1. Incomplete: The 10 Worst Quarterbacks in the NFL Today

    Being a quarterback in the NFL isn't as difficult a job as it had been in the past. Especially before 1978, where the NFL began to allow blockers to extend their arms and took five ...

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  2. NFC East-Leading Washington Redskins Head into Bye Week After a Big Win

    It wasn't pretty, but the Washington Redskins ' 17-10 victory over the St. Louis Rams propelled them atop of their division with a 3-1 record heading into their bye week...

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  3. NFL Week 4: Predictions and Power Rankings

    The first three weeks of the 2011 NFL season has brought a mix of pleasant surprises, like the Buffalo Bills , to disappointments like the Indianapolis Colts ...

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  4. Washington Redskins: 5 Keys to Beating the St. Louis Rams in Week 4

    Lick Your Wounds Losing to your rival hurts, but the pain runs deeper when you know the loss was your own fault. Poor play was seen in a lot of places for the Washington Redskins last week...

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  5. NFL Mistakes: 11 Players Who Teams Regret Giving Up on

    NFL teams have spent tons of cash scouting players in hopes of winning championships. It is an inexact science because the luck factor is just as prevalent as the skills the athletes possess...

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  6. NFL 2011 Week 3: Washington Redskins' 5 Keys to Defeating the Hated Cowboys

    Don't You Forget About Me Tim Hightower rebounded from a mediocre first week with the Washington Redskins to explode against the Arizona Cardinals , his former team, last week...

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  7. NFL Week 3 Predictions and Power Ratings

    The first two weeks of the 2011 NFL season was a mixed bag of inconsistent play that was hindered further by newly implemented rules, as well as a few record-setting moments by a pair of rookies in Cam Newton and Ben Tate...

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  8. Tim Tebow Continues to Hypnotize ESPN for Some Unknown Reason

    Does anyone besides me make the huge mistake of turning on ESPN while an actual sporting event is not being broadcast? Not that stuff the network pretends is a sport, like poker or ...

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  9. Cincinnati Bengals' Legal Troubles Tie into a Troubled Past

    Breaking news! A Cincinnati Bengals player is in trouble with the law. No...wait! Make that two Bengals. As Led Zeppelin once said, "The Song Remains The Same." Some franchises are forever snake bitten by bad karma, it seems...

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  10. Crazy Canton Cuts : Ox Emerson

    Ox Emerson 5'11" 203 Guard Detroit Lions 1931-1938 8 Seasons 86 Games Played 6 First Team All-Pro NFL 1930s All-Decade Team Grover Conner Emerson joined ...

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  11. NFL Sell Out : How Pandering To The Offense Has Ruined Quality Of Play

    Week one of the 2011 NFL season saw five games where both starting quarterbacks on each team exceeded 300 yards passing. Week two of the 2011 season was no different as 10 teams had their quarterbacks pass for over 300 yards...

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  12. Floyd Mayweather's Classless Cowardice Boosts MMA Ratings

    Even since Floyd Mayweather , Jr. followed his dad and uncles into the boxing ring, he has been a natural performer. He went 84-6 as an amateur before winning a bronze medal in the 1996 Olympics...

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  13. Rex Grossman Discovers Bill Parcells Is No Fan of the Redskins Quarterback

    Bill Parcells has had an interesting journey as a football coach. Growing up in New Jersey, he was once offered a baseball contract by the Philadelphia Phillies...

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  14. NFL 2011 Week 2 : Washington Redskins 5 Keys To Defeating The Arizona Cardinals

    Lean On Me The defense has often been the reason the Washington Redskins has won over the last several years. This was true again in their victory against the New York Giants last week...

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  15. Chad Ochocinco Deserves More Blindside Shots from Tedy Bruschi

    After witnessing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady scorch the Miami Dolphins for 511 passing yards on Monday night, Chad Ochocinco ran to type into his Twitter account...

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  16. Crazy Canton Cuts : Pete Retzlaff

    Pete Retzlaff 6'1" 211 Tight End Philadelphia Eagles 1956-1966 11 Seasons 452 Receptions 7,412 Receiving Yards 47 Touchdowns 5 Pro Bowls 1965 Bert Bell Award Palmer ...

    JW Nix Written by JW Nix about almost 3 years ago 1,063 reads 2 comments

  17. Washington Redskins Beat New York Giants in Spite of Rex Grossman

    Rex Grossman was anointed the starting quarterback of the Washington Redskins despite months of rumors that head coach Mike Shanahan preferred John Beck...

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  18. NFL 2011 Predictions for Week 1

    This Sunday is special to many people for many reasons. This day marks the tenth year since the horrific events unfolded upon all Americans, now simply termed "9-11." A day where heroes were born and innocent victims perished...

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  19. 5 Reasons Washington Redskins' Rex Grossman Needs to Beat New York Giants

    The Washington Redskins ' 2011 preseason was a breath of fresh air. For the first time in many years, the effort of the players never waned...

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  20. NFL 2011 Predictions from Beginning to End, Plus Awards

    At the beginning of every NFL season, diehard fans will make prognostications about how the season will turn out. Yours truly is no different from that lot...

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  21. AFC East 2011 Predictions : The New York Jets' Last Chance at Greatness Is Now

    Ever since defensive guru Rex Ryan took the New York Jets head coaching job in 2009, he has made it clear that winning a Super Bowl right away was his primary focus...

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  22. NFL Shocker! Peyton Manning's Injury Opens a Path for the Houston Texans

    Peyton Manning has used the AFC South as his personal playground throughout his career. Since 1999, he has helped the Indianapolis Colts reach the playoffs every year except the 2001 season...

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  23. AFC West 2011 Predictions : A Bolt of Reality Could Come from San Diego Chargers

    While the AFC West hasn't always been the best division the NFL has to offer, it has frequently been one of the most exciting for various reasons. Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis is one of the primary reasons...

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  24. AFC North 2011 Predictions: Pittsburgh Steelers Ready for Another Title Run

    The AFC North has been a split division for the better part of a few decades. Though the Cincinnati Bengals has made the playoffs twice since 2005, it had stretched back to the 1990 season that had their previous post season experiences...

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  25. NFC South 2011 Predictions : Atlanta Falcons Build off of 2010 Successes

    There is no NFL division with less tradition than the NFC South. The biggest reason for this is due to the fact that the oldest team in the division, the Atlanta Falcons , began play in 1966...

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