Pro Bowl players echo concerns brought by Flores' lawsuit
The Pro Bowl is back on after a one-year hiatus, and the All-Star game is making its Sin City debut after the previous four editions were held in Orlando. But Flores' lawsuit served as a reminder to even these elite players that their sport has ample work to do on racial equality. Like I say, I support Coach Flores throughout everything. It’s got that Pro Bowl feel to it.”CAN'T KICK ITIn the NFL's latest attempt at innovation that also increases player safety, the Pro Bowl will have no kickoffs. NEW TOOLSSmart young players are using the Pro Bowl week as a chance to get to know their competitors in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere — while also picking up knowledge for the future.wftv.com
Brady Bunch: QB has taken over 200 teammates to Super Bowl
There are veterans who joined up for one final run at the title, and wide-eyed rookies who were thrust into the Super Bowl spotlight. AdHALL OF FAMERSThree of Brady’s Super Bowl teammates have already been inducted into the Hall of Fame with more likely to come down the road. Julian Edelman and Deion Branch, who both won Super Bowl MVPs with Brady, are tied for the most catches with 24 apiece. MISSING RINGSOnly two players went to the Super Bowl with Brady more than once and never got a ring out of it. COMMON NAMESA few first names have stood out more than others when it comes to Brady’s Super Bowl teammates, led by the nine Brandons: Bolden, Browner, Deadrick, Gorin, King, LaFell, Meriweather, Mitchell and Spikes.
New England Patriot scores first touchdown of his 12-year career
Matthew Slater of the New England Patriots celebrates a touchdown after a blocked punt during the first half against the Buffalo Bills. (CNN) - Matthew Slater of the New England Patriots scored the first touchdown of his 12-year career with the NFL on Sunday. The wide receiver made the touchdown during the Patriots' game against the Buffalo Bills. "I think everyone dreams of scoring a touchdown at some point," Slater told reporters after the game. The Patriots went on to beat the Bills 16-10 during the game Sunday at New Era Stadium in New York.