“Offensive” in the news

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offensive against
offensive coordinator
offensive line
offensive lineman
offensive tackle

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www.washingtonpost.com
Washington Post
· For die-hard Redskins fans, name review brings a mix of anger, sadness and relief  
“It’s good it’s being changed,” said Rodney Shortt, who used to argue the name wasn’t offensive.
bleacherreport.com
Bleacher Report
· Roberto Alomar or Craig Biggio? Ranking MLB's Top 20 Second Basemen of the 1990s  
He stepped up his offensive game in the postseason, turning in standout performances in the 1991 World Series (10-for-24, 4 XBH, 4 RBI) and 1996 NLCS (12-for-27, 3 XBH, 5 RBI).
bleacherreport.com
Bleacher Report
· The Biggest Question Mark Surrounding Every NBA Team Still Standing  
For someone who does a lot of his offensive work in the post, is this for the best?
bleacherreport.com
Bleacher Report
· College Football Position U: Who Is Defense University?  
Having previously completed quarterback, running back, wide receiver, defensive line and defensive back, Bleacher Report writers David Kenyon and Kerry Miller are identifying the college programs that have generated the most productive NFL players at tight end, offensive line, linebacker, overall offense and overall defense since 1970.
www.si.com
Sports Illustrated
· NFC East Morning Run | July 10, 2020  
However, one NFL offensive coach ranked Elliott as the 11th-best back in 2020.
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Asio boss denies expanded powers could be used to target Black Lives Matter protesters  
Drawing such parallels was offensive “to the men and women of my organisation, some of whom put their lives on the line to protect Australians from serious security threats”.
www.si.com
Sports Illustrated
· Meet the Master Behind Pittsburgh's Finest Artwork  
Sabol himself was a college football player for Kentucky Christian University, playing every position group but defensive back and offensive line.
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Idlib reports first Covid-19 case and braces for fresh disaster  
In March, the area was spared from a brutal regime offensive after a ceasefire was brokered by Russia and Turkey, which supports some rebel groups.
www.independent.co.uk
The Independent
· Shein apologises and removes swastika necklace from website, saying ‘for the record, it was not a Nazi pendant’  
“And [as] one is highly offensive, we have removed the product from our site,” it continued.
www.si.com
Sports Illustrated
· Talking Tyler Buchner, Offensive Line, Recruiting And 2020 Scheduling Concerns  
42:30 — We talk about the expectations for the Notre Dame offensive line in 2020, with the focus being on Liam Eichenberg.