Introducing the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2013

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Those victories came in Super Bowl XXI and XXV, and Parcells would make a third trip to football’s biggest stage, leading the New England Patriots to a loss in Super Bowl XXXI. However, the two-time Coach of the Year’s true impact on the National Football League can’t be judged just by his 183 career victories, or the front office moves he made in Miami and New York. Parcells is the only head coach in NFL history to reach the postseason with four teams. The NFL is littered with coaches who cut their teeth under Parcells, including three-time Super Bowl champion Bill Belichick and two-time Super Bowl winner Tom Coughlin. Chris Trapasso took a look back at Parcells’ two-plus decades walking the sideline and prowling the booth, while Brandon Alisoglu picked out the 10 biggest achievements of a career that was littered with big moments. Dave Robinson, Linebacker, Green Bay Packers They could dedicate almost an entire wing at the Pro Football Hall of Fame just to Vince Lombardi’s Green Bay Packers. With the induction of linebacker Dave Robinson, an even dozen players from those great teams of the 1960’s will have been inducted into Canton. Robinson played in the National Football League for 12 years and has several championships to show for it. Not only was he a part of the winning team in the first two Super Bowls, but Robinson already had an NFL title to his credit before that.

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We want them to remember how fun it was and make it something they’ll talk about when they’re old men.” As excited as players and coaches may be, midnight practices generate plenty of logistical challenges. Douglas Athletic Director Mitch Kaufman said his basketball teams wanted to host similar practices to kick off their respective seasons last year, but the school couldn’t quite make it happen. This time, Kaufman said he and his staff have communicated with the city of Parkland and local police about their plans. Athletic trainers will be on hand during the hour-and-a-half practice and May added that parents are encouraged to attend, especially if they have any concerns about students driving home late at night. One additional benefit?

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Manti Te’o jokes were worn-out by February. Furthermore, similar to the Michael Vick-Bad Newz Kennels references in 2007, please dont be That Guy who drops Aaron Hernandez innuendos. Yeah, a guys on trial for murder. How hilarious. This last part coincides with… Avoid the predictable or unimaginative Almost as bad as Hernandez or Teo quips are sobriquets emitting from auto-generating name websites.

Body of football star Benitez arrives back in his native Ecuador

The coffin of Ecuador international Christian Benitez arrives at Mariscal Sucre airport in Quito.

We were just messing around, and so everybody was goading me into wrestling him, Mohler said. He was just in there staying in shape, so I wrestled him, and he almost killed me. But he was very nice about it and respectful after he basically strangled the life out of me and pinned me in about a minute and a half. Former teammates and coaches at every level used similar language when discussing the affable Ogden, the 6-9, 345-pound tackle who will be inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night. The rest of the Class of 2013 comprises Larry Allen, Cris Carter, Curley Culp, Bill Parcells, Dave Robinson and Warren Sapp. The night before the ceremony, Mohler, former St. Albans athletic director Dave Baad and former Bulldogs football coach Doug Boswell plan to host a party at a Canton, Ohio, tavern to reminisce about the third player born and raised in the nations capital to be enshrined.

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Maybe after crushing a massive moonshot, pretend the bat is a needle and mock like youre injecting yourself with it, then blow raspberries at the crowd. Full-blown bad-guy stuff. Oh, and tell everyone how you really feel about Derek Jeter. Take up football: When NFL players get busted for performance-enhancing drugs, most fans and media just seem to sort of roll their eyes and figure out whos next on the depth chart even though NFL players taking performance-enhancing drugs actually threaten the well-being of their opponents. Seems hard to figure how A-Rods surgically repaired hip would hold up in the NFL, but theres probably no easier route to restoring your reputation than switching sports. And the Jets seem to enjoy a circus . Buy an independent-league team, make it awesome: This is clearly the best possible choice.

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He’s overhyped: That might be the case. Young quarterbacks just aren’t finished products right away, but with Newton, Kaepernick, RGIII and Wilson even more highly hyped in fantasy circles going into the year, Luck is somewhat allowed to lie under the radar. All this might even make you plan your entire draft on the value you are going to get in the middle rounds at the quarterback position. Thank you, Mr. Luck. We break down the Colts in their preseason fantasy outlook: Schedule analysis Stats via FFToday.com This is not an overly favorable schedule for any of the primary fantasy positions, particularly the backs. The Colts face the top three teams against running backs a year ago and have five games against the top six. Save for a pair of matchups against the Texans defense, the second half of the season is far more favorable than the first. That means, if you miss out on the Colts’ primary fantasy options on draft day, you have an opportunity to acquire them at a discount heading into their Week 8 bye.

Jonathan Ogden’s football journey takes him from St. Albans to Canton

A motorcade carries the coffin of Ecuador football star Christian Benitez through the capital Quito. Christian Benitez’s wife Liseth Chala accompanied his body on its flight from Qatar to Ecuador where he will be laid to rest. HIDE CAPTION Body of Christian Benitez arrives in Quito ahead of funeral Ecuador international Benitez died after playing a match in Qatar on July 29 His Qatari club said he had suffered heart failure Funeral scheduled for Friday in Quito (CNN) — The body of football star Christian Benitez arrived in his native Ecuador Friday ahead of his funeral and other tributes in the capital Quito later in the day. The coffin was accompanied on the flight from Doha in Qatar by his wife Liseth Chala and other grieving relatives. The 27-year-old Ecuadorian international striker died Monday after playing his first match for Qatari league side El Jaish, coming on as a second half substitute. Football player Christian Benitez dies The club said Wednesday that Benitez had died of heart failure after developing peritonitis.

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