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#American Football

# 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.

# american-football - Monday 30 March, 2015

Tom Brady and Michael Jordan had the BEST craic hanging out together this weekend

Two of the most famous names in US sport spent the weekend together.

# american-football - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Wales’s performance guru has been poached by an American football team

Adam Beard is off to the U S of A.

# american-football - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood

Former WWE star and concussion campaigner Chris Nowinski says he expects more young players to retire.

# american-football - Monday 9 March, 2015

# american-football - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Jarryd Hayne swaps the oval ball of rugby league for the slightly smaller oval ball of the NFL

The 27-year old has signed a deal with the San Francisco 49ers.

# american-football - Monday 23 February, 2015

A wannabe NFL player may have just broken a world record at the Combine

12′ 3″ is a very, very long way to jump.

# american-football - Friday 20 February, 2015

Straight outta… Carson? Raiders and Chargers plan joint stadium near LA

Apparently NFL teams are like buses.

# american-football - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

An NFL player could lose his lucrative contract if he fights his UFC champion brother… for charity

New England Patriots’ Chandler Jones could be in breach of contract if he fights UFC champion brother Jon, as planned.

# american-football - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Rapper Snoop Dogg’s son to hit gridiron at UCLA

Cordell Broadus caught 39 passes for 602 yards and 11 touchdowns this past season.

# american-football - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Tom Brady is giving away his MVP truck to the unknown rookie who sealed the Super Bowl with an interception MVP

Tom Brady is giving away his MVP truck to the unknown rookie who sealed the Super Bowl with an interception

“I would love to do that. I’m going to figure out how to make that work.”

Breaking down the play that won the Super Bowl for the New England Patriots

We break down the most important play of the Super Bowl

# american-football - Monday 2 February, 2015

The story of two Irish fans sneaking into the Super Bowl is the best thing you’ll read tonight

Richie Whelan and Paul McEvoy flew over without a ticket but that didn’t stop them getting in.

How newspapers in Seattle and New England reacted to the Super Bowl

There are some crackers in here.

Patriots beat the Seahawks 28-24 for thrilling fourth Super Bowl win

It all kicked off in Arizona in a memorable finale to the championship showdown.

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