1. Was Buffalo Bills' 5-INT Performance vs. Ravens a Sign of Things to Come?

    Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco threw a career-high five interceptions against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday...

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  2. Miami Dolphins Can't Let Prime-Time Meltdown Define Season

    The Miami Dolphins aren't the first team to enter a prime-time game with big expectations only to walk out with bigger disappointment...

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  3. Kenbrell Thompkins' Development Is Vital for Success of Tom Brady, Patriots

    The New England Patriots ' chemistry experiment was threatening to blow up in their face early in the season, but after a strong offensive showing on Sunday night against the Atlanta ...

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  4. After Grounding the Falcons, Time to Start Taking Patriots Defense Seriously

    It's not always perfect for the New England Patriots on defense—if it was, they'd have pitched four shutouts already—but by holding off the Atlanta Falcons offense ...

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  5. How Can New York Jets Defense Put the Brakes on Jake Locker's Breakout Season?

    Many might have guessed that the New York Jets defense would continue to be one of the league's best against the pass this season, even without star cornerback Darrelle Revis...

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  6. The Statistical Quandary of the Buffalo Bills' Uptempo Offense

    Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone knows the benefits of an uptempo offense from his time at Syracuse. Now, in just three games with the Bills, he is quickly learning about its drawbacks...

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  7. Battle in the Trench Presents Patriots' Best Chance to Slow Down Falcons Offense

    Among wide receivers Julio Jones , Roddy White , Harry Douglas, tight end Tony Gonzalez and running back Jacquizz Rodgers, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has an armory of weapons at his disposal...

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  8. Buffalo Bills Can Help with Play Calls, but EJ Manuel Must Expand Repertoire

    It was apparent, right from the opening play for the Buffalo Bills offense, that the New York Jets were going to make life difficult for rookie quarterback EJ Manuel ...

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  9. Jets' Performance in Critical Situations Among Reasons for Defensive Dominance

    Jets head coach Rex Ryan is like Novocaine for his defense. Even when it looks like things might get painful, he manages to keep the agony to a minimum...

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  10. Despite Inconsistency, Geno Smith Beginning to Take Hold of Jets' QB Job

    For months, the New York Jets ' coaches and front office have continued to sell the idea of a competition between quarterbacks Geno Smith and Mark Sanchez ...

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  11. How the Patriots' Defense Has Kept New England in AFC's Elite

    EJ Manuel . Geno Smith. Josh Freeman. The New England Patriots defense hasn't exactly been as outmatched as Arnold Schwarzenegger up against Subzero , Dynamo, Buzzsaw and ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 9,544 reads 48 comments

  12. Miami Dolphins Are a Legitimate Threat in AFC Playoff Hunt

    It's only three games into the 2013 NFL season. Now that the obligatory qualifier is out of the way, the Miami Dolphins should enjoy this win...

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  13. What Rob Ninkovich's Contract Extension Means for Patriots

    A few players can tell you how hard it is to earn a contract extension from the New England Patriots . Defensive end Rob Ninkovich can tell you how hard it is to earn three extensions...

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  14. How the New England Patriots Improved Against the Long Ball

    The New England Patriots had a deep problem in 2012. Their defense had trouble stopping anyone from picking up chunk plays through the air. On the season, they allowed 72 pass plays of 20 yards or more , for what was the worst mark in the league...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 5,220 reads 8 comments

  15. Can Buffalo Bills Backfield Still Be Electric as 2-Headed Attack?

    How quickly things change. Less than a month ago, Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett said the now-famous words that running back C.J. Spiller would get the ball "until he throws up...

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  16. How Can Rex Ryan's Defense Contain Buffalo Bills QB EJ Manuel?

    Last week, the New York Jets defense had the task of slowing down the New England Patriots and 13-year veteran quarterback Tom Brady. This week, it's Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback EJ Manuel ...

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  17. Cameron Wake, Dolphins DL Could Make Turnstiles Out of Falcons O-Line

    Covering elite wide receivers like Roddy White and Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons can sometimes seem like a thankless task for an NFL cornerback. Sometimes, however, the best coverage is a good pass rush...

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  18. The Roller Coaster Ride That Is Buffalo Bills WR Stevie Johnson

    Few will deny, myself included , that Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson is uniquely talented, and would be an asset for any offense...

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  19. Has Mario Williams Found His Groove in Buffalo Bills' New-Look Defense?

    The Buffalo Bills aren't counting on any one particular player to be their dominant pass-rusher. Under new defensive coordinator Mike Pettine, their pressure comes as a unit...

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  20. Is Ryan Tannehill Ready to Join Andrew Luck, RG3 Among Top Young Quarterbacks?

    Headed into the 2012 NFL draft, football media bombarded the masses with hype over the two top quarterback prospects— Andrew Luck of the Colts and Robert Griffin III of the Redskins ...

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  21. Breaking Down the Miami Dolphins Troubled Running Game and How They Fix It

    So dreadful was the Miami Dolphins' running game in Week 1 against the Cleveland Browns that nothing like it had been seen for seven years. The Dolphins averaged 0...

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  22. Can the New England Patriots Continue to Win on the Strength of Their Defense?

    Are we witnessing a changing of the guard? Have the New England Patriots really gone from one of the most prolific offenses of all time to a defensive team built to grind out victories? ...

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  23. Is Geno Smith's Job Really Safe as New York Jets Starting QB?

    Unlike the duo Milli Vanilli , New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith is going to have to voice his own words. When he does, however, the sentiment will be the same. Blame it on the rain ...

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  24. Is Julian Edelman the Last Remaining Hope for the Patriots' Receiving Corps?

    If the New England Patriots' passing game is going to get off the ground, wide receiver Julian Edelman will be the one one to turn on the jets and turn on the propeller...

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  25. Despite Impressive Debut, EJ Manuel Still Looking for Deep Ball Consistency

    One of these days, Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel is going to complete a pass of greater than 20 yards...

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