1. Breaking Down DeAndre Hopkins' Game-Winning Performance vs. Tennessee Titans

    Numerous NFL rookies made key plays to help their teams win with games on the line in Week 2, but the most impressive of any of them was Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins ...

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  2. NFL Draft Prospect Matchups to Watch in Texas A&M vs. Alabama

    It’s only the third week of the college football season, but Saturday afternoon’s Southeastern Conference matchup between the Texas A&M Aggies and Alabama Crimson Tide is already being labeled by some as the game of the year...

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  3. NFL Rookie Power Rankings for Week 2

    The first week of the 2013 NFL regular season is in the books, but the NFL careers of the members of the 2013 rookie class have only just begun. That said, many rookies already made big impressions in their NFL debuts...

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  4. Breaking Down Jordan Cameron's Monster Week 1 Performance

    The Cleveland Browns went with potential over production when they selected USC tight end Jordan Cameron in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL draft...

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  5. Is Jameis Winston the Next Superstar Quarterback Prospect?

    The debut of Florida State redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston, ranked the No. 1 quarterback and a top-15 prospect in the high school recruiting class of 2012 by both Rivals and ESPN , came with no shortage of hype...

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  6. NFL Rookie Power Rankings, Week 1

    For every NFL rookie who has a nameplate above their locker, the first goal of his NFL career is complete: making his team’s 53-man roster...

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  7. How Can Packers Avoid a Repeat of Playoff Loss Against 49ers in Week 1 Showdown?

    Colin Kaepernick ’s performance in leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 45-31 victory over the Green Bay Packers in last year’s NFC's Divisional Round of the playoffs ...

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  8. Best NFL Team Fits for Top Roster Cuts

    Between Thursday’s final preseason games and Saturday’s deadline to cut rosters down to 53 players from 75, hundreds of NFL players lost their jobs...

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  9. Scouting Jadeveon Clowney's 2013 Debut Against North Carolina

    The college football season began Thursday with South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney , arguably college football’s best player, taking center stage...

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  10. NFL Players in Serious Danger of Being Cut This Week

    It’s the toughest week of the year to be an NFL player. With teams forced to cut from as many as 90 players prior to Tuesday down to 53 by Saturday, dozens of guys have ...

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  11. Why Chicago Bears' Kyle Long Has Been Most Impressive Rookie in NFL Preseason

    When the NFL preseason began, Chicago Bears right guard Kyle Long was still fighting for a starting spot. Even though the Bears selected him with the No...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 years ago 32,046 reads 68 comments

  12. Team-by-Team NFL Rookie Class Report Card Heading into Preseason Week 3

    The acclimation process for this year’s NFL rookie class is well underway, as the NFL preseason is now halfway complete...

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  13. With EJ Manuel Injured, What Can Kevin Kolb Do as Buffalo Bills Starting QB?

    Following the second week of the NFL preseason, the competition to be the Week 1 starting quarterback for the Buffalo Bills appears to be Kevin Kolb ’s job to lose...

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  14. Is Dion Lewis Emerging as a Change-of-Pace Running Back for Cleveland Browns?

    The Cleveland Browns ’ acquisition of third-year running back Dion Lewis from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for second-year linebacker Emmanuel Acho came and went without much attention on April 11...

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  15. Every NFL Team's Biggest Training Camp Revelation Thus Far

    After months of offseason speculation, the start of NFL training camps finally starts to bring legitimate clarity to unanswered questions surrounding each team...

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  16. Breaking Down 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Ra'Shede Hageman

    Ra’ Shede Hageman ’s game is a work in progress, but the Minnesota defensive tackle has no shortage of athletic potential. CBS Sports’ Bruce Feldman ranked Hageman as the No...

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  17. Highlighting This Year's Must-Watch NFL Preseason Games

    NFL football makes its grand return for the 2013 season Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET, when the Dallas Cowboys play the Miami Dolphins in the NFL’s annual preseason opener, the Hall of Fame Game...

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  18. Fact or Fiction on Top Training Camp Rumors, Buzz so Far

    With training camps now underway for all 32 NFL teams, the top storylines around the league have returned to being those that actually happen on the football field...

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  19. Breaking Down 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Will Sutton

    If Will Sutton were two inches taller, he could be projected as a top-10 selection for the 2014 NFL draft. After a forgettable start to his career at Arizona State, Sutton exploded onto the national radar as a redshirt junior last season...

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  20. Highlighting the Best Rookie vs. Vet Battles in NFL Training Camps

    NFL training camp is an opportunity for rookies to steal away starting jobs from veterans, who themselves are expected to show up and perform to keep their jobs...

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  21. Breaking Down 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Daniel McCullers

    Daniel McCullers may still be making a name for himself, but the Tennessee defensive tackle will not be overlooked...

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  22. Top 15 NFL Rookies to Watch in Training Camp

    With the opening of training camps throughout the NFL this week, preparation for the 2013 season is well underway...

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  23. How an Undrafted Free Agent Becomes an NFL Star

    Being an undrafted free agent may be a disappointing start to an NFL career, but it’s far from a death sentence. Year in and year out, players whose names were not called in the NFL draft still go on to emerge as productive NFL players...

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  24. Breaking Down 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Scott Crichton

    Dion Jordan may have been the most hyped prospect leading up to the 2013 NFL draft, but he wasn ’t even the best collegiate edge rusher in the state of Oregon last season...

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  25. Which Undrafted Free Agents Have the Best Shots at Making NFL Rosters?

    There is one common thread for all undrafted rookies in NFL training camps this offseason. Each and every one of them will have to make a big impression in their team’s training camp and the preseason to fight their way onto the 53-man roster...

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