Barnwell: Who’s most likely to improve (and decline) in second half

Julio Jones will score more touchdowns. Patrick Mahomes might level off. Here’s what the numbers tell us about the rest of the NFL season.
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Barnwell: The Wentz and Watson dilemma: MVP upside, serious downside

The young quarterbacks were out of this world in 2017 — before ACL injuries ended their seasons. Bill Barnwell details what to expect in 2018.
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Barnwell: Predicting which NFL breakouts will stick — and crumble

Kareem Hunt ran wild last season. DeMarcus Lawrence was unblockable. Here’s which stars are actually rising, and who might be a one-year wonder.
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Barnwell: Best fits for 15 free agents still on market

The best fit for Dez Bryant? Aaron Rodgers would love him in Green Bay. Here are the ideal landing spots for 15 unsigned veterans.
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Barnwell: Projecting first starts for all five Round 1 QBs

Teams preach patience with rookie QBs but rarely follow through. When should each of 2018’s first-round quarterbacks get the chance to start?
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Barnwell: Who stole draft value in Round 1 trades?

It was no surprise to see so many swaps during the NFL draft on Thursday. Who did the best when it comes to draft board value? The envelopes, please …
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Barnwell: Barkley or bust at No. 2? Why Giants should pass

There’s every reason to believe that Saquon Barkley will be an elite running back. But drafting a quarterback is the better bet for New York. Here’s why.
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Barnwell: History tells us the NFL is terrible at evaluating quarterbacks

Picking the right quarterback is the most important thing teams can do. It’s not that simple, though. The past three decades are littered with reaches, misses and busts. History tells us we’ll see more of the same in 2018.
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The best Eagles-Patriots preview you’ll read: Barnwell makes his Super Bowl pick

Brady vs. Foles. Belichick vs. Pederson. McDaniels vs. Schwartz. Ertz vs. a double-team. Gronk vs. … everybody? This Eagles-Patriots matchup is no mismatch. Bill Barnwell covers every angle.
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Barnwell: How all 12 NFL playoff teams could change this offseason

In 2017, we saw eight new playoff teams in a 12-team field. Why? Because teams routinely look a heckuva lot different year-to-year.
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Barnwell: Ranking NFL players with most to gain (and lose) in 2017

Barnwell: Ranking NFL players with most to gain (and lose) in 2017
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