Reformed Juventus title favorites
It's not often that a team loses a player that's worth almost a quarter of a billion dollars and manages to improve, but that's just what Juventus did this summer, which is why the Northern giants are favorites to capture a sixth straight scudetto.
Napoli: Roma’s True Rival
Buoyed by some new signings, Napoli looks poised to threaten the top of table again, despite losing Gonzalo Higuain.
Improved Inter Should Worry Roma
Bolstered by some impressive summer signings, Inter Milan could pose a renewed threat to Roma
Fiorentina still strong, but won't challenge Roma
Next up in CDT's Know Your Enemy series is Fiorentina, who will be looking to improve on the 18 wins they accumulated last season under first-year manager Paulo Sousa.
Will A.C. Milan threaten Roma?
Short answer? No. But that's no fun, so read on for the long answer in the first installment of this year's Know Your Enemy series, in which the CDT writing staff dissects Roma's main competition for the season (excluding Roma themselves).
Finding a Place for Florenzi
Now that Roma has brought in Bruno Peres, where does Alessandro Florenzi, last season’s rightback, fit into the picture?
Can Anyone Stop Juventus?
The CdT news team tackles some league wide questions in this addition. Can anyone stop Juventus?
Predictions Sure to Go Wrong
It’s that time of year again. The CdT crew assembles to make a few predictions for the coming season.
Roma’s Attack Leads League
Spurred by a trio of talented forwards, Roma’s attack led the league in goals last season. So what can they do to top that performance?
Roma Season Previews: The Midfielders
CDT's positional season previews continue with the midfield, arguably the strongest area on this year's Roma team even though there's been some major roster changes within the department.
Roma Season Preview: The Defenders
Meet the new defense, same as the old defense. Except really, really not.
Who Will Guide Roma in Goal This Season?
With the Serie A season days away, we take a sneak peek between the sticks. Who will grab the bull by the horns, Woj or Alisson?
CdT's Prospect Countdown: A Primer
Our third annual U23 prospect countdown is around the corner, but before the arguments begin, we take a look back at last year’s top ten.
Talking Roma-Juventus With BWRAO
We recently sat down with our colleagues at Black White and Read All Over to discuss Sunday's Roma-Juventus tilt, which is sure to be an early title decider...we hope.
Ranking Roma's Youth, #7: Antonio Rudiger
We jump back into our U23 prospect countdown with one of Roma's newest assets, former Stuttgart defender Antonio Rudiger. Can he put his injury woes behind him and become the new Jerome Boateng?
Rudi Garcia & His Fondness for the 4-3-3
Our newest contributor attempts to examine the impossible, why is Rudi Garcia so reliant on the 4-3-3? Are there other, better alternatives?
The Tragic Tale of Kevin Strootman
Kevin's absence is akin to the feeling of an empty chair at the Christmas table. A few thoughts on Er Lavatrice in hopes the good juju may help his return to glory
Know Your Roma
We'll cap off our Know Your Enemy series with perhaps our greatest adversary, Roma herself. Can Roma pull it all together this year, or are we destined for another second place finish?
The Great Roma Questionnaire Extraordinaire: Part Two
Part two delves into more serious topics, like the future of Rudi Garcia and Walter Sabatini or which Roma player you'd like to eat McNuggets with.
Know Your Enemy: Fiorentina
The last team in CDT's Know Your Enemy Series is the team least likely to threaten Roma. Fiorentina enter the 2015-16 Serie A season with a new manager as well as a number of player personnel changes, but will still be a top Italian team.
The Great Roma Questionnaire Extraordinaire: Part One
Its that time of year again. Time to peer inside our collective minds and make some Roma related predictions. Who will win the Scudetto? How many goals will Dzeko score? We tackle these and many more questions. Come see how wrong we are!
Know Your Enemy: Juventus
Juve lost a lot of key players from their four-peat this summer, but they also signed some impressive names. Has The Old Lady slipped enough for Roma to take advantage?
Know Your Enemy: Napoli
Roma's neighbors to the south ditched Rafa Benitez and added a few minor parts on defense, but does that make them a title contender?
Know Your Enemy: Lazio
Italy's fiercest rivalry, Roma and Lazio, should have massive title implications this season. With their core intact, Lazio is poised for big things this season.
Know Your Enemy: Inter Milan
CDT continues its Know Your Enemy series with Milan's other team, Inter, which poses more of a threat in the table than AC Milan does, especially after an impressive transfer market this summer.
Know Your Enemy: AC Milan
WIth the season less than a week away, we're going to take a quick look at some of Roma's fiercest rivals. First up, Milan. Can this legendary club take the first steps towards reclaiming its crown?
Will The Real Juan Iturbe Please Stand Up?
Given how much they invested in him and how talented he remains, Roma needs Juan Iturbe to take a step forward this season. He may be their best chance for success.
The Next Great Roma Questionnaire Extraordinaire
The CdT staff tackled the tough/inane questions Roma will face this season. Come and see how inappropriate Jonas' answers were.
Midfield of Magnificence
Led by Daniele De Rossi, Roma's midfield is dynamic, fierce and absolutely loaded with talent. Can Roma's Engine Room lead them to the top?
Roma's Number One Prospect Is...
We're down to two, so who is Roma's best U-23 prospect, Mattia Destro or Juan Iturbe?