1. NCAA Football: Grading Each Starting Freshman Quarterback's 2010 Performance

    Every year, hundreds of high school quarterbacks sign with colleges around the country, hoping to become the next Chad Henne or Riley Skinner, a quarterback who finds immense success starting four years for his college program...

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  2. Bad Luck Charm: Who the Carolina Panthers Can Draft Besides Andrew Luck

    With reports of assumed number one overall pick Andrew Luck staying at Stanford, the Carolina Panthers are in quite a tough position...

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  3. Repeating the Feat: Looking at the Chicago Bears Future on Defense

    The Chicago Bears are your 2010 NFC North division champions. Like many of their division championships in franchise history, this team was driven by a ferocious defense that continually made clutch plays...

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  4. 2010 College Football Predictions: Who Are the Heisman Trophy Favorites?

    Names like Chase Daniel, Daryl Clark and Chris Wells have come and gone in the past. Names that have seemed like sure bets for a trip to New York have faltered down the stretch for one reason or another...

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  5. Surprise, Surprise: Nine Chicago Bears Who Could Breakout in 2010

    While 2009 wasn't exactly what most thought it'd be for the Bears, they ended it on a positive note, winning the final two chapters of a long roller-coaster story...

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  6. Chicago Bears' 2010 Training Camp Preview: Wide Receivers

    A much bally-hooed about group, the Bears receivers don't have one consensus media opinion. While some analysts say the Bears receivers are the weakest group on the team, other feel they have a chance to be great...

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  7. Looking Ahead: The Top 10 Games of the 2010-11 NFL Season

    Every year, there are games in the National Football League that engrave themselves into the memories of NFL fans...

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  8. Preston's 2010 MAC Preview: Turnover Galore

    If there's a conference that's experienced as much loss as the Mid-American has, let me know. Losing the face of the league, Dan LeFevour, and three coaches (Akron's JD Brookhart, Buffalo's ...

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  9. Impressive Underclassmen: The Future of College Football's Quarterbacks

    For the past few seasons in college football, it seems like the big icons have been players that had been starting for three or four years...

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  10. An Idiot's Take on NBA Free Agency

    I'm not going to claim to be a National Basketball Association genius. I don't follow basketball nearly as close as I follow, say, football. If at gunpoint, I probably wouldn't be able to tell you which guard is a 2...

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  11. Preston's 2011 Draft Big Board Top 40: How High Is Heisman Holder?

    Every year, nearly 300 college football players take the next step and get drafted into the NFL. Hundreds more are signed as undrafted free agents. But only the best, the very best, are first round selections...

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  12. Preston's 2010 Top 30 College Football Teams: Because 25 Wasn't Enough

    I don't know about you guys, but I'm more excited than in previous seasons to see how this season will play out...

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  13. 15 Bold 2010 NFL Predictions: Who Wins Rookie of the Year?

    Please note that these are supposed to be bold. I'm not gonna come out here and say "I think Sam Bradford's gonna be good", "Eric Berry Will Be Good", "Dez Bryant ill be so great!"...

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  14. Preston's 2010 Mock Draft: Where Does Jimmy Clausen Land?

    Jimmy Clausen is one of the more polarizing prospects I've seen in awhile. He could find himself landing anywhere in the top 10; the Rams, Redskins, Seahawks, Browns, Raiders, Bills, or Jaguars could all choose to take the Fighting Irish passer...

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  15. Preston's 2011 Draft Rankings: The Playmaking Defensive Backs

    This is one of the most promising defensive back classes to come along in years. With seven projected first rounders, along with the best defensive back prospect to come along since ...

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  16. Preston's 2011 NFL Draft Rankings: The Cerebral Linebackers

    As I wrote this article, I found myself seeing more linebackers then ever that just made plays. They don't have the greatest triangle numbers, but they were so important to their respective teams that they're hard to look over...

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  17. Moxie, College and Winning Percentage: A Look at Clausen and Sanchez

    Mark Sanchez came into the 2008 college football season largely unknown. Through a great season and absolutely killing the offseason process, Sanchez rose from an unknown commodity to the fifth overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft...

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  18. Preston's 2011 Draft Rankings: The Workhorse Running Backs

    We've seen teams adopt a bit of a formula as far as running backs go. You're not seeing backs in the top 10 anymore because of the success these second and third round picks are having running the ball...

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  19. The Five Cardinal Rules of the NFL Draft

    The NFL Draft can be a confusing thing. It's a crapshoot; there's no guarantee that the player you feel is a savior really ends up being the Messiah for your franchise. However, throughout the years trends have arisen...

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  20. Preston's 2011 NFL Draft Rankings: The Ferocious Defensive Lineman

    If there are any Cardinal Rules of the NFL Draft, this has to be one; to win in the NFL, you need your quarterback, you need to protect your quarterback, and you need to demolish the opponents quarterback...

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  21. East - West Shrine Game Post Game Player Notes: Skill Position Players

    The East-West Shrine Game is often considered the less pretty stepsister of the Senior Bowl; it's a fine backup option, but all the guys keep their eyes on the Senior Bowl. That's not exactly the kindest analogy one can use, but it's often what happens...

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  22. Preston's 2011 Draft Rankings: The Monstrous Wide Receivers

    The 2009 draft brought about countless smaller, quicker receivers making an impact; Johnny Knox, Percy Harvin, Mike Wallace, Austin Collie, Julian Edelman and Sammie Stroughter all found success...

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  23. Preston's 2011 NFL Draft Rankings: A Deep Quarterback Class

    He's the player that handles the ball on every snap. Without a good one, it's almost impossible to win in the NFL. It's the quarterback. He's your captain. Some teams have one. Some teams don't...

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  24. Preston's 2010 NFL Mock Draft: Postseason Edition

    With the postseason in full swing, it only means draft season is right around the corner! As such, I have compiled my third 2010 mock draft...

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  25. Just Because It's Fantasy Doesn't Mean It Hurts Less: A Tale of Pain

    *sigh* Despite a solid 177-155 win in one of my championship games, I sadly lost by two in a choke job only the Broncos could rival...

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