'It's A Battle For All Of Us': Anquan Boldin Retires To Focus On Activism
After 14 years in the NFL, Anquan Boldin is ending one career to begin another. The 36-year-old Super Bowl champion and potential Hall of Famer is leaving football to focus on social activism and charity work full time.
James Trapp Named Executive Director of NFL Legends Community
Eleven-year NFL veteran James Trapp has been named Executive Director of the NFL Legends Community, the league announced today. Trapp will lead the NFL’s continuous efforts to assist players in a successful transition into their post-playing experience. He will also oversee the implementation of a strategy to continue to reach and engage Legends nationwide, working with a network of NFL Legends directors and coordinators .
Jerrell Powe is Retiring From the NFL to Go Back to School at Ole Miss
Former Ole Miss defensive tackle Jerrell Powe announced on Tuesday that he will be retiring from the NFL and will return to the 662 to finish his degree at The University of Mississippi. He played six seasons in the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Texas and finally the Washington Redskins before calling it quits this week.
Legends Check in On “96 Check”
Seahawks Legend Walter Jones introduces the “96 CHECK” initiative for all his fellow NFL Legends. The idea is to have NFL players and families check on one player that they have not talked to in a while on September 6 (9/6) each year, “to make sure all is good.” “96 CHECK” is Walter’s way of paying homage to his late friend and teammate, Cortez Kennedy, who wore #96, while helping NFL players everywhere who may have gotten lost in the cracks. Cortez would always call Walter for no other reason than to “check on him.”
Fox Hires Michael Vick as NFL Studio Analyst
Michael Vick has found a new job. Fresh off his official retirement with the Atlanta Falcons, the four-time Pro Bowl quarterback announced Friday that he will join Fox Sports as an NFL studio analyst this season.
Chiefs Legend Neil Smith Rushes to Pregnant Woman’s Rescue After She’s Caught in Flood Waters
A pregnant woman has a Chiefs legend to thank for her rescue on Tuesday, one of dozens of people rescued from flood waters following historic rains. The former Chiefs star put on a hard rush to help a woman in her minivan caught in rising water. The former defensive end who made his life in the trenches said he wasn't going to let waist-high water stop him from getting to that stranded driver.