1. NFL Players Ready to Make Huge 2nd-Year Leaps

    A number of NFL rookies became standouts during the 2013 season, but many more only showed glimpses of how good they could be...

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  2. Breaking Down the 10 Biggest Names on the Roster Bubble

    It’s the time of the summer where players on NFL roster bubbles, such as Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and New York Giants wide receiver Mario Manningham, ...

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  3. Breaking Down 15 of the NFL's Most Likely Day 1 Rookie Starters

    Rookie-versus-veteran battles for starting jobs are currently happening throughout the NFL this preseason. And some 2014 draft picks, such as Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins and Baltimore Ravens linebacker C...

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  4. 2015 All-NFL Draft Team, Preseason Edition

    Although the 2014 NFL season has yet to begin, scouting departments throughout the league are already looking ahead to the 2015 NFL draft and its top potential prospects, such as ...

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  5. NFL Preseason 2014: Report Card Grades for All 1st-Round Rookies After Week 1

    After months of hype, the rookies of the 2014 NFL draft class took the field for their first game action last week as the preseason got underway...

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  6. Preseason Week 1 Report Cards for Notable NFL Rookies and Vets

    The opening week of the NFL preseason was one for first impressions. From rookies like Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles and Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon ...

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  7. Rising Stars Emerging in NFL Training Camps at Every Position

    As NFL training camps continue while the preseason is in full swing, players like Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown are working to assert through early impressions that ...

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  8. The Biggest NFL Training Camp Disappointments So Far

    NFL teams expect their players to bring their A-games when they report to their respective training camps in July. For some players, such as Indianapolis Colts free-agent addition Hakeem Nicks , that has not been the case...

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  9. The Most Scrutinized Player in Every NFL Training Camp

    With coaches, media and fans present, every player is being watched closely in NFL training camps throughout the league, but some face greater spotlights than others...

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  10. Walter Jones: Inside the Legacy of the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee

    One of the great offensive tackles of his generation, Seattle Seahawks legend Walter Jones is set to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday...

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  11. Fact or Fiction for the Biggest NFL Training Camp Rumors So Far

    When the Detroit Lions hit the field for practice Monday afternoon, all 32 NFL training camps will be underway...

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  12. Every NFL Team's Most Positive Training Camp Dilemma

    Not every dilemma NFL teams face this summer should be reason for concern. The training camp season of July and August is a time when all 32 franchises assess the state of their teams, diagnose problems and determine their best available situations..

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  13. Why Kyle Van Noy Could Steal Defensive Rookie of the Year Honors in 2014

    There are no shortage of prime candidates to be the 2014 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney , Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Khalil Mack, St...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 28 days ago 12,900 reads 21 comments

  14. Buying or Selling Every Top Rookie QB as a Week 1 Starter

    There have been 12 Week 1 rookie starting quarterbacks in the NFL since 2009, but it’s unclear whether that trend will continue in 2014...

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  15. Buying or Selling the NFL's Hottest Projected Breakout Stars

    Run a search on Google or any major website that covers the National Football League, and you’re bound to find a list of projected breakout players for the upcoming season...

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  16. How the Vikings Can Turn Jerick McKinnon Into the NFL's Most Dynamic Rookie

    If you’re not a Minnesota Vikings fan or a draft junkie, you might not yet be familiar with Jerick McKinnon’s ability as a football player...

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  17. Highlighting the Latest Buzz Around Every NFL Team Heading into Training Camp

    If you're getting anxious for NFL players to strap on the pads and start playing football, the wait is almost over...

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  18. Predicting the NFL's Sophomore Slumps for the 2014 Season

    The sophomore-slump phenomenon might be more mythical than it is a real trend, but there are annual examples of second-year NFL players who fail to meet expectations after impressive rookie seasons...

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  19. 10 Undrafted Free Agents with the Best Chance of Making an NFL Roster

    No one wants to go undrafted, but it’s not a death sentence to an NFL hopeful's career. Forty-nine undrafted free agents (UDFAs) from the 2013 NFL draft made rosters last year, according to NFL...

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  20. Previewing the Most Exciting Rookies to Watch in 2014 Training Camps

    Training camps will begin throughout the NFL later this month. While every player on his respective team will be making an effort to prove he is integral to his franchise in 2014, ...

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  21. Ranking NFL's Best Remaining Free Agents Ahead of Training Camp

    Being a free agent in July is a situation that no NFL player—at least one who intends to continue his career in the league—wants to be in...

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  22. First-Round Rookies with Most to Prove in 2014 NFL Training Camps

    Every first-round pick from the 2014 NFL draft will be expected to learn, develop and prove themselves during their teams’ training camps, which will begin later this month...

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  23. 2014 NFL Rookies Who Already Look Like Draft Steals

    NFL personnel departments spent all year trying to determine which prospects held the most value in the 2014 draft, but the evaluation of those players didn't end with the selection meeting...

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  24. NFL Rookies Flying Up Depth Charts This Offseason

    The games have yet to begin, but the competition to climb depth charts has already started throughout the NFL ...

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  25. Predicting the Top NFL Rookie Performer at Every Position

    Every NFL team will be hoping their rookies emerge as immediate standouts in 2014, but with regards to both skill sets and situations, some first-year players glisten above the rest of the pack as potential top performers for their new teams in 2014...

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