FanIQ Tagged: NFL Position Battles

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Hakeem Nicks unlikely to re-sign with Giants

1/3/14 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

For NFL players, the final year of a contract is an exciting time. Not only are they just a season away from being able to explore different option...

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Bears re-sign Jay Cutler through 2020 season

1/2/14 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

The Chicago Bears entered the 2013 season with some serious evaluating to do at the quarterback position - Jay Cutler was entering the final season...

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Could Kirk Cousins dethrone RG3 as the Redskins' franchise QB?

12/16/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

After being drafted in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft, it looked like Kirk Cousins would be a long shot to see the field for his new team, ...

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Jay Cutler reclaims Bears' starting QB job, may be playing for contract

12/12/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

In any sport, when one of your players gets hot, you generally want to keep giving that player opportunities to succeed until he cools off. We have...

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McCown's great play prompting Bears to let Cutler walk as free agent

12/11/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Entering the 2013 season, Josh McCown had a career record of 13-20 as a starting NFL quarterback. In ten seasons as a pro, he had compiled just 6,9...

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Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts livid over lack of targets

11/18/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Those who play for the Jacksonville Jaguars sure have plenty to be upset about. The 1-9 squad struggles to do just about anything. They are ranked ...

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Penn State walk-on Matt McGloin likely to start at QB for Raiders

11/15/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

When a college kid successfully walks on to his school's football team, he is generally just happy to have a jersey with his number on it. A sm...

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Nick Foles and Riley Cooper have some insane chemistry

11/11/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

When analyzing Riley Cooper's measurables, there is not a whole lot to like about him. He does not explode off the line of scrimmage, his long ...

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Linebacker Vincent Rey breaks out in spot start for Bengals

11/11/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

The Cincinnati Bengals may have suffered a heartbreaking overtime loss on Sunday, but there was a silver lining to the disappointing game - the pla...

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Giants taking on new identity with Andre Brown back in action

11/11/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

The New York Giants have had all kinds of problems this season, but there may be no weakness more glaring than their pathetic run game. The Giants ...

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Andre Ellington earns increased role in Cardinals' backfield

11/8/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall has 92 rushing attempts this season - more than twice as many as No. 2 back Andre Ellington, who ...

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Jaguars' OC wants 14 carries per game for Denard Robinson

11/8/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Denard Robinson was one of the most physically gifted athletes in the 2013 NFL Draft, but concerns over how an NFL team could use the speedster saw...

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Arian Foster's workload catching up with him, ruled out for Week 10

11/8/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

As you have probably heard, the Houston Texans will be without head coach Gary Kubiak ("mini-stroke") this week when they take on the Ari...

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David Wilson's (neck) nightmare season ends on injured reserve

11/7/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

New York Giants running back David Wilson entered the year with huge expectations. The explosive, ultra-athletic runner was expected to take on a b...

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Colts OC looking to get Trent Richardson in space more often

11/2/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

75 carries, 228 rushing yards, 3.0 yards per carry, two touchdowns, two catches, and 19 receiving yards - those are Trent Richardson's numbers ...

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Titans want 20 carries for CJ2K, 15 for Greene

11/1/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Tennessee Titans' running backs Chris Johnson and Shonn Greene certainly have the physical appearance of a dynamic "thunder and lightning&...

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Favre declines Rams' offer, says he's done for good

10/24/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Losing a starting quarterback is always a devastating blow for an NFL team (unless it is one of the rare cases when an injury gives someone like To...

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Steven Jackson planning to return to action this week

10/23/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Part of what had the NFL community buzzing about the Atlanta Falcons at the beginning of the 2013 season was the addition of three-time Pro Bowl ru...

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Ponder stumbles back into starting QB role thanks to Freeman's concussion

10/23/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

The Minnesota Vikings signed quarterback Josh Freeman on October 6 hoping that he could help the team get their wildly disappointing season turned ...

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Dolphins address dreadful tackle situation, trade for Ravens' McKinnie

10/22/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

The Miami Dolphins were among the most active teams in free agency over the offseason, locking up big names such as Mike Wallace, Dannell Ellerbe, ...