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Past articles by Jarrett:

DeMaurice Smith Q&A: Outgoing NFLPA chief discusses labor battles, legacy and more

With DeMaurice Smith's time with the NFLPA wrapped up, the outgoing executive director discusses the strides the union made in recent years. → Read More

DeMaurice Smith’s legacy: Right man at right time to lead NFL players union

DeMaurice Smith was no stranger to scrutiny during his run leading the NF Players Association, but his key achievements are undeniable. → Read More

NFL notebook: Explaining hitch in Commanders' sale process and more from owners' meetings

From the Commanders' pending sale to Tom Brady's new role as part-owner of the Raiders, Jarrett Bell gives the scoop from the NFL owners' meetings. → Read More

NFL's 'Thursday Night Football' flex puts business partner ahead of fans in the stands

New York Giants owner John Mara says of flexing 'TNF' games with 28-day window: 'It still shows no consideration for the fans.' → Read More

Raiders owner Mark Davis pushes back on NFL's proposal for Thursday night flex scheduling

The NFL is seeking more leeway in reconfiguring its late-season Thursday night slate, but Mark Davis is no fan of the flex scheduling proposal. → Read More

I discovered a sensitive side of Jim Brown through a crisis of life

Jim Brown was a complex man with flaws. But he showed a sensitive side after the premature birth of my daughter, USA TODAY's Jarrett Bell writes. → Read More

Jim Brown, NFL legend and Hall of Famer, dies at 87

Arguably the greatest player in NFL history and a champion for social activism, former Browns running back Jim Brown died Thursday night. → Read More

Eric Bieniemy, fair or not, needed this Commanders challenge for himself

Eric Bieniemy is betting on himself as Commanders' new offensive coordinator. But it’s still shameful he didn't receive a head-coaching opportunity. → Read More

2023 NFL schedule is set, but much is still TBD as Thursday night flex option looms

The NFL's full regular-season slate is set ... for now. Flexed games are sure to shake things up, especially if owners OK moves on Thursday nights. → Read More

With massive contract, Lamar Jackson demonstrated another type of winning

For all of the heat that Lamar Jackson took for representing himself during negotiations with the Baltimore Ravens, he can have the last laugh now. → Read More

Panthers give Bryce Young support structure the No. 1 pick needs to have success

The Panthers brain trust has gone to great lengths to put multiple components in place to support the development of No. 1 pick Bryce Young. → Read More

Commissioner Roger Goodell's take on NFL officiating begs for further review

During his annual Super Bowl media set, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell put up the Shield in defending NFL officials. → Read More

Cowboys are still just a big tease unless they can upset the 49ers

Avenging last year’s playoff loss against San Francisco would put Dallas in the NFC title game for the first time in 27 years. → Read More

Dak Prescott outduels Tom Brady as Cowboys rout Buccaneers in NFC wild-card playoff game

Dak Prescott outdueled Tom Brady in their wild-card showdown as the Cowboys won their first road playoff game since the 1992 NFC Championship Game. → Read More

Dak Prescott outduels Tom Brady as Cowboys rout Buccaneers in NFC wild-card playoff game

Dak Prescott outdueled Tom Brady in their wild-card showdown as the Cowboys won their first road playoff game since the 1992 NFC Championship Game. → Read More

From 'Mr. Irrelevant' to 'Brock Star': Poised Purdy leads charge for 49ers team with Super Bowl dreams

49ers rookie QB Brock Purdy certainly didn't look like the last pick in the draft Saturday, showing poise in directing a demolition of the Seahawks. → Read More

Dallas Cowboys prove that they just can’t be trusted in the clutch

The Cowboys blew a 17-point, second-half lead to the Jaguars on Sunday, dousing a good measure of the momentum building for deep playoff run. → Read More

Deion Sanders didn’t win Big One at Jackson State, but he won big for his HBCU legacy

Deion Sanders departs for Colorado without a Black College National Championship, but that shouldn't diminish positive impact he had on HBCU football. → Read More

Baltimore Ravens defeat Tampa Bay Buccaneers, deliver third straight loss for Tom Brady

Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were defeated by the Baltimore Ravens in a contest that wasn’t as close as the final score indicated. → Read More

Mike Tomlin is facing his toughest challenge yet to maintain the Steelers standard

Mike Tomlin is in his 16th season as coach of the Steelers, and he has never finished with a losing record. Pittsburgh is 2-5 this season. → Read More