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State of the 2023 Washington Commanders: Pivotal year for Ron Rivera, Sam Howell and Co.
Jun 01, 2023
How will head coach Ron Rivera and new starting quarterback Sam Howell respond to immense pressure in a pivotal year? Adam Rank examines the state of the Washington Commanders heading into the 2023 NFL season.
State of the 2023 Philadelphia Eagles: Jalen Hurts and Co. appear poised to avoid Super Bowl hangover
May 30, 2023
After falling just short of hoisting the Lombardi Trophy last season, can Jalen Hurts and Co. avoid the dreaded Super Bowl hangover? Adam Rank checks in on the state of the 2023 Philadelphia Eagles.
2021 NFL Draft do-over: Jets pick Justin Fields; Trey Lance still top-10 choice
Apr 14, 2023
Two years after the fact, Adam Rank runs the 2021 NFL Draft over again -- and the Jets don't let Justin Fields go by them at No. 2 overall this time. Who else rises and falls? And which team snags Micah Parsons?
2023 NFL free agency: Five players who should stay with current team, five who should hit open market
Mar 01, 2023
Lamar Jackson and Daniel Jones have reached the end of their respective rookie contracts. So, what's the next move for each quarterback? Adam Rank spotlights five pending free agents who should stay put and five who should hit the open market.
5 NFL players who should be traded this offseason: DeAndre Hopkins, Mike Evans to continue WR trend?
Feb 16, 2023
Last offseason was highlighted by a number of high-profile trades, with the receiver position playing a starring role. Adam Rank identifies five notable players who SHOULD be dealt this offseason, including two highly decorated wideouts.
NFL coaches whose personalities best match their cities: Where do Super Bowl LVII opponents rank?
Feb 06, 2023
Why does Chiefs coach Andy Reid seem like a perfect fit for Kansas City? Is Eagles coach Nick Sirianni ideal for Philadelphia? Adam Rank lists the five coaches whose personalities best match their team's home cities.
Pro Football Hall of Fame: My Class of 2023 modern-era predictions
Aug 04, 2022
With the Pro Football Hall of Fame about to enshrine its newest members, Adam Rank predicts which modern-era players will make the Class of 2023. Are Joe Thomas and Darrelle Revis locks to be elected in their first year of eligibility?
State of the 2022 Miami Dolphins: Pressure on Tua Tagovailoa to prove he's QB of the future
Jul 20, 2022
With better weapons on the field and first-year head coach Mike McDaniel on the sideline, will Tua Tagovailoa prove he is Miami's quarterback of the future? Adam Rank checks in on the state of the Dolphins heading into the 2022 NFL season.
State of the 2022 New York Jets: Robert Saleh, Zach Wilson hitting crucial Year 2 with offseason optimism
Jul 18, 2022
The 2021 season did not go as planned for rookie quarterback Zach Wilson and rookie head coach Robert Saleh. But on the heels of a sparkling offseason, is Gang Green poised to break through in 2022? Adam Rank explores the state of the New York Jets.
State of the 2022 Los Angeles Chargers: Can Justin Herbert, Brandon Staley lead playoff push?
Jul 13, 2022
Justin Herbert and Brandon Staley barely missed the playoffs last season. Are they ready to break into the postseason this time around? Adam Rank checks in on the state of the Los Angeles Chargers.
State of the 2022 Kansas City Chiefs: Even without Tyreek Hill, it's title or bust for Patrick Mahomes
Jul 11, 2022
How much does Tyreek Hill's move to Miami impact Kansas City's expectations in 2022? Not much at all! In this edition of State of the Franchise, Adam Rank says the Chiefs remain squarely in "title or bust" mode.
State of the 2022 Tennessee Titans: A.J. Brown's gone, but don't overlook this Derrick Henry-led bunch
Jul 07, 2022
Tennessee's 2021 season came to a highly disappointing conclusion. Then A.J. Brown relocated to Philadelphia. Gloom and doom in Nashville? No chance! Adam Rank explains why you cannot overlook the Titans in this edition of his State of the Franchise series.
State of the 2022 Indianapolis Colts: Pressure on Frank Reich, Matt Ryan to deliver deep playoff run
Jul 05, 2022
Will Matt Ryan get the Colts back to the playoffs -- and make a run -- after the team's disappointing finish to last season? Adam Rank checks in on the state of the win-now Colts heading into the 2022 season.
State of the 2022 Cincinnati Bengals: How will Joe Burrow and Co. follow up Super Bowl run?
Jun 29, 2022
Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase are coming off an astounding run to Super Bowl LVI. What do the Bengals have in store for a follow-up? Adam Rank takes stock of Cincinnati heading into the 2022 NFL season.
State of the 2022 Pittsburgh Steelers: Can Mike Tomlin avoid first losing season without Big Ben?
Jun 28, 2022
Mike Tomlin has never posted a losing season as Pittsburgh head coach. Can he keep the streak alive without Ben Roethlisberger? Adam Rank digs into the state of the Steelers heading into the 2022 NFL season.
State of the 2022 Carolina Panthers: Time for Matt Rhule to make some real progress
Jun 22, 2022
After a pair of five-win seasons, Matt Rhule MUST produce results in Carolina. And will he finally get the most out of the quarterback position? Adam Rank checks in on the Panthers heading into the 2022 NFL season.
State of the 2022 Green Bay Packers: Aaron Rodgers and Co. still title contenders without Davante Adams
Jun 14, 2022
Aaron Rodgers is fresh off his second straight MVP season, but in the wake of Davante Adams' departure to Las Vegas, is Green Bay still a top contender? Adam Rank checks in on the state of the Packers in 2022.
State of the 2022 Dallas Cowboys: Mike McCarthy needs to produce a playoff run, or else ...
Jun 09, 2022
Do the Dallas Cowboys have what it takes to finally put together another playoff run? Will Mike McCarthy remain employed if they don't? Adam Rank explores the state of this storied franchise heading into the 2022 NFL season.
State of the 2022 Washington Commanders: Pivotal season for Ron Rivera, Carson Wentz
Jun 08, 2022
Will Carson Wentz put doubts to rest or send Washington back to the drawing board at QB? Can Ron Rivera lead this year's team to the playoffs? Adam Rank explores the state of the Commanders franchise heading into the 2022 NFL season.
2022 NFL free agency: Five players who should stay with current teams, five who should go
Feb 24, 2022
Should Jadeveon Clown stay in Cleveland or cash in on the free agent market? What about Von Miller in Los Angeles? Adam Rank discusses five free agents who should stay with their current NFL teams and five who are better off moving on.
Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2022: Predicting the five modern-era inductees
Feb 10, 2022
Will all-world returner Devin Hester reach the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility? Adam Rank predicts five modern-era inductees for the Class of 2022, which will be announced Thursday during NFL Honors.
All-Tom Brady Team: Rob Gronkowski, Richard Seymour among best to have played with QB
Feb 02, 2022
What would an all-star squad of ex-Tom Brady teammates look like? Adam Rank assembles a crew of starters out of the best to have shared the field with the QB in his time with the Patriots and Buccaneers.