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  1. On Browns' free-agency radar: Bucs DE Adrian Clayborn

    Jeremy Fowler

    Leading up to March 10's free agency launch, this space will try to update potential matches for the Cleveland Browns as they come through asking around the league. We're not saying these are slam-dunk signings, but players the Browns will do their r...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  2. Vic Beasley may not be slam dunk for Bengals staff

    ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey discusses draft needs....

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  3. Teams that score a pick-six take Super Bowl -- Tuesday Morning Qu...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    At the Super Bowl level, the interception return touchdown has far more impact than other kinds of return plays, Tuesday Morning Quarterback observes.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2015
  4. Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney doubts 2015 playoff expa...

    Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney said Wednesday he doesn't expect the league to expand the playoffs by two teams in 2015.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2015
  5. Todd Bowles can't afford to botch offensive-coordinator decision

    Rich Cimini

    One of the questions sure to come up Wednesday at Todd Bowles' introductory news conference is the still-vacant offensive-coordinator position, once thought to be a slam dunk for Chan Gailey. When Bowles was hired last Wednesday by the New York Je...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  6. Is C.J. Mosley not the NFL's top rookie defender?

    Jamison Hensley

    Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker C.J. Mosley made 21 more tackles than any other rookie in the NFL. He was named the NFL's top defensive rookie in two of the four months this regular season. So, Mosley has to be a slam dunk to win NFL Defensive ...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  7. Morning links: Seau a 'slam dunk' for HOF

    Eric D. Williams

    Good morning. Scott Kacsmar of Football Outsiders predicts that former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau will be part of the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class, the first year he's eligible for induction. Kacsmar: "This first-ballot case...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  8. Jennings not a slam dunk signing for Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Perhaps he can truly play, but a couple of early reviews concerning new Chicago Bears safety M.D. Jennings don't inspire much confidence in him becoming an impact contributor in 2014. Jennings, 25, started all 16 games last se...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  9. Mock draft: Matthews makes sense, but ...

    Nick Wagoner

    ST. LOUIS -- Everything about Todd McShay's selection of Texas A&M left tackle Jake Matthews for the St. Louis Rams in his initial 2014 mock draft makes sense. But that doesn't make it a slam dunk. Premier tackles can be hard to find, and alt...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  10. Five thoughts: Redskins coaching situation

    John Keim

    A day after an report detailed the possible instability surrounding Mike Shanahan's future in Washington, I've come up with five thoughts on the situation: It's not a slam dunk that Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder will fire coach M...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  11. Sunday notes: Geno, EJ rate 'very close'

    Rich Cimini

    Some quick thoughts and observations on the Jets as we head into Week 3: 1. Arms race: The perception that Geno Smith was the Jets' slam-dunk quarterback preference going into the 2013 draft isn't accurate. Smith and EJ Manuel, whom they face Sund...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  12. Is Arian Foster the slam-dunk No. 2 pick?

    Eric Karabell

    We can all agree that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is the top pick in fantasy football drafts this season. What we apparently cannot agree on for sure is who is second. A month or so ago, I was confidently on board with Houston Texa...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  13. Jon Robinson ranks the best sports video games of all-time.

    Jon Robinson

    Jon Robinson ranks the best sports video games of all-time. (Part 2)

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  14. Parcells' HOF induction long overdue

    Ian O'Connor

    The two-time Super Bowl winning coach will finally be welcomed into Canton.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2013
  15. NFL retirement board ruling seems like slam dunk for players, but...

    Lester Munson

    The logic seems inevitable: If an NFL disability board decided 12 years ago after a contested hearing that concussions cause serious damage, the NFL should be legally required to admit now and forever that concussions cause serious damage.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  16. Revis status still uncertain

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Darrelle Revis' return to the lineup this week isn't a slam dunk. "I don't think we can assume that," Rex Ryan said Monday. "To the NFL standards, he has to pass tests. He looks to be doing well, so hopefully he'll be playing...

    Blog | September 17, 2012