Silverman: Don’t Anoint Patriots Just Yet, The Jets Are ComingNew England is a team with weaknesses and can be beaten. The Pats have issues on the offensive line, and just because the Texans couldn’t exploit them, doesn’t mean they aren’t there.
Silverman: Giants Defense Looks To Take Another Step Forward Vs. SaintsGiving up 19 points to the Cowboys in the season opener is seemingly a step in the right direction for the defense. But the Week 2 encounter with the Saints will provide a lot more information.
Silverman: As Good As Cubs Are, Mets Could Be Their Kryptonite AgainBryant, Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell and the rest of the Cubs launch long home runs on a regular basis. But they also swing and miss an awful lot.
Silverman: Week 1 Merely An Appetizer For The Long NFL SeasonA 16-game season seems like it is a full sprint and that a quick start is a necessity to a successful year. That’s not always the case.
Silverman's NFL Predictions: Steelers Will Laugh Last This SeasonThe point is that it’s very difficult to pick out a team that is going to dominate this season. Even if there was one true standout team – the NFC champion Panthers are a possibility – that has rarely translated into a Super Bowl title in recent years.
Silverman: Gostkowski, Tucker, McAfee At Top Of Special Teams ClassIn this piece, we look at the top special teams players in the league. We are including placekickers, punters cover men and return men.
Silverman: Thomas, Berry, McCourty Are NFL's Top SafetiesA top-level safety – particularly a free safety – has to understand what the opponent is trying to accomplish and which weapons he is using in order to get there.
Silverman: Peterson, Sherman, Norman Lead NFL Cornerback PackA top-level cover corner has always been worth his weight in gold in the NFL, and that’s never going to change.
Silverman: Kuechly, Johnson, Wagner At Top Of ILB ClassHere’s our look at the top 10 inside linebackers in today’s game.
Silverman: Miller Remains The Class Of NFL Outside LinebackersHow important is the outside linebacker position in the NFL? To get the answer, look no further than Von Miller of the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos.
Silverman: Donald, Short Lead The Way Among NFL Defensive TacklesNFL coaches are looking for far more versatility from defensive tackles than they did five or 10 years ago. They are looking for big, strong, wide bodies with just enough athleticism to cause havoc on every play.
Silverman: Watt, Mack, Wilkerson Lead The Way Among Defensive EndsAny team that has a great pass-rushing defensive end doesn’t have to put itself at risk by resorting to a frequent blitz to get to the quarterback.

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