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The NFL’s Players Won – Deadspin


Deadspin

The NFL's Players Won
Deadspin
Wherever this goes from here—continued player protests during the national anthem; actual reform-oriented initiatives sponsored by the NFL; more diaper-filling from the president of the United States—one obvious takeaway from this week's league
'Take a knee' anti-racist protests move beyond the NFLAljazeera.com
Is Donald Trump Saving the NFL?The Nation.
Trump launches petition against NFL players' anthem protestsReuters
The Hill –USA TODAY
all 261 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 7:05 pm

Bar owner’s NFL protest isn’t fake news, but it’s not exactly real news, either – The Courier-Journal


The Courier-Journal

Bar owner's NFL protest isn't fake news, but it's not exactly real news, either
The Courier-Journal
The protests legitimately bother Todd King, owner of Fern Creek's TK's Pub, so he decided to remove his NFL memorabilia from the bar, which led to a news story on WDRB. But more on that in a minute. "Our message is that if you can't stand for the

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Posted on 20 October 2017 | 6:36 pm

Todd Gurley Says NFL ‘Needs to Stop’ Playing Games in London – Bleacher Report


Bleacher Report

Todd Gurley Says NFL 'Needs to Stop' Playing Games in London
Bleacher Report
Also, Los Angeles is expected to play games in London in both 2018 and 2019 prior to the opening of its permanent stadium in 2020, per Gonzalez. The NFL has played a regular-season game in London every year since 2007, and this year it will play four, …
Rams star Todd Gurley on London NFL games: 'They need to stop this.'Washington Post
Why Sammy Watkins Isn't Producing (Yet), a Twist the Falcons Can Use in New England, and the Packers' Keys on DSports Illustrated
Rams' Todd Gurley on NFL international games: 'They need to stop this'CBSSports.com
NFL.com
all 139 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 4:48 pm

NFL IQ quiz Week 7: Time to test your football knowledge – NFL.com


NFL.com

NFL IQ quiz Week 7: Time to test your football knowledge
NFL.com
Welcome to the Weekly NFL IQ Quiz, testing your knowledge as we head into Week 7 of the 2017 season. Think you know your stuff? Give it a go! We'll publish the answers at noon ET Saturday. 1. Who was the last Packers quarterback not named Aaron …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 4:04 pm

Help us rank the best NFL celebrations of 2017 – ESPN (blog)


ESPN (blog)

Help us rank the best NFL celebrations of 2017
ESPN (blog)
We knew we were in for a treat when celebration restrictions that once contributed to the NFL's "No Fun League" moniker were softened this offseason. Through six weeks, players haven't disappointed, showing their creativity and embracing group …

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Posted on 20 October 2017 | 1:50 pm

Week 7 NFL Picks: Panthers roll on the road and all of Pete Prisco’s best bets – CBSSports.com


CBSSports.com

Week 7 NFL Picks: Panthers roll on the road and all of Pete Prisco's best bets
CBSSports.com
After a nice 7-3 run in Week 4 and Week 5, it was back to a losing record last week with my Best Bets, going 2-3. I had two big favorites in New England -9 and the Redskins -10 both go down in flames late after having real chances to cover. That

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 1:06 pm

NFL Week 7 schedule: Brett Hundley gets first start, plus other things to watch – CBSSports.com


CBSSports.com

NFL Week 7 schedule: Brett Hundley gets first start, plus other things to watch
CBSSports.com
It's unfair to judge Hundley in a couple of ways. You can't compare him to Aaron Rodgers, the best quarterback in the league. And you can't use what he did last week in his relief role against the Vikings to gauge what he can and can't do. He didn't
Ranking playoff chances for the NFL's struggling contendersESPN
NFL Week 7 Picks: Latest Odds And Expert Predictions Against The SpreadForbes

all 47 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 12:34 pm

The NFL desperately needs more games like Thursday night’s Raiders-Chiefs thriller – Washington Post


Washington Post

The NFL desperately needs more games like Thursday night's Raiders-Chiefs thriller
Washington Post
Opening Thought. The NFL got exactly what it needed Thursday night, a thrilling game in Oakland between the Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs with a crazy finish that will be a topic of discussion Friday. Now all it needs is more of the same. “It's
LOOK: Crazy ending of Chiefs-Raiders leaves NFL players and Twitter in total shockCBSSports.com
Raiders and Chiefs started NFL's Week 7 with a bangSB Nation
Marshawn Lynch facing possible fines, suspensionNFL.com
SFGate –ESPN
all 883 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 12:30 pm

Sliding NFL ratings could deliver hit to TV networks – CBS News


CBS News

Sliding NFL ratings could deliver hit to TV networks
CBS News
The NFL's declining TV ratings, blamed by some on the national anthem controversy, could soon take a financial toll on the broadcasters that have spent tens of billions dollars for the right to air pro football, investment analysts say. Through the
Five Non-Political Reasons Why The NFL's TV Ratings Are DownForbes

all 2 news articles »

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 10:22 am

Why London’s love affair with the NFL is more than just a fling – ESPN


ESPN

Why London's love affair with the NFL is more than just a fling
ESPN
LONDON — There were no NFL jerseys to be seen on Regent Street as the clock ticked toward kickoff this past Sunday. Why should there be, as the shutters came down on another busy weekend in one of London's busiest tourist shopping districts? This is …

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Posted on 20 October 2017 | 4:19 am

American Football – BingNews

Alabama commit Jalyn Armour-Davis honored as All-American

The four-star cornerback, who committed to the Crimson Tide in June, was presented with his U.S. Army All-American Bowl Jersey in a special pep rally at the school. He also was one of six defensive backs named to the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football Game.

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 2:42 pm

American Football – Jaguars owner says jealousy drives Trump attacks

– Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan says US President Donald Trump is “jealous” of the NFL and trying to soil its image in “personal” attacks in an interview with USA Today. The 67-year-old Pakistani-born American billionaire, who also owns English …

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 11:44 am

Fairview exchange student tackles American football

Fairview exchange student tackles American football Miguel “Mike” Prieto is a Fairview High exchange student from Madrid, Spain – and his American adventure includes tackling the sport of football. Check out this story on Tennessean.com: http://tnne.ws/2xBjb8k

Posted on 12 October 2017 | 9:13 am

Race, justice and American football

The U.S. is in the grip of football fever this time every year. However, this season, the heat and fury is for a different reason. The National Football League (NFL), the country’s biggest sporting obsession, has become the field for an intense debate on …

Posted on 30 September 2017 | 12:19 pm

Concussions occur in soccer and other sports, too — but yeah, let’s go after all-American football

Did you know who Ed Cunningham is? Probably not. Cunningham, a college football analyst for ESPN, was unknown to all but hardcore football fans. But by tying himself closely to a politically correct cause – in this case, resigning his position Wednesday …

Posted on 31 August 2017 | 2:23 pm

Pro Football Is Coming to China. But Will the Chinese Care?

But American football still faces major obstacles in China … During a recent afternoon at a sports complex in northeast Beijing, all-time great quarterback Peyton Manning gives some budding Chinese quarterbacks playing tips. “Don’t step too far …

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 9:03 am

How American football is becoming a worldwide sport

In the early days, before he spoke Chinese and with little clue where it would lead, Zach Brown printed up a business card. Translated from Chinese, it read: “I play American football. You look like a dude who could play. Contact us here.” Brown, now 29 …

Posted on 13 May 2016 | 1:15 am

American Football

The deluxe reissue of American Football’s only LP benefits from unusually good timing: as self-identifying emo bands are making music that’s more mature, refined, and exploratory than anything that came before it, American Football is currently the most …

Posted on 20 May 2014 | 11:00 pm

NFL safety: Is American football too violent?

Image caption Fans are attracted to football’s big hits, but some are troubled by the long-term consequences Some American football fans are worried that the National Football League is too brutal to be enjoyed. Can the sport change course? Charlie Camosy …

Posted on 13 September 2012 | 1:37 am

Will American Football Ever Be Popular in the Rest of the World?

Will American football ever make it big outside of North America? Since watching American football (specifically the NFL) is my favorite sport to watch, it is hard for me to be neutral in this topic, but I will try my best. My guess is that the answer …

Posted on 16 February 2009 | 4:00 pm

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