Barnwell: Should NFL teams rest starters in Week 17? Cases for and against

Le’Veon Bell and Ben Roethlisberger are among the Steelers stars who rested for the last game of the regular season. Should they be worried after watching the Rams lose at home? Bill Barnwell dug into recent history to find out.
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Barnwell: Todd Gurley’s surging case for MVP, and why the GOAT still has an edge

The Rams running back has had a historically great December, and the MVP race appears to be down to two. Here’s how Todd Gurley could win — and how Tom Brady could hold him off.
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Barnwell: Three options to fix the NFL’s catch rule

OK, fine, the catch rule was interpreted correctly in the final minute of the Patriots’ win over the Steelers. But the rule is still bad. Here’s how the league can make it better.
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Barnwell: Ranking the NFL’s best and worst potential coach openings

A super-talented 22-year-old quarterback and a few defensive stars? The Texans’ job is intriguing if Bill O’Brien doesn’t return. Bill Barnwell sorts the coaching jobs that could come open in 2018.
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Barnwell: Two big favorites, two close races and one drama-filled AFC playoff field

What if we told you the 6-6 Chiefs, losers of six of their past seven games, are actually in OK shape? The AFC playoff picture is four simultaneous races. Here’s who’s getting in and why.
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Barnwell: Can the Cowboys fix their offense and save their season?

Dak, Dez and Dallas have Texas-sized problems and a minuscule chance to make the playoffs after three straight losses without Zeke in the backfield. How has the offense been so dreadful?
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Barnwell: 17 moments that shaped Week 11 — and the NFL playoff race

Barnwell: 17 moments that shaped Week 11 — and the NFL playoff race
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Barnwell: What changed in Super Bowl rematch, and why Falcons are in trouble

Barnwell: What changed in Super Bowl rematch, and why Falcons are in trouble
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Barnwell: How the winless Giants got here, and why they’re in trouble

Barnwell: How the winless Giants got here, and why they’re in trouble
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Barnwell: Time to worry about NFL’s five preseason favorites?

Barnwell: Time to worry about NFL’s five preseason favorites?
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Barnwell: Verdicts on NFL players on pace for greatness — and failure

Barnwell: Verdicts on NFL players on pace for greatness — and failure
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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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Barnwell: Should the Lions really shell out for Matthew Stafford?

Barnwell: Should the Lions really shell out for Matthew Stafford?
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