1. Oakland Raiders : Best Defensive Players Not in the Hall of Fame

    What a long and strange trip is has been for the Oakland Raiders . Born in 1960 in the expansion American Football League, the Raiders were first destined to call Minneapolis, Minnesota home...

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  2. Oakland Raiders : Best Offensive Players Not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    What a long and strange trip is has been for the Oakland Raiders . Born in 1960 within the expansion American Football League, the Raiders were first destined to call Minneapolis home...

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  3. Pete Duranko Was a Brave Leader and Hero for NFL Players

    Pete Duranko passed away Friday from Lou Gehrig's Disease at the age of 67. To the casual observer, they will see a fine football player who was a champion on the field. Yet his legacy reached much further...

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  4. Davey Johnson Takes Over As Washington Nationals Manager

    When Jim Riggleman stunned the Washington Nationals universe Thursday by quitting on a red-hot team that just went over the ...

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  5. Kansas City Chiefs: Best Offensive Players Not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    In 1960, Lamar Hunt joined men like Ralph Wilson, Bud Adams and Barron Hilton to start a new football league to compete with the NFL ...

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  6. Kansas City Chiefs: Top Defenders Not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    In 1960, Lamar Hunt joined men like Ralph Wilson, Bud Adams and Barron Hilton to start a new football league to compete with the NFL ...

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  7. Los Angeles Lakers Cannot Get Rid of Phil Jackson Fast Enough as They Melt Down

    As the Kobe Bryant Era dwindled down, the Los Angeles Lakers showed their true colors after the Dallas Mavericks dominated them in a playoff sweep...

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  8. 2011 NFL Lockout Affects Raiders Rookie Stefen Wisniewski Less Than Others

    A few weeks ago, I predicted the Oakland Raiders would pick Penn State's Stefen Wisniewski for several reasons . The most obvious reasons were legacy and bloodlines...

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  9. 2011 NFL Free Agency: 5 Undrafted Players the Washington Redskins Should Sign

    Now that the 2011 NFL Draft is done, the entire league is back on hold in a stagnating pattern as the lock out resumes. Despite the fact the Redskins worked 12 picks out of the draft, there are still positions to upgrade and fill on the roster...

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  10. Washington Redskins 2011 Draft: Dan Snyder Achieves Apparent Redemption

    In 1999, a life-long football fan realized a childhood dream by purchasing his favorite team. Dan Snyder, who was born and raised in the Maryland suburbs just outside of Washington D...

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  11. NFL Legends a Fan Should Never Forget

    This is the third installment of a semi-regular series. The game of professional football is laden with legends who have given back to the sport in many ways other than just victories...

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  12. NFL Draft 2011: Time Winds Down on the Worst Quarterback Class Ever

    As the 2011 NFL Draft is hours away, all of the experts' final mock drafts are in. Mocks that are impossible to mock for many reasons. With the lockout "over," no one knows what free agency will mean in the NFL anymore...

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  13. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011: Redskins Great Chris Hanburger Chooses Presenter

    On August 6, 2011, the long journey of Chris Hanburger's gridiron legacy finds its rightful immortality in the Pro Football Hall of Fame forever. He only had to look in his own family to find a presenter, his son Chris Hanburger...

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  14. Crazy Canton Cuts : Chuck Howley

    Chuck Howley 6'3" 228 Linebacker Dallas Cowboys 1958-1973 15 Seasons 180 Games Played 25 Interceptions 18 Fumble Recoveries 3 Touchdowns 6 Pro Bowls Super Bowl V MVP ...

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  15. NFL Draft 2011: The Best Late Round Value Pick in the History of Every NFL Team

    As the 2011 NFL Draft approaches, we take a look back at each franchise's best late-round draft picks. Players who helped their teams achieve glory by excelling beyond expectations...

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  16. NFL Draft 2011: Why Ryan Mallett is the Best Quarterback in This Draft Class

    The draft stock of Ryan Mallett is all over the place. Some swear he will be drafted in the first round, while others think he can drop to the second...

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  17. Washington Nationals : MLB's Busiest Boys Nab Respect by Outworking Others

    Having completed an old fashioned double-header over the weekend, the Washington Nationals get set to complete three games in a 24 hour span. Sitting at 9-8 right now, a record good enough to sit on top of the N...

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  18. NFL 2011 Mock Draft: Two Rounds to Pick Apart

    As the 2011 NFL Draft approaches, some fans like to do mock drafts. I am one of those fans. Unlike the past three years, I will be unable to do a full mock due to other obligations...

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  19. 2011 NFL Draft : Biggest First Round Gambles

    The first round of the 2011 NFL Draft approaches and is full of questions and head-scratchers. Every year there is a team that makes questionable picks, but this year has perhaps ...

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  20. NFL Free Agency: 10 Best Free Agent Signings Ever

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame is not just built by drafted players. There is a plethora of gridiron legends representing the building that found their way onto teams in various ways...

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  21. The Best Middle Linebackers Not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    The middle linebacker is the quarterback of the defense. He makes the calls and adjusts his teammates before the ball is snapped...

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  22. NFL Free Agency Speculation: Top 10 Best Situations for Nnamdi Asomugha In 2011

    Nnamdi Asomugha is a free agent that any NFL team can try to sign whenever business resumes for the league...

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  23. NFL Free Agency 2011: The Best Value Signings Available

    As the NFL lock out continues, no one really knows what to make of free agency for the 2011 season. This includes the players, coaches, general managers, and owners...

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  24. WWE Changes: Five Firings Vince McMahon Should Make Immediately

    The WWE Universe sure has been spinning on a different axis lately. First we get the Rock to return just long enough to say he will be back in a year, then the WWE Hall of Fame inducts ...

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  25. NFL's Five Biggest Clubhouse Cancers the Washington Redskins Could Trade For

    Being called a clubhouse cancer does not mean losing will follow. History has shown malcontents like Mark Aguirre, Dennis Rodman, Alex Rodriguez, Plaxico Burress and many more hoist championship trophies...

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