1. Mike Pettine Gets Defensive: Browns Counting on Newcomers

    Browns coach Mike Pettine covered several topics this week during the NFL owners meetings at the Arizona Biltmore resort, but he was more thorough about the state of the defense than anything else...

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  2. Randy Gregory Impresses in Workout for Carolina Panthers

    Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory was impressive in a workout for the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday, on the heels of a visit to the club's facility last week...

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  3. Darrelle Revis Says Patriots Contract Offer 'Wasn't in the Ballpark'

    Darrelle Revis is back in Green after signing with the New York Jets , and according to the man himself, the bidding war between his former and current employers wasn't as close as some may have thought...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 day ago 1,116 reads 1 comments

  4. Revis Says Patriots Simply Had to Pick Up His Option

    Amid allegations and counterallegations of tampering between his former team and his current/former team, cornerback Darrelle Revis has broken his silence with a mini media tour in his new/old home market of New York City...

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  5. Curran: NFL Taking Aim at All Things Patriots

    So it's a clean sweep. At every level of the postseason, the Patriots somehow did something that needed addressing or investigating...

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  6. Bills Hope Marcell Dareus Deal Doesn't Reach Suh Levels

    Keeping their top-flight defensive line together is a priority for the Buffalo Bills , but doing so won't be easy...

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  7. Gus Bradley: Blake Bortles Is Everything We Hoped for

    If the Jacksonville Jaguars had their druthers, Blake Bortles would have spent the majority of his rookie season watching Chad Henne take lumps behind one of the NFL 's least effective offensive line...

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  8. Miami Dolphins Should Wait to Extend Ryan Tannehill

    Progress is a tricky thing at the quarterback position. It's one of two positions in sports (along with hockey goalkeepers) that are held responsible for the team's success by bearing the win-loss record in their stat sheets...

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  9. Pittsburgh Steelers' Recent Draft History Suggests CB Might Have to Wait

    To the surprise of no one, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert acknowledged that cornerback is one of the team's biggest positional needs this offseason...

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  10. Denver Broncos Depth Chart: Deciphering Every Defensive Player's Fit

    The Denver Broncos are entering 2015 with a new-look defense. New defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is implementing a 3-4 defense this season...

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  11. Where Do Cleveland Browns Turn for a TE Now?

    The Cleveland Browns ' bid to keep hold of free-agent tight end Jordan Cameron failed. Though general manager Ray Farmer said on Tuesday (via Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 day ago 16,328 reads 70 comments

  12. 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Predictions and Analysis for Most Intriguing Prospects

    There are no sure things in the NFL draft, but some prospects carry more of a safe label than others. Oftentimes, the players with the highest risk/reward factor are the ones who are the most interesting to discuss...

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  13. Where Does Antonio Allen Fit into New York Jets Defensive Plans?

    The New York Jets have begun building in a new direction in the secondary, and it's hard to envision exactly what that new direction holds for a few key players...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 day ago 13,307 reads 49 comments

  14. How New England Patriots Use Volume to Find Quality Depth

    Throw enough mud at the wall, and some of it will stick. It's an old proverb that the New England Patriots have lived by in recent years...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 day ago 9,331 reads 26 comments

  15. Why Stephone Anthony Is Ideal Fit for Houston Texans Defense

    According to the NFL calendar, the 2015 draft officially begins on April 30. Speculation about who will pick whom was underway by the time the 2014 regular season had reached its midpoint...

    Jeffery Roy Written by Jeffery Roy about 1 day ago 9,084 reads 25 comments

  16. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Key Stats That Must Improve in 2015

    The San Francisco 49ers finished the 2014 season with a record of 8-8. The 49ers missed the playoffs for the first time under Jim Harbaugh, whose four-year run as head coach came to a contentious end...

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  17. Ranking the Top 10 Boom-or-Bust Prospects in the 2014 NFL Draft

    Some NFL draft prospects exceed predraft expectations. It could because they were more talented than originally thought, or they’re hardworking and overcame major obstacles...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 2 days ago 59,082 reads 71 comments

  18. Andre Johnson Is the Perfect Reggie Wayne Replacement for the Indianapolis Colts

    In stature and in style, Andre Johnson and Reggie Wayne are not similar players. Just look at the two players standing side by side. Johnson has Wayne by three inches and 30 pounds...

    Kyle J.  Rodriguez Written by Kyle J. Rodriguez about 2 days ago 5,483 reads 25 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers: Who Will Replace Patrick Willis and Chris Borland?

    The unexpected dual retirements of Patrick Willis and Chris Borland have left the San Francisco 49ers thinner than expected at middle linebacker...

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  20. Ranking the 2015 Impact of the Oakland Raiders' Free-Agent Signings so Far

    The Oakland Raiders have been one of the busiest teams in free agency with a total of 11 free-agent signings...

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  21. Why Pressure on EJ Manuel Makes 2015 a Make-or-Break Season

    This offseason, the Buffalo Bills have upgraded their offensive line . They have acquired a running back , a wide receiver and a tight end . They have kept their unstoppable defensive line intact...

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  22. Steve Spagnuolo's Scheme, Familiarity Is What Transitioning Giants Defense Needs

    The return of defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo was one that was widely embraced by New York Giants fans, whose memories of his 2007 and 2008 defenses are highlights in head coach Tom Coughlin’s era...

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  23. 5 2014 Stats New York Giants Must Improve Upon in 2015

    Stats tell a story. Sometimes, it's a tale of terror. That was the case when it came to these five statistics from the New York Giants ' 2014 season...

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  24. Can Christian Jones Develop into a Star in the Chicago Bears' New 3-4 Defense?

    After going undrafted in 2014, linebacker Christian Jones has a chance to develop into a star in the Chicago Bears ' new 3-4 defense in 2015...

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  25. Analyzing 5 Weakest Links in San Francisco 49ers' Projected Starting Lineup

    In 2012, the San Francisco 49ers had zero weak links. All 11 defensive starters returned from the previous season. On offense they had Frank Gore in his prime, Vernon Davis in his prime, Michael Crabtree in his prime and Delanie Walker...

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