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  • Veteran WR Options to Help Justin Fields, Desperate Bears

    Bleacher Report "When Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields drops back to pass this season, he'll be throwing to... Wait, there's... Um, what about... Who's that again? August 11

  • 5 NFL trades we’d like to see this preseason

    Sportsnaut "Teams are constantly analyzing and reshaping their rosters in an effort to build a playoff-caliber squad. Even before the preseason’s begun, we’ve already seen a couple of minor NFL trades take place, but fans are always hoping for more. So let’s give the people what..." August 11

  • 6 Potential Landing Spots for Patriots RB Damien Harris

    Sportsbook Review "The New England Patriots have a tendency to move on from a player a year too soon rather than a year too late and that might be part of the reason that trade rumors have popped up surrounding running back Damien Harris. Harris, 25, rushed for 929 yards and 15 touchdowns last season,..." August 11

  • NFL teams reportedly don’t view Roquan Smith as All-Pro player

    Sportsnaut "Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith wanted to stay with the team that drafted him and become one of the highest paid NFL players at his position. After requesting a trade following unproductive talks with the franchise, his chances of getting what he wants may prove..." August 11

  • Ron Rivera on Carson Wentz: The narratives are all unfair

    BroBible "The Washington Commanders, as if they were already the butt of the joke often enough, decided to bring in embattled quarterback Carson Wentz this offseason and install him as the team’s starting quarterback. The Commanders acquired Wentz from the Colts after spending just one..." August 11

  • NFL will yet again crack down on roughing the passer calls, but it should result in fewer penalties in 2022

    CBS Sports "The NFL is yet again cracking down on roughing the passer calls this 2022 season. Except, this time, it should result in fewer roughing calls. The league's officiating department, in consultation with the competition committee, will ease off some of the roughing calls..." August 11

  • Evaluating 5 best free agents to address Raiders’ offensive tackle situation

    Sportsnaut "Las Vegas Raiders offensive tackle Brandon Parker hasn’t practiced since his poor showing in the Hall of Fame Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. However, the Raiders haven’t even worked out a tackle to address the position in spite of his subpar performance and uncertain..." August 11

  • Ranking NFL QBs By How Much You Want to Drink With Them Is Important Work

    The Big Lead "We live in the golden age of ranking stuff and future generations may never truly understand how much of our society revolves around capricious and arbitrary sorting. This leaves people with two choices: either attempt to decipher what it all means and what it says about the 2022 lived..." August 11

  • Brand-New Landing Spots for NFL's Top Trade Targets

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 NFL offseason has already seen several trades occur, and more could be coming in the months ahead. There are several high-profile players who could be available after requesting a trade, falling out of favor with their current teams or would return draft capital for a..." August 10

  • 5 NFL teams who could surprise in 2022

    Sportsnaut "The arrival of the 2022 NFL season means we are on the verge of witnessing all 32 teams taking center stage for more exciting football. While everyone knows who the best NFL teams are in 2022, we’ll also get to see several clubs surprise this year. There is no better..." August 10

  • 2022 NFL Season Win Totals "With preseason beginning this week, NFL totals are a hot topic. Regular-season win totals are among the most popular futures bets in football.  Odds courtesy of DraftKings on August 10, 2022.   Which NFL team is expected to..." August 10

  • Here Are Two Reckless, Borderline Ridiculous NFL Predictions

    The Big Lead "Welcome to The Big Take, where we comb through our drafts folders for the boldest, potentially irresponsible predictions. The ones we might feel confident enough to share in Slack but have real reservations airing in public. The ones that are more likely to be Old Takes Exposed fodder than an..." August 10

  • Washington Commanders QB Carson Wentz has routinely ‘bricked passes’ this summer

    Sportsnaut "The Washington Commanders went against the grain this offseason with the Carson Wentz trade, acquiring the veteran quarterback when seemingly no one else wanted him. While the 2022 NFL season is a month away, things are off to a rocky start. Washington drew criticism the..." August 10

  • 2022 NFL betting tips: How to make the most of player total props

    ESPN "The NFL is back, and that means plenty of betting opportunities every weekend. But it also offers the chance to get in on some prop bets before things get going at the start of the regular season. Our analysts answer all of the questions surrounding some of the most popular NFL player..." August 10

  • 2022 Fantasy Football Blueprint to Win Your Draft and the League

    Bleacher Report "The NFL preseason is about to begin in earnest. In just about a month, the Buffalo Bills and the Los Angeles Rams will kick off the 2022 season. And when they do, another season of fantasy football will begin with it. We're smack in the thick of the best time of year in fantasy..." August 10

  • NFL plans Black Friday game in 2023

    Pro Football Talk "Thanksgiving has long been one of the biggest days on the NFL calendar, but soon the day after Thanksgiving will get in on the action as well. The NFL is planning to play a Black Friday game in 2023, John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reports. " August 10

  • 8 Potential Landing Spots for Jimmy Garoppolo

    Sportsbook Review "Ever since the Cleveland Browns traded quarterback Baker Mayfield to the Carolina Panthers, there has been some suspicion that Cleveland might be the next destination for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Garoppolo, 30, has started 45 games for the 49ers over the past..." August 09

  • Top 5 Trade Destinations For Bears' Roquan Smith

    CBS Sports "Roquan Smith's time with the Chicago Bears may soon be coming to an end. The All-Pro linebacker officially requested a trade out of the organization on Monday due to a lack of productive contract talks. Smith is entering the final year of his deal and noted that the..." August 09

  • Deshaun Watson’s Shady Contract With The Browns “Doesn’t Sit Well With The League Or 31 Other Owners”

    Total Pro Sports "The Cleveland Browns upset a lot of people in more ways than one when they traded for Deshaun Watson. With Deshaun Watson’s 2022 season hanging in the balance as the NFL appeals his six-game suspension, the 31 other teams in the league are reportedly unhappy with the Cleveland..." August 09

  • 5 NFL Running Back Position Battles to Watch

    Sportsbook Review "Training camps in the NFL are in full swing, and a full slate of preseason games begins Thursday. Here are five running back position battles at this stage of the offseason along with each player’s odds to lead the NFL in rushing yards..." August 09

  • Ranking the top 25 NFL free agents in 2023

    CBS Sports "This past NFL offseason was certainly one for the books. We saw several big free agents sign with new teams, multiple starting quarterbacks traded to new clubs, an interesting NFL Draft in which multiple star wideouts were traded and then of course arguably the greatest player of all..." August 09

  • 2022-23 NFL MVP Odds "With all the excitement around Tom Brady's decision not to retire, Aaron Rodgers returning to the Packers, Russell Wilson now playing for the Broncos, and Tyreek Hill's departure from KC, Josh Allen has risen atop the MVP odds board. Tom Brady opened at +2,200 to win the..." August 09

  • NFL training camp 2022 position battles

    ESPN "As the NFL preseason schedule hits full throttle this week, heated position battles for all 32 teams will be decided in games and training camp as kickoff for the 2022 season draws near. Some of the competitions will have huge implications for fantasy football fans --..." August 09

  • 4 NFL Wide Receiver Position Battles to Watch

    Sportsbook Review "Training camps are underway in the NFL, and there’s a full slate of preseason games this week beginning Thursday. It’s a fitting time to look at the depth charts to highlight four wide receiver position battles and analyze them along with each player’s odds to lead the NFL in..." August 09

  • Washington Commanders QB Sam Howell says there’s ‘no major step’ from college to pros

    Sportsnaut "The Washington Commanders added two quarterbacks to the roster after not being pleased with the QB room a season ago. While Ryan Fitzpatrick’s season-ending hip injury couldn’t be predicted, they’ve realized the importance of having more depth at the..." August 09

  • Washington Commanders Odds, Predictions, and Betting Preview 2022 "Washington bettors have been through the desert on a team with no name, but can a new moniker and new quarterback in Carson Wentz make the Washington Commanders contenders — or at least better than a 7-9-1 against the spread? With D.C. entering Year 3 under coach Ron Rivera, the..." August 09

  • Duane Brown and Other NFL Players Who Need to Be Signed Immediately

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 NFL preseason kicked off last Thursday with the annual Hall of Fame Game. The first full week of preseason action is on the immediate horizon, and the regular season isn't far off. Yet quality free agents are still unsigned and looking for work. 2021 Pro Bowl left tackle..." August 09

  • Washington Commanders fire DL coach Sam Mills after 'difference of philosophy'

    ESPN "The Washington Commanders fired defensive line coach Sam Mills on Tuesday, with coach Ron Rivera citing a "difference of philosophy." Jeff Zgonina, who played one season with Mills' father in the NFL, will replace him. Zgonina had served as Mills' assistant..." August 09

  • 6 Potential Landing Spots for Odell Beckham Jr.

    Sportsbook Review "Star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is recovering from a torn ACL, suffered in the Super Bowl and remains one of the top free agents remaining as of last week. He will likely be out until November, so the team getting him would be looking at a boost to their roster for the second..." August 08

  • 3 NFL Quarterback Position Battles To Watch

    Sportsbook Review "NFL training camps are progressing along, and there are a few quarterbacks rooms without a confirmed starter yet. Here’s a look at three quarterback battles around the league along with each player’s odds to lead the NFL in passing yards..." August 08

  • NFL quarterback rankings: The best and worst starting QBs for 2022, ranked 1-32

    Sporting News "The NFL is a quarterback-driven league and those drivers of the offensive explosion have never been better. The league has a current great balance between established elite QBs and young superstars with dazzling dual-threat skill sets. That's why it remains a fun but also..." August 08

  • NFL, NFLPA: Ayahuasca isn’t banned under substance-abuse policy or PED policy

    Pro Football Talk "Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers admitted in a podcast that debuted last week to using ayahuasca in recent offseasons. In so doing (and in openly talking about using it), Rodgers faces no issues with the NFL. Both the league and the NFL Players Association have informed PFT..." August 08

  • 5 NFL Stars Who Could Request a Trade Next

    Bleacher Report "There have been a number of trades during the 2022 NFL offseason, and more could be coming in the months ahead. Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt recently requested a trade because he's unhappy with his current contract, according to Mary Kay Cabot of..." August 08

  • 2022 NFL Roster Bubble: Biggest Names Who Could Be Cut

    Bleacher Report "The dawn of preseason might be fun for football fans, but it also means the grim reality of NFL roster cuts are upon us. RIght now, each team is allowed to carry 90 players on its roster. This is the time for young players to fight for a dream and some veterans to audition for a..." August 08

  • Linebacker Nate Gerry to sign with Commanders

    USA Today "A familiar name is returning to the NFC East, as Ian Rapoport reports that former Eagles linebacker Nate Gerry is signing with the Washington Commanders. " August 07

  • Realistic Expectations for Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields and Other 2nd-Year NFL QBs

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 NFL preseason kicked off Thursday night with the annual Hall of Fame Game. While second-year Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence didn't see the field, he will be a player to follow throughout preseason and regular-season action. He isn't the only..." August 07

  • NFL quietly tweaked lowering of helmet rule for 2022

    Pro Football Talk "When the NFL first adopted the rule regarding the lowering of the helmet in 2018, no one knew it was coming. This year, the NFL has made a tweak to the controversial rule that no one knew had happened. The change appears in the official 2022 rulebook, which the NFL has posted..." August 07

  • Jimmy Garoppolo could end up with surprising NFC team

    Larry Brown Sports "San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is working his way back from an offseason shoulder surgery and expectations are that he’ll soon be traded. But to whom? Most early rumors have centered around the New York Giants, Seattle Seahawks, Cleveland Browns and Detroit..." August 06

  • NFL Players With the Most To Prove In 2022 Preseason

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 NFL preseason is officially underway following Thursday night's Hall of Fame Game. While the results of these games won't count in the standings, there will be plenty of meaningful insights to discern from the upcoming action. Some of the most important..." August 06

  • Darrelle Revis, Devin Hester and All Potential Candidates for 2023 Hall of Fame Class

    Bleacher Report "The Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2022 was enshrined Saturday in Canton, Ohio, and now that the prolific eight-man group has entered the hallowed grounds, attention will turn toward a potentially loaded HOF Class in 2023. A host of superstars will find their names on the ballot..." August 06

  • 3 potential options to address Washington Commanders concerning linebacker depth

    Sportsnaut "The Washington Commanders entered training camp feeling some level of confidence regarding their depth at linebacker. Following a costly week at the position, it could now be an issue the team must address. Every NFL team deals with some losses during the summer, typically because a..." August 06

  • Odds Released On First NFL Coach To Be Fired During The 2022 NFL Season

    Total Pro Sports "The NFL season is almost here. Training camps are underway, and the Hall of Fame Game has just been completed. Like always, there are betting odds already being out. One of those happens to be the odds on which NFL coaches will be relieved of their duties this season. Bovada..." August 06

  • Pro Athletes Who Played for Both Teams in Heated Rivalries

    Bleacher Report "Rivalries are a cornerstone of professional sports. When players sign with a particular team, they recognize what opponent is most meaningful to their supporters and even the franchise itself. But sometimes, a player experiences that passion from both sides of the rivalry during their..." August 06

  • To save NFL’s Hall of Fame Weekend in Canton, it took a Village

    The Athletic "The new office building behind the stadium next to the Pro Football Hall of Fame is nearly finished. The bottom floors are fully furnished and operational. There is a Starbucks and a bunch of suites stocked with NFL helmets and memorabilia. On the top floor of the loftily..." August 06

  • Bears, Browns Sign DeMarquis Gates, Chris Odom

    Pro Football Rumors "Two star defenders from the 2022 United States Football League’s inaugural season signed NFL contracts today. DeMarquis Gates, considered one of the top linebackers in the USFL this spring, has signed with the Bears, according to Matt Lombardo of Heavy Sports. Edge..." August 06

  • NFL Rookies Who Are Shining at Training Camps

    Bleacher Report "Training camp is a huge milestone for rookies looking to find immediate success in the NFL. Unlike the work that comes in the spring with mini camps and OTAs, the pads start coming on at training camp, and they are immersed in the competition of the league. For some, it's a..." August 05

  • NFL Parlay Betting Tips and Strategies for the 2022 Season "NFL parlay betting is a guilty pleasure for football fans each Sunday, with bettors trying to win a lot by risking a little. Parlay betting requires multiple bets to be strung together under one wager with the promise of a sizable payout. The challenge is that each of those parlay..." August 05

  • Top 5 NFL Quarterback – Wide Receiver Duos This Season

    Sportsbook Review "After an NFL offseason filled with quarterbacks and wide receivers switching teams, here’s a look at the top-five combinations heading into the 2022 season with each player’s regular season MVP odds from DraftKings Sportsbook.   Top 5..." August 05

  • Austin Ekeler and 5 More Running Backs That Add Value As Receivers This NFL Season

    Sportsbook Review "As football has trended towards more passing, that has resulted in some specialization, especially when it comes to how teams utilize their running backs. In some cases, teams have a back that they will count on for first and second down carries before yielding to a receiving back on third..." August 05

  • NFL Over/Under Betting Tips For 2022 "NFL Over/Unders are an exciting way to wager on pro football odds every Sunday, allowing bettors to wager on the total score instead of picking a winner.    How the Over/Under works in football The Over/Under in football starts..." August 05