1. NFL's Miami Pro Bowl: Failed Experiment or Harbinger of Things To Come?

    The tradition of nearly all major sports is to celebrate the best within its league. Awards go to a select few that are the top of the sport that year. After MVP-based awards, the all-star game format would be the next facet to recognizing greatness...

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  2. What Has Happened to the NFL Fullback?

    At one time in the NFL's evolution, a strong fullback was as valuable to a team as nearly any "skill" position players...

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  3. NFL's Super Bowl Fun Facts

    The Super Bowl is built for over-discussion. From the two week gap in time (aside from a rumor that some stars were going to play a scrimmage in Miami the weekend before), to the sheer media exposure...

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  4. NFL Quarterback Carousel Presents Offseason Questions Everywhere

    There will always be some teams unstable at the quarterback position. It is the single most important position on the field and must be solid for a team to succeed...

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  5. San Diego Chargers Running on Empty, Trying To Sort Out Backfield for 2010

    This offseason, the San Diego Chargers have a few key concerns, as well as a host of smaller ones. Looking back at the 2009 season, what stands out most is the NFL’s 31st-ranked rushing attack despite the backfield’s strong resume...

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  6. Pro Bowl Set for Miami Debut: Question Is, Does Anyone Care?

    The NFL’s variation of the All-Star game, the Pro Bowl, finally sold out for the upcoming weekend’s match between the top players of the AFC and NFC...

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  7. Chargers Boltbits: Jackson's Pregame Incident Results in Multiple Charges

    Just three and a half hours before the Chargers playoff game against the New York Jets, wide receiver Vincent Jackson was calling backup quarterback Billy Volek for a ride after spending a brief time in handcuffs...

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  8. In the NFL its Dome Sweet Dome

    In the NFL one of the primary feats of the regular season is to not only make the playoffs, but secure a home game in the process. Home field is considered an advantage in every sport, from crowd noise to known conditions...

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  9. NFL's "Alternate Bowl" Set To Showcase in Miami

    All Star games of professional sports have always been showcase events, with the major knock that value is taken away from the event with players wishing to save their energy for games with "meaning" for the team they represent...

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  10. Minnesota Vikings Must Look to the Past To Answer Present Loss

    Remember when the Minnesota Vikings were courting the retired former Packer great Brett Favre? The team pursued the veteran because they had every piece in place but an quarterback they felt comfortable with...

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  11. NFL Takes a Page from BCS: Top Seeds To Fight for Crown

    The NFL’s mantra has been that anything can happen on any given Sunday. Early in the year it appeared nothing would stop powerhouses New Orleans and Indianapolis from meeting in the Super Bowl...

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  12. A Look at the San Diego Chargers Offseason: Part I

    As the season found itself a game or two shorter than expected, the time has come to give the preliminary look at the San Diego Chargers as a whole...

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  13. Want Parity in Sports? Just Look to the NFL's Conference Championships

    Parity in its purest form would be bad for the NFL. It would represent a system in which virtually every team floated within a game of .500...

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  14. Minnesota Vikings Hope MASH Unit Can Hold Together for Conference Championship

    The Minnesota Vikings have many reasons to be optimistic going into Sunday’s NFC Championship game. They have a Hall of Fame quarterback who knows how to earn a ring. They have a great running back and potent array of offensive weapons...

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  15. Who Steps Into The NFL Playoffs in 2010?

    After taking a look at the ‘bottom-rung’ of the league ( http://bleacherreport.com/articles/326309-rising-from-the-ashes-which-cellar-dweller-takes-the-next-step ), it begged the question: ...

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  16. Though San Diego is Eliminated, There is Still One Last Charger to Root for

    Now that San Diego is on the sidelines and watching the NFL’s final four duel it out, it would appear that this year will prove to be another bolt-free bowl...

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  17. NFL Playoffs: Every Team a Different Story

    Now that the NFL’s final four has been set, an array of interesting storylines emerge. Each team has its own story, its own reason for making that team's possible appearance in the super bowl interesting...

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  18. As the San Diego Chargers Bandwagon Drops Weight, Some Gratitude is in Order

    Right now there is an obvious sentiment to want to burn all of one’s blue and gold paraphernalia. The San Diego Chargers bowed out in the first round of the playoffs in perhaps their ugliest fashion of this current incarnation of the team...

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  19. Chargers 14 Jets: 17 Just What Went Wrong?

    When the San Diego Chargers went to face the New York Jets, they were a hot team looking to advance to face an opponent they had historically fared quite well against...

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  20. San Diego Chargers Boltbits: Time Has Come to Shut Up and Play

    The first round of the playoffs, with a single week between the regular season close and the actual wildcard round, leaves much less time and room for analysis and overexposure...

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  21. Rising From the Ashes: Which NFL Cellar Dweller Takes the Next Step?

    One of the great things about the NFL is the capacity for teams to rise up in short order. Look at Miami. The 1-15 Dolphins are already a thing of the past as the team orchestrated a 13-3 turnaround to take home the division...

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  22. USC Trojans: Package Deal Gets a Little Lighter

      The fantastic four USC looked upon to renew its hopes after the departure of head coach Pete Carroll, has now become a trio...

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  23. Boltbits: San Diego Chargers Must Temper Confidence with Caution

    San Diego is a team on the rise. They closed the year with 11 straight wins en route to the second best record in football. They found ways to win despite injury depletion across nearly every position at some point...

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  24. NFL Teams Step Away from Youth Movement in This Year's Coaching Carousel

    Over the last few seasons a trend had been developing. NFL teams were no longer content to continue recycling existing names in the world of head coaching...

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  25. Arizona Cardinals' Win Defies Weekend Trends

    When Arizona Karlos Dansby snatched a ball plucked away from quarterback Aaron Rodgers by Michael Adams, the Arizona Cardinals not only proved most experts wrong in picking the red-hot Packers, ...

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