1. Comparing Top Draft Prospects to Stars of the 2012 NFL Playoffs

    Currently, two events have the attention of NFL fans: the playoffs and the 2012 NFL draft. Here, we combine the two of them by comparing some of the top prospects in the draft to the best players that starred in the playoffs...

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  2. 25 Best Players over 300 Pounds in the NFL in 2011

    For much of the 2011 NFL season—and the ensuing playoffs—linemen dominated. Two of the four teams—the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers—are still ...

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  3. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Full First-Round Predictions

    With only four teams still alive in the playoffs, the 2012 NFL draft is jumping into the spotlight. It may be a given that the Indianapolis Colts will select Stanford's Andrew Luck with the No...

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  4. Texans vs. Ravens: Why T.J. Yates' Miracle Run Ends in Baltimore

    A fifth-round draft pick out of North Carolina , T.J. Yates has had quite the rookie season. Yates started the season as the Houston Texans ' third-string quarterback but led the team down the final stretch...

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  5. NFL Playoff Predictions: Projecting Sunday's Top 5 Players

    The Green Bay Packers have Aaron Rodgers , the New Orleans Saints have Drew Brees and the Houston Texans have Andre Johnson and Arian Foster. Superstars win games. There isn't a playoff team without at least one star...

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  6. 2012 NFL Draft Order: Which Teams Are Most Likely to Trade Up or Down?

    Every year, exciting trades are made during the NFL draft. The 2012 version will be no different, and we will see plenty of wheeling and dealing. Some teams have tendencies to move around...

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  7. NFL Playoff Picks: Predicting Results for Sunday's Divisional Round Games

    The divisional round of the playoffs is one of the best weekends in football. Eight of the best teams in the NFL are fighting for their lives and an appearance in each conference championship...

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  8. Broncos vs Patriots: Why Tim Tebow Time Was Always Bound to End in Disaster

    Throughout the 2011 NFL season, Tim Tebow has been incredibly controversial, unconventional and, well, successful. The Denver Broncos won with Tebow at quarterback...

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  9. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Projecting the Safest Picks on the Board

    In the NFL draft, there are two basic types of players: high-risk/high-reward and safe. Safe picks have the intelligence, technique and abilities to perform in the NFL...

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  10. Saints vs. 49ers: Why New Orleans Desperately Needs to Improve Defense

    In a game where the New Orleans Saints put up 32 points against an excellent defense, there's just one place to point the blame. At the defense...

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  11. Saints vs 49ers: 6 Players Who Impressed Most in Epic Divisional Round Game

    This playoff contest between the New Orleans Saints and San Francisco 49ers was a game for the ages. Drew Brees threw for over 450 yards, Alex Smith led the 49ers to 36 points and Jim Harbaugh looked like a genius...

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  12. Saints vs 49ers: Jim Harbaugh Proves Why Top-Flight Coach Trumps All-Pro QB

    There's no denying that Drew Brees is a better quarterback than Alex Smith. Yet, we all just saw Smith and the San Francisco 49ers topple Brees and the New Orleans Saints ...

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  13. Saints vs 49ers: Report Card Grades for Each Team's Star Players

    Both the New Orleans Saints and San Francisco 49ers have some star players, and we saw some of them all in San Francisco's victory. This was a game dominated by tight ends, and, not coincidentally, the 49ers and Saints both have a star at tight end...

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  14. Todd McShay 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Pick-by-Pick Breakdown

    Power polls, rankings and any other form of trying to determine the best, and for that matter, the worst in any sport, is a debate that has raged on since the beginning of sports time...

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  15. NFL Mock Draft 2012: First-Round Projections for All Teams

    The Andrew Luck sweepstakes are all but settled, but the rest of the 2012 NFL draft is up for grabs. So here's another mock draft to definitively settle every debate and announce ...

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  16. 2012 NFL Draft: Setting Rookie of the Year Odds for Top Prospects

    When most people are talking about the 2011 Rookie of the Year awards, we're thinking about the 2012 version...

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  17. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Full First-Round Predictions

    The 2011 NFL regular season is over, and the 2012 NFL draft will be here soon. As everyone knows, the top of the draft order is now cemented and that means one thing. It's mock draft season...

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  18. The Biggest Strength for Every NFL Team Heading into the 2012 Season

    With the 2012 NFL draft fast approaching, NFL teams are evaluating their biggest needs—and biggest strengths. Every team must know what positions they should address, but they also need to know which positions are fine as is...

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  19. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Predicting the First Round's Top Pro Playmakers

    If you doubt the value of a playmaker, look at the Chicago Bears with and without Matt Forte . Forte made plays for the Bears, and he carried them on what seemed like a playoff season before injuring his knee...

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  20. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Projecting the Draft's Day 1 Starters

    The Tennessee Titans are probably excited about Jake Locker's future, but the Carolina Panthers are excited about Cam Newton's present. It's the one thing fans all want: immediate starters...

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  21. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Projecting Andrew Luck and the 7 Most Pro-Ready Prospects

    When people discuss Stanford's Andrew Luck, they often mention the term "pro-ready." But what, exactly, does that mean? Often, pro-ready is used to describe less talented, more refined prospects...

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  22. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Analysis on Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck and Top QBs

    For most fans, it is officially time for the 2012 NFL draft. As everyone knows, the center of every draft is the quarterback position. This year, Stanford's Andrew Luck and Baylor's Robert Griffin III lead the pack...

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  23. 2012 NFL Draft: Top 5 Prospects at Every Position

    The Andrew Luck sweepstakes are over, and the 2012 NFL draft is fast approaching. Baylor's Robert Griffin III is on the rise, and Oklahoma's Landry Jones is falling. With the 2011 NFL season over, many fans are entering draft mode...

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  24. 2012 NFL Draft: 50 Bold Predictions for the Upcoming Draft

    At this time last year, Cam Newton was a long shot to be selected by the Carolina Panthers with the first pick of the 2011 NFL draft. Now we know that those few people who did predict Newton's selection were simply ahead of everyone else...

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  25. 2012 NFL Draft: 25 Hidden Gems You Need To Know Now

    Every fan and every NFL team is looking for sleepers in the 2012 NFL draft. Last year, the Seattle Seahawks signed Stanford's Doug Baldwin as an undrafted free agent...

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