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This Day in Football History: March 2 to March 8, 2020

From the anniversary of Peyton Manning’s retirement to Hall of Famer Gil Brandt’s 87th birthday, check out some of this week’s historic NFL moments. Think you know your football trivia? NFL Research looks back at some of the great games, stunning accomplishments and historic events to make sure you’re in the loop on this day in history. March 2 On this day in 2019, Ole Miss wide receiver DK Metcalf

Daniel Jeremiah 2020 NFL mock draft 2.0: Patriots take Herbert

With the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine in the books, here’s my updated mock for Round 1 of this year’s draft. To check out my mock draft from January, click here. PICK 1 Joe Burrow – QB School: LSU | Year: Senior (RS) When it’s all said and done, I don’t foresee any drama here. The Bengals land their franchise QB. PICK 2 Chase Young – Edge School: Ohio State |

Former Giants punter shows class to thief who stole his Super Bowl ring

Former NFL punter Steve Weatherford announced Tuesday on Instagram that the Super Bowl ring he won with the Giants was stolen by someone who broke into his vehicle. By itself, the theft is newsworthy to mostly the Weatherford household. Weatherford’s words to the bandit took it to another level, however.  After lamenting the loss, Weatherford ended his post by writing: “Mr. Neighborhood Robber man, I hope you tried that ring on, I

2020 NFL free agency: Cowboys head teams with most at stake

The madness of March officially gets underway in a couple of weeks. The NCAA tournament? No, I’m talkin’ NFL free agency. And given the star-studded list of players on the verge of hitting the open market — including, by the way, the greatest player in league history — this March could be the wildest and most intense of them all. So, which teams have the most at stake this offseason?

Mike Trout hits golf ball impossibly far at Topgolf event

Mike Trout is the best baseball player of his generation, an already three-time MVP at 28 years old who will waltz into the Baseball Hall of Fame upon his retirement. If for some reason the Los Angeles Angels star wants to break out into a different sport, though, he might have a future in long drive golf competitions. In a video posted to the Angels' Twitter account, Trout was shown

Watch Mike Trout hit a gosh darn golf ball to Pluto, because why not?

Spring training is only a few weeks old, but Mike Trout’s swing is in midseason form. Well, one of his swings, at least. On Sunday, the Angels’ Twitter handle posted a video of the outfielder absolutely demolishing a golf ball at what appears to be a Top Golf location. Trout smashed the ball and watched it sail deep into the night, like it was just any routine, lame-ass baseball on a May home run

XFL scores Week 4: Live scores, highlights from Sunday's games

Week 4 of the XFL season is here, and it offers one of the more enticing matchups to date. This week, that comes in the form of the 4 p.m. ET game between the Houston Roughnecks (3-0) and Dallas Renegades (2-1): a battle not only of the Lone Star State but also of the current top team in the XFL and its preseason favorite. Roughnecks quarterback — and MVP frontrunner

World Series or bust: Mookie Betts stuns new Dodgers teammates with spring training challenge

PHOENIX — David Price's cell phone rang on the eve the Los Angeles Dodgers' first spring training workout. Mookie Betts, his teammate with the Boston Red Sox who was traded with him to LA, had an idea he wanted to run by Price. Price listened, gave his blessing, but still wasn’t sure how this would come across. After all, they were the new kids on the block, and now Betts wanted to lecture

What should NFL Academy prospects have been watching at the 2020 Scouting Combine?

While the NFL Combine’s on-field drills have assisted teams in profiling the top college prospects, they have also proven a useful source of education for the UK’s NFL Academy athletes. Indianapolis has showcased the searing speed of Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III, hosted stock-boosting efforts from Iowa offensive lineman Tristan Wirfs and underlined the already well-documented talent of versatile Clemson linebacker Isaiah Simmons. The value of the combine workouts

Bears expected to add veteran QB, sources say

ESPN staff writer Previously a college football reporter for CBSSports.com University of Florida graduate Mitch Trubisky is the Chicago Bears’ starting quarterback in 2020, but he’ll be pushed. Multiple league sources expect Chicago to add an established veteran quarterback this offseason, most likely with pedigree and extensive starter’s experience. The Bears are evaluating options, with the prevailing theme that an upgrade at the backup spot is necessary. Chase Daniel occupied