Former NFL QB Trent Dilfer has jumped into the conversation about San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick’s protests during the national anthem, and it’s been a rough couple of days for him.
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From reader Neil comes this latest (and weirdest) effort from Dilfer, Inc. In much the same way your neighbor with the ponytail advertises his guitar lessons, Trent Dilfer has apparently plastered a few of these bad boys around Manhattan in the hopes that you'll call him to learn the finer points of football.
This is from the third quarter of Chargers-Bears last Thursday. Chargers quarterback Charlie Whitehurst throws a wide receiver screen toward Mike Willie, but Bears linebacker Jon Bostic, a second-round draft pick, separates Willie from the ball just as the ball gets there.
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; Cris* Carter, who just proved that even Jerry Rice Lite was Hall of Fame…
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Rob Gronkowski, Patriots tight end and friend to at least one porn star, scored two touchdowns in New England's 34-3 win over Kansas City last night.
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Four-and-a-half hours of pregame coverage is about to start on Fox. Water torture for the brain. So, here's a collection of Super Bowl XLV stories that have filtered in over the course of the past few days.
As you read this I am speeding toward sunny Lake Tahoe, cranking the Beach Boys, with a big nasty redhead at my side (wait. Am I Randy Newman?). But already there's news from there in my absence. Trent Dilfer, perhaps the worst quarterback to ever earn a Super Bowl ring as a starter, announced on Wednesday that he is…