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  1. Josh Robinson trying to learn from Bears game before facing Aaron...

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Josh Robinson's first meaningful lesson in the perils of defending Aaron Rodgers came in the Metrodome last October, when the Green Bay Packers were trying to finish a 90-yard drive in the first quarter and tie their game with ...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  2. Morning Roar: Every play call goes through Jim Caldwell

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Since he was hired, Jim Caldwell has insisted he has had his input in every part of the Detroit Lions. From speaking with the players about life lessons to meeting with them if they are being released to everything that happen...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  3. Antonio Brown's work ethic sets him apart

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Wide receiver Markus Wheaton is in his second season with the Pittsburgh Steelers and he has learned one important lesson. If he wants to catch extra balls after practice from a JUGGS machine he needs to do everything he can to make ...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  4. Lessons Learned: OLB Trent Murphy

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va., -- The learning curve continued by the play and carried into the next game. Rookie outside linebacker Trent Murphy, he of the two career starts, focused hard on stopping the run against Dallas. It affected his pass rush. So he made sure...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  5. Nick Foles learns a lesson from a loss

    Phil Sheridan

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Time will tell whether a loss like Sunday's 24-20 knife-twist against the Arizona Cardinals will help Nick Foles develop into a big-game quarterback. Time could also reveal that Foles just isn't that kind of player. Last month, ...

    Blog | October 26, 2014
  6. Dolphins' defense teaches Blake Bortles a hard lesson

    James Walker

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins' defense has already faced Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. Philip Rivers and Matthew Stafford are up next, with Peyton Manning on the horizon. So Miami had to capitalize on its matchup against a rookie quarter...

    Blog | October 26, 2014
  7. Kelvin Benjamin misses start to learn lesson on accountability

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Carolina Panthers' 13-9 loss to the Seahawks: Nobody gave a concrete reason that rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin was held out of the starting lineup beyond "coach's decision,...

    Blog | October 26, 2014
  8. Colt McCoy readies for return to Texas

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- Colt McCoy sees a difference in himself from the last time he started. The Washington Redskins quarterback is a little older, a little stronger and, he hopes, a little wiser from the lessons he's learned. His road to this point hasn't...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  9. Progress by Giants' Larry Donnell is lesson in what development m...

    Dan Graziano

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- "Where did Larry Donnell come from?" is one of the big early questions of this New York Giants season, and the answer defies simple explanation. Donnell was on the team last year in a reserve role -- a special-teams player...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  10. What lessons can Colin Kaepernick glean from Peyton Manning?

    Paul Gutierrez

    DENVER -- Peyton Manning put on an absolute clinic Sunday night in the Denver Broncos' 42-17 beatdown of the San Francisco 49ers. Sure, he set a new NFL record for career touchdown passes with Nos. 507, 508, 509 and 510, and he also had as many TD...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  11. Growing pains: Bashaud Breeland's lessons

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- Sometimes the lesson involves patience. Such as on a first-quarter run last week, when Bashaud Breeland got antsy to make a play. Because of it, Arizona running back Andre Ellington bounced to the gap he was supposed to fill, leaving ...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  12. Bengal Morning Takes: On defensive fixes

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- How do the Cincinnati Bengals get back to their old dominant selves defensively? By taking a long look at their play the last two weeks, and revisiting the lessons they had been preaching to one another during minicamps, OTAs (organi...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  13. DeMarco Murray not interested in history lesson

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- As DeMarco Murray makes history, the Dallas Cowboys running back continues to give a stiff arm to the significance of what he is doing. "I'm just focused on doing my part to give us a good chance to win this game," Murray said. "I...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  14. Redskins must translate lessons to field staff

    ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim says we learned a lot about the team from the challenge they gave the Seahawks, but we'll learn a lot more from this week's matchup against Arizona....

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  15. Rapid Reaction: Detroit Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT -- A few thoughts on the Detroit Lions' 17-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills at Ford Field. What it means: When two phases fail, a team is not going to win a game, and the Lions learned that lesson Sunday. Special teams was atrocious with three...

    Blog | October 05, 2014
  16. Rex learned a lesson about cursing fans; he hopes Geno Smith does...

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan huddled with Geno Smith Monday to discuss the quarterback's postgame F-bomb, directed at a heckler behind the New York Jets' bench. You might say Ryan and Smith are the F Troop. "Unfortunately, I've made the same mis...

    Blog | September 29, 2014