1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. How NFL Teams Assume the Identities of Their Hometowns

    It’s no accident that the Pittsburgh Steelers have always resembled the blue-collar, hard-nosed toughness of Pittsburgh's citizens. Nor is it a coincidence the Raiders have embodied the grit and intimidation common in both Oakland and Los Angeles...

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  17. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 3

    Week 3 of the NFL was loaded with crazy outcomes and unpredictable upsets. It’s fair to say the NFL has been turned upside down and completely shaken up by surprise performances ...

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  18. What to Watch For in NFL Week 3

    Week 3 in the NFL is typically a time when teams start to establish patterns for better or for worse. It’s also a pivotal point in the season because clubs can gain valuable momentum, which can set the course of the entire season...

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  19. What Does It Feel Like to Play Dead Tired in the NFL?

    As the trend in the NFL continues to move toward high-tempo offenses, the fatigue factor for defenses in particular become much more palpable...

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  20. Updated Quarterback Power Rankings After NFL Week 2

    With the second week of the NFL season officially behind us, the quarterback situations across the entire league are beginning to shape up...

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  21. What to Watch For in NFL Week 2

    Week 2 of the NFL is chock-full of juicy matchups and intense heavyweight battles. Find out which looming questions could be answered after Sunday, as well as what to watch for among this week’s thrilling gridiron storylines...

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  22. What Happens When a Play Breaks Down?

    It's no accident that some of the biggest and most exciting plays in football occur when the X’s and O’s break down...

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  23. Updated QB Power Rankings After NFL Week 1

    Week 1 of the NFL regular season is officially in the books, and all the quarterback performances have been tallied up...

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  24. What to Watch For: NFL Week 1

    Football fans rejoice, for the much-anticipated arrival of the NFL regular season is finally upon us. During such glorious times, we may require something of a guide (or a reminder), ...

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  25. How NFL Players Prepare to Return from Injury on a Deadline

    As the saying goes in the NFL , sometimes the best ability is availability. But with a sport as violent as professional football, injuries are an unfortunate inevitability...

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