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  • newAfter fireworks accident, C.J. Wilson hopes to resume career in CFL

    After fireworks accident, C.J. Wilson hopes to resume career in CFL

    The Buccaneers waived cornerback C.J. Wilson from their reserve-retired list Wednesday, clearing the way for Wilson to resume his career in the Canadian Football League. Wilson lost two fingers on his right hand in a fireworks accident last July 4. Per his hometown newspaper, the Lincoln Times-News in Lincolnton, N.C., Wilson left last weekend for…
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  • newJarvis Jones “motivated” by Steelers declining his option

    Jarvis Jones “motivated” by Steelers declining his option

    Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones has plenty to play for in 2016 after the team declined to pick up the fifth-year option on his contract, and Jones called that situation “motivation” to have his best season yet. The Steelers waited until just before the early May deadline before declining the option on Jones, meaning 2016…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 May 16, 4:17pm -
  • newArian Foster says he “probably” needs another month to be back to where he was

    Arian Foster says he “probably” needs another month to be back to where he was

    He’s still not yet 30, but people think he’s washed up. They could be rethinking that position soon. Free-agent running back Arian Foster, still recovering from a torn Achilles tendon and still looking for a new job after being cut by the Texans, believes he’s getting closer to a return to full strength. “I probably…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 May 16, 4:11pm -
  • newFeeling “10 times better,” Terrelle Pryor is ready to “beat up on some corners”

    Feeling “10 times better,” Terrelle Pryor is ready to “beat up on some corners”

    Reunited with his first NFL head coach but learning a new position, Browns receiver Terrelle Pryor has high hopes for 2016. “[I’m] 10 times [better than last year],” Pryor said Wednesday, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “I look at the film and it amazes me, and I give that to [receivers coach…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 May 16, 3:48pm -
  • newBrowns not giving up on Justin Gilbert

    Browns not giving up on Justin Gilbert

    For two seasons, Browns cornerback Justin Gilbert has been a first-round bust overshadowed by a flashier, better-known first-round bust in his own locker room. Now, Johnny Manziel and everyone who drafted and coached Manziel and Gilbert in their first two seasons are gone. And Gilbert still has a chance to become a contributor. The Browns…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 May 16, 3:32pm -
  • newDerek Wolfe says he doesn’t regret skipping free agency

    Derek Wolfe says he doesn’t regret skipping free agency

    Perhaps no player since Cowboys cornerback Larry Brown capitalized on Super Bowl success in free agency the way Malik Jackson did. But that also made the deal Jackson’s former Broncos teammate signed before the playoffs look that much worse. Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe said Wednesday he didn’t regret the four-year, $36.75 million contract he…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 May 16, 2:42pm -
  • newDez Bryant getting back to his old self

    Dez Bryant getting back to his old self

    Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant isn’t working in full at OTAs this week as the team continues to bring him along slowly after January foot and ankle surgeries, but he’s catching passes and doing individual work while waiting for full clearance. Bryant hopes to get that after another round of X-rays in the near future,…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 May 16, 2:38pm -
  • newBrandon Marshall, Eric Decker, Nick Mangold skipping Jets OTAs

    Brandon Marshall, Eric Decker, Nick Mangold skipping Jets OTAs

    Advantage Fitz. With the Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick willing to continue their relationship but unable to work out a new contract, a trio of Fitzpatrick’s biggest supporters coincidentally have skipped the last two days of Organized Team Activities. Per multiple reports, receivers Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker and center Nick Mangold haven’t shown up…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 May 16, 2:19pm -
  • newChip Kelly back at it with up-tempo practicing in 49ers OTAs

    Chip Kelly back at it with up-tempo practicing in 49ers OTAs

    The 49ers are getting a crash course in Chip Kelly during OTAs, learning in a hurry about the kind of pace he wants to keep. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the 49ers ran 24 offensive plays during an eight-minute team period today. That’s an average of one snap every 20 seconds (#math). If that…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 May 16, 2:19pm -
  • newJerome Cunningham claimed off waivers by Titans

    Jerome Cunningham claimed off waivers by Titans

    The first time that tight end Jerome Cunningham was waived this offseason, he didn’t have to move far to join his new team. He’ll get a few frequent flier miles the second time around, though. The Titans announced on Wednesday that they used their top spot on the league’s waiver list to add Cunningham to…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 May 16, 1:58pm -

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  • newJets' Richardson: 'positive vibes' about possible suspension (Yahoo Sports)
    Sheldon Richardson is preparing to play at the start of the season, even if the NFL might have other plans for him. The New York Jets defensive lineman is facing a possible suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy after he pleaded guilty in January to resisting arrest after police clocked him driving at speeds as high as 143 mph in Missouri last July. The NFL is reviewing the case and Richardson acknowledged Wednesday that he has spoken to the league ''here and there'' about the incident.
    - 52 mins ago, 25 May 16, 4:28pm -
  • newRomo feels young again coming off twice-broken collarbone (Yahoo Sports)

    Romo feels young again coming off twice-broken collarbone (Yahoo Sports)

    Tony Romo isn't sure how to define young. The Dallas quarterback just knows he feels more like a 30-year-old than someone on the downhill side of 40 coming off a twice-broken left collarbone and now a couple of years removed from a pair of back surgeries that weren't far apart. Plus, his teammates like to kid him about the whole age thing with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on the record he thinks Romo has four or five more good years in him.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 May 16, 4:17pm -
  • newPatriots join 'Deflategate' fight in court for the 1st time (Yahoo Sports)

    Patriots join 'Deflategate' fight in court for the 1st time (Yahoo Sports)

    The New England Patriots joined the latest ''Deflategate'' appeal to support Tom Brady on Wednesday, taking sides with their star quarterback in court for the first time in his fight against the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell. In an eight-page friend of the court brief filed with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals , the Patriots said they ''stand to lose their All-Pro quarterback for 25 percent of the upcoming regular season based on a severely flawed process.'' They also tried to raise the stakes in an effort to persuade the entire circuit to overrule the 2-1 decision that reinstated…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 May 16, 3:43pm -
  • newWR DeSean Jackson a no-show at Redskins' 1st voluntary OTAs (Yahoo Sports)

    WR DeSean Jackson a no-show at Redskins' 1st voluntary OTAs (Yahoo Sports)

    DeSean Jackson isn't taking part in voluntary team workouts, and the Washington Redskins don't seem to care. Jackson was the only healthy player not at Redskins Park this week for the first organized team activities of the offseason.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 May 16, 3:34pm -
  • newTitans claim tight end Cunningham off waivers from Jets (Yahoo Sports)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Titans have claimed tight end Jerome Cunningham off waivers from the New York Jets.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 May 16, 3:15pm -
  • newWhite looks to deliver for Bears after sitting rookie year (Yahoo Sports)

    White looks to deliver for Bears after sitting rookie year (Yahoo Sports)

    The Chicago Bears envisioned Kevin White forming a dynamic tandem with Alshon Jeffery when they drafted the receiver with the No. 7 pick last year. Healthy after missing his rookie season, White is trying to establish himself on a team that sees him as a key building block. ''It felt good to be back with the guys and with the team,'' White said Wednesday after the second day of organized team activities.
    - 3 hours ago, 25 May 16, 1:53pm -
  • newSmith steps back in for Jets with Fitzpatrick still unsigned (Yahoo Sports)

    Smith steps back in for Jets with Fitzpatrick still unsigned (Yahoo Sports)

    Geno Smith has never doubted himself or lacked confidence in his abilities. Not when he slid to the second round of the NFL draft in 2013. Not when he struggled through two up-and-down years as the New York Jets' starting quarterback.
    - 3 hours ago, 25 May 16, 1:51pm -
  • newBills GM clarifies comment over whether NFL's fit for humans (Yahoo Sports)

    Bills GM clarifies comment over whether NFL's fit for humans (Yahoo Sports)

    Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley acknowledges he used ''a poor choice of words'' when referring to football being a violent game that he personally didn't think was intended to be played by humans. A day earlier, in an interview with Buffalo's WGR Radio, the GM wondered whether football was meant for ''humans'' when answering a question whether receiver Sammy Watkins was injury prone.
    - 6 hours ago, 25 May 16, 11:46am -
  • Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles selected to host Super Bowls (Yahoo Sports)

    Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles selected to host Super Bowls (Yahoo Sports)

    The NFL awarded Super Bowls to Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles, three cities that made significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one. Atlanta will host the game in 2019, followed by Miami (2020) and Los Angeles (2021), it was announced Tuesday at the NFL owners meetings. ''I think if they find guys like me that are willing to do it, I think they want to show them that it is worthwhile,'' Rams owner Stan Kroenke said.
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 16, 4:31pm -
  • Concussion group says ex-NFL player Bubba Smith had CTE (Yahoo Sports)

    Concussion group says ex-NFL player Bubba Smith had CTE (Yahoo Sports)

    Former NFL defensive end Bubba Smith was diagnosed with the brain disease CTE by researchers after his death, the Concussion Legacy Foundation said Monday. Smith died in 2011 at 66. Out of four stages of the disease, the foundation says Smith had stage 3 CTE.
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 16, 2:18pm -

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    Former Terp, TE Vernon Davis signs autographs as a Redskin on opening day of OTAs along with other players.
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    • SI's Andy Benoit Seeks Research Intern
      Hey, readers. Our old pal Andy Benoit, former FO writer and now Sports Illustrated writer, is looking for new members for his team of researchers and fact-checkers. The position is on a volunteer basis for anyone looking to gain experience in football media. Much like an internship with FO, it requires an extensive knowledge of the NFL plus the drive to double-check even the seemingly most tedious of facts. Also, Benoit is looking for a social media guru to help expand his Facebook and Twitter reach. read more
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    • Four Downs: NFC South
      Our offseason Four Downs series continues with a division-by-division look at each team's biggest remaining holes and their most notable UDFA signings. Does anyone in the NFC South have any pass rushers? Well, the Bucs might, but they still need more players to catch the ball.read more
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    • Which Of The NFL's 'Dumbest' Strategies Are Smarter Than You Think?
      Our old buddy Mike Tanier is back with a look at "dumb" NFL strategies that fans hate, and whether or not things like prevent defenses, third-and-long runs, and short field goals are even worth trying.
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    • Four Downs: NFC North
      Our offseason Four Downs series continues with a division-by-division look at each team's biggest remaining holes and their most notable UDFA signings. In the NFC North, quality wide receivers and defensive backs are in short supply.read more
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    • Snap-Weighted Age: 2015 NFL Rosters
      Our annual look at Snap-Weighted Age finds the same two teams from 2014 as the NFL's youngest, but now with more hype. Also: SWA adjusted for position.read more
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      Football Outsiders seeks a couple of new interns to specifically handle two parts of our website: 1) Compiling the Week in Quotes during the season as well as occasional Month in Quotes articles in the offseason; 2) Searching independent team blogs occasionally for quality articles we can highlight with links and discussion on our Extra Points blog.The internship is unpaid, but college credit is available if your university allows for it. Solid work could lead to writing opportunities down the line!read more
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    • Four Downs: NFC East
      With the draft done, three NFC East teams still need help in the trenches, while the outlook for Philadelphia's cornerbacks is grim.read more
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      Our offseason Four Downs series continues with a division-by-division look at each team's biggest remaining holes and their most notable UDFA signings. Are the Broncos really counting on Paxton Lynch to defend their Super Bowl championship?read more
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    • Four Downs: AFC South
      Our offseason Four Downs series continues with a division-by-division look at each team's biggest remaining holes and their most notable UDFA signings. Defense is the order of the day, except for the Colts, who are still relying on Frank Gore. read more
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    • What Does the NFL Draft Really Produce? (Part III)
      The conclusion to our NFL draft study shows what to expect from an average draft class, the cumulative value drafted by each team from 1994-1999, and the most valuable player that got away. Included: downloadable spreadsheet of data.read more
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      • newSen. Barbara Boxer sits down with President Obama's Supreme Court nominee

        Sen. Barbara Boxer sits down with President Obama's Supreme Court nominee

        California politics updates: Signatures being checked on November propositions, no Sanders spotlight for Tommy Chong May 25, 2016, 4:15 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: We're covering Donald Trump's Anaheim...
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      • newAt a rowdy but peaceful rally in Anaheim, Trump hits immigration hard

        At a rowdy but peaceful rally in Anaheim, Trump hits immigration hard

        Donald Trump showed no sign of letting up on his harsh immigration rhetoric as he returned to California on Wednesday with a message decidedly out of step with a state that has roundly rejected a hard-line approach to the issue. “Build that wall!” Trump chanted along with the crowd at the Anaheim...
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      • newJohnny Depp's wife files for divorce after a year of marriage

        Johnny Depp's wife files for divorce after a year of marriage

        Johnny Depp's wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after a year of marriage. Court records show Amber Depp, an actress known as Amber Heard, filed for divorce on Monday and is seeking spousal support from the Oscar-nominated actor. Heard listed their date of separation...
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      • newNormar Mazara hits long home run and Rangers beat Angels, 15-9

        Normar Mazara hits long home run and Rangers beat Angels, 15-9

        ARLINGTON, Texas – On one side of the clubhouse, Jered Weaver shot a bemused glance at Brendan Ryan, who was surrounded by reporters after a game in which he did not play. On another side, Hector Santiago glared at the question of whether he might be pitching injured. The question was uncomfortable,...
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      • newBarry Allen has reached his 'Flashpoint,' as a world-shattering event ends 'Flash's' marvelous Season 2

        Barry Allen has reached his 'Flashpoint,' as a world-shattering event ends 'Flash's' marvelous Season 2

        This season, Barry Allen has traveled to different earths, different time periods, even different planes of existence. He’s been struck by lightning, loved, lost and loved again. He’s been through more funerals and triumphs in two years than anyone should in one lifetime. And technically has died...
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      • newAnother investor revolts, but second proxy adviser backs Tribune board

        Another investor revolts, but second proxy adviser backs Tribune board

        Another major Tribune Publishing investor is crying foul over the company's rejection of Gannett's buyout offer -- even as a second advisory firm weighed in to give the board cover against a possible shareholder lawsuit. In a letter sent Tuesday to Tribune's board, St. Louis investment firm Towle...
        - 38 mins ago, 25 May 16, 4:42pm -
      • newVideo: Police out in full force

        Video: Police out in full force

        Donald Trump in Anaheim: Protesters arrested after clashing with Republican's supporters following rally May 25, 2016, 4:36 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics and our coverage of Donald Trump's appearance in Anaheim less than two weeks before California's presidential primary. We covered what happened...
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      • newDonald Trump in Anaheim: Protesters arrested after clashing with Republican's supporters following rally

        Donald Trump in Anaheim: Protesters arrested after clashing with Republican's supporters following rally

        Donald Trump in Anaheim: Protesters arrested after clashing with Republican's supporters following rally May 25, 2016, 4:36 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics and our coverage of Donald Trump's appearance in Anaheim less than two weeks before California's presidential primary. We covered what happened...
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      • newHouse rejects bid to strip California water provision from appropriations bill

        House rejects bid to strip California water provision from appropriations bill

        California politics updates: Signatures being checked on November propositions, no Sanders spotlight for Tommy Chong May 25, 2016, 4:15 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: We're covering Donald Trump's Anaheim...
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      • newDodgers need a healthy and productive Adrian Gonzalez to have any shot this season

        Dodgers need a healthy and productive Adrian Gonzalez to have any shot this season

        When Adrian Gonzalez returned to the Dodgers' lineup last weekend, he stepped on the field without any noticeable discomfort in his lower back for the first time this season. Days earlier, he had received an epidural to treat a pinched nerve. “Hopefully, that corrected the problem,” he said. The...
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      • newRobert Kraft, professors support Tom Brady in deflate-gate briefs

        Robert Kraft, professors support Tom Brady in deflate-gate briefs

        The deflate-gate fight is barely about the facts of the actual case anymore. The never-ending appeals seem to be all about Roger Goodell's power and the NFLPA fighting back against it.But there is a never-ending argument about the facts of the case among fans and observers, about what New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady might have known or not known. Since Ted Wells' report uncovered no facts that give us any idea what Brady did in the ordeal, we're left to guess.But there is a group of more than 20 engineering and physics professors who think that the controversy can be explained en…
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      • new49ers' Jed York speaks out against North Carolina bathroom law

        49ers' Jed York speaks out against North Carolina bathroom law

        Several musical acts have refused to perform in North Carolina in recent weeks due to its much-debated bathroom bill, and NBA commissioner Adam Silver has said the league will not hold the 2017 All-Star game in Charlotte if the discriminitory bill is not repealed.And this week, the San Francisco 49ers and CEO Jed York expressed support for the state's LGBTQ community while in Charlotte for the NFL spring owners meetings.Passed on March 23, North Carolina House Bill 2 (or HB2) reversed a Charlotte ordinance allowing transgendered individuals to use the bathroom of the gender they identify wit…
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      • newGreg Cosell's Podcast: Aaron Rodgers tries to take back NFC North

        Greg Cosell's Podcast: Aaron Rodgers tries to take back NFC North

        This offseason, Greg Cosell and Frank Schwab will explore key questions for each of the 32 NFL teams in "The Shutdown" podcast, going team-by-team for each division over eight episodes. Links to previous division preview podcasts are at the end of this post.Last season there was an unexpected champion in the NFC North. The Minnesota Vikings' win at Lambeau Field in Week 17 over the Green Bay Packers secured the division crown.[Yahoo Fantasy Football is open for the 2016 season. Sign up now]The conversation for most of the second half of last season was about the struggles of the Packers off…
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      • newBills GM Doug Whaley backtracks on controversial comments
        Tuesday wasn't a good day for the Buffalo Bills on a few fronts.First, the team issued a draconian and fairly ridiculous policy on what the media can report at its open practices, which was roundly panned as spin control from a paranoid organization. Then general manager Doug Whaley made some eye-opening comments on WGR 550 Radio on his views of the dangers of football.Asked about whether Bills wideout Sammy Watkins is injury-prone, Whaley dismissed that notion for the most part but launched into a bigger discussion about the nature of the game as a whole."This is the game of football," Wha…
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      • newLegit 'Las Vegas Raiders' obstacles that aren't gambling related

        Legit 'Las Vegas Raiders' obstacles that aren't gambling related

        Despite Jerry Jones and Robert Kraft publicly supporting the Oakland Raiders moving to Las Vegas, there will be obstacles. The main one has nothing to do with gambling.There will be the gambling issue of course because the NFL's history against Las Vegas and gambling is very consistent. And there is the stadium issue. Just because Raiders owner Mark Davis pledged $500 million, that doesn't mean it'll get built. It wouldn't be something new in Las Vegas for a big project to be hyped, only to see it never get off the ground. There's also the issue of whether the NFL is using Las Vegas as its n…
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      • newRobert Kraft on Tom Brady: 'We hope he prevails'
        The NFL owners' meetings in Charlotte on Tuesday were brief, and the biggest news to come out of the event was the deciding of the host cities for Super Bowls LIII, LIV and LV plus some minor changes to instant replay.And there were of course some smaller things as well. To wit: NFL Network's Judy Battista caught up with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft for a brief interview; Battista asked Kraft about the prospect of the Oakland Raiders moving to Las Vegas, which Kraft expressed support for, and also about Tom Brady, who filed another appeal in his federal case against the NFL in the…
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      • newWhen will YOUR city host the Super Bowl?

        When will YOUR city host the Super Bowl?

        The NFL has just completed its latest rounds as Super Bowl Santa, dispensing game dates to Atlanta, South Florida and Los Angeles while leaving NFL-branded coal in the stockings of Tampa and New Orleans. It's surely just a coincidence that Atlanta, Los Angeles, and 2018 host Minnesota will have brand-spankin'-new stadiums and South Florida is spending hundreds of millions on renovations. Just a coincidence. Anyway, all this talk about Super Bowls surely has you thinking, "hey, great for them, but what about ME? When do we get a Super Bowl in our fair city, huh?" Glad you asked. Let's take a l…
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      • Bubba Smith, the late NFL star and actor, had CTE

        Bubba Smith, the late NFL star and actor, had CTE

        As the NFL deals with yet another concussion controversy, another former great was diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease that has been linked to head trauma playing football. Bubba Smith, the great Baltimore Colts, Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers defensive end who reached a whole new audience as a star in the "Police Academy" movies and other acting roles, had CTE, The New York Times reported. Smith played nine NFL seasons, and before that he was a college star at Michigan State. Smith died in 2011. There are still many questions about the link be…
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      • 'Has anyone ever kissed your Super Bowl rings?'

        'Has anyone ever kissed your Super Bowl rings?'

        This offseason, Shutdown Corner will travel down memory lane with a series of stories presenting some interesting and sometimes forgotten stories from the NFL's past. Join us as we relive some of the greatest and craziest moments in the sport's history.In January 2009, the New York Jets hired Rex Ryan to become the 18th head coach in the franchise's history, and Ryan arrived with a roar. A proclamation that the team would be winning the Super Bowl and visiting the President as well as announcing that his squad would be "the most physical" team in the NFL were part of his introductory press co…
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      • Three Super Bowl sites were announced and Los Angeles is one of them

        Three Super Bowl sites were announced and Los Angeles is one of them

        The Super Bowl will return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in almost 30 years.The NFL announced the sites of three future Super Bowls on Tuesday, awarding Super Bowl LV to the Los Angeles Rams' new stadium project in Inglewood. The game will be played in February 2021.It was also announced that the new Atlanta stadium will host Super Bowl LIII in 2019 and South Florida will get Super Bowl LIV in 2020.But the crown jewel of these games awarded was L.A. and its return to the league this offseason."On the heels of the National Football League's historic return to Los Angeles, the…
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      • newArkansas mascot sends flowers to LSU’s terminally ill tiger, Mike VI
        The Arkansas Razorbacks might be one of LSU’s several rivals, but it didn’t stop them from sending the Tigers’ terminally ill mascot, Mike VI, flowers and a kind note in the wake of his cancer diagnosis.   The LSU community learned Monday that Mike VI, the university’s live tiger mascot, has incurable cancer.  Mike will undergo treatment, which could [...]
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      • newBills GM Doug Whaley acknowledges ‘poor use of words’
        Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley acknowledged using a “poor choice of words” when he said during a radio interview that the human body isn’t built to withstand the game of football. “Clearly I used a poor choice of words in my comment yesterday morning,” the statement read. “As a former player who has the [...]
        - 6 hours ago, 25 May 16, 11:11am -
      • newIs Mark Richt donating $1 million for indoor facility at Miami?
        Miami coach Mark Richt thinks an indoor practice facility is important for the Hurricanes, and he reportedly is putting up $1 million of his own money to get it built. Canesport.com has reported that Richt told a group of Hurricanes boosters last week in Chicago that he is putting up $1 million to help make [...]
        - 10 hours ago, 25 May 16, 7:14am -
      • newAlabama is nation’s winningest program this decade
        Alabama is the winningest team in the nation this decade (2010-15), and the Tide is one of five SEC programs among the top 20 nationally in winning percentage. A quick crunching of the numbers shows that Alabama is 72-10 this decade, which leads the nation in wins and winning percentage (.878). LSU is 10th in [...]
        - 11 hours ago, 25 May 16, 6:47am -
      • Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles awarded Super Bowls
        The NFL awarded Super Bowls to Atlanta, Los Angeles and Miami in 2019, 2020 and 2021. 2019 will be held at the Falcons’ Mercedes-Benz stadium. It’s a $1.4 billion, 75,000 seat stadium. 2020 will be held at the Dolphins’ Sun Life Stadium, which is undergoing a $400 million renovation. Los Angeles is building a $2.5 [...]
        - 1 day ago, 24 May 16, 1:22pm -
      • Titans lineman Byron Bell dislocates ankle
        Tennessee Titans offensive lineman Byron Bell dislocated his left ankle. It’s a season-ending injury. He started every game last season. He was previously a starter for the Carolina Panthers. “He’s a good football player,” Titans coach Mike Mularkey said. “We’re going to miss him.” Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for [...]
        - 1 day ago, 24 May 16, 12:42pm -
      • 3 with SEC football ties inducted into Alabama Sports Hall of Fame
        Former Alabama offensive tackle Chris Samuels, former Auburn running back James Brooks and current Duke coach David Cutcliffe were inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame over the weekend. Samuels, who played for the Crimson Tide from 1995-99, is a native of Mobile, Ala., where he attended Shaw High. After redshirting as a freshman [...]
        - 2 days ago, 23 May 16, 5:56pm -
      • Kirby Smart: ‘I don’t think our players realize how hard they have to work to be great’
        Kirby Smart has mentioned his players’ work ethic and the need to improve it. He reiterated that stance recently. “I don’t think our players realize how hard they have to work to be great,” Smart said on ESPN’s “Championship Drive” podcast. “I think pushing them to do that and pushing them harder and making them [...]
        - 2 days ago, 23 May 16, 12:14pm -
      • Why are Mississippi State fans upset about a newspaper headline?
        Mississippi State fans had reason to celebrate Saturday after the Bulldogs sealed the regular-season SEC baseball title only a year after they were ranked dead last in the conference. But the joy of victory was short-lived for many fans and Sunday subscribers of Mississippi’s largest newspaper, The Clarion-Ledger, all thanks to a headline referencing the Bulldogs’ fierce rivalry with Ole [...]
        - 2 days ago, 23 May 16, 10:45am -
      • Monday Morning MD: Two consecutive top-5 overall picks injured
        The Jacksonville Jaguars now have the dubious distinction of having two consecutive top-5 overall picks injured early in the offseason program. Last year, Dante Fowler, Jr. tore his ACL in the first rookie minicamp practice. Now Jalen Ramsey has suffered a “small” meniscus tear. Last week I wrote how half of teams will suffer a [...]
        - 2 days ago, 23 May 16, 8:42am -