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NFL 2014 Week 1 Odds

Sports PhotoPreseason has just started, but betting sites have already opened for NFL Week 1 action. SC’s Brad Oremland checks in on the early numbers for anything noteworthy, including Super Bowl XLIX Futures. Complete Story

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The Best and Worst of Times: NFL

Sports PhotoWhat was the best season ever by a quarterback who missed the Pro Bowl? What about the worst by a running back who gained 1,000 yards? SC’s Brad Oremland identifies unexpected bests and worsts from the National Football League. Complete Story

Does the NFL Take Domestic Violence Lightly?

Sports PhotoThis past Februrary, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocked out his fiancee. The NFL responded by suspending Rice for two games. SC’s Brad Oremland puts the suspension in context and examines the league’s standards. Complete Story

How to Do an NFL Team in London

Sports PhotoThe National Football League is committed to putting a franchise in London, England. However, travel arrangements represent one of many headaches to be solved before such a plan could work for teams. SC’s Brad Oremland explains how. Complete Story

Not Just Michael Vick

Sports PhotoWith Michael Vick claiming that he inspired running quarterbacks and “revolutionized” professional football, SC’s Brad Oremland suggests that Vick may be overestimating his own influence and importance. Complete Story

Secrets of the 2014 NFL Season

Sports PhotoWho will win Super Bowl XLIX? Can the Bills challenge the Patriots in the AFC East? What are Johnny Manziel’s Halloween plans? What’s in store for Ed Reed? Should Ray Rice take the stairs? Get the answers in in SC’s predictions. Complete Story

Say No to the NFL’s 18-Game Schedule

Sports PhotoNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recently reiterated his intention to institute an 18-game regular season. SC’s Brad Oremland explains why fans should join players in opposing an expanded schedule. Complete Story

Michael Sam and “Tweeners”

Sports PhotoIn last week’s NFL draft, SEC Defensive Player of the Year and openly gay Michael Sam was selected in the 249th pick, one of the last players chosen. SC’s Brad Oremland says Sam wasn’t picked late just because his size makes him a tweener. Complete Story

2014 NFL Draft Winners and Losers

Sports PhotoSC’s Brad Oremland evaluates the 2014 NFL Draft, naming the winners and losers, including the colleges that did best and worst, whether the selection of Blake Bortles sinks Jacksonville’s draft, and a review of the Robert Griffin III trade. Complete Story

A Decade Later: Grading the 2004 Draft

Sports PhotoWith the 2014 NFL Draft approaching, let’s put expectations in context with a glance in the rearview, as SC’s Brad Oremland identifies the most and least successful teams in the 2004 draft that produced Eli Manning, Larry Fitzgerald, and Jared Allen. Complete Story

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03.25.14 Broncos Go All in For Manning By Brad Oremland
03.18.14 The Greatest NFL Triplets Ever By Brad Oremland
03.11.14 Problems With NFL All-Pro Voting By Brad Oremland
02.25.14 Best QBs Not to Win a Championship By Brad Oremland
02.18.14 Best Performances By Super Bowl-Winning Quarterbacks By Brad Oremland
02.11.14 The Best QB to Lose Two Super Bowls By Brad Oremland
02.03.14 Super Bowl XLVIII Review By Brad Oremland
01.30.14 NFL Weekly Predictions: Super Bowl XLVII By Jeffrey Boswell
01.27.14 Fixing the Pro Bowl By Brad Oremland
01.24.14 Super Bowl XLVIII Proposition Bets By Jeffrey Boswell

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