1. Wade Phillips: How Much Time Does The Embattled Coach Have Left?

    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is not a happy camper. Oh, he's saying all the right things to the media, and he looks all confident when he speaks about how his team will turn it around...

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  2. NFL Week 4: The Most Exciting Games to Watch on TV

    This Sunday will mark the end of the first quarter of the 2010 NFL season. Already we have seen some early surprises...

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  3. Football: A Game That Became a Beautiful Obsession

    I love football. I’ve been obsessed with it since I was a little tike. The sights, sounds, and smells of the game, the orchestrated violence, the smash-mouth ballet, all of it appeals to me...

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  4. On the Spot: Eight Players Who Need to Shine in 2010

    Pressure is a fact of life when you play in the NFL. It's everywhere. The ability to perform under this enormous mental strain separates the All-Pros from the wannabes...

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  5. The Top Quarterback Battles Heading into Training Camp

    The quarterback is the glamor position in the National Football League. And for good reason. He is responsible to know not only his own offense better than anyone else, but what the opposition's defense is going to do in game situations...

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  6. Power Ranking the Network's NFL Pregame Shows

    Some things are just perfect together. Like peanut butter and jelly or apple pie and the Fourth of July. Another perfect combination is football and television—a duo that was made for each other...

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  7. The 25 Worst Teammates in Recent NFL History

    There was such a great response to my last article about the top 10 crybabies, that I decided to expand it further and produce a list of the top 25 worst teammates. Yes, there is a difference between the two...

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  8. Albert Haynesworth and the 10 Biggest Crybabies in Recent NFL History

    Back in the old days, a spoiled, crybaby athlete was a rarity. There was no such thing as free agency, and big, multi-million dollar contracts never happened—not even for elite athletes...

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  9. The 10 Toughest Coaching Decisions Heading Into the 2010 NFL Season

    You need more than just Xs and Os To be a successful coach in the National Football League. While strategy and tactics are very important parts of a coach's arsenal, other qualities are needed to make a complete football coach...

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  10. The Big 12 Conference: RIP, 1996-2010

    Late last week the Big 12 Conference, once considered to be the ultimate super conference, took its last breath. With Nebraska waving goodbye to tradition by officially bolting to the Big Ten, the Big 12 won't be able to pick up the pieces...

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  11. Hot Tuna: Ranking the Bill Parcells Coaching Tree

    Bill Parcells is not only one of the greatest coaches in NFL history, he's also one of the most influential as well...

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  12. Power Ranking the NFL's Best Players Over 35

    Hall of Famer George Blanda set the standard in the NFL for playing solid football past what's considered one's prime...

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  13. The Race for No.1: My Way-Too-Early College Football Top 10

    Spring football practice has long since faded into memory as the boys of summer take center stage. Baseball is king for now. Still, that doesn't mean college football has to be left in the dark...

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  14. Four NFL Playoff Teams That Could Falter in 2010

    Last week we looked at six teams who could crash the NFL playoff party in 2010. This week we'll examine four playoff teams from a year ago who could fall off their pedestals this season...

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  15. Six Teams Who Could Crash the NFL Playoff Party in 2010

    Every new season in the National Football League brings with it renewed hope and optimism for franchises looking to burst through the playoff bubble. And most of the time it does happen...

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  16. JaMarcus Russell is Proof the NFL Needs a Rookie Salary Cap

    The JaMarcus Russell experience is over in Oakland. After wasting more than $39 million for only seven wins in 25 starts over three years, the Raiders released the top overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft...

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  17. 2010 NFL Draft: The Top 10 Drafts of All-Time

    The NFL Draft is the ultimate in gambling. Big money can be spent on a top draft pick and if that pick busts, not only is money wasted, but jobs are lost, and franchises can be set back for years...

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  18. 2010 NFL Draft: Top Five Safeties

    With the advent of the Cover 2 and the NFL being more pass happy than ever, safeties have become much more important in the grand scheme things...

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  19. 2010 NFL Draft: Top Five Cornerback Rankings

    The NFL has become a passing league, but the top corners haven't been coveted like they were in the past. There hasn't been a corner drafted in the top 10 since 2005 and it may not happen this year either...

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  20. 2010 NFL Draft: Top Five Linebacker Rankings

    This is one of the weakest linebacker classes, especially on the inside, in this decade. There are some decent pass rushers in the lot, but not many traditional 4-3 linebackers with the size to play the run...

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  21. 2010 NFL Draft: Top Five Defensive Tackle Prospects

    Defensive tackle is by far the deepest, most talented position in this year’s draft. There are two tackles worthy of being chosen in the top overall three picks, and as many as six could be taken in the first round...

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  22. 2010 NFL Draft: Top Five Defensive End Prospects

    NFL personnel execs place a high value on defensive linemen and you'll see them fly off the draft board early and often. Of premium value are pass rushing defensive ends...

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  23. 2010 NFL Draft: Top Five Offensive Tackle Rankings

    Offensive tackle, one of the glamour positions in the NFL Draft, is taking center stage once again. Four left tackles are predicted to go in the top 10 by certain draft pundits and as many as seven could be taken in the first round...

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  24. 2010 NFL Draft: Top Five Interior Linemen Rankings

    Interior linemen usually have to wait in the background during the early part of the NFL Draft. The reason being most NFL personnel people, with the exception of last season, look at centers and guards as positions to be filled in the later rounds...

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  25. 2010 NFL Draft: Top Five Tight End Rankings

    Tight end is one of the deepest positions in the entire 2010 NFL Draft, even though only two prospects may go in the first round. Quality pass catchers and solid blockers abound and that depth will be found through all seven rounds...

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