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5 Hidden Gems the New York Giants Should Have Noticed at the Combine

Brandon Scherff. Vic Beasley. Randy Gregory. Landon Collins. Amari Cooper. Marcus Mariota. Jameis Winston.<p>Those are just a few of the many draft prospects who have become household names going as far back as the East-West Shrine Game and, more recently, the concluded NFL Scouting Combine.<p>Then there …

What's Next for the NY Giants After the Initial Wave of Free Agent Signings

In case you happened to have been away on spring break or caught up in the tedious task of planning the perfect NCAA Tournament bracket, you might have missed the New York Giants’ busiest first week of free agency <i>ever</i>.<p>How busy was it? Try 20 free-agent contracts valued at more than $108.6 million, …

Week 7 Madden 25 NFL Preview and Prediction Simulations

Week 7 <i>Madden</i> Previews are here! <i>Madden</i> had its best week of the season last time around by going 11-4. Looks like <i>Madden</i> has finally started to figure it out with its updated rosters.<p>What will happen this week?<p>Check out the video to see who comes out on top in every single matchup from this coming …

Why Johnny Manziel Will Never Be an Elite NFL Draft Prospect

At this time last year, no one knew who was going to be the quarterback of the Texas A&M Aggies as they prepared for their first season in the SEC.<p>Since then, “Johnny Football” has taken over the college football landscape in a Heisman trophy-winning, extra point-missing campaign. His innate …

NFL Rookies Who Will Shock the World in 2013

NFL teams, media and fans spend months on end dissecting draft prospects, analyzing team needs and creating mock drafts. After the draft, the cycle spins all over again as fans and fantasy football junkies grade, break down and project how all the rookies will produce in their new jobs.<p>By the time …

The worst NFL draft picks of the century

The biggest misses of the 2000s include plenty of quarterbacks, an offensive lineman and even a kicker.<p>With the 29th pick of the 2000 NFL Draft, the Jacksonville Jaguars select (pause for effect): R. Jay Soward, wide receiver out of USC. There are a lot of different ways to describe a pick like …

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JaMarcus Russell Comeback 2013: Ready to Be a Teammate and a Leader

JaMarcus Russell has come a long way in a short time.<p>In the last two months, the former No. 1 overall pick has dropped nearly 40 pounds, regained some rhythm on the football field and, most of all, showed a renewed sense of purpose.<p>In our final episode chronicling his attempted comeback, we watch …

2013 Fantasy Football: Pre-Draft Rankings on the Top 70 Running Backs

If you want to take home the trophy, you have to stay ahead of the game, folks. Winning fantasy football championships ain't easy, but it can be a heck of a lot simpler if you make it a year-round process instead of just a seasonal hobby.<p>The 2013 NFL draft is coming up on Thursday, April 25 and …

Does anyone want Tebow?

Getty Images<p>Friday’s edition of <i>Pro Football Talk</i> included an in-depth look at whether any NFL team will be inclined to take a chance on Tim Tebow.<p>A …

Every NFL Team's Nightmare Draft Scenario

The 2013 NFL draft is all but here, and with it come decisions from each NFL front office that could make or break the state of their respective franchises for decades to come.<p>It may sound like an exaggeration, but one wrong move can spell doom for a team. Even the chips simply falling in a certain …

NFL Draft 2013: Four Prospects with Major Red Flags

Red flag: A distinction no NFL draft prospect wants to be saddled with. From failed drug tests to injury concerns, every year there are a handful of players who give NFL personnel pause.<p>In the video above, Josh Zerkle and I take a look at four prospects who, for whatever reason, may have general …

Falcons sign Brian Banks

ATLANTA -- Brian Banks said signing with the Atlanta Falcons is his second-biggest accomplishment.<p>The biggest was Banks' exoneration of rape charges …

Ohio State Football: Buckeyes Leading Michigan and Alabama for Star RB Recruit

With five verbal commitments already in the fold, Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes are off to a hot start with their 2014 recruiting class.<p>Meyer's top priority this year is recruiting offensive linemen after securing just two commitments for the unit in 2013. The Buckeyes are already in good …

How Manti Te'o Became the Most Controversial Player in the 2013 NFL Draft

Every good story requires a beginning, a goal, challenges that impede its achievement and a gripping conclusion. The Manti Te'o saga has the first three categories in spades, and it's the unknown future that makes his story the most compelling, and the most controversial, in the 2013 NFL Draft.<p>His …

Are the Detroit Lions Becoming the NFL's Most Embarrassing Team?

Sometimes, the light at the end of the tunnel just turns out to be a truck headed straight for you.<p>At least that's what it must feel like to be a fan of the Detroit Lions most of the time.<p>After a 2011 season that saw the team win 10 games and make the playoffs for the first time in over a decade, …

Why the Philadelphia Eagles Absolutely Must Draft E.J. Manuel

It's a period of great change and uncertainty for the Philadelphia Eagles.<p>For the first time in well over a decade, a head coach not named Andy Reid will be prowling the sidelines in the City of Brotherly Love as Chip Kelly attempts to make the jump from the University of Oregon to the NFL.<p>Kelly …

Oakland Raiders Should Choose Kevin Kolb over Matt Flynn

With Carson Palmer appearing to be on the way out, the Oakland Raiders have been connected to two replacements so far—Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Matt Flynn, and free agent Kevin Kolb.<p>Palmer, last year's starter, is unlikely to remain with the Raiders much longer. The Raiders asked him to …

Tim Tebow: Teams That Should Give Maligned QB A Fresh Start

Let’s face it. Tim Tebow was gobbled up in New York. The experiment turned disastrous in more ways than one.<p>The reality for Tebow is simple: He doesn’t belong in New York. And he shouldn’t want to remain with a team and an organization that insists on relying on an incumbent starting quarterback in …

How NFL Teams Can Prevent the Read-Option from Becoming Just Another Gimmick

The hottest topic among NFL teams is about evolving their offense with further implementation of the read-option package.<p>Teams have to prevent the package from becoming extinct like the Wildcat did only a few years ago. Last season, teams such as the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks used …

Breaking Down the Many Flaws That Define Tim Tebow's Game

It is no secret that Tim Tebow is one of the most competitive and driven players in American sports. After all, he has been able to seemingly will his team to victory countless times dating back to his days as a Florida Gator.<p>Still, despite one fluky successful season as the starting quarterback …