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How does the Buffalo Bills schedule look?

By: Louis Damiano Before Sean McDermott and Brandon Beane took control of the Buffalo Bills, the schedule release would be a day for fans to check to see if all their games would kick off at 1pm on Sundays. This was the case for so many years, a franchise destined to have all their games…

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Washington Wizards are very underrated: Why Not Wizards?

THE WHY NOT WIZARDSBy: Adam Chalifoux Russell Westbrook snared his 10th rebound of the game for the 280th time of his career with eight minutes left against the Atlanta Hawks. The stadium Public Address announcer recognized what this board meant to basketball history; Westbrook’s 182nd career triple-double, passing Oscar Robertson for the most in an…

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rookie of the year candidate LaMelo Ball is making an impact on the hornets

Ball is having an impressive rookie campaign By: Isabel Gonzalez James Borrego had no idea what he was getting when the Charlotte Hornets drafted LaMelo Ball.  This week, the coach went on ESPN’s Jalen and Jacoby show and talked about what it’s been like coaching the rookie. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was no…

Three Bills who can earn an All Pro nod in 2021

Which Bills players can receive the NFL’s ultimate recognition? By: Caleb Holfolth The Buffalo Bills had a fantastic season in 2020 with a total of 15 wins throughout the duration of the season that ended in the AFC Championship game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Last season the Buffalo Bills had five All-Pro players which…

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Why the Cleveland Browns have the most talented roster in the league

Where is the weak link on the Browns roster? By: Ladarius Brown Before their 11-5 record in 2020, the Browns had just two winning seasons since their reincarnation back into the NFL in 1999. Since 1999 and excluding the 2020 season, they had a .302 winning percentage, the worst win percentage in that stretch.    Whether…

Why the Chargers pose a threat to the Chiefs

By: Dylan Streibig With five straight division titles and consecutive trips to the Super Bowl, the Kansas City Chiefs are the undisputed kings of the AFC West. They will be tough to knock off their perch as long as Patrick Mahomes is around. However, they will face their stiffest competition from a division rival in…

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Does Taylor Heinicke have a realistic chance to start?

By: Tayyib Abu The Washington Football Team opted to neglect the quarterback position in the draft. After Dwayne Haskins’ miserable tenure in Landover, Alex Smith took the reins at the end of the 2020 season. The veteran starter guided Washington to the playoffs before an injury ended his season. Smith announced his retirement this offseason,…

Michael Thomas Will Return to the Reception King in 2021

After a frustrating 2020 campaign, MT is poised to take back the receptions throne this season. by Michael Obermuller In 2020, Stefon Diggs led the NFL in receptions with 127 during his inaugural season in Buffalo. It was a legendary campaign for Bills’ new WR1, but he’s still more of a newcomer when it comes…

Spencer Rattler: Best fits in the NFL

Which NFL team would fit best for Rattler? By: Pat Pitts Every season, a desperate franchise looks to revive itself from the dead in the NFL draft. Whether it is a franchise quarterback or a difference-maker on defense, teams need a player that can turn the sinking ship around.  A few weeks ago, Trevor Lawrence…

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Could Lamar Jackson win his second MVP in 2021? Rashod Bateman is a big help

Will Lamar Jackson notch his second MVP next season? By: Chandler Hyler With the 27th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Baltimore Ravens selected Rashod Bateman, a wide receiver from Minnesota. During his brief career, Lamar Jackson has never had that elite receiver that every quarterback would love to have. Attempts to secure…

Why New Bengals DE Trey Hendrickson will be the sack king in 2021

Hendrickson is just getting started at 26 years old By: Drew Feinberg The Cincinnati Bengals have been making some serious moves this offseason, showing signs that they plan to compete in the league as soon as possible. When the NFL offseason opened up on March 11, Cincinnati was eager to bolster its feeble defensive line,…

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“The only thing I can do is fight,” The Legacy of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

By: Timothy Wheaton 2009 at WEC 45, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone headlined in a non-title fight, against Ed Ratcliff, there were only 1,700 fans in attendance, and yet, Cerrone made that fight feel larger than life. He and Ratcliff went to war for the screaming audience. Even though it was a small event every fan that…

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Fantasy: Who are the “explosive” ball carriers in the league?

Are the most productive RBs the most explosive RBs? By Zach Attack @FFChalupaBatman Ball carriers that have the chance to break off a big run can be a huge boost for your fantasy roster.  I analyzed all ball carriers with 100+ carries in 2018, 2019 and 2020, and how many carries went for 20+ yards. …

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Who will be the top rookie in the NFL?

By: Jason Ferris and Craig Olivier Cut to the Chase The 2021 NFL Draft featured several highly touted offensive prospects. Choosing which one to claim the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Year title was a daunting task. This draft featured potential franchise QB’s as the first three picks, Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence (Jacksonville Jaguars), Brigham Young’s…

Top 10 undrafted free agent signings

By: Andy Davies For those invited to the NFL Draft, it is a comfort blanket that they will be heading to an NFL team. For others, there is more anxiety as they nervously await a call on the final day, with many players not getting drafted. They then have the chance to make the NFL…

Tim Tebow’s Role on the Jacksonville Jaguars

By: Reese Nasser Florida Gator legend and former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has eyes on a return to the NFL. After a nearly six year long hiatus, the man himself has his eyes set on a comeback; as a Tight End. Well at least, he is being called a Tight End. Jacksonville Jaguars (and Tebow’s…

Post NFL draft Winner and loser from each division

By: Gladys Louise Tyler In every endeavor, there is a winner and a loser.  The repercussions from the 2021 NFL Draft are no different.  Of course, who won and who lost is all subjective until the playing actually starts.  But some teams did do better than others, and here they are. AFC EAST WINNERS: MIAMI…

Should the 49ers bring All Pro Richard Sherman back?

By: Steph Sanchez Talk of a potential Richard Sherman reunion in San Francisco has been brewing all offseason. Rumors intensified after reports surfaced that Sherman and the 49ers have had initial contract discussions. How much value does Richard Sherman really give the 49ers at this point of his career? For starters, Richard Sherman is arguably…

Why Dak Prescott Will Win Comeback Player of the Year

Dak is back! By: Adam Hulse (Twitter: @AdamHulseSports) After missing the majority of the 2020 NFL season due to a gruesome ankle injury, Dak Prescott is ready to get back on the field, and this time with a massive brand new contract worth 240 million dollars. The young quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys has already…

Why the Packers won’t be trading Aaron Rodgers

Will Rodgers be a Packer next season? By: Skyler Waterman All we’ve been hearing since April 29th is that Aaron Rodgers no longer wants to be a member of the Green Bay Packers and has asked to be traded this offseason. It’s been almost two weeks now though and it seems like there’s more smoke…

Where does the Bills pass rush rank in the league after the Draft?

Where Does the Bills Pass Rush Rank After the NFL Draft? By: Louis Damiano The Buffalo Bills entered the 2021 NFL Draft knowing that their pass rush needed to be addressed. The Bills lacked getting to the quarterback all season long, and it was evident for the entire NFL watching when the defense couldn’t bring…

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Why the Indianapolis Colts are AFC South favorites

Will the Colts win the AFC South in 2021? By: Trenton Roberts (Twitter: @TRobertsNFL) The Indianapolis Colts went into the 2021 offseason as a team in flux. After losing their starting quarterback and left tackle to retirement following the season, the team needed to fill some holes, and fast. Fast forward a few months, and…

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Where does Tua Tagovailoa rank in dynasty and redraft?

What’s the fantasy outlook for Tua Tagovailoa? By Zach Attack @FFChalupaBatman Tua Tagovailoa had a rookie year to forget, but he is being ranked too low by the experts.  In dynasty, FantasyPros has Tua ranked consensus QB16, and in redraft ESPN has him ranked consensus QB24!  If I did rankings I would have Tua at…

Fantasy: 3 RBs to Buy post draft

These 3 Running Backs Are Set To Take Off in 2021 By Jesse Moeller (Twitter @JMoeller05) Now that the NFL draft has come and gone, there are some running backs whose situations look much better than they did before the draft. I will recommend three running backs whose arrow is pointing up in dynasty: one…

Why the Buffalo Bills need to sign Todd Gurley

The Buffalo Bills were strongly rumored to draft Travis Etienne in the 2021 NFL Draft. Upon the eclipse of the draft, Etienne is not in a Bills uniform. As Travis Etienne was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars 25th overall, The Bills opted to draft defense in the first round, second round, then followed by an…

Tom Brady will throw the most passing touchdowns in 2021

By: Jake Rajala The NFL world questioned if Tom Brady could perform at a high level in the 2020 season. The 43-year-old QB silenced any critics left on planet earth with one of his personal best campaigns last season. Brady threw for 40 passing touchdowns in the last regular season, which was second-best in a…

Could the Dolphins make a Tua Tagovailoa-Aaron Rodgers trade?

In the 2020 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers drafted quarterback Jordan Love in the first round. Flash forward to the 2021 off-season, reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers wants to be traded from the Pack. Two questions loom large for the Packers QB situation: Where will Rodgers be traded to (assuming he is)? Is Jordan Love…

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Why The Washington Football Team will be NFC East champions again

By: Trevor Stores The Washington Football Team is already projected to win the NFC East Division in 2021. If they aren’t picked to win, they are no less than the second team favored to claim the division. It’s hard to believe that around this same time in the off-season last year, The Football Team was…

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The 49ers need to reunite Julio Jones with Kyle Shanahan

Once upon a time, Kyle Shanahan was merely in his thirties coordinating the Atlanta Falcons offense. In Shanahan’s Falcons tenure, Shanny helped orchestrate an NFC Championship victory, fuel the non elite quarterback Matt Ryan to win an MVP, and create historical wide receiver success for the legendary Julio Jones who obtained 1,871 yards and eight…

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Don’t sleep on these wide receivers for fantasy

By: Levi Ellis One of the most effective ways to be successful in fantasy football is to find players at incredible bargains whether those bargains come in the draft or by trade it does not matter which means these bargains translate to both redraft leagues and dynasty leagues.  Essentially value is everything in terms of…

Grading the Philadelphia Eagles draft

Eagles draft Heisman winner DeVonta Smith By: Alex Matteo The 2021 NFL Draft has come and gone, naturally, we must dissect and nitpick every single pick each team has made. Today we will go through the Philadelphia Eagles’ draft and consider more than just the player selected. The why is just as important as the…

George Kittle’s dynasty outlook with Trey Lance

Dynasty Outlook: George Kittle By Zach Attack @FFChalupaBatman George Kittle, TE for the San Francisco 49ers, has been a stud in the NFL and for fantasy football.  Unless this is about to be your first season watching football and playing fantasy football then you already knew that.  Kittle is coming off an injury-plagued season and…

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Why the Bengals will have the highest passing offense in 2021

Joe Burrow and Ja’Marr Chase reunite By: Reese Nasser With the Cincinnati Bengals choosing to take Ja’Marr Chase with the 5th overall pick in the draft, they are clearly making a commitment to both Joe Burrow and their offense as a whole. The willingness to pass on a talent like Penei Sewell and go with…

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How the Bruins Turned Their Whole Season Around With Two Trades 

By: Justin Homes The Boston Bruins have punched their ticket to the 2021 NHL playoffs. It’s been a whirlwind of a season, with a hot start and then a slew of injuries leading to a tough stretch. But, a big part of why they are heading to the postseason is winning 10 of their last…

3 rookies to sell post NFL Draft: a Ravens WR makes the list

Which rookies have a negative outlook? By: CJ Krause We are in Dynasty Christmas! The NFL draft has just ended and rookie drafts are just beginning. All the prepping and planning and the draft totally went as we all thought….. not. Many shocks and surprises and odd landing spots. I hate to be negative, but…

Biggest Breakout Candidates for the Kansas City Chiefs

By: Josh Shippen     The Chiefs’ flaws were dangerously exposed in the 2020 Super Bowl, but that should not hinder them from being a great team this year. Here is a list of potential breakout candidates from the Kansas CIty Chiefs. Daniel Sorensen Sorensen has been a good player for the Chiefs for a few…

3 day 2 and day 3 2021 nfl draft picks that will be gems

Who are the biggest draft gems? By: Brady Atkins Year after year, the NFL Draft comes and blesses fans, players, and teams across the country alike. And year after year, as time passes and the dust settles, the NFL Draft reminds us all of one thing. Nobody involved in the draft process knows anything about…

Post-Draft remaining Areas of focus for the Philadelphia Eagles

What are the biggest areas of need for the Eagles? By: Jayson Snyder Now that the dust has cleared on an eventful NFL Draft, teams have shifted their focus to the remaining needs that their rookie class may have failed to address.  As a club in transition, the Eagles’ offseason has been turbulent throughout and…

Why the Bears Should Bring Alshon Jeffery Back

By: Ladarius Brown Some teams are looking for depth on their rosters as a means for either competition or needs. To be more precise, the Bears could use some at the WR position. Last season, HC Matt Nagy’s team had the 8th most passing attempts but were 22nd in the league in receiving yards with…

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Why the Saints need to sign Richard Sherman

By: Josh Shippen During free agency there were many rumors and scenarios floated around involving the fates of every available free agent, and Sherman was no exception. Richard Sherman was floated to the Saints on many different venues, and I believe the scenario is plausible. To start out with the basic history, Sherman was drafted…

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Ernie Adams announces retirement: Reflection

By: Drew Feinberg Another chapter has ended in the New England Patriots dynasty, as Ernie Adams, longtime Football Research Director and friend of Patriots coach Bill Belichick, has announced his retirement.  Adams’ retirement was announced by Belichick following the 2021 NFL Draft. During the seventh and final round of his final draft, Adams hand-selected New…

How Najee Harris Wins rookie of the year

Najee Harris is the perfect fit for the Pittsburgh Steelers By: Dave Stewart As it always does, the NFL Draft left us with many surprises. The 49ers answered the first question of the draft, selecting Trey Lance third overall. Cincinnati selected Ja’marr Chase, catching some by surprise. Names like Kadarius Toney and Travis Etienne were…

Does Trey Lance have the best rookie situation?

Does Trey Lance have the Best Rookie situation this season? By: Andy Martinez The San Francisco 49ers shocked the world on Thursday night when the team decided to take quarterback Trey Lance with the 3rd overall pick in this year’s draft.  While there was talk of possibly taking Mac Jones at No. 3, it was…

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Devonta Smith can revitalize the Eagles offense

By: Pat Pitts Devnta Smith is an Eagle. How high will he fly? The Philadelphia Eagles have not had the most success at the wide receiver position over the past few years. On Thursday night, they made a deal with the Devil down in Dallas to erase 2020’s mistake.  The Eagles selected 2020’s Heisman winner…

Could Matt Ryan get back to MVP form with Kyle Pitts?

Is Kyle Pitts the next Tony Gonzalez? By: Ladarius Brown Now that the 2021 NFL Draft is in the books, franchises now have their players of the future in place. One of those franchises, the Atlanta Falcons, did just at pick No. 4, drafting Kyle Pitts of Florida. As I have mentioned in other pieces,…

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Becky Hammon is on a mission

By: Adam Chalifoux Becky Hammon is used to being told “No.”  The 5-foot-6 guard was a star in South Dakota’s high school scene but did not receive any offers from major college programs. So, Hammon took her catlike reflexes and ankle-breaking crossover to Colorado State. Despite being a three-time All-American and the all-time leading scorer…

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Post-NFL Draft Super Bowl Dark Horses in AFC and NFC

Which surprise franchises have a legit shot at winning the Super Bowl? by Michael Obermuller The NFL Draft came and went like a hurricane once again, with winners and losers grades flying in from every analyst in America. According to aggregate rankings, some of this year’s draft champions were teams like the Chicago Bears, Cleveland…

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Three Reasons Mac Jones Will Be the Patriots Starting Quarterback

Which QB will start in New England? By: Menachem Ickovitz (Twitter: @menudo_man) With the 15th pick in the draft, the New England Patriots selected Mac Jones, the quarterback from Alabama. They also resigned Cam Newton, who played for the Patriots last season. In this article, we will discuss why Jones and not Newton should start…

Grading the Colts Draft Picks

How Did the Indianapolis Colts Do in the 2021 NFL Draft? By: Trenton Roberts (Twitter: @TRobertsNFL) The Indianapolis Colts went into the 2021 NFL Draft as a playoff team looking to make a deeper run next season. With few holes and talent at key positions, the team needed an injection of young talent to widen…

Was the Packers First Round Pick a Slap in the Face to Aaron Rodgers?

By Matt M (Twitter: @TexasTrojan2004) Reports came out Thursday that Aaron Rodgers wants to leave the Packers.  Then, they draft a cornerback in the first round.  Does that mean they don’t want to work it out? I have seen and heard numerous conversations along these lines: Yes, Rodgers needs weapons, but more than that, the…

Why Daniel Jones is the ultimate Sleeper QB in the NFC

By: Eli Grabanski Daniel Jones has had an up-and-down career thus far as a quarterback. He started his career off with a promising rookie year where he threw 24 passing touchdowns in just 13 games and many people expected him to take the next step in year two. It didn’t happen, with Jones throwing for…