For some NFL teams, the NFL Draft offers a great opportunity to turn a franchise around. This year, the biggest potential benefactor is the Cleveland Browns. After a winless season, the team owns two top-four picks. How they chose…

The NFL Draft is the ultimate equalizer. Singular picks have turned around franchises. Fans and front offices alike have fretted over big boards, mock drafts, potential trades and more for months. The culmination of this exhaustive effort is distilled…

With the clock winding down to the Cleveland Browns officially being put on the clock, NFL Draft prospects are making their final impressions on teams. While most of the draft picks will come from the FBS, FCS schools do…

For as long as sports have been played, players and teams have sought a leg up on their opposition. Some tactics have been purely gamesmanship, others less than legal. Disguising the status of injured players is only one of…

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Post-Super Bowl Hot Takes

The circus has moved on. Minnesota has done its job in hosting the Super Bowl, and now the keys have been handed to Atlanta. Now that it is all said and done, it is only right to look back…

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NFL Offseason 2018 Guide

The NFL season has officially ended for 2017. Congratulations to the New England Patriots or Philadelphia Eagles on winning the Super Bowl. Excuse the doubling on the winners, this is getting written on Friday before the game, so all…

The New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles face off for the Lombardi Trophy Sunday night in Minneapolis. While The Spectrum staff has given their insights into the big game, here are some other things to look for Sunday….

Taylor Schloemer – Sports Editor Favorite NFL Team: Minnesota Vikings I alluded to it in a column last week, but this prediction stems from the pessimism that comes with being in Minnesota. No matter what, the thoughts of actually…

It is a rare occurrence when the top two seeds reach the championship game. In fact, it was just the third time under the current FCS playoff system. No. 1 James Madison versus No. 2 North Dakota State lived…