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QB Revolving Door: A Receiver’s POV #StoryTimeWithArmstrong

By Anthony Armstrong Every NFL season there are some significant roster moves that can affect the team’s ability to be successful – especially when the moves involve the quarterback position. It’s no secret that there is a direct correlation to the success of a team and the performance of the quarterback. In this 2017 piece, eight teams had the same quarterback for at least 10 seasons. Over that decade, those teams had more playoff wins than the rest of the entire NFL, including seven of the nine Super Bowls. Every name is one you would recognize: Brady, Brees, Eli, Rodgers, Big Ben, Rivers, Ryan, & Flacco.   Fast forward to …
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My Instant Reaction: Bears vs. Rams 11/17/19

By Earl Bennett Bears lose AGAIN. My thoughts below. Beardown.  

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Singing a Different Tune #StoryTimeWithEarl

By Earl Bennett My dreams of being a professional football player became true when the Chicago Bears selected me in the 3rd round. I was eager to get to work and do the preparation needed to be the best receiver in franchise history. My plans of having an immediate impact were halted during the first season. Walking through Halas Hall and seeing all of the history was fascinating and inspiring. Every day at practice was a challenge as I shifted through multiple positions. Although I felt I was ready, the coaching staff, especially Pep Hamilton, thought otherwise. Pep was the quarterback coach and got on to me every day. The …
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A Surprise Package from Da Bears

By Earl Bennett

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When It Is Time To Let The NFL Go, The NFL Will Surely Let You Know #StoryTimeWithDJMoore

By DJ Moore I had just been released by the Carolina Panthers and had no team to play for. I called my agent about what my next step would be. He told me to sit tight, and he would make some calls. I was both nervous and excited about the opportunity to continue playing football. He finally called me and said, “I have a workout scheduled with the Detroit Lions.” I had never gone through that process and did not know what to expect. I packed a couple of things, kissed my wife and kids, and headed off to the airport. I arrived at the team facility, greeted by a …
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My Reaction: Bears vs. Lions

By Earl Bennett Bears Win! Bears did what they should have done with Matt Stafford out for Detroit.

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Roy Williams Outfit #StoryTimeWithEarl

By Earl Bennett Fashion has always been a part of the NFL. Joe Namath with the fur coat to Deion Sanders with the gold chains and sweet pregame outfits. Now, players like Odell Beckham and DeAndre Hopkins are keeping the tradition going. Though some players can pull certain looks off, there are some who should stay away.   In 2011, we signed Roy Williams to the team. The Odessa product never failed to provide laughter whether it was intentional or not. Roy’s jokes or his unserious nature were constant — his outfits followed suit. Roy never tried to impress with his clothes. Whether it was his old school jeans or …
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The One Man Gang #StoryTimeWithArmstrong

By Anthony Armstrong Finding your way in the league is not easy.  Coming in as an undrafted player makes it that much more difficult to find a “home.”  During training camp for the Odessa Roughnecks of the Intense Football League, I became the holder for extra points and field goals on accident.  There were two kicking units and only one holder, so I volunteered. The starter got injured, so I took over the duties. Doing what it takes to make the team was something I was used to.   During my time in Washington, I had the pleasure of playing alongside the epitome of this very ideology.  Whatever coach needed, …
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Earl Bennett’s Post Game Reaction: Bears vs. Eagles 11/3/2019

By Earl Bennett Bears lose AGAIN to the Eagles this time, 4 game losing streak. Earl gives his thoughts on this loss below:    

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Marshall Hide-N-Go-Seek ATL #StoryTimeWithEarl

By Earl Bennett After my 2007 season at Vanderbilt, I decided to forgo my senior year and enter the 2008 NFL Draft. After consulting with various draft analysts and experts, I concluded it was the right time for me to take my talents to the next level. I hired Bus Cook as my agent and we began to discuss training options for the combine. As I prepared for the next phase in life, Bus thought it would be a great idea to train with Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall in Atlanta. Since the Broncos were expected to draft a wide receiver, he thought it might be a good look. So, …
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