Pro Football Focus Preview: NFC South

Atlanta Falcons 2014 record: 6-10, 3rd place NFC South Key additions: Brooks Reed, Adrian Clayborn, Tony Moeaki Key losses: Steven Jackson, Harry Douglas, Sam Baker, Jacquizz Rodgers, Sean Weatherspoon, Osi Umenyiora, Bear Pascoe Top draft pick: Vic Beasley The Good:¬†Matt Ryan finished the season at the No. 5 ranked quartberback on Pro Football Focus with…

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The Worst NFL Draft Picks Since 2000

Sometimes, a high NFL Draft pick by a team doesn’t pan out as well as the team hoped. In some cases, the player became lazy once given a multi-million dollar contract, other times, deficiencies in his game were exposed on the NFL level and he was unable to adjust. Listed below are the worst of…

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Offseason in Review: New York Jets

Last season, the New York Jets finished 4-12 and missed the playoffs for the fourth straight season after back-to-back appearances in the AFC Championship Game. The 4-12 record was a low-point for head coach Rex Ryan, who was fired after the season. Ryan, who was able to construct a talented defense in New York, never…

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Offseason in Review: Washington Redskins

The Redskins continued to underperform in 2014, finishing the season with a 4-12 record. Although Mike Shannahan was replaced by Jay Gruden at head coach last season, the quarterback controversy continued. Robert Griffin III, Kirk Cousins and Colt McCoy all saw time as the team’s signal caller and all three will return to Washington this…

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Offseason in Review: San Francisco 49ers

After three straight NFC Conference Championship appearances, the wheels fell off on the San Francisco 49ers in 2014 as the team finished 8-8. To make matters worse, there was much drama during the season, specifically involving Head Coach Jim Harbaugh and whether or not he would remain with the team. Harbaugh was eventually fired and…

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DeMarcus Cousins Shouldn’t be Traded

Just over four months after being introduced as head coach of the Sacramento Kings, George Karl is already wearing out his welcome. Yahoo Sport’s Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that Karl is doing everything in his power to convince Kings owner Vivek Ranadive to trade away All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins before the draft. Karl reportedly isn’t…

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Phillies Need to Dump Phillippe Aumont

On Dec. 16, 2009, the Philadelphia Phillies traded Cliff Lee to the Mariners in exchange for three prospects headlined by Phillippe Aumont, a lumbering righty who was ranked 93rd on Baseball America’s Top 100. The deal was surprising at the time, but a year later, Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. looked like a genius…

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The Red Sox Should be Deadline Buyers

Much like their hated rivals, the New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox enter every season expecting to win it all despite the talent they put on the field. Those expectations are justifiable, the team has won three World Series since breaking the Curse of the Bambino in 2004, their farm system is among the…

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No Michael Oher, You Hurt Your Own Career

Carolina Panthers offensive tackle Michael Oher made headlines yesterday for what he said after getting into a fight with defensive end Kony Ealy at practice. “I’m not trying to prove anything,” Oher told ESPN. “People look at me, and they take things away from me because of a movie. They don’t really see the skills…

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