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Trivia: February 3, 2023

What’s the only franchise that’s reached Super Bowls with five different head coaches? answer »

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Around the NFL: Bryce Young

The general consensus seems to be that Bryce Young will be the first pick of the draft, but it’s early. Let’s see where things stand after Young is measured at the combine.   more »

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Ask the Experts: Who has changed your opinion most this postseason?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Who has changed your opinion most, for good or ill, this postseason?  more »

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Trivia: February 2, 2023

What do the following players have in common: Jerry Rice, Muhsin Muhammad, Ricky Proehl, Rob Gronkowski? answer »

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Factoid: Long-range FGs

I notice that teams are connecting more often on long field goals. In my first 10 years playing fantasy football, there was one successful field goal from 60-plus yards. In the last two years, there have been 9 such kicks.   more »

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Around the NFL: Sean Payton

The Broncos are hiring Sean Payton as their new head coach. What's one more first-round draft pick? They've got to salvage last season's pick expense to acquire Russell Wilson, and at least now they've got a proven offensive mind to give it a whirl. It's not like things could be any worse than what was the league's bottom-scoring offense a year ago.   more »

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Trivia: February 1, 2023

What player has passed for the most career yards without ever playing in a Super Bowl? answer »

Around the NFL: Bengals running backs

Once people have moved on from scrutinizing the officiating in Sunday's AFC Championship game, there will presumably be some criticism or at least questions over what the Bengals did as a team. One thing that stands out is that Samaje Perine played twice as many snaps as Joe Mixon.  more »

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Viva Murillo!: Worse Than A Fake Game?

I've never been a big fan of the Pro Bowl. For years I encouraged people not to watch it and leveled plenty of criticism toward it each season. Nobody cared about the pretend game, athletes were barely trying, and it just wasn't fun. It got better when they changed it around a little, but I was still happy when they announced that it was being scrapped entirely and being replaced with different games. It had to be an improvement, right? We'll see starting on Thursday, but I'm not optimistic.   more »

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Trivia: January 31, 2023

Who’s the only player who’s caught passes for three different franchises in Super Bowls? answer »

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Fantasy News: Tight ends

It’s a good offseason to be shopping for a tight end. There are some good options that are set to hit the open market.   more »

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Andy Richardson: A Day of Football

After a season that almost seemed like it's a week or two too long, thanks NFL, we've finally arrived at the Super Bowl pairing. And what do you know, the No. 1 seeds from each conference advanced, which without looking it up I'm pretty sure doesn't happen very often. Plenty to dissect from yesterday's games.   more »

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Trivia: January 30, 2023

State Farm Stadium in two weeks will host its third Super Bowl. It previously hosted two Super Bowls when it was known as University of Phoenix Stadium. What building has hosted Super Bowls under the most different names? answer »

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Factoid: NFC title game

Brock Purdy and Jalen Hurts go head-to-head today, and it’s the youngest-ever matchup of quarterbacks in a conference championship game. They’re both under 25.   more »

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Factoid: Busy wide receivers

We ran an item recently highlighting the underutilized wide receivers in Kansas City. The other three teams playing today skew the other way, with their 6 main wideouts among the busiest players in the league at the position.   more »

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