“Hard Knocks” – One Year Later with the Atlanta Falcons’ Tyler Starr
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“Hard Knocks” – One Year Later with the Atlanta Falcons’ Tyler Starr

“HARD KNOCKS: TRAINING CAMP WITH THE HOUSTON TEXANS” 
PREMIERES TUESDAY, AUGUST 11th at 10pmET/9pmC  on HBO

By Richard Owens

Your muscles burn. The sun beats down and there’s no escape from its suffocating heat. You’ve … MORE ►

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Tebow or Lord Hoodie: Who do YOU believe in?
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Tebow or Lord Hoodie: Who do YOU believe in?

No one should appreciate and respect Tim Tebow’s game more than Lord Hoodie.

Bill Belichick has been around football a long time and has enjoyed, first-hand, some miraculous Super Bowl stories.  More than once, he’s … MORE ►

Hoilday Gift Guide
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Hoilday Gift Guide

If you’re struggling to find a holiday gift for the football fan in your life, here’s a list of some interesting, artsy, unique ideas.  Some are fun and funky, others are more elegant, but all … MORE ►

Looking Ahead: Steelers – 49ers
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Looking Ahead: Steelers – 49ers

This week we look ahead to a Monday Night Football showdown between the Steelers and 49ers.

Both teams have 10 wins behind stout defenses and are looking to wrap up their playoff seeds in time … MORE ►

This Day in Football: December 16
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This Day in Football: December 16

On this day in 1973, Bills running back O.J. Simpson became the first player in NFL history to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a season.

Simpson ran for 200 yards against the Jets … MORE ►

Cosell’s Watching: Gabbert’s Best Game of the Season
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Cosell’s Watching: Gabbert’s Best Game of the Season

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of the coaching tape of Week 14: Blaine Gabbert vs. the Tampa Bay Defense.

  • Biggers started at corner in place of inactive Talib
  • Gaitor played outside

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Cosell’s Watching: Not one of Brady’s Better Games
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Cosell’s Watching: Not one of Brady’s Better Games

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of the coaching tape of Week 14: Patriots offense vs. Redskins defense.

  • Patriots 1st possession featured 4 snaps of empty, Redskins brought pressure on every

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NFL Films Presents More: Behind a Pretty Face
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NFL Films Presents More: Behind a Pretty Face

You rarely get the chance to put everything you wanted into a feature.

For the “Face of the Franchise” segment, I interviewed Dr. Jennifer Van Gilder, an Economics Professor at Ursinus University.  Her research explores MORE ►

This Day in Football: December 15
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This Day in Football: December 15

Former Charger and Patriot-great Rodney Harrison was born on this day in 1972.

Harrison played college football at Western Illinois before being selected in the fifth round of the 1994 NFL draft by San Diego. … MORE ►

Cosell’s Watching: The Stars & Struggles of Eagles D
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles

Cosell’s Watching: The Stars & Struggles of Eagles D

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of the coaching tape of Week 14: Eagles defense versus the Dolphins offense.

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Short Take: Top Player Follies
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Short Take: Top Player Follies

Our recent Short Takes have given you a glimpse into the world of mascot football follies – certainly up there on the all-time list of best follies.

Today we present you with different kinds of … MORE ►