Alvin Kamara is taking his love of NASCAR to the next level by partnering with the sanctioning body as the first-ever Growth and Engagement Advisor.
Except for two strike-shortened years, NFL teams have played 16-game regular seasons since 1978. A 17th regular season game was added to the schedule this offseason, with preseason schedules being shortened to three games for most teams. The extra game means that most of the NFL's single-season records are in jeopardy of being broken more easily.
New Orleans Saints front office executive Khai Harley is participating this week in the NFL’s inaugural General Manager Forum, an event that came into existence to help advance minority hiring in NFL front offices. Presently, only five of the NFL’s 32 front offices are led by people of color — a number that more than doubled this offseason after the hiring of Atlanta’s Terry Fontenot, Washington’s Martin Mayhew and Detroit’s Brad Holmes.