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Kicker size doesn’t matter

THE WILL TO WIN AND THE HEART OF A CHAMPION The heart of a champion may be found in many-sized uniforms.  The great Walter “Eckie” Eckersall of Chicago performed his remarkable feats while weighing 138 pounds.  Because of his diminutive size the All-American...
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Shayne Graham revives NFL career after personal loss

By Mark Berman mark.berman@roanoke.com 981-3125 | Posted 17 hours ago When NFL teams began their training camps last summer, Shayne Graham was unwanted. When the regular season began, the former Pulaski County High School and Virginia Tech placekicker remained without a job. As...
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Andersen nominated for Hall of Fame

Morten Andersen, who became the NFL’s all-time leading scorer during a 25-year career, was among 13 first-year eligible players nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Thursday. Offensive linemen Larry Allen and Jonathan Ogden, defensive linemen Warren Sapp and Michael...
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