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Are Huge Quarterback Contracts Hurting Teams?

In this past offseason, Baltimore Ravens quarterbacks Joe Flacco and Dallas Cowboys Tony Romo received similar hefty paydays through contract extensions at $120 million and $119.5 million, respectively. These high figures weren’t anything new, just the latest ones representative of a quarterback contracts trend that has been rising in total value as well as guaranteed

Ranking Top 10 Young Receivers in the League

The 2011 NFL draft class had a nice-sized group of wide receivers with a few standouts including Randall Cobb, A.J. Green and Julio Jones. These players have improved over their three seasons, avoiding sophomore slumps and now they sit among the top 10 young receivers in the league. Take a look. A.J. Green (Cincinnati Bengals)

Best Backup Quarterbacks in the NFL

It’s been a season full of surprises for the NFL including the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs, disappointing records for top teams (see the Atlanta Falcons and the Houston Texans) and the year of the backup quarterback. To-date as we approach Week 10, 11 teams have turned to their backup quarterback for a minimum of one

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Picks for Week 11

For NFL teams, there’s only two weeks remaining for byes and in Week 11, two teams will enjoy theirs (the Dallas Cowboys and the St. Louis Rams) while four teams will take a break in Week 12: the Buffalo Bills, the Cincinnati Bengals, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Seattle Seahawks. In addition to these absences

Did the Pack Exit the Playoff Picture with Aaron Rodgers Injury?

In Week 9 against its division rival, the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers went down in the first quarter with a broken collarbone. Enter backup quarterback Seneca Wallace who was unable to lead his team to a win as the Bears got the 27-20 victory. By the time the dust settled on

Is Trent Richardson a Bust or Still Learning the Colts System?

Last week, the Indianapolis Colts had their bye week. This came after their big Week 7 victory against the undefeated Denver Broncos. Between snapping their win streak, the homecoming of Peyton Manning and Reggie Wayne’s season-ending injury, this overshadowed another quiet performance by Colts running back Trent Richardson: 14 carries for 37 yards. He’s yet

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