1. Are Peyton Manning and Tom Brady Too Old to Win Another Super Bowl?

    The 2012 NFL season is over, but a big story was the youth movement at quarterback with the most impressive rookie class ever , and also San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick leading the 49ers to the Super Bowl...

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  2. The Thinking Man's Guide to Super Bowl XLVII

    Is it game time yet for the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers? Did you know Jim Harbaugh and John Harbaugh are brothers? Did you know Ray Lewis is playing in his final ...

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  3. Is Joe Flacco Underrated in the Clutch?

    Joe Flacco is preparing to play the biggest game of his career, yet you can guarantee he will approach it with the same calm demeanor he always has...

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  4. Breaking Down the AFC Champion Baltimore Ravens by the Numbers

    Unlike their counterparts in Super Bowl XLVII , the San Francisco 49ers , this is a Baltimore Ravens team that can hardly be defined by the numbers . Not the least of which their regular-season numbers...

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  5. Breaking Down the NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers by the Numbers

    Jim Harbaugh made the risky move of changing his starting quarterback halfway through the season, but the San Francisco 49ers are one game deeper than they were last season, and ...

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  6. The Thinking Man's Guide to NFL Conference Championship Games

    Three of the teams playing this weekend were in the same position a year ago, but only the New England Patriots moved on to the Super Bowl...

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  7. Joe Flacco Eyeing an Elite Contract, but Is He an Elite NFL QB?

    For the third time in five seasons, Joe Flacco is preparing for the biggest game of his career as the Baltimore Ravens are returning to New England for the AFC Championship Game...

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  8. The Thinking Man's Guide: NFL Divisional Weekend Predictions

    Many people like the hype of Super Bowl Sunday, but give me the divisional round as the best week of the NFL year. I practically wrote a book on all the incredible games this round has produced over the years...

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  9. Ignore the Raw Numbers, Andrew Luck Had a Great Rookie Season

    Though coming to a quick end in the playoffs, Andrew Luck had a season unlike any rookie quarterback in NFL history for the Indianapolis Colts ...

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  10. The Thinking Man's Guide: NFL Wild Card Weekend Predictions

    Having already looked at what could be the fatal flaw for each NFL playoff team, it is time to dive into this week’s four Wild Card Games...

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  11. The Biggest Flaw for Each NFL Playoff Team

    Congratulations to the 12 teams that have qualified for the NFL playoffs. But just like in Highlander , there can only be one left standing. In this era, no team is perfect...

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  12. The Thinking Man's Guide: NFL Week 17 Predictions

    Playoffs? Are you kidding me? Playoffs? Yep, we have already reached the end of the 2012 NFL regular season. Just 16 divisional games remain, but two playoff spots are still open along with some intrigue over records...

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  13. Pittsburgh Steelers' 2012 Season in Review: Where Did It All Go Wrong?

    After a 13-10 loss at home to the Cincinnati Bengals , the Pittsburgh Steelers are eliminated from the playoffs. With only one game left for pride against Cleveland , it is time to review their demise...

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  14. The Thinking Man's Guide: NFL Week 16 Predictions

    It’s getting down to the wire in the 2012 NFL season. The Thursday and Monday games are over. Week 16 will help with the playoff picture and its many wild scenarios...

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  15. After Season of Blowouts, What Can We Expect from 2013 NFL Playoffs?

    It was supposed to be a Sunday filled with great games. Never before had there been six games between teams with winning records this late into a NFL season, according to John Clayton of ESPN ...

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  16. The Thinking Man's Guide: NFL Week 15 Predictions

    Let’s look past the underwhelming Thursday night game (Bengals/Eagles) to start the week and ignore the abomination (Jets/Titans) that will end it on Monday night. Sunday is going to be an incredible day of football...

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  17. Why Mike Wallace Is Struggling, and What It Means for Steelers WR in 2013

    How does a wide receiver catch seven of his 11 targets for 112 yards with two touchdowns and still get booed by the home crowd? Simple...

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  18. The Thinking Man's Guide: NFL Week 14 Predictions

    Only a quarter of the NFL season remains. If things stay on their current pace, 2012 could be the most efficient season ever for passing, rushing, kicking, punting and more...

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  19. Andrew Luck Outclasses Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson in the Clutch

    You gave it a good run Doug Martin, but the Offensive Rookie of the Year award is going to come down to the top three quarterbacks: Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson ...

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  20. The Thinking Man's Guide: NFL Week 13 Predictions

    Last week I practically said the Cleveland Browns were going to upset the Pittsburgh Steelers but still picked Pittsburgh in the end...

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  21. 10 NFL Teams That Absolutely Cannot Afford to Lose Their Starting QB

    The backup quarterbacks were not a big story in the NFL this season until Week 10 when four starters were injured. With three of those teams in the hunt for the playoffs, we have seen how important it is to have a backup plan ...

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  22. The Thinking Man's Guide: NFL Week 12 Predictions

    Bye weeks are finally over, which means a return to a full 16-game week. Every team has six games left, and roughly 17 teams are in serious contention for the 12 playoff spots...

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  23. Tony Romo: Reality vs. Perception Check for Dallas Cowboys' Quarterback

    It is almost time for another set of Thanksgiving games, which means that one day a year millions of Americans who otherwise do not pay attention to the NFL will see Tony Romo probably looking as great as he usually does on the holiday...

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  24. The Thinking Man's Guide: NFL Week 11 Predictions

    Just as you make the comment how quarterbacks have been fairly healthy this season, Week 10 takes down three starters with concussions, and Ben Roethlisberger suffered the most serious injury to his shoulder and rib on Monday night...

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  25. Pittsburgh Steelers Cannot Win AFC North Without Ben Roethlisberger

    Just as the Pittsburgh Steelers were planning to take control of the AFC North, disaster struck Monday night when Ben Roethlisberger left the Kansas City game with a shoulder and rare rib injury...

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