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Running back Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers is tackled by cornerback Isaiah Frey #31 of the Chicago Bears during a game at Soldier Field on December 29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Second Year For Eddie Lacy Could Push Packers To NFL’s Most Balanced Offense

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy had a spectacular year in 2013, but improvement by Lacy and a healthy Aaron Rodgers, the Packers may just end up being the NFL’s most balanced offense in 2014.

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NASHVILLE, TN - AUGUST 9: A Tennessee Titans fan sits in the rain while waiting for the start of a preseason NFL game against the Green Bay Packers at LP Field on August 9, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.

19 Ways To Pass Time While Waiting For NFL Opening Day

Just when you thought the NFL was back, it takes the weekend off. Here are 19 ways to pass the time while waiting for opening day.

17 hours ago

Bill Belichick (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Will Jimmy Garoppolo Or Ryan Mallett Back Up Tom Brady? Bill Belichick Won’t Say

Who will Tom Brady’s backup be in 2014? Bill Belichick was exceptionally tight-lipped when asked.

21 hours ago

Logan Mankins (Photo by Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Jonathan Kraft: Logan Mankins Trade Was Not About Saving Money

Prior to the Patriots’ preseason finale against the New York Giants, team president Jonathan Kraft joined the 98.5 The Sports Hub pregame show. With the Logan Mankins trade still fresh, it was understandably a major topic in the conversation.

22 hours ago

Josh Gordon #12 of the Cleveland Browns warms up prior to the start of the preseason game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Browns 13-12 in a preseason game. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Keidel: Josh Gordon And NFL Policy

It seems we’ve jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon’s season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can’t believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension

08/29/2014

Ryan Shazier of the Ohio State Buckeyes poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after he was picked #15 overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh’s Ryan Shazier Best Bet To Start As Steelers Rookie Since 2001

The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a rookie who made an immediate impact and started opening day was Kendrell Bell in 2001, but first-round draft pick Ryan Shazier has all the skills of an NFL starter and the backing of defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau.

08/29/2014

Jimmy Garoppolo (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Four Ups, Four Downs From Patriots’ Loss To Giants In Preseason Finale

Before moving on to the regular season, take a quick look at who shined and who struggled in the Patriots’ preseason finale.

08/28/2014

Jimmy Garoppolo (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots Live Blog: Giants Win 16-13 In Preseason Finale

We’ll have every update all night right here in the live blog, so stay tuned throughout the game.

08/28/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at a media press conference. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

NFL Increases Penalties For Domestic Violence

NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

08/28/2014

(Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Will Concussions Ever Deter You From Watching Football?

Is it our moral obligation to stop watching football? One author says yes.

98.5 The Sports Hub–08/28/2014

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