1. The Biggest Red Flags Heading into NFL Training Camps

    Merriam-Webster defines a red flag as "a warning signal" or "something that attracts usually irritated attention...

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  2. Every NFL Team's Biggest Reason for Optimism Heading into Training Camp

    It's July, which is Optimism Month in the National Football League. Every free-agent signing has a chance to pan out, every draft pick has an opportunity to succeed and every roster is healthier now than ever...

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  3. Ranking the NFL's Current Rebuilding Jobs

    They might not use the word "rebuild," because doing so would create the perception that they don't believe they can compete right now...

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  4. With Kaepernick in Headlines, RG3 Is Flying Under the Radar in NFL Free Agency

    Lingering Free Agent Quarterback A is a 29-year-old with no Pro Bowls on his resume and the following career numbers: 58 starts, 59.8 percent completion rate, 72 touchdowns, 30 interceptions, 7...

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  5. Don't Sleep on the 2017 Miami Dolphins

    The Miami Dolphins are that other team in the AFC East. That may beat being the New York Jets , who haven't won the division since 2002, or the Buffalo Bills , who haven't ...

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  6. Every NFL Team's Riskiest Move This Offseason

    Almost every move NFL teams make involves a little risk. In fact, even deciding against making a particular move is risky to an extent. Everything can backfire—sometimes slightly, other times tragically...

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  7. NFL Teams Ready to Break Through as Playoff Contenders in 2017

    Six NFL teams—the Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Detroit Lions, Atlanta Falcons, Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders —made the NFL playoffs in 2016 despite not doing so in 2015...

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  8. Ranking Every NFL Division from Worst to First

    It's the end of June, everyone. That means us sports fans watch baseball games, break down basketball and hockey drafts and make and/or read lists about football. It's been built into the sports calendar since the dawn of the internet age...

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  9. Can Carson Palmer and the Arizona Cardinals Bounce Back into Contention in 2017?

    Only five NFL position players are older than Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer, who will turn 38 during the final week of the 2017 regular season. It's yet to be determined if that will be Palmer's final week as an NFL quarterback...

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  10. The Extinction of the Left-Handed Quarterback?

    The 2016 NFL season was the first in modern league history in which a left-handed quarterback did not throw a single pass...

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  11. NFL Players Who Deserve Larger Roles in 2017

    Deserving something doesn't mean you're going to get it. The NFL is a cruel business, and a lot of circumstances—financial, political or even being in the wrong place at the ...

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  12. Biggest Winners and Losers from June Minicamps

    Welcome to the dark days of football. For the next five or six weeks, NFL training facilities will remain quiet as players and coaches take "vacation" before training camps get underway...

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  13. The Next Landon Collins? Projecting 2nd-Year Breakouts

    Can we create a new NFL award for the player who breaks out more explosively than the rest of his peers in his second pro season? If so, we'll call it the Landon Collins Award, ...

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  14. Ranking Every NFL QB's Supporting Cast for 2017

    Now that extra-large NFL rosters are basically set, we can begin to size them up and project depth charts in a wide variety of ways...

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  15. Contract-Year NFL Players with the Most to Gain or Lose in 2017

    A lot of NFL players—A.J. Bouye, Tony Jefferson, Kenny Britt and T.J. Lang, to name a few—made big money with strong campaigns to close out contracts in 2016...

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  16. The Hottest Hot Seat for Every NFL Team in 2017

    To be in a hot seat is to be, quite simply, " in a difficult position ." In the NFL , there are many executives, coaches and players who every year find themselves in extremely difficult positions...

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  17. NFL Coaches with Most on the Line in 2017

    The start of the 2017 NFL regular season is still three months away, but coaches are already preparing vigorously for Week 1 and beyond...

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  18. Have We Seen the Last of Darrelle Revis in the NFL?

    Within hours of becoming an unrestricted free agent in 2014, superstar cornerback Darrelle Revis signed a lucrative one-year contract with the New England Patriots...

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  19. Every NFL Team's Biggest Mistake so Far This Offseason

    Everybody makes mistakes, including NFL teams. Some make more than others, but all of them do it. While it's impossible to definitively identify those mistakes without the benefit of hindsight, we can make our best guesses...

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  20. Which NFL Rookies Are Already Turning Heads This Offseason?

    In May and June, NFL rookies have their first chances to convince coaches that they deserve to play when the pads come on in July, August and September. Yes, it is early. But you know what they say about first impressions...

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  21. NFL Backups Who Could End Up as Starters by End of 2017

    Expanded NFL rosters are practically set as the 2017 season unofficially gets underway with organized team activities, but there's still plenty of room for all 32 depth charts to solidify themselves...

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  22. NFL Records That Could Fall During the 2017 Season

    Every NFL season, dozens of big and small records are pursued by dozens of individuals and teams. And every year, most of those players and squads fall short...

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  23. Young NFL Stars in Line for Big New Contracts in the Near Future

    For all intents and purposes, free agency is over. And now a lot of NFL players are a heck of a lot richer than they were in February. More than 300 veterans have signed contracts with a combined value in excess of $2...

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  24. Which NFL Players Are Trending Toward 'Bust' Labels in 2017?

    Every high-end NFL draft pick has boom potential as well as bust potential. Some are better bets than others, but nobody is immune from being a boom-or-bust proposition...

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  25. The NFL's Biggest Position Battles as Teams Enter OTAs

    In a matter of days, every NFL franchise will have started organized team activities for the 2017 offseason. In less than four months' time, those teams will be ready to battle each other in the quest for the Lombardi Trophy...

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