1. Why Aaron Rodgers Is the NFL's Best Overall Player

    Aaron Rodgers is the best player at the most difficult and important position in the NFL. The Green Bay Packers QB is a step above everyone else in the league, not only because of ...

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  2. Fantasy Football 2012: 10 Superstars to Avoid

    Even the greatest of NFL superstars can easily become bad fantasy selections. Peyton Manning is one of the best quarterbacks of all-time, but it would simply be foolish to select him in the first or second round of a fantasy draft this season...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 1,651 reads 6 comments

  3. Michigan Wolverines Football: 5 Keys to Beating Alabama

    Contrary to popular belief, the Michigan Wolverines are capable of beating the Alabama Crimson Tide in Week 1 of the college football season...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 4,810 reads 29 comments

  4. How the NFL Can Jump-Start Ticket Sales and Bring Fans Back to Stadiums

    The NFL has become a monster of its own doing. As popularity has soared and fans have become ever engrossed in fantasy football, HD TVs, and DirecTV game packages, attendance at games has actually dropped ...

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  5. 10 Preseason Plays You Can Expect to See Again in the Regular Season

    While most new concepts and plays are saved for the NFL 's regular season, some manage to be exposed and implemented in the preseason...

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  6. Predicting 1 Big Upset for Every Week of the NFL Season

    The Green Bay Packers , New York Giants , Pittsburgh Steelers and San Francisco 49ers are all going to fall victim to a far lesser opponent at some point during the 2012 season...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 1,257 reads 3 comments

  7. Ranking the Worst NFL Training Camp Moments so Far

    As much as Santonio Holmes may hate it, not all stories about training camp can be positive. In fact, there have been a plethora of negative moments throughout this years training camp cycle...

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  8. Breaking Down the Most Important Plays of NFL Preseason Week 2

    Week 2 of the NFL's preseason had no shortage of influential performances and plays. The types of plays that can alter position battles and change perceptions...

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  9. Which NFL Starters Need to Pick Up the Pace This Preseason?

    Some starters have gotten out of the NFL 's preseason gates slower than a three-legged turtle. For these players and units, the pace clearly needs to be picked up as the preseason continues onward...

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  10. NFL Rumors: Latest Updates from Around the League

    As the NFL preseason heats up, so does the proverbial rumor mill. Players across the league are making bold proclamations, being dumped or added to rosters, and even being shopped around to interested parties...

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  11. Fantasy Football 2012: Tony Romo and 5 Mid-Round QBs Worth Waiting for

    What do you do when elite guys such as Aaron Rodgers , Tom Brady and Drew Brees are long gone in your fantasy draft? It turns out that the world is not over once the elite ...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 11,936 reads 27 comments

  12. 12 NFL Players on the Verge of MVP-Caliber Seasons

    While the NFL MVP award has become a glorified best quarterback competition in recent years, there are still a plethora of players at other positions playing at levels befitting of the honor...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 5,543 reads 64 comments

  13. The Latest Buzz Around Every NFL Training Camp Entering Preseason Week 1

    NFL training camps are abuzz with news, updates, fresh storylines and other juicy tidbits to tide fans over until the start of the regular season...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 13,693 reads 12 comments

  14. An Overview of the Defensive Schemes for All 32 NFL Teams

    2012 will feature a variety of defensive changes across the NFL . With new coordinators, personnel, and playbooks come conversions from the 3-4 to the 4-3 and vice versa...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 3,318 reads 30 comments

  15. Predicting Each Monday Night Football Game on the 2012 Schedule

    There is no bigger game during each week of the NFL season than the one played on Monday Night. Monday Night Football (MNF) simply has a different level of excitement and an aura surrounding it that makes it unique...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 2,092 reads 30 comments

  16. NFL Coaching Trends We Expect to Continue in 2012

    Trends emerge throughout the NFL every year and that logic holds true even among the ranks of its coaching fraternity. Coaches fall into patterns that can be predicted and prognosticated...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 2,504 reads 8 comments

  17. 50 Best Rivalries Alive and Well in Today's NFL

    NFL rivalries go beyond the typical team vs. team showdowns that take place every Sunday. Sure, there are storied divisional rivalries that stand the test of time, but what about ...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 20,203 reads 100 comments

  18. NFL Coaches Facing the Most Pressure in Training Camp

    Training camp pressure in today's NFL landscape is not limited to players battling for roster spots and positioning. Coaches can also feel the weight on their shoulders as they gear up for the return of football...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 686 reads 2 comments

  19. Fantasy Football 2012: 20 Gambles Worth Taking

    With great power comes great responsibility, and with great risk comes the potential to win your fantasy football league in 2012. A little heavy-handed, but every fantasy owner knows chances must be taken in order to rise to the top...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 15,641 reads 26 comments

  20. Re-Writing Ron Jaworski's QB Rankings: Why Matthew Stafford Was Disrespected

    Matthew Stafford is one of only four quarterbacks in NFL history to throw for 5,000 yards in a season, yet according to ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski, he is only the 14th-best QB playing today...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 11,836 reads 300 comments

  21. The Best Tailgate Traditions in the NFL

    Tailgating is woven into the fabric of America, and nowhere is that more evident than within the world of football...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 3,338 reads 5 comments

  22. Ranking Every Monday Night Football Game on the 2012 Schedule

    There is just something about Monday Night Football (MNF) that can't be ignored. It doesn't matter if Sunday Night Football has better matchups all season (which it usually does); ...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 3,929 reads 18 comments

  23. NFL Preseason 2012: 10 Biggest Games on the Schedule

    The NFL 's preseason is not generally known for exciting contests and must-see action. However, among all the uninspired and sometimes boring games, there is greatness to be found...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 1,252 reads 1 comments

  24. Predicting Which NFL Teams Will Make QB Changes During 2012 Season

    Not every NFL quarterback has the job security of a Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers . Instead, some QBs will not only have to earn their job in training camp, but then have to hold onto it throughout the 2012 season...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 1,316 reads 10 comments

  25. NFL: Power Ranking Divisions Before Training Camp

    There is a great level of parity throughout the NFL , but the same cannot be said among the league's respective divisions. The gap between the quality of play in the NFC West and counterparts like the NFC North and AFC North is "Grand Canyon-esque...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 11,387 reads 199 comments