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July 08, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is one of the NFL's most notorious scramblers. His ability to manipulate the pocket, and make plays outside of it, are second to none. But that greatness comes at a cost -- sacks. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to understand that the longer he holds...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2019, file photo, XFL Football Commissioner Oliver Luck talks to reporters before introducing former NFL football quarterback Jim Zorn as the head coach for Seattle's XFL football team, in Seattle. Oliver Luck’s first year as the XFL’s commissioner has mostly been confined to the office and getting the league’s framework set up. The next couple months though are what Luck refers to as the fun part of preparing for next year’s return. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
July 02, 2019 - 2:11 am
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Oliver Luck's first year as the XFL's commissioner has mostly been confined to the office and getting the league's framework set up. The next couple months are what Luck refers to as the fun part of preparing for next year's return. "We're still a long way from a football...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2016 file photo, NFL Senior Vice President of Health and Safety Policy Jeff Miller speaks during an NFL health and safety news conference in San Francisco. The NFL's top medical experts are asking college football physicians and trainers to help make the game safer. Dr. Allen Sills and Jeff Miller, the NFL's executive vice president for health and safety initiatives, spent Monday June 17 2019 and Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in Indianapolis sharing data about their findings on the prevention and treatment of injuries. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
June 18, 2019 - 3:50 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL's top medical experts are asking college football physicians and trainers to help make the game safer. They want the NCAA to pitch in, too. Dr. Allen Sills and Jeff Miller, the NFL's executive vice president for health and safety initiatives, spent Monday and Tuesday in...
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Wendy's Big Show
June 14, 2019 - 2:47 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers have trotted out some high-caliber defenses over the past 25-plus seasons. However, as good as those units were, it has been the offense -- specifically the two MVPs under center -- that reigns supreme in the hearts and minds of Green Bay's football lore during that...
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© Dan Powers-USA TODAY Sports
June 14, 2019 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The memorable moments and teams in NFL history can be summarized by a word or phrase such as the "Steel Curtain" or "America's Team." And the NFL has had more than its share of those moments and teams through the years. Even though a list such as this could be virtually endless,...
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June 13, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Pro Football Focus (PFF) has released its Top 50 NFL players headed into the 2019 season. According to PFF's formula, multi-year performance was used as the starting point before making adjustments based on injures (if applicable) and new situations surrounding that player and his team -- for...
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June 12, 2019 - 5:58 pm
Wisconsin Badgers running back Jonathan Taylor has built quite the resume in his first two college seasons. He holds the NCAA record for most combined rushing yards as a freshman and sophomore (4,171), he was named a consensus 2018 first-team All-American, 2018 Doak Walker award winner and 2018 Big...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2011, file photo, NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr smiles during an NFL football news conference in Dallas. Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Sunday, May 26, 2019, that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
June 09, 2019 - 5:45 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr was remembered Sunday at a public memorial event in his native Alabama. An event celebrating Starr's legacy as a star of professional and college football was held Sunday afternoon at Samford University in suburban Birmingham. Starr...
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In this 1925, file photo, American football player Red Grange of the Chicago Bears is shown during a game against the New York Giants in New York. As the NFL enters its 100th season, what players wear on the field may have changed the most, going from leather helmets and long-sleeved turtlenecks and sweaters to plastic helmets with jerseys and pants almost shrink-wrapped to fit.(AP Photo/File)
June 07, 2019 - 1:05 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tex Schramm often called Gil Brandt into his office to look at the fabric swatches draped all over his furniture, wanting another opinion on the right jersey and pants combination for the Dallas Cowboys. He sure hit on a winning combination. Decades later, Cowboys' jerseys...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006, file photo, former Green Bay Packers' Bart Starr carries in the Vince Lombardi Trophy following the Super Bowl XL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh Steelers, in Detroit. The Steelers won, 21-10. Bart Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Sunday, May 26, 2019, that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
June 06, 2019 - 11:50 am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A public memorial service is being planned in Alabama for former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr. A statement from the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame says an event celebrating Starr's legacy will be held Sunday afternoon at Samford University in suburban Birmingham. The...
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