1. NFL Predictions 2011: Is the NFC West No Longer the Worst Division in Football?

    The NFC West has been one of the NFL 's weakest divisions since 2006. The entire division has gone 66-133 against the rest of the league in regular season play over that time...

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  2. 2011 NFC North Predictions: Green Bay Packers Track a Second Straight Title

    The famous "Black and Blue" division holds court to three of the NFL 's most history-laden teams. The Green Bay Packers , Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions have combined to win 25 championships...

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  3. 2011 NFC East Predictions: Why the Philadelphia Eagles Might Have Bought a Title

    The NFC East has long been a tough battle where every team has taken turns ruling the roost. Since 2000, Philadelphia has been in first place seven times. Yet with all of that success, they are the only team in the division without a Super Bowl win...

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  4. NFL Draft's Mr. Irrelevant Still Reverberates Impact On Football Today

    The NFL Draft has been a roller coaster throughout history. The first draft took place in 1936, lasting nine rounds. The rounds increased each year, reaching 22 rounds in 1939. It reached 32 rounds in 1943, then went to 30 rounds from 1948 to 1959...

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  5. NFL Defensive Quarterbacks : The 10 Best Middle Linebackers In Football Today

    The middle linebacker has long been called the quarterback of the defense. Hall of Famers like Bill George and Chuck Bednarik first gained popularity for this key position, soon ...

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  6. NFL 2011 Waiver-Wire Raffle: Each Team's Needs Before Preseason Ends

    As the 2011 preseason winds down for the NFL , the regular season approaches more rapidly by the hour. Teams will soon start trimming down their rosters, as well as making adjustments ...

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  7. Redskins vs. Ravens: Report Card for The Redskins First-String Offense

    Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan announced his main two quarterbacks, Rex Grossman and John Beck , would rotate two series each against the Baltimore Ravens in the third game of the 2011 preseason game...

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  8. Baltimore Orioles Legend Mike Flanagan Passes Away

    Mike Flanagan was much more than the 1979 Cy Young Award winner who led his team to a World Series appearance. He was much more than an integral component of the Baltimore Orioles 1983 World Championship team...

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  9. Tennessee Titans Gamble on Chris Johnson Shows Bud Adams Forgets His Past

    Chris Johnson is the best running back in the NFL today, and has been the past few seasons. He has accomplished this respect despite having virtually no help on offense besides his blockers...

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  10. Bill Belichick Wants Rule Changes That Hurt Football

    According to Yahoo Sports, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick wants the NFL to make even more adjustments to rules of play...

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  11. Philadelphia Eagles Legend Norm "Wild Man" Willey Passes Away

    Norm Willey passed away at the age of 83 in Newark, Delaware on August 18, 2011. While many young Philadelphia Eagles fans may know nothing about him, he is one of the greatest defensive players in franchise history...

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  12. Redskins vs. Colts: 5 Things to Watch During NFL Preseason Week 2 Matchup

    The first week of the 2011 NFL preseason wasn't nearly as sloppy as some expected. With the lockout causing a late start to training camp—followed by cram sessions to school players—many games were played with few penalties involved...

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  13. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Flexes His Moron Muscle on Terrelle Pryor

    Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl linebacker James Harrison should consider nicknames like "Truth", "Nostradamus", or "The Thinker"...

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  14. Pro Football Hall of Fame : The Best Players Not Yet Inducted at Each Position

    Several years ago, I began a mission to get Washington Redskins legend Chris Hanburger inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Thanks to the letters and quotes from his NFL brethren, "The Hangman" was finally inducted this season...

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  15. Tim Tebow Replaces Brett Favre as Media's NFL Deity

    Becoming the poster child for the current version of the "All-American Boy" almost never happened for the big kid with the goofy smile and "Aw shucks" attitude...

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  16. Steelers vs. Redskins: 5 Things to Watch During NFL Preseason Week 1 Matchup

    Redskins quarterbacks against the Pittsburgh defense Now that Donovan McNabb has been traded to the Minnesota Vikings , quarterback is a question mark for the Washington Redskins...

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  17. 2011 NFL Preseason: 50 Players You Must Watch in Coming Weeks

    The NFL opens up their 2011 exhibition season Thursday. With training camps shortened because of the players strike, there are some pundits wondering how crisp the play on the field will be this season...

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  18. Washington Redskins Owner Dan Snyder's Refreshing New Approach

    Deion Sanders, Bruce Smith, Jason Taylor, Donovan McNabb , Albert Haynesworth, Mark Carrier, Steve Spurrier, Jeremiah Trotter, Irving Fryar, Todd Wade and Adam Archuleta are just ...

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  19. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 Induction Class Hails Chris Hanburger

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame inducts their 2011 class today. Washington Redskins legend Chris Hanburger, a Seniors nominee, finds himself joining the heralded walls of Canton. Some of you may recall my quest to get Chris his long overdue respect...

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  20. NFL 2011 Free Agent Signing Review Of Every Team

    Now that the 2011 NFL Free Agency Frenzy has slowed to a trickle, it is time to look back at how some teams did. Not every team filled a need, while others settled for other players when the ones they most desired signed elsewhere...

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  21. Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl Plans Brighten Under Nnamdi Asomugha

    It has been since 1960 when the City of Brotherly Love last won a NFL title. Lives of many Philadelphia Eagles fans have come and gone since Hall of Famers Chuck Bednarik and Jim ...

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  22. 5 Washington Redskins We Will Not Miss in 2011

    The 2010 season for the Washington Redskins is quickly forgettable. From the last-place finish, the lack of offense, and a porous defense that ranked near the bottom of the NFL ...

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  23. Washington Redskins 2011 Transactions Rely Heavily on Former Baltimore Ravens

    To say the Mike Shanahan Era has gotten off to a bumpy start for the Washington Redskins may be too kind a statement...

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  24. Washington Redskins 2011 Free Agent Frenzy: 5 Under the Radar Players to Sign

    Now that waste of time and headlines called the "Players Lockout" predictably ended with the players cowering to the NFL 's whims, it is time to get back to football...

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  25. NFL's Best Pass-Receiving Running Backs of Every Team's History

    Throughout the years, the NFL running back and the job description the position carries has remained largely consistent...

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