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Ryan Kerrigan Injury: Updates on Redskins LB's Recovery from Knee Surgery

Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan has started running again after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in May. Continue for updates. Kerrigan Speaks About Knee Procedure Thursday, July 2 JP Finlay of CSNWashington.com reported what Kerrigan had to say about his recovery: I'm doing really well.... Show More Summary

Predicting San Francisco 49ers' 2015 Unsung Hero

The San Francisco 49ers have plenty of big names on their roster, like Colin Kaepernick and Torrey Smith, but there are also some unsung heroes. Which player is an under-the-radar star? What makes him so impactful ? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Matt Bowen discuss the 49ers roster in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com

Ranking the NFC West's Top 10 Players

The NFC West is loaded with talent, especially on the defensive side of the football. Which players make the top 10? Who is the best player in the NFC West heading into 2015? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Matt Bowen discuss the NFC West in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com

'Moose' Johnston Chooses Animal Nicknames for Dallas Cowboys Stars

Nicknames are an incredibly important part of sports culture. From Earvin "Magic" Johnson to Wayne "The Great One" Gretzky, every sport has its iconic names. What nicknames should the Dallas Cowboys' stars receive? Watch as Daryl "Moose" Johnston joins Adam Lefkoe to give a few nicknames of his own in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com

Predicting New England Patriots' 2015 Unsung Hero

The New England Patriots lineup is full of superstar names like Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski, but some of the team's impact players fly under the radar. Who is an unsung hero on this roster? What does he do exceptionally well? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Matt Bowen discuss the Patriots roster in the video above. Show More Summary

Football Down Under: What Does the Future Hold for NFL in Australia?

At 9 a.m. AEST on Feb. 2, Jason Duerden opened his bar to start the Super Bowl XLIX celebration. By 10 a.m. about 350 people were inside, with another 50 or so waiting in line. At 10:30 a.m., when the NFL's 2015 marquee game kicked off,...Show More Summary

Philadelphia Eagles' Vinny Curry Playing Way to Free-Agent Payday

Vinny Curry finished second on the Philadelphia Eagles in 2014 with 9.0 sacks. In almost any other situation on almost any other team, this would fall squarely under the positives category. For the Birds, it's actually a bit of a dilemma. While the Eagles are obviously thrilled to have a secret weapon in Curry, he may not be around much longer. Show More Summary

Buying or Selling the Hype: Is Browns' Duke Johnson Ready for 2015 Breakout?

The Browns deployed rookie running backs Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West in 2014, and although they both impressed, Cleveland plans to add Duke Johnson to the mix in 2015. Could Johnson have the biggest workload? What does he bringShow More Summary

Why Mark Brunell Is Right About RG3 and Washington Redskins

Mark Brunell won't win a popularity contest in Washington anytime soon. But the former NFL-quarterback-turned-ESPN-announcer was exactly right when he said Robert Griffin III isn't good enough to succeed as a starting quarterback for...Show More Summary

Aging NFL Stars Poised for a Rebound Season

The one thing every human being knows that it has no control over is age. You can’t fight it. Then again, why would you? Consider the alternatives. For professional athletes, it is no doubt an uncomfortable topic, but it is reality.Show More Summary

Oakland Raiders' 2013 Draft Class Under Pressure in Make-or-Break Season

The time is now for the Oakland Raiders' 2013 draft class, and the pressures of the upcoming season could furnish diamonds or deliver a blow to the team's season outlook. The 2013 draftees were general manager Reggie McKenzie’s first full draft class. Show More Summary

Young NFL Players Already on the Hot Seat Heading into 2015 Season

During the 2011 lockout, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell attempted to refute commonly cited statistics detailing the average length of an NFL career. That specific discussion is for another time. Like, say, four years ago. But an interesting...Show More Summary

Disappointing NFL Rookies Ready to Take Big Leaps Forward in Year 2

Every NFL draft class has players who disappoint in their first season as a pro, and the rookie class of 2014 was no different. While some players who disappoint in Year 1 go on to remain major busts (JaMarcus Russell, anyone?), others...Show More Summary

Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Tight End

The Atlanta Falcons haven't had a competent starting tight end since Tony Gonzalez retired. They need some excellent play out of the current group in order for the passing offense to get to the same level it was at in 2012. The Falcons...Show More Summary

Is the Cleveland Browns Secondary as Good as Their Players Claim It Is?

At least two members of the Cleveland Browns secondary believe that the unit is among the NFL's very best. Safeties Donte Whitner and Tashaun Gipson have said in recent months that no secondary—maybe save the Seattle Seahawks'—rivals...Show More Summary

It's Time for Pittsburgh Steelers to Stop Using Antonio Brown as Punt Returner

Antonio Brown is not only the Pittsburgh Steelers' top receiver, in 2014 he was the best receiver in the NFL. This moment has been building for a while—after all, Brown went into the 2014 season with a 16-game streak of at least five...Show More Summary

Has T.Y. Hilton Hit His Ceiling as Indianapolis Colts' No. 1 Receiver?

While Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks' contract discussions have been a major topic of the media this offseason, another third-round pick from 2012 has not yet gotten into such negotiations. The Indianapolis Colts' contract talks with T.Y. Show More Summary

Can Tim Jennings Return to Pro Bowl Form in the Chicago Bears' New Defense?

Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings flourished playing under former head coach Lovie Smith, but the veteran defensive back took a step back last season playing in defensive coordinator Mel Tucker's scheme. Jennings was a Pro Bowler...Show More Summary

Can Stephon Gilmore Play the Darrelle Revis Role for Rex Ryan's Buffalo Bills?

Stephon Gilmore isn't a star. In a league that glorifies the attention-craved cornerbacks and their proclamations of grandeur, the 24-year-old has essentially no standing among the national media. Playing for the Buffalo Bills playsShow More Summary

Why Ryan Davis, Chris Smith Are Locked in Jaguars' Crucial Roster Battle

No other position has been discussed more in the past 6 months than the "Leo" position for the Jacksonville Jaguars. In this day and age, having a great pass-rush is crucial in the NFL, and the Jaguars are doing their best to get to that point. However, there have been some infamous roadblocks along the way, most notably Dante Fowler Jr.'s injury. Show More Summary

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