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Antonio Brown at 30: Where will he finish among all-time greats?

Anything seems possible with Antonio Brown. As he turns 30, is a run at Jerry Rice's records in the cards?

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Best WR? Insiders love Antonio Brown, but it's not unanimous

The Steelers All-Pro has the numbers, but Odell Beckham Jr. and Julio Jones are among the elite alternatives.

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NFL's best young TEs

Six tight ends under age 25 poised to become stars

There's a changing of the guard afoot at the tight end position in the NFL, and these six players could become the next household names.

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Could 49ers' George Kittle break out at TE? It's possible

The second-year tight end out of Iowa arrived with little fanfare, but he's showing plenty of potential in Kyle Shanahan's 49ers offense.

Playcalling

Finding the next Sean McVay: Head coaches who call offensive plays

It's in vogue these days to get a head coach who also can call offensive plays, with 14 of the 32 current head men currently holding both roles.

Class in session: Sean Payton, Drew Brees teach NFL Lingo 101

The Saints' dynamic duo has been speaking the same language for 12 seasons, producing one of the most sophisticated attacks in NFL history.

How 'All-Go Special Halfback Seam,' other plays came to be

We run through the steps taken to develop three plays that were massively successful, from conception to the final execution on game day.

2018 Predictions

NFL Nation predicts: Playoff teams, MVPs, hot seats in each division

The Eagles are obvious picks in the NFC East, but who else will take division crowns? NFL Nation has full breakdowns of all eight.

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NFL's Nicknames

Best nickname in every NFL locker room: Origins of 'Beast Mode,' more

Marshawn Lynch is synonymous with his on-field moniker. Who else answers to unique nicknames? Here's one for all 32 teams.

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The legend of SaQuads Barkley and his Giant legs

He didn't like it at first, but Giants rookie Saquon Barkley is taking his new nickname in a very strong stride.

C-Mac, Lil Cap, Clutchery: How Cam Newton creates nicknames

The QB's versatility extends off the field, where he channels pop culture with a mind that "goes 100 miles an hour" to craft catchy monikers.

Prep for Fantasy Football

Which rookie running backs carry the most fantasy value?

Matt Bowen takes a closer look at the rookie class of running backs, breaking down which ones should be drafted in the first and second rounds and which are worth a flier in the later rounds.

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Fantasy football sleepers, busts, breakouts for 2018

Our panel of fantasy football analysts offers expected surprise performers, disappointments and those who will take their game to another level.

ODD JOBS

NFL side hustles: How players are making money outside football

Frosting cupcakes. Designing suits. Becoming doctors. Running businesses. Here are the crafts that players are working on outside of football.

Rodger Saffold plays 'poor man's Stan Kroenke' to rising esports powerhouse

When he's not protecting Jared Goff, the Rams tackle has another job as owner of Rise Nation -- one of the top esports teams in the country.

Preseason Rankings

Ranking all 32 NFL backfields: What to expect in 2018

Will the Saints still be the league's premier unit despite Mark Ingram's suspension? Mike Clay stacks every team's running backs based on projections.

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Ranking NFL rosters from 1 to 32: Super Bowl champs on top

Which NFL teams have the most complete rosters? Pro Football Focus ranks them all from top to bottom.

Best of NFL Nation

Boos at Texas prepared Garrett Gilbert to be Cam Newton's backup

The journeyman QB, now 26, traveled a difficult path to the NFL that has given him thick skin as he steps into a bigger role with the Panthers.

In Oakland, veteran Bruce Irvin finds smack-talking, kindred spirit in Jon Gruden

They're kindred spirits, and the pass-rusher is enjoying his new chance with Gruden pushing him forward.

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