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Bill Belichick says Junior Seau is a first ballot Hall of Famer

Darrin Gantt, PFT:With the Patriots camping out in San Diego this week, coach Bill Belichick took a moment to remember one of the city’s sports legends.And while Junior Seau is identified with his time with the Chargers, the parts of four seasons he spent with the Patriots made a lasting impact on Belichick.“I loved Junior and his family,” Belichick said, via Phil Perry of...
Via Patriots Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: Junior Seau Is ‘So Deserving’ Of Hall Of Fame Induction

Junior Seau is a first-time nominee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2015, and he certainly has New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick’s vote. Seau finished his 20-year career under Belichick with the Patriots from 2006 to 2009. The head coach briefly spoke about the linebacker’s legendary career and tragic death Wednesday during a news conference with the media...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills Fans Raise $100K in 58 hours For Ex-LB Darryl Talley

Bills fans show support in so many ways. They sure do love their players. Ex-linebacker for the Bills Darryl Talley moved fans and they were able to raise $100k for him in 58 hours. Check out the story. The money was raised by more that 2,200 donors in a crowd funding campaign posted by a Bills fan named Frank Croisdale. “I’m not surprised about the fans of the Buffalo Bills...
Via Geeks and Cleats
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills Fans Raise $100K in 58 hours For Ex-LB Darryl Talley

The Buffalo Bills have some awesome fans regardless of the product on the field. According to Darren Rovell, Bills fans rallied together to raise $100K in 58 hours after a story broke describing the former Bills linebacker as “being broken mentally, physically and financially.” The money was raised by more that 2,200 donors in a crowd funding campaign posted by a Bills fan...
Via Thacover2
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills Fans Raise $100K in 58 hours For Ex-LB Darryl Talley

The Buffalo Bills have some awesome fans regardless of the product on the field. According to Darren Rovell, Bills fans rallied together to raise $100K in 58 hours after a story broke describing the former Bills linebacker as “being broken mentally, physically and financially.” The money was raised by more that 2,200 donors in a crowd funding campaign posted by a Bills fan...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Predictions

A total of 26 former NFL players, coaches and executives were announced as semifinalists for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame earlier this week. That number will be narrowed down further in January before the inductees are announced during Super Bowl week in February. Among the most noticeable semifinalists are: Kurt Warner, Junior Seau, Marin Harrison, Isaac Bruce, Terrell Davis...
Via Sportsnaut
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Law, Junior Seau Among Semifinalists For Pro Football Hall Of Fame

The pool of nominees for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class was trimmed from 113 to 26, and two former New England Patriots made the cut. Cornerback Ty Law and linebacker Junior Seau were among the semifinalists, which were announced Tuesday on NFL Network’s “Gold Jacket Semifinalists” special. There were supposed to be 25 candidates, but a tie resulted in 26. Those...
Via NESN.com
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Seau, Warner, Dungy HOF semifinalists

Junior Seau, Kurt Warner and Tony Dungy are among 26 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2015. Seau and Warner are among eight first-year candidates in the balloting. Dungy is in his second year on the ballot. Former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf previously were selected as contributor finalists. Mick Tingelhoff is the senior committee nominee,...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Concussion lawyer: NFL will seek 'scorched-earth litigation' without deal

PHILADELPHIA -- A lead players' lawyer pushing the estimated $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion claims predicted Wednesday that the league would pursue "scorched-earth litigation" if the case doesn't settle. Christopher Seeger's arguments opened a daylong "fairness hearing" on the plan in federal court in Philadelphia. The deal would settle thousands of lawsuits that accuse...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Judge to weigh fairness of NFL concussion deal with ex-players

  The NFL's potential $1 billion plan to compensate retired players for brain trauma could soon close the chapter on a troubled era of league concussion management. However, critics lined up to speak Wednesday at a court hearing in Philadelphia believe the NFL is getting off lightly, especially given league revenues topping $10 billion a year. ''The NFL unquestionably can afford...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Judge to weigh fairness of NFL concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The NFL's potential $1 billion plan to compensate retired players for brain trauma could soon close the chapter on a troubled era of league concussion management. However, critics lined up to speak Wednesday at a court hearing in Philadelphia believe the NFL is getting off lightly, especially given league revenues topping $10 billion a year. ''The NFL unquestionably...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy, John Lynch among 26 semifinalists for football HOF

Junior Seau, Kurt Warner and Tony Dungy are among 26 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2015. Seau and Warner are among eight first-year candidates in the balloting. Dungy is in his second year on the ballot. Former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf previously were selected as contributor finalists. Mick Tingelhoff is the senior committee nominee,...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy, John Lynch among 26 semifinalists for football HOF

Junior Seau, Kurt Warner and Tony Dungy are among 26 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2015. Seau and Warner are among eight first-year candidates in the balloting. Dungy is in his second year on the ballot. Former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf previously were selected as contributor finalists. Mick Tingelhoff is the senior committee nominee,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy, John Lynch among 26 semifinalists for football HOF

Junior Seau, Kurt Warner and Tony Dungy are among 26 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2015. Seau and Warner are among eight first-year candidates in the balloting. Dungy is in his second year on the ballot. Former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf previously were selected as contributor finalists. Mick Tingelhoff is the senior committee nominee,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Seau, Warner, Dungy HOF semifinalists

Junior Seau, Kurt Warner and Tony Dungy are among 26 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2015. Seau, who committed suicide in 2012, and Warner are among eight first-year candidates in the balloting. Dungy is in his second year on the ballot. Former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf previously were selected as contributor finalists. Mick Tingelhoff is...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinalists announced

Eight of the 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates have advanced to the next stage as the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its semifinalists for the Class of 2015 on Tuesday. For the second straight year there are 26 semifinalists instead of 25. There was a tie for the final spot and in accordance with the bylaws all ties are carried over. The first-time eligible candidates...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pro Football HOF unveiling semifinalists for 2015

The NFL Network and the Pro Football Hall of Fame will unveil the 25 semifinalists still eligible for the Courtesy of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2015 class. We’ll update this post shortly after the announcement. We wanted to get something posted now so you could begin discussing the names here. Among the likely semifinalists are nine players and...
Via Zone Blitz
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 Pro Football of Fame Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class have been officially released. Quarterback Kurt Warner and LB Junior Seau lead the list 15 first-year candidates nominated. Also nominated for the class of 2015 in their first year of eligibility are receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt, tackle Orlando Pace and place-kicker Jason Elam. There are a total of 113 nominees; 99...
Via Thacover2
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 Pro Football of Fame Nominees Unveiled

The nominees for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame have been officially released. Quarterback Kurt Warner and LB Junior Seau are among 15 first-year candidates nominated. Also nominated for the class of 2015 in their first year of eligibility are receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt, tackle Orlando Pace and place-kicker Jason Elam. There are a total of 113 nominees; 99 players...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also nominated for the class of 2015 in their first year of eligibility are receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt, tackle Orlando Pace, and placekicker Jason Elam. A total of 99 players and 14 coaches comprise the...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pace, Lewis, Seau, Warner among first-time HOF candidates

Kurt Warner, Junior Seau, Orlando Pace and Jamal Lewis are among the 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates who have been nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2015. The complete list of 113 nominees was announced by the Hall on Tuesday evening. This year's modern-era nominees list includes 98 players and 14 coaches. To be considered, a modern-era candidate...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Nantz: Rice saga 'arguably darkest week' in NFL history

The NFL has endured countless tragic moments over the last several years. From former players like Junior Seau committing suicide, to Aaron Hernandez’s downfall, there’s no doubt “The Shield” has taken plenty of pelts. However, during Thursday night’s telecast on CBS, legendary play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz said that the NFL was currently going through “arguably the...
Via NESN.com
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Rules To Wearing Jerseys

You have a rockin’ collection of jerseys stashed in your closet. It’s game day and you’re ready to rep your team. For story’s sake, let’s say you’re a die-hard San Diego Chargers fan. You pull out that throwback #55 Junior Seau (may he rest in peace) jersey, a pair of jeans, sneakers, and then you tuck your jersey into your jeans. STOP! You just took what could have been...
Via Bacon Sports
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

What happened to the NFL’s concussion crisis?

As the 2014 NFL season begins, the major storyline of 2013 is now a blip on the national radar – the league’s concussion crisis. The NFL released a report today saying concussions fell by 13% during the 2013 season.  The NFL surely sees this as a significant PR victory and is treating it as evidence of their altruistic push towards player safety.  Of course, informed observers...
Via Awful Announcing
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Seau's family opts out of proposed NFL settlement

NEW YORK (AP) -- The family of Junior Seau has opted out of a proposed NFL legal settlement with former players over concussion-related injuries. The family will continue its wrongful death lawsuit against the league. Seau, a star linebacker for 20 seasons who made 11 Pro Bowls, committed suicide in 2012. "We have tried to communicate it that it is not satisfactory and all we met...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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