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ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 12: Riley Reiff #71 of the Detroit Lions gets instructions during a rookie mini camp at the Detroit Lions Headquarters and Training Facility on May 12, 2012 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Offensive Tackle Riley Reiff Looks To Protect The Lions Record-Breaking Offense

Riley Reiff, a former first round pick, is stepping into the starting lineup to replace a stalwart Lion. Is he up to the task? The entire team and fans certainly hope so.

08/23/2013

Damaris Johnson Could Be The Philadelphia Eagles’ Secret Weapon

A new head coach, a new offense, a new team. Due to injuries to the team, wide receiver Damaris Johnson now has a new opportunity to step up to the spotlight.

08/22/2013

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NFC Update: NFL Preseason Victories Overshadowed By Key Player Losses

Here’s an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries…

08/19/2013

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 13: wide receiver Chad Bumphis #1 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs catches a pass and picks up a first down over linebacker A.J. Johnson #45 of the Tennessee Volunteers on October 13, 2012 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo byChristian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rookie Wide Receiver Chad Bumphis Is Turning Heads In Miami

Miami Dolphins rookie wide receiver Chad Bumphis has shown his ability to play football in training camp. During the Hall of Fame Game, Bumphis showed his ability to play in the NFL.

08/19/2013

ST. LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 21: Running back Daryl Richardson #26 of the St. Louis Rams stiff arms strong safety M.D. Jennings #43 of the Green Bay Packers during the game at the Edward Jones Dome on October 21, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by David Welker/Getty Images)

Daryl Richardson Is Thrust Into The Rams Spotlight And Needs To Shine

Daryl Richardson is only in his second NFL season, and he was pushed into the starting running back position for the St. Louis Rams. If ever there was a time for Richardson to grow up in a hurry, the 2013 season is it.

08/15/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 07: David Wilson #22 of the New York Giants scores a touchdown as Usama Young #28 of the Cleveland Browns and T.J. Ward #43 give chase during their game at MetLife Stadium on October 7, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

New York’s David Wilson Runs Into Giant Expectations

A hometown hero from Danville, Virginia, Giants running back David Wilson is familiar to carrying vast expectations. After a rookie season filled with lavish highlights of his prodigious potential, the upcoming season appears very bright for Wilson.

08/13/2013

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NFC Update: NFL Preseason Is In Full Swing

Teams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.

08/13/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 23: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers avoids a tackle by London Fletcher #59 of the Washington Redskins at the Bank of America Stadium on October 23, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Panthers’ Cam Newton Wiping The Slate Clean And Looking Forward

Carolina quarterback Cam Newton has the statistics of a superstar. Now he wants the wins to prove he belongs in the elite class of quarterbacks.

08/11/2013

JACKSONVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 12: D.J. Williams #55 of the Denver Broncos attempts to tackle Maurice Jones-Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the NFL season opener game at EverBank Field on September 12, 2010 in Jacksonville, Florida.

D.J. Williams To Get First Opportunity To Replace Brian Urlacher For The Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears signed D.J. Williams to replace Brian Urlacher at middle linebacker this season. Williams, a nine-year veteran, has been a highly productive player since being taken in the first round of the 2004 draft.

08/08/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 02: Cornerback Morris Claiborne #24 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates while crossing the goal line to score on a fumble recovery as quarterback Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on at Cowboys Stadium on December 2, 2012 in Arlington, Texas.

Morris Claiborne Should Excel In Monte Kiffin’s Defensive Scheme

As a rookie, Morris Claiborne experienced plenty of growing pains but showed early signs of future potential. With a new defensive coordinator in Monte Kiffin bringing a new defensive style, Claiborne should become a real star in Dallas.

08/07/2013

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