1. How Darren Sproles Has Become an Early-Season Eagles MVP

    Last season, only six rookie fifth-round picks had a catch or a carry. The nine offensive skill position players drafted in that round had a total of 18 touchdowns (an average of two each) in 35 total starts (an average of four each)...

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  2. Philadelphia Eagles Don't Need 2013 Version of Nick Foles to Win

    Last year, with the rest of the NFL not knowing what to expect from him in his first semi-full season as a starter, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles posted the single best touchdown-to-interception ratio in NFL history (13...

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  3. Free-Falling Giants Have to Shift Expectations, Redefine Success

    The New York Giants are all too familiar with rock bottom. They spent some time there last September and October...

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  4. Cowboys Finding Formula for Success Behind New-Found Emphasis on Running Game

    It's no secret that the Dallas Cowboys have problems on defense. A unit that last year surrendered the third-highest yardage total in NFL history lost Pro Bowl-caliber starters ...

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  5. If Cowboys Don't Get Pressure vs. Titans, They Should Give Michael Sam a Shot

    With a patchwork, no-name defensive line, it was surprising to see the Dallas Cowboys record only a single sack in their Week 1 loss to the San Francisco 49ers ...

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  6. Redskins Have a Window to Save Their Season, Starting Sunday in Jacksonville

    Dating back to last November, the Washington Redskins have now lost nine consecutive games. In three of those nine losses, they were held to exactly six points. Four of them were lost by double-digit margins...

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  7. Jerry Reese Is at the Root of the Problems Plaguing the New York Giants

    The New York Giants are an old-school organization. And being old school goes hand in hand with being loyal, which is why it isn't surprising that the G-Men have a head coach ...

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  8. Offensive Line Problems Could Sink the Philadelphia Eagles in 2014

    Even as the Andy Reid era gave way to the Chip Kelly era in Philadelphia, the Eagles knew they had one of the most reliable offensive lines in football. That hasn't changed...

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  9. New York Giants Offense Has Too Many Problems for a Quick Fix

    Anybody who felt a poor preseason offensive showing wasn't necessarily going to carry over into the regular season for the New York Giants is officially wrong...

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  10. New-Look Giants Defense Lacks Teeth in Season-Opening Loss

    So long as the New York Giants continue to sputter on the offensive side of the ball, the franchise will continue to draw mediocre results...

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  11. Can Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys Offense Fix What's Broken?

    Was this just one of those days for Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo ? We know he's had a few of 'em...

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  12. Despite Decent Showing in Week 1 Loss, Cowboys Defense Has Long Way to Go

    This much can't be disputed: The Dallas Cowboys are in big trouble. They looked utterly incompetent to kick off the season Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers , falling behind ...

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  13. Texans Defensive Front Provides Ideal Initial Test for New-Look Redskins Offense

    For the majority of his NFL career, Washington Redskins franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III has been running for his life...

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  14. For Dallas Cowboys, Week 1 Matchup with 49ers Can Change Everything

    Nobody—yours truly included —is giving the Dallas Cowboys any love entering the 2014 NFL regular season...

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  15. 10 Washington Redskins Predictions for 2014

    Will the real Robert Griffin please stand up? Nobody knows for certain which Griffin we're going to get this season in D.C., which essentially means that nobody knows what to expect from the Washington Redskins in 2014...

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  16. 10 Philadelphia Eagles Predictions for 2014

    All of the stars appear to be aligned for the Philadelphia Eagles to become the first team in a decade to successfully defend its NFC East title...

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  17. 10 New York Giants Predictions for 2014

    After missing the playoffs four times in a five-year span, the New York Giants are looking for a fresh start...

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  18. On and Off the Field, Michael Sam Is a Perfect Fit for the Cowboys

    Through no fault of his own, Michael Sam —as the NFL 's first openly gay player —is a media lightning rod...

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  19. 10 Dallas Cowboys Predictions for 2014

    Have 36 weeks already gone by since the Dallas Cowboys lost yet another do-or-die Week 17 divisional showdown to fall to 8-8 at the conclusion of the 2013 NFL regular season? ...

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  20. Chip Kelly's Offense Has Unlimited Potential Heading into 2014

    Chip Kelly did a lot of special things in 2013. He helped turn third-round sophomore quarterback Nick Foles into something resembling Dan Marino circa 1984 while also getting ...

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  21. Why Would the Cowboys Want Adrian Peterson?

    The segment of an ESPN the Magazine feature story on Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones that has recently sparked controversy because it indicates tampering was committed during ...

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  22. With Offense Still a Mess, Giants Are Set Up to Crash and Burn Early in 2014

    Everything was supposed to be different this year for the New York Giants , who were out of it before Halloween after an 0-6 start to an abysmal 2013 season...

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  23. Is Tyron Smith the Best Tackle in the NFL?

    DeMarcus Ware is no longer biased. Ware, who was released by the Dallas Cowboys this offseason before signing with the Broncos , has been going up against two-time All-Pro left tackle Ryan Clady in practices with Denver...

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  24. Could the Redskins Defense Be Better Than We Think?

    We do our best not to overreact to preseason results, but sometimes a unit collectively performs so well or so poorly that it's impossible to ignore...

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  25. Personnel, Not Scheme, Is the Major Problem Affecting the Giants Offense

    As we established last week, the New York Giants offense has plenty of issues . And after carefully watching four preseason performances from the first unit, it's clear that Ben McAdoo 's new system isn't what's bringing these guys down...

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