1. Debating What the Michael Crabtree Injury Means for the 49ers' Super Bowl Hopes

    The San Francisco 49ers ' Super Bowl hopes took a major hit when wide receiver Michael Crabtree went down with a torn Achilles tendon during organized team activities. The star wideout is expected to be for most or all of the 2013 season...

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  2. How Do Scouts Break Down NFL Wide Receiver Prospects?

    The one question I'm asked most by readers, Twitter followers or prospective writers is, "How do you break down NFL prospects?" It is also one of the toughest questions to answer in a tweet or quick email exchange...

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  3. 12 NFL Players Set for Bounce-Back Seasons

    The 2012 season was great for some, and not so great for others. That leaves a long list of NFL players looking to hit the rebound during the 2013 campaign...

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  4. How Do Scouts Break Down NFL Running Back Prospects?

    The one question I'm asked most by readers, Twitter followers or prospective writers is, "How do you break down NFL prospects?" It is also one of the toughest questions to answer in a tweet or quick email exchange...

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  5. How NFL Teams Are Transforming Defenses to Stop the Read-Option

    The read-option offense may be new to the NFL , but its history in football stretches back decades. That doesn't mean NFL defensive coordinators know how to defend it...

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  6. How Do Scouts Break Down NFL Quarterback Prospects?

    The one question I'm asked most by readers, Twitter followers or prospective writers is, "How do you break down NFL prospects?" It is also one of the toughest questions to answer in a tweet or quick email exchange...

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  7. Why Jadeveon Clowney Is the Best Pro Prospect in All of College Football

    South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney is firmly entrenched atop 2014 NFL draft watch lists. Not since Andrew Luck, and before him not since Mario Williams, have we seen a player so dominant that he was the default No...

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  8. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Early Projections for All 32 Teams

    The 2013 NFL draft isn't even in the books completely, but after three rounds we have a good feeling for which team needs were filled and which were not. And it's never too early to start speculating about next year...

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  9. NFL Draft Big Board 2014: An Early Look at Matt Miller's Rankings

    The 2014 NFL draft might be one year away, but it's never too early to start looking ahead to see which players you will need to keep an eye on during the college football season...

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  10. B/R NFL 1,000: Top 100 Players Overall

    Bleacher Report's NFL 1,000 began in February with our ranking of the top 65 quarterbacks . It culminated last week with the 19th positional breakdown, for running backs ...

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  11. 2013 NFL Draft's All-Sleeper Team

    We know all about the top names in the 2013 NFL draft class, but who are the sleepers that will come in and make early impacts to their new teams? Last year we had Russell Wilson, Alfred Morris, T...

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  12. NFL Draft Big Board 2013: Matt Miller's Final Rankings

    Who are the top players for the 2013 NFL draft? The 2013 draft is unique in that the talent at the top is very much flat. In contrast with the 2012 class, this year has no Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III...

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  13. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Matt Miller's Final 7-Round Predictions

    There are 254 picks in the 2013 NFL draft, and I'll be lucky to get 10 of those picks right in this final mock draft. More so than ever before, this mock draft was incredibly difficult to write...

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  14. B/R NFL 1,000 2013: Top 90 Running Backs

    There might be little argument about who the best running back in the NFL was during the 2012 season, but there's plenty of room for debate after that...

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  15. B/R NFL 1,000 2013: Top 100 Wide Receivers

    We all know who the best wide receiver in the NFL was during the 2012 season—Mr. Calvin Johnson holds that honor—but who was second best? The NFL is loaded with talented ...

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  16. B/R NFL 1000 2013: Top 35 3-4 Outside Linebackers

    Who is the top 3-4 outside linebacker in the NFL ? We took on that question in the next chapter of our "NFL 1,000" series, taking a look at those teams running a 3-4 defense and ...

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  17. NFL Draft Picks That'll Make Their Teams Instant Super Bowl Contenders

    Every NFL team heads into the 2013 draft with one thing on their minds: getting to the Super Bowl. Teams will spend three days packed into their war rooms, focused on finding players ...

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  18. B/R NFL 1000 2013: Top 35 4-3 Outside Linebackers

    Who is the top 4-3 outside linebacker in the NFL ? We took on that question as the next chapter of our NFL 1,000 series, taking a look at those teams running a 4-3 defense and breaking ...

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  19. B/R NFL 1000 2013: Top 60 Inside Linebackers

    If you ask 10 people who the best inside linebacker in football is, there’s a good chance that most of them will agree. But who is No. 2? How about No. 10? No. 20? The inside linebacker position has seen solid young players come into the league...

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  20. B/R NFL 1000 2013: Top 100 Cornerbacks

    A cornerback in today’s NFL must be able to limit targets, limit receptions and keep scores to a minimum...

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  21. B/R NFL 1000 2013: Top 50 Defensive Tackles

    Who is the NFL 's best defensive tackle? Our team of experienced scouts reviewed the 2012 season, looking for the top 50 defensive tackles...

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  22. Caleb Sturgis NFL Draft 2013: Pro-Potential Projections

    School Florida Height 5'11" Weight 184 pounds Key Stats 85.7 percent on field goals with a long of 51 yards in 2012 When NFL draft prospects ...

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  23. B/R NFL 1000 2013: Top 50 4-3 Defensive Ends

    Who is the NFL ’s best 4-3 defensive end? During last year's NFL 1,000 series, all defensive ends were combined in a ranking that we later found to be confusing to fans...

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  24. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Updated 7-Round Predictions After Free-Agency Rush

    Who will be the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft? The Kansas City Chiefs hold the pick, but the first overall pick remains very much up in the air at this point. It could be Luke Joeckel, Eric Fisher or maybe a wild card like Sharrif Floyd...

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  25. B/R NFL 1000 2013: Top 3-4 Defensive Ends

    More than half the teams in the NFL run some form of a 3-4 defense heading into the 2013 season. With the explosion of the 3-4, fans, coaches and scouts are becoming more familiar with the difference between a 3-4 defensive end and a 4-3 defensive end.

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