3 Lions offseason acquisitions that will stand out in 2018

Each year, NFL rosters experience significant makeovers and it brings excitement to fanbases as they imagine which new players acquired in the draft or free agency will stand out during the upcoming season. Bob Quinn, in his third year as Lions general manager, has acquired...

Did Lions do enough to finally win NFC North in 2018?

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It's been longer than I would care to mention since the Detroit Lions last won their division (1993) but that doesn't mean general manager Bob Quinn and new head coach Matt Patricia have any less pressure on them to take home the NFC North...

FPC Vikings Roundtable: Evaluating the Offseason

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By most indications, the Vikings came out of the offseason pretty much as they envisioned. They made some splashes in free agency, found some talent in the draft while largely keeping last year's roster stable. As other teams around the NFC made similar splashes,...

Lions must let running back battle play itself out

The Lions made a serious commitment to improving what was the 32nd-ranked rushing attack in 2017 (76.3 yards per game) through both the draft and free agency. First, they signed former Eagles and Patriots bruiser LeGarrette Blount, who rushed for 1,927 yards and 20 touchdowns...

Full Press Profiles in Coverage: An Interview with free-agent WR Matt Sewall

If NFL history has taught us one thing, it's that undrafted free agents can end up making some serious contributions on the field. Some of the best players in NFL history did not hear their name called on draft weekend. As a result, these...

PODCAST: Touchdowns and Tangents – NFL Draft Winners and Losers

Oakland Raiders linebacker Derrick Johnson
Hosts Kenneth Berry and Pete Camarillo talk winners and losers from the 2018 NFL Draft. The AFC North, Chargers, Raiders, Broncos, and Colts come up in no particular order. They also talk about Eric Reid's collusion lawsuit, Donald Penn's future, Derrick Johnson to the Raiders and kickoff changes.

Ranking The Top 10 UDFA Signings

Nov 25, 2017; Manhattan, KS, USA; Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver Allen Lazard (5) tries to get away from Kansas State Wildcats defensive backs Elijah Walker (7) and Denzel Goolsby (20) in the first half at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The Wildcats won the game 20-19. Mandatory Credit: Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports
This UDFA class is absolutely stacked with talent, more than usual. For whatever reason, plenty of quality talents fell undrafted. Is the next Kurt Warner or Night Train Lane among this class? Probably not, but Let's get to ranking the top 10 UDFA signings this year.

Exclusive Interview with Chargers UDFA FB Anthony Manzo-Lewis

The Albany Great Danes football program certainly isn't the first school you think of when you say college sport. And there's probably a reason for that. In their history, they have only had 13 players sign for NFL teams. To put that into context,...

Undrafted Free Agents Most Likely to Make the Team

Despite the draft being over, the Jacksonville Jaguars were able to bring in many talented young players to try out for the team. Three of those undrafted players had Pro Football Focus grades of 84 or higher. Here are the undrafted players that will make the final roster:

Ignore the Noise, the Patriots Had a Terrific Draft

Going into the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft, the Patriots were sitting pretty with two picks on opening night, but they had the most question marks too as they continue to rebuild the roster on the fly while dealing with the inevitable...

Exclusive Interview with Chargers UDFA DT Bijhon Jackson

The Washington Redskins selected WR Trey Quinn with the 256th pick of the 2018 NFL Draft on Saturday. The pick otherwise known as 'Mr. Irrelevant'. Then, a frenzy begins. 32 teams scrambling the phones to offer undrafted hopefuls the chance of a try-out. One thing...

NFL Draft Titan Style

Titan Style I realize that it's a matter of perspective. There are several teams that could claim, and whose fans have claimed, that they "won the draft". Titan fans included. Well, what does that really mean? My favorite team needed a wide receiver or running...

Raiders Revamp Receiving Corps for 2018

Oakland Raiders receiver Jordy Nelson
All eyes will be on the Oakland Raiders this upcoming season for several reasons.

FPC Raiders Face Off: Debating the Draft

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden
With the 2018 NFL Draft firmly in the books, what conclusions still need drawing? The newly minted Raiders will begin camp this summer. Before they take their first snap, opinion on how the Silver and Black fared remains a hotly debated argument. FPC Raiders...

Raiders Turn To Pair Of Gators In Kicking Game

Raiders kicker/punter Pineiro, Townsend
Johnny Townsend and his cohort Eddy Pineiro could not have landed in a better spot than in Oakland.

The Latest

Oct 14, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings cornerback Mackensie Alexander (20) celebrates his sack during the first quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Vikings’ Defense Finding its Mojo Again

Football is heart-achingly week-to-week. a mere two and a half weeks ago, the Vikings looked lost defensively; their coverage was porous, their stars were injured/playing badly and rookie quarterbacks were hurdling tacklers with ease. Yet, here we are entering week seven and suddenly, the Vikings look like a top-flight defense again. And all it took was two consecutive weeks of solid pass rush and tight coverage for everything to feel right again.

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ALCS Preview: Boston Red Sox Battle the Houston Astros

The Houston Astros are looking to make a return trip to the World Series. The only problem is the 108-win Boston Red Sox stand in their way.

NLCS Preview: Dodgers Battle the Brewers

A wild National League ending resulted in two Game 163s, but then a lightning-fast division round. The Brewers continued their current 11-game winning streak...

Can The Milwaukee Brewers Stay Hot?

The Milwaukee Brewers are the hottest team in baseball right now. However, they now face a massive challenge in the form of the Dodgers and that rotation

Can Colorado Conquer Chicago?

With the NL Wildcard game tonight Ben Rolfe takes a look at the two sides to see if either team has the edge before the all-or-nothing matchup in Chicago.

My 2018 MLB Awards

It's hard to believe the MLB season is already over. Just a few months ago, it seems, Ian Happ was hitting the first pitch...