1. NFL Rumors: 4 Whispers That May Have Some Validity

    With the NFL trade deadline fast approaching—with some teams exceeding expectations and others already having their fans looking ahead to 2013—it is a time of year when rumors start to heat up around the league...

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  2. Jets vs. Patriots: Final Report Card, Player Grades for New England

    New England Patriots 29 , New York Jets 26 (OT) The New England Patriots have had a horrible time with closing out games in the fourth quarter this season, and Sunday’s overtime win against the New York Jets was no different...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about almost 2 years ago 8,164 reads 35 comments

  3. Why Ohio State's Devin Smith Is College Football's Most Frustrating Player

    With only two receptions, but both on touchdown passes for 106 combined yards, Ohio State sophomore wide receiver Devin Smith had an impressive and unique stat line last Saturday versus Indiana...

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  4. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Pros and Cons for Every Pick in the First Round

    Nearly six full weeks into the 2012 NFL season, barely any clarity has been brought to what the 2013 NFL draft order will look like, as the league’s top teams have struggled while other teams have traded big upset victories with bad losses...

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  5. Patriots vs. Seahawks: Final Report Card, Player Grades for New England

    Seattle Seahawks 24, New England Patriots 23 This loss can’t be an easy one to swallow for a New England Patriots fan...

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  6. Notre Dame Football: Why It's Time to Bench Everett Golson for Tommy Rees

    College football traditionalists, rejoice: Notre Dame football is back. The Fighting Irish have won their first six games of the season, and with a schedule that has included ...

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  7. 7 NFL Teams Most Likely to Select a Quarterback in 2013 NFL Draft

    There may be only 32 starting quarterback jobs in the National Football League, but there seem to always be openings for the top rookies in each draft class, and in many cases, ...

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  8. Power Ranking the Top 12 Pass-Rushers in the 2013 NFL Draft

    After franchise quarterbacks and left tackles, there is no position in the NFL draft with a greater premium placed upon it than great pass-rushers...

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  9. Broncos vs. Patriots: Final Report Card, Player Grades for New England

    New England Patriots 31, Denver Broncos 21 The New England Patriots improved to a winning record for the first time since winning their first game of the season, by winning ...

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  10. NFL Draft 2013: Power Ranking the Top 100 Prospects

    The college football season is less than halfway over, but there have already been significant changes as to which players are projected to be the top prospects for the 2013 NFL draft...

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  11. Patriots vs. Bills: Final Report Card, Player Grades for New England

    New England Patriots 52, Buffalo Bills 28 New England Patriots fans should be thrilled with what they saw from their team in the second half of their contest Sunday versus the Buffalo Bills...

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  12. How These General Managers Are Running Their Franchises into the Ground

    All 32 men leading NFL franchises as general managers (or in a role equivalent to general managing) have a great background of experience in what they do, and are among the smartest football minds in the United States...

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  13. Why Blaming The New England Patriots' Loss on Replacement Referees Is Ridiculous

    There were many factors within the New England Patriots ’ control that led to their fourth-quarter collapse and 31-30 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Some, however, didn’t see it that way...

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  14. Patriots vs Ravens: Final Report Card, Player Grades for New England

    The New England Patriots lost their second consecutive game on Sunday night, and once again, it came down to a game-winning field goal...

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  15. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Pick-by-Pick Projections for First Round

    The NFL season has nearly two full weeks in the books, and many things have changed from Week 1 to Week 2. With those changes, the projected NFL draft order has shifted as well...

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  16. Cardinals vs Patriots: Final Report Cards, Player Grades for New England

    The New England Patriots had a very disappointing loss in Week 2, falling to the Arizona Cardinals in a 20-18 defeat on Sunday afternoon...

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  17. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Mocking the Entire 1st and 2nd Rounds with Analysis

    It’s that time of year again, football fans. The college football season is hitting full swing, the NFL’s opening weekend has sent waves throughout the nation, and it’s ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about almost 2 years ago 11,858 reads 14 comments

  18. Patriots vs Titans: Final Report Cards, Player Grades for New England

    The New England Patriots got the season off to a great start. A complete performance, with strong efforts from their offense, defense and special teams, earned them a 34-13 victory over the Tennessee Titans in Week 1...

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  19. How Chris Johnson Can Return to Being NFL's Top Running Back

    In 2009, Chris Johnson of the Tennessee Titans was the NFL ’s best running back, and no other back was even close...

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  20. Predicting Every NFL Game of the 2012 Season

    NFL fans, the time of the season has finally come. The 2012 NFL regular season starts on Wednesday night, when the Dallas Cowboys meet the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N...

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  21. What Da'Rick Rogers Transferring to Tennessee Tech Means for His Draft Stock

    As of mid-August, the 2012 college football season looked like a golden opportunity for Da’Rick Rogers, a junior wide receiver, to establish himself as one of the nation’s ...

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  22. Alabama Crimson Tide Prove They Are Still College Football's Team to Beat

    The USC Trojans have been hyped as college football’s best team (including by yours truly ), and with good reason...

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  23. Alabama Football: T.J. Yeldon Is a Budding Superstar

    One would think that after having five players drafted in the first 35 picks of the 2012 NFL draft, the Alabama Crimson Tide would have had at least a slight drop-off heading into ...

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  24. 6 Draft Picks NFL Teams Are Already Regretting

    For the 2012 NFL draft class, the upcoming week is supposed to be the beginning of their careers as NFL players...

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  25. Final 53-Man Roster Projection for New England Patriots

    Friday is cut-down day in the NFL . For most teams, that means releasing 22 players, as teams go from the previous limit of 75 to the regular-season roster of 53 all at once...

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