1. NFL Picks Week 1: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    It's that most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas. Although some stores already have decorations out. It's football season! No more speculation. No more training camp...

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  2. Bleacher Report's Regular-Season NFL Awards Predictions

    It's almost time! After months of offseason, preseason, pre-offseason, off-preseason (I think at least one of those is made up) and 9,713,811 articles (approximately) about slightly ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 69,876 reads 187 comments

  3. Reggie Wayne's Release from Patriots Could Be End of Historic Career

    Over 14 seasons in the National Football League, Reggie Wayne caught 1,070 passes for the Indianapolis Colts. He racked up 14,345 receiving yards and found the end zone 82 times...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 62,565 reads 122 comments

  4. Sio Moore Acquisition Low-Risk, High-Reward Move for Colts Defense Lacking Depth

    Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson is many things. The type who sits on his hands isn't one of them. And that most certainly extends to the lost art of NFL trades...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 13,489 reads 33 comments

  5. Winners and Losers from the NFL Preseason

    The preseason is over. After a full slate of games featuring a menagerie of players we'll probably never hear from again, the 2015 exhibition season is in the books...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 90,230 reads 190 comments

  6. Browns Releasing Phil Taylor Epitomizes Everything Cleveland Must Evolve from

    On Tuesday, the Cleveland Browns closed the book on the 2011 trade that netted the team five draft picks (including a pair of first-rounders) and the Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 45,662 reads 145 comments

  7. Bleacher Report's Preseason Week 3 NFL Awards

    Last weekend brought with it dress-rehearsal time across the National Football League. The third week of the preseason means extra action for the starters—often a half or more...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 92,010 reads 252 comments

  8. Cleveland Browns vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Saturday evening's "dress rehearsal" preseason game was supposed to be all about young quarterbacks answering questions. Could Jameis Winston of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (the No...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 92,283 reads 89 comments

  9. Undrafted Rookie RB Zach Zenner Making a Name for Himself with Detroit Lions

    Heading into training camp, talk of the Detroit backfield centered on how carries would be split between starter Joique Bell and rookie Ameer Abdullah ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 30,466 reads 53 comments

  10. Alex Smith, Chiefs Offense Look Like Legit Threat In Preseason Win

    The Kansas City Chiefs have been on quite the roller coaster the past few seasons. The NFL 's worst team in 2012. A surprise playoff team the following season. Right back out of the postseason a year ago...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 25,298 reads 144 comments

  11. Bleacher Report's Preseason Week 2 NFL Awards

    The 2015 NFL preseason has reached the halfway point. For some teams, it came with renewed hope. The Tennessee Titans saw a strong second showing from rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 86,804 reads 162 comments

  12. Accuracy, Consistency Keys to Better 2nd Preseason Start for Jameis Winston

    There were a lot of adjectives thrown around regarding Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston 's first preseason start. Tom Pelissero of USA Today called it "uneven...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 15,070 reads 18 comments

  13. St. Louis Rams vs. Tennessee Titans: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Week 2 of the NFL preseason is just about in the books. For most teams it was an uneventful weekend. For the Green Bay Packers it was a disaster...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 100,423 reads 127 comments

  14. Ranking the Most Impressive Preseason Performers So Far

    We're just about halfway through the 2015 NFL preseason. As of this morning, 10 NFL teams have played two exhibition contests. There's a full slate on tap for Saturday as well...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 56,652 reads 143 comments

  15. Johnny Manziel Has Earned Chance to Start for Browns in Preseason Week 3

    Yes, you read that title right. No, I have not been drinking. Much-beleaguered quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Cleveland Browns , who has been the butt of more jokes than ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 196,541 reads 279 comments

  16. Kelvin Benjamin Injury Crushing Blow for Panthers' Playoff Hopes

    In 2014, the Carolina Panthers became the first team in NFL history to win the NFC South two years running. Yes, it was with a 7-8-1 record, but two in a row is two in a row...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 79,825 reads 207 comments

  17. Does Chris Johnson Have Anything Left to Offer the Arizona Cardinals?

    It wasn't long ago that Chris Johnson was arguably the most electrifying player in the NFL . He had just rushed for over 2,000 yards in 2009. Three times that season, Johnson scored on runs of at least 85 yards...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 10,167 reads 14 comments

  18. Bleacher Report's Preseason Week 1 NFL Awards

    Well, folks, football season is finally here. OK, sort of. Yes, teams played a full slate of games across the NFL this past week...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 179,479 reads 350 comments

  19. Tim Tebow Provides Spark in Eagles Debut but Still Has Long Way to Go

    You can count on very few things in life. Death. Taxes. Politicians lying. And Tim Tebow creating a buzz every time he steps on an NFL field. Such was the case Sunday, when Tebow took the field to a standing ovation in Philadelphia...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 218,761 reads 322 comments

  20. Breaking Down Jameis Winston's NFL Preseason Debut

    On Saturday night, the NFL 's focus was on Minnesota, where rookie quarterback (and No. 1 overall pick) Jameis Winston was set to see the first game action of his career when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took on the Minnesota Vikings ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 39,381 reads 263 comments

  21. Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    It's time for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to unwrap their new toy. On Saturday night in the Twin Cities, the No...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 115,535 reads 281 comments

  22. NFL Preseason Week 1: Takeaways from Friday's Action

    It's that most wonderful time of the year. Well, if you're a fourth-string wide receiver, anyway. Week 1 of the 2015 NFL preseason is underway, played to the theme of "Send in the Scrubs...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 112,441 reads 254 comments

  23. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 14

    Well, folks, the 2015 NFL preseason is underway in earnest. Six games were played on Thursday night and another half-dozen took place on Friday. Thursday's games brought with them what NFL teams fear most this time of year: injuries...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 216,611 reads 116 comments

  24. Washington Redskins vs. Cleveland Browns: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III have more than a few things in common. Both played college football in the state of Texas...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 118,025 reads 150 comments

  25. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 13

    Are you ready for some football? OK, are you ready for some sort of football? On Thursday, the 2015 NFL preseason gets underway in earnest with six games being played, including a potential Super Bowl 50 preview in Foxborough, Massachusetts ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about over 1 year ago 9,161 reads 30 comments