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PFT: Chip Kelly’s biggest impediment could be officials

Eagles coach Chip Kelly plans to bring his Oregon fast-everything style to the NFL.  Many have become smitten with tales of personalized smoothies and a mysterious sports-science coordinator, triggering a presumption that a man with no prior NFL experience of any kind and in any capacity will nevert Full story

Spotlight on NFL’s wide receivers

   Former NLF Star Chris Carter joins Morning Joe to discuss his new book, “Going Deep” and to explain why wide receivers dominate the game.

Thirty-Three former Tigers on NFL Rosters

Thirty-three former Clemson Tigers are on NFL rosters as preseason camps are in full swing this week.    Leading the way are the Buffalo Bills with five.   Full story

Cris Carter: Being named to Hall of Fame an 'unbelievable acknowledgement'

   Morning Joe's Louis Burgdorf talks with Cris Carter, who played for 16 years in the NFL as a wide receiver. Carter, also a co-host on ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown, is the author of "Going Deep." Carter will be named to the NFL Hall of Fame this weekend.

PFT: Peterson says knee-pad gripes unfounded

Plenty of NFL players are griping about the looming requirement that they wear leg pads in 2013.  The reigning league MVP doesn’t want to hear that leg pads reduce player speed. “I’ll call BS on that,” Peterson told Mike Garafolo of FOXSports.com.  ”It’s like, ‘You’re a National Football League play Full story

PFT: Allen again eyes single-season sack record

Vikings defensive end Jared Allen ranks 16th on the NFL’s all-time sack list with 117 for his career, a number that leaves him 83 shy of Bruce Smith’s record for most sacks in a career. At 31, Allen is realistic about his chances of passing Smith. Allen acknowledges that the “numbers are tough” beca Full story

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  NFL considers looking at future prospects' tattoos for gang symbols

With the upcoming murder trial of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez looming, the NFL is now considering looking at future prospects' tattoos before they are drafted. Tonight, Ed Schultz brings to light the real problem facing NFL players with New York Times sports columnist Bill Rhoden.

  NFL may consider checking players’ tattoos for gang affiliations

In the wake of the arrest of star football player Aaron Hernandez, reports have surfaced that the NFL may consider checking its players’ tattoos for gang affiliations. The Nation’s Sports Editor Dave Zirin joins NewsNation to discuss this possibility.

  Aaron Hernandez back in court as Belichick speaks out

The former New England Patriots star stood quietly throughout his 45-minute court appearance Wednesday, as his former coach Bill Belichick spoke for the first time, saying “it’s time for the New England Patriots to move on.” NBC’s Ron Mott reports.

  NFL rookie pulls family from fiery car crash

Titans rookie linebacker Jonathan Willard is being hailed as a hero after he and another man pulled a woman and her small children from their burning car minutes before it exploded.

  NFL players' big plays in digital

Life after the NFL is tough for players when they retire. A look at a few and their involvement in the tech industry, with Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez, of FitStar, and former NFL player Tony Mandarich, of the Mandarich Media Group.

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