NFL Draft: Round 1 Recap

In a Draft where many thought surprises and drama would be commonplace, it was a relatively stable affair. With no trades until pick 13, when Tampa Bay Buccaneers moved up one spot to get Offensive Tackle Tristan Wirfs. Here’s how Round 1 of the Draft unfolded. Quarterbacks Don’t Slide In what was one of the…

NFL: Mock Draft (No Trades)

With around one month until the 2020 NFL Draft, there’s a clearer picture of team needs. On this side of Free Agency and with time for more evaluation of prospects, it gets a little easier to mock players to teams. In this mock draft, no trades will happen. But view the Trades/Hypothetical Mock Draft to…

NFL: Evaluating the 2018 AFC Draft Class

After two years in the league, there is sufficient evidence to evaluate the NFL players drafted in 2018. One season is often not enough, and sometimes two does not suffice either. Yet, for many players, they are already making names for themselves, or running out of chances. This evaluation will focus on the players drafted…

Analyzing Houston and Tennessee’s Wild Card Playoff Wins

The Houston Texans and Tennessee Titans both advance to the divisional round of the playoffs. The Titans are taking on the Baltimore Ravens while the Texans will take on the Kansas City Chiefs. On the other hand, the Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots are both going home. For New England, this is the first…

NFL Playoffs: What to Expect in the AFC Wildcard

The postseason of the 2019 NFL season is here. The playoff teams are set, and the matchups are finalised. What should we expect from each playoff game in the AFC Wildcard round? New England Patriots vs. Tennessee Titans Stumbling into the playoffs are the AFC East champions, the New England Patriots. Despite securing the division…

NFL: Playoff Team Previews

AFC: Buffalo Bills The Season So Far The Buffalo Bills had a very strong start to the season thanks to their Defence. They opened the season 5-1 before dropping a game to the Philadelphia Eagles and the Cleveland Browns. Sitting at 8-3 entering Week 13, they have started getting everything going on both sides of…

NFL: Potential Defensive Rookie of the Year Candidates

The 2019 NFL season is well underway. And after seven games there is a good sample-size of performance to show which rookies have stood out. The 2019 draft class is already shaping up to be a pretty solid one. Rookies from various teams are proving to be key contributors on their respective squads. So here…

NFL: Taking Stock at the Quarter-Mile in the AFC

With four weeks of the 2019 NFL season in the books, it’s time to take stock of how each team stands. For some, they are staring down the barrel of a bleak end to the year. For others, hope remains but the job isn’t done. This is how the AFC looks after one quarter of…

NFL Training Camp Battles: Wide Receivers

As the NFL offseason draws to a close, teams are sorting out their depth charts and finalising the rosters. Every year there are rumours of who is a surprise performer. Teams also come out either praising a rookie, or criticising them in the hopes of motivating them. What it all comes down to is who…

NFL: Top 5 Edge Rushers in the NFL Draft

It’s no secret that teams that can get to the Quarterback tend to have more success. In particular, when teams can get there without having to bring extra blitzers it makes the unit better as a whole. The top five edge rushers in the 2019 Draft: 5. Brian Burns (Florida State) Every sack by Brian…