Topic: NFL

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.

Nugent ’21: The AFC North is finally interesting

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Nugent ’21: The AFC North is finally interesting

September 16, 2018 0 comments

These days, seeing that your team’s NFL schedule features Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Pittsburgh doesn’t inspire the fear it used to.

Klein ’20: Who will reach the Super Bowl?

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Klein ’20: Who will reach the Super Bowl?

September 13, 2018 0 comments

The beginning of the 2018 NFL season has been wacky.

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Barash-David ’19: NFL draft busts product of environment not individual shortcomings

April 22, 2018 0 comments

The Cleveland Browns are going to be on the clock and under the microscope next Thursday. While the front office wants to build its team and do what’s best for the franchise, one goal likely remains in the back of management’s mind: Don’t draft a bust.

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Barash-David ’19: Dear NFL players: don’t be loyal, be rich

March 18, 2018 0 comments

It’s fourth down with under a minute to play in the 2014 NFC Championship.