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18 Jul 2014, 12:34pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN: Risers and Fallers of the NFC

Today, looking at teams we think have a good chance to get better or worse in the NFC. On the rise: Atlanta, Tampa Bay, and Washington. Possibly declining: Arizona, Carolina, and the surprisingly old San Francisco 49ers.

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04 Jun 2014, 11:48am by Vince Verhei

Four Downs: NFC West

Seattle and Arizona need to complete their offensive lines, San Francisco needs cornerbacks to step up, and the Rams need Sam Bradford to play like a No. 1 pick.

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21 comments, Last at 08 Jun 2014, 2:02am by tuluse

03 Jun 2014, 12:31pm by Vince Verhei

Four Downs: NFC South

Hey, does your favorite team need better line play on either side of the ball? They probably play in the NFC South.

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10 comments, Last at 10 Jun 2014, 5:18pm by nath

07 May 2014, 02:14pm by Vince Verhei

New Deal Makes Sherman NFL's Top-Paid CB

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman doesn't need a spokesman or PR firm to announce his new contract. He turned to a Stanford graduate with a degree in communications who is working on his Master's: himself.

"I am blessed to announce that the Seattle Seahawks and I have reached an agreement on a contract extension," Sherman wrote on his blog today.

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24 comments, Last at 22 Jul 2014, 6:05am by rharr islisa

21 Feb 2014, 05:07pm by Vince Verhei

Four Downs: NFC South

The Falcons and Saints will look to shore up their defenses, the Panthers (for the 800th year in a row) need help at wideout, and the Bucs could use some new offensive linemen.

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11 comments, Last at 22 Feb 2014, 8:07pm by Joseph

03 Feb 2014, 02:33pm by Vince Verhei

Super Bowl XLVIII Quick Reads

Seattle won in all three phases with the best single-game DVOA of 2013, but DYAR numbers don't do anything to shed more light on the MVP debate in Super Bowl XLVIII.

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136 comments, Last at 20 Jun 2014, 10:41pm by Shady

29 Jan 2014, 11:26am by Vince Verhei

ESPN: The Seahawks' Big Weakness

The thread that links Seattle's worst performances this season is primarily offensive struggle, with quarterback Russell Wilson failed by his porous line.

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4 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2014, 9:31pm by pablohoney

28 Jan 2014, 01:33pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN: The Broncos' Big Weakness

Here's the first in a two-part series looking at what ties together each of Denver and Seattle's losses this season. For the Broncos, the biggest problem in their losses has been giving up deep passes. That's an area where Russell Wilson is very good, although the weather could limit the passing game.

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13 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2014, 8:23pm by EricL

27 Jan 2014, 07:14am by Vince Verhei

QR Bonus: How to Score on Seattle

What did Cam Newton, Andrew Luck, and Mike Glennon do that made life so difficult for Seattle, and can Peyton Manning mimic that success? And why is Knowshon Moreno going to be such a critical player in the Super Bowl?

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59 comments, Last at 28 Jan 2014, 2:48pm by Sixknots

21 Jan 2014, 12:15pm by Vince Verhei

Conference Championship Quick Reads

Quick Reads looks for a common blueprint among the big games Denver has allowed this season. Plus: Best and worst players from last Sunday.

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124 comments, Last at 27 Jan 2014, 10:08pm by LionInAZ