Whenever there's news about an athlete with a heart problem coming back to play, your heart skips a beat. Hope there will be NO complications, and continued good health. Read article for more Bengals tackle Jake Fisher went through a full practice on Tuesday for the first time since having heart surgery last November. Fisher, … Continue reading Jake Fisher fully practicing seven months after heart surgery — ProFootballTalk
Once again we are challenged to support and cover a 'sport' where the side effects can be so brutal and debilitating. Re post from ProFootallTalk Don Testerman, the first fullback in the Seahawks’ history, died on May 8 in Greenville, South Carolina, from complications of dementia, Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times reports. Testerman was … Continue reading Death by Dementia – Another former #NFL player passes from the disease
Wide receiver Julio Jones has arguably been the Falcons best player over the last 5 years. As we noted in an earlier blog, his stats rank him among the best in the NFL. He is respected and revered by players around the league/ He has always been a model citizen for the Falcons and is … Continue reading Does #Falcons #JulioJones no longer want to be #InBrotherhood ?
Julio Jones is arguably the best receiver in the NFL. He has set multiple league records in his 8 years of playing. Quickest to reach 9000 career receiving yards. Jones got there in just 95 games. Calvin Johnson needed 102. Antonio Brown and Randy Moss did it in 107. Only Charger Hall of Famer Lance … Continue reading Have we seen the best and last of Julio Jones? #AtlantaFalcons fans hope not.
By Jonathan Simmons This time last year I found myself in Houston the host city of Super Bowl 51. Who knew I would be there to witness the highs and lows of that unforgettable OT loss to the NE Patriots. The excitement surrounding the Falcons before SB51 reached unprecedented heights. Multiple pep rallies around Metro … Continue reading #Falcons fans not interested in #SB52 Still haunted by collapse in #SB51
Mercedes Benz stadium is a glorious new state of the art stadium considered to be one of the finest sports venues in the world. It annually hosts the SEC championship, and this year the College Football Championship two of the biggest events of the year for the sport. The Celebration Bowl is the 1st bowl … Continue reading #CelebrationBowl big stage in Atlanta invigorates, but doesn’t intimidate #NCAT or #Grambling
As the hours are counted down before the 3rd annual Celebration Bowl the head coaches and players took time out to speak to the media in their final press conferences. The Celebration Bowl matches the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) and the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) champions in Atlanta to determine the kings of Black … Continue reading In the #CelebrationBowl the cheers are about family as much as #football