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Consistency was LeBeau's calling card

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
Early in his playing career, Dick LeBeau was told that "less than one percent of one percent" of NFL players make the Pro Football Hall of Fame. On Saturday, he joins that very short list of players enshrined in Canton ...

Grimm headed for 'Hog' heaven

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
For those of you relatively unfamiliar with “The Hogs,” PFW's Dan Arkush and Hall of Fame “Hog” Russ Grimm himself present the following history lesson.

Falcons' pass-rush pressure issue to watch

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Mustering more of a pass rush — both off the edge as well as inside — might be just the ticket for overall defensive improvement for the Falcons, who are coming off back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in franchise history.

Training-camp sites, dates

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
Here is a rundown of the training-camp sites and reporting dates for all 32 NFL teams.

Examining rookies who'll be instant starters

Posted July 14, 2010 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush breaks down the 37 rookies projected to begin the season as starters, including Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy and Lions DT Ndamukong Suh, according to the Preview 2010 magazine by Pro Football Weekly and Yahoo! Sports.

Five questions with Ravens QB Troy Smith

Posted July 12, 2010 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
QB Troy Smith told PFW he's ready to lead the Ravens, even though he knows Joe Flacco is entrenched as the team's starter under center.

Football isn't Suggs' only love

Posted July 12, 2010 @ 9:20 a.m. ET
PFW recently spoke with Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs about his filmmaking career, meeting Spike Lee, his reason for not attending OTAs and his relationship with Ravens head coach John Harbaugh.

Special teams: What does that term mean?

Posted July 05, 2010 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
In the last of a three-part series, PFW sheds light on some football terms that are likely to be used in analysis of the pro game, in this case for the special teams.

Defense: What does that term mean?

Posted July 04, 2010 @ 9:17 a.m. ET
PFW sheds light on some of the advanced football terms that are likely to be used in analysis of the pro game, in this case on the defensive side of the ball.

Offense: What does that term mean?

Posted July 03, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
In the first of a three-part series, we explain football lingo and phrases used when describing the offensive side of the ball.  

Q&A with Jaguars WR Mike Thomas

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Jaguars WR Mike Thomas to discuss a variety of topics, including his maturation entering his second season, the ongoing position battle for a starting job, the loss of Torry Holt and a possible career after ...

Payton peels back curtain in new book

Posted June 29, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Just before the Saints officially turn the page on last season, head coach Sean Payton is releasing his first book. He discussed the memoir, and several other topics, with PFW on Monday.

Bucs banking on improvement from Freeman

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers wrapped up minicamp Tuesday, but PFW caught up with QB Josh Freeman shortly after his break began and discussed his development heading into Year Two.

More rules equals fewer quarterbacks

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Recent rules changes are allowing teams to keep just two quarterbacks on the active roster, giving them a valuable roster spot to shore up special teams or another position of need on game day.

As forecast, Haynesworth signing backfiring on 'Skins

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
Despite numerous warnings about the dangers of signing Albert Haynesworth last year, Redskins owner Daniel Snyder did so anyway. Now Snyder must deal with the mess Haynesworth has created in Washington.