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Browns’ JC Tretter elected as new NFLPA president

[ad_1] Cleveland Browns offensive lineman JC Tretter has been elected as the new president of the NFL Players Association, the union announced Tuesday.Tretter was elected by the NFLPA's 32-member Board of Player Representatives.Tretter was running for the post against New York Giants defensive back Michael Thomas and Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Sam Acho for the post.Soon-to-be Carolina Panthers offensive tackle Russell Okung dropped out of the race on Tuesday morning,
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Source– Russell Okung drops out of race for NFLPA president

[ad_1] KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Veteran offensive tackle Russell Okung dropped out of the race for NFLPA president Tuesday morning, a source told ESPN.All four candidates -- New York Giants defensive back Michael Thomas, Cleveland Browns center JC Tretter, Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Sam Acho and Okung -- gave speeches to the players in attendance at the NFLPA annual meetings Tuesday morning. Okung went last and announced he was no
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NFL Honors – Who took home the league’s biggest awards?

[ad_1] 6:43 PM ETNFL NationESPN The NFL held its annual awards show Saturday in Miami, the site of Super Bowl LIV where the Kansas City Chiefs will face the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday (6:30 p.m. ET, Fox).Here's a look at who took home the awards and why:Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson won the MVP award. He was the first player in league history to compile more than 3,000 yards
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Final 2019 NFL MVP rankings

[ad_1] A little more than two weeks from now, on the night before Super Bowl LIV kicks off, the NFL will crown the MVP of the 2019 season. A competition that emerged early as a three-quarterback race only to soon become the Lamar Jackson Award highlights the changing of the guard at the QB position. To that end, three signal-callers under the age of 25 finished in the top five
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Barnwell’s 2019 NFL awards ballot

[ad_1] With one week to go in the 2019 NFL season, I've pieced together my regular-season awards ballot. While I would typically wait for Week 17 to play out before making any proclamations, there really aren't many close races this year; the winners for most of the key awards are comfortably ahead of the competition, and the guys who could move on or off the ballot altogether are the third-placed
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Saints’ Michael Thomas joins 99 club on Madden

[ad_1] METAIRIE, La. -- Michael Thomas has earned his place into the NFL record books and into the coveted "Madden 99 Club."EA Sports announced Monday that the New Orleans Saints receiver has been upgraded to the maximum rating of 99 in its Madden 20 video game after he broke Marvin Harrison's NFL record of 143 catches in a season.Thomas now has 145 catches -- with one game to play Sunday
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Saints WR Michael Thomas breaks Marvin Harrison’s record for catches

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Marvin Harrison's NFL record of 143 catches in a season was so impressive that it stood for 17 years -- and no one came within even six catches of it.Until Sunday, when New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas broke Harrison's mark with one game to spare.Thomas caught his 143rd pass of the season with his 11th reception of the game Sunday in the fourth quarter against
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Saints WR Michael Thomas ties Marvin Harrison’s record for catches

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Marvin Harrison's NFL record of 143 catches in a season was so impressive that it stood for 17 years -- and no one even came within six catches of it.Until Sunday, when New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas tied Harrison with one game to spare.Thomas caught his 143rd pass of the season with his 10th reception of the game Sunday in the fourth quarter against the
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Getting Bred — Wide receiver Michael Thomas gifts Saints teammates Air Jordan 11s

[ad_1] METAIRIE, La. -- Not only is Michael Thomas about to wipe guys such as Marvin Harrison and Randy Moss out of the NFL record books. But he's also making a run at Santa Claus.Thomas surprised his New Orleans Saints teammates on Wednesday by giving every player on the team a pair of the coveted Air Jordan 11 Retro Breds that were released last week.So @CantGuardMike gifted every teammate a
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15 NFL surprises nobody saw coming in 2019, from Lamar Jackson’s rise to crummy kicking

[ad_1] August seems like forever ago in NFL terms, but it has really only been 15 weeks. So much can change in the course of four months, and what might have seemed controversial or even absurd over the summer has turned out to be obvious and factual. In going back through the 2019 season, I can sit here now and say things that would have absolutely shocked me back in