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Lee Smith Agrees To Deal To Stay With Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders reached a deal with another blocking tight end, agreeing on a three-year contract to retain Lee Smith on Wednesday. 507 more words


Former NFL Star Smith Pleads Not Guilty To Domestic Violence Charges

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Former NFL star linebacker Aldon Smith, who played for both the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders, pleaded not guilty Monday to domestic violence, assault, false imprisonment and vandalism charges. 318 more words


Oakland Raiders Set To Release CB Sean Smith

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are releasing cornerback Sean Smith to create more salary cap room heading into free agency.

A person familiar with the move said Smith was told Monday that he will be let go before the start of the new league year on Wednesday. 325 more words


The Team

Now that football season is officially over, I’ve had time to reflect on What My Team Means To Me.

Even if you’re not a football or pro sports fan of any shape, if you live anywhere in the Philadelphia area, there was no escaping the mania once the Eagles clinched the NFC championship and were headed to the Super Bowl. 809 more words

The Super Bowl and the Politics of Losing

It’s Super Bowl Sunday!  If polls are to be believed, I will join over one hundred million other fans watching the world championship of football.  Unless something disastrous happens before this evening’s game, I will watch my fifty-second game.  666 more words

After A Tumultuous Season, Where Does NFL Go? | Morning Joe | MSNBC

The NFL had its most ‘discordant season’ in years, according to new reporting by Mark Leibovich in the NYT Magazine. Leibovich joins Morning Joe to discuss the future of the league and Donald Trump’s relationship with pro football, from wanting to own a team to publicly criticizing players. 23 more words


Super Bowl LII prediction

Movie quote of the day:

“Say ‘auf Wiedersehen’ to your Nazi balls.”

– Hugo Stiglitz, “Inglourious Basterds” (2009)

Week 17 record: 9-7 (56.2 percent)
2017 record: 166-90 (64.8 percent) 1,578 more words