1. The Top 10 Defensive Performances in Super Bowl History

    Only eight times in the glorious 49-year history of the Super Bowl has a defensive performance earned MVP honors (that’s counting Dallas Cowboys defensive linemen Harvey Martin and Randy White, co-MVPs of Super Bowl XII, only once)...

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  2. Key Matchups That Will Determine Super Bowl 50

    You hear it all the time. Football is a game of matchups. We totally agree. So we have chosen eight crucial encounters (in no particular order) that we feel will have a major say ...

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  3. Burning Questions for Super Bowl 50

    With a little over a week to go before Super Bowl 50 —and plenty of players passing over the Pro Bowl—the attention has slowly but surely turned toward the showdown between ...

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  4. The NFL's Biggest Salary-Cap Questions for 2016

    While the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos prepare for Super Bowl 50 , 30 other clubs have other matters on the agenda…like how they can get to Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium in Houston...

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  5. Who Has the Edge at Every Position in Super Bowl 50?

    Happy 50th Anniversary…almost. It will be the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7 in Santa Clara, California...

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  6. Each NFL Team's Key to Victory on Championship Sunday

    One week after all the road teams had their way in the Wild Card Round, all four home teams held serve in the NFL 's divisional playoffs...

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  7. NFL Free Agents Who Must Be Re-Signed

    As we know, there's nothing truly free about free agency. Some very good football players are about to get paid. That is certainly the case if you are an NFL team not willing to part with some of your better performers...

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  8. Ranking the NFL's New Head Coaching Hires

    While the focus in the NFL these days is on the New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals and Carolina Panthers and each team’s path to Super Bowl 50, there’s other football business to be had for some of the other clubs...

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  9. 2016 NFL Playoffs: Keys to Victory for Each NFL Team in the Divisional Round

    Following a weekend that put the "wild" in Wild Card Round, we are down to the final eight clubs that are looking to hoist the Lombardi Trophy on February 7. For the first time ever, four road teams won NFL postseason games in the same weekend...

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  10. 2016 NFL Free Agency: Ranking Every Position

    Eight teams remain in the hunt for Super Bowl 50. That means 24 NFL teams are making plans for the future...

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  11. Strengths and Weaknesses of NFL's Remaining Playoff Teams

    It was quite the Wild Card Weekend in the NFL . We saw the first playoff shutout since 2005, just the 18th one-point game in league postseason history and a set of circumstances on Saturday night in Cincinnati that had some football fans cringing...

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  12. Power Ranking the NFL Playoff Field's Top Defensive Units

    The common adage has always been that defense wins championships. And that's not incorrect. We are here to prove that and in the process rank the 12 teams in the 2015 NFL postseason when it comes to that side of the football...

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  13. 2016 NFL Free Agency: An Early Breakdown of This Year's Class

    Yep, the 2015 NFL playoffs are here, and so are the early discussions by fans and others on just how they plan on improving their team this offseason...

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  14. Power Ranking Every Starting Quarterback of the 2015 NFL Playoffs

    It’s fun time in the NFL , as we’re down to the 12 teams that will vie for the chance to win Super Bowl 50...

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  15. The Most Important Player in Each Key Game of Week 17

    Happy New Year to all. It all comes down to this. There are a total of 16 games remaining in the 2015 NFL regular season. As we know, all of these contests are of the divisional variety...

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  16. Hot Seat Coaches with Most on the Line in Week 17 of NFL Season

    We’re still trying to figure out why the day after Thanksgiving is called “Black Friday” (in reference to purchasing things), and the Monday after the final day of ...

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  17. What Went Wrong for NFL's Most Disappointing Teams in 2015?

    Who is to say what constitutes a disappointing season in the NFL ? It’s a very subjective topic—as are league’s power rankings by the various outlets all over...

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  18. Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses for NFL's Most Likely Playoff Teams

    Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all. We are in the final two weeks of the 2015 NFL season, and it’s time to get a little more specific when it comes to the teams we will or expect to see vying for a chance to win Super Bowl 50...

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  19. Buying or Selling NFL's Remaining Playoff-Eligible Teams as Title Contenders

    Let’s set the ground rules quickly here. Six teams (New England Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC, Arizona Cardinals, Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers and Seattle ...

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  20. NFL's Biggest Risers and Fallers from 2015 Season so Far

    We enter Monday night's tilt between the Detroit Lions and the New Orleans Saints with 33 regular-season games remaining in the NFL ’s 2015 season...

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  21. Ranking the NFL's 10 Best Quarterbacks Down the Stretch

    Over the last few days, we have taken a closer look at both the 10 best offensive and 10 best defensive units in the league. Now we are focusing on a specific position, one that has been rumored to be the driving force of the NFL these days...

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  22. Ranking the NFL's 10 Best Defensive Units Down the Stretch

    As you know, we are big when it comes to equality here. On Monday, we ranked the NFL ’s 10 best offensive units heading into the final weeks of the regular season. Like on offense, it’s time to look at the defenses...

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  23. Ranking the NFL's 10 Best Offensive Units Down the Stretch

    This is one time we don’t mind being offensive. As we head into mid-and-late December (with a January chaser), which teams possess the top offensive units in the NFL ? We ...

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  24. Who's Hot, Who's Not Heading into NFL's Stretch Run

    For all but the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals, there are four games remaining in the NFL ’s regular-season...

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  25. Predicting 2015 NFL Season Award Winners After Week 13

    There are four weeks remaining in the 2015 NFL season, and each team still has four games remaining on its schedule...

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