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NFL Expansion: These 10 Cities Absolutely Need NFL Teams

ByJulian Sonny
The NFL has made it no secret what its next big move is -- international expansion. And with games being played at Wembley Stadium in London every year, it looks like it could actually be the first major American sports organization to finally reach…

Greg Hardy's Case Shows The NFL Can Finally Handle Domestic Violence

ByMiranda Kulp
With over 1,600 players in the NFL, there are bound to be some public arrests. However, the 2014-2015 season shed some much-needed light on the criminal side of the league. Back in early September, it became evident (due to surveillance video) that…

Larry Fitzgerald Dropped The Realest Draft-Day Advice On NFL Prospects

ByAdam Silvers
Hey, potential NFL Draftees, Arizona Cardinals veteran wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has some advice for you to ponder over the next few hours. In a recent piece for The Players' Tribune, Fitzgerald penned a heartfelt, open and honest letter to the…

Trump Tweeted About The NFL Again And People Are Not Here For It

ByJoseph Milord
On Tuesday morning, Sept. 26, President Donald Trump tweeted about the NFL again to weigh in on the subject of protests that take place during the playing of the national anthem. In a series of three tweets, the president highlighted "great anger"…

The NFL Just Announced Adrian Peterson Will Be Reinstated Tomorrow

ByAdam Silvers
The NFL has announced that effective tomorrow, Adrian Peterson will be fully reinstated as an active NFL player. He will immediately be allowed to participate in all Minnesota Vikings team activities. In early November, AP pled no contest to the…

Trump Might Be Right About NFL Ratings, But Not For The Reason He Thinks

ByJoseph Milord
During a five-day tirade against the NFL that started with a suggestion that players who kneel during the national anthem should be fired, President Donald Trump has also criticized the league's TV ratings. During this period, each of the…

The Hottest NFL Wives And Girlfriends Of 2013

ByJulian Sonny
The life of an NFL player can get hectic during the season and especially in the playoffs, so when they come back home from a long practice or a hard-fought game, chances are they're coming home to a gorgeous woman. Who wouldn't want that? Pro…

Why NFL Players Could Be The Answer To The Weed Legalization Debate

ByJoseph Milord
Think about the biggest "potheads" you met in college. What did they always tell people who were afraid of weed? I'll take a guess: "Weed is actually far less dangerous than other drugs, even the legal ones." And that makes sense. Weed is still…

September Was The First Month In 6 Years With No NFL Players Arrested

ByAdam Silvers
At the moment, the sport of football is taking something of a beating in the United States. This year alone, we witnessed numerous high school football incidents occurring both on and off the field that made us shudder in horror and disbelief. In…

Twitter Is Losing It Over Donald Trump's Latest Tweet About The "Hemorrhaging" NFL

ByHannah Golden
While many were spending the Thanksgiving holiday offline, Donald Trump didn't let up on picking Twitter fights. The president was at it early on Black Friday with a morning message about football. Trump tweeted about the NFL and Roger Goodell, the…

Odell Beckham's Cousin Is Incredibly Ripped And Trying Out For The NFL

ByJoseph Milord
If Odell Beckham Jr was a Pokémon, this would have to be his evolved form. Meet Terron Beckham, OBJ's cousin and now NFL hopeful who just happens to look like he belongs in a fictional movie. After all, he trains like he's a superhero. No, really.…

The NFL Just Took A Huge Step In Working To Hire More Women

ByAdam Silvers
Less than a year ago, the NFL's Arizona Cardinals made history by hiring Dr. Jen Welter as the first female assistant coach in NFL history -- albeit just for the preseason. Then, the Buffalo Bills took it a step further with the hire of Kathryn…

Donald Trump Is Back To Slamming NFL Players, Because Of Course He Is

ByChelsea Stewart
Well... the silence was good while it lasted. I'm talking about President Donald Trump and his intense Twitter attacks on NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem. If you somehow didn't notice, he'd been relatively quiet on the subject…

Former NFL Player Tweeting Hilarious Combine GIFs Is Literally All Of Us

ByAdam Silvers
To be honest, former NFL defensive end Austen Lane didn't really have much of a pro career. The 28-year-old bounced from Jacksonville to Detroit to Chicago, starting just 17 games between 2010 and 2014. However, Lane's recent Twitter game is worthy…

Here's How The 2013 NFL Draft Actually Should've Gone

ByCampus Sports
The 2013 NFL Draft provided the league with some of the best players today. However, there are a handful of teams that wish they could do it all over again. From a wide receiver who has turned into one of the best in the league today, to a defensive…

First Female NFL Referee Doesn’t Want To Be A Trailblazer, Just A Great Ref

ByAdam Silvers
You might expect the first female referee in NFL history to boast about the fact she's gone where no woman has before, but less than five minutes into my conversation with Sarah Thomas, it becomes clear that isn't who she is. I recently chatted with…

3 Of The Biggest Names In The NFL Are Looking At Possible Suspension

ByAdam Silvers
In December 2015, Al Jazeera America aired a documentary called "The Dark Side," which dove headfirst into the world of doping in professional sports. Now, based on the evidence presented in that documentary, NFL linebackers Clay Matthews, James…

Researchers Find Brain Disease In 87 Out Of 91 Former NFL Players Tested

ByJoseph Milord
New research from the US Department of Veterans Affairs and Boston University found 96 percent of deceased NFL players' brains examined had CTE, PBS Frontline reports. CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalopathy, is a disease synonymous with the…

Is Jameis Winston’s Promising NFL Future Enough To Forget His Past?

ByMiranda Kulp
The 2015 NFL Draft has officially come and gone, and we now have the first glimpse into the future of the league. It was some of the most exciting yet nail-biting three days for all football fans, as they watched their favorite college players have…

Kanye West's Addidas Yeezy Cleats Have Been Banned By The NFL

ByEitan Levine
Wanna play in the NFL? Good. Leave your Yeezys at the door. Against literally all odds, Kanye West has somehow managed to infiltrate the shoe business. I don't know how it happened or even why he's really doing this, but he has miraculously figured…

This NFL Player Just Donated $10,000 To Marijuana Research

ByJulian Sonny
The life of an NFL lineman isn't exactly a glorious one. They never seem to get the recognition they deserve. Plus, when it comes to making contact and taking blows to the head, no one on the field knows the fight better than them. With the NFL…

NFL Rookie Ezekiel Elliott Allegedly Caught In Bed With A Woman On Snapchat

ByAdam Silvers
Running back Ezekiel Elliott hasn't been in the NFL a week yet, but he's already getting caught up in the drama. The newest high-profile member of the Dallas Cowboys made a splash before he was even drafted on Thursday thanks to his crop top outfit.…

Los Angeles Is Building A $3 Billion Stadium For These Two NFL Teams

ByJulian Sonny
Los Angeles hasn't had a professional football team since 1995. That was the year the Rams and Raiders respectively dipped to St. Louis and Oakland, leaving a huge void in one of the biggest sports markets in the US. Since then, USC and UCLA have…

College Player Enters NFL Draft Early To Help Out His Homeless Mom

ByJoseph Milord
Peyton Barber is leaving school early to enter the NFL Draft, and his motive for doing so is simple. He explained, My mom, she's homeless right now. Barber, who played running back at Auburn University, had the option of finishing his degree and…

4 Reasons Every NFL Team Absolutely Needs To Hire A Female Coach

ByJoy Pecoraro
The NFL is making strategic decisions that benefit its business by hiring women to assist with coaching. On July 27, 2015, the Arizona Cardinals announced they hired Jen Welter, the first female coach in the NFL. The news came one year after the San…

Marcus Mariota Is Set To Become The First Hawaiian NFL Superstar

ByJulian Sonny
Marcus Mariota decided not attend the NFL Draft this year. Instead, he was watching from home over 4,000 miles away with friends and family back in Hawaii. The humble Heisman winner has some high expectations on him as the second overall pick to the…

Marshall Faulk Says NFL Players Retiring Early Is Nothing To Worry About

ByJoseph Milord
Of the major American sports, football has always been the one that has stars with the most short-lived careers. That is no secret. But the events of this offseason, in particular, seem to stress that point. Guys like All-World linebacker Patrick…

Donald Trump Doubled Down On His NFL Feud In Ridiculous 'Hannity' Interview

ByLilli Petersen
President Donald Trump doesn’t do televised interviews terribly often, seeming more comfortable sharing his thoughts from behind a Twitter account. But on Oct. 11, he did a sit-down with Fox News commentator Sean Hannity outside of Harrisburg, PA,…

Trump Attacked The NFL On Twitter, And No One's Having It

ByDanielle Valente
Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest — and football — but the commander in chief's early-morning social media posts certainly haven't promoted a feeling of relaxation. President Donald Trump's tweets about the NFL caused quite an uproar, pitting…

How Rugby Has Perfectly Prepared Australian Star Jarryd Hayne For The NFL

ByRaf Stitt
For those of you who haven't heard of Jarryd Hayne, he's an Australian rugby star who decided to leave behind fame and fortune in order to pursue a career in the NFL. After making the announcement a few months ago, Hayne was finally picked up by the…

The NFL Rejected A Super Bowl Ad About National Anthem Protests, & Here’s Why

ByBernadette Deron
Even if you're not a huge football fan (or if your team did not make it to the Super Bowl this year), chances are you'll still be watching the game on Feb. 4. Even if you have zero interest in the two teams that made it to the final match-up,…

Can't Hide Ugly: Pink Won't Save The NFL's And Fracking Companies' Images

ByJohn Haltiwanger
It's absolutely horrendous that individuals, organizations and corporations would commandeer benevolent causes in order to improve their own tarnished public images. Yet, sadly, it happens all the time. Not very long ago, your favorite frozen pizza…

The National Anthem During NFL Games Hasn't Always Been The Tradition You Think

ByLisa Dunn
Despite the fact that Puerto Rico was hit by a brutal hurricane on Sept. 20 and plunged into a humanitarian crisis of massive proportions, President Donald Trump has spent most of his emotional energy for the past week furiously tweeting about NFL…

Trump Claims NFL Has Gone 'Soft' In Rant About Helmet-To-Helmet Hits

ByAdam Silvers
While speaking to a group of supporters in Reno, Nevada recently, presidential hopeful Donald Trump complained the NFL, like the United States, went "soft." Specifically, Trump was most likely referring to Saturday night's Steelers-Bengals game, in…

NFL Prospect Says Atlanta Falcons Coach Asked Him If He's Gay

ByAdam Silvers
Former Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple claimed an Atlanta Falcons coach asked him if he is gay during a recent meeting at this year's NFL Scouting Combine. Apple reportedly said, The Falcons coach, one of the coaches, was like, 'So, do you like…

This Former NFL Star Traded The Football Field For A Silicon Valley Office

ByJoseph Milord
Patrick Willis is showing off his brains after years of showcasing brawn. The former NFL star, who is just one season removed from retiring, is now a Silicon Valley executive at a tech startup. Willis, who made the Pro Bowl seven times in eight…

NFL Stars Team Up To Form A Powerful Force Against Bullying (Video)

ByJoseph Milord
In many ways, the Super Bowl captures so much of what the NFL is about. It's a close and intense battle with powerful athletes galore and superstars fighting through injury and gritting their teeth through the pain; one might say the…

5 NFL Players Who Triumphed Over Their Rough Upbringings To Become Successful

ByJulian Sonny
What many people don't realize when they see an NFL player celebrating after getting a first down or dancing after a touchdown is how much he had to overcome just to get there. Sure, showboating should have its limits, but can you really get mad at…

This NFL Rookie's Mom Tweeted A Serious Warning To 'All The Thirsty Girls'

ByAdam Silvers
Thursday night, the New York Giants raised more than a few eyebrows when they selected cornerback Eli Apple with the 10th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. The former Ohio State University defensive back might be a great future NFL talent, but…

You Could Win Tickets To The 2019 Super Bowl With Pizza Hut’s NFL App

ByLara Walsh
Now that I've gotten out of my Labor Day weekend BBQ coma, I'm starting to look forward to the changing leaves, crisp fall mornings, and football season. The NFL is kicking off its season on Thursday, Sept. 6, and this year's official NFL pizza…

Trump Threw Shade At The NFL During A Speech For NASCAR

ByHannah Golden
During a speech at the White House on Monday, May 21, the president breathed new life into an ongoing feud with the American football community. The speech was during an event to honor 2017 NASCAR Champion Martin Truex Jr. Though he didn't…

Trump Is Tweeting About The NFL, Not About Puerto Rico, And Twitter Is Pissed

ByHannah Golden
Social media users are once again condemning the president for his Twitter habits, or more specifically, what gets prioritized on his feed. While Puerto Rico is devastated after Hurricane Maria, Donald Trump has been tweeting nonstop about the…

Man Catfishing Women By Pretending To Be NFL Star Blows His Own Cover On FB

ByAmanda Fama
If you're a Miami Dolphins football fan, you probably have no idea who "Maserati Rick" is. However, if you're a girl using Tinder in the Miami area, you might've crossed his path. "Maserati Rick" — whose real name is Ricardo Agnant — has been…

If NFL Stars Were Superheroes, The World Would Be A Safer Place (Photos)

ByJulian Sonny
NFL stars are the closest damn things we have to the superheroes we see in the movies. Straight up. They're big, they're strong and, of course, they have millions of dollars to invest in their powers. In an alternate universe, they'd be the perfect…

The NFL Aired An Interview With Naked Players In The Background (Video)

ByAdam Silvers
In today's NFL of 24-hour news and instant everything, fans want to get as close to the action as humanly possible. But viewers of the NFL Network definitely got more than they bargained for after tuning into a postgame interview taking place in the…

Will Smith's Film 'Concussion' Sheds Light On Dangers Of NFL Injuries (Video)

ByAdam Silvers
"Concussion," starring Will Smith, is set to be released this December -- right at the peak of the NFL season -- and the movie could land a major blow to one of the most powerful organizations in the world. In the film, which is based on a true…

How Jordy Nelson Went From Farm Boy To Elite NFL Wide Receiver

ByAdam Silvers
Earlier this week, the Internet salivated over the fact that every offseason, Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson spends 12 hours a day working on his family farm, despite recently signing a four-year deal worth $39 million. And rightfully…

Why Jameis Winston Is The Undisputed No. 1 Pick Of The 2015 NFL Draft

ByDevin Beahm
Over the course of the next 40 days, we will see the last hurdle for NFL hopefuls: Pro Day. With the NFL Draft just around the corner, the big question on everyone’s mind is, who will be the number one draft pick in 2015? All eyes are on Florida…

Rob Gronkowski Gets Trolled So Hard In Super Bowl Edition Of 'Mean Tweets'

ByAdam Silvers
We're just a few days away from the New England Patriots squaring off with the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51 in Houston, Texas. Thursday night, though, the focus shifted from the football field to the Twitter arena when NFL superstars such as the…

20 NFL Preseason Highlights That'll Make You Way Too Ready For Week 1

ByAdam Silvers
It may not feel like it, judging by the sweltering heat and humidity, but we're just 10 days away from kicking off the 2015 NFL season. No longer will Sundays be spent at the beach and the pool. Instead, they'll be spent inside bars, living rooms…