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05 Jan 2018, 08:43pm by Scott Kacsmar

FiveThirtyEight: 12 Playoff Teams Are Enough for the NFL

The Bills and Titans are in the playoffs, which might be enough of an argument itself to not expand the playoffs. But we looked at DVOA since 2002 to see that playoff expansion wouldn't be a good idea.

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43 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2018, 1:26am by RickD

05 Jan 2018, 02:49pm by Bryan Knowles

Jon Gruden Will Coach the Raiders Forever

The Oakland (Las Vegas) Raiders give Jon Gruden the largest coaching contract in NFL history.

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79 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2018, 4:33am by The Ninjalectual

05 Jan 2018, 02:18pm by Bryan Knowles

AP Releases 2017 All-Pro Teams

The 2017 AP All-Pro teams are announced

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21 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2018, 11:47pm by RickD

05 Jan 2018, 09:48am by Aaron Schatz

For Kraft, Belichick, and Brady, Is This Beginning of the End?

Here, for your discussion pleasure, is the Seth Wickersham ESPN piece everyone is talking about today, about the power struggle between Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. The piece reports that Bob Kraft essentially forced Belichick to trade Jimmy Garoppolo so that Brady could remain quarterback of the Patriots in the future. I think this piece actually makes Belichick look pretty reasonable, and it also shines some light on the Alex Guerrero situation.

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151 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2018, 9:22am by David

03 Jan 2018, 03:25pm by Aaron Schatz

45 ESPN Analysts Rank Head Coaching Candidates

We were allowed to choose any five people who were not currently NFL head coaches. Who do we think are the best candidates for jobs? I chose Jim Harbaugh, David Shaw, Dave Toub, Jerry Rosburg, and Jim Schwartz. The consensus top five included Harbaugh, Shaw, Josh McDaniels, Nick Saban, and Jon Gruden. There are some interesting picks lower down including Ed Reed, Kevin Kelley, and Byron Leftwich. Good debate material! It's Insider subscription required.

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13 comments, Last at 08 Jan 2018, 12:22am by LionInAZ

03 Jan 2018, 12:21pm by Aaron Schatz

Black Monday 2018 (UPDATE: Green Bay Carnage)

With so many rumors flying around, we might as well start this thread a day early. Jon Gruden to the Raiders? Jim Schwartz to the Giants? Is Bruce Arians retiring? Are we talking six or seven open jobs, or more like 10? We'll update this thread with specific reports once rumors become fact.

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154 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2018, 3:22pm by justanothersteve

02 Jan 2018, 09:50pm by Scott Kacsmar

2018 Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

The Hall of Fame announces its 15 modern-era finalists for the class of 2018.

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98 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2018, 7:08pm by amin purshottam

02 Jan 2018, 07:16pm by Andrew Potter

Injury Aftermath: Week 17

A quick round-up of injuries for the teams heading into the playoffs this weekend.

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7 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2018, 1:34pm by jtr

02 Jan 2018, 06:45pm by Bryan Knowles

Carson Palmer Announces Retirment

After 15 years in the NFL, Carson Palmer is calling it a career.

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20 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2018, 6:09pm by ssereb

01 Jan 2018, 08:42am by Mike Tanier

Monday Morning Digest: Playoff Preview and Season Wrap-Up Extravaganza

Wild Card previews, of course. Plus a surprising amount of Bills trolling.

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