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R.I.P. Ralph Wilson
R.I.P. Ralph Wilson
He was the most important person in the history of sports in Buffalo and a leader in the NFL becoming what it is today. But more than that, Bills owner Ralph Wilson was a world-class human being and he will be missed
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Buyer Beware
Buyer Beware
Fans love the flurry of free agency. Unfortunately, so do some teams. But if you think that shiny free agent signing is too good to be true, it probably is
By Andy Benoit
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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
By Jenny Vrentas
Film Room
The Skinny On Teddy
The Skinny On Teddy
In the coming months, as the 2014 draft nears, we will hear all about Teddy Bridgewater's lack of arm strength, size and other measurable qualities. But it's what is unseen that might propel the Louisville QB to be the No. 1 pick in May
By Greg A. Bedard
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The Games Go On, And So Does Life
The Games Go On, And So Does Life
Players have always complained about a lack of support when their NFL careers are over. That’s about to change thanks to the NFLPA’s new program, The Trust
By Emily Kaplan
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Thursday Night Football: ‘It Feels Horrible’
Thursday Night Football 'feels horrible' according to some players
Getting another night in the week with football has been a good thing for fans, right? Well, it hasn't been for the players, who are still struggling to reconcile the NFL's push for safety with its effort to make everyone play on short rest
By Robert Klemko
Mediaville
Holidays Away From Home
Holidays Away From Home
Football is as synonymous with Thanksgiving as turkey. For the behind-the-scenes NFL broadcast staffers, it means celebrating the holiday in non-traditional ways—like bowling with Phil Simms—so millions can get their pie and pigskin fix
By Richard Deitsch
Mediaville
Voices of the NFL
Voices of the NFL
An important but never seen aspect of football broadcasts, the sound that takes pregame shows into commercial breaks can be pivotal to keeping viewers tuned in. Meet the people behind those voices that are heard every Sunday
By Richard Deitsch
The Throwback
JFK 50 Years Later: The NFL’s Darkest Weekend
The NFL’s Darkest Weekend
In November 1963, as a shocked nation mourned its assassinated president, the NFL proceeded with its full Sunday schedule. One result of this controversial decision was a brutal off-the-field fight that came close to taking a player’s life
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Dear Richard …
Dear Richard ...
In response to Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman's essay about how he'd run things as commissioner, NFL executive Troy Vincent sticks up for his employer and points out how the league is addressing Sherman's concerns