1. 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...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 3 months ago 6,222 reads 23 comments

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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...

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. NFL's Stance on Drugs Is Hypocritical and Harmful

    The NFL has a drug problem, but this problem won't show up on any league-sanctioned drug tests. As the pot-smoking epidemic continues to deteriorate the family-like image of ...

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  17. The Complete Guide to NFL Offseason Workouts

    The NFL offseason workout schedule is in full swing now that the NFL draft is behind us. This provides us with a first look at promising rookies and high-priced veterans showing off their new team colors...

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  18. The Biggest Hole Every NFL Team Still Must Fill After the Draft

    With the 2014 NFL draft over, rosters are fleshed out and early depth charts are being established. Yet, every team still has at least some holes left unfilled...

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  19. 2014 Win/Loss Predictions for Every NFL Team Post-Draft

    Now that the 2014 NFL draft is over, the main ingredients for each team's roster are finally in place. With that being the case, it’s time to project the win-loss records of every NFL team for the coming season...

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  20. NFL Draft 2014: Burning Questions for Day 2

    After months of anticipation and an endless supply of conjecture, we finally have the first round of the 2014 NFL draft in the books...

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  21. 2014 NFL Draft: Breaking Down This Year's Loaded QB Class

    Although the 2014 NFL draft is lacking the star-studded luster of the 2012 draft that included Andrew Luck , Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson , it certainly is not without its intriguing superstars...

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  22. Highlighting the Biggest Surprises of the 2014 NFL Draft Process

    The 2014 NFL draft has been ripe with juicy stories. Some of these stories have been more substance-based than others, but it certainly hasn't been a boring NFL offseason...

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  23. 2014 NFL Draft: Biggest Game-Changing Prospects Flying Under the Radar

    With roughly one week left till all the speculation surrounding the NFL draft is finally laid to rest, this slideshow highlights some of 2014’s most under-the-radar prospects who could become big-time players for their teams...

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  24. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Every Team's Best 1st-Round Fit

    Before we dive into this potentially controversial NFL mock draft, it’s important to understand that I made the selections throughout this slideshow based on my personal preferences for prospects and team fits...

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  25. 2014 NFL Draft: Immediate Solutions for Teams in Need of Pass Rush

    In a league where the rules are heavily slanted to favor the passing game, it's become more imperative than ever to stock up on the very guys who can get to the quarterback before he can throw it...

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