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Buffalo Bills: Gerald Hodges drastically improves lacking linebackers

May 26 8:25pm NFL Spin Zone
The Buffalo Bills inked Linebacker Gerald Hodges to a one-year deal on Thursday, but what does the move means for the defense? On Thursday, the Buffalo Bills successfully brought in former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Gerald Hodges on a one-year deal. The New Jersey native was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round of the […] Buffalo Bills: Gerald Hodges drastically improves lacking linebackers - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Oakland Raiders: Treyvon Hester has opportunity to impact 2017 season

May 26 8:00pm NFL Spin Zone
The Oakland Raiders have several assets who can help strengthen the defensive line. Will another seven-rounder, Treyvon Hester, make an early impact? When discussing the Oakland Raiders defensive line, the usual questions pop up. Can Mario Edwards Jr. stay healthy? Will Jihad Ward find his way? The coaching staff expects major contributions from their last two […] Oakland Raiders: Treyvon Hester has opportunity to impact 2017 season - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Victor Cruz wrong to suggest New York Giants held him down

May 26 7:20pm NFL Spin Zone
Victor Cruz can blame fate or the football gods, not the New York Giants, for how his career has played out over the past few years. Nobody can blame former New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, who signed with the Chicago Bears on May 25, for having any anger or resentment about how his […] Victor Cruz wrong to suggest New York Giants held him down - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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New England Patriots: Andrew Hawkins embraces team-first attitude

May 26 6:55pm NFL Spin Zone
Andrew Hawkins can thrive under the New England Patriots Way, especially if he’s winning. After signing a one-year contract with the New England Patriots earlier this week, veteran wide receiver Andrew Hawkins can finally dream big. He now has a legitimate shot to win the Super Bowl — a vision that looked bleak when he spent […] New England Patriots: Andrew Hawkins embraces team-first attitude - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Indianapolis Colts: Optimism vs reality

May 26 6:35pm NFL Spin Zone
Optimism is a wonderful feeling, whereas the likelihood of that being reality is rare. Is the optimism for the Indianapolis Colts setting fans up for a huge letdown? The Indianapolis Colts have undergone a remarkable transition this off-season. General manager Chris Ballard and company have wiped the slate and started anew. With these changes an optimism […] Indianapolis Colts: Optimism vs reality - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Minnesota Vikings: How will wide receiver group play out?

May 26 5:47pm NFL Spin Zone
Known for their ground and pound approach in previous years, the Minnesota Vikings have finally seen some improvement out of their passing game these last two seasons. Led by Teddy Bridgewater during the 2015-16 season, the Minnesota Vikings saw their first 3,000-yard passer since the days of the old gunslinger, Brett Favre. Last year, with […] Minnesota Vikings: How will wide receiver group play out? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Rams corner Trumaine Johnson talking himself out of LA in 2018?

May 26 4:25pm NFL Spin Zone
Trumaine Johnson’s exit from the Los Angeles Rams may be imminent if his actions don’t start matching his words. The Los Angeles Rams have until July 15 to come to an agreement on a long-term deal with fifth-year cornerback Trumaine Johnson. The Montana product will earn $16.74 million after signing his franchise tender in March — the second […] Rams corner Trumaine Johnson talking himself out of LA in 2018? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Washington Redskins: Terrelle Pryor, Josh Doctson set to star in 2017

May 26 3:57pm NFL Spin Zone
The Washington Redskins lost a pair of 1,000-yard receivers from a year ago, yet may not miss a beat in 2017. Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson combined to catch 135 passes for 2,046 yards and seven touchdowns in 2016 for the Washington Redskins. In March, both players became former Redskins after accepting lucrative deals elsewhere. […] Washington Redskins: Terrelle Pryor, Josh Doctson set to star in 2017 - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Kansas City Chiefs: Stat predictions for offensive playmakers

May 26 2:45pm NFL Spin Zone
It’s still early in the offseason, but the Kansas City Chiefs look effective if not explosive on offense poised to have a successful 2017 season. The Kansas CIty Chiefs were more explosive on offense in 2016 than in any other period under Andy Reid. A big reason for that was the addition of Tyreek Hill […] Kansas City Chiefs: Stat predictions for offensive playmakers - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Cincinnati Bengals: Analyzing the wide receiver position

May 26 1:40pm NFL Spin Zone
A.J. Green will be coming back healthy to lead the wide receivers for the Cincinnati Bengals, but new additions could take the group to new heights.   The Cincinnati Bengals have one of the most dangerous receiving weapons in the entire league on their roster in A.J. Green. However, he’s spent the offseason to this […] Cincinnati Bengals: Analyzing the wide receiver position - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Philadelphia Eagles: Carson Wentz can make team perennial contenders

May 26 1:00pm NFL Spin Zone
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has the talent and attraction to free agents to make the Eagles perennial contenders. The Philadelphia Eagles are technically 1-0 in 2017 after beating the Dallas Cowboys in Week 17 of the 2016 NFL season (the game was on Jan. 1, 2017). However, their biggest victory of 2017 has come […] Philadelphia Eagles: Carson Wentz can make team perennial contenders - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Green Bay Packers: Who will shine on defense in 2017?

May 26 12:27pm NFL Spin Zone
The Green Bay Packers defense was a weak point last season, but they’re hoping to change in 2017. So, who will shine for that unit this year? Even on a bad defense, a few players tend to shine bright. In 2016, that was the case for the Green Bay Packers. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Nick Perry […] Green Bay Packers: Who will shine on defense in 2017? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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NFL 2017: Quarterback depth chart power rankings

May 26 12:00pm NFL Spin Zone
Depth is important at all positions, but the quarterback spot often gets overlooked if the starter is solid. Ranking the QB depth charts of all 32 teams/ The most important position for any team in the NFL has to be the quarterback position. Each and every year, this is the most debated position and the […] NFL 2017: Quarterback depth chart power rankings - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Cleveland Browns: Familiar dynamic, superior weaponry

May 26 11:15am NFL Spin Zone
The Cleveland Browns receiving threats have had a complete makeover over the past two years, but while the names have changed, the overall dynamic has remained the same. With the release of Andrew Hawkins and Gary Barnidge, Randall Telfer is the Cleveland Browns’ lone holdover from the 2015 season at wide receiver and tight end, […] Cleveland Browns: Familiar dynamic, superior weaponry - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Are the Tennessee Titans the fourth-best team in the NFL?

May 26 10:46am NFL Spin Zone
The Tennessee Titans are a team on the rise, but considering them the fourth-best team in the NFL is a bit much. Rankings are something writers do at this time of year to pass the time and create some buzz. After all, you can only write so much about football in shorts. This week, Sports Illustrated’s Peter […] Are the Tennessee Titans the fourth-best team in the NFL? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Fantasy Football Rankings 2017, Top 101 PPR Players: No. 98-96

May 26 10:25am NFL Spin Zone
We continue our fantasy football rankings of the top 101 PPR players with No. 98-96. What players will be on the list today? Yesterday we saw an injury-prone tight end, an aging running back and a second-year wide receiver start off the list. Just like yesterday, I’ll be giving an explanation for my player rankings. […] Fantasy Football Rankings 2017, Top 101 PPR Players: No. 98-96 - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Carolina Panthers: Can they reclaim the NFC South in 2017?

May 26 10:08am NFL Spin Zone
Coming off of a letdown last year and then an steady offseason, can the Carolina Panthers get back atop the NFC South? Leading up through the first wave of OTAs, the Carolina Panthers have put together a “solid” offseason. Before the draft the team made moves to secure veterans in Kawann Short, Charles Johnson, Jonathan […] Carolina Panthers: Can they reclaim the NFC South in 2017? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Adam Steele on Negative Yards per Attempt

May 26 8:00am FootballPerspective.com
Adam Steele is back for another guest post. You can view all of Adam’s posts here. As always, we thank him for contributing. On Monday, I updated my ever-evolving Positive Yards Per Attempt metric. Today’s post will serve as an introduction to its contra metric, Negative Yards Per Attempt (NegY/A). The very simple formula is […]...
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Seattle Seahawks: Unrest with Richard Sherman may linger

May 25 9:44pm NFL Spin Zone
After an offseason where the Seattle Seahawks shopped Richard Sherman on the trade market, an in-depth look suggests that the unrest may not go away. Shockwaves were sent throughout the NFL earlier in the offseason when the Seattle Seahawks were reported to be shopping Richard Sherman. Given what the veteran cornerback has done in his […] Seattle Seahawks: Unrest with Richard Sherman may linger - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Oakland Raiders: Marshawn Lynch sitting out OTAs a smart call

May 25 9:30pm NFL Spin Zone
The Oakland Raiders haven’t even given Marshawn Lynch a helmet at OTAs, limiting his on-field work early in the offseason, which is the right move. Any palpable excitement that came with Marshawn Lynch signing to play for the Oakland Raiders is still there for fans, but it has been tempered a bit at the start […] Oakland Raiders: Marshawn Lynch sitting out OTAs a smart call - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Chicago Bears: Victor Cruz a solid move for youth development

May 25 8:58pm NFL Spin Zone
The Chicago Bears signing Victor Cruz is a solid move that will help the young players on a rebuilding team develop moving forward. There’s a growing sense of dread when it comes to the Chicago Bears in the 2017 season. They’re a team in rebuild-mode, which is expected. However, there are enough holes on both […] Chicago Bears: Victor Cruz a solid move for youth development - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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New Orleans Saints: Biggest challenge in NFC South?

May 25 7:15pm NFL Spin Zone
The New Orleans Saints share a division with last two Super Bowl runners-up and a possible contender, but who is their biggest challenge in 2017? The New Orleans Saints might have improved this offseason, but they aren’t the only ones in their division who has. The Carolina Panthers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers brought in some […] New Orleans Saints: Biggest challenge in NFC South? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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New York Jets: Patience is essential and acceptable

May 25 6:37pm NFL Spin Zone
New York Jets fans must remain patient, and under the current regime, it’s acceptable to do so. New York Jets fans are a special breed of football fans. Loyalty is a term that describes each and every fan of the Gang Green. 1968 was a magical year for the Jets that culminated in the upset […] New York Jets: Patience is essential and acceptable - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Green Bay Packers: Why Aaron Rodgers can be even better in 2017

May 25 6:00pm NFL Spin Zone
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has enjoyed a Hall of Fame career, and has been one of the best for some time. The scary part: he can be even better in 2017. Aaron Rodgers has spent most of his 12 year NFL career being one of the best quarterbacks in football. During that time, the […] Green Bay Packers: Why Aaron Rodgers can be even better in 2017 - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Detroit Lions: Ameer Abdullah stands out at OTAs

May 25 5:04pm NFL Spin Zone
Running back Ameer Abdullah looked sharp at Detroit Lions organized team activities. Is the third-year pro’s career set to take off in 2017? With the first set of Detroit Lions voluntary organized team activities wrapping up, it finally feels like football season is underway. There is little doubt that OTAs represent a time of hope […] Detroit Lions: Ameer Abdullah stands out at OTAs - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Cleveland Browns: Brock Osweiler doesnt lack confidence

May 25 3:05pm NFL Spin Zone
Despite becoming a punchline following a disastrous 2016 season, Cleveland Browns quarterback Brock Osweiler is still confident in his ability to succeed During the 2016 offseason quarterback Brock Osweiler was a hot topic. He opted to leave the defending Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos for the Houston Texans after four years of backing up Peyton […] Cleveland Browns: Brock Osweiler doesn’t lack confidence - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Buffalo Bills: 5 Players who wont survive 2017 training camp

May 25 2:35pm NFL Spin Zone
The Buffalo Bills are in an odd position as a franchise and could shake things up at 2017 training camp, which could mean bad news for these five players. The Buffalo Bills enter training camp in 2017 after an offseason that yielded a vast number of changes. The Bills fired head coach Rex Ryan before […] Buffalo Bills: 5 Players who won’t survive 2017 training camp - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Minnesota Vikings: Can Dalvin Cook, Latavius Murray thrive together?

May 25 1:55pm NFL Spin Zone
As the Minnesota Vikings push through OTAs, the question remains if rookie Dalvin Cook and veteran Latavius Murray can both succeed at running back. After spending some genuine coin on former Oakland Raiders running back, Latavius Murray, the Minnesota Vikings have yet to see their prized free agent acquisition hit the field as he’s dealing […] Minnesota Vikings: Can Dalvin Cook, Latavius Murray thrive together? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Cincinnati Bengals: Running back battle breakdown, 2017 edition

May 25 1:25pm NFL Spin Zone
The Cincinnati Bengals already have a top level running back, yet drafted another. Who wins the job? NFL minicamps have opened. OTAs and training camps are getting underway. We are officially out of the offseason and into the preseason. With that, it is time to speculate wildly on everything from depth charts to position battles […] Cincinnati Bengals: Running back battle breakdown, 2017 edition - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Dallas Cowboys: Robert Griffin III makes sense as veteran backup

May 25 12:50pm NFL Spin Zone
Although there’s nothing in recent resume that suggests Robert Griffin III can be a starter again, he could be a good backup for the Dallas Cowboys After breaking into the NFL in 2012, quarterback Robert Griffin III looked like he would be the next big thing for the league. He took the maligned Washington Redskins […] Dallas Cowboys: Robert Griffin III makes sense as veteran backup - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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New York Jets: What are the expectations for Morris Claiborne?

May 25 12:25pm NFL Spin Zone
Morris Claiborne enlisted his services with the New York Jets in 2017 free agency, but what can Gang Green expect from the cornerback? There was a time when New York Jets cornerback Morris Claiborne seemed destined for NFL stardom. The sixth-overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys, Claiborne was an All-American […] New York Jets: What are the expectations for Morris Claiborne? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Green Bay Packers: 5 Early bold predictions for 2017 season

May 25 11:55am NFL Spin Zone
The Green Bay Packers were one game away from the Super Bowl a season ago. If these bold predictions come true, fans aren’t going to be nearly as happy with how the 2017 season plays out. Honestly, there are a number of ways the Green Bay Packers’ 2017 campaign could go. Although they were a […] Green Bay Packers: 5 Early bold predictions for 2017 season - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Cleveland Browns: Is Caleb Brantley a steal?

May 25 11:30am NFL Spin Zone
When the Cleveland Browns selected Caleb Brantley amid battery allegations, it was said that if he was cleared, the Browns got a steal. Brantley’s charges have since been dropped, so is he a steal? The first thing that makes things interesting for the Cleveland Browns regarding Caleb Brantley is that video was made public of the […] Cleveland Browns: Is Caleb Brantley a steal? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Philadelphia Eagles: Fletcher Cox setting a bad example

May 25 10:40am NFL Spin Zone
The Philadelphia Eagles paid Fletcher Cox $102.6 million last offseason, but now he is setting a bad example by skipping voluntary OTAs. After an impressive offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles got back to work for the 2017 NFL season on Tuesday. Well, just the Eagles that voluntarily showed up. After all, the organized team activates (OTAs) are not […] Philadelphia Eagles: Fletcher Cox setting a bad example - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Washington Redskins: 3 Touchdown celebrations we cant forget

May 25 10:19am NFL Spin Zone
Touchdown celebrations are back, so we look at three Washington Redskins celebrations from 2016 we won’t forget, and are excited won’t be penalized. Washington Redskins players and fans will get to have some fun in 2017, as touchdown celebrations are a go. Fun you say? In a letter to fans, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stated, […] Washington Redskins: 3 Touchdown celebrations we can’t forget - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Fantasy Football Rankings 2017, Top 101 PPR Players: No. 101-99

May 25 10:00am NFL Spin Zone
Fantasy football rankings will be changing a lot between now and September. Yet, here’s an early look at where some of the players stand today. We’re still over two months away from the start of even the NFL preseason, much less the regular season. Yet, the preparation for fantasy football should never stop. And especially […] Fantasy Football Rankings 2017, Top 101 PPR Players: No. 101-99 - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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San Francisco 49ers: Observations from early work at OTAs

May 25 9:44am NFL Spin Zone
The San Francisco 49ers entered their first day of OTAs with plenty of roster questions, but what have we learned thus far? The San Francisco 49ers entered this offseason with plenty of question marks. And regardless of how well they did in free agency or the draft, many questions still remain. While there is no […] San Francisco 49ers: Observations from early work at OTAs - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Guest Post: Support for Manning, Brady, Brees, and Rodgers Part III

May 25 8:07am FootballPerspective.com
Last Tuesday, James “Four Touchdowns” Hanson posted a great article on the support that Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers have enjoyed throughout their careers. Two days later, he posted Part 2, and both articles were extremely well-received.  Today is the third part in his series. As always, we thank our guest […]...
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Arizona Cardinals: David Johnsons chances for MVP in 2017

May 24 7:30pm NFL Spin Zone
Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson was one of the favorites for MVP in 2016. He’ll be a favorite for the award heading into 2017, too. David Johnson is just two years removed from playing FCS football for the University of Northern Iowa. In those two seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, he’s taken the NFL […] Arizona Cardinals: David Johnson’s chances for MVP in 2017 - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Cincinnati Bengals: Analyzing the running back position

May 24 7:11pm NFL Spin Zone
Breaking down the running backs on the Cincinnati Bengals roster heading into the 2017 season. The combination of Jeremy Hill and Giovani Bernard has been a steady one-two punch for the Cincinnati Bengals for years now, but additions around them make this an interesting group to watch in 2017. Subsequently, they’re the next stop on this […] Cincinnati Bengals: Analyzing the running back position - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Oakland Raiders: Shilique Calhoun set for sophomore surge at 270

May 24 4:00pm NFL Spin Zone
Coming into Oakland Raiders OTAs with a substantial weight gain, Shilique Calhoun could break out in Year 2. Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Shilique Calhoun‘s rookie season started and finished without a peep. The Raiders selected the talented pass-rusher as a value pickup in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft, but he only played 170 […] Oakland Raiders: Shilique Calhoun set for sophomore surge at 270 - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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New York Giants: Is Shane Smith the missing piece in run game?

May 24 3:00pm NFL Spin Zone
Could undrafted free agent Shane Smith be the man to better the New York Giants run game and help with lacking pass protection? It has been no secret that the New York Giants have really made no attempt in the past two years to bring a true fullback back into their offense. Sure, they have […] New York Giants: Is Shane Smith the missing piece in run game? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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New England Patriots: Overlooked center David Andrews makes his mark

May 24 2:33pm NFL Spin Zone
New England Patriots center David Andrews is frequently overlooked, but not by the front office in Foxborough. Hard work has paid off for New England Patriots center David Andrews The former undrafted free agent struck a deal with Belichick and Co. on May 12. Andrews’ new agreement with New England stretches for three years and is worth […] New England Patriots: Overlooked center David Andrews makes his mark - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Denver Broncos: Can Kyle Sloter make the 53-man roster?

May 24 2:00pm NFL Spin Zone
Does undrafted free agent Kyle Sloter have what it takes to make the Denver Broncos 53-man roster? The 2017 NFL Draft came and went with a total of 253 players selected. The Denver Broncos picked a total of eight players themselves. The players who unfortunately don’t get drafted end up signing with teams directly after […] Denver Broncos: Can Kyle Sloter make the 53-man roster? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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San Francisco 49ers: Still far more questions than answers

May 24 1:30pm NFL Spin Zone
Though the San Francisco 49ers have made substantial improvements, they remain a team with more questions than answers on both sides of the ball. As the San Francisco 49ers kick off OTAs this week, there is a great deal of optimism surrounding the franchise, and much of it is well-founded. General manager John Lynch has fostered […] San Francisco 49ers: Still far more questions than answers - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Detroit Lions: Rashad Jennings would be solid veteran addition

May 24 1:00pm NFL Spin Zone
Fresh off winning ‘Dancing With the Stars’, Rashad Jennings is still looking for a new NFL team, and the Detroit Lions could make use of his talents. The Detroit Lions are prepared to enter the 2017 season with a young and skilled backfield. With Ameer Abdullah, Theo Riddick, and Zach Zenner in the mix, general […] Detroit Lions: Rashad Jennings would be solid veteran addition - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Pittsburgh Steelers: Drafting Colin Holba not a snap decision

May 24 12:37pm NFL Spin Zone
The Pittsburgh Steelers made eight selections in the 2017 NFL Draft, and the club’s special teams were not ignored in the process. It’s interesting that deep down we know important special teams are to a football team. Yet, when an NFL team drafts a punter, placekicker or long-snapper many roll their eyes. In the case of […] Pittsburgh Steelers: Drafting Colin Holba not a snap decision - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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New Orleans Saints: Mark Ingram-Jason Kelce trade wouldnt have worked

May 24 12:10pm NFL Spin Zone
A few weeks ago, rumors flew of the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles trading Mark Ingram for Jason Kelce but thankfully for both, it never did. The New Orleans Saints have a crowd at running back. With Mark Ingram, Adrian Peterson and possibly Alvin Kamara are all fighting for a spot while the Eagles […] New Orleans Saints: Mark Ingram-Jason Kelce trade wouldn’t have worked - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Oakland Raiders: Predicting 5 surprise 2017 training camp stars

May 24 11:42am NFL Spin Zone
It happens every year and 2017 will be no different — several surprises stars will emerge during the upcoming Oakland Raiders training camp. Chances are the Oakland Raiders are going to be one of the top teams in the NFL in 2017. The roster didn’t undergo a ton of change this offseason, which is a good […] Oakland Raiders: Predicting 5 surprise 2017 training camp stars - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Washington Redskins prediction: Josh Doctson will break out in 2017

May 24 11:18am NFL Spin Zone
Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson missed his rookie campaign due to injury, but seems due for a breakout year in 2017. Is Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson finally ready to play? According to Washington Post beat writer Master Tesfatsion, fans may finally see the former TCU standout in action. He’s a full participant in OTAs […] Washington Redskins prediction: Josh Doctson will break out in 2017 - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Chicago Bears: Quarterback battle breakdown, 2017 edition

May 24 10:50am NFL Spin Zone
The Chicago Bears made bold moves to acquire both the top veteran quarterback and top rookie signal caller — but only one will start. NFL minicamps have opened. OTAs and training camps are getting underway. We are officially out of the offseason and into the preseason. With that, it is time to speculate wildly on […] Chicago Bears: Quarterback battle breakdown, 2017 edition - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Cleveland Browns: Is Cam Erving already on his way out?

May 24 10:34am NFL Spin Zone
The Cleveland Browns spent a first-round pick on center Cam Erving in 2015, and now he’s in serious danger of missing out on a starting job. The Cleveland Browns had two first-round selections in the 2015 NFL Draft. One of those picks was used on former Florida State offensive lineman Cameron Erving. Two seasons later, […] Cleveland Browns: Is Cam Erving already on his way out? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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NFL Overtime Is Now Just 10 Minutes Long

May 24 9:00am FootballPerspective.com
The graph below shows the percentage of NFL (or AFL or AAFC) games that have ended in a tie since 1940. Note that the Y-Axis goes from only 0\% to 20\%: that may be misleading, but showing the graph from 0\% to 100\% would make for a much less useful visual in my opinion. I’m […]...
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San Francisco 49ers Film Zone: Joe Williams, RB, Utah

May 23 5:54pm NFL Spin Zone
Back to the San Francisco 49ers Film Zone, where we break down the game of former Utah running back Joe Williams. In our first installment of the San Francisco 49ers Film Zone, we broke down former Colorado cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon. Continuing the series, we dive into former Utah Utes running back Joe Williams. Williams has yet to […] San Francisco 49ers Film Zone: Joe Williams, RB, Utah - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Kansas City Chiefs: Whats left at inside linebacker?

May 23 4:30pm NFL Spin Zone
The Kansas City Chiefs have not addressed a clear need in the middle of their defense. With the draft over, what can be done to fill the hole? Most people expected that, after Derrick Johnson went down with an Achilles injury late last season, the Kansas City Chiefs would draft his replacement. It wasn’t a […] Kansas City Chiefs: What’s left at inside linebacker? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Washington Redskins: Third franchise tag for Kirk Cousins a win for QB

May 23 4:00pm NFL Spin Zone
Believe it or not, but Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen might consider a third franchise tag option for quarterback Kirk Cousins in 2018. The future of Kirk Cousins with the Washington Redskins has been up in the air for some time. While the smart move to most would be locking up the quarterback long-term, that’s […] Washington Redskins: Third franchise tag for Kirk Cousins a win for QB - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Top 2017 NFL free agents still available on defense

May 23 3:30pm NFL Spin Zone
Time to talk defense. As the season approaches we still have many top level 2017 NFL free agents available. Not all will find teams. Who signs where and will anyone retire? NFL minicamps have opened. OTAs and training camps begin this month. We are officially out of the offseason and into the preseason. With that, […] Top 2017 NFL free agents still available on defense - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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NFL 2017: Ranking every offense from worst to first

May 23 3:10pm NFL Spin Zone
Take a look at the offensive rankings from worst to first heading into the 2017 NFL season. Last February, NFL fans were fortunate enough to watch two of the league’s top offenses in the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots square off against one another in Super Bowl LI. In fact, this game turned out to […] NFL 2017: Ranking every offense from worst to first - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Former Colt Dwayne Allen can redeem himself with Patriots

May 23 2:24pm NFL Spin Zone
With Rob Gronkowski’s injury history, Dwayne Allen has a chance at redemption with the New England Patriots. Dwayne Allen looked like a major asset to the Colts after he inked a four-year, $29 million deal with the AFC South team in 2016. Jason Fitzgerald of OvertheCap.com wrote that Allen’s signing was the worst of the year. His 406 […] Former Colt Dwayne Allen can redeem himself with Patriots - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
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Career Ratings For the Sam Bradford/Jay Schroeder Index Posts

May 23 8:00am FootballPerspective.com
Last week, I published two posts on quarterbacks based on their completion percentage and yards per completion averages, relative to league average. The Sam Bradford Index post looks at quarterbacks with high completion percentages and low yards/completion averages, while the Jay Schroeder Index looks at the reverse.  Freddy Alejandro made a request for career ratings […]...
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