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NFL News- Apology Demand Of Brady, Former Chargers and Buccaneers WR Dies

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The NFL still managing to keep itself in the headlines with offseason news even as the season wraps up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers winning the Superbowl.

It’s been a week now without football but, the news cycle still hasn’t stopped swirling around the NFL. Tom Brady is in some hot water over a stunt he pulled during the Buccaneers Super Bowl Parade. Some very sad news as a former star WR passed away today, and the Houston Texans move on from long-time star defensive end J.J. Watt. 

Brady Offends Daughter Of Lombardi Trophy Creator

The daughter of the silversmith who created the Lombardi trophy is demanding a public apology for his actions with the trophy during the boat parade the Buccaneers held to celebrate their recent Super Bowl victory last week. 

Lorraine Grohs is the daughter of Greg Grohs, the silversmith who designed and created the legendary Lombardi Trophy is none too happy with the now 7-time Super Bowl champion, Tom Brady. 

In a video of the recent celebration, you can see Brady toss the trophy underhanded from his boat to another boat with his teammates onboard. 

She says she has “lost sleep” over the incident and is calling on Brady to apologize for disrespecting her father’s legacy and craftsmanship. 

Former All-Pro WR Vincent Jackson Dies

Retired Chargers and Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson was found dead in his Tampa hotel room today. He was 38 years old. 

Police are saying there does not appear to be any foul play, so the death remains a bit of a mystery. 

Jackson hadn’t played in the league since 2016 as he spent his final two seasons with Tampa Bay on Injured reserved until finally retiring in 2018. 

Jackson was a stud during his career in the NFL and was very popular in the fantasy football realm. He was the main player for who the term “whack a mole” was created for. 

A “whack a mole” is a player who will score a lot of points one week and then virtually nothing the next, and you never know when the said player would pop. 

Houston Texans Release Legendary End Watt

JJ Watt was finally granted his unconditional release by the Houston Texans, the only franchise he’s ever known during his Hall of Fame career in the NFL. 

Although he’s not the same elite player he once was, Watt will definitely draw interest from a lot of teams in the open market. 

The interesting thing will be if he decides to take a discount to join a Super Bowl contender and chases that elusive championship ring or if he goes for one more big payday before hanging them up. 

Super Bowl contenders Kansas City and Green Bay will almost certainly be interested in Watt’s services, and it wouldn’t be much of a surprise to see his brother TJ’s team, Pittsburgh, take a shot at signing the elder Watt. 

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