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Russell Baxter

Love the NFL? You can find me on NFL Spin Zone (FanSided), Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Tumblr, TheBingBing, FriendLife and more. NFL consultant, historian analyst, lots of radio (Fox, CBS, NBC, etc.) and TV.

2016 NFL Preseason Schedule with Results (Final)


2016 NFL PRESEASON SCHEDULE WITH RESULTS (All Times ET) Sunday, August 7 Hall of Fame Game: Green Bay vs. Indianapolis (CANCELLED) Week 1 Thursday, August 11 Atlanta 23, Washington 17 Philadelphia 17, Tampa Bay 9 Baltimore 22, Carolina 19 New England 34, New Orleans 22 N.Y. Jets 17, Jacksonville 13 Denver 22, Chicago 0 ...

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NFL 2016: Key Comings and Goings (as of August 26)

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NFL 2016: Key Comings and Goings (as of August 26) A look at the key comings and goings around the NFL in 2016. Depth charts for each team at this link provided by Ourlads. Transactions and 2016 suspensions provided by Spotrac. Arizona Cardinals Comings: S Tyvon Branch (from Chiefs) DE Chandler Jones (Trade/Patriots) G ...

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Good Morning Football: Nerd Bowl Part Deux (Aug. 17, 2016)


On Wednesday, August 17, I made my return to NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football,” I had the opportunity to participate in another NFL trivia contest (@BaxFootballGuru) against Fox Sports’ Peter Schrager (@PSchrags). CLICK HERE to see the rematch! Follow @GMFB on Twitter and LIKE Good Morning Football on Facebook.

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Good Morning Football: Nerd Bowl (Aug. 2, 2016)

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On Tuesday, August 2, during the second-ever edition of NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football,” I had the opportunity to participate in an NFL trivia contest (@BaxFootballGuru) against Fox Sports’ Peter Schrager (@PSchrags). CLICK HERE to see how we fared. Follow @GMFB on Twitter

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Get Your Pro Football Guru T-Shirts Here!


Welcome to the summer. For fans of the site (Pro Football Guru) and our Twitter (@BaxFootballGuru) handle, as well as followers of football, we now have ProFootballGuru.com T-shirts for sale. They are AVAILABLE in 6 men’s sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XL, XXL and XXXL  They are 100 percent grey cotton shirts with our logo in blue. The cost ...

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2016 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations


NFL TRAINING CAMP DATES & LOCATIONS Following is the training camp list of sites and rookie and veteran reporting dates (courtesy of NFL Communications). You can click here for the link. The New Orleans Saints will be the first team to open camp on July 20 for rookies. The Baltimore Ravens ...

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Muhammad Ali: A Personal Story About the Champion

This is part of an amazing story. Thanks to my good friend Craig Mortali (hello Paula Martin Mortali), Chris Berman and I meant Muhammad Ali the week of Super Bowl XXVIII in Atlanta (January of 1994). As Brittany Virgil mentioned, my father also suffered from Parkinson’s disease. He was a ...

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The Most Improved Team in Each NFL Division After Early Free Agency

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Three weeks into the NFL’s new fiscal year, every organization has dabbled in free agency one way or another. There have also been a few interesting trades along the way. Which franchises have helped themselves the most to date? Here’s a look at eight NFL teams (one per division) that ...

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The NFL’s Most Improved Units Early into Free Agency

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The NFL draft is roughly one month away, but a number of teams have already made significant improvement in specific areas. Be it via free agency or trade, the last two-plus weeks have proved fortuitous for eight clubs that, for the most part, had either some glaring issues and/or holes ...

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The NFL’s Best Remaining Free Agents at Every Position

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Less than three weeks into NFL free agency, and there is still some talent available on the open market. A look here includes the best player at each position, with some of these spots being a little deeper than others. The 13 selections are primarily based on last season’s performance, ...

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