Nate Burleson Says Social Justice Conversation Must Become Action

In the words of the famous Elvis Presley song, “a little less conversation, a little more action.” Nate Burleson, Co-host of Good Morning Football and CBS’ “NFL Today” echoed that statement today. He sees and hears a lot of people in this country saying all the right things about social justice, but declared those statements pointless if it doesn’t then lead to actual substantive action against systemic racism.

The former NFL 11 year veteran wide receiver, now an analyst for CBS, discussed the Black Lives Matter movement and all that it stands on the pregame shows this morning.

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Buffalo Bills Makes Tre’Davious White the Best Paid CB in NFL

In the NFL, the highest paid players these days are elite passers, pass protectors, pass rushers and pass defenders. A subgroup of the last category mentioned, cornerbacks have come a very long way since Deion Sanders entered the league and helped to transform the meaning, branding and dollar value of the position.

Flashing back to the late ’80s and early ’90s, it would have been unfathomable to ponder a CB inking a $82 million deal, but that’s where we are with the Buffalo Bills extending Tre’Davious White this holiday weekend.

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Planning to Bet on the NFL This Year? 4 Factors to Consider First

Whether you’re trying your hand at daily fantasy games or selecting one team to make it to the Super Bowl, you’ll come face to face with factors that can influence your decision. Determining the NFL playoff odds is only part of the overall picture you want to look at for betting.

The following list of four factors to consider will help you make your choices on your next sports bet.

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Brian Urlacher Moves Next Door to Mike Ditka in MAGA Town

At no point in our history was “stick to sports” an actual reality, but these days very few even try to pretend that this theoretical concept legitimately exists.

Sure, you have some holdouts, but quite often they’re guilty of expressing their own political beliefs at the same time that they are being involved with sport. “Stick to sports” actually means “stick to sports when you express political beliefs I disagree with, but if you’re espousing political beliefs I do agree with, then that’s fine, be an activist.”

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Some of the Things You May Not Know About American Football

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American Football is one of the most popular sports in America.  The sport has one of the most celebrated tournaments in the world, The Super Bowl. Every celebrity wants to perform at the Super Bowl, the most prestigious and most respected football tournament.

Therefore, it is only expected that some of the biggest scandals and drama get to rise from this sporting industry. Here is a look at some of the greatest scandals to ever rise from the American Football society.

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Rondale Moore Opts Out, How He Can Improve His NFL Draft Stock

When Rondale Moore first arrived at Purdue he was the highest rated recruit that West Lafayette had seen in a very long time. All the true freshman wide receiver from New Albany, Indiana did in his very first collegiate game was break Purdue’s 46-year old record for most all-purpose yards in a contest with 313 yards.

In a 31-27 loss to Northwestern Moore rushed twice for 79 yards, including a 76-yard touchdown run, and caught 11 passes for 109 yards and a touchdown. He would only suit up for the gold and black just 17 more times. Today he announced that’s he opting out of the 2020 college football season, and he’ll focus on preparing for the 2021 NFL Draft.

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Why the NFL Must be Extremely Pragmatic Ahead of 2020 Season

The coronavirus pandemic has destroyed all essence of a potentially normal year. That statement could not be more true for the sporting world, which took a major hit with the announcements that all leagues would be suspended back in early-to-mid March of 2020. 

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NFL vs MLB: Detailed Look at Popularity Levels of Both Sports


When it comes to sports in America, Major League and NFL are sports that have developed into exciting events in the regions. Baseball is a very old sport in America and very dependable although slow but still decent. When you compare the two sports, there is a lot of difference even if you wish to be a fan of the two. In Major League history, Baseball is regarded as the best compared to football in many ways. 

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The NFL’s Best Team Covering the Spread Away from Home


It’s not a secret to say the New Orleans Saints currently feature one of the best offenses in the NFL. Anchored by a future Hall of Famer in Drew Brees, a star wideout in Michael Thomas and a versatile, prolific running back in Alvin Kamara, New Orleans have consistently been one of the top offensive forces in the NFL. Such was the case once again in 2019.

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Can the Buffalo Bills Win Nine Plus Games Again?


Shocking as it may sound, the Buffalo Bills won 10 games last year for the first time in 20 years. With two playoff appearances in the last three years, the Bills look poised for sustained success. Here is why we can expect the Bills to hit their over under line of nine wins again in 2020.

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Is the name Redskins Offensive? First Consider the Source


(re-post from November 2013, as the Redskins potentially changing their team name controversy heats up again)

During halftime of the Cowboys-Redskins game, NBC Analyst and Broadcaster Bob Costas offered his candid view of the nickname controversy.

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Lovie Smith: “systemic racism exists in our world”

Illinois Football coach Lovie Smith and Chicago Bears legend Brian Urlacher are good friends, dating back to their days together with the Monsters of the Midway. A few days ago, Urlacher gave his take on the current state of affairs in this nation.

It was lacking to say the least, and it conveyed just how much #54 doesn’t get it. He needs to listen to his friend Lovie Smith, who appeared on NBC Sports Network’s Lunch Talk Live with Mike Tirico today, where discusssed racial injustice in America.

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