1. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors & Analysis for August 21

    We're into the heart of the second week of the preseason now, with training camps wrapping up nationwide and things getting real for all 32 NFL teams...

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  2. Buffalo Bills vs. Cleveland Browns: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Two desperate teams went to "battle" Thursday night as the Cleveland Browns hosted the Buffalo Bills in a matchup between a pair of franchises that haven't won playoff games this century...

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  3. Robert Griffin III Must First Prove He's the Best Quarterback on the Redskins

    If you're looking for sensationalized overreaction to Robert Griffin III 's assertion that he feels like he's the " best quarterback in the league ," you won't find it here...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 18,789 reads 100 comments

  4. Alfred Blue-Led Backfield Proves Texans Can Survive Without Arian Foster

    The good news is the Houston Texans know as well as anybody that you don't need a highly-touted running back to have a good one...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 21,347 reads 17 comments

  5. Jared Lorenzen Makes His Pitch to QB the Jets After Geno Incident

    Editor's Note: The following text was transcribed by NFL analyst Brad Gagnon from a conversation with free-agent quarterback Jared Lorenzen...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 257,259 reads 118 comments

  6. Ryan Fitzpatrick More Than Capable of Filling in for Geno Smith as Jets Starter

    Assuming Josh McCown starts in Cleveland and Brian Hoyer in Houston, Ryan Fitzpatrick of the New York Jets entered training camp, according to Spotrac , as the third highest-paid backup quarterback in the NFL ...

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  7. Who Is IK Enemkpali? The Lowdown on the LB Who 'Sucker-Punched' Geno Smith

    Training-camp fisticuffs were taken to a whole new level Tuesday in—you guessed it —the New York Jets locker room. That's where starting quarterback Geno Smith had his jaw broken as a result of a sucker punch from a teammate...

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  8. Murphy's Law Has Turned 49ers into One of NFL's Worst Teams

    Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. When aerospace engineer Ed Murphy coined his informal law 65 years ago, he was attempting to champion defensive design practices in the manufacturing industry...

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  9. Steelers and Vikings Offer HOF Game Intrigue That Could Last All NFL Season

    The two teams playing in the first game on the 2015 NFL calendar could also find themselves competing against each other in the last one. Because when Super Bowl 50 takes place Feb...

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  10. Remembering Charles Haley's Hall of Fame Career

    Sunday in Canton, Ohio, Charles Haley will become the latest legend from two separate famous football fraternities to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame...

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  11. 10 Foregone Conclusions for the 2015 NFL Season

    Between now and the opener on Thursday, Sept. 10, you're going to see a lot of bold predictions regarding the 2015 NFL season. Most will be wildly off base, but that's what makes them bold, and rather fun to read and react to...

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  12. Why Are NFL Teams No Longer Traveling for Training Camp?

    In 1999, there wasn't a single NFL team outside of the states of Florida and Ohio that held training camp at its home facility...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 55,907 reads 43 comments

  13. Examining Sam Bradford's Chances of Leading the Eagles on a Title Run

    When Chip Kelly took over as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles two years ago, lots of folks expected the unexpected...

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  14. J.J. Watt Is NFL's Best Player, but Not Its Most Important

    In early July, for the first time since the NFL Network started taking annual player polls on the topic in 2011, a defender was chosen as the best player in the NFL...

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  15. Buying or Selling Every Top Rookie QB as a Week 1 Starter

    Let's take you back to the second weekend of November 2007, Week 10 on the '07 NFL schedule. That particular weekend is significant because it marked the last time the NFL had no rookies starting at quarterback...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 34,531 reads 47 comments

  16. In-Flux Steelers Defense Couldn't Afford to Risk Losing Cam Heyward

    Nobody is worried about the Pittsburgh Steelers offense. Potential future Hall of Fame quarterback Ben Roethlisberber is coming off a career year in which he led the league in passing yardage and ranked third with a passer rating of 103...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 14,582 reads 26 comments

  17. The 2010s Could Be a Decade Without an NFL Dynasty

    It's a rather neat coincidence that practically every so-called dynasty in NFL history has become synonymous with a particular decade. The Green Bay Packers' four championships in the 1930s...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 22,894 reads 154 comments

  18. By Locking Up Dez Bryant, Cowboys Extend Championship Window

    In an era where offense trumps defense and passing trumps running, the Dallas Cowboys appear to have the ideal ingredients for Super Bowl success...

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  19. Can Teddy Bridgewater Lead the Next Wave of Elite NFL Quarterbacks?

    It's no secret, nor is it often disputed, that the NFL possesses more franchises than franchise quarterbacks. And recent trends have only highlighted the scarcity of elite signal-callers breaking into the league...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 19,323 reads 110 comments

  20. Dallas Cowboys Don't Need a 'Lead Dog' at Running Back

    This spring, when they refused to pay big bucks to retain running back DeMarco Murray, the Dallas Cowboys became the first team in NFL history to let a reigning Associated Press Offensive Player of the Year leave town...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 year ago 41,776 reads 134 comments

  21. Predicting Where Top Remaining NFL Free Agents Will Sign

    It's hard to believe it's been three months since the new league year arrived and free agents were free to move about the country. We've since endured every wave of free agency along with the draft and organized team activities...

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  22. Is 2015 a Make-or-Break Year for Cam Newton?

    Just last month, Carolina Panthers quarterback and 2011 No. 1 overall pick Cam Newton signed a jaw-dropping new contract that could pay him $103.8 million over five years and guarantees him $31 million for 2015 alone...

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  23. St. Louis Rams Should Stay Patient, Wait on Nick Foles Extension

    NFL general managers who don't have a franchise quarterback in their stable are constantly on a quest to find one...

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  24. Breaking Down Adrian Peterson's Chances of Setting New Rushing Records

    It's a good thing Adrian Peterson 's play has earned him the right to make bold statements, because the Minnesota Vikings running back is 30 years old and coming off a season in which he played just one game...

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  25. Is It Possible to Win a Super Bowl Without a Star Quarterback?

    If you were to look at the Buffalo Bills as they exist right now and forget about one particular position—one isolated spot among 53 on the depth chart —you'd swear Buffalo was on the verge of contending for a Super Bowl...

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