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Absurd to Think Brexit Hampers NFL

Daniel Leberfeld, Breitbart Sports

Sitting Wentz a Calculated Gamble

Rana L. Cash, Sporting News

Johnny Football Just Can't Be Good

Ryan Phillips, The Big Lead

Mike Florio, the editor of NBC’s popular “Pro Football Talk” website, wonders if the NFL will be able to keep playing games in England after the UK voted to leave the Europea...(full article)

For years, Peyton Manningused the summer football camp that he stages with his family as an opportune time to keep his arm sharp for the season ahead. Not anymore. That Manning th...(full article)

Sam Bradford threw his own little pity party when he thought his starting job with the Eagles was in jeopardy.  He can breathe a sigh of relief now that Carson Wentz, the Eagles'...(full article)

Future NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning has a lot of time on his hands these days, which is good because he's decided to become a fan of about half the teams in the NFL....(full article)

Johnny Manziel can’t stay clean. At least that’s the assessment from one of the lawyers handling his domestic violence case. Bob Hinton accidentally sent a text message to The ...(full article)

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