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The Lions are giving Greg Robinson the chance to be more than a ‘draft bust’

The Detroit Lions were a surprise playoff team in 2016. Now, they’re looking to build on that season, and one of the driving forces behind that is general manager Bob Quinn. After spending years in New England, he knew that protecting the No. 1 asset of the team, Matthew Stafford, was the top priority.

In his first draft as the team’s general manager, Quinn, with the 16th overall pick, selected Detroit’s future left tackle, Taylor Decker from Ohio State. Later in the third round, he selected a big physical C/G Graham Glasgow, and after that, another offensive lineman, Joe Dahl…………..Read More

Which NFL player would you name a food after?

Sports and food are two of the best things in the world. When you combine the names of NFL players with meals, you have a delicious and well-named masterpiece.

SugarFire Smokehouse in St. Louis recently unveiled a burger called the “Reuben Foster.” It is a house burger, with Swiss cheese, sauerkraut hash, pastrami, caramelized onion, and a special sauce. Sounds good, right?………..Read more

Colts GM’s Mission: ‘It Can’t Just Be About Andrew Luck’

It’s not like Chris Ballard needed much more to like in Andrew Luck, and the then-Chiefs executive didn’t have any idea that he’d soon be building a team around him.

But if there were any boxes still empty, the Colts franchise quarterback checked them for him last Oct. 30. That afternoon, Ballard stayed behind in the press box after a Chiefs rout in Indy, making calls to set up Monday free-agent workouts in the wake of a slew of Kansas City injuries. Meanwhile, Luck was at a podium downstairs, beamed to a TV monitor near Ballard’s seat……………..Read More

Atlanta Falcons will be the home team in Super Bowl LI vs. Patriots

The Atlanta Falcons are heading to Super Bowl LI after beating down the Green Bay Packers, 44-21, in the NFC Championship on Sunday. They played their last game ever in the Georgia Dome, but Sunday’s game wasn’t technically their last home game of the season. They will be the home team in Houston on Feb. 5 when they play the New England Patriots. 

Being the road team is a familiar feeling for the Patriots. The last time they were in the Super Bowl two years ago, they were also considered the away team. They wore white jerseys and beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24………..Read More