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Drew Brees Surprised with 40th Birthday Celebration

You only turn 40 once, and Drew Brees did it in style after the Saints defeated the Eagles to move on to the NFC Championship round. Brittany, Brees' wife, pulled off the surprise on the decorated 18-year NFL QB.  It was an early birthday party thrown at Port Orleans Brewery in New Orleans, and according to Brees his wife was successful, and it was a "...

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Wild Card Round: Celebrations and Speeches

The stakes are higher, the speeches more intense, and the celebrations are wackier. All this means just one thing, the NFL playoffs are officially upon us. In the first Wild Card round, it was the Colts and the Texans facing off against each other along with the Seahawks against the Cowboys, the Chargers versus Ravens, and the Eagles against the Bears...

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2018 Year-in-Review: The Most Memorable Touchdown Celebrations

All season long I've been tracking the best celebrations of each week. We hope watching grown men joyously revel in their small victories has brought a bevy of smiles.  After studying the celebrations since September I am thrilled to bring you the best celebration in 2018. Note: These are all  in-game time celebrations I did not include postgame ce...

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The Violator: My Emotional Farewell to the Oakland Raiders

Wayne Mabry has been a Raiders season ticket holder since 1987, and was one of the four original members of the The Black Hole, the ubiquitous group of die-hard fans donning spikes, masks and a lifetime supply of black and silver face makeup that have made them fixtures on television broadcasts. When the Raiders ditched Los Angeles for Oakland in 199...

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2018 Year-in-Review: Best Written NFL Pieces

As the year winds down, we are spotlighting the various ways the NFL moved us this year. Today we present our favorite NFL written pieces. These features brought to life compelling players, explored how football intersects with life, politics and society and brought to life stories that were dripping with suspense. This list is, of course, subjective an...

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A Ring, Dancing and Movie Memories: The Best Celebrations of Week 15

The biggest celebrations in football come after impressive wins and big time game moments, but some players use their victories on the field to help them in off the field endeavors. We saw a moment this weekend exactly like that involving a ring! Plus, the Titans came up with a new way to celebrate that everyone loved, the Bears brought back "Club Dub...

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The Bouquet Toss, Big Man Dance & Other Celebrations from Week 14

Week 14 brought some crazy endings, mind-boggling passes, and some post worthy celebrations. In Miami with just seconds left the Dolphins took advantage of Gronk in the backfield to win while Patrick Mahomes dazzled with his no-look passes as the Chiefs barely made it through with a win over the Ravens. The end zone dances were fun, and the post-game sp...

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Dance practice and game balls: The Best Celebrations in Week 13

Teams obviously practice big plays and schemes during the week as they prepare for their opponent, but as we've seen increasingly skilled and choreographed dance moves and skits in NFL celebrations many, including myself, have often wondered how much time players spend practicing their celebrations. This week we got an answer, well kind of. In this week...

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Yoga, Basketball and Limbo: Week 12’s Best NFL Celebrations

Try to go back and remember the sad days when the NFL didn't allow players to celebrate in the end zone. It's a scary thought, and to make sure fans fully appreciate the planning and execution that goes into these viral moments I put together an extra long list of the best celebrations in the NFL in week 12. Some celebrations took their inspiration from...

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