Topic: NFL

Richardson ’20: The problem with the Kaepernick process

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Richardson ’20: The problem with the Kaepernick process

April 17, 2019 0 comments

Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protest of police brutality against the black community became iconic when he knelt during the national anthem before kickoffs in 2016.

Sachan ’22: The AAF is changing the game of football

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Sachan ’22: The AAF is changing the game of football

March 4, 2019 0 comments

CFL. USFL. PPF. IFL. If you’re anything like the vast majority of Americans, these acronyms mean nothing to you.

Klein ’20: NFL favorites for next year

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Klein ’20: NFL favorites for next year

February 8, 2019 0 comments

After a Super Bowl that was entertaining only to Patriots fans and punting enthusiasts, the NFL season has come to an abrupt and anticlimactic end.

Sachan ’22: How can the NFL improve the Pro Bowl?

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Sachan ’22: How can the NFL improve the Pro Bowl?

January 27, 2019 0 comments

The National Football League postseason is the highlight of the year for football enthusiasts. The best teams in the league play tough playoff football. Every game is an elimination game, and each week the matchups get more exciting right up until the Super Bowl.

Sachan ’22: Football traditions offer U.S. respite from chaos

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Sachan ’22: Football traditions offer U.S. respite from chaos

November 18, 2018 0 comments

An international student at Brown once asked me why Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. My first instinct was to mention the pilgrims, but that’s not why most of us celebrate the holiday. At least, not anymore.

Sachan ’22: The new NFC East looks much more interesting

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Sachan ’22: The new NFC East looks much more interesting

November 2, 2018 0 comments

Putting together an NFL team is hard. Teams have to navigate a balancing act, deciding whether they can go for a playoff run this year at the cost of future years’ success.

Klein ’20: There’s hope yet for some of the NFL’s floundering franchises

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Klein ’20: There’s hope yet for some of the NFL’s floundering franchises

October 19, 2018 0 comments

We’re steadily nearing the halfway point of the NFL regular season, and the first part of the year has featured some surprisingly successful teams.

Klein ’20: It’s time to sack the new roughing the passer rule

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Klein ’20: It’s time to sack the new roughing the passer rule

September 27, 2018 0 comments

Monday night’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should have been notable only for excitement and competitiveness.

Shumate ’19: Pay Le’Veon or Play, Le’Veon?

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Shumate ’19: Pay Le’Veon or Play, Le’Veon?

September 23, 2018 0 comments

Now that the Cleveland Browns have snapped a losing streak that spanned over a full season and nearly two full calendar years, the time to crown the new most dysfunctional NFL franchise is here.

Klein ’20: Hot and cold: are these NFL starts for real?

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Klein ’20: Hot and cold: are these NFL starts for real?

September 20, 2018 0 comments

We’ve seen some surprising results so far in the NFL season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were widely expected to finish last in the NFC South as one of the worst teams in the entire league, yet they knocked off the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles in back-to-back weeks for a 2-0 start.