Greg A. 
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 Bedard
•staff writer•

Greg A.
Bedard

Weekend Notes
The Next Bridgewater?
The Next Bridgewater?
Teddy Bridgewater was nitpicked extensively before the 2014 draft but he quieted the critics in a standout rookie campaign. Will the Vikings QB's success pave the way for a similar QB in the '15 class? Plus notes on Rex Ryan, drug tests, more
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
Aaron Hernandez, an Enigma on Trial
Aaron Hernandez, Enigma on Trial
During my years covering the Patriots, I never quite knew what to make of the sometimes genial, sometimes volatile young star. A visit to his trial brought those old feelings back
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
Baltimore’s Big Problem
Baltimore’s Big Problem
For years, the Ravens were one of the NFL’s cleanest teams off the field. But a recent run of arrests has forced the organization to cut contributing players and alter future plans. Plus thoughts on rule changes, signings and more
By Greg A. Bedard
Extra Point
Football Won’t Be the Same After Borland
Football Won’t Be the Same After Borland
As a parent, I often second-guessed my decision to not let my son even consider playing football until high school. After watching 49ers linebacker Chris Borland walk away from the game, my son may never have a say in the matter
By Greg A. Bedard
Film Room
Is Amari Cooper Worth a Top 10 Pick?
Is Amari Cooper Worth a Top 10 Pick?
He was college football’s best wideout last season and is the most polished receiver in the 2015 draft. But will his size and concentration lapses lead to a long wait on draft night?
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
The Patriots Have a Plan
The Patriots Have a Plan
Breaking the bank for players—especially non-QBs over 30—has never been New England's style. So, sure, Darrelle Revis will be missed, but expect Bill Belichick and company to adjust and move forward like they always do
By Greg A. Bedard
Extra Point
Don’t Panic, Niners Fans
Don’t Panic Yet, Niners Fans
The reaction to what’s happening with the 49ers ranges from outrage to despair, but remember—there are no winners or losers in March. Let’s allow the process play out, and see the on-field product, before making any final judgments
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
The Free Agency Bargains
The Free Agency Bargains
Injuries, coaching changes, stuck behind stars—there are many reasons players will get overlooked when the market opens next week. Here are 12 with upside at a low cost. Plus good landing spots for cut vets Vince Wilfork and Andre Johnson
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
The 2015 Free Agents Ranked, 1-50
The 2015 Free Agents Ranked, 1-50
Suh to the Raiders? Hardy to the Falcons? Crabtree to the Seahawks? (!) A look at the top players available when the market opens, and where they best fit
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
The 2015 Free Agents Ranked, 51-100
The 2015 Free Agents Ranked, 51-100
Our rundown of the best of the second-tier free agents includes a Super Bowl MVP, a couple of first-round quarterbacks and lots of the kind of steady middle-class talent that makes up the bulk of NFL rosters
By Greg A. Bedard