Man Says He Lived in Philadelphia’s Veterans Stadium for Years

Several people corroborated parts of the account of Tom Garvey, a Vietnam veteran and former stadium employee who described his “secret apartment” in a recent book.

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Is the N.F.L. Over Punting?

Analytics-minded observers have long argued against punting, but what may finally persuade N.F.L. coaches to go for it on fourth down is another postseason with high-profile successes.

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Can’t Measure Heart? N.F.L. Teams Are Trying

Championships can be won and lost when players’ competitive fire kicks in and they exhibit faster-than-normal speed to make a crucial catch or chase down a tackle.

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Doug Pederson Fired as Philadelphia Eagles Coach

Less than three years after leading Philadelphia to its first Super Bowl win, Pederson was let go by the franchise ahead of an overhaul.

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Randall Cunningham Is Back in the N.F.L. … as Raiders Chaplain

“I want to preach myself into a Super Bowl ring.”

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This Eagles’ No-Win Quarterback Predicament Isn’t Like the Last One

Jalen Hurts, a rookie, was named the Week 14 starter over Carson Wentz, a franchise quarterback, but Philadelphia is in no way suited for a rebuild.

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Football’s Boo Birds Are All Cooped Up

N.F.L. fans in the Northeast, lusty booers in normal times, have had to watch their teams’ dim performances from afar, without recourse. “I have no way to release my venom,” one Jets fan said.

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NFL Week 5: Results and Highlights From Sunday’s Games

Dak Prescott’s season appears to be over, Alex Smith came back after nearly two years away, the Ravens demolished Joe Burrow and the Bengals, and the Raiders shocked the Chiefs.

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Why N.F.L. Players Opted Out of the 2020 Season

“I’m literally bear-hugging another creature on the other side of the ball every single play,” Leo Koloamatangi, a Jets offensive lineman, said. “If that guy has any symptoms, I’m going to get them.”

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Eagles Receiver DeSean Jackson Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Posts

The Philadelphia Eagles condemned social media posts by Jackson, the team’s star wide receiver, saying they were “absolutely appalling.”

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