Chris Sprow writes that for the Minnesota Vikings to preserve the long-term effectiveness of running back Adrian Peterson and take the leap to the next level, quarterback Christian Ponder must step up his game.
Should the Buccaneers sign Josh Freeman to a long-term contract? Based solely on his impressive passing totals, maybe, but Freeman is one of a dozen QBs who must be judged with a different measuring stick in the new NFL, writes Chris Sprow.
With the vast majority of player value found in Round 1, Chris Sprow examines 10 teams who face big decisions on which direction to go with their top pick, starting with the Minnesota Vikings at No. 3 overall.
Chris Sprow analyzes why teams that took rookie quarterbacks early in the draft should start them for all 16 games. Historically, they are around .500, and if they bomb, Andrew Luck is waiting in the 2012 draft.