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  • Best and worst of the 2018 NFL Week 1

    Best and worst of the 2018 NFL Week 1

     The Tampa Bay Buccaneers provided the most surprising outcome with a 48-40 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The Saints were heavy favorites at home as the projected NFC South winners while the Buccaneers entered the season as overwhelming favorites to finish last in the division. In...
  • Green Bay Packers best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    Green Bay Packers best players and predictions for the 2018 season

    The Green Bay Packers have been considered a one-man team for a few years. That played out last season when Aaron Rodgers got hurt. They jettisoned a few notable names and added a few other big names and familiar names this season. Despite the return of Rodgers and the big name free agents, they...
  • Green Bay Packers 2018 team preview

    Green Bay Packers 2018 team preview

    The Green Bay Packers are looking to rebound from their first season below .500 since 2008. They will get quarterback Aaron Rodgers back after he missed most of the season due to a broken collarbone. Just getting him back turn them from a middle of the road team to a Super Bowl contender. Here is a...
  • Free agent preview: 2018 defensive backs

    Free agent preview: 2018 defensive backs

    Defensive backs in football are just like pitchers in baseball. Teams just can’t have enough. With offenses using more three and four receiver formations, teams have to have three or four cornerbacks and two safeties on the field. The two best defenses in the NFL, the Jacksonville Jaguars and...
  • Free agent preview: 2018 defensive linemen

    Free agent preview: 2018 defensive linemen

    The defensive line is one of the most important position groups in the NFL. Teams that control the line of scrimmage usually win the game. The Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl with the best offensive line and one of the best defensive lines. On the defensive line, they have multiple pass...
  • Most devastating NFL injuries of the 2017 season

    Most devastating NFL injuries of the 2017 season

    Injuries happen every year in the NFL. However, this year, there seems to be more high impact and devastating injuries than in normal years. Sunday, the season came to end, and potentially the beginning of next year, for MVP candidate Carson Wentz. His ACL tore when he was hit in the legs while...
  • Three predictions for the Green Bay Packers in 2017

    Three predictions for the Green Bay Packers in 2017

    The Green Bay Packers are a week away from their regular season opener against the Seattle Seahawks. The Packers rallied to win their last six regular season games and win the NFC North with a 10-6 record. They defeated the New York Giants in the wild card round at home and Dallas Cowboys in the...
  • Ranking the NFC North safeties in 2017

    Ranking the NFC North safeties in 2017

    The NFC North has very good safeties. Seven of the eight starters on the four teams in the division ranked among the top 30 in the league, according to Pro Football Focus’ grading system. The eight starters have a diverse skill set. Some are better ballhawks in coverage while others are hitters that...
  • Ranking the NFC North cornerbacks in 2017

    Ranking the NFC North cornerbacks in 2017

    Cornerback has become one of the most important positions on the defense. The best defenses have at least one very good cornerback. Those cornerbacks will either be physical, shutdown that take receivers completely out of their routes and others are rely on their athleticism and speed to make plays...
  • Ranking the NFC North linebackers in 2017

    Ranking the NFC North linebackers in 2017

    The linebacker position has evolved and changed more than any other over the last few seasons. They used to be big, downhill thumpers that stuffed the run as well as big, athletic guys that can cover running backs. Now, they are almost exclusively the latter. With growing use of the spread offense...
  • Ranking the NFC North edge defenders in 2017

    Ranking the NFC North edge defenders in 2017

    Edge defenders have become on the two or three most important positions on the football field. They are generally pass rushers listed as defensive ends in a 4-3 base scheme or an outside linebacker in a 3-4 base scheme. Teams have to be able to stop the pass on defense and having a very good pass...
  • Ranking the NFC North interior defensive linemen in 2017

    Ranking the NFC North interior defensive linemen in 2017

    The defensive tackle position is one of the most underrated spots in sports. Defensive tackles control the play and can separate good or average defenses from great ones. Just like every other position, there are players that excel at different aspects of the position. At defensive tackle, they are...
  • Ranking the NFC North tight ends in 2017

    Ranking the NFC North tight ends in 2017

    No position in the NFL has become more specialized than the tight end spot. They are labeled as receivers, blockers or balanced. Receivers make plays with the ball in their hands, but do not block very well. Blockers make room for others to make plays, but don’t have the skills to get open as a...
  • Ranking the NFC North wide receivers in 2017

    Ranking the NFC North wide receivers in 2017

    The wide receiver position has gained importance as throwing the football has become more popular. Wide receivers are becoming more specialized to certain spots on the field within each offensive formation and package. The team with the best collection of receivers has a blend of players that...
  • Ranking the NFC North running backs in 2017

    Ranking the NFC North running backs in 2017

    Rather suddenly, running back has become one of the least valued positions on the football field. Though many of the NFL's most iconic players played running back, these days teams don’t want to spend much of their salary cap on the running backs for several reasons. First off, the rise of passing...
  • Ranking the NFC North quarterbacks in 2017

    Ranking the NFC North quarterbacks in 2017

    There is no more important position on the football field than the quarterback position. It may even be the most important position in all of sports. Those that have an elite quarterback, have a very good team. Those that don’t, are a no better than a mediocre team. The NFC North proves it. The...
  • The three best moves and the worst one made by the Green Bay Packers in the 2017 offseason

    The three best moves and the worst one made by the Green Bay Packers in the 2017 offseason

    The Green Bay Packers rarely do much in the offseason. The headlines generally note a player signing elsewhere rather than someone outside the organization reaching a deal with the Packers. This offseason has not been any different. The Packers signed two players with recognizable names, including...
  • Green Bay Packers 2017 draft preview

    Green Bay Packers 2017 draft preview

    The Green Bay Packers know how to draft in the latter stages of the first round of the draft. They have been in the playoffs eight straight seasons and nine of the last 10, including six division titles. Whether or not you think they do it well is a completely separate matter. They rely so much on...
  • Ranking the Green Bay Packers first round draft picks since 2010

    Ranking the Green Bay Packers first round draft picks since 2010

    No team relies as heavily on their draft picks than the Green Bay Packers. They do not spend in free agency and prefer to promote from within. That has meant several extra middle to late round picks, but not in the first round. Also, they have been playoff-bound with a couple deep runs, which has...
  • Green Bay Packers three best free agent signings since 2010

    Green Bay Packers three best free agent signings since 2010

    The Green Bay Packers don’t delve much into free agency. They have built their team around their quarterback and the draft. After being marveled for it in the past, Packers general manager Ted Thompson has drawn criticism for not signing free agents over the last couple offseasons. Here are the...
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