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The Philadelphia Eagles Seem Like a Very Well-Run Organization

SIKE: A report by The Athletic on the behind-the-scenes workings of the Philadelphia Eagles front office shows a toxic culture built on an uneven power structure. Sheil Kapadia, Bo Wulf and Zach Berman cited sources close to the organization, who gave them information on the “downfall” of the Eagles in recent seasons. One of the main […]

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Could Aaron Rodgers Actually Leave the Packers?

I’m sure you’re aware that Aaron Rodgers has been guest-hosting Jeopardy! and that he’s expressed interest in becoming the full-time host of the show. Many in the sports media have interpreted this as a veiled threat at the Green Bay Packers organization: if you don’t give me what I want, then I’ll just leave and […]

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2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #3, Zach Wilson

I understand the hype around this kid. Really, I do. I get why people say he shares a lot of the same traits as Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Rodgers. He can throw on the run; he’s got that flair where he makes impossible throws look easy. Really, I understand the hype. I’m sure everyone has […]

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In Defense of Jerry Jones Wanting to Draft Kyle Pitts

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones typically makes the news every couple of weeks, and this time the story is that he is “infatuated” with Florida TE prospect Kyle Pitts and wants to draft him at #10. Well, join the club, Jerry. Everybody loves this guy. In my opinion, he’s the Chase Young of this year’s draft–an […]

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The Jets’ Disastrous Draft History

Mike Florio shared this graphic on his show yesterday showing the fate of the Jets’ first round picks since 2013: Obviously there’s some busts in there. But there are also some good players in there, too: Sheldon Richardson, Leonard Williams, Jamal Adams. It’s not like the Jets pick busts every year. This is encouraging for […]

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🚨 Jets Trade Sam Darnold to Panthers

Via Adam Schefter: Congratulations to Sam Darnold for getting out of New York. He now gets to play with Christian McCaffrey (who we all know is a monster), DJ Moore (who’s a lot better than people realize) and Robby Anderson (again). Those guys represent a massive upgrade over the skill players Darnold was working with […]

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How Difficult is it to Have a Successful Draft?

I went through every NFL draft since 2000 and tallied up the number of Pro Bowlers by round: Now, it looks like talent is dropping off in recent years, but it’s just because the players drafted from about 2017 on just haven’t been in the league long enough to realize their full potential. You can […]

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Biggest NFL Draft Steals Since 2000

Obviously we all know Tom Brady going at pick 199 in 2000 is the biggest draft steal of all time. Brady probably always will be the biggest draft steal of all time, that’s as close to an unbreakable record as it gets. Getting the 🐐 in the 6th round? It can’t get any better than […]

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