1. Contract-Year NFL Players with the Most to Gain or Lose in 2017

    A lot of NFL players—A.J. Bouye, Tony Jefferson, Kenny Britt and T.J. Lang, to name a few—made big money with strong campaigns to close out contracts in 2016...

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  2. The Hottest Hot Seat for Every NFL Team in 2017

    To be in a hot seat is to be, quite simply, " in a difficult position ." In the NFL , there are many executives, coaches and players who every year find themselves in extremely difficult positions...

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  3. NFL Coaches with Most on the Line in 2017

    The start of the 2017 NFL regular season is still three months away, but coaches are already preparing vigorously for Week 1 and beyond...

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  4. Have We Seen the Last of Darrelle Revis in the NFL?

    Within hours of becoming an unrestricted free agent in 2014, superstar cornerback Darrelle Revis signed a lucrative one-year contract with the New England Patriots...

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  5. Every NFL Team's Biggest Mistake so Far This Offseason

    Everybody makes mistakes, including NFL teams. Some make more than others, but all of them do it. While it's impossible to definitively identify those mistakes without the benefit of hindsight, we can make our best guesses...

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  6. Which NFL Rookies Are Already Turning Heads This Offseason?

    In May and June, NFL rookies have their first chances to convince coaches that they deserve to play when the pads come on in July, August and September. Yes, it is early. But you know what they say about first impressions...

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  7. NFL Backups Who Could End Up as Starters by End of 2017

    Expanded NFL rosters are practically set as the 2017 season unofficially gets underway with organized team activities, but there's still plenty of room for all 32 depth charts to solidify themselves...

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  8. NFL Records That Could Fall During the 2017 Season

    Every NFL season, dozens of big and small records are pursued by dozens of individuals and teams. And every year, most of those players and squads fall short...

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  9. Young NFL Stars in Line for Big New Contracts in the Near Future

    For all intents and purposes, free agency is over. And now a lot of NFL players are a heck of a lot richer than they were in February. More than 300 veterans have signed contracts with a combined value in excess of $2...

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  10. Which NFL Players Are Trending Toward 'Bust' Labels in 2017?

    Every high-end NFL draft pick has boom potential as well as bust potential. Some are better bets than others, but nobody is immune from being a boom-or-bust proposition...

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  11. The NFL's Biggest Position Battles as Teams Enter OTAs

    In a matter of days, every NFL franchise will have started organized team activities for the 2017 offseason. In less than four months' time, those teams will be ready to battle each other in the quest for the Lombardi Trophy...

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  12. Highlighting Every NFL Team's Best and Worst Offseason Move so Far

    More than 300 contracts were doled out in free agency, 253 players were drafted at the end of April, hundreds of undrafted free agents have been added to rosters and dozens of veterans have been released...

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  13. Each NFL Team's Most Dangerous New Weapon

    Thirty-one of the NFL 's 32 teams fell short of winning the Super Bowl in 2016, and thus they spent the first part of the 2017 offseason restocking...

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  14. NFL Rookies Thrust into the Toughest Situations

    Rarely are NFL rookies thrust into easy situations. Jumping from a college dorm to a well-paid job with heavy competition and high expectations in a big city isn't for everyone, and time is often required to adjust...

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  15. Latest Injury Updates on Key NFL Players

    The 2017 NFL offseason is no longer young. Free agency is all but over, the draft is behind us, and organized team activities are just around the corner...

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  16. Which NFL Players Have the Most to Prove in 2017?

    Now that we have a general idea of what most NFL rosters will look like in the fall, we can take a look at projected depth charts to get a feel for which players have something extra to prove in 2017...

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  17. NFL Free-Agent Signings That Should Have Happened

    When the tidal wave of NFL free agency ebbs at the end of March, a lot of fans are disappointed that their teams didn't address certain roster holes...

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  18. Peterson, Lynch and Charles Can Save or Destroy the Aging RB in the NFL

    How much has the NFL changed in one decade when it comes to the shelf life of the running back position? From 2000 to 2007, 13 backs in their 30s rushed for 1,000 yards at least ...

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  19. After 2017 NFL Draft, Browns Have the Potential to Build Something Truly Special

    Because the NFL provides substantial benefits to those who continually suffer losses on and/or off the field, it's almost impossible—especially in the age of the salary cap and free agency—for bad teams to remain bad for long periods...

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  20. With Mike Williams and Forrest Lamp, LA Chargers Are Better Than You Think

    The Los Angeles Chargers are the forgotten team in the NFL 's strongest division. They're a franchise without a concrete fanbase after an early-offseason move from San Diego, ...

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  21. History Indicates Trubisky, Mahomes, Watson Are More Likely to Fail Than Succeed

    It's been well-established that the NFL draft is a crapshoot, regardless of round and position. And yet teams continue to sell farms in order to acquire prospects who, based on precedents, are as likely to fail as they are to succeed...

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  22. NFL Power Rankings: Where Does Every Team Stand After the Draft?

    The NFL draft is complete, giving us a nearly complete feel for how all 32 NFL rosters will look by the time September rolls around...

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  23. Dalvin Cook Can Give the Vikings Something Adrian Peterson No Longer Could

    New Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook may never fill the departed Adrian Peterson 's enormous shoes, but that's not what this is about...

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  24. Rebuilding Bears Look Officially Lost Drafting Mitchell Trubisky 2nd Overall

    Once in a while, a big, awkward basketball forward with a low shooting percentage inexplicably puts up a three-pointer with 20 seconds on the shot clock, causing fans to scream in frustration...

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  25. Why You Should Be Excited for the 2017 NFL Draft

    The 2017 NFL draft gets underway tomorrow, and in the immortal words of the surprise-loving Sue played by Kristen Wiig on Saturday Night Live , we're "so freakin' excited...

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