1. Minnesota Vikings' Must-Win Sunday or Risk Losing Hope for a Successful Season

    The Minnesota Vikings may be the first team to come to a crossroads if they fail to win at home against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ...

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  2. NFL Rules Committee Is Becoming "Big Brother" Doing an Injustice to the Game

    There is a flag on the play, and the offender is the NFL commissioner and the rules committee. The NFL has had a long history of controversial approaches to the game and the rules ...

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  3. Green Bay Packers: Mike Neal Injury Creates Need for Lineman—Quickly

    With the recent loss of Mike Neal due to a knee injury, the Packers are already experiencing the first wave of injury to create a dire need for a capable backup...

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  4. NFL Picks Week 2: Cam Newton's Law, What Goes Up Must Come Down

    Week 1 saw Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton throw for more than 400 yards in his NFL debut against the Arizona Cardinals ...

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  5. Fantasy Fallout: Knowshon Moreno and Brandon Lloyd Injured in Week 1 Opener

    The statuses of Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno and receiver Brandon Lloyd are taking center stage as the two fantasy football stars had sustained injuries that could hamper their performances going forward...

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  6. NFL Week 2: High Flying Jaguars Will Be Grounded by the Jets

    The Jacksonville Jaguars came up big in Week 1 after exiting the preseason amidst the surprising release of David Garrard and the loss of back-up running back, Rashad Jennings...

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  7. Week 2 Fantasy Duds: Who to Avoid Starting and Why

    Week 1 is in the books and was filled with some surprising games and player's performances. Week 2 will arrive before you realize and for those looking to rebound from a loss, or ...

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  8. Minnesota Vikings' Loss Proves They Need to Sign a Receiver—Quickly

    The Minnesota Vikings kicked off the 2011 season in style when Percy Harvin returned the opening kickoff 103 yards for a touchdown. After that, it was all downhill and the absence of Sidney Rice was felt...

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  9. NFL Week 2: Forecasting Winners, Losers and Upsets

    Week two will arrive in the blink of an eye and teams will wonder if they are ready to rebound or continue to roll...

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  10. Fantasy Football Week 1: Injury Updates and Recommendations

    Here is an injury update and noteworthy news from around the NFL heading into Week 1. While some reports and team releases haven't shed much light on certain situations, looking for the common trends can lead you to the answer...

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  11. Denver Broncos' Running Back by Committee Benefits Willis McGahee

    The recent decision by Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy to utilize the running back that is more effective given the circumstance has created an issue for fans and fantasy ...

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  12. Dalton or McCoy: Which Young Quarterback Will Reach the Playoffs First?

    The AFC North is the home to two highly touted young quarterbacks that both have the reins of their teams and both trying to accomplish the same goals...

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  13. Minnesota Vikings' Quest for a New Beginning Starts in San Diego

    Here we are on the eve of a new chapter in the Minnesota Vikings history. The first game of the season minus Favre, Jackson, Rice and Childress...

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  14. Indianapolis Colts: Game-by-Game Preview Without Peyton Manning

    Let's be realistic, Peyton Manning is not coming back this year or maybe ever. After the devastating news surrounding the Colts' legend has left his future in a cloud of obscurity, the Colts turn to Kerry Collins in the hopes of salvaging the season...

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  15. Peyton Manning's Career May Be in Jeopardy After Latest Neck Surgery

    The latest update in the Peyton Manning health watch has taken an interesting turn as NFL .com reports that Michael Lombardi of NFL Network has disclosed information regarding ...

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  16. Fantasy Football: Derrick Ward a Good Addition in Light of Arian Foster Injury

    If you are one of the many Arian Foster owners watching the news about your stud running back's hamstring; or if you are an owner that needs a back for your roster that will provide something to your lineup, Derrick Ward may be your answer...

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  17. NFL Predictions: Miami Dolphins Will Upset the New England Patriots

    The Miami Dolphins take on the New England Patriots on Monday night in a David versus Goliath match-up where everyone is expecting the Patriots to steamroll the Dolphins in epic fashion...

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  18. Green Bay Packers' Week 1 Win Isn't Call for Celebration, Defensive Concerns

    Excuse me for being pessimistic, but the opening night victory over the Saints should not be celebrated with as much enthusiasm as it has been...

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  19. Jacksonville Jaguars: 2011 Predictions Game-by-Game

    With the Jaguars world turned upside down following the release of David Garrard, there are many questions as to how Luke McCown will lead this team and if Blaine Gabbert will spell him in 2011...

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  20. Fantasy Football: Updated Week 1 Players Vital To Winning Your Matchup

    This week we have learned several things that are sure to turn the fantasy world upside down. Peyton Manning is most likely done for the season after his neck surgery...

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  21. Detroit Lions: Is Jahvid Best a Legitimate Featured Back?

    With high expectations accompanying the Lions as they enter the 2011 NFL season, Detroit is faced will a real possibility of another season with limited run production...

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  22. Tarvaris Jackson Will Cost the Seattle Seahawks the Division Title

    If you are drafting for your fantasy team, or if you are looking for that bench player to carry you through bye weeks and to start in certain match ups, Tarvaris Jackson should be far, far down on your list...

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  23. Fantasy Football: Possible Running Back Committee Hurts LaGarrette Blount

    Mark Dominik, the Buccaneer's General Manager, has spoken the words that no fantasy owner wants to hear regarding LaGarrette Blount...

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  24. NFL News: Signs Point Toward Peyton Manning Missing the 2011 Season

    Given the current situation in Indianapolis, the news is hopefully something that no Colts fan wants to hear is true: Peyton Manning may not play at all in 2011...

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  25. Colt McCoy: Leading the Browns Back from NFL Obscurity

    The Browns' Colt McCoy has shown this preseason that he has matured as an NFL passer. The lessons from future Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre seemed to have been worth ...

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