Why Buddy Ryan Deserves to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

June 28, 2016

The National Football League lost one of its all-time greats on Tuesday morning as former head coach and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan died at the age of 85.  Ryan entered the NFL as a defensive line coach with the Buffalo Bills in 1961 and exited the league 34 years later as the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. In between, he left behind an unparalled legacy as perhaps the greatest…


Power Ranking NFL’s 100 Greatest Running Backs of All-Time (Part II: #50-21)

June 19, 2016

Embed from Getty Images   Running back is a unique position. It’s constantly devalued in today’s NFL as the modern game is centered primarily on pass-happy offenses and high-volume numbers. But when you have a special player like Adrian Peterson – a ball-carrier who can run with the football, catch passes, and block – he’s a franchise player worth keeping around. The greatest of all-time were those who could do…


What to Expect for the 2016 Philadelphia Eagles at Running Back

June 18, 2016

Flash back to just one year ago. The Eagles were absolutely loaded at the running back position after signing reigning rushing champion DeMarco Murray and adding former first-rounder Ryan Mathews. The running game, easily the staple of Chip Kelly’s offense in the 2013 and 2014 season, was expected to be even more dynamic for a team that was considered a sleeper Super Bowl contender. Then everything went wrong for Kelly’s 2015…