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Rookie offensive tackle Jake Matthews #70 of the Atlanta Falcons runs drills during rookie minicamp at the Atlanta Falcons Training Facility on May 16, 2014 in Flowery Branch, Georgia. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Matthews Legacy Continues With Jake Playing For The Falcons

As a third-generation NFL player, as well as relatives playing both for college and professional teams in Atlanta, Jake Matthews seems like a perfect fit for the Falcons.

08/08/2014

Andre Johnson #80 Houston Texans is tackled by LaRon Landry #30 of the Indianapolis Colts during the NFL game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 15, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Andre Johnson Needs To Buy In If Houston Texans Want To Win

The Houston Texans have a brand new head coach and starting quarterback. The only way they can win this season is if their best player, wide receiver Andre Johnson, buys into the new system.

08/07/2014

Quarterback Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Make Or Break Year For Andy Dalton

The primary focal point of pretty much every football team is the quarterback. Some teams have an elite quarterback they want to keep around for as long as possible. They are set at the position, and they don’t worry about anything other than injury or retirement. Then, there are the teams that know they have a problem under center. Their quarterback won’t cut it, but they have to wait to get the opportunity to improve.

08/06/2014

Jared Allen #69 of the Minnesota Vikings. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Jared Allen: The Newest Monster Of The Midway

With former Bear defensive end Julius Peppers leaving Chicago to go to Green Bay, it looks like the Bears have already found his replacement in the form of former Viking defensive end Jared Allen. A man who has played fewer years yet has more sacks than Peppers. It seems like a smart decision.

08/05/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01:  Head coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans answers questions after defeating the Stanford Cardinal 24-20 in the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Spartans Working To Manage Increased Expectations

Last season’s Big Ten title and Rose Bowl victory was the culmination of Michigan State’s steady improvement in Dantonio’s seven seasons at the helm.

97.1 The Ticket–08/04/2014

Patrick Peterson #21 of the Arizona Cardinals. (credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Patrick Peterson Wants The Throne Back From Richard Sherman

Patrick Peterson’s personality is the antithesis of Seattle’s Richard Sherman, who many feel is the league’s top cornerback.

08/04/2014

DeMarcus Ware #94 and Morris Claiborne #24. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

DeMarcus Ware Gives Denver Broncos Dynamic Pass-Rush Duo Again

The addition of DeMarcus Ware means the Denver Broncos will have one of the scariest pass-rushing duos in football again.

08/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 20: Strong safety Glover Quin #27 of the Detroit Lions breaks up a pass intended for wide receiver A.J. Green #18 of the Cincinnati Bengals during the second half at Ford Field on October 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bengals defeated the Lions 27-24. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Training Camp Update: Ihedigbo, Quin Will Have To Lead Lions’ Secondary

The Lions will lean on Ihedigbo and Quin to shape a secondary that still has no clear-cut starters on the corners.

97.1 The Ticket–08/02/2014

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If It Ain’t Cheating, Do It! [BLOG]

Brian Chapman thinks that other Big Ten teams shouldn’t blindly mimic Urban Meyer’s every move and turn their football program into “a pit of lawless rebels”, but should learn some new recruiting tricks.

97.1 The Ticket–08/02/2014

Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys hands the ball off to DeMarco Murray. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

DeMarco Murray Is The Key To Dallas Cowboys Playoff Hopes

The Dallas Cowboys enter the 2014 NFL season with one of the worst defenses in the NFL. This means that they have to keep their opponents off the field to win, making DeMarco Murray the most important player on the team.

08/02/2014

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