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NFL Shenanigans: Week 1 Predictions

“Are you ready for some football?” Dear God, y es. Yes, I am very ready for some football. It’s finally week one of the regular season. I have studied all the games and looked into my cloudy crystal ball to make some predictions fo...

The NFL Needs Ray Rice More Than Ray Rice Needs The NFL

Let’s be real. If the Ray Rice who punched his then fiancé while elevator security tapes were rolling was the 25-year-old Rice who averaged 4.7 yards per carry on his way to 1,364 yards, we wouldn’t be talking about a comeback tour. ...

This is a weird post to write so I’ll just cut to the chase. I’ve accepted a new role as NFL editor for SI.com. I could ramble on about all the reasons this is a ridiculously awesome opportunity, but they should be rather apparent. If you’re here...

Steve Smith Quotes That Will Make You Smile

Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith announced Monday that the 2015 season will be his last.  Smith’s fourteen seasons have been characterized by grittiness, intensity and a lot of trash talking. Here are the top lines uttered by Smith ...

Welcome to ‘NFL Shenanigans,’ where every week I'll be making fun of the sport we lurve. For my first column, I decided to explore my musical side by putting together something I think we can all agree the NFL has needed for some time: a preseason the...

Chris Golic on E!’s New Reality Series, ‘WAGS’

“The WAG lifestyle is extremely glamorous. You know, it’s private jets, vacations, parties, photo shoots, black cards. You name it, you got it.” -- a WAG. NFL players today suffer from somewhat of an image problem. As a wife to a reti...

Excuse Me Jesus, Tim Tebow is Playing

Tim Tebow returned to the NFL last Sunday, playing most of the second half of the Eagles’ preseason game against the Colts. Never ones to miss a story we have no choice but to cover, we at The Football Girl watched the game and pulled some reactions off...

NFL Shenanigans: Casting an NFL Afterschool Special

Preseason football is known for two things: first, terrible football; and second, the time when the twos and threes play terrible football. For backup quarterbacks, however, preseason is the time of year when they get to hit the field without someone havi...