1. New York Jets: Can Rex Ryan, Jets Re-Ignite Aaron Maybin's Pass-Rush Game?

    The New York Jets have signed former Buffalo Bills linebacker Aaron Maybin . The Bills waived Maybin on Monday, after two seasons with no sacks from the former No. 11 draft pick...

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  2. Ndamukong Suh Shouldn't Be Upset with NFL's $20k Fine for Andy Dalton Hit

    Ndamukong Suh , the Detroit Lions young defensive lineman, has a history of big hits. Last season, he shoved Jay Cutler to the ground and tried to rip Jake Delhomme 's head off...

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  3. 5 Carolina Panthers Who Will Help Cam Newton

    Cam Newton, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, looked pretty good in his first game action. He went 8-for-19 for 134 yards. Those aren't very eye-popping numbers, and he didn't have a touchdown pass, but it was an encouraging sign...

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  4. Dallas Cowboys: Reviewing Key Rookie Performances in the 2011 NFL Preseason

    The Dallas Cowboys are going to need some rookies to step up in 2011 if they want to improve on their 6-10 finish in 2010. They've added OL Tyron Smith, LB Bruce Carter, RB DeMarco Murray and WR Dwayne Harris this offseason through the draft...

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  5. New England Patriots: Why Ryan Mallett Will Shine Against the Buccaneers

    Of all the rookie quarterbacks to take the field last week, Ryan Mallett was by far the most impressive. Mallett was 12-for-19 for 164 yards and a touchdown, while backing up Brian Hoyer for the Tom Brady -less New England Patriots ...

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  6. Eagles vs. Steelers: Michael Vick and 5 Players Who Will Excite on Thursday

    The Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers are two of the most exciting teams in the NFL . And, even though Thursday night's matchup is only a preseason game, there will be plenty of electric players on the field...

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  7. Patriots vs. Bucs: Taylor Price and 5 Exciting Players to Watch on Thursday

    When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots get together on Thursday night, it will be a battle of two very different teams. The Patriots are a veteran-heavy team, relying on experience and proven skill to take them to the next level...

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  8. Miami Dolphins: Calculating Chances Every Dolphins Rookie Makes the Final Cut

    The Miami Dolphins will have a lot of turnover in terms of personnel this season, especially on offense. Running backs Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams are both gone from the offense...

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  9. Detroit Lions' Running Game Will Excel Even Without Mikel Leshoure

    The Detroit Lions used their second round draft pick in the 2011 NFL Draft on Mikel Leshoure, a strong young running back from the University of Illinois. But, after the NFL lockout ended, there was a rash of Achilles injuries hitting the league...

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  10. Pittsburgh Steelers: 4 Reasons Why They Can Return to the Super Bowl in 2011

    The Pittsburgh Steelers came pretty close to winning Super Bowl XLV, but fell short to the Green Bay Packers . So, now they are preparing to get back to the Super Bowl and win rather than gearing up to defend their championship...

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  11. Carson Palmer Should Receive Most of Blame for Cincinnati Bengals' Current State

    The Cincinnati Bengals looked horrible in their 34-3 loss to the Detroit Lions in Week 1 of the NFL preseason. The offense couldn't get anything together under rookie quarterback Andy Dalton and the defense couldn't stop anyone...

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  12. Oakland Raiders: 4 Reasons Al Davis Has Team Headed in Right Direction

    The Oakland Raiders surprised a lot of people with their 8-8 season in 2010. The defense was a big improvement over the 2009 squad, thanks in large part to linebacker Rolando McClain and Richard Seymour...

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  13. Dallas Cowboys: 3 Reasons the Cowboys Won't Regret Letting Go of Marion Barber

    Marion Barber is now a member of the Chicago Bears after being released by the Dallas Cowboys . Barber made a Pro Bowl in 2007 as a member of the Cowboys, but struggled mightily last season...

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  14. Patriots vs. Buccaneers: Latest Preseason Week 2 Roster Bubble Analysis

    The NFL preseason is a time for teams to set their rosters before the real games begin. That often involves cuts and other unpleasant business, but it's all part of the game...

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  15. Don't Let Cam Newton Slide Too Far in Fantasy Draft

    Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton didn't contribute to the scoring in the Panthers' 20-10 win over the New York Giants in Week 1 of the preseason. But, there were some encouraging signs in his NFL debut...

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  16. NFL Needs to Rule Terrelle Pryor Eligible for Supplemental Draft

    Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor still doesn't know whether he'll be eligible for the NFL's supplemental draft on Wednesday. The former Buckeyes star left his college team amid several accusations of illegal benefits and wrongdoing...

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  17. Chris Johnson Should Still Be a Top Fantasy Football Pick Regardless of Holdout

    Tennessee Titans ' running back Chris Johnson is holding out of training camp until he gets a new contract. It looks like he'll miss this week's preseason game too, after already missing the first week of the preseason...

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  18. The 3 Top Fantasy Football Options on the Oakland Raiders 2011 Roster

    The Oakland Raiders have some players with pretty high potential. They have a big-armed quarterback in Jason Campbell , a dynamic running back in Darren McFadden and speedy wide receivers in Darrius Heyward-Bey and Louis Murphy...

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  19. Buffalo Bills: Did Bills Wait Too Long to Move on from Aaron Maybin?

    The Buffalo Bills have cut ties with former first round draft pick Aaron Maybin . Maybin, the 11th overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, hasn't quite panned out in his first two seasons with the Bills...

    Adam Spencer Written by Adam Spencer about almost 3 years ago 305 reads 2 comments

  20. Washington Redskins Insane for Benching Rex Grossman in Favor of John Beck

    John Beck is apparently back with the starters in Washington Redskins practice. That's a bit of a surprise, considering Rex Grossman actually looked pretty good in the Redskins' preseason game...

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  21. NFL Free Agency: Lofa Tatupu's Offseason Knee Surgery Likely Scaring Teams Away

    Former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu remains one of a very few big-name free agents yet to be signed by a team...

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  22. Detroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns: 4 Browns Who Need to Step Up Their Game

    The Cleveland Browns beat the Green Bay Packers in their preseason opener on Saturday night, but despite the promising 27-17 score, several Browns players still have plenty of room for improvement...

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  23. Jets vs. Texans: 4 Rookies Fans Should Watch in Preseason Week 1 Finale

    When the New York Jets take on the Houston Texans on Monday night, there will be plenty of rookies to look out for. On the Texans' side, there will be a couple of defensive youngsters looking to make an impact on their new team...

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  24. Jets vs. Texans: New York Jets WR Plaxico Burress Needs Major Snaps in Debut

    As the New York Jets gear up for their preseason matchup against the Houston Texans , there are plenty of things to watch for. But perhaps the most interesting storyline will be Plaxico Burress ...

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  25. Dallas Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett a Wimp for Banning Rookie Hazing in Camp

    Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett has banned all rookie hazing during the 2011 season. Pro Football Talk explains it's because Garrett wants all his players feeling equal: ...

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