Bernard Pollard

Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker catches a pass and flips upside down against the Patriots during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Jan. 19, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Report: 85 Percent Of Players Say They’d Play In Super Bowl With Concussion

It’s either a frightening statistic or not that surprising at all considering the professional stakes.


Aaron Hernandez #81 of the New England Patriots gets tackled with his helmet by Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Palladino: NFL Gone In 30 Years? Don’t Count On It

The NFL will survive. If it doesn’t it will be because the league priced itself out of existence, not because of reformed rules.


Bernard Pollard #31 of the Baltimore Ravens (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bernard Pollard On NFL: ’30 Years From Now, I Don’t Think It Will Be In Existence’

“30 years from now, I don’t think (the NFL) will be in existence,” Pollard said. “I could be wrong. It’s just my opinion, but I think with the direction things are going, there’s going to come a point where fans are going to get fed up with it.”


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Ravens, 49ers Bring Big-Hitting ‘D’ To Super Bowl XLVII

In an age of high-powered offenses in the NFL and increasingly safety-conscious officials, a pair of hard-hitting, oft-penalized defenses are meeting for the championship.