1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Adam Shaheen: The NFL Draft's Most Mysterious Man

    You might know him as the Chipotle guy. You don't know who he is or where he came from, and you might not even know what position he plays...

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  7. NFL Offseason 2017: Who Are the Best Breakout Candidates at Every Position?

    Most NFL free agents have found a new home, and the draft and OTAs are just around the corner. That gives us a chance to start looking ahead to the 2017 NFL season, which is still 20 weeks away...

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  8. Most Overrated NFL Teams After Peak Free Agency

    NFL free agency is overhyped, which means the teams that appear to excel in free agency are often overhyped as well...

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  9. 2017 NFL Draft: Prospects Who Can Fill Every Team's Biggest Hole

    When the 2017 NFL draft gets underway in two weeks' time, you'll inevitably hear two particular phrases quite frequently...

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  10. NFL Free Agents Who Will Have to Wait Until After the 2017 Draft to Sign

    With the 2017 NFL draft just a fortnight out, we're at that point at which a lot of the big-name free agents still lingering on the open market are likely to have to wait until the picks are made before finding a home for next season...

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  11. 2017 NFL Free Agents: Predicting Teams & Contracts for Top Unsigned Players

    It's hard to believe when you consider how much activity there was during the first few weeks of free agency, but the reality is more than 250 NFL players remain on the free-agent market...

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  12. 2017 NFL Mock Draft: Fresh Projections as Pro Days Wrap

    Ten college football programs will hold pro days over the course of the rest of the week, and then the 2017 pro-day schedule will be history...

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  13. The Most Overlooked Stories of the 2017 NFL Offseason

    The 2017 NFL offseason has been bananas, with a slew of blockbuster signings, shocking trades and A-grade rumors...

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  14. B/R's NFL Super Bowl Odds After Early Free Agency

    It's important to state the obvious: A lot can and will change between now and next Feb. 4, when two NFL teams to be determined will meet in Super Bowl LII...

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  15. Should the Cleveland Browns Give Brock Osweiler a Shot?

    Just one year ago, quarterback Brock Osweiler had done enough in seven career starts and 14 relief appearances to earn a four-year, $72 million contract on the free-agent market...

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  16. The Most Improved Team in Each NFL Division After Early Free Agency

    Nearly three weeks into the new league year, the NFL 's free-agent pool is practically empty. If you walk to the edge and peer over, you'll see Jay Cutler , Colin Kaepernick , ...

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  17. NFL Offseason Scenarios That Could Change Everything We Think About 2017

    Some of you probably think you've got it figured out. The heart of free agency is behind us and next month's draft might not change the NFL 's pecking order...

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  18. Updated NFL Division-by-Division Team Rankings After Early Free Agency

    The fires of 2017 NFL free agency have raged for roughly a fortnight, and nary a single star remains available on the open market. In other words, it's about time we turn our attention almost fully to April's draft...

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  19. NFL Free Agency 2017: Highlighting Under-the-Radar Winners

    Winning free agency in March rarely has much to do with winning football games in September, October, November, December, January or early February...

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  20. NFL Free Agency 2017: Why Is Jay Cutler Still Unemployed?

    Because there's plenty of evidence that you can't win consistently in the NFL these days without a good quarterback, it's rather surprising that a 33-year-old former first-round ...

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  21. NFL Free Agency: Predicting the Biggest Busts of 2017 Signings

    Every year in March, big-time players sign big-time contracts with teams hoping that said players will become even bigger-time stars in their new homes...

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  22. 2017 NFL Free Agents: Grades for Every Week 2 Signing

    The second week of NFL free agency is often where smart teams sign good players at reasonable prices. This week hasn't yet produced the big numbers and flashy headlines that dominated ...

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  23. Most Surprising Early Moves of 2017 NFL Free Agency

    NFL free agency is nearly a week old, and more than 150 contracts have already been signed. Many of them were formalities, many more were widely expected, but some came out of left field...

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  24. NFL Free Agency 2017: NFL Teams with the Most on the Line in Week 2

    There are few discounts during the first days of NFL free agency, but everything will change as we make the transition this week into what is essentially the second wave of the frenzy...

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  25. 2017 NFL Free Agents: Grades for Day 4 Signings

    On the fourth day of NFL free agency, another big name came off a shrinking list of top-tier players on the open market. Aside from that, cricket chirps were heard on almost every other front...

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