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Cincinnati Bengals defense: Logan Wilson leads underrated squad

Late in the first quarter of their week two match-up with the Dallas Cowboys, the Cincinnati Bengals defense surrendered a rushing touchdown to Tony Pollard. The one yard score gave Dallas a 14 – 3 lead. The Cowboys would win the game 20 – 17, but linebacker Logan Wilson and crew wouldn’t allow another touchdown in … Continue reading “Cincinnati Bengals defense: Logan Wilson leads underrated squad”

Have the Atlanta Falcons Found Their Closers? 

The top teams in the NFL all have closers. Yes, like in baseball. When it’s the fourth quarter with the game on the line, a closer is someone you can trust to put the game away for your team. For the teams that are constantly competing, you can find them on both sides of the football: … Continue reading “Have the Atlanta Falcons Found Their Closers? “

Spencer Knight contract extension and what it means for Florida

Spencer Knight’s contract extension keeps him in Florida until 2026. Here’s what it means for him and the team

The Atlanta Falcons West Coast Trip is Over, What Did We Learn?

The Atlanta Falcons west coast trip has come to an end, and the team went 1-1 on their trip. Back-to-back west coast games are notoriously tough on east coast teams, but Atlanta showed a lot of resolve. It’s still early in the year, but we’ve learned a lot about the team since their deflating Week 1 … Continue reading “The Atlanta Falcons West Coast Trip is Over, What Did We Learn?”

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Dolphins vs Bills: Week 3 Preview

Dolphins ATB recaps the Week 2 comeback victory against the Ravens and preview the keys to success, in their Week 3 matchup against the Bills.

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Dolphins vs Ravens: Week 2 Preview

Dolphins ATB recap their Week 1 victory against the Patriots and preview the keys to success, and key battles in their Week 2 matchup against the Baltimore Ravens.

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Over/Under: Best prop bets for Miami Dolphins vs Baltimore Ravens

The Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens are running back their matchup from last season. Here is a betters guide brought to you by Prizepicks

Kader Kohou an Unexpected Star in Dolphins Win

The Dolphins got an unexpected contribution from an unlikely source in undrafted free agent corner Kader Kohou

Ravens vs Jets Week 1 Review

The Ravens travel to New York to battle the Jets in the season opener. Find out what happened as Around the Block breaks down the important action!

AFC North Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions

The Big Ben and Joe Flacco days are over in the AFC North now, but it is still one of the closest divisions in the NFL. Four teams with elite superstars believe they can win it this year. Let’s take a look at what each team did this offseason, and what to expect from each AFC … Continue reading “AFC North Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions”

AFC South Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions

A division with a lot of unknowns, the AFC South could be close this season. Young quarterbacks, elite running backs, and young defensive linemen are showcased in this division. Who will come out on top? I break down the offseason moves and predict each AFC South team’s season in this preview. AFC South Preview 4. Houston … Continue reading “AFC South Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions”

NFC South Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions

The NFC South saw a lot of changes this off-season with stars leaving and joining like crazy. Tom Brady faked a retirement and now the NFC South will continue to run through Tampa. Will there be a team to knock off the GOAT? Here’s a look at the offseason moves and a preview of predictions for … Continue reading “NFC South Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions”

NFC North Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions

The NFC North has been dominated by Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers for a while now. With big time players moving in-division, the NFC North could be close this year. Here’s a look at what each team did this offseason, and how I believe they will finish in this NFC North preview. NFC North … Continue reading “NFC North Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions”

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Dolphins vs Patriots: Week 1 Preview

Dolphins ATB preview the key matchups, expectations and keys to success ahead of their NFL regular season opener against the New England Patriots.

AFC East Preview: Offseason Recap and Predictions

The AFC East has gained a new look since Tom Brady left for Tampa. Four young quarterbacks look to be their teams answer for the next decade as they battle for the title: AFC East Champions. Big stars enter the division this year. Let’s see who joined and how it all will end in our AFC … Continue reading “AFC East Preview: Offseason Recap and Predictions”

The Hidden Wrinkle in the Miami Dolphins Run Game

The Miami Dolphins significantly improved their offensive line, but it is their weaponry that could drastically improve their run game.

NFC East Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions

The NFC East is the most successful division in NFL history, and all four teams are looking to add to that success. One team has a new regime in charge, one has a new name, another added major talent, and the last lost some talent. This sets up for an interesting race for the title of … Continue reading “NFC East Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions”

NFC West Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions

The NFC West is one of the toughest divisions in football. The Super Bowl Champion LA Rams, San Francisco 49ers, Arizona Cardinals, and Seattle Seahawks all made big moves this off-season. With three of the four teams believing they can win the division this year, there’s a lot to break down. Let’s see who each team … Continue reading “NFC West Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions”

AFC West Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions

The AFC West made some major changes this off-season making it the toughest division in football. Every team believes they are super bowl contenders, and rightfully so. This division has superstar quarterbacks, dynamic play-makers, elite pass rushers, and just about anything else you can think of. So who will come out on top? Will every AFC … Continue reading “AFC West Preview: Off-season Recap and Predictions”

Miami Dolphins Rookies: Making the Most of Their Assets in 2022

The Miami Dolphins only had four picks in this past draft, but their rookies are impressive and ready to make an impact in 2022 and beyond.

Final Packers Roster Prediction

Training camp and the preseason has made the final cut down as always very interesting for Packers fans. As constructed, the Packers roster heading into training camp doesn’t have as many questions as a lot of other teams did. Still, there are some interesting competitions going on. Some do not seem to have an obvious winner … Continue reading “Final Packers Roster Prediction”

Jacksonville Jaguars Roster Prediction and Look Ahead

The Jacksonville Jaguars wrapped up the preseason with a 28-12 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, going winless in four meaningless exhibition games. The Doug Pederson era is officially here and the team will look to start the season with a win against the Washington Commanders. Who will be the 53 players to make that trip? I’m … Continue reading “Jacksonville Jaguars Roster Prediction and Look Ahead”

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Miami Dolphins 53-Man Roster Prediction: Offense

With a new look offensive system, featuring plenty of new and exciting additions, which players will make the final 53 man roster? Dolphins ATB breakdown the key roster battles ahead of the final pre-season game.

2022 49ers 53-Man Roster Projection

The San Francisco 49ers concluded their NFL Preseason Thursday night with a 17-0 loss to the Texans. The final step before they kick off Week 1 against the Chicago Bears is to trim their roster down to 53 players by August 30. With that in mind, here is my 49ers 53-man roster projection. 49ers 53-Man Roster … Continue reading “2022 49ers 53-Man Roster Projection”

Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki

Miami Dolphins: The Mike Gesicki conundrum

The Miami Dolphins have a conundrum on their hands and his name is Mike Gesicki. Gesicki, now playing for his third head coach in five seasons, seems to be the odd man out in Miami these days. New head coach Mike McDaniel is bringing the only offense he has ever coached to the Dolphins: the Shanahan-inspired … Continue reading “Miami Dolphins: The Mike Gesicki conundrum”

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Marcus Mariota

What should the Atlanta Falcons expect from Marcus Mariota?

With the Falcons officially beginning a new era, what should the front office and fans think of the primary man leading the charge?

Four Ravens Standouts in the Preseason Week 1 Victory

Four Ravens standouts in the preseason victory over the Titans

2022 Buffalo Bills Roster Prediction

The preseason has begun which means it is time for my final Buffalo Bills roster prediction. Entering the 2022 season, the Bills have one of the best rosters in the NFL. While the starting roster is mostly set, the current Super Bowl favorites have some tough decisions to make on the fringes of the roster. Here … Continue reading “2022 Buffalo Bills Roster Prediction”

Early Favorite Group of Five Players: Offense

We are here right before the start of the college football season and I am going to give you guys some of my early favorite group of five players. I have a good grasp on the group of five or non Power five conferences. I have been updating and researching them for the RiseNdraft database for … Continue reading “Early Favorite Group of Five Players: Offense”

The Definitive Requirements for Tua Tagovailoa to Succeed in 2022

Tua Tagovailoa is entering the deciding year of his career, and he must improve in several key areas if he is to succeed.

Atlanta Falcons Preseason Week 1: Rookie Ridder, Game Winner

The Atlanta Falcons preseason started with a surprisingly fun game that featured some late-game heroics from the future star under center.

49ers Preseason Preview: Five Things To Watch vs. the Packers

The San Francisco 49ers kick off their preseason Friday against the Green Bay Packers. After 12 days of training camp, the players are still fighting for roster spots, more play time, and want to show the league what they’re made of. With that in mind, here are five players/position groups to keep an eye on Friday … Continue reading “49ers Preseason Preview: Five Things To Watch vs. the Packers”

Initial Scouting Report: Phil Jurkovec

There is not a more important position in any sport than that of quarterback. Great ones are rare. They lift teams around them and hide a litany of shortcomings. Bad ones destroy seasons and careers. Anything else is almost worse, stuck in some sort of purgatory unable to win significant games or acquire premium draft capital … Continue reading “Initial Scouting Report: Phil Jurkovec”

49ers Training Camp Recap: Day 12

The 49ers held their 12th and final training camp practice yesterday. I had the privilege of attending practice. Here’s what stood out on the field to me. The Trey Lance (and his backups) Report Let’s start with Trey Lance. All eyes have been focused on the 3rd overall pick from 2021. Today, Lance struggled in the … Continue reading “49ers Training Camp Recap: Day 12”

Cincinnati Bengals RAS: Defense

Thanks for checking out my second part on the Cincinnati Bengals RAS — this time we are tackling the defense. If you haven’t read it yet you should also read about the offense. The Bengals historical picks can also be viewed if you like and want go further back. Again we are going back to 2017. … Continue reading “Cincinnati Bengals RAS: Defense”

Miami Dolphins cornerbacks

Dolphins cornerbacks have great opportunity vs Tampa Bay

With the Miami Dolphins heading to Tampa for joint practices with Buccaneers, the depth of the cornerbacks room in Miami is going to be tested The Miami Dolphins are heading north for a Sunshine State showdown. Miami will be practicing and playing a preseason game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tampa brings the challenge of an … Continue reading “Dolphins cornerbacks have great opportunity vs Tampa Bay”

Initial Scouting Report: Andre Carter II

Andre Carter II is a senior EDGE prospect who plays for Army. In 2021, he emerged as one of the most productive pass rushers in college football in his first year as a full time player, posting 14.5 sacks and even recording an interception. With the college football season around the corner, let’s dive into the … Continue reading “Initial Scouting Report: Andre Carter II”

Atlanta Falcons cornerback AJ Terrell and Detroit Lions offense

Atlanta Falcons Rebuild: This Team is Similar to the 2021 Lions

As the 2022 Atlanta Falcons prepare for their first preseason game, their opponent might have more in common with this current regime than people think?

Could the Miami Dolphins Trade for Kareem Hunt?

Kareem Hunt has been rumored to be traded, and a trade to the Miami Dolphins could potentially be a possibility.

Cincinnati Bengals RAS: Offense

Welcome back to the series — I know it’s been awhile. In case you are not familiar, this series is where I look at the RAS scores and athletic testing of the draft picks from each front office. For this one I am looking at the Cincinnati Bengals and their connection to RAS in regards to … Continue reading “Cincinnati Bengals RAS: Offense”

Steelers get Diontae Johnson contract done with two-year extension

Steelers agree to a new 2-year extension with top receiver Diontae Johnson.

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Erik Ezukanma at training camp

Erik Ezukanma: The Rising Star of Miami Dolphins Training Camp

The Miami Dolphins are almost two weeks into training camp, and rookie wide receiver Erik Ezukanma is among the standouts.

2022 NFL Hall of Fame Game Preview

Finally. Finally, football fans can wake up with the realization that it is gameday. The long offseason has come to a close, and NFL fans can watch some live football again. The Hall of Fame Game is notoriously uneventful, but it still brings excitement as the first NFL game in nearly seven months. Here are some … Continue reading “2022 NFL Hall of Fame Game Preview”

Baltimore Ravens Position Battle: Cornerbacks 2022

The Ravens Cornerbacks of 2022 has been a hot topic since injuries started taking a toll last season, now training camp is here with high hopes!

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How Tampering Penalty Could Affect Dolphins QB Plans in 2023

The NFL announced on Thursday that the Miami Dolphins were being stripped of their 2023 first-round pick as well as their 2024 third-round pick. Additionally, Owner Stephen Ross was suspended — kind of — for the first six weeks of the season and fined $1.5 million. All of this comes after Ross and the Dolphins were … Continue reading “How Tampering Penalty Could Affect Dolphins QB Plans in 2023”

Should the Atlanta Falcons trade for Bears OT Teven Jenkins?

NFL Training Camp has officially started back, and with that all kinds of rumors and stories have already started. One of the more recent rumors is that the Bears are already looking to move on from the second year offensive tackle who they drafted from Oklahoma State in 2021. As of now, there are no rumors … Continue reading “Should the Atlanta Falcons trade for Bears OT Teven Jenkins?”

Julio Jones is Still Dangerous with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Julio Jones has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and this film breakdown shows he still has some left in the tank.

Packers 2023 NFL Draft Outlook: Which positions are of importance?

The 2023 Draft is months away, but teams are already looking at the draft board. Which positions are of the most importance?

Nine of the alternate helmets for the NFL season

Ranking All 13 NFL Alternate Helmets

This season, the NFL has allowed teams to have more than one colored helmet to wear. The rule change saw 13 NFL franchises introduce new helmets for their alternate uniforms. Before I begin, I want to clarify what I ranked these helmets based on. There were three factors that went into my ranking: 1. Does the … Continue reading “Ranking All 13 NFL Alternate Helmets”

Baltimore Ravens Position Battle: WRs in Training Camp

The Baltimore Ravens have a nice competition going on in the wide receiver room. Come check out the details of these positional battles.