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Damn Straight Adrian Peterson Won The MVP

Damn Straight Adrian Peterson Won The MVP

There were two potential outcomes to this season's MVP voting, the results of which were revealed tonight: The sportswriters that vote on the thing could have made a grievous error, as sportswriters so often do, and awarded Peyton Manning the MVP award …
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  • Favre-Rodgers: 'That was awkward'

    Favre-Rodgers: 'That was awkward'

    ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    After a long night of writing, I finally got a chance to roll back the DVR and check out the surprise joint appearance of the Green Bay Packers' two most recent starting quarterbacks during the NFL Honors awards show. Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, who …
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  • Peyton Manning misses out on MVP, but takes Comeback Player of …

    Peyton Manning misses out on MVP, but takes Comeback Player of the Year honors

    NEW ORLEANS -- Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning didn't win the NFL's Most Valuable Player or Offensive Player of the Year award -- both of those went to Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson -- but there could be little doubt that Mann…
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  • Favre-Rodgers: And you thought ...

    Favre-Rodgers: And you thought ...

    ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    Posted without comment (for now) from NFL public-relations man Brian McCarthy, who snapped a picture of the Green Bay Packers' two most recent starting quarterbacks backstage at the NFL Honors award show in New Orleans. I'll have more on the reunion of …
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  • Pro Football Hall Of Fame Calls Up Sapp, Parcells, Ogden, Allen…

    Pro Football Hall Of Fame Calls Up Sapp, Parcells, Ogden, Allen and Carter

    deadspin.com Feb 2, 2013
    The NFL's next Hall of Fame class, just announced, has a few dudes the TV made famous. There's Bill Parcells, who made a coaching career of winning two Super Bowls with the Giants and then convincing other teams believe he might ever do it again; Chris …
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  • Tears of joy for Cris Carter

    Tears of joy for Cris Carter

    ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    I should have bet the house Saturday night that Cris Carter would emerge from behind a curtain, sit down and bawl his way through a question-and-answer session about his inclusion in the 2013 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 14 years of coveri…
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  • Dave Robinson: More Lombardi-era HOFers

    Dave Robinson: More Lombardi-era HOFers

    ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    It's easy to get lost in the shuffle when you played during the golden age of the NFL's most celebrated franchise. Dave Robinson was an elite playmaking linebacker on some of Vince Lombardi's best Green Bay Packers teams, but it took 38 years after his …
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  • The Ravens Kicking Coach Is Already Mayor Of One New Jersey Tow…

    The Ravens Kicking Coach Is Already Mayor Of One New Jersey Town, Wants To Be Governor

    deadspin.com Feb 2, 2013
    Randy Brown has been the mayor of Evesham Township in New Jersey since 2007, and the Baltimore Ravens kicking coach since 2008. Brown was once kicking coach of the Chicago Bears, a consultant with the Eagles, and has run a kicking camp. In his tenure wi…
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  • Kraft describes Brady’s future as a “dual decision”

    Kraft describes Brady’s future as a “dual decision”

    profootballtalk.com Feb 2, 2013
    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been saying for the past few years that he wants to play “10 more years.”  At some point, however, his career could conclude on a team other than the Patriots. Brett Favre ultimately wanted to play longer than the P
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  • Video - Adrian Peterson Named MVP 00:46

    Adrian Peterson Named MVP

    Feb 2
    RB Adrian Peterson beats out QB Peyton Manning to win the NFL MVP Award.

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  • Jim Trotter: How to fix the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Feb 2
    NEW ORLEANS -- The Pro Football Hall of Fame will announce its Class of 2013 this afternoon in a nationally televised program from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, and it wants fans to Tweet their thoughts about the selection process, with the ha…