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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

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NFL Players Most Likely to be Traded at the Deadline

For the NFL, the clock is ticking for its annual trade deadline as its set to end at 4:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday after being open since March. From Sunday’s slew of games giving a final look at some players, look for the next 48 hours to have some movement. There will be some surprises

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 8

The NFL has reached the halfway point of the season and in Week 7, came some ugly injuries. Teams are still undergoing bye weeks with six of them enjoying one in Week 8. Between those absences and players sidelined from injuries, there’s holes to be filled on fantasy football teams. Here’s a look at Week

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So If the Redskins Changed Their Name, What Should the New Name Be?

On Sunday evening, NBC sports broadcaster Bob Costas entered the Washington Redskins name controversy by giving a halftime commentary during the Redskins versus the Dallas Cowboys matchup. Costas said via FoxNews.com, “Think for a moment about the term ‘Redskins’ and how it truly differs from [other team nicknames based on Native American images]. Ask yourself

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Ranking the NFL’s 0-3 Teams

As we sit in the NFL’s Week 4, six teams are still looking for their first wins of the season. Their reasons are various for their bad play with some closer to wins than others. For these 0-3 teams, the likelihood of now making the playoffs sits at three percent. Let’s take a look at

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NFL Teams Primed for an Upset in Week 2

As we enter the second week of the NFL season, teams are still trying to find their place. Some will continue to exceed expectations while others will again be slow leaving the starting gates. Here’s a look at Week 2’s potential upsets. Yep…this is one of the many reasons why we love the game. Carolina

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Most Intriguing NFL Week 1 Matchups

On Thursday night, the NFL season officially kicked off with the rematch of the Denver Broncos against the Baltimore Ravens. Numerous questions swirled for this game including how would the Ravens defense look? Does Peyton Manning still have it? Does he have chemistry with Wes Welker? How will the Ravens look without Anquan Boldin and

Can RG3 Perform an Adrian Peterson Miracle in Return from ACL Surgery?

Last Monday as his team was enjoying its last few days off before training camp, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III received his desired medical clearance to practice with the team at training camp. This came around six months after the player had torn two right knee ligaments (ACL and LCL) and underwent surgery back on

Most Likely NFL Players to Fall into Sophomore Slump

Every year there’s breakout rookie NFL players that not only surprise themselves but also fans, coaches and teammates. Many will enter their sophomore year with high expectations. Some players succeed; some do not. Last season was filled with a number of good rookies, including quarterbacks and running backs. Many fantasy football players missed out on

Ranking the Top Ten Fantasy Football Running Backs of 2013

While having a top quarterback is important to any fantasy team, running backs also dominate the conversation. Last season, it was good to own a rookie or two as some had great first seasons. As we look ahead to 2013, some of these players will make the list of top fantasy running backs with hopes

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