Jenny<br />Vrentas
•staff writer•

Jenny
Vrentas

Behind the Face Mask
The Green Bay Packers’ New Minister of Defense
The Green Bay Packers’ New Minister of Defense
Reggie White 2.0? Not quite, but inside linebacker A.J. Hawk recently showed off his ministry skills by presiding over the wedding of one of the team’s athletic trainers. Nuptials or knockin’ noggins, Hawk is at home doing both
By Jenny Vrentas
Rookie Journey
The Man With a Plan
The Man With a Plan
While most rookies-to-be are fretting over the NFL draft and how much they’ll make next fall, Andre Williams is already taking a longer view into the future
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Going Long
The Battle of Washington
The Battle of Washington
Daniel Snyder says it honors the heritage of Native Americans; critics consider it nothing less than a racist slur. We set out to gauge the real sentiment regarding the name ‘Redskins’ among Native American leaders and in grass-roots tribal communities around the country. The short answer: It’s complicated
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Rookie Journey
Home for a Minute
Home for a Minute
The time between the end of the college football season and the NFL draft is a frenzied waiting game for top prospects. To recharge his batteries, Boston College running back Andre Williams took a breather from his training and headed back to a real chill, rural place called Schnecksville, Pa.
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Rookie Journey
You’d Better Be Better
Pro Day: You’d Better Be Better
His combine performance wasn’t great, so when scouts showed up on his home turf, Boston College running back Andre Williams made the most of his moment
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Rookie Journey
I’m RB35 … and a Whole Lot More Than a Number
I’m RB35 and a Whole Lot More
Andre Williams won the Doak Walker Award as the nation’s best running back last fall. Over the next 11 weeks, The MMQB will chronicle his quest to convince teams that his bruising style can translate to the pass-happy NFL
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Muscle and Medicine
Jermichael Finley Is Fighting Back
Jermichael Finley Is Fighting Back
The Packers tight end, soon to be a free agent, has come a long way since a near-paralyzing hit and spinal-fusion surgery in October. As he works strenuously to regain his playing form, his biggest challenge may be to convince teams he’s not a risk
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Open Field
The Fallout From The Ted Wells Investigation
The Fallout From The Ted Wells Investigation
The long-awaited report on the Dolphins' workplace environment is out. What was learned? It was more than just Richie Incognito harassing Jonathan Martin, punishment will be widespread and locker-room culture will never be the same
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Rookie Journey
‘Always Earning Your Keep’
‘You’re Always Earning Your Keep’
An undrafted rookie, Zach Line beat the odds and found a home in Minnesota. These are the lessons he’ll carry with him going forward in the NFL
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Super Bowl 48
Pressure Packages? Lockdown Corners? Here’s How to Beat ’em
Pressure Packages? Lockdown Corners? Here’s How to Beat ’em
Former Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride, who game-planned against both Super Bowl teams, breaks down the best ways to attack the Seahawks’ and Broncos’ defenses
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