1. Greatest Positional Strength of Every NFL Team This Season

    One of the perks of the necessary evil that is the NFL preseason is that teams and fans alike get to spectate on position battles between veterans, rookies and guys who have no business stepping onto a professional football field...

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  2. Chicago Bears: No 10-Sack Repeat Performance vs. the New York Giants

    Last year’s Week 4 Sunday Night Football contest between the Chicago Bears and New York Giants was what famous wrestling announcer Jim Ross would describe as a “slobber-knocker...

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  3. 19 Biggest NFL Phonies of the Last Decade

    We all know those guys in life who claim to be higher than the rest. The Mr. Hot Shots. Tall, dark and handsome. The pretty boy jocks who get everything on a silver spoon. This is a collaboration of the 19 biggest posers in NFL history...

    Brett Lyons Written by Brett Lyons about almost 3 years ago 17,912 reads 112 comments

  4. Ndamukong Suh Fined $20K: Why This Is No Issue for the Detroit Lions

    According to multiple sources, Ndamukong Suh has been hit with a $20,000 fine for the unnecessary roughness penalty he committed last Friday night on rookie Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton...

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  5. Chicago Bears: A Crowded Backfield Could Mean Game over for Chester Taylor

    If there was one unusual thing to take away from Saturday night’s 10-3 victory over the Buffalo Bills , it was that the Chicago Bears ran the ball exceptionally well. Yes, really...

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  6. 5 Unsigned NFL Free Agents Who Would've Been Awesome Catches 3 Years Ago

    Being able to write articles like this is one of the unique advantages of writing for the Bleacher Report. The old saying goes what’s in the past is in the past, so focus on the here and now...

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  7. Chicago Bears: 5 Things to Watch in Preseason Opener Against Buffalo Bills

    The Chicago Bears , who were originally scheduled to play in the Hall of Fame game last weekend, will open up the preseason officially this Saturday night against the Buffalo Bills ...

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  8. 2011 NFL Predictions: 32 Players Primed for Most Impressive Statistical Seasons

    Every season in sports provides plenty of drama, ranging from underachievers to teams that are overrated. There’s the rookie sensation and the veteran letdown...

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  9. 2011 NFL Predictions: The 17 Best Grudge Matches Week-by-Week

    Part of the “back to football” movement post-lockout is getting back to business more than just in free agency...

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  10. Chicago Bears 2011 Predictions: Starting Lineups for Week 1 of Regular Season

    With training camp fully underway, the Chicago Bears are trying to put the puzzle together and form a depth chart during this frantic and shortened offseason. Many offseason changes have occurred for the Monsters of the Midway...

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  11. Philadelphia Eagles: Andy Reid Rails Against "Dream Team" Claims

    The Philadelphia Eagles have made some serious moves since last Monday when NFL franchises were allowed to begin conducting normal business post-lockout...

    Brett Lyons Written by Brett Lyons about almost 3 years ago 706 reads 10 comments

  12. Grading the Chicago Bears' Major Free Agent and Trade Acquisitions

    The Chicago Bears have been one of the busiest teams in free agency since the NFL Lockout ended a week and a half ago. Since last Monday, the Bears have over 50 new players on the roster who have never met with coaches or seen playbooks until now...

    Brett Lyons Written by Brett Lyons about almost 3 years ago 8,594 reads 24 comments

  13. NFL Free Agents 2011: The 10 Players with the Highest Performance Expectations

    Everybody has to deal with the everyday pressures of achieving success in everyday life. Those pressures are exponentially higher when millions of dollars are involved...

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  14. NFL Free Agents 2011: Power Ranking the 10 Best Signings of Week 1

    When NFL free agency hit last Monday, the deals were being reported consistently left and right. Every 15 minutes it felt as if another name had found a new deal...

    Brett Lyons Written by Brett Lyons about almost 3 years ago 1,634 reads 3 comments

  15. Kyle Orton Trade Rumors: Deal to the Dolphins Dead in the Water

    Reports from Denver and Miami on Friday state that the Broncos and Dolphins could not agree in terms to trade quarterback Kyle Orton to the Sunshine State. Orton, 28, has been linked to several teams since the NFL lockout lifted...

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  16. Chris Johnson Latest: Titans RB to Hold out from Training Camp

    The Tennessee Titans reported to camp on Friday without the franchise’s most dynamic player— Chris Johnson ...

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  17. NFL Free Agency Rumors: Chicago Bears Get Former Dallas Cowboys WR Roy Williams

    According to a report by Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times in the early hours of Friday, the Chicago Bears are expected to sign free agent wide receiver Roy Williams to a contract...

    Brett Lyons Written by Brett Lyons about almost 3 years ago 1,073 reads 4 comments

  18. NFL Free Agency: Chicago Bears Laying Low on Wide Receivers

    With the crazy free-agency period the league is experiencing this year due to the lockout, free agents are flying off the shelves left and right in the early days of the new league year...

    Brett Lyons Written by Brett Lyons about almost 3 years ago 1,532 reads 7 comments

  19. Chicago Bears: Matt Forte Wants Contract Extension Prior to Camp Beginning

    Matt Forte , the most consistent staple of the Chicago Bears offense over the past four seasons, is hoping that his efforts will be rewarded in the form of a new contract extension once the lockout ends...

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  20. Chicago Bears: What It Will Take to Return to the Super Bowl

    Chicago fans have a tendency to make years feel much more like decades when it comes to the city’s sporting achievements. Hell, it’s felt like two years since the Bears fell to Green Bay in the NFC Championship game...

    Brett Lyons Written by Brett Lyons about 3 years ago 1,365 reads 5 comments

  21. Chicago Bears: 2011 Season Game-by-Game Predictions

    As the National Football League prepares to shift gears from lockout to training camp, several questions arise about every team in the league...

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  22. Chicago Bears: Top 2011 Offseason Needs the Team Must Address

    The image of the Bears quarterback standing on the sideline of the NFC Championship game with his over-sized coat and knit cap is one that Bears fans will not forget anytime soon...

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  23. MLB Realignment: Why a Wild Shake-Up Would Benefit America's Game

    Breaking down a radical, yet somewhat practical, idea for making America’s pastime a fair and honest game There has been plenty of talk about what Major League Baseball needs to do regarding divisional and conference realignment...

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