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Ten Thoughts on the NFL: Chicago Bears and beyond
Only one more week of preseason games left before the real games get going on September 4th.
Top-10 bets for the 2014 NFL season
The NFL is back! The NFL is back! The NFL is back! Okay, so as of the time I'm writing this column, we still have another 10 days until the 2014 National Football League season *officially* begins.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
A college-football primer as the season gets ready for liftoff
NOVEMBER 16: Melvin Gordon #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs with the football during the first half of play against the Indiana Hoosiers at Camp Randall Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin.
Conte Leaves Game with Concussion
DECEMBER 1: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball against Chris Conte #47 of the Chicago Bears during overtime of the game on December 1, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Former NFL star, Ga Southern grad speaks to Savannah students
Former Chicago Bears running back and Georgia Southern grad, Adrian Peterson, visited elementary and middle school students at Hancock Day School Friday.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Draft strategy: Fabs' one-man, five-round mock draft
With just a few more weeks before the regular season kicks off in the Great Northwest, it's time for my final one-man, five-round mock draft for the 2014 campaign.
The Washington Post
Adrian Peterson misses 2nd day of Vikings practice
In this Dec. 1, 2013, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, left, tries to break a tackle from Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Minneapolis.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
NFC North Teams as WWE Superstars
Two of my greatest loves in life are football and pro wrestling. It is rare to get the opportunity to combine the two, but this series will do that as I will find the WWE doppelganger for every NFL franchise.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
2014 Fantasy Football Rankings: Running backs
This is the second in a series of posts ranking players' fantasy potential for the 2014 NFL season.
Same Faces, New Places
Players find new homes every season. This off-season was no different with many players packing their bags and moving on to new cities.
Fantasy football: Ranking the NFL runing backs
Today's column is all about the running backs, known as the bread and butter of any fantasy football team.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
With passing trend, is Peterson last great back?
Those are the enduring images of grit, perseverance and even elegance on which the NFL's multibillion-dollar empire was first built.
Fantasy Football 2014: Sleepers, Rankings for Major Offensive Positions
Owners must familiarize themselves with the rankings and sleepers for each position before making a blind leap of faith on a player.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Toby Gerhart's Performance Against Chicago Bears Should Encourage Fantasy Owners
One preseason game shouldn't shift the opinion of the 27-year-old running back one way or the other, but it should at the very least be encouraging for those fantasy owners who've already drafted him.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Fantasy Football Rankings: Running Backs
I kicked off my fantasy ranking series with QBs last week and am moving on to running backs today, which used to be the most important position in fantasy football.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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"Gus Bradley has brought passion and excitement": Talking Bears-Jaguars with Big Cat Country
The Chicago Bears welcome a newer-look Jacksonville Jaguars to Soldier Field on Thursday for week 2 of the 2014 preseason.
2014 NFL Predictions: Analyzing Dark-Horse Contenders for MVP Award
It is easy to sit back in August and proclaim Peyton Manning as the favorite to win the 2014 NFL MVP, but he is sure to be challenged by a number of competitors.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Jags' Gerhart (hip) to play Thursday vs. Bears
Gerhart, who has been battling a strained hip flexor for the past two weeks, practiced on Tuesday with the rest of the team in helmets and shoulder pads and said he's looking forward to playing in the Jaguars' second preseason game, Thursday night against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.
New York Post
Top 50 fantasy football running backs, ranked
One of these days, the NFL finally may render fantasy running backs irrelevant, but that day is not here yet.
2014 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings
I'll take that kind of production all day . New offensive coordinator Norv Turner has had a great history of success with running backs of a similar ilk .