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Film Room: Philadelphia's Struggles
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Film Room: Philadelphia's Struggles

Despite a terrible start to the season, the Eagles still have the talent on hand to turn things around.

54 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2015, 12:52pm by mjb
Film Room: Chandler and Easley
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Film Room: Chandler and Easley

Cian Fahey looks at the tight end and defensive tackle who will play a big part in the rebuilt Patriots' efforts to defend their Super Bowl title.

18 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2015, 12:55pm by Rich A
Film Room: Teddy Bridgewater
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Film Room: Teddy Bridgewater

What did the Vikings quarterback do well in his rookie season, and how high is his ceiling?

13 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2015, 6:11am by Raiderjoe
Film Room: Ryan Fitzpatrick
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Film Room: Ryan Fitzpatrick

By most numbers, Fitzpatrick had the best year of his career in 2014. Can he maintain that level with the Jets this fall?

20 comments, Last at 31 Aug 2015, 8:16am by bubqr
Film Room: Philip Rivers
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Film Room: Philip Rivers

Exactly where should we list the Chargers' passer in the quarterback pecking order?

13 comments, Last at 21 Aug 2015, 1:53pm by Scott C
Film Room: T.J. McDonald
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Film Room: T.J. McDonald

The Rams have no worries in their front seven, but some question marks in their secondary. Can McDonald be the play-making defensive back they're looking for?

1 comment, Last at 13 Aug 2015, 2:04pm by Perfundle
Film Room: Richard Sherman
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Film Room: Richard Sherman

The Seahawks' defensive back will tell you he's the best corner in the game. Is he right?

17 comments, Last at 17 May 2015, 1:17am by arias
Film Room: Rob Gronkowski
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Film Room: Rob Gronkowski

The Seahawks' ability to cover New England's once-in-a-generation tight end will go a long way in determining who wins Super Bowl XLIX.

15 comments, Last at 28 Jan 2015, 6:55pm by EricL
Film Room: New England Linebackers
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Film Room: New England Linebackers

If the Patriots are going to win Super Bowl XLIX, they're going to need great performances from Jamie Collins and Dont'a Hightower to shut down the Seattle running game.

11 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2017, 7:40am by dytto123
Film Room: Patriots' Flexibility
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Film Room: Patriots' Flexibility

Cian Fahey looks back at the last time the Patriots played the Colts, and finds that New England's versatility will be key in the AFC Championship Game.

11 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2015, 11:00pm by PatsFan