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Big 12 Freshmen Who Can Make An Immediate Impact

The upcoming college football season will be different from previous ones in many ways, but one thing that won’t be different is that the Big 12 will remain a conference in which quarterbacks will have fun, offenses will score a ton of points, and defenses will desperately scramble to try to catch up. Maybe the Big 12 will be different …

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Somebody Ate Kelvin Benjamin!

A funny thing happened on the way to the Carolina Panthers’ organized team activities. Kelvin Benjamin entered a Golden Corral and never returned. An all new Benjamin, looking like he’d just had an allergic reaction from an attack by a hive of killer bees, appeared at Panthers workouts Thursday, looking, shall we say, “healthy.” Kelvin Benjamin doesn't look… fit. pic.twitter.com/g0yVSl5yaf …

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Drama Thursday – As the NFL Turns

Like sands through the hourglass, these are the Days of our NFL lives.  We’ve replaced our regular NFL news and columns with worthless speculation and manufactured drama. Let’s see if anyone notices. As hit pieces go, Seth Wickersham’s annihilation of Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is a mafia car bomb. Seemingly out of nowhere, Wickersham unleashed all the dirty laundry …

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Regular Season Win Totals: Teams That Should Go Under

Regular Season Win

The odds have been released for the regular season win totals.

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Who Are The Nation’s Top College Football Quarterbacks?

The odds makers have released a number of lines on the 2017 season, which has gotten the college football conversation flowing once again.

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That was Quite a Scare, Ezekiel Elliott

It wasn’t his fault, but the event still shook the Dallas Cowboys nation to its core. Ezekiel Elliott was held out of practice Tuesday and Wednesday after suffering a head injury in a minor car crash over the weekend. Not news for the faint of heart. Elliott was still at practice and the move is entirely precautionary. He did solo …

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NFL Owners Blow Up the Rule Book

Overtime, touchdown celebrations, injured reserve, preseason roster cut-downs, a lot got done at this week’s NFL owners meetings and while the rule changed don’t alter the entire complexion of the game, they will end up being significant and the difference will show up in the product on the field. That’s exactly the kind of rules you want. The biggest rule …

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Cortez Kennedy Dies; Bridgewater Throwing

When Cortez Kennedy was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame, he said, “Now I can say I’m a Hall of Famer and say, ‘whoo, I’m in baby. I’m in for life.'” The truth is Kennedy will be enshrined in Canton forever, but that life would turn out to be way too short. Kennedy was found dead in Orlando, Fla. …

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Reaction: NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2017, 60-51

And here’s where the list really gets interesting. After this episode wraps up, we’ll be officially half way through and the sheer number of new members to the NFL Network;s Top 100 Players of 2017 list is startling. This is usually the area where that calms down, but half of the newest entries below are new guys. Counting the following …

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CFL News & Notes For The Week

The CFL season is right around the corner now. With the season less than two months away, there is certainly plenty to talk about around the league. We narrowed down the list to the most notable stories around the league, including the Hamilton Tiger-Cats locking up their veteran defensive end long-term and the optimism in the Toronto Argonauts locker room …

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