Articles by Paul Kasper

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NFC Preview 2010

With my AFC Preview already in the books, it’s time to turn over to the NFC. Home to the defending Super Bowl Champions from New Orleans, the NFC’s offseason has been highlighted by two quarterbacks: Brett Favre and Donovan McNabb. How will they fare? Let’s find out. NFC NORTH 1. Green Bay Packers The Pack are a popular pick to make the big game this year, and it’s not hard to see why. Aaron Rodgers…

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AFC Preview 2010

With the start of the season just around the corner, there’s no better time to dust off my prediction hat and see what the upcoming NFL year has in store. As opposed to giving a full season preview for every team (who honestly hasn’t already read at least half a dozen of those?), I’ll be handing out a single note (and maybe a bonus here and there) for fans of each team to keep their…

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Quarterback battle is in the Cards in Arizona

It hasn’t been the greatest offseason for the Arizona Cardinals and their fans. Two pieces of their defense, Karlos Dansby and Antrel Rolle, left the desert via free agency. Wide receiver Anquan Boldin was finally shipped out of town in a trade with Baltimore. And, I almost forgot, future Hall-of-Fame quarterback Kurt Warner retired. Now Arizona, two-time defending NFC West Champions, heads into the season with either Matt Leinart or Derek Anderson taking snaps, and…

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Getting the keys to the Jags

With the NFL’s offseason in full swing and the draft in the rearview mirror, it’s time to assess how each team shapes up not just for next season, but for the foreseeable future. With the draft at the forefront of the discussion, perhaps no team has received more ridicule than the Jacksonville Jaguars. As an organization, they seem to be going about constructing a winner in an interesting fashion – using back-to-back picks on a…

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2010 NFL Mock Draft

The NFL Draft has finally arrived, so I figured I’d get in on the fun and generate a first round of my own. Considering I struck out on my major free agent predictions, I’m hoping this one goes a little better. Without further delay, heres the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. 1. St. Louis Rams: Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma, This pick makes too much sense not to happen. The Rams need a face…