1. Adrian Peterson: Why Minnesota Vikings Cannot Expect Him to Carry Team in 2012

    Adrian Peterson is still trying to work his way back back from a devastating knee injury that cut his 2011 season short in December...

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  2. Can Philadelphia Eagles' Coaching Staff Keep Michael Vick Healthy in 2012?

    Michael Vick is injured yet again. While he only bruised his rubs and claims to be "80 percent" healthy , you'll forgive me for not being confident in his ability to stay healthy...

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  3. Terrelle Pryor Should Give Up Dream of Playing Quarterback, Switch Positions

    Terrelle Pryor is still convinced he can be an NFL quarterback, but after watching him this preseason I'm convinced the Ohio State product needs to switch positions. He just doesn't have what it takes to make it under center in the NFL...

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  4. 5 Coaches on the Hot Seat Heading into the Regular Season

    We're two weeks away from the kickoff of the 2012 NFL season but we already know which head coaches are fighting for their jobs...

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  5. Dwayne Bowe: What His Return Means for the Kansas City Chiefs

    Dwayne Bowe finally caved in his contract dispute by ending his holdout and signing his one-year, $9.515 million franchise tender last week...

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  6. Breaking Down How Trent Richardson's Health Impacts Rookie QB Brandon Weeden

    When the Cleveland Browns drafted Trent Richardson with the third pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, he was expected to be the focal point of the team's offense...

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  7. What Jason Pierre-Paul's Back Problems Mean for the New York Giants

    Jason Pierre-Paul will be held out of this weekend's preseason contest against the Chicago Bears because of back spasms, according to ESPN New York...

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  8. Julio Jones Deserves Props for Brash Trash Talk

    Last week, Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones told Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports that if he was an opposing defender facing his team's vaunted offense, he would "just pack up my stuff and go home...

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  9. Philip Rivers' Noodle Arm Could Cost Norv Turner His Job

    Philip Rivers is among my favorite NFL players to watch, but over the past year, it has been really hard to do so...

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  10. Atlanta Falcons: Why They Could Be the Next "Greatest Show on Turf"

    On paper, the Atlanta Falcons have what could be one of the NFL 's best offenses. Given the Falcons ' level of talent, they could actually steal the title of "Greatest Show on Turf" this season...

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  11. What Jim Leonhard's Arrival Means to the Denver Broncos

    Safety Jim Leonhard finally stepped onto the field for the Denver Broncos on Tuesday, and his arrival will have a serious impact on the team's defense...

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  12. Analyzing How Dez Bryant's Injury Affects the Cowboys' Offense, Season

    The good news for Dallas Cowboys fans is that Dez Bryant 's knee injury doesn't appear to be serious. He has patellar tendinitis in his right knee and should recover in time for the regular season...

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  13. Pros and Cons of the Jacksonville Jaguars Playing Home Games in London

    According to the Associated Press (via ESPN), the Jacksonville Jaguars are set to take England by storm and play a total of four home games in London , one each year from 2013 to 2016...

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  14. DeSean Jackson: Projecting Stats, Impact for the Refocused Eagles WR in 2012

    Just by watching Philadelphia Eagles games last season, you could tell something was wrong with wide receiver DeSean Jackson . And now we know what it was...

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  15. 4 San Diego Chargers Who Must Step Up After Vincent Brown's Injury

    Second-year receiver Vincent Brown appeared headed for a big year with the San Diego Chargers . The athletic San Diego State product showed a ton of promise as a rookie and looked like a budding star...

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  16. Potential One-Man Officiating Crews Could Be Devastating to the NFL

    Pro Football Talk reported earlier today that a source had informed them that the NFL was considering using just one official on the field during games this year. If true, such a plan would be an absolute disaster...

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  17. Breaking Down Why Jake Locker Still Is Not Ready to Start for Titans

    The Tennessee Titans named Jake Locker their starting quarterback on Monday, but based on his preseason performances, the second-year pro is nowhere near ready for that job...

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  18. How Can Kevin Kolb Save His Starting Job with Arizona Cardinals?

    Kevin Kolb is in an awful position. After a dismal, injury-plagued season in 2011, the 27-year-old had hoped to turn things around during his campaign in the desert. So far in the preseason, things haven't gone according to plan...

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  19. Peyton Manning: How Will Broncos Injuries Affect Beginning of His Denver Career?

    Must is expected of Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos in 2012, and while on the surface everything seems great, the team is actually dealing with several big-time injuries...

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  20. Projecting the Consequences If NFL Sticks with Replacement Refs into the Season

    The battle between the NFL and the NFL Referees Association has yet to be resolved, and now it looks like it could last into the regular season, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter...

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  21. Why New York Jets' Success Hinges on Mark Sanchez's Confidence

    I have long said that New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez has all the tools to be an elite quarterback in the NFL . All that is missing is for him to display the confidence level of a top signal-caller in the league...

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  22. How James Harrison's Injury Changes the Pittsburgh Steelers' Defensive Plan

    Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Wednesday morning, which will put him out for a few weeks...

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  23. 5 NFL Rookies Who Will Make Playoff Teams Even Better

    The 2012 NFL draft was one of the deepest in years. The fact that this year's draft class was so packed with impact players made it easier for playoff teams to get guys who could help them right away...

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  24. Chicago Bears: Breaking Down the Jay Cutler to Brandon Marshall Connection

    When the Chicago Bears acquired wide receiver Brandon Marshall this offseason, everyone assumed that quarterback Jay Cutler finally had the No. 1 wideout he had been missing...

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  25. Breaking Down the Advantages of Starting Matt Moore over Ryan Tannehill in Miami

    With David Garrard out for a few weeks with a knee injury, the Miami Dolphins ' quarterback battle will likely come down to Matt Moore or rookie Ryan Tannehill...

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