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  • The 5 Most Disappointing Teams to Start 2022 NFL Season

    Bleacher Report "While the Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins garner deserved praise for their surges to 3-0, many NFL teams are dealing with disappointment. The term itself is relatively vague, so let's define it. To determine our selections, the primary factor was judging teams on actual..." October 01

  • Tom Brady's backups are influencing storylines around the NFL

    The Score "Tom Brady declined to kick his feet up the past two Wednesdays. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers devised, then ditched plans to excuse him from practice weekly, figuring the 45-year-old star doesn't need the rest to stay spry deep into the season. Brady isn't the oldest NFL..." October 01

  • Unearthing Every NFL Team's Early Hidden Gem in 2022

    Bleacher Report "The first three weeks of the 2022 NFL season has revealed plenty about each team and their roster. While much of this intel isn’t surprising—many superstars are playing at high levels and plenty of end-of-roster backups are struggling—there have been a few shocking..." October 01

  • All levels of football must strive to avoid “second impact syndrome”

    Pro Football Talk "Apart from the potential long-term effects of suffering two concussions in a short period of time, there’s a much more important short-term concern that arises from the possibility of a player suffering a concussion before he has recovered from a prior one. The phenomenon is..." October 01

  • What are 2022 NFL draft picks doing with their first touchdown footballs?

    ESPN "Less than 2% of college football players are drafted into the NFL. And not all of those who are drafted will make a roster. So the odds of just playing in the league are small, let alone scoring a touchdown in one's first few games. Washington Commanders rookie wide..." October 01

  • What makes an RB Hall of Fame worthy?

    The Athletic "When Jim Brown took time out from filming in London for “The Dirty Dozen” to announce his retirement from the NFL, news reports called him the greatest running back in league history. Ten others have supplanted Brown atop the all-time rushing list since that day in 1966,..." October 01

  • 2023 NFL Pro Bowl Games details revealed: players required to attend

    CBS Sports "The Pro Bowl is gone, and the Pro Bowl Games are here. Days after the NFL announced that its annual all-star game will be replaced with a multifaceted skills competition this season, the league has unveiled additional details about the event. Namely, multiple seven-on-seven..." September 29

  • Should four struggling NFL teams panic? Why Broncos have issues

    ESPN "Three weeks might as well be an eternity in the NFL. If you're a fan of a struggling team such as the Patriots or Raiders, think about how optimistic you were before Week 1 and contrast that with how you feel right now. Things aren't even quite as bad as they are..." September 29

  • 2022 NFL Rookies Who Are Earning More Playing Time

    Bleacher Report "Three games into the 2022 NFL season it's clear that some rookies are starting to get comfortable with life in the league. Coaching staffs and teams might be hesitant to put too much on a rookie too early in the season, but as we approach the first quarter of the season, young..." September 29

  • NFL Security investigates whether someone filmed Dolphins’ practice on Wednesday

    Pro Football Talk "One of the burdens of being a good team is that other teams will try to come up with ways to beat you. Legal and/or otherwise. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that NFL Security is investigating whether someone was filming the team’s practice on..." September 29

  • It’s been 20 years since NFL realignment. Could it happen again?

    The Athletic "It’s been 20 years since the NFL realigned teams within its conferences, creating the symmetrical eight four-team divisions split between the AFC and NFC. So, what would it take for a change to happen again? When getting hypothetical about it, maybe expansion, a new..." September 29

  • Tua Tagovailoa reacts to Tyreek Hill trash-talking Eli Apple ahead of TNF vs. Bengals

    Clutch Points "The Miami Dolphins are looking to push their record to 4-0 in their Week 4 contest against the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday Night Football. While that headline is great, many are keeping an eye on Tyreek Hill and Eli Apple after Hill told the media that he was coming for Apple after..." September 29

  • Tua Tagovailoa questionable for TNF vs. Bengals

    The Score "The Miami Dolphins officially listed quarterback Tua Tagovailoa as questionable for Thursday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals, according to Adam Beasley of Pro Football Network. Tagovailoa's been battling back and ankle injuries this week. He..." September 28

  • Three veteran quarterbacks who could soon lose their starting job

    CBS Sports "The dynamics at quarterback are different than at other positions. A quarterback tends to get too much credit when a team wins and too much of the blame when his team loses.  Generally, the backup quarterback is a fan favorite. It doesn't take much for there to be a clamoring..." September 28

  • 2022 NFL Trade-Block Big Board Entering Week 4

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 NFL season isn't getting any more predictable. While we didn't see a slew of late-game collapses as we did in Week 2, Week 3 brought its fair share of surprises. Trevor Lawrence and the Jacksonville Jaguars routed the Los Angeles Chargers, while the 0-2 Indianapolis Colts..." September 28

  • Dolphins' Mike McDaniel on Joe Burrow ahead of Week 4 matchup: 'Coming off the bus, I see swag'

    CBS Sports "Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow has been known to step off the team bus and get some attention (see: Nike chain and sunglasses outfit). One person who has noticed Burrow's confidence is Miami Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel, who commented on the former..." September 28

  • 1 Player Every NFL Team Should Bench ASAP

    Bleacher Report "Starting jobs in the NFL are won during training camp, but the competition never truly ends. NFL coaches are constantly fighting for their job, which means players are constantly fighting for theirs. In a league where 10 head coaches were replaced last offseason, there's nonstop..." September 28

  • Ranking best QB combos in NFL draft history: Josh Allen, Lamar Jackson make list

    ESPN "During his rookie season in 2018, Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen got knocked to the ground on the Baltimore Ravens sideline. Allen jumped up screaming and got in the face of then-Ravens linebacker Matthew Judon. "Hey, calm down,..." September 28

  • Ranking the 20 Super Bowl winners since the NFL’s 2002 realignment

    The Athletic "The first two decades following the NFL’s most recent realignment spanned most of the New England Patriots’ dynasty. But even as the Patriots were a constant, rules changes encouraging passing production and player safety contributed to the league producing 20 sometimes..." September 28

  • Bengals DBs say they have Eli Apple's back for matchup with Tyreek Hill, Dolphins

    ESPN " Bengals cornerback Eli Apple might not be talking about his ongoing feud with Miami Dolphins wide receiver Tyreek Hill, but that hasn't stopped some of Apple's teammates ahead of the teams' meeting at Cincinnati's Paycor Stadium on Thursday..." September 28

  • Kyler Murray, Tua Tagovailoa among NFL players who will wear international flags starting in Week 4

    CBS Sports "When NFL teams take the field in Week 4, more than 200 players, coaches and team executives will sport a different look in celebration of their heritage. Starting this week and running through Week 5, the league is kicking off a new initiative to spotlight the sport's growing diversity,..." September 28

  • LaDainian Tomlinson Gives Perfect Response On Why Black Coaches Are Hired Less

    Total Pro Sports "Earlier this year, Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores shook up the NFL when he filed a lawsuit against the NFL and various teams over discriminatory practices. His lawsuit reignited the conversation about why there are so many black players in the league, yet so little head coaches of the..." September 28

  • Can NFL’s best running backs be centerpieces of Super Bowl title teams?

    The Athletic "There’s a throwback bout coming to Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, a duel between two teams fighting where football is going. In a league that’s shifted vertical, the Colts and Titans are the leading outliers, two franchises desperate to prove games — and..." September 27

  • How have NFL teams fared in the 20 years since the move to eight divisions?

    The Athletic "Fans look at the NFL standings constantly, and over the past 20 years, perhaps we take for granted the symmetry and balance of eight four-team groupings, remembering how long the league went with unevenly sized divisions. This season presents a chance to look back on two..." September 27

  • Cincinnati Bengals All-White Jerseys and Helmets Mean Joe Burrow Is Going to be Covered in Grass Stains

    The Big Lead "The Cincinnati Bengals will wear all-white on Thursday Night Football this week. The Bengals teased the new white and black helmets on Twitter a few days ago but posted some official promotional images today and they look sharp. Or maybe you hate them. There's just no pleasing some of..." September 27

  • The NFL running back conundrum: How teams view their value

    ESPN "The shelves in Brian Daboll's home office are stocked with old playbooks symbolizing years of work, dusty clutter the Giants coach says his wife, Beth, would just as soon see in the trash. "I've still got stuff from since I started in 1997," Daboll..." September 27

  • NFL Week 4 Odds and Lines

    Sportsbook Review "In this article, we examine the opening lines for Week 4 of the NFL schedule and discuss where the point spreads and game totals may head as the week progresses. We are seeing early movement in the Week 4 lines due to some key injuries suffered in Week 3. The Los Angeles Chargers lost..." September 27

  • NFL Coaches Already On the Hot Seat in the 2022 Season

    Bleacher Report "It doesn't take long for seats to start getting warm when you're an NFL head coach. Nearly a third of the NFL franchises hired a new head coach coming into the 2022 season. The year before that there were seven new head coaches. Some franchises are in a position to..." September 26

  • Struggling NFL Teams That Can Already Look Forward to 2023 Draft

    Bleacher Report "The majority of the NFL's Week 4 games will be played after the calendar flips to October. The air will be crisp. Leaves will be on the ground. Halloween decorations and scary movies will take over for the next four weeks. And football weather will be in full force. For some..." September 26

  • Quinnen Williams and Jets assistant coach have to be separated on sideline during Week 3 game vs. Bengals

    CBS Sports "The New York Jets are coming off of a wild comeback victory over the Cleveland Browns in Week 2, but things haven't gone according to plan in their Week 3 matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals. New York fell behind, 14-6 in the first quarter, and tensions boiled..." September 26

  • Tyreek Hill Issues Warning to Eli Apple Ahead of Bengals-Dolphins Game

    USA Today "Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Eli Apple and Tyreek Hill have a history. It’s a rivalry that will renew on “Thursday Night Football” when the Miami Dolphins visit the Bengals this week. In advance of that head-to-head matchup, Hill made sure to tell..." September 26

  • Joe Burrow’s Girlfriend Reacts To The Bengals First Win Of The Season

    Total Pro Sports "Olivia Holzmacher was in a New York state of mind. The longtime girlfriend of Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow chronicled her adventures while in town as she visited Central Park and Times Square. Once done, she got ready for the Bengals-Jets game to hopefully watch her man..." September 26

  • Rihanna to Headline Super Bowl Halftime Show

    ESPN "Rihanna will perform in the Super Bowl LVII halftime show at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 12. In a social media post Sunday afternoon, the NFL shared a photo of Rihanna's hand holding an official league football with the caption "Let's GO," ending..." September 26

  • NFL replacing Pro Bowl with skills competitions, flag football game

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Bowl as we know it is reportedly coming to an end. At the end of this season, the league will instead play a flag football game at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, February 5, according to Rob Maaddi of the Associated Press. " September 26

  • Some NFL owners reportedly plotting to oust Commanders boss Daniel Snyder

    Sportsnaut "It seems owners around the NFL are getting sick and tired of the drama around Washington Commanders boss Daniel Snyder, and could soon move to either ask him to step down as owner voluntarily or force him out. The Commanders’ offseason was completely dominated by investigations..." September 24

  • How to Solve the Cincinnati Bengals' Sack Problem

    Football Outsiders "The Cincinnati Bengals offense is a heap of hot garbage right now, and it threatens to ruin Joe Burrow. The Bengals have allowed 13 sacks through two games. They are on a 110.5-sack pace, which would break the record of 104 sacks allowed set by the 1986 Philadelphia Eagles. The..." September 24

  • Fantasy Football 2022: Panic Meter on Early Season Busts

    Bleacher Report "Week 3 can feel like a tipping point in fantasy football. For those sitting at 0-2 two weeks in, it's hard not to panic. Success in fantasy requires knowing when to start a player, when to hold them on the bench and when to unload them all together. Those decisions..." September 24

  • NFL Head Coaches Who Look In Over Their Heads Early In 2022

    Bleacher Report "While a handful of NFL teams have excelled early in 2022, optimism has faded quickly for several franchises around the league. It's not necessarily a surprise that the coaches of struggling teams are landing criticism. There will inevitably be a perception that "in..." September 23

  • The NFL's 5 Biggest Disappointments Early in 2022 Season

    Bleacher Report "We aren't even a month into the 2022 NFL season, but already there are several players and coaches who are standing out from the crowd. While some of these talents are drawing attention for good reasons, several stick out in a negative way as a result of poor play or..." September 23

  • Taylor Swift's Status for 2023 Super Bowl Halftime Show Focus of Conflicting Reports

    Bleacher Report "Taylor Swift may or may not headline one of the biggest events of next year. Variety's Jem Aswad, who cited "three sources close to the situation," reported Friday that Swift would star in the Super Bowl halftime show. However, a conflicting report..." September 23

  • Taylor Swift to headline Super Bowl halftime show

    New York Daily News "Taylor Swift may soon fulfill her fans’ wildest dreams, headlining next year’s Super Bowl halftime show, according to one report. The Grammy winner, 32, will play the coveted spot, a trio of sources told Variety Friday. Swift fans have wanted the..." September 23

  • Ranking NFL's worst 2-0 teams since 1981 and where the 2022 Giants land

    ESPN "The New York Giants were not expected to be competitive in 2022, but a surprising 2-0 start has made them one of the league's undefeated teams. They're playing better on both sides of the ball, backed by a new coaching staff led by Brian Daboll and his aggressive..." September 23

  • Tua Tagovailoa, Daniel Jones Showing Why NFL Teams Need to Be More Patient with Young QBs

    Bleacher Report "By no means am I guaranteeing that Tua Tagovailoa and Daniel Jones will become successful long-term NFL starters at the quarterback position, but there's also no denying that many wrote both off before they even took the field in 2022. Yet, through two weeks, the 24-year-old..." September 23

  • Apple Music Is Going To Pay A Sick Fortune For Super Bowl Halftime Rights After Replacing Pepsi

    BroBible "Beginning this season, the ‘Super Bowl Halftime Show presented by Pepsi’ will be no more. Pepsi opted to not renew its 10-year partnership with the NFL to become the official music sponsor of the Super Bowl Halftime Show. According to Ben Fischer of SBJ, Apple..." September 23

  • NFL Drops Hint That Taylor Swift Could Be Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show Act

    TMZ "Gear up Swifties -- Taylor Swift could be this season's Super Bowl halftime show act ... at least, that's what the musician's fans are thinking after the NFL appeared to drop a big clue into it all on Thursday night. Here's the deal -- back in May, Pepsi..." September 23

  • NFL Players Facing Make-or-Break Games in Week 3

    Bleacher Report "The NFL is a "what have you done for me lately league". It also stands for "Not For Long" if a player isn't performing. While players earn jobs in training camp and the preseason, coaches constantly evaluate their roster. Two weeks into the season, staff around..." September 22

  • Ndamukong Suh draws interest from several teams, wants to sign with contender

    CBS Sports "Five-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has not yet signed with an NFL team for the 2022 season, but he reportedly has some options. According to Heavy.com, there are approximately three to five teams that have expressed interest in Suh -- who reportedly wants..." September 22

  • 3 Rams trade options to overcome early-season struggles

    Sportsnaut "Los Angeles Rams general manager Les Snead is the single-most active individual at his position when it comes to the NFL trade market. Trades for core players such as Matthew Stafford and Jalen Ramsey headline this activity. With Los Angeles off to a ho-hum 1-1 start to the..." September 22

  • From 0-2 to Super Bowl? Bengals, Titans look to join these teams that made the big game after rough starts

    CBS Sports "Joe Burrow and the rest of the defending AFC champions certainly expected better. Fresh off the franchise's first Super Bowl appearance in over 30 years, the Bengals' conference title defense is off to a tumultuous start. Cincinnati is 0-2 after dropping a pair of three-point..." September 22

  • What Amazon’s huge ‘Thursday Night Football’ debut viewership number means

    The Athletic "The viewership numbers for Amazon’s first regular-season “Thursday Night Football” game were finally released by Nielsen on Thursday (nicely timed as a lead-in to Thursday’s Steelers-Browns game). Nielsen said Amazon averaged 13.0 million viewers for the..." September 22