4:19 PM EDT, Mon July 06, 2015
Tim Lynch / Mile High Report 3 hours ago

The 1965 Denver Broncos improve, but tend to stop winning games right around the midway point of each season

The Denver Broncos missed out on Joe Namath due to an idiotic trade, and to add insult to injury they used their second round pick on middle linebacker Dick Butkus -- who chose to sign with his hometown Chicago Bears, but at least they doubled their win total from the previous two seasons in 1965. That was largely due to a spike in offensive production, but 4-10 was still not a sign of major momentum. Both Lionel Taylor and Cookie Gilchrist were the major components of that offensive resurgence. After starting the season 3-3, the offensive production continued but like previous...
Dawgs By Nature 20 hours ago

Ron Wolf Recommended the Browns Get Mike Holmgren, Then Puzzled by the Weeden Pick

Over this Fourth of July weekend, Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository posted an article containing some historical context and an interview with Ron Wolf and his association with the Cleveland Browns over the years. Wolf talked about the rifts he had with former head coach Butch Davis, but let's fast-forward to the point when former owner Randy Lerner consulted with Wolf regarding how he could turn the franchise around. Wolf advised Lerner to bring in Mike Holmgren -- so if you're upset with how Holmgren's reign in Cleveland turned out, you can pass some blame along to Wolf for getting...
Pats Pulpit 3 hours ago

Patriots Kicker Stephen Gostkowski Needs a New Contract

The Patriots have the best kicker in the history of the game and he needs a new contract. The New England Patriots have a decision on the horizon with kicker Stephen Gostkowski. He is currently playing the 2015 season under the franchise tag, which means that the Patriots all time leading scorer will be a free agent at the end of the year. New England has until 4 PM on July 15th to come to terms for an extension, or else they won't be able to negotiate with Gostkowski until after the season. The 31-year-old kicker will be a part of a massive free agent kicker class, alongside Adam...
Arrowhead Pride 9 hours ago

Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 7/6

Good morning. We lead today's Kansas City Chiefs news with the passing of former Kansas City Chiefs GM Jack Steadman. Condolences to his family, friends, and the Chiefs organization. Statement from Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt on the Passing of Jack Steadman from The Mothership "My entire family is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jack Steadman. Jack was more than a dedicated and talented businessman, but a dear friend to my family. He was one of my father's greatest business associates and the two of them accomplished much during the more than four decades they worked...

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Dan Labbe / Plain Dealer 2 hours ago

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Akron Beacon Journal 2 hours ago

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Houston Chronicle 2 hours ago

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Baltimore Sun 3 hours ago

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