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J.J. Watt (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Pick-A-Side: Who Is The Best Defensive Player In The NFL?

Who is the best defensive player in the National Football League? Pick a side!

01/10/2014

J.J. Watt (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Pick-A-Side: Who Is The Best Defensive End In The NFL?

Who is the best defensive end in the NFL? Pick a side!

10/25/2013

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 16: Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts is sacked by J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans in the first half of during the game at Reliant Stadium on December 16, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

J.J. Watt Leads The Houston Texans With Intensity, Leadership, And Pure Skill

The Houston Texans have long seen their offense strike when the iron is hot and consistently run up the score, but they’ve needed the defense to keep the lead. With some players leaving and others are not living up to the hype, J.J. Watt brings the whole package to a team that is getting better every season.

08/09/2013

Peyton, Eli Manning (credit: Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

NFL’s Best To Commissioner Goodell: Keep The Pro Bowl!

The shenanigans were limited. The teams scored plenty of points. Yet the results were familiar — another ho-hum Pro Bowl. Now, the future of the game depends on how Commissioner Roger Goodell sees it.

01/28/2013

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Texans Knock Out Bengals, Advance To Face Patriots

The Houston Texans defeated the Bengals 19-13 and will face the Patriots in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs.

01/05/2013

Matt Ryan (Credit: Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Silverman: First-Half Flashes Often Lack NFL Staying Power

You can look at the standings and get a pretty good read on the teams that are going to be in the playoffs at the conclusion of the year. But several of those teams still have a lot to prove.

11/08/2012

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Benigno’s Best: Week 10 NFL Power Rankings

Atlanta is still undefeated, but I’m not totally buying into them. It’s all about the playoffs with this group.

11/06/2012

Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys drops back to pass during the 2012 NFL season opener at MetLife Stadium on September 5, 2012. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: Cowboys Game Starts Brutal Stretch For Giants

The Giants must put the pressure on Romo and keep mistakes to a minimum if they’re to beat the Cowboys on Sunday.

10/27/2012

Jason Pierre-Paul and Justin Tuck of the New York Giants (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Pick-A-Side: Who Is The Most Ferocious Defensive End In The NFL?

Who is the most ferocious defensive end in the NFL? Pick a side!

10/09/2012

Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets walks off of the field dejected after Gang Green lost, 23-17, against the Houston Texans at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schwartz: The Jets Played Better, But It Was Just Another Loss For Gang Green

They played hard and they played better, but they fell short against the Texans on Monday night at MetLife Stadium. They were fortunate that the 5-0 Texans didn’t play their best game, but the Jets couldn’t take advantage of the opportunities that were in front of them.

10/09/2012

Safety William Moore #25 of the Atlanta Falcons and safety Thomas DeCoud #28 celebrate after an interception late in the fourth quarter to seal the win against the Washington Redskins. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Benigno’s Best: Week 6 NFL Power Rankings

Five weeks into the season we have two unbeaten teams and one winless team. Drew Brees broke a 52-year-old record once thought to be unbreakable. Everybody is over .500 in the NFC West, and what is wrong with the Packers?

10/09/2012

Mark Sanchez (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jets’ Rex: Sanchez ‘Played Better Than The Numbers Indicate’

Mark Sanchez finished 14 of 31 for 230 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions — but was done in by a few tipped passes.

10/09/2012

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Schwartz: Long Night Ahead For Jets Against Do-It-All Texans

Jet fans — start worrying! Any way you break this game down, it figures to be another struggle for Gang Green.

10/08/2012

Brian Urlacher of the Chicago Bears looks on during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Silverman: The NFL’s ‘Glue’ Guys

Brian Urlacher leads Steve Silverman’s picks for the NFL’s “Glue” Guys. One member of the Jets and Giants made the list.

08/15/2012