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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- gives “ATL Nation” the chance to walk away with Wess’ coveted toaster in the ultimate NFL trivia challenge.  Elsewhere, the gang answers some letters out of the mailbag and picks apart this week’s biggest offseason headlines.

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A room full of heroes -- Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler, Chris Wesseling and Kevin Patra -- breaks down the latest turn in the offseason saga of DeSean Jackson and puts some sandwiches on the line with regards to where they think the recently released receiver will land.  Elsewhere, the gang sifts through the frenzied reactions to Johnny Manziel’s pro day performance and goes over this week’s biggest winners and losers.

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Chris Wesseling, and Kevin Patra -- catches up with heroes-in-exile Marc Sessler and Gregg Rosenthal, who check in from the NFL Annual Meeting in Orlando.  The Sizzler and The Boss discuss the rule changes approved at the yearly summit -- and, more importantly, report back on Bill Belichick’s wardrobe.  Elsewhere, Studio 66 rounds up the latest headlines and goes through a set of hypothetical offseason transactions that would transform the NFL for the better.

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 A room full of some heroes -- Dan Hanzus and Chris Wesseling -- welcomes guest hero Dave Dameshek to the podcast to discuss the biggest offseason headlines of the week and play an all-new round of “What’s More Likely?”  Elsewhere, intrepid reporters Marc Sessler and Gregg Rosenthal check in from the owners’ meetings in Orlando and discuss what it’s like to be among the most prominent and powerful figures in the National Football League.  This all-new episode of the “Around The League Podcast” is not to be missed  -- 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, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling -- welcomes Chicago Bears linebacker and seven-time Pro Bowler Lance Briggs into Studio 66, grilling him on last season, how he feels about his career to this point and what the future holds for him and his team. Elsewhere, the gang plays a game of "Running Back Roulette," analyzing the biggest backfield names in the free agent class and where they fit best around the league.  So, tune in and join the conversation on Twitter by using @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling -- reflects upon the latest offseason headlines, including Cam Newton’s ankle surgery and the trade rumors swirling about DeSean Jackson.  Don’t miss out as the gang predicts which free agent can turn a one-year “prove it” deal into a long-term contract with a big campaign -- a player they have fondly dubbed "this year’s Michael Bennett (or Brent Grimes)."

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling -- continues its methodical survey of free agency, picking out the most intriguing under-the-radar signings from around the league and evaluating the lesser-known players whom they expect to pay big dividends in 2014. Elsewhere, the gang keeps you up to date on the latest headlines, analyzing the most recent offseason moves from across the NFL. What do the heroes make of Brandon Weeden's move to the Cowboys? Do they buy that Darrelle Revis is suddenly "all about winning" now? Which recently signed player isn’t too pleased with the Sizzler? There’s only one way to find out -- by tuning into the latest episode of the "Around The League Podcast." Don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling -- delivers its final word on free agency, picking apart all of the biggest moves of the past week, including Darrelle Revis’ arrival in Foxborough, Eric Decker’s move to the New York Jets and Steve Smith’s release from the Carolina Panthers. Elsewhere, the gang puts the Oakland Raiders’ front office under the microscope and analyzes the merits of Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis’ new contract extension. Find out who owes delicious Dagwoods and saucy subs as the podcast recaps the inaugural instalment of ‘Go Get My Sandwich.’ What kind of hero is Marc promising to the other heroes? There’s only one way to find out -- by tuning into the latest episode of the “Around The League Podcast.” Don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter by tweeting @NFL_ATL and be sure to submit your very own intro tag by using the hashtag #MoneyTags. 

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A room full of heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling -- assesses the first two days of free agency.  Don’t miss out as the gang breaks down which signings have turned heads for all the right -- and wrong -- reasons.  Where do the heroes think Darrelle Revis is headed?  Who is going to wind up with Eric Decker?  Does anybody know how to pronounce Jairus Byrd yet?  Find out on the latest episode of the “Around The League Podcast,” an installment featuring perhaps the boldest “Sessler” yet.  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 -- welcome NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport to Studio 66 ahead of the opening of free agency. Rap Sheet drops some exclusive knowledge on the podcast, piecing together the offseason jigsaw from all corners of the NFL and delivering the latest news about the biggest free agents.  Don’t miss out as the heroes play the latest round of ‘What’s More Likely?’ and evaluate their predictions from last episode’s ‘Go Get My Lunch.’  Where might Eric Decker be headed?  How does one actually pronounce Jairus Byrd?  Is taking pictures of your food ever acceptable?  There’s only one place to find out -- this 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, Marc Sessler, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- goes digging through the bargain bin, unearthing the best-value gems of this year’s free agent class.  Don’t miss the gang introduce its newest offseason game, 'Go Get My Lunch,' which is sure to thrill football enthusiasts and gourmet sandwich aficionados alike.  Kevin Patra joins Studio 66 over the phone to give his take on the latest NFL headlines -- and to, at long last, reveal a secret about his trip to the Pro Bowl last month.  Who did Patra meet?  Will his beloved Detroit Lions pick up a marquee free agent?  How does one properly pronounce Jairus Byrd and Ricardo Lockette?   There’s only one place to find out -- and that’s the brand new “Around The League Podcast.”  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, Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling -- cannonballs back into the free-agency pool.  The gang makes a return trip to the laboratory for a chemistry experiment, endeavoring to match marquee free agents with their future destinations.   Elsewhere, the scientists touch on all the biggest offseason questions around the league, including how Brandon Browner’s reinstatement affects his signing potential and if the recently franchise-tagged Jimmy Graham is worth the price to pry him away from the New Orleans Saints.  Who is in the market for Hakeem Nicks?  Which of the heroes will pair up as lab partners?  Has Wess finally ordered the world map?  All these questions, and more, answered on the brand new “Around the League Podcast.”  So, listen in 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 -- analyzes Monday’s deadline to tag franchise players, breaking down which deals were surprising, who was snubbed and the implications of using the less-noted transition tag.  Elsewhere, the gang sorts through all the news out of San Francisco, where the 49ers re-signed wide receiver Anquan Boldin. However, the Niners might find it a distinctly more difficult prospect to keep some other faces of the franchise happily under contract.  Could coach Jim Harbaugh be on the way out?  How much money does Colin Kaepernick want to stay?  Is either story as exciting as the heroes' suggestions for a new extra point system?  Find out on the brand new “Around The League Podcast” and join the conversation on Twitter: @NFL_ATL or #NFLATL.

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