NFL

The New Fan’s Guide to the NFL: The basics of the game you need to know for the new season

The National Football League, the world’s premier spectacle of gridiron football, is back for yet another season. Waking up on Sunday mornings getting ready to watch your team is coming back. Thanksgiving Day games are coming back. The Super Bowl (and its ridiculously entertaining commercials) is back! Let me slow my roll, though. I’m certain there are going to be ...

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Mahomes, Chiefs come to terms on richest contract in sports history

Patrick Mahomes, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback superstar the 2018 NFL Most Valuable Player and reigning Super Bowl champion, has resigned with the Chiefs, who have given Mahomes a 10-year contract extension.  How much?  $503 million.  The richest contract in the history of sports, and the first half-billion contract ever.  The contract will see Mahomes in Kansas City until 2031. ...

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Could LeBron James Really Have Played in the NFL?

With the absence of sports, particularly the NBA, due to the coronavirus pandemic, basketball fans around the world have come up with several debate topics relating to the Association in order to pass the time before the league comes back.  Of course, there’s the old “MJ vs. LeBron: Who’s The Greatest?” argument that resurfaced following the airing of “The Last ...

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Patriots agree to deal Rob Gronkowski to Tampa Bay, reunion with Tom Brady

The New England Patriots have lost two of their best and most recognizable players in franchise history.  Interestingly enough, both went to the same place. The Patriots agreed to trade longtime tight end Rob Gronkowski, who recently came out of retirement, to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a seventh-round draft pick in exchange for a fourth-round pick. Gronkowski passed his ...

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Von Miller diagnosed with coronavirus

Denver Broncos star outside linebacker Von Miller has been diagnosed with COVID-19 amidst the raging 2020 coronavirus pandemic in the United States.  He told 9NEWS, the local Denver NBC television station, on April 16 about his positive diagnosis and is now in self-isolation in accordance with the Center for Disease Control (CDC)’s guidelines. Miller is the first players from the ...

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NFL offseason so far: The changes, the signings, the ends of eras

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s safe to say that the National Football League, and in fact the sport of American football altogether (including college), dodged a bullet on this one. With the 2019-20 coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic pretty much halting every sports league in its path, the NFL has been able to carry on normally, and NFL football fans across America, as ...

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