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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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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray Rice still searching for second chance in NFL

By Evan Massey Ray Rice has been on the NFL’s untouchable list since a video surfaced of him punching his then-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 her plea for a second chance, teams have stayed away from Rice and haven’t...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Would Reggie Wayne tarnish his legacy by signing with Patriots?

By Evan Massey 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...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 players in the NFC West

This series will feature the top 10 players in each division regardless of team or position. This is measured by a combination of their current impact on the field, their potential in the future and their accomplishments in the past. Top 10 players of the AFC East Top 10 players of the AFC North Top 10 players in the AFC South Top 10 players in the AFC West Top 10 players in the...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: The best of Gronk on Celebrity Family Feud

Gronk seems like he’s been everywhere this off-season but here’s one of his most talked about appearances….on Celebrity Family Feud….
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Carolina Panthers

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 Carolina Panthers. 2014 in a nutshell: The Panthers start horribly, get hot late thanks to rejuvenated play on defense and sneak into the playoffs despite a losing record in the terrible NFC South. Then they even manage to win a postseason game...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Eli Manning likely to get new deal with Giants soon

The New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning have been discussing a potential contract extension throughout the offseason, and are hoping to get things done before the season. According to a report from NFL.com, the Giants are hoping to get a contract done with him either before training camp or early on during training camp. Needless to say, getting a new deal done before the...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Season Preview: Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals selected LSU running back Jeremy Hill in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, and were hoping that he could be a solid backup for Giovani Bernard. Instead of getting a quality backup, they ended up getting a potential superstar in the backfield to help take pressure off of quarterback Andy Dalton. During his rookie season, Hill ended up recording 1,124 yards...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Buffalo Bills

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 Buffalo Bills. 2014 in a nutshell: Spurred by a defense that ranked near the top of the league in nearly every key category, the Bills post a winning record for only the second time this century but still fall short of the playoffs for the 15th...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Season Preview: Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings are one of the more intriguing teams to keep an eye on as the 2015 continues to draw closer. They have a very talented roster, but also have some question marks on both sides of the football. Offensively they feel very good about their core in Teddy Bridgewater, Adrian Peterson, and talented young receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. Patterson is without question...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Deflate Gate ball sells for over $40K at auction

This could be quite the souvenir down the road but $40K? The only ball from this year’s AFC Championship Game known to have made its way into the public domain sold Saturday morning for $43,740, one of the highest prices ever paid for a football. Auction house Lelands.com sold the ball from the now famous “Deflategate” game on behalf of Laura Nichols, who was given the ball...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

LeRoy Butler on Brett Favre: ‘He’s not human’

Brett Favre is being inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame today, and it has been a very emotional day for Packers fans everywhere. It has also been a day where former teammates of Favre have come out and talked about his success. LeRoy Butler was one of those former teammates, and he had a lot to say about his former quarterback. Speaking about one time in particular...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

RG3 ready to turn career around with Redskins in 2015

By Evan Massey  The Washington Redskins selected quarterback Robert Griffin III with the second overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, and were hoping that he could be a long-time franchise quarterback for them. He looked like that type of player during his rookie season, but since then has struggled with injuries and inconsistency. Last season was an absolute nightmare for Griffin...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Season Preview: Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers

Davante Adams was the Green Bay Packers second-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and many thought that it was a stretch to take him with all of the other needs that they had. Many of the fans were upset with the selection, and thought that the Packers should have waited until later in the draft to take a wide receiver. Following the 2014 season, most of those fans had changed their...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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