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NFL goal helps Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown push past tragedies

NFL goal helps Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown push past tragedies

When Pharaoh Brown called his mother on graduation day, he sounded calm. Jeannetta Smith assumed her son was pulling another prank, but this one angered her. “This is not how you play,” Smith said. Brown wasn’t joking. His friend, Fred Zuber, had drowned hours earlier. He sounded calm because he was in shock. Brown, Zuber and three […]

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Chip Kelly, the Bullfighter

Rafael Morán Chip Kelly’s play calling in his NFL debut was effective but not dramatic, with one striking exception.  Late in the second quarter, Kelly called one of the crazier formations you’re ever going...

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NFL rules might slow down Chip Kelly

One lingering question when Chip Kelly announced his intent to coach the Philadelphia Eagles was whether he could maintain his high-octane offense in the NFL. Some referees believe that won’t be the case. In...