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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks goes for the ball during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

DTM’s Super Bowl XLIX Odds Preview And Value Bets Extravaganza

You can smell the pigskin and fall foliage in the air and it signals that one of the greatest times of the year is upon us.

97.1 The Ticket–08/29/2014

Ryan Shazier of the Ohio State Buckeyes poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after he was picked #15 overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh’s Ryan Shazier Best Bet To Start As Steelers Rookie Since 2001

The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a rookie who made an immediate impact and started opening day was Kendrell Bell in 2001, but first-round draft pick Ryan Shazier has all the skills of an NFL starter and the backing of defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau.

08/29/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NY - AUGUST 28:   Kellen Moore #17 of the Detroit Lions throws during the first half of a preseason game against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on August 28, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Lions Shutout Bills In Preseason Finale, 23-0, As QB Moore Shines

Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night

97.1 The Ticket–08/28/2014

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01:  Defensive end Denzel Drone #42 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates stopping the Stanford Cardinal on fourth down to take possesion in the final moments of their 24-20 win in 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Michigan State Hosts Upset-Minded Jacksonville State In Opener

The eighth-ranked Spartans open the season Friday night against Jacksonville State of the Ohio Valley Conference, but the Gamecocks are hardly pushovers.

97.1 The Ticket–08/28/2014

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 17: Detroit Lions linebacker coach Bill Sheridan gives instructions to Kyle Van Noy #95 and Brett Pasche #48 during Rookie Minicamp on May 17, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Rookie LB Van Noy Undergoes Core Muscle Surgery

Second-round draft choice, BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy, underwent successful core muscle surgery on Thursday, according to the team.

97.1 The Ticket–08/28/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines hands the ball off to Fitzgerald Toussaint #28 of the Michigan Wolverines in the first quarter against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Michigan Stadium on November 9, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Predictions for the 2014 Wolverines [BLOG]

We are just two days away from the start of the Michigan football season and honestly, no one knows what this team will be.

97.1 The Ticket–08/28/2014

Tight end Julius Thomas #80 of the Denver Broncos is tackled by cornerback Richard Sherman #25 and strong safety Kam Chancellor #31 of the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Richard Sherman Makes Things Go BOOM!

He may be known for his trash-talking, but that doesn’t mean Sherman isn’t one of the most talented cornerbacks currently in the NFL. As this year’s cover athlete for Madden 15, he’s out to prove there no such thing as the “Madden Curse”.

08/28/2014

Dontrelle Inman #15 of the San Diego Chargers is congratulated by teammate Keenan Allen #13 after scoring a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during a preseason game at Qualcomm Stadium on August 7, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

The Sky Is The Limit For Chargers’ Keenan Allen In 2014

If before the 2013 season you would tell Bolt fans that Cal rookie Keenan Allen would become the “go-to” guy for much of last season, many may have scratched their head a time or two. When all was said and done last season, Allen emerged not only as the Chargers’ top threat, but one of the top wide receiver stories around the NFL.

08/27/2014

Tackle Trent Williams #71 of the Washington Redskins and outside linebacker Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos exchange jerseys after the game at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 27, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos beat the Redskins 45-21. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

The Godzilla Of The NFL: Trent Williams

In December of 2011 the NFL formally announced the suspensions of two Redskins players, tight-end Fred Davis, and left-tackle Trent Williams. Both players received a four game suspension without pay, for testing positive for marijuana three times throughout the course of the season.

08/26/2014

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Michigan Shrugs Off Bad Memories Of Appalachian State

The Mountaineers love to recall the upset that raised awareness about their program and school in Boone, North Carolina.

97.1 The Ticket–08/25/2014

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