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Top 25 follows for NFL fans on Twitter

With training camp now in full swing football season is upon us. If you don’t have a Twitter account yet to keep you updated on information pertaining to your favorite team in real time, what are you waiting for? There is no time like the present to sign up, or if you already have an account then you should be following these 25 accounts below. You’ll pretty much never miss a...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Miami Dolphins

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 Miami Dolphins. 2014 in a nutshell: Despite continued progress from young quarterback Ryan Tannehill, the defense struggles and Miami finishes 8-8 for the second consecutive season. Why 2015 could be different: Tannehill should be even better,...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Kansas City Chiefs

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 Kansas City Chiefs. 2014 in a nutshell: Spurred by NFL sack leader Justin Houston, the league’s second-ranked scoring defense helps Kansas City win nine games. But the conservative offense — not a single wide receiver catches a touchdown pass...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys frustrated with McFadden's injury issues

By Evan Massey Darren McFadden signed with the Dallas Cowboys earlier this offseason in hopes that a change of scenery could help him turn his disappointing career around. Unfortunately, that has not happened, and the Cowboys reportedly are beginning to be frustrated with his injury issues. #Cowboys frustration building over injury absence of Darren McFadden and effect having...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Signing Aldon Smith long-term is a must for San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers are reportedly working hard to get a new long-term deal done with linebacker Aldon Smith, and it is a deal that they must get done. It hasn’t been an easy past year and a half for the 49ers’ franchise, and they are entering a brand new era of football with Jim Tomsula taking over the head coaching position from Jim Harbaugh. Keeping a player like Smith...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

T.Y. Hilton: Follow Randall Cobb, re-sign with Colts for less

By Evan Massey T.Y. Hilton and the Indianapolis Colts are in ongoing contract talks, and it is very obvious that both sides want to get something done in the near future. There are quite a few reports that the two sides are making progress on a deal, but it will all come down to what Hilton’s demands are. Indianapolis simply can’t afford to give him huge money, and he should...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Sheldon Richardson is down, but is he out?

By Bryan Gibberman There’s an important distinction for what’s going on with New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson — he’s at a crossroads of his career with the organization, not a definitive end. The former thirteenth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft is still only 24 years old. He’s made mistakes, but there’s no reason to write him off yet. The basic fact...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

What should be expected from Aaron Rodgers in 2015?

By Evan Massey The Green Bay Packers have opened up training camp, and are preparing for a season that many expect to be a very successful year. Aaron Rodgers has proven himself to be the best quarterback in the NFL, and is the reigning MVP award winner. Expectations are flying high in 2015 about Rodgers, and there is no question that he will come through with another monstrous...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Trent Richardson has 50 percent chance to make Raiders’ roster

Trent Richardson was one of the worst running backs in the NFL over the last couple of seasons, and he disappointed the Indianapolis Colts in a huge way. He looked like a potential star during his rookie season with the Cleveland Browns, but now is considered to be a major bust. After his two disappointing seasons with the Colts, the Oakland Raiders decided to take a flier on him...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Mathis is the key to the Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl hopes

Robert Mathis was placed on the PUP list to open Indianapolis Colts training camp today, and will miss some time as he continues to recovery from a torn Achilles. He isn’t too far away from getting back onto the field, but the Colts are playing it very safe. That being said, Mathis is also the key to the Colts’ Super Bowl hopes. There is no question that the Colts are going to...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFL’s 32 head coaches

By Andrew Juge Ranking NFL coaches is a difficult proposition because so many X-factors exist in the determination of 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...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel struggles in first day of Browns camp

By Evan Massey 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...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones supports Joseph Randle as Cowboys’ starting RB

By Evan Massey 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...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals could look at signing WR Reggie Wayne

By Evan Massey 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...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

RG3 reportedly showing improvement during offseason

By Evan Massey 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 the team to the playoffs, Griffin...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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
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