1. Hot or Not Profiles for NFL's Playoff Quarterbacks

    As we already know, half of the quarterbacks leading teams into the NFL playoffs are either first- or second-year players. All the while, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady are singing a song they easily memorized some 10 years ago...

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  2. One Free Agent Every NFL Team Absolutely Must Target This Offseason

    For 20 teams out there the offseason began in earnest on Monday. They are now turning the page from a disappointing 2012 season and looking forward to filling holes on their roster...

    Vincent Frank Written by Vincent Frank about almost 2 years ago 125,286 reads 224 comments

  3. Super Bowl Odds for Every NFL Playoff Team

    There you have it. The 2012 NFL regular season has come to a conclusion, and now only 12 teams have a chance to hoist the Lombardi Trophy in New Orleans in February...

    Vincent Frank Written by Vincent Frank about almost 2 years ago 14,955 reads 46 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers: Decisions That Need to Be Made Heading into the Playoffs

    It doesn't matter whether the San Francisco 49ers are going to have to play a wild-card game at home. Their primary focus needs to be winning Sunday against the lowly Arizona Cardinals, while staying healthy...

    Vincent Frank Written by Vincent Frank about almost 2 years ago 3,352 reads 30 comments

  5. How the NFL Has Transformed Football into a Chaotic Game of Two-Hand Touch

    This isn't the National Football League I grew up to love—a game where a defender could stick his head in there and lay a receiver out across the middle of the field, an era ...

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  6. Players and Teams Guaranteed To Get Exposed in the NFL Playoffs

    The common theme in the playoffs is to expect the unexpected. 2012 will be no different. A nine-win New York Giants team goes into Lambeau Field and defeats the 15-1 Green Bay Packers in 2011...

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  7. NFL Playoff Picture: Updated Super Bowl Odds for Every Team in the Hunt

    Now that most of the playoff field has been set, it makes sense to start taking a look at the teams with the best opportunity to bring home the Lombardi Trophy in New Orleans in February...

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  8. San Francisco 49ers: What Advanced Stats Tell Us About Colin Kaepernick

    Sometimes it makes little sense to look at standard statistics and draw a conclusion about a specific player. Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions would be a perfect example of this...

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  9. Why Haven't These 5 NFL Head Coaches Been Fired Already?

    Usually we have seen one or two coaches get their walking papers at this point in the season. Maybe NFL front offices are in more of a giving mood than you or I would be if we were in charge...

    Vincent Frank Written by Vincent Frank about 2 years ago 1,235 reads 1 comments

  10. NFL Playoffs: How Much Does Home-Field Advantage Really Matter?

    The Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers worked hard to finish the 2011 NFL regular season with a combined 28-4 record. They were clearly the two best teams in the NFC from September on...

    Vincent Frank Written by Vincent Frank about 2 years ago 6,173 reads 19 comments

  11. Updated Playoff Odds for Every Team After NFL Week 15

    Week 15 of the NFL season wasn't special until the San Francisco 49ers and New England Patriots tangled on Sunday Night Football...

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  12. Colin Kaepernick Can Lead the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl

    Rarely has the NFL seen such a myriad of young quarterbacks make their mark as starters relatively early in their careers as we are seeing today...

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  13. NFL Players Asked to Carry the Weight of the Team on Their Shoulders

    The NBA is the only major team sport in which one star can make or break a team. Teams in The Association go 12 deep and put only five players on the court at a time...

    Vincent Frank Written by Vincent Frank about 2 years ago 305 reads 0 comments

  14. If the NFL Had a Bowl Season...

    As we enter college football bowl week on the ESPN family of networks, we thought it made sense here at Bleacher Report to take a somewhat tongue-in-cheek look at what the bowl system would look like if the NFL implemented it...

    Vincent Frank Written by Vincent Frank about 2 years ago 2,855 reads 9 comments

  15. Updated Playoff Odds for Every Team After NFL Week 14

    Well, some things were settled during Week 14. The Seattle Seahawks proved themselves to be contenders in the NFC, while mediocre play came back to haunt the Atlanta Falcons against the Carolina Panthers...

    Vincent Frank Written by Vincent Frank about 2 years ago 4,601 reads 14 comments

  16. 1 Thing Each Starting NFL Quarterback Must Improve Next Year

    There is no such thing as perfection in the National Football League. Every player at every position can stand to get a little bit better. Heck, even the likes of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have struggled at times this season...

    Vincent Frank Written by Vincent Frank about 2 years ago 411 reads 0 comments

  17. How to Rebuild Your Pathetic NFL Franchise

    There have been different models used in terms of how to build a National Football League franchise. Prior to the salary cap era teams could utilize a philosophy that some of the ...

    Vincent Frank Written by Vincent Frank about 2 years ago 5,217 reads 35 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers: Media and Fans Need to Take a Step Back

    I have written about this ad nauseum over the course of the 2012 NFL season. Why can't the San Francisco 49ers play consistently good football? When on top of its game, there is absolutely no team in the league that can beat San Francisco...

    Vincent Frank Written by Vincent Frank about 2 years ago 5,270 reads 96 comments

  19. Updated Playoff Odds for Every Team After NFL Week 13

    With Week 13 nearly in the books a total of four teams have now clinched their division as the NFL playoff picture seems to be clearing up a bit...

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  20. Projecting the NFL's Most Marketable Next-Generation Players

    The public image of a specific NFL player is huge for his marketability moving forward. Just take a look at what happened to Michael Vick during his whole dog-fighting scandal: he lost millions in endorsements...

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  21. 10 Signs Your Favorite Team May, in Fact, Suck

    We are getting to the point in the NFL season when some teams find themselves playing for nothing more than pride. For many, an entire season has been lost with downright horrendous play...

    Vincent Frank Written by Vincent Frank about 2 years ago 526 reads 1 comments

  22. NaVorro Bowman Extension Proves the San Francisco 49ers Know What They Are Doing

    When news broke on Tuesday afternoon that the San Francisco 49ers had come to terms on a long-term contract extension with All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman (per Pro Football Talk ), it may have surprised a great deal of people...

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  23. Updated Playoff Odds for Every Team After NFL Week 12

    Not much was decided around the National Football League this week, as it appears we are headed toward an awesome climax to what has already been a dramatic season...

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  24. Nick Foles, Russell Wilson: What Does History Tell Us About Mid-Round QBs?

    The 2012 NFL draft was as deep at the quarterback position as any draft in league history. Seven of the 11 quarterbacks selected in April are starting for their teams this week...

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  25. Robert Griffin III and the New Golden Age of the NFL Quarterback

    We have now fully entered the passing era in the National Football League. Many pundits have rightly proclaimed that new rules favoring wide receivers are one of the primary reasons ...

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