In a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, there was another event that had a ripple effect throughout the NFL. On March 22, the Houston Texans traded All-Pro wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins and a fourth-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft to the Arizona Cardinals for running back David Johnson, a 2020 second-round pick, and a 2021 fourth-round pick.Continue reading “DeAndre Hopkins Trade Began ‘Trickle-Down’ Effect for Texans’ Tough Season”
Aaron Rodgers used adjectives like “strange,” “weird” and “different” to describe the current NFL season. The Green Bay Packers star quarterback wasn’t referring to anything on the field though. In fact, it’s been business as usual for the Packers, who are atop the NFC North at 7-3 and currently situated as the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs.Continue reading “Aaron Rodgers Excited for First Fans at Lambeau Field in 2020”
Carson Wentz isn’t playing his best football by far and is on track to register his worst season of his NFL career, but he still has plenty of supporters in his corner.
The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback leads the league in turnovers (16), interceptions (12), and sacks (32), while ranking 31st in completion percentage (58.4).Continue reading “Eagles Shouldn’t Move on From Carson Wentz”
No one has a definitive answer to combat or solve the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Health and safety experts provide their recommendations to government officials and organizations, including professional sports leagues, though most are left to develop their own processes within that guidance.Continue reading “Denver Broncos Testing UV Technology to Combat COVID-19”
“One Player Makes an Impact, 2,000 Make a Movement.”Continue reading “NFL Votes Initiative Registers 900 Players Ahead of 2020 Election”
Deion Sanders’ appointment as the 21st head football coach at Jackson State University isn’t about publicity. Nor is it just about football.
It’s about opportunity.Continue reading “Deion Sanders’ Hire at Jackson State is About More Than Football”
There’s things Eli Manning misses about playing in the NFL—training camp, the locker room, and of course celebrating wins with teammates, coaches and staff on the bus ride or flight home.Continue reading “Eli Manning Still Rooting for Daniel Jones, Giants”
For the first time in the 101-year history of the NFL, the entire slate of Sunday Night Football games will be broadcast in Spanish across the United States.Continue reading “All Sunday Night Football Games to be Broadcast on Spanish-Language TV for First Time”
Ed Reed wouldn’t guarantee a Super Bowl LV championship or even an appearance in the title game for reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens, but the Pro Football Hall of Fame safety still has plenty of faith in his former team heading into the 2020-21 season.Continue reading “Ed Reed Excited to See Lamar Jackson’s Growth”
Arik Armstead is well aware of the opportunities education and sports have provided him. The San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle is also well aware of the lack of opportunities many face due to various factors, including location and socioeconomic status.Continue reading “49ers’ Arik Armstead’s Mission to Tackle Educational Inequality”