1. NFL Preseason 2013: What We Learned from Week 3

    Ah, the all-important Week 3 of the NFL preseason—the so-called "dress rehearsal" for Week 1 of the regular season. This is the week where we learn the most about each NFL team as the regular campaign hurdles ever closer...

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  2. NFL Preseason Week 3: Takeaways from Saturday Night's Action

    There were 10 games on Saturday night's Week 3 NFL preseason slate, and the contests didn't disappoint. The contests had everything, from poor quarterback play (hello, Josh Freeman), ...

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  3. NFL Preseason Week 3: Takeaways from Thursday Night's Action

    While there were only two preseason games on Thursday night's schedule, there was much to be gleaned from the results. We saw two of the NFC's 2012 bottom feeders down two of the AFC's elite...

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  4. NFL Position Battles That Can Be Decided in Preseason Week 3

    We've now reached the point in the NFL preseason where starters are named and rosters really begin to take shape...

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  5. Vince Young Needs to Impress in Last Chance to Salvage Career

    He is one of the greatest college football players of all time and the primary author of the most pulse-pounding national championship game in recent memory. He is a former top-three pick in the NFL draft...

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  6. Takeaways from Friday Night's NFL Preseason Week 2 Action

    There were four preseason games on Friday night's Week 2 slate, and there were takeaways from all of them. In some of the games, starting quarterbacks began to emerge. In others, starting quarterbacks ran for their lives...

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  7. Who's Hot, Who's Not After NFL Preseason Week 1?

    One week of the NFL preseason is officially in the books, and while much of the action was carried out by players unlikely to make a significant impact on their respective teams, there was still plenty of insight to be gleaned...

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  8. Takeaways from Thursday Night's NFL Preseason Week 1 Action

    While this past Sunday's Hall of Fame Game was a tasty appetizer, Thursday night provided the first real night of football on the 2013 NFL calendar...

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  9. Rising Stars Emerging in NFL Training Camps

    Every year players emerge as rising stars at training camp, exhibiting talents that have hitherto presented themselves, and seek to carry over those performances into the regular season...

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  10. The 8 NFL Players with the Most to Lose This Preseason

    With the kickoff of Sunday night's Hall of Fame Game between the Cowboys and Dolphins, the 2013 NFL preseason is officially underway—and not a moment too soon for football-crazed fans all over the country...

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  11. Stock Up, Stock Down in the First Week of NFL Training Camps

    Can you smell it? Can you feel it? Can you TASTE it?!?!? Football! Football! FOOTBALL!! Training camps are just about underway throughout the league, and with that, it's time to take stock of each NFL team...

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  12. How Should NFL Teams Measure Success in Training Camps?

    Much like a bear stumbling out of its cave at the onset of spring after a long winter hibernation, so too does the NFL emerge from an extended slumber as the calendar turns to late July...

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  13. NFL Teams Enjoying the Best Offseasons so Far

    Ah, the middle of July! It's a time on the NFL calendar when hope springs eternal for fans across the nation, as training camps get set to open over the next few weeks...

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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 ...

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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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