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Could Carson Palmer decide to quit again? | ProFootballTalk
A year ago at this time, it gradually became evident that quarterback Carson Palmer no longer was interested in playing football for the Cincinnati Bengals. As weeks and months passed, it became more obvious that Palmer never would play for the Bengals.

Bill Barnwell breaks down Saturday's Denver Broncos-New England Patriots playoff matchup - Grantland
Part 1 of our team-by-team breakdown of this weekend's NFL playoff action

Green Bay WR Nelson separates himself from pack - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Two days after his team’s only loss of 2011, Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson lamented one of his quietest performances during an otherwise remarkable season.

The Shutdown Corner Divisional Round Podcast with Greg Cosell | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
We're back with another weekly podcast featuring our favorite X's-and-O's analyst — Greg Cosell, the longtime NFL Films maven, who's also the executive producer of ESPN's "NFL Matchup." As always, we go through this week's upcoming games with a scout's eye and Greg in control of the All-22 tape.

The Rams and Dolphins would probably like Jeff Fisher to make up his mind soon | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
If you haven't been following the rumors surrounding the eventual employer of head coaching superstar Jeff Fisher, here's the short version: First it was the Rams, then it was the Dolphins, and now, according to Jay Glazer, Jeff Fisher is "truly torn," so for heaven's sake, someone tape him back together!

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Word of Muth: Outside Adjustments
I really enjoyed re-watching the Texans-Bengals game from Saturday. Watching it live was okay, but certainly not anything memorable. Upon further review, it was one of my favorite games I've ever watched on NFL Rewind with an eye towards a write-up. Line play, which is always difficult to really get a handle on during a first viewing, was excellent in this game. Both fronts are talented and well-coached, and I enjoyed how they played off of each other.

2012 Free Agent Tracker |
While the playoffs are far from settled, the majority of the NFL’s front offices are already looking toward next year. Following suit, we’re also turning one eye toward Mid-March and the opening of the NFL’s free agency period.

Cornerbacks: A Glance at the 2011 Numbers |
One of most common questions we get on twitter is in regards to cornerbacks. Precisely how many receptions have they given up, how many yards have they allowed and how good are they.

The Vontaze Burfict Debate | National Football Post
Is he an All-Pro or Bust at the next level?

Building the Perfect NFL General Manager | National Football Post
A GM’s draft choices, hires and personnel moves will shape a franchise for better or worse.

Inside the playbook: Rodgers vs. Giants' 2-Man | National Football Post
How the Packers can target the middle of the field with speed. news: Alabama trio announces intent to leave school early, try for NFL
Alabama All-Americans Trent Richardson, Dont'a Hightower and Dre Kirkpatrick have declared their intention to apply for entry to the NFL draft.

Better rivalries lift NFC West | Seattle Seahawks - The News Tribune
So, Seahawks fans, you’ve put away your face paint and have started your offseason rehab regimen of honey-tea and lozenges. But don’t forget that you still have rooting obligations in the postseason. You must consider some options, though.

Breaking down Nick Perry vs Jonathan Martin | NFL Draft Blog –
It’s not often that we get to see a true one-on-one matchup of potential top-10 picks, but that’s exactly what we had this year when Stanford took on USC.

Sports Radio Interviews " Blog Archive " Robert Griffin III: "Whoever drafts me I am proud to be a part of that team and can’t wait to get to work for them."
Robert Griffin III joined ESPN Dallas with Galloway and Company to discuss the reaction he has gotten from Baylor University since deciding to enter the 2012 NFL Draft, his decision to leave Baylor being very difficult on him, the amazing ride he had at Baylor University this past season, reconsidering his decision to go to the NFL and the NFL team he secretly hopes will draft him.

Diamond in the Rough: Travaris Cadet, RB, Appalachian State | Articles
In 2007, Miami Central QB/Athlete Travaris Cadet had a major decision to make after he had an amazing senior season. Cadet was on the first team of All-Dade County team, was rated as the 19th QB in the nation and had one back to back to back MVP awards from his school, but was waiting for signing day.

Analyst: QB Brian Hoyer is an option for Seahawks - Blog -
ESPN NFL analyst Tim Hasselbeck is among those who believe that pursuing Green Bay's Matt Flynn would be a good move for the Seahawks. He also thinks another team's backup quarterback could be an option, too.

NFL All-Rookie Team: Newton, Miller, Smith, Watt, Peterson, Green Lead Strong Rookie Class - Sports - AllMediaNY
Cornerback: Richard Sherman, Seahawks: The Stanford man is long (6’3) and athletic, which allowed him to flourish as a rookie for the Seahawks, improving as the season went along. Sherman intercepted four passes and had 17 passes defensed.

A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill breaks foot, will miss Senior Bowl | | Bryan/College Station, TX
Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill has an injured foot and will not compete in the Senior Bowl,'s Tony Pauline reported Tuesday.

Bears should study college scouts for GM vacancy - Chicago Sun-Times
As they search for a replacement for Jerry Angelo, the Bears must determine the style in which they want their general manager to operate. Because in the NFL, there’s more than just the traditional approach.