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NFL brothers Michael and Martellus Bennett continue to make waves off the field for the right reasons. At last night’s BET Awards, the Bennett Brothers won the Shine a Light Award for their work as cultural gamechangers. Michael will donate all of his off field endorsement money this season to empowering women of color, while Martellus continues to inspire artistry and empower children through his Imagination Agency. ESPN’s Cari Champion presented the award to these Super Bowl winners…

Life is never easy in Cleveland. Myles Garrett, the Browns’ pick at #1 overall in the draft, limped off the field yesterday, according to NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala The defensive end walked off the field with a limp as the team moved their minicamp session indoors following inclement weather. Head coach Hue Jackson told media that he thought it was a foot injury but also noted that Garrett’s ability to walk off the field without a trainer was a “good sign.” There is no evidence that the injury is serious. However, Garrett missed some earlier OTA practices with an…

A move that was expected a year ago is finally coming to fruition. Mike Tirico will handle play-by-play duties for NBC’s Thursday Night Football games this season, Sports Business Journal reports. The NFL released a statement to SBJ: “Although there have been a number of changes in the networks’ broadcast booths over the past couple of seasons, our priority, and the priority of our network partners remains the same – produce a high quality, engaging broadcast that our fans love whether its Thursday, Sunday or Monday. For ‘TNF,’ we get that with Mike Tirico, a terrific broadcaster, and Cris…

Giants owner John Mara was asked by The MMQB’s Jenny Vrentas where he stands on the possibility of Colin Kaepernick being signed. Mara’s response set off a social media firestorm. “All my years being in the league, I never received more emotional mail from people than I did about that issue,” says Giants co-owner John Mara, who for 24 years has worked for the team his family founded. “If any of your players ever do that, we are never coming to another Giants game. It wasn’t one or two letters. It was a lot. It’s an emotional, emotional issue…

Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick is scheduled to visit the Seahawks today, according to reports from ESPN and NFL Network. Kaepernick’s visit is the first to any team following months of debate about whether he can still provide value on-the-field and whether his activism would be an issue off it. Our position on both has been crystal clear. Adam Schefter added that Kaepernick’s visit was simply a fact-finding mission for Seattle. Context on Kaepernick visiting Seahawks today. Seattle doing background on QBs, no move expected today, nothing imminent, standard visit. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 24, 2017 Still, this…

The NFL grew tired of its No Fun League moniker so the competition committee announced today that it is relaxing select celebration rules as it aims to become a Nearing Fun League. Commissioner Roger Goodell, in a letter to fans, announced the following celebrations are now legal: Using a football as a prop after a touchdown via GIPHY Celebrating on the ground after a touchdown via GIPHY Group demonstrations via GIPHY “We know that you love the spontaneous displays of emotion that come after a spectacular touchdown. And players have told us they want more freedom to be able to…

It took Ted Wells five months to investigate the nuances of Deflategate and produce that 243-page report. Conversely, the NFL is now going into its tenth month of examining Ezekiel Elliott’s domestic violence case, an investigation that “remains under review,” a league spokesperson told NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Last July, Elliott’s girlfriend, Tiffany Thompson, shared an Instagram post of bruises all over her body that she claimed were the ramification of five separate incidents in Columbus with the Cowboys rusher. Elliott claimed the girlfriend suffered the bruises in an earlier bar incident in which he was not involved. Several…

Tom Brady recently suggested he would play until 45 assuming his body stays in tact. Well, his other half Gisele may have put a damper in those plans when she told CBS This Morning that Brady had suffered a concussion last year. #NEW: @giseleofficial told @CharlieRose on @CBSThisMorning that Tom Brady had a concussion last year. “He does have concussions.” pic.twitter.com/K4B8ixDN9X — CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) May 17, 2017 According to Gisele, concussions are commonplace for Brady. “He has concussions every…I mean, we don’t talk about them, but he does have concussions, “ she told Charlie Rose. The Patriots…

Beth Mowins will become the first women in the booth for a regular season NFL game since 1987, SI’s Richard Deitsch reports. She will call the Chargers-Broncos late Monday Night Football game on ESPN September 11th, an intriguing matchup that will mark the finale of the NFL’s opening weekend. Joining Mowins will be new ESPN analyst, Rex Ryan. This pairing is a massive departure from the days of Chris Berman and Steve Young, Berman and Trent Dilfer or even Mike Greenberg, Mike Golic and Mike Ditka, all of whom were universally panned in this role. The announcement is hardly a…

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