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27 Aug 2012, 12:09pm by Rivers McCown

Pats Ink Aaron Hernandez to Extension

Now the other pass-catching tight end in New England will be staying with the team for a very long time. Per the Boston Globe's Greg Bedard, it's a five-year extension worth $40 million, with a $12.5 million signing bonus and $16.4 million guaranteed.

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36 comments, Last at 29 Aug 2012, 10:18am by Jimmy

24 Aug 2012, 09:49am by Rivers McCown

The Week In Quotes: August 24, 2012

Wayne Hunter's demotion, MJD's holdout, and Kevin Kolb's Kolbness take center stage as we begin to wrap up the preseason and venture into real game territory.

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8 comments, Last at 27 Aug 2012, 8:45am by jebmak

21 Aug 2012, 04:02pm by Rivers McCown

Better Know A Blitz Package - Double A-Gap

Michigan State blog The Only Colors has a detailed look, heavily sourced and documented, of the Double A-gap blitz.

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11 comments, Last at 28 Aug 2012, 3:02pm by Dean

21 Aug 2012, 03:58pm by Rivers McCown

The Total Package

Over at Grantland, Chris Brown writes about the spread of "package" plays, Tecmo Bowl, and how offense is increasingly being dictated at the line of scrimmage.

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11 comments, Last at 28 Aug 2012, 3:00pm by Dean

20 Aug 2012, 03:06pm by Rivers McCown

Locker, Tannehill Named Starters

Two quarterback competitions are over. The Dolphins will eschew Matt Moore (and David Garrard) and go with first-round pick Ryan Tannehill, while the Titans have chosen former eighth overall pick Jake Locker over incumbent Matt Hasselbeck.

We're working on KUBIAK updates for these moves, and we should be finished tweaking it in the near future.

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22 comments, Last at 29 Aug 2012, 10:37am by Noah Arkadia

17 Aug 2012, 12:07pm by Rivers McCown

The Week In Quotes: August 17, 2012

The replacement officials are off to a rocky start, you can't touch 28, and Terrelle Pryor has a low opinion of himself as quotes start getting weekly for 2012.

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82 comments, Last at 23 Aug 2012, 7:07pm by Mr Shush

16 Aug 2012, 10:34am by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Ranking NFL Teams by Depth

The three thinnest and three deepest teams in the NFL get the ESPN treatment.

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15 comments, Last at 22 Aug 2012, 11:25am by PackersRS

16 Aug 2012, 10:28am by Rivers McCown

Blitzing Drew Brees Not a Bad Idea

NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal goes over his takeaways from FOA 2012.

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10 comments, Last at 21 Aug 2012, 9:13pm by chemical burn

13 Aug 2012, 10:24am by Rivers McCown

Undefeated / Winless in the Preseason

Football Geography has separate lists of teams that have gone undefeated and winless in the preseason. Undefeated is in the text header, and winless can be found here.

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18 comments, Last at 20 Aug 2012, 3:19pm by Pat (filler)

13 Aug 2012, 10:19am by Rivers McCown

MMQB: Rookie QBs Star

This week, Mr. King looks at the preseason debuts of this year's rookie quarterbacks, and logs his camp experiences from Washington, New York, Detroit, Chicago, and Buffalo.

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65 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2012, 10:07pm by BaronFoobarstein