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Chiefs Preview: Can K.C. Surprise Again?
Chiefs Preview: Can K.C. Surprise Again?
A startling start to 2013 reverted back to reality over the final two months. This year, Andy Reid and company aim to have a more steady performance
By Andy Benoit
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Eagles Preview: Gonna Fly Now… Again
Eagles Preview: Gonna Fly Now… Again
You might think that NFL defenses are ready for Chip Kelly's system this time around. You'd be wrong
By Andy Benoit
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Betting on Julius Peppers
Betting on Julius Peppers
The Packers are hoping the 34-year-old defensive end turned outside linebacker can have a career renaissance just like Charles Woodson did in Green Bay. But recent history suggests the position change won’t be easy
By Andy Benoit
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Packers Preview: There’s Not a Deeper, More Talented Team in the NFC
Packers Preview: There’s Not a Deeper, More Talented Team in the NFC
If the Pack can earn home-field advantage in the playoffs—meaning they won’t have to play in Seattle—then they’re bound for the Super Bowl
By Andy Benoit
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Cardinals Preview: Destined for Another Third-Place Finish
Cardinals Preview: Destined for Another Third-Place Finish
Arizona is better, but not nearly enough to rise to the top of the NFC West
By Andy Benoit
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Dolphins Preview: Poised to Make a Giant Leap
Dolphins Preview: Poised to Make a Giant Leap
Miami’s defense has long been playoff-caliber, but it will be up to quarterback Ryan Tannehill to take the next step and move this team forward
By Andy Benoit
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Jets Preview: Rex Ryan’s Last Stand
Jets Preview: Rex Ryan’s Last Stand
There are so many questions in New York: Who will be the quarterback? Which Chris Johnson will show up? Can the defense survive without a star cornerback? The answers will determine the temperature of Rex Ryan's seat come January
By Andy Benoit
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Ravens Preview: Steve Smith’s a Game-Changer
Ravens Preview: Steve Smith’s a Game-Changer
By Andy Benoit
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Cowboys Preview: There Will Be Points
Cowboys Preview: There Will Be Points
An explosive offense will do some damage. But after a historically poor season and the loss of key personnel, can this defense stop anyone?
By Andy Benoit
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Steelers Preview: The Greatness of Ben
Steelers Preview: The Greatness of Ben
Roethlisberger can carry the offense. And with improvements on both sides of the ball, the Steelers are primed for a return to the playoffs
By Andy Benoit