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#American Football

# american-football - Friday 31 July, 2015

Russell Wilson becomes second highest earning QB in the NFL

Wilson will make almost $90m over four years.

# american-football - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

‘Deflategate’ could spill over to a new season as Tom Brady promises to persist with appeal

Meanwhile his agent Don Yee is not impressed with Roger Goodell.

# american-football - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Tom Brady’s suspension was just upheld by the NFL

He’ll just have to stay home in his mansion with Gisele. Or take this to court.

Arizona Cardinals hire first female coach in NFL history

Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman appointed to a coaching role at an NFL franchise.

# american-football - Sunday 26 July, 2015

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American football team celebrate with a glorious recreation of ‘The People’s Elbow’

You better believe that the Jacksonville Sharks know their role.

# american-football - Saturday 25 July, 2015

25-year-old ‘stepping away’ from the NFL after losing 2 fingers in fireworks accident

CJ Wilson lost his index and middle finger on 4 July, but he’s not giving up on football just yet.

# american-football - Friday 24 July, 2015

NFL officially outlaws genius trick play that helped the Patriots to the Super Bowl

No more tricky formations allowed in the No Fun League.

# american-football - Thursday 23 July, 2015

# american-football - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

# american-football - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Why this NFL player’s hair plays a vital role in what he eats

The Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell was in Dublin today.

# american-football - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Meet the Limerick man whose invention is reducing concussions in American Football

JP Hartigan’s product is being used by more than 50 NCAA Division 1 schools.

# american-football - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Tottenham agree 10-year deal with the NFL to host American football in London

At least two matches will be played at Spurs’ new stadium annually.

# american-football - Monday 22 June, 2015

# american-football - Monday 15 June, 2015

Could Ireland field an American football team at the 2020 Olympics?

The sport has applied to be part of Tokyo 2020.

# american-football - Thursday 4 June, 2015

American football games have to be of ‘promotional value’ or ‘financially worthwhile’ to the GAA

GAA President defends decision to have no college American football game in Croke Park in 2016.

# american-football - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Wait, the Carolina Panthers have paid Cam Newton how much?

The quarterback signed a big-money contract extension with the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday.

# american-football - Friday 15 May, 2015

The NFL will vote on a rule change next week to make games more exciting

How teams approach their extra-point attempt could be about to change dramatically.

# american-football - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Opinion: The NFL have made a mess of Deflategate and it can all be traced back to Ray Rice

In trying so desperately to be seen to do the right thing, the league has made a mockery of its own disciplinary process.

# american-football - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

# american-football - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

How did your team do in the 2015 NFL Draft? – NFC Edition

In the second part of his analysis, Steve O’Rourke looks at the NFC.

# american-football - Monday 4 May, 2015

How did your team do in the 2015 NFL Draft? – AFC Edition

Steve O’Rourke takes a look at how took the best advantage of the new crop of NFL players this weekend.

# american-football - Friday 1 May, 2015

Could Ireland host a college American football game in 2016 after all?

The42 understands efforts are underway to ensure a game goes ahead.

Titans stick with Mariota as Jets and Rams provide the big surprises in round one

Gang Green fans will be particularly happy with how things fell into place last night.

# american-football - Thursday 30 April, 2015

With the first pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, The42 selects…

With the first pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, The42 selects…

The waiting is almost over for college football’s big names as tonight they’ll find out their new homes.

# american-football - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

The 5 biggest Draft busts in NFL history

Just because you have the choice of every player in the Draft doesn’t mean you’ll get it right.

# american-football - Monday 27 April, 2015

Sports Film of the Week: Late Rounders

The late rounds of the NFL Draft are a long way from the glamour of round one.

Is there another Tom Brady in the 2015 NFL Draft class?

We pick out three quarterbacks who could just be flying under the radar.

# american-football - Friday 24 April, 2015

Opinion: There’s still a future for American football games in Ireland

Despite yesterday’s news about the 2016 Croke Park Classic, Steve O’Rourke says more will come.

# american-football - Thursday 23 April, 2015

GAA confirms there will be no Croke Park Classic next year

The event is no longer viable according to the GAA bosses.

Here’s how the Eagles can land the player they REALLY want in this year’s NFL Draft

And don’t be at all surprised if it actually happens.

# american-football - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

The Patriots will kick off the 2015 NFL season against the Super Bowl’s most successful team

The NFL schedule for next season has been released.

# american-football - Monday 20 April, 2015

Here we go again: Tim Tebow is coming back to the NFL

The Philadelphia Eagles are reportedly offering Tebow his last chance at an NFL career.

# american-football - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Study finds 1 in 6 NFL players go broke within 12 years of retiring

Career length and total earnings have little effect on whether an NFL player will declare bankrupt.

# american-football - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

NFL star Aaron Hernandez convicted of first degree murder

The ex New England Patriot will now serve a mandatory life sentence.

# american-football - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Tom Brady is great at American football… not so much at baseball

You’d expect more from a four-time Super Bowl winner.

# american-football - Monday 13 April, 2015

JJ Watt could jump on top of Lady GaGa’s head from a standing start

The Houston Texans’ player might just be some kind of super hero.

# american-football - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Cowboys sign British warehouse worker to play defensive end

After just five games of American Football under his belt, Efe Obada has earned himself an NFL contract with the Dallas Cowboys.

# american-football - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Take note GAA… the NFL could change how teams score to encourage more entertainment

The times they are a changin’ Stateside.

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