With the previous 7 divisions, all done, it’s time to finish off our NFL Team Needs. Today we look at the AFC West. For the last time, this is only about needs for starting type players, not upgrades or backup depth. So, without further ado, let’s get to the AFC West Team Needs. Denver Broncos (picks in the 1st 3 rounds) – 20th, 51st, 82nd, 101st. Left Tackle – The
With week three of the NFL in the books, here are the inaugural InscriberMag’s NFL Power Rankings. 1. Cincinnati Bengals (3-0): Thanks to a 33-7 thrashing of the Tennessee Titans, the Bengals solidified their spot as top cat. Capable game-managing quarterback in Andy Dalton, dynamic offense in A.J. Green, Giovanni Bernard, Mohamed Sanu and a fierce pass rush. Cincinnati is clicking on all cylinders. 2. Philadelphia Eagles (3-0): With
AFC East: 1. New England Patriots 12-4- Tom Brady and company can’t be stopped on offense. 2. Buffalo Bills 7-9 - E.J. Manuel won’t go through the sophomore slump with Sammy Watkins and C.J. Spiller at his side. They still need more time to develop into a playoff contender. 3. Miami Dolphins 7-9- The Dolphins need a bit more firepower on offense to be a playoff contender. 4. New
Thursday morning the Oakland Raiders confirmed the signing of running back Rashad Jennings and safety Reggie Smith. Smith played in 45 games with the San Francisco 49ers from 2008-2011 and signed last season with the Carolina Panthers, yet failed to make the roster. He got released just prior to the start of the season. His opportunity with the Raiders is at free safety as Tyvon Branch is a lock for the strong safety position. The recently signed Usama Young will likely start the season and if he struggles Smith will
The Oakland Raiders are certainly not yet considered among the best teams in the NFL. Yet, releasing high-priced players such as Richard Seymour, Michael Huff, Darrius Heyward Bay and most recently the head case Rolando McClain the franchise is heading in a new direction. With the Raiders only having one first round draft pick on the roster and millions in dead money until next season the organization knows what's ahead as it limits the team's ability to rebuild.
On Monday evening reports came out that stated Oakland Raiders starting quarterback Carson Palmer is "highly unlikely to restructure his current contract," which puts his time with the organization close to an end. His unwillingness to negotiate signifies that the Raiders options are to keep him and his $13 million contract or release him. At 33-years of age he's not worth such a large contract and it also opens up