1. What Caused the Quarterbacks to Free Fall in the 2013 NFL Draft?

    The 2012 NFL draft produced the year of the rookie quarterback. A record five of them started in Week 1, setting numerous records throughout the season. It was easily the greatest rookie quarterback class in NFL history...

    Scott Kacsmar Written by Scott Kacsmar about over 1 year ago 1,784 reads 15 comments

  2. Breaking Down the 5 Biggest Potential Busts of the 2013 NFL Draft Class

    Every NFL draft since the first common one back in 1967 has made one thing clear: The first round offers the best chance of finding good talent...

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  3. The Varying Cost of Finding Greatness in the NFL Draft

    Every NFL team has a basic goal of finding good players to help win football games. Some teams have higher expectations than others, but that is the gist of the league. The draft is still the best method to build a team...

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  4. The Biggest Draft Steal in the History of Every NFL Franchise

    Whether by extra scouting work that pays off, or by pure dumb luck, every NFL draft is going to produce a few steals — players taken later in the draft who greatly exceed expectations...

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  5. Finding the Value of a Wide Receiver in the Third Round of the NFL Draft

    The Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots recently finished a game of cat and mouse over restricted free-agent receiver Emmanuel Sanders...

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  6. What Really Defines an NFL Draft Bust?

    While some of the more generic labels (“high motor”) are still being written about the NFL ’s rookie prospects, many writers will wait at least one more week before bringing out the “B” word...

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  7. Should the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trade the No. 13 Pick for Darrelle Revis?

    The once unthinkable move of the New York Jets trading away their best player, cornerback Darrelle Revis , is the story that will not die this offseason...

    Scott Kacsmar Written by Scott Kacsmar about over 1 year ago 12,477 reads 53 comments

  8. Where Can the Kansas City Chiefs Improve Most for 2013?

    Following a tragic season, the Kansas City Chiefs are on the clock with the No. 1 pick in the 2013 draft. You would expect them to have many holes to fill after a 2-14 season...

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  9. Where Can the Baltimore Ravens Improve Most for 2013?

    How do you improve after winning the Super Bowl? Only four teams in NFL history can legitimately claim they improved on a Super Bowl-winning season: 1975 Pittsburgh Steelers ...

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  10. Cam Newton Must Elevate His Game for the Carolina Panthers in 2013

    Cam Newton was all the rage after his 2011 debut, which set NFL rookie records for several statistics. Naturally, this meant higher expectations for the Carolina Panthers in 2012...

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  11. Where Can the Denver Broncos Improve Most for 2013?

    The Denver Broncos are as likely as any team to win Super Bowl XLVIII . These 2013 team previews have been constructed with a typical beginning, middle and end, but the whole ...

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  12. Has Tom Brady's Success Changed the Value of a 6th-Round Pick in the NFL Draft

    Everyone knows the story by now. With the 199th pick in the sixth round of the 2000 draft, the New England Patriots selected Michigan’s Tom Brady , setting in motion events that would shape the early 21st century of the NFL ...

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  13. NFL Ends Tuck Rule, but Will They Still Drop the Ball on Quarterback Fumbles?

    The controversial Tuck Rule is no more after NFL owners voted 29-1 to remove it at Wednesday’s Annual Meeting in Phoenix. Pittsburgh voted to keep it while New England and Washington abstained from voting...

    Scott Kacsmar Written by Scott Kacsmar about almost 2 years ago 5,140 reads 4 comments

  14. The Top 25 Wide Receiver Debuts on New Teams in NFL History

    Whether as a free-agent signing or part of a trade, wide receivers have been running routes from city to city during the NFL offseason. This puts many faces in new places for the 2013 season...

    Scott Kacsmar Written by Scott Kacsmar about almost 2 years ago 3,348 reads 2 comments

  15. Wes Welker Upgrades the Slot Machine from the Patriots to the Broncos

    Wide receivers have been dominating the NFL ’s 2013 free-agency period, and Wednesday delivered perhaps the most stunning move when Wes Welker signed with the Denver Broncos for just two years and $12 million, according to ESPN ...

    Scott Kacsmar Written by Scott Kacsmar about almost 2 years ago 3,792 reads 7 comments

  16. Breaking Down Mike Wallace's Departure from Pittsburgh and How He Fits in Miami

    Mike Wallace believed he was worth much more than the Pittsburgh Steelers offered last summer, and he was right. Kind of. He found at least one team to believe in him...

    Scott Kacsmar Written by Scott Kacsmar about almost 2 years ago 474 reads 11 comments

  17. Where Can the Houston Texans Improve Most for 2013?

    The Houston Texans were the class of the AFC in 2012 before going into their bye week. After coming back with some shaky wins , all of the team’s goals were still in reach at 11-1...

    Scott Kacsmar Written by Scott Kacsmar about almost 2 years ago 232 reads 34 comments

  18. Baltimore Ravens' March Madness: Is Joe Flacco Even a Top 64 QB in NFL History?

    Joe Flacco is the highest-paid player in NFL history. No matter how many times you say it, the fact is still hard to comprehend. Flacco believes even without Baltimore’s Super Bowl win that he is still worth the six-year, $120...

    Scott Kacsmar Written by Scott Kacsmar about almost 2 years ago 14,436 reads 202 comments

  19. Where Can the New England Patriots Improve Most for 2013?

    Barring catastrophic injuries, the 2013 New England Patriots are all but a lock for double-digit wins (having done so for 10 straight seasons), another AFC East title, at least ...

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  20. Where Can the Pittsburgh Steelers Improve Most for 2013?

    The 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers had their usual off-year following two playoff appearances, just as they did in 2003, 2006 and 2009. While the Steelers have always bounced back the following year, there is some extra tension around the team this time...

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  21. Where Can the Miami Dolphins Improve Most for 2013?

    The Miami Dolphins ’ journey into the 21st century without Dan Marino has been filled with disappointment, and to be honest, a lot of boring offensive football...

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  22. Where Can the Indianapolis Colts Improve Most for 2013?

    Andrew Luck is the long-term answer for the Indianapolis Colts , but the team has to do a better job of protecting him for this era to sustain success and eventually win big...

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  23. Where Can the Philadelphia Eagles Improve Most for 2013?

    Out with the old, in with the new for the Philadelphia Eagles . At least, that is partially true. While Oregon’s Chip Kelly is making the jump to the NFL to replace 14-year ...

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  24. Why the 49ers Struggle in the Red Zone, How They Can Improve in 2013

    Jim Harbaugh has done many great things to turn around the San Francisco 49ers in his two years as head coach, but an area that continues to be a struggle is situational offense, particularly scoring touchdowns in the red zone...

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  25. Can NFL's Young and Athletic Quarterbacks Sustain Their Rushing Successes?

    The NFL was hit by a youth movement at quarterback in the 2012 season, and there were a few rookies who combined rare dual-threat ability with elite-level athleticism in order to push their respective teams to success...

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