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Zelda Westbrook, mother of beloved former Philadelphia Eagles’ running back Brian Westbrook, read Dr. Seuss’ “Wacky Wednesday” to a group of kindergartners.
“It’s going to be like what you experience at home: these are the highest resolution video boards in the National Football League,” said team president Don Smolenski.
More than four-thousand former players are seeking compensation, claiming the NFL knew and hid the danger of repeated concussions.
The narrative is carefully structured to include an appropriate payoff, but along the way is feels strangely and surprisingly farfetched.
Game tickets range from $72 for standing room, to more than $21,000 for the field level. Then there’s airfare and hotel.
From location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football’s five best stadiums in the NFL.
Autopsies have been performed on many NFL players and others with head trauma and have uncovered chronic traumatic encephalitis as a result of repeated concussions.
The Birds had close to a full house and the first preseason game is this Friday, so it was a good time for Linc security to get strict with the new “Be Clear” policy.
Among the new rules this season, only small clutch bags will be permitted inside the stadium.
Some players are suffering from dementia or depression, and fault the league for rushing them back on the field.
As we enter the heart of football season, NFL Kicker offers a pretty good quick-play distraction for gridiron fans who have a minute to kill.
Officials with both the City of Philadelphia and the Eagles are watching the path of Hurricane Sandy, and Eagles officials say at this point Sunday’s game at the Linc is still a “go.”
The NFL and the referees’ union reached a tentative contract agreement at midnight Thursday, ending an impasse that began in June when the league locked out the officials and used replacements instead.
LFL officials generally stay away from commenting on NFL affairs, but Monday night’s Seattle Seahawks – Greenbay Packers game pushed them to put out a Facebook statement about replacement officials.
If a fan gets kicked out of a game for bad behavior, some venues won’t let him back in until he takes a four-hour online course that costs up to $100.