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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 have all hung up their cleats before their time. However, it is a “special” type of player who c...

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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-size food statue version of Robert Griffin III.  Made of Smokehouse BBQ Chicken, RG3 aptly pointed...

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“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 completely give over his title of “coach,” there was a lot more to the man behind the chained spectacl...

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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 rookies, quarterbacks also hog the spotlight.  One game this weekend will be the rookie face-off of the ...

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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 inside look at Hall of Fame weekend, let me first congratulate my three good friends who were inducted. ...

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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 iconic words, “win one for the Gipper,” were uttered by Ronald Reagan on his deathbed in the 1940 ...

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During the month of October, you may have seen your favorite NFLers wearing pink on their gloves, wristbands, cleats, coaches' hats and officials' whistles. Of course this is because the NFL partners up with the American Cancer Society to help raise money during Breast Cancer Awareness month. DeAngelo Williams, running back for the Carolina Panthers ...

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