Articles tagged: NFL

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Who is defending the District in 2023?

On Feb. 19, Sea Dragons will fly into Washington, D.C. Thankfully, the District has gained new knights in shining helmets. The D.C. Defenders of the newly reformed XFL—a new springtime... Read more


Post Pitch: What is the XFL?

Welcome back to Post Pitch. This week, Podcasts Assistant Romy Abu-Fadel interviews Halftime Sports Assistant Editor Bradshaw Cate about the recently returned XFL. After you listen, make sure to check... Read more

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No excuses: How sports culture fumbled the Deshaun Watson case

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault and harassment. Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will take the field against the Houston Texans on Dec. 4, his first game since playing... Read more

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Voice Sportz’ NFL 2022-23 season predictions

One of the most cherished traditions of Voice Sports is our annual Super Bowl prediction roundtable. This year, we’re taking things a step further and giving playoff predictions from some... Read more

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The quest for more

After two months away from the game, Tom Brady has returned to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Did he make the right decision? On March 12th, 37-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo scored a... Read more

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What Teams Would Make My NHL, NBA, MLB, and NFL No-Trade Clauses?

When the Spittin’ Chiclets guys had Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri on their podcast recently, they were joking about the teams Kadri probably had on his modified no-trade clause when... Read more

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Fun Hypothetical – What If the MLB and College Baseball Had the Same Agreement as the NFL and College Football?

The NFL’s structures are unparalleled. And the league has created an absolute mammoth spectacle in the NFL Draft. This is because the Draft, and the NFL in general, flows so... Read more

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Sam Darnold and a Mini-Rant on How We Value Quarterbacks

There is absolutely no way to overstate the importance of the quarterback to an NFL team’s potential success. This is an uncomfortable, novel reality. I suspect this is because, whatever... Read more

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The NFL’s Grip on Americans

I’ve been trying to think about explaining the grip the NFL has on America. It’s far and away the most popular sport in the country. The profit generated by every... Read more

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If You Were a Pro Sports Owner, Would You Meddle?

I’m pretty sure I would. I wouldn’t go full Jerry Jones and anoint myself the czar of all personnel decisions, but I would tell my general manager: “Hey, before you... Read more

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Cognitive Dissonance of the Super Bowl

Content Warning: This article mentions instances of assault and domestic violence.  The first Super Bowl I remember watching was in 2007 when the Chicago Bears, led by Brian Urlacher, took... Read more

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The Voice Super Bowl LV Preview

Super Bowl LV will take place later today at 6:00 pm Eastern time, with two formidable clubs battling it out for arguably the most challenging championship in recent memory considering... Read more

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The NFC Least

When my Washington Football Team won this past week, clinching the division, I laughed and laughed and then laughed some more. It wasn’t the kind of celebration I am accustomed... Read more

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Should You Draft A Big Wide Receiver In The First Round?

Now is a fascinating time to take stock of the future of the wide receiver position at the NFL level. On a broad level, Andy Reid’s quote that the college... Read more


Aaron Hernandez And The Plague Of The NFL

Like many people who aren’t big into sports, I had no idea who Aaron Hernandez was before watching the new Netflix docuseries, The Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez,... Read more

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Super Bowl LIV Preview

“It starts with a whistle, and ends with a gun. Sixty minutes of action, from kickoff to touchdown. This is Pro Football. The sport of all time.” – John Facenda... Read more

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First Time Fantasy Football

The start of December marks many upcoming events, including the end of the fall semester, the hope of a snow day, and the final month of the regular season for... Read more

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What’s in Store for Lamar Jackson? Looking Back at the Greatest Dual-Threat QBs in History

Lamar Jackson was the fifth quarterback selected when he was taken 32nd overall in the 2018 NFL Draft. Despite winning the 2016 Heisman Trophy and coming in third in 2017,... Read more

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Four Down Territory – QB Blast from the Past

Welcome to Four Down Territory! This is a space where I’ll write about four things in professional sports every Saturday. Whether it’s the four greatest moments or the four worst... Read more

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Four Down Territory – The Biggest Upsets

Welcome to Four-Down Territory! This is a space where I’ll write about four things in professional sports every Saturday. Whether it’s the four greatest moments or the four worst blunders... Read more