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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Preseason Sweet 16
    It won't take long to see which team truly belongs in the hot seat atop the early-season poll.    Xaverian and Everett will meet tomorrow in a season-opening clash of the two premier Division 1 football programs in the state over the past 20 years. The Hawks return a solid nucleus from a Super Bowl championship team, while the Crimson Tide are seeking to rebound from a rare off-season by their lofty standards.
71 points by Boston Herald | American football positions American football Canadian football The Return Fullback Tight end Cornerback Super Bowl
Detroit Lions defense, specialists scouting report
Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett breaks down the Lions’ defense and specialists        
3 points by Detroit Free Press | American football American football positions Linebacker Chicago Bears Cornerback Tight end 2009 NFL Draft Punt
Los Angeles Daily News’ Thuc Nhi Nguyen discusses UCLA vs. UNLV
Thuc Nhi Nguyen, who covers the Bruins for the Los Angeles Daily News, answered some questions about UCLA and its star quarterback, Josh Rosen.
3 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | American football positions American football Quarterback Tight end Eligible receiver Cornerback Hail Mary pass Canadian football
5 questions: Los Angeles Daily News’ Thuc Nhi Nguyen discusses UCLA vs. UNLV
Thuc Nhi Nguyen, who covers the Bruins for the Los Angeles Daily News, answered some questions about UCLA and its star quarterback, Josh Rosen.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | American football positions American football Quarterback Tight end Eligible receiver Cornerback Hail Mary pass Canadian football
Bears secondary working through growing pains
As the Bears prepare to defend the Texans’ retooled passing game in Sunday’s season opener, one particular word comes to mind about their secondary: unproven. Other descriptors apply, such as inexperienced, thin and, perhaps, depleted. But overall, this is a group with much to prove after accounting...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | American football American football positions National Football League Cornerback Canadian football Defense Wide receiver Lateral pass
NFL draft: 5 mid-round prospects the Detroit Lions are studying
The Detroit Lions have sent their assistant coaches across the country to work out several interesting draft prospects.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | American football positions American football Fullback Wide receiver Tight end Cornerback Canadian football Linebacker
UNH’s Lauderdale, a Concord native, has sights set on pro football career
During his first few years at the University of New Hampshire, Concord’s Andrew Lauderdale wasn’t thinking about the NFL. He was just trying to figure out how to get on the field for the Wildcats.“When I got there initially, I was just like, ‘Wow.’ Compared to New Hampshire high school football, tho...
1 points by Concord Monitor | American football American football positions National Football League Tight end Wide receiver Fullback Cornerback Lucas Oil Stadium
Catching on? Bears looking at three candidates for wide receivers coach
The Bears continue to work to fill out John Fox’s coaching staff for the 2017 season and one source said three candidates are under consideration for the wide receiver job that was vacated when Curtis Johnson informed the organization he was leaving shortly after the Senior Bowl. Bob Bicknell,...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | National Football League American football American football positions Wide receiver Cornerback Tight end San Francisco 49ers National Hockey League
Michigan State enters key recruiting stretch without Curtis Blackwell
Blackwell, who was suspended with pay, was the program's primary recruiting organizer.        
8 points by Detroit Free Press | American football High school Michigan State University American football positions College Coaching Secondary school Cornerback
‘I caught it!’: On-the-field audio of Julian Edelman’s miracle
Julian Edelman even had to convince himself his diving, bobbling, shoestring catch — the one that helped set up the Patriots’ fourth-quarter, game-tying touchdown and propel them to an improbable comeback in Super Bowl LI — didn’t touch the ground. In an audible video released Tuesday, the Patriots wide receiver can be heard arguing with...
17 points by New York Post | American football National Football League Tom Brady Super Bowl California Golden Bears football John Elway Monday Cornerback
Spartans stock up on defensive backs who could see immediate action
Dantonio’s program has been built around a strong secondary, and MSU targeted that position as an area of need        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | American football positions American football Canadian football High school Michigan State University Cornerback National Football League Wide receiver
Antonio Brown is a big fan of Western Michigan WR Corey Davis
Antonio Brown became one of the best WRs in the NFL, and he said Corey Davis, another MAC product, can do likewise.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | National Football League American football Michigan Wortham Theater Center Cornerback
Terrell Owens rages over Hall of Fame snub: ‘Total joke’
Terrell Owens is Hall fed up. The wide receiver great erupted on Twitter after stating he did not make the Hall of Fame, which was to announce its inductees this year later Saturday night. One of 15 finalists, the 15-year NFL star is a polarizing candidate who played for five teams and was the center...
169 points by New York Post | American football National Football League Jerry Rice Roman Catholic universities and colleges in the United States Saint Joseph Twitter American films Cornerback
Six signees can be instant studs for NCAA football powers
For all the hype and headlines that Wednesday’s National Signing Day brought, most of the prospects will be forgotten by next fall. Many will redshirt, others will serve as backups, some will never live up to their rankings. Unlike college basketball, in which five-star prospects often make an immediate impact, football is different. But there...
13 points by New York Post | American football positions American football Cornerback Quarterback Cass Technical High School Canadian football Wide receiver Glossary of American football
Meet MSU’s 2017 football recruits
      
-2 points by The Detroit News | American football positions American football Michigan State University Cornerback Detroit Tight end Big Ten Conference Michigan
Whom to watch in Michigan State's 2017 football recruiting class
Breaking down Michigan State's 2017 football recruiting class, from the best player to the biggest steal.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | American football positions American football Tight end Michigan State University Wide receiver Fullback Mark Dantonio Cornerback
10-0 WMU football in the spotlight

-2 points by The Detroit News | American football Michigan American football positions Login User National Football League Detroit Cornerback
Communication breakdown blamed for UNLV woes at Central Michigan
“We had some major breakdowns,” Rebels coach Tony Sanchez said. “Mentally we did not have a very good game. Communication was an issue.”
15 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | American football American football positions Canadian football Quarterback St. Louis Rams Cornerback Wide receiver Coach
Theo Howard remains on the outside looking in as a receiving option for UCLA
Josh Rosen's ongoing search for reliable wide receivers has been broad-ranging.  Fourteen UCLA players caught a pass in a Week 2 win over Nevada-Las Vegas. Twelve logged receptions in the Bruins' defeat of Brigham Young last Saturday. Kenneth Walker III looked like the go-to guy in UCLA's season-opening...
28 points by Los Angeles Times | Cornerback Canadian football American football positions Wide receiver National Football League Mark Bradley American football
Why this stomach-turning pic makes Brandon Marshall smile
Brandon Marshall has watched the replay of the play several times since Thursday. He has looked at the photo. He still can’t believe it. The Jets wide receiver looks at his knee being twisted as he was brought down by Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore, who pulled him by his facemask, and can’t believe the injury...
7 points by New York Post | Want Play Cornerback Canadian football Week-day names American football American football positions Debut albums
Jets’ secondary dilemma goes well beyond slipping Revis
The Jets dropped their season opener 23-22 to the Bengals on Sunday. Here are some thoughts and observations on the game: 1. Darrelle Revis heard the talk last year about him losing a step and no longer being an elite cornerback. The 31-year-old wanted to quiet his critics. Instead, he threw fuel on the fire...
-1 points by New York Post | American football American football positions Canadian football Cornerback National Football League Wide receiver Glossary of American football Quarterback
10 thoughts on the Bears' 23-14 loss to Texans
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost a lead in the fourth quarter and fell to the Texans 23-14 on Sunday at NRG Stadium. There’s a lot of stuff packed in here, including a great college recruiter with ties to the Bears, stats after 14 games with the new touchback rule and plenty more. 1. The...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | American football American football positions Linebacker Chicago Bears Canadian football Cornerback Lake Forest Illinois Tight end
'Just in case': Hail Mary was no miracle for Central Michigan
“That’s a play that we have in our playbook just in case of a situation like that,” Jesse Kroll told The Detroit News on Sunday.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | American football Hail Mary pass Quarterback National Football League lore Cornerback American football positions Tight end Hail Mary
N.F.L. Week 1: Here’s Who We Think Will Win
Here’s a look at the Week 1 matchups around the N.F.L. and predictions for each game.
98 points by The New York Times | American football positions American football Tight end Cornerback Wide receiver National Football League Quarterback Canadian football
Rams vs. 49ers: How the teams match up
A look at how the Rams and San Francisco 49ers compare heading into their matchup on Monday night: LAST YEAR: The Rams and 49ers split their series with each team winning at home. Todd Gurley ran for 133 yards to lead the Rams to a 27-6 victory over the 49ers at St. Louis in Week 8. San Francisco...
16 points by Los Angeles Times | American football positions American football San Francisco 49ers National Football League St. Louis Rams Quarterback Cornerback California
UNLV at UCLA: position-by-position breakdown
A look at who has the advantage at each position when the Rebels and Bruins play at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | American football American football positions National Football League Punt UCLA Bruins Mountain West Conference Cornerback Quarterback
Bears vs. Texans: Do the Bears stand a chance?
Predictions Brad Biggs You're going to have a healthy dose of unknown to start every season, but there seems to be even more here. The Bears can't be sure how their rebuilt offensive line is going to perform as it has taken on several different combinations before left guard Josh Sitton was signed...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | American football positions American football Glossary of American football Linebacker Chicago Bears Cornerback Tight end Pro Bowl