Looking at the most unlikely Super Bowl participants of all time

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Inspired by the Vegas Golden Knights making it to the Stanley Cup Final in their first year of existence, Monday’s PFT Live included a draft based on what the Knights have accomplished: An unlikely berth in their sport’s championship game.
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So which were the most unlikely Super Bowl participants in NFL history? Chris Simms and yours truly went back and forth, selecting some of the great teams from the past that had no business being in the game with the Roman numerals.

Foster believes modern players have to find a balance between fighting for social justice and being pushed to the forefront of the discussion on topics that they may not be comfortable with.

When you bring (politics) into the sports world the real problem is 鈥?I don’t think the majority of players have time or care to research these issues to the point where they can articulate their thoughts against anybody who opposes their position, Foster said. It brings a huge problem into play when you bring in the fact that athletes and entertainers are representatives of their communities. You kind of become the torchbearer for an entire community when that’s not what you went to school for, that’s not what you’ve been studying for your whole life.

Game Kids Michael Roberts Jersey It is multifaceted and it is unfairly placed in the laps of these players, but that’s the price that you pay when you have any kind of fame.

President Donald Trump made indirect reference to the phenomenon of protests during the anthem as 2017 NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. visited Authentic Justin Anderson Jersey the White House.

At every NASCAR race you will see thousands of patriotic Americans, from the grandstands to the pit stalls, proudly waving our flag, President Trump said, via SportingNews.com. One thing I know about NASCAR and I will tell you, they do indeed stand for the playing of the national anthem . . . . Somebody said, ‘Maybe you shouldn’t say that. It’s going to be controversial.’ I said, ‘That’s OK. NASCAR isn’t going to mind it at all.’

While the President stopped short of referencing the NFL expressly, the remarks serve as a reminder that the issue remains on simmer, with the potential of exploding as the 2018 season approaches 鈥?especially with the midterm elections only two months later. Thus, as Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports recently explained, some NFL owners will try this week to come up with a solution that ends the protests once and for all.

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