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  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Linebackers

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Linebackers

    The 2018 crop of linebackers is better than last year’s. There were three linebackers taken in the first round and eight in the first three rounds in 2017. This year, both totals should be topped. Here are the top five linebackers as well as an underrated, overrated and a sleeper prospect. #...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Edge defenders

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Edge defenders

    There are plenty of good edge defenders in this year’s draft class. They have gained importance as the game has become more pass oriented. Last year, the Cleveland Browns took a pass rushing defensive end with the No. 1 overall pick. It has been floated out there that they may do it again this year...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Defensive tackles

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Defensive tackles

    Defensive tackles can have a huge impact from play to play during a game. The Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings were among the best defenses with some of the best defensive tackles in the game. This year’s draft class has several defensive tackles that could have the some...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Offensive tackles

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Offensive tackles

    The Philadelphia Eagles wouldn’t have won the Super Bowl in February without the league’s best. Those five guys gave their quarterback, who was the backup until the last few weeks of the regular season, time to make plays. There is belief that picking toward the top of the first round should be...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Tight ends

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Tight ends

    Scouts seem to have gone up and down on tight ends for this draft class. There are times they believe one or two of a few different tight ends will go in the first round and, at other times, they aren’t mentioned at all. Here are the top five tight ends as well as an underrated, overrated and a...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview: Wide receivers

    2018 NFL Draft preview: Wide receivers

    This isn’t a good year to need a wide receiver, as evidenced by the contracts teams handed out to free agents. There was only one high-end prospect that made it to market and the rest were mediocre at best. The weak group extends to the draft as well. Only one is considered a lock to go in the first...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview; Running backs

    2018 NFL Draft preview; Running backs

    Running backs have seen their draft value fluctuate in recent seasons. Some players are viewed as top five talents (Ezekiel Elliott and Leonard Fournette) while some general managers believe no teams should take a running back until the middle rounds. One running back, Saquon Barkley, is expected to...
  • 2018 NFL Draft preview; quarterbacks

    2018 NFL Draft preview; quarterbacks

    There is a lot of hype surrounding this year’s crop of quarterbacks. Most experts have the Cleveland Browns, New York Giants and New York Jets all taking a quarterback with the first, second and third picks, respectively. Beyond those teams, three other signal callers could be taken before the end...
  • Free agent preview: 2018 defensive backs

    Free agent preview: 2018 defensive backs

    Defensive backs in football are just like pitchers in baseball. Teams just can’t have enough. With offenses using more three and four receiver formations, teams have to have three or four cornerbacks and two safeties on the field. The two best defenses in the NFL, the Jacksonville Jaguars and...
  • Free agent preview: 2018 linebackers

    Free agent preview: 2018 linebackers

    The linebacker position has changed in the NFL. Teams are looking more for big athletes that can make plays in space as opposed to the big downhill, thumpers that stop the run. Teams have even started moving big college safeties to linebackers to get the matchup ability with the athletes the NFL has...
  • Free agent preview: 2018 defensive linemen

    Free agent preview: 2018 defensive linemen

    The defensive line is one of the most important position groups in the NFL. Teams that control the line of scrimmage usually win the game. The Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl with the best offensive line and one of the best defensive lines. On the defensive line, they have multiple pass...
  • Free agent preview: 2018 offensive linemen

    Free agent preview: 2018 offensive linemen

    The offensive line is the most underappreciated and undervalued position group on the football team. Every team needs to add offensive linemen. Even the league’s best need to add depth. Last year, the Philadelphia Eagles had the best unit in the league. They may not need to add a starter, but...
  • Free agent preview: 2018 receivers and tight ends

    Free agent preview: 2018 receivers and tight ends

    No team needs to add a weapon more than the Chicago Bears this offseason. They believe they got their long-term answer at quarterback in last year’s draft and they already have the running back in place and a few pieces on the offensive line. Now, they need to get more weapons in the passing game to...
  • Free agent preview: 2018 running backs

    Free agent preview: 2018 running backs

    The running back is being valued a lot less in today’s NFL. While running backs are still important to an NFL offense, they are viewed as almost “a dime-a-dozen” group. There isn’t a lot of separation from the elite to great to good running backs. The Pittsburgh Steelers are the most intriguing team...
  • Free agent preview: 2018 quarterbacks

    Free agent preview: 2018 quarterbacks

    This is the most interesting offseason for quarterbacks in a long time. There is a legitimate top end starter that will change teams this offseason as well a few others that have starting ability with injury or history issues. Along with the names available, there are teams with playoff and Super...
  • Justin Timberlake pays tribute to Prince in career-spannig Super Bowl Halftime Show

    Justin Timberlake pays tribute to Prince in career-spannig Super Bowl Halftime Show

    Justin Timberlake is set for a big year, and it doesn’t get much bigger than the Super Bowl Halftime Show. Rumors were swirling before the game about details of the performance: Would there be a reunion with his bandmates in N’SYNC or, perhaps the most eyebrow-raising of all, a Janet Jackson...
  • P!nk nails the National Anthem at Super Bowl LII despite the flu

    P!nk nails the National Anthem at Super Bowl LII despite the flu

    Fresh off her show stopping performance at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards, P!nk was back in the spotlight again for Super Bowl LII. The big news was that the singer was battling the flu ahead of her performance of the National Anthem. But a little sickness wasn't gonna keep the “Wild Hearts Can’t Be...
  • 2018 Super Bowl commercials: Watch ads with Missy Elliott, Cardi B and more

    2018 Super Bowl commercials: Watch ads with Missy Elliott, Cardi B and more

    Come for the commercials, stay for the game. That's the approach millions of Americans take on Super Bowl Sunday. Where the game itself is of intense interest to only two fanbases, a clever commercial can appeal to us all. That's why companies are spending a record $5 million for a 30-second spot...
  • From the National Anthem to the Halftime Show, your complete guide to music at the 2018 Super Bowl

    From the National Anthem to the Halftime Show, your complete guide to music at the 2018 Super Bowl

    Weird coincidence alert: Super Bowl LII, which will be played at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, features the New England Patriots against the Philadelphia Eagles in a rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX, which was played in Jacksonville, FL. The losing teams in this year's Conference Championship games...
  • Five artists who will eventually headline the Super Bowl Halftime Show

    Five artists who will eventually headline the Super Bowl Halftime Show

    Performing at the Super Bowl is a uniquely validating achievement for artists. With a captive audience numbering in the hundreds of millions, a Super Bowl performance is the biggest possible stage any musician could stand on, making the actual performance something of a victory lap, regardless of...
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