NFL players, owners help 'Inspire Change' for social justice
The NFL is highlighting its Inspire Change social justice initiative in stadiums and during game broadcasts during the final two weeks of the regular season. Video content will be used to amplify the impactful social justice work done by NFL players, clubs, league, and social justice grant partners to break down barriers to opportunity and end systemic racism. These national grant partners were recently approved by the Social Justice Working Group, comprised of five players and five team owners. ... It’s a very fluid and very thoughtful group of folks from both the NFL and players who decide on where these grants get to go. But it’s a team effort.”The NFL has now provided more than $180 million to 37 national grant partners and hundreds of grassroot organizations nationwide as part of Inspire Change.wftv.com
The Latest: Barkley back for Giants after ACL injury in 2020
Barkley was hurt against Chicago in the second game of last season. It gave Carolina a 9-0 lead in the second quarter against his former team, the New York Jets. The 2-yard touchdown pass from Burrow to Tee Higgins was set up by a pass interference penalty on Minnesota. — Teresa M. Walker reporting from Nashville, Tennessee___1:45 p.m.Maia Chaka is making history today, becoming the first black woman to officiate an NFL game. The first full Sunday of the NFL season is about to begin with seven new head coaches making debuts with their respective teams.wftv.com
Murray throws TD, Cards end 3-game skid, beat red-hot Giants
Coupled with Tampa Bay’s 26-14 win over Minnesota (6-7), the Cardinals are back in a wild-card berth. we have to go out there and execute,” said Murray, who ran 10 times for 47 yards. “I don’t think we have any kind of a hangover from going out to Seattle last week," Giants coach Joe Judge said. The D limited New York to 159 yards in making Jones' return from a one-game absence with a hamstring injury miserable. The first one was set up by a 24-yard punt return by Christian Kirk to the Giants 38.