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Chris Mortenson 1951-2024

Chris Mortensen 1951-2024

By Bob Glauber PFWA President 2018-20 Chris Mortensen was the best of us. A legendarily great reporter. Someone who could be trusted with information that was the bedrock for what felt like a limitless number of sources. A presence in print or on television who was must read and must see. But beyond what we […]

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PFWA officers, board elected for 2021-22 seasons; Rooney Scholarship recipient announced

At the 2021 PFWA Annual Meeting held virtually January 29, the PFWA membership elected a slate of officers and board members for the 2021-2022 seasons. Lindsay Jones, senior writer for The Athletic, was elected to a two-year term as the organization’s 30th PFWA president. Also elected to two-year officer terms were Jenny Vrentas, Sports Illustrated […]

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2020 PFWA Record Book available for download

The second edition of the PFWA Record Book is available for download, spanning each year since the organization first gave out awards after the 1966 NFL season through the end of the 2019 season and the 2020 Off-Field Awards. The 48-page 2020 edition has year-by-year lists of the PFWA’s On-Field Awards, including All-NFL, All-AFC/NFC and […]

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PFWA statement on July 16, 2020 story in The Washington Post

The Pro Football Writers of America stands in support of Rhiannon Walker of The Athletic and Nora Princiotti of The Ringer, who bravely shared their experiences of sexual harassment while covering the Washington football team. All reporters covering the NFL, regardless of race, gender or sexual orientation, deserve safe workplaces free of harassment. The PFWA […]

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Don Banks 1962-2019

Longtime NFL reporter Don Banks died Sunday, August 4 in Canton, Ohio after attending the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend, where he covered the HOF ceremonies and was in attendance when his good friend Sam Farmer was honored with the Dick McCann Award. Banks’ first story for the Las Vegas Review-Journal was published hours before […]

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