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New Extra Point Rule Could Give Panthers Big Advantage

On Tuesday, the NFL announced the immediate implementation of a revised extra point rule. Team owners, on a 30-2 vote, approved the Competition Committee’s proposal to alter the nature of plays following touchdowns. According to the change, extra point attempts will now be kicked from the 15-yard line—an increase of approximately 13 yards from previous seasons. Two-point attempts...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets fans: Sheldon Richardson is different than Big Mo

For any Jets fans that might have missed it, there was some online sparring between defensive standout Sheldon Richardson and some of the Jets fan base, reported here by Mike Hudson.  Richardson received some feedback from fans about his missing OTA’s, and fired back on Twitter, reminding everyone that the workouts are voluntary and that he “has a life”. Jets fans are a bit...
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Woman proclaims Tom Brady's innocence...in her obituary

The obituary of 72-year-old Patricia Shong, who passed away on May 18th, not only spoke about her life and the family and friends she left behind, but also declared Tom Brady innocent with regards to his involvement with the "DeflateGate" scandal. Some woman decided to defend Tom Brady one last time in her obituary http://t.co/Nl9cCaXoxc pic.twitter.com/OQ484W9sTq— Barstool Sports...
Via Holdout Sports
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San Diego Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Changing Numbers; Going to Wear No. 25 After All

NFL Players often like to wear the same number they wore in college. For some it's been the same number since high school (or longer). If someone on the team happens to already have the number they are out of luck. They either have to strike a deal with the veteran or just choose another number.Melvin Gordon appeared to cool with picking another number and went ahead and choose No...
Via FatManWriting
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Bengals QB AJ McCarron Has big Dreams for Andy Dalton and Himself

Cincinnati Bengals backup quarterback AJ McCarron is finally feeling healthy after suffering a shoulder injury that kept him out for most of his rookie season. Hoping for a shot at becoming the primary backup behind quarterback Andy Dalton, McCarron shared this about his health (via Cincinnati.com). “I feel great. Body feels great and I feel like I’m slinging it better than...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Five Reasons why “Ground n’ Pound” Gameplan is a Bluff

Bills fans are growing nervous after listening to the overwhelming “run first and run often” rhetoric given by Head Coach Rex Ryan. With the addition of LeSean McCoy to a crowded background that consists of Fred Jackson, Anthony Dixon, Bryce Brown and rookie Karlos Williams, it is easy to become brain-washed by the ground and pound mentality that Offensive Coordinator Greg Roman...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

When will D.J. Humphries start?

When the Arizona Cardinals used their first pick on tackle D.J. Humphries, they showed everyone they were serious about building a strong offensive line for the future.The other obvious thing that stood out is that Bobby Massie, the team’s current right tackle, might be playing his final season for the Arizona Cardinals, since he is a free agent next off-season. Massie has been...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Could Marquess Wilson’s Career In Chicago Be Over Before It Really Started?

Injuries, failed expectations and the fact that he was a 7th round pick under the recently exiled general manager Phil Emery, could lead to the demise for Chicago Bears wide receiver Marquess Wilson. It would be a shame for Wilson to have his career here in Chicago never really get off the ground, but when an entire new regime is brought in and winning is of high-priority. Time...
Via Sports Mockery
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Photo: Melvin Gordon, LenDale White And Chris Johnson Are Hanging Out Today

Melvin Gordon knows a thing or two about playing running back, and the Wisconsin alum and San Diego Chargers’ first-round pick seems to be spending time this Memorial Day Weekend with two other guys who do as well.  Gordon posted this photo on his Instagram a short time ago. In it, he’s with former Tennessee Titan runners LenDale White and Chris Johnson. It looks like the trio...
Via College Spun
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Which Cardinals rookie will have the biggest fantasy impact?

When it comes to the Arizona Cardinals rookie class, not many will have an immediate fantasy impact as most were defensive players selected. However, the Cardinals drafted one player who could have a very real fantasy impact right away to start his career.After the Cardinals bolstered their offensive line by signing guard Mike Iupati and drafting tackle D.J. Humphries, people desired...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Is the Derek Carr-Amari Cooper Tandem the Key to the Oakland Raider Offense?

Wide receiver Amari Cooper, the first round draft pick of the Oakland Raiders, holds up a jersey between general manager Reggie McKenzie, left, and head coach Jack Del Rio. (Mandatory Credit: Dan Honda/The Oakland Tribune) The Oakland Raiders haven’t seen a winning season since 2003. Last year, Oakland netted the fewest yards of any NFL team and averaged 15.8 points a game. In...
Via The Sports Journal
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears UDFA's to Watch

Every year there are undrafted free agents that still have the talent to make the 53 man roster on NFL teams. These players usually contribute on special teams, but once in a while there is a “hidden gem” amongst them. Last year the Chicago Bears took a chance on linebacker Christian Jones and it has paid off. Jones started 5 games last season and finished with sixty nine tackles...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Giants’ safety Landon Collins will be a force in coverage

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Before he was taken during last month’s NFL Draft, New York Giants’ safety Landon Collins was projected as an inevitable high, first-round selection. That was before word went viral not but a few weeks before the draft took place that the feared coverage enforcer from Alabama was really more of a “box safety” who brought little range to the playing...
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Seattle Seahawks position rank: defense edition

Last week I ranked the Seattle Seahawks by offensive position. This week I take a look at the defense. 1. Safety I decided to split up the Legion of Boom here. While the cohesive unit is better than the sum of its parts, I figured I’d look at corner and safety positions separately. It’s a tough call, but the safety position tops the defensive ranking. I have yet to see a better...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Redskins DL Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton Showing the Practice Dummies Who's Boss

We are till months away from seeing anything that closely resembles actual football. That's the bad news. Good news is that the guys we love to watch are hard at work making sure they are going to be ready to play their best come opening day.For a defensive lineman like Washington Redskins big man Terrance Knighton that means being able to treat offensive linemen like they were annoying...
Via FatManWriting
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Fox Brings Undrafted Free Agent Mastery To Bears

Scoring on the 1st and 2nd round picks are important to the success of any NFL franchise, but the best GMs and best head coaches are the ones who are able to find talent in hard-to-reach places.  That is to say undrafted free agency.  Rob Gronkowski may get the hype and notoriety in the Super Bowl, but it’s Malcolm Butler who saves the day with the game-sealing interception....
Via Sports Mockery
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Best and Worst Moves of Tampa Bay's Offseason

A 2-14 season by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers spurred head coach Lovie Smith and general manager Jason Licht into action this offseason, resulting in large-scale roster changes for the second consecutive season.Here’s a look at the team’s best and worst decisions of the offseason so far.Best: Drafting a quarterback No. 1 overallThis is a given.Last year’s starter, Josh McCown,...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Marcus Mariota leads NFL in jersey sales for May

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota has yet to even suit up for a NFL game, but he’s already accomplished a feat that no other quarterback in franchise history has. Mariota is currently leading the NFL in jersey sales for the month of May. You read that right. He’s ahead of the Richard Sherman’s, Peyton Manning’s and J.J. Watt’s of the world. While this would...
Via Sportsnaut
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: High School Football Player Tops Odell Beckham’s Spectacular Catch

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made one of the most spectacular, jaw-dropping touchdown catches of the season when he caught the ball one-handed in a matchup against the Dallas Cowboys last fall. That catch will forever be etched into our memories. However, this catch made by high school junior Marco Wilson might actually top Beckham’s catch. Just watch. That...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Offensive Line Under Pressure in 2015

Over the last few years, the Philadelphia Eagles have built up one of the most underrated offensive lines in the NFL. The process began with the acquisition of former Buffalo Bills OT Jason Peters, and the coming to form of long-time Eagle Todd Herremans in 2009. Soon came the additions of Jason Kelce and Evan Mathis and 2011, and the drafting of Lane Johnson 2 years later. Of these...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shanahan: injuries are not why Robert Griffin III struggles

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had an excellent rookie season in 2012 that saw him pass for 3,200 yards with 27 total touchdowns compared to only five interceptions. Griffin also helped lead the Redskins to a 10-6 record and a rare playoff appearance. Since then, RGIII’s struggled are well noted. In addition to struggling with some unfortunate injuries, the...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: This dog is a bigger Washington Redskins fan than you

Do you feel like you’re the biggest Washington Redskins fan around? If you do, you may want to think about that again. On a beautiful afternoon in Washington lies a dog, donning its Redskins jacket. Anybody else do some #Redskins sight-seeing today? #HTTR pic.twitter.com/CAIVSUisG6 — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) May 23, 2015 Try to convince me you’re a bigger fan than...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Biggest concern for the upcoming season

The Chicago Bears have a lot of question marks entering the upcoming season. How will the new 3-4 defense look? Will Jay Cutler bounce back from his abysmal year? Is John Fox finally the right head coach to lead this team back to being a consistent NFC contender? Those are all intriguing questions and potentially major concerns. However, the biggest concern for this season is if...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Way too early 2015 Browns season prediction Part 1 of 4

A plethora of questions lay before the Browns this offseason. McCown or Manziel, what will Danny Shelton do in his first season, and should Farmer have taken more than one receiver in the draft among many others. A lot of these questions will not have any real answer until the season gets underway.Taking a look at the regular season, starting with the first four games, this four...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why the Kansas City Chiefs will win the AFC West this year

Andy Reid The AFC West is a hotly contested division, year in and year out. More often than not, two or three of the division’s teams find themselves in playoff contention each season. While the Denver Broncos have enjoyed a nice reign at the top for the past three seasons, 2015 belongs to the Kansas City Chiefs.   It has been a few years since the Chiefs claimed the AFC West...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss
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