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NFL Free Agency 2016 – Franchise Tags

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NFL Free Agency – Franchise Tags and Positional Salary Numbers

The deadline for teams to designate their franchise tag players was today.
List of the players who will not hit free agency next week. Free Agency opens Tuesday March 9th.

Photo - Safety Eric Berry - Kansas City Chiefs

Franchise Tags
Exclusive

Von Miller - OLB Denver Broncos - Super Bowl MVP was given the exclusive franchise tag. The exclusive tag is the first for a non-quarterback since 2007. No teams can talk to Miller and he gets a higher salary.

Franchise Tags
Non-Exclusive

Kirk Cousins – QB Washington Redskins - The Redskins used their non-exclusive franchise tag on him and are willing to pay the $19.953 million tag price for one year. The Redskins want to see Cousins if the real deal before giving him a long-term deal.
Alshon Jeffery – WR Chicago Bears – Highly productive over his short career. Bears hope to get a longterm deal through the spring. Jeffery could play for $14.599 million that was his franchise tender offer.
Cordy Glenn – OT Buffalo Bills – Ranked in the league’s top 10 left tackles and just entering his prime. Bills had to keep him to protect any young starting QB.
Muhammad Wilkerson – DL New York Jets – One of the top five free agents available this offseason. Recovering from a broken leg. Dominant defender.
Josh Norman - CB Carolina Panthers - The Panthers had to keep their best secondary defender. Ranks in top two corners along with Derrelle Revis.
Eric Berry - S Kansas City Chiefs – Talented young vet continues to make a great comeback from cancer. Looking to work out a long-term deal.
Trumaine Johnson - CB Los Angeles Rams - Rams faced a tough decision with both Trumaine and vet Janoris Jenkins up for free agency. Their hoping to get his signature on a long term agreement.
Justin Tucker – PK Baltimore Ravens - One of the best kickers in the league. Gets $4.572 million on a one year deal if they fail to get a long-term deal done.

Transitional Tag
Olivier Vernon – DE Miami Dolphins
- The Dolphins chose to place the transition tag on this emerging defender. They owe him $12.7 million in 2016, but he can sign with another teams. The Dolphins can match any offer sheet if he signs elsewhere. Could command a huge contract deal on the open market.

Franchise Tag Salary Numbers for each position
Transition tags numbers - second figure

Quarterback: $19.953 million ($17.696 million)
Running Back: $11.789 million ($9.647 million)
Wide Receiver: $14.599 million ($12.268 million)
Tight End: $9.118 million ($7.713 million)
Offensive Line: $13.706 million ($11.902 million)

Defensive End: $15.701 million ($12.734 million)
Defensive Tackle: $13.615 million ($10.875 million)
Linebacker: $14.129 million ($11.925 million)
Cornerback: $13.952 million ($11.913 million)
Safety: $10.806 million ($9.116 million)
Kicker/Punter: $4.572 million ($4.123 million)

Frank Coyle is a long time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites.

NFL Awards - Cam Newton MVP & JJ Watt DPY

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NFL 2015-16 Award Winners

Cam Newton Wins MVP
JJ Watt Takes 3rd Defensive Player of Year Award

Photo - Eric Berry - Chiefs

The Broncos win Super Bowl L in a defensive battle, but the 2015 season was Cam Newton’s time to shine. That continued Saturday night at NFL Honors when he won the MVP with 48 of 50 possible votes.

Newton and J.J. Watt winning big awards was not a surprise during the award show. Watt had a message for all the people that doubted him along the way.

"I was a 2-star recruit coming out, and now I have 3 DPOY awards. So... screw all of you guys for doubting me," Watt said.

Cam Newton wins AP Offensive Player of the Year

Hall of Fame Inductees
Brett Favre, Kevin Greene, Marvin Harrison, Orlando Pace, Eddie DeBartolo Jr., Ken Stabler, Tony Dungy and Dick Stanfel were announced as the 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame class.

Comeback Player of the Year Eric Berry provided the most resonant moment of the night talking about the times he "felt like I couldn't do it anymore" during his battle with cancer. He thanked his mom for being there for him during "lonely nights" and you could see how much the award meant to him. The night wrapped up with Anquan Boldin winning the Walter Payton Man of the Year, a worthy choice for one of the league's class acts of the last decade.

Here is the full list of 2016 NFL Award Winners:

AP Most Valuable Player: Cam Newton, QB, Carolina Panthers
NFL Rookie of the Year: Jameis Winston, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Players of the Year: Carson Palmer, QB, Arizona Cardinals; Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings

AP Offensive Rookie of the Year: Todd Gurley, RB, St. Louis Rams
AP Defensive Rookie of the Year: Marcus Peters, CB, Kansas City Chiefs

AP Offensive Player of the Year Cam Newton, QB, Carolina Panthers
AP Defensive Player of the Year: J.J. Watt, DE, Houston Texans

AP Comeback Player of the Year: Eric Berry, S, Kansas City Chiefs
Service Award: Vincent Jackson, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Clutch Performer of the Year: Drew Brees, QB, New Orleans Saints

AP Coach of the Year: Ron Rivera, Carolina Panthers
AP Assistant Coach of the Year: Wade Phillips, Denver Broncos

Art Rooney Award: Charles Woodson, S, Oakland Raiders
Don Shula HS Coach of the Year: Michael Burnett, Tuscarora (Virginia) High School
"Greatness on the Road" Award: Antonio Brown, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers

Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2016:
Brett Favre, QB; Kevin Greene, LB; Marvin Harrison, WR; Orlando Pace, OL; Tony Dungy, coach; Ken Stabler, QB; Dick Stanfel, OL; Eddie DeBartolo, owner

Deacon Jones Award: J.J. Watt, DE, Houston Texans
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year: Anquan Boldin, WR, San Francisco 49ers
Performance Play of the Year: Aaron Rodgers' stunning Hail Mary vs. Lions
NFL.com Fantasy Player of the Year: Antonio Brown, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers

Frank Coyle is a long time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites.

NFL Pro Bowl Team 2015-2016 – Draft Insiders’ Staff

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NFL Pro Bowl Team 2015-2016 – Draft Insiders’ Staff

Photo - WR Odell Beckham - Giants

Quarterback (4)
Cam Newton (Panthers)
Tom Brady (Patriots)
Carson Palmer (Cardinals)
Aaron Rodgers (Packers)

Running Backs (4)
Adrian Peterson (Vikings)
Todd Gurley (Rams)
Doug Martin (Bucs)
Chris Ivory (Jets)

Wide Receiver (6)
Odell Beckham (Giants)
Antonio Brown (Steelers)
Julio Jones (Falcons)
DeAndre Hopkins (Texans)
Larry Fitzgerald (Cardinals)
Brandon Marshall (Jets)

Offensive Tackle (4)
Jason Peters (Eagles)
Tyron Smith (Cowboys)
Trent Williams (Redskins)
Joe Staley (49ers)

Guard (4)
David DeCastro (Steelers)
Zack Martin (Cowboys)
Josh Sitton (Packers)
Mike Iupati (Cardinals)

Center (2)
Travis Frederick (Cowboys)
Ryan Kalil (Panthers)

Tight End (4)
Rob Gronkowski (Patriots)
Tyler Eifert (Bengals)
Travis Kelce (Chiefs)
Greg Olsen (Panthers)

Defense
Defensive End (6)

J.J. Watt (Texans)
Muhammad Wilkerson (Jets)
Ezekiel Ansah (Lions)
Chandler Jones (Patriots)
Michael Bennett (Seahawks)
DeMarcus Ware (Broncos)

Tackles (6)
Aaron Donald (Rams)
Geno Atkins (Bengals)
Calais Campbell (Cardinals)
Kawann Short (Panthers)
Fletcher Cox (Eagles)
Gerald McCoy (Bucs)

Outside Linebacker (6)
Khalil Mack (Raiders)
Von Miller (Broncos)
Jamie Collins (Patriots)
Thomas Davis (Panthers)
Tamba Hali (Chiefs)
Justin Houston (Chiefs)

Inside / Middle Linebacker (4)
Luke Kuechly (Panthers)
Clay Matthews (Packers)
Bobby Wagner (Seahawks)
NaVorro Bowman (49ers)

Cornerback (6)
Josh Norman (Panthers)
Patrick Peterson (Cardinals)
Marcus Peters (Chiefs)
Darrelle Revis (Jets)
Richard Sherman (Seahawks)
Malcolm Butler (Patriots)

Free Safety (3)
Earl Thomas (Seahawks)
Reggie Nelson (Bengals)
Tyrann Mathieu (Cardinals)

Strong Safety (3)
Eric Berry (Chiefs)
Kam Chancellor (Seahawks)
Charles Woodson (Raiders)

Special Teams
Punter (2)

Sam Koch (Ravens)
Johnny Hekker (Rams)

Placekicker (2)
Stephen Gostkowski (Patriots)
Dan Bailey (Cowboys)

Return Specialists (2)
Tyler Lockett (Seahawks)
Darren Sproles (Eagles)

Special Teamer (2)
Justin Bethel (Cardinals)
Matthew Slater (Patriots)

NFL Power Rankings Week 17 – Panthers Fall From Unbeatens

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NFL Power Rankings Week 17 –
Panthers Fall From Unbeatens - Packers/Vikings Battle in Finale for NFC North Title

Rookies of the Week -
Offensive Player - RB David Johnson - Cardinals

Defensive Player - DE/LB Preston Smith - Redskins

Players of the Week
Offensive Player - QB Aaron Rodgers - Packers

Defensive Player - CB Patrick Peterson - Cardinals

Photo - QB Aaron Rodgers - Packers

Team of Week 16 - Jets
Matchup of Week 17 - Vikings (10-5) at Packers (10-5)

NFL Power Rankings Week 17 –
Rank / Team / Record

1. Carolina Panthers (14-1)
The Panthers fell for the first time to the Falcons.

2. Arizona Cardinals (13-2)
Cardinals may be the best club in the NFL and very dangerous in the postseason.

3. New England Patriots (12-3)
Patriots are still in position for every home playoff game and bye week.

4. Cincinnati Bengals (11-4)
Bengals lost a tough game vs the Broncos and need QB Andy Dalton to win in the postseason.

5. Green Bay Packers (10-5)
Packers looked terrible vs Arizona and must win Sunday nite when they host the Vikings.

6. Denver Broncos (11-4)
Broncos’ came up big vs the Bengals and host the Chargers with West title in the balance.

7. Seattle Seahawks (9-6)
The Seahawks were waxed by the Rams, though still are a wild card club who must win on the road in the playoffs.

8. Kansas City Chiefs (10-5)
Chiefs host their arch rival the Raiders with West title at stake.

9. Minnesota Vikings (10-5)
Vikings travel to Titletown to face the Packers with the winner the North champ.

10. New York Jets (10-5)
The Jets won a huge game vs the Patriots that has them alive for wild card entering final game in Buffalo.

11. Pittsburgh Steelers (9-6)
Steelers’ lost a critical matchup vs rival Ravens that leaves them home for the postseason.

12. Washington Redskins (8-7)
The Skins beat the Eagles that earned them the East title in a worst to first season.

13. Houston Texans (8-7)
Texans can clinch South title with a win at home vs the Jaguars this week.

14. Atlanta Falcons (8-7)
Falcons beat the undefeated Panthers last week in their lone shining moment this season.

15. St. Louis Rams (7-8)
The Rams beat a tough Seattle club and look to reach .500 mark in finale in San Fran.

16. Buffalo Bills (7-8)
The Bills host the Jets with HC Rex Ryan only hoping to end their playoff hopes.

17. Indianapolis Colts (7-8)
The Colts need help to win the South division in a season of major disappointment.

18. Oakland Raiders (7-8)
The Raiders showed definite improvement this season and look to win in KC to make the .500 mark.

19. New York Giants (6-9)
GMen were waxed in Minnesota that ended their playoff hopes as they face a major house cleaning this offseason.

20. Philadelphia Eagles (6-9)
Eagles fired HC Chip Kelly and were bombed by the Redskins that ended any postseason dreams.

21. Tampa Bay Bucs (6-9)
Bucs lost another close one and need to mature to become a playoff contender.

22. New Orleans Saints (6-9)
Saints will see many changes after another disappointing season.

23. Baltimore Ravens (5-10)
The Ravens fell off many key injuries, but have a solid core of players that can turn it around quickly.

24. Miami Dolphins (5-10)
The Dolphins don’t know how to win close games that keeps them watching the playoffs.

25. Chicago Bears (6-9)
The Bears beat the Bucs and are in many games, but still find ways to lose key games.

26. Jacksonville Jaguars (5-10)
The Jaguars are competitive weekly and have something to build on for next season.

27. Detroit Lions (6-9)
Lions are a mess and a rudderless franchise that will make more major changes this postseason.

28. Dallas Cowboys (4-11)
Cowboys offense continues to struggle came up short again vs the Jets and play out the string with another non-playoff season.

29. San Diego Chargers (4-11)
Chargers are expected to make major changes that may include a move north to Los Angeles.

30. San Francisco 49ers (4-11)
The 49ers are a team in decline and need a few strong draft classes to return to playoffs.

31. Cleveland Browns (3-12)
Browns actually went backwards this season with few questions answered positively.

32. Tennessee Titans (3-12)
The Titans were crushed by Texans in last one and mercifully close the season in Indy.

NFL Power Rankings Week 16 - Chiefs Press Broncos For AFC West Title

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NFL Power Rankings Week 16 –
Panthers Remain Unbeaten - Chiefs Press Broncos For AFC West Title - NFL Power Poll

Rookies of the Week -
Offensive Player - RB David Johnson - Cardinals

Defensive Player - CB Marcus Peters - Chiefs

Players of the Week
Offensive Player - QB Ryan Fitzpatrick - Jets

Defensive Player - CB Patrick Peterson - Cardinals

Photo - DE J.J. Watt - Texans

Team of Week 15 - Redskins
Matchup of Week 16 - Packers (10-4) at Cardinals (12-2)

Rank / Team / Record

1. Carolina Panthers (14-0)
The Panthers held on vs the GMen and look to finish unblemished.

2. New England Patriots (12-2)
Patriots are in position for home playoff games and bye week.

3. Arizona Cardinals (12-2)
QB Carson Palmer bombed the Eagles to clinch NFC West title.

4. Cincinnati Bengals (11-3)
Bengals win a big game vs 49ers and travel to Denver looking to clinch AFC North title.

5. Green Bay Packers (10-4)
Packers travel to Arizona in what could be a NFC playoff matchup in a few weeks.

6. Denver Broncos (10-4)
Broncos’ are limping down the stretch with Chiefs breathing down their back.

7. Seattle Seahawks (9-5)
The Seahawks are coming on strong in hopes to be the top ranked wild card playoff team.
8. Pittsburgh Steelers (9-5)
Steelers’ come off huge victories over the Bengals and Broncos but face rival Ravens this week.

9. Kansas City Chiefs (9-5)
Chiefs won their 8th game in a row and host the weak Browns in key matchup.

10. Minnesota Vikings (9-5)
Vikings host the Giants this week in key matchup for their playoff wild card hopes.

11. New York Jets (9-5)
The Jets are playing well but host their East menace the Patriots with their AFC wild card playoff hopes in the balance.

12. Washington Redskins (7-7)
The Skins beat the Bills and have a chance to make playoffs with win over the Eagles this Saturday.

13. Houston Texans (7-7)
Texans beat the Colts in critical AFC South matchup and must win a big game vs Titans to maintain divisional lead.

14. New York Giants (6-8)
GMen came up short in a wild shootout with the Panthers and face long mathematical chances for the playoffs.

15. Philadelphia Eagles (6-8)
Eagles were bombed by the Falcons and must beat the Redskins to stay alive for the playoffs this week.

16. Atlanta Falcons (7-7)
Falcons’ host the Panthers in must win situation for their slim playoff hopes.

17. Buffalo Bills (6-8)
The Bills came up vs the Skins and saw their playoff hopes end for another season.

18. Indianapolis Colts (6-8)
The Colts lost a tough South game vs the Texans that puts them in deep trouble for postseason.

19. Oakland Raiders (6-8)
The Raiders showed improvement this season, but another postseason watching the playoffs on TV.

20. Tampa Bay Bucs (6-8)
Bucs have made huge strides this season and will press to reach the .500 mark over final weeks.

21. St. Louis Rams (6-8)
The Rams travel to Seattle for West matchup with only a longshot chance of playoffs.

22. New Orleans Saints (5-9)
Saints’ defense has been their albatross once again.

23. Baltimore Ravens (4-10)
The Ravens will complete a down season, but are capable of turning it around quickly.

24. Miami Dolphins (5-9)
The Dolphins have a lot off offseason work to get this club to playoff levels.

25. Dallas Cowboys (4-10)
Cowboys came up short again vs the Jets and play out the string with another non-playoff performance.

26. Chicago Bears (5-9)
The Bears are still a ways from competing for the postseason.

27. Jacksonville Jaguars (5-9)
The Jaguars lost a key game vs Falcons, but have made huge progress this season.

28. Detroit Lions (5-9)
Lions playing out the schedule will major turnover expected this postseason.

29. San Diego Chargers (4-10)
Chargers are expected to make major changes that could include their QB Philip Rivers.

30. San Francisco 49ers (4-10)
The 49ers are a shell of recent teams and need a strong draft class to reverse their fortunes.

31. Cleveland Browns (3-11)
Browns made little progress this season and face all the major questions once again this offseason.

32. Tennessee Titans (3-11)
The Titans are not competitive weekly this season and add a strong influx of new talent to get to respectability.

NFL Power Rankings Week 14 - Panthers Face Giants in Key NFC Showdown

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NFL Power Rankings Week 14 –
Panthers Face Giants in Key NFC Showdown - NFL Power Poll

Rookies of the Week –
Offensive Player - RB Todd Gurley - Rams

Defensive Player – S Landon Collins - Giants

Players of the Week
Offensive Player - QB Eli Manning - Giants

Defensive Player - LB Khalil Mack - Raiders

Photo - QB Eli Manning - Giants

Team of Week 13 - Steelers
Matchup of Week 14 - Panther (13-0) at Giants (6-7)

Rank / Team / Record

1. Carolina Panthers (13-0)
The Panthers face GMen in must win situation for Big Blue.

2. New England Patriots (11-2)
Patriots back on the beam with big win over Texans.

3. Arizona Cardinals (11-2)
QB Carson Palmer can be the difference maker here.

4. Cincinnati Bengals (10-3)
Andy Dalton down with broken throwing thumb puts them in crisis with two game North lead.

5. Green Bay Packers (9-4)
Packers are clicking with big win over faltering Cowboys.

6. Denver Broncos (10-3)
Broncos’ struggling to put up big numbers without the injured Peyton Manning and travel to Pittsburgh for key AFC matchup.

7. Seattle Seahawks (8-5)
The Seahawks are peaking for the stretch run and host lowly Browns this Sunday.

8. Pittsburgh Steelers (8-5)
Steelers’ come off a huge victory over the Bengals and are starting to build momentum.

9. Kansas City Chiefs (8-5)
Chiefs won their 7th game in a row with a huge defensive showing in 10-3 win over Chargers.

10. Minnesota Vikings (8-5)
Vikings host the Bears this week in key matchup for their playoff hopes.

11. New York Jets (8-5)
The Jets have recovered nicely in recent weeks to jump into AFC wild card playoff mix.

12. New York Giants (6-7)
GMen come off a strong performance vs the Dolphins and host the Panthers in critical matchup.

13. Philadelphia Eagles (6-7)
Eagles edged out win vs Bills and host the hot Cardinals in must win situation.

14. Atlanta Falcons (6-7)
Falcons’ were waxed by the Panthers 38-0 and look stay alive in matchup with Jaguars Sunday.

15. Buffalo Bills (6-7)
The Bills travel to the Capital for must win game vs the competitive Redskins.

16. Indianapolis Colts (6-7)
The Colts lost a horrible game vs the Jaguars and host the equally desperate Texans this week.

17. Washington Redskins (6-7)
The Skins find a way to stay in the playoff hunt behind QB Kirk Cousins and prepare to host the Bills in vital battle.

18. Oakland Raiders (6-7)
The Raiders beat West rival the Broncos last week and face major challenge with Packers coming in on Sunday.

19. Houston Texans (6-7)
Texans came up empty in big game vs Patriots and basically must run the table to get into the postseason.

20. Tampa Bay Bucs (6-7)
Bucs face a key Thursday night contest at St. Louis that will decide their playoff chances.

21. St. Louis Rams (5-8)
The Rams’ got a critical win vs Lions last week and host Thursday night in another must win situation.

22. New Orleans Saints (5-8)
Saints come off a win vs Bucs and look to extend their slim playoff hopes with Lions coming in Monday night.

23. Miami Dolphins (5-8)
The Dolphins play out the string with another non playoff season winding down.

24. Dallas Cowboys (4-9)
Cowboys were toasted by the Packers and hope for a miracle with the Jets coming in to Big D this week.

25. Chicago Bears (5-8)
The Bears are competitive weekly, but find ways to lose close games.

26. Baltimore Ravens (4-9)
The Ravens will regroup this postseason with many changes expected in personnel.

27. Jacksonville Jaguars (5-8)
The Jaguars come off huge win over rival the Colts with the Falcons coming in Sunday.

28. Detroit Lions (4-9)
Lions playing out the schedule will major offseason changes expected on the horizon.

29. San Diego Chargers (3-10)
Chargers are terrible and will probably undergo major offseason changes.

30. San Francisco 49ers (4-9)
The 49ers continue to lack the firepower to compete in the tough NFC West.

31. Cleveland Browns (3-10)
Browns travel to Seattle in what appears as a major mistmatch.

32. Tennessee Titans (3-10)
The Titans were wacked by the Jets and travel to New England this Sunday.

College Football Playoff National Championship Series

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College Football Playoff Schedule

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl
Dec. 31 - No. 4 Oklahoma vs. No. 1 Clemson

Miami Gardens, Florida | Sun Life Stadium
4 p.m. on ESPN
College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
No. 3 Michigan State vs. No. 2 Alabama

Dec. 31 - Arlington, Texas | AT&T Stadium
8 p.m. on ESPN

College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T
Jan. 11 - Glendale, Arizona |
University of Phoenix Stadium
8:30 p.m. on ESPN

Photo – Head Coaches - Semi Finalists Team

Complete College Bowl Schedule – 2015-2016
42 Bowl Games

Dec. 19
Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl

Alcorn State vs. North Carolina A&T
Atlanta | Georgia Dome - Noon on ABC

Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Arizona vs. New Mexico
Albuquerque | University Stadium - 2 p.m. on ESPN

Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl
BYU vs. Utah
Las Vegas | Sam Boyd Stadium - 3:30 p.m. on ABC

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl
Ohio vs. Appalachian State
Montgomery, Alabama | Cramton Bowl - 5:30 p.m. on ESPN

Cure Bowl
San Jose State vs. Georgia State
Orlando | Orlando Citrus Bowl
7 p.m. on CBSSN

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Arkansas State vs. Louisiana Tech
New Orleans | Mercedes-Benz Superdome
9 p.m. on ESPN

Dec. 21
Miami Beach Bowl

Western Kentucky vs. South Florida
Miami, Florida | Marlins Park
2:30 p.m. on ESPN

Dec. 22
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Akron vs. Utah State
Boise, Idaho | Albertsons Stadium
3:30 p.m. on ESPN

Marmot Boca Raton Bowl
Toledo vs. Temple
Boca Raton, Florida | FAU Stadium
7 p.m. on ESPN

Dec. 23
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

Boise State vs. Northern Illinois
San Diego | Qualcomm Stadium
4:30 p.m. on ESPN

GoDaddy Bowl
Georgia Southern vs. Bowling Green
Mobile, Alabama | Ladd-Peebles Stadium
8 p.m. on ESPN

Dec. 24
Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

Middle Tennessee vs. Western Michigan
Nassau, Bahamas | Robinson National Stadium
Noon on ESPN

Hawai'i Bowl
San Diego State vs. Cincinnati
Honolulu | Aloha Stadium
8 p.m. on ESPN

Dec. 26
St. Petersburg Bowl

Connecticut vs. Marshall
St. Petersburg, Florida | Tropicana Field
11 a.m. on ESPN

Hyundai Sun Bowl
Miami vs. Washington State
El Paso, Texas | Sun Bowl
2 p.m. on CBS

Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl
Washington vs. Southern Miss
Dallas | Cotton Bowl
2:20 p.m. on ESPN

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Indiana vs. Duke
Bronx, New York | Yankee Stadium
3:30 p.m. on ABC

Camping World Independence Bowl
Tulsa vs. Virginia Tech
Shreveport, Louisiana | Independence Stadium
5:45 p.m. on ESPN

Foster Farms Bowl
UCLA vs. Nebraska
Santa Clara, California | Levi's Stadium
9:15 p.m. on ESPN

Dec. 28
Military Bowl presented By Northrop Grumman

Pittsburgh vs. Navy
Annapolis, Maryland | Jack Stephens Field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
2:30 p.m. on ESPN

Quick Lane Bowl
Central Michigan vs. Minnesota
Detroit | Ford Field
5 p.m. on ESPN2

Dec. 29
Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

California vs. Air Force
Ft. Worth, Texas | Amon G. Carter Stadium
2 p.m. on ESPN

Russell Athletic Bowl
North Carolina vs. Baylor
Orlando | Orlando Citrus Bowl
5:30 p.m. on ESPN

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Nevada vs. Colorado State
Tucson, Arizona | Arizona Stadium
7:30 p.m. on Campus Insiders

AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl
LSU vs. Texas Tech
Houston | NRG Stadium
9 p.m. on ESPN

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