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So this is a thing. Robert Griffin III thinks he's the best quarterback in the NFL. In an interview WJLA, the Redskins quarterback talks about the confidence he has in himself and his team. RGIII has always been sure of his abilities, but...
Jasmine Watkins
2 weeks ago
The NFC East is tough. From an external look, the Cowboys, Eagles, and Giants all have legitimate chances to win this division. The Redskins need to improve a lot, but they're headed in that direction. There's a reason that this division...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
It's important to never get too carried away after the first NFL preseason game, but there's no denying Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots continue to replenish their cupboard with solid rookies who can immediately play. In...
Mike Dussault
2 weeks ago
Ah, yes, preseason football! A time when the Steelers’ first team comes in, marches down the field for a touchdown on the opening drive, and even take the 2-point conversion. Makes it look easy. And then there are the backups, who go on...
Marky Billson
2 weeks ago
Marcus Mariota
The Titans and Falcons are both coming off of disappointing seasons and look to make 2015 a fresh start. The Titans and second-year head coach Ken Whisenhunt will look to bounce back from a dreadful 2-14 campaign last year. The Falcons hired new...
Justin Nails
2 weeks ago
Being a quarterback in the NFL is like being a part of a brotherhood, at least if you ask Aaron Rodgers. The Packers quarterback is sticking by his fellow athlete Tom Brady during the whole Deflategate scandal.  "Tom's a...
Jasmine Watkins
2 weeks ago
Emmanuel Sanders
Fantasy football is one of the greatest joys of life. But with great joy must come deep, soul-crushing sadness. As can be the case when one of your so-called stud picks turns out to be a complete bust that kills any chance you have of making your...
Michael Horvath
2 weeks ago
Aaron Rodgers
History is made during the course of every NFL season, and while some of the milestones will be etched on a Hall of Fame bust (Tom Brady’s six Super Bowl starts), some are a little more obscure (LaGarrette Blount’s seven career playoff...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
Friday night the Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Jacksonville Jaguars in the preseason for the first time in history. But it will not be the first time the Steelers have played a preseason game in Jacksonville, Fla. It's been 45 years,...
Marky Billson
2 weeks ago
By now everyone has seen the video of DeAndre Hopkins burning DeAngelo Hall during a joint practice between the Redskins and the Texans.  Hall didn't appreciate everyone still talking about it, and had a few words to say to Hopkins on...
Jasmine Watkins
2 weeks ago
The Denver Broncos continue to lead this division, with Peyton Manning leading the way. However, Manning's not getting any younger, and the Chiefs and Chargers both made some personnel upgrades after each just missed out on a wild card spot...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
Let's just file this under awkward. James Harrison is 37 and still a scary player in the NFL. The Steelers linebacker is a monster, and everyone knows it. From his intense Instagram videos to his aggressive nature on the field, nobody...
Jasmine Watkins
2 weeks ago
Joe Philbin
Believe or not, the Miami Dolphins will play in their first preseason game on Thursday night. The team has been in training camp the last two weeks preparing for their matchup against the Chicago Bears. Related: Miami Dolphins' Biggest...
Antwan Staley
2 weeks ago
Rob Gronkowski
Thanks to the New York Jets, the first item in the 2015 NFL Calendar of the Year is in the Athlon Sports notebook. As far as strange and bizarre happenings, IK Enemkpali’s sucker punch of starting quarterback Geno Smith — knocking...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
What do you think the punishment should be for IK Enemkpali's punch on Geno Smith? The linebacker was released from the team, but Willie McGinest thinks he deserves a contract extension. He liked the passion and aggressiveness...
Jasmine Watkins
3 weeks ago
Bill Belichick
The New England Patriots open their preseason on Thursday night against the Green Bay Packers in a rematch of one of the best regular season games of 2014. Of course, the starters will see limited time, the schemes will be simplified and the result...
Mike Dussault
3 weeks ago
Training camps are always heated. Football players have been cooped up the whole offseason with no playing time.  On HBO's "Hard Knocks" the Texans and the Redskins got into a few scuffles during their scrimmage ...
Jasmine Watkins
3 weeks ago
The AFC South was very unbalanced last season, with the Colts and Texans well ahead of the Jaguars and Titans. Indianapolis has dominated the past two seasons, and they don't seem to be in any type of regression this year. They have the only...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Geno Smith was punched by Jets teammate IK Enemkpali and Jets fan are livid. Many are placing the blame on Enemkpali. ESPN's Cris Carter, however, says it is the quarterback's fault for putting himself in a position to be sucker-...
Jasmine Watkins
3 weeks ago
Geno Smith will not be playing for the Jets anytime soon. The Jets quarterback was "sucker-punched" during an altercation in the locker room with IK Enemkpali. The linebacker was immediately released and Smith ended up with a...
Jasmine Watkins
3 weeks ago
Richard Sherman
Despite losing in the Super Bowl, the Seattle Seahawks are still the top choice when it comes to a fantasy defense/special teams unit. The Seahawks will have a few new faces on that side of the ball, but as long as the "Legion of Boom"...
Mark Ross
3 weeks ago
Bless this mess. Eagles fans have started a petition in hopes to get Pope Francis to bless the knees of Sam Bradford. The petition, on Change.org, is almost up to 2,000 signatures, and they need 2,500 to reach the goal. Here's...
Jasmine Watkins
3 weeks ago
Shaun Suisham
The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing in three kickers on Tuesday in hopes of identifying a replacement for Shaun Suisham, who tore his left ACL on kickoff coverage in Sunday night’s preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings.Related: ...
Marky Billson
3 weeks ago
In 2014, the AFC North sent three teams to the playoffs. The division is once again poised to be a battle and continues to rank among the most competitive in the NFL. The Steelers, Bengals, and Ravens all have very legitimate chances to make the...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Mike Tomlin
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has been known to address his team collectively in the locker room with often-critical assessments he calls "The News." Here's "the news" following the Steelers’...
Marky Billson
3 weeks ago

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