1. 10 NFL Front Office Personnel Men Who Will Be General Managers

    As a disclaimer, I am taking a huge risk by leaving some friends and colleagues that I respect and trust off this list. As a former NFL executive myself, I know first-hand the work, time and effort that each scout puts in...

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  2. Buying or Selling Every NFL Team's Chances of Improving on 2012 Win Total

    Every year in the NFL there seems to be about a 50 percent turnover in terms of playoff teams. In 2011, that figure was exactly correct. The Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets and Indianapolis Colts were playoff teams in the AFC in 2010...

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  3. 10 Little-Known NFL Players Who Will Make Huge Depth Chart Jumps in 2013

    Every year, without fail, there are players who are drafted into the NFL that most fans and even draftniks do not know...

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  4. What Does It Take to Form a Legitimate NFL Rivalry?

    Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines rivalry as “a state or situation in which people or groups are competing with each other...

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  5. The Anatomy of a 53-Man Roster in the NFL

    There are so many ways to break down how NFL teams build their roster. Some teams build with youth while others collect veteran players...

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  6. Breaking Down the Art Form of Tackling in the NFL

    With concussion litigation taking place all over the country from former NFL players, the league has changed the rules to take shots to the head out of the NFL ...

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  7. 10 Things Every NFL Rookie Should Know Before Becoming a Pro

    Every player that is on a NFL roster right now dreamed for years to get that opportunity. Whether the player was drafted or signed a rookie free-agent contract, the player can forever claim that he made it to the NFL...

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  8. NFL Agent's Guide to Negotiating a Rookie Contract

    I am going to be very real for a moment here. Three years ago, before the NFL players were locked out and the current collective bargaining agreement (CBA) was in place, this would have been a much better article...

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  9. Where Does That First NFL Rookie Paycheck Go?

    On the surface, this question looks basic in nature. Every NFL rookie will get paid if they make the team, but therein lies the rub. The player has to make the team. And each rookie is different...

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  10. Players Worthy of the Chiefs' No. 1 Pick

    New Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey has already made major changes to the franchise since he took over this offseason...

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  11. Which Luxury Pick Will Each NFL Team Be Tempted to Take?

    I recently wrote an article about what positions each NFL team needed to look at to have a successful draft next week. This article will do just the opposite. Take the Washington Redskins for instance...

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  12. How to Spot an NFL Team on the Verge of Greatness

    When I was assigned this article, I was excited about the vast angles the headline created. Then I sat down and tried to define greatness. In the NFL , making the playoffs is wonderful...

    Marc Lillibridge Written by Marc Lillibridge about 1 year ago 117 reads 30 comments

  13. The NFL Draft: The Greatest Draft in All of Sports

    The NFL draft is a spectacle, an event and a celebration. The NFL draft takes up three days and is so popular Round 1 has its own prime time night...

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  14. 22 of the Most Shocking First-Round NFL Draft Selections

    The title of this article could have read many things. The NFL draft dates back to 1936, and over the years, there have been some highly-debated draft picks by NFL teams...

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  15. Under-the-Radar Free Agent Signings Who Will Have Major Impact in 2013

    The heart of NFL free agency is long gone and though there will be moves here and there, the big-money contracts are all signed and teams are now focused on the 2013 NFL draft...

    Marc Lillibridge Written by Marc Lillibridge about over 1 year ago 17,048 reads 23 comments

  16. Breaking Down Every NFL Team's Draft Strategy

    All 32 NFL teams address the NFL draft differently. Some teams draft the best player available while others will draft by need. Some teams rely on the expertise of their scouts and others will put much of the emphasize on the coaches input...

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  17. How NFL Teams Determine a Player's Value

    On Wednesday, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported that 13 NFL teams have over $10 million in cap space...

    Marc Lillibridge Written by Marc Lillibridge about over 1 year ago 3,969 reads 6 comments

  18. How the Financials Have Changed in NFL Free Agency

    Considering the NFL is the richest league in the history of any sport, I get asked all the time what I think about the economics of football...

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  19. Life of an NFL Agent During Free Agency

    Life as an NFL agent can be as exciting as it is stressful. By running my own agency with 20-plus clients, I can say with confidence that free agency is a period when both terms apply...

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  20. An Insider's View of 2 of the Biggest Contracts in 2013 NFL Free Agency

    The Baltimore Ravens may have won the Super Bowl in 2013, but so far they have lost in free agency. They will likely lose future Hall of Fame safety Ed Reed before the week is out...

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  21. NFL Insider's Guide to the Art of Free Agent Contract Negotiations

    NFL free agency is a giant game of poker that began last Friday. Since 11 p.m. CST that night, I have been able to speak with NFL personnel and front office executives about my impending free agents...

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  22. Should the Kansas City Chiefs Trade No. 1 Pick for Darrelle Revis?

    In recent days, the Kansas City Chiefs have restructured defensive lineman Tyson Jackson’s contract and released starting right tackle Eric Winston...

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  23. Free Agency or Draft: How Should Each NFL Team Attack Its Biggest Needs?

    Every organization in the NFL has its own culture and ways it handles business. The front offices of these clubs all have their own philosophies of how a team should be built as well...

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  24. 2013 NFL Free Agents Who Will Attract the Most Suitors

    With NFL free agency starting on March 12, each team must decide how involved it wants to become in spending top dollars for the best available talents...

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  25. The Best Decision Every NFL Team Can Make This Offseason

    The 2013 NFL Scouting Combine is here and the “unofficial” start of free agency is here as well. As the entire NFL community descends on Indianapolis, each team is working to make their organization better...

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