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Boom or bust players for each NFL team in 2017
July 26th, 2017 at 7:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** Dec 11, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) looks up while he works out prior to the game against the New Orleans Saints at Raymond James Stadium. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Talent. Potential. Most NFL players have these things in abundance. But far...

Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Best and Worst Draft Picks Ever
July 3rd, 2017 at 5:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** The NFL season is inching closer to beginning.  Every team has expectations for their incoming rookies as well as other former draft picks going into their second or third years.  The Philadelphia Eagles drafted eight players in this year's NFL draft and have high expectations for first round pick...

NFL Notes: Saints DT Nick Fairley to miss 2017 season with heart condition
June 26th, 2017 at 9:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** METAIRIE, La. -- Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley is coming off one of his best NFL seasons and it might have been his last. At the very least, he won't be playing for New Orleans in 2017. General manager Mickey Loomis said Monday that Fairley has been placed on the...

Darryl Tapp gets snaps at DT in Nick Fairley’s absence
June 21st, 2017 at 8:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** If Nick Fairley's heart condition keeps him out this season, the Saints might tap into Darryl Tapp's versatility. Tapp, despite his size, saw some snaps at defensive tackle in 2014 when Fairley was lost to a season-ending knee injury while both were with the Lions. Tapp also took some reps...

Darren Sproles quietly has had a special career
June 21st, 2017 at 1:05 PM
***PHOTO1***The video of Darren Sproles running rings around opponents on a youth football field confirms he's been performing at a high level for a very long time. It's nevertheless easy to overlook the very high level at which Sproles has performed through his lengthy NFL career, in part because he's...