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NFL POWER RANKINGS: Here's Where Every Team Stands With Three Months To Go

Get excited!<p>We took into consideration NFL Draft grades, DVOA (an advanced stat from Football Outsiders), and major free agency moves and came up with the very first power ranking of the season.

The 4 Most Important Questions In The NFC Heading Into Training Camp

Three teams earned double-digit wins in this division last year. At 11-5, the Packers beat the Vikings at home in the Wild Card round while Chicago sat at home, rueing their December 2 home collapse to Seattle. Last year's strongest division looks promising again this year, each team entering …

6 Biggest Areas of Concern as the Minnesota Vikings Begin Training Camp

With the boys at Target Field flatlining before August for the third straight summer, Minnesota sports fans can turn their full attention towards Mankato, where the Minnesota Vikings will report to training camp on Thursday evening and hit the field on Friday morning.<p>There will be plenty of hooting …

Peyton Hillis and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Reportedly Reach 1-Year Deal

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may finally have found the answer to their backup-running back problem.<p>According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, the Bucs and free-agent back Peyton Hillis agreed to a one-year deal Tuesday afternoon:<p>The terms of the agreement have not been disclosed at this time. Hillis worked …

Examining Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Offseason and Key Preseason Positional Battles

The term “on paper” only goes so far when examining the prospects of an NFL franchise. In the case of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, that holds especially true.<p>After a disappointing 7-9 finish last season, the Bucs spent much of the offseason getting substantially better—on paper—and appear poised for a …

5 NFC Teams Bound to Give the New York Giants Headaches in 2013

The National Football Conference is an assembly of some of the NFL's best teams. Each year presents an impossible task of handicapping which teams will emerge from the parity as contenders. 2013 will be no different, as the New York Giants will look to re-establish their footing in the NFC playoff …

Chicago Bears: Grading the Strength of Every Position Unit Heading into Camp

The time has arrived when we no longer have to wait for real football activities. Sure, we had OTAs and minicamps, but nothing beats the start of training camp. It's the first real indication football is around the corner.<p>There no doubt has been a ton of analysis and speculation into how the …

Predicting the Winner of New York Giants' Biggest Training Camp Battles

As the New York Giants enter training camp, there are a few key position battles that will be won with hard work and mental toughness prior to the start of the preseason.<p>The Giants will host some new faces this season, some young and some with veteran presence, and those new faces are sure to be in …

6 Damning Charts That Show You How Often NFL Players Get Arrested

Mario Wolf, an active Reddit user from Germany who goes by ChrisTroy , tried his hand at some data visualization of the constant prosecutorial attention endured by members of the NFL.<p>Basically, NFL players get arrested <i>a lot.</i><p>And certain teams have more players that spend a night in lockup than …

Two More Suspects Are Now In Custody In Connection To The Alleged Murder Of Odin Lloyd

In addition to ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez, two other suspects are in custody in connection with the alleged murder of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd.<p>Twenty-seven year old Carlos Ortiz was arrested in Connecticut earlier this week. Today, 44-year-old Ernest Wallace was arrested in Florida.<p>The charges …

Mark Sanchez's Epic Buttfumble Has Been Immortalized In A Silent Film

The lasting image of the 2012 New York Jets, and possible the entire 2012 NFL season, was Mark Sanchez running face-first into the backside of one of his offensive linemen and fumbling the ball.<p>The play introduced us to a new football term, "buttfumble" and is still the reigning champion after 30 …

Here's A Photo Of Gisele And Tom Brady On A Ride With Normal People At Disneyland

13 Ways Roger Goodell Has Turned The NFL Into A Dictatorship

While he has presided over a period of massive success for the league, he has also been a lightning rod for controversy.<p>He has cultivated the sense — fairly or not — that he makes decisions unilaterally and sometimes outside the bounds of league protocol.

Here's The Text Message Conversation That Aaron Hernandez Had With Odin Lloyd The Night He Was Killed

It gives further details of the prosecution's claim that Hernandez, along with two associates, picked up Odin Lloyd at his house in Boston, drove him to an industrial park less than a mile from Hernandez's home, and shot him five times.<p>Police released the specifics of the text message conversation …

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Another New England Patriots Player Gets Arrested

The Omaha World-Herald reports that Dennard was pulled over around 2 a.m. last night when a police officer saw him straddling the lane line.<p>This is the second time Dennard has been arrested since the Patriots drafted him in the 7th round of the 2012 NFL Draft.<p>On April 21, 2012 Dennard was arrested …

NFL Superagent Drew Rosenhaus Wrestled A Six Foot Shark

NFL superagent Drew Rosenhaus is not your normal dude. He became a registered agent at 22 years old, gave one of the greatest, least revealing interviews in the history of sports and, apparently, enjoys wrestling sharks.<p>This video, which Rosenhaus posted on his Twitter a few days ago, shows him …

The 4 Most Important Questions In The AFC Heading Into Training Camp

The NFL hiatus breaks July 23 when the Arizona Cardinals start the training camp season. Since the end of last season you have likely been mulling over a few areas of concern for your favorite team, and contemplating transactions and draft picks.<p>Training camp offers clues. Is the revamped offensive …

NFL POWER RANKINGS: Here's Where Every Team Stands In Training Camp

Since our first 2013 NFL power rankings in May, the Patriots have taken a huge dive due to injury and arrests. As a result, our top-10 reshuffled a bit.<p>We took into consideration NFL Draft grades, DVOA (an advanced stat from Football Outsiders), major free agency moves and (of course) offseason …

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CHART: In Sports Television There Is The NFL And There Is Everything Else

There have been 11 NFL games played in 2013 and ten of them rank as the ten most-watched sporting events this year based on data collected by <i>SportsMediaWatch.com</i>.<p>The NFL would have made a clean sweep if not for the BCS Championship game and game seven of the NBA Finals. Both of those games barely …

Darrelle Revis cleared to return

Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis, recovering from a major knee injury, has been medically cleared to return by team doctors, according …

Case against Hernandez for July 2012 double murder is building momentum

Getty Images<p>At a time when a grand jury in Bristol County, Massachusetts likely is closing in on an indictment of former Patriots tight end Aaron …