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Could Joe Burrow lead Cincinnati Bengals to playoffs in year 1?

Joe Burrow will almost assuredly be dawning stripes next season. Here, we look at the chances of him leading the Cincinnati Bengals to the playoffs as a rookie.  After fielding the worst team in the NFL and securing an abysmal 2-14 record, fans and pundits alike are wisely viewing the Cincinnati Bengals as a squad […] Could Joe Burrow lead Cincinnati Bengals to playoffs in year 1? - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Chicago Bears: 3 players who improved the most throughout 2019

The Chicago Bears 2019 was filled with big disappointments. After winning the NFC North in 2018 there were hopes they could win the division again and make a deep run into the playoffs. Instead of making the playoffs, this was a team that was out of the playoff race early and there were a lot […] The post Chicago Bears: 3 players who improved the most throughout 2019 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 3 players who improved the most throughout 2019

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made some big strides during the 2019 season and a key reason was a lot of foundational players stepped up their game. Even though they didn’t end up making the playoffs, the team showed some flashes of being a good team going forward. They finished with a 7-9 record and the […] The post Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 3 players who improved the most throughout 2019 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Senior Bowl Tuesday practice notes

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports Following Zac Taylor’s press conference to kick off media day, the first practice of the Senior Bowl showcased plenty of great players doing what they do best. A sunny but cold day in Mobile, Alabama began with Cincinnati Bengals’ head coach Zac Taylor sitting down before all eyes and ears and kicking off the week of the Senior Bowl. A few minutes later, he stood up and talked some more to a handful of professionals and a doofus that helps manage this website. For Taylor to go from putting together a staff behind the scenes during the NFL playoffs last...

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Phinsider Question Of The Day (W/ Live Thread, General Discussion) 01/21/2020

Photo by Jamie Squire/ Tonight’s Phinsider Question Of The Day is now that the NFL Playoffs are officially over and we are headed to the Super Bowl which of the two teams, Kansas City Chiefs or San Francisco 49ers do you expect to win the game? As well as this almost nightly post serving as the Phinsider Question Of The Day post it will also serve as a live thread meaning that pretty much anything is up for discussion so long as you to follow all of the site rules. If you are, for whatever reason, not aware of or need a refresher of the sites rules please check the “library” tab...

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Los Angeles Rams: 3 players who improved the most throughout 2019

To say the Los Angeles Rams’ 2019 season was disappointment might be an understatement. After making it all the way to the Super Bowl during the 2018 season, the Rams finished in third place in the NFC West and missed the playoffs. Some players like Jared Goff took steps back, but it wasn’t all bad […] The post Los Angeles Rams: 3 players who improved the most throughout 2019 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Jalen Ramsey calls Todd Gurley a ‘monsta’

The Los Angeles Rams fell short of making the playoffs and will have to spend the postseason watching from home. However, there’s reason to believe that Jalen Ramsey is excited to play 2020 with the Rams after talking about running back Todd Gurley. The Rams recognized that Gurley is the first player in the team’s […] The post Jalen Ramsey calls Todd Gurley a ‘monsta’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Robert Kraft makes it clear Patriots want to bring back Tom Brady

The New England Patriots were a surprising early exit in the playoffs this year. They lost to the Tennessee Titans in the Wild Card round, having made the Super Bowl in each of the previous three seasons (winning twice). A big talking point all season long, was Tom Brady. 2019 was arguably his worst season […] The post Robert Kraft makes it clear Patriots want to bring back Tom Brady appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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How much is Jarran Reed looking to make as a free agent?

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports The Seattle Seahawks saw their season end against the Green Bay Packers in the divisional round of the playoffs, and while the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs still need to decide who will hoist the Lombardi this year, the Hawks have several decisions to make soon. In particular, on the defensive side of the ball, the Seattle defensive line could be gutted by free agency. Here’s how many snaps each member of the Seahawks defensive played in 2019: Jadeveon Clowney: 605 Quinton Jefferson: 589 Rasheem Green: 546 Poona Ford: 506 Jarran Reed:...

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Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins has been justifying his payday in the playoffs

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins has received some heat for his play since signing a three-year, $48 million deal in 2018, but he seems to be putting all those critics to rest with his play during the playoffs. In the AFC Championship game against the Tennessee Titans, Watkins hauled in seven catches for […] The post Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins has been justifying his payday in the playoffs appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Tuesday Open Thread: January 21, 2020

What is your vision of what the Vikings should be? Merry Tuesday, everyone! I’d like to take a brief look at the state of the Vikings, and have a discussion on the direction they should take. They’re coming off of a 10-6 season (one of those games was played by the JV squad, so a case could be made that their season was more of an 11-5 season, but whatever), where they made the playoffs via the wild card spot. In the playoffs, they beat the Saints in the wild card round, then were beaten by the 49ers in the divisional round. Who/what would I keep as-is: Coaches - I would extend the...

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Minnesota Vikings: 3 players who improved the most throughout 2019

After missing out on the playoffs in 2018, the Minnesota Vikings took some big steps forward during the 2019 season. They made the playoffs and even knocked out the New Orleans Saints in the Wild Card round. A lot of the Vikings’ success was because of some players who took some big steps forward. Let’s […] The post Minnesota Vikings: 3 players who improved the most throughout 2019 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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2020 NFL Playoffs: AFC & NFC Title Game Takeaways, Super Bowl 54 outlook

Rate, review, and subscribe to Establish the Pass on iTunes, SoundCloud, and Spotify. Apple Podcasts link: Episode 42 of the Establish the Pass Podcast Spotify Podcasts link: Episode 42 of the Establish the Pass Podcast Establish the Pass Podcast Episode 42 – Blake Lovell and Dillon Reagan go over their biggest takeaways from the championship […] The post 2020 NFL Playoffs: AFC & NFC Title Game Takeaways, Super Bowl 54 outlook appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Baltimore Ravens: 3 players who improved the most throughout 2019

The Baltimore Ravens had an elite 2019 season, and even though they fell short in the playoffs there were a lot of big strides made during the season. They finished the regular season with the number one seed in the AFC and a big reason why was the players who took big steps forward. So […] The post Baltimore Ravens: 3 players who improved the most throughout 2019 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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San Francisco 49ers: 3 early free agency targets for the offseason

The San Francisco 49ers are getting ready to compete in the Super Bowl, but it’s not too early to look ahead to the offseason. Even though they have looked almost perfect during the playoffs, there are going to be some players that leave and some holes that need to be filled. The 49ers also don’t […] The post San Francisco 49ers: 3 early free agency targets for the offseason appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Packers: Shenault and Murray popular picks in mock drafts

With their loss in the NFC Championship game on Sunday, the Packers will have the 30th overall pick in the NFL Draft this spring. After the less-than-impressive performance on national television, the Green Bay Packers have been eliminated from the NFL playoffs. Yes, it’s never fun when your team is out and there is nothing […] Packers: Shenault and Murray popular picks in mock drafts - Lombardi Ave - Lombardi Ave - A Green Bay Packers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Pittsburgh Steelers: 3 early free agency targets for the offseason

The Pittsburgh Steelers fell short of the playoffs in 2019 with Ben Roethlisberger being sidelined for nearly the entire season. The upcoming offseason is going to be an interesting one for a team that is not going to have much money to spend. Heading into the offseason, the Steelers are projected to possess less than […] The post Pittsburgh Steelers: 3 early free agency targets for the offseason appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Green Bay Packers sending three players to the Pro Bowl

The Green Bay Packers may have been eliminated from the playoffs with their NFC Championship Game loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, but at least they will be sending some players to the Pro Bowl. The Packers will have three more representatives in addition to quarterback Aaron Rodgers and offensive lineman David Bakhtiari […] The post Green Bay Packers sending three players to the Pro Bowl appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Buffalo Bills: 3 players who improved the most throughout 2019

The Buffalo Bills had a much improved 2019 over their 2018 season. That included going 10-6 and making the playoffs as a wild card team. A lot of the improvement came from new players. However, there were players that improved over 2018, and more importantly players that improved during the 2019 season. Who stood out the […] The post Buffalo Bills: 3 players who improved the most throughout 2019 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Los Angeles Rams: 3 early free agency targets for the offseason

The Los Angeles Rams were one of the NFL’s most disappointing teams this season, as they won just nine games and missed the playoffs a year after going 13-3 and making it all the way to the Super Bowl. There were numerous reasons for the Rams’ decline in 2019, whether it was the health of […] The post Los Angeles Rams: 3 early free agency targets for the offseason appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Oakland Raiders: 3 early free agency targets for the offseason

The Oakland Raiders (soon to be Las Vegas) are coming off of a 2019 campaign in which they won seven games and missed the playoffs yet again. But based on the way the Raiders played during the first half of the season, they may not be as far away as we thought. Oakland will also […] The post Oakland Raiders: 3 early free agency targets for the offseason appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Another Packers season ends losing to the better team, and that’s exactly the problem

Aaron Rodgers didn’t play his best, but the Packers also simply weren’t good enough to hang with the 49ers. | Photo by Harry How/ We often hear that the Packers have underachieved under Aaron Rodgers, but the truth is they’ve consistently lost in the playoffs to teams that have simply been more talented, better coached, or both. That has to change for the outcomes to change. Aaron Rodgers, looking grizzled with flecks of white in his bushy beard, stepped to the podium after another disappointing playoff exit and compared the Green Bay Packers’ 2019 run to the embarrassment of...

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Seattle Seahawks: 3 early free agency targets for the offseason

The Seattle Seahawks won 11 games and advanced to the Divisional Round of the playoffs this season, where they ultimately fell to the Green Bay Packers. While the Seahawks have a dynamic quarterback in Russell Wilson, a pair of good running backs in Chris Carson and Rashaad Penny and a terrific receiving duo of Tyler […] The post Seattle Seahawks: 3 early free agency targets for the offseason appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Tennessee Titans: 3 early free agency targets for the offseason

At one point early this season, the Tennessee Titans were 2-4 and were left for dead. Then, Ryan Tannehill took over for Marcus Mariota under center, and everything changed. From that point moving forward, the Titans went 9-3 and nabbed a Wild Card berth in the playoffs. They then proceeded to upset both the New […] The post Tennessee Titans: 3 early free agency targets for the offseason appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Rams’ Aaron Donald wins Pro Football Focus Defensive Player of the Year

The Los Angeles Rams weren’t able to make the playoffs in 2019 after making the Super Bowl in 2018 but that didn’t prevent Aaron Donald from having a magnificent season again. Due to his dominance in 2019, Donald was named the Defensive Player of the Year at Pro Football Focus. Aaron Donald: PFF Defensive Player […] The post Rams’ Aaron Donald wins Pro Football Focus Defensive Player of the Year appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Decision to bench Eli, start Daniel Jones came at PERFECT time | Pick Six Podcast

Will Brinson is joined by Brady Quinn and Ryan Wilson to discuss Daniel Jones taking over the starting QB role for the New York Giants, Cam Newton's injury status and 0-2 teams that could still make the playoffs.

Aaron Rodgers' legacy hinges on this season - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman says Aaron Rodgers will be remembered in a more negative light if the Green Bay Packers miss the NFL playoffs again this season. #FirstTake ✔

Antonio Brown is a CLOWN and Josh Allen will lead the Bills to the playoffs | Time to Schein

Adam Schein gives his take on all of the nonsense going down between Antonio Brown and Ben Roethlisberger on Twitter. Adam Schein also discusses how quarterback Josh Allen will lead the Buffalo Bills to the playoffs and that Jerry Jones will need to sign