Raiders Roster Taking Shape

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Things are a little quieter these days since the initial wave of free agency occurred a few weeks ago. The Oakland Raiders, like many teams, are still keeping their eyes on the free agent market looking for players who will cost much less than those who signed over the first few days. Now is a good […] READ MORE


NFL Draft Needs: AFC North

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As another football season is in the history books, it is now time to embark on a new journey. As for every year, the fight to the finish in February begins right now in the offseason. For some teams, climbing over the hump means making statements in Free Agency; for others, triumph will come from […] READ MORE


LWOS – Fantasy Running Back Rankings 35-31

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Welcome to the LWOS Fantasy Department’s Official Fantasy Football Rankings. We will release our rankings and player profiles over the next few weeks to get you prepared for your 2014 fantasy football draft. Everyday we will be releasing either a group of player profiles with their rankings or articles that will provide you with outstanding fantasy […] READ MORE


Trent Richardson: More Than 1,000 Yards May Be In Reach

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Expectations have been high for Trent Richardson was one of the top running back recruits in the nation. The Pensacola-native ran for over 3,000-yards in his 3-year career with the Alabama Crimson Tide before becoming the third overall pick in the 2012 draft by the Cleveland Browns. Richardson had a successful rookie season, running for […] READ MORE


2014 Indianapolis Colts Fantasy Outlook

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The Indianapolis Colts are in a “win-now” mode. In 2012, the team lost on Wild Card weekend to the Baltimore Ravens. In 2013, the team made a miraculous comeback against Kansas City, but lost in New England in the divisional round. Now in 2014, the team has high expectations. They traded their 2014 first round […] READ MORE


NFL’s Believe It or Not: LaMarr Woodley, Walter Thurmond, and Trent Richardson

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Welcome to the inaugural column of “NFL’s Believe It or Not”. Starting this Thursday, and every subsequent Thursday, I will evaluate the remarks of three NFL-related players, coaches, executives, etc. This week, I will focus on controversial comments from LaMarr Woodley, Walter Thurmond, and Trent Richardson. I will start with new Raiders linebacker LaMarr Woodley, […] READ MORE


Indianapolis Colts Offense Features Major Horsepower in 2014

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In 2013, the Indianapolis Colts offense was known for its poor pocket protection of Andrew Luck and failed attempt at becoming a run-heavy team. However, this is the same offense that revamped itself, after experiencing several key injuries to starters, into a hurry-up tempo team and found its way into the second round of the […] READ MORE


First Round Fright-AFC: Which AFC Wild Card team is the deadliest?

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Peyton Manning’s surreal regular season was the talk of 2013; his single-season records in both passing yards and touchdowns helped propel his Denver Broncos to the top seed in the AFC. Manning’s longtime contemporary, Tom Brady, guided the New England Patriots to their 10th AFC East division crown in the last 11 seasons. Brady managed […] READ MORE


Christmas Gifts for Playoff Contenders

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In the spirit of the Christmas season, here are presents for the top eight teams in each conference vying for playoff spots, gift-wrapped and all: AFC (with current seedings) 1. Denver Broncos (11-3): Warm weather It’s no secret that Peyton Manning has a poor-win loss record in frigid, windy conditions. It looks like Denver will […] READ MORE