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Here Come the Architects
Here Come the Architects
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is widely opening its doors to contributors beyond the playing field. With the selection of ex-GMs Ron Wolf and Bill Polian as class of 2015 finalists, expect more team builders to be considered down the road
By Peter King
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Better Than London
Better Than London
The NFL wants to bolster its presence in the United Kingdom, but moving a franchise there is fraught with risks and rotating teams in and out of Wembley Stadium is a logistical conundrum. With a tip of the hat to one reader, here’s a solution that would allow the NFL to expand its footprint overseas and at home
By Jenny Vrentas
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In Addressing Domestic Violence, the NFL Takes Its First Tangible Steps
In Addressing Domestic Violence, the NFL Takes Its First Tangible Steps
Beginning next week, the league will give presentations to all of its players, coaches and team employees on how to identify and prevent domestic violence and child abuse. Here’s a look at what the process will entail
By Jenny Vrentas
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Jerry’s New World
Jerry’s New World
In two years the Dallas Cowboys will move their headquarters to Frisco, Texas, where Tony Romo & Co. will share the facilities with local high school teams. It’s all part of Jerry Jones’ vision of marrying America’s team with Friday night lights
By Emily Kaplan
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‘We Can’t Wait on This’
‘We Can’t Wait on This’
Tamba Hali grew up in Liberia, where many family members still live, and he’s helping to combat the spread of Ebola in West Africa and beyond
By Peter King
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A Giant Beatdown … And the Best Is Yet To Come
A Giant Beatdown … And the Best Is Yet To Come
The Eagles finally came together on D, steamrolling the Giants for their first shutout since 1996. They did so without giving away any of their blitz secrets
By Jenny Vrentas
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How Philip Rivers Raised His Game
How Philip Rivers Raised His Game
He’s always had the talent and the stats, but under the new regime San Diego’s longtime quarterback has become a more complete player and stronger leader. At age 32 he’s lifted himself into MVP contention and has the Chargers looking like a Super Bowl team
By Robert Klemko
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Fighting Like Hell
Fighting Like Hell
Four years after his diagnosis, Steve Gleason is working to assemble an ALS research project bigger than any that's ever been done before. And if the reaction of a small crowd in a Manhattan hotel is any indication, he could become a movie star along the way
By Emily Kaplan
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A Different NFL For Now
A Different NFL For Now
The normally quiet fall owners meeting turned into a louder affair Wednesday with all eyes on embattled commissioner Roger Goodell. As the NFL looks to get its personal-conduct house in order, an outsider is lending her unique expertise
By Peter King
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Nobody Is Laughing
Nobody Is Laughing
With a fourth straight loss coming in embarrassing fashion, the Jets are in disarray to the point that Rex Ryan could be out of a job. But the head coach is far from the reason Gang Green has fallen apart
By Robert Klemko