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Potential NFL players have been preparing for this week's scouting combine for weeks

...and even careers. Some players won't get a call on draft day. Others will have to pursue their dream in the CFL or Arena League.That's why college players across the country spend weeks preparing for the combine at training centers such as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-02-20/potential-nfl-players-have-be
Paths cross again for quarterbacks

...Holland this week as they prepared for Saturday's game. "I had not heard of him," Delhomme said. "I knew he was an Arena League quarterback. That's all I knew. But you could tell from the first practice that he was very accurate, a very heady...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/09/pro_507050.shtml
NFL
Teams can still win with backup plan

...Rodney Harrison, who is on the other side now as the leader of New England's secondary. In stepped Warner, a former Arena League and NFL Europe player who not only became the league's MVP but led the Rams to a Super Bowl victory and won that MVP...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/09/pro_472522.shtml
NFL
Team addresses its QB situation

...Southern California offensive tackle Sam Baker with the 21st overall selection. Baker (6-5, 312) is the son of Arena League commissioner David Baker. Baker played left tackle at USC. He had knee surgery following his junior season and missed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/27/pro_196581.shtml
NFL
City attempting to rebuild image

...three-year contract with Las Vegas so it could bring the championship game to New Orleans, showing solidarity with the local Arena League team, the VooDoo, and helping the city's recovery from Hurricane Katrina. The VooDoo suspended operations for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/29/pro_137597.shtml
NFL
No more 'Yes, but ...'

Peyton Manning can't win the big one. His Indianapolis Colts are soft, an arena-league team that couldn't handle the Bears in the Great Outdoors. Blacks aren't cut out to be coaches. So much for stereotypes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/08/edi_115646.shtml
Editorials
Overtime

...Graniteville, S.C. A Georgia State Amateur qual-ifying round is set for June 4 at West Lake Country Club. Football Arena league rights are landed by ESPN ESPN has acquired national TV rights to the Arena Football League and also will have a minority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/20/oth_109253.shtml
Other sports
Even with precautions in place, football can still be deadly

Shortly after 300-pound lineman Al Lucas broke his neck during an Arena League game and died in April, Paul Tagliabue and Gene Upshaw sat down to discuss whether anything more could be done to prevent deaths...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/22/pro_4238.shtml
NFL
Arena Football player dies after attempting tackle

...defensive player in Division I-AA. In 43 games at Troy State he had 255 tackles and 11½ sacks. He was selected to the Arena League's All-Rookie team in 2003 while playing for Tampa Bay. "Al Lucas played arena football with passion and integrity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/11/pro_449971.shtml
NFL
Ex-QB towers over program

...his four years in Cincinnati, he had 27 catches for 303 yards and two touchdowns. After two years with the city's Arena League franchise in the early 1990s, he retired and is now a successful businessman working with 3M. Hillary is the name...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/29/hig_432744.shtml
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