1. NFL Playoff Predictions: 4 Instances Where Parity Will Show Most in 2011

    The NFL playoffs will boast a huge sampling of close games and potentially some not so close games. Luckily for NFL fans, the number of close contests will surely outweigh the few that are not...

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  2. Ranking the Effectiveness of Home-Field Advantages

    The NFL playoffs is often times a test of which teams can defend their home turf and which teams can transcend on the road...

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  3. One Reason Every Current NFL Division Leader Should Be Very Concerned

    At the beginning of play today, these eight teams were atop their division. Assuming that were to stay the same (even though it likely won't), each team has its clear strengths which have put them in that position...

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  4. NFL Week 16 Top 5 Storylines

    This is one of the most exciting home stretches of an NFL season in recent history. Even the teams fighting for the worst record in the league are drawing huge interest and notoriety...

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  5. Broncos vs. Bills: 4 Keys to a Denver Victory

    Despite the woes of the Buffalo Bills recently, a trip to upstate New York late in the season is never a picnic...

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  6. Why the Green Bay Loss Was a Perfect Storm of Bad Play, Injuries and Matchup

    If Lambeau Field is one of the most intimidating home-field advantages in the NFC, then Arrowhead Stadium is its equal in the AFC...

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  7. NFL Playoff Picture: 5 Most Underrated Players Headed to the Playoffs

    The NFL playoffs are always a time for stars to shine in the NFL. The playoffs are also opportunities for unsung heroes to step out of the shadows and show their stuff...

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  8. Drew Brees' Record-Setting Pace Should Have Dan Marino Shaking in His Boots

    Dan Marino needs to enjoy the last few weeks of having the most prolific single-season passing yardage mark in NFL history. After this season is over, he may find himself out of the top three altogether...

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  9. Kyle Orton and 5 NFL Players Making the Most of 2nd Chances

    Christmas time is a time for forgiveness and second chances in the world. Sometimes the NFL can be a cruel place that chews up its stars, exposes their biggest flaws and leaves them for dead on the scrap heap...

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  10. Why Oakland Raiders Fans Must Practice Patience with Carson Palmer

    The marriage of Carson Palmer and Hue Jackson has not lit the NFL on fire like some Raider fans had hoped it would...

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  11. NFL Playoff Picture: 4 Lower Seeds That Could Sneak into the Championship Games

    It's a tale as old as time, but inevitably there always seems to be that pesky team that was supposed to fall away early in the playoffs that finds themselves in the conference championship game...

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  12. Why Poor Officiating Is Ruining the NFL

    Is there a pass down the field where fans are not looking everywhere for a flag? Along the same lines, is there ever a QB pressure that ends with a passer on his back that doesn't ...

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  13. Patriots vs. Broncos: 4 Things We Learned About Denver in 41-23 Loss

    The most hyped game of the regular season so far looked like it was going to deliver on its promises in the first quarter. Two AFC playoff contenders were exchanging hay makers on the scoreboard, and a classic seemed to be in the making...

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  14. Ranking the NFL's Top 5 Jump-Ball Targets

    The fade route, the Hail Mary and the back-of-the-end-zone "elevator" are all plays designed to take advantage of either a height or athleticism difference between receiver and defender...

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  15. Tom Coughlin and the NFL's 4 Biggest Dead Men Walking After Week 15

    The 2011 NFL head coaches graveyard has fresh plots filled by Jack Del Rio, Todd Haley and Tony Sparano already this season. There will likely more victims joining their fallen brethren when the season concludes...

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  16. Which Means More: Colts Avoiding 0-16 or Packers Falling Short of 16-0?

    It is not completely impossible to think that Green Bay could lose their final three and San Francisco win their final three to potentially cost Green Bay home field in the playoffs...

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  17. Green Bay Packers: Why Losing a Game Was Best Thing to Happen

    Was the Green Bay Packers loss to the Kansas City Chiefs embarrassing? Sure. Does it mean the Packers aren't who we thought they were? Absolutely not. Going 16-0 has never been a prerequisite to winning a Super Bowl...

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  18. Patriots vs. Broncos: 3 Ways to Slow Down Tom Brady and New England's Offense

    Say what you want about the NFL , but they know how to market their stars and the Patriots coming to Denver is a tantalizing match up for the 2011 season. The game within the game on Sunday, is Tom Brady vs...

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  19. Mike McCoy: Giving Credit to the Denver Broncos Coordinators

    How does the worst offense in the NFL for the first three quarters-plus of a game suddenly become unstoppable in the final minutes? Many are arguing that it is the mistakes of ...

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  20. Giving Credit to the Denver Broncos Coordinators, Dennis Allen Edition

    The Denver Broncos make national news on a regular basis these days. Much of that attention is garnered by Tim Tebow , but in order to be 7-1 in their last eight games surely there must be more going on than just one player...

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  21. Bears vs. Broncos: 5 Things We Learned About Denver in 13-10 Win

    This article was written and titled with two minutes left in the game as "5 Things We Learned About Denver in 10-7 Loss" because it seemed that the magic was finally going to run out...

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  22. Why Josh McDaniels Would Be a Terrible Choice for Chiefs' Next Head Coach

    If there is anyone that the Chiefs should listen to when it comes to potentially handing the reigns of their team over to Josh McDaniels , it would be a sportswriter from Denver...

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  23. The NFL's 10 Most Dangerous Kick Returners

    Even though the NFL has tried to legislate the return game almost completely out of football, there are still electrifying plays that happen on a regular basis...

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  24. NFL Playoff Predictions: Projecting the Top Postseason QBs

    Trying to rank the quarterbacks this season could be a study in futility, since putting one behind the other will always result in harsh criticism. The problem is that most of that criticism will be warranted and supported by solid facts...

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  25. NFL Playoff Scenarios: 4 Teams That Can Improve Standings Most on Sunday

    At this point in the season, almost every game has playoff implications. Whether it is seeding for teams that have great chances of making it, or simply gaining a lead that will be ...

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