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  • The 5 Most Disappointing Teams to Start 2022 NFL Season

    Bleacher Report "While the Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins garner deserved praise for their surges to 3-0, many NFL teams are dealing with disappointment. The term itself is relatively vague, so let's define it. To determine our selections, the primary factor was judging teams on actual..." October 01

  • Tom Brady's backups are influencing storylines around the NFL

    The Score "Tom Brady declined to kick his feet up the past two Wednesdays. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers devised, then ditched plans to excuse him from practice weekly, figuring the 45-year-old star doesn't need the rest to stay spry deep into the season. Brady isn't the oldest NFL..." October 01

  • Unearthing Every NFL Team's Early Hidden Gem in 2022

    Bleacher Report "The first three weeks of the 2022 NFL season has revealed plenty about each team and their roster. While much of this intel isn’t surprising—many superstars are playing at high levels and plenty of end-of-roster backups are struggling—there have been a few shocking..." October 01

  • All levels of football must strive to avoid “second impact syndrome”

    Pro Football Talk "Apart from the potential long-term effects of suffering two concussions in a short period of time, there’s a much more important short-term concern that arises from the possibility of a player suffering a concussion before he has recovered from a prior one. The phenomenon is..." October 01

  • What are 2022 NFL draft picks doing with their first touchdown footballs?

    ESPN "Less than 2% of college football players are drafted into the NFL. And not all of those who are drafted will make a roster. So the odds of just playing in the league are small, let alone scoring a touchdown in one's first few games. Washington Commanders rookie wide..." October 01

  • What makes an RB Hall of Fame worthy?

    The Athletic "When Jim Brown took time out from filming in London for “The Dirty Dozen” to announce his retirement from the NFL, news reports called him the greatest running back in league history. Ten others have supplanted Brown atop the all-time rushing list since that day in 1966,..." October 01

  • 2023 NFL Pro Bowl Games details revealed: players required to attend

    CBS Sports "The Pro Bowl is gone, and the Pro Bowl Games are here. Days after the NFL announced that its annual all-star game will be replaced with a multifaceted skills competition this season, the league has unveiled additional details about the event. Namely, multiple seven-on-seven..." September 29

  • Should four struggling NFL teams panic? Why Broncos have issues

    ESPN "Three weeks might as well be an eternity in the NFL. If you're a fan of a struggling team such as the Patriots or Raiders, think about how optimistic you were before Week 1 and contrast that with how you feel right now. Things aren't even quite as bad as they are..." September 29

  • 2022 NFL Rookies Who Are Earning More Playing Time

    Bleacher Report "Three games into the 2022 NFL season it's clear that some rookies are starting to get comfortable with life in the league. Coaching staffs and teams might be hesitant to put too much on a rookie too early in the season, but as we approach the first quarter of the season, young..." September 29

  • It’s been 20 years since NFL realignment. Could it happen again?

    The Athletic "It’s been 20 years since the NFL realigned teams within its conferences, creating the symmetrical eight four-team divisions split between the AFC and NFC. So, what would it take for a change to happen again? When getting hypothetical about it, maybe expansion, a new..." September 29

  • Three veteran quarterbacks who could soon lose their starting job

    CBS Sports "The dynamics at quarterback are different than at other positions. A quarterback tends to get too much credit when a team wins and too much of the blame when his team loses.  Generally, the backup quarterback is a fan favorite. It doesn't take much for there to be a clamoring..." September 28

  • 2022 NFL Trade-Block Big Board Entering Week 4

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 NFL season isn't getting any more predictable. While we didn't see a slew of late-game collapses as we did in Week 2, Week 3 brought its fair share of surprises. Trevor Lawrence and the Jacksonville Jaguars routed the Los Angeles Chargers, while the 0-2 Indianapolis Colts..." September 28

  • 1 Player Every NFL Team Should Bench ASAP

    Bleacher Report "Starting jobs in the NFL are won during training camp, but the competition never truly ends. NFL coaches are constantly fighting for their job, which means players are constantly fighting for theirs. In a league where 10 head coaches were replaced last offseason, there's nonstop..." September 28

  • Michael Pittman, Chris Olave showcasing their skills in first 3 weeks

    The Score "Third-year Colts wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr. has quickly established himself as a bona fide No. 1 receiver in the NFL. His rapid ascent from second-round pick to household name has caught the eye of the entire league. One NFL GM compared him to Larry Fitzgerald. "Just the..." September 28

  • Ranking best QB combos in NFL draft history: Josh Allen, Lamar Jackson make list

    ESPN "During his rookie season in 2018, Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen got knocked to the ground on the Baltimore Ravens sideline. Allen jumped up screaming and got in the face of then-Ravens linebacker Matthew Judon. "Hey, calm down,..." September 28

  • Ranking the 20 Super Bowl winners since the NFL’s 2002 realignment

    The Athletic "The first two decades following the NFL’s most recent realignment spanned most of the New England Patriots’ dynasty. But even as the Patriots were a constant, rules changes encouraging passing production and player safety contributed to the league producing 20 sometimes..." September 28

  • Bills To Sign CB Xavier Rhodes

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Bills are expected to sign veteran free agent cornerback Xavier Rhodes, amid mounting injuries in the defensive backfield, ESPN reported Tuesday night. Rhodes, 32, is a 10-year veteran who played the previous two seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. He is..." September 28

  • Kyler Murray, Tua Tagovailoa among NFL players who will wear international flags starting in Week 4

    CBS Sports "When NFL teams take the field in Week 4, more than 200 players, coaches and team executives will sport a different look in celebration of their heritage. Starting this week and running through Week 5, the league is kicking off a new initiative to spotlight the sport's growing diversity,..." September 28

  • LaDainian Tomlinson Gives Perfect Response On Why Black Coaches Are Hired Less

    Total Pro Sports "Earlier this year, Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores shook up the NFL when he filed a lawsuit against the NFL and various teams over discriminatory practices. His lawsuit reignited the conversation about why there are so many black players in the league, yet so little head coaches of the..." September 28

  • Can NFL’s best running backs be centerpieces of Super Bowl title teams?

    The Athletic "There’s a throwback bout coming to Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, a duel between two teams fighting where football is going. In a league that’s shifted vertical, the Colts and Titans are the leading outliers, two franchises desperate to prove games — and..." September 27

  • How have NFL teams fared in the 20 years since the move to eight divisions?

    The Athletic "Fans look at the NFL standings constantly, and over the past 20 years, perhaps we take for granted the symmetry and balance of eight four-team groupings, remembering how long the league went with unevenly sized divisions. This season presents a chance to look back on two..." September 27

  • The NFL running back conundrum: How teams view their value

    ESPN "The shelves in Brian Daboll's home office are stocked with old playbooks symbolizing years of work, dusty clutter the Giants coach says his wife, Beth, would just as soon see in the trash. "I've still got stuff from since I started in 1997," Daboll..." September 27

  • Matt Ryan, imperfect Indianapolis Colts finding ways to win while also finding their way

    ESPN "Even after notching their first win of the season on Sunday, no one in the Indianapolis Colts’ locker room would dare say they’ve resolved their litany of issues. Veterans like quarterback Matt Ryan know better. In their 20-17 win over the Kansas..." September 27

  • NFL Week 4 Odds and Lines

    Sportsbook Review "In this article, we examine the opening lines for Week 4 of the NFL schedule and discuss where the point spreads and game totals may head as the week progresses. We are seeing early movement in the Week 4 lines due to some key injuries suffered in Week 3. The Los Angeles Chargers lost..." September 27

  • NFL Coaches Already On the Hot Seat in the 2022 Season

    Bleacher Report "It doesn't take long for seats to start getting warm when you're an NFL head coach. Nearly a third of the NFL franchises hired a new head coach coming into the 2022 season. The year before that there were seven new head coaches. Some franchises are in a position to..." September 26

  • Struggling NFL Teams That Can Already Look Forward to 2023 Draft

    Bleacher Report "The majority of the NFL's Week 4 games will be played after the calendar flips to October. The air will be crisp. Leaves will be on the ground. Halloween decorations and scary movies will take over for the next four weeks. And football weather will be in full force. For some..." September 26

  • Rihanna to Headline Super Bowl Halftime Show

    ESPN "Rihanna will perform in the Super Bowl LVII halftime show at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 12. In a social media post Sunday afternoon, the NFL shared a photo of Rihanna's hand holding an official league football with the caption "Let's GO," ending..." September 26

  • NFL replacing Pro Bowl with skills competitions, flag football game

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Bowl as we know it is reportedly coming to an end. At the end of this season, the league will instead play a flag football game at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, February 5, according to Rob Maaddi of the Associated Press. " September 26

  • Some NFL owners reportedly plotting to oust Commanders boss Daniel Snyder

    Sportsnaut "It seems owners around the NFL are getting sick and tired of the drama around Washington Commanders boss Daniel Snyder, and could soon move to either ask him to step down as owner voluntarily or force him out. The Commanders’ offseason was completely dominated by investigations..." September 24

  • Fantasy Football 2022: Panic Meter on Early Season Busts

    Bleacher Report "Week 3 can feel like a tipping point in fantasy football. For those sitting at 0-2 two weeks in, it's hard not to panic. Success in fantasy requires knowing when to start a player, when to hold them on the bench and when to unload them all together. Those decisions..." September 24

  • NFL Head Coaches Who Look In Over Their Heads Early In 2022

    Bleacher Report "While a handful of NFL teams have excelled early in 2022, optimism has faded quickly for several franchises around the league. It's not necessarily a surprise that the coaches of struggling teams are landing criticism. There will inevitably be a perception that "in..." September 23

  • The NFL's 5 Biggest Disappointments Early in 2022 Season

    Bleacher Report "We aren't even a month into the 2022 NFL season, but already there are several players and coaches who are standing out from the crowd. While some of these talents are drawing attention for good reasons, several stick out in a negative way as a result of poor play or..." September 23

  • Taylor Swift's Status for 2023 Super Bowl Halftime Show Focus of Conflicting Reports

    Bleacher Report "Taylor Swift may or may not headline one of the biggest events of next year. Variety's Jem Aswad, who cited "three sources close to the situation," reported Friday that Swift would star in the Super Bowl halftime show. However, a conflicting report..." September 23

  • Taylor Swift to headline Super Bowl halftime show

    New York Daily News "Taylor Swift may soon fulfill her fans’ wildest dreams, headlining next year’s Super Bowl halftime show, according to one report. The Grammy winner, 32, will play the coveted spot, a trio of sources told Variety Friday. Swift fans have wanted the..." September 23

  • Ranking NFL's worst 2-0 teams since 1981 and where the 2022 Giants land

    ESPN "The New York Giants were not expected to be competitive in 2022, but a surprising 2-0 start has made them one of the league's undefeated teams. They're playing better on both sides of the ball, backed by a new coaching staff led by Brian Daboll and his aggressive..." September 23

  • Tua Tagovailoa, Daniel Jones Showing Why NFL Teams Need to Be More Patient with Young QBs

    Bleacher Report "By no means am I guaranteeing that Tua Tagovailoa and Daniel Jones will become successful long-term NFL starters at the quarterback position, but there's also no denying that many wrote both off before they even took the field in 2022. Yet, through two weeks, the 24-year-old..." September 23

  • Apple Music Is Going To Pay A Sick Fortune For Super Bowl Halftime Rights After Replacing Pepsi

    BroBible "Beginning this season, the ‘Super Bowl Halftime Show presented by Pepsi’ will be no more. Pepsi opted to not renew its 10-year partnership with the NFL to become the official music sponsor of the Super Bowl Halftime Show. According to Ben Fischer of SBJ, Apple..." September 23

  • Colts rule Shaquille Leonard out; Michael Pittman Jr. set to return

    Pro Football Talk "The wait for Colts linebacker Shaquille Leonard‘s first appearance of the 2022 season will last at least another week. Colts head coach Frank Reich ruled Leonard out for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs. Leonard is coming back from June back surgery and has been..." September 23

  • NFL Drops Hint That Taylor Swift Could Be Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show Act

    TMZ "Gear up Swifties -- Taylor Swift could be this season's Super Bowl halftime show act ... at least, that's what the musician's fans are thinking after the NFL appeared to drop a big clue into it all on Thursday night. Here's the deal -- back in May, Pepsi..." September 23

  • NFL Players Facing Make-or-Break Games in Week 3

    Bleacher Report "The NFL is a "what have you done for me lately league". It also stands for "Not For Long" if a player isn't performing. While players earn jobs in training camp and the preseason, coaches constantly evaluate their roster. Two weeks into the season, staff around..." September 22

  • Ndamukong Suh draws interest from several teams, wants to sign with contender

    CBS Sports "Five-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has not yet signed with an NFL team for the 2022 season, but he reportedly has some options. According to Heavy.com, there are approximately three to five teams that have expressed interest in Suh -- who reportedly wants..." September 22

  • 3 Rams trade options to overcome early-season struggles

    Sportsnaut "Los Angeles Rams general manager Les Snead is the single-most active individual at his position when it comes to the NFL trade market. Trades for core players such as Matthew Stafford and Jalen Ramsey headline this activity. With Los Angeles off to a ho-hum 1-1 start to the..." September 22

  • 3 things Matt Ryan must do to help Indianapolis Colts get their first win in Week 3

    Sportsnaut "The Indianapolis Colts and quarterback Matt Ryan are off to their worst start in the era of head coach Frank Reich and general manager Chris Ballard. Sure the team is 0-1-1, which is much better than their 0-2 starts that have become a bit more common. However, the start to..." September 22

  • What Amazon’s huge ‘Thursday Night Football’ debut viewership number means

    The Athletic "The viewership numbers for Amazon’s first regular-season “Thursday Night Football” game were finally released by Nielsen on Thursday (nicely timed as a lead-in to Thursday’s Steelers-Browns game). Nielsen said Amazon averaged 13.0 million viewers for the..." September 22

  • Amazon Prime Getting Dragged Yet Again For Providing Poor Service For Thursday Night Football

    Total Pro Sports "Amazon Prime may have thought they were ready for NFL football to be streaming only, but through yet another week, subscribers have had nothing but complaints about the product not working correctly. For some viewers, everything is going great. However, there are a ton of others who..." September 22

  • 2022 NFL Trade Block Big Board Entering Week 3

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 NFL season continues to be one of the most unpredictable in recent memory. We've had a Super Bowl hangover by the Cincinnati Bengals, a 2-0 start by the upstart New York Giants, a fair dose of overtime, upsets galore and more epic late-game meltdowns. We're only two..." September 21

  • Lamar Jackson, Tom Brady, J.J. Watt headline 2022 contract-year players to watch

    CBS Sports "Each year, signings during the summer and leading up to the start of the regular season change the complexion of the following year's free agency. Some of the more notable signings of players heading into a contract year since the start of training camp include Seahawks wide..." September 21

  • 2022 NFL Playoff Hopefuls Who Should Be Concerned Heading Into Week 3

    Bleacher Report "It's still early in the 2022 NFL season, but already it may be time for some teams to hit the panic button. While it’s important not to overreact to every development during the first fortnight of a campaign, there are some troubling ones among the league's projected..." September 21

  • Rating the biggest surprises of the 2022 NFL season for all 32 teams

    ESPN "While an NFL season isn't determined in two games, a couple of games is an appropriate sample to start picking up on some trends. Some are expected and others are a bit of a surprise, and it's the latter category that we're tackling below, as our NFL Nation writers are picking out..." September 21

  • Which winless NFL teams have reason to panic?

    The Athletic "As the NFL enters Week 3, seven teams remain in search of their first victory. Five of those teams — the Bengals, Titans, Panthers, Falcons and Raiders — look to end two-game losing streaks this weekend. Meanwhile,..." September 21