NFL Articles

Luke Kuechly
The defensive line may be the first line of defense in the NFL, but the middle of the field belongs to the linebackers. Not only are they the ones usually making the bulk of the tackles, the really good linebackers also find ways to contribute...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Khalil Mack
Just like an offensive line is important to the success on that side of the ball in the NFL, a strong defense starts with a physical, disruptive front. Consider that four of the past five NFL Defensive Player of the Year award winners have been...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Tyron Smith
Quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends may get most of the credit and attention when it comes to identifying the NFL’s top offenses, but don’t forget about the work done by the big guys up front. An offensive line...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Travis Kelce
Rob Gronkowski may maintain his status as the top tight end in the NFL, but he’s far from alone when it comes to making a significant impact at the position. Travis Kelce was named first-team All-Pro after finishing 12th in the league in...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Julio Jones
As the NFL has become a more pass-oriented league added emphasis and attention has been paid to wide receivers. The most potent offenses in the league have at least one productive wideout, if not two. Four different teams (New Orleans, Oakland,...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
Quarterback remains the premier position in the NFL but are running backs making a comeback? Last season, 12 running backs ran for at least 1,000 yards, compared to just seven in 2015. The top two ground gainers were a pair of rookies –...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Summer is supposed to belong to baseball, but the NFL is never far from our minds. Even though the draft was more than a month ago, football fans are already looking forward to training camp and the start of the 2017 regular season.   Athlon...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Are Super Bowl commercials worth the money?
Are Super Bowl commercials worth the money?   Philosophically, “Something is worth what its purchaser will pay.” But practically speaking, there are several reasons why paying upwards of $5 million for 30 seconds of Super Bowl...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Matt Ryan
Football is a team sport, but when it comes to the NFL the most important individual on a team is the starting quarterback. Nine of the past 10 MVPs have been quarterbacks with five different signal-callers winning the award since 2007.   So...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Everyone in Nashville is in hockey mode right now. That includes the fights.   Rex and Rob Ryan were seen eating shortly before a scuffle occurred. The cause of the fight is not yet known.   Video from a bar scuffle in...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
How fast did Deion Sanders really run the 40-yard dash at the 1989 NFL Combine?     The tall tale of Deion Sanders’ 40-yard dash raced back into the news this year when Washington receiver John Ross broke the official NFL Combine...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Is Marshawn Lynch the best NFL player ever to come out of retirement?   “Beast Mode” is back. Lynch, 31, was traded from the Seattle Seahawks to his hometown Oakland Raiders after sitting out the entire 2016 season. But he’...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Jerome Bettis did it all during his playing days. “The Bus” was a star at Notre Dame before becoming a six-time Pro Bowl running back and Super Bowl XL champion during a 13-year career with the L.A./St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh...
Nathan Rush
3 months ago
This August, Tom Brady will make history as the first 40-year-old to appear on the cover of the popular Madden NFL video game franchise. And like all old dudes in horror movies, he is doubling down on his belief that curses aren’t real. Not...
Aaron Tallent
3 months ago
Tom Brady is having an awesome year and it's not even close to being over.   The Patriots star has been granted the distinguished honor of being on the cover of Madden which may make some fans gasp when you consider the effects of the...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Watch what you say.   One ESPN Radio host in Cleveland learned that the hard way. The Browns selected multi-dimensional player Jabrill Peppers out of Michigan, despite him testing positive for a dilute sample at the NFL Combine. ...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
We are still months away from the 2017 NFL regular season, but the majority of the moves have taken place. Now is the time when teams have their minicamps, OTAs and various other workouts. It's also the time when Vegas releases their win totals...
Matt Josephs
3 months ago
Sports journalists don't have the easiest jobs. Sometimes the athletes they write about get heated about an article they've written.   In the case of Seahawks DE Frank Clark and a former SB Nation writer, that's exactly what...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Chris Berman's Wife Killed in Car Accident
Katherine Berman, wife of ESPN sportscaster and legend Chris, passed away in a two-car accident Tuesday according to the Hartford Courant. She was 67.   According to the Courant, the crash occurred in Woodbury, Conn., Tuesday...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
NFL Sunday Night Football Schedule
On any given fall Sunday there are a dozen NFL games going on throughout the afternoon, with fans in different regions tuning in to watch their favorite team. At night, however, the country comes together to watch one game every week on NBC. Check...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Cardale Jones once fired off a now-infamous tweet about being at Ohio State to play football as opposed to learning.   Jones tweeted in 2012 complaining about going to class when he was really there to play QB for the Buckeyes. ...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Jay Cutler was an acquired taste in the NFL. Some liked him, some couldn't even imagine playing with him.   Players won't have to worry about playing with the former Bears QB, at least for now. Cutler recently decided to hang up the...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Jay Cutler Heads to Fox Sports
There's been speculation as to which roster Jay Cutler would end up on this season. In a little bit of a shocker, he's landed with Fox Sports.   The former Bears quarterback had talks with the Jets and a few other teams but...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Before the NFL draft, analysts have their big boards and predictions. It's a gamble to predict which players are going to land with each team, although it’s still a fun game to play. However, after the draft is over, the real fantasy...
Sarah Lewis
3 months ago
Everybody knows there are many different personalities in an NFL locker room.   Former NFL player Anthony Adams broke down many of the guys you might find in a locker room before a game and it's pretty hilarious. After the many...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago

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