NFC East Predictions for the Upcoming 2013-2014 Season

Geno Smith's maturity questioned

Posted on: Fri, 3 May 2013 at 18:42

Geno Smith's maturity questioned
ESPN
Smith's behavior before, during and after the draft has raised questions about his maturity, according to NFL talent evaluators. It also may have cost him money, approximately $3 million a year. At least one quarterback-needy team in the top 10 passed ...
Ravens hire Steve Spagnuolo

ESPN
The Baltimore Ravens hired the former Rams coach and defensive coordinator of the Saints and Giants on Friday as a senior defensive assistant. Spagnuolo will have an opportunity at redemption following an unsettled 2012 season in which he oversaw a ...
Draft Fallout: Pittsburgh Steelers

NFL News
Before the 2013 NFL Draft, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said he didn't expect any Steelers rookie to make an "instant impact" this season. It didn't sound that crazy based on the Steelers' patient history developing players. It sounds crazy now.


NFL News
Let's be real: Johnny Manziel isn't ready for the NFL

FanIQ
Since we're talking about the NFL—and these defenses were the closest thing to next-level football—his quarterback rating would have been 74.7 in this situation, finishing him at No. 28 overall right in front of the Titans' Jake Locker and the Browns ...


FanIQ
Brown brothers follow dream to play together in NFL - USA Today

USA TODAY (blog)
"It's a great opportunity for me and my brother to have this chance to be playing in the NFL,'' the Ravens inside linebacker said. "And it's an ideal opportunity for my parents with us being just an hour and 30 minutes away.'' The Ravens traded the ...
NFL draft: What they're saying about the Dolphins, Bears selections of Dion ...

OregonLive.com
In the one week that has passed since the NFL draft, much is still being discussed about the players that got picked. Two of those players, in particular, are Dion Jordan and Kyle Long, both formerly of the Oregon Ducks. While many expected Jordan to ...
The Best Player at Each Position in Next Year's NFL Draft Class

Bleacher Report
With the 2013 NFL draft in the books, NFL teams and college prospects are already preparing for the 2014 NFL draft. One of the reasons that the draft is so popular is that both college football fans and NFL fans are interested in the outcomes. Fans in ...


Bleacher Report
NFL player LeRoy Butler: As a role model, I can't take back my congratulations ...

PinkNews.co.uk
Former NFL player and Super Bowl Champion LeRoy Butler, who had an appearance at a Wisconsin church cancelled over a congratulatory tweet to recently out gay NBA payer Jason Collins, has said he would not take back the tweet because of kids ...


PinkNews.co.uk
NFL linebacker 'secretly' arrested: Giants linebacker charged with child abuse

Examiner.com
An NFL linebacker "secretly" arrested has agreed to a pretrial diversion program that would allow the charges to be dropped. According to Fox Sports on May 2, former New York Giants linebacker Michael Boley turned himself in to the police back in February.


Examiner.com
Dallas Cowboys reportedly happy with successful draft

NFL News
The Dallas Cowboys left themselves open to the slings and arrows of fans and pundits when (as most would agree) they reached for Wisconsin center Travis Frederick with the 31st overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. 2013 NFL Draft grades by division ...


NFL News
California overreacts to NFL workers' compensation loophole

NBCSports.com
For years, the NFL has complained about the ability of injured players to pursue workers' compensation benefits in California based on limited connections to the state. Now, California is in the process of closing the loophole. And, as government often ...
2013 NFL Draft Final Review: Bills, Jets, Eagles, Giants, Raiders, Steelers ...

Opposing Views
We've spent so much time over the past month examining the quarterbacks in this year's NFL Draft and criticizing them as a whole for being one of the worst classes of quarterbacks in draft history. Now that the draft is over, let's take one more look ...


Opposing Views
NFL Draft Grades 2013: Skins Takes Care of Business; RG3 Happy?

Fantasy Knuckleheads
NFL Draft Grades are in full swing with RG3 and the Washington Redskins next on my list, and boy did Washington take care of business in 2013 potentially making RG3 one happy man. At first glance I thought the Redskins draft was a little peculiar, but ...


Fantasy Knuckleheads
Cory Greenwood claimed by Detroit Lions - CBC

CBC.ca
The 27-year-old native of Kingston, Ont., cracked the NFL squad's roster as an undrafted free agent. He spent three seasons with Kansas City before being released Thursday. But Barker wasn't expecting the six-foot-two, 235-pound Greenwood to beat a ...


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The Real Super Bowl XLVIII Winner Will Be New York

Posted on: Fri, 3 May 2013 at 18:38

The Real Super Bowl XLVIII Winner Will Be New York
Rant Sports
As the hype of the NFL Draft dies down and we look forward to the upcoming season, there is no doubt that the New York Giants may be in contention to become the first team to ever to play in the Super Bowl in its home stadium. Regardless of the Giants' ...


Rant Sports
Miami Super Bowl Bid Likely Dead; 49ers' Bid Now Unchallenged

Bayoubuzz
(CBS SF) – The future of holding Super Bowl L (50) in South Florida appeared “dead” Friday after the Florida Legislature adjourned for their current session after failing to take up a state funding bill for the renovation of the 30-year-old Sun Life ...
Give me Starks, or give me death! (Or, Dunlap)

BoltBeat
He tested the market.. showed that he was worth more than the Ravens thought.. and the Ravens decided that their left tackle (who was spectacular at keeping Superbowl MVP Joe Flacco's jersey clean) was worth the paycheck. As much as it hurts to say…
Big Weekend For Sports Books - KOLO

KOLO
“In terms of the number of tickets we will write on Saturday, its actually more than Superbowl Sunday. You can bet exactas, trifectas, superfectas. There's pick 3s pick 4s pick 6s all kind of ways to win this thing,” says Terry Cox, Manager of the ...
Friends: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)

DVD Talk
The bulk of these appear during "The One After the Superbowl", a two-parter featuring the likes of Julia Robrts, Brooke Shields, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chris Isaak; other notable Season Two guest stars include Lea Thompson, Chrissie Hynde, Charlie ...

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AFC West notes

Posted on: Fri, 3 May 2013 at 18:14

AFC West

AFC West notes
ESPN (blog)
This is a big season for Baldwin, who hasn't made much of an impact in his first two NFL seasons. The Sideline View reports that the Chiefs are hiring Chicago Bears front-office employee Chris Ballard to oversee the pro and college scouting departments.

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Miami Dolphins post-draft depth chart

Posted on: Fri, 3 May 2013 at 7:23

AFC East

Miami Dolphins post-draft depth chart
Boston.com (blog)
On paper, the Miami Dolphins are the most improved team in the AFC East this offseason. As we all know, however, that rarely translates to immediate success. Give the Dolphins credit for aggressively targeting positions they identified as needs. Among ...
David Garrard: 'New York Jets should pick best quarterback'

Sports Mole
The AFC East side selected Geno Smith in the second round of last week's draft, who will compete with Mark Sanchez, Greg McElroy and Garrard for the role. The 35-year-old told The Star-Ledger: "It shouldn't be any politics. It should be the best guy ...

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NFC South Predictions for the 2013-2014 season

Posted on: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 at 18:12

NFC South

NFC South Predictions for the 2013-2014 season
SportsBlog.com (blog)
It always seemed that either the Atlanta Falcons or the New Orleans Saints would always win that division. With the addition of former St. Louis Ram Steven Jackson, can the falcons be stopped with an already great passing game? Will the New Orleans ...
Darrelle Revis Trade Makes Big Impact in NFC South

Rant Sports
The Vancouver Canucks will be without starting goaltender Cory Schneider when they play their final home game on Thursday night. Schneider is out with an “unspecified injury” and is listed as day-to-day, which means Roberto Luongo could make one more ...


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NFC East Predictions for the Upcoming 2013-2014 Season

Posted on: Thu, 7 Mar 2013 at 20:56

NFC East

NFC East Predictions for the Upcoming 2013-2014 Season
SportsBlog.com (blog)
Each team in the NFC East has a flare about them – a certain theme that drives them each week in practice to display their talent on Sundays. The Redskins have the ultra-versatile RG3, the Eagles have a new offensive attack full of speedy weapons, the ...

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