1. Houston Texans Have a Problem: What Will They Do With Arian Foster and Ben Tate?

    The Houston Texans drafted Ben Tate with the 58th pick of the 2010 NFL Draft. He was expected to be the man to shoulder the load and balance the Texans offense. Then tragedy struck...

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  2. NFL: Matthew Stafford and the 10 Players Most Likely to Step up in 2011

    When the lockout gets tidied up, and the players and fans can once again stream into NFL stadiums around America, we can only hope that there will still be a 16-game season...

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  3. NFL: Why Rugby Legend Jonah Lomu Was the Best Running Back Who Never Put on Pads

    For those who have not seen what Jonah Lomu can do on the field, you only need to see some of the footage from his career to understand...

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  4. 2011 NFL Draft: Ben Lorimer's Big Board V.2 Crowns Patrick Peterson Top Prospect

    After the completion of the Scouting Combine and the majority of the pro days it is once more time to predict who the best prospects are going into the draft. This is my second Big Board for the 2011 Draft...

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  5. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Predicting the Full 7 Rounds for the Detroit Lions V. 2

    After completing my first prediction of the Detroit Lions 2011 draft and reflecting on both my selections and the comments that were made, I have decided that there is some room for improvement...

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  6. 2011 NFL Free Agency: Sidney Rice and the Top Players Hitting the Open Market

    Sidney Rice, Nnamdi Asomugha, DeAngelo Williams and Terrell Owens. This is not a list of pro-bowlers, rather a selection of the talent who are hitting the open markets of free agency after the upcoming draft...

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  7. Why Dwight Howard, Not LeBron James or Kevin Durant, Is NBA's Best Player

    Dwight "Superman" Howard has been on fire of late, and it does raise the question of who is the best player in the NBA. Some people are in the LeBron James camp, who argue that the failure of the Cleveland Cavaliers shows how good he is...

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  8. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Predicting All the Selections for the Detroit Lions

    The Detroit Lions are one great draft away from the playoffs, so this is the big one. If Mayhew works his magic again, then Lions fans around the world will get to finally experience some December football...

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  9. NFL Draft: Which Later Round Cornerbacks Should the Detroit Lions Be Scouting?

    The Detroit Lions, for the first time in years, are in a strong position for the upcoming offseason. They may not be drafting in the top five, but they have a strong defensive line ...

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  10. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Will Carolina Panthers Take Cam Newton or Da'quan Bowers?

    After the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis it is time to re-do my mock draft. There are some players who seriously under-performed like Akeem Ayers. There are some players who stood up and made scouts take notice of them like Virgil Green...

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  11. 2011 NFL Draft Big Board: Ranking the Top Five Players By Position, Post-Combine

    Now that the Scouting Combine is in the rear view mirror, it is time to re-evaluate our big boards and reclassify who the best players are in each position...

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  12. 2011 NFL Draft: Why J.J. Watt Is the Best Defensive Lineman in the Draft

    Da'quan Bowers, Robert Quinn, Marcell Dareus, Nick Fairley, Cameron Jordan, Stephen Paea...Marvin Austin? These players have all been labelled by various "draft experts" as one ...

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  13. NFL Draft 2011: Why Daniel Thomas Should Go to the Detroit Lions in Round Three

    The Lions need a top running back to complete their offense. While I foresee Jahvid Best becoming a valuable contributor in the years to come, he has to be seen as the second coming of Reggie Bush , not of Barry Sanders...

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  14. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: 15 Ways the Detroit Lions Could Go in the First Round

    With the 2011 NFL Combine underway, I thought it was time to have another push at projecting what the Lions will do in the first round of the 2011 NFL draft...

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  15. NFL Power Ranking: The Top Five Outside Linebackers After the 2010 Season

    For the last while, the home of the elite 3-4 outside linebackers was Pittsburgh. The Steelers have had a steady stream of elite pass rushers including names like Kevin Greene, Joey Porter and James Harrison...

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  16. NFL Power Rankings: Is Ndamukong Suh One of the NFL's Top 5 Defensive Tackles?

    Ndamukong Suh, fresh from his Rookie of the Year award, is also being labelled the best rookie defensive tackle ever. He put up a truly dominant display, and helped the Lions defensive line go from zeros to heroes in just one season...

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  17. NFL Power Rankings: The Best Defensive Ends after the 2010 Season

    In building a successful NFL franchise, there are four cornerstones which must be present. On offense, a franchise quarterback and a elite left tackle are key, and on defense a shutdown cornerback and a top pass rusher are needed...

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  18. NFL: A Run Heavy Formation That Suits Detroit Lions, New York Giants and Others

    The newest fad in the NFL is the spread offense, which in essence tries to stretch the defense as much as possible horizontally across the field...

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  19. NFL Power Ranking: The Top 5 Tight Ends After the 2010 Season

    The position of tight end has changed so much in the last decade, with players like Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates becoming just big wide receivers for their teams...

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  20. NFL Positional Power Rankings: Who Are the Best Wide Receivers Post-2010?

    Along with running backs, tight ends and quarterbacks, wide receivers are the glamour players of the NFL. They catch the deep passes, score touchdowns and make highlight grabs that get them on SportsCenter ...

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  21. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Why Bucs Fans Should Not Get Excited Too Quickly for 2011

    The Buccaneers were one of the many surprise success stories in the NFL this season. In 2009, they were one of the worst teams in the league, struggling to a 3-13 record...

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  22. NFL Positional Power Ranking: The Top 5 Running Backs After the 2010 Season

    2010 was a season with plenty of breakout performances by running backs. This makes it very difficult to select just the top five. This problem is compounded further by the differing styles of the players...

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  23. NFL Tight End or Fullback: Will Lead Blockers Regain Their Value in Modern Game?

    For most of the last decade, the position of full back has been slowly squeezed from the NFL. As more and more emphasis is placed on the passing game, a position which revolves around blocking gets left by the wayside...

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  24. Top 5 NFL Quarterbacks: Where Does Aaron Rodgers Rank After Winning Super Bowl?

    Now that the 2010 NFL season has run to completion, we can begin to look back and determine who the best of the best are at each position...

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  25. NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year: Predicting the Top 5 Candidates for 2012

    Unlike 2011, there are not boatloads of top offensive talent in the draft, so it is unlikely that a rookie will have the same level of season that Sam Bradford did on the point scoring side of the game...

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