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Douglas Fritz

Job Title:
Associate Editor, NFL & NCAA Football
Expertise:
NFL, MLB, NBA
Location:
Johnson City, TN
Education:
East Tennessee State University
Past Work:
Matthew516Sports, Johnson City Press, Kingsport Times-News

Douglas Fritz has been writing about sports for almost four decades and publishes a Christian sports newsletter and podcast on Substack at Matthew516Sports. He started as a reporter for the student newspaper at East Tennessee State University, worked his way up to Editor-In-Chief, and began his sports writing career at the Johnson City Press daily newspaper while still in college. During 30-plus years at the Press, he covered University of Tennessee football, men's and women's basketball, ETSU athletics, and high school athletics. Among the people he has interviewed are Dale Murphy, Bobby Cox, John Smoltz, and Bruce Smith. He is also a Christian-based screenwriter (five feature-length and one short), book writer (three completed manuscripts and one novel), and songwriter.

Vikings' J.J. McCarthy gets impressive endorsement from new teammateThe Minnesota Vikings' rookie quarterback has been turning heads and got an impressive endorsement from a teammate.Douglas Fritz ·
J.J. McCarthy, TJ Hockenson, Vikings
Ranking 10 greatest New Orleans Saints of all timeThe New Orleans Saints took a long time to create a winning story, but still have enough talent to rank the 10 greatest players of all time.Douglas Fritz ·
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Ranking 10 greatest Baltimore Ravens of all timeBaltimore has become a proud franchise in less than 30 years of existence, and here's a look at the 10 greatest Ravens of all time.Douglas Fritz ·
Jonathan Ogden, Terrell Suggs, Baltimore Ravens
Ranking 10 greatest Kansas City Chiefs of all timeThe Kansas City Chiefs have become a dominant franchise, and the list of their 10 greatest players of all times tilts toward the present.Douglas Fritz ·
Derrick Thomas, Chiefs
Ranking 10 greatest Carolina Panthers of all timeThe Carolina Panthers have been an NFL franchise since 1995, and here's a look at the organization's 10 greatest players of all time.Douglas Fritz ·
Sam Mills, Greg Olsen, Julius Peppers, Panthers
Ranking 10 greatest Tennessee Titans of all timeThe Tennessee Titans and Houston Oilers have a long list of quality players who could rank among the greatest of all time in the franchise.Douglas Fritz ·
Steve McNair, Earl Campbell, Jevon Kearse, Titans
Ranking 10 greatest Washington Commanders of all timeWashington had a sweet run through the 1980s, and the ranking of the 10 greatest Commanders of all time comes from that era.Douglas Fritz ·
Art Monk, Darrell Green, Joe Theismann, Dexter Manley, Commanders
3 potential Buccaneers' trade candidates entering 2024 training campThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers enter the 2024 NFL training camp season with three potential trade candidates who could reshape the roster.Douglas Fritz ·
Chris Godwin, Buccaneers
3 potential Cardinals trade candidates entering 2024 training campThe Arizona Cardinals head into the 2024 NFL training camp season with needs, and have three potential trade candidates to solve the issue.Douglas Fritz ·
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3 potential Texans trade candidates entering 2024 training campThe 2024 NFL training camps are around the corner, and the Houston Texans have three players they may consider as trade candidates.Douglas Fritz ·
Robert Woods, Texans
3 potential Bills trade candidates entering 2024 training campThe Buffalo Bills enter the 2024 training camp season with three candidates to discuss in trade talks, including a former Pro Bowl standout.Douglas Fritz ·
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3 potential Dolphins trade candidates entering 2024 training campThe Miami Dolphins are closing in on the 2024 NFL training camp season and have three potential trade candidates.Douglas Fritz ·
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3 potential Chiefs trade candidates entering 2024 training campThe Kansas City Chiefs have three potential trade candidates as they prepare for the 2024 NFL training camp.Douglas Fritz ·
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Steelers' TJ Watt earns eye-opening DB take from Joe BurrowPittsburgh Steelers' linebacker T.J. Watt drew an eye-opening take from Bengals QB Joe Burrow about his DB abilityDouglas Fritz ·
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Cowboys CeeDee Lamb won't discuss contract questions at upcoming youth campDallas Cowboys wide receiver CeeDee Lamb said discussions about his contract situation won't be held at his upcoming youth camp.Douglas Fritz ·
Cee Dee Lamb, Cowboys
3 potential Panthers trade candidates entering 2024 training campAmong the potential trade candidates for the 2024 Panthers heading into training camp is a former star running back.Douglas Fritz ·
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3 potential Falcons trade candidates entering 2024 training campThe Atlanta Falcons enter the NFL 2024 training camp soon with three players standing out as potential trade candidates.Douglas Fritz ·
Nate Landman, Falcons
3 potential Titans trade candidates entering 2024 training campWith the 2024 training camp around the corner, the Tennessee Titans have a trio of players who can be considered trade candidates.Douglas Fritz ·
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3 potential Commanders trade candidates entering 2024 training campThe Washington Commanders enter the 2024 NFL training camp with three interesting trade candidates on their roster.Douglas Fritz ·
Jonathan Allen, Commanders
Commanders challenge facing Dan Quinn even bigger than you might imagineWashington Commanders head coach Dan Quinn faces the big challenge of restoring shine to a once-proud franchise.Douglas Fritz ·
Dan Quinn, Commanders
3 cut candidates on Raiders' roster ahead of NFL training campThe Las Vegas Raiders enter the 2024 NFL training camp with question marks, and here are three answers for roster-cut candidates.Douglas Fritz ·
Ameer Abdullah, Raiders