Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/NFL’ Category

Hall of Famer Jim Kelly released from hospital following surgery

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has been released from a New York City hospital a day after having surgery to prepare for permanent dentures to be inserted into his reconstructed upper jaw.

Only 2 Eagles wanted to go to White House: report

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
Trump Eagles

Eagles players and officials made individual decisions to not go to the White House for a scheduled celebration of their Super Bowl title, leaving two players actually planning to make the trip to Washington before the visit was canceled by President Donald Trump, according to players and a person familiar with the arrangements.

White House: Super Bowl champ Eagles ‘abandon their fans’ after Trump cancels meeting

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

After President Donald Trump cancelled Tuesday's salute to the NFL champion Philadelphia Eagles, the White House accused the players of abandoning their fans because many had said they wouldn't show up.

Dwight Clark, who started an NFL dynasty with ‘The Catch’, dead at 61

Monday, June 4th, 2018
NFL Notes Football

Dwight Clark, the former 49ers wide receiver whose reception known as "The Catch" sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl, has died one year after revealing he had ALS. He was 61.

Trump calls off Eagles’ White House visit over anthem dispute

Monday, June 4th, 2018

President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem.

Quebec’s Duvernay-Tardif adds doctor to his NFL resume

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

After eight years of juggling med school and football, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif can finally focus on his NFL career.

‘He’s an idiot. Plain and simple’: NFL players respond to Trump’s hard-line stance on anthem

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin had harsh words for the comments made by President Donald Trump regarding the NFL's new national anthem policy on Thursday, as players began to process the new mandate from the league's owners.

Seahawks punter Jon Ryan to lead hometown Regina’s Pride parade

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

In an attempt to try and kick some of the stereotypes and homophobia that exists within sport, Regina Pride has named Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan one of two grand marshals to lead this year’s Pride parade set for June 16.

Trump believes those who don’t stand for anthem ‘shouldn’t be in the country’

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

President Donald Trump praised an NFL policy banning kneeling during the "The Star-Spangled Banner," saying that "maybe you shouldn't be in the country" if you don't stand for the anthem.

NFL owners adopt new anthem policy requiring players to stand on field

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker-room during The Star-Spangled Banner, but requiring them to stand if they come to the field.