season, but he still makes time for other things.   The Raiders running back got in some time with the Seattle Sounders Football Club and took over the game in his own special way ... by...
Jasmine Watkins
4 months ago
One of the most important components of sports is branding. You want a logo that stands out among the rest.    Nike is accusing Rob Gronkowski of not getting his own unique logo. According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, Nike has filed a...
Jasmine Watkins
4 months ago
Deshaun Watson
When a quarterback is taken in the first round of the NFL draft, they’re likely in the plans to start soon. This season, however, could be different.   The 2017 NFL Draft saw three teams – Chicago, Kansas City and Houston...
Ryan Nixon
4 months ago
Whenever a coach is let go, it's bound to be emotional for the staff.   Thanks to the NFL, we got a sneak peek of former Rams' coach Jeff Fisher tell his staff he had been fired. Their reactions are pretty much what you would...
Jasmine Watkins
4 months ago
2017 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations
With the days and weeks of summer ticking by, the arrival of a new NFL season continues to approach. Fans still have to wait until Sept. 7 for Kansas City and New England to kick off in Gillette Stadium, but they don’t have to wait much...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
4 months ago
Andrew Luck
Making it through an entire fantasy football season without one of your key players getting injured, even just for one game, seems like it would be a miracle. Injuries are a part of life in football, and as fantasy players, we know this, and we...
Michael Horvath
4 months ago
Tom Brady's Kids
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, 39, may be an all-time great football player, but he may be an even better dad. His Instagram is loaded with pictures of his three kids, John “Jack” Edward Thomas Moynahan (9), Benjamin "...
Ryan Nixon
5 months ago
Despite the NFL’s undisputed status as the most dominant professional sports league, it needs some improvement. A few lingering issues still require some resolution. In particular, scheduling, both during the regular season and postseason...
John La Fleur
5 months ago
Despite the NFL’s undisputed status as the most dominant professional sports league, it needs some improvement. A few lingering issues still require some resolution. In particular, scheduling, both during the regular season and postseason...
John La Fleur
5 months ago
Patrick Peterson's Car Collection
Patrick Peterson has a track record few NFL players can keep up with. He was USA Today Defensive Player of the Year out of Ely High School in Pompano Beach, Fla. He won the Chuck Bednarik Award and Jim Thorpe Award at LSU. He was a top-5 NFL...
Nathan Rush
5 months ago
Tom Brady is good at many things, but sumo wrestling evidently isn't one of them.   During his tour around Asia, the Patriots quarterback tried his hand at sumo wrestling and this outcome was a little different than the ones he's...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
What are the dimensions of a football field?
So how big is a regulation football field, exactly? Here’s a primer on how the dimensions play out at every level, from high school football to the NCAA and on up to the NFL.     There are two constants, across the level of...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago

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