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ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 08: Steven Jackson #39 of the Atlanta Falcons rushes out away from the Cincinnati Bengals at Georgia Dome on August 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Steven Jackson Provides The Falcons With A Much Needed Boost

Quarterback Matt Ryan set five Falcons single-season passing records. While impressive, it made the Falcons one-dimensional, relying too much on their aerial attack. With the addition of All-Pro running back Steven Jackson, the Falcons can now be dangerous both through the air and on the ground.

08/28/2013

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Top 10 NFL Comeback Player Candidates

There are a large number of high-profile players who, due to injuries or poor performance, disappointed last season. Here are 10 who are poised to return to form this year.

08/28/2013

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Fantasy Vs. Reality: NFL Player Impact Doesn’t Always Line Up

Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”

08/26/2013

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 08: Giovani Bernard #25 of the Cincinnati Bengals rushes away from Shann Schillinger #29 of the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on August 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rookie Running Back Giovani Bernard Captivating Crowds

Giovani “Gio” Bernard is creating monster waves during training camp for the Cincinnati Bengals that may prove to be a “Haitian Hurricane” on the NFL field.

08/25/2013

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 12: Riley Reiff #71 of the Detroit Lions gets instructions during a rookie mini camp at the Detroit Lions Headquarters and Training Facility on May 12, 2012 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Offensive Tackle Riley Reiff Looks To Protect The Lions Record-Breaking Offense

Riley Reiff, a former first round pick, is stepping into the starting lineup to replace a stalwart Lion. Is he up to the task? The entire team and fans certainly hope so.

08/23/2013

Damaris Johnson Could Be The Philadelphia Eagles’ Secret Weapon

A new head coach, a new offense, a new team. Due to injuries to the team, wide receiver Damaris Johnson now has a new opportunity to step up to the spotlight.

08/22/2013

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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

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

ST. LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 21: Running back Daryl Richardson #26 of the St. Louis Rams stiff arms strong safety M.D. Jennings #43 of the Green Bay Packers during the game at the Edward Jones Dome on October 21, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by David Welker/Getty Images)

Daryl Richardson Is Thrust Into The Rams Spotlight And Needs To Shine

Daryl Richardson is only in his second NFL season, and he was pushed into the starting running back position for the St. Louis Rams. If ever there was a time for Richardson to grow up in a hurry, the 2013 season is it.

08/15/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 07: David Wilson #22 of the New York Giants scores a touchdown as Usama Young #28 of the Cleveland Browns and T.J. Ward #43 give chase during their game at MetLife Stadium on October 7, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

New York’s David Wilson Runs Into Giant Expectations

A hometown hero from Danville, Virginia, Giants running back David Wilson is familiar to carrying vast expectations. After a rookie season filled with lavish highlights of his prodigious potential, the upcoming season appears very bright for Wilson.

08/13/2013

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