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Some key NFL players already out for the season

Training camp has started league wide and already we’re receiving the unfortunate news of some players being out for the season. As an NFL fan you know the bad news is coming, it’s the nature of the beast, you just hope it’s not a critical player for the team you root for. Even then, your […]

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The top 25 most memorable plays in NFL history

Just as the NFL’s unofficial summer vacation wraps up, we want to keep things macro for one final big-picture look at the NFL history books with a completely subjective summary of what we feel are the 25 most memorable plays in football history. A few rules. First, we’re restricting this to the Super Bowl era. […]

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The NFL’s 10 most tortured fan bases

Last week, we looked at the NFL teams that enjoyed/dealt with the biggest and worst home-field advantages. This week, we follow that up with a look at the fan bases that have been most tortured over time. 1. Buffalo Bills: This is what happens when you lose four consecutive Super Bowls and when you go […]

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In comments on Michael Sam, Tony Dungy is failing to look at the big picture

Yes, when Tony Dungy stated over the weekend that he wouldn’t have drafted openly-gay NFL rookie Michael Sam because “things will happen,” he was — somewhat refreshingly — breaking from the media status quo and saying something publicly that a lot of NFL front-office types have said privately and/or off the record. What Dungy was […]

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Video: NFL rookies react to their Madden ratings

The connection between the NFL fraternity and the Madden video game empire is deep and fascinating. That’s because most of these guys grow up playing the game, and then all of a sudden they’re — wait for it — in the game! So EA Sports had the brilliant idea of taping rookies as they predicted, […]

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Which NFL teams have the best/worst home-field advantage?

Let’s be real: Good teams are good teams at home and bad teams are bad teams at home. But some good teams are better at home, and some are worse, while some bad teams are worse at home, and some are better. In order to establish which teams have benefited the most (and least) from […]

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5 under-the-radar players who could rise as MVP contenders in 2014

Peyton Manning. Aaron Rodgers. Tom Brady. Adrian Peterson. The usual suspects when it comes to the NFL MVP discussion. But what about some dark horses or sleepers? Let’s look at five under-the-radar players who have legitimate chances to emerge as MVP contenders this season.   Nick Foles The NFL’s top-rated passer in 2013 was Nick […]

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The 10 most underrated players in the NFL

After causing quite a stir by listing the ten most overrated players in the league, it’s only fair that we share players that are not put in the spotlight but deserve to be, as well. When a player is put on a pedestal by the media, part of it is marketing, part of it is […]

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Could Jimmy Graham break Tony Gonzalez’s records?

Four years into what has already been a remarkably productive career, Jimmy Graham has received a fresh four-year deal with the New Orleans Saints. And although it is now clearly debatable whether or not he’s truly a tight end, we’re already in the mood to start forecasting Graham’s long-term chances of making a run at […]

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Is Adrian Peterson already a Hall of Famer?

Adrian Peterson is still only 29 and has only suited up for seven NFL seasons, but he’s probably done more before his 30th birthday than any other active non-quarterback in the NFL. I mean, only Calvin Johnson probably comes close. That has us wondering if Peterson is already worthy of the Pro Football Hall of […]

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The 10 most overrated players in the NFL

Every year the media, fans and even the league tend to put certain players on a pedestal. Whether it’s a likable personality, self promotion, past success or potential, some players are in the spotlight more than they maybe deserve to be. Below are ten players that fit that description to a T and don’t carry […]

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Jacksonville Jaguars: London’s Team?

The Jacksonville Jaguars return to London for the second consecutive year in 2014, part of a four-year pact that will see the Jags play one game per season across the pond through 2016. Obviously, the NFL’s least popular team is doing its best to market itself to a new audience, which is good business. But […]

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Here’s why it won’t be you, Geno Smith

Geno Smith wants to know: Why not us? I know, it’s the parity-plagued NFL, where anyone can be good in any given year. But because the New York Jets still have a ways to go and because we’re eternal pessimists, let’s list a few responses to Smith’s rhetorical question. First, your quarterback. Yeah, you. Your […]

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