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2014 Record – 2-14 Key Additions QB Jameis Winston, DE George Johnson, LB Bruce Carter, S Chris Conte, RB Bobby Rainey, LB Kwon Alexander, WR Kenny Bell, WR Kaelin Clay, S D.J. Swearinger, OT Donovan Smith, DE Da’Quan Bowers, PK Kyle Brindza Key Departures QB Josh McCown, DE Michael Johnson, LB Brandon Magee, C Josh Allen Breakdown A team selecting first overall rarely makes it through the […]

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2014 Record – 7-9 Key Additions DT Kevin Williams, CB Brandon Browner, RB C.J. Spiller, CB Kyle Wilson, G Jahri Evans, DE Anthony Spencer, WR Josh Morgan, OL Antonio Johnson, LB Stephone Anthony, CB P.J. Williams, LBs Hau’oli Kikaha, LB Davis Tull, QB Garrett Grayson, CB Damian Swann, WR Brandon Coleman Key Departures TE Jimmy Graham, WR Kenny Stills, DE Cheta Ozougwu, RB Pierre Thomas, LB Junior Galette […]

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2014 Record – 7-8-1 Key Additions OT Michael Oher, WR Ted Ginn, Jr., LB Shaq Thompson, WR Devin Funchess, WR Jarrett Boykin, DB Charles Tillman Key Departures RB DeAngelo Williams, DE Greg Hardy, CB James Dockery, OT Byron Bell, S Thomas DeCoud, LB Chase Blackburn, C Kevin Matthews, G Garry Williams, G Kevin Hughes and G Fernando Velasco. Breakdown […]

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2014 Record – 6-10 Key Additions DE Adrian Clayborn, LB Allen Bradford, WR Leonard Hankerson, TE Jacob Tamme, RB Tevin Coleman, QB Rex Grossman,  LB Justin Durant, LB Vic Beasley, CB Jalen Collins Key Departures RB Steven Jackson, RB Jacquizz Rodgers, S Brandon Bishop, DT Chris Brown, OL Reid Fragel, CB Jordan Mabin, LB-DE Jacques Smith, S Zeke Motta, WR Harry Douglas, DB Robert McClain […]

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2014 Record – 2-14 Key Additions QB Marcus Mariota (Marioto), WR Harry Douglas, LB Brian Orakpo, LB Derrick Morgan, K Ryan Succop, TE Anthony Fasano,  CB Perrish Cox, OT Byron Bell, WR Hakeem Nicks, OT Jeremiah Poutasi Key Departures WR Nate Washington, OT Michael Roos, OT Michael Oher, S Bernard Pollard, QB Jake Locker, LB Kamerion Wimbley, RB Shonn Greene Breakdown Over the past decade, […]

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2014 Record – 9-7 Key Additions QB Brian Hoyer, DT Vince Wilfork, WR Nate Washington, WR Cecil Shorts III, S Stevie Brown, S Rahim Moore, RB Chris Polk Key Departures WR Andre Johnson, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, C Chris Myers, QB Case Keenum Breakdown What is there to say about the 2015 version of the Houston Texans? The offense and […]

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2014 Record – 11-5 Key Additions RB Frank Gore, LB Trent Cole, DE Kendall Langford, WR Andre Johnson, LB Nate Irving, WR Vincent Brown, S Dwight Lowery Key Departures S Sergio Brown, CB Josh Gordy, WR Hakeem Nicks, DE Cory Redding, T Xavier Nixon, LB Shaun Phillips, RB Trent Richardson, WR Josh Cribbs Breakdown Revisit 2011. The Indianapolis […]

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2014 Record – 3-13 Key Additions Julius Thomas (TE), Bernard Pierce (RB), TJ Yeldon (RB), Rashad Greene (WR), Jermey Parnell (OT), Davon House (DB), Sergio Brown (DB) Key Departures Red Bryant (DE), Cecil Shorts III (WR), Alan Ball (DB), JT Thomas (LB), Ace Sanders (WR) Breakdown The Jags haven’t had a winning season since 2007, in which an […]

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If there is any player in the league that you can expect to light the fuel to the fire prior to the first round of the NBA playoffs, it’s Paul Pierce. After comments about having to motivate each and every member of the aging Nets roster a season ago, Pierce let remarks fly about John […]

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The college basketball regular season is great for so many reasons. Whether it’s the loaded schedule with top 25 games almost every night in February and March or the unexpected teams vaulting themselves past traditional powers, there’s a lot going for it. A top-five matchup between Virginia and Duke on Saturday night had all the makings of a […]

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I was listening to Colin Cowherd on the way to the airport in late December as he was discussing the impending hire of Jim Harbaugh as the next head coach of the Michigan Wolverines football program. December 29th, the black Monday in NFL coaching, saw firings of coaches and General Managers alike in Chicago, New […]

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I’m a sucker for the start of conference play in the ACC. Especially when ESPN trots out commercials of previews of Big Monday and Super Tuesday – usually colossal conference games in mid-January and throughout February. By this time, Division 1 men’s hoops teams have normally played over half of their schedule and we know […]

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Earlier this week, ESPN radio co-hosts Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo were discussing the breaking news at the time that Joel Embiid was going to need surgery for his broken foot. The head of his class, Embiid was considered a perfect match for the Cleveland Cavaliers at Number 1 just a week prior to […]

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We all know Billy Beane these days. Through Michael Lewis’ careful documentation and Brad Pitt’s onscreen portrayal, Beane is a name most people associate with integrity and character and his assembly of the 2002 Oakland Athletics. Most notably from that season, the Athletics won an American League record 20 games in a row, highlighting the […]

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The bidding for host sites of mega sporting events has become an event in itself these days. As the FIFA World Cup looms and preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero continues, Brazil has caused much more than a stir when it comes to the politics of hosting a world-wide event. […]

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