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NFL Spin Zone Player Profile: Anthony Barr [NFL Spinzone/FanSided.com]

There were a number of players who exceeded my expectations last season, but Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr stands out as the biggest example of a player who made me eat some crow. 884 more words

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Will Ryan Shazier break out in 2015?

If there was ever a perfect example of the embodiment of the changing landscape of NFL defenses, Ryan Shazier might be it.  He’s six-foot-three, 240 pounds of blazing speed and explosive athleticism who secured over 140 tackles in his final collegiate season. 306 more words

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Steelers linebackers: Is 2015 the year of a return on the team's investment?

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Steelers defensive line will look to attack, not react

For years, the Pittsburgh defensive line has played wingman for the linebackers; they’ve done the dirty work and played a huge part in the overall success of the unit, but they haven’t received the glory or recognition. 409 more words

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Who is the Steelers' Andre Iguodala?

Last night, Andre Iguodala became the first player in the history of the NBA to win the Finals MVP award despite not starting a single game during his team’s regular season. 384 more words

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Barr says he's making progress, despite injury [ESPN]

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Even though Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr was finally back on the practice field for a half-hour on Tuesday, after missing most of the team’s offseason program with an injury, he still hasn’t had much work in the Vikings’ defense this spring. 443 more words

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James Harrison still provides excellent value, even at 37

What do J.J. Watt, Michael Bennett, Joe Thomas and James Harrison have in common?  Other than being able to lift the aggregate weight of the entire earth, each of these veterans provides tremendous value to their organizations.   325 more words

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