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31 Oct 2017, 06:03pm by Vincent Verhei

Panthers Trade Kelvin Benjamin to Bills

The Carolina Panthers have traded wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for third- and seventh-round picks in next year's draft.

The trade fills an obvious need for Buffalo, who find themselves in the thick of the playoff chase at 5-2 despite one of the NFL's worst depth chart at wide receiver. Running back LeSean McCoy leads the team in targets and receptions. Second-round rookie Zay Jones is second on the team with 37 targets, but has only caught 10 of those passes.

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20 comments, Last at 02 Nov 2017, 8:52pm by The Ninjalectual

30 Oct 2017, 10:01pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 8 Quick Reads

After DeAndre Hopkins and Paul Richardson went off in Sunday's Texans-Seahawks game, we look back at great wide receiver duels of the past.

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47 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2017, 8:33am by BJR

27 Oct 2017, 08:17pm by Vincent Verhei

Bills Trade Marcell Dareus to Jacksonville

Surprising move for a pair of surprising teams this year: the 4-2 Buffalo Bills have traded defensive tackle Marcell Dareus to the 4-3 Jacksonville Jaguars for a sixth-round pick in 2018. ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting the pick could be a fifth-rounder based on Dareus' performance.

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16 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2017, 9:06am by Mr Shush

26 Oct 2017, 06:35pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 8 Open Game Discussion

Week 8 begins tonight with Baltimore hosting Miami, a contest between two mediocre-at-best clubs that will nonetheless have serious playoff ramifications in this weird year. The week continues through all of Sunday's action, including the Steelers and Lions in prime time, and closes out on Monday night with Denver visiting Kansas City in a critical AFC West showdown. Use this thread to discuss all the action.

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92 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2017, 12:01pm by Andrew Potter

23 Oct 2017, 08:47pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 7 Quick Reads

They both won games this week, but while Ben Roethlisberger started hot against Cincinnati, it was a constant battle for Philip Rivers against Denver. Is that random noise, or do some quarterbacks really tend to play streakier than others?

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90 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2017, 10:10pm by theslothook

22 Oct 2017, 11:49am by Vincent Verhei

Week 7 Open Game Discussion

Use this thread to discuss all of Week 7's games, from the Chiefs-Raiders Thursday night tilt, to the Falcons-Patriots Super Bowl rematch on Sunday night, to Washington's visit to Philadelphia on Monday Night Football.

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185 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2017, 8:58pm by The Ninjalectual

19 Oct 2017, 05:36pm by Vincent Verhei

Vince Verhei on the Bill Barnwell Show

I got together with our old buddy Bill Barnwell to talk about some of the biggest games in Week 7: Falcons-Patriots in a Super Bowl rematch, Cardinals-Rams from London with major playoff implications, Saints-Packers in Brett Hundley's first start, and, uh ... Seahawks-Giants? Look, it's not a great week of games.

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17 Oct 2017, 05:08am by Vincent Verhei

Week 6 Quick Reads

The Oakland Raiders as a team, and Amari Cooper in particular, are having a disappointing season. Somehow, though, Michael Crabtree is having a career resurgence. What does it tell us when one wide receiver excels while his teammate struggles?

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70 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2017, 5:23pm by Vincent Verhei

15 Oct 2017, 06:56pm by Vincent Verhei

Kaepernick Claims Collusion, Files Grievance Against NFL

Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the National Football League, claiming the owners colluded to blackball him and keep him out of the league.

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124 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2017, 8:50pm by Wade8813

13 Oct 2017, 03:26pm by Vincent Verhei

The Week In Quotes: October 13, 2017

This week: Ben Roethlisberger and Chris Johnson approach the end of the line; Terrell Owens and Chad Johnson tease possible comebacks; offensive linemen get in parking lot confrontations; and an NFL coach snorts his career up his nose.

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16 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2017, 9:05am by aces4me