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California, Houston have most NFL players

The NFL released its list of most players on opening weekend rosters by state, hometown and high school this week. There were 1,696 active players on the 53-man rosters for Week 1. It’s no surprise that California leads the state … Continue reading

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Arkansas holds off Georgia

If you are a regular visitor to this page or to my Twitter page (@BlogAndTackle), you know how closely I follow the NFL. But, I also follow college football as part of a weekend gig doing stats work for the … Continue reading

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Looking back at Katrina and football

What follows below is a story I have told many times in the last five years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, with a pair of postscripts. It’s a story of how life … Continue reading

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Favre’s back to football, again

Hearing the news that three Minnesota Vikings teammates boarded a private jet to Hattiesburg to see if they could convince a certain quarterback to come back with them to Minnesota — and he did — reminds me of a classic Looney … Continue reading

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