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Eddie Macon, first African-American to play for the Bears, dies at 90
April 22nd, 2017 at 5:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** Eddie Macon, who in 1952 became the first black player in Chicago Bears history, has died. He was 90. Born in 1927, Macon joined the Army as soon as he turned 18, just as World War II was ending, and was stationed in Japan for seven months. When he returned...

Ten best games on the 2017 NFL schedule
April 20th, 2017 at 8:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** Feb 5, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) and Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) shake hands after Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit:  Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports The 2017 NFL schedule has been released, revealing the exact dates and locations...

Texans-Bengals kicks off Thursday Night Football schedule
April 20th, 2017 at 8:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** There have been plenty of criticisms about Thursday night games over the years, but they aren't going anywhere and this year's schedule of games under the Thursday Night Football banner includes a few late-season Saturday and Monday games as well. The package will also be featured on a variety of...

Total of 23 teams start offseason programs today
April 17th, 2017 at 8:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** While the preparations for the 2017 NFL Draft are wrapping up, most of the existing employees of the league are getting back to work today. A total of 23 teams are opening their offseason programs today, and by tomorrow, the entire league will be ... Read Original Post at http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/04/17/total-of-23-teams-start-offseason-programs-today/...

Which quarterback is under the most pressure in 2017?
April 17th, 2017 at 5:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** With Tony Romo gone from the Cowboys (if you hadn't heard) and Dak Prescott firmly in charge at the quarterback position, Dak will have plenty of pressure on him in 2017. Which got me to thinking (an admittedly ... Read Original Post at http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/04/17/which-quarterback-is-under-the-most-pressure-in-2017/ Sports Media 101 searches and spiders...