We can’t just stick to football. Not as a team. Not as an organization. And we shouldn’t as a country.
We can’t just stick to football. Not as a team. Not as an organization. And we shouldn’t as a country.
First or second-string made no difference to Tua Tagovailoa's work ethic. He prepared for each game like he was the starting quarterback.
Minkah Fitzpatrick continues to learn throughout all the obstacles that family is his constant support system.
No one can outwork George Kittle. Whether he’s practicing, lifting or meditating, the 49ers tight end is always prepared.
I am teaching my two young boys that all the folks out there putting in work during this pandemic … those are heroes right there.
THEY DESERVE YOUR RESPECT, AMERICA. Not your sympathy. Your respect. It’s different.
Some people gotta be out there on their grind, doing their job no matter what.
We simply do not have any more time to waste. This is too important.
It’s the world that needs to change, and I know that you girls will help to change it.
Being “not racist” is merely a shroud for racism.
Even though I’m not going one-on-one against somebody the whole game, there are players I know I’m going to have to deal with at some point.
Everything I need to prove is going to be done on the football field, not by feeling sorry for myself.
If being a dad slash husband slash athlete during all of this got a 2K rating, I have to say I’m a 97.
Whenever you hear your name called, no matter where you are in the world, it’s a dream.
I’m someone who fights for everything out on the football field and who … does NOT like to get tackled.
I know the NFL game is even faster than the XFL. And I believe I can make that transition just as easily.
Things like personality and work ethic? They’re not measurable at a combine.
Trying to prepare yourself for what is ultimately unknown is the hardest part of this whole thing.
It was my first time being a free agent, and obviously my first time being in free agency during a pandemic.
As a kid, in one way or another I was always runnin’ to somewhere … or from something.
We all have to be talking to each other about this stuff, make sure everyone’s being safe and being smart.
I’m looking forward to the opportunity. I can’t wait to get there and help take this team to the next level.
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I started to hear more and more that it could get to the States. All someone had to do was get on a plane. And then — it did.
I definitely want to say to the world and everybody out there: Let’s take this thing seriously.
It’s not easy, and it’s definitely not fun, but social distancing works.
It feels like a movie, honestly. It’s like we’re in the first part of a horror movie.
Putting your thoughts — your darkest, most brutal ones — into words is the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do.
It’s an honor to hopefully be able to finish my career here and be a Patriot for life.
It feels like we’re on the set of I Am Legend. This is unreal. We’re a bunch of extras on a movie set.
It’s been a privilege to wear the Midnight Green, and it’s been an honor to represent you.
This is not the best deal we’re going to get. We will be better prepared and better informed a year from now.
I know what happened to Vincent from the 4700 block of Tidewater Drive.
I still keep wondering if I should pinch myself. Like this is maybe almost too storybook for me, if you catch my drift.
To all those thanking me…. Nah, THANK YOU. Thank you to my coaches, my teammates, my parents and the great city of Madison.
The Chicago Bears’ “Hit Men,” Gary Fencik and Doug Plank, talk concussions, CTE, and the long-term effects of an NFL career.
It’s hard not to feel like we might have something special going on up here in Buffalo.
We believe we belong — and that’s a belief that’s only getting more and more powerful.
Alabama is a part of me now. A big part. That’s forever. I will miss Alabama more than I can even say.
I’m going to start by telling you something you already know: I miss you.
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I’d love nothing more than to inspire people to figure out what they love, their purpose in life, and then … go do it.
Those who come to mind are the ones I’ve played against a lot. Guys I’ve got a good feel for.
Shaquill Griffin strives for greatness on the football field by reflecting on his personal improvements each and every day.
Warren Moon and EJ Manuel discuss the state of the African-American quarterback with Deshaun Watson and Josh Dobbs.
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There’s gonna be no more comparisons. No more “next this,” or “next that.” Because the Eagles didn’t draft me to be the next anything.
We’ve gone and taken what a Cleveland Browns team is “supposed” to do, and we’ve changed that from this curse into this gift.
When I was a kid, my dad always told me that one day — somehow, some way — I had to go to Israel.
Football fans will always remember “the Catch” as the moment a dynasty was born.
I began to understand that while I had been blessed with an amazing platform in the NFL, it would not last forever.
Follow along on Golden Tate's journey to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, where he competes on one of the world's top courses.
Our team was worth millions to the school and yet we often had no more than a hundred or so dollars in our bank accounts.
It’s been one heck of a journey. And now, strange as it feels to say, after 17 years ... that journey is coming to an end.
Thank you. Without you, I wouldn’t have been a Buckeye. I wouldn’t be a Washington Redskin. I wouldn’t be the man I am today.
It all starts right here with what I’m about to tell you. So please, do us both a favor: Just shut up and listen.
If the idea of not playing football anymore is something that just doesn’t compute with you — Well ... keep reading then.
I know what it’s like to be scared. To be hungry. To have nothing in my future but uncertainty.
I’ve grown by leaps and bounds over the past year in terms of being a complete, do-it-all running back.
Clinton Portis and Tommie Harris had their own version of Super Bowl LII in Minnesota: A snowball fight.
Before I move on to this next chapter of my career, I want to say thank you.
I’m destined to be remembered as more than just a player who was kicked out of Texas Tech, or some kid who appeared on a Netflix show.
As much as I would love to play forever, I know that I can’t. It’s gotta end at some point. That point is now.
When I sign this letter, I’m gonna sign it as Deion. But I mixed in a whole lot of Prime Time.
Your story could end here and it would be one happy-ass ending. But you’re gonna play 15 years in the league. There’s so much more to come.
This last season taught me a lifetime’s worth of lessons. And now it’s time for me to start a new chapter in my story.
As far back as I can remember, an appreciation for the military is something that’s always been part of me.
As I lose physical abilities, that strength doesn’t leave me. It just gets transferred — to my mind, my spirit and my faith in God.
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Anthony Hitchens reflects on the impact his adoptive family has on his growth both on and off the field.
I remember, early on in training camp, Bill called us both over, super serious and said, “Do you guys have to wear the same f***ing sleeves?
I do think it’s possible to be all football, all the time, but still be “more than a football player” and focus on the long term.
The story of how I became the man that I am today can only be told through the stories of the people who helped me along the way.
Hines Ward gives back to his home away from home by spending an NFL Sunday with a group of local veterans.
I mean … Dallas? The Cowboys? America’s Team? Are you kidding me? This is exactly where I was hoping to end up.
We toured Lincoln Financial Field and spoke with the people who surround the game-day experience. This is From Where I See It.
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That’s how I see myself giving back. Through kids. I want to be a positive role model.
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Not only is Phillip Lindsay busy making headlines on the field as a rookie, but he’s also creating his vision for life after football.
I wanted to be part of something bigger than myself. It truly was the best decision that I ever made in my life.
People call it the yips. It sounds almost silly, like a hiccup disorder. But it’s real, and it absolutely turned my life upside down.
On November 6, we can demand better. For each one of us, for our families, for our neighbors. Vote.
You’re always with me. Every time I take the field. Every time I hear your granddaughter laugh. Every time I pray. You’re always here.
I know you got something in your life, and you’d probably sacrifice everything for it. Everybody’s got their own shit. Football is my shit.
A lot of people didn’t even know Edwin had been killed. And they definitely don’t know his story. I owe it to my brother to remedy that.
Stay together. Play the game with love. And always, no matter what, keep Jordan in your heart.
When Mike gets going, he’s low-key Steve Smith-esque. He’s like Steve Smith Lite™ when it comes to talking on the field. He abuses guys.
I know a lot of people are gonna look at this one and be like, What? But hey, it’s my list. So Imma do what I want.
I bet some of you might be wondering where Stefon Diggs is in my rankings. Well, let me tell you something about Stefon….
I could have filled this whole list with Chargers, good as we got it right now. But I wanted to be fair, you know?
When guys get cut, it usually doesn’t come as a surprise. You might be in denial of where you stand, but deep down, you know.
I owe my father so much, because he used to tell me three words that shaped the way I thought about my entire life.
When I was doing everything I could to create an opportunity for myself, I would remember what Grandma taught me.
I’m ready to admit that I’m okay with giving up the identity of “Julius the football player.”
She lowered the phone and started to sob. Then she told me my brother James had been shot.
I’m asking the Seahawks to do one of two things: Offer me an extension. Or trade me to a team that wants me to be part of their future.