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Ex-NFLer Dies After Steel Beam Falls on His Head
Ex-NFLer's Death
Tied to Dental Problems

Ex-NFLer's Death Tied to Dental Problems

Mike Williams, formerly of the Buccaneers and Bills, died in September

(Newser) - Former NFL player Mike Williams' death was not caused by a construction accident he suffered, but rather by a rare form of sepsis related to dental health problems, according to a medical examiner's report released Friday. The 36-year-old died Sept. 12 after being hospitalized following a construction accident...

NFL Linebacker's Toddler Drowns in Family Pool

Arrayah Barrett had just turned 2

(Newser) - Tragic news out of Florida, where the 2-year-old daughter of Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Shaquil Barrett died by drowning in the family pool Sunday. Officers responded to the South Tampa home just before 9:30am in response to a call about a child having fallen in a pool, the Tampa ...

3 Noteworthy Things About Monday Night's NFL 'Playoff Dud'

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are out of the playoffs

(Newser) - The Dallas Cowboys eliminated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a wild-card NFL playoff game Monday night that was making headlines for a few reasons. Among them:
  • Scary incident: Late in the fourth quarter, Tampa Bay wide receiver Russell Gage took a hard shot to the neck after stumbling to the

NFL Quarterback Helps Rescue Family After Helicopter Crash

Tampa Bay quarterback Blaine Gabbert turned up on jet ski

(Newser) - Philadelphia man Hunter Hupp isn't a football player, but he got a big assist from Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Blaine Gabbert on Thursday. Gabbert was one of three men on two jet skis who rescued Hupp and his parents after a helicopter crashed into Hillsborough Bay near downtown Tampa,...

Tom Brady Does What He Swore Never to Do Again
Tom Brady Does What
He Swore Never to Do Again

Tom Brady Does What He Swore Never to Do Again

In 'class act,' he signs ball for opposing player who intercepted it during the game

(Newser) - Tom Brady has been so good for so long that many of the young players he goes up against grew up idolizing him. On Sunday, San Francisco's Dre Greenlaw intercepted a pass thrown by Brady, then approached the QB after the game and asked him to sign the ball,...

'Mr. Irrelevant' May Have Given NFL Its 'Story of the Year'

Brock Purdy, picked last in 2022 draft, beats Tom Brady in his first start

(Newser) - Brock Purdy has the unwanted label of "Mr. Irrelevant"—the nickname bestowed on the very last player picked in the NFL draft, which he was in 2022. Tom Brady, of course, has the label of GOAT, or Greatest of All Time. On Sunday, however, the 22-year-old Purdy made...

Tom Brady Just Became First NFL Player to Do This

Quarterback goes over 100K yards passing for career

(Newser) - Tom Brady became the first player in NFL history to throw for more than 100,000 yards, surpassing the milestone on a 15-yard completion to Leonard Fournette during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Los Angeles Rams, the AP reports. The league’...

This Hasn't Happened to Tom Brady in 20 Years

He's lost three games in a row

(Newser) - Tom Brady is having a lousy year off the playing field with his personal life . But if you think he might find solace on the playing field, think again. Brady lost his third straight game Thursday night, which has not happened since 2002, reports USA Today . Worse, he looked like...

Tom Brady Got Sacked, but He's the One Paying $11K Fine

Buccaneers QB kicked at Falcons' Grady Jarrett after falling to ground in last Sunday's game

(Newser) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady was sacked last weekend by Atlanta Falcons defensive end Grady Jarrett, a play that ended up earning Jarrett a controversial penalty for roughing the passer. Now, a hefty financial punishment has been handed down by the NFL—but it will be Brady paying it,...

Tom Brady Changes Schedule Amid Rumors of Marital Drama

NFL quarterback taking one day a week off, a first in his career

(Newser) - Hot on the heels of reports that Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen are living separately comes a report from NFL.com that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback will be taking a personal day every Wednesday for the rest of the season. He already missed the Wednesday practice last week, reports...

Brother of Ex-NFLer Turns Himself in After Fatal Shooting

Yaqub Talib, brother of former Bronco Aqib Talib, is accused of gunning down youth coach in Texas

(Newser) - This story has been updated with new developments. The brother of a former NFL cornerback turned himself in Monday after an arrest warrant was issued in connection with the fatal shooting of a youth football coach in Texas. Police in Lancaster issued the warrant for Yaqub Salik Talib, the older...

Bad Timing on Brady's 'Last' TD Ball Won't Cost Buyer

It sold for more than $500K just hours before the star quarterback un-retired

(Newser) - Update: The unfortunate soul who bought a football at auction billed as Tom Brady's "last" touchdown pass won't have to shell out more than $500,000 after all. Hours after the winning bid was placed, Brady announced he was un-retiring and would play again. Now, CBS Sports...

Tom Brady's Retirement From NFL Is Already Over

He announces he will be back with Tampa Bay

(Newser) - He announced his retirement, then hinted at a change of heart , and now that change of heart is official: Tom Brady will return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as quarterback next season, reports NFL.com . Brady himself announced the move. "These past two months I’ve realized my place...

Tom Brady Makes First Comments Since Report He's Retiring
Tom Brady Ends Rumors,
Announces Retirement

Tom Brady Ends Rumors, Announces Retirement

Star quarterback is leaving football after 22 years, 7 Super Bowl rings

(Newser) - Updated: Tom Brady is done, officially. The Tampa Bay quarterback put an end to days of speculation on Tuesday by announcing his retirement after 22 years. “This is difficult for me to write, but here it goes: I am not going to make that competitive commitment anymore,” Brady...

Brady Gets Unwanted First Amid Talk of Retirement

Tampa Bay QB gets first-ever unsportsmanlike conduct penalty

(Newser) - Let the Tom Brady speculation commence. The all-everything QB will not repeat as Super Bowl champion after his Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost to the Rams on Sunday. The question is, will the 44-year-old return at all next year? "I haven't put a lot of thought into it, so...

Antonio Brown: Tom Brady 'Can't Do S--- by Himself'

Former Buccaneer throws some shade at his former quarterback

(Newser) - Antonio Brown is still getting things off his chest after his dramatic departure from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the middle of a game. On the Full Send Podcast Friday, Brown made clear that his relationship with Tom Brady isn't as tight as previously believed—and that it's...

Antonio Brown: I Didn't Quit, I Was Fired for Injury

Ex-Tampa Bay Buccaneer tells his side of the story after strange exit from Sunday's game

(Newser) - Bruce Arians, coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, said Sunday he wasn't going to talk further about the bizarre exit of wide receiver Antonio Brown, both from that day's game and apparently from the team overall. "He is no longer a Buc," Arians said at the...

Antonio Brown Leaves Game Shirtless, Loses Job

Wide receiver is no longer part of Tampa Bay Buccaneers

(Newser) - Antonio Brown was apparently frustrated and angry. So he walked away. From the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. And possibly his NFL career. The mercurial wide receiver was kicked off the Buccaneers after a bizarre, shirtless exit from the field before Tom Brady coolly led the Bucs on a 93-yard drive in...

'Gentle Giant' Found Dead in Hotel Room Had CTE: Family

Vincent Jackson's loved ones have donated his brain to Boston University

(Newser) - Update: The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver found dead in a Florida hotel room in February had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, his family announced Thursday, per NBC News . Vincent Jackson, who died at the age of 38, had stage 2 CTE, widow Lindsey Jackson said in a statement....

Gruden's Target: His Comment 'Makes Your Head Explode'

DeMaurice Smith says coach's resignation presents an 'opportunity'

(Newser) - As an investigation of the Washington Football Team wrapped up over the summer—with a $10 million fine for workplace abuse —another was just beginning. During that initial probe, prompted by sexual harassment complaints, the NFL had received 650,000 emails from the work account of former Washington executive...

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