Looking at the 2015 NFL Draft

The dust has settled on the 2014 NFL regular season. For 20 of the 32 franchises, the offseason begins today with some head coaches and front office personnel getting the pink slip. For others, it is about reflecting on the journey and looking forward to charging once more at the challenge in a few months […]

The Five Most Pleasant Surprises of 2014

The 2014 National Football League regular season is over with the playoff field of 12 set. As is the case every year, a number of teams failed to live up to lofty expectations. Others however, turned out to be pleasant surprises. Here is a look at the league’s five biggest surprises for 2014: 5. Cleveland […]

The Five Biggest Disappointments of 2014

The National Football League’s 2014 regular season came to an end Sunday. While many teams celebrated playoff berths, division titles and first round byes, a handful of other teams just wanted to walk away from what was a very disappointing season. Here were the league’s five biggest disappointments in 2014: 5. Tennessee Titans (2-14) After […]

Is the Panthers vs. Cardinals game the worst postseason matchup ever?

The NFC playoffs are going to be a ton of fun. The Seattle Seahawks are going for their second consecutive Super Bowl title, and have home-field advantage in their back pocket. The Green Bay Packers will have a bye, Aaron Rodgers and the venerable Lambeau Field, always a tough challenge for anybody to face. Additionally, […]

Patriots meet Bills as they eye a potential berth in Super Bowl

The New England Patriots home field advantage through conference play locked up, regardless of their outcome this week when they host the Buffalo Bills. Meanwhile, the Bills just can’t catch a break after narrowly missing the playoffs for a record 15th straight season. Sitting at 8-7, they can finish the year with a win on […]

Five breakout stars in 2014

The NFL season is almost complete, with only Week 17 standing in the way of either the postseason or offseason, depending what decal you wear on your helmet. It has been a year full of terrific rookies and out-of-nowhere performances. Things like that always add to the fun of season, even when your team is […]

Should the NFL’s playoff seeding system change?

Since 1990, the National Football League has had the same playoff format. Six teams get into the postseason from the AFC and NFC each, with the top two teams in each conference earning byes. In 2002, realignment gave us four division winners in each conference (previously three) while two wild-card teams filled out the bracket. […]

Week 17 NFL Game Watchability Rankings

Week 17 in the NFL is here, and you might be entering the weekend with your own preferences regarding which games to focus on, and which to place on the backburner. Most of you have your favorites and fantasy players to track. But in case you’re completely neutral or need help breaking ties with regard […]

TGS weekly NFL MVP tracker: Romo moves to the top

With one week remaining in the 2014 NFL regular season, we can only see three deserving MVP candidates. Here’s a breakdown: 1. Tony Romo, Cowboys Seriously, almost all of the numbers point to Romo, including the fact the Cowboys are 11-2 in games he has started and fashion in uninterrupted fashion. Not only does Romo […]

NFC playoff picture, Week 17: Divisions remain unsettled

In the NFC, Week 16 provided ample clarity in the playoff picture, with all but one spot being clinched. For the remaining postseason vacancy, the NFC South will be forced to crown a champion on Sunday, filling out the field. However, plenty of seeding is still up for grabs. No team is locked into a […]

10 crazy stats from Week 16

Hey look, another week with Odell Beckham Jr. doing things that just aren’t fair at all. More on his latest insanity in a minute. We begin with the odor coming from Joe Flacco. 1.5: Joe Flacco’s yards per attempt at halftime of a disastrous game against the Houston Texans, a loss that saw the Ravens […]

AFC playoff picture, Week 17: Chargers control destiny

Only one week remains in the 2014 NFL regular season, and plenty is still to be decided in the AFC. While five of the playoff spots are clinched, a division is up for grabs along with the sixth and final seed. Let’s take a look at the current playoff picture: 1. New England Patriots (12-3) […]

Five things we learned in Week 16

Most of the playoff spots are clinched with only one week remaining in the NFL regular season, but plenty of intrigue remains. Three divisions are yet to be determined, with the AFC North, NFC North and NFC South coming down to head-to-head matchups. So much fun remains and for some, just a tad of misery […]

This Week In Hurt: Steven Jackson is still creaky

Any bruises and breaks suffered in Week 16 come with some added pain for teams still clawing toward the playoffs or jostling for position. So that’s where we turn our attention this week during the hurt rundown. Teams that have either clinched or are looking to with key games during season finales mostly survived Sunday […]

This weekend in NFL stupid

A recap of all that was stupid during the 16th weekend of the 2014 NFL season… The stupidest hot-dog moment Not the first team Marshawn Lynch has grabbed his junk while capping a fantastic play, marring an otherwise beautiful feat, and it won’t likely be the last time. Still stupid, every time. The stupidest player […]