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In the Andy Reid era, which has endured into its fourth presidential term, the Eagles have been no strangers to startling personnel moves. Reid broke from his usual way of doing things by going after Terrell Owens in 2004, then stunned the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The best thing about this year is that it isn’t last year. The Cowboys’ 1–7 start in 2010 quickly ended any Super Bowl talk. The team is looking to start over this year with a new head coach and a good-as-new quarterback. Jason Garrett inherits a...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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By Scott Henry (@4QuartersRadio) Welcome to the second round of the Worst Sports Owners Tournament. We're down to 16 of the craziest owners ever. Some won, but spent other people's money like drunken sailors to do it. Some lost, and made...
Scott Henry
2 years ago
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The streaks are almost all gone now, which means the Detroit Lions finally are ready to put their past behind them. The Matt Millen era is a fading memory, along with the historically awful 0–16 season that capped it in 2008. In the span of two...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The team that has made a habit of reinventing itself will try yet another reinvention in 2011. The Cleveland Browns begin 2011 with their sixth new coach since 1999. Hold up the cue cards; the lines have all been used: This is the guy ... We are...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The usually stoic personality of Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco momentarily disappeared. Joe Cool was on fire. Used for target practice by a legion of critics despite three consecutive playoff appearances, Flacco lashed out after being derided for...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Marvin Lewis is seeking a fresh start for 2011, and in an offseason filled with labor strife and uncertainty, the Bengals faced their biggest upheaval of personnel since their head coach’s first season of 2003. Quarterback Carson Palmer, the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Few teams were better positioned than the Steelers to weather the lockout — and specifically the missing offseason workouts and practices that were a casualty of the NFL’s first work stoppage since 1987. Every defensive starter from 2010...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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With an offense that remains a work in progress, the Chicago Bears will again depend on an elite defense to do most of the heavy lifting after falling a game short of the Super Bowl. The defense is getting a bit long in the tooth, and critics...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Aaron Rodgers fancies himself as something of an amateur NFL historian, so it hardly came as a surprise when the Green Bay Packers quarterback had his answer at the ready when asked during the offseason what he and the Super Bowl XLV champions...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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The Vikings’ expectations for 2011 can be found somewhere between promise and denial. Several talented pieces remain from a 2009 team that was one botched play from a Super Bowl berth, but those pieces are either aging or still wondering what the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Athlon Sports' second post-lockout mock draft is here. This week, we cater to the old school players — those in leagues with no flex, no PPR and four points for passing touchdowns. This format, however, did not seem to stop our staff from jumping...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Athlon Sports has come up with plenty of value players, overvalued players and top rookies in our Best Bets story, but here we highlight a few of them. Here are a number of players we like with good values, some we like that currently are...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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NEW YORK GIANTS • Inside the Locker Room With Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News Will Eli Manning's single-season production surpass Peyton's in 2011? No, and I think we all need to get past this Eli-Peyton stuff. We’ve seen seven...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Deion Sanders remixed his “Must Be The Money” mantra one last time during his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech on Saturday night. His Canton-gold jacket even matched the gold vest from the video of the single off his 1994 album, “...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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Athlon Sports' first post-lockout mock draft is here. We started with a 10-team, two-quarterback, 16-round format. We also did a 20-round mock draft with IDPs for Athlon Sports 2011 Fantasy Football magazine. The draft you can see here and...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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By Scott Henry (@4QuartersRadio) If your team has an owner or owners who treat the fans with respect, be grateful. If your team has an owner who spends within his/her/their means, but can still improve the team, enjoy it. If your team...
Scott Henry
2 years ago
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GREEN BAY • Inside the Locker Room With Jason Wilde of ESPNMilwaukee.com Who is deserving of a higher draft pick: James Starks or Ryan Grant? Grant. While Starks was a pleasant late-season surprise and showed flashes down the stretch, Grant...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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NEW YORK JETS • Inside the Locker Room With Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News Can Shonn Greene handle being a workhorse feature back? The Jets coaching staff firmly believes that the physical Greene will be the centerpiece of the team...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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MIAMI • Inside the Locker Room With Ethan Skolnick of the Palm Beach Post Is Brandon Marshall a top-five fantasy WR? Or is the QB situation that bad? I would not take Marshall too high in fantasy drafts this season. While he has worked hard...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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PHILADELPHIA • Inside the Locker Room With Phil Sheridan of the Philadelphia Inquirer Can LeSean McCoy approach old Brian Westbrook fantasy numbers? McCoy certainly showed he has the ability to put up very good numbers, but the perfect storm...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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There is a surreal symmetry to the retirement go-route run by Randy Moss, whose hollow 13-year Hall of Fame career ends, like so many, “not with a bang but a whimper.” As the 6’4”, 34-year-old “Freak” runs away from defenders and detractors one...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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Athlon Sports 2011 Fantasy Football Magazine Mock Draft: Complete Rosters 12-team, 20-round snake style draft Return to round-by-round mock draft Mock Draft Love/Hates Scoring: 6 pts all TDs, 1 pt = 25 pass yds, 1 pt = 10 rush/rec yds, 0....
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The agent for former Vikings and Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss announced that Moss was retiring Monday, potentially calling an end to one of the most famous, and infamous, careers of any receiver in NFL history. The news comes as a...
Scott Henry
2 years ago
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HOUSTON • Inside the Locker Room With Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle What are the chances that Arian Foster can repeat his elite 2010 season? One key to Foster’s breakout season was the hands-on offseason work from Texans running...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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