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The biggest busts in recent NFL Draft history — from Tony Mandarich to JaMarcus Russell, and the infamous Mike Mamula, Ryan Leaf, Akili Smith and Charles Rogers swings-and-misses in between. 1989 – 2. Green Bay Packers Tony Mandarich, LT,...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
The 2012 NFL Draft takes place April 26-28 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Fans from all 32 teams are eagerly awaiting the annual event to see their squad add some new and exciting talent. Here’s our prediction for the first round...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Q: What player holds the NFL record for the longest fumble return for a touchdown? — D. Francis, Round Rock, Texas A: Actually, two players share the record: The Raiders’ Jack Tatum returned a fumble 104 yards for a touchdown on Sept. 24, 1972...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Up until the moment Commissioner Roger Goodell starts announcing picks from the podium at Radio City Music Hall in New York on Thursday, April 26, the draft stocks of NFL prospects will fluctuate like the NASDAQ. From the pages of Athlon Sports...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
The NFL released its 2012 regular-season schedule on Tuesday night, laying out the slate of 256 games that will start in September and carry through December. Here are some of the games that caught our attention. 2012’s Must-See NFL Regular-...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The 2012 NFL schedule for the Dallas Cowboys has been released. Here's a weekly look that includes dates, times and television information. Week 1—Sept. 5: @ New York Giants, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC Week 2—Sept. 16: @ Seattle Seahawks, 4:05 p.m...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
The 2012 NFL season is still more than four months away from kicking off, but the path to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans is set. The NFL released its 2012 regular-season schedule on Tuesday. Here are some highlights of the upcoming slate....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The 2012 NFL schedule for the Philadelphia Eagles has been released. Here's a weekly look that includes dates, times and television information for football fans.   Week 1—9/9: @Cleveland Browns 1 p.m. ET, FOX   Week 2—9/16: Baltimore...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
The 2012 NFL schedule for the Washington Redskins has been released. Here's a weekly look that includes dates, times and television information.   Week 1—9/9: @ New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m. ET, FOX   Week 2—9/16: @ St. Louis Rams, 4:05 p.m....
Rich McVey
2 years ago
The 2012 NFL schedule for the New York Giants has been released. Here's a weekly look that includes dates, times and television information. Week 1—9/5: Dallas Cowboys 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC   Week 2—9/16: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1 p.m. ET, FOX...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
Stanford’s Andrew Luck and Baylor’s Robert Griffin III are poised to become just the fifth pair of quarterbacks to be selected No. 1 and 2 overall in the draft since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970. Luck and RG3 are set to join Tim Couch and Donovan...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Nike, the NFL's official new apparel provider, didn't take long to shake things up. The most notable change so far being the Seattle Seahawks' new uniforms, which were revealed today, along with the rest of the league. Seattle's uniforms got...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
"Plan B? I don't have a Plan B. We're going with Plan A." Those were the words uttered by Denver Broncos executive vice president John Elway at Peyton Manning’s introductory press conference on March 20. Plan A is to hand the team over to...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
After Tim Tebow's first five starts of the 2011 season, long before Tebowmania had fully bloomed and before Tebowing was even a thing, I took the occasion to compare his five starts to John Elway's first five turns under center in Denver. Neither...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
While we still don't know how well Peyton Manning will look under center come this fall, at least we now know what uniform he will be wearing. ESPN is reporting that Manning intends to sign with Denver and has instructed his agent to engage in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
After a certain outspoken analyst had questioned his NFL Draft selection, former Colts general manager Bill Tobin once famously asked in frustration: ‘Who the hell is Mel Kiper?’ No one has to ask that question now. From humble beginnings,...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
The Chicago Bears have a new wide receiver. Introductions, however, will not be necessary for quarterback Jay Cutler as his new weapon is also a familiar face. The Bears acquired Brandon Marshall from the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday, a move that...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
“Straight gold, homey?” Randy Moss has agreed to a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers following a workout with coach Jim Harbaugh — who threw passes to Moss after picking up the 35-year-old future Hall of Famer from the airport. “I...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
The NFL’s new league year officially starts today. One of the first orders of business will be free agency, which starts up at 4 E.T. this afternoon. With about 600 free agents on the market, there will be lots of activity and business should be...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
This time last year, the NFL lockout had just begun, claiming free agency as one of its first casualties. When the NFL finally got back to business on July 30, free agency was just one of numerous pieces of business that happened in earnest as...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The following is a list of NFL players who are expected to be free agents on March 13 provided they are not re-signed before then. Players are grouped by position with their 2011 team. Players who had the franchise tag applied to them by their...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, aka "Gronk," is throwing his hat into the ring for The Madden NFL 13 Cover in a big way. Gronk recently put together a video of himself "getting jacked at all times, going crazy" in a bid to win votes. BTW, we'...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
— by Mark Ross Peyton Manning's last pass in an NFL game came on Jan. 8, 2011. It also represents his final game as an Indianapolis Colt as the team is set to release its long-time quarterback. The official announcement ending Manning's 14-...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
After Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III wowed scouts over the weekend, Memphis nose tackle Dontari Poe stole the show at the NFL Scouting Combine when the defensive prospects took to the field-turf at Lucas Oil Stadium on Monday and Tuesday....
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
The rumor mill is working overtime as reports are coming out that Broncos QB Tim Tebow and singer Taylor Swift were spotted having dinner Monday night at an Italian restaurant. The possible pairing has already earned the nickname Swebow. Of...
Rich McVey
2 years ago

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