1. Breaking Down Geno Smith's Disastrous First Preseason Start

    Things could not have gone much worse for Geno Smith in his first start as the Jets quarterback. Sure, there were some bright spots, but the memories of a handful of great ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 7,753 reads 54 comments

  2. Geno Smith Shows Flashes of Brilliance, Shades of Mark Sanchez in 1st Start

    It wouldn't have taken much for Geno Smith to win the starting quarterback job. All he had to do was not turn the ball over . All he had to do was not look like Mark Sanchez ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 5,176 reads 48 comments

  3. What to Watch in Bills vs. Redskins Preseason Week 3

    There may be no EJ Manuel in this game, but there are still plenty of exciting things to watch for in the Buffalo Bills ' third preseason game against the Washington Redskins ...

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  4. Is There Reason to Worry About Tom Brady, Patriots Offense This Season?

    The third preseason game is often regarded as the dress rehearsal for the regular season. If that's the case, the New England Patriots offense got undressed in the team's 40-9 loss to the Detroit Lions ...

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  5. What Would a Geno Smith-Led Jets Team Mean for Coach Rex Ryan?

    Geno Smith's job on Saturday night is simple: Don't turn the ball over in your first start as Jets starting quarterback, and that title will be yours for the foreseeable future...

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  6. What to Watch in Patriots vs. Lions Preseason Week 3

    The New England Patriots and the Detroit Lions square off in the third preseason game, which is often regarded as a "dress rehearsal" for the regular season...

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  7. How Kenbrell Thompkins Went from Undrafted Free Agent to Roster Lock

    The pleasant surprise of New England Patriots training camp has undoubtedly been wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins ...

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  8. How Does Richard Marshall's Release Affect the Miami Dolphins?

    The Miami Dolphins ' purge at cornerback continued with one of the players who was brought in to hopefully stop it. Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk ...

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  9. What Can Geno Smith Do Against the Giants to Win the Jets' Starting QB Job?

    It could not be more obvious that the New York Jets want Geno Smith to win his battle with Mark Sanchez for the starting quarterback job. Sanchez has had his chance at winning the job this offseason and over the past four seasons...

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  10. How Is Patriots' Rob Gronkowski Replacement Plan Taking Shape in Preseason?

    The New England Patriots have prepared over a year for this moment. Tight end Rob Gronkowski is still on the shelf, and according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, it's probably not ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 26,735 reads 43 comments

  11. Which Jets Need to Step Up If Santonio Holmes Can't Play Week 1?

    The 2012 season was not a fun time to be a fan of the New York Jets . Part of the reason was a lack of offensive firepower, stemming from a Lisfranc injury that took wide receiver Santonio Holmes out of action in Week 4...

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  12. How Will Loss of Dustin Keller Affect Miami Dolphins?

    It looks like the Anthony Fasano replacement plan just hit a snag. Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller has been placed on injured reserve with three torn ligaments in his knee...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 8,961 reads 42 comments

  13. What's the Buffalo Bills' Next Move with EJ Manuel Done for the Preseason?

    The Buffalo Bills ' plan at quarterback had just begun to unfold. Now, in the short-term, those plans are on hold...

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  14. Rounding Up the Latest Buzz Surrounding NFL Training Camps

    NFL training camps are winding down, and soon each team will have their 53-man rosters set before the regular season kicks off on Sept. 5. Every development feels like a major one, and they are being analyzed as such...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 32,243 reads 15 comments

  15. Buccaneers vs. Patriots: What to Watch for in Preseason Week 2

    To say it was an eventful week of joint practices between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots would be a gross understatement...

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  16. How Should the Patriots Approach the Remainder of Tom Brady's Preseason?

    It looked a lot like 2008 when New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady went to the ground, holding his knee in pain during Wednesday's practice...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 20,882 reads 56 comments

  17. How Does Jamie Collins Fit into the Patriots Defense in 2013?

    How much room is there for a linebacker like Jamie Collins in a linebacker corps that already features two first-rounders and a second-rounder? It turns out, plenty...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 7,284 reads 8 comments

  18. Breaking Down EJ Manuel's First Performance for the Buffalo Bills

    On the stat sheet, Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel had a fantastic day against the Indianapolis Colts . On the field, though, it was a different story...

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  19. What Will Quinton Coples' Role Be in the New York Jets Defense?

    If the New York Jets plan on using Quinton Coples anything like they did in their first preseason game, they might as well not give him a positional designation at all. Just list him as "D" for defenseman, or "FS" for front seven...

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  20. EJ Manuel Starts Slow, Finishes Strong in Buffalo Bills' Preseason Opener

    Up-and-down play is expected from everyone in the preseason, and that's exactly what we got from Bills quarterback EJ Manuel ...

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  21. Miami Dolphins Offensive Line Woes Continue in Preseason Week 1 Win

    The Jacksonville Jaguars , the same team that sacked the quarterback a league-worst 20 times in all of 2012, was getting pressure on Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill early and often in their preseason game on Friday night...

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  22. No Clarification in Jets QB Battle After Preseason Week 1 Loss to Detroit Lions

    The duel between quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith is one of the most intriguing roster competitions in NFL training camp and the preseason, from both a local and a national perspective...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 months ago 9,802 reads 107 comments

  23. New England Patriots Offense Could Still Be a Force to Be Reckoned With in 2013

    Questions about the New England Patriots offense, anyone? Friday's preseason win over the Philadelphia Eagles was the kind of dominance we've seen from the Patriots for years, but with none of the same players...

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  24. What to Watch in Dolphins vs. Jaguars Preseason Week 1

    The Miami Dolphins are a step ahead of 30 other NFL teams, having played their first preseason game a week ago in the Hall of Fame game against the Dallas Cowboys ...

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  25. Could Jerry Hughes Be the Pass-Rusher the Bills Need Opposite Mario Williams?

    Defensive end Mario Williams is scheduled to make $12.4 million in 2013, but at $870,000, fellow linemate Jerry Hughes may be just as important to the defensive scheme. He may also have just as much of an impact...

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