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Five finalists announced for high school Butkus Award

The Butkus Foundation has announced the five finalists for the Butkus Award, presented to the nation’s top linebacker. The winner will be named Dec. 8 after voting by an independent panel of 51 recruits, scouts, coaches and media members. 76 more words


Game slowing down for Steelers linebackers

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Filling the Steelers’ linebacker corps with young players each season takes its toll on a defense that’s been in rebuilding mode since, arguably, 2013. 580 more words

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A friend of a friend-Sam Mills-Kevin Steele-October 27

One thing I have learned is that good friends have other good friends. This is a series of stories about “friends of my friends”. The post below is the story for October 27, 2015. 913 more words

A Friend Of A Friend

Johnny Manziel Does Not Play Linebacker (And Other Likely Unpopular Observations About the Browns)

This past week I went back and watched both the Raiders and Chargers games. I took the week before off because I was just too bummed after the Raiders game to write a post. 773 more words


Von Miller shows the NFL what they can do with his fine for sack dances

The fine Denver Broncos Von Miller paid last week for the sack dance he performed during Week 3 win against the Detroit Lions was enough to persuade him not to do it again — at least not during the game — in Sunday’s 23-20 victory over the Vikings. 144 more words


Broncos' offensive line issues will be tested against Vikings [ESPN]

There is plenty of hand-wringing to go around among the Denver Broncos’ faithful.

Sure, the team is 3-0, and sure, the defense is ranked No. 1 in the league. 776 more words


NFL OC says this guy is the Tom Brady of defense

Carolina Panthers Luke Kuechly’s status for Sunday remains uncertain but Tampa Bay offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter is fully prepared for the All-Pro linebacker to play in their Week 4 matchup. 188 more words