1. Bears and Packers Prove 1 Week Is Not Enough to Make Predictions

    We were all guilty of it. After watching the Packers struggle against the 49ers and the Bears blast the Colts , we were all writing off Green Bay and crowning Jay Cutler as the new king of the NFC North...

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  2. Nebraska Huskers: Backup Quarterbacks Have Yet to See the Field in 2012

    The early-season non-conference schedule for most big-time programs usually gives coaches the opportunity to get some big leads and get some of the younger players valuable playing time...

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  3. Is Chase Rome's Exit from Team Sign of Bigger Problems for Nebraska Cornhuskers?

    For the fourth time in a two-year stretch , a high-profile Nebraska Cornhuskers football player has left the team on his own accord. This time, it was starting defensive tackle Chase Rome (via ESPN...

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  4. Detroit Lions: Analyzing the 2012-13 Practice Squad

    The Detroit Lions ' 53-man roster is complete, and the practice squad is set. There were not many real surprises on the final roster, although the eight-man practice squad is made ...

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  5. Iowa and Nebraska Football Temper Overreactions Following Season Openers

    Living in the largest metropolis that sits on any two Big Ten state borders, you get to read a lot of ink about two different Big Ten teams. The Omaha, Nebraska/Council Bluffs, Iowa, metro is full of passionate fans of both Iowa and Nebraska...

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  6. Predicting the Last 5 Players to Make Detroit Lions 53-Man Roster

    This past week, NFL teams trimmed their rosters to 75 players. The 32 franchises will have until Friday to trim the rest of their rosters to 53...

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  7. Southern Miss Tabs Campbell as Starter vs Nebraska

    The defending Conference USA champion Southern Miss Golden Eagles will bring a lot of team speed and a pocket passer to Lincoln for their matchup with the Cornhuskers on Saturday...

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  8. Leshoure's Debut Will Be a Pivotal Moment for the 2012 Lions

    Tonight, Mikel Leshoure will be on the receiving end of the most closely watched quarterback-running back exchange in a Detroit Lions ' football game since Barry Sanders left Motown...

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  9. Jones-Drew Situation Could Make Jennings a Hot Fantasy Commodity

    With the Maurice Jones-Drew holdout situation at a standstill, the mere mention of an MJD trade should cause fantasy owners' ears to perk up...

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  10. Did Kellen Moore Secure a Roster Spot with His Performance vs Baltimore?

    Following Detroit's first preseason game vs. Cleveland , there were a few grumblings about how Kellen Moore may not even make the Lions ' final roster, much less be groomed as a backup to Matthew Stafford ...

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  11. Which Detroit Lions Veteran Has Impressed Most in Camp?

    With all due respect to Calvin Johnson and his monster performance in Friday night's game against Baltimore, there has been one Detroit Lion who has emerged as a delightful surprise this preseason...

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  12. Updating Detroit Lions' Key Position Battles in Training Camp

    With one full preseason game out of the way, Detroit fans should have a little bit better of an idea as to how some key position battles are shaping up. We saw some guys distinguish themselves against a Cleveland squad looking for its own identity...

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  13. NCAA Football 2012: Dark Horse Picks to Win Each BCS Conference

    So the rankings are out, and the season is set. We're already going through the schedules to figure out if Southern Cal or Oklahoma is going to play LSU or Alabama for the BCS Championship...

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  14. Why Riley Reiff Starting Could Be a Bad Sign for the Detroit Lions

    It's no secret that the Lions have question marks at three different position groups heading into the 2012 season: secondary, running back and offensive line...

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  15. Why Ameer Abdullah Needs to Step Up for Nebraska Huskers to Succeed in 2012

    Nebraska Huskers quarterback Taylor Martinez has been the guy in the headlines this offseason. That said, you are sorely mistaken if you believe anyone was more vital to the 2011 offense than running back Rex Burkhead ...

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  16. How the Lions Can Generate a Rushing Attack Without Jahvid Best

    Every team has questions heading into the 2012 season. Arguably no other NFL team, however, has the kind of questions the Detroit Lions have in their backfield...

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  17. Kellen Moore Is a Solid Security Blanket for the Lions

    There is one stat, one number, one clear indicator of success in football that trumps all others: wins No quarterback in the history of FBS (Division 1-A) college football has more wins than Kellen Moore ...

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  18. Bo Pelini: How the Nebraska Head Coach Can Avoid the Hot Seat

    In most places, a coach who wins nine games a season would never be mentioned as possibly being on the hot seat. Most places are not like Nebraska. Including the 2003 Alamo Bowl, Bo Pelini has a record of 39-16 as the Nebraska head coach, a ...

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  19. Fantasy Football 2012: 5 Backup Quarterbacks Worth Reaching for

    All offenses are not created equal. In fact, some are so loaded with talent at the skill positions that you'd think you could pull a guy out of the stands to play quarterback and get the ball to the key weapons...

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  20. Nebraska Football: Why Week 1 Visit from Southern Miss Could Be a Trap Game

    We last saw Southern Miss on Christmas eve as they defeated Nevada in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl to cap off a successful season that included a Conference USA title...

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  21. Taylor Martinez's 70 Percent Prediction Shows Immaturity

    On Sunday, the Omaha World-Herald published an article that dominated much of the front page of its sports section...

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  22. Taming Megatron: Profiling the Cornerbacks Who Will Cover Calvin Johnson in 2012

    Last year, NFL players voted the Detroit Lions' Calvin Johnson the No. 3 overall player in the NFL, while the fans voted him No. 1. Johnson, a.k.a. Megatron, is certainly not going to sneak up on anybody like the Lions did in the NFL last season...

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  23. College Football: 5 Teams That Will Beat Nebraska in 2012

    There are rumblings and grumblings coming out of Omaha and Lincoln these days. Some of the Husker faithful are starting to lose faith in Bo Pelini's ability to return the program to the next level...

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  24. NCAA Football 2012: First Poll of the Season Exactly Why a Playoff Was Needed

    On Thursday, the first college football poll of the season, The USA Today Coaches Poll, was released. The poll is filled with teams who are either too high, too low, or who have no business in the poll altogether...

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  25. Fantasy Football 2012: The Great Rookie Experiment

    Over the past decade and a half, essentially the total duration of my fantasy football career, one statement I keep hearing or reading in regard to traditional leagues is that rookies have minimal fantasy value...

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