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  • 400 players on NFL rosters never heard their name called in the draft

    Keith Willis wasn't just your average defensive end when he played for the Steelers from 1982-91. He led the team in sacks three times in a four-year span, including 1983 when he set what was a team record at the time with 14. He finished his career...
  • Cowboys' Jerry Jones high on Michael Sam's chances

    Cowboys' Jerry Jones high on Michael Sam's chances
    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says defensive end Michael Sam has a long way to go, but he likes his chances after the team signed the first openly gay NFL player. The Cowboys signed Sam to the practice squad Wednesday after the seventh-round pick was...
  • Cowboys' Jones says Sam is 'in a good place'

    The Sports Xchange Cowboys' Jones says Sam is 'in a good place' Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says defensive end Michael Sam has a long way to go, but he likes his chances after the team signed the first openly gay NFL player. The Cowboys signed Sam...
  • Sam welcomed by Romo, Witten; eager to help Cowboys win games

    IRVING, Texas Michael Sam saw the crowd of reporters surround him. "You guys follow me around like hawks," Sam said with a sigh. "I've been tired of it since February. I expected it." Sam has been a national story dating back to that winter day he...
  • Browns undrafted rookie fullback Ray Agnew defies odds to win job heading into season

    BEREA, Ohio Rookie fullback Ray Agnew nervously answered his phone about noon Saturday because he had a feeling Browns running backs coach Wilbert Montgomery was calling to deliver some news. Agnew would either make the 53-man roster or be cut. He didn't...
  • Rams release Michael Sam

    The Sports Xchange Rams release Michael Sam EARTH CITY, Mo. -- Rookie defensive end Michael Sam was released by the St. Louis Rams in their final roster cuts Saturday afternoon. Sam, the 2013 Southeastern Conference co-Defensive Player of the Year, was...
  • 'Why Football Matters' versus 'Against Football'

    'Why Football Matters' versus 'Against Football'
    Unlike Steve Almond and Mark Edmundson, the authors of two terrific new books on football, I did not grow up with a father who loved the sport. My father thinks football is commercialized barbarism — 22 oversized idiots plowing into one another,...
  • There's a bit of a 'Blind Side' in Duke's Laken Tomlinson

    It's cold, the 10-year-old Jamaican immigrant thought. He had never seen snow, never needed a sweater and now there he was, in Chicago in March. Football was still soccer in his mind. He hadn't yet set his heart on becoming a doctor. And no one had read...
  • Harvard's Hodges leads 2015 small school NFL prospects

    The Sports Xchange By Dane Brugler, The Sports Xchange Harvard's Hodges leads 2015 small school NFL prospects The early rounds of the NFL draft are made up of former five-star recruits from the SEC, All-Americans out of the Big Ten and a number of...
  • Eagles trying to find spots for surprises Long and Bair

    Eagles trying to find spots for surprises Long and Bair
    — These are always the best stories because you never know where they're coming from or who they will be, only that they are a constant from year to year, decade to decade. NFL training camp surprises dazzle. They capture minds, making it easier...
  • The refreshing story of Dolphins' Terrence Fede

    The refreshing story of Dolphins' Terrence Fede
    First of all, he didn't have a college scholarship. OK? That alone makes Terrence Fede unique on the Dolphins roster. And the reason he didn't have a scholarship is equally unique. No one on his Marist team had one. Just like no player in Marist's...
  • Hyde5: Should Dolphins call Tony Gonzalez?

    Hyde5: Should Dolphins call Tony Gonzalez?
    1. Should the Dolphins have Tony Gonzalez on speed dial? Just for the prayer he'd pick up the phone? He's the big, productive tight end this offense needs. He's retired and on TV this fall, but admitted to Newsday about returning: "The temptation would be...