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This Week in NFL Do-Goodery: Thanksgiving Edition

The sweet smell of Thanksgiving is in the air. For most of society that means family, food and plenty of football. For many NFL players it also means a heightened sense of positively impacting the community. In this mega-edition of our regular feature we capture players brightening up the holiday for those less fortunate, and others focused on an array ...

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Patrick Mahomes offered free Heinz ketchup if he throws 57 touchdowns

This week, in advance of the monumental Chiefs-Rams duel, ESPN published a deeply reported piece on Chiefs phenom quarterback Patrick Mahomes. We highly recommend which delves into Mahomes's confidence and living his life with freakish generational arm. But there was one detail in particular that went viral. Mahomes has an obsession for ketchup, and ty...

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Le’Veon Bell’s Season Officially Over

Le'Veon Bell will not play for the Pittsburgh Steelers this year, or probably ever again. While Bell is in Pittsburgh, he has chosen theft the deadline to sign and play this season come and go. The holdout will cost him his prorated $14.54 million-dollar salary, $855,000 per weekly paycheck. When asked about Bell's holdout early Tuesday, Steelers hea...

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Jason Garrett and the Case For Midseason Firings

Jason Garrett is by all accounts a brilliant, philanthropic, interesting human being. But as an NFL head coach, he stinks. In Garrett’s eight seasons (yes, eight seasons) as Jerry Jones’s puppet, he’s lost three Week 17 play-in games in a row, been an abysmal game coach, and concocted an offensive playbook about as dynamic as the color beige, all ...

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Dez Bryant signing with the New Orleans Saints

After working out with the Saints, Dez Bryant will sign a one-year deal with the team according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. It's a good time for Bryant to join the Saints who are 7-1, atop their division, and just took down the previously undefeated Rams this past weekend. The Saints pick up a more consistent number two receiver to add to their a...

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VOTE 2018: Former NFL Players Running for Office

Elections day 2018 is here, and athletes aren't just showing up at the polls some of them are on the ballot. There has been a sizeable shift in the last few years on athletes using their platform to promote social and political issues, even in the face of 'Shut up and dribble' campaigns. There are five former NFL players who are running for election ...

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Game Balls and Flip Phones! Week 9’s Best Celebrations

We are more than halfway through the NFL regular season, and some teams are shaping up to be contenders, while others performed worse than expected. A few teams are on a winning streak and are enjoying the post-game festivities; however, Week 9 is the first week the Rams' celebration won't be featured in this space after the Saints took them down in ...

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