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Keys To The Matchup: Packers vs. Falcons

The NFC Championship Game pits the Atlanta Falcons against the Green Bay Packers for the rare chance to play a meaningful game in Houston. Onion Sports breaks down what each team must do to win.

Strongside/Weakside: Deshaun Watson

After leading his team to victory in the College Football Playoff National Championship, Clemson University quarterback Deshaun Watson announced he would forgo his final year of eligibility and declare for the NFL Draft. Is he any good?

NFL Implements New Court Date Attire Regulations

NEW YORK—Citing players’ responsibility to represent themselves and the league in a professional manner, the NFL announced a new set of regulations Monday governing the attire that players are allowed to wear during court dates.

Best Sports Documentaries

With ESPN’s film ‘OJ: Made In America’ emerging as an Oscars frontrunner this year, Onion Sports looks back at some of the greatest sports documentaries of all time.

Report: Look How Big Player Is Next To Sideline Reporter

GREEN BAY, WI—Marveling at the pronounced disparity in size during the postgame interview, sources confirmed Sunday that, Jesus Christ, just look at how big Houston Texans nose tackle Vince Wilfork is next to the CBS sideline reporter.

Best Sports Video Games Of All Time

With titles such as ‘FIFA 17’ and ’NBA 2K17’ expected to be popular gifts this holiday season, Onion Sports looks back on some of the best sports video games of all time.

Strongside/Weakside: Ezekiel Elliott

After becoming only the third player in NFL history to rush for 1,000 yards in his first nine games, Dallas Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott is an early candidate for league MVP. Is he any good?

Strongside/Weakside: Theo Epstein

In just five seasons, Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein assembled a team that is competing for the franchise’s first World Series title since 1908. Is he any good?

Jumbotron Really Trying To Push New Third-Down Cheer On Fans

SAN DIEGO—Noting that the phrase had appeared in large blue letters during each of the team’s offensive drives, sources at Qualcomm Stadium confirmed Friday that the Jumbotron was trying really hard to push a new third-down cheer on San Diego Chargers fans.
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10 Places You Have To See A Football Game Before You Die

For pulse-pounding NFL action, there’s no better place to watch the big game than in the abandoned warehouse on South 48th Street! Come alone.
If you really want an up-close and personal view of the action, you can’t beat being exposed to football at an early age, developing the fundamentals of the game throughout high school, being recruited by a top-tier Division I university, being signed to an NFL contract, and watching the big game from the line of scrimmage.
Rick’s Living Room: He just got a new 60-inch Samsung HDTV and has Sunday Ticket, not to mention plenty of chips and pretzels. Remember to bring a six-pack of beer if you go.
Three Rivers Stadium
International Space Station: There’s nothing quite like the thrill of peering down at an Aaron Rodgers touchdown pass from 230 miles above the surface of the earth.
Gate B29, Denver International Airport: Tickets cost a pretty penny, but they’re worth it for the unparalleled atmosphere of a sold-out Thanksgiving weekend game at Gate B29.
India’s Taj Mahal ranks as one of the world’s most admired works of art and architecture, but you’ll need to bring your own television and cable box.
ESPN Gamecast: Every football fan needs to experience the breathtaking excitement of following their favorite team live on ESPN’s Gamecast, which brings you right inside the action with text updates, team stats, and a drive chart that refreshes every 10-15 seconds.
California: America’s 31st state boasts a spacious 163,000 square miles, a capacity of over 38 million, and is one of the most historical venues for football in the United States, having been founded in 1850.
The catwalk overlooking Cowboys Stadium is the perfect place to watch everything unfold.

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