The Latest on Former Vols at The Draft

Round 1: With 2017 NFL Draft commencing in Philadelphia on Thursday night, another class of Tennessee Volunteers will join the big leagues. As expected, Derek Barnett was the highest-drafted former Tennessee player. The Tennessee all-time career sacks leader was chosen 14th overall to the hometown Philadelphia Eagles. Not only did Barnett break Reggie White’s career…

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Former Vols Impress at NFL Combine

Six former Tennessee Volunteers football players participated in the NFL Scouting Combine over the past weekend. Those six former Vols did not go unnoticed by the NFL’s elite coaches and talent evaluators. Former Tennessee running back Alvin Kamara might have benefited the most by his performance in Indianapolis. Kamara completed the vertical jump at a…

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Who Takes LI? LT Writers Predict

Tomorrow, the Atlanta Falcons take on the New England Patriots in the biggest event that America has to offer, the Super Bowl. Two evenly matched teams that made it clear in the playoffs that they deserved to make it to Houston will be vying for the greatest achievement in football, to hoist the Lombardi Trophy….

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Road to Super Bowl LI- New England Patriots

It’s been quite the ride for the Patriots, but it’s not like they haven’t done this before. This will be the seventh time that the duo of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick will play in the Super Bowl, the most by a head coach/quarterback duo. The things that make it happen, however, are decisions. Key signings,…

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The Most Obscure Bets of Super Bowl LI

Seeing as the Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event of the year, gamblers can’t get enough of it. In the weeks leading up to Super Bowl Sunday, people don’t only put money on winners and losers and points scored, they bet on some of the more obscure things relating to the game. Gambling website…

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Overview of Championship Sunday

Championship Sunday in the NFL will feature two games, Falcons vs Packers and Steelers vs Patriots. The matchups look to be competitive games, as 4 teams will be vying for a spot in Super Bowl LI. Game 1: NFC title game: Green Bay Packers vs Atlanta Falcons on Sunday 1/22 at 3:05 pm EST on…

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Patriots-Steelers Preview

The New England Patriots will square off with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the AFC championship on Sunday, January 22nd at 6:40 PM. This one could turn into a shootout as both offenses are high-octane. New England has the ageless wonder, Tom Brady, while the Steelers have two-time Super Bowl-winner Ben Roethlisberger. The Patriots have outstanding…

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Falcons Topple Seahawks 36-20 Behind Ryan

For years, Matt Ryan has had that nagging 1-4 record in the playoffs and a lot of critics saying that he isn’t an elite quarterback because of it. He silenced those critics with a masterful performance against a solid Seahawks secondary. Ryan threw for 338 yards and 3 touchdowns while committing no turnovers. For just…

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NFL Postseason Preview- Divisional Round to Super Bowl

     For the first time since 2003, the Super Bowl teams of the last year have missed the Playoffs. Both teams missing out is a somewhat surprise. The Panthers dominated winning 17 straight games including the Playoffs but would soon fall to the stout Denver defense. The Broncos without Manning or Brock Osweiler who’s…

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