Patrick Mahomes to address 2020 Texas Tech graduates
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Patrick Mahomes to address 2020 Texas Tech graduates

Texas Tech University graduates have had a unique end to their college experience, but it will commence with a special address from the reigning Super Bowl MVP next weekend. Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes will speak at the university’s Spring 2020 commencement on Saturday, May 23rd. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional ceremony will take…

Owners to vote on resolution to incentivize minority HC, GM hires
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Owners to vote on resolution to incentivize minority HC, GM hires

During his state of the league address three months ago at Super Bowl LIV in Miami, Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged a need to increase the opportunities for minorities to become head coaches and general managers. “Clearly we are not where we want to be on this level,” he said. “It’s clear we need to change.…

Owners to vote on resolution to incentivize minority HC, GM hires
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Owners to vote on resolution to incentivize minority HC, GM hires

During his state of the league address three months ago at Super Bowl LIV in Miami, Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged a need to increase the opportunities for minorities to become head coaches and general managers. “Clearly we are not where we want to be on this level,” he said. “It’s clear we need to change.…

Devonta Freeman draws offer from Seahawks worth up to $4M
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Devonta Freeman draws offer from Seahawks worth up to $4M

Devonta Freeman remains a free agent after he and the Falcons parted ways earlier this offseason. Just two years into a five-year deal, Freeman suddenly found himself unemployed, and he’s unlikely to attract anything near the deal he once signed to stay in Atlanta. He is attracting interest, though, and according to NFL Network’s Michael…

Tom Brady works out with Bucs teammates at Tampa prep school
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Tom Brady works out with Bucs teammates at Tampa prep school

Tom Brady is getting his reps in, and on Tuesday, photographic evidence emerged of how he looks in his new gear. Brady and a handful of teammates took the field at Tampa’s Berkeley Preparatory School, according to photos and a report published by the Tampa Bay Times. In the photos, Brady can be seen wearing…

Cowboys’ 2020 schedule is for the birds – all of them
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Cowboys’ 2020 schedule is for the birds – all of them

A pecking order awaits the Dallas Cowboys in 2020. Since 1996 when the Baltimore Ravens became a part of the NFL, there have been five teams in the league with “bird’ mascots and only two teams have faced all five winged opponents in a single season (including the playoffs), per NFL Research. The Cowboys are…

Kyler Murray will win 2020 NFL MVP; plus, LeBron James a HOF TE?
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Kyler Murray will win 2020 NFL MVP; plus, LeBron James a HOF TE?

Friday, May 22, 2020 04:43 PM Former NFL player and scout Bucky Brooks knows the ins and outs of this league, providing keen insight in his notebook. The topics of this edition include: The top five tight ends in the league today. Why LeBron James would have been a stud in the NFL. What Aldon…

Myles Garrett, Nick Bosa among NFL’s top 10 disruptors of 2019
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Myles Garrett, Nick Bosa among NFL’s top 10 disruptors of 2019

Take a moment to think of the biggest names in football and the positions they play. The first answer is easy: Quarterback. A team goes as its quarterback goes. The second answer, though, might be different depending on who you ask. Some might say wide receiver, and others might lean toward cornerback or left tackle.…

Adrian Peterson not fretting about winning RB starting job
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Adrian Peterson not fretting about winning RB starting job

The Washington Redskins spent the offseason stockpiling running backs like a Memorial Day Weekend camper picks up kindling. Washington signed RBs Peyton Barber and J.D. McKissic and drafted Antonio Gibson in the third round. The trio joined a running backs room that already housed Adrian Peterson, Derrius Guice and Bryce Love — both coming off…

Jay Gruden knows it’s his job to ‘mesh’ with Gardner Minshew
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Jay Gruden knows it’s his job to ‘mesh’ with Gardner Minshew

A quintet of consecutive losses to start the Redskins’ 2019 season brought an end to Jay Gruden’s days as head coach for Washington. While the five straight defeats were the period to Gruden’s sentence as the Redskins’ coach, there were also concerns with the progression or lack of from first-round pick Dwayne Haskins, who never…