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3 Forgotten Factors That Could Help New Orleans Saints Shock the NFL World

The New Orleans Saints may have disappointed in 2014, but with quarterback Drew Brees, it's not crazy to expect a turnaround in 2015. What could make the Saints succeed in 2015? Which players need to step up? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Matt Bowen discuss the Saints offense in the video above. Read more NFL news on

Penn State Fans Will Get a Glimpse of Hackenberg's Replacement at the Opening

Penn State is looking to return to the top of the Big Ten, but it is a crowded group. The Nittany Lions will have to ride on the shoulders of star quarterback Christian Hackenberg. Bleacher Report College Football Analyst Michael Felder...Show More Summary

Ranking the NFC South's Top 10 Players Heading into 2015

The NFC South is filled with plenty of stars, especially on the offensive side of the football. Who are the top 10 players in the division? Which player is the best? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Matt Bowen discuss the NFC South in the video above. Read more NFL news on

Michigan State QB Commit Will Continue Spartans' Strong Showings at Elite 11

The Michigan State Spartans have a long history of great quarterbacks. The tradition continues with Messiah DeWeaver. The signal-caller will be at The Opening in Oregon. Bleacher Report's College Football Analyst Michael Felder breaks down DeWeaver's game in the video above. Read more College Football news on

Cleveland Browns: Full Position Breakdown, Depth Chart Analysis at OLB

For a 3-4 base defense like the Cleveland Browns', having capable pass-rushing outside linebackers is a must. Last year, the team did all right at the position, but it could have been more productive—especially with head coach Mike Pettine and defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil coming from the Buffalo Bills, whose defense totaled 57 sacks in 2013. Show More Summary

Top 5 Players to Break Out at The Opening 2015

The Opening is a great platform for young football players to shine. It gives them the ultimate stage to showcase their talent as well as raise their stock. Bleacher Report's Michael Felder breaks down which players will break out at the event on July 5-10. Who will emerge at The Opening? Check out the video and let us know! Read more College Football news on

Washington Redskins: Full Position Breakdown and Analysis at Defensive End

It's been all change along the defensive line for the Washington Redskins this offseason. An overhauled front is expected to key a major revival for a unit that's been dire for the last five seasons. While Terrance Knighton is a lock to anchor things at nose tackle, there are a few more questions at the end spots. Show More Summary

Russell Wilson talks contract, baseball on 'Kimmel' (Videos)

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson made an appearance “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday night. Predictably, his contract situation was a point of discussion early on in the interview. Wilson is in the final year of his rookie contract...Show More Summary

Power Ranking Every Coaching Staff Heading into the 2015 NFL Season

The life of an NFL coach is somewhat unenviable. The very best coaches raise the quality of performance from role players. But when expectations far exceed the results, NFL owners have shown they’re willing to pull the plug on a coaching staff quickly. Not every coaching staff is the same. Show More Summary

Kenneth Adams IV could be emerging as face of Titans ownership

The latest reminder from the Titans that the team still isn’t for sale came not only from interim CEO/president Steve Underwood but also from Kenneth Adams IV. As noted by David Climer of the Tennessean, some see that as the first step in the emergence of the grandson of team founder Bud Adams as the…

Rice chases fourth consecutive bowl bid despite key departures, Owls ranked No. 56

Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2015-16 season. The Sentinel staff takes a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our projected No. 1 team.

Titans are last to sign their first-round pick for third straight year

For most teams, the Collective Bargaining Agreement makes negotiating rookie contracts a breeze. But the Titans are not like most teams. With Marcus Mariota still unsigned, the Titans are the only team in the NFL without its first-round pick under contract. Just like they were last year, when tackle Taylor Lewan was the last first-round…

Ole Miss Commits Look to Continue Dominance at The Opening

Ole Miss is one of the most exciting football teams in the country, and Hugh Freeze and Co. are looking to use their talented roster to get back to the top of the SEC. Bleacher Report College Football Analyst Michael Felder discusses who he thinks can step up for Ole Miss at The Opening. Show More Summary

Kansas City Chiefs: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at WR

It goes without saying that the wide receiver position is the biggest area that needs improvement for the Kansas City Chiefs. The stat of zero touchdown passes to a wide receiver in 2014 speaks for itself. Kansas City's last touchdown pass to a wide receiver came on Dec. Show More Summary

Oregon Commits Need to Recruit Top Target Nigel Knott at The Opening

The Oregon Ducks have done a tremendous job on the recruiting trail over the years. What will they do in the 2016 recruiting cycle to keep this trend going? Watch as Bleacher Report College Football Analyst Michael Felder answers that question and more in the video above. Read more College Football news on

How Much Do Physical Attributes Matter for First-Round NFL Draft Picks?

One thing I noticed while filing my Top 25 NFL Players Under 25 piece was just how many players in that top 25 qualified as physical outliers and how that affected their draft stock. Take the tale of Aaron Donald, who I consider the fourth-best player under 25 in the NFL today. Show More Summary

Indianapolis Colts: Full Outside Linebacker Breakdown and Depth Chart Analysis

One of the most interesting units on the 2015 Indianapolis Colts lies on defense, at outside linebacker. If you've paid any attention to the Colts over the last few years, you know that calling any defensive position "deep" or a "strength" sounds fishy. Show More Summary

8 Most Underpaid Coaches in College Football

Prior to the 2001 season, no college football coach made more than $1 million a year. Now, more than half of the 128 coaches in FBS make seven figures, and plenty are far above that threshold. The massive increase in revenue schoolsShow More Summary

Ravens: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Tight End

With July here, we're less than a month away before NFL training camps open. The Baltimore Ravens will field a talented roster when camp opens that figures to contend for a spot in the playoffs once again. That's because most of last...Show More Summary

Sapp’s latest incident reopens his prior case

As Independence Day approaches, Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp should savor his American freedoms. Because they’re in jeopardy. At least for a little while. The domestic violence charges filed against Sapp arising from an April incident with his long-time girlfriend in Las Vegas have resulted in the reopening of Sapp’s other 2015 legal…

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