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An NFL team in Los Angeles?

The NFL-to-Los Angeles talk is picking up steam again, with Marcus Allen saying the Oakland Raiders should move there if the stadium situation is not settled and the Los Angeles Times reporting that the league is looking into possible stadium sites around Southern California. It's been 20 years since the Raiders and St. Louis Rams last played in the area. Will one of them, or another team, move to L.A. anytime soon?

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  • Would you like to see an NFL franchise in Los Angeles?

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  • Will the Raiders ever move back to Los Angeles?

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  • Which of these teams is most likely to move to Los Angeles?

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  • What is your opinion of Los Angeles as a sports city?

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Matt Schaub to the Raiders?

Matt Schaub would prefer to forget his disastrous 2013 season with the Houston Texans. And it appears he will be able to do so, as reports indicate he will soon be traded to a team that would also like to forget last season: the Oakland Raiders. Will Schaub have a Rich Gannon-like revival in California? Will the Raiders still draft a quarterback with their No. 5 pick? Are you rooting for a resurrection of Raider Nation? Cast your votes!

What chance do you give Matt Schaub of revitalizing his career in Oakland?

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  • Will the Raiders make the playoffs this season?

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  • Will the Raiders still draft a quarterback with the No. 5 pick?

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  • Are you rooting for the Raiders to return to being a Super Bowl-caliber team?

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  • Whom would you rather have as your starting quarterback this season?

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Manziel or Clowney for No. 1 pick?

Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay released mock drafts (both Insider) on Thursday. From the look of things, there is still quite a bit of fluidity on many boards. Kiper says Johnny Manziel will go No. 1 overall to his home-state Houston Texans, and Jadeveon Clowney joining the Jacksonville Jaguars at No. 3. McShay? He sees Clowney heading to Texas and Manziel dropping to the Oakland Raiders at No. 5.

The two experts couldn't agree on the landing spots for the other top three QBs, either: Blake Bortles (fourth to the Cleveland Browns according to McShay, eighth to the Minnesota Vikings per Kiper) and Teddy Bridgewater (McShay says third to Jacksonville, Kiper fourth to Cleveland). In fact, they agree on only one of the top five picks: No. 2, where the St. Louis Rams will (likely) stick with Sam Bradford at quarterback and choose Auburn offensive lineman Greg Robinson. What do you think should happen? What will Houston do at No. 1?

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  • Which of these quarterbacks would you draft if all three were available?

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The Pittsburgh Steelers might be below .500 on the season, but they looked the better team in their 30-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night. And they weren't the only losing squad to come up big on Sunday. Both the Minnesota Vikings and St. Louis Rams handed stunning losses to division leaders. Still, every sub-.500 team is eliminated -- or close to it -- from playoff contention this year, meaning it's not too early to look toward 2014. Which teams are best set up for a bounce-back next season? Click on the images below to set your rankings!

2014 bounce-back teams

Bills

Bills

2013 record: 5-9

Browns

Browns

2013 record: 4-10

Buccaneers

Buccaneers

2013 record: 4-10

Falcons

Falcons

2013 record: 4-10

Giants

Giants

2013 record: 5-9

Jaguars

Jaguars

2013 record: 4-10

Jets

Jets

2013 record: 6-8

Raiders

Raiders

2013 record: 4-10

Rams

Rams

2013 record: 6-8

Redskins

Redskins

2013 record: 3-11

Steelers

Steelers

2013 record: 6-8

Texans

Texans

2013 record: 2-12

Titans

Titans

2013 record: 5-9

Vikings

Vikings

2013 record: 4-9-1

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You know how the NFL goes: One shouldn't assume anything. But -- despite losses by the Indianapolis Colts and Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday -- the top five playoff spots in the AFC have seemed locked up for some time. That last berth, though? The race continues to be heated. Six teams (New York Jets, Miami Dolphins, Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens, Tennessee Titans and San Diego Chargers) currently are tied for that position, with 5-6 records. Three (Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders) trail by just one game. Of those nine teams, which is most likely to make the playoffs? Least likely? Click on the images below to set your rankings!

AFC wild-card contenders

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