No one questions New England's offensive firepower, but it's time to give the Patriots' defense its due. A closer look reveals a unit that's young, fast, smart, unconventional -- and a big reason why the Patriots are still unbeaten.
It's been an up and mostly down season for the Saints. Next up are the 5-0 Falcons, who are led by Matt Ryan, Devonta Freeman and a stingy defense. Here are five stats to know about the NFC South showdown.
How can a defense with J.J. Watt and six other first-round picks be struggling to generate sacks and stop teams? Here's why and how to fix it.
Not cutting RG3 is a smart move by the Redskins. But dumb? That's the Falcons trading for Andy Levitre and anyone who still thinks Tim Tebow can be an NFL QB.
Levitre's massive contract with the Titans was a huge bust, and now he's moving on.
Shrink the preseason? Yeah, right. But adding more bodies to lessen injuries may not be a hard sell to owners. Also not happening: Eli hitting free agency.
How important are the final two games of the preseason? As NFL teams piece together their final 53-man rosters, many questions will be answered before the 2015 season kicks off. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about the preseason, roster cutdowns and how the fates of players are decided.
Can Geno Atkins return to All-Pro form? Can Johnny Manziel revive his career? Is Peyton done? Is Cameron Wake too pricey? Here are each AFC team's prove-it guys.
What do Russell Wilson, Percy Harvin, Larry Fitzgerald and Dwayne Bowe have in common? They're good, but not great. Here is each team's most overhyped player.

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