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Brandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall Paints His Nails Green For A Good Cause

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living

NFL player Brandon Marshall has been far from silent on mental illness. In 2013, he was fined for wearing green shoes on the field as a sign of solida...

Why We Need To Change Our Approach To Mental Illness

Brandon Marshall | Posted 12.28.2015 | Impact
Brandon Marshall

"I think the real hurdle we need to overcome to eradicate the stigma requires a societal sea change that starts with reporters, media pundits and politicians. One major problem is that we conflate tragic violence with mental illness, especially in this country."

Ex-NFL Player Who 'Begged' For A Job Allegedly Signs With Jets' Practice Squad

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.22.2015 | Sports

“Not homeless … but STARVING for success!!! Will run routes 4 food.” So read the sign held up by receiver Joe Anderson in the first week of Nove...

4 Reasons Why Banning Kids From Playing Football Is Wrong

Brandon Marshall | Posted 12.17.2015 | Sports
Brandon Marshall

For me, football was a lifeline. And for many other NFL players, it was a lifeline. If it wasn't for football, a lot of us would be dead, or lost, roaming the streets somewhere. With all due respect, Dr. Omalu, football doesn't give us an opportunity to play a game. It gives us a chance at life.

Arian Foster Gets Behind Effort to Fight Stigma of Mental Illness

Brandon Marshall | Posted 12.09.2015 | Impact
Brandon Marshall

Arian is passionately committed to addressing the challenges of mental health as a part of his life's work. In a recent conversation with me, he honestly discussed the mistakes in his past, his sister who suffers from Bipolar disorder, and his hope for creating positive change.

Working With Kids Is a No-Brainer

Brandon Marshall | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Brandon Marshall

Not enough people realize that three quarters of all psychiatric illness has its onset before the age of 24, and half before 14. And because kids are still developing, the earlier treatment is started, the better the prognosis.

NFL Players Open Up To Break The Stigma Around Mental Illness

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living

HOUSTON (AP) -- Arian Foster was in a bad place, drinking heavily to self-medicate and deal with the problems in his life. The Houston Texans running ...

Sowing #SeedsofHope for Mental Health

Janine Francolini | Posted 11.13.2015 | Impact
Janine Francolini

Last week, Flawless had the pleasure of attending NAMI-NYC's annual Seeds of Hope Gala, one of our favorite benefits held every year honoring important work in mental health advocacy.

Meet The NFL Wide Receiver Who Wants To End Mental Health Stigma

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.30.2015 | Healthy Living

Now this is what we'd call a touchdown. NFL player Brandon Marshall recently partnered with sporting company Under Armor to create a line of workout w...

Why the NY Jets Can Make the Playoffs

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 10.26.2015 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

The New York Jets were once again defeated by the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. This defeat really stings. But it is precisely at this low point that we should count our blessings and realize that after four long years, a playoff berth is eminently achievable, even likely.

New York Jets First Quarter Heroes

Alan Schechter | Posted 10.11.2015 | Sports
Alan Schechter

Led by a bruising running back and veteran wide receiver, the Jets are seeing success they haven't seen in years. Here are some of the Jets heroes from the first quarter of the season.

New York Jets Dominate Early, Beat the Dolphins 27-14 at Wembley Stadium

Alan Schechter | Posted 10.04.2015 | Sports
Alan Schechter

It took a long trip to get it done, crossing over five time zones, but the New York Jets got it done. The Jets were clearly the more prepared team, getting out to a big lead early, and holding on to take down the Miami Dolphins 27-14.

The New York Jets Fall to the Philadelphia Eagles 24-17

Alan Schechter | Posted 09.27.2015 | Sports
Alan Schechter

The New York Jets came in flying high, but have come back down to Earth, falling on Sunday to the Philadelphia Eagles by the score of 24-17. The Eagles broke out to 24-0 lead and a late comeback fell short, as the team fell to 2-1.

New York Jets: Keys to Victory over the Philadelphia Eagles

Alan Schechter | Posted 09.26.2015 | Sports
Alan Schechter

The New York Jets return home on Sunday, flying high off of their 20-7 victory of the Indianapolis Colts. The Jets are feeling good with their season starting off at 2-0, and they play host to a reeling Philadelphia Eagles team that has begun the year at 0-2.

Taking On The Staggering Decline Of Youth Sports Programs

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

For many of today's star athletes, involvement in sports at a young age provided refuge from problems at home, or opened doors to a college education ...

The Beginning of a New NY Jets Era

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 05.16.2015 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

The conclusion is inescapable: The New York Jets are entering a new era: They are willing to spend big but wisely. Team weaknesses are not wished away but addressed. The general manager and the head coach are on the same page.

Jordan Schultz

Best Fits For NFL's Marquee Wide Receiver Free Agents

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.09.2015 | Sports

Brandon Marshall was traded to the New York Jets, and Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas were slapped with franchise tags. But there's still another grou...

Jordan Schultz

Top 10 NFL Wide Receivers 2014: Megatron Slips And Antonio Brown Ascends

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.04.2014 | Sports

NFL fans could fairly argue that 2014 is the heyday of the wide receiver. Whether you credit the influx of talent at the position or the assortment of...

Jay Cutler Wasting an Elite Bears Offense

Michael Tomaso | Posted 12.20.2014 | Sports
Michael Tomaso

An ominous cloud hung over Chicago's fall chill all week. There was an uneasiness in the pit of Bears fans' stomachs they couldn't shake. Was the offensive explosion last week against the Atlanta Falcons an outlier? After Sunday's horrible 27-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins, the answer is a resounding yes.

Bears Locker Room Gets 'Ugly' After Another Home Loss

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Sports

The atmosphere in the Chicago Bears' locker room didn't sound pleasant after yet another home loss on Sunday. Following a 27-14 loss to the Miami Dolp...

WATCH: Bears' Marshall Opens Up About NFL's Domestic Violence Problems And His Own

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.19.2014 | Sports

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall shared his thoughts on domestic violence, alcoholism, his anger at ESPN, his love for his mother and the ...

NFL Sunday Night Football: Colin Kaepernick and Co. vs. Jay Cutler's Monsters of the Midway

Barbara Bruno | Posted 11.12.2014 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

It's going to be difficult for the Chicago Bears to vanquish the San Francisco 49ers on opening night at brand new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

Brandon Marshall Tackles Stigma Of Mental Illness In The NFL

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living

In our culture, being masculine often means not being vulnerable; this is especially true in the NFL, where it seems players must act like stone-faced...

Brandon Marshall Gives $1 Million to Mental Health Care

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 08.02.2014 | Sports
Marquis Cabrera

On ESPN's First Take, Brandon Marshall - an NFL star athlete - announced that he is pledging 1 million dollars of his new contract to mental health initiatives.

NFL Star Shows Off INSANE Speed On Treadmill

Complex Sports | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports

By Brian Josephs, Complex Sports While people are fretting over the NBA Playoffs on Saturday, wide receiver Brandon Marshall is out here putting in...