NEW YORK (AP) -The NFL will honor the late Gene Upshaw with his initials and his uniform number stenciled on the field for all 16 games this opening weekend.
The league had announced that all NFL players would wear a patch all season with the initials ``GU'' and the number 63, his former uniform number to honor the Hall of Fame guard and longtime union leader, who died two weeks ago.
It originally announced they also would be stenciled on the field for the season opener at Giants Stadium between the Redskins and Giants and for the Denver-Oakland game at Oakland, where Upshaw played his entire 15 seasons.
It extended that Tuesday to all games. A video tribute to Upshaw will also be shown.

Recent NFL Discussions

hey shark your thoughts on tonights game on Mon, Oct 2016 by Timmy1961
mon. nfl play on Mon, Oct 2016 by Timmy1961
Carolina Wise Guy NFL Pick 10/24 on Mon, Oct 2016 by CarolinaWiseGuy
Carolina Wise Guy NFL Picks 10/23 on Mon, Oct 2016 by Timmy1961

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Texans vs. Broncos Prediction Will the struggling Broncos not only beat the Texans tonight but also cover as a heavy favorite at 8:30PM ET on Monday Night Football?
Thumbnail Texans vs. Broncos Injury Report Will any of the key players for the Houston Texans and Denver Broncos be out for tonight’s Monday Night...
Thumbnail MNF Point Spread Jumps The point spread for tonight's Monday Night Football clash between the Texans and Broncos is on the move. Here's the latest.
Thumbnail Texas vs. Broncos Public Betting Who does the public like for the big game between the Houston Texansand Denver Broncostonight? Here’s a look at the latest betting report.
Thumbnail Texans vs. Broncos Odds Week 7 of the NFL season wraps up tonight when the Denver Broncos host the Houston Texans at 8:30PM ET on ESPN....
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages