Fans in Tom Brady and Eli Manning jerseys sit before a November game between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants in Foxborough, Mass. Heading into a Super Bowl rematch, neighboring Connecticut's fans are split between the teams.
Trainers help Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy after he took a hit during a game in December. In a series of interviews with The Associated Press, 23 of 44 NFL players said they would try to hide a brain injury rather than leave a game.
After former Penn State coach Joe Paterno's death was announced Sunday, fans paid their respects at a Paterno statue on campus. Paterno exerted a rare amount of control in his decades coaching football, says Frank Deford.
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