1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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 ...

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  5. 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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  6. 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...

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  7. 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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  8. 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...

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  9. 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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  10. 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...

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  11. 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...

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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...

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Why the Patriots Wide Receiving Corps Could Be Boom or Bust

    Experience and dependability vs. youth and potential. That's the trade-off the New England Patriots made when they moved on from Wes Welker , Brandon Lloyd and Deion Branch ...

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  21. What C.J. Spiller's Increased Workload Could Mean for Buffalo Bills Offense

    It shouldn't be too much of a surprise to hear Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett say that running back C.J. Spiller will have a major role in the offense...

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  22. Jets Making the Wrong Choice Starting Mark Sanchez vs. Lions

    The New York Jets released their first depth chart of the preseason Monday night and listed a tie between quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith...

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  23. Why Re-Signing Reshad Jones Is the Miami Dolphins' Best 2013 Offseason Signing

    The Miami Dolphins spent a lot of money this offseason to bring in free agents from other teams, so it's about time they pony up for one of their own. Especially considering the one they chose was safety Reshad Jones...

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  24. What Does the Future Hold for Mark Sanchez?

    What a long, strange trip it's been for New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez . From the fifth overall pick to two AFC Championship Games to two seasons of turmoil, to say ...

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  25. Cowboys vs Dolphins: Dion Jordan Shows Strengths, Weaknesses in Preseason Opener

    If defensive end Dion Jordan performs all season like he performed in limited action on Sunday night, trading up to the third overall pick could prove to be a very fruitful investment for the Miami Dolphins ...

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