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While he’s spent most of the offseason preparing for the 2010 season by conducting various workouts through running and lifting weights, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson took some time off this weekend to honor his father—Bill Jackson. Friday marked the one-year passing of Bill, who lost his fight to pancreatic cancer—which is a malignant tumor in the pancreas—after being diagnosed during the Eagles’ playoff run in 2009. It’s nicknamed the “silent killer” and is the fourth leading cause of death in cancer. Four people die every hour from the horrendous disease, with over 47,000 people being diagnosed in 2009. It was ...

Ranking NFL Stars’ Most Egregious Off-Field Incidents

By Dan Parzych On March - 23 - 2010
The NFL has seen a fair-share of their players make national headlines over the years for all of the wrong reasons. Some of the best athletes blessed with talent on the field, but sometimes find themselves involved with the wrong people or happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is currently under investigation after a 20-year-old filed sexual assault charges against him a few weeks ago. However, his story is only one of many off-field issues seen by players over the years. Here is a list of some of the most ...

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