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TGS 2015 Preview: Jacksonville Jaguars

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Jacksonville Jaguars. 2014 in a nutshell: Despite a fresh and rejuvenated feeling with new potential franchise quarterback Blake Bortles and an improving young defense, the Gus Bradley-led Jaguars finish 3-13, winning fewer than six games for the...
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Todd Gurley participating in St. Louis Rams’ individual drills

The St. Louis Rams selected Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley with the 10th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, and are hoping that he can get on the field early on this season. There was some concern about him after his junior season at Georgia ended with a torn ACL, and he is still recovering from it. According to a report from Nick Wagoner, Gurley was on the field for...
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TGS 2015 Preview: Indianapolis Colts

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Indianapolis Colts. 2014 in a nutshell: For the third consecutive year since drafting Andrew Luck, they win 11 games. But for the third consecutive year, they move one step closer to the Super Bowl (wild card in 2012, divisional playoffs in 2013...
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Ranking the NFL’s 32 head coaches

Ranking NFL coaches is a difficult proposition because so many X factors exist in the success and failure. Sometimes an average coach is in the right environment and he thrives and sometimes a good coach is in a toxic environment that even the best couldn’t dig their way out of. One thing is for sure, though, the better your head coach the higher the chance you’ll have at winning...
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Johnny Manziel struggles in first day of Browns camp

The Cleveland Browns selected Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and were hoping that he would be able to be their long-term answer at the quarterback position. That didn’t happen last season as a rookie, and he showed major issues both on and off the field. Unfortunately, he has yet to show the type of improvement on the field that he showed off...
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TGS 2015 Preview: Houston Texans

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Houston Texans. 2014 in a nutshell: Powered by defensive player of the century J.J. Watt, the Texans bounce back after a two-win 2013 campaign with a nine-win 2014 season, which is especially impressive considering they get next to nothing from...
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Jerry Jones supports Joseph Randle as Cowboys’ starting RB

The Dallas Cowboys lost star running back DeMarco Murray to the Philadelphia Eagles in free agency this offseason, and are hoping that one of the running backs on their roster can replace him. Unfortunately, those running backs are Joseph Randle and Darren McFadden. There has been speculation that Jerry Jones could look to add another running back before the season, but he seems...
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Miami Dolphins, Lamar Miller have preliminary extension talks

Lamar Miller was the Miami Dolphins starting running back for the majority of the 2014 season after Knowshon Moreno went down with injury, and he showed his worth. Miami did bring in Boise State running back Jay Ajayi in the 2015 NFL Draft, but Miller is still without question the number one running back at this point in time. According to a report from the Miami Herald, the Dolphins...
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TGS 2015 Preview: Green Bay Packers

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Green Bay Packers. 2014 in a nutshell: They win 12 games, strutting into the playoffs with MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Then, after beating the Cowboys in a divisional-round heartbreaker, they lose to the Seahawks in an even bigger conference...
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Cincinnati Bengals could look at signing WR Reggie Wayne

The Cincinnati Bengals are in need of some help at the wide receiver position, especially after hearing that James Wright will miss the entire 2015 season. It hasn’t been a good offseason for the Bengals at the position, and they could look to bring in another receiver. According to ESPN’s Coley Harvey, Reggie Wayne could very well be a player of interest for the Bengals. ...
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RG3 reportedly showing improvement during offseason

Robert Griffin III is one of the quarterbacks that will be playing for his job during the 2015 season. The Washington Redskins selected him with the number two overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, and were hoping that he could be the franchise quarterback that they had been looking for. Unfortunately after his rookie year when he took them to the playoffs, Griffin has been nagged...
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TGS 2015 Preview: Detroit Lions

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Detroit Lions. 2014 in a nutshell: A traditionally offensive-oriented team is carried mainly by a surprisingly strong defense (they rank behind only Seattle on that side of the ball) to 11 wins and a playoff berth, but they lose a wild-card weekend...
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TGS 2015 Preview: Denver Broncos

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Denver Broncos. 2014 in a nutshell: The Broncos win 12-plus games for the third consecutive season with Peyton Manning, but Manning goes cold down the stretch and Denver falls on its face in a divisional-round loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Why...
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2015 NFL Season Preview: Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers are without question one of the NFL’s best teams heading into the 2015 season, and Eddie Lacy is a big part of those expectations. Lacy has been one of the NFL’s most consistent running backs throughout his first two seasons in the league, and has been a 1,000-yard back in both of them. He got off to a bit of a slow start last year, but still came away with...
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Geno Smith will have half of 2015 to prove himself to Jets

The New York Jets are not sold on Geno Smith as their starting quarterback, but they simply don’t have any better options at this point in time. They brought in Ryan Fitzpatrick to help put pressure on him, but he is a last resort to be the starter. According to a report from Jason La Canora of CBS Sports, the Jets will likely give Smith at least half of the 2015 season to prove...
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5 NFL quarterbacks poised to break out in 2015

The 2015 NFL season is close to getting underway, and there is a lot of excitement surrounding the upcoming year. There has been quite a bit of player movement this offseason, and there is expected to be a very competitive balance across the league. Some teams that haven’t competed in quite some time are ready to step up and get things back on track, while other teams are making...
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2015 NFL Season Preview: Frank Gore, Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts haven’t had a consistent ground game since they lost Edgerrin James, and that has been a long time. Since then, the Colts have seen quite a few running backs try to take over the workhorse role in the offense. That has been an utter failure, and the last disappointment was Trent Richardson who the Colts gave up a first-round pick to acquire from the Cleveland...
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Jermaine Gresham should have signed with Green Bay Packers

The Arizona Cardinals and tight end Jermaine Gresham agreed on a one-year contract for the 2015 NFL season, but it was a big mistake for the former Cincinnati Bengals’ tight end. He had interest from the New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers, and was also getting interest from other teams across the NFL. Signing with Arizona was the least attractive option for him from a football...
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TGS 2015 Preview: Dallas Cowboys

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Dallas Cowboys. 2014 in a nutshell: They bust out of a three-season 8-8 streak with 12 wins and their first division title since 2009, beat the Lions in controversial fashion in the wild-card round and then lose to the Packers in the same fashion...
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Ray Rice still searching for second chance in NFL

Ray Rice has been on the NFL’s untouchable list since a video surface of him punching his fiancée Janay Palmer in the face and knocking her out. It was a very graphic video, but since then the two have reconciled and she has begged the league to give Rice another chance. Despite Palmer’s plea for a second chance, teams have stayed away from Rice and haven’t even considered...
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TGS 2015 Preview: Cleveland Browns

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Cleveland Browns. 2014 in a nutshell: On the bright side, they win more games than they have since 2008. Unfortunately, that still results in a 7-9 season for a team that hasn’t won a playoff game since 1994. Why 2015 could be different: They...
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Sam Bradford reportedly looks ‘great’ for Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles made a big move to acquire quarterback Sam Bradford this past offseason, and shipped away talented quarterback Nick Foles in the deal. It was a move that left quite a few Eagles’ fans scratching their heads and wondering what head coach Chip Kelly was doing. Now that Bradford is beginning to get healthy as the season approaches, fans may be preparing to...
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TGS 2015 Preview: Cincinnati Bengals

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Cincinnati Bengals. 2014 in a nutshell: For the fourth consecutive year, they finish with a winning record and make the playoffs. And for the fourth consecutive year, they lose their first postseason game. Why 2015 could be different: It’s far...
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TGS 2015 Preview: Chicago Bears

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Chicago Bears. 2014 in a nutshell: After a 3-3 start, the Bears limp to only two victories over the final 11 weeks of what was their worst season since 2004. The culprit? A sloppy, injury-ravaged offense. Why 2015 could be different: According to...
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Would Reggie Wayne tarnish his legacy by signing with Patriots?

The Indianapolis Colts made the tough decision to move on from veteran wide receiver Reggie Wayne this past offseason in order to sign star receiver Andre Johnson. Wayne was originally expected to strongly consider retirement after dealing with nagging injuries during the 2014 season, but now appears ready to play another season. It appears that the New England Patriots are one...
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