The 2014 NFL Draft doesn’t boast a “Who ya got?” quarterback debate, but it does include Johnny Manziel, the Texas A&M standout who creates enough speculation and controversy on his own. There are two sides to the Manziel debate: either you love his athletic ability and outside-the-pocket theatrics, or you write him off because he’s undersized and an unpolished pocket passer.
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The best Super Bowl games in NFL history
The “Super Bowl” matches up the American Football Conference champion against the National Football Conference champion each year. As we approach Super Bowl XLVIII, let’s take a look at some of the previous top matchups that have taken place among these storied contests.
The top ten Pennsylvania-born professional football players
With the NFL playoffs looming, it’s a good time for the Independent Gazette to publish a top ten list of the greatest Pennsylvania-born professional football players—the most solid players that the Keystone State has ever produced, in this reporter’s opinion. Be forewarned that not everyone will agree. With that said, let’s start the countdown.
Matt McGloin: From West Side to West Coast
Former West Scranton High School student/athlete and Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin has realized the dream of many young athletes in America: making it to the professional level.
Fantasy football fever comes down to a quarterback toss-up
As fantasy football drafts approach, rivalries are heating up and fantasy football participants are contemplating their draft strategies. If you wish to succeed and win championships, research is vital. Because of the transient nature of professional careers in the NFL—and the short shelf-life of players—it’s incumbent upon fantasy managers to do their homework. Each year, fantasy stalwarts are traded to new teams, older players are relegated to role positions, and rookies explode onto the scene as they jockey for positions, and stardom.