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Brett Favre at the center of Mississippi’s biggest scandal in 20 years

Brett Favre is one of the most well-known quarterbacks of this generation. He had a Hall of Fame career capped off with one Super Bowl Championship, three MVP awards, and one golden jacket. Twelve years after Favre’s career came to an end, he is now in the limelight for a much different reason. Favre is at … Continue reading “Brett Favre at the center of Mississippi’s biggest scandal in 20 years”

A Newbie’s Guide to Playing Fantasy Football

Fantasy football can be enigmatic, even to players who have been doing it for a few years. Playing fantasy football well does take skill, but a lot of success is just pure luck. The NFL only has 17 games a season, compared with 82 for the NBA or NHL, and 162 for MLB. Because of that, … Continue reading “A Newbie’s Guide to Playing Fantasy Football”

Miami Dolphins Schedule: 5 Most Interesting Storylines

The Miami Dolphins schedule was released last week, and there are several interesting matchups for Mike McDaniel and company.

The biggest story lines from the Raiders schedule in 2022

The 2022 NFL schedule was released this week. With that comes record predictions, ticket-purchasing, and more storylines than anyone can keep track of.  The Raiders schedule is no different. It showcases a matchup against the reigning Super Bowl champions, a revenge game 50 years in the making, and more AFC West matchups than your heart can … Continue reading “The biggest story lines from the Raiders schedule in 2022”

Early Storylines for Every 2022 Patriots Game

New England and Buffalo get the Thursday night double dip as Buffalo will be coming off a Thanksgiving showdown against Detroit. These teams matched up three times last year with the fierce Buffalo wind proved to be the Patriots’ most valuable defender in those games.

Raiders WR Bryan Edwards traded to Atlanta

Raiders trade Bryan Edwards for late-round pick

The Las Vegas Raiders have traded wide receiver Bryan Edwards and a seventh-round pick to the Atlanta Falcons for a 2023 fifth-round pick. In 2021, Edwards caught 34 passes for 571 yards and three touchdowns per Pro Football Reference. Edwards is entering his third year in the league after being drafted in the third round of … Continue reading “Raiders trade Bryan Edwards for late-round pick”

What Sony Michel Brings to the Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins have signed running back Sony Michel, and his role is one the team was desperately looking for.

These Raiders’ concerns still have to be addressed before Week 1

The Las Vegas Raiders have come a long way this off-season. They have found their new head coach, new general manager, next elite wide receiver, and made many more franchise-changing moves. Now, it’s been one week since the 2022 NFL Draft, and training camp is just around the corner. Las Vegas has made some big moves … Continue reading “These Raiders’ concerns still have to be addressed before Week 1”

2023 NFL Draft: Should You Buy the Hype on Tyler Van Dyke?

It is time to look at the 2023 NFL Draft quarterbacks. There is a lot of hype on the internet because of how lackluster the 2022 class was, with some big name analysts saying we could see 7 first round quarterbacks. Now, I’m not going to talk about C.J Stroud or Bryce Young. We all know … Continue reading “2023 NFL Draft: Should You Buy the Hype on Tyler Van Dyke?”

NFL Draft: Thoughts On Packers Day 3 Picks

Finally, my thoughts on the Green Bay Packers day 3 picks from the NFL draft are here! The Packers had two picks in the 4th, one in the 5th (that they traded down), and four in the 7th. Below are my thoughts on every day 3 pick. If you haven’t already, check out my thoughts on … Continue reading “NFL Draft: Thoughts On Packers Day 3 Picks”

Pittsburgh Steelers 2022 NFL Draft

Pittsburgh Steelers 2022 Draft Grades

The Pittsburgh Steelers begin a new chapter in 2022. Not only are they moving on from franchise quarterback and future Hall of Famer Ben Roethlisberger, but the 2022 NFL Draft was also the final one for general manager Kevin Colbert. As one of the best general managers in the NFL for the last two decades, it … Continue reading “Pittsburgh Steelers 2022 Draft Grades”

The Myth of the Second Round Quarterback

The 2022 NFL Draft is behind us, and it reveals a modern scouting trend at the league’s most important position.

3 Free Agents the Miami Dolphins Should Target After the 2022 NFL Draft

The NFL draft is officially over, and the Miami Dolphins are looking for the finishing touches on a team hoping for a playoff run.

Handing Out the Tennessee Titans 2022 Draft Grade

Handing out the Tennessee Titans 2022 NFL draft grade – or any team’s, really – is a futile prospect this soon in the game. Careers have yet to be played, and we don’t even know how these prospects are going to fit into their current systems. As always, then, handing out draft grades this early in … Continue reading “Handing Out the Tennessee Titans 2022 Draft Grade”

Krumich’s Way Too Early 2023 NFL Mock Draft

Well, the most turbulent NFL draft class that my 18-year-old mind can remember has come and gone. Now, it’s time for 2023. While last year’s draft class was a wild ride for quarterbacks, at least we have a solid QB1 this year right? RIGHT? Well not exactly, let’s get into this way too early 2023 NFL … Continue reading “Krumich’s Way Too Early 2023 NFL Mock Draft”

2022 Live NFL Draft Tracker Rounds 4-7

Rounds one, two, and three of the 2022 NFL Draft have concluded and the later rounds are starting to heat up. There is still a handful of strong players on the board. Follow along here on our live draft tracker to find out where they find their new home. Round 4 106. Tampa Bay Buccaneers select … Continue reading “2022 Live NFL Draft Tracker Rounds 4-7”

NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Day 3 Fits

The Cleveland Browns have a multitude of picks on Day 3 of the 2022 NFL Draft. They have pick 108, 118, and 124 in the fourth round, as well as pick 202 in the sixth round and picks 223 and 246 in the seventh round. I would be surprised if the Browns used all of these … Continue reading “NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Day 3 Fits”

NFL Draft: Thoughts on Packers Day Two Picks

The Packers went all defense on day one and now seemed to switch on day two and go all offense. The Packers again exclusively took players from my offensive draft board. So, lets get to my thoughts on the Packers day two picks! I will give my thoughts on the picks and what the probable plan … Continue reading “NFL Draft: Thoughts on Packers Day Two Picks”

Browns Day Two Recap

The Cleveland Browns came into Day 2 with three selections on the day. They made a trade while still selecting three players and adding two additional Day 3 assets. Cleveland came in without a lot of major holes to fill, and selected players to fill two of their top three needs. To see how this compares … Continue reading “Browns Day Two Recap”

NFL Draft: Ravens Day 2 Recap

Many pundits said the Ravens knocked the first round of the NFL draft out of the park. Kyle Hamilton and Tyler Linderbaum were seen as the best prospects at their respective positions. Entering Day 2 of the draft, the Ravens looked to build on their successful first day by having a great round 2 and 3. … Continue reading “NFL Draft: Ravens Day 2 Recap”

2022 NFL Draft Tracker, Live Analysis and Grades: Rounds 2 and 3

The first round of the NFL Draft was unpredictable in so many ways. We saw everything from trading picks, to trading super-star players. Round one is fun, but teams are made in the later rounds. Follow along here for a live analysis for all your favorite teams. Round 2: 33. Tampa Bay Buccaneers select DL Logan … Continue reading “2022 NFL Draft Tracker, Live Analysis and Grades: Rounds 2 and 3”

Recapping the Ravens Day 1 of the NFL Draft

Day 1 of the 2022 NFL Draft is in the books and it was certainly one to remember. A head swiveling day full of trades and rapid picks and the Ravens were in the thick of it. Here is a recap of Baltimore’s picks and trades that you may have missed!

NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Day 2 Fits

The Cleveland Browns have three picks on day two of the 2022 NFL Draft. They are picks 44, 78, and 99. The Browns have plenty of needs to fill, and a lot of talented players remain on the board. For more Browns draft information, check out our full seven round Browns Mock Draft. With that being … Continue reading “NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Day 2 Fits”

NFL Draft: Thoughts on Packers First Round Picks

My thoughts on the Packers first round picks. So to start off, I was wrong. I never thought they would draft an off-ball linebacker in the first round. As we all know they haven’t done that since AJ Hawk. I thought there was a good chance they would draft one. I just didn’t think it would … Continue reading “NFL Draft: Thoughts on Packers First Round Picks”

2022 NFL Draft Tracker, Live Analysis and Grades: Round 1

by Raina Rutschka and Scott Carasik The 2022 NFL Draft kicks off tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada. Its arrival comes highly anticipated as the NFL community gathers to find out which prospects will be selected in the first round. Check back often for a live pick-by-pick analysis. 1. Jacksonville Jaguars select EDGE Travon Walker The first … Continue reading “2022 NFL Draft Tracker, Live Analysis and Grades: Round 1”

7-round Mock Draft for the Cincinnati Bengals

The lead-up to the 2022 NFL Draft has been a very weird and unfamiliar experience for Bengals fans. In recent years, we’ve started looking deeply at the draft by mid-November or earlier. What’s the point in waiting when they have virtually no chance to make the playoffs? Back in the day we usually got to wait … Continue reading “7-round Mock Draft for the Cincinnati Bengals”

2022 Mock Draft: Erik Hindenburg’s First and Final Mock

The 2022 NFL Draft is finally (and thankfully) upon us. Months of discourse, debates and trolling the mentions of those with differing opinions can lead to most of us just ready for it to all be over, even if just for a week. The staff here at ATB have released several 2022 mock draft pieces this … Continue reading “2022 Mock Draft: Erik Hindenburg’s First and Final Mock”

Georgia defenders Travon Walker and Jordan Davis go top 10 in this mock draft

TD Hunter’s Final 2022 NFL Mock Draft

We are less than a week away from the 2022 NFL Draft. There are handful of trades as well as a few picks to mimic the craziness we all know and love on draft day. Without further ado, here is my final mock draft of the season! No. 1 Jacksonville Jaguars: Travon Walker, EDGE, Georgia The … Continue reading “TD Hunter’s Final 2022 NFL Mock Draft”

Final Baltimore Ravens Mock Draft

We are just a few days away from the 2022 NFL Draft and the anticipation is at an all time high. This year, the Ravens have numerous holes on the roster but own a whopping ten picks to help fill them. Below is my final mock draft of the season for the Baltimore Ravens. Enjoy! Full … Continue reading “Final Baltimore Ravens Mock Draft”

NFL Draft: 5 Players the Baltimore Ravens Could Trade-Up for

Here are five targets the Ravens could target in a trade up

NFL Draft Trade

What Should the Raiders do with the 86th Pick in the NFL Draft?

The Raiders made a big splash in free agency when they traded away their first and second-round picks for Davante Adams. While it was everything they could have dreamed of, it only answered one of the Raiders’ most pressing questions. The Silver and Black still have major holes at the offensive line and in the secondary. … Continue reading “What Should the Raiders do with the 86th Pick in the NFL Draft?”

Browns 2022 Mock Draft 3.0

Browns 2022 Mock Draft 3.o Setup In our final installment of the Browns 2022 Mock Draft series, we take a look at four different scenarios using three different mock draft simulators. The first three mock drafts, we see different scenarios in which we trade very little. In the last mock draft, we see an aggressive approach … Continue reading “Browns 2022 Mock Draft 3.0”

2022 NFL Draft Big Board: The Top 105 Prospects

With the 2022 NFL Draft mere days away, it’s time for the big boards to be locked in. After months of hard work, evaluation, and armchair scouting, Thursday will be a term-ending exam for NFL franchises. They just hope they’ll get it right. A big board is always an ambitious project. Watching close to 200 players … Continue reading “2022 NFL Draft Big Board: The Top 105 Prospects”

2022 NFL Mock Draft

2022 NFL Mock Draft: Mitchell Wolfe’s Predictive Final Mock

How will Thursday’s draft shape out?

2022 NFL Draft: Scott Carasik’s Final Mock Draft

The 2022 NFL draft is on Thursday and teams will be trying to make the best selection for their needs and improve their overall talent level. The best picks will be those made that can contribute early on and help boost teams to the playoffs and potentially even past the first round. All the picks made will be based on what the teams will likely do, not what we would do in their place.

2022 NFL Draft: Felix Davila’s Final Mock Draft

Fortunately, there only remains a half week of time between now and the 2022 NFL Draft. Mock drafts have been published galore, along with a plethora of rumor mill gossip that sparks headlines. That should only increase as the time ticks away toward Roger Goodell announcing the first selection. With this being a finalized mock before … Continue reading “2022 NFL Draft: Felix Davila’s Final Mock Draft”

2022 NFL Mock Draft: Daniel Garrett’s Final Mock Draft

2022 NFL Mock Draft 3.0 Setup We are finally in draft week. The 2022 NFL Draft is on Thursday, and we take a shot at predicting the unpredictable. To do the mock, and to maintain some semblance of order, I used nflmockdraftdatabase.com. To see how it’s changed from previous mocks, view Mock Draft 1.0 and Mock … Continue reading “2022 NFL Mock Draft: Daniel Garrett’s Final Mock Draft”

Miami Dolphins Reap the Benefits of the Deebo Samuel Trade Request

The Miami Dolphins may not trade for Deebo Samuel, but his potential deal still brings them significant value.

Buffalo Bills Draft: Top 5 at 25

Buffalo currently owns the 25th pick in the NFL Draft this Thursday night. General manager Brandon Beane has an opportunity to add an impact player to an already loaded roster. With very few positions of need, many expect cornerback or even running back to be the pick. Keeping in mind some team tendencies, let’s take a … Continue reading “Buffalo Bills Draft: Top 5 at 25”

Hussam Patel’s Final 2022 Mock Draft

The 2022 NFL Draft is less than a week away, which means teams are finalizing their draft boards. Check out Hussam Patel’s 2022 NFL Mock Draft 2.0.

Answers to the Biggest Questions in the 2022 NFL Draft

With the 2022 NFL draft a mere six days away, months of burning questions about this year’s group of players will come to an end. Instead of speculation, the cold reality of the final draft results will take hold soon enough. Teams will convince themselves they’ve drafted the class of players who will be the future … Continue reading “Answers to the Biggest Questions in the 2022 NFL Draft”

Packers Board For The 2022 NFL Draft Defense

Following part one on the offense, this will obviously be the Packers draft board for the defense. You can read part one here if you haven’t read it yet. Same as the offense, the Packers have specific thresholds for each position. Again, I did not include players expected to be taken before #22. Similar to the … Continue reading “Packers Board For The 2022 NFL Draft Defense”

Packers Board For The 2022 NFL Draft: Offense

So it is time for my annual Packers NFL draft board. This will be the second time that I will be producing it publicly. I used to make one and keep it for myself, but decided too many fans out there did not understand how the Packers approached the draft. With that being said on last … Continue reading “Packers Board For The 2022 NFL Draft: Offense”

Patriots Roster Reset

It would be a surprise if the Pats didn’t add a receiver early in the draft this year. They are likely to add in one form or the other before training camp. This group is surprisingly crowded but without a clear-cut top-tier option.

2022 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

NFL Mock Draft Setup The 2022 NFL Draft is coming up in just under two weeks. There have already been multiple trades involving first round picks. Eight teams have multiple first round picks. In order to provide realistic trades, I used nflmockdraftdatabase.com‘s mock draft simulator to find realistic trade packages. To see how it’s changes from … Continue reading “2022 NFL Mock Draft 2.0”

Could the Miami Dolphins Trade for Kyler Murray?

Kyler Murray is having contract extension issues with the Arizona Cardinals, and the Miami Dolphins may be a destination for a trade.

Las Vegas Raiders, QB, Derek Carr

Derek Carr receives multi-year extension

On Wednesday, Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr became the fifth highest-paid quarterback in the NFL with a multi-year contract extension. The extension was rumored to be in the works since the hiring of head coach Josh McDaniels, but now it’s official. The contract ties Carr to the Raiders through the 2025 season. The contract’s fine … Continue reading “Derek Carr receives multi-year extension”

The Steelers win-now mentality will be tested in stacked AFC

The Steelers are entering a new era of uncertainty, and the AFC will be harder to navigate than ever. How will they respond? The Steelers haven’t felt the sting of a losing season since 2003. That doesn’t seem possible given the amount of parity the NFL experiences on a yearly basis. When you go from one … Continue reading “The Steelers win-now mentality will be tested in stacked AFC”

Dwayne Haskins: Remebering the Husband, Player, Difference Maker

On Saturday, April 9, 2022, the NFL world was struck by tragedy as Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, Dwayne Haskins, was struck and killed on a highway in Florida. Haskins, a 24-year-old from New Jersey, was a beloved husband, teammate, and son. Dwayne Haskins is an Ohio State Legend Growing up, Dwayne Haskins knew he was destined to … Continue reading “Dwayne Haskins: Remebering the Husband, Player, Difference Maker”

2022 NFL Mock Draft: Player Comparisons for the Top 32 picks

Teams around the NFL make picks based on players talents and projections. Comparisons to others who have had success are a big part of the scouting process. Teams don’t look at players for what they are now, though, when they make these comparisons. They tend to try and tap what the highest level of potential could be. So that’s what we’ll be doing here as well.