1. 'Let Me Get This Straight' on Jay-Z's Foray Into NFL Player Representation

    There isn't much that Jay-Z can't do. Not only has the Brooklyn native engineered a successful recording career, he's part-owner of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets...

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  2. 'Let Me Get This Straight' on Rob Gronkowski's Non-Serious Back Surgery

    Nobody can argue with the body of work we've seen from New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski . His actual body , however, is falling apart faster than the plot of a Nicholas Cage movie...

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  3. 'Let Me Get This Straight' on Mike Shanahan's Timetable for Robert Griffin III

    You can count on one hand the rookie seasons in NFL history that measured up to that of Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III...

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  4. 'Let Me Get This Straight' About Jerry Jones and Jason Garrett's Job Status

    It's business as usual in JerryWorld , where the NFL franchise in North Texas plays by its own set of rules...

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  5. "Let Me Get This Straight" About Victor Cruz's 1-Year Tender Offer

    Has there been a better wide receiver in the NFC East over the last two years than Victor Cruz? The UMass product burst onto the scene in the middle of the 2011 season, and I doubt that anyone has matched his production over the last 24 games...

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  6. Predicting the First New NFL Head Coach to Win the Super Bowl

    Exactly one quarter of the NFL 's head coaches turned over in the offseason. Coupled with the NFL's "Any Given Sunday" level of variance, it's not unreasonable to presume that we ...

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  7. The Go Route Podcast Episode 5: What If J.J. Abrams Rebooted the NFL?

    We're back. Fellow NFL Lead Writer Aaron Nagler and I climb back behind the mics to bring our NFL podcast out of hiatus...

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  8. 'Let Me Get This Straight' About the Atlanta Falcons' New Stadium

    The Atlanta Falcons will be getting a new stadium in time for the 2017 season. It will be an open-air facility that many expect to compete for Super Bowl-hosting duties upon completion...

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  9. Predicting the First New NFL Head Coach to Be Fired

    The NFL welcomed eight new head coaches into the fold this offseason. Which one will be shown the door first? Don't get me wrong. This is a very stable corps of leaders...

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  10. Predicting the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year for 2013

    The NFL produces over 250 rookies each season through both the draft and the subsequent "undrafted free agency" period. Some of them will win prominent jobs with their new teams' offenses before Week 1 is underway...

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  11. Predicting Which NFL Rookie Will Make the Biggest Impact in 2013

    Some NFL rookies will have to be developed by their new teams, but others, like West Virginia product Tavon Austin , will hit the ground running and produce right away. Austin not only brings unique talent to the St...

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  12. Predicting the Biggest Steals in the 2013 NFL Draft

    When Russell Wilson was taken in the third round of the 2012 NFL draft, no one really thought too much of it—aside from the viral reaction from Mrs. Wilson...

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  13. Tim Tebow Released: Where Could His Next NFL Stop Be?

    The release of "NFL quarterback" Tim Tebow finally came , according to the New York Post 's Brian Costello...

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  14. 2013 NFL Draft: Biggest Projects in the Mix to Be Selected

    Most NFL draftees and rookie free agents aren't able to hit the ground running in their new professions...

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  15. 2013 NFL Draft: Most Overrated Players in the Mix to Be Selected

    Some guys in this year's NFL draft are simply getting too much love. Take Alec Ogletree of Georgia, for example...

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  16. NFL Draft: Buying or Selling This Year's Crop of Quarterbacks?

    By all accounts, this is one of the weaker drafts for skill-position players in recent memory. Even at quarterback, the big board is littered with good-but-not-great players who had mixed results in their respective college careers...

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  17. NFL Draft Sleepers: Players Overlooked and Under-Scouted in 2013

    With every mock draft, we get closer to understanding the pecking order of the 200-plus players to be selected in the upcoming NFL Draft...

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  18. 2013 NBA Draft Prospects That Every Fan Should Get to Know

    While the NBA Draft is a far cry from the large scale meat market that exists in other sports, it's still a golden opportunity for each team in the league to get better...

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  19. How to Plan the Ultimate Super Bowl Party

    Finding the perfect place to watch the Super Bowl is an annual chore. It can be incredibly hard to find a venue with great food, terrific drinks and an adequate screen to catch the action...

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  20. Baltimore Ravens Players Score Exclusive Interview with Josh Zerkle

    The NFL season culminates with the Super Bowl at the end of each pro football season, but that doesn't really mean that the season is over...

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  21. Ray Rice vs. Frank Gore: Who Has the Edge in Super Bowl XLVII?

    As we continue to dissect the matchups for Super Sunday, we've arrived at the running back position. We have two of the league's best ball-carriers in Super Bowl XLVII in Baltimore's Ray Rice and San Francisco's Frank Gore ...

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  22. Colin Kaepernick vs Joe Flacco: Who Has the Edge in Super Bowl XLVII?

    Joe Flacco 's "elite" status has been in question ever since he opened his mouth and proclaimed himself as one of the best in the league...

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  23. Gambling Locks and Prop Bets for Super Bowl XLVII

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  24. Super Bowl XLVII's Potential X-Factors Heading into Super Sunday

    Vince Lombardi famously said that every football game comes down to just a handful of plays. Therefore, we can expect the outcome of Super Bowl XLVII to be decided by just a few players...

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  25. Keys to a Super Bowl XLVII Victory for the Baltimore Ravens

    The Baltimore Ravens aren't getting a lot of favor with Vegas, but if they're able to win a few key battles on Super Sunday, they'll be the ones hoisting the Lombardi Trophy when Super Bowl XLVII reaches its conclusion...

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