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21 Sep 2015, 03:10pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 2 Injury Aftermath (UPDATED)

Tony Romo's broken collarbone highlights the damage this week.

UPDATED: Drew Brees might miss several games with a shoulder injury.

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21 Sep 2015, 01:50pm by Vincent Verhei

League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis

More bad news about the toll playing football takes on the human brain: "A total of 87 out of 91 former NFL players have tested positive for the brain disease at the center of the debate over concussions in football, according to new figures from the nation’s largest brain bank focused on the study of traumatic head injury."

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28 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2015, 6:20am by fest201620

21 Sep 2015, 12:25pm by Vincent Verhei

MMQB: Panic and Patience

Peter King looks at the NFL's eight 0-2 teams and determines which will be OK, and which are doomed.

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21 Sep 2015, 07:13am by Mike Tanier

Monday Morning Hangover: Chip Kelly's Good Ideas Have Gone Bad for the Eagles

The mood here in the Greater Philly area is ... not good. And they haven't even closed the whole region down for the Pope yet.

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20 Sep 2015, 11:39am by Aaron Schatz

The Farce of Tackling Stats

Michael McKnight wrote a great piece for the Sports Illustrated NFL preview issue about how messed up tackling stats are. I'm quoted in here, along with the guys from PFF. There are problems with tackling stats that can't be fixed by the league -- the league isn't going to ever track "tackle opportunities" or "broken tackles," let's be real. The biggest problem with tackling stats that the league can actually fix is the fact that the NFL is depending on official scorers to get them right on game day. The official scorers are only human.

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19 Sep 2015, 10:12am by Mike Tanier

NFL Game Previews, Week 2

They aren't slideshows. They are 16-page symphonies to the football gods.

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17 Sep 2015, 04:17pm by Vincent Verhei

What Rams Think Of Seahawks' Passing Game

Jacob Stevens at Field Gulls wrote a great piece this week looking at the conservative coverage schemes St. Louis used in their win over Seattle in Week 1, and how Russell Wilson failed to exploit the opportunities he had.

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1 comment, Last at 03 Dec 2015, 6:27am by fest201620

17 Sep 2015, 03:59pm by Vincent Verhei

FI: Week 2 FanDuel Matchups

With Week 1 in the books, we try to figure out which breakout players are here to last, and which look like illusions.

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14 Sep 2015, 02:28pm by Andrew Potter

Week 1 Injury Aftermath

Terrell Suggs' season-ending injury headlines the list of ailments NFL players suffered in Week 1. (Click for more)

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12 Sep 2015, 08:57am by Mike Tanier

NFL Game Previews, Week 1

My 11th year of providing Game Previews in one form or another for a major outlet. Now in slideshow form! (Ducks). Click through to learn why crocodiles are trying to eat Drew Brees, how the Bengals interpret Greek mythology, and which Redskins character you are!

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