1. Denver Broncos Burning Question No. 2: Defensive Coordinator Jim Bates

    Over the coming weeks, attempts will be made to answer a handful of burning questions regarding what was perhaps the NFL's second-most disappointing team in 2007...

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  2. Williamson's Future Bleak in Minnesota

    Troy Williamson can't catch. That's a problem for a wide receiver playing football at any level. For a player in the National Football League, it's something more. Words like inexcusable and negligent come to mind...

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  3. Kansas City Chiefs Position Analysis: Offensive Line

    The position analysis series continues with the Chiefs' biggest weakness last season—the offensive line. G Brian Waters An undrafted free agent who came to Kansas City in 2000, Waters has grown into one of the league's best linemen...

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  4. Pittsburgh Steelers' Ulterior Motives Behind Max Starks' Transtion Tag

    The Steelers did something Wednesday no team has done since 2006. They slapped the transition tag on one of their players, offensive tackle Max Starks...

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  5. With Shaun Hill Signed in San Francisco, 49ers Turn to Free Agent Linemen

    The 49ers recently agreed to a three-year contract with former third-string quarterback Shaun Hill, who won consecutive starts last season after the ineffectual duo of Alex Smith and Trent Dilfer succumbed to injuries...

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  6. Decision Time for Favre, Again

    If it's the offseason, it must be time for the Brett Favre watch. As was the case with last season—and the one before that—Favre is leaving Packer Nation hanging on the edge of its seat...

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  7. Gregg Williams Hire Not a Head-scratcher

    There was lots of speculation about the Jacksonville Jaguars' hiring of Gregg Williams. Most of all, some people just didn't understand it.But why? It makes perfect sense...

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  8. 49ers Slide Has No End in Sight

    Whither the San Francisco 49ers? This franchise, once the gold standard of the NFL, is terribly tarnished. Once they were the king Niners; now they are just pathetic also-rans. Are they going to be the Santa Clara 49ers? Possibly...

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  9. Tim Ruskell gets it right this time, uses franchise tag on Marcus Trufant

    Whew! Seattle Seahawks fans can breathe a sign of relief. Team president Tim Ruskell actually did what he was supposed to this time, placing the franchise tag on the team's top pending free agent...

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  10. Dolphins: Give Keyshawn the Damn Contract

    With the 2007 season in the rear-view mirror,the free-agent signing period more than a week away, and the NFL draft still two months off, "news" out of the NFL these days seems to be long on rumor and short on cold, hard facts...

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  11. Kevin Everett's Story Is One Well Told

    To many Buffalo Bills fans, the most horrifying moment of the 2007 season had nothing to do with winning and losing. It was the sight of Kevin Everett, lying motionless, seemingly for an eternity, on the Ralph Wilson Stadium turf during the season opener.

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  12. Anthony Gonzalez Helps Indianapolis Colts Reload

    Being the last pick of the first round usually leads to a rookie season spent watching a good team play. But Anthony Gonzalez lucked out: he not only joined a perennially successful ...

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  13. Texans Cut Four, Likely to Release Jerome Mathis after Arrest

    The Houston Texans have cut centers Mike Flanagan and Drew Hodgon, tight end Jeb Putzier, and linebacker Shawn Barber.In addition, they are not expected to tender restricted free agent Jerome Mathis...

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  14. Bears Keep One, Cut Three as They Turn Toward Youth

    The Chicago Bears signed defensive end Alex Brown to a two-year contract extension, cut wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad and right tackle Fred Miller and chose not to pay a $5.2 million roster bonus to defensive tackle Darwin Walker...

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  15. 49ers News: SF Makes Room for Lance Briggs by Cutting Derek Smith

    The San Francisco 49ers made official this week what became clear throughout last season: They are going young at linebacker. That means 33-year-old Derek Smith is out and 26-year-old Lance Briggs could well be in...

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  16. Dolphins Resurrection in 2008? Schedule, History on Miami's Side

    There is nothing short of a complete transformation of the Miami Dolphins taking place. Don't be so quick to immediately write off 2008, however, because a soft schedule and historical trends indicate the Dolphins could be close to a ...

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  17. Raiders Draft: Raider Nation Calls for Centers

    RealFootball365.com wrote of the Oakland offensive line on Tuesday, and Raider Nation demanded a center."Please draft a real center come draft day," pleaded The Shape, and Blat muttered in prose, "center, center, center...

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  18. Pittsburgh Steelers Should Look at Rookie O-tackles

    The bottom line for the Pittsburgh Steelers is simple: Their offensive tackles were highly inconsistent throughout the course of the 2007-08 season. Further, there were injuries as well...

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  19. Kansas City Chiefs Position Analysis: Tight End

    Moving right along with our offseason analysis, we take a look at Kansas City's tight ends. Tony Gonzalez After re-signing with the Chiefs at the start of 2007, Gonzalez not only ...

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  20. Super Bowl XLII: Where Does Giants' Upset Rank?

    Just where does the New York Giants' dramatic victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII rank? After all, the Giants were a 14-point underdog, and they were taking on the first team to reach the Super Bowl with a perfect 18-0 record...

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  21. Colts name Clark franchise player and re-sign Lilja

    The Indianapolis Colts made tight end Dallas Clark their franchise player, tendering him the requisite one-year offer worth the average of the top five highest-paid tight ends. The deal would equal $4...

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  22. Ravens News: Terrell Suggs Challenges LB Designation

    The Baltimore Ravens have tendered linebacker Terrell Suggs a one-year deal worth just over $8 million as their franchise player, but Suggs apparently things the amount should be about $800,000 more because he spent more time at defensive end last season.

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  23. Packers Head to NFL Combine With Many Options

    Green Bay is looking to provide depth and future starters to replace Charles Woodson and Al Harris in the secondary and Mark Tauscher and Chad Clifton along the offensive line...

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  24. Vikings News: Kenechi Udeze's Illness Leaves Huge Hole in Defense

    The Minnesota Vikings have dealt with offseason injuries before. Every NFL franchise has. But the body blow the organization received earlier this month when it was revealed defensive ...

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  25. OL + Youth + Greg Knapp & Tom Cable = Oakland Raiders Wins in 2008

    Most improved Raider in 2007? That's a no-brainer; how about the entire offensive line? Kudos to Barry Sims, Robert Gallery, Jeremy Newberry, Cooper Carlisle, Cornell Green, Paul McQuistan, and Chris Morris...

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