Posts From R.j. Ciancio

Top 5 Worst NFL Logos of 2019

Logos. They give teams an identity, but what makes a logo good? In my opinion it’s engaging, intense and might have some city or historical references hidden in the details. These logos don’t have that. These are my top five

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NFL, Don’t Forget the AFL

The National Football League (NFL) is not acknowledging one of the most important parts of its history in its historic 100th season. it’s time for the league to pay homage to the American Football League (AFL) that merged into the

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Ciancio: Should Vontaze Burfict be Banned?

With Vontaze Burfict receiving a season-long suspension following his hit on Sunday, it’s important to look back on the events that brought both Burfict and the NFL to this point.  Jan. 9, 2016: Burfict earned a suspension of three games

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What if Usain Decided to Bolt to the NFL?

Fox News broke a story that international sprinting legend Usain Bolt received offers from NFL teams to play wide receiver. What did we miss with the Jamaican runner not joining the sport? Although we may never truly know what could

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Let Rudolph Light the Way

On Sept. 19, 2004, the Pittsburgh Steelers were being hosted by the division rival Baltimore Ravens. Early in the third quarter, quarterback Tommy Maddox left the game with an elbow injury. In comes a quarterback that perhaps they hadn’t heard

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Ciancio: Enough of Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown has given the National Football League (NFL) something it does not need at this point, even more controversy.  Brown is being a complete diva. Running around yelling, ‘I’m free’ after being released from a contract, illegally recording a

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Ciancio: Enough With Diva Running Backs

The National Football League (NFL) has had a holdout problem since halfback Jay Berwanger was drafted No. 1 overall in the 1936 NFL Draft. Berwanger’s signing rights were quickly picked up by the Chicago Bears, who wouldn’t pay him the

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Ciancio: My Take on the Luck Situation

I think the Andrew Luck situation will be featured on an NFL Network “Top 10 Wasted Talents” list. When I saw Andrew Luck burst onto the scene, I was stunned and although he didn’t have the rookie season that Robert

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NFL and NFLPA Should Look to Steagles as a Role Model For Conquering Adversity

The National Football League (NFL) is in serious trouble. Mounting evidence of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is making parents reconsider youth football, dropping the participation rate among six to 17-year-olds nineteen percent since 2009 according to ESPN. USA Football has

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