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The Chicago Bears have history of picking the wrong quarterback for their roster. This year's pick Andy Dalton may continue that tradition.

Opinion: Dalton won’t make a difference

Madison Harvey, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

In recent years, the quarterback situation for the Chicago Bears has been anything but ideal. From Jay Cutler to Mitchell Trubisky to Nick Foles, a number of players have filled that role for the Bears....

The Super Bowl LV crowd engages in after-game celebration after the Chiefs win on February 7.

Buccaneers dominate Chiefs in Super Bowl LV

Mackenzie Sroka, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Super Bowl LV was held last Sunday, February 7. The Buccaneers hosted the Chiefs at their own home field in Tampa, Florida. The Chiefs battled against the Buccaneers, but were unsuccessful in staying ahead...

The Kansas City Chiefs will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV on February 7 at Raymond James Stadium, marking the first time that a Super Bowl team will be playing on their home stadium.

Unprecedented Super Bowl kicks off Sunday

Madison Harvey, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

With two talented lineups going head to head in Tampa, either team could emerge victorious in Super Bowl LV this Sunday. In his first year with Tampa Bay, Tom Brady has surprised many with his successful...

A billboard in St. Petersburg, FL painted by the Vitale Brothers honors the career and history of Tom Brady, quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who will lead the team to his tenth Super Bowl appearance on Sunday.

Brady edges into another Super Bowl

Madison Harvey, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

In a series of events that nobody could have predicted a year ago, Tom Brady and his Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going to Super Bowl LV.  This Super Bowl, Brady’s tenth appearance, will be historic...

As a Warrior, Tonyan set the school record for passing yards with 5,000 and was named to the All Conference team as a junior and senior. Now a Green Bay Packer, Tonyan tied for fifth in the league in touchdowns during the 2020 season.

Making it big

Madison Harvey, Staff Writer February 1, 2021

He jumps off of the line of scrimmage and dodges a defender. With his head down, Robert Tonyan runs straight into the end zone. He turns around quickly, and receives a pass from quarterback Aaron Rodgers....

The NFL is one of the most popular athletic organizations in the world. But does that mean that fans overseas will be as excited about football as the U.S.?

The NFL’s International Dilemma

Chase Creech, Staff Writer December 20, 2019

The National Football League is the most profitable professional sports league in the world. Bringing in roughly 13 billion dollars annually, they are considerably more successful than any other league.  The...

Rowdy, the Dallas Cowboy's mascot, represents the good, clean fun and the winning spirit that the team has somehow lost over the years.

Opinion: Corruption in Dallas

Chase Creech, Staff Writer October 29, 2019

Is it really an honor to play for the Dallas Cowboys, to wear blue and white, while also playing for "America’s Team" who hasn’t won a Super Bowl or attended one since 1996? The blame for the team...

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