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Jourdan Rodrigue selected as PFWA 2021 Terez A. Paylor Emerging Writer Award winner

Jourdan Rodrigue, The Athletic’s Los Angeles Rams beat reporter, has been selected as the first Terez A. Paylor Emerging Writer Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). The Paylor Award recognizes a rising star in pro football writing, who exemplifies the qualities of Paylor, the former Yahoo! Sports and Kansas City Star […]

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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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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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PFWA officers, board elected for 2019-2020 seasons; Rooney Scholarship recipient announced

At the PFWA Annual Meeting in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center on February 1 during Super Bowl LIII week, the PFWA membership elected a slate of officers and board members for the 2019-2020 seasons. Bob GlauberNewsdayPFWA President 2019-2020 Bob Glauber, national football columnist for Newsday, who became the 29th PFWA president in April in a […]

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