1. One Mistake Every NFL Team Must Avoid Down the Stretch in 2017

    It's the stretch run of the 2017 NFL season. Just three more weeks remain between now and the end of the regular season. For some teams, that means jockeying for playoff position, whether it's a first-round bye or a division title...

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  2. Fear Factor: Ranking Wild-Card Contenders Top Seeds Don't Want to Face

    With just three weeks remaining in the NFL 's regular season, there are 10 teams vying for the four wild-card spots in the postseason tournament—more, if you're willing to stretch credulity to include the teams just under ...

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  3. NFL Team Grades for Week 14

    Shake-ups defined Week 14 of the 2017 NFL season. They started early. In fact, they began Thursday night, when the Atlanta Falcons made things a bit more interesting in the NFC South by downing the New Orleans Saints...

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  4. Week 14 NFL MVP, Award Rankings

    It's the last month of the 2017 NFL regular season, which means races are heating up. There are the playoff races of course...

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  5. NFL Team Grades for Week 13

    The playoff races are taking shape. Lucky Week 13 of the 2017 NFL season featured a number of matchups with big implications for the postseason...

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  6. Fantasy Football Week 13 Sleepers at Every Position

    Things are getting interesting in fantasy football. In a significant percentage of leagues, Week 13 marks the regular-season finale. And that means this week's mission is clear for many fantasy squads: Win and you're in the playoffs...

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  7. Blow It Up: What Changes Do Struggling NFL Teams Need to Make?

    We're 12 weeks into the 2017 NFL season. For many teams, that means the push to the postseason is underway. Some are jockeying for any spot, while others are angling for a first-round bye or home-field advantage...

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  8. NFL Team Grades for Week 12

    Now things are really getting interesting. With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror, we’re now 12 weeks into the 2017 NFL season. Playoff races are taking shape. Some of those races are all but over...

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  9. Fantasy Football Week 12 Sleepers at Every Position

    It's both the best and worst time of the year in fantasy football. The good news is that with both Thanksgiving and (thankfully, so to speak) the bye weeks in the rear-view mirror, ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 22 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. The Things We're Most Thankful for in the NFL in 2017

    On Thursday, Americans will gather from coast to coast to celebrate Thanksgiving. There will be turkey. Mashed potatoes. Stuffing. And pie. Lots and lots of pie...

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  11. NFL Team Grades for Week 11

    Week 11 in the NFL had something for everyone. If you're a fan of closely contested games, the early slate was all you wanted. The 1 p.m...

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  12. Fantasy Football Week 11 Sleepers at Every Position

    The drive to the fantasy playoffs is underway. In more fantasy leagues than not, there are three weeks left in the regular season...

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  13. Another Man's Treasure: NFL Players Who Just Need a Change of Scenery

    We've reached a point in the NFL season where it's equal parts looking back and gazing forward. There are plenty of predictive pieces coming out about which teams will make the postseason and advance to Super Bowl LII...

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  14. NFL Team Grades for Week 10

    If you like exciting NFL football, I hope you got up early on Sunday. While the first slate of games featured more than a few tight affairs (including an overtime tilt in Jacksonville) the late games were a trio of beatdowns...

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  15. Fantasy Football Week 10 Sleepers at Every Position

    There's good news and bad news for fantasy owners as we head into Week 10. The good news is we're past the six-team byes. In fact, we have just two more weeks until the byes are in the rearview mirror altogether...

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  16. Predicting the Biggest Breakout Players for 2nd Half of the NFL Season

    It happens every year in the National Football League. Many players take steps forward as a season progresses. Some are small. Others are massive leaps that thrust players into stardom...

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  17. NFL Team Grades for Week 9

    Week 9 was filled with close games and down-to-the-wire finishes. Just kidding. There was a wild finish in Seattle (again), but the early slate of games was all about the blowout...

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  18. Fantasy Football Week 9 Sleepers at Every Position

    Week 9 presents an uphill climb for many fantasy owners. This time of year is always tricky in fantasy football. If your team is 4-4 or 3-5, there's very little margin for error...

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  19. Good Luck Finding Eagles' Weakness After Trade-Deadline Steal

    The Philadelphia Eagles didn't have the look of a traditional buyer as Tuesday's trade deadline loomed. At 7-1, the Eagles have the NFL 's best record. They've played like the class of the NFC from the get-go...

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  20. NFL Team Grades for Week 8

    We're eight weeks into the 2017 regular season—halfway home for many teams. As it always does, a new week in the NFL brought madness and mayhem galore, whether it was a ...

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  21. Fantasy Football Week 8 Sleepers at Every Position

    There are a couple of unfortunate realities in fantasy football. The first is injuries. Injuries like the broken arm and cracked ribs suffered by Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson ...

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  22. NFL Team Grades for Week 7

    Week 7 was an object lesson in the fact that the only constant in the NFL is that there are no constants in the NFL...

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  23. Fantasy Football Week 7 Sleepers at Every Position

    All fantasy owners pray it won't happen to them—the devastating injury that completely changes the face of the team. It's already happened with Arizona Cardinals tailback David Johnson...

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  24. NFL Team Grades for Week 6

    It's fitting that Week 6 of the 2017 NFL season occurred on a weekend with a Friday the 13th in it. Because for some teams it was a real horror show...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  25. Fantasy Football Week 6 Sleepers at Every Position

    We've reached the point in the year when fantasy sleepers become more important than ever. Some teams sit at 2-3 or 1-4 and on the cusp of the season getting away from them. The 0-5 clubs already sailed off that cliff...

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