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  1. 2013 NFL draft - Why Matt Barkley should be a first-round pick

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner breaks down USC quarterback Matt Barkley. He uses metrics to show why he should be taken earlier in the NFL draft than some prognosticators believe.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  2. NFL - Using QBR to compare quarterback classes of 1983, 2004 and ...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating uses QBR to determine whether the big numbers being put up by this year's rookie quarterbacks are actually more impressive than those amassed by the classes of 1983 and 2004.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  3. NFL rules increasing offense seem to have increased neurotic QBs,...

    Johnette Howard

    We're watching the rise of the neurotic NFL quarterback. Whatever happened to field generals with bulletproof confidence?

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2012
  4. NFL coaches should try two-QB system

    Steve Wulf

    Not all quarterbacks are created equal. Yet NFL coaches are still locked in the assumption that they have to name a starting quarterback and stick with him for every snap of the game and every game of the season.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2012
  5. Ready to follow your QB into battle?

    Tim Graham

    Quarterbacks commonly are referred to as field generals. Bill Simmons likes to watch movies. So he smushed the two together and came up with his quarterback rankings as portrayed by favorite war movies of his generation. I recommend reading the...

    Blog | September 03, 2010
  6. QBs quite accustomed to winning

    Greg Garber

    QBs Tom Brady and Donovan McNabb are the field generals and faces of their respective franchises.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2005
  7. Classic Field Generals Week

    ESPN Classic will continue its theme weeks with a Classic Field Generals Week from Monday - Friday. Classic Field Generals will profile and feature some of the best signal callers ever in the game of football.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 06, 2003
  8. Practice report: No sign of Patterson

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Cornerback Dimitri Patterson wasn't on the field at the start of practice Monday, a clear indication that something was amiss. A few minutes later, New York Jets general manager John Idzik informed reporters that Patterson -- AW...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  9. Packers not fretting over Peppers' slow start

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Julius Peppers' new coaches say they have seen more than enough on the practice field and in their meeting rooms to believe the 34-year-old former All-Pro pass-rusher will be the major contributor that Green Bay Packers general man...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  10. No Revis Island in New England?

    Tom Carpenter

    No DB is better known for being moved around the field to battle the top opposing wide receiver than Darrelle Revis. After all the phrase "Revis Island" came from his usage in that regard during his tenure with the New York Jets. The general presu...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  11. Jaguars unveil mammoth video boards

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Jaguars general manager David Caldwell saw the construction crews working on the video boards above each end zone at EverBank Field when he arrived for work every day. He also wandered out to the field during the...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  12. Saints: Greenbrier 'above and beyond'

    Mike Triplett

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. -- Perched above sparkling new practice fields carved into the Allegheny Mountains, New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis and coach Sean Payton took turns raving about their new training camp facility on Thurs...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  13. Green Bay Packers sign troubled tight end Colt Lyerla

    Rob Demovsky

    The Green Bay Packers have decided to sign the troubled former Oregon standout Colt Lyerla.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  14. Tyrann Mathieu could return for season opener, says Arizona Cardi...

    Josh Weinfuss

    Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu's return to the field could be in front of a national audience.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  15. Panthers turn focus from Hardy to rookies

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers begin a two-day rookie camp on Friday, but the focus may not be on the field. Coach Ron Rivera and general manager Dave Gettleman still haven't commented publicly on Tuesday's arrest of Pro Bowl defensive end ...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  16. Dolphins must educate on social media

    James Walker

    For two of the past three days, Miami Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey had to interrupt NFL draft news conferences to field questions on veteran players making mistakes with social media. On Friday, Hickey called an impromptu media gathering...

    Blog | May 11, 2014