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Atlanta place-kicker Matt Bryant has been Mr. Automatic this season

...bounced around a bit early in his career, playing for four teams and even doing a stint in the now-defunct United Football League. But he found a home after signing with the Falcons in 2009, and this might be his best season yet.He's made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-19/atlanta-place-kicker-matt-bry
Carl Sanders is only Georgia letterman elected governor

...One day, a very important visitor - Pete Rozelle, commissioner of the National Football League - showed up at his office. The old American Football League, rival of the NFL, had begun making inroads toward locating a franchise in Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-20/carl-sanders-only-georgia-let
Rants & Raves

...and then show pictures of people who look like the "dirt poor class." WOULDN'T IT BE nice to have a college football league composed of players who actually wanted a college education? Those who would use football as a way to get a college...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-24/rants-raves
The price of fame

...who ? despite the suspension ? is a virtual lock to earn millions as a high-round draft pick in the National Football League as early as 2015. The Heisman Trophy contender is simply that good.Todd Gurley is a valuable commodity because of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-13/price-fame
Fall Experimental Football League might provide players another path to NFL

...the NFL. Maybe even a place for collegians not yet eligible for the NFL to grow their games.The Fall Experimental Football League plans to launch in October as a developmental league, with no NFL affiliation but with lots of intriguing ideas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-22/fall-experimental-football-le
Stop attacks on women

An assault by a National Football League player on his girlfriend (now his wife) was recorded by an elevator surveillance camera and later shown on the celebrity gossip...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-20/stop-attacks-women
Unacceptable acceptance

...knew it. Yet the team owner, general manager and head coach all defended Rice throughout the ordeal.The National Football League knew it. Yet Commissioner Roger Goodell meted out a light punishment and insisted Rice wouldn't fall under the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-11/unacceptable-acceptan
Internationa Football league is finished

...Saturday night. The International Football League is finished this year. "I'd...summer to the North American Football League. Marshall said that the Destrahan...Atlantic League, the Southern Football League and the Carolina Football League...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/19/pro_270646.shtml
NFL
WWF head to launch pro football league

...to unveil his latest creation: the XFL, a new pro football league set to open in February 2001. No scripts. No sideshows...Mankind, and phony feuds and bogus friendships. The football league, McMahon promised a crowded news conference, will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/04/pro_281389.shtml
NFL
Georgia Southern kicker starts off strong after rough 2013 season

...kicker Tim Foley was drafted in the 10th round by the San Francisco 49ers in 1988. David Cool played in the Arena Football League and made a 19-yard game-winning field goal for the Orlando Predators on the final play to win Arena Bowl XIV in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-04/georgia-southern-kicker-s