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Shield Talk: What now for the Giants?

Shield Talk: What now for the Giants?

Brent Jansen, Columnist October 12, 2017

The dreaded term “rebuilding year” means so much more than just getting better prepared for the next season. It means the fan base and spectators have given up on the team for the season. No one...

Shield Talk: The ups-and-downs of a young NFL season

Shield Talk: The ups-and-downs of a young NFL season

Brent Jansen, Columnist October 5, 2017

Before we get started, name the top five teams in the National Football League: Kansas City Chiefs Um… That’s the case for most NFL fans because outside of the Kansas City Chiefs, no one...

Dallas Cowboys players and staff including owner Jerry Jones and head coach Jason Garrett all take a knee before the singing of the National Anthem prior to the start of a game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 in Glendale, Ariz.

Shield Talk: Anthem protests open conflict between Trump, NFL

Brent Jansen, Columnist September 28, 2017

Editor's note: The following is part of a weekly column by NFL writer Brent Jansen. All views and opinions expressed in this story are strictly those of the author and do not reflect those of The Seahawk editorial...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) runs the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit, Michigan USA, on Friday, August 25, 2017.

Shield Talk: Brady, Patriots still going strong

Brent Jansen, Columnist September 20, 2017

All good things come to an end, right? It doesn’t seem that way for the New England Patriots. New England has had the same quarterback and head coach leading its team since 2001. Tom Brady is 40 years...

From left, San Francisco 49ers' Eli Harold (58), quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) and Eric Reid (35) kneel during the national anthem before their NFL game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group/Tribune News Service)

Shield Talk: offseason review

Brent Jansen, Columnist August 12, 2017

The nightmare is over. The National Football League’s preseason has kicked off and football is officially back. A lot has happened in the seven months that football has been away. Here are some highlights...

Shield Talk: The best and worse of free agency

Shield Talk: The best and worse of free agency

Brent Jansen, Columnist March 26, 2017
The beginning of free agency is always the most chaotic. Teams begin to pounce on the top players and try to prevent their top talent from seeking a bigger payout elsewhere. So which teams have made the best, worst, and smartest moves of the offseason thus far?

A letter to the red-blooded football fan…

Brandon Hawkinsn | Staff Writer February 14, 2013

First thing's first. I like football.I like it a lot, actually. Watching it, talking about it, playing it-it's a fun sport. There's really nothing like it, and fans like me all across the country have...

Super Bowl XLVII preview

Tyler Franceschini | Staff Writer January 23, 2013

Thanksgiving Day of 2011 marked the first time in NFL history that brothers coached against one another, when John Harbaugh's Baltimore Ravens defeated younger brother Jim Harbaugh's San Franciso 49ers...

High-scoring divisonal round leads to optimism for NFL conference championships

Cam Ellis | Staff Writer January 15, 2013

Is there anything better than playoff football?Sufficient reasons for football's supreme reign as post-season king could be made without even touching on-field topics. What other sport allows you to casually...

A satirical synopsis of the NFL playoffs…so far…

Ah syllabus week, the biannual conundrum between buckling down for class or going out more that's really not a conundrum at all. It's a magical time on college campuses, as the risk of cabin fever brings...

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