1. Senior Bowl 2011: 10 Players Primed To Boost Their NFL Draft Stock

    Other than next month's scouting combine, there is no better stage than the 2011 Senior Bowl, to be played next Saturday in Mobile, Alabama, for players to separate themselves during the pre-draft evaluation period...

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  2. Senior Bowl 2011: 20 Players to Watch on January 29

    The Senior Bowl will be played Jan. 29 in Mobile, Alabama as a showcase for some of the nation's most noteworthy draftees. NFL scouts will litter the stands. Speed will be timed, technique evaluated and decisions judged...

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  3. Super Bowl 2011: Does Anyone Think the Chicago Bears Have a Chance?

    In a Super Bowl field as wide open as any in recent memory, the Chicago Bears have somehow found the shadows of obscurity...

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  4. Rex Ryan Effect: Why Celebrity Coaches Are Good for the NFL

    Rex Ryan took the podium for his first press conference as New York Jets head coach, overflowing at the brim with the same brash confidence that has since become hated, applauded, despised, lauded, resented and respected...

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  5. Packers vs. Bears: 10 Bold Predictions For 2011 NFC Championship

    It seems only fitting that the war over the NFC’s Super Bowl slot will be waged between the two teams that comprise the league’s oldest rivalry...

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  6. Ben Roethlisberger: What Would a Third Super Bowl Mean for QB's Legacy?

    Ben Roethlisberger is on the precipice of becoming the most storied quarterback in Pittsburgh Steelers history. You could argue he’s already there, though not exactly in terms of jewelry...

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  7. AFC Championship Game 2011: 5 Predictions For Jets vs. Steelers

    Sometime late Sunday evening, either the Jets or Steelers will be crowned champions of the AFC. The two teams are evenly matched, and because they so much mirror one another in terms ...

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  8. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Will Senior Bowl Impact First-Round Picks?

    Underclassmen will dominate the first round of the NFL Draft, but we would all be remiss in forgetting to acknowledge those seniors who are likely to hear their names called on Day 1...

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  9. Marcus Trufant, John Carlson and the Truth About NFL Head Injuries

    Not so much ugly as it is sobering, the truth about concussions in the NFL is that the very injuries that threaten the post-football lives of players happen when you least expect them...

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  10. Super Bowl 2011: Breakdown, Odds for Four Potential Matchups

    Now that the NFL playoff field has been whittled down to four, it’s time to ponder what lies ahead. The conference championship matchups have been determined, and in a week’s time we’ll know who will be playing for a Super Bowl title...

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  11. Antonio Cromartie: Why His Tom Brady Comments Are Great For Football

    Antonio Cromartie, take a bow. You just made my Sunday afternoon more interesting. In a world of all-too-much political correctness and veiled opinions, you have restored our ...

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  12. Nebraska Football: 10 Things To Watch As Team Transitions To Big Ten Football

    Nebraska is headed to the Big Ten, and its membership will become official on July 1. But what lies ahead for the Cornhuskers, specifically the football program...

    Ryan Faller Written by Ryan Faller about almost 4 years ago 6,225 reads 16 comments

  13. 2011 NFL Draft: Projecting Which Schools Will Have the Most First Round Picks

    Underclassmen have until Saturday to decide whether they will enter April's draft, so we'll soon get an idea of the entire player pool available to NFL teams...

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  14. Super Bowl 2011: Why the NFL Needs a Green Bay vs. New England Matchup

    The 2011 Super Bowl is still more than three weeks away, and six games are yet to be played in determining who will meet in Arlington, Tex. for the Lombardi Trophy on Feb. 6. But only one matchup makes perfect sense: Green Bay versus New England...

    Ryan Faller Written by Ryan Faller about almost 4 years ago 2,980 reads 12 comments

  15. Tom Brady: Can't He Talk A Little Trash To Rex Ryan?

    Tom Brady is the epitome of cool. And his relaxed exterior goes beyond the flowing brown mane and relaxed façade he projects for his countless commercial endorsements...

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  16. Carmelo Anthony Trade Talk: The Latest on the Nets, Nuggets and Knicks

    This Carmelo Anthony trade talk is becoming cheap, cheap stuff. It’s time for somebody to walk the walk. Everyone involved would prefer it be the Denver Nuggets, who seem content to once again drag their feet...

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  17. College Football Rankings 2011: Projecting Next Year's Preseason Top 25

    With one more game left on the 2010 college football schedule, it’s time to begin turning our attention to next season and taking a look at what teams will likely fill out 2011 preseason ballots...

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  18. Cecil Newton: He'll Be At BCS Championship, but Will He Be a Distraction?

    Cecil Newton will have to split his airtime with the action on the field during Monday night’s BCS National Championship...

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  19. Cam Newton: What the BCS Championship Means for His NFL Draft Stock

    Cam Newton will be on display Monday night. He’ll lead the top-ranked Auburn Tigers against No...

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  20. Auburn vs. Oregon: What the 2011 BCS Championship Means to Each Team

    The BCS National Championship Game will pit Auburn vs. Oregon on Monday night, finally ending more than a month of monotonous dissection, speculation and analysis...

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  21. NFL Playoff Predictions 2011: 10 Bold Predictions for Round 2

    Thanks to all who read my first round of NFL playoff predictions; they seem to have gone over pretty well. So well, in fact, it would make perfect sense to install a second edition, this time for the upcoming divisional round...

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  22. Les Miles To Michigan Rumors: Debunking LSU Football Fears

    Les Miles isn’t going anywhere, at least according to LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson. "He said, 'They have rumors going around about (me) going to Michigan, but it's ...

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  23. Jets vs. Patriots: 5 Reasons Rex Ryan And Co. Can Win This Time Around

    Just more than four weeks ago, the New York Jets vs. the New England Patriots was an embarrassment—a clinic conducted by one team for another that could do nothing right. New England’s 42-point dismantling of New York in Foxborough on Dec...

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  24. Andrew Luck: Breaking Down His Prospects as an NFL QB

    Andrew Luck will make a damn fine quarterback in the NFL. At least that’s what his head coach thinks...

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  25. MLB Hall of Fame Voting 2011: Did Voters Make The Right Decision?

    The Major League Baseball Hall of Fame is getting three new members. It was announced Wednesday that Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar each received votes from the required 75 ...

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