1. How NFL's Craftiest Vets Continue to Excel in Twilights of Their Careers

    NFL careers are short. The average NFL career for drafted rookies that make the 53-man roster in their first season is 6.86 years . It is much shorter when taking rookies who get cut and undrafted players...

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  2. Ranking the Top 11 Players on the San Francisco 49ers Defense

    Dominant. If you had to pick one word to describe the 49ers defense, that would make the list of finalists...

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  3. The 25 Safest Starts for Your Fantasy Football Home Stretch

    Every fantasy season begins with a hope and a prayer. We are reasonably sure where some players will wind up when the season is done, but injuries and unexpected performances shift the landscape throughout the season...

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  4. Is Andrew Luck the Greatest Rookie Quarterback Ever?

    Indianapolis was supposed to be rebuilding this season. The Colts parted ways with their aging franchise quarterback in favor of a fresh start with another one, churning the roster along the way...

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  5. Odds of Every NFL Head Coach Leaving in 2013

    The NFL coaching carousel will continue this offseason. There will be blood. Why teams cannot inject more new blood rather than recycle failures is anybody's guess, but that is no matter in this discussion...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 2 years ago 5,965 reads 9 comments

  6. 15 Things We Learned from NFL Week 10

    Concussions, defensive touchdowns and the first tie in years headlined Week 10. Peyton Manning did his thing against the Panthers, but his defense did most of the heavy lifting...

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  7. Comparing RG3's Running Style to Top NFL RBs

    Robert Griffin III is an incredible athlete. The star rookie can run a 4.3 40-yard dash and throw a 60-yard dart, which has helped him get off to a great start in the NFL ...

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  8. Why Mike Florio Is Dead Wrong About Childbirth and the NFL

    News broke this week that Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman might miss this Sunday's marquee matchup against the Houston Texans . There is no injury, though...

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  9. Who Are the NFL's Contenders, Who Are the Pretenders?

    We are past the halfway point in the season, and the playoff picture is starting to come into focus. Teams are gearing up for a contentious second half, with many unexpected ones in contention...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 2 years ago 27,450 reads 299 comments

  10. 15 Things We Learned from NFL Week 9

    There were few compelling storylines heading into Week 9, but drama finds itself creating some out of thin air at times...

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  11. Why Holding the New York Marathon This Weekend Is Wrong

    Despite the ravaging wind and water Sandy brought to New York City this week, Mayor Bloomberg and race organizers have decided to hold the annual New York Marathon ...

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  12. Steelers vs. Giants: How Eli Manning Can Exploit Pittsburgh's Secondary

    The Steelers defense is not the dominant group Pittsburgh fans are used to seeing, but they are still quite good...

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  13. The Greatest Single-Season Performance in Every NFL Team's History

    Dan Marino's 1984 assault on the record books. Barry Sanders juking his way to a NFL MVP award. Reggie White's short-circuited season of glory. These are some of the NFL's best season-long performances...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 2 years ago 3,133 reads 15 comments

  14. How the Arizona Cardinals Can Get Back on Track, Shock the 49ers

    Few teams were bigger surprises than the Arizona Cardinals through the first quarter of the season. Some might tell you their 4-0 record was a mirage, but the Seahawks, Patriots, Eagles and Dolphins are not exactly bottom-feeders...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 2 years ago 894 reads 4 comments

  15. Spotlighting the Biggest Trends Midway Through the NFL Season

    Trends rule the NFL . Every season, we notice trends—and miss others—that can give us insight into the future or are merely interesting to note...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 2 years ago 5,367 reads 14 comments

  16. Breaking Down the Pivotal Moments of NFL Week 7

    It was the same as it ever was in the NFL during Week 7. That meant drama in expected and unexpected places and surprises everywhere. Teams crack and fall, while others survive by whiskers...

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  17. Miami Dolphins Notebook: Analyzing Brian Hartline's Goose Egg vs. St. Louis

    Angst was a primary emotion for any fantasy football owners who started Brian Hartline last week. The league's leading receiver came into a game against a good St. Louis Rams secondary but, as they say, laid an egg...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 2 years ago 6,747 reads 56 comments

  18. Week 7 Fantasy Football Start Em Sit Em: Shocking Players You Must Bench

    Always start your studs. That is an important mantra when it comes to fantasy football. If you get too cute, you are liable to get burned. But there is a fine line between the studs and pretenders...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 2 years ago 5,122 reads 0 comments

  19. Week 7 Fantasy Football Rankings: The Best 8 Running Back Matchups This Week

    Some NFL running backs seem broken, stuck in a rut. Others have been toiling in futility. There are ways to cure these ills, and they do not necessarily involve voodoo dolls. Good matchups can be a panacea, or at least a one-week fix...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 2 years ago 16,935 reads 12 comments

  20. Ranking NFL Teams Based Solely on Week 6

    Power rankings are everywhere. You can find Matt Miller's weekly update right here , amid a sea of similar articles. These rankings are based on a body of work, reflecting differences based on recent events...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 2 years ago 1,423 reads 2 comments

  21. Updated Turnstile Awards for Every Offensive Lineman

    We are past the quarter point in the season, giving us more data to pore over. How much can we look at when it comes to offensive lines? While pancake blocks are statistics best left ...

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  22. Why the 2012 NFL Season Is Playing Out Perfectly for Tim Tebow

    The boos rained down from the fans at Metlife Stadium on a clear Monday night. The Jets were hanging tough with an undefeated Texans team, but the first sign of ...

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  23. Top 50 Fantasy Football Big Board for NFL Week 5

    Jackie Battle joined forces with Norv Turner and A.J. Smith last week to troll Ryan Mathews fantasy owners. Will he do it again? The reality is he averaged just 2.6 yards per carry and got most of his fantasy output on two touchdowns...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 2 years ago 14,918 reads 62 comments

  24. Miami Dolphins Notebook: Analyzing the Two Game-Changing Turnovers at Arizona

    One gut punch in a season might be more than enough, but two overtime losses in winnable games for the Dolphins have made South Florida gloomy...

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  25. Updated 2012 Team Win-Loss Record Predictions After NFL Week 4

    We are 23.5 percent through the season—a quarter, for all intents and purposes—and there is no shortage of storylines, thus far...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 2 years ago 55,112 reads 330 comments