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Big D Could Rise Again

The Cowboys have all the parts to make a Super Bowl run, but their formula comes with a lot of caveats

No More Hope

In a span of 32 months, Robert Griffin III went from rookie of the year to being demoted. As Washington mulls severing ties with RG3, here's a look back at where it all went wrong and which team he could play for next

The Chancellor Holdout

In the spring of 2013 Pro Bowl safety Kam Chancellor and the Seahawks agreed to a deal that made both sides happy. A little more than two years later, a changing market and Seattle’s willingness to spend money elsewhere on the roster has led to the summer’s most bitter contract dispute

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Preseason Team-by-Team Analysis

Fixing Colin Kaepernick

The 49ers’ QB has fundamental flaws in his game. If he can’t take the next step, he may end up joining the mass exodus in San Francisco

What Suh Will Do for Fins

The next Albert Haynesworth? Highly unlikely. Big-ticket free agent Ndamukong Suh should be worth every penny... as long as the Dolphins let him do what he does best

The Evolution of the Saints Passing Game

Jimmy Graham is gone, and while many won't admit it Drew Brees’ arm strength is starting to tail off. Their roster changes hint at the inevitable: The Saints plan to move away from the vertical passing game that has defined the Payton-Brees era

Chicago’s New Regime Should Rely on an Old Stalwart

Matt Forte has been the Bears’ best offensive player for seven straight seasons, and don’t expect new coach John Fox and coordinator Adam Gase to deviate from that in 2015. Get ready for the veteran running back to be QB Jay Cutler's best friend in a revamped, quick-strike scheme

Transcending ‘The Catch’

One play defined Odell Beckham Jr.’s rookie season in a big way. The rest of his game is about to make him more than a superstar

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A Stunning Smackdown for Goodell and the League

Judge Richard Berman’s reversal of the Tom Brady suspension is nothing less than a scathing rebuke of Roger Goodell and the NFL—and yet another major legal loss for the league. This case has always been about far more than the air pressure of footballs—so what does it mean for this commissioner’s power and the fundamental relationship between the league and...

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Fantasy Check: Preseason

Who benefits with Kirk Cousins under center in Washington? Who will step into Jordy Nelson’s void? Who should be your No. 1 overall pick?

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The Best Brother

Desmond Trufant is the youngest sibling in a family that produced two other NFL corners. But the Falcons' defensive star is making a name for himself, thanks to hard work and lessons learned by watching his bros

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Big D Could Rise Again

The Cowboys have all the parts to make a Super Bowl run, but their formula comes with a lot of caveats

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Just Wait for the Next QB Controversy in Washington

It’s only a matter of time before Colt McCoy replaces Kirk Cousins. Plus, Seattle is primed for a Super Bowl hangover, the Saints’ defense is in real trouble, and the NFL got Terrell Suggs’ hit on Sam Bradford right (no fine)

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Bad Vibes in Buffalo

The Bills’ decision to cut Fred Jackson didn’t go over well, and GM Doug Whaley is facing accusations of ‘going rogue’ in making the call. Plus, thoughts on Derek Carr, Tim Tebow and the new Super Bowl media night

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The Most Indispensable QB

It’s not Tom Brady, Peyton Manning or Aaron Rodgers. The numbers support Carson Palmer, who’s healthy and ready to pick up where he left off in Arizona. Plus email questions on Deflategate, gloves and quiet QBs

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He’s No Regular Joe

His postseason record is the best among active QBs not named Tom Brady. He possesses top-of-the-line size, arm strength and accuracy, and he’s one of the most astute at picking apart defenses. When will people realize Joe Flacco is one of the NFL’s superstars?

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The Panthers Will Run for Their Lives

The Panthers found their way late last season with a diverse, collegiate style rushing attack. With their top perimeter receiving threat out for the season and pass protection still a major issue, expect Carolina to rely heavily on Cam Newton’s legs for 16 games this year

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No More Hope

In a span of 32 months, Robert Griffin III went from rookie of the year to being demoted. As Washington mulls severing ties with RG3, here’s a look back at where it all went wrong and which team he could play for next