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Tennessee Titans: 2014 Final Report Card

How else can you define the Tennessee Titans season other than an epic failure?A 7-9 record that was followed by the firing of Mike Munchak, one of the franchise’s all-time most popular players, from his head coaching duties was necessary if the team was to take another leap forward.Tennessee hired Ken Whisenhunt away from San Diego and planned to have him use his talents for mentoring...
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What Off-Season Coaching Hire was the Worst?

After finally parting ways with Jim Harbaugh after a tumultuous season, the San Francisco 49ers could have had their pick of any other high profile coach or assistant coach in the NFL. After interviewing the likes of Rex Ryan and taking a look at Adam Gase and kicking the tires on other potential candidates in the league’s hiring pool, the team decided it was best to remain in...
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AFC: 8 Teams That Will Compete For the Super Bowl Next Season

The window of opportunity on the New England Patriots winning more Super Bowls with both Tom Brady and Bill Belichick on the sideline at once is closing.Yes, the team is in the big game once again but we all know this is a team that can crumble to pieces in a flash. To think that Brady, Belichick and Vince Wilfork are all this team has one the roster since the last Super Bowl win...
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2015 NFL Free Agency: Top 5 Landing Spots For Randall Cobb

Randall Cobb is due to become a Free Agent at the beginning of this off-season.  This year's free agent crop of Wide Receivers has the potential to be full of a lot of big names due to ending contracts and potential cap casualties.  If Cobb hits the open market, he should find himself with a plethera of teams pursuing him.Randall Cobb has shown over the last few seasons that he...
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College Football 2015: Five Programs On The Decline

At some point, they all fall down. Just like any other sport, college football programs cannot stay on top of the mountain forever.Coaching changes, turnover, graduation, early entry into the NFL draft. The landscape of the sport and business changes yearly and dominant teams at some point must reload and then come back firing on all cylinders.For the college football fan, it isn’t...
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Super Bowl 49: Michael Fabiano On Fantasy Football In 2015

NFL Network's Fantasy Football analyst, Michael Fabiano, talks with us about Fantasy Football in 2015, the Wide Receivers to draft in the 1st round, and the volatile Running Back position.
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Super Bowl 49: DeMarco Murray On His Future With Cowboys and Fantasy Football

Dallas Cowboys Running Back, DeMarco Murray, was one of 2014's most dominant players in Fantasy Football. So what does the star rusher think about Fantasy, Marshawn Lynch, and his future in Dallas? He tells us in this interview.
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Super Bowl 49: Marshall Faulk Interview

Pro Football Hall of Famer and NFL Network analyst, Marshall Faulk, sat down with us to discuss Running Backs in the NFL.
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Super Bowl 2015: 10 Best Soundbites From Media Day

So it is finally game time.  The three day obligations of media day are over and now players can start thinking about playing?This year's media day was astounding.  Who knew the New England Patriots would be more entertaining than the Seattle Seahawks in their media day?We could predict that the Seahawks fans would be more boisterous than the Patriots fans, but they aren't called...
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Super Bowl XLIX Preview (Duel in the Desert Edition)

The time has come to say goodbye to another NFL season, but before the nuclear winter of the off-season hits, there is that small matter of one more game to be played and a champion to be crowned.It's a game you may have heard before that's called the Super Bowl, and some have called it the "ultimate game."But as Duane Thomas once said, "If it's the ultimate game, why do they play...
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The Top 10 Boneheaded Moments Of The 2014 NFL Season

 Bad plays and physical mistakes are going to happen to every team and player in the NFL at some point. Colin Kaepernick fumbling on the one-yard line against the St. Louis Rams or botched coverages on defense are terrible breaks but also part of the game.Bonehead moments are the face-palm, “D’oh!” acts that leave you shaking your head in wonder. The difference between this...
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The 5 Absolute Worst Quarterbacks To Win A Super Bowl

Winning the Super Bowl cements your place in history and creates a legacy that will be eternally etched in time. This legacy is further amplified if you are the winning quarterback. For some of the games greatest ever quarterbacks including Dan Marino, Jim Kelly and Warren Moon Super Bowl immortality eluded them. For others it seems that they were simply in the right place at the...
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Jacksonville Jaguars: 2015 Mock Draft 1.0

Yes, it is way too early to predict what will happen in April.With the Super Bowl this weekend and the final draft order about to be set in stone, it is never too early to speculate or put on your general manager cap and try to make sense of what the Jacksonville Jaguars are going to do with the third overall pick in the 2015 Draft.I actually have goose bumps just thinking about...
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Arizona Cardinals: Top 3 Free Agents To Target This Offseason

Losing your starting quarterback is a bad thing. Losing your second-stringer is the worst luck imaginable. Then they lost their starting running back, along with several other players. This year was apparently not meant to be for the Arizona Cardinals.Bruce Arians did everything he could to hold it together, but he could only do so much with the Cards he was dealt. I think job one...
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Super Bowl 2015: 10 Prop Bets Worth Making

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, and among everything else that comes with it, so do literally hundreds of prop bets for you to spend (read: blow) your hard-earned money on.But some prop bets are created better than others, and these are the ten that I have chosen as the biggest can't miss prop bets of this year's game.And yes...we do have a heavy emphasis on Katy Perry-related...
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What Off-season Coaching Hire Was the Best?

If an NFL team is looking to hire a new head coach, don’t look to other coaches within the fraternity to determine whether or not the prospect is worthy of a fat contract. Ask the players that play for him to see just what he brings to the table as a coach, a mentor and a motivator.Dan Quinn really did not need to prove his worth as a defensive coordinator in Seattle to the Atlanta...
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What Does Sunday's Super Bowl 49 Mean for Tom Brady's Legacy?

We are just days away from Super Bowl 49 and the excitement continues to build as we get closer to Sunday afternoon. The lead up to this Super Bowl has been all about the Patriots and their De-Flate Gate issue where they had 11 of 12 footballs under the allowed psi in the AFC Championship Game against the Colts.The game on the field is one of the most intriguing Super Bowls ever...
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Super Bowl 49 Rock Climbing Wall

The main attraction at Arizona's Super Bowl Central is the Rock Climbing wall. We sent Bill Enright to get some details from the guys at RockWerx and see how far he can make it up without falling.
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7 Current Football Players Who Should Go Into Broadcasting

As much as the actual game of football entertains us all, there is all the off-field analysis and discussions to have both pre- and post-game. The current crop of network hosts and guests is pretty solid, with hall-of-fame players and coaches left, right and centre.With current analysts including Ray Lewis, Marshall Faulk, Warren Sapp, Tony Gonzalez and Michael Irvin, who out of...
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The Green Bay Packers: 2014 Final Report Card

OffenseAs always, the Packers' offense was nothing short of greatness. It all begins with tenth-year quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who time and time again proves that he is among the league's elite. Rodgers finished the year with 38 touchdowns through the air, two more through the ground, and turned the football over just nine times.Two Green Bay receivers finished over 1,000 yards...
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Ranking the NFL's New Coaching Hires from 1-6

The NFL season isn't officially over yet. They still have one more game left, something called the Super Bowl, but that does not mean that other teams aren’t making coaching changes. So far there have been 6 new head coaches hired for the upcoming season. That’s not counting the Atlanta Falcons who have yet to name their new coach. If the Falcons did name there new head coach...
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New England Patriots: Top 3 Free Agents To Target This Offseason

It was the end of a grueling and disappointing season for the New England Patriots, who clawed their way to the AFC Championship only to fall victim to the Denver Broncos. We all knew they had serious deficiencies that showed in a big way in that contest.And in short order, Bill Belichick took care of the biggest problem by snatching Darrelle Revis from the waiver wire before anybody...
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New York Giants: Who Replaces Antrel Rolle if not re-signed

Many Giant fans (including myself) would like to see the Giants re-sign Antrel Rolle and finish his career as a New York Giant. Unfortunately, the price tag could be too high for the Giants to consider and if so, who replaces Rolle? Keep in mind that not only is Rolle a free agent, but Stevie Brown and Quintin Demps are as well. Although either Brown or Demps would demand a price...
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Super Bowl 2015: Top 5 Storylines We Are Already Sick Of

Yes, this is the biggest sports event of the year.  Yes, there are two really good teams playing.  And okay, there are some pretty interesting storylines following the game.  But come on.  Do you have to report and report and report and well you get the picture the same story over and over and over again? We get it you want the ratings.  But this is the biggest sports event...
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Super Bowl 2015: 10 Things To Know About The Big Game

Enough with the “Deflategate” crap already. Are you ready for some football?Haven’t we heard enough about deflation, listened to Bill Belichick actually get mad and show some emotion for one, and even listened to Rob Gronkowski give us the real reason there were deflated footballs in the AFC Championship Game.Yep, you guessed it. It’s all because of his spikes. Should have...
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