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“Retire” is a common word in the NFL, as the threat of serious injury and an unforgiving salary cap looms over the head of each player the moment they get in the league.  Many high profile names, from Jim Brown to Barry Sanders, to even Jake Plummer ...

He had hair of dried chili peppers, teeth that were made of garlic and his lips were covered in barbeque sauce.  No, this is not the mirage of a girl trying her best to cut calories before her wedding/prom/spring break.  It was the unveiling of the life...

“Just Win Baby” These are the iconic words of Mr. Al Davis that will forever be immortalized in NFL, and sporting history. While people in their 20’s and 30’s only remember Davis for the rocky seasons the Raiders have had and his refusal to comple...

Weeks 1 and 2 are finished and one thing is clear: this truly is the “Year of the Quarterback.”  Expect to see continued big passing game out of the vast majority of teams (unless you're the Colts, in which case, good luck). When it comes to rooki...

Last weekend marked the sixth Hall of Fame weekend I’ve attended with my father in Canton, Ohio.  It’s an event that runs much deeper than the ceremony you see on television and is one of the most special in all of sports.  Before I give you an insi...

If art imitates life, the world of sport is the ultimate canvas.  Movies, television, and even music teach us the one undeniable truth about winning the big game: it cannot be done without an inspiring pep talk. Ever since those iconi...

Football and relationships can be a dangerous combination.  As an avid football fan, as well as , I should know.  By my last count, I’ve given 13 different women the title of “girlfriend” since I was old enough to know what that means.  And each ...

The NFL, like any other entity, has a culture all its own. This means that it comes with its own vocabulary. These are some words you should start mixing into your own football conversations, whether you're talking about the worst call you've ever seen...