1. Breaking Down the Passing Game Matchups in Super Bowl XLVII

    With the Super Bowl XLVII matchup set between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers, it's time to consider how each team will attack the other through the air. The "walk-year" performance of Joe Flacco has been impressive...

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  2. Stone-Cold Locks for Super Bowl XLVII: Prop Bets for Ravens vs. Niners

    As a wise colleague of mine once described the myriad of wagering possibilities surrounding America's biggest football game of the year, prop bets are like the Super Bowl of sports betting...

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  3. NFC Championship Game Pigskin Preview: San Francisco 49ers at Atlanta Falcons

    The Atlanta Falcons fought through troublesome opponents and media scrutiny for most of the 2012 season. Now, as we approach championship weekend, Mike Smith's team is the highest remaining seed of the NFL 's postseason...

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  4. Predicting NFL Championship Weekend and Super Bowl XLVII

    So, it's come down to the No. 1 seed Atlanta Falcons vs. the No. 2 seed San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game. Is it the matchup folks wanted to see? Well, if you're a Falcons fan, you couldn't be happier...

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  5. Should Robert Griffin III Have Finished the Game vs Seattle?

    Who's to blame for Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III potentially jeopardizing his career while trying to finish his team's Wild Card playoff game against Seattle? Many are ...

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  6. NFL Players of the Year: Who Gets Offensive/Defensive POY Honors for 2012?

    For the NFL 's Offensive Player of the Year, the smart money says that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson , he of the 2,097 rushing yards this season, is the front-runner for the league's "OPOY" honors...

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  7. NFL Rookies of the Year: Debating the League's OROY and DROY

    Ever since Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III went one-two in last April's draft, we were left to wonder which of the two quarterbacks would stake his claim to the NFL 's Offensive Rookie of the Year honors...

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  8. Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos: NFL Playoffs Pigskin Preview

    If Peyton Manning is playing in this game, who's going to appear in all of the commercials? The Broncos expected big things when they paid Manning an eight-figure salary this season...

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  9. NFL 'Bracketology' Divisonal Round: Which of the Elite Eight Teams Advance?

    With only seven games left in the NFL playoffs—including Super Bowl XLVII —our playoff picture is clearer than ever, and our postseason predictions are flying at you fast and furious! Exclamation points! Only four teams remain in the AFC...

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  10. Houston Texans at New England Patriots: NFL Playoffs Preview & Predictions

    The New England Patriots thrashed Houston in their Week 14 meeting in Foxborough. Can the Brady Bunch make it 2-for-2? Houston was able to beat Cincinnati thanks to a big game from Arian Foster and its defensive line...

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  11. Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers: NFL Playoffs Preview and Predictions

    Second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick was already the quarterback of the future for the 2012 San Francisco 49ers...

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  12. NFL Coach of the Year: Which Head Man Is Head of the Class?

    The NFL featured some great coaching efforts in the 2012 regular season. Which was the greatest? The conversation has to begin with Bruce Arians of the Indianapolis Colts...

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  13. NFL's Comeback Player of the Year: Peyton Manning or Adrian Peterson?

    By most accounts, the voting for the NFL 's Comeback Player of the Year award is a two-horse race. Adrian Peterson recovered from ligament surgery to post a 2,000-plus-yard rushing season for Minnesota, propelling the Vikings into the playoffs...

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  14. NFL Bracketology: Predicting the Entire Playoffs and Super Bowl XLVII

    The regular season is over and the 12 NFL teams in the playoffs will begin their push to become Super Bowl champions. But Senior Lead NFL Writer Matt Miller and I aren't waiting around to make our picks for the entire playoff bracket...

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  15. Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans: NFL Wild Card Weekend Pigskin Preview

    The Houston Texans beat the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2011 AFC Wild Card Game. Will the Texans make it a two-fer? Houston (12-4) seemed to have the No. 1 seed in the AFC playoffs on lockdown ...

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  16. Calvin Johnson: NFL's Most Improved Player from Last Week

    As the regular season nears its end and the playoffs are starting to shape up, Calvin Johnson is just getting started...

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  17. Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals: Preview and Predictions

    The Baltimore Ravens have clinched the AFC North, but before their run at the postseason begins, they'll have to face one of their division rivals with postseason designs of their own...

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  18. Oakland Raiders at San Diego Chargers: Preview and Predictions

    When these division rivals meet, we can throw the records out the window. And when considering the seasons that these two teams have had, one could throw out the television as well...

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  19. Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots: Preview & Predictions

    The New England Patriots have had the AFC East on lockdown for the last month. Recent games against out-of-division opponents, however, have been another story. The Patriots lost at home against San Francisco, then struggled against Jacksonville...

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  20. NFL Week 16 Advice for Your Fantasy Football Championship

    Arian Foster has a pep talk for those of you who made it through your fantasy football semifinals. As you gear up for your respective Super Bowls, bask in the wisdom of The Most Interesting Man in the NFL ...

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  21. New Orleans Saints at Dallas Cowboys: NFL Week 16 Pigskin Preview

    The Dallas Cowboys are suddenly back in the NFC playoff race. Would a win over the New Orleans Saints give Tony Romo 's team Super Bowl contender status? The Cowboys pulled off an ...

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  22. Oakland Raiders at Carolina Panthers: NFL Week 16 Pigskin Preview

    The Carolina Panthers have won three of their last four games. Can the Raiders stop them from making it four of five? The Panthers have managed to impress in the second half of 2012, ...

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  23. Quiz Time: Who Are the Top 5 Leaders in NFL Fantasy Football for 2012?

    It's time for another week with The Most Interesting Man In The NFL . Houston Texans running back Arian Foster joins me for a special Thursday edition of "#Fantasize Me...

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  24. Players to Make or Break Your NFL Fantasy Football Playoff Run

    Is Drew Brees fantasy football poison after nine interceptions in his last three games? Should we finally bench Larry Fitzgerald ? We answer those questions and more in your Wednesday edition of "#Fantasize Me...

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  25. NFL 'Bracketology' Week 15: Three Weeks to Go in the Regular Season

    Playoffs?!?! With the regular season nearly complete, it's never too early to predict the teams that will qualify for (or advance through) the NFL playoffs...

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