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Re-signing DeMarcus Lawrence makes Cowboys a Super Bowl contender – Dallas Cowboys Blog

[ad_1] FRISCO, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys needed to sign DeMarcus Lawrence.They needed Lawrence because as they found out after releasing DeMarcus Ware after the 2014 season, "war daddies," as Cowboys owner Jerry Jones affectionately calls pass-rushers, do not grow on trees. And so they did, agreeing to a five year, $105 million deal with $65 million guaranteed, according to a source.The Cowboys traded up in the second round with
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Rams’ window remains open, so it’s Super Bowl or bust 2.0 – Los Angeles Rams Blog

[ad_1] 1:00 AM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballPHOENIX -- Last year, the Los Angeles Rams identified a window to go all-in, acquire the best players available to round out a talented roster and make a deep playoff run.The result: a Super Bowl appearance for the first time in 17 seasons,
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Pro Bowl S Weddle joining Rams on 2-year deal

[ad_1] Six-time Pro Bowl safety Eric Weddle has agreed to a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Rams, the team announced Friday.Sources told ESPN that Weddle could make up to $12.5 million over the two years of the deal, with $5.25 million guaranteed.Weddle, who was released by the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday, was considered the quarterback of the NFL's top-ranked defense and last season finished third on the team in
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Source — Pro Bowl S Weddle plans to join Rams

[ad_1] Six-time Pro Bowl safety Eric Weddle plans to sign a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Rams, a league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.Sources told ESPN that Weddle could make up to $12.5 million over the two years of the deal with $5.25 million guaranteed.Weddle arrived in Los Angeles on Thursday night, spent Friday with the Rams and wants to be a part of the defending NFC champions, the
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‘The South Stands at Armageddon’ — Breaking the Sugar Bowl color barrier

[ad_1] In the second week of November 1955, Fred Digby, the Sugar Bowl founder and general manager, and Monk Simons, a former Tulane football star, left New Orleans en route to Pittsburgh. They wanted to go to Pitt Stadium, where they would watch the 48th game between Pittsburgh and West Virginia, the rivalry known as "The Backyard Brawl."Digby, 62, was a retired sportswriter. Simons, 41, had coached three different sports
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UNC-Duke tickets approaching Super Bowl prices because of Zion Williamson

[ad_1] Zion Williamson has turned Wednesday's North Carolina-Duke game into the Super Bowl. Well, it'll cost you the price of a Super Bowl ticket to see the game, at least.If you're interested in squeezing into Cameron Indoor Stadium to watch the first installment of the legendary rivalry in 2018-19, you'll have to spend $2,500, the price of the cheapest available ticket. That's just shy of the $2,674 you would have
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Best of the Patriots’ Super Bowl LIII parade: Celebrating No. 6 – New England Patriots Blog

[ad_1] If Super Bowl LIII was his last game, then Rob Gronkowski is going out a winner and was ready to celebrate the moment during Tuesday's parade. John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe/Getty ImagesThe repetition of celebrating championships has not diminished the thrill in Boston as a crowd expected to exceed one million poured into the streets Tuesday to cheer on the sixth such parade for the New England Patriots.Boston. You are insane.
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Team Gleason beneficiary dies in van fire en route to Super Bowl

[ad_1] METAIRIE, La. -- A dream trip to the Super Bowl ended in tragedy for a 39-year-old North Carolina man suffering from ALS, when he was killed in a van that caught fire on the way to the game.Ed Cushman had obtained tickets to the game through Team Gleason, the charitable foundation started by former Saints player Steve Gleason, who suffers from ALS himself.WWL-TV and the New Orleans Advocate were
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Brian Flores springs into Dolphins rebuild off Super Bowl triumph – Miami Dolphins Blog

[ad_1] MIAMI -- Miami Dolphins fans should be hopeful, and maybe even optimistic, that Brian Flores will guide their team to greener pastures.Flores arrives in Miami riding the high of a Super Bowl victory. Even though it's considered Bill Belichick's defense, Flores was the defensive playcaller of a four-hour coaching masterpiece as the New England Patriots held the Los Angeles Rams -- who scored 543 points in the regular season