1. What We Learned About Each NFL Team This Preseason

    Preseason football is one of the biggest and most entertaining job interviews in the country. Though stats and player production need to be taken with a grain of salt this time of ...

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  2. Winners and Losers from NFL Preseason Week 3

    Week 3 of an NFL preseason is supposed to be a relatively polished "dress rehearsal" where the starters and stars see significant playing time that typically goes into the second half of the game...

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  3. The Contradictions of an NFL Practice

    Despite common perception, trying to make an NFL roster simply on maximum effort during practice is more likely to get you sent home early than get you a job...

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  4. Team-by-Team NFL Rookie Class Report Cards Heading into Preseason Week 3

    Even though we are only about two weeks into the NFL preseason, it’s never too early to throw out some rookie report cards...

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  5. The Complete Guide to NFL Preseason Week 2

    Week 2 of the NFL preseason is a great opportunity for players to build on the momentum created from the week before—or to redeem themselves after a disappointing outing...

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  6. Which NFL Team Is Set to Make the Biggest Leap in 2014?

    Washington Redskins Key Free-Agent Arrivals: S Ryan Clark, DT Jason Hatcher , WR DeSean Jackson , WR Andre Roberts, CB Tracy Porter Key Departures: ...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 19 days ago 28,175 reads 103 comments

  7. Latest Win-Loss Predictions for Every NFL Team, Preseason Week 1 Edition

    Very rarely does an NFL season play out like we think it will, but that doesn’t stop us from trying to predict the outcome of each team’s season...

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  8. What Do We Really Learn from Week 1 of the NFL's Preseason?

    With the annual Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, taking place last Saturday, live-action football has officially returned to the television set, which also signifies the first week of NFL preseason football on the horizon...

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  9. Breaking Down the Rookie-Veteran Relationship in an NFL Training Camp

    NFL training camp is an interesting environment comprised of men crammed together in close quarters for a month of fiercely competitive football...

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  10. The Truth About Studying Your Playbook in NFL Training Camp

    Believe it or not, studying your playbook is one of the most overblown narratives we hear about during this time of year. NFL training camps are in full force now. This is a critical time for rookies and teams learning a new system...

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  11. One Question Every New Head Coach Must Answer in NFL Training Camp

    In the NFL , training camp is a time when questions must be answered. For those teams transitioning to a new head coach, there should an inherent amount of uncertainty about the state of the franchise heading into the summer months...

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  12. The Best and Worst Things About an NFL Training Camp

    As with most things in life worth anything, an NFL training camp comes with its own set of trials and tribulations...

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  13. What Does an NFL Training Camp Schedule Look Like?

    NFL training camps have changed over the years, becoming a player-friendly experience...at least that’s what the rules in the latest collective bargaining agreement would lead you to believe...

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  14. Why NFL Training Camp Reps Are About Quality Not Quantity

    In an ideal world, an NFL team would find a perfect harmony between quality reps in training camp and the perfect quantity...

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  15. NFL Training Camps: The Real Job Interview for New Players

    Most of the player updates regarding performance throughout the offseason have been nothing more than mere morsels of deliciousness as our collective hunger for football grows increasingly desperate...

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  16. Which NFL Teams Have the Most Young Talent?

    In a league with salary limitations that force teams to make tough financial decisions each offseason, the league-wide push seems to be for younger, cheaper players who have the ability ...

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  17. What's It Like to Be Part of an NFL Training Camp Battle?

    In the NFL , competition is everything. Training camp is the time of year when the intensity around position battles is ratcheted up. Before I start, let me tell you a bit about who I am...

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  18. 5 Draft Prospects Who Fell into the Perfect Situation

    One of the downsides for rookies entering the NFL is they don’t usually have a choice about where they’re going to be living or who they’ll be playing for over the next several years...

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  19. Is Jordan Matthews the Next Young Star at the WR Position?

    When a guy is drafted as high as the second round in a draft that saw more underclassmen declare than ever before, you have to assume the expectations are that he can possibly be one of the bright young stars as a wide receiver...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 2 months ago 26,049 reads 95 comments

  20. 1 Storyline to Keep an Eye on for Each NFL Team During OTAs

    There’s no doubt that OTAs and minicamps are the most exhaustively optimistic time of year in the NFL ...

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  21. Biggest NFL Position Battles Developing in OTAs

    With an unparalleled influx of young talent into the NFL this year, thanks in part to the record number of underclassmen who declared for the draft early, competition for jobs is going to be incredibly fierce this summer...

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  22. Schematic Changes That Could Make or Break NFL Teams in 2014

    No other team sport values coaching and strategy more than the NFL does. In this league, a team can make or break its season depending upon which scheme it uses to attack its opponents...

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  23. The Most Surprising Move Every NFL Team Did Not Make This Offseason

    The 2014 NFL offseason saw every team working to implement its surefire team-building strategy in the hopes of making it to the big show in Santa Clara this January. Unfortunately, no general manager is perfect...

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  24. An Insider's Take on How NFL Players Get into Trouble in the Offseason

    An offseason in the NFL is a time where teams urge their players to be careful and make smart decisions. But the perception seems to be that these guys have a hard time avoiding trouble...

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  25. Rookie vs. Rookie Position Battles to Watch in NFL OTAs

    As organized team activities get underway, we examine five rookie competitions that could realistically end up surprising a lot of people, including the coaches who drafted these guys...

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