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Keidel: Feasting On Football

The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.

11/28/2013

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 10: Jake Locker #10 of the Tennessee Titans runs the ball and is tackled by Russell Allen #50 of the Jacksonville Jaguars at LP Field on November 10, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Hellos, Goodbyes And A Reunion For One Quarterback

Injuries can cause a player to take time off from their team and sometimes that means the entire season. When injuries heal, it is time for those players to return and hopefully make a return sooner rather than later. For others? Injuries can mean coming full circle back to the place where it all began.

11/13/2013

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 04: Percy Harvin #12 of the Minnesota Vikings returns a kick during a game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on November 4, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Packers QB Carousel, Harvin Returning, Texans RB Done For Year

Injuries are truly crippling some teams in the NFL as the season begins its ride toward the playoffs. One player will finally be on the field for his new team and he’ll ironically face his old team. A Houston Texan is done for the year and won’t have to suffer much longer. In Green Bay, the Packers are dealing with a problem that they haven’t had in decades.

11/11/2013

GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 20: Jermichael Finley #88 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates with Andrew Quarless #81after scoring a touchdown in the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns during the game at Lambeau Field on October 20, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Bud Adams Passes Away, Jermichael Finley Doing Better, Patriots Penalty Debacle

The NFL can actually bring about a wide range of emotions all in the course of a couple of days. The New England Patriots brought about confusion and anger. The Green Bay Packers brought about fear and concern. The Tennessee Titans brought about tears and sadness.

10/23/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 20: CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER Sam Bradford #8 of the St. Louis Rams is carted off the field with an injury after being knocked out of bounds by Mike Mitchell #21 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Injuries Take Over Week 7

There were a large number of injuries in Week 7 of the 2013 NFL season, and some of them proved to be quite serious. Some teams are really worried though because a few of the injuries happened to back-up players that were already filling in for injured starters.

10/22/2013

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 29: Malliciah Goodman #93 of the Atlanta Falcons pressures Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots during the game at Georgia Dome on September 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Vick Injured Again, Tom Brady’s Streak Ends, Clay Matthews Could Miss Time

Week 5 of the NFL saw a number of big-time things happen, and not all of them were good. A few teams suffered some setbacks and those include injuries that could greatly affect the team’s immediate future.

10/08/2013

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 5: Jacoby Jones #12 of the Baltimore Ravens walks off of the field after colliding with his own teammate and injuring himself in the second quarter against the Denver Broncos during the game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 5, 2013 in Denver Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Jacoby Jones Hit By Stripper, Packers Cut Fumbler, Cardinal Loses Part Of Finger

The NFL is one of the most exciting sports leagues in the world, but so many strange things come along with it. The third weekend of the 2013 NFL season brought about some big upsets and awesome action, but it also brought about a lot of odd occurrences.

09/25/2013

LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 22: Joique Bell #35 of the Detroit Lions scores a touchdown in the first quarter during a game against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on September 22, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Week 3 Is Full Of Unbelievable Upsets

Week 2 of the 2013 NFL season brought about so many close games that fans didn’t have a clue which game to tune into so they could get the best action. Now, Week 3 has come and gone, and it was full of so many upsets that no one knew what was going on or who to believe in.

09/23/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 15: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos and brother quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants shake hands at the end of the Denver Broncos 41-23 win over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 15, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Manning Bowl III, Malcom Floyd Hospitalized

The NFL is often filled with ups, downs, and everything in between. Week 2 of the 2013 season brought about two brothers battling for the third time in their careers, a huge day for a Packer, and a scary moment for a Charger.

09/17/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 08: Roman Harper #41 of the New Orleans Saints intercepts a ball intended for Tony Gonzalez #88 of the Atlanta Falcons in the endzone at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 8, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

The Top Three Games From The First Sunday Of The 2013 NFL Season

Week one of the 2013 NFL season is just about complete, and the first Sunday of this new year brought forth just about everything that an NFL could want. There were upsets, divisional match-ups, last second finishes, and some great outings by amazing players.

09/09/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Should Be The No. 1 QB In Fantasy Drafts? Drew Brees Vs. Aaron Rodgers

With fantasy drafts now in full swing, would-be owners are scrambling to unlock the secrets of this year’s draft. To that end, let’s take a closer look at who might be the best QB option this year in fantasy: Aaron Rodgers or Drew Brees.

08/30/2013

TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 08: Eddie Lacy #42 of the Alabama Crimson Tide tries to break a tackle by Andrew Jackson #4 of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 8, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Eddie Lacy Gives The Green Bay Packers Exactly What They Need

The Green Bay Packers drafted Alabama running back Eddie Lacy in the second round of the draft in April to fix its problematic running game. The Packers have been in the top half of the NFL in rushing just once in Mike McCarthy’s seven years as head coach. Lacy, a big and powerful back, aims to fix that.

08/04/2013

SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 24:  A referee makes a call during the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Report: NFL, Refs Closing In On New Deal

Two days after a controversial call cost the Green Bay Packers a win, the NFL and the referees’ union are reportedly nearing an end to a lockout that put replacement officials on the field since the start of the season.

09/26/2012

SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 24:  Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the officials at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

NFL Upholds Controversial Call From Packers-Seahawks Ending

The NFL conceded Tuesday that a bad call cost the Green Bay Packers the game — yet still upheld the Seattle Seahawks’ victory.

09/25/2012

Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Defenses and Special Teams

A strong defense/special teams unit could make the difference in your fantasy football league. Here are the top 10 to target.

08/22/2012

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