Video: Drew Brees reveals what it was like to kill that crocodile with his bare hands

You don’t care about diagnosing a Cover 2, and neither do I, so when I spoke to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees earlier this week, I asked for some real insight.

It was Drew’s 21st interview of the morning, but we got him to light up like a Christmas tree once he told us all about Exertional Heat Stroke (EHS) and why he’s working with The Heat Factor to raise awareness as we enter summer.

Drew isn’t just some football-throwing robot that runs on a typical gas/oxygen mixture; he’s a man with experiences and cool stories, just like you.

In the following video, Drew talks about killing a crocodile with a knife while hanging with Bear Grylls, how far he can throw a ball left-handed, and what it was like chatting with Dan Patrick in the time slot before us.

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Why do people hate Autotrader NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski?

Why Does Everyone Hate Brad Keselowski?

Every time Team Penske driver Brad Keselowski wins a race, you can feel people (and hear them, depending on where you’re standing at the track) groan.

But why?

Sure, I’m the guy wearing the #2 hat in the above picture, cheering my ass off in Victory Lane with a forward-facing Miller Lite in my hand after Brad’s come-from-behind win in Atlanta, so I’m not as partial as some.

But perhaps I’m even more judgmental considering I’ve hitched my fanboy man-wagon to the BK express since becoming a NASCAR fan three years ago.

It was refreshing and fun to interact with BK and confirm that the reasons I liked him as a driver were the same reasons I liked him upon meeting him. So why does everyone hate Brad Keselowski?

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Charles “Peanut” Tillman talks being a #ShellOut for National Peanut Board, Bears struggles

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During a 13-year NFL playing career that saw him participate in two Super Bowls and set Chicago Bears franchise records for career interceptions (36) and defensive TDs (9), Charles “Peanut” Tillman was a hard nut to crack on defense.

Starting in his rookie season with a game-winning INT in the endzone against then-Superfreak Randy Moss, Tillman left opposing wide receivers salty.

Tillman earned the nickname “Peanut” from his aunt because as a baby she claimed his body resembled the shape of a peanut. And 36 years after his birth, the National Peanut Board couldn’t be more thrilled, naming him the spokesman for its new Shell Out campaign.

“Does promoting peanuts make me a sell-out? No, but it does make me a shell out,” quips Tillman in the above video. “We want to know exactly how much people love peanuts by sharing how big of a Shell Out they are on social media.”

While we’re nuts for peanuts, we asked Peanut what he thinks about the Bears’ moves in free agency, if the organization can succeed while the McCaskeys are still in charge, and about playing in the Super Bowl. Listen to the full interview:

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Super Bowl LI (or Valentine’s Day) gifts from Skinit and New Era

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If you are a Bears, 49ers or Browns fan, the days leading up to Super Bowl LI provide an advantageous time to shift your NFL loyalties to a team that actually wins. The secret to pulling off the transition and creating your new life? NFL gear.

You can seamlessly transition your fandom from known loser to instant winner. And whenever your friends bring up your former muse, you can doff your new Patriots or Falcons hat from New Era and act like you don’t hear them, or you can pick up your phone covered with your new favorite NFL team’s logo via Skinit and pretend to be taking a very important call. Convert the years of disappointment created by your past team’s failures to fuel your nearly fanatical patronage and support of the league’s current best team.

If you have an extremely cool girlfriend or spouse, think of these not just as Super Bowl gifts but a Valentine’s Day gift suggestion as well. And since your special lady or man will owe you a gift for V-Day (not to be confused with “VD,” entirely different) share this column and gently nudge them towards a gift you will actually appreciate and use.

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Super Bowl LI: From Pizza Hut to the NFL, DeAngelo Williams always delivers

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This Sunday during the Super Bowl, Pizza Hut will produce over two million pizzas that will be consumed by football fans as they watch the game. Among the fans will be Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams.

In 2000, the then 16-year-old Williams worked at Pizza Hut as a cashier, cook and delivery driver. “I grew up in the small town of Wynne, Arkansas, which had about 8,000 people,” Williams said. “You knew the people who were good tippers and definitely got those people their pizzas first.”

For Pizza Hut, the largest pizza restaurant in the world, the day of the Big Game is also the largest delivery day of the year. To prepare, Pizza Hut hired an additional 11,000 employees.

Last week in Pittsburgh, I hung out with Williams and watched him put delivery drivers through various drills at the Pizza Hut Delivery Combine. “Coach Williams'” whistle never seemed to get a rest.

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