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Patriots Potential Draft Day Trades Published 4/23/2018 in Pro Football Talk Line Author Brian Cole Patriots Helmet Phone

The New England Patriots under Bill Belichick aren't exactly known for explosives draft day trades. In fact, the Patriots are much more likely to trade down than up. It is a running joke among New England fans every year that Belichick would trade all of his top picks to accumulate as many fourth, fifth, and sixth round picks as he possibly... read more→

Last time Giants had the Number 2 Pick… Published 4/22/2018 in Pro Football Talk Line Author Tom McAlister

It is almost here, after months and months of speculation and trade rumors the NFL Draft will commence. The New York Giants are selecting number 2 and names that pop up are running back Saquon Barkley, quarterback Sam Darnold, and defensive end Bradley Chubb.  Depending on who you talk to each of these players, if selected by Big Blue, will make... read more→

Cowboys Template is Possibly Evolving - Into What? Published 4/21/2018 in Pro Football Talk Line Author Steven Van Over Jason Garrett

The Dallas Cowboys template for team construction is possibly evolving. Most teams have them in one form or another. Winning teams have a fairly detailed template while other teams will have a smaller slate of predictable player types the team will pursue in the offseason and the NFL Draft. Teams either have their-template players on the team... read more→

Rams in Fast Lane - Hitting the Accelerator Published 4/20/2018 in Pro Football Talk Line Author Steven Van Over Ndamukong Suh

It's called a "window of opportunity" and the Los Angeles Rams seem fully aware they are in one while also cognizant these "windows" do not (usually) last very long. The team is going "all in" while making no bones about what they are trying to achieve. The Rams have their eyes firmly fixed on a Lombardi Trophy. Oft-injured Robert Quinn is... read more→

Patriots Draft Prospects: Linebacker Published 4/20/2018 in Pro Football Talk Line Author Brian Cole Rashaan Evans - LB

While the New England secondary had some serious struggles last season, the unit with the least talent on the entire Patriots roster was the linebackers. After an injury knocked Dont'a Hightower out for the year, the Patriots were left with just Kyle Van Noy and Elandon Roberts as players returning from the 2016 team. They added David Harris, but... read more→

Should Dez stay in the Lonestar State? Published 4/19/2018 in Pro Football Talk Line Author James Greene

Does Dez make a good fit in Houston? An interesting question to say the least. Of course,  Texans’ fans from all over can instantly daydream of seeing Dez throw up his X after a touchdown pass from Deshaun, but how realistic is that? Let’s look at the roster first. Is there a need for another wideout? The answer is yes. Houston has... read more→

Have Cowboys Done Anything Right This Offseason? Published 4/19/2018 in Pro Football Talk Line Author Ben Grimaldi Jason Garrett

The Dallas Cowboys are America’s Team, yet rarely do they ever satisfy the nation. Heck, they have enough issues making their own fan base happy. Not only have they not reached the pinnacle of the sport in 23 years, they haven’t even come close since the century has changed. This offseason was no different; fans have hated almost every... read more→

Patriots Draft Prospects: Cornerback Published 4/18/2018 in Pro Football Talk Line Author Brian Cole

The past year has illustrated that the Patriots have unfortunate inconsistency in their secondary that needs to be addressed. After the signing of Stephon Gilmore last offseason, many expected New England to have one of the best secondaries in the league. Instead, the Patriots had a historically bad coverage unit over the first quarter of the 2017... read more→

Hanging at the NFL Water Cooler - Quoting NFL BS Published 4/17/2018 in Pro Football Talk Line Author Steven Van Over Off Season Water Cooler

The weekend is gone, Monday has mercifully moved on and it's time to hang out at the NFL water cooler as we decipher some of the NFL sound bites and call them for the BS they truly are. No time to waste, the doughnuts are getting stale. "We feel good about Donald contract talks." - Rams HC Sean McVay Really? When was the last time the company... read more→