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NFL promises to adapt to COVID-19 Circumstances for start of new season

NFL promises to adapt to COVID-19 Circumstances for start of new season

May 26, 2020

Sports fans in the United States have been separated from the world of sports for 10 weeks now due to the cancelation of events normally held by national leagues across the nation....

How One Workout Brought the Spotlight Back on Kaepernick

How One Workout Brought the Spotlight Back on Kaepernick

December 5, 2019

Years of contention have plagued the relationship shared between Colin Kaepernick and the NFL. And after three years of exile...

New NFL National Anthem Policy reignites conversations

Alec Downing, Editor-in-Chief

June 10, 2018

National Football League (NFL) team owners voted to implement a new policy mandating that all players, as well as other team and league personnel, stand during the national anthem. The policy comes after an NFL season in which anthem protests dominated not just sports headlines, but also the national political discourse. The wave of anthem protests first bega...

Seahawks begin Offseason Program

Caylah Lunning, Author

April 25, 2018

The Seattle Seahawks began their voluntary workouts last Monday, with a majority of the team making their way back to Virginia Mason Athletic Center—where the team holds their practices. The team’s first day of their offseason workout program consisted of physicals, testing and a team meeting. This day was primarily held to get a good understanding...

Double Standards in Philadelphia Super Bowl Celebrations

Alec Downing, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII. The game itself was thrilling, with the underdog Eagles taking down regular season MVP Tom Brady and claiming their first Super Bowl in franchise history. Super Bowl LII will almost certainly go down as one of the all-time great Super Bowls. However, the events that transpired...

Nick Foles leads Eagles to First Super Bowl Win

Alec Downing, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles hoisted the Lombardi trophy high a er defeating the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII. The two offenses combined for a total of 1,151 yards, the most ever—not just in a Super Bowl, but any NFL game ever. Eagles quarterback, Nick Foles, was declared Super Bowl MVP. Foles took over as the starting quarterback after...

NFL Conference Championship Conclusion

Alec Downing, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2018

The matchup for Super Bowl LII has been set after the NFL Conference Championships on Sunday Jan. 21. The New England Patriots will be returning to the biggest stage in football for the second year in a row, this time to take on the Philadelphia Eagles. New England defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC Championship game. The Pa...

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Debrief of the 2017 NFL Trades

November 8, 2017

The NFL generally has the quietest trade deadline of the major American sports leagues. This was not the case for this year’s...

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Seahawks 2017 Draft

May 3, 2017

Now that the 2017 NFL Draft is finished, the Seattle Seahawks have a whole new crop of talent. General manager John Schneider...

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Seahawks Offseason Update

April 26, 2017

It is almost time for one of the biggest events of the year: the NFL Draft. The Seattle Seahawks have some glaring holes in their...

Brady, Pats Cement Dynasty With Overtime Super Bowl Win

Les Tobias, Author

February 8, 2017

Even for a team which had conquered nearly every challenge and won every title in the NFL, it had never been done. On the last NFL Sunday of the season, this final climax had every twist and turn one could imagine, and culminated in the most fairytale-like ending as the New England Patriots beat the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI 34-28 in an overtime...

KEVIN C. COX, VIA GETTY IMAGES

Offense Reigns on Championship Sunday

January 25, 2017

KEVIN C. COX, VIA GETTY IMAGES Matt Ryan (left) and Tom Brady (right) will face off in Super Bowl LI. NFC Championship Game Green Bay 21, Atlanta 44 In a game that pitted the NFC’s top-rated qua...

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