1. Patriots vs Lions: Full Breakdown & Analysis for Preseason Week 3

    After erasing question marks that arose following his knee injury scare with a surgically precise performance against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 2 of the preseason, New England ...

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  2. Breaking Down the Importance of Jairus Byrd to the Buffalo Bills Defense

    No one's happier about Jairus Byrd signing his franchise tag than Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine, who now gets to include an elite safety into his complex, multiple-alignment scheme...

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  3. NFL Preseason Week 3: Highlighting This Week's Most Intriguing Storylines

    Preseason Week 3 is the best week of the preseason for two reasons. Firstly, it means we're more than halfway done with the four-game exhibition prelude to the games that, well, actually count...

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  4. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for These Injured NFL Players

    A handful of NFL players have suffered injuries that will keep them out all year, but there's a growing collection of those who are nursing less significant ailments and could be back when the regular season kicks off in early September...

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  5. Seattle Seahawks Building a Strong Case for NFL's Strongest Team

    The Seattle Seahawks — NFL 's strongest team? The San Francisco 49ers are the reigning NFC champs, the Denver Broncos added Wes Welker in free agency, and the Atlanta ...

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  6. What We've Learned About the Baltimore Ravens so Far This Preseason

    Baltimore Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome deserves a break, but he's not going to get one in the NFL . In a perfect world, the two-time Super Bowl-winning executive would have been able ...

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  7. Where Eagles QB Battle Stands After Preseason Week 2

    " You can put your pens down if you think we're naming a starting quarterback in this room right now...

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  8. How Realistic Is J.J. Watt's Goal of Creating the 20-20-20 Club?

    What J.J. Watt wants to do this season is simple, really. He has plans to improve upon his 2012 Defensive Player of the Year Award winning campaign, which was, arguably, the finest season ever turned in by a defensive lineman...

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  9. Fantasy Football 2013: Need-to-Know Injury Red Flags for Upcoming Season

    Injuries are every fantasy owner's nightmare, and with the assortment of tweaks, pulls and tears we've witnessed this summer, it's absolutely critical to know all the red flags of the top-tier fantasy players heading into the 2013 season...

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  10. How Can the Texans Get the Most of Arian Foster and Ben Tate?

    The Houston Texans drafted DeAndre Hopkins in Round 1 of the 2013 draft to add more explosiveness to their passing game, but let's be real. They're still a run-first team and Arian Foster is still the offensive focal point...

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  11. Fantasy Football 2013: Need-to-Know NFL Changes Since Your Last Draft

    On paper, every NFL team looks different in 2013 from how it looked in 2012—some significantly different, others with only slight variation from the previous season...

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  12. Are the New York Jets Destined for Another Train-Wreck Season?

    To avoid another train-wreck season, the New York Jets must receive a marvelous coaching effort from Rex Ryan , game-managing play from either Geno Smith or Mark Sanchez , steadiness ...

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  13. Bills vs. Colts: Full Preview, Breakdown and Analysis for Preseason Week 1

    The Andrew Luck era charges into Year 2 for the Indianapolis Colts , while it looks as though the EJ Manuel era will officially begin for the Buffalo Bills , as the two teams ...

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  14. Will A.J. Jenkins Miss the Cut for San Francisco 49ers?

    A.J. Jenkins is on track to be the worst draft pick of the Trent Baalke Era in San Francisco. The 6-foot, 190-pound wideout, picked in Round 1 a year ago by the 49ers , has ...

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  15. How Much Does Maurice Jones-Drew Still Have Left in the Tank?

    Quick—name the NFL 's rushing leader in 2011. Still thinking? The answer: Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jacksonville Jaguars ...

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  16. Who Is New England Patriots Tight End Zach Sudfeld?

    A 6'7'', 255-pound tight end is making waves at New England Patriots training camp, and it's not All-Pro Rob Gronkowski . It's Zach Sudfeld , an undrafted free agent from Nevada...

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  17. The Definitive Guide to 2013 NFL Offseason Injuries

    The training camp injury bug has infested the NFL . Players are seemingly dropping like flies—no pun intended—and teams are being forced to cope with season-ending injuries even before taking a preseason snap...

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  18. What Can T.O. Still Offer NFL Teams?

    Apparently, when you're a future Hall of Fame wide receiver with over 1,000 receptions, nearly 16,000 receiving yards and more than 150 touchdowns in your professional career, the ...

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  19. What Does Vince Young Still Offer as an NFL QB?

    A 30-year-old Vince Young , fresh off an unsuccessful tryout with the Oakland Raiders and a failed training camp stint with the Buffalo Bills in 2012, will work out with, of all teams, the Green Bay Packers...

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  20. How Shane Vereen Can Become the Patriots' Biggest Offensive Weapon

    The biggest offensive weapon on the New England Patriots is... Shane Vereen ? In a recent column, Karen Guregian of The Boston Herald suggested the third-year running back "has the best potential to be a breakout performer this season...

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  21. What Does Loss of Chris Culliver Mean for San Francisco 49ers Defense?

    Regardless of how loaded the San Francisco 49ers are on defense, there's n o way around it— losing Chris Culliver hurts...

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  22. Bill Parcells: Remembering the Career of Legendary NFL Coach, Executive

    An NFL coaching titan is entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame . His name? None other than the Big Tuna. Bill Parcells withstood the test of time as the coach of four different organizations...

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  23. Ranking the Biggest Losses of the 2013 NFL Offseason and Preseason so Far

    A harsh reality of NFL training camps and preseason outings—players get injured. Some are lost for the year, while others only miss practice time or a few games in the regular ...

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  24. The Top Free Agents Remaining on the Market at Start of Training Camps

    Believe it or not, a rather respectable collection of free agents are still available on the free-agent market. Sure, that market is exceptionally picked over, but it doesn't mean the players available can't contribute in 2013...

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  25. Projecting Ripple Effects for Early NFL Training Camp Injuries

    Training-camp injuries are the absolute worst. For some, seasons are lost before a preseason snap, which forces teams to scramble for long-term solutions...

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