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Cam Newton's Week 1 Medical, Fantasy Football Risk Due to Rib, Ankle Injuries

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton continues to deal with two offseason and preseason medical issues—first, surgery for a lingering ankle injury and later a broken rib—leaving fantasy drafters and owners with a few unanswered questions. Will...Show More Summary

Fantasy Football 2014: Positional Rankings and Top Sleepers to Target

It's almost hard to believe the 2014 NFL season's first meaningful game is only days away. With the preseason finally in the books, fantasy football drafts around the world are set to commence. Last-minute preparations are in order. We've learned a good deal of information throughout all 65 of this year's exhibition games. Show More Summary

NFL Week 1 Predictions: Projections for the Early Lines, Spreads and Odds

Since Feb. 2, there has been a void in every NFL fan's life. That void is finally about to be filled on Thursday night when the Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers. Excitement is teeming, but the action is still days away after the final preseason games were played last Thursday. Show More Summary

49ers 2014 Virtual Program: Depth Chart Analysis, X-Factors and More

The "quest for six" resumes for the San Francisco 49ers as they look to ring in a new era in the long history of this storied franchise. Much of the attention has focused on the debut of the 49ers' new home in Santa Clara—Levi's Stadium,...Show More Summary

Grading Philadelphia Eagles' Final 53-Man Roster

After a spring of OTAs, summer of training camp practices, and four preseason contests, the Philadelphia Eagles officially narrowed their roster down to the league-mandated 53 players. There were definitely some surprises—just three running backs made it, and Alex Henery actually got his release. Show More Summary

Biggest Surprises and Snubs from the San Francisco 49ers' Roster Cuts

Cuts have come and cuts have gone, and the San Francisco 49ers are down to their initial 53-man roster. While there still may be a lot of movement between now and the first game of the season—Glenn Dorsey might be placed on short-term...Show More Summary

Grading Washington Redskins' Final 53-Man Roster

Rosters have been cut to 53 players, which means that the NFL's regular season is officially here. For the Washington Redskins and new head coach Jay Gruden, it means that the transition from the previous regime to now will finally be...Show More Summary

Green Bay Packers 2014 Virtual Program: Depth Chart Analysis and X-Factor

In 2013, the Green Bay Packers were faced with plenty of injuries, netting 15 players in total on the injured reserve list. Despite those losses, and players managing to return from injuries—most notably All-Pro quarterback Aaron Rodgers—the...Show More Summary

Biggest Snubs and Surprises from Washington Redskins' Roster Cuts

Their schedule and offseason acquisitions have long been official. And now the same can be said about the Washington Redskins' 2014 roster. A veteran-laden team, the formation of Washington's initial 53-man roster didn't feature theShow More Summary

Grading the Pittsburgh Steelers' Final 53-Man Roster

Chuck Noll once said, “Everyone’s job is important, but no one is indispensable.” Twenty-two players learned this as the Pittsburgh Steelers finalized their first 53-man roster of the 2014 season. While there were no earth-shattering moves, it was mildly surprising that veterans Chris Carter and Guy Whimper did not make the cut. Show More Summary

St. Louis Rams 2014 Virtual Program: Depth Chart Analysis, X-Factors and More

It's finally here. The NFL season is upon us, which means we can put the lesser sports aside and turn our focus toward the Holy Grail of American sports—football. The St. Louis Rams are coming off of a 7-9 campaign and are looking to crack the postseason for the first time since 2004. Show More Summary

Grading the Jacksonville Jaguars' Final 53-Man Roster

Well, Jacksonville Jaguars fans, we’re finally here! The preseason is over, the cuts have been made, and, for the most part, the 53-man roster is set. For the Jaguars, this past preseason was important as they tried to identify the right...Show More Summary

Alex Smith and Chiefs Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

After leading the Kansas City Chiefs to the playoffs and enjoying a strong 2013 campaign overall, quarterback Alex Smith has been locked up for the foreseeable future with a four-year, $68 million contract extension, according to Terez A. Show More Summary

Texans' Deal for Ryan Mallett a Low-Risk, Low-Reward Proposition

The national NFL media finally got the deal it had been clamoring for since before the NFL draft. The New England Patriots received a reward for grooming Ryan Mallett behind Tom Brady, and the Houston Texans finally added another quarterback...Show More Summary

Rex Grossman Cut by Browns: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Cleveland Browns were proactive on the waiver wire after cutting their roster down to 53 players. In light of the new acquisitions, backup quarterback Rex Grossman has been released not long after signing with the team. ProFootballTalk.com's Josh Alper reported the news on Sunday, as the Browns cut Grossman after he had just signed on Aug. Show More Summary

Fantasy Football 2014: Player-Based Team Names and First-Round Mock Draft

As the NFL season approaches, fantasy football owners everywhere are salivating over their lineup or potential rosters ahead of drafts. Whether you have your team set or are awaiting the start of the first round, there is still plenty...Show More Summary

Goodell's Domestic Violence Policy Gets First Test with Ray McDonald Arrest

The world is watching, Commissioner Goodell. How will you respond? San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday morning on charges of felony domestic violence, according to Sal Castaneda of KTVU San Francisco. Show More Summary

Ryan Mallett Trade Puts Spotlight on Jimmy Garoppolo as Patriots' Future QB

The Ryan Mallett era is over in New England. It never truly began anyway. The Patriots traded Mallett to the Houston Texans for a conditional draft pick in 2015. The trade was first reported by Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. According to Paul...Show More Summary

Ryan Mallett to Texans: Latest Trade Details, Analysis and Reaction

The New England Patriots have proven over the years to be savvy players on the NFL trade market. They've shown that once again after deciding to trade backup quarterback Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com first...Show More Summary

Alex Boone and 49ers Reportedly Agree on New 2-Year Contract to End Holdout

San Francisco 49ers starting guard Alex Boone is staying put after all, as the player has agreed to a restructured contract that will end his holdout exactly a week before the start of the regular season. ESPN's Adam Schefter broke the...Show More Summary

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