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Refs Let 49ers Put As Many Men On Field As They Want

SEATTLE—Sighing into the microphone as he stood at the 50-yard line of Centurylink Field, NFL referee Gene Steratore ruled during Sunday’s game that the San Francisco 49ers could put as many men on the field as they want.

Stunned Adam Schefter Receives Ominous Tip From Future Self

BRISTOL, CT—Slowly returning to his desk shaken and confused, sources reported Wednesday that ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter was stunned to receive an ominous tip from his future self while walking through one of his office building’s hallways.

‘FanSided’ Ranks All 128 NFL Teams

NEW YORK—As part of its comprehensive professional football coverage in anticipation of the upcoming season, sports news site ‘FanSided’ published an article Tuesday ranking all 128 NFL teams.
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Charlie Weis' Most Notable Notre Dame Moments

Charlie Weis has been fired as head coach of the Fighting Irish after five mostly troubled seasons. We look back on his tumultuous Notre Dame career.

  • 2004: Sports Illustrated announces Weis' hiring with two-page article titled "NOTRE DAME UNABLE TO GET URBAN MEYER"
  • 2005: Notre Dame offers Weis a 10-year extension after the Irish defense holds the Pitt offense to a 2-yard gain in the second quarter of Weis' first game
  • 2005: Weis promises the Irish will never go less than 2-3 against Michigan State on his watch
  • 2006: Weis learns that the foul-smelling string of beads hanging in quarterback Brady Quinn's locker is not a rosary
  • 2007: Though it takes six hours, a safety harness, two ladders, and a visit from the South Bend Fire Department, Weis finally touches the "Play Like a Champion Today" sign
  • 2008: In Weis' finest moment as coach of the Irish, a Quiznos opens half a block from the stadium
  • 2009: Under Weis' careful tutelage, running back Armando Allen gains 6 yards up the middle on second down in the third quarter against Nevada
  • 2015: Weis' 10-year contract runs out, capping an era of unparalleled success for Fighting Irish football

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