GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 04:  Offensive tackle Tyron Smith #77 of the Dallas Cowboys during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 4, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona.  The Cardinals defeated the Cowboys 19-13 in overtime.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ranking the NFL’s top 10 offensive tackles

We continue our offseason dead-time series with the guys charged with keeping their quarterbacks upright. Here are the 10 best… 1. Tyron Smith, Dallas Cowboys — It’s hard to believe the first-team All-Pro is only 24 years old and has already made 63 starts while earning a pair of Pro Bowl nods. Smith gave up […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 20:  Wide receiver Marqise Lee #9 of the USC Trojans carries the ball against the Colorado Buffaloes at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on October 20, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Could an All-USC team win the Super Bowl?

Last month, we established that an NFL team made up entirely of Alabama alumni couldn’t win the Super Bowl. This time, we shift to USC, which has the largest contingent of alumni in the NFL. QB: Carson Palmer — OK, off to a much better start with the veteran two-time Pro Bowler coming off a season in […]

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 01:  J.J. Watt #99 of Houston Texans enters the field before the game against the New England Patriots at Reliant Stadium on December 1, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

The Top 10 players in the AFC South

This series will feature the top 10 players in each division regardless of team or position. This is measured by a combination of their current impact on the field, their potential in the future and their accomplishments in the past. Top 10 players of the AFC East Top 10 players of the AFC North 1. J. […]

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 19:  C.J. Spiller #28 of the Buffalo Bills warms up before the first half against the Minnesota Vikings at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 19, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

What Can the Saints Expect from C.J. Spiller in 2015?

C.J. Spiller signed with the New Orleans Saints this past offseason, and is hoping that a change of scenery can help him get his career back on track during the upcoming 2015 season. He was one of the big additions for the Saints this offseason, although they lost more from the offensive side of the […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Andrew Quarless #81 of the Green Bay Packers looks on during the game against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Packers defeated the Vikings 24-21. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Green Bay Packers Should Move On from TE Andrew Quarless

Just under a couple weeks ago, the talk around the Green Bay Packers organization was whether or not Andrew Quarless could step up at the tight end position in 2015. He was very vocal this offseason about wanting to be among the best tight ends in the NFL, but all of those hopes could very […]

ORCHARD PARK, NY - NOVEMBER 30:  Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns celebrates a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium on November 30, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

5 Reasons the Cleveland Browns Should Play Johnny Manziel

Heading into the 2015 NFL Season, there aren’t many expectations for the Cleveland Browns to compete. They surprised the league last year for the first half of the season, but fell back to earth and ended up missing the playoffs once again. Cleveland has quite a few question marks surrounding their roster, and it all […]

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 29: Tackle Joe Thomas #73 of the Cleveland Browns talks to his teammates prior to the start against the Cincinnati Bengals at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 29, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The top 10 players in the AFC North

This series will feature the top 10 players in each division regardless of team or position. This is measured by a combination of their current impact on the field, their potential in the future and their accomplishments in the past. One quick note about the AFC North, it has a boatload of superstar players. Consider […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 29:  Darrelle Revis #24 of the New York Jets in action against the New York Giants during their pre season game on August 29, 2011 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

The top 10 players in the AFC East

This series will feature the top 10 players in each division regardless of team or position. This is measured by a combination of their current impact on the field, their potential in the future and their accomplishments in the past. 1. Tom Brady, QB, New England Patriots Despite his age he’s back to winning titles […]

ST LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 11:  Head coach Jeff Fisher of the St. Louis Rams looks on against the Arizona Cardinals during their game at Edward Jones Dome on December 11, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Nick Foles Ready to Lead Dynamic St. Louis Rams’ Offense

The St. Louis Rams have been slowly rebuilding their team over the last couple of seasons, and they are very happy with where they are at heading into the 2015 season. They were able to add two very important pieces to their offense this offseason, and to say that the Rams have a chance to […]

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 30:  Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers dops back to pass during the NFL game against the New England Patriots at Lambeau Field on November 30, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Patriots 26-21.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

5 Bold Predictions for Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in 2015

Aaron Rodgers has proved himself to be the best quarterback in the NFL, and there aren’t many fans or analysts that will argue against that statement. He is the reigning league MVP, and is still stinging from their heartbreaking loss at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game last season. Looking […]

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 22:  Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers drops back to pass during their game against the New Orleans Saints at Bank of America Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Cam Newton Ready to Embrace Pressure from Massive Contract

Cam Newton was given a massive five-year, $103.8 million contract this past offseason by the Carolina Panthers, and there are quite a few analysts that believe they overpaid for him. It is a deal that only time will tell whether or not the Panthers made the right decision, and a lot of pressure is on […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - NOVEMBER 16:  Reggie Wayne #87 of the Indianapolis Colts runs with the ball against the New England Patriots during the first quarter of the game at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos Should Look to Sign WR Reggie Wayne

Reggie Wayne is still in free agency, and there is a chance that he will decide to retire from the NFL rather than sign with a new team for the 2015 season. Even though that is a possibility, he would likely jump at the chance to play for one more season if the right team […]

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 14:   Robert Mathis #98 of the Indianapolis Colts reacts after being called for roughing the passer in the second quarter against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on November 14, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

5 Reasons the Indianapolis Colts Will Win Super Bowl 50

Ryan Grigson was busy orchestrating the perfect offseason for the Indianapolis Colts this year, and they are viewed as one of the top contenders to win Super Bowl 50. They are without question one of the most dominant teams in the NFL on paper, but translating that to the field is much more difficult. It […]

Denver Broncos Currently Most Expensive NFL Secondary Market Ticket

The 2015 NFL season might still be weeks away, but that doesn’t mean fans aren’t already looking forward to another season of football. Each new season brings renewed optimism for the 32 teams (ok, most of the 32 teams, sorry Oakland and Jacksonville), as right now all teams have the same record. While football is […]

ORCHARD PARK, NY - JANUARY 14:  Rex Ryan speaks at a press conference announcing his arrival as head coach of the Buffalo Bills on January 14, 2015 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Rex Ryan

Percy Harvin Will Turn His Career Around with the Buffalo Bills

Percy Harvin hit free agency this offseason after the New York Jets decided to cut him loose, and there wasn’t a whole lot of interest in him on the open market. After seeing the struggles that he had last season split between the Seattle Seahawks and Jets, there weren’t many teams willing to risk giving […]

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