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See Why This Normal-Looking Punt Has Over 130,000 Likes on Twitter

Punting is an art form. While that sentence might be enough to make a casual NFL fan sleepy, bear with me. Because the punt you're about to witness...

How Many Acres is a Football Field?

How Many Acres is a Football Field? High school, college and NFL football fields are the same size. A standard football field is 120 yards long...

Thomas Davis Will Play in Super Bowl 50 Despite Having 'A Plate and Probably Around 11 or 12 Screws' Inserted in His Arm

Thomas Davis is an NFL ironman. He tore the same ACL three separates times in three consecutive seasons between 2009 and 2011, but he has been a ...

Was Aaron Rodgers' 61-Yard Hail Mary the Longest Pass Through the Air in Football History?

Last night, with no time left on the clock and his team down by 2 points, Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers launched a missile from his own  39-ya...

'When the Game Stands Tall' Proves That Winning Isn't Everything

From 1992 to 2004, the De La Salle Spartans football team shattered American sports records by winning 151 games in a row. "The Streak" is an in...

Latest Videos in Football History

How Marcus Davenport Put on 60 Pounds of Muscle and Became an Elite Defensive End

When he arrived at UTSA, Davenport was a rail-thin 196 pounds. Four years and 60+ pounds later, he's blossomed into an elite defensive end with a bright NFL future.

With a Lightning-Quick First Step, Maurice Hurst is Ready to Disrupt The NFL

Former Michigan DT Maurice Hurst has an uncanny ability to get in the backfield almost immediately after the snap, a skill he's been honing his entire life.

Ronald Jones is Out To Prove He Can Be The NFL's Next Do-It-All Back

Concerns that Ronald Jones was too small to handle a serious workload have followed him since his high school days, but he's proved the doubters wrong at every turn. Now, he's ready to prove he can be the NFL's next great running back.

The Young Pro: Christian Kirk Has Been Working Like an NFL Veteran His Entire Life

Work ethic, wisdom, leadership, talent—Christian Kirk has always been years ahead of his competition. Now that he's set to play in the NFL, how will he separate himself from the best in the world?

How Former Zero-Star Recruit Levi Wallace Walked on at Alabama and Built Himself Into an NFL-Caliber Cornerback

Levi Wallace had no offers coming out of high school. But at the encouragement of his late father, he walked on at Alabama. Now, he's preparing for a career in the NFL.