Dawan Landry Is Just Who The New York Jets Need To Lead Their SecondaryDawan Landry is well traveled in the NFL, but not because he has not performed up to par. Actually, he has performed highly above the majority of the safeties in the league, and now he's bringing his talent to the New York Jets.
Daryl Richardson Is Thrust Into The Rams Spotlight And Needs To ShineDaryl Richardson is only in his second NFL season, and he was pushed into the starting running back position for the St. Louis Rams. If ever there was a time for Richardson to grow up in a hurry, the 2013 season is it.
Shamarko Thomas' Maturity Jump-Starts His Career In The Pittsburgh Steelers DefenseAfter falling to the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Shamarko Thomas is determined to prove everyone that he will be a valuable player for the Steelers, while also influencing his younger siblings that maturity and discipline pay off in the long run.
New York's David Wilson Runs Into Giant ExpectationsA hometown hero from Danville, Virginia, Giants running back David Wilson is familiar to carrying vast expectations. After a rookie season filled with lavish highlights of his prodigious potential, the upcoming season appears very bright for Wilson.
San Francisco 49ers' Acquisition Of Anquan Boldin Had Perfect TimingThe 49ers made a key offseason move when they traded for Anquan Boldin. The star wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens haunted 49er fans everywhere during the Super Bowl, now he is their best receiving bet on the field.
Panthers’ Cam Newton Wiping The Slate Clean And Looking ForwardCarolina quarterback Cam Newton has the statistics of a superstar. Now he wants the wins to prove he belongs in the elite class of quarterbacks.
Alex Smith Looks To Bring Playmaking Ability Back To Kansas CityAfter years of horrible seasons, poor performances, and multiple coaches, the Chiefs have completely rebuilt their foundation. It is now centered around former first pick and 49er, Alex Smith.
J.J. Watt Leads The Houston Texans With Intensity, Leadership, And Pure SkillThe Houston Texans have long seen their offense strike when the iron is hot and consistently run up the score, but they've needed the defense to keep the lead. With some players leaving and others are not living up to the hype, J.J. Watt brings the whole package to a team that is getting better every season.
D.J. Williams To Get First Opportunity To Replace Brian Urlacher For The Chicago BearsThe Chicago Bears signed D.J. Williams to replace Brian Urlacher at middle linebacker this season. Williams, a nine-year veteran, has been a highly productive player since being taken in the first round of the 2004 draft.
Morris Claiborne Should Excel In Monte Kiffin's Defensive SchemeAs a rookie, Morris Claiborne experienced plenty of growing pains but showed early signs of future potential. With a new defensive coordinator in Monte Kiffin bringing a new defensive style, Claiborne should become a real star in Dallas.
Wes Welker's Addition Makes The Denver Broncos Receiving Corps The Best In The NFLWelker revived his career in New England with future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady and legendary coach Bill Belichick. Becoming one of the most dangerous men on the field, he departed from New England in search of a Super Bowl ring, which Denver is gunning for.
Buccaneers Gave Revis Ultimate Vote Of Confidence And Expect To Reap BenefitsMaking Darrelle Revis the highest-paid defensive back in NFL history shows that the Buccaneers are confident. But will their confidence pay off in the tough NFC South?
Eddie Lacy Gives The Green Bay Packers Exactly What They NeedThe Green Bay Packers drafted Alabama running back Eddie Lacy in the second round of the draft in April to fix its problematic running game. The Packers have been in the top half of the NFL in rushing just once in Mike McCarthy's seven years as head coach. Lacy, a big and powerful back, aims to fix that.
Ahmad Bradshaw Never Faded With The Giants, Now Ready To Shine For The ColtsThe Indianapolis Colts are looking to continue moving forward in a rebuilding phase that moved forward about five years in just one season, but some pieces are still missing. That missing puzzle piece may have been found in running back Ahmad Bradshaw, who still has a lot of gas in the tank.
Paul Kruger Hopes His Success Travels With Him From Baltimore To ClevelandThe Ravens defense has made quite the reputation for themselves. Not just for being a dominant defense for over a decade. There is a reputation in the notion that defensive players don't play well once they leave Baltimore. With Paul Kruger now playing for the Cleveland Browns, the pass rush specialist hopes he can buck the trend.