Draft preview: Knee injuries alter RB draft values
Several prominent running backs suffered torn ACLs last season. Michael Fabiano looks at how the ailment will affect their value in 2008 fantasy drafts.
Breaking down the growing list of fantasy football terminologies
What is a handcuff? What is an RBBC? How do you pronounce Houshmandzadeh? You'll learn this and much more in NFL.com's A to Z fantasy football glossary.
When it comes to schemes, leadership, Payton carries no one's bags
Saints coach Sean Payton has cultivated a reputation as one of the league's brightest offensive minds and strategists, but his value goes far beyond his play-calling. He is a true leader.
Vikings, Saints face player suspensions, so will there be rough starts?
Two NFC contenders each could be without two defensive cogs for the first month of the 2009 season because of suspensions. That shouldn't be a problem for the Vikings, but it could be for the Saints.
Pondering the best- and worst-case scenarios on Day 1
With the draft only a few days away, Bucky Brooks plays general manager for 32 teams and looks at the potential draft scenarios facing each club during the first round on draft day.
Mock draft 5.0: Broncos' extra picks open up trade possibilities
The Jay Cutler trade to Chicago opened up the possibility for an exciting first round of the draft, as more trades could completely alter the heart of the draft order.
Mock draft 5.0: New No. 1 overall pick, but it's still not Stafford
In his latest mock draft, Pat Kirwan thinks there will be a change at the top of the draft, but it still won't involve quarterback Matthew Stafford going No. 1 overall to the Lions.
Mock draft 4.0: Cutler adds intrigue to draft scenarios
The recent development surrounding Jay Cutler could profoundly impact this year's draft, perhaps adding more hypothetical scenarios than ever to the draft, or possibly may not change much at all.
Team-by-team draft needs: NFC South
NFL.com's Pat Kirwan draws up his draft board for every team in the NFC South. See the needs for the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Buccaneers and find out what player they should target.
These big-name free agents match up with potential playing destinations
Many well-established, big-name free agents are still looking for a place to play in 2009. Here are some teams that potentially could be in need of those players.
Money might be hard to come by for '09 free agents
Between a slumping economy and the current cap ramifications of a potential uncapped year in 2010, the free-agent class of 2009 might see fewer teams shelling out big-money contracts.
We've got issues: Breaking down NFC free-agency needs
The veteran free-agency signing period begins on Feb. 27, and here's an in-depth look at each NFC team's potential key free agents and offseason course of action.
Teams eyeing late-round RBs as cost-effective role players
The success of so many non-first-round picks adds even more value to young running backs because talent can be gathered later in the draft when salary costs decrease.
Expect a busy offseason with the potential of an uncapped 2010 season
Teams willing to spend cash will always find talent on the free-agent market, but some organizations might take a different approach to signing players this offseason.