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Brandon Bolden changes to No. 25, to honor his grandfather, Frank Pitts

Patriots running back Brandon Bolden, who has racked up two Super Bowl rings during his time in New England, has a family member who previously won one of them. When Bolden returns to the NFL in 2021 after opting out in 2020, he’ll be honoring that family member. Bolden’s grandfather, Frank Pitts, spent 11 years […]

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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejects first application for Washington Football Team trademark

Last year, Washington dumped its controversial nickname, adopting Washington Football Team instead. At a time when consideration has been given to making that non-name the permanent name of the team, a decision from the federal agency with jurisdiction over these matters dealt the franchise a setback. Via Sam Fortier of the Washington Post, the U.S. […]

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Trent Brown working out in New England during time off, hoping for repeat of 2018

Patriots offensive tackle Trent Brown has always had the physical tools to be an elite NFL lineman, but he hasn’t always put it all together. His best season, however, came in 2018 when he was with the Patriots for a year, and now he’s back with the Patriots and planning to run it back. Although […]

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NASCAR hires Alvin Kamara as growth and engagement advisor

NASCAR is partnering with Alvin Kamara, having hired the Saints running back as its first growth and engagement advisor. The announcement comes a year after Kamara attended his first NASCAR race to support Bubba Wallace Jr., the only Black driver in the NASCAR Cup Series. After NASCAR announced its decision to ban the Confederate flag, […]

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Packers feel their pass rush is in a “great place”

Za’Darius Smith predicted a “dominant” season is coming for fellow Packers edge rusher Rashan Gary in 2021 and the team’s defensive coaches believe he’ll have some company on that front. Smith and Gary are joined by Preston Smith off the edge in Green Bay and outside linebackers coach Mike Smith said recently that he has […]

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Dak Prescott: Most important Cowboys are Tyron Smith, Zack Martin, La’el Collins

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott‘s recovery from last year’s ankle injury has been well documented this offseason and he’s on track to be 100 percent for the start of the 2021 season. Prescott doesn’t think that’s the most significant development for the Cowboys on the offensive side of the ball, however. Prescott’s absence might have grabbed […]

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Sean McVay: Matthew Stafford is “even better than advertised”

Sean McVay is excited about his new quarterback. The Rams head coach has been pretty clear about that since Los Angeles executed the trade to bring in Matthew Stafford. And after the team finished its offseason program, McVay extolled the quarterback’s on- and off-the-field qualities to Albert Breer of SI.com. “Bro, this dude’s a bad […]