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Preparing for the NFL combine in KatyKTRK-TVHouston has become a hotbed for NFL prospects to train and get ready for the NFL Combine. The Performance Lab of Katy is one of the new facilities in town offering the science behind the combine. Performance trainer Al Smith says “Every small detail … …read more From:: NFL Combine News By Google News ...

NFL draft prospects will face more scrutiny than ever for domestic violenceUSA TODAYBut after a turbulent year in the NFL in which the league, its teams and players faced massive criticism for the way violent crimes — especially against women — were handled, draft-eligible players can expect to face even greater scrutiny now about … …read more From::...

Super Bowl ads aren’t working anymoreUSA TODAYShares of the companies with the top-ranked Super Bowl advertisements fell in the first days of trading following the big game in each of the past four years, according to Ken Kim, chief financial strategist of Eqis Capital and co-author of the 2008 …Skittles has strong-arm approach in first Super Bowl ad,...

Brady: Footballs “were perfect” before NFL playoff gameCBS NewsFOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he had no knowledge of any tampering with game footballs on Sunday prior to the playoff matchup against the Indianapolis Colts. Brady described his involvement with balls used for …Report: Ravens suspect under-inflated...

Doyel: Patriots have to be at Super Bowl, not BelichickIndianapolis StarThe NFL can’t remove the New England Patriots from the Super Bowl. We all know that. The NFL should remove the Patriots from the Super Bowl – I truly believe that – but they won’t. They can’t. The world is descending on Phoenix, hundreds of millions of …New England...

Carl’s Jr. Super Bowl Ad Cooks Up ControversyABC NewsIt’s not clear until 28 seconds into a new 42-second Super Bowl commercial that it’s actually an ad for Carl’s Jr.’s new all-natural burger. Carl’s Jr. on Wednesday released the super-sexy Super Bowl ad via Twitter. It features a scantily clad, buxom …Super-racy Super Bowl...

NFL Reportedly Finds 11 of 12 Balls Used in AFC Championship Were Under …Bleacher ReportThe NFL has launched an investigation into the air inflation of the balls provided by the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts. On Jan. 20, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported that 11 of the 12 balls used by the …NFL determines...

Weekly Ratings: NFL Playoffs, ‘NCIS’ Lift CBS to Easy VictoryVariety2 for the week was the first ever College Football Playoff championship game on ESPN between Ohio State and Oregon, which on Monday set cable records in both adults 18-49 (11.0 rating/29 share) and total viewers (33.25 million). It was up about 30% in … …read more From::...

Former Duke football players hoping to boost NFL Draft stock in showcase gamesDuke ChronicleFor the first time in years, Duke fans will have multiple Blue Devils to follow in the months leading up to the NFL draft. Senior receiver Jamison Crowder has done everything but slow down since being named to CBSSports.com’s All-Bowl team. The Monroe …2015 Senior...

Patriots Deflation Scandal May Cost Team NFL Draft Pick, FineBusinessweekIn 2007, the NFL fined the Patriots and Belichick a combined $750,000 and took away a first-round draft choice for videotaping teams’ signals. The illegal practices were discovered after NFL security removed a Patriots employee with a video camera from …NFL RUMORS: New England Patriots;...

2015 NFL Draft: 5 Prospects Philadelphia Eagles Fans Need to KnowBleacher ReportChip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles have an unbelievably crucial offseason ahead of them, and the 2015 NFL draft will be of utmost importance after whiffing on Marcus Smith last year in the first round. Per Mark Eckel of NJ Advance Media, there has …Sources Tell Us: Inside scoop...

This Pre-Super Bowl Toyota Commercial About Dads Will Probably Make You CryHuffington PostToyota recently released a pre-Super Bowl commercial called “To Be A Dad,” which centers on — you guessed it! — what it means to be a father. The ad features former and current football stars including LaVar Arrington, Kurt Warner and Fred Jackson.Dove’s...

Chris Pratt and Chris Evans agree to Super Bowl bet on TwitterUSA TODAYChris Evans and Chris Pratt. Photos via Kevin Winter/Getty Images and John Shearer/AP. Captain America and Star-Lord are both football fans, and they’ve got something riding on the Super Bowl. Actors Chris Evans and Chris Pratt took a few playful …Chris Pratt, Chris Evans make a Super...

CSU’s Grayson among shallow QB pool for NFL draftThe ColoradoanMOBILE, Ala. – Bryce Petty arrived at the Senior Bowl knowing all of the thousands of yards and dozens of touchdowns he tossed in his two years as Baylor’s starting quarterback mean little to the NFL scouts, coaches and executives who line the practice …Ten NFL draft prospects to watch...

NFL Draft 2015: Analyzing Prospects in Need of Monster Combine PerformancesBleacher ReportThere are several NFL draft prospects who are already safe bets to be selected early in the first round, but others must come up big during predraft evaluations in order to reach that level. While all-star games and pro days are decent measuring sticks …and more …read...

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen breaks down the NFL’s finding that 11 of the Patriots …ESPNThe NFL has found that 11 of the New England Patriots’ 12 game balls were inflated significantly below the NFL’s requirements, league sources involved and familiar with the investigation of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game told ESPN.NFL Reportedly Finds...

NFL Draft 2015: 1st-Round Order and Top Prospects Contending for No. 1 PickBleacher ReportWith the exception of the two teams competing for the Super Bowl, the rest of the NFL has turned its attention to the NFL draft. Although this year’s draft doesn’t take place until April 30, the entire offseason is filled with plenty of events from the …NFL...

Don’t expect NFL playoff expansion in 2015Asbury Park PressPITTSBURGH – Don’t look at NFL expansion of the playoffs as a slam dunk. Pittsburgh Steelers President Art Rooney said Wednesday he doesn’t expect the league to expand the playoffs by two teams in 2015. Adding another wild-card team in each …Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney...

Packers, Cowboys among playoff losers with biggest windowsNFL.comJust two teams can make it to the Super Bowl — and only one can win it all. This might seem self-evident, but each season will be judged, to some degree, as a “failure” by 31 of the 32 squads in the NFL, in that almost everyone becomes a loser at some …and more …read...

The 5 Best Deals If You’re Not Watching the Super BowlTIMESuper Bowl Sunday is a great time to see musicals and other popular shows that are normally hard to get into. For example, as of January 21, $99 evening tickets to perennially sold-out Broadway show “Book of Mormon” were still available for February 1 … …read more From:: NFL Super...

Deflategate: 11 of 12 AFC Championship game balls under-inflated, NFL saysBehind the Steel CurtainThe officiating crew must inspect and approve all game balls two hours and 15 minutes prior to kickoff. After inspection, the balls are returned to the respective teams, and any alteration from that point on is prohibited. The scope of “DeflateGate” is … ...

Reminder: Brad Johnson paid for Super Bowl footballs to be doctoredYahoo Sports (blog)The two-time Pro Bowl QB makes no mention of inflating or deflating those 100 footballs, and teams are permitted to condition a dozen balls to their liking in games prior to the Super Bowl. However, just as Aaron Rodgers prefers an over-inflated ball, …Brad Johnson paid $7500...

2015 NFL Mock Draft: The NFL Draft Dance At #10…Turf Show TimesOn April 30th, 2015, the NFL Draft will convene in Chicago, IL. The last time the NFL Draft was held in “the Windy City” happened in 1964. Since then, it’s been held in New York City. That draft day in 1964, the then Los Angeles Rams selected Bill …2015 NFL Draft: 74 underclassmen...

Nick Marshall, Cameron Artis-Payne invited to NFL CombineMontgomery AdvertiserMOBILE — Nick Marshall’s quest to be an NFL cornerback begins at this week’s Senior Bowl and will continue in Indianapolis. The former Auburn quarterback, who announced he was switching to cornerback effective immediately on Tuesday, has received an …Auburn’s...

11 Of 12 Pats Footballs Under-InflatedESPNThe investigation found the footballs were inflated 2 pounds per square inch below what’s required by NFL regulations during the Pats’ 45-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts, according to sources. “We are not commenting at this time,” said Greg …Report: NFL finds 11 footballs were under-inflated...

Sports Illustrated Re-Drafts 2014 NFL Draft; Who The Lions Pick May Surprise YouCBS LocalNASHVILLE, TN – AUGUST 09: Tackle Taylor Lewan #77 of the Tennessee Titans plays against Ryan White #43 of the Green Bay Packers at LP Field on August 9, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) … …read more From:: NFL Draft News...

Super Bowl showdown: Patriots or Seahawks?Florida TodayFor Russell Wilson’s Seattle Seahawks to become the first team in a decade to win consecutive Super Bowls, they’ll have to beat the most recent group to do it, Tom Brady’s New England Patriots. In an enticing matchup pitting the defending champions …Tom Brady vs. Russell Wilson is a Super...

10 Storylines That Will Make You Love (and Hate) Super Bowl XLIXBleacher ReportTwo weeks until the NFL crowns its champion, which means 14 exhausting days of the most overhyped event on the world’s annual calendar. Don’t get us wrong, the Super Bowl is a tremendous show. We could just do without the sideshows. Well, some of …Super Bowl 2015: Patriots’...

Oregon Football: Who Will Replace Ducks’ Top NFL Draft Prospects?Bleacher ReportOregon has become one of the best programs in college football; however, now it will have to deal with one of its biggest rebuilding projects in years. The Ducks are losing a host of players to graduation and the 2015 NFL draft, including Heisman …NFL Draft Rumors: Eagles...

Laurence Gibson invited to NFL combine, but almost missed deadline.The Key PlayThey ended up calling me and were like, Hey weve been emailing you, Gibson said, recounting when a NFL representative called him to invite him to the annual scouting combine in Indianapolis. I went, Yeah i want to go, but I havent been getting your emails. …read more From:: NFL...

Auburn’s Nick Marshall, Cameron Artis-Payne invited to NFL CombineAL.comAuburn quarterback Nick Marshall switches to defensive back at South team practice for the Reese’s Senior Bowl on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in Fairhope, Ala. The collegiate all-star game is Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala.Auburn Football: Quarterback Nick Marshall to...

NFL Investigates Patriots for Possibly Tampering With AFC Championship Game …Slate Magazine (blog)The New England Patriots don’t make it easy to be a casual fan of the franchise. On Sunday, uberhuman Tom Brady continued his life winning streak by discarding the Indianapolis Colts 45-7 and earning a spot in this year’s Super Bowl. It didn’t...

2015 Super Bowl: An Early Guide to NFL’s Championship GameBleacher ReportThe Seattle Seahawks completed one of the most dramatic NFC Championship Game wins of all time versus the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, coming back from a 16-0 deficit to win 28-22 in overtime and clinch their berth in Super Bowl XLIX. There, they’ll …Seahawks Win Greatest NFC...

Auburn’s Nick Marshall to enter NFL Draft as cornerbackAL.comThe Auburn quarterback will enter the NFL Draft in May as a cornerback after discussing the potential move with his family, he said Tuesday at the Senior Bowl. Marshall was invited to the Senior Bowl as a quarterback. “It wasn’t difficult because I …Nick Marshall Shifts from QB to...

Irish in the NFL: Playoff EditionIrish Illustrated (subscription)Here’s a roundup of former Notre Dame players in the NFL and how they fared this weekend in the playoffs. Conference championship weekend featured three former Notre Dame players. In the Seattle Seahawks’ dramatic 28-22 overtime win over the Green …Tom Brady becomes NFL’s all-time...

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