Tag: Linda Jefferson

Renegades 3x champs

The winningest team in pro football history has been overlooked

There is a football dynasty taking shape — but you probably haven’t heard of it. The Boston Renegades of the Women’s Football Alliance have won three championships in a row (in 2018, 2019 and 2021; the 2020 season was canceled because of covid-19), and regularly beat opponents by more than 50 points.

Hail Mary book

In telling story of forgotten women’s football league, new book details NFL battle still being fought today

Jon Gruden’s emails revealed misogyny is very much alive at the highest levels of the NFL. That hasn’t stopped women, from former NWFL star Linda Jefferson to current Bucs assistants Lori Locust and Maral Javadifar and league official Sarah Thomas, from pushing the boundaries. (Courtesy of the Pro Football Hall of Fame/Yahoo Sports’ Erick Parra Monroy)