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24 Sep 2013, 12:39pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Cowboys Run Game Tied to Line

DeMarco Murray had a big game by traditional statistics on Sunday, but just like his big game against the Rams in 2011, it says more about his skill than it does the overall profile of the Dallas run game.

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3 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2013, 1:35pm by Tim Wilson

23 Sep 2013, 11:25am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Aaron Rodgers' Hidden Weakness

Why can't Aaron Rodgers seem to lead his team to a comeback in the fourth quarter? There's certainly a lot of regression to the mean on fourth-quarter comebacks, but a 5-24 record is pretty significant.

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53 comments, Last at 08 Jan 2014, 4:42pm by sac longchamp bandouli

17 Sep 2013, 12:39pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Tampa's Problems Lie with Freeman

Yes, penalties are bad. And yes, Greg Schiano isn't on the cutting edge of clock management strategy. But the real problem in Tampa Bay is that Josh Freeman is too inconsistent to fit what Schiano wants to do on offense.

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10 Sep 2013, 02:36pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Can Terrelle Pryor Save the Raiders?

Terrelle Pryor showcased a lot of speed on the edge against the Colts, but how should we weigh that against Indy's poor defense?

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2 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2013, 4:34pm by Thunderbolt of Flaming Wisdom

21 Aug 2013, 12:40pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Welker's Potentially Historic Impact

Golly, Peyton Manning sure does like himself some slot receivers.

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4 comments, Last at 29 Sep 2013, 2:31pm by buy soundcloud plays

15 Aug 2013, 12:04pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: The Race for Jadeveon Clowney

Over at ESPN Insider, I look at which teams are most likely to snag the No. 1 overall pick and a shot at Jadeveon Clowney. Well, we list all our projected last place teams, and of course that includes Atlanta... which finishes 8-8 or better in over half our simulations and isn't going anywhere near the No. 1 overall pick.

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29 comments, Last at 22 Aug 2013, 11:52am by bravehoptoad

12 Aug 2013, 04:49pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: No Carries for Old Men

Can Adrian Peterson ever break Emmitt Smith's career rushing record? It's hard to imagine, given that fewer and fewer NFL carries are going to running backs over the age of 30. (Click to read more.)

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6 comments, Last at 28 Aug 2013, 1:19am by Karen Swift

07 Aug 2013, 10:47am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Jets Should Start Sanchez

With no reason to believe that Geno Smith would be better than Mark Sanchez right now, and no reason to believe that starting Smith right now would help him long-term, why not use Sanchez to give Smith a little space to learn the NFL game and the Marty Mornhinweg offense?

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9 comments, Last at 15 Aug 2013, 11:11am by Bob Squared

05 Aug 2013, 02:27pm by Tom Gower

ESPN: Is Bears' Defense Too Old?

The answer: Probably not yet, but the Bears need to find some young stars to replace their aging veterans.

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2 comments, Last at 05 Aug 2013, 4:09pm by akn

01 Aug 2013, 01:25pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: NFL's Most Irreplaceable Players

Training camp injuries have already begun to take their toll; who are the five skill players at each position that their respective teams can't afford to lose?

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13 comments, Last at 13 Aug 2013, 10:05am by arshadul1