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In this section you can read all the NFL stories published on the Talk of Fame Network website like interviews, NFL Columns, Polls and Quiz, State Your Case for Pro Football Hall of Fame hopefuls and our Radio Show.

Who is winning the NFL offseason?

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NFL looks to Notre Dame for tight ends

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The best non-combine player of all-time? It’s James Harrison

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This marks two consecutive offseasons the Jaguars have been big spenders. They spent $166 million on three players in 2016 and $153.5 more million on three players this offseason.

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The decision that changed Paul Warfield’s career and helped make him a Hall-of-Fame wide receiver was immediate, with the Browns taking a leap of faith the first time they saw their first-round draft pick.

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Pittsburgh linebacker Ryan Shazier doesn’t tap dance around the subject when it comes to how he wants to be remembered as a linerbacker. “I want to be like the Kevin Garnett of football,” he says.

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With Dwight Clark’s announcement that he has been diagnosed with ALS, the Talk of Fame Network posts its 2015 interview with him where he is as candid as he is charming, addressing subjects like Eddie DeBartolo, Joe Montana, Tom Brady and the 49ers.

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When Hall-of-Fame receiver Paul Warfield was dealt from Cleveland to Miami in 1970, he wasn’t surprised. He said he was “shocked,” believing he was headed to the worst team in pro football

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Miami Dolphins’ All-Decade tackle Richmond Webb blocked his way to the Hall of Fame but they haven’t opened the door for him yet.

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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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Why does Tim Brown bow down every time he runs into former coach Lou Holtz? Because Holtz saved his football career, Brown said, and helped mold him into a Heisman Trophy winner and Hall of Famer.

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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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So misery loves company. Well, then, color the Washington Redskins tickled pink. Once upon a time, and not too long ago, the Redskins were the leading actors in Free Agents Gone Wrong. Their 2009 signing of defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth generally is regarded as the worst example of free-agent spending … or overspending … since that …

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Leon Hart became the first overall selection of the 1950 NFL draft by the Detroit Lions, one of only four Golden Domers selected No. 1 overall in a draft. But there have been five other Notre Dame tight ends selected in the first round and four more in the second.

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Heisman Trophy winners Paul Hornung and Tim Brown explain what makes Notre Dame great and why the NFL believes its an annual deep fountain of talent.

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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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No one paid attention to James Harrison when he was coming out of Kent State in 2002. But he’s got everyone’s attention now. In our weekly Talk of Fame Network poll, we asked listeners and readers the best non-combine player of all-time and gave them a slate of candidates that included Hall of Famers, all-decade …

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Leroy Butler was an all-decade starting safety. Yet he not only hasn’t been discussed as a Hall-of-Fame finalist. He’s never been a Hall-of-Fame semifinalist, and that’s one wrong that needs to be corrected … now.

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