This Day in Football: Happy Birthday, Tom Brady
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This Day in Football: Happy Birthday, Tom Brady

Today, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady turns 35.  As you browse the web for a gift, here’s a look back at the 3-time Super Bowl champ as originally presented on The Top 100 Players of

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This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, Barry Sanders
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This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, Barry Sanders

We’re improvising this birthday salute to Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders, who celebrates his 44th on this date in football, July 16, 2012.  To appropriately honor a back who perhaps better than … MORE ►

This Date In Football: Happy Birthday, John Elway
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This Date In Football: Happy Birthday, John Elway

On this date in football, June 28, 2012, John Elway turns 52 years old.

As the Broncos franchise quarterback for 16 years in the ‘80’s and ‘90’s, Elway made countless big calls on the field … MORE ►

Sneak Peek: 49ers Willis makes Top 10 of the Top 100
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Sneak Peek: 49ers Willis makes Top 10 of the Top 100

The wait to find out who the players selected the NFL’s best concludes TONIGHT, when we reveal the top 10 names on the Top 100 Players of 2012.

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Top 100 Recap: Numbers 20-11
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Top 100 Recap: Numbers 20-11

In case you missed the Top 100 Players of 2012 Wednesday night, here are numbers 11 to 20 as voted by the NFL players.  Do you agree with their picks?

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Fare thee well, LaDainian Tomlinson
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Fare thee well, LaDainian Tomlinson

LaDainian Tomlinson’s NFL career is over.  The 11-year veteran will sign a one-day contract with the Chargers so he can officially retire with the team for whom be played 9 seasons and rushed for nearly … MORE ►

This Day in Football: Happy Bell-ated Birthday, Bobby Bell!
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This Day in Football: Happy Bell-ated Birthday, Bobby Bell!

Though underrated, the Chiefs defense of the 1960s may be among the most dominant in NFL history, and Bobby Bell, HOF ’83, was a huge reason why.  As a linebacker and defensive end, he was … MORE ►

Top 100 Recap: Numbers 21-30
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Top 100 Recap: Numbers 21-30

In case you missed the Top 100 Players of 2012 Wednesday night, here are numbers 21 to 30 as voted by the NFL players.  Do you agree with their picks?

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Top 100 Sneak Peek: Wes Welker Ascending Up the Charts
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Top 100 Sneak Peek: Wes Welker Ascending Up the Charts

Tonight we reveal numbers 30 through 21 on our countdown of the Top 100 Players of 2012, including Patriot WR Wes Welker’s position. Welker landed at No. 50 in 2011, but after another 100-plus … MORE ►

This Day in Football: Red Grange’s Birthday
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This Day in Football: Red Grange’s Birthday

Red Grange’s place among the NFL’s greatest has as much to do with his off-the-field persona as his on-the-field skills.  After gaining stardom at the University of Illinois, Grange brought notoriety to pro football in … MORE ►