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The MMQB | SI.com

The Playoff Bowl: The Worst Kind of Garbage Time

For a decade, the NFL staged an exhibition to determine third place. Vince Lombardi famously called it “a hinky-dink game,” while others just labeled it the Losers’ Bowl or the Toilet Bowl. But it still played a significant role in shaping the sports landscape of the 1960s

LA Times

Falcons' Devonta Freeman: 'I was supposed to be the MVP this year of the Super Bowl'

Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman rushed 11 times for 75 yards during Super Bowl LI earlier this year. But only two of those carries and one of the yards came after the Falcons had built a 28-3 lead over the New England Patriots in the third quarter. The Falcons ended up losing that...

FOX Sports

Devonta Freeman thinks he should've been Super Bowl MVP. Does he not realize he was the goat?

The Falcons RB was responsible for the sack/fumble that changed the game.

CBS Atlanta

Randy McMichael On Devonta Freeman: ‘Don’t Give Them Something To Talk About’

The guys started off by talking about the  latest news coming out of Flowery Branch. Carl and Randy also talked about Freeman's comments about the Super Bowl...

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

Former Cowboy Troy Aikman shares pictures from Caribbean vacation

Troy Aikman is enjoying himself before heading back to the Fox broadcast booth this fall.After proposing to his now-fiance Capa Mooty on an Italian vacation, the former Cowboys great is sharing pictures from a vacation to the Caribbean on Instagram.Take a look at how happy the three-time Super Bowl champ is in the pictures below in the British Virgin Islands.

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

The top 5 players the Cowboys regret passing on in 2013 draft, including the Honey Badger

The Cowboys, like everyone else, live with regret. We take a look at the players they probably wish they hadn't passed on in recent drafts. Here is the 2013 edition of lament:5. Terron Armstead, OT, Arkansas-Pine BluffDrafted 75th overall by the New Orleans SaintsArmstead, a third-round pick, has carved out a good career since arriving in New Orleans. He is now charged with protecting Drew Brees' blindside and was an alternate selection for the 2016 Pro Bowl. In December, Saints coach Sean Payton said he wouldn't trade Armstead for another left tackle in the league. Had the Cowboys taken him,...

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns notebook: New defensive backs coach DeWayne Walker says Joe Haden ‘still has potential’ to reach coming off injuries

Injuries have prevented Browns cornerback Joe Haden from performing at a Pro Bowl level for the past two seasons.Now new Browns defensive backs coach DeWayne Walker is focused on helping Haden become the elite player the seventh overall draft pick in 2010 believes he can be.And Walker thinks Haden has yet to maximize his talent.“He has ability, but my thing is every day we watch the tape, and there’s good and there’s bad on the tape,” Walker said last week as mandatory minicamp wrapped up. “So [I] just to try to get him to be as consistent as he can be and try to help him reach his...

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

Drew Pearson: Why I need Cowboys to make this Super Bowl -- and why I think it's our turn

FRISCO - When Cowboys great Drew Pearson introduced Chidobe Awuzie as this year's second-round pick, he wondered if he was introducing a key piece to a Cowboys Super Bowl run. The rookie cornerback has already impressed his coaches and Dez Bryant. Could Awuzie elevate Dallas' defense to the next level as well?Pearson knows a little bit about Super Bowls, after helping Dallas to the title game three times including a Super Bowl XII championship in 1978. And the Hall of Fame receiver says Dallas is poised to make another push."It's about time," Pearson said at Cowboys minicamp. "If we just look...

The Republican

Devonta Freeman: Super Bowl LI meltdown vs. Patriots 'will always play in the back of my head'

Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman said he will never move on from the team's meltdown versus the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI.

FOX Sports

Atlanta Falcons: Devonta Freeman expresses concerning sentiment

Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman is looking for a new deal, but his sentiment about their Super Bowl loss is more than a little concerning.No one is going to forget the Atlanta Falcons collapse in Super Bowl LI. It was historic, catastrophic and something that sticks around in th...

Newark Star-Ledger

Jets great Larry Grantham is put to rest, but his legacy lives on

The undersized Super Bowl linebacker had an oversized heart that overcame alcoholism and compelled him to help others.

CBS Atlanta

Mike Conti On Devonta Freeman: ‘He’s A Nice Guy’

The guys started off by talking about the latest news coming out of Flowery Branch. Mike and Mike also talked about Devonta Freeman's comments about being the Super Bowl MVP...

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

What Tony Romo told Jason Witten after Cowboys started winning with Dak Prescott

FRISCO -- Jason Witten's reported to a lot of Cowboys offseason activities. Fifteen, to be exact. But until this year, the Pro Bowl tight end hadn't shown up without Tony Romo on the roster.Let the nostalgia kick in."When I reflect on it, this offseason is really the first chance I probably had it hit me," Witten said at Cowboys minicamp. "The roles change a little bit, now that I'm a little older and a big brother in a lot of ways."The transition to Dak Prescott's offense began early in 2016, after Romo went down in the preseason with an L-1 compression fracture. The Cowboys offense took off...

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

10 things to know about Cowboys coach Jason Garrett, like why he purposefully whiffs on high fives

Here are a few things you may not know about Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett.1. Move over, Jimmy Johnson Former Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson has been a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in recent years. But Jason Garrett has the second-most wins (58) as a coach among all who have led the team. Tom Landry, who coached the Cowboys for 29 seasons, is comfortably ahead of Garrett with 250 wins.Of course, Jimmy does have those Super Bowl victories as well as a playoff record of 7-1 compared to Garrett's 1-2 record. But who's to say Garrett can't win a couple of those eventually?2....

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

Drew Pearson: Why I need Cowboys to make this Super Bowl - and why I think it's our turn

FRISCO - When Cowboys great Drew Pearson introduced Chidobe Awuzie as this year's second-round pick, he wondered if he was introducing a key piece to a Cowboys Super Bowl run. The rookie cornerback has already impressed his coaches and Dez Bryant. Could Awuzie elevate Dallas' defense to the next level as well?Pearson knows a little bit about Super Bowls, after helping Dallas to the title game three times including a Super Bowl XII championship in 1978. And the Hall of Fame receiver says Dallas is poised to make another run."It's about time," Pearson said at Cowboys minicamp. "If we just look...

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

Top 5 players Cowboys regret passing on in 2010 draft, including two elite TEs and Antonio Brown

The Cowboys, like everyone else, live with regret. We take a look at the players they probably wish they hadn't passed on in recent drafts. Here is the 2010 edition of lament:5. Geno Atkins, DT -- GeorgiaDrafted 120th overall by the Cincinnati Bengals Atkins has become arguably the best defensive tackle in football. He's made the Pro Bowl five times, collecting 52 sacks, including nine this past season.4. Jimmy Graham, TE -- MiamiDrafted 95th overall by the New Orleans SaintsWhen Graham was a member of the Saints, he was one of the best offensive players in the NFL. He made the Pro Bowl...

The Falcons Wire | USA Today

Falcons projected to finish 12-4, win No. 1 seed in NFC

While many are predicting a backwards step for the Atlanta Falcons in 2017 after their Super Bowl loss to the New England Patriots, Pro (...)

New York Post

Larry Grantham, Super Bowl champ for Jets, dies at age 78

Larry Grantham, a longtime Jets outside linebacker and Super Bowl III starter, died Sunday at the age of 78. Grantham was an original member of the franchise, which began as the Titans. He was drafted by the Colts in the 15th round of the 1960 NFL Draft, but chose to play with the Titans of...

FOX Sports

Minnesota Vikings: 5 Reasons why team could win Super Bowl 52

Despite coming off a frustrating 2016 campaign that started strong and ended miserably, the Minnesota Vikings appear in position to make a serious run at Super Bowl 52.The 2016 season was a roller-coaster ride for the Minnesota Vikings. They were the only undefeated team through five weeks, but ma...

The Landry Hat

Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl aspirations lie with young defense

Here’s why I think that the Dallas Cowboys championship aspirations currently lie on the shoulders of their young defense unit. If the Dallas Cowboys want to win a championship their young defense will have to rise to the challenge. The lack of defense – specifically pass rush – has been well documented the past several […] Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl aspirations lie with young defense - The Landry Hat - The Landry Hat - A Dallas Cowboys Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

The Republican

Where in the world is Tom Brady? Throwing passes on the Great Wall of China

Here's a look at what the five-time Super Bowl champion has been up to since minicamp ended last week.

Times-Picayune

Ranking the Saints' 2016 roster: No. 3 Cam Jordan

Defensive end Cam Jordan hit double-digit sacks for the second time in his career, and also made his second Pro Bowl

CSN Bay Area

Eric Reid embracing new role with 49ers: 'I was made for this position'

SANTA CLARA Despite recording seven interceptions in his first two seasons and being named to the Pro Bowl as a rookie, Eric Reid said

The Falcons Wire | USA Today

2 more amazing stats from Matt Ryan's MVP season

Matt Ryan’s 2016 season was one for the ages. Not only did Ryan power the Atlanta Falcons to a Super Bowl appearance, he earned the (...)

Russell Street Report

Early Ravens Outlook For 2017

During his first five seasons as the Ravens head coach, John Harbaugh led his team to the playoffs. Since the Super Bowl 47 win, the Ravens have been postseason participants just once, leading many observers to believe that one more … The post Early Ravens Outlook For 2017 appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.

Express-Times

Eagles' Carson Wentz's development compared to Super Bowl winner

This past offseason, the Eagles made a conscious effort to bolstering the talent around Carson Wentz in an effort both to compete in 2017 and perhaps more importantly facilitate a significant step forward in the second-year quarterback's development.

FOX Sports

New England Patriots: Why team may lose one game or less in 2017

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has an unfathomable amount of offensive playmakers at his disposal in 2017.This year marks noordinary campaign for New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick. Coming off his second Super Bowl win in three years, he has accumulated enough talent at...

Green Bay Packers seem content being perennial playoff team

Despite not winning a Super Bowl in several years, the Green Bay Packers refuse to make wholesale changes.

NFL Free Agency 2017: Tony Romo found the easiest way to get to the Super Bowl | Uffsides

The Uffsides crew reviews and grades all the biggest NFL free agency decisions, including Tony Romo to CBS, Alshon Jeffery to the Eagles, Eddie Lacy to the Seahawks, and Jay Cutler's wang to the salty ocean air.