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Hall of Fame quarterback and Packers legend Bart Starr dies at 85


Former Green Bay Packers QB Bart Starr, 85, died Sunday in Alabama. The Hall of Famer had been in failing health since suffering a stroke in 2014.



J.J. Watt announces engagement to Kealia Ohai with social media post


The Houston Texans' J.J. Watt got engaged to soccer star Kealia Ohai, saying in a Twitter post, "I'm the luckiest man in the world."



Donovan McNabb makes HOF case by taking shot at Troy Aikman


Donovan McNabb said he believes his stats are Hall of Fame-worthy and took a shot at Cowboys Hall of Famer Troy Aikman in the process



Ben Watson explains on his Facebook page that he's facing a four-game suspension


Ben Watson, who recently signed with the New England Patriots, announced on Facebook that he will serve a four-game suspension this season.



Opinion: List of issues for NFL's next collective bargaining agreement overshadowed by one thing


There's two years left on the NFL's current collective bargaining agreement, but the next deal hinges on several issues. But money towers over it all.



His NFL dreams fell apart. So former Iowa star Drew Ott is building a new life on the farm


In 2015, former Iowa Hawkeyes football star Drew Ott was "on top of the world." Gruesome injuries killed his NFL dream, so now he's adjusting to new reality as a farmer.



Bart Starr: Lifetime of achievement rooted in Montgomery


Super Bowl MVP, Packers legend, NFL Hall of Famer never forgot his hometown



The Ice Bowl and beyond: Packers legend Bart Starr's six greatest games


There’s no disputing that winning the Ice Bowl was the pinnacle of Bart Starr’s career. Here are the top five other highlights from QB’s career.



Jets' Adam Gase already debunking Le'Veon Bell trade speculation, is 'excited' to coach RB


Jets coach and his new running back haven't even had their first practice together, but things are already very complicated.



First Tony Romo then Dak Prescott: How Cowboys QB cracked Post Malone hit


The story behind how Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott wound up in rapper Post Malone's popular song "Wow," and how it predicted a Hail Mary touchdown.



NFL post-draft power rankings: Colts, Eagles among teams on rise


The NFL draft set off plenty of movement atop the power rankings, with several AFC teams seeing their fortunes shift since free agency.



NFL draft grades 2019: Patriots' class among best, Giants' haul confounds


Four teams, including the Patriots, received an A in USA TODAY Sports' 2019 NFL draft grades, while the Giants were behind everyone else.



NFL draft's 100 biggest busts: Which picks, trades proved to be whiffs?


From Ryan Leaf to JaMarcus Russell and more, the NFL draft has an extensive history of top picks who would only be remembered as busts.



'Game of Thrones' mock draft: Where your favorite characters might fit in NFL


With "Game of Thrones" ending Sunday night, where would show's beloved characters best fit if they sign with NFL teams? Let's explore ...



NFL draft 2020's top 10 prospects: Tank for Tua Tagovailoa?


Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa will create a significant buzz for the 2020 NFL draft, but he might have strong competition to be the top quarterback taken.



Ranking all 32 NFL uniforms: How does New York Jets' new look rate?


The J-E-T-S revealed their new uniforms Thursday, but do they compare favorably with some of the NFL's signature looks?



NFL schedule 2019: All 32 teams' regular-season dates, times, opponents


The NFL announced its full 2019 regular-season schedule on Wednesday. Take a look at the information you need to know for all 32 teams.



NFL's search for perfect schedule continues — with help from University at Buffalo


Figuring out the NFL's regular-season schedule entails addressing a litany of complex factors, including stadium availability and broadcasting rules.



Ranking all 53 Super Bowl games from best to worst


With Super Bowl LIII in the books, we take a look at where the latest title bout and Patriots win ranks throughout NFL history.



Jets coach Adam Gase says he had nothing to do with GM Mike Maccagnan's firing


Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday denied playing any role in the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan and added that there were no issues with his players.



Bart Starr, QB who led Packers to greatness, dies at 85


Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse 1960s teams, dies at 85



Court: NFL's Bucs not entitled to damages from BP spill


A federal appeals court has ruled that the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers is not entitled to damages from BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill



NFL draft 2019 tracker: Pick-by-pick analysis of every selection in Round 1


From the Cardinals at No. 1 to the Patriots at No. 32, USA TODAY Sports provides analysis on every first-round pick of the 2019 NFL draft.



NFL draft 2019 tracker: Pick-by-pick analysis of every selection in Rounds 2 and 3


The 2019 NFL draft resumes Friday for Rounds 2 and 3, and USA TODAY Sports is providing analysis for every team and pick.



NFL draft 2019 tracker: Pick-by-pick list of every selection in Rounds 4, 5, 6 and 7


The 2019 NFL draft concludes Saturday with Rounds 4, 5, 6 and 7, and USA TODAY Sports will keep you updated with every pick.



Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr


Reaction from the football world and beyond to the death of Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr



Misconceptions of Arizona Cardinals' offense under Kliff Kingsbury is an advantage


Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury has provided few hints about what his offensive system will look like. But here is what it won't look like.



Family tradition: Chargers' Bosa switches to familiar No. 97


Joey Bosa is hoping to return to form with the Los Angeles Chargers wearing a new yet familiar number



AP source: Browns meet with Gerald McCoy, talks continue


Person tells AP free agent Gerald McCoy continues talking contract with Browns after visit



Jags' Fournette focuses on 'clean start' after dismal season


Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette is focused on a "clean start" after a dismal season



Former Pro Bowl defensive back Adam 'Pacman' Jones announces retirement from NFL


Adam 'Pacman' Jones spent 12 NFL seasons with the Tennessee Titans, Dallas Cowboys, Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos.



Ndamukong Suh headed to Tampa Bay to replace Gerald McCoy


Ndamukong Suh is headed to Tampa Bay to replace Gerald McCoy



Staying sharp: Sack artist Donald fueled by Super Bowl loss


Two-time reigning defensive player of the year Aaron Donald searching for out-of-the-box ways to improve his game as he tries to win Super Bowl ring for Los Angeles Rams



Kellen Winslow rape trial Day 4: Woman testifies about 'pervert in the neighborhood'


On Day 4 of the rape trial of Kellen Winslow II, a Vietnamese neighbor took the stand to testify about an incident in her front yard last year



49ers S Jimmie Ward, DE Nick Bosa injured in practice


Two key San Francisco 49ers defensive players are sidelined from injuries during the offseason program



Free agent Pro Bowl tackle Gerald McCoy to visit Browns


Free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will visit the Cleveland Browns, who hope to sign the six-time Pro Bowler



Saints' Brees eager to try new things in 19th NFL season


Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he's looking forward to embracing new concepts and trying new plays as he enters his 19th NFL season



Foles, 'Flip' reunite, could make Jaguars contenders again


Quarterback Nick Foles and offensive coordinator John DeFilippo have reunited in Jacksonville and taken on the challenge of turning around one of the NFL's most anemic offenses



NFL scheduling executive would 'love a redo' after Raiders, Buccaneers saddled with tough 2019 slates


The Buccaneers and Raiders both face six-week stretches in which they play on the road four times and lack a true home game.



My Cause, My Cleats: NFL players wear custom cleats


NFL players showcase their custom-made cleats on the field in support of My Cause, My Cleats during Weeks 13-15.



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