1. Lance Ball and 5 NFL Gems Unearthed from Other Teams' Scrap Heaps

    The Denver Broncos ran at will in the early going of New England’s 41-23 win, with Lance Ball ripping off giant chunks on his way to 105 yards for the day...

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  2. Reggie Bush and 4 NFL Players the Masses Were Wrong About

    Back when Reggie Bush was getting play in pizza commercials but couldn’t get many touches in the Dolphins offense, America laughed. Snarky jokes about Bush and his pizza commercial ran rampant, like Darren Sproles bursting through a secondary...

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  3. 4 Biggest Concerns for Green Bay Packers after Loss to Chiefs

    The Green Bay Packers ’ shockingly flat performance in Kansas City was eye-opening for more reasons than the 19-14 outcome, or Aaron Rodgers ’ 235-yard stat line. More jolting was the way Discount Double Check got hit...

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  4. What Kyle Orton's Heroic Victory Means For Matt Cassel's Future

    Kyle Orton’s an above average quarterback and an instant spark plug. He displayed this Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in slaying the undefeated Packers , 19-14, much as he did during his stops in Chicago and Denver ...

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  5. Kansas City Chiefs: Did Romeo Crennel Just Earn the Chiefs Head Coaching Job?

    On a particularly depressing day for Todd Haley and Tyler Palko, the Kansas City Chiefs ’ new duo in charge pulled off one of the more shocking upsets in NFL history...

    Thomas Emerick Written by Thomas Emerick about 3 years ago 1,217 reads 10 comments

  6. Texans vs. Ravens: Houston CB Roc Carmichael Talks Week 6 With B/R

    Houston Texans cornerback Rashad “Roc” Carmichael joined me on the “Outside the Pocket” NFL podcast to discuss his team’s Week 6 contest in Baltimore, making the transition to the pros and managing a shoulder injury...

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  7. NFL Predictions: Jumping on Chargers Wagon, Avoiding Eagles Kool-Aid and More

    For those figuring out what to think of Lance Kendricks, how to re-evaluate the AFC South in wake of Peyton Manning 's neck surgery or looking for analysis that doesn't quite ride the recent trends, this article might provide some insight...

    Thomas Emerick Written by Thomas Emerick about over 3 years ago 2,661 reads 18 comments

  8. Fantasy Football Mock Draft 2011: Experts Go Head-to-Head in a Serpentine Draft

    Shortly before Ray Rice and Vonta Leach left tread marks on the Washington Redskins defense in front of a national audience on Thursday night, an expert panel of 12 fantasy football junkies gathered for some mock draft reps...

    Thomas Emerick Written by Thomas Emerick about over 3 years ago 10,151 reads 24 comments

  9. Steve Smith Departing for Eagles Illuminates Yet Another Giant Question Mark

    Everyone remembers Plaxico Burress ' Super Bowl-winning touchdown, but it was a heady third-and-11 conversion by Steve Smith that put New York in position to capitalize on the most exhilarating drive in Giants history...

    Thomas Emerick Written by Thomas Emerick about over 3 years ago 1,086 reads 8 comments

  10. Nnamdi Asomugha Signs with Philadelphia Eagles, Who Still Aren't NFC Favorites

    Nnamdi Asomugha might have Eagles fans dreaming of a February trip to Indy, but maybe we shouldn't get ahead of ourselves over a team that sputtered down the stretch last season and added a couple shiny pieces this week...

    Thomas Emerick Written by Thomas Emerick about over 3 years ago 5,779 reads 147 comments

  11. 2011 NBA Draft Grades: Report Cards for the GMs

    The 2011 NBA Draft seems less predictable than most years with the deluge of foreign players and raw talent swirling in the minds of general managers across the league...

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  12. 2011 NFL Predictions: Every Major Regular Season Award for Next Year

    As the fate that my 2011 predictions will hopefully avoid, the 2010 regular season awards didn't quite hold up long after they were handed out...

    Thomas Emerick Written by Thomas Emerick about over 3 years ago 2,572 reads 49 comments

  13. Jim Schwartz and the 5 Most Underrated Current NFL Head Coaches

    Forbes.com released a story on the highest paid coaches in American sports on Thursday, which Bill Belichick tops thanks to his reported $7.5 million annual salary...

    Thomas Emerick Written by Thomas Emerick about over 3 years ago 9,409 reads 48 comments

  14. NFL Offseason Rumors: Burning News and Speculation the Lockout Fails to Cool

    The NFL lockout doesn't necessarily equate to an offseason abyss. Sure, Eli Manning tossing pigskin with his receivers at Hoboken High School suddenly becomes more interesting, ...

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  15. NFL Draft 2011 Scouting Report: Ross Homan to Minnesota Vikings

    Ross Homan adds outside linebacker help to the Minnesota Vikings as a late draft pick at No. 200. One of many in a long line of instinctive Ohio State backers, Homan joins James Laurinaitis and A...

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  16. Jordan Todman to San Diego Chargers: 2011 NFL Draft Scouting Report

    Jordan Todman is an outside linebacker's nightmare. With blistering speed to reach the perimeter, the San Diego Chargers found him to be a nice complement to their running game at No...

    Thomas Emerick Written by Thomas Emerick about over 3 years ago 3,533 reads 4 comments

  17. Gabe Miller to Kansas City Chiefs: 2011 NFL Draft Scouting Report

    Gabe Miller joins Justin Houston and Allen Bailey as players who can attack off the edge for the Kansas City Chiefs at pick No. 140...

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  18. Rashad Carmichael to Houston Texans: 2011 NFL Draft Scouting Report

    Hailing from "DB U," Rashad Carmichael gives the Houston Texans a cornerback with incredible burners at No. 127...

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  19. NFL Draft 2011 Results, Draft Grades: Live Blogging and Grading Day 3 Picks

    The 2011 NFL Draft rolls on with Day 3 and a jam-packed Saturday of draftees. It leaves plenty wonder which gems are hidden between No. 98 and Mr. Irrelevant. Rounds 4 through 7 sharply change the trajectory of franchises every year...

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  20. Kenrick Ellis to New York Jets: 2011 NFL Draft Scouting Report

    After his dismissing from South Carolina and flourishing at small Hampton University, Kenrick Ellis finds an NFL home with the New York Jets at No. 94. The 6-5, 346 lb...

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  21. Jerrel Jernigan to New York Giants: 2011 NFL Draft Scouting Report

    Jerrel Jernigan can rip off the top of defenses with the best of them in this draft, and will really help the New York Giants stretch secondaries at pick No. 83. The Troy wide receiver's 4...

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  22. Leonard Hankerson to Washington Redskins: 2011 NFL Draft Scouting Report

    Leonard Hankerson provides a much-needed possession receiver to the Washington Redskins at No. 79. The SI...

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  23. Rob Housler to Arizona Cardinals: 2011 NFL Draft Scouting Report

    Rob Housler wowed scouts despite playing at a relatively small Florida Atlantic program, and certainly won over the Arizona Cardinals at pick No. 69...

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  24. Justin Houston to Kansas City Chiefs: 2011 NFL Draft Scouting Report

    Justin Houston would've probably disappeared earlier in a draft that wasn't absurdly loaded with defensive end/outside backer types who burn off the edge of offensive lines, and the Kansas City Chiefs receive great value at pick No...

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  25. Nate Irving to Denver Broncos: 2011 NFL Draft Scouting Report

    Nate Irving 's resilient college career ended with a strong senior year at inside linebacker for the Wolfpack, and helped him begin his pro career as a third-round pick by the Denver Broncos at No...

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