All posts by Cole Ryan

  • MARCH 27TH, 2015

    2015 NFL Draft: Kansas City Chiefs

    UPDATE: The Kansas City Chiefs have been one of the quieter teams in the off-season up to this point. The biggest news may have been allowing wide receiver Dwayne Bowe leave to sign with the Cleveland Browns and replacing him with the speedy Jeremy Maclin who they signed away from the Philadelphia Eagles. They also bolstered the offensive line by signing Pau.....

  • MARCH 27TH, 2015

    2015 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns via Buffalo Bills

    UPDATE: The Cleveland Browns free agent improvements and the players that they let go were already covered in the article covering the first pick, but the trade rumors deserve another look. The most interesting trade scenario has the Browns trading with the Buccaneers to acquire quarterback Mike Glennon and running back Doug Martin. The Browns are rumored to.....

  • MARCH 27TH, 2015

    2015 NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles

    UPDATE: The Philadelphia Eagles have been a wildcard this offseason making headlines with every move. They traded quarterback Nick Foles to the Rams for quarterback Sam Bradford and shipped LeSean McCoy to Buffalo for linebacker Kiko Alonso. As Eagles fans panicked Chip Kelly was calm and cool as he signed free agent running backs Ryan Matthews from the Char.....

  • MARCH 27TH, 2015

    2015 NFL Draft: Cincinnati Bengals

    UPDATE: The Cincinnati Bengals are a mainstay in the playoffs but they want to go further and are looking to improve in the off-season. The improvement has been slow going as the Bengals have failed to make a big splash in the free agent market. They did bring in AJ Hawk who will be in his ninth season as well as defensive tackles Pat Sims from the Raiders a.....

  • MARCH 27TH, 2015

    2015 NFL Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers

    UPDATE: The Pittsburgh Steelers are a historic franchise that always seems to win football games. They are doing very little up to this point in the off-season to keep that tradition intact. They signed running back DeAngelo Williams who parted ways with the Panthers and they brought back Darrius Heyward-Bey and Matt Spaeth. With one of the best offenses in .....

  • MARCH 27TH, 2015

    2015 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions

    UPDATE: One of the best offensive teams in football took a hit on defense in the offseason. The Lions allowed their bulky front line of Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley to go elsewhere for better deals in free agency and countered by signing Tyrunn Walker and Josh Wilson. They also parted ways with often injured running back Reggie Bush. The latest rumors and .....

  • MARCH 27TH, 2015

    2015 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals

    UPDATE: The Arizona Cardinals were Super Bowl contenders until injuries derailed their season. They turned to free agency to try and repair that problem. They started at the top by agreeing to terms with general manager Steve Keim and Coach Bruce Arians on contracts extensions through 2018. They then focused on defense by grabbing linebacker Sean Witherspoo.....

  • MARCH 27TH, 2015

    2015 NFL Draft: Carolina Panthers

    UPDATE: Last season proved that the Panthers need to get Cam Newton some help. They parted ways with running back DeAngelo Williams and let troubled defensive end Greg Hardy sign with the Dallas Cowboys. They used free agency to focus on protection as they brought in tackles Michael Oher and Jonathan Martin. They also attracted veteran wide outs Ted Ginn and.....

  • MARCH 27TH, 2015

    2015 NFL Draft: Baltimore Ravens

    UPDATE: The Baltimore Ravens believe they are a few pieces away from returning to the Super Bowl. They began an overhaul in the off-season that included trading veteran Haloti Ngata to the Lions and resigned Chris Canty and Justin Forsett. They signed quarterback Matt Schaub to back up Joe Flacco and free safety Kendrick Lewis in a relatively quiet free agen.....

  • MARCH 27TH, 2015

    2015 NFL Draft: Dallas Cowboys

    UPDATE: The Dallas Cowboys are always up to something in the off-season with Jerry Jones at the helm. They franchise tagged Dez Bryant, much to his chagrin and then they lost free agent running back DeMarco Murray to the Philadelphia Eagles. They countered by signing running back Darren McFadden but his injury issues are a concern. The biggest splash was on .....

  • MARCH 27TH, 2015

    2015 NFL Draft: Denver Broncos

    UPDATE: The Denver Broncos Super Bowl hopes were dashed and the future of the franchise was left up in the air with Peyton Manning’s injury. The overhaul began with the coaching staff as they let John Fox go and brought in Gary Kubiak. Kubiak brought in Wade Phillips as the defensive coordinator and they put the franchise tag on wide receiver Demaryius Tho.....

  • MARCH 27TH, 2015

    2015 NFL Draft: Indianapolis Colts

    UPDATE: The Colts were once again a juggernaut in the NFL and they are just one or two pieces away from becoming a Super Bowl champion. They did not rest in the off-season as they stole running back Frank Gore from the Philadelphia Eagles and signed veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson. They also brought in speedy wide out Vincent Brown to give Andrew Luck pl.....