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  1. NFLN survey/feared player: Broncos

    Jeff Legwold

    There are two words that most NFL people are usually highly averse to during a football conversation. Folks don't often like the word "surprised," as in, "Were you surprised by [insert whatever was an issue in the previous game here]?" And folk...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  2. Locker Room Buzz: Cleveland Browns

    Pat McManamon

    CLEVELAND -- Observed in the locker room after the Cleveland Browns' 31-17 loss to the Detroit Lions: Taking blame: Two Browns players accepted a lot of responsibility for the second-half breakdowns. Quarterback Brandon Weeden used the word "boneh...

    Blog | October 13, 2013
  3. Inside Slant: Needless risk to Stafford

    Kevin Seifert

    I took the role of Tom Coughlin in this week's Inside Slant podcast, while partner Mike Sando got all revolutionary in the Greg Schiano sense of the word. Our wide-ranging discussion not only hit the concept of NFL protocol, but it also included how...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  4. Stupidity reigns for some Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Just last week, we were discussing the Detroit Lions' odd offseason in our SportsNation chat. "Silly" was the word I settled on to characterize a number of relatively minor incidents that, viewed together, suggest there are too many players on this t...

    Blog | May 27, 2012
  5. Stephen Tulloch's true favor to Tim Tebow

    Kevin Seifert

    Poor Stephen Tulloch. Last October, the Detroit Lions linebacker thought he was merely celebrating a sack of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow. In reality, unbeknownst to anyone but Tebow, Tulloch was actually helping spread the word on prayer. ...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  6. Personnel report: Which teams mix it up

    Mike Sando

    The San Francisco 49ers used 33 combinations of players at wide receiver, running back and tight end Sunday. That was the word from Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, and I was hooked. Coach Jim Harbaugh and staff were known for changing up their ...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  7. Video: NFL Ultimate Standings Nos. 25-32

    Mike Sando

    The word "ultimate" is a popular one around ESPN lately. First came ESPN The Magazine's Ultimate Standings for franchises in every major U.S. professional sport. Now comes Ultimate Standings for NFL teams as voted upon by 15 panelists, including M...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  8. Fresh from 0-16, Detroit Lions adopts fiercer logo

    Detroit has added teeth to its new Lions logo. Only time will tell if the product on the field also has teeth.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2009
  9. Around the NFC West: Boldin issues deadline

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic says Anquan Boldin's willingness to accept a long-term offer from the Cardinals is contingent on receiving an offer by Tuesday. That was the word from Boldin during an inter...

    Blog | February 21, 2009
  10. Detroit Lions: Three answers, one question

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert After Detroit's 42-7 loss to New Orleans, here are three (mostly) indisputable facts I feel relatively sure about: 1. Luckily, the English language allows for different levels of the word "bad." Because while the L...

    Blog | December 22, 2008
  11. NFL '08: When Parity Runs a Muck

    Carmen DeFalco

    For years, people have thrown the word parity around when describing the NFL. Fans, media, players, coaches, commissioners, we're all guilty. At what point do we stop using the word parity and just admit there are a lot of really bad teams in the mos...

    Blog | Conversation | November 24, 2008
  12. Whispers from around the NFL

    PFW is hearing the Colts could let reliable kicker Mike Vanderjagt walk in free agency after this season.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2005
  13. Waiver Wire Work: Week 8

    Brandon Funston

    Brandon Funston points you to the top free agents in FFL this week.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2003
  14. 'We have to play better'

    From Up Close: Norv Turner, coach of the NFC East-leading Redskins, talks about parity and tough losses.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 1999
  15. Breaking down Bills' potential head coach candidates

    Mike Rodak

    With the dust starting to settle from Doug Marrone's sudden decision to opt out of his contract and leave the Buffalo Bills, the team enters the new year without a head coach. Word on interviews should emerge in the coming days, but for now, here ...

    Blog | January 01, 2015
  16. Dallas Cowboys focus on their execution, won't change strategy fo...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    The Dallas Cowboys are focused on their own preparation and execution, and they won't change their identity or strategy for Ndamukong Suh or any opponent, Jean-Jacques Taylor writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2014