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Rob Weintraub's Big Ten Alumni Trophies
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Rob Weintraub's Big Ten Alumni Trophies

Rob Weintraub picks the NFL's best player in 2018 from each school in the Big Ten Conference.

1 comment, Last at 12 Feb 2019, 3:21pm by Boots Day

AAF Kicks Off Without Kickoffs

Here's a good primer from the AP on the rule changes in the new Alliance of American Football which starts this coming weekend. Kickoffs are gone, but there's an opportunity to "onside kick" by converting fourth-and-12 from the 28. However, you're only allowed to try this if you are down 17 points, or in the final five minutes of the game. There's also a "SkyJudge" official whose job is to monitor the broadcast and correct egregious errors made by the officials on the field.

18 comments, Last at 15 Feb 2019, 11:28pm by Sixknots
Rob Weintraub's SEC Alumni Trophies
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Rob Weintraub's SEC Alumni Trophies

Rob Weintraub picks the NFL's best player in 2018 from each school in the Southeastern Conference.

2 comments, Last at 08 Feb 2019, 7:57pm by Vincent Verhei
Rob Weintraub's ACC Alumni Trophies
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Rob Weintraub's ACC Alumni Trophies

Rob Weintraub picks the NFL's best player in 2018 from each school in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

2 comments, Last at 13 Feb 2019, 2:26pm by Sixknots

Dolphins, Bengals Officially Announce Flores, Taylor as New Coaches

The worst-kept secrets in the NFL's personnel world became official on Monday.

1 comment, Last at 04 Feb 2019, 6:34pm by johonny

Super Bowl LIII Digest: Patriots Put Down the Rams Revolution

Everything you would ever want to know about a punt-tastic Super Bowl and the future of the Mini McVay Marching Society.

EdjSports' Fourth-Down Report: Super Bowl LIII
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EdjSports' Fourth-Down Report: Super Bowl LIII

Super Bowl LIII was a great game if you like punting. Not so great if you like aggressive coaching that agrees with analytical models. (Click to read more.)

6 comments, Last at 07 Feb 2019, 4:27pm by PirateFreedom

Award Winners Named at NFL Honors

The NFL Honors presentation will be airing later tonight on tape delay, but if you just can't wait, here are the winners of the major awards:

7 comments, Last at 04 Feb 2019, 10:13am by Mr Shush

NFL Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Class

While the NFL Network was showing a game of Pictionary, the NFL's website announced the Hall of Fame's Class of 2019. Your new enshrinees:

33 comments, Last at 11 Feb 2019, 5:59am by Mr Shush

The Secret To The Rams Blocking Success

As you may have heard, the L.A. Rams had 5.49 adjusted line yards per carry this season, the most for any offense we have ever recorded. Josh Hermsmeyer, however, thinks that says less about the Rams' offensive line and more about the coaching abilities of Sean McVay.

9 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2019, 10:30pm by dank067