1. Buying or Selling Each Senior Bowl Invitee as an Instant Pro Starter

    The Senior Bowl gives plenty of eligibility-exhausted prospects a shot at confirming or building their scouting profiles. It also gives coaches and scouts a chance to see who can contribute from day one...

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  2. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Projecting the Safest Pick for Every Team

    "Safety first" isn't just a motto that Roger Goodell and his cronies put forth to appease former players, it's a solid draft strategy. People always want to take risks when putting together their 2013 NFL mock drafts...

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  3. The 10 Biggest Surprises from NFL's Conference Championship Weekend

    Conference championship Sunday is the best day of the year. And just like other people's favorite holiday (Christmas), this one was full of surprises. Young quarterbacks played like grizzled veterans...

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  4. Stevan Ridley Knocked Out Cold in Collision with Bernard Pollard

    Just when the New England Patriots thought it was safe to play football again, Bernard Pollard reminded the Pats that he is on the Baltimore Ravens roster...

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  5. Who's to Blame for Falcons' Loss to 49ers in NFC Championship Game?

    The Atlanta Falcons' offseason has officially gotten underway, but that obviously doesn't mean the 2012 season will be left behind so soon...

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  6. Frank Gore's Dirty Bird a Huge Diss to Falcons Fans

    Frank Gore staked the San Francisco 49ers to a late lead on an untouched sprint to the end zone. The interior runs were working all day for the 'Niners, so the call wasn't exactly a surprise...

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  7. 10 Players Who Will Ultimately Decide Conference Championship Weekend

    The winning coaches will be lauded for their game plans and, undoubtedly, the losing fanbases will lament the poor officiating. But we all know the conference championships will be determined by a few key players making a handful of pivotal plays...

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  8. Picks Against the Spread for Every NFL Conference Championship Games

    Guts. Gut-check time. Whatever you want to call it. The NFL playoffs always boil down to whether key players have the fortitude to make the big plays when the game is on the line...

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  9. How Does Loss of Rob Gronkowski Affect Patriots' Super Bowl Chances?

    The New England Patriots didn't disappoint. Everyone assumed they'd roll through the Houston Texans in the divisional round, and they did just that. Yet, their odds of winning the Super Bowl have grown longer since kickoff...

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  10. Is Matt Ryan Finally Shedding Playoff Choker Label?

    The 2012 NFL season brought young, inexperienced passers who proved that they belonged on a professional football field. Matt Ryan had hoped the 2012 postseason would grant him a similar opportunity...

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  11. Picks Against the Spread for Every NFL Divisional Round Game

    They say there are no excuses in the NFL playoffs. Screw that. I've got them coming out—let's just say that I have quite a few. First, the Cincinnati Bengals. Well, I picked the Bengals...

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  12. 8 2013 Free Agents Earning Huge Paychecks in the Playoffs

    The NFL playoffs are supposedly all about the pursuit of a championship. That's all fine and dandy, but a few players are also looking to bolster their wallets for next season...

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  13. Power Ranking NFL's Rookie Quarterbacks After Wild Card Weekend

    The 2012 rookie quarterback class was exceptional. There were many wins and records that fell to the most highly touted group since 1983. But how do they stack up against each other? I know you're dying to find out...

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  14. A Final Look at Andrew Luck's Rookie Statistics and Accomplishments

    The Indianapolis Colts ' season didn't end in a manner they would have liked, but it's impossible to argue that 2012 wasn't a success—especially when you're discussing the play of their rookie quarterback...

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  15. Report Card Grades for Ray Lewis' Return from Injury

    Ray Lewis has played his final home game with the Baltimore Ravens . That's probably the most weighty sentence I've typed in my short sports-writing career. He's been the Baltimore Ravens' everything for the better part of two decades...

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  16. 2013 NFL Free Agency: Looking at Every Team's Offseason Shopping List

    The NFL playoffs are underway, and 12 fanbases are truly excited. The rest of us are just counting the minutes until our teams can start repairing the holes in their rosters...

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  17. Wild Card Playoff Predictions: Latest Odds and Picks Against the Spread

    Every team in the postseason has a chance. The NFL lives and breathes this any-given-Sunday mantra. Every 60-minute game can be decided by a few fluke bounces (Kyle Williams anyone?), regardless of the talent disparity of the two teams...

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  18. Great Effort, Giants, but Try Playing Well When It Actually Matters Next Time

    That was an absolute work of art, New York Giants . A scintillating masterpiece. The Giants annihilated the Philadelphia Eagles , 42-7. Eli Manning threw five touchdown passes and averaged 9...

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  19. Ranking the 5 Best Eagles Coach Candidates with Andy Reid Reportedly out

    It might not be quite official, but all indications point to Black Monday hitting the Philadelphia Eagles and Andy Reid . Two sources confirmed Lurie has told Andy he's going in a different direction...

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  20. Who Is Most to Blame for Houston Texans' Epic Choke Job?

    I'm going to spare you the corny "Houston-we-have-a-problem" jokes. Not because they're corny, I love that stuff, but because you've probably got a horrible headache after watching the Houston Texans ' latest loss...

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  21. Why J.J. Watt's 2012 Season Is Most Impressive Ever By a Defensive Lineman

    The 2012 NFL season has been the season of impressive performances. Not on a small scale, but from a historical perspective, and it includes the best season ever turned in by a defensive lineman...

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  22. NFL Playoff Format 2013: Explaining Wild Card Scenarios and Tiebreakers

    Christmas keeps children up all night as they dream of the presents in the morning. The NFL playoffs are no different for every NFL fan...

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  23. The Top 10 NFL Catches of 2012

    This is the definitive list for the top-10 catches of the 2012 NFL season. I hear there are others out there. That's cute. But this one was created using science, algebra and some other school subject that you no longer remember...

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  24. NFL Week 17 Predictions: Latest Odds and Picks Against the Spread

    Welcome to the 12th round of this classic heavyweight fight. In one corner, stands your prognosticator. In the other, a level of success that seemed impossible. A .500 record...

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  25. The Funniest Pics and GIFs of NFL Week 16

    For some lucky fans, their NFL teams were playing for real stakes during Week 16. Playoff spots and home-field advantage occupied their thoughts while their teams occupied the field...

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