Posts Tagged ‘NFL PLAY 60’

No shortage of fun at record-breaking NFL Experience

The NFL Play 60 Challenge has its own downtown zip code at massive NFL Experience, and there’s no shortage of young football fans jumping at the chance to catch passes from the league’s stars. Heck, NFL Experience as a whole already has broken its attendance record this year, with more than 200,000 people attending — and one day still left.

Photo: Darnell Dockett joins ‘NFL Play 60′

Cardinals DE Darnell Dockett visited the NFL Experience on Thursday as some kids played flag football

Michelle Obama Plays 60

First lady, Commissioner Goodell team up

First Lady Michelle Obama and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced on Wednesday that the First Lady’s Let’s Move! Campaign and NFL PLAY 60 are teaming to fight childhood obesity.

Deion’s diss makes Berry want to be man of people

A message Eric Berry finds dear to his heart is making sure he treats the fans well. He acknowledged still feeling upset when Deion Sanders declined to give him an autograph when he was in high school (and wasn’t interested in speaking to Deion at the Play 60 event), and said he wants to be as accommodating as possible to fans.

Jets’ acquisitions of Taylor, Holmes OK with Revis

While the addition of Jason Taylor might not go over too well with some Jets fans, Pro Bowl CB Darrelle Revis is accepting of the move.

Goodell displays goods hands, quick reaction time

With the NFL schedule release on Tuesday, Ben Roethlisberger’s suspension on Wednesday and the 2010 NFL Draft from Thursday-Saturday, it would stand to reason that Commissioner Roger Goodell would have a lot on his mind.

Pro Bowlers pitch in for NFL PLAY 60

I went to an NFL PLAY 60 Community Blitz event Thursday in nearby Lauderhill expecting to write some blogs on building a playground. Instead, I got to do a very small part to help build one, and it’s the highlight of my Pro Bowl week so far.

Day three: Adrian Peterson joins the NFC

The NFC is first up for practice Thursday, and the players have already changed and are getting to position meetings. Among them are Vikings RB Adrian Peterson and Falcons WR Roddy White, who missed the first day of practice yesterday as a late addition.

Hometown Huddle: NFL’s day of service

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and New York Giants president/CEO John Mara joined Giants players Tuesday as the team partnered with the United Way and the Lyndhurst, N.J., school district to install an indoor and outdoor fitness challenge course at Lyndhurst High School.

Draft serves as a homecoming for USC’s Cushing

One of those nine prospects here — LB Brian Cushing — has a unique perspective on the event. The USC star grew up in the New York suburb of Park Ridge, N.J., as a huge fan of the draft.

Crabtree feels at home on Madison Avenue

Texas Tech WR Michael Crabtree might be in New York City for the first time, but he appears completely comfortable in this advertising-driven culture.

Top prospect Stafford: ‘It’s been a crazy ride’

Not that long ago, 21-year-old Matthew Stafford was the same age as those teenagers he threw passes to in Central Park this morning. If you didn’t know he was about to be taken high in the NFL Draft on Saturday, you would have thought he was just a college kid on summer break working as a camp counselor with middle-school kids.

Kids at play in Central Park

The prospects worked up a slight sweat and got a decent workout before the draft. But Matthew Stafford wasn’t throwing to his college receivers, he was throwing to select middle schoolers from around the country.

A super week for NFL’s PLAY 60 Super Kid

Eighth grader Sam Kimmel is just an ordinary13-year-old boy from Homer City, In. Only Kimmel knows what it must feel like to be a member of his favorite football team, the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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