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NFL schedules get off to strong starts with Week 1 twinbills

NFL schedules get off to strong starts with Week 1 twinbills

 

FILE - Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes against Ohio State during the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game in New Orleans, in this Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, file photo. Jacksonville’s draft prospects helped lure Urban Meyer out of coaching retirement. The No. 1 choice, an opportunity to grab Clemson star Trevor Lawrence and secure a franchise quarterback for the foreseeable future. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

NFL draft could see record run of QBs taken

QBs widely expected to go 1-2-3 for just the third time

  • Apr 28, 2021

 

National Team defensive back Benjamin St. Juste of Minnesota (25), left, knocks loose a catch intended for National Team wide receiver Desmond Fitzpatrick of Louisville (13) during practice for the NCAA Senior Bowl college football game in Mobile, Ala., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. Canadian Benjamin St-Juste doesn;t want to ease quietly into the NFL as a rookie. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matthew Hinton

Canadian cornerback St-Juste anxious to put in work to be impact player as NFL rookie

Canadian cornerback St-Juste anxious to put in work to be impact player as NFL rookie

National Team defensive back Benjamin St. Juste of Minnesota (25), left, knocks loose a catch intended for National Team wide receiver Desmond Fitzpatrick of Louisville (13) during practice for the NCAA Senior Bowl college football game in Mobile, Ala., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. Canadian Benjamin St-Juste doesn;t want to ease quietly into the NFL as a rookie. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matthew Hinton
Olympic Stadium is lit to the colours of the rainbow in solidarity to healthcare workers in Montreal, Monday, April 6, 2020. Operators of Montreal's Olympic Stadium say they are interested in hosting NFL games. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Officials at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, BC Place express interest in NFL

Officials at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, BC Place express interest in NFL

Olympic Stadium is lit to the colours of the rainbow in solidarity to healthcare workers in Montreal, Monday, April 6, 2020. Operators of Montreal's Olympic Stadium say they are interested in hosting NFL games. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) is pressured by Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford (98) as he passes during the second half of an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Crawford has retired from the NFL after nine seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ron Jenkins

Canadian Tyrone Crawford retires from NFL after long run with Dallas Cowboys

Crawford is the second long-serving Canadian to leave the Cowboys this off-season

  • Mar 31, 2021
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) is pressured by Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford (98) as he passes during the second half of an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Crawford has retired from the NFL after nine seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ron Jenkins
FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo passes against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game in Seattle. The San Francisco 49ers have made a big move to grab their quarterback of the future by trading up with Miami for the No. 3 pick in next month's draft. Drafting a quarterback would likely lead to the end of Jimmy Garoppolo's tenure in San Francisco either in a trade this season or after a year if the Niners opt to keep a veteran to help ease the transition for a rookie QB. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund, File)

With blockbuster trade, 49ers go all-in on rookie QB

With blockbuster trade, 49ers go all-in on rookie QB

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo passes against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game in Seattle. The San Francisco 49ers have made a big move to grab their quarterback of the future by trading up with Miami for the No. 3 pick in next month's draft. Drafting a quarterback would likely lead to the end of Jimmy Garoppolo's tenure in San Francisco either in a trade this season or after a year if the Niners opt to keep a veteran to help ease the transition for a rookie QB. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund, File)
Commissioner Roger Goodell talks about the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award during the NFL Honors ceremony as part of Super Bowl 55 Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Annual NFL women’s forum enhancing career opportunities

When Sam Rapoport envisioned conducting virtually the NFL’s fifth annual Women’s Career…

  • Mar 3, 2021
Commissioner Roger Goodell talks about the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award during the NFL Honors ceremony as part of Super Bowl 55 Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Singer and actress Dolly Parton attends a party following the premiere of her movie "9 to 5" on Dec. 12, 1980, in Los Angeles. The Grammy-winning legend's 1980s hit song "9 to 5" has been flipped by Squarespace, the company that helps users build and host their own websites, for a Super Bowl commercial debuting Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Harms

‘Taking comfort in a simpler time:’ Super Bowl ads play it safe with nostalgic tone

‘Taking comfort in a simpler time:’ Super Bowl ads play it safe with nostalgic tone

Singer and actress Dolly Parton attends a party following the premiere of her movie "9 to 5" on Dec. 12, 1980, in Los Angeles. The Grammy-winning legend's 1980s hit song "9 to 5" has been flipped by Squarespace, the company that helps users build and host their own websites, for a Super Bowl commercial debuting Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Harms
Anaja Brackett, center, runs with a football at the NFL Experience for Super Bowl LV Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Tampa Bay makes best of Super Bowl week amid sour economy

Tampa Bay makes best of Super Bowl week amid sour economy

Anaja Brackett, center, runs with a football at the NFL Experience for Super Bowl LV Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Bucs fans set to cheer inside, outside Super Bowl stadium

Bucs fans set to cheer inside, outside Super Bowl stadium

Green Bay Packers' Adrian Amos pauses after losing the NFC championship NFL football game to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Green Bay, Wis., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. The Buccaneers defeated the Packers 31-26 to advance to the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Aaron Rodgers’ ‘uncertain’ future hangs over Green Bay

Aaron Rodgers’ ‘uncertain’ future hangs over Green Bay

Green Bay Packers' Adrian Amos pauses after losing the NFC championship NFL football game to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Green Bay, Wis., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. The Buccaneers defeated the Packers 31-26 to advance to the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
A group of Buffalo Bills fans from Toronto pose for a photo while tailgating in the parking lot of New Era Field before an NFL football game between the Bills and the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Adrian Kraus

Being unable to attend Bills playoff games due to pandemic pains Canadian fans

Being unable to attend Bills playoff games due to pandemic pains Canadian fans

A group of Buffalo Bills fans from Toronto pose for a photo while tailgating in the parking lot of New Era Field before an NFL football game between the Bills and the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Adrian Kraus
Super Bowl champion and Kansas City Chiefs player Laurent Duvernay-Tardif speaks during a news conference prior to an event to celebrate his win in Montreal, Sunday, February 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif still planning to resume football career with Chiefs

Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif still planning to resume football career with Chiefs

Super Bowl champion and Kansas City Chiefs player Laurent Duvernay-Tardif speaks during a news conference prior to an event to celebrate his win in Montreal, Sunday, February 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Even with empty stadiums, NFL still a ratings monster

Even with empty stadiums, NFL still a ratings monster

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 file photo, Cleveland Browns strong safety Andrew Sendejo (23) tackles Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd (83) after a pass reception during the second half of an NFL football game in Cleveland. The Cleveland Browns added starting safety Andrew Sendejo and rookie tight end Harrison Bryant to their lengthy COVID-19 list, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

Browns add 3 more players to crowded COVID-19 reserve list

Browns add 3 more players to crowded COVID-19 reserve list

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 file photo, Cleveland Browns strong safety Andrew Sendejo (23) tackles Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd (83) after a pass reception during the second half of an NFL football game in Cleveland. The Cleveland Browns added starting safety Andrew Sendejo and rookie tight end Harrison Bryant to their lengthy COVID-19 list, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Rams offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth during an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Inglewood, Calif. In the wake of the civil unrest this year, Rams players established a social justice fund and veteran tackle Andrew Whitworth pledged to match all his teammates’ contributions. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)

NFL players take leading role on social justice front

NFL players take leading role on social justice front

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Rams offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth during an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Inglewood, Calif. In the wake of the civil unrest this year, Rams players established a social justice fund and veteran tackle Andrew Whitworth pledged to match all his teammates’ contributions. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)
Cincinnati Bengals' Carl Lawson (58) sacks Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Bengals ride big first half to shocking win over Steelers

Bengals ride big first half to shocking win over Steelers

Cincinnati Bengals' Carl Lawson (58) sacks Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Canadian long-snapper L.P. Ladouceur set to play in record 251st career NFL contest

Canadian long-snapper L.P. Ladouceur set to play in record 251st career NFL contest

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry, right, embraces quarterback Justin Herbert (10) after defeating the Las Vegas Raiders in overtime of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Raiders lose QB Carr, fall in overtime to Chargers, Herbert

Raiders lose QB Carr, fall in overtime to Chargers, Herbert

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry, right, embraces quarterback Justin Herbert (10) after defeating the Las Vegas Raiders in overtime of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)