New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons, Week 1 Preview

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The New Orleans Saints missed the playoffs last year as the Atlanta Falcons opportunistically leapt to the top of the division. The Falcons are better, the Saints have their coach back, and their Week 1 match up could be one of the best games […]

Dallas Cowboys, When Healthy, Could Be NFC East’s Best Team

Matthew Emmons

The Dallas Cowboys do it to us every year. Big-name talent on a high-profile franchise keeps expectations high for Big D, but they always seem to fall short. On a team that hasn’t been successful in some time, could this be the […]

Could Felix Jones Help the Philadelphia Eagles?

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Felix Jones reportedly visited with the Philadelphia Eagles this week, looking to become LeSean McCoy‘s backup after playing as a platoon back (at best) since his college days. Perhaps accepting that he’s not a starting running back will lead to good things […]

New Orleans Saints Must Start and Finish Strong to Make Playoffs

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The New Orleans Saints are coming off a disastrous and controversial season where they failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2008. If they’re going to rebound in 2013, they must take advantage of the relatively soft start and […]

Dallas Cowboys Will Regret Firing Rob Ryan, Retaining Jason Garrett

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The Dallas Cowboys came close again in 2012-13, missing the playoffs in heartbreaking fashion with another Week 17 divisional loss. Then, in typical Cowboys fashion, Dallas elected to inexplicably fire Rob Ryan after he rebuilt an atrocious defense while keeping head coach Jason Garrett after he […]

Philadelphia Eagles: Can Michael Vick Finally Perform Under Chip Kelly?

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The Philadelphia Eagles have surrounded Michael Vick with top-skill position talent every year. He has a fantastic group of receivers, led by dynamic playmaker DeSean Jackson. He has one of the league’s best tight ends serving as a safety valve. LeSean McCoy, whom Vick recently beat […]

Are New Orleans Saints Bounty-Gate Thugs or Inspirational Leaders?

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The New Orleans Saints collapsed last season without head coach Sean Payton, who was suspended for allowing his players to put injury bounties on the best players of opposing teams. With their poor play and lack of leadership came a tremendous blow to […]

Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo: Good Contract, Great Player, Bad Coach, Porous Line

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Tony Romo will probably always be best known for fumbling a game-winning field goal snap in the playoffs, untimely blunders to lose games and briefly dating Jessica Simpson. As the quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys, he takes more than his fair share of […]

Philadelphia Eagles New Coach: Is Chip Kelly A Gimmick or a Solution?

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The Philadelphia Eagles had to do something, so they hired Chip Kelly.  By bringing his innovative, fast-paced college offense to the NFL, the Eagles gave Philadelphia fans something to be excited about.  They also rescued Kelly from a violation-riddled program on the verge […]

New Orleans Saints Don’t Need to Re-Sign Devery Henderson

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Devery Henderson is coming off his worst season as a pro after making just 22 catches last season.  His sputtering numbers weren’t caused by injury, as he played in 15 games last season.  The 316-yard, one-touchdown season Devery Henderson put […]

Did New Orleans Saints Make the Right Decision with Reggie Bush?

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“Signability” reasons allowed the New Orleans Saints to select Reggie Bush second overall in the draft. The dynamic Heisman Trophy winner, who ultimately had to give up his award for eligibility reasons, played the first five seasons of his career with the Saints, returning […]

Drew Brees vs. Joe Flacco: Simple Comparison Proves Flacco’s Contract is a Mistake

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Drew Brees and Joe Flacco are both Super Bowl champions, great quarterbacks, and now rank one and two atop the list of highest paid NFL players.  Joe Flacco recently signed a contract that will reportedly surpass Drew Brees’ $20 million per year in […]