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Op-Ed: The NFL Draft is full of possibilities

Op-Ed: The NFL Draft is full of possibilities

Sam Darnold is projected to be the first pick in the NFL draft by some analysts. (Mark J. Terrill/AP).  Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff April 26 will mark a life-changing event for the young men looking to make a dream come true. This year’s National Football League (NFL) Draft is highlighted by five quarterbacks that could

Op-Ed: Top ten NFL receivers of 2017

With only two years in the National Football League, Stefon Diggs had made an impression on fans. (Courtesy of Hannah Foslien)  Punit Motiwala Connector Staff National Football League (NFL) receivers are can be some of the most important players on the field. Their ability to catch long passes and score game-winning touchdowns is unprecedented. Some

“Tom vs Time” documentary attempts to show a different side to Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady

Brady shares a moment with his daughter Vivian. (Courtesy of USA Today) Punit Motiwala Connector Staff In the history of the National Football League (NFL), no quarterback has amounted to that of Tom Brady. Brady has been widely known as one of the best, if not the greatest, quarterbacks to play the game. His mental

Philadelphia Eagles defeat New England Patriots to earn first Super Bowl victory

Eagles’ quarterback Nick Foles had three touchdowns. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images).  Punit Motiwala Connector Contributor  On Sunday, Feb. 4, the New England Patriots lost to the Philadelphia Eagles 41-33 in Super Bowl 52. For many New England Patriots fans, Sunday’s Super Bowl loss will yet again haunt the memory of their team’s legacy. Like the Patriots’

Super Bowl LII expected to be a close game

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots look to win their sixth championship (Courtesy of thenation.com). Matt Kaiser Connector Contributor The beginning of February is approaching and for New England fans, at least for the past decade or so, that means time to prepare for the Super Bowl. This year, the Patriots are facing off

Take a knee and you are forced to sit

The Colin Kaepernick Foundation has raised over $500,000 since October. Kaepernick himself has raised and donated millions more to oppressed individuals across the country. (Courtesy of: Michael Zagaris/Getty Images) Alex Salucco Connetor Editor I think everybody could see this one coming; Colin Kaepernick appears to be “blacklisted” by the NFL. After putting the country on

Can fans trust the NFL?

Panelists discussed the state of the National Football League Thursday afternoon in O’Leary Library. (Courtesy of the National Football League. Kathryn Leeber and Hannah Manning Connector Editors In a panel discussion on Thursday Feb. 16, four journalists who have covered games and issues regarding the National Football League (NFL) spoke about the current atmosphere surrounding

Super Bowl LI: Clash of the titans

The New England Patriots face off against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Brock Johnson Connector Editor The New England Patriots breezed past the Steelers 36-17 in Foxborough during the AFC Championship game, but the Super Bowl in Houston will not be so

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