2017 NFL Player Rankings: Top 10 Running Backs

For a very long time, having the best running back meant having the best offensive weapon in the league. Now, the position has changed. The importance of a running game began to diminish. Nevertheless, there are backs in the NFL that simply change the game. Whether you believe in the value of having a playmaker in the backfield or not, the guys on this list could mean the difference between a win or loss on any given Sunday. Here are the top 10 running backs in the NFL heading into the 2017 season.

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2017 NFL Player Rankings: Top 10 Quarterbacks

The most important position in all of team sports in the quarterback. They touch the ball every single play and dictate what the team is going to do at every point throughout the game. If your team is going have success in today’s NFL, you must have an above average quarterback leading the way. Here are the top 10 quarterbacks heading into the 2017 NFL season.

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Dan Rooney: The True Meaning of a Champion

Art Rooney founded the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1933, and the “Steel City” began its quest to become a football town. Little did we know at that time, the Rooneys would not only transform the city of Pittsburgh, but they would change the way that football organizations were run forever.

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2017 MLB Preseason Position Rankings

Tomorrow is Opening Day for Major League Baseball. It’s one of the greatest times of the year to be a sports fan. The Final Four will be played in Phoenix this weekend, the NBA and NHL playoffs are right around the corner, the Masters are next week and the NFL Draft is just a few weeks away. Those are all iconic sporting events, but there is only one America’s pastime. The Chicago Cubs finally broke the longest “curse” in professional sports history in 2016.

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What is wrong with the NBA today?

Let’s all be honest, the NFL has had its fair share of problems between player misconduct and well… Mr. Goodell, but we all know that the NBA is quickly becoming the laughing stock of professional sports. With the blatant lack of defensive intensity, the ridiculous amount of flops and the amount of games missed for “rest,” the National Basketball Association’s mockery starts on the court and continues off the court (cough cough Lavar Ball, Charles Barkley, LeBron James).

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Team to Watch Out For: San Jose Sharks

With the regular season wrapping up soon and the playoffs right around the corner, plenty of teams are still fighting for a playoff spot. Some may only be a few points away from a  wild card, while some are getting their golf clubs ready for the upcoming offseason. But there are some teams who are hungry for a shot at Lord Stanley, especially this Western Conference powerhouse. They have never won the Stanley Cup, which makes them more hungry every year. Pacific Division, watch out for the San Jose Sharks.

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Recap of NHL Trade Deadline

Just like the offseason, major sports offer unpredictable moves and shocking outcomes before the trade deadline; hockey never fails to disappoint. With the small salary cap that teams have, some transactions have to be made, whether it’s sending players to a playoff-caliber team or getting rid of players that didn’t match up to the skill level they once promised. After all the chaos, let’s break down the major stories that happened before the trade deadline:

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Top 10 NCAA Tournament Upsets of All-Time

After a relatively uneventful first round of March Madness, I figured I would give us a chance to reflect on all of the crazy upset finishes we have seen over the last few decades. The art of the upset is something we can all resonate with. The underdog story. Just think of the classic sports movie “Little Giants.” Giants coach Danny O’Shea said it best as he rallied his team at halftime, “Even if those Cowboys are better than you guys, even if they beat you 99 times out of 100, that still leaves…”

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