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The Weekly Reading List
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Steve Fainaru discusses the first public admission by the NFL of the link to Congress in this piece at ESPN.
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Seems like becoming Browns HC is like becoming President. You know you have your work cut out for you. But day 1 you get the REAL info…Oh.
— Ryan Burns (@FtblSickness) March 14, 2016
Doing some reading & made me think of @BigDuke50 Twitter debate earlier in the week. People want do desperately for OL play to have "stats"
— Cole Cubelic (@colecubelic) March 19, 2016
The Business of the NFL: 199 player’s signed contracts this free agency, totaling $2.39 billion. BUT only $1.02 B or 43% is guaranteed.
— Warren K. Zola (@WarrenKZola) March 20, 2016
The Book Corner
Mike Freeman‘s book, Two Minute Warning: How Concussions, Crime, and Controversy Could Kill the NFL (And What the League Can Do to Survive) is a tremendous read for football fans who care about the future of the game.
Alex Kirby’s 2014 book Speed Kills: Breaking Down The Chip Kelly Offense should be one of the better selling tomes in the Bay Area this offseason.
Our own Mark Schofield wrote 17 Drives, breaking down a key drive from each week of the 2015-2016 College Football Season, culminating in Alabama’s victory over Clemson to earn a national championship.