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09 Oct 2013, 12:26pm by Rivers McCown

Rob Ryan's Big Blitzes Key Defensive Revival

Doug Farrar, doing his usual all-22 things, looks at why the Saints defense has been able to key such a big turnaround this year behind Rob Ryan.

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2 comments, Last at 10 Oct 2013, 9:43pm by Paul R

08 Oct 2013, 03:07pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: These Colts Aren't Flukes

Indianapolis has taken giant steps forward on both offense and pass defense through five games. With Pep Hamilton in charge, the Andrew Luck-led offense has seen a big boost in third-down efficiency and run-game success. Robert Mathis probably won't wind up with 30 sacks this season though, so the pass defense is still more questionable than our ratings make them out to be.

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4 comments, Last at 09 Oct 2013, 3:57pm by Heracleitii

08 Oct 2013, 01:21pm by Rivers McCown

Julio Jones Reportedly Done For Season

Both the Atlanta-Journal Constitution and Jay Glazer are reporting that Falcons wideout Julio Jones will miss the rest of the season with a foot injury. The Falcons are expected to address this at a 2:30 ET press conference.

The regression fairy, she is not kind.

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31 comments, Last at 10 Oct 2013, 12:27pm by QCIC

07 Oct 2013, 02:07pm by Rivers McCown

Week 5 Injury Aftermath Thread

Luke Joeckel is done for the season and Thursday Night football takes its toll on the quarterback positions in Cleveland and Buffalo. (Click to read more.)

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33 comments, Last at 08 Oct 2013, 11:10pm by Andrew Potter

07 Oct 2013, 10:23am by Rivers McCown

MMQB: Romo, Schaub, Monday Morning Football

PK recaps Sunday's madness, looks ahead to the quarterback market in next year's draft, and prepares you for League of Denial.

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24 comments, Last at 10 Oct 2013, 12:19pm by QCIC

07 Oct 2013, 09:49am by Rivers McCown

Audibles at the Line: Week 5

Let's play four! The Raiders and Chargers keep us up late long after the Cowboys and Broncos decided that defense is optional. There was a game in between those two, but it was picked off and returned for a touchdown.

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318 comments, Last at 05 Dec 2013, 11:36am by Mobi Video Leads review

06 Oct 2013, 11:13am by Rivers McCown

Three-Cone Drill: So You Want To Be A Writer

So you've decided to ruin your life. Plus: What is Eugene Monroe really worth? And, of course, Sunday game capsules.

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24 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2014, 1:17pm by hundv

04 Oct 2013, 05:25pm by Rivers McCown

Giants Trade for Jon Beason

For an undisclosed "late-round" pick in 2014, you, too, could own a linebacker that couldn't beat out Chase Blackburn. The Giants could definitely use the help at linebacker, but it's an open question how much of it Beason will be able to provide at this point.

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5 comments, Last at 09 Oct 2013, 5:11am by William.Smith

03 Oct 2013, 02:16pm by Rivers McCown

Bucs Release Josh Freeman

No word on if he was fined on his way out the door yet.

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82 comments, Last at 06 Oct 2013, 3:54am by tuluse

03 Oct 2013, 02:07pm by Rivers McCown

All-22: The State Of the Eagles’ Defense

Sheil Kapadia of phillymag.com analyzes the tape and talks to safety Earl Wolff about the Eagles defense against the Broncos. Wolff explains how sometimes defenders know ahead of time that in the current defense a certain route is guaranteed to be successful, and there's nothing they can do about it. There's also some analysis of the versatility of Trent Cole and the ineffectiveness of the Eagles' blitzes against Manning.

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2 comments, Last at 04 Oct 2013, 3:12pm by Kyle D.