1. Should Mark Sanchez Be the New York Jets' 2009 Starter?

    What can Jets’ fans expect this season from rookie QB Mark Sanchez? With all the hype and exposure surrounding the “new” New York Jet, we, at PossessionPoints.com, wanted to try to keep our expectations as grounded as possible...

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  2. Optimism Justified for Minnesota Vikings

    At this time of year, all teams are optimistic about the upcoming season and why not? Off season trades and the NFL draft infuse new blood into sometimes tired rosters giving even the most desperate teams a feeling of hope...

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  3. Pioli, Haley, and Cassel: The Perfect Storm for the Kansas City Chiefs?

    Is a Perfect Storm circling over Kansas City? Well, if you are a Chiefs fan, you are hoping that the storm not only hovers, but makes landfall as well...

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  4. 2009 NFL Mock Draft: Composite of Experts

    You can barely go to a sports site without stumbling over at least one mock draft. So, we at PossessionPoints.com, decided to take on a project that we have not seen elsewhere...

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  5. 2009 NFL Schedule: Carolina Panthers Difficult, Arizona Cardinals Easy

    There is a plethora of NFL schedule analysis out there, but we would like to offer a unique perspective that we gain when we use the Relative Performance Measure (RPM) of PossessionPoints.com...

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  6. Do NFL Stat Leaders Equal Team Wins?

    The world is concentrating on the upcoming NFL draft and the league’s future stars. As a slight diversion, PossessionPoints...

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  7. The NFL Draft: What High Draft Picks Turn Into Stars?

    We did an article earlier this week, entitled NFL Draft: Need Line Help? Don’t Wait. In that article, we looked at players who were drafted after pick No. 200...

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  8. NFL Draft: Need Line Help? Don't Wait

    Every year as draft time approaches, sports pundits, experts, and fans scramble to guess which players will be picked in the selection process...

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  9. NFL Mock Draft: Selections 1 To 32

    The NFL Draft is less than a month away, and like many other football sites, PossessionPoints.com has put together its own mock draft. We will use this mock draft to measure how we think teams performed in the actual draft...

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  10. Jay Cutler and the Denver Broncos: The Real Communication Problem

    Many sports pundits have speculated on the reason for the communication meltdown between Jay Cutler and the Broncos, and we are no different. After watching the interview between Cutler and ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, we may have discovered the answer..

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  11. NFL Draft: Do QBs Rate the Top Pick?

    As we have all heard and read, the Detroit Lions control the first-overall selection in this year’s draft. This fact sent PossessionPoints...

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  12. 2009 NFL Draft: Who Has the Chips to Wheel and Deal?

    This year’s draft will consist of 256 picks. These picks are enough for eight full rounds, even though there are officially seven rounds in the draft. The other 32 picks are compensatory picks, awarded to teams who have lost players to free agency.

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  13. Philadelphia Eagles Turn to Draft To Rescue Offseason

    Yes, believe it or not, the NFL draft is once again here. The months of conjecture, hypothesizing, and just plain guessing are coming to a close. Before all the deals and picks are made, we, at PossessionPoints...

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  14. The Jay Cutler Effect: How a Trade Could Impact the Broncos and Other Teams

    Unless you are an NFL fan who has been out of the country the last few weeks, you have heard about the drama surrounding the Broncos’ new coach, Josh McDaniels, and star quarterback, Jay Cutler...

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  15. Out With the Old, In with Uncertainty for the Tampa Bay Bucs

    In our annual Preseason Preview issue, PossessionPoints.com looks at factors such as the last year’s performance of each team to evaluate what adjustments should be addressed ...

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  16. Why Do We Love NFL Football?

    As Valentine’s Day approaches, much of our attention turns to love and romance. I know that this mushy stuff is the last thing NFL fans want to talk about, but I have a point, I swear...

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  17. Need a Few More Reasons To Like the Steelers?

    By now you have probably heard hundreds of analysts give their opinion about which team will win the Super Bowl. Oh, what the heck, we are going to give you ours...

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  18. In the NFL, Performance Means Everything

    Now that the season is almost done, we have one last run-through of our performance rankings before the big game. At PossessionPoints.com, we find it fitting that one of the teams in this Super Bowl contest, the Pittsburgh Steelers, has risen to the no..

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  19. Andy Reid Is the NFL's Most Successful Failure Since Marv Levy

    Andy Reid is cementing his legacy with some of the NFL coaching greats who have achieved their own special brand of notoriety. These men have earned winning records, catapulted their team to several postseason appearances, but never won the Big Game...

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  20. NFL Playoff Upsets! What Upsets?

    Pick up most sports pages and you would definitely think that this year was the “year of the upsets” in the NFL. However, if you followed the Performance Rankings or RPM of PossessionPoints...

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  21. NFL Copycats: Is Smashmouth Next?

    There is no doubt that the four NFL teams with playoff byes have had much success on the ground, which makes PossessionPoints.com wonder if “smashmouth” tactics are going to spread around the league like the wildcat formation did this season..

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  22. Steve Slaton – Running Back Steal Of The Year?

    As this Holiday season approaches—especially this Holiday season, everyone is looking for a good bargain. However in the NFL, the time to find that great bargain of the season is draft ...

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  23. Saints: Number One Offense – So What!

    If you watch the Saints vs. Lions game, no doubt you will hear these words that have been spoken all year: the Saints have the number one Offense in the NFL...

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  24. NFL's Big Games for Week 16

    We are winding down and heading into the final two weeks of the regular NFL season. For some teams, this is their do-or-die week. This is also the week in both Conferences where home-field advantage will most likely be determined...

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  25. NFL Performance Rankings: Week 15

    Last week, we noted the obvious fact that the “Performance Rankings” of PossessionPoints.com are far different from the traditional opinion-based Power Rankings that you read about in many other places...

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