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The NFL Injury Epidemic: Who Will Fall Next?

The Green Bay Packers lost star quarterback Aaron Rodgers after a hit from Anthony Barr broke his collarbone. Since Rogers was placed on the injured reserve list last month, the Packers have gone 0-3.

Teddy Campbell, Maroon-News Staff

November 9, 2017

In a game as violent as football, injuries are bound to happen. This season seems to be especially bad for injuries to high-profile players, and it’s only Week 9. The biggest injury this year has to be that of Aaron Rodgers, who broke his collarbone. When Rodgers has all his collarbones intact, the...

NFL Week 8 Recap: Russell Wilson and Deshaun Watson Showdown – Halfway Through the Season, Eagles lead NFC and Steelers lead AFC

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson Houston Texans each threw for over 400 yards and four touchdowns, while running for more than 30 yards each. 

Ethan Marchetti, Maroon-News Staff

November 2, 2017

Week 8 in the NFL featured a healthy mix of close, compelling matchups and a few one-sided affairs. To kick things off, the Baltimore Ravens destroyed the Miami Dolphins 40-0 in Baltimore on Thursday Night Football. Baltimore’s defense shined en route to three defensive touchdowns and zero points all...

NFL Week 7 Recap: Heading into Week 8, Surprises in Each Division

Todd Gurley has the newly located Los Angeles Rams sitting at the top of its division with a 5-2 record.  Heading into the halfway point of the NFL season, things have not gone as expected and anything can happen going forward.

Theo Asher and Matt Gentile, National Sports Editor and Assistant Sports Editor

October 26, 2017

As the NFL season continues, we are starting to see some teams filter back into their predicted tiers and others continue in their surprise success. To start off, the Thursday night game was a nail-biter as the Oakland Raiders came back in the fourth quarter to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 31-30. A key to t...

Trump v. the Sports World

Paul Smyth, Class of 2018

September 28, 2017

President Trump’s recent spar with some members of the NFL and the NBA who refuse to stand during the national anthem has caused backlash from the sports world against the controversial Commander-in-Chief. At a rally for Alabama Republican Senate candidate Luther Strange, Trump commented on the recent tre...

NFL Week 3 Defined by Pregame Statements: Despite Unbelievable Games, National Anthem Main Focus

Players and owners across the National Football League took front stage to show their disapproval over President Trump’s latest divisive comments. Several teams chose to stay in their locker rooms for the national anthem. 

Matt Gentile, Assistant National Sports Editor

September 28, 2017

Looking back at Week 3 in the NFL, there was plenty of drama on the field but the most significant storylines did not occur between the whistles. The scores of games this early in the season may lose their significance over the next 15 weeks. However, the news spurred by President Trump’s tweets in r...

CTE Debate Continues in the NFL: Head Injuries Force Players to Pick Long-Term Health or Money

Retired San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland was one of the first to retire from professional football early in his career. CTE and mental health issues threaten every NFL player despite 15-yard penalties for headshots. 

Teddy Campbell, Maroon-News Staff

September 28, 2017

With the return of the NFL and college football this fall, so too returns the talk about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and the inherent danger of our country’s most dangerous sport. CTE is a disease caused by repeated hits to the head, which over time causes permanent damage to the brain....

Around the Hill: You Are Stuck on an Island, Which NFL Player(s) Do You Bring?

September 21, 2017

By Matt Gentile, Assistant National Sports EditorWith a provocative question such as this, there are many directions I could go with my answer. At first, I thought I needed someone who will entertain me on this island. But after more thought, I quickly wised up and realized I need to prioritize a pla...

Question of the Week: Who Will Be the Biggest Fantasy Football Bust?

Nov 27, 2016; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard (24) runs with the ball during the second quarter against the Tennessee Titans at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

September 14, 2017

By Teddy Campbell, Maroon-News StaffDisclaimer: The same guy writing this article about fantasy football left Chiefs rookie running back Kareem Hunt on his bench this week, who promptly scored three touchdowns, broke an NFL rookie yardage record and finished with over 45 fantasy points. Do as I say...

What Went Down in NFL Week One?: A Quick Look at the NFC and AFC Results

Star running back David Johnson broke his wrist in week one and is expected to be out for two to three months.

Theo Asher and Eric Fishbin, National Sports Editors

September 14, 2017

National Football Conference: In the NFC East, it was rivalry week to kickoff the season. The Philadelphia Eagles went into D.C. and handled the Washington Redskins. Quarterback Carson Wentz was impressive, completing 26-39 attempts and throwing for 307 yards. Winning on the road against a division riva...

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