NFL starting quarterbacks ranked first to worst. See methodology at bottom of rankings: 1. Tom Brady, New England Patriots His 2015 season defied logic, when he somehow improved despite his age. The four-time Super Bowl champ seems more mobile than ever, which has only enhanced his mental ability. He can dissect a defense in a flash but can now buy extra time to give his receivers second and third opportunities to get open. It’s almost unfair. 2. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers Jordy Nelson’s absence clearly hurt him last year. Rodgers’ remaining receivers couldn’t get open quickly, and he didn’t look as comfortable. His pocket presence evaluation consequently dipped -- the biggest reason he’s
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera has seen his defense finish amongst the league’s top-10 in each of the past four seasons. A unit that’s been that good for that long usually doesn’t carry over a handful of open spots. But with so much of their 2015 defensive roster now gone, this particular Carolina squad will. How could the Panthers 53-man roster look on the defensive side with a training camp and two exhibition games down? Here’s a look into our crystal ball. Starters – Charles Johnson, Kony Ealy Backups – Mario Addison, Ryan Delaire Last year, the Panthers headed into the regular season with four defensive ends – Johnson, Ealy, Addison and Wes Horton. The only change here is that Horton
Rest easy, National Football League fans. The 2016 NFL Draft came and went, and training camp is in session. The reality of the situation in Cleveland is that the Browns have holes all over their roster — despite having 14 picks in the 2016 NFL Draft — and they are still a long ways away from being competitive in the AFC North.