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Joey Porter Bringing Intensity To New Coaching Position

As a linebacker with the Steelers and later with the Dolphins and Cardinals, Joey Porter played with a passion that few could match.

08/13/2014

Running back LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs against the New York Giants during the first quarter of a game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 27, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vick recovered the fumble. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs To Draft

Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.

08/13/2014

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New Food, Scoreboard Highlight Changes At Heinz Field

From a scoreboard to a smorgasbord, there’s a lot that’s new at Heinz Field this season.

08/12/2014

BEREA, OH - MAY 17: Cleveland Browns draft pick Johnny Manziel #2 throws during the Cleveland Browns rookie minicamp on May 17, 2014 at the Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio.

Marcus Gilbert Calls Browns Team To Beat In AFC North

Many experts would agree that the Cleveland Browns are trending in the right direction for the first time since they last had a winning record in 2007, but not many are ready to call them the team to beat in the AFC North.

93-7 The Fan–08/12/2014

Jimmy Graham #80 of the New Orleans Saints walks off the field after defeating the Buffalo Bills 35-17 at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Tight Ends To Draft

If you’re not only ranking players, but also grouping them in tiers, tight ends are an interesting test case. Jimmy Graham is a one-man tier, with Gronkowski and Julius Thomas, both potential second-round picks, in the next group.

08/12/2014

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Tomlin Likes Team’s Energy In Monday Practice

Today’s practice seemed to lack the intensity of what you might expect during the final week of training camp, but coach Mike Tomlin didn’t necessarily agree.

08/12/2014

St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fischer, first-round draft pick Aaron Donald and general manager Les Snead pose for a photograph during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Aaron Donald Has Some Believing St. Louis Rams Have Created A New ‘Fearsome Foursome’

Ask Aaron Donald and he’ll tell you without a doubt, that he believes he couldn’t have landed in a better spot when he was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft with the No. 13 overall pick.

08/12/2014

Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs runs for a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on December 15, 2013 in Oakland, California. (credit: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jamaal Charles Will Be Another Huge Part Of The Chiefs’ Offense In 2014

Running back Jamaal Charles has become a veritable workhorse for the Kansas City Chiefs, and it is not surprising since he’s one of the best backs in the entire NFL. With a new contract extension in place, the Chiefs hope for another great season out of Charles, and they’re likely going to get one.

08/11/2014

Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie #45 of the Denver Broncos breaks up a pass intended for wide receiver Donnie Avery #17 of the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Chiefs 27-17. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Addition Of Rodgers-Cromartie Elevates Giants’ Secondary To NFL’s Elite

Free agent cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie heads a group of new Giants’ defensive backs that have the look and pedigree to make New York’s secondary the strength of the team’s defense. Adding DRC to a talented group that already included Antrel Rolle, Prince Amukamara and Stevie Brown puts Big Blue at the top of the list of the NFL’s best secondaries

08/10/2014

Sammy Watkins #14 of Buffalo Bills takes a knee while watching teammates run a drill during the Buffalo Bills rookie minicamp on May 18, 2014 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. (credit: Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

Rookie Sammy Watkins Comes Into Bills Camp As No. 1 Receiver

When Sammy Watkins was drafted out of Clemson by the Buffalo Bills, it was thought that the partnering of him and Stevie Johnson would make one of the best wide receiver tandems in the NFL. Now, he’s the number one receiver and he’s already looking to lead the Bills from worst to first.

08/09/2014

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

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Bruno Mars performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

5 Questionable NFL Team Fight Songs

NFL teams should leave music to the musicians… but they don’t. Here are 5 questionable NFL fight songs.

08/07/2014

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Prediction Machine: Steelers Finish Third In AFC North, Miss Playoffs For 3rd Consecutive Year

What if we told you that the Pittsburgh Steelers would finish third in the AFC North behind the Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens, missing the playoffs for the third year in a row.

08/07/2014

Stevenson Sylvester (No. 55) tackles current teammate Jerricho Cotchery in a 2010 Steelers-Jets contest at Heinz Field. (File Photo: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Worilds Impresses At Steelers Camp

Steelers held a morning practice in shorts and their final open practice of the week at St. Vincent College before playing their first pre-season game on KDKA-TV Saturday night at 7:30.

93-7 The Fan–08/07/2014

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

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