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GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 03: De'Anthony Thomas #6 of the Oregon Ducks tries to break the tackle of Arthur Brown #4 of the Kansas State Wildcats during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 3, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Arthur Brown Could Become The Next Great Ravens Defender

The Ravens will have to get used to not having Ray Lewis in the locker room. Though his leadership will never be fully replaced, the Ravens hope rookie Arthur Brown can pick up some of the slack left by Lewis’ departure.

08/20/2013

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NFC Update: NFL Preseason Victories Overshadowed By Key Player Losses

Here’s an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries…

08/19/2013

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Time For Bucs QB Josh Freeman to Take Responsibility For his Problems

If any of you are looking for an outstanding podcast to listen to during your free time during NFL draft season, I recommend that you take a listen to the shutdown corner podcast from Yahoo […]

98.7 The Fan–08/19/2013

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Bucs Update: Revis, Joseph Bring Positive News

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Darrelle Revis and Davin Joseph took steps forward Monday on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ injury front. Carl Nicks took a step back on his troublesome left foot. Nicks, the starting guard […]

98.7 The Fan–08/19/2013

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Football Evolved: The Hurry-Up Offense And The Running Back

Coaches have admitted the league has shifted toward the pass-first offense. It’s even inherently written into the rules.

08/19/2013

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 13: wide receiver Chad Bumphis #1 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs catches a pass and picks up a first down over linebacker A.J. Johnson #45 of the Tennessee Volunteers on October 13, 2012 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo byChristian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rookie Wide Receiver Chad Bumphis Is Turning Heads In Miami

Miami Dolphins rookie wide receiver Chad Bumphis has shown his ability to play football in training camp. During the Hall of Fame Game, Bumphis showed his ability to play in the NFL.

08/19/2013

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Study: Buccaneers Fans Among The Worst In The NFL

It seems like it has become easy to bash a fan base that has been given little to be loyal to for more than a decade. Enter the fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Since […]

98.7 The Fan–08/18/2013

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Ronde Barber on Josh Freeman: “He’s Prone To Mistakes”

Tampa (CBS Radio) – In a season where most Buccaneers fans are wondering what the future is at quarterback, a former Buccaneer legend unleashes a harsh reality about the Bucs’ incumbent starter. Josh Freeman enters […]

98.7 The Fan–08/18/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - JULY 29: Quarterback Carson Palmer #3 of the Arizona Cardinals throws a pass during the team training camp at University of Phoenix Stadium on July 29, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Carson Palmer Provides The Cardinals With A Major Upgrade

Anybody who watched the Cardinals last year saw that they needed help at the quarterback position. Considering their options, Arizona has to be happy with their off-season addition of Carson Palmer.

08/18/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 06: Lance Moore #16 of the New Orleans Saints pulls in this touchdown reception against E.J. Biggers #31 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 6, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Finally A Starter, Lance Moore Is Dancing It Up For The New Orleans Saints

Lance Moore is one of those players that understands what it means to pay your dues in the world of professional football. Now, after eight years in the league, he is going to be a starting wide received for the New Orleans Saints, and it is totally deserved.

08/17/2013