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Why Dumping Wes Welker Was A Colossal Miscalculation For Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick’s decision to let Wes Welker leaveand replace him with the younger Danny Amendola was one of the most interesting personnel moves of the offseason. Since Belichick is such a genius player evaluator, he didn’t face the criticism that other executives would have if they made that move. But […]
Why Dumping Wes Welker Was A Colossal Miscalculation For Bill Belichick
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NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 12

If you aren’t a believer in the Chiefs, the NFC is much better at the top than the AFC this year. Just one of our top-five teams in the power rankings this week is from the AFC. The Panthers were the big risers, while the Jets collapsed. [slideshow] [slide permalink=”32-jacksonville-jaguars-previously-32nd-1″ […]
NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 12
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Why The Undefeated Chiefs Are Underdogs Against The Broncos

The 9-0 Kansas City Chiefs head to Denver to face the 8-1 Broncos, as eight point underdogs, according to Vegas Insider. Here’s why: 1. The Chiefs have not beaten a team with a winning record this season They had the easiest schedule in the league this season. Kansas City opponents […]
Why The Undefeated Chiefs Are Underdogs Against The Broncos
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NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 11

Three of our bottom four teams from last week’s power rankings won in Week 10, while four of our top-10 lost. Parity is king in the NFL. The Panthers took a nice leap this week. The Dolphins, on the other hand, collapsed. [slideshow] [slide permalink=”32-jacksonville-jaguars-previously-32nd-1″ title=”32. Jacksonville Jaguars (previously 32nd)” […]
NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 11
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Peyton Manning Gives The Owner Of The Broncos A Death Stare

Great photo from the Denver Broncos’ locker room after their 28-20 win in San Diego yesterday. Peyton Manning is an intense man at all times: #Broncos Owner & CEO Pat Bowlen gets the game ball after his 300th win: pic.twitter.com/uffjzU4w9J — Denver Broncos (@DenverBroncos) November 11, 2013
Peyton Manning Gives The Owner Of The Broncos A Death Stare
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NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 10

There are some huge shakeups in our power rankings this week. We had to drop the Seahawks from the No. 1 spot after their shaky performance against Tampa. They just have too many injuries right now. Elsewhere, Carolina jumped while Cincinnati took a tumble. [slideshow] [slide permalink=”32-jacksonville-jaguars-previously-32nd-1″ title=”32. Jacksonville Jaguars […]
NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 10
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Peyton Manning Has Two Sprained Ankles, Needed A Painkiller Against Washington

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning played in yesterday’s 45-21 win over the Washington Redskins with two sprained ankles, Chris Mortenson of ESPN reports. Both injuries happened in one play against Jacksonville in Week 6, according to Mortenson, and they were aggravated when he took an unusual number of hits against […]
Peyton Manning Has Two Sprained Ankles, Needed A Painkiller Against Washington
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NFL QUARTERBACK POWER RANKINGS: Where All 32 Starters Stand Right Now

As we head toward the midpoint of the NFL season, the top six QBs in our power rankings have separated themselves from the pack. Our rating is a composite of three advanced stats: defence-adjusted yards above replacement (DYAR), total QB rating (QBR), and win probability added (WPA). Each stat accounts […]
NFL QUARTERBACK POWER RANKINGS: Where All 32 Starters Stand Right Now
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NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 8

The Broncos got smoked by the Colts, so we have a new No. 1 in our NFL power rankings as we hit the halfway point of the season. The Bears and Texans also took steep tumbles, while the Chargers and Jets shot up the rankings. [slideshow] [slide permalink=”32-jacksonville-jaguars-previously-32nd-1″ title=”32. Jacksonville […]
NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 8
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NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 7

We’re into the heart of the NFL season, and both conferences are still wide open. While Seattle and Denver are the frontrunners, the top 14 teams in our power rankings have a shot to make a run. San Diego and Dallas took nice leaps this week, while New Orleans and […]
NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 7
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Peyton Manning Throws Second Interception Of The Season, Jaguars Score

The Broncos-Jaguars game has the biggest point-spread in NFL history. But the Jaguars are only losing by two in the third quarter thanks to a Peyton Manning interception. Paul Posluszny made the grab for the Jags and ran it 59 yards for a touchdown. This is Manning’s second interception of […]
Peyton Manning Throws Second Interception Of The Season, Jaguars Score
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NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 6

Another big week of upsets totally shook up our power rankings. Some of the league’s worst teams won (Raiders, Rams), and some of the league’s best teams lost (Patriots, Seahawks). Despite some turmoil, our top two stayed the same. [slideshow] [slide permalink=”32-jacksonville-jaguars-previously-32nd-1″ title=”32. Jacksonville Jaguars (previously 32nd)” content=”Record: 0-5 Result: […]
NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 6
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NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 5

Five of our top 11 teams from last week’s NFL power rankings lost this week. It was a bloodbath. As a result, teams on the fringes like the Saints and Chiefs shot up the rankings like crazy. Others — Bears, Giants — fell badly. [slideshow] [slide permalink=”32-jacksonville-jaguars-previously-32nd-1″ title=”32. Jacksonville Jaguars […]
NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 5
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CHART: Peyton Manning Is 37 And Having The Best Year Of His Career

In his first four games, Peyton Manning has thrown 16 touchdowns, no interceptions, and has averaged 368 yards per game. Not bad for a quarterback, who at 37-years-old, should have peaked 5-7 years ago. The chart below is a look at the Manning’s career Adjusted Yards gained per Attempt (AY/A), […]
CHART: Peyton Manning Is 37 And Having The Best Year Of His Career
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NFL WEEK 4: Here Are Our Official Predictions For Who Wins This Weekend

According to our executive editor Joe Weisenthal, the Denver Broncos are on pace to go 16-0 after starting the season 3-0. Our mathematics guru Walter Hickey, however, disagrees. He says, “I don’t want to put that on them because of the Pats.” The Patriots, as you may recall, went 18-1 […]
NFL WEEK 4: Here Are Our Official Predictions For Who Wins This Weekend
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NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week Four

The Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos are the two clear favourites to make the Super Bowl. Beyond that … who knows. Teams ranked #3 through #14 on our power rankings this week could beat anyone and lose to anyone. [slideshow] [slide permalink=”32-jacksonville-jaguars-previously-32nd-1″ title=”32. Jacksonville Jaguars (previously 32nd)” content=”Record: 0-3 […]
NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week Four
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Peyton Manning Is Ranked #1 In Every Single Quarterback Stat Right Now

Peyton Manning is currently on pace to break the NFL single-season records for passing yards, passing touchdowns, passer rating, completion percentage, and completed passes. His team is 3-0, all three in blowouts. At age 37, he’s having the best year of his career. There’s good reason to believe he’ll regress […]
Peyton Manning Is Ranked #1 In Every Single Quarterback Stat Right Now
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NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week Three

After two weeks of games, an upper-class of 13 NFL teams has emerged. Beyond that, there’s a massive group of mediocre teams that have all sorts of question marks. The Dolphins and Chiefs vaulted into that group of contenders this week, and the Redskins and Rams fell out hard. [slideshow] […]
NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week Three
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Wes Welker Is Going To The Denver Broncos

[credit provider=”Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images”] Wes Welker has accepted a two-year deal from the Denver Broncos.The deal is worth $12 million which is more than what the Patriots offered him, according to Albert Breer.
Wes Welker Is Going To The Denver Broncos
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NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands With Two Games Left

[credit provider=”Doug Pensinger/Getty Images”] In a crystal-clear indication of how much parity defines the 2012 NFL season, here were the combined records of the teams in last week’s power rankings in this week’s games: Top 10: 5-5 Middle 12: 6-6 Bottom 10: 5-5 Amazing.
NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands With Two Games Left
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Broncos Running Back Goes Airborne And Hurdles Defender

Getting hurdled is one of the more embarrassing things that can happen to a defender. Unless the defender’s name is Brian Bosworth and the running back is Bo Jackson. In that case, no hurdling was necessary. But in the case of Knowshon Moreno, the Ravens Ed Reed was left grasping […]
Broncos Running Back Goes Airborne And Hurdles Defender
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The Proof That Peyton Manning Is Back And Silencing His sceptics

[credit provider=”Jim Rogash/Getty Images”] All season long, Peyton Manning has received cynical reviews from insiders who believe the quarterback will never be as effective as he once was.They all said that Manning’s multiple neck surgeries was causing his arm strength to deteriorate.
The Proof That Peyton Manning Is Back And Silencing His sceptics
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NFL Insiders Say Peyton Manning’s Arm Is A Shell Of Its Former Self

[credit provider=”Jim Rogash/Getty Images”] More than a quarter of the NFL season is finished, and we’re still waiting for Peyton Manning to return to the Peyton Manning we all remember from the Colts.Mike Freeman of CBS Sports spoke to three unnamed sources from opposing teams, and the reviews of Manning’s […]
NFL Insiders Say Peyton Manning’s Arm Is A Shell Of Its Former Self
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The Most Ominous Sign Yet That Peyton Manning Is A Shell Of His Former Self

[credit provider=”Getty Images/Jonathan Daniel”] If the Broncos had to throw a hail mary at the end of last night’s game against the Falcons, they were going to bring in back-up QB Brock Osweiler to do it, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post.There have been rumblings that Peyton Manning’s […]
The Most Ominous Sign Yet That Peyton Manning Is A Shell Of His Former Self
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Evidence That NFL Players Are Out Of Control Under Replacement Refs

During last night’s game between the Broncos and the Falcons, a skirmish broke out that showed us replacement officials can’t control the NFL players. But more importantly, it was another example of the players trying to see how much they can get away with while the regular officials are locked […]
Evidence That NFL Players Are Out Of Control Under Replacement Refs
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Why A Third Grader Was Sent Home From School For Wearing A Peyton Manning Jersey

[credit provider=”twitter.com” url=”https://twitter.com/#!/AlbertBreer/statuses/182172587395268609″] According to an article published by The Denver Post, a third grader in the a Colorado school was recently sent home for wearing a Peyton Manning Denver Broncos jersey to school.The district dress code restricts wearing Peyton’s number 18 because it is affiliated with the 18th Street Gang.
Why A Third Grader Was Sent Home From School For Wearing A Peyton Manning Jersey
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Report: Broncos Top Brass Don’t Think Peyton Manning Can ‘Air It Out’

[credit provider=”Getty Images/Jonathan Daniel”] We’ve already detailed some of the concerns regarding Peyton Manning’s return to football after two preseason games. Specifically, throwing into heavy coverage and not having enough height on his throws.Like we and everyone else said during his free agency period and since he signed with the […]
Report: Broncos Top Brass Don’t Think Peyton Manning Can ‘Air It Out’
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Denver Broncos Kicker Lived Out Of A Hotel For Five Years Before Landing Huge Contract

[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQAE2S6ApyI”] The Denver Broncos turned heads this week when they signed kicker Matt Prater to a four-year, $13 million dollar contract that includes a $3 million dollar signing bonus.The contract makes Prater the fifth highest-paid kicker in the NFL, despite the fact that his field goal percentage last […]
Denver Broncos Kicker Lived Out Of A Hotel For Five Years Before Landing Huge Contract
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A Denver Broncos Wide Receiver Blasts Tim Tebow

[credit provider=”AP”] Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas told an Atlanta radio station he’s not sad to see Peyton Manning replace Tim Tebow as quarterback (emphasis ours, via PFT).”I ain’t going to say I was sad because the only thing they remember is that pass. You gotta go back and […]
A Denver Broncos Wide Receiver Blasts Tim Tebow
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NFL Logo Redesigns 1996-2012: A History Of Really Pissed-Off Animals

A week before the Super Bowl, the Carolina Panthers revealed a logo redesign, the team’s first since its inception in 1995. The new Carolina Panther, according to the team’s press release, is more “streamlined” and “aggressive,” while fans shrugged and said, “Sure, I guess.”
NFL Logo Redesigns 1996-2012: A History Of Really Pissed-Off Animals
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Report: Tim Tebow Picked The Jets Because He Thinks He’s Better Than Mark Sanchez

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/Search.aspx?st=k&kw=tim%20tebow&showact=results&sort=creationdatelower%3Areversealphabetical&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1323272584&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&page=6&dah=300%2C300%2C300%2C300%2C300%2C300%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX%2CX”] Tim Tebow wanted to be traded to the Jets because he thinks he’s good enough to take Mark Sanchez’s job, sources told Gary Myers of the New York Daily News this morning.But did he actually get to pick where he went?
Report: Tim Tebow Picked The Jets Because He Thinks He’s Better Than Mark Sanchez
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Tim Tebow Was Just Traded To The New York Jets

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] Tim Tebow has been traded to the New York Jets for a fourth round pick, according to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports.Jason La Canfora of NFL Network has the final details of the trade: Jets send fourth and sixth round 2012 draft picks to Broncos for Tebow […]
Tim Tebow Was Just Traded To The New York Jets
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Tim Tebow Will Be An Awful Distraction No Matter Where He Lands

[credit provider=”Illustration by Lorenzo Arguello/Business Insider”] Less than 24 hours after Peyton Manning was introduced as the Denver Broncos new quarterback, the “Where will Tim Tebow go?” narrative has taken over.rumours are endless, with the Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Miami Dolphins, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Green Bay […]
Tim Tebow Will Be An Awful Distraction No Matter Where He Lands
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The New York Jets Are Seriously Interested In Trading For Tim Tebow

[credit provider=”twitpic.com” url=”http://twitpic.com/7fnflf”] The New York Jets are seriously considering trading for Tim Tebow, according to multiple reports this morning.The New York Times described the team’s interest as “sincere and legitimate,” and the Post reports that the team has held “serious internal discussions.”
The New York Jets Are Seriously Interested In Trading For Tim Tebow
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Tim Tebow Told Friends He Misses Home And Wants To Play In Florida

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com”] Tim Tebow is not at all surprised with the Denver Broncos signing Peyton Manning and thinks something positive will come out of it, according to a story relayed to a Tampa radio station by one of his close friends.The wife of a former Florida Gators player […]
Tim Tebow Told Friends He Misses Home And Wants To Play In Florida