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Rams Trading Ogletree to Giants

You know how linebacker has been a New York Giants weakness for years? They're finally doing something about it.

6 comments, Last at 09 Mar 2018, 12:52am by almon

Seahawks Trading Bennett to Eagles

As first reported by ESPN's Josina Anderson, the Seattle Seahawks are trading veteran defensive lineman Michael Bennett to the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.

41 comments, Last at 12 Mar 2018, 11:11am by Pat

Rams Trading Quinn to Dolphins

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that the Los Angeles Rams are trading defensive end Robert Quinn to the Miami Dolphins for a mid-round draft pick.

16 comments, Last at 05 Mar 2018, 5:24pm by James-London

Jaguars Extend Bortles Through 2020

Despite speculation the Jacksonville Jaguars might make a change at quarterback this offseason, the signed incumbent Blake Bortles to a contract extension that will last through 2020.

Bortles was going into the last year of his contract and due $19 million in 2018. Terms of the new deal were not disclosed, but in all likelihood it will guarantee Bortles more money over the time of the deal while lowering his cap hit this season.

26 comments, Last at 27 Feb 2018, 1:43pm by Pat
Four Downs: NFC East
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Four Downs: NFC East

Your reigning Super Bowl champs look well-prepared to defend their title, while Dallas, New York, and Washington are in dire need of defensive help. Plus: Each team's impending free-agent losses, including the subject of the hottest bidding war ever.

21 comments, Last at 25 Feb 2018, 6:01pm by Mountain Time ---- formerly Ninjalectual
2017 Football Outsiders Awards
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2017 Football Outsiders Awards

It's time for you, the readers, to look at the players, the coaches, the teams, and the commercials of the past year, and tell us which were best, and which were worst. Dilly Dilly indeed.

54 comments, Last at 20 Feb 2018, 9:17am by Mountain Time ---- formerly Ninjalectual
Super Bowl LII DVOA/Quick Reads
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Super Bowl LII DVOA/Quick Reads

Here are all our advanced numbers from Super Bowl LII. As you can imagine, the offensive numbers are pretty high. The Patriots end up with the higher DVOA, but that's not how games get decided.

39 comments, Last at 22 Feb 2018, 7:31pm by eagle97a

Redskins Will Trade for Smith, Sign Him to Extension

The Washington Redskins have agreed to trade for Kansas City quarterback Alex Smith, and will sign him to a four-year extension with $71 million in guarantees.

This obviously means Kirk Cousins will be allowed to hit free agency, and that Patrick Mahomes will be the starting quarterback for Kansas City in 2018.

92 comments, Last at 08 Feb 2018, 12:21am by RickD
QR Bonus: Keys To Beating Philadelphia
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QR Bonus: Keys To Beating Philadelphia

The Patriots won't necessarily need a big game from Tom Brady to win the Super Bowl -- but the Eagles absolutely will need one from Nick Foles.

26 comments, Last at 21 Feb 2018, 8:15pm by Obat Pembesar Penis
QR Bonus: Keys To Beating New England
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QR Bonus: Keys To Beating New England

To copy the game plans of the teams that had the most success against the Patriots this season, the Eagles will need to make serious changes to their offensive approach.

88 comments, Last at 26 Jan 2018, 9:52am by Anon Ymous