1. The NFL Doesn't Have a Kicking Problem

    In the midst of Week 4 action Sunday, as it felt as though place-kickers were experiencing meltdowns in NFL stadiums across the country, former NFL kicker Jay Feely offered up an interesting explanation for why that might have been happening...

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  2. Saints Stay Alive in NFC South, Show Signs of Life in SNF Win over Cowboys

    There was a time when the New Orleans Saints won pretty. And while in the fluid world of professional football there remains time for the high-powered, flashy Saints to return before 2015 has expired, Drew Brees and Co...

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  3. Can Antonio Brown and Julio Jones Rewrite the Record Books This Season?

    In recent years, we've seen passing records demolished, sometimes over and over again, as NFL football has evolved into its most pass-heavy era in history...

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  4. Denver Broncos Finding New Identity in Stifling, Opportunistic Defense

    When the Denver Broncos signed future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning three years ago, there was no doubt they figured Manning could be the key piece to a Super Bowl puzzle...

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  5. Browns Making Huge Mistake, Delaying Inevitable by Starting McCown over Manziel

    Mike Pettine has been infected. He has Cleveland Browns Syndrome and there's no known cure. There's no other way to explain why Pettine—the organization's second-year head ...

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  6. DeMarco Murray Living Up to the Curse of 370 with the Philadelphia Eagles

    The Philadelphia Eagles should have known better. As head coach Chip Kelly gutted a talented roster in a second-consecutive incredibly strange offseason, the highest-profile move he made might have also been the worst...

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  7. Injuries to Tony Romo and Dez Bryant Not a Death Blow to Cowboys' Season

    One year ago, as the Dallas Cowboys were putting together their most successful season since they last won the Super Bowl in 1995, it became apparent that a modern-day edition of the team's famous Triplets had emerged...

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  8. Revenge in the NFL: What It's Like to Play Against Your Former Team

    Earlier this offseason, running back DeMarco Murray became the first player in NFL history to change teams as the reigning Offensive Player of the Year...

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  9. Don't Hit the Panic Button on Jameis Winston After Putrid 1st Start

    On the surface, Sept. 13, 2015 was not a good day for Jameis Winston . It was a memorable one, since it marked the 2015 No...

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  10. Aldon Smith Getting Fresh Start with Young, Talented Oakland Raiders Pass Rush

    This is scary in two different ways. First, the Oakland Raiders signing pass-rusher Aldon Smith is scary for the obvious fact that the 25-year-old has been arrested five ...

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  11. Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett Could Be an Offensive Rookie of the Year Contender

    Preseason standouts often serve as cautionary tales regarding the dangers of buying into hype, which is why it's important to temper your excitement regarding any and all rookie non-first-round ...

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  12. The Peyton Hillis Story: From Madden Cover to Outside Looking In

    The popular Madden NFL 16 video game was released Tuesday, with flashy Pro Bowler Odell Beckham Jr. gracing the cover...

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  13. Even If He's Lost a Step, Reggie Wayne Makes Too Much Sense for Patriots

    There's a reason six-time Pro Bowler Reggie Wayne remained on the open market for over five months this offseason...

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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...

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  17. 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...

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  18. 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...

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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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...

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