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DeMarcus Ware: A small-school pass rusher who played big

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Best NFL free agent ever a welcome Brees

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When the NFL looks for players, the search starts at Alabama

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Ohio State is one of the most productive feeder program, with 77 first-round picks to its credit. Paul Warifled is one of the great receivers in NFL history but if you’re looking for linebackers OSU is the place to go.

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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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How did Hall-of-Famer Paul Hornung win the 1956 Heisman when his Notre Dame football team couldn’t win, period? He tells us on the latest Talk of Fame Network broadcast.

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Green Bay great Paul Hornung calls the failure of former teammate Jerry Kramer to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame “the greatest injustice I’ve ever seen in the NFL.”

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A lot of people were “astonished” — or at least said they were — by what they saw and heard in Tim Tebow’s spring debut with the New York Mets Wednesday. But they shouldn’t be, says Ron Borges.

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Former NFLPA president Tom Condon, today one of the most powerful player representatives in professional sports, explains why he would support the Hall-of-Fame candidacy of Paul Tagliabue.

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Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes is more than last season’s NCAA passing leader. He’s a first-round draft choice waiting to happen, with numerous mock drafts having the former Texas Tech star moving up their boards. “The more I look at him,” said NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock, “the more I push him higher.” And why not? In …

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Alabama has had a player selected in the first round of eight consecutive drafts, the longest current streak in colleges.

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Former defensive tackle Richard Seymour says he “always wanted to be known and considered as one of the best.” Well, here’s his chance. He is up for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018.

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Hall-of-Fame general manager Bill Polian made it clear which receiver he would choose when it comes to the Randy Moss vs. Terrell Owens debate. “I take neither,” he said.

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There’s only one thing left for Paul Tagliabue’s Hall-of-Fame candidacy, and it’s not what his supporters want to hear, but … time. It’s what he and his candidacy need plenty of before making another run at Canton.

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Until or unless the Hall of Fame changes its voting, coaches like Don Coryell, Clark Shaughnessy and Tom Flores won’t get in. So change the voting.

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Some New England Patriots are refusing to go to the White House to celebrate Super Bowl LI, and critics are not amused. But what they do not understand is that those players are only exercising the freedom that this country gives them.

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Joe Jacoby, an NFL All-Decade selection for the 1980s, will enter his 20th and final season of eligibility as a modern-era candidate in 2018.

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