1. Detroit Lions: Which Defensive Backs Will Make Final Roster?

    The Detroit Lions enter the 2012 season with hopes of improving on their 2011 campaign; one that ended with the franchise's first trip to the playoffs since 1999...

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  2. Why the Detroit Lions Should Have Drafted Doug Martin

    It's easy to be critical of a decision after the fact, but you had to have seen this coming. After the Lions' running back depth chart was devastated by a variety of circumstances in 2011, they brought back Kevin Smith as a stop-gap measure...

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  3. NFL 2012: Which Team Has the Best Chance of Winning Its First Super Bowl

    Believe it or not, fourteen NFL franchises have yet to win a Lombardi Trophy in the 46-year history of the Super Bowl . Some teams have been agonizingly close. Some teams have won more than once...

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  4. College Football's Best Programs Without a National Championship

    In college football, tradition is everything. You build tradition by winning, not just games, but championships. Schools like Michigan, Nebraska and Notre Dame forged legacies long ago by winning national titles...

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  5. 5 Games the Detroit Lions Cannot Afford to Lose in 2012

    We all do it. The NFL schedule comes out and we pull out the marker, going week by week, placing a 'W' or 'L' next to each game our favorite team plays. There are what I like to call "hard W's", or games that I just know my team will win...

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  6. St. Louis Rams: Why They Should Win the NFC West in 2012

    San Francisco 49ers fans and media seem to have Super Bowl fever . The 49ers have all but already been crowned NFC West champions, largely on the back of what they did in 2011...

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  7. Lance Kendricks' Development Will Parallel St. Louis Rams' Offensive Success

    During the 2011 season, eight of the top 10 offensive teams in the NFL had a tight end tally over 750 receiving yards. A ninth team, Carolina , had two tight ends exceed 500 yards apiece...

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  8. Why Nate Burleson Is the Most Underrated Player on the Detroit Lions Offense

    There are a lot of high-powered pieces in what is expected to be another elite offense for the Detroit Lions ...

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  9. Matt McGloin: Penn State Quarterback Is About to Become a Household Name

    We have been reminded over the past few months that, for better or for worse, athletic programs are often the faces of universities. In football, the quarterback is often the face and voice of the team...

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  10. Penn State Needs to Move On, Starting with the Uniforms

    Let me begin by saying I am in the minority. This is my fourth article in regard to the Penn State/Jerry Sandusky scandal...

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  11. Detroit Lions: 5 Players They Can Least Afford to Lose to Injury

    We all try not to think about it. Opening weekend. Everything is clicking. The team is rolling. Then it happens...

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  12. Jacksonville Jaguars Moving to Los Angeles Could Mean Divisional Realignment

    Just less than a month ago, Roger Goodell laid out a few ground rules for NFL clubs who may be considering relocating to Los Angeles (via The Los Angeles Times )...

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  13. Lions Sign Riley Reiff: Is It Time to Release Aaron Berry?

    The Detroit Lions signed first-round draft pick Riley Reiff to a four-year deal this morning, meaning he'll be in training camp for the entire preseason ( Detroit Free Press )...

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  14. 6 NFC North Players the Detroit Lions Must Contain to Win the Division

    The NFC North should once again be a hotly contested division. The Green Bay Packers should be the favorite, while what appears to be a much improved Chicago Bears team will look to challenge the Detroit Lions for the No...

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  15. Fantasy Football: Why You Should Invest in St. Louis Rams' Isaiah Pead

    There comes a moment in every fantasy football draft when a run on backup running backs takes place. Depending on how much research you have done, there may be a lot of names coming off the board with whom you aren't real familiar...

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  16. Brandon Pettigrew Will Be Vital to Detroit's Offense in 2012

    People are starting to put together lists and predictions in regard to what teams will be hanging big numbers on scoreboards in 2012. The Detroit Lions will be on most of those lists...

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  17. Big Ten Football: 5 Schools That Could Replace Penn State

    Throughout the ongoing saga of the Jerry Sandusky scandal and cover-up at Penn State, we have heard countless people talk about what kind of punishment the university and its athletic program should face...

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  18. Predicting the Detroit Lions Wide Receiver Depth Chart

    As the 2012 season approaches, there are high hopes among Lions fans that this could be the year Detroit breaks through as NFC North champion and makes a serious run at Super Bowl glory...

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  19. The People vs. Penn State: Who Are We Trying to Punish?

    Ladies and gentleman, we have a majority opinion. From the internet to television, everyone from friends and co-workers to the talking heads of the media seem to want one thing: the "Death Penalty" for Penn State...

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  20. Matthew Stafford's Career Will Be Defined by a Super Bowl Ring (or Lack Thereof)

    Ben Roethlisberger and Tony Romo . Two quarterbacks who play for two of America's most popular teams...

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  21. Detroit Lions' Kyle Vanden Bosch Set for Another Big Season

    The Detroit Lions have high hopes for the 2012 season, coming off what most would consider a successful 2011 campaign. Part of the reason for optimism in the Motor City was the revitalization of Kyle Vanden Bosch 's career last season...

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  22. Nebraskans Still Hold Detroit's Ndamukong Suh in High Regard

    There was a time when Nebraska football was the envy of the college football universe. It was a relatively clean program which churned out consistent wins and star college players...

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  23. Predicting the Detroit Lions' Rookie Statistics

    The Detroit Lions are finally on the brink of becoming an elite team in the NFL . 2011 was a sign of things to come. This is not your granddaddy's Detroit Lions team...

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  24. NCAA Sanctions Won't Be Necessary; Penn State Is Already Dead

    Penn State is unlike any other university in our country. It was essentially built by one man. No other college in America can point to one figure and attribute the majority of its academic and athletic prestige to one person...

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  25. St. Louis Rams' Receiver Brian Quick Could Be the Next Great FCS Receiver

    What do Jerry Rice, Randy Moss and Terrell Owens have in common? Other than sitting atop of the NFL record books in most receiving categories, all three went to FCS (formerly Division 1-AA) schools...

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