Tag: Phillip Rivers

Fans Shocked as XFL, League with History of Closing Down, Closes Down

by Alex Poletti
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In a move that left many in the sports world speechless, the XFL suspended operations and laid off a vast majority of its workers. This surprised many, despite the fact that the XFL already shut down once before in 2001 and has followed a history of Spring football leagues that have never been successful. Continue reading “Fans Shocked as XFL, League with History of Closing Down, Closes Down”

Melvin Gordon Excited for Opportunity with Broncos to Be Replaced by League-Average Running Back Again

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

A few weeks after signing a two-year deal with the division rival Denver Broncos, former Chargers running back Melvin Gordon spoke out on the contract. In a phone interview with The Second String, he expressed his excitement for facing the Chargers twice and the opportunity to be replaced by a league-average halfback for the second straight year.

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Philip Rivers Decides to Leave Chargers, Start Own Football Team with His 53 Children

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

In a move that surprised many in the National Football League, Philip Rivers announced that he will not re-sign with the Los Angeles Chargers. Rather than explore playing for other teams, the eight-time Pro Bowler has decided to start his own NFL team, now that he has enough children to field a full 53-man roster.

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