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Insider: Teams won't lose on purpose to get Luck

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says that there's no way teams will lose intentionally, even with a prize like QB Andrew Luck available to the team with the worst record.

Insider: Al Davis was true 'godfather' of NFL

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says that Al Davis worked hard to make the NFL into the king of professional sports.

Insider: Schottenheimer needs to keep it simple

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says that the Jets' offense works best when coordinator Brian Schottenheimer keeps things simple.

Insider: Gailey a big reason for Bills' success

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says that head coach Chan Gailey's understanding of matchups and the strengths and weaknesses of his personnel have been keys to the Bills' hot start.

Insider: Falcons GM Dimitroff knows how to win

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
An NFL insider tells PFW that the Falcons are in good hands with GM Thomas Dimitroff running the show because he knows what it takes to win.

Insider: Grossman isn't the answer as Redskins' QB

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
An NFL insider questions the Redskins' decision to name Rex Grossman as their starting quarterback.

Insider: Nix hasn't addressed Bills' greatest needs

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 7:27 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says that Bills GM Buddy Nix has failed to upgrade the team's two most pressing areas of need — offensive line and the LB corps.

Insider: Jaguars' defensive fixes could be risky

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
An NFL insider says the Jaguars' free-agent additions to bolster the middle of their defense, including MLB Paul Posluszny, could be undone by injuries.

Insider: Richardson treats his Panthers well

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
An NFL insider says that owner Jerry Richardson's willingness to sign off on some solid personnel moves has made the Panthers a better team.

Insider: Pryor not worth high pick in supplemental draft

Posted July 18, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
An NFL insider says that former Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor has a lot to work on to become an NFL player and likely will get picked higher than he should in the supplemental draft.

Insider: Patriots targeting veteran wideout?

Posted June 02, 2011 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
One NFL insider suspects that the Patriots will address their need for a downfield threat at the WR position with a veteran free agent.

Insider: Tagliabue 'could get deals done'

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
Ex-commissioner Paul Tagliabue was a deal maker, says one NFL insider in "Audibles," whereas current commish Roger Goodell "is just the messenger."

Insider: Steelers erred in testing Packers CB Williams

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
An NFL insider says he was surprised the Steelers elected to throw at Packers CB Tramon Williams on the failed fourth-down play late in Super Bowl XLV.

Insider: Smith not acting in best interest of league

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says that NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith appears to be placing his political aspirations ahead of what's best for the players and owners.

Insider: Harbaugh's confidence a big plus

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says that the confidence and swagger of head coaches like Jim Harbaugh helps instill a belief in their players that they will be successful.


Way We Hear It

Jaguars announce some big changes

Posted Feb. 08, 2013 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced this week that they won't be very active in free agency and will transition to a zone-blocking system in 2013.

Texans want Barwin back despite disappointing 2012

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 2:55 p.m. ET

Former QB Paulus has high praise for Bills' Marrone

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 5:20 p.m. ET

Is Canty a cap concern for Giants?

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:59 p.m. ET

Vikings will explore free-agent WR possibilities

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:54 p.m. ET

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Was injury behind Schaub's late-season issues?

Posted Feb. 09, 2013 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub didn't play his strongest ball of the season down the stretch. Was he nicked up in the final part of 2012?

Would Branden Albert return to Chiefs as a guard?

Posted Jan. 26, 2013 @ 12:11 p.m. ET

Gase ready to take the reins of Broncos offense

Posted Jan. 19, 2013 @ 11:03 a.m. ET

Odds not great for Moss return to Niners in 2013

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 11:27 a.m. ET

Cruz wants to stay with Giants but won't come cheap

Posted Jan. 05, 2013 @ 11:38 a.m. ET

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