1. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Full First-Round Breakdown, Factoring Trades

    In my latest 2012 NFL mock draft, I decided to do something out of my comfort zone. Typically, I avoid projecting trades into my mock draft. However, this draft is very unique, as one spot seems like a guaranteed trade...

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  2. 2012 NFL Draft: USC's Matt Kalil vs. Stanford's Jonathan Martin

    USC's Matt Kalil and Stanford's Jonathan Martin are the 2012 NFL draft 's top two offensive tackle prospects. Many have Kalil rated higher than Martin, but I give the slight edge to Martin...

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  3. 2012 NFL Draft: 5 GMs That Will Destroy Their Teams with Bad Decisions

    The NFL draft is a careful balancing act between the decision makers. Ultimately, the decision falls on the shoulders of the general management. Good or bad, the GM needs to live with the decisions made and players selected...

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  4. 2012 NFL Draft Order: Projecting First Round of Picks

    We are one week away from knowing the top part of the 2012 NFL Draft . The right to land Stanford's Andrew Luck is still up for grabs, and an Indianapolis Colts victory will give that pick to the St...

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  5. 4 NFL Stadiums No Team Wants to Travel to in January

    Having home-field advantage throughout the playoffs could be the deciding factor between earning a Super Bowl berth or going home. Playing a home game provides teams with familiarity, a loud crowd and allowing them to avoid travel...

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  6. Tim Tebow and 4 NFL Players Who Are Worth the Headaches They Cause

    Everybody in the NFL is measured by their ability to win football games. Winning games in the NFL comes in many different shapes and forms. However, the majority of success comes because of a few dominant players...

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  7. One Reason Every Team That Missed the NFL Playoffs Should Have Hope

    The great thing about sports is that hope is always present. Even after a terrible season, fans can look at their roster and see signs of improvement...

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  8. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Complete First Round Predictions

    There are plenty of shakeups here in my latest 2012 NFL Mock Draft. A lot of adjustments had to be made because of USC's Matt Barkley's decision to return to school. This elevated the stocks of Baylor's Robert Griffin III and Oklahoma's Landry Jones...

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  9. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Projecting Landing Spots for Most Electrifying Prospects

    NFL teams use the draft to add electrifying playmakers. These playmakers come on both sides of the ball, and they can change the game in a single play...

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  10. NFL Playoff Picture: Ranking the Top Teams Already Locked into Postseason

    The start of the playoffs is just around the corner and the following teams have already punched their ticket: Green Bay Packers, San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints, Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens, New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers...

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  11. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Trade-Up/Trade-Down Scenarios for Each NFL Team

    I utilized Andrea Hangst's projected draft order to put together potential trades for every first-round pick in the 2012 NFL draft . The draft always features several major trades, but not every team is going to make a move...

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  12. NFL Playoff Predictions: Projecting Every Postseason Matchup

    Utilizing ESPN's Playoff Machine , I produced the projected playoff matchups and mocked a run to the Super Bowl. Based on my predictions, the New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers and Dallas Cowboys all missed the playoffs...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 2 years ago 6,590 reads 17 comments

  13. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: The Ideal Pick for Every Team

    Another Sunday, and I have an updated 2012 NFL Mock Draft . The biggest changes this week are due to an adjustment in the draft order; teams such as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cleveland ...

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  14. Why Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees Have Bumped Tom Brady to NFL's Third-Best QB

    Arguing over the list of top NFL quarterbacks always sparks some heated debates. Most fans develop their opinion over time and allow personal feelings to play a role...

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  15. Green Bay Packers Shouldn't Rest Their Starters Down the Stretch

    The Green Bay Packers already wrapped up the NFC North and are one win away from clinching home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. Even after they wrap up home field, Green Bay needs to continue to play their starters...

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  16. Chicago Bears Playoff Scenarios: Assessing Bears' Chances of Making the Field

    The Chicago Bears ' playoff chances took a major hit last week after their embarrassing loss to the Denver Broncos ...

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  17. Why Tim Tebow Will Never Sniff Tom Brady's Winning Legacy

    Tim Tebow continues to be the talk of the NFL , especially after another shocking victory over the Chicago Bears . Since taking over as the starter this season, Tebow has led the Broncos to a 7-1 record and first place in the AFC West...

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  18. Why Chicago Bears Will Regret Loyalty to Caleb Hanie

    The injury to to Jay Cutler 's thumb completely changed the NFC playoff picture. Prior to his injury, the Chicago Bears rattled off five straight victories and appeared to be a legitimate Super Bowl contender...

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  19. NFL Playoff Predictions: 4 Players Who Will Simply Own Month of January

    The playoffs are where the league's top players step up and shine. A string of great performances can cement someone in league history. Football is a team game, but individual performances are what impacts the outcome of a matchup...

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  20. NFL Playoff Predictions: Underrated Players Who Will Break out in the Playoffs

    Every year we find several players who perform well in the playoff spotlight. The playoffs give fans an opportunity to see some players they haven't seen all season. These games are nationally televised and not restricted by locational coverage...

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  21. NFL Playoff Picture: 4 Teams Facing Must-Win Scenarios in Week 15

    With three weeks left in the regular season, every game carries a ton of weight. Those teams on the playoff bubble are in must-win situations...

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  22. Ranking the Home-Field Advantage of 12 NFL Teams Likely To Make the Playoffs

    The entire NFL plays hard all season in hopes of earning a trip to the Super Bowl. That road is significantly easier when the games are played at home...

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  23. 2012 NFL Draft: 25 Prospects Whose Stocks Have Fallen the Furthest This Season

    The NFL draft process is like a roller coaster ride. Prospects face a ton of scrutiny, which causes constant movement in their stock. Sometimes one poor performance can cost a player several draft spots...

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  24. NFL Playoff Predictions: 4 Players Who Could Shock the World

    Each year several players raise their level of play in the playoffs. The playoffs give fans an opportunity to see players they typically don't get to watch. This is where stars have an opportunity to shine and take advantage of the national stage...

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  25. 4 NFL Playoff Teams with the Biggest Holes in the Roster

    Every NFL team starts the season with three main goals. These goals include winning their division, earning a playoff berth and winning the Super Bowl. Obtaining each goal is only accomplished by one team each year...

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