1. Tim Tebow: Why New England Patriots Will Put An End To His Winning Streak

    There can't be many weeks in the NFL where the media coverage on Tom Brady is completely overshadowed by the hype surrounding his opposing quarterback. But this is no ordinary week, and no ordinary quarterback...

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  2. 2012 NFL Free Agency: 10 Teams That Are in Desperate Need of Positional Upgrades

    With just three weeks to go in the NFL regular season, 11 teams have already been eliminated from playoff contention...

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  3. Green Bay Packers: 6 Potential Playoff Teams That Could Knock off Packers

    Let's face it. At 12-0, the Green Bay Packers don't look like they will lose any time soon. In fact, the odds on them completing the second-ever 16-0 regular season shorten by the ...

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  4. NFL Power Rankings: Jimmy Graham and the League's 25 Toughest Matchups

    When I think of the phrase "matchup nightmare," NFL tight ends immediately spring to mind. The well-worn sports cliche conjures up images of big, athletic pass-catchers—former ...

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  5. NFL Picks Week 14: 7 Locks No Bettor Would Turn Down

    As we enter the business end of the NFL season, the race for the playoffs is heating up. For gamblers, Week 14 carries plenty of intrigue, with a series of in-form teams squaring off against franchises with losing records...

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  6. New England Patriots: Why the Pass-Rush Is Key to Postseason Success

    After their 31-24 victory over the Indianapolis Colts , the New England Patriots are sitting pretty atop the AFC East with a 9-3 record...

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  7. Colts vs. Patriots: 5 Best Games in Rivalry's History

    The Colts-Patriots rivalry goes against the grain of most traditional rivalries in the NFL . This is no Packers - Bears , Giants - Eagles or Ravens - Steelers ...

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  8. What Larry Coyer Firing Means for Indianapolis Colts vs. New England Patriots

    The dismissal of Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Larry Coyer earlier this week registered little surprise amongst NFL fans. On an 0-11 team conceding almost 30 points per game, the status quo couldn't continue for much longer...

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  9. NFL Free Agency 2012: 10 Teams That May Make Major Moves

    It's never too early to look ahead. As we enter the business end of the 2011 regular season, NFL rosters have established their identities for the current campaign...

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  10. 5 Defensive Coordinators Who Have Had the Most Success Stopping Tom Brady

    Apparently, the secret is out on Tom Brady . The word on the street is that the New England Patriots ' star quarterback doesn't like it when opposing defenses utilize—and have success with—a pass-rush that disrupts his timing...

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  11. Why Atlanta Falcons Are in Serious Danger of Missing 2011 Postseason

    Fans of the Atlanta Falcons won't want any reminder this week of the implications of last Sunday's defeat to divisional rivals New Orleans Saints ...

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  12. Why Ochocinco Will Be the Next Patriot Released After Albert Haynesworth

    The "odd couple" of the NFL —Chad Ochocinco and Bill Belichick —is a relationship of mutual respect and admiration...

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  13. NFL Free Agency: 25 Free Agents to Avoid in 2012

    With a number of teams already out of the playoff picture, the hype for the 2012 draft is already gathering pace...

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  14. New York Giants vs. New England Patriots: Live Score, Video and Analysis

    Final Score: Giants 24, Patriots 20 The New York Giants visit Foxborough Sunday to square off with the New England Patriots . Depending on your allegiances, the build-up has been either a blessing or a curse...

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  15. Giants vs. Patriots: 6 Ways Teams Have Changed Identities Since Super Bowl XLII

    Tom Brady might not be thinking about the last time his New England Patriots faced the New York Giants in a competitive contest, but we, the fans, certainly are...

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  16. Tom Brady Report Card: Midseason Edition

    As Tom Brady and the New England Patriots prepare for the halfway point of their schedule with the visit of the New York Giants , it's a good time to reflect, and hand Tom Brady his midterm report card...

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  17. New England Patriots: Predicting the Remaining Regular Season Games

    The New England Patriots come out of their bye week with the best record in the AFC. Last season, an explosive offense and a "bend-but-don't-break" defense carried the Patriots ...

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  18. NFL Power Rankings: Who Are the League's Worst Teams?

    Welcome to the reverse power rankings. As we approach the halfway point in the season, which teams are sinking without a trace? Franchises with losing records are now forced to reassess their goals for the year...

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  19. 5 Reasons Tom Brady Won't Win the MVP Award Even If He Deserves It

    What next for the reigning NFL Most Valuable Player? Now in his 12th season, there is very little Tom Brady could do for an encore that would surprise football fans—except become a game-breaking runner, perhaps...

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  20. New England Patriots: Is Fantastic Offensive Line More Important Than Tom Brady?

    For years, the debate over where the true genius resides in New England has raged back and forth. Is Bill Belichick the brains of the operation, or does Tom Brady and his clutch ...

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  21. NFL Picks Week 8: 6 Surefire Locks of the Week

    As we approach the halfway point in the season, the pecking order in the NFL is beginning to establish itself, making the business of picks and predictions less of a lottery and more of a science...

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  22. Dallas Cowboys vs. New England Patriots: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Final score: Patriots 20, Cowboys 16 The New England Patriots and the Dallas Cowboys don't get many opportunities to meet each other. But fast-forward four years from their previous meet in Irving, Texas...

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  23. Miami Dolphins: Why Chad Henne Isn't the Biggest Problem in Miami

    By now, you will have undoubtedly heard of the "Suck for Luck" campaign. Starting out life as an ironic Twitter hash tag, it has evolved into a beacon of hope for fans who feel they otherwise have none...

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  24. Why the New England Patriots Are Still the Team to Beat in the AFC East

    As the New England Patriots were preparing to resume divisional warfare in the shape of Rex Ryan 's New York Jets at Gillette Stadium last Sunday, the great contradiction of this latest group of Patriots became a key talking point...

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  25. Michael Vick: Why Fantasy Owners Are Kicking Themselves for Drafting Eagles QB

    We were previously told to jump on the Vick bandwagon, because last season's top scorer was primed for another big year, that the injury risk was overstated, and the potential upside would carry owners all the way to Titletown...

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