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Greg A.
Bedard

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Are the Broncos Now a Power-Running Team?
Are the Broncos Now a Power-Running Team?
Are Peyton Manning's Broncos now a ground-and-pound offense? And who is the Patriots' 2014 MVP: Gronkowski or Revis? (But not Brady?) Plus, five things to watch in Week 16
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How the (NFC) West Could Be Won
How the West Could Be Won
In case you haven't figured it out yet: Don't count the Cardinals out. They have a monumental task when they face the Seahawks with a third-string quarterback on Sunday night, but they can win. Here's how
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Is Romo Small in Big Games?
Is Romo Small in Big Games?
The age-old debate emerges again as the Cowboys head into a stretch of three must-win games. Plus, Dean Blandino checks in on a replay question, and who would win a college football-style playoff
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Talented Losers
Talented Losers
The New Orleans Saints have plenty of talent and good coaching, but winning games in the NFL takes professionalism and leadership too. These Saints have neither
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Are Penalty Flags Ruining Football?
Are Penalty Flags Ruining Football?
Are there really more penalty flags this year, and is it affecting the way the game is played? That, plus some theories behind the increase in injuries and Week 14 notes on a Packers unsung hero and J.J. Watt's MVP campaign
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A Meeting of the Minds
A Meeting of the Minds
He revived Brett Favre, he built Aaron Rodgers and on Sunday he outdueled Bill Belichick. The Packers' victory over New England in Lambeau showed just where Mike McCarthy belongs in the hierarchy of NFL coaches. And a moment right after the game confirmed it
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What Isn’t Rex Ryan Doing Right? What Does John Fox Actually Do?
What Isn’t Rex Ryan Doing Right? What Does John Fox Actually Do?
In his fourth installment of Settle This, the “Wet Blanket of Reason” looks at the nature of being a head coach in the NFL. Plus, five thoughts going into Week 13 and a dive into the rulebook
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The Reality of Kaepernick
The Reality of Kaepernick
Great with a capital 'G'? Settle down, Jim Harbaugh. Your quarterback has looked decent of late, but he's nowhere near the 'G' word
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What Is Hoyer Worth?
What Is Hoyer Worth?
The “Wet Blanket of Reason” assesses one of his favorite quarterbacks and breaks down an X's and O's question with some help from former NFL QB Sage Rosenfels. Plus, five thoughts going into Week 12
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Jordy Nelson is Ready for His Close-Up
Jordy Nelson is Ready for His Close-Up
He has never made a Pro Bowl appearance, but there is no doubt anymore: Jordy Nelson is among the NFL’s wide receiver royalty
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