2018 NFL Cap Casualty Candidates

Due to the nature of NFL contracts not being guaranteed, it’s incredibly common for players to be cut midway through their deals, especially if they are underperforming of if a team is in dire straits to get under the cap. While many players could remain with the team by restructuring their deals, others will just…

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What We’ve Learned from the Alex Smith Trade

While the trade can’t be official until March 14, The Kansas City Star’s Terez Paylor broke the news last night that the Chiefs are trading quarterback Alex Smith to the Redskins. In a move that has all sorts of implications, Kansas City will receive a third-round draft pick and Kendall Fuller as compensation as well…

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In Defense of Marcus Williams

I fully understand that “eyes to thighs” is an old tackling cliche and I understand that on the final play of the Saints NFC Divisional Round loss to Minnesota, safety Marcus Williams had poor fundamentals. Some would say it is endemic of all NFL tackling. This is very true and more noticeable on bad defenses….

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2017 NFL Award Winners

Much has changed since our midseason awards, and our official award recipients reflect this. Each selection was made by a three-person panel consisting of contributors who have written by the NFL over the course of the 2017 NFL season. MVP – Todd Gurley, RB, Los Angeles Rams (Unanimous selection) Gurley endured a sophomore slump last season,…

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Philip Rivers is not a Hall of Famer

At age 36, Philip Rivers is still playing at a high level, but Father Time is undefeated and within the next few seasons, his career will come to an end. While he is certainly one of the best quarterbacks in Chargers history, his resume screams Hall of Very Good – not Hall of Fame. Last…

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2017 NFL Midseason Awards

The NFL season is halfway through and there have been some surprises (the Rams!) and others conducting business as usual (the 49ers!). Here are our nominees for our midseason awards. MVP – Carson Wentz (Philadelphia Ealges) (Unanimous decision) The Eagles are 8-1 and Wentz is a big reason why. Last year, he ranked 28th in…

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Marshawn Lynch Gets Ejected, Watches Game From Stands

Things haven’t been going so well for Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch in his return to the NFL. Since Week 2, he has rushed for only 135 yards on 42 carries and scored just one touchdown, but things got worse last night as he tried to defend his quarterback, Derek Carr.   NFL HELL: Oakland…

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Players Who Just Look Wrong in These Jerseys

No, these pictures aren’t PhotoShopped. For some NFL players, they spend nearly their entire career with one team that we tend to forget their final NFL season when they play elsewhere or their early years where a team gave up on him too soon. While everyone remembers Jerry Rice playing in Oakland or Emmitt Smith…

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