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2018 NFL Free Agency: Evaluating the Wide Receivers

Music City Miricals (Mike B. Herndon) — Looking at potential roster options at wide receiver. We continue our Titans -centric look at the upcoming free agent class today with the wide receivers. If you missed the breakdown of the guards or inside linebackers you can check them out via the links below. 2018 NFL Free Agency: Evaluating the Guards 2018 NFL Free Agency: Evaluating the Inside Linebackers Ah, wide...
  • New: 7 hr 38 min ago

Punting Is Overrated

Battle Red Blog (Brett Kollmann) — And the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles now have the numbers to back it up. Second-year Eagles head coach Doug Pederson just faced off against the greatest football mind of a generation...in the Super Bowl ... and won . He didn’t get that win just because of a distinct personnel advantage, or the referees making a bad call, or even because of a freakish, once-in-a-lifetime catch...
  • New: 9 hr 19 min ago

Vikings OC John DeFilippo can lean on history with Teddy Bridgewater, Sam Bradford

StarTribune.com With John DeFilippo nearing the end of his second full week as the Vikings’ offensive coordinator, and the start of free agency now less than three weeks away, the team is in the throes of its decision-making process as it tries to determine whether one of three established QBs on its roster (Case Keenum, Sam Bradford or Teddy Bridgewater) — or possibly a free agent from another team, like...
  • New: 10 hr 1 min ago

Lions notes: Matt Millen was statistically just as bad as you think

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Let’s take a moment to be thankful of Bob Quinn. Jeff Feyerer looked at the value of every NFL general manager from 2002 to 2015 based on their draft picks’ approximate value (as calculated by Pro-Football-Reference). Of the 90 general managers in his study, the Detroit Lions ’ own Matt Millen finished 89th. The one GM below him? Raiders legend Al Davis. ( h/t Lions Wire ) Dan...
  • New: 10 hr 32 min ago

Thursday Curds: Numbers games begin for Packers’ free agents

Acme Packing Company (Evan "Tex" Western) — Agents and teams are working on ideas for how much they think this year’s free agents are worth, but fans will have trouble evaluating certain players. As the calendar keeps clicking forward toward March, free agency gets closer and closer. We’re now less than three weeks away from the opening of the 2018 NFL league year, when free agents will be able to begin signing with new teams. For...
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Vontae Davis “heading home to reflect” after free agent tour

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — Cornerback Vontae Davis went from one end of the country to the other over the last week in a search for a new team, but it sounds like he’s done with his visits for the time being. Davis visited with the Bills, Browns, 49ers and Raiders in rather quick succession and wrote on Twitter on [ more ]
  • 15 hr 16 min ago

Century Links: 2/22: What to do at TE?

Field Gulls (Brendan O'Leary) — Read! king5.com | Seahawks should take a flier on tight end Tyler Eifert Seahawks have connection to Josh Sitton with Mike Solari Seattle Seahawks have connection to free-agent-to-be Josh Sitton through new offensive line coach Mike Solari. Former Seahawks' brains shed light on NFL head injuries | KREM.com The brains of at least three former Seahawks  --  Center Grant...
  • 15 hr 32 min ago

How real is the Super Bowl hangover and what does it mean for the Patriots?

Pats Pulpit (Bernd Buchmasser) — The 2017 Patriots are the 24th team of the salary cap era to lose a Super Bowl. How did the 23 before them fare the following year? When Tom Brady's final pass of the year fell incomplete, it sealed the fate of the 2017 New England Patriots : they would end the season in second place, defeated in Super Bowl LII by the Philadelphia Eagles . What is following the loss on the game's...
  • 15 hr 32 min ago

Random Ramsdom 2/22: Aaron Donald is a beast

SBN: Turf Show Times (joeyaucoin) — Not a lot of groundbreaking Rams news floating around the internet. However, we do have a link about how Aaron Donald is better than everyone else. Rams had 4th-most pressures in NFL | Rams Wire How dominant was Aaron Donald this year? Well, check out this article. Rams vs. Raiders in Las Vegas sounds great | Ramblin’ Fan An argument that the NFL should embrace the idea of the...
  • 15 hr 44 min ago

Flight Connections 02/22/18

Gang Green Nation (David Vill) — Good morning, Gang Green Gangsters! Here are your daily New York Jets links for this Thursday... Calvin Watkins : Five observations on the Jets before the NFL scouting combine. Eric Allen : ILB Demario Davis loves his Jets family. Steelers Depot : The Jets exercised their option to retain DT Steve McLendon. NJ.com : Why the Jets should pay Washington QB Kirk Cousins whatever it takes. ...
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Vikings OC John DeFilippo can lean on history with Teddy Bridgewater, Sam Bradford

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — With John DeFilippo nearing the end of his second full week as the Vikings’ offensive coordinator, and the start of free agency now less than three weeks away, the team is in the throes of its decision-making process as it tries to determine whether one of three established QBs on its roster (Case Keenum, Sam Bradford or Teddy Bridgewater) — or possibly a free agent from another team, like...
  • 16 hr 1 min ago

Ranking best, worst scenarios for Broncos in free agency, draft

Mile High Report (Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann) — This offseason has had a lot less team drama to talk about, leaving way too much time to consider every single possible potential scenario. So many options; still so much time. Good morning, Broncos Country! So...you want to talk about A.J. McCarron? :) Kidding, kidding. The greatest thing about this time of the offseason is that there are so many possibilities with how the team could...
  • 17 hr 2 min ago

The 5 O’Clock Club: February expectations for the 2018 season

Hogs Haven (Bill-in-Bangkok) — It’s 5 o’clock somewhere… The 5 o’clock club aims to provide a forum for reader-driven discussion at a time of day when there isn’t much NFL news being published. Feel free to introduce topics that interest you in the comments below. marblemike sent an email In response to my repeated invitations for readers to contribute to the 5 o’clock club, I got an email recently from...
  • 18 hr 32 min ago

Jon Gruden says Raiders have been hampered by lack of continuity

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — Bill Callahan, Norv Turner, Art Shell, Lane Kiffin, Tom Cable, Hue Jackson, Dennis Allen, Tony Sparano and Jack Del Rio. That’s nine different head coaches for the Oakland Raiders in the 17 years between Jon Gruden’s two stints as head coach of the Silver and Black. In an interview with KNBR on Wednesday, Gruden said [ more ]
  • 22 hr 11 min ago

Jon Gruden: Raiders offense has to play better

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Charean Williams) — The Raiders ranked 16th in passing, 25th in rushing, tied for 17th in total offense and 23rd in scoring offense. Derek Carr‘s passer rating of 86.4 ranked 19th. No one has to ask, “Is that good?” The team’s offensive numbers go a long way in explaining why the Raiders slipped to 6-10 and have a [ more ]
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