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05 Sep 2012, 06:17pm by Rivers McCown

2012 Staff Predictions

We have faith in our system -- most of the time. When we disagree, we all do it for different reasons. Here are FO staff predictions for the 2012 season, college and pro, guaranteed to be wrong in one way or another for every single writer.

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76 comments, Last at 09 Sep 2012, 10:10pm by alfa1

03 Sep 2012, 10:39am by Rivers McCown

MMQB: Wrapping Up the Preseason

This week, PK has gloom about the replacement officials, but sunshine for the paying fans who have to endure the final preseason game. He also posits that the Ravens offense may be better than their defense this year.

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62 comments, Last at 07 Sep 2012, 4:42am by Andrew Potter

31 Aug 2012, 11:23pm by Rivers McCown

The Week In Quotes, August 31, 2012

The end of Ochocinco in Madden, the end of Chris Cooley in Washington, and the beginning of college football. The end and the beginning in this week's best quotes.

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18 comments, Last at 06 Sep 2012, 8:06am by wyatt

27 Aug 2012, 12:09pm by Rivers McCown

Pats Ink Aaron Hernandez to Extension

Now the other pass-catching tight end in New England will be staying with the team for a very long time. Per the Boston Globe's Greg Bedard, it's a five-year extension worth $40 million, with a $12.5 million signing bonus and $16.4 million guaranteed.

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36 comments, Last at 29 Aug 2012, 10:18am by Jimmy

24 Aug 2012, 09:49am by Rivers McCown

The Week In Quotes: August 24, 2012

Wayne Hunter's demotion, MJD's holdout, and Kevin Kolb's Kolbness take center stage as we begin to wrap up the preseason and venture into real game territory.

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8 comments, Last at 27 Aug 2012, 8:45am by jebmak

21 Aug 2012, 04:02pm by Rivers McCown

Better Know A Blitz Package - Double A-Gap

Michigan State blog The Only Colors has a detailed look, heavily sourced and documented, of the Double A-gap blitz.

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11 comments, Last at 28 Aug 2012, 3:02pm by Dean

21 Aug 2012, 03:58pm by Rivers McCown

The Total Package

Over at Grantland, Chris Brown writes about the spread of "package" plays, Tecmo Bowl, and how offense is increasingly being dictated at the line of scrimmage.

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11 comments, Last at 28 Aug 2012, 3:00pm by Dean

20 Aug 2012, 03:06pm by Rivers McCown

Locker, Tannehill Named Starters

Two quarterback competitions are over. The Dolphins will eschew Matt Moore (and David Garrard) and go with first-round pick Ryan Tannehill, while the Titans have chosen former eighth overall pick Jake Locker over incumbent Matt Hasselbeck.

We're working on KUBIAK updates for these moves, and we should be finished tweaking it in the near future.

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22 comments, Last at 29 Aug 2012, 10:37am by Noah of Arkadia

17 Aug 2012, 12:07pm by Rivers McCown

The Week In Quotes: August 17, 2012

The replacement officials are off to a rocky start, you can't touch 28, and Terrelle Pryor has a low opinion of himself as quotes start getting weekly for 2012.

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82 comments, Last at 23 Aug 2012, 7:07pm by Mr Shush

16 Aug 2012, 10:34am by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Ranking NFL Teams by Depth

The three thinnest and three deepest teams in the NFL get the ESPN treatment.

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15 comments, Last at 22 Aug 2012, 11:25am by PackersRS