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Von Miller, Denver Broncos issue statements on coronavirus diagnosis

Von Miller, Denver Broncos issue statements on coronavirus diagnosis

April 16, 2020

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller announced Thursday that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus...

Trump appoints Vince McMahon, Rob Manfred and Adam Silver to help

Trump appoints Vince McMahon, Rob Manfred and Adam Silver to help “get sports back”

April 15, 2020

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday the formation of an advisory group responsible for helping r...

Does defense win championships? A statistical analysis.

Does defense win championships? A statistical analysis.

March 20, 2020

We’ve all heard the old adage “defense wins championships.” Usually, the phrase comes from a traditi...

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Bears reportedly interested in Carr

February 25, 2020

A Thursday morning tweet by Las Vegas Raiders Derek Carr set off a social media firestorm. The photo,...

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NFL to revamp playoff format

February 25, 2020

According to NFL Insider Adam Schefter, the NFL is progressing toward finalizing a new collective bar...

REPORT: NFL to make major change to playoff format

REPORT: NFL to make major change to playoff format

February 20, 2020

According to NFL Insider Adam Schefter, the NFL is progressing toward finalizing a new collective bar...

The NFL should reject Michael Vick

The NFL should reject Michael Vick

January 14, 2020

The NFL selected former Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback Michael Vick to serve...

BREAKING: Chicago Bears fire Mark Helfrich, three others

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

December 31, 2019

The Chicago Bears fired offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich and three others Tuesday, according to Adam Jahns of The Athletic. The Bears organization later confirmed the report. Alongside Helfrich, the Bears also moved on from offensive line coach Harry Hiestand, tight ends coach Kevin Gilbride and special teams assistant...

The Independent’s top 10 NFL logos

The Independent’s top 10 NFL logos

November 20, 2019

Who has the best logo in the NFL?

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Caption: Aaron Rodgers has spearheaded the Packers resurgence | Photo by: NBCSports

The Independent’s NFL quarterback rankings

November 15, 2019

The first half of the 2019 NFL season is in the books, with a number of quarterbacks distinguishing ...

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The Madden Curse is real

October 22, 2019

When reigning MVP and Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes went down in the second quarter...

Three Quarterbacks on the hot seat

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

Mitchell Trubisky When the Chicago Bears traded the third overall pick, a third round pick (no. 67) and a fourth round pick (No. 111) to move up one position in the 2017 NFL draft, they were expecting to land a franchise quarterback. General manager Ryan Pace had his sights set on University of North Carolina quarterback Mitch...

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