He was one of three DeLongs to play at Tennessee and all three were captains or co captains of their squads. DeLong’s brother, Ken, was a two time All SEC tight end selection from 1967 69; while his son, Keith, was an All SEC and All America linebacker from 1985 88. Keith was a first round draft choice of the San Francisco 49ers in 1989..

3. ABOUT THE Blackhawks are currently on a six game road trip which sees them away from home for 13 days, but it the first time the Flames and the Blackhawks will square off this season. They meet two more times, just three days apart when the Blackhawks visit the Flames on Feb.

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. The NFL and its players union share the blame for failing to take care of those who retire from football damaged by its violent collisions, Hall of Famer Jim Brown said Thursday. House Judiciary Committee for a hearing on head injuries in football, Brown said in a series of talks at Williams College that the league’s failure to take care of retired players is “a crying shame.”.

33 Cam Talbot, 8. Pitching a shutout against the Flames will always earn game plaudits from this grader, though in truth the Oilers man man between the pipes wasn severely tested. Two saves stand out; the rejection of a one timer on a 3 on 1 shorthanded jailbreak, and a fine blocker stop off a fine Sean Monahan chance from close range that may also have caught a bit of the crossbar, both coming with the Oilers clinging to a 1 0 lead.

I agree about bowls, but that is why I included the stat about the number of teams that have gone to five straight bowl games. We need to have perspective . Don’t waste too much time thinking about Rocky Long being fired. Been a huge key and I on the right path right now, said Petan. Down and re evaluating my game, the numbers help but playing more always helps. (Playing strong defensively) is a big part of it down there (in the AHL) as well.

As Todd Gurley crashes into a pair of defenders at the line of scrimmage, momentum carries the running back forward, spilling him over the crumpled would be tacklers and across the goal line for a touchdown. If last year’s iteration represented a step in the right direction for the popular video game franchise, “Madden NFL 17” ($59.99; PlayStation 4, Xbox One) is proof that developer EA Tiburon has regained its stride. Far from perfect, “Madden NFL 17” nevertheless raises the bar for the franchise, both through its impressive visual and presentation upgrades, as well as its commitment to refining on field play for the benefit of hardcore and casual fans alike..