T.Y. Hilton has future All-Pro written all over him

As he blazed through the heart of the Kansas City Chiefs, leaving an ashen trail of their dreams dragging behind him, T.Y. Hilton burst into the national consciousness and the record books all at the same time. His 64-yard reception from Andrew Luck vaulted the Colts to an incredible 28-point come-from-behind victory and gave him […]

Was Peyton Manning’s 2013 the Best Passing Season of the Super Bowl Era?

He set the touchdown record. He set the yardage record. Peyton Manning did it all in 2013, putting up "Star Wars" numbers en route to what will certainly be his unprecedented fifth MVP award. While Manning's exploits were remarkable, do they constitute the greatest passing season in history? Was it enough to pass Drew Brees […]

Will Adrian Peterson finish as one of the five best backs of all time?

Adrian Peterson is inarguably the best pure runner in football. His 211 yard performance against Chicago in Week 13 carried the Vikings to an overtime victory, further cemented his ranking as the league-leader in rushing yards, and put him over 10,000 yards for his career. No one doubts that the two-time rushing champ and defending […]

The Bluths Explain Football: The Pats are solid as a rock in Week 8

Welcome back to the Bluths Explain Football. You may have made a terrible mistake. It was an all-chalk weekend in the NFL. As the season rolls along, we now have a pretty good idea who will own 10 of the 12 playoffs spots, and aside from Calvin Johnson and Matt Stafford's heroics, most of the […]

Should the St. Louis Rams cut ties with Sam Bradford?

Sam Bradford of the St. Louis Rams won't see the field again this season. The larger question is if he should ever see the field again for the Rams. Bradford blew out his ACL in Sunday's game against Carolina, and is on injured reserve. After four uneven seasons, it's time for the Rams to evaluate […]

Eight myths surrounding Peyton Manning’s departure from the Colts

The Indianapolis Colts cut Peyton Manning. A year and a half later, those words are still surprising. While both parties have fared well since parting ways, the move is still shrouded in misinformation and controversy. As Manning prepares to lead his Denver Broncos into Indianapolis next Sunday, now is the perfect time to revisit the […]

The Bluths Explain Football: Romo Blues Himself

Welcome to the Bluths Explain Football. For the uninitiated, this is easily the most unnecessary column you'll read on line this week month ever. The Bluths are returning from hiatus, as they are want to do from time to time. Freed from the shackles of the AFC South, they now offer their special wisdom to […]

How One More Super Bowl Win Changes the Legacy of Brady, the Mannings and Others

Quarterbacks are judged by Super Bowl wins.  Want to discuss Tom Brady versus Peyton Manning? What about Eli versus older brother? Is Joe Flacco elite? What about Ben Roethlisberger? Where does Aaron Rodgers rank compared with Brett Favre?  Start counting rings. It is simplistic. It's stupid. It is inevitable. For years, if a top quarterback […]

#TheWorst of Week Three: Jim Harbaugh, Phillip Rivers and More

Does anyone around here know what's going on?  Upsets, wild finishes and insanity reigned. And that's why no matter how long this column is every week, the NFL is always The Best.   Worst Kick There are missed field goals every week that cost teams games. Nothing compares to this. Hat tip to the Sporting […]