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Sean Payton And New Orleans Saints OK’d To Renegotiate Contract Says NFL

Sean Payton NFL Head Coach

NFL officials have provided the New Orleans Saints with written permission to negotiate a contract extension for suspended head coach Sean Payton. You might recall that the NFL’s front office voided Payton’s previous contract extension based on a technicality in the coaches contract. According to NFL spokesman Greg Aiello: “The league office has communicated fully… Read more »

Charles Tillman May Miss Game If Wife Has Baby Early

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Charles Tillman isn’t worried about missing this Sunday’s game, but it’s definitely a possibility. The Chicago Bears star’s wife is scheduled to deliver their new baby on Monday. If the baby comes early, however, Tillman will be missing the game against the Houston Texans. Tillman said: “The wife is due any day, so hopefully this… Read more »

Boys Football League Dominated By … 9-Year-Old Girl [Videos]

Sam Gordon, 9-year-old football great

Who says girls can’t play football with the big boys? Sam Gordon, 9-years-old, is taking the internet by storm today with her mad football skills. She’s a running back in the Gremlin Division of mostly 9-year-old kids in the Salt Lake City area. This just isn’t some video of a cute kid making a touchdown…. Read more »

Darrell Royal Dies: Legendary Texas Longhorns Coach Passes Away At 88 [Video]

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The Houston Chronicle has confirmed the sad news that former University of Texas head football coach Darrell Royal passed away at his home in Austin early Wednesday. He was 88. According to The Chron, Royal, who won two national championships and turned the Longhorns program into a national power, died of complications from cardiovascular disease…. Read more »

Colts Players Shave Their Heads To Support Pagano’s Leukemia Battle

Colts Shave Heads For Pagano

More than two dozen Indianapolis Colts players shaved their heads in support of coach Chuck Pagano, who is beginning a second round of chemotherapy in his battle to beat leukemia. Quarterback Andrew Luck and punter Pat McAfee were two of the players to shave their heads in a show of support, reports USA Today. McAfee… Read more »

Michael Vick’s Brother Apologizes For Twitter Rant

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Marcus Vick, the younger brother of NFL quarterback Michael Vick, has apologized for a Twitter tirade he unleashed Monday during the Philadelphia Eagles game against the New Orleans Saints. “Please trade my brother. We requesting out of Philly!!!! Please please please,” Vick wrote during the first quarter of the contest after the Eagles’ quarterback took… Read more »

Plaxico Burress Beats 125 MPH Speeding Ticket On Technicality

Plaxico Beats 125 MPH Speeding Ticket

Plaxico Burress escaped a heavy fine when he beat a 125 mph speeding ticket on a technicality. The former NFL receiver had a promising career in his hands when he shot himself in the leg in a club in 2008. Burress got the ticked in Broward County, Florida, driving an impressive 125 mph (70 miles… Read more »

Terry Bradshaw Apologizes For Chicken Comment, Says It Was Inadvertant

Terry Bradshaw Apologizes For Chicken Comment, Says It Was Inadvertant

Terry Bradshaw’s chicken comment during the Dolphins-Colts game drew controversy for what some thought was racial insensitivity, and now the announcer has apologized for what he said was an inside joke gone wrong. The joke came during a highlight of Dolphins tailback Reggie Bush scampering through the Colts defense for a touchdown. Terry Bradshaw was… Read more »

NFL Admits Mistake On DeAngelo Williams Touchdown

NFL Admits Mistake On DeAngelo Williams Touchdown

The NFL admits it made a mistake that may have cost the Washington Redskins a win on Sunday. With 24 seconds remaining in the first quarter, Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams scampered for a 30-yard touchdown. But as the Yahoo! Sports blog Shutdown Corner notes, there was one problem — the whistle blew before… Read more »

Terrell Williams, Arkansas LB, Suspended After DWI Arrest

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Arkansas Razorback linebacker Terrell Williams was suspended from the team Monday after he was arrested for driving while intoxicated over the weekend. According to NWA Online, the 21-year-old Williams was arrested by Fayetteville police around 4 am Sunday for DWI and crossing over the center line of the highway. Police who pulled Williams over say… Read more »

The Redskins Rule: Presidential Election To Be Decided On NFL Sunday

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After months on the campaign trail, dozens of political ads, and millions of dollars, the Presidential election all comes down to this: A football game. According to the Redskins rule, the next president of the United States will be decided this weekend when the Washington Redskins take the field against the Carolina Panthers. Yep, it… Read more »

Michael Vick Still An Elite Quarterback, DeSean Jackson Says

Michael Vick Still Elite, DeSean Jackson Says

Michael Vick is still in the upper echelon of quarterbacks despite his recent struggles with turnovers and consistency, wide receiver DeSean Jackson said Tuesday. Discussing Michael Vick’s status with the team, Jackson said he believes the team is moving forward with him as the starter. After the Philadelphia Eagles loss to the Atlanta Falcons on… Read more »

Manning Perfect In Broncos Rout Of The Saints

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Peyton Manning was almost perfect Sunday, completing 22 of 30 passes for 305 yards with three touchdowns in a rout of the New Orleans Saints. Denver laid a 34-14 beating on the Saints which highlighted a team coming into their own as much as an All-Star quarterback in the finest form. The Saints offense had… Read more »

Atlanta Falcons Win Again, Continue Undefeated Season With 7-0 Record

Matt Ryan and Falcons Still Undefeated After 7 Games

Matt Ryan threw for three touchdown passes on his teams first three possessions and led the Falcons to a 7-0 start with an impressive 30-17 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Matt Ryan’s drives included an opening possession in which he pushed the ball 80 yards on 16 plays. Ryan also converted five third downs during… Read more »