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05 Jan 2018, 02:24pm by Vincent Verhei

NFC Wild-Card Playoff Preview 2018

On Saturday night, the Rams play the Falcons for just the second time in the last five years. Then on Sunday, the Saints play the Panthers for the 11th time in the past five years.

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7 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2018, 4:04pm by jinman

02 Jan 2018, 12:18pm by Vincent Verhei

Quick Reads: 2017 in Review

The statistical stars of 2017 included the usual suspects in New England and Pittsburgh, plus a first-year running back in New Orleans who broke one record and threatened several others.

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11 comments, Last at 03 Jan 2018, 2:14pm by bravehoptoad

01 Jan 2018, 09:58am by Vincent Verhei

Week 17 Quick Reads

The best games of the 2017 season included the best game of Tom Brady's career.

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12 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2018, 10:03pm by Arkaein

25 Dec 2017, 12:07am by Vincent Verhei

Week 16 Quick Reads

Do some quarterbacks really tend to go on streaks more than others, or is it just random statistical fluctuation? Enjoy this one, folks -- it could be the last time C.J. Beathard is relevant in an NFL conversation.

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27 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2017, 11:00pm by Will Allen

22 Dec 2017, 08:13pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 16 Open Game Discussion

Week 16 brings us a pair of Saturday games -- Colts at Ravens and Vikings at Packers. Major Sunday games include Bills at Patriots, Falcons at Saints, and Seahawks at Cowboys, all with major playoff ramifications, plus Browns at Bears as Cleveland is running out of chances to avoid 0-16. And then we get a pair of games on Christmas Day: Steelers at Texans and Raiders at Eagles. God bless us, everyone.

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89 comments, Last at 26 Dec 2017, 4:23pm by milo

21 Dec 2017, 01:33am by Vincent Verhei

Rams Place Greg Zuerlein on IR

Most kicker injuries wouldn't warrant an Extra Point. Greg Zuerlein isn't most kickers.

The Los Angeles Rams have placed Zuerlein on injured reserve with a herniated disc. His season is over. Sam Ficken -- who last kicked in a competitive football game with the Penn State Nittany Lions in 2014 -- was signed as a replacement.

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11 comments, Last at 22 Dec 2017, 2:20pm by Aaron Brooks Good Twin

18 Dec 2017, 10:57pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 15 Quick Reads

Between Christian McCaffrey, Alvin Kamara, Kareem Hunt, Leonard Fournette, and others, has the NFL ever seen a collection of rookie running backs like it has in 2017?

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59 comments, Last at 21 Dec 2017, 2:55pm by t.d.

17 Dec 2017, 09:05pm by Vincent Verhei

Richardson Announces He Will Sell Panthers

Friday, December 15: The Carolina Panthers announce they are launching an internal investigation into team owner Jerry Richardson amidst "allegations of workplace misconduct." (Click for more.)

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52 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2017, 1:09am by jackiel

17 Dec 2017, 02:52pm by Vincent Verhei

Marvin Lewis Reportedly Leaving Bengals

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that after 15 seasons as head coach, Marvin Lewis will leave the Cincinnati Bengals after the season.

Lewis' contract, and those of all his assistants, expires at the end of the year.

"If a head-coaching job does not materialize," Schefter writes, "sources said Lewis would be interested in working in another team's front office or as a coaching adviser for a former Bengals assistant coach who has gone on to become a head coach, such as Mike Zimmer, whose Minnesota Vikings host the Bengals on Sunday."

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20 comments, Last at 20 Dec 2017, 11:41am by Noah Arkadia

16 Dec 2017, 12:49pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 15 Open Game Discussion

Week 15 kicks off with Broncos-Colts in the Life Was Better When We Had Peyton Manning Bowl, and then Saturday football returns with Bears-Lions and Chargers-Chiefs. Big Sunday games include Packers-Panthers, Rams-Seahawks, and of course the game of the year in Patriots-Steelers. Sunday night has Cowboys-Raiders, and it wraps up Monday night with Falcons-Buccaneers. Use this thread to discuss it all.

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184 comments, Last at 19 Dec 2017, 12:23pm by morganja