2013 NFL Draft: Bill Belichick Has Something Cooking for New England Patriots, He Always Does

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By now, everyone has seen the internet meme that has circulated for years with a picture of New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick (hoodie up) pasted next to a picture of Galactic Empire head honcho, Darth Sidious. The resemblance […]

New Atlanta Falcons Stadium Will Bring In New Kind of Fans

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I’ve spent the better part of a year arguing why right now may not be the most fiscally responsible time for Arthur Blank and the Atlanta Falcons to pressure the City of Atlanta and its taxpayers for a new stadium. […]

Miami Dolphins Possible Trade for LT Branden Albert Getting Mixed Reports

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There’s good and bad when a team goes out and grabs a lot of high-priced free agent talent. The good is obvious–you get a lot of high-priced talent. But the bad is that it can sometimes cost you draft picks […]

Cleveland Browns Need to Stop Rebuilding, and Just Build

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How many years are Cleveland Browns fans going to have to hear the “it’s a rebuilding year” rhetoric? When has it not been a rebuilding year in Cleveland? It’s time for the Browns’ front office to face an unpleasant fact. […]

Baltimore Ravens Should Release Rolando McClain Before 2013 NFL Draft

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As the general manager of an NFL team, one rule of thumb you should have is; If the Oakland Raiders can’t handle him or don’t want him, then cross him off our list. But despite being released by the Raiders, […]

2013 Indianapolis Colts Should be Favorites in AFC South

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All things considered, the Indianapolis Colts pulled off a miracle season in 2012. With a rookie quarterback, a head coach undergoing treatment for leukemia and having only managed two wins the season before, the Colts ground out enough wins to […]

Arizona Cardinals Not as Far From Contending as Some Think


For most NFL teams, in prior seasons, when you saw the words Arizona Cardinals on your schedule it brought a sly little grin knowing that a probable win was on its way. Former head coach Ken Whisenhunt almost had that […]

Robert McClain Will Be Atlanta Falcons’ Breakout Player in 2013

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Each year, every NFL team seems to have one player who went largely unnoticed in prior years, but who comes from out of nowhere to dazzle fans and coaches. With the departure of cornerbacks Dunta Robinson, Brent Grimes and Christopher […]

Is Jake Locker Really Tennessee Titans QB of the Future?

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Jake Locker was supposed to come in and make fans of the Tennessee Titans forget all about the Vince Young debacle. Locker was that promising young arm that would lift the Titans back to being one of the powers in […]

Baltimore Ravens Need to Re-Sign Bryant McKinnie, Regardless of Draft Picks

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It was reported last week that the Baltimore Ravens will be tabling any contract talks with LT Bryant McKinnie until after the upcoming draft. With the purge of talent the Ravens have undergone this offseason, that could be a crucial […]

2013 NFL Draft: Should Washington Redskins Look at Safeties or Wide Receivers With First Pick?


  The Washington Redskins don’t have a draft pick this season until the second round (No. 51 overall), and there are two target positions the Redskins could have when that pick rolls around. Finding a starting free safety is a […]

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