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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- continues its comprehensive analysis of the offseason, stepping back into the laboratory to work through the list of the top 101 free agents of 2014 (and even responding to a critique from a member of the list, one Donte Whitner).  Elsewhere, the heroes open up the mailbag to answer questions from the #NFLATL faithful and bring back a very special offseason edition of America’s second-favorite game show, “What’s More Likely?”  So, grab a seat, tune in to the brand new “Around the League Podcast” and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- make sense of the free-agency madness by running through their rankings of the 101 best players on the market. Elsewhere, the heroes tackle the biggest headlines around the league, including Steve Smith’s uncertain future in Carolina and rumblings about potential interest in Darrelle Revis throughout the NFL. Don’t miss two more offseason forecasts, this time featuring the Baltimore Ravens and the Kansas City Chiefs. So, grab a seat, tune in to the brand new “Around The League Podcast” and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling -- discuss their observations from a weekend at the NFL Scouting Combine and break down what the proceedings mean for teams around the league. The gang picks apart all the latest NFL headlines and gets The Boss on the phone from Indianapolis to get his best stories from the event. Which players from this draft class impressed the heroes most? Where do they see Johnny Football going in the draft? There’s only one place to find out -- the brand new “Around The League Podcast.”  So grab a seat, tune in and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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An arena full of heroes -- Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling -- deliver all the goods from the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine. The heroes check in live from Lucas Oil Stadium, where they pick apart the weekend’s biggest headlines and surprises. Which prospects, coaches and general managers impressed the heroes the most? What have they learned about the Jim Harbaugh to the Cleveland Browns rumors? Who was caught in Indy on a fast food walk of shame? All this and more on the latest episode of the “Around The League Podcast,” so tune in and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- continue their comprehensive analysis of the offseason, picking apart the latest headlines around the league ahead of the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine and the onset of free agency.  The heroes discuss which players may soon find themselves without a team -- including more than a few surprising selections throughout the NFL.  Elsewhere, the gang runs through an exhaustive offseason forecast for two more NFL teams, delivering a top-to-bottom report of what they’ll need to do to find success in the season to come.  So, tune in and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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A room full of heroes – Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling – share their thoughts on NFL Media draft analyst Nolan Nawrocki’s column on Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney and the 2014 NFL Draft’s most controversial players. Plus, the guys discuss whether or not a certain franchise quarterback will hold out for a new contract and which stars could get slapped with the franchise tag this offseason. Finally, a complete forecast of how the Carolina Panthers and St. Louis Rams will approach their rosters heading into the 2014 season.

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling – discuss Friday’s news, including the latest on the Ted Wells report involving Miami Dolphins teammates Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito. The gang forecasts the free-agency frenzy set to begin March 11, plus potential landing spots for the league’s top unsigned wide receivers. Finally, find out if a lucky podcast listener could take down Wesseling in a battle of football minds called “Win Wess’ Toaster.

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- are joined by a trio of Seahawks, fresh off their Super Bowl XLVIII win.  Hear Michael Robinson, Brandon Mebane and Red Bryant reflect on their championship campaign and discuss what makes their team, franchise and city so special.   Don’t miss as the ‘Hawks stars offer an inside look at this week’s headlines from around the league, including news about Michael Sam, Richie Incognito and the latest drama surrounding The Sizzler’s beloved Cleveland Browns.  So, grab a seat, tune in and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- move from Studio 66 to the front office, analyzing which marquee NFL veterans could get the axe this offseason.  Elsewhere, the crew delves into all the biggest headlines from around the league, including NFL draft prospect Michael Sam’s announcement that he’s gay.  Don’t miss as the heroes get a surprise visit from Handsome Hank, who has a bone to pick over last week’s pod.  So, settle down, tune in and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling -- meet the offseason head-on, diving straight into post-Super Bowl headlines and analyzing the season to come.  Don’t miss which teams the heroes believe will have the most intriguing spring and summer, as well as which Super Bowl contender has the best chance of returning next year.  Who should you be expecting to make the leap from pretenders to contenders in 2014?  Tune in and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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