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Tim Tebow Gets E! Entertainment Documentary

Tim Tebow - New York Jets Backup QB Getting 30 Minute Special

Apparently all it takes for Tim Tebow to become an E! Entertainment Television celebrity these days was a decent college football career, a couple of come-from-behind NFL wins and a very public belief in god. Sports Illustrated is reporting that Tim Tebow is getting his own 30-minute special airing on E! although what the airing… Read more »

LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles Agree to 5-Year, $45M Extension

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ESPN is reporting that the Philadelphia Eagles have signed star running back LeSean McCoy to a five-year contract extension worth a whopping $45 million. Per the report, McCoy’s deal — which (monetarily speaking) catapults him to an elite class of RBs that include Adrian Peterson and Chris Johnson — includes about $20.765 million of guaranteed… Read more »

Vince Young, Buffalo Bills Agree to One-Year Deal Worth $2 Million

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Quarterback Vince Young officially has a new home office — in Buffalo. Young, two-time Pro Bowl selection who was a backup last year to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, has agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract with the Buffalo Bills, ESPN reported earlier today. “We think adding Vince to our roster will create more… Read more »

Vikings New Stadium: Minnesota House Approves Bill To Build

New Vikings Stadium

The first major step towards beginning construction of the Minnesota Vikings new stadium has been completed as the Minnesota House of Representatives approved a bill to build a new $975 million stadium in Minneapolis. The House negotiated for eight hours on Monday before they finally approved the bill by a vote of 73-58. After an… Read more »

Ben Roethlisberger Graduates From Miami University in Southwest Ohio

Ben Roethlistberger Graduates With Degree In Education

When Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left for the NFL in 2003 he had not yet earned his degree from Miami University in southwest Ohio, now nine years after the fact the NFL star has managed to finish the required classes needed to pick up his diploma. The 30-year-old Roethlisberger received his bachelor’s degree in… Read more »

Cameron Wake Reaches A Deal with Miami Dolphins

Cameron Wake Dolphins Linebacker Signs New Deal

The Miami Dolphins and linebacker Cameron Wake will have at least four more years together after Cameron on Sunday agreed to sign a four-year contract extension worth a reported $49 million with $20 million guaranteed. First announced by an insider close to the team the deal was later confirmed via the Dolphins official Twitter feed,… Read more »

Junior Seau Family Will Allow Researchers To Study His Brain

Junior Seau Brain To Be Studied with family permission

The family of Junior Seau has agreed to let researchers study his brain to determine if he suffered extensive damage from concussions received during his 20-year NFL career. The announcement comes just one day after a San Diego County medical examiner officially ruled Seau’s death to be caused by a self inflicted gunshot wound to… Read more »

NFL Bounty Scandal: Fujita, Hargrove, Smith and Vilma Suspended

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The NFL suspended four players from the New Orleans Saints for their involvement in the “bounty program” today. Scott Fujita, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith and Jonathan Vilma were all suspended without pay for varying amounts of time. Saints’ linebacker Vilma was suspended for the entire season. Defensive End Smith received a four-game suspension. Fujita, a… Read more »

Kellen Moore Agrees To Free-Agent Deal With Detroit Lions

Kellen Moore Detroit Lions

Kellen Moore, who set a starting quarterback Football Bowl Subdivision record with 50 wins back in college, has agreed to a free-agent contract with the Detroit Lions. The news comes after Moore was not amongst the 253 players acquired during the 2012 NFL Draft. Savannah Wall, Athletes First spokeswoman, confirmed the agreement between the Lions… Read more »

Houston Texans Select Whitney Mercilus In 26th Overall NFL Draft Pick

Texans Whitney Mercilus

Whitney Mercilus, the 21-year-old NFL linebacker who played for the University of Illinois in college, was selected with the 26th overall pick by the Houston Texans in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Wilner Mercilus, Whitney’s father who moved from Haiti to the U.S. in 1985, says that newspaper stories regarding his having… Read more »

New Orleans Saints Bounty Probe Reaches ‘Final Stages’

New Orleans Saints Bounty Investigation Nearly Over

While it is unlikely that penalties and fines will be handed down to New Orleans Saints players this week, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced on Wednesday that he is almost done conducting interviews regarding player participation in the bounty program. Speaking at an NFL draft event Goodell said he doesn’t expect to issue any final… Read more »

2012 NFL Draft Live Stream: Watch it Online Here

2012 NFL Draft Live Stream

The NFL’s 2012 Draft, the 77th annual meeting of National Football League franchises to select newly eligible players, returns to prime time television with the first round draft picks starting at 8 p.m. (ET) sharp on April 26. Second and third rounds are scheduled for live broadcast on Friday April 27, at 7 p.m. (ET)…. Read more »