1. Why the San Francisco 49ers Have the Easiest Road to the Super Bowl in 2013

    There is no easy road to the Super Bowl, just teams that make it seem like it exists. The key to reaching the Super Bowl isn't just to plow over every opponent in an easy-as-possible schedule...

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  2. What to Make of the Cleveland Browns' Recent Running Back Signings

    On Tuesday, the Cleveland Browns landed undrafted rookie running back Miguel Maysonet , whom they were awarded off waivers after he was released by the Philadelphia Eagles ...

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  3. Is 2013 a Do-or-Die Season for Ben Roethlisberger?

    2013 marks the 10th season that Ben Roethlisberger has been the Pittsburgh Steelers ' starting quarterback. In his Steelers career, Roethlisberger went from Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2004 to the youngest passer to ever win a Super Bowl...

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  4. How the Browns' Coaches and Coordinators Can Assure Brandon Weeden's Success

    ESPN Cleveland's Tony Grossi spoke with new Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner , and the first part of that conversation was released on Monday. The topic? Quarterback Brandon Weeden ...

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  5. Which Injured Star Will Be Next Season's Adrian Peterson?

    Every NFL season, there are players who suffer serious injuries—that is an inevitability of the sport that everyone who plays it and everyone who watches it knows...

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  6. Cleveland Browns Signing Brian Hoyer Affects Only Thaddeus Lewis for Now

    During his press conference (via ClevelandBrowns .com) on Thursday following OTAs , Cleveland Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski was asked specifically about the ...

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  7. Ray Rice May Once Again Be the Receiving Savior of the Ravens Passing Game

    Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice said at his youth football clinic, Ray Rice Day, that he's ready to start catching more passes, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun ...

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  8. Have the Bengals Added Enough Talent to Earn AJ Green 1-on-1 Matchups?

    Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green is one of the most talented young players at his position. In his two seasons in the NFL , Green has amassed 2,407 yards, 18 touchdowns and 104 first downs on 162 receptions...

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  9. Grading the Pittsburgh Steelers' 2010 Draft Class

    While a team's rookie class gets dissected in the days and weeks following the NFL draft, the best way to evaluate how well it did is to see how those players that comprised that draft perform over the course of their careers...

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  10. NFL Teams That Have Improved the Most This Offseason

    Every NFL offseason affords each team the opportunity to start over, get things right and build a roster that can contend for a Super Bowl championship in both the short and long term...

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  11. Grading the Cleveland Browns' 2010 Draft Class

    A common practice when any year's NFL draft ends is to hand out draft grades for that year's class. While useful in some respects—it's a way to tally how well a given team ...

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  12. Grading the Baltimore Ravens' 2010 Draft Class

    Though grading a draft class right after the NFL draft ends is a popular practice, there's not too much one can learn from it...

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  13. NFL Rookies with the Most to Prove in 2013

    Now that the NFL draft is over, players are starting to report to rookie minicamps to begin the journey that hopefully results in a spot on their respective teams' final 53-man roster later in the summer...

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  14. Grading the Cincinnati Bengals' 2010 Draft Class

    Once the NFL draft ends, there's a mad rush to grade each team's picks. While a good practice in theory, it's ultimately limited...

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  15. Solution to the Browns' Cornerback Problem Can Be Found in Their Front 7

    The Cleveland Browns were criticized for not finding a starting-caliber cornerback in the early days of free agency, but it seemed to only indicate it would be a position they would address in the draft...

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  16. Pittsburgh Steelers Successfully Address Depth Needs in 2013 Draft

    The Pittsburgh Steelers went into the 2013 NFL draft with a number of positional needs, but for the most part, those needs were more about roster depth than finding instant starters...

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  17. The 25 Best Undrafted Free Agent Signings in NFL History

    Being drafted by an NFL team is no guarantee for a long, successful football career. What makes a player last in the league is a combination of talent, hard work, timing and luck...

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  18. Every NFL Team's Best Undrafted Free-Agent Signing so Far

    The NFL draft is an important source of talent and roster depth for all 32 teams, but it's not the only one. The moment the seventh round of the draft comes to an end, the rush begins for all of the undrafted rookie free-agent talent still available...

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  19. The Biggest Hole Every NFL Team Still Must Fill After the Draft

    The NFL draft is one essential way for teams to fill roster holes, meet needs and build depth for the short and long terms...

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  20. Telltale Signs of NFL Rookies Bound for Greatness

    Being drafted to an NFL team is the end of a long collegiate journey full of hard work, a bit of luck and of course, football...

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  21. Cleveland Browns Undrafted Free Agents: Tracking the Latest Signings

    The Cleveland Browns ' talent acquisition isn't over just because the NFL draft is. Now the scramble begins for teams looking for undrafted free-agent rookies to round out their roster...

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  22. Cincinnati Bengals Undrafted Free Agents: Tracking the Latest Signings

    Though the NFL draft has wrapped, the Cincinnati Bengals haven't finished adding rookies to the roster...

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  23. Baltimore Ravens Undrafted Free Agents: Tracking the Latest Signings

    The NFL draft may be over, but the Baltimore Ravens aren't remotely finished with adding new players. Undrafted free agency has officially begun, with the hundreds of players not selected in the draft's seven rounds heading to new teams...

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  24. Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Free Agents: Tracking the Latest Signings

    The 2013 NFL draft might be over, but the rookie signings most certainly are not. Though 254 players were selected, there are hundreds of others still looking for a team, and teams are still in the market for players at serious value...

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  25. 2013 NFL Draft Grades: Report Cards for All 32 GMs

    Post- NFL draft grades are a little controversial. On the one hand, it's only natural to want to assign a grade—a letter grade, or at least pass/fail—to the hauls each team lands...

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