1. 2010 NFL Draft: Why the 49ers Trading up To No. 11 Was a Bad Move

    Anthony Davis is a good football player. But the Niners trading up two spots to get him is bad for one simple reason: There was likely no reason for it. While they only gave up a fourth-round pick (No...

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  2. 2010 NFL Draft: Looking Back at the Class of 2007

    They say it takes three years for to get a good read on an NFL draft class. Right now, that means the 2007 draftees are ready for their first full evaluation...

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  3. 2010 NFL Draft: 10 Guys Who Will Slip Out of the First Round

    Earlier in the week, I presented a list of five guys making a late surge for first-round consideration (which you can read here). Now, I’m flipping the script. Simple physics says that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction...

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  4. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: Hall of Fame Edition

    Everyone’s got their own twist on NFL Mock Drafts. Well, we here at Bleacher Report have a few of our own, and one of them is this: The Hall of Fame edition...

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  5. Philadelphia Eagles Acquire LB Ernie Sims from Detroit Lions

    Roughly 80 hours before the NFL Draft kicks off, the Philadelphia Eagles have taken a step towards filling one of their biggest remaining needs by acquiring outside linebacker Ernie Sims from Detroit for a 2010 fifth-round draft choice...

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  6. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: Who's Making a Surge for First Round Consideration?

    Only 32 men per year can call themselves first-round draft picks. That man you see on the left will likely be the first of the 2010 class come this Thursday...

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  7. Five Unrestricted Free Agents the Philadelphia Eagles Should Look at

    April 15 isn’t just tax day—it’s the deadline for NFL teams to sign restricted free agents to an offer sheet. That deadline has now come and passed, meaning that any dreams Eagles fans had of landing a player like O...

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  8. NFL Trade Rumors: Five Dark Horse Teams Who Could Pursue Jason Campbell

    Seven days have now passed since Donovan McNabb became a Washington Redskin and Jason Campbell became a backup quarterback...

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  9. Why Major League Baseball Needs To Fine or Suspend Umpire Joe West

    It’s often said that the best umpires, referees and officials in sports are the ones that fans don’t notice. Apparently, no one gave Major League Baseball umpire Joe West that memo...

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  10. Bradford Blocker: Was Donovan McNabb to the 'Skins Really An Act Of Subterfuge?

    If you’ve been scouring the sports newswires today, you’ve undoubtedly by now seen the latest gem regarding the Donovan McNabb trade...

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  11. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: Bleacher Report Featured Columnist Edition

    Eight weeks ago, the entire team of NFL Featured Columnists began a project of enormous undertaking: Play armchair General Manager and complete a full mock draft as a unit...

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  12. Genius or Idiot: How Will Trading Donovan McNabb Define Andy Reid?

    After weeks of speculation, it finally happened: Donovan McNabb was traded. To the Washington Redskins. A division rival, and a bad one at that...

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  13. 2010 NFL Draft: Why the Philadelphia Eagles Could "Pounce" on Maurkice Pouncey

    Everyone predicted that when free agency began on March 5, the lack of a salary cap would turn the NFL upside down...

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  14. Could Trading Donovan McNabb to the Rams Be a Very Bad Idea for Philly?

    Given the fact that I wrote an article weeks ago advocating why it made sense for Donovan McNabb to be the odd man out in Philly’s quarterback conundrum, you might be quite surprised by what I’m about to say...

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  15. 2010 NCAA Tournament: Welcome Back Cinderella, We Missed You Last Year

    A fun stat to start: Of the teams that made the Sweet Sixteen of the 2009 NCAA Tournament, only four-have returned this year...

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  16. Summer Lovin': Five NFL Teams We'd Love to See on HBO's Hard Knocks

    This summer, the sixth installment of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” series will chronicle one lucky NFL team through their 2010 training camp. Sure, the premiere is still a good five months away...

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  17. 2010 FC Mock NFL Draft: At No. 24, The Philadelphia Eagles Select..

    …Carlos Dunlap, defensive end from the University of Florida. But the choice wasn't as cut and dried as Eagles fans might think. As it stands, the Eagles’ biggest needs are on defense...

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  18. Move Over Donovan McNabb: Why Kevin Kolb Deserves a Shot to be the Eagles' QB

    You all knew I would weigh in on the Eagles' biggest offseason story eventually, right? Well, much like the team, I've taken my time. See, the Eagles seem content to go into 2010 with three quarterbacks all in the final year of their contracts...

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  19. NFL Free Agency: Looking at 10 Potential Free Agent Bargains

    Fans and pundits alike knew that free agency in an uncapped year had the potential to be a spending madhouse, and owners have yet to disappoint on that front...

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  20. NFL Free Agency: Should the Philadelphia Eagles' Free Agents Stay or Go?

    The madness has officially begun. As of 12:01 AM Friday, NFL free agency is underway and the league is in the throws of an uncapped year...

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  21. NFL Draft: What's at Stake for Brandon Graham at the 2010 NFL Combine?

    As of press time, NFLDraftScout.com has Brandon Graham ranked as the fifth-best defensive end and the No. 28 overall prospect in the 2010 NFL Draft...

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  22. The Five Most Memorable Moments of Brian Westbrook's Amazing Eagles Career

    Tuesday, February 22, 2010 is a date that will live in infamy in Philadelphia sports history as the end of the Brian Westbrook era...

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  23. NFL Draft: What's at Stake for Jahvid Best at the 2010 NFL Combine?

    According to NFLDraftScout.com, Jahvid Best is the third-rated running back in the 2010 NFL Draft. But with Selection…well, weekend rapidly approaching, Best still has a lot to prove...

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  24. 2010 B/R Featured Columnist Mock NFL Draft: Broncos Bag Bryant at No. 11

    Being an NFC guy, I didn't see as much film on a team like the Broncos as I want to. So, in order to be as effective as possible while stepping in to make Denver’s pick in our Bleacher Report ...

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  25. NFL Free Agency: Five Potential Bargain Buys That Could Make an Impact in 2010

    Free agency is right around the corner, and since it looks like we’re headed into an uncapped year, the bucks could be flying like never before...

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