A look back at some of the great defenses since 1980 in the NFL shows several common threads with all of them, and a closer look at Denver's current unit shows they're following that same path to success.
It's been some seven months since the free-agency period opened, seven months since teams desperate to change their fortunes went all in on big-named players
As the Denver Broncos welcome rookie Shane Ray and the rest of their first-year cast to the Rockies, NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney provides a 2015 offseason reset.
New offensive weapons Breshad Perriman and Maxx Williams take the field as Baltimore Ravens for the first time this week. First, NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney offers this offseason reset on the Ravens, the 10th in a 32-team series.
The Miami Dolphins made the big splash in free agency with the signing of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and could see Georgia's Todd Gurley as the perfect draft day follow-up. Meanwhile if Philip Rivers is to remain in San Diego, protecting him with Wisconsin's record-breaking Melvin Gordon could be the key to success in the AFC West.
Whether Tennessee holds onto the No. 2 overall pick or trades it away to the highest bidder, Oregon's Marcus Mariota will follow Florida State's Jameis Winston as the second overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft.
NFLDraftScout.com is putting all 32 teams "on the clock," identifying team needs, best fit, experts picks and then putting readers on the clock: Who should the Baltimore Ravens select 26th overall in the 2015 NFL Draft?
How did your favorite NFL team make out in free agency? Well, there's only one A on this report card. Here are the grades for all 32 teams.
Rex Ryan gets LeSean McCoy for his ground-and-pound offense and adds veteran Max Cassel, but there's plenty of more work to do. Here's a dozen things Buffalo needs to do.
There aren't many more perfect storylines than Andrew Luck vs. Peyton Manning in the playoffs. This week, we've got that, plus the Cowboys visit the frozen tundra.

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