TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 19:  Robert Nkemdiche #5 of the Mississippi Rebels in action against Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

10 NFL draft prospects with the most bust potential

The names of every player who could possibly be taken in the 2016 NFL draft are on the walls at 32 team headquarters around the league. The order of those names is different depending on each team’s assessment of the player. Some of those names might even have stars next to them. The fact of […]

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 05:  Green Bay Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy on the field before the Packers take on the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 5, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Packers, Giants among NFL teams against playing in China

The NFL is committed to having a regular-season game in China by 2018, but not all teams are on board for making the trip around the world to play a meaningful game. According to Ashley Fox of ESPN, the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants are among the teams that would be unwilling to play […]

2016 NFL Draft Part 2- Floors and Ceilings

When our draft analyst, Wonder, looks at a college prospect, he sees a relief map. He projects where a player will get to in the Pros but he also gets a sense of their ceiling and floor. Ceiling is potential upside. Floor is worst case. You’ve seen him at times label a player feast or […]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05:  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to Super Bowl 50 at the Moscone Center West on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

NFL ‘likely’ to change something that doesn’t need changing

Would Roger Goodell just listen to himself? The NFL commissioner talked about how well the league’s current 12-team playoff format works, then said that it probably will change. “(It) likely will happen at some point,” Goodell told a group of Jaguars season ticket holders via NFL.com. “But we want to be really cautious because we […]

2016 NFL Draft Part 1

Installment #1.  We will cut right to the chase and dig right in with who the Gmen can take with the 10th pick in the 2016 Draft. Last year was the very first year where the Giants took exactly who our Draft analyst wanted them to take- Ereck Flowers.  Obviously a lot will happen between […]

Just Say No to Running Back in Round 1

We’ve gone through this before. Let’s go through it again. The 2016 RB flavor of the NFL Draft is Ezekiel Elliott. Last year it was ACL-injured Todd Gurley. No. I don’t care. Each year it’s the next Jim Brown, Barry Sanders and Adrian Peterson wrapped into one. I don’t care if you tell me in […]

during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 20, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Odell Beckham, Josh Norman go at it on Twitter

The Odell Beckham-Josh Norman feud may never end. It started when the two players squared off back in December, and beat the hell out of one another. Beckham put a cheap shot on Norman with his helmet, and the Panthers cornerback clearly hasn’t forgotten. Norman was asked about Beckham on ESPN’s SportsNation, and downplayed the […]

Uptick in NY Giants 2016 Free Agency

We assumed that when the Giants came into 2016 Free Agency like a house on fire, that they were on a pace to grab many players. They had locked up 4 players for ~$200M. We saw massive overpaying for Vernon and Jenkins. There was a 1 year deal w/o incentives for JPP. Even Harrison (whom we […]

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 03:  Quarterback Brock Osweiler #17 of the Denver Broncos leaves the field after defeating the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 3, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Chargers 27-20.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

10 biggest surprises during NFL free agency so far

The NFL free agency period opened this week with a few oohs and aahs. But what have been the biggest surprises so far? Here are 10 to start. (contract details courtesy of Spotrac) 10. The Ryan Fitzpatrick-Jets contract standoff Fitzpatrick had a career year in his first season with the Jets, throwing for 3,905 yards […]

ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 21: Janoris Jenkins #21 of the St. Louis Rams returns an interception for a touchdown in the second against the Dallas Cowboys at the Edward Jones Dome on September 21, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

10 worst moves since NFL’s free agency market opened

Hope springs eternal for NFL teams who have landed big-ticket free agents this week. Some teams have improved their rosters and have a lot to look forward to in 2016. Some teams, however, made moves that they’ll regret. They either overpaid for players, botched negotiations with their own players or just put too much emphasis […]

Reese Goes All In

It’s very nice to get a lot of high-priced toys for Christmas.  Unfortunately somebody’s gotta pay for it.  Last month we argued that this was not the path in Free Agency for the Giants. Obviously Jerry Reese has the polar opposite view, arguing that since the Giants lost a number of games by a close margin […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 01:   Olivier Vernon #50 of the Miami Dolphins in action against the Miami Dolphins during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 1, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Report: Olivier Vernon signs historic deal with Giants

It took a record contract to lure coveted defensive end Olivier Vernon to New York. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Vernon signed a five-year deal worth $85 million with the Giants, which includes $52.5 million in guaranteed money. Olivier Vernon gets $85M over 5 years — WOW — with $52.5M in guarantees. — Ian […]

FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 12:  Nose tackle Damon Harrison #94 of the New York Jets celebrates after a four-yard tackle for loss in the second quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on September 12, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Report: Giants to sign Damon Harrison

Defensive lineman Damon Harrison is changing uniforms but not cities. After four seasons with the New York Jets, the man they call “Snacks” has agreed in principle to a deal with the New York Giants. I’m told DL Damon Harrison has earned and agreed in principle to a five-year, $46.25M deal with the

Free Agensanity

Some of the numbers being dealt are over the top: Malik Jackson 6 yrs 90M 42M guaranteed. JPP 10M 1 yr (to NYG, and AZ offered “a lot” more) Osemele 5 yrs 60M (for a Guard… record $ for the position) A few contracts more “sane” and back on planet Earth: Charles Johnson 1 yr […]

CHAMPAIGN, IL - NOVEMBER 14: at Memorial Stadium on November 14, 2015 in Champaign, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NFL Mock Draft heading into free agency

The 2016 NFL draft begins April 28 in Chicago. While NFL teams hit the free agent market this week, the draft is where teams really can build long-term success. With a little less than two months to go before Roger Goodell takes the podium in the Windy City, here’s a look at how the draft […]