Detroit Lions: assessing the offseason’s primary areas of need

Now that it’s been a whole week since the dramatic ending to Super Bowl LI, every NFL franchise will look towards the draft and free agency to bolster their teams for another run at the Vince Lombardi Trophy in 2017-18. The Detroit Lions fell short of glory in the 2016 season. After starting the season 1-3, the Lions went 8-1 over the next nine before finishing out the season with...
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Dissecting the play that cost the Atlanta Falcons Super Bowl LI

In less than a minute midway through the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LI, seven things went wrong for the Atlanta Falcons. Had any of those things not happened, the Falcons likely would have held on to win their first Vince Lombardi Trophy. Bad thing 1: With the Falcons leading by 16 points with 8:57 remaining, running back Tevin Coleman takes a toss from quarterback Matt Ryan on...
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Five biggest reasons why the Patriots won Super Bowl LI

The New England Patriots dynasty rolls on.For the fifth time in franchise history -- all five coming under head coach Bill Belichick -- the Patriots are Super Bowl champions, having carried out a historic comeback in a 34-28 overtime win against the Atlanta Falcons.With the win, Tom Brady has established himself as the greatest quarterback of all-time, and Belichick has forever aligned...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees vying for another Super Bowl, no plans for retirement

Drew Brees just wrapped up his 16th season in the NFL, but the New Orleans Saints quarterback has no immediate plans for retirement.Brees appeared on “The Ellen Show” Tuesday and discussed his future in the league. While his contract with the Saints ends after the 2017 season, his primary concern his getting himself ready to play at a high level.“No, I don’t plan on going...
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QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Green Bay Packers

Dating back to their founding in 1919 and their official beginning just two years later, the Green Bay Packers have had only 15 coaches in NFL franchise history. This storied list includes two Hall of Fame coaches, two Hall of Fame players, and three who won the Super Bowl. How many of the leaders of the Packers can you name?Clue: Years ActiveNote: Following the late season resignation...
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Ranking the helmets of the NFL

Ranking the helmets of the NFL
September 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Broncos honor late fan with Lombardi Trophy at fuenral

Brian Carney was a lifelong fan of the Denver Broncos. He had tickets to Super Bowl 50 and made his way to the Bay Area but passed away due to a pulmonary embolism before the game. While Carney didn’t get the chance to see his favorite team win the Super Bowl, the Broncos decided to honor Carney by bringing the Vince Lombardi Trophy to his funeral. According to ESPN’s Darren...
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February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Verne Lundquist will call his first Cowboys game on radio since 1983

By Matt Zemek It was a cold, gray, miserable day in Irving, Texas… and that description applied to the fortunes of the home team on the football field, even more than the weather conditions. December 26, 1983. It was a day when the Dallas Cowboys’ level of play was worse than the dreary tableau above and inside Texas Stadium. If the hole on top of the old building was meant...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Lombardi sweater sells for $43,000 at auction

By Vincent Frank Pay 58 cents for a sweater at a thrift shop, sell it for over $43,000. This is what happened to Sean and Rikki McEvoy after they took a closer look at their purchase. The two ended up selling a pretty awesome piece of memorabilia in an auction in New York City. Details regarding the sweater are pretty neat. It was apparently from legendary football coach Vince...
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5- Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing: the best quotes by Vince Lombardi

Yesterday was the birthday of arguably the greatest coach to ever coach in the NFL, Mr. Vince Lombardi. Lombardi wasn’t only a great coach, he had a way with words, and his words still live on today. Here are the top five quotes by Vince Lombardi: 5. “Winning is not a sometime thing, it’s an all the time thing. You don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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