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  1. Eagles never doubted a victory

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles came into this season believing they were one of the up-and-coming teams in the NFL. One very bad half of football against the Jacksonville Jaguars did not shake their faith. "We faced a lot of adversity the...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  2. Dolphins, Colts have plenty of similarities

    James Walker

    A pair of up-and-coming teams? Check. Two rookie quarterbacks taken in the top eight picks of this year's NFL draft? Check. First-year head coaches overcoming major obstacles? Check that off the list, as well. The Miami Dolphins and Indianap...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  3. Opposing voice: Sam Bradford

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- After a surprising 7-9 finish to the 2010 season, many people picked St. Louis to be one of the up-and-coming teams in 2011, led by quarterback Sam Bradford. The Rams are 0-5 entering Sunday's game against the Cowboys. "It's mi...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  4. Detroit Lions moving on up again in Power Rankings

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions have never been ranked higher this late in the season and have only been higher than this in the Power Rankings for one stretch since ESPN started ranking teams in 2002. The Lions, coming off their fourth straight win, moved up t...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  5. Cowboys hope to buck bye-week trend

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- NFL Nation reporter Jamison Hensley offered up an interesting stat when talking about the Baltimore Ravens returning from the bye week. Through the first 11 weeks of the season, teams coming off the bye have posted a 10-16 record....

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  6. Giants vs. Seahawks preview

    Terry Blount and Dan Graziano

    The New York Giants are coming off an ugly 40-24 loss on Monday night to the Indianapolis Colts and the Seattle Seahawks are coming off an ugly 30-24 win over the lowly Oakland Raiders. Will one of these teams step up and look pretty on Sunday? ...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  7. The Film Don't Lie: Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    A weekly look at what the New England Patriots must fix: With the Chicago Bears coming to town, it's a good week to highlight the importance of turnovers because the Bears give the ball up almost as much as any team in the NFL. Only the Jaguars (1...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  8. Prediction: Chiefs will beat the Chargers

    Eric D. Williams

    The San Diego Chargers are still short-handed, with several front-line players nursing injuries. At some point that is going to catch up them. San Diego faces a solid Kansas City Chiefs team playing well coming out of their bye week, so they will be ...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  9. Jermichael Finley filing insurance claim?

    Tom Carpenter

    We are coming up on the one-year anniversary of when TE Jermichael Finley sustained a serious neck injury, which required surgery and has kept him sidelined so far this season. It appears that he won't be joining any NFL teams in the immediate fut...

    Blog | October 12, 2014
  10. Ravens vs. Buccaneers preview

    Pat Yasinskas and Jamison Hensley

    The Baltimore Ravens and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are coming off close, disappointing losses. The Ravens (3-2) fell to the Indianapolis Colts 20-13. The Bucs (1-4) took the New Orleans Saints to overtime but ended up losing 37-31. Both teams wi...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  11. Montee Ball, Andre Caldwell injured in Broncos win

    Jeff Legwold

    DENVER -- Somewhat lost in a 21-point win when the Denver Broncos rolled up 568 yards worth of offense, were two injuries that could affect how the team does its business when they have the ball in the coming weeks. Running back Montee Ball, who f...

    Blog | October 05, 2014
  12. Bucs facing 'must-win' game

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It's only Week 2 and that should mean there's no such thing as a "must-win" game. But the Tampa Bay Buccaneers must win on Sunday against St. Louis. They've got a team that got carved up by Minnesota in the opener coming into their ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  13. Saints Camp Report: Day 19

    Mike Triplett

    MANDEVILLE, La. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New Orleans Saints training camp: It didn't take long for safety Jairus Byrd to start living up to his reputation as a ball hawk. In just his second practice doing full team drills...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  14. Cowboys Camp Report: Day 18

    Todd Archer

    OXNARD, Calif. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Dallas Cowboys training camp: From the one-on-one drills in front of the entire team to the 11-on-11 drills, the Cowboys' defense stood up to an offense, winning a number of battles ...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  15. Jaguars Camp Report: Day 11

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Jacksonville Jaguars training camp. It's pretty clear that Jaguars players are eager to line up against an opposing team. There was one scuffle and one pushing match on Wednesda...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  16. Chargers Camp Report: Day 3

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of San Diego Chargers training camp: Play of the day: Toward the end of practice, outside linebacker Tourek Williams and fullback Zack Boren got locked up during team drills in an incid...

    Blog | July 26, 2014