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DA YEAR! Hope My Dreams Come True!

By Earl Bennett Last night I dreamed of a Super Bowl. The Navy and Orange from Illinois stormed the field to play against the red and gold team from Missouri. The stands filled with mostly Bears colors just like it should have been. Before the game, as I watched on the television, I whispered to myself, “This is DA YEAR for the Bears to win.” Bears have the best Defense in the NFL and Mitch Trubisky was playing like a “Top 5” Quarterback. The wide receivers were playing at a high level, and rookie running back sensation David Montgomery was having a better rookie campaign than Saquon Barkley. Khalil Mack …
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Craziest League Experience #StoryTimeWithZacStacy

By Zac Stacy One of the silliest experience(s) that happened to me was at the 2014 Super Bowl festivities. Although as a player you want, and are there, to play in the BOWL, the league does a great job operationally to provide tons of networking events and tons of fan engagement…it’s a lot of fun. The Super Bowl was in Phoenix that year and it was a vibe! Nice weather, the city was packed and let’s be real – the women are always nice out that way.  Obviously, ticket selling is always a plus as well to get some extra bread in the pocket. I remember coming from dinner, and don’t …
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Injured or Not, I Have to Play in the Super Bowl! #StoryTimeWithJP

In 2009, I was drafted to the Colts in the 3rd round. I was blessed to have an awesome camp and become an opening day starter on an already-established veteran team. We went on to win 14 games in a row and clinch the #1 seed for the playoffs. Peyton Manning, Jeff Saturday, Dwight Freeney, Robert Mathis, Reggie Wayne and Antoine Bethea were all established, core leaders on our team, and I was happy to be a part of it.  For the last two games of the season, Jim Caldwell wanted to rest the starters, which he did, unless there were any reachable season records/stats for some who might have …
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