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Bucs safety Dashon Goldson hires tackling coach after nearly $500K in fines last season

The first world is where hard-hitting safeties were once feared, adorned, respected, and welcomed in the NFL. A world created and cultivated by Ken Houston, Jack Tatum, Ronnie Lott, Steve Atwater, Brian Dawkins, Leroy Butler and John Lynch. When those superstars delivered punishing hits to opposing players, they were cheered like gladiators. Goldson was following in their legendary...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Judge stops 2 splinter NFL Films lawsuits

Two splinter lawsuits filed against NFL Films have been halted by the federal judge overseeing the original complaint against the league regarding retired player publicity. U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson issued his order Friday from Minnesota. He wrote that the lawsuits filed last month, in New Jersey with Curley Culp as the lead plaintiff and in Pennsylvania under Jack Tatum...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins Draft David Amerson With the 51st Pick in the Second Round (Video)

The Washington Redskins used the 51st pick in the 2013 NFL Draft to select NC State cornerback David Amerson. The Jack Tatum Award given to the nation’s best defensive back has been awarded to several players who became first round picks since its inception in 1991. But even star cornerbacks like Terrell Buckley, Charles Woodson,Read More...
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Immaculate Reception's 40th Anniversary

December 23rd, 1972, the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Oakland Raiders in an AFC Division round playoff game at Three Rivers Stadium. Trailing 7-6, Pittsburgh faced a fourth-and-10 at their own 40-yard line with 22 seconds remaining in the game. It looked like the Steelers franchise would have to wait at least another season for their first playoff win.But on the next play, Steelers...
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December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Amerson Wins 2011 Jack Tatum Award

NC State cornerback David Amerson has been named the recipient of the 2011 Jack Tatum Award, which is given annually to the top defensive back in college football by The Touchdown Club of Columbus.
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss
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