Archive for July, 2014

Most of the time, preseason power rankings are the ugly union of last season’s inertia and this year’s guesswork. We take everything that happened last year, modify it slightly by what occurred in the offseason…and there you go.The problem is, the NFL doesn’t work like that.Every season, playoff teams from the year before fail to make the postseason. Every season, hot contenders collapse. Every season, presumed nobodies rise up and challenge for division titles.

via NFL Power Rankings: Checking in at Start of Training Camps | Bleacher Report.

 

Notes & Quotes: Claude Humphrey

Notes & Quotes: Claude Humphrey

via Notes & Quotes: Claude Humphrey.

 

When a team goes 4-12 like the Atlanta Falcons did in 2013, there are quite a few areas of concern. But the biggest ones are what normally stand out. The top areas of concern are the ones that would lead to fans saying, “If this was better, the team would win way more often.”

via 5 Biggest Areas of Concern for the Atlanta Falcons Heading into Training Camp.

via 5 Biggest Areas of Concern for the Atlanta Falcons Heading into Training Camp.