Dallas owner Jerry Jones honored DeMarcus Ware with the announcement that the franchise sacks leader would retire as a Cowboy, then engaged in a draft discussion centered largely on finding the team's next dominant pass rusher
The Packers will play in a new stadium's opener for the second straight year, in the Falcons debut at Mercedes-Benz Stadium The Chiefs have the most primetime games with 6, starting in Week 1 against the Patriots Redskins are hosting a Thanksgiving game for the first time ever (vs. the Giants kicking off at 8:30 p.m. ET) The Cowboys and Giants begin their seasons against each other for the third straight year The Steelers play four primetime games in a row -- from Weeks 11 to 14 (Titans, Packers, Bengals and Ravens) The Chargers kick off their reign in L.A. against the Dolphins in Week 2 in the the 30,000-capacity StubHub Center Bye weeks don’t start until Week 5 this season, a break from previous years
There's a ton of value in every round of the NFL Draft. Consider these gems from years past: 2008: Jamaal Charles (RB, Texas) by Kansas City Chiefs (Rd. 3, pick: 73) 2009: Julian Edelman (QB/KR, Kent State) by New England Patriots (Rd. 7, pick: 232) 2010: Rob Gronkowski (TE, Arizona) by New England Patriots (Rd. 2, pick 42) 2011: Richard Sherman (DB, Stanford) by Seattle Seahawks (Rd. 5, pick 154) 2012: Russell Wilson (QB, Wisconsin) by Seattle Seahawks (Rd. 3, pick 75) 2013: Tyrann Mathieu (CB, LSU) by Arizona Cardinals (Rd. 3, pick 69) 2014: Odell Beckham Jr. (WR, LSU) by New York Giants (Rd. 1, pick 12) 2015: David Johnson (RB, Northern Iowa) by Arizona Cardinals (Rd. 3, pick 86) 2016: Dak Prescott (QB
Was supermodel Gisele Bundchen the reason her husband Tom Brady skipped the White House ceremony honoring his Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots? Brady cancelled at the last minute, releasing a statement saying he was "attending to some personal family matters,” but published reports now say he was a no-show because his wife didn't want him to go. The day before the Patriots were honored by President Trump, Gisele tweeted in support for reverse global warming and marching for awareness.