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NFL Super Wild Card Weekend: Browns, Bills head winners; Frank Reich, Mike Vrabel among losers
Jan 11, 2021
The NFL's first ever Super Wild Card Weekend was true to its name: super and wild. Who were the biggest winners? The unequivocal losers? Adam Schein provides the answers in this edition of the Schein Nine.
NFL truths confirmed in Week 14: Bills are the real deal, Taysom Hill's not the answer
Dec 14, 2020
NFL Week 14 provided great clarity for Adam Schein, who spotlights nine truths that were confirmed on Sunday. Who is Kansas City's biggest AFC threat? Is Taysom Hill viable? Which team NEEDS a coaching change? Get the answers right here!
Patrick Mahomes the clear MVP? Browns legit? Buccaneers broken?
Nov 30, 2020
In this edition of the Schein Nine, Adam Schein separates fact from fiction as we head down the home stretch of the 2020 regular season. Is Patrick Mahomes the clear MVP? Are the Browns legit? Are the Buccaneers broken beyond repair?
Big deal or no big deal? Appraising Bills' crushing loss, another Seahawks setback and more
Nov 16, 2020
Week 10 provided inspiring performances, a prime-time upset and one unimaginable finish. But what do these developments mean in the grand scheme of things? What's a big deal and what isn't? Adam Schein weighs in.
True or false: Steelers NFL's best team? Dolphins the real deal? Patriots cooked?
Nov 02, 2020
Are the Steelers the best team in the NFL? Is Brian Flores building something special in Miami? Did the Patriots just go down for the count? After another wild Sunday, Adam Schein plays true or false.
NFL's top nine defenses in 2020: Chargers, Bills, 49ers all loaded, but who's No. 1?
Aug 18, 2020
As we hurtle toward the 2020 NFL season, Adam Schein predicts which nine teams will boast the league's best defenses. Who earns the No. 1 spot: Derwin James' Chargers, Tre'Davious White's Bills or Nick Bosa's 49ers?
NFL's top nine offenses in 2020? Watch out for Cowboys, Chiefs, Ravens and ... Bengals?
Aug 12, 2020
Less than a month away from kickoff, Adam Schein predicts the nine best NFL offenses in 2020. The Cowboys, Chiefs and Ravens predictably make the cut, but don't overlook the talented groups in Las Vegas and Cincinnati.
Top 100 Players: Patrick Mahomes at No. 4?! Let's re-rank the top 10
Jul 30, 2020
NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2020 concluded on Wednesday night with the unveiling of the final 10 names, and Adam Schein is shocked that the players voted three(!) guys in front of Patrick Mahomes. So, here is the annual re-ranking of the top 10.
Ranking NFL's top wide receivers in 2020: Is Keenan Allen right?
Jul 28, 2020
In the wake of Keenan Allen proclaiming himself better than Mike Evans and Tyreek Hill, Adam Schein provides his own rankings of the top nine receivers in the NFL today. Where does the Los Angeles Chargers Pro Bowler slot on the list?
The Chiefs just won another Super Bowl! Why Kansas City will repeat
Jul 16, 2020
On Tuesday, the Kansas City Chiefs locked up Pro Bowl DT Chris Jones on a four-year, $85 million contract with $60 million in total guarantees. And today, Adam Schein's locking up a guarantee of his own: The Chiefs are repeating as Super Bowl champions.
Ranking the eight NFL divisions by quarterback: NFC South claims No. 1
Jun 16, 2020
How do the NFL's eight divisions stack up in terms of strength at the game's most important position? Adam Schein provides his annual division rankings by quarterback. Which quartet of teams holds the No. 1 spot as we head toward the 2020 season?
Ranking the NFL's worst-to-first candidates in 2020: Lions' year?!
Jun 11, 2020
Almost every NFL season, at least one team rises from the cellar to take the divisional crown. Who's most likely to go from worst to first in 2020? Adam Schein ranks the eight candidates, with a No. 1 pick that might surprise you.
NFL's next great dynasty? Chiefs, Cowboys, Bills among candidates
May 19, 2020
Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the Patriots defined the past two decades of NFL football. But in the wake of the quarterback's relocation to Tampa Bay, which team is most likely to take the torch as the league's next great dynasty? Adam Schein ranks the candidates.
2020 NFL Draft: Don't pass on Isaiah Simmons or Derrick Brown!
Apr 21, 2020
Is Jordan worth the Love? Will teams regret passing on Isaiah Simmons? Could a center be this class' cleanest prospect? Before the 2020 NFL Draft officially gets underway Thursday night, Adam Schein provides nine strong takes.
NFL Divisional Round winners/losers: Patrick Mahomes isn't fair
Jan 13, 2020
After another fascinating weekend of NFL action, Adam Schein spotlights the best and worst of the four-game slate. Who flourished? Who flopped? And who was out of line? Check out the Divisional Round winners and losers.
NFL Week 15 fallout: Dallas will win East, 49ers will still win NFC
Dec 16, 2019
Will Derek Carr and Philip Rivers both change teams this offseason? Are the 49ers still NFC favorites? Have the Cowboys finally re-established themselves as kings of the East? Fresh off another fascinating Sunday, Adam Schein separates fact from fiction.
NFL Week 13 takeaways: Ravens good, Raiders bad, Giants ugly
Dec 02, 2019
The Sunday after Thanksgiving is always telling in the NFL. This is when the heat intensifies and playoff tickets are punched. With that in mind, Adam Schein provides the good, the bad and the ugly from the first Sunday in December.
Texans, Rams, Eagles are indeed contenders; Bears pretenders
Oct 28, 2019
Eight weeks into the 2019 campaign, which teams have the potential to emerge from the fat middle and make noise this winter? Which are doomed to irrelevancy? It's time to separate contenders from pretenders, Schein Nine style.
Pats, Lamar Jackson, Kellen Moore among Week 1's big winners
Sep 09, 2019
Panicking off Week 1 is easy. And sometimes merited. But what's the fun in that? Football is BACK, and that's a beautiful thing. With that in mind, Adam Schein spotlights the nine best developments from the opening NFL Sunday.
2019 NFL bubble teams: Case for, case against, early prediction
Jul 23, 2019
Will the Browns live up to their sky-high expectations? Can Antonio Brown revive Raider Nation? What's next for the Lamar Jackson-led Ravens? Adam Schein spotlights nine bubble teams, providing a case for, case against and early prediction for each.