1. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Look Out, the Jaguars Are Coming for Revenge

    The Jaguars are coming of age. Could Big Ben be one of the all-time greats? And what is wrong in Oakland? All of this and more in this week's 10-Point Stance. 1...

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  2. Jaguars Show They Can Get Ugly with the Best of Them in Win over Seahawks

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — There was a gorgeous performance by the NFL 's best defense. And another fourth quarter of splendor by Russell Wilson . And the Jaguars ' emergence as a legitimate Super Bowl contender...

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  3. An Open Letter to the NFL's $200M Man, Roger Goodell: Do Your Job Better

    Hi, Roger, First, congratulations on the new contract. That is a boatload of cash — $200 million! Hopefully you can feed your family on that, and if you got the private jet , I'm not mad at you, bro...

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  4. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Can Sliding Chiefs Save Their Season in Time?

    Why the Chiefs are crumbling, NFL teams talk Baker Mayfield and, of course, Marshawn Lynch gives what may be the greatest quote of all time. All that and more in this week's 10-Point Stance...

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  5. Russell Wilson Does It All for 'Hawks in Possible Playoff Preview Against Eagles

    SEATTLE — It was one of the few times this season Russell Wilson was legitimately almost caught. It happened in the third quarter Sunday night with Seattle leading the Eagles 10-3...

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  6. 'Don't Believe the Hype': The Crumbling Players Coalition and Future of the NFL

    Not long ago, a member of the Players Coalition, a group of about 40 NFL players negotiating with the NFL to address the concerns of protesting players, received a proposal from the league office...

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  7. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Antonio Brown Is the Real MVP

    No one has been better than Antonio Brown this season. Few have gotten a bigger pass than Travis Kelce. And no story will melt your heart more than that of a former Chargers exec...

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  8. Chiefs Must Bench Alex Smith in Order to Save Season

    This is not stated with any type of maliciousness. It's not a hot take to get people screaming. It's a measured response to what the eyes see and what you see are the wheels falling off in Kansas City...

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  9. Case Keenum Has Answered Vikings' QB Question, so What Comes Next?

    DETROIT — The Minnesota Vikings have what you would call a gorgeous predicament. On the bench is a bright young talent named Teddy Bridgewater . You may have heard of him...

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  10. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Is John Elway a Coach-Killer?

    Has John Elway lost the trust of the coaching fraternity? Is Dak Prescott not who some of us thought he was? Can the Chiefs find themselves again? All that and more in this week's 10-Point Stance...

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  11. Eagles Prove They're NFC's Most Dangerous Team with Dismantling of Cowboys

    ARLINGTON, Texas — That crunching sound you heard? The one that resembled a shovel cracking the ground? That was the Philadelphia Eagles burying the Dallas Cowboys ...

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  12. Back to Basics: How Sean Payton Learned from History and Resurrected the Saints

    A few weeks ago, one of the best strategists in the history of football was talking to his young, upstart team about a rock-and-roll legend named Fats Domino...

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  13. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: NFL Hypocrisy Shows in Concussion Policy Sham

    The clown show that is the NFL 's concussion program, why players aren't robots and how Vontaze Burfict's short fuse is derailing the Bengals. All that and more in this week's 10-Point Stance...

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  14. As NFL Civil War Brews, We Must Ask: Who Should Fans Root For?

    The biggest NFL story of the day Sunday — and maybe of the past few years — started with a question: Did Dallas owner Jerry Jones leak the inflammatory story from ESPN ...

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  15. Laugh All You Want, But Blake Bortles Isn't a Joke of a Quarterback Anymore

    I'm going to ask a question, and please don't panic. Don't throw anything. Don't puke. Don't call the CIA or the Russians. Stay calm and cool. But you might want to sit down first...

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  16. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: The Ice Is Getting Thinner Under Roger Goodell

    Roger Goodell has crossed Jerry Jones, which isn't good news for the commish. What is everyone fighting about? And no, Joe Flacco is not elite. All that and more in this week's 10-Point Stance...

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  17. Rudderless Texans Need Colin Kaepernick, or Risk Sinking Potential Super Season

    What we saw with the Houston Texans on Sunday wasn't just a glimpse of life without Deshaun Watson. It was a team wasting everything. Wasting its talent. Wasting its time. Wasting your time...

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  18. Bumbling Browns Blow Chance to Help Themselves in Wild, New Era of NFL Trades

    Joe Banner and others had a simple name for the paperwork used to document a trade with another team. "We just called them trade papers," said Banner, who once led front offices ...

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  19. Colts Need Only Look in the Mirror to Find Why Andrew Luck's Season Is over

    The date was January 19, 2017, and the time was 8:11 a.m. CT. That was when Colts owner Jim Irsay said all would be fine with his quarterback, Andrew Luck . He wouldn't be ready for the season...

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  20. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Jadeveon Clowney Is NFL's Most Underrated Star

    The Texans finally are seeing how good Jadeveon Clowney can be, the logic behind the Jimmy Garoppolo trade and the lack of logic behind the Colts ' treatment of Andrew Luck ...

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  21. Texans' Postgame Mood Indicates More to Come over 'Inmates' Remark

    SEATTLE — The game was splendid, a showcase for a stunning young quarterback and crafty veteran one. The game was bonkers. The game likely won't be forgotten for a long time...

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  22. Cam Newton's Latest Outburst Has Some in NFL Wondering If His End Is Near

    When Cam Newton bolted from a press conference this week (more on that in a moment), it proved, yet again, to some in the NFL that Newton is a mentally soft front-runner. This isn't true, of course...

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  23. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Inside the NFL's Pretty Normal Party Culture

    Players party, and there's nothing wrong with that, most of the time. Martavis Bryant may be waiting a while to get out of Pittsburgh, and could Carson Wentz be the league's MVP? ...

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  24. Pats Rediscover Their Nasty Side and Leave the Falcons Wondering Who They Are

    FOXBOROUGH , Mass. — It was late in the first quarter when one play signified this game was going to be different from the last time the Patriots and Falcons met, in Super Bowl LI...

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  25. Why Does President Donald Trump Hate the NFL?

    This week, the owner of the Jaguars, Shad Khan, who donated $1 million to Donald Trump's inauguration, said something publicly about the president that many owners and others across football have been saying privately for months...

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