07 Jul 2011
John Mackey, who revolutionized the NFL from the tight end position and the collective bargaining table, passed away at the age of 69 early Thursday morning. He had suffered from dementia for many years and was the main inspiration behind the NFL's "88 plan" to provide financial relief for ex-players suffering through the condition.
8 comments, Last at 08 Jul 2011, 6:14am by Raiderjoe
Just in case Sunday night did not make it clear, defense rules the NFL in 2016. The best teams in overall DVOA all combine top-five defenses with below-average offenses. The Eagles now lead the league in both defense and special teams and are back to No. 1 overall.