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53 Super Bowl rings, 53 stories

Super Bowl XXXIV 1999: St. Louis Rams D'Marco Farr, DT "I remember walking into the Ritz Carlton [to receive the rings]. ... Robert Wuhl, the guy that did Arli$$ on HBO, is our emcee, so he's going through the whole spiel, and I'm kind of listening, but kind of not, because we're half-drunk and getting drunker as the night goes on. As a matter of fact, one of my teammates,
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Bills not living in regret despite trading Patrick Mahomes pick to Chiefs – Buffalo Bills Blog

6:00 AM ETMarcel Louis-JacquesESPN ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The NFL draft produces never-ending "what-ifs" and hindsight. No team is immune to the rehashing of selections and trades, and this month the Buffalo Bills were again reminded of one of the bigger draft moments in team history.Back in 2017, Buffalo traded the No. 10 overall pick to the Kansas City Chiefs, who in turn selected star quarterback Patrick Mahomes. When Mahomes
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Drew Bledsoe on Brady, Barolos and life after the NFL

For more on Drew Bledsoe's life after football, watch the full feature, reported by Jeremy Schaap and produced by Max Brodsky, Sunday night on E:60 at 7 ET on ESPN2.DREW BLEDSOE PULLS a sip of red wine into his mouth. He makes a swooshing sound, like he's trying to imitate a vacuum cleaner. "The one on the right, the 'B,' has a little harder edges," he says. "'D' still has
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Darius Slay’s Pro Bowl cleats honor late infant son of Lions teammate Marvin Jones

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay barely got to know Marlo Jones -- the infant son of Lions teammate Marvin Jones who died in December -- but he believes that had he gotten the chance to grow up with his siblings, he would be just as vivacious and would be proud of his father.Slay will honor the Jones family Sunday at the Pro Bowl in Orlando with custom
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Prop bets for Super Bowl include odds Kyle Shanahan blows 28-3 lead

At one U.S. sportsbook, San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan is a long shot to blow another 28-3 lead in the Super Bowl. Bookmakers in Indiana and New Jersey are busy stirring up odds on which color of Gatorade will be dumped on the winning coach, and the coin flip is already dividing the betting public.The annual phenomenon that is Super Bowl prop betting has begun, and when it's over,
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Falcons intent on recapturing secret ingredient from Super Bowl run – Atlanta Falcons Blog

MOBILE, Ala. -- In one corner of a Ladd-Peebles Stadium end zone this week, Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and director of player personnel Steve Sabo stood side by side watching intently as Senior Bowl offensive and defensive line prospects collided during one-on-one drills.The drill probably gave Dimitroff and Sabo a good sense of which draft prospects might fit their definition of toughness -- and which ones should be
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Antonio Brown released after posting $110K bond

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Antonio Brown was granted bail by a Broward County judge at a hearing Friday morning, and was released from jail on bond early in the afternoon while wearing an ankle monitor.The free-agent wide receiver was picked up by his lawyer and ran to get into the car.Brown's bond was set at $100,000 for a felony burglary with battery charge. The total bond for three charges, stemming
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NFL world reacts to Eli Manning’s retirement, news conference

Quarterback Eli Manning, who owns every significant New York Giants career passing record, made his retirement official at a news conference on Friday inside the Giants' field house.Manning, 39, is the only player in franchise history to suit up for 16 seasons and his 236 regular-season games (234 starts) and 248 total games are both Giants records. He is sixth in NFL history with 8,119 attempts and seventh with 4,895
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Antonio Brown granted $110K bond on three charges

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Antonio Brown was granted bail by a Broward County judge at a hearing Friday morning.Brown's bond was set at $100,000 for a felony burglary with battery charge, with the total bond for three charges being $110,000. He will be monitored by GPS and be required to release his passport and guns, go through drug and alcohol testing, and get a mental health evaluation.The hearing was longer
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Super Bowl LIV – Biggest bets around U.S. sportsbooks on Kansas City Chiefs-San Francisco 49ers, including spread, total and prop bets

5:24 PM ETDavid PurdumCloseESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2014 Journalist covering gambling industry since 2008Ben FawkesCloseESPN Staff WriterRuns day-to-day editorial operations at Chalk, ESPN.com's gambling section Joined ESPN in 2010In the American sports betting world, nothing is bigger than the Super Bowl.1 RelatedLeading up to the Feb. 2 kickoff between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs, more money will be bet on Super Bowl LIV than any