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#American Football

# american-football - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez kills himself in prison

The tight end was serving a life sentence for first-degree murder.

# american-football - Thursday 13 April, 2017

# american-football - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Tony Romo retires from the NFL to focus on TV career

The veteran Dallas Cowboys quarterback was expected to continue his playing career.

# american-football - Monday 3 April, 2017

Pats star Gronkowski invades WWE WrestleMania

NFL star Rob Gronkowski made a surprise appearance at WrestleMania at Camping World Stadium in Orlando on Sunday.

# american-football - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Here is the gorgeous $2 billion stadium the 'Las Vegas Raiders' are expected to call home

The Raiders could be in their new home as early as autumn 2019.

# american-football - Monday 27 March, 2017

Raiders hope Vegas gamble will pay off this week

The NFL has little choice but to approve a third franchise relocation in less than three years.

# american-football - Saturday 25 March, 2017

The quarterback, the President and the Divided States of America

There are very few footballing reasons Colin Kaepernick should be unemployed and yet, five years after a Super Bowl appearance, he is.

# american-football - Monday 6 March, 2017

Beware the fastest 40-yard dash time if you're looking for NFL success

Speed kills careers quicker than anything else in the NFL.

# american-football - Friday 24 February, 2017

Tim Tebow is not the only former NFL player looking for a new career in baseball

Sanders Commings last appeared in a competitive baseball game in 2008, when he was in high school.

# american-football - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Will Tom Brady's backup still be Tom Brady's backup next season?

NFL executives think a ‘blockbuster’ trade for Jimmy Garoppolo is on the cards.

# american-football - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Atlanta zoo names cockroach after Tom Brady NFL

Atlanta zoo names cockroach after Tom Brady

Zoo Atlanta held up its end of a bet with Roger Williams Park Zoo, after the New England Patriots’ comeback win over the Falcons.

# american-football - Friday 10 February, 2017

'They got Tom Brady though' - Even at 21-0 up, one Atlanta player was still nervous Mic'd Up This post contains videos

'They got Tom Brady though' - Even at 21-0 up, one Atlanta player was still nervous

Mo Sanu was confident the Falcons would coast to an easy win, Taylor Gabriel knew better.

# american-football - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Julian Edelman was mic'd up for the most sensational play of the Pats' Super Bowl comeback Super Bowl LI This post contains videos

# american-football - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

5 things we learned from attending Super Bowl LI

It’s a dirty job, but somebody has to do it.

# american-football - Monday 6 February, 2017

Police begin hunt to find Tom Brady's missing jersey from Super Bowl comeback

The quarterback’s shirt disappeared after the game.

(Love) Letter from Houston: Bad Brady, good Brady and GOAT Brady all on show

If football is a religion in Texas, they found their God last night.

Brady inspires greatest comeback in Super Bowl history

The New England Patriots looked dead and buried before going on to win with a 34-28 overtime victory over the Atlanta Falcons.

# american-football - Sunday 5 February, 2017

As it happened: New England Patriots v Atlanta Falcons, Super Bowl LI NFL

As it happened: New England Patriots v Atlanta Falcons, Super Bowl LI

We’re in Houston for one of the biggest shows in sport.

Let our foolproof quiz decide who you should support in tonight's Super Bowl

The big game is on tonight and we can help you decide who to root for.

Letter from Houston: Where are all the Falcons fans?

With just hours to go before the Super Bowl, there are not many Atlanta fans in Texas.

Super Bowl LI is the New England Patriots' to lose

The Falcons can win, of course, but here’s why they won’t.

WATCH: The42 samples the atmosphere in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI Talking Heads This post contains videos

WATCH: The42 samples the atmosphere in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI

We spoke to fans and journalists ahead of the big game. .

Everything you wanted to know about American football but were afraid to ask

The42′s basic introduction to the NFL.

Super Bowl LI: Where are the best places to watch it in Ireland?

We’ve got a long list of options if you planning to head out for the game.

# american-football - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From the King of Pop to Katy Perry - The best Super Bowl half-time shows in history

How will Lady Gaga stand up against the talent that has preceded her?

Letter from Houston: Everything's bigger in Texas, even the regrets

Brady and Ryan a reminder to Texan fans of what might have been if their team had a quarterback.

What happened to the 6 quarterbacks drafted before Tom Brady in the infamous 2000 NFL Draft

#12 famously went 199th overall, in the sixth round of that year’s draft.

# american-football - Friday 3 February, 2017

'Bud... Weis... Er!' Ranking the 12 best Super Bowl ads of all time Classics This post contains videos

'Bud... Weis... Er!' Ranking the 12 best Super Bowl ads of all time

How well do you remember these promos from the NFL’s showpiece event?

Assessing the Falcons' biggest strengths and weaknesses ahead of Super Bowl LI

The best offence in football but what about that defence?

Letter from Houston: Trump's shadow looms over Super Bowl LI

You’d know there’s a game on, but something else is dominating conversation.

The path to the Super Bowl - New England Patriots

The path to the Super Bowl - New England Patriots

The six games that shaped New England’s 2016 season.

# american-football - Thursday 2 February, 2017

QUIZ: Are you a Super Bowl champ or chump?

How well do you know America’s biggest game?

5 Super Bowl specials that are well worth a punt on Sunday

Tom Brady may be MVP favourite, but backing Lady Gaga is far more fun.

Assessing the Patriots' biggest strengths and weaknesses ahead of Super Bowl LI

Are the Pats vulnerable when facing too many receivers?

'You're not wanted here!' Budweiser's Super Bowl ad is all about immigration Not Throwing Away My Spot This post contains videos

'You're not wanted here!' Budweiser's Super Bowl ad is all about immigration

Beer giant says the timing of Adolphus Busch’s story is a coincidence.

Croke Park's American football plans will depend on the new championship proposals

The vote at Congress in late February will determine the availability of the stadium.

The path to the Super Bowl - Atlanta Falcons

The six games that shaped Atlanta’s 2016 season.

Roger Goodell avoids talking about Trump as his antics dominate Super Bowl build-up

And Tom Brady asked: “what’s going on in the world?”

# american-football - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Big Ben says he'll sit down to think about whether to retire or go on for another NFL season

The Steelers quarterback says he will ” take some time away to evaluate next season — if there’s gonna be a next season”.

# american-football - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

The NFL world says hotel fire alarms are a normal occurrence the night before facing the Patriots

The New England Patriots are a franchise that…

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