Category Archive: The Trenches

Entertainment, gossip and news about the National Football League

Ray Rice is jobless but the NFL’s job on domestic violence policy has finally begun

Janay Rice

Ray Rice released by the Baltimore Ravens amid new viral evidence of domestic violence Ray Rice, on a grand scale, has been outed as a domestic abuser. The NFL, on a grander scale, has been outed as an enabler. In mid-February, footage surfaced of Rice dragging his then fiancĂ©e, Janay Palmer, out of an Atlantic …

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Former NFL ref Mike Carey dissed the Redskins for years

Mike Carey

Mike Carey won’t be officiating your NFL games this season. In the event you missed it, he retired from being a referee and has joined CBS Sports and the NFL Network for game and rules analysis.

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Deion Sanders and Babyface forge a bond for Tracey Edmonds and the kids

Deion Sanders

Deion Sanders wanted to meet Babyface before he met the children Babyface shares with Tracey Edmonds In case you’ve been under a rock, Deion Sanders is in a committed relationship with Tracey Edmonds. Yes, the same beautiful, business-savvy Tracey Edmonds who was married for over a decade to Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and unofficially married to …

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COVER CANDY: Morris Chestnut flexes on Muscle & Performance mag

Morris Chestnut covers November issue of Muscle & Performance Magazine Morris Chestnut takes his craft seriously. So much so that the veteran actor dedicated himself to getting in shape to reprise his role as professional football player, Lance Sullivan, in next month’s flick, The Best Man Holiday.

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Adrian Peterson’s toddler son tragically beaten to death

Adrian Peterson

Son of Adrian Peterson beaten to death by mother’s boyfriend Adrian Peterson has lost his 2-year-old son under violent circumstances. Initial reports from TMZ revealed that the child had been taken to a Sioux Falls, South Dakota hospital after a 911 call was placed from the mother’s apartment.

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REPLAY: Hard Knocks returns to HBO with the Cincinnati Bengals

Hard Knocks

Hard Knocks premiers on HBO with the Cincinnati Bengals in tow ‘Hard Knocks’ is back! The show that gives fans the best glimpse into NFL Training Camp life has returned to HBO, featuring the Cincinnati Bengals with Head Coach, Marvin Lewis. This is the Bengals second stint on the show (they first appeared in 2009), …

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Zimmerman not guilty verdict sends shockwaves through pro sports

George Zimmerman found not guilty, athletes react The not guilty verdict on the George Zimmerman murder trial brought about strong reaction from the sports world. Below are a few of tweets that express some anger, but mostly sadness from some of your favorite ball players… Everything happens for a reason. God uses things like this …

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Deacon Jones passed away at age 74

Deacon Jones

Deacon Jones, 74, dead of natural causes The NFL lost a legend when Hall of Fame defensive end, David “Deacon” Jones passed away.

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