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League Reaches Out To Special Teams Coaches On Future Of Kickoffs

According to an article written last week by Tom Pelissero for USA Today, NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino “recently held a conference call with special teams coordinators of all 32 teams to discuss the kickoff play and ways to make it safer”. Pelissero writes that “the NFL is…


James Harrison Among Others Named In December PED Report To Be Interviewed By NFL

You might recall that back in December, current Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison was one of several players named in an Al Jazeera documentary on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in professional football. The documentary, which largely centered around former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning, who was an active player at…