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The ring’s the thing for QBs

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What’s the measure of an NFL quarterback?

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All-time Southern Cal NFL team

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Alabama has had 17 players drafted this decade, six more than any other school. Alabama has had at least one first-round pick in eight consecutive drafts. That’s twice as long a streak as the next best schools (Florida and Florida State).

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Stephon Gilmore has intercepted only 14 passes in his five-year career but five came last season, earning him a ticket to his first Pro Bowl.

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We present you a quick recap of Mauricio Ortega, Mexico’s media member that stole Tom Brady’s jersey at Super Bowl LI

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Ohio State has three Hall of Fame wide receivers: Dante Lavelli, Paul Warfield and Cris Carter. Warfield and Carter are among the eight wide receivers from the school drafted in the first round.

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The window of NFL free agency opened on March 9 and by the end of the day, there had been 17 contracts of $30 million or more signed, including two apiece by the Cleveland Browns and Jacksonville Jaguars.

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DeMarcus Ware leaves the NFL with the 11th most sacks in history at 138 ½ but the second-most by an outside linebacker, trailing only Kevin Greene at 160. But Greene played three more seasons and 50 more games than Ware.

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Drew Brees ranks third on the all-time passing list with his 66,111 passing yards and 465 touchdowns. He went to nine Pro Bowls and won a Super Bowl with the New Orleans Saints.

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Lee Roy Jordan was the leading tackler on units that led the NFL in run defense five times in seven seasons (1966-72) and led the NFC another time (1971). And that was during an era when football was played on the ground, not in the air.

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There were 11 NFL all-decade performers among the modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017. Seven failed to muster enough support for a bust in Canton.

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New England didn’t start winning Lombardi Trophies until 2002 – but according to last week’s Talk of Fame Network poll, the Patriots have already played in the three greatest Super Bowls.

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Trying to make sense of why guard Alan Faneca failed to make a move in last week’s Hall-of-Fame voting for the Class of 2017.

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The New England Patriots have won more Super Bowls by smaller margins than any dynasty in NFL history. So what does that say about them?

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The Jets upset of the Colts in 1969 holds the greatest historical significance in Super Bowl annals. Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath guaranteed a victory, then the Jets went out and became the first AFL champion to beat the NFL champ.

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A look at the Hall of Fame case of Terrell Owens and why it’s not the slam-dunk candidacy many believe it to be.

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Former NFL executive Joel Bussert offers a rare glimpse from the inside as to why Hall-of-Fame finalist Paul Tagliabue should be enshrined in Canton.

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