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Aaron Rodgers describes how ‘Belichick effect’ has impacted the NFL

Friday, January 17th, 2020

And he called the defense's ability to change up week to week "the Belichick effect". Perry: Examining the state of the Patriots offensive line "I think that's the NFL in the last five years, especially, it's kind of the Belichick effect where teams are more reluctant to really try and scheme up opponents instead of relying on their base defense," Rodgers said to reporters. "There's less and less teams like the Lovie Smith Bears defenses over the years that say 'Hey, screw it, we're going to play four-man front, play Tampa-2 the entire game and make you go the whole field, and strip the ball and tackle securely and stop the run with a six-man, seven-man front.

Lewis, Jackson back on sidelines to coach in Collegiate Bowl

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Hue Jackson and Marvin Lewis don't know if they will appear again on an NFL sideline but on Saturday they will be coaching players who hope to get to the next level. Lewis led the Cincinnati Bengals for 16 years but was fired in 2018 after the franchise's third straight losing season. Jackson had three stints as an assistant on Lewis' staff, including last season when he was hired shortly after being fired by the Cleveland Browns.

Lewis, Jackson back on sidelines to coach in Collegiate Bowl

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Hue Jackson and Marvin Lewis don't know if they will appear again on an NFL sideline but on Saturday they will be coaching players who hope to get to the next level. Lewis led the Cincinnati Bengals for 16 years but was fired in 2018 after the franchise's third straight losing season. Jackson had three stints as an assistant on Lewis' staff, including last season when he was hired shortly after being fired by the Cleveland Browns.

NFL against-the-spread picks: Two spots to Super Bowl LIV on the line this week

Friday, January 17th, 2020

The NFL playoffs have been fascinating, so maybe conference championship weekend will be more entertaining that oddsmakers think. You can't get this deep into an NFL season without being pretty good. Let's take a look at each game, as the final four teams vie for spots in Super Bowl LIV.

What if Aaron Rodgers didn’t fall in the 2005 NFL draft?

Friday, January 17th, 2020

In 2005, the NFL draft wasn't yet the all-consuming traveling roadshow it is today. Rodgers vowed revenge on all the teams that passed on him, and — spoiler— he got it. San Francisco, which had the No. 1 pick in the 2005 draft following a dismal 2-14 season, needed a quarterback, and their choice was between Rodgers and the equally touted Alex Smith out of Utah.

NFL notebook: Arrest warrant issued for Beckham Jr

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

New Orleans police issued an arrest warrant for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. on a complaint of simple battery Thursday. Video appears to show Beckham slapping the backside of a police officer while in the LSU locker room at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The incident occurred shortly after the Tigers' 42-25 victory over Clemson on Monday night in the national championship game.

NFL notebook: Arrest warrant issued for Beckham Jr.

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

New Orleans police issued an arrest warrant for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. on a complaint of simple battery Thursday. Video appears to show Beckham slapping the backside of a police officer while in the LSU locker room at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The incident occurred shortly after the Tigers' 42-25 victory over Clemson on Monday night in the national championship game.

Chiefs, Packers seek Super Bowl 1 rematch in 100th NFL season

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers and Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes will try to flip the script from NFL regular-season defeats Sunday and lead their teams into a rematch of Super Bowl 1. KC quarterback Mahomes and the Chiefs will entertain giant-killers Tennessee while veteran passer Rodgers guides the Packers into San Francisco in playoff showdowns that will decide the opponents in next month's Super Bowl championship spectacle on February 2 at Miami. "There's an appreciation there's only four teams left.

The 25 Richest NFL Team Owners

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Mark Davis, Oakland Raiders: $500 Million Net Worth Owner since: 2011 How much they purchased the team for: Inherited How much the team is worth: $2.9 billion Legendary Raiders owner Al Davis bought the team for $180,000 in 1966 and commanded every aspect of the franchise. A maverick, a visionary and a champion of civil rights, he turned the Raiders into one of the most successful and popular teams in America. He hired the NFL's first African-American head coach and the first woman chief executive, and he refused to let his team play in any city where black and white players had to stay in separate hotels.

NFL Conference Championship Mismatch Manifesto

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

This week's playoff offenses have the following league-wide ranks in explosive pass play rate: 49ers (No. Titans (No. Chiefs (No.