1. Which NFL Head Coaches Should Be on the Hot Seat?

    In each of the last four years, at least one NFL head coach has been fired in the middle of the season. Jeff Fisher and Gus Bradley were let go last December...

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  2. QB Issues Could Again Prevent Broncos from Reaching Contender Status

    The Denver Broncos continue to suffer from a quarterback problem, and the hubris that lingers from the aberration that was their magical 2015 season continues to beset the organization...

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  3. Who Each NFL Cellar-Dweller Should Take If They Land No. 1 Draft Pick

    The 2018 NFL draft is still six about months away. By the time the commissioner announces the No. 1 pick in a to-be-determined city, about three new iPhones will have been released, ...

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  4. Carson Wentz, Eagles Have All of the Pieces for a Super Bowl Run This Season

    Nearly every week in the NFL , somebody makes a statement. And on the fifth Sunday of the 2017 season, the Philadelphia Eagles sent a message to the rest of the league...

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  5. Contenders and Pretenders Among Surprise Early-Season Division Leaders

    In terms of games played, we'll officially reach the quarter pole of the 2017 NFL regular season when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the New England Patriots on Thursday night...

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  6. Could Derek Carr Injury, Early Issues Turn Raiders' Dream Season into Nightmare?

    Just a few weeks ago, many of us thought we had the NFL figured out. No 2017 regular-season games had been played, and we knew the New England Patriots were supposed to win ...

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  7. Week 4 NFL MVP, Award Rankings

    When October arrives, the NFL season can no longer be considered young. And for all intents and purposes, 30 of the NFL's 32 teams have entered the 10th month on the calendar...

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  8. Were the Detroit Lions Screwed by the NFL Rulebook?

    The statute which might have cost the Detroit Lions a victory and saved the Atlanta Falcons from a loss Sunday resides on page 16 of a convoluted 85-page rulebook ...

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  9. Can the Packers Support the Magic of Aaron Rodgers?

    Aaron Rodgers is magical, and as long as he's their quarterback, the Green Bay Packers will have a shot at the Vince Lombardi Trophy. However, it's concerning how often the Packers have relied on the 33-year-old to pull rabbits out of hats...

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  10. Week 3 NFL MVP, Award Rankings

    The sample size is growing. Yes, it's still at least three months too early to predict who will win all of the major NFL awards...

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  11. Dallas Cowboys' Issues Exposed in Blowout Loss to Broncos

    The Dallas Cowboys benefited greatly from the element of surprise last season, with rookie quarterback-running back duo Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott shocking opposing defenses throughout an unexpected first-place campaign in the NFC East...

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  12. Week 2 NFL MVP, Award Rankings

    We established last week that it's never too early to start projecting major NFL award winners. It's an exercise yours truly will undergo on a weekly basis throughout the 2017 regular season, because speculating on awards is damn fun...

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  13. Minnesota Vikings Look Nearly Unstoppable Behind Resurgent Sam Bradford

    When Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford was drafted first overall by the St. Louis Rams in 2010, those who believed Bradford was worthy of that selection figured he'd put together dozens of performances like the one he had Monday night...

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  14. Andy Dalton, Bengals Continue Regression with Embarrassing Week 1 Dud

    The Cincinnati Bengals are not a good football team, and Andy Dalton —who signed a six-year, $96 million contract extension in 2014—is not a good starting quarterback...

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  15. Week 1 NFL MVP, Award Rankings

    How early is too early to start breaking down the races for top NFL awards? November? The midway pole? Week 1? How about before the start of the regular season? It's never too ...

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  16. Biggest Takeaways from Every NFL Team's Roster Cuts

    It's hard to wrap your head around it because we have a habit of dehumanizing professional athletes, but it's wild to consider that close to 1,000 NFL players lost their jobs in the past 48 hours...

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  17. NFL Preseason Report-Card Grades

    September is looming. Back to football, regular season-style. Back to school, too. We're combining features from both worlds by issuing 32 report cards before the NFL season officially kicks off...

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  18. Legit or Nah: The Verdict on NFL Preseason's Breakout Performances

    After three weeks of NFL preseason play, we can draw conclusions on some of the best and worst performances from August...

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  19. NFL Preseason Week 3 Roundup: Bears Actually Have Good Dilemma at QB

    With September just around the corner, the third and most important week of preseason NFL football is officially in the books. Six teams played on Sunday to wrap up the week, and in the process we got a few more answers...

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  20. The Biggest Emerging NFL Star at Every Position in 2017

    It's our last chance to take stock and view the league and its players broadly before the fog of football complicates everything between September and January...

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  21. NFL Preseason Week 2 Roundup: Steelers Need Ben Roethlisberger More Than Ever

    On Sunday, four more NFL teams officially reached the midway point of their preseason, with the Pittsburgh Steelers hosting the Atlanta Falcons and the Los Angeles Chargers taking on the New Orleans Saints in a pair of standalone exhibition games...

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  22. NFL Rookies Who Are Shining Brightest This Preseason

    The 2017 NFL preseason is young, and there's still a lot to be determined in all 32 training camps. Heck, we've only seen two episodes of Hard Knocks . But you know what they say about first impressions...

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  23. Every NFL Team's Biggest Offseason Regret

    This will change over the coming months. But for now, here's what we do know: 1. For all intents and purposes, t he NFL offseason is over. 2...

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  24. NFL Preseason Week 1 Roundup: Trubisky Shines as Future of Bears' QB Position

    Yes, the Dallas Cowboys played the Arizona Cardinals in last week's Hall of Fame Game, and the Carolina Panthers hosted the Houston Texans to kick off the first full week of preseason ...

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  25. NFL Training Camp Notebook: Can Kareem Hunt Become the Next Jamaal Charles?

    On Wednesday, the Carolina Panthers will host the Houston Texans in the first non-Hall-of-Fame-related NFL game on the 2017 schedule. It won't count for much, but it'll be football and we're all starving...

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