Analysis

New York Red Bulls Statistical Preview

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The New York Red Bulls have some of the most fascinating stats in MLS over the last two years. I delve into the numbers to try to figure out, are they just riding a run of fortune that will...

All the Right Moves (So Far)

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Jerome de Bontin and Andy Roxburgh have talked the talk so to speak. Here's hoping they can walk the walk.

Banging Our Heads Against A Wall

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In a way, Chivas USA and the Red Bulls are dysfunctional kindred spirits.

Last Night In Bullet Points

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Before trying to swallow the whole thing, let's get last night's game down in bullet points.

The Biggest of Big Games

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Ok, guys. I know I've said "big game" a lot this year, but hear me out. It really is this time.

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Well, It Wasn't Pretty

The Red Bulls 1-1 draw wasn't pretty, but it seems like it's all going according to plan.

Finishing With A Bang

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Saturday's 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Union ended the season on a high note. Now, we're on to the playoffs.

The Playoff Scenarios

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There are a lot. Just bear with me.

Beep, Beep, Beep

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That's the sound of the Red Bulls backing into the playoffs.

Hans Backe Not Coming Back and No One's Shocked

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Backe told Swedish media his contract won't be renewed, but is anyone surprised?

Who's Earning Their Keep, Who's Not

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The MLS Players Union released the newest salary data. We take a look at who's earning their money and who's not.

Where We Were, One Year Ago

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The Red Bulls head into the weekend in a different situation than last year, but the same opponent and (what should be) the same message.

The Rafa Marquez Conundrum

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Is Rafa Marquez really such a bad guy? Or is he just misunderstood? How much of our disdain is perception, and not reality?

The New York Red Bulls Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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Some bullet points of rage.

Red Bulls Don't Want to Concede Early, But Just How Many Times Have They?

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Spoiler: The Red Bulls have conceded early a lot of times this season.

By All Accounts, Marquez's Return a Good One

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Marquez's return a positive, at least in the locker room.

Putting Last Night's Draw in Context, and Not Necessarily a Good One

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Another bad road game in a season of them for the Red Bulls, but the stats tell an even more troubling story.

Last Week Was a Bigger Week For the Red Bulls Than You Might Think

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Three points Sunday put the Red Bulls right back in the thick of things in the Supporters Shield race.

Chris Heck is Out as President for Business Operations

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A quick examination of the demise of Red Bulls public enemy number one.

So We're in for Kaka, too? Or How You Need to Start Hiring Red Bulls Beat Writers

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Marquez is on his way out! Kaka is coming! We're the greatest team ever! Pump the breaks there, bro.

Tim Cahill: A Rundown of Reactions

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Who's saying what about Tim Cahill's move to the Red Bulls.

Story Lines Abound Heading into Saturday

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Check out all the story lines, plus the most important one, ahead of the Red Bulls' weekend match-up against the Philadelphia Union.

The Brandon Barklage Show and Evaluating the Roster

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How a D.C. castoff made a fan favorite expendable and how that made the Red Bulls a better team.

Red Bulls Get Scoring From Everywhere... But is That a Good Thing?

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The Red Bulls are getting scoring from everywhere, but is that a good thing?

Rafa Marquez, Heath Pearce and the Captain's Armband

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Marquez didn't get the captains armband Sunday. Does it mean anything or are we just being a blog?

Eric Wynalda, the USL and the NASL Just Raised a Gigantic Middle Finger to MLS

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Eric Wynalda, the USL and the NASL just raised a gigantic middle finger to MLS in the Open Cup the other night.

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