1. Does the NFL Really Have a Serious Image Issue?

    Perhaps more than any other period in the Roger Goodell era (2006-present), the NFL has been faced with a whirlwind of turmoil over the past eight months, as players are seemingly arrested at a record clip, and not just for misdemeanors...

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  2. Which NFL Teams Are Set Up the Best to Win in the Future?

    We are less than two months away from the opening game of the NFL season (Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos on September 5, but hey, who's counting?), but it's time to assess which ...

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  3. How Giants Can Help RB David Wilson Shoulder the Workload of Full Season

    Last season, Giants rookie running back David Wilson overcame a slow start to dazzle late, leaving Big Blue fans salivating for his encore performance on Broadway in 2013...

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  4. Under-the-Radar NFL Players Sure to Make Serious Noise in 2013-14

    Every year in the NFL , there are a number of under-the-radar players who come out of nowhere to make serious noise and burst onto the scene with flair and gusto...

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  5. Buying or Selling the Hype Surrounding Every NFL Team This Summer

    Now that the calendar has officially turned to July, the hype machine for every NFL team is in full effect as fans and media alike begin to craft a narrative for each squad as the 2013 season rapidly approaches...

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  6. Chances for Each NFL Team to Win Its Division

    Last week, I wrote a column buying or selling each team's 2014 Super Bowl odds Now, it's time to determine the chances for each NFL team to win its division. Winning your division is critical in the NFL...

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  7. The New England Patriots Will Make the Playoffs, but Won't Win the Super Bowl

    Since their first world championship season in 2001, the New England Patriots have become the gold-standard franchise of the National Football League, winning double-digit games ...

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  8. Buying or Selling Each Team's 2014 Super Bowl Odds

    Ah, it's that time of year again! With the vast majority of NFL teams (Atlanta and Tennessee being the exceptions) done with offseason work until the start of training camp, it's now the proper time to begin to assess teams' 2014 Super Bowl odds ...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about over 1 year ago 36,053 reads 190 comments

  9. Eagles Coach Chip Kelly Can Name the Starting Quarterback Whenever He Wants

    New Eagles coach Chip Kelly has already made an impact in his first few months on the job. Whether it's been the implementation of personalized smoothies or his novel approach to practice , Kelly has shaken things up in Philadelphia...

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  10. How Every Starting NFL QB Made His Way to the Pros

    While some NFL starting quarterbacks come from stellar bloodlines (the Mannings) and phenomenal collegiate careers (Andrew Luck, among others), others have different, winding roads to the big time...

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  11. The 10 Best Backup Quarterbacks in the NFL

    No one would argue that starting quarterback is the single most important position on any NFL team, but oftentimes the quality of the backup signal-caller is also of paramount importance...

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  12. Cowboys Play-Calling Debacle Shows Team Won't Win Anytime Soon

    This past week, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones finally announced that new offensive coordinator Bill Callahan would be calling the plays for Dallas in 2013, ending a saga that Jones ...

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  13. Predicting Al Davis' Biopic

    The late, great Al Davis passed away on October 8, 2011, but his impact on the National Football League, its teams and fanbases will never be forgotten...

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  14. The Biggest Storyline in Every NFL Team's OTAs so Far

    As the calendar turns to June, NFL teams are in the thick of organized player activities (OTAs). Both mandatory minicamps and training camps are just around the corner, which means that we are moving rapidly toward the start of the 2013 season...

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  15. 10 Biggest Surprises from NFL OTAs

    Offseason team activities (OTAs) are underway throughout the National Football League, and there are surprises at every corner...

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  16. Is New York Giants Wide Receiver Victor Cruz One of a Kind?

    New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has been the subject of much debate this offseason, as the team and player work toward a contract extension to keep Cruz on Broadway for the foreseeable future...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about over 1 year ago 13,207 reads 70 comments

  17. Is 2013 a Make-or-Break Season for Matt Schaub?

    Despite back-to-back AFC South titles and a new contract bestowed on him last September, 2013 is absolutely a make-or-break season for Texans quarterback Matt Schaub ...

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  18. 10 Potential Superstars Who Could Emerge During OTAs

    With the vast majority of the league currently undergoing organized team activities (OTAs) and the rest soon to follow, it's time to examine the players who are set to emerge as potential superstars for the 2013 season...

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  19. NFL Fans, Especially Eagles Fans, Must Appreciate Career of Donovan McNabb

    This fall, former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb is officially hanging up his cleats. McNabb confirmed that he's set to retire as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles , the team with whom he starred for 11 seasons...

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  20. Rounding Up the Latest Buzz from NFL Minicamps

    With every NFL team having completed its rookie minicamp and a few more in the midst of OTAs, we are officially full steam ahead on the march toward the 2013 season...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about over 1 year ago 35,470 reads 51 comments

  21. The Cincinnati Bengals Are Going to the Playoffs and They Deserve Your Respect

    Ladies and gentlemen, the bandwagon for the most underrated and dangerous team in the NFL is filling up. Seats are going fast. If you want to reserve a spot, now is the time. Once the season starts, we'll certainly have reached full capacity...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about over 1 year ago 5,263 reads 76 comments

  22. The 10 Commandments for NFL Rookies

    In the book of Exodus, God issues the 10 Commandments — a set of rules for his followers to adhere to. In that spirit, I believe that NFL rookies could benefit from their own Decalogue...

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  23. Are the Giants Prepared to Handle a Holdout from Victor Cruz?

    In his two seasons on the field for the New York Giants , wide receiver Victor Cruz has left an indelible mark on both the organization and the New York metropolitan area...

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  24. The New York Jets Must Cut Mark Sanchez and Turn Franchise over to Geno Smith

    The New York Jets made a statement when they drafted West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith with the 39th overall pick in last weekend's NFL draft...

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  25. 10 NFL Rookies Unfairly Saddled with Insane Expectations

    The 2013 NFL draft has come and gone, and a whole new era of stars will soon be introduced to both teams and fans across the country. Some rookies expected to dominate will fizzle; other rookies expected to struggle will sizzle...

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