1. NFL Predictions for 2010 Season: NFC North Rankings Post-Brett Favre

    This is a look at how I expect the season to play out for the NFC North now that Brett Favre is retired. That's if it stays that way. The Vikings took a huge hit by losing Favre and now must rely on Tavaris Jackson and Sage Rosenfells at QB...

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  2. Desmond Bishop Continues Push for Playing Time with Green Bay Packers

    Desmond Bishop is once again becoming the Green Bay Packers' August MVP. He has led the team in preseason tackles in two of his first three years in the league and has been the biggest playmaker of camp so far...

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  3. Five Fast Facts You Need To Know Before Your Fantasy Drafts

    This is a list of five important facts and statistical oddities that occurred last season or over the last couple of seasons that are important to know when drafting your team in the upcoming weeks...

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  4. 2010 NFL Power Rankings: Ranking Teams 1-10

    This list is a continuation of a power rankings that just looked at teams 32-11, as seen here, http://www.bleacherreport.com/articles/420602-pre-training-camp-power-rankings-32-11. This list is for the elite teams with serious Super Bowl potential...

    Jake Winiecki Written by Jake Winiecki about 4 years ago 4,906 reads 27 comments

  5. Pre-Training Camp Power Rankings: 32-11

    This is a full 32-team power ranking of the NFL going into training camp. I will also be doing a pre-season edition in August. This is based on how I think they should be ranked going into the season, not how they will finish...

    Jake Winiecki Written by Jake Winiecki about 4 years ago 2,336 reads 28 comments

  6. Packers Training Camp Battles: Morgan Burnett vs. Atari Bigby

    Strong Safety Atari Bigby is the one starter in Green Bay's secondary who has yet to make a Pro Bowl. It now appears he will have to worry about that title, as Bigby may not be the starter come this season...

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  7. Sleeper Alert: Watch Out For Davone Bess!

    Miami Dophin's wide receiver Davone Bess has increased his receiving yardage in each of his first two seasons. Last year he caught 76 passes for 758 yards and two TD's...

    Jake Winiecki Written by Jake Winiecki about 4 years ago 1,134 reads 10 comments

  8. NBA: New-Look Heat Top 2010-11 NBA Preseason Power Rankings

    This is a very early look at how I think the NBA season will shake down. There are still a lot of unknowns with many rosters still not completely filled, so a lot of this is based on how I think the rest of the offseason will play out...

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  9. The Unprecedented 2010 Miami Heat

    Everyone is trying to figure out what this "super team" will be like in Miami next season because it's never been done like this before. The first comparison that always comes up is with the Celtics "Big Three" from three years ago...

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  10. Green Bay Packers Season Preview: Special Teams

    Last season the Packers were one of the worst teams in the league in special teams coverage, return yards, and special teams penalties. That said, they still have the potential to be very good...

    Jake Winiecki Written by Jake Winiecki about 4 years ago 1,616 reads 26 comments

  11. NBA Free Agency: What the Nets Should Do If They Don't Get the Top of the Class

    As it appears now, unless the Nets can get LeBron and have him bring along someone else, the Nets aren't going to sign a "top notch" free agent. That's okay though...

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  12. Will JaMarcus Russell Ever Get Signed After Recent Arrest?

    JaMarcus Russell was going to have a tough time getting any team to buy into his potential before today. Now I'm having a very tough time believing that any team will sign him...

    Jake Winiecki Written by Jake Winiecki about 4 years ago 563 reads 5 comments

  13. What It Will Take For The 49ers To Win The NFC West

    In 2009, the Arizona Cardinals won the NFC West fairly easily. This year that will not be the case. When Kurt Warner announced his retirement earlier this year, that knocked the Cardinals off of the top rung of the NFC West ladder...

    Jake Winiecki Written by Jake Winiecki about 4 years ago 1,260 reads 8 comments

  14. Sleeper Alert: Cameron Wake Is The Real Deal!

    Back in 2008, an NFL castoff recorded a CFL-high 23 sacks on his way to his second straight Defensive Player of the Year award. In 2009 he recorded 5.5 sacks on very limited playing time behind Joey Porter and Jason Taylor...

    Jake Winiecki Written by Jake Winiecki about 4 years ago 3,532 reads 28 comments

  15. Green Bay Packers Season Preview: Defensive Line

    Last year, the Packers gave up a league low 83.3 yards per game on the ground. All season, teams had trouble running the ball on the Packers. Why was that? The Linebackers played very well, but we all know where it starts: Up front on the Defensive Line.

    Jake Winiecki Written by Jake Winiecki about 4 years ago 1,345 reads 3 comments

  16. Can Jason Campbell Save The Raiders?

    If you ask any Raiders fan about their team’s chances in 2010, they will give you a surprisingly optimistic answer. The reason for this is the addition of Jason Campbell...

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  17. Assesing the Wisconsin Badgers Offense in 2010

    Coming into the 2010 college football season, the Badgers return all but one offensive starter. That player being TE Garrett Graham. Besides losing him to the NFL, Wisconsin's offense is loaded and ready to take off...

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  18. Who Can Salvage the 2010 Season For the Pittsburgh Steelers?

    With the much publicized 4-6 game suspension of Ben Roethlisberger, the loss of super bowl MVP Santonio Holmes, and the recent news of the loss of starting Right Tackle Willie Colon ...

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  19. NBA Free Agents 2010: Why a LeBron-Wade-Bosh Monster Could Work in Miami

    With currently $44 million in cap space and potentially more coming, the Miami Heat can sign three maximum-contract free agents. One of those, of course, is Dwayne Wade. The obvious main target would then be LeBron James...

    Jake Winiecki Written by Jake Winiecki about 4 years ago 1,146 reads 6 comments

  20. Green Bay Packers Season Preview: Defensive Backs

    The No. 5 ranked pass defense from 2009 returns almost completely intact for the 2010 NFL season. Last year, the Green Bay Packers led the NFL with a whopping 30 interceptions, as well as a 54...

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  21. New Wrinkle of the 3-4 on Display at Green Bay Packers Mini-Camp

    Dom Capers revealed a huge surprise at Packers mini-camp today. He had Cullen Jenkins taking snaps at LOLB! This is a huge shock that I don't think any could have predicted. Jenkins is 6'2" 302 lbs...

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  22. Fantasy Football's Ultimate Super Sleeper: Fred Davis

    As a rookie in 2008, Fred Davis put up a disappointing 3 catches for a measly 27 yards. He was a huge dissapointment as a rookie out of USC with high expectations surrounding him...

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  23. Italy vs. New Zealand World Cup 2010: Kiwis Take Flight With Draw vs. '06 Champs

    The fact that some are calling the New Zealand-Italy tie one of the greatest upsets in the history of the World Cup, just goes to show you how much of an underdog the All-Whites were...

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  24. Brad Jones:The Key To the Green Bay Packers' Defensive Success In 2010

    When the Packers selected Brad Jones in the 7th round of the 2009 NFL Draft, they were hoping for at best a player who could contribute on special teams and provide depth on the roster as a player who was experienced with the 3-4 defense...

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  25. Plan B? The New York Knicks May Need One

    LeBron James coming to the Big Apple would certainly be the best scenario for the Knicks. However, there is a good chance that isn't going to happen...

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