1. The NFL's Biggest Surprises of 2013

    One thing I’m thankful for during this holiday weekend is the unpredictable nature of the NFL , which is in part due to the parity found at every corner of this league...

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  2. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 12

    This was the first week of the entire season in which every starting quarterback from the previous week returned to his starting role...

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  3. What to Watch For in NFL Week 12

    Several teams are still vying for a spot in the evolving NFL playoff picture. In order to solidify their place in the postseason, many will be forced to prove their worth by dominating some of the more intriguing matchups of the week...

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  4. Random Things Most NFL Fans Don't Know: Football Players Almost Never Get Sick

    From time to time, I hope to provide football fans with some unique insight into the NFL as I experienced it. This particular edition will tap into a phenomenon that’s always fascinated me over the years...

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  5. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 11

    Who would have thought heading into the season that guys like Philip Rivers, Cam Newton , Nick Foles and Russell Wilson would be outperforming legends like Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger ...

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  6. What to Watch For in NFL Week 11

    It’s time to grab a big bowl of popcorn, your favorite chair and huge television for this week’s exciting slate of NFL matchups...

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  7. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 10

    Week 10 of the NFL created some major shakeups in the top half of QB power ranking. Replacement starters like Nick Foles , Jason Campbell and Case Keenum have shockingly combined for 28 touchdowns without a single interception thus far...

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  8. What to Watch for in NFL Week 10

    For some, it may be hard to focus on the actual game of football this week with so many subplots and soap operas going on...

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  9. Former NFL Player on Bullying: I Was the Team 'Weirdo' on New York Jets

    I’ve written numerous insider-perspective articles regarding my time in the NFL since becoming a proud member of the Bleacher Report family, but perhaps none has left me ...

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  10. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 9

    Per usual, the QB power rankings have undergone some significant changes from top to bottom. It seems only fitting that the natural volatility of the NFL mirrors the way starting quarterbacks come and go on a weekly basis...

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  11. What to Watch for in NFL Week 9

    Most of my NFL focus this season has veered toward the quarterback position after taking on Bleacher Report’s QB power ranking , which is updated weekly...

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  12. A Former NFL Player's Perspective on Midseason Injuries and Fatigue

    Football—a sport which has captivated an entire nation of spectators, fantasy addicts and modern-day gladiators for years while cementing its place in American culture as an unquestioned juggernaut in the sports and entertainment industry...

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  13. Midseason NFL QB Power Rankings

    The midway point of the NFL season is upon us, which means we should have a pretty good idea of what to expect from each team and the quarterback who leads it...

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  14. What to Watch For in NFL Week 8

    As usual, this slideshow is intended for the purposes of sharing the football-watching experience through the lens of not just a diehard fan, but also a former NFL player and analyst...

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  15. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 7

    Week 7 in the NFL marked the beginning of an NFL career for some and season-ending doom for others. Many newer faces and lesser-known quarterbacks have started to make a name for themselves over the last few weeks with impressive performances...

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  16. What to Watch for in NFL Week 7

    We all know about the can't-miss return of Peyton Manning to Indianapolis; following this storyline is a must. But there are several other key matchups and stories heading into Week 7 of the NFL that are definitely worth paying attention to...

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  17. NFL Teams, Players Proving to Be Fool's Gold

    Usually before the NFL season begins there are a handful of players and teams you just know are going to shimmer under the sun...

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  18. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 6

    Some new faces have emerged on the scene in Week 6, while some have catapulted to near the top of the updated NFL quarterback power rankings...

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  19. What to Watch For in NFL Week 6

    Week 6 seems to be centered around replacements for the recently injured and the return of those who once were...

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  20. A View of Concussions from Inside an NFL Helmet

    With all the talk about concussions in the NFL , I decided to offer a bit of personal insight into how it feels to have a concussion while playing football, as well as the choices one makes in the wake of a clouded mind...

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  21. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 5

    With Week 5 officially in the books, we have lot of movement up and down the rankings. A quarterback from Oakland made a huge leap forward, while a despondent quarterback in Houston is on a major downward trend...

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  22. What to Watch for in NFL Week 5

    The first quarter of the NFL season certainly flew by with a flurry. With a record-breaking month now in the books, we look ahead to some awesome matchups and intriguing storylines throughout the first week of October...

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  23. What Really Goes on in an NFL Locker Room at Halftime?

    We’ve all witnessed that team return from halftime looking like its players have just been smoking PCP for the last 10 minutes and are now jacked up beyond all recognition...

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  24. Power Ranking Every NFL QB at the Season's Quarter Mark

    Somehow we’re already a quarter of the way into the NFL season. Time definitely flies when you’re having fun—as is always the case with an opportunity to watch the great game of football...

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  25. What to Watch for in NFL Week 4

    With plenty of entertaining options to choose from during this week's slate of NFL action, this slideshow offers a glimpse at some of the juiciest matchups from around the league...

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