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  • newPete Carroll: Seahawks are still exploring options on Kam Chancellor

    Pete Carroll: Seahawks are still exploring options on Kam Chancellor

    Amid reports that safety Kam Chancellor may be out for the year due to a neck injury, coach Pete Carroll pushed back on Saturday against the perception that Chancellor definitely is done. “We’re still looking at what our options are, and we’ll continue to do that and re-evaluate what’s going on,” Carroll told reporters on [more]
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  • newEarl Thomas returns on Monday night

    Earl Thomas returns on Monday night

    With cornerback Richard Sherman done for the year and safety Kam Chancellor reportedly in the same boat, the Seahawks are getting one of the key fixtures in their secondary back on Monday night, after two games missed with a hamstring injury. Safety Earl Thomas has exited the injury report in advance of Monday’s game against [more]
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 7:51pm -
  • newFalcons officially rule Devonta Freeman out for Monday night in Seattle

    Falcons officially rule Devonta Freeman out for Monday night in Seattle

    Falcons running back Devonta Freeman won’t be with the team in Seattle on Monday night. The Falcons officially ruled Freeman out today for the game against the Seahawks. That was expected as he hadn’t practiced all week after suffering a concussion. Tevin Coleman will handle most of the workload in Freeman’s absence, and the Falcons [more]
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 4:56pm -
  • newDede Westbrook has big goals for his NFL debut

    Dede Westbrook has big goals for his NFL debut

    The 6-3 Jaguars will try to stretch their winning streak to four games with a fourth-round pick who has huge goals for his NFL debut. Receiver Dede Westbrook has been added to the active roster after missing all of the regular season, to date, with a core muscle injury. And he plans to do big [more]
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 2:43pm -
  • newBroncos cut A.J. Derby a year after trading for him

    Broncos cut A.J. Derby a year after trading for him

    Last year the Patriots traded tight end A.J. Derby to the Broncos just before the trade deadline. That netted New England a fifth-round draft pick, which they used to get running back Mike Gillislee from the Bills. Now Derby is done in Denver. The Broncos announced today that they have released Derby, who has 19 [more]
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 12:56pm -
  • newSaturday one-liners

    Saturday one-liners

    Bills scouts are expected to eyeball Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen on Saturday. Dolphins LT Laremy Tunsil is playing better than he was earlier in the season. Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore ignored the criticism, which in recent weeks has dissipated. How much influence will the next six games have on the future of Jets coach [more]
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 12:24pm -
  • newDolphins will release Rey Maualuga after arrest

    Dolphins will release Rey Maualuga after arrest

    The Rey Maualuga era is over in South Florida. Per a league source, the Dolphins will be releasing Maualuga on Saturday, in the aftermath of an overnight arrest in Miami. A second-round pick in 2009 who spent eight years with the Bengals, Maualuga joined the Dolphins after rookie Raekwan McMillan tore an ACL in the [more]
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 11:25am -
  • newBengals promote Hardy Nickerson, waive Pat Sims

    Bengals promote Hardy Nickerson, waive Pat Sims

    The Bengals signed linebacker Hardy Nickerson off the practice squad Saturday. They waived defensive tackle Pat Sims in a corresponding move. Cincinnati cut Nickerson, a rookie out of the University of Illinois, on Tuesday and re-signed him to the practice squad Wednesday after he cleared waivers. He originally signed with the Bengals as a college [more]
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 11:18am -
  • newGiants add Sterling Shepard to injury report

    Giants add Sterling Shepard to injury report

    The Giants may be without their best remaining receiver when the Chiefs come to town on Sunday. New York has added receiver Sterling Shepard to the injury report as questionable with an illness. Shepard had not previously been on the report. Shepard leads the team in receiving yards with 475, and he’s second in receptions [more]
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 10:41am -
  • newClinton-Dix: Martellus Bennett quit on us

    Clinton-Dix: Martellus Bennett quit on us

    If the Packers accomplish what a couple of weeks ago would have seemed to be unthinkable — staying in the playoff hunt with Brett Hundley and Joe Callahan at quarterback until Aaron Rodgers returns to clinch a berth — maybe they can point to the moment Martellus Bennett forced his way out as the thing [more]
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 10:06am -

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  • newRavens at Packers: Everything You Need to Know

    Ravens at Packers: Everything You Need to Know

    Basics Kickoff: Sunday, Nov. 19, 1 p.m. at Lambeau Field TV: CBS/WJZ (Ch. 13) TV Crew: Kevin Harlan (play-by-play), Rich Gannon (analyst), Jenny Dell (sideline) TV Coverage: View Map Radio: 98 Rock | WBAL-1090 AM | Westwood One Sports Local Radio Crew: Gerry Sandusky (play-by-play), Stan White (analyst
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 10:00pm -
  • newRavens Roster Moves
    The Baltimore Ravens Saturday activated RB Danny Woodhead from Injured Reserve – Designated for Return and waived TE Gavin Escobar . Woodhead returns from a hamstring injury he sustained on the opening drive of Baltimore's Week 1 win at Cincinnati. On that drive, he recorded three catches for 33
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 10:00pm -
  • newGiants to decide Sterling Shepard's status after pregame warm-ups
    Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard is unlikely to play in Sunday's home game against the Kansas City Chiefs, but the team wants to test him in pregame warm-ups before making any determination, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Shepard, 23, was added to the team's injury report Saturday
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 9:18pm -
  • newNFL notebook: Miami Dolphins waive Rey Maualuga after arrest

    NFL notebook: Miami Dolphins waive Rey Maualuga after arrest

    The Miami Dolphins waived Rey Maualuga on Saturday, hours after the linebacker was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge. Court records in Miami-Dade County reveal that Maualuga was arrested after an early morning incident at a downtown Miami nightclub, allegedly involving a dispute over a bar bill
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 8:06pm -
  • newWhat the Bills Are as the Tyrod Taylor Era Ends, Case Keenum and Playing with House Money, Jerry Jones Shoulda Listened to More Radiohead

    What the Bills Are as the Tyrod Taylor Era Ends, Case Keenum and Playing with House Money, Jerry Jones Shoulda Listened to More Radiohead

    1. The Buffalo Bills have changed quarterbacks. I have thoughts about that, and I have transferred those thoughts to the printed word. But first, because it all ties in, a quick look at the AFC playoff race.It is technically true that Buffalo is in a playoff race. If Jerry Jones decided the regular season
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 7:55pm -
  • newEarl Thomas returns on Monday night

    Earl Thomas returns on Monday night

    With cornerback Richard Sherman done for the year and safety Kam Chancellor reportedly in the same boat, the Seahawks are getting one of the key fixtures in their secondary back on Monday night, after two games missed with a hamstring injury. Safety Earl Thomas has exited the injury report in advance
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 7:51pm -
  • new3 keys for Raiders offense vs. Patriots in Mexico City

    3 keys for Raiders offense vs. Patriots in Mexico City

    Here is a look at three crucial things the Raiders must do against the Patriots during their Week 11 contest at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City Sun, Nov. 19 at 1:25 p.m. PT on CBS. Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has been terrible when under pressure in 2017. Fortunately, he enjoys the best pass-blocking
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 7:50pm -
  • newBX: Vance Joseph learned about tough times with Marvin Lewis

    BX: Vance Joseph learned about tough times with Marvin Lewis

    Bengals beat writers Jim Owczarski and Paul Dehner Jr. look ahead to the team's Week 11 game at the Denver Broncos. Bengals Xtra is a weekly column from beat writers Jim Owczarski and Paul Dehner Jr. looking behind the scenes of Bengals football ENGLEWOOD, Colorado – Vance Joseph gripped a folded
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 7:34pm -
  • newTom Brady apologizes to wife Gisele after slip up

    Tom Brady apologizes to wife Gisele after slip up

    Tom Brady joked to a reporter that it's easier being on the road as 'there's nobody telling me what I did wrong in the house.' The Patriots quarterback, 40, realized what he said might land him in hot water with his supermodel wife Gisele Bündchen, which is when he quickly backtracked
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 7:02pm -
  • newRedskins at Saints in Week 11: Picks, how to watch and stream on NFL Sunday

    Redskins at Saints in Week 11: Picks, how to watch and stream on NFL Sunday

    There might not be a hotter team in the NFL than the New Orleans Saints. You can legitimately argue they are the best team in the NFL, even more complete than the 8-1 Eagles. The Saints look nothing like what we expect, serving up a rushing attack that features the lethal combination of Mark Ingram and
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Nov 17, 6:52pm -

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  • Duane Brown absent as Texans depart for camp
    Houston Texans left tackle Duane Brown was absent Tuesday as the team prepared to leave for training camp in West Virginia, according to NFL Network's James Palmer.
    - 25 Jul 17, 8:27am -
  • Injuries: Colts' Malik Hooker starts camp on PUP list
    The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday that first-round draft pick Malik Hooker will open training camp on the PUP list. Hooker injured his hamstring during Monday's conditioning test.
    - 25 Jul 17, 7:06am -
  • Ravens RB Kenneth Dixon suffers meniscus tear
    Ravens RB Kenneth Dixon enters Year 2 facing more adversity. After earning a four-game ban for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing drugs, Dixon is slated for knee surgery Tuesday.
    - 25 Jul 17, 6:39am -
  • Jeremy Kerley: Colin Kaepernick still 'loves the game'
    Former 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned. For his ex-teammate in San Francisco, Jeremy Kerley, that's a shame. Because for Kerley, Kaepernick "knows how to get" a team back to the Super Bowl.
    - 25 Jul 17, 6:13am -
  • Dez Bryant: 'Nobody reps the star more than me'
    Cowboys star receiver Dez Bryant may have shown up late to training camp, but that didn't stop him from professing his love for the organization that drafted him.
    - 25 Jul 17, 4:55am -
  • Andy Reid responds to Tamba Hali's Twitter firestorm
    Veteran pass rusher Tamba Hali took to Twitter to vent some frustration he has with fellow Chiefs teammates. Coach Andy Reid said Hali "doesn't need to go there and do all that."
    - 24 Jul 17, 2:31pm -
  • Broncos, GM John Elway reach agreement on new deal
    The Broncos have reached an agreement with general manager John Elway on a new five-year deal through 2021, the team announced Monday.
    - 24 Jul 17, 1:53pm -
  • Lucky Whitehead arrested on petty larceny charge
    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead was arrested and charged with misdemeanor petty larceny in June after he was accused of shoplifting in Virginia, according to court and police records.
    - 24 Jul 17, 11:48am -
  • Colts GM: Andrew Luck to open training camp on PUP
    The Colts will open training camp with their franchise quarterback on the sideline. GM Chris Ballard announced Monday that Andrew Luck will be placed on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.
    - 24 Jul 17, 10:25am -

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      • Week 11 Open Game Discussion
        Week 11 features a few games that will have major playoff ramifications.The action starts with a Thursday night AFC match up between 6-3 Tennessee and 7-2 Pittsburgh. Sunday will see a pair of 7-2 clubs face off when the Vikings host the Rams, and then at night the 8-1 Eagles will look to finish off the 5-4 Cowboys. Finally, 6-3 Seattle hosts 5-4 Atlanta on Monday night. Use this thread to discuss all the action.
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      • The Week In Quotes: November 17, 2017
        Quotes this week are dominated by the strange, convoluted, somebody-here-is-lying tale of Martellus Bennett's return to New England. read more
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      • 2017 ALEX: Midseason Report
        The latest ALEX update looks at the recent draft class that is struggling, the unusual Chicago strategy, and what's gotten into Alex Smith? We also looked at Tyrod Taylor's declining ALEX, but rising conversion rate that Buffalo just sent to the bench. read more
        - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 10:40am -
      • FiveThirtyEight: Terrible Year for Quarterback Injuries
        For FiveThirtyEight, I took a look at what has been a brutal season of quarterback injuries in the NFL. Beyond stars such as Aaron Rodgers and Andrew Luck, we've lost an extremely promising rookie (Deshaun Watson), a former No. 1 overall pick who may have been ready to peak (Sam Bradford), and a veteran on his last legs (Carson Palmer). We looked at adjusted games lost for quarterbacks since 2000 and adjusted the numbers by passing DVOA to get a sense of the quality of quarterbacks lost to injury. 2017 hasn't been the worst season on record, but it's sure getting there, and hopefully we won't…
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      • ESPN: Midseason Top 25 Prospects 2017
        Here is the second annual midseason version of the Top 25 Prospects list, headed this year by a couple of Cincinnati Bengals edge rushers, Carl Lawson (1) and Jordan Willis (6). We also get high appearances from Alvin Kamara, Rasul Douglas, and Tarik Cohen. A reminder: this is the list of "under-the-radar" players, young players chosen in the third round or later.read more
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      • Word of Muth: Goodbye, New York
        As the Giants' season tumbles down the drain, Ben Muth takes one final look at New York before picking a new team to follow in the last month of the season.read more
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      • Seventh Day Adventure: Week 12
        In a quiet week of college football across the country, the most intriguing game might be a battle of NFL quarterback prospects when Josh Rosen and the UCLA Bruins battle Sam Darnold and the USC Trojans. read more
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      • Off The Charts Podcast: November 16
        This week on the Off The Charts podcast: Buffalo's Tyrod Taylor benching, the decline of the Denver pass defense, and previews of Rams-Vikings and Seahawks-Falcons. Plus, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate comes on to talk about the New Orleans Saints' suddenly stalwart defense. (Click for audio link.)read more
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      • Film Room: Marshon Lattimore
        New Orleans' rookie cornerback is every bit as good as you've been led to believe -- but he's not the only reason the Saints have finally turned their defense around. read more
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      • ESPN: Week 11 DFS Matchups
        At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite DFS matchups include Alex Smith, Kenyan Drake, A.J. Green, and Jared Cook. read more
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        • newTruck driven by U.S. Marine in Okinawa hits another truck, killing Japanese driver, 61

          Truck driven by U.S. Marine in Okinawa hits another truck, killing Japanese driver, 61

          Police on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred Sunday when a truck driven by a U.S. Marine collided with a small truck at an intersection, killing the Japanese driver of the other vehicle. The Marine was slightly injured in the 5:30 a.m....
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        • newDemocrats see opportunity in a strongly Republican California congressional district

          Democrats see opportunity in a strongly Republican California congressional district

          Regina Bateson was at home trying to get her young children to fall asleep before they realized Donald Trump would be their next president. Jessica Morse was volunteering in an empty office in Colorado surrounded by the wreckage of Hillary Clinton’s failed campaign. Roza Calderon felt like she...
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        • newHere's why these Republicans think they can be elected governor in deep-blue California

          Here's why these Republicans think they can be elected governor in deep-blue California

          Assemblyman Travis Allen and businessman John Cox, two politicians unfamiliar to most Californians, share an audacious goal that no Republican has achieved in more than a decade: to be elected governor of the Golden State. Despite the Democrats’ dominance of statewide politics in California, the...
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        • newThis is the group of California voters everyone will be watching in 2018

          This is the group of California voters everyone will be watching in 2018

          Politics is full of references likening one group or another to a “sleeping giant,” a powerful voting bloc that could change the outcome in any given election. In California, it’s almost always used to describe Latino voters. While now the state’s single largest ethnicity, Latinos often are underrepresented...
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        • newJosh Rosen's stellar night for UCLA ends in frustration

          Josh Rosen's stellar night for UCLA ends in frustration

          Josh Rosen stretched his arms into the air after the touchdown pass, the only hint of celebration he allowed. He did not smile. His eyes did not gleam. Time was running out to rally his team. Another sterling performance ended in defeat for the UCLA quarterback on Saturday night at the Coliseum,...
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        • newJosh Rosen shines, but the Bruins fall to Sam Darnold and the Trojans

          Josh Rosen shines, but the Bruins fall to Sam Darnold and the Trojans

          It was late in the third quarter when, walking off a Coliseum field littered with another dropped pass, Josh Rosen made a gesture that spoke for a rivalry. The UCLA quarterback gripped his face mask tightly, then began banging the top of his helmet, again and again and again. He won the battle,...
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        • newUCLA puts up a fight, but USC gets the victory in rivalry game

          UCLA puts up a fight, but USC gets the victory in rivalry game

          Late in a strange rivalry game, when neither USC nor UCLA was playing particularly well, Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen heaved up an offering into the light fog over the Coliseum. Rosen had launched missiles all game, mostly successfully, but when this one came down to earth, USC cornerback Jack...
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        • newCdM girls’ tennis wins CIF USTA SoCal Regional title to end undefeated season

          CdM girls’ tennis wins CIF USTA SoCal Regional title to end undefeated season

          The depth of the Corona del Mar High girls’ tennis team was a strength all season, so perhaps it was fitting that the last match of the year came down to No. 3 doubles to decide it. CdM senior Emily Freyman and junior Bella McKinney were going to a decisive third set against Arcadia’s Aubrie Weissbuch...
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        • newSailors make SoCal Regional Division I final before falling to Mater Dei

          Sailors make SoCal Regional Division I final before falling to Mater Dei

          The Newport Harbor High boys’ water polo team accomplished a lot in 2017, and that point was hammered home Friday just before beginning the inaugural CIF State Southern California Regional Division I tournament against La Jolla. “It’s been an overall great season,” senior center Jackson Westerman...
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        • newVarsity Times Insider: The latest sports news from Southern California's high school teams

          Varsity Times Insider: The latest sports news from Southern California's high school teams

          Nov. 18, 2017, 9:55 p.m. Girls' tennis: Southern California Regional championship result Eric Maddy GIRLS' TENNISCIF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONALChampionship, SaturdayCorona del Mar 4, Arcadia 3 Nov. 18, 2017, 9:36 p.m. Football: Saturday's scores Eric Maddy Saturday, November 18thCITY8-MAN CHAMPIONSHIPAnimo...
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        • Cowboys' Jerry Jones apologizes after racially insensitive video surfaces

          Cowboys' Jerry Jones apologizes after racially insensitive video surfaces

          Friday was not the best day for Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. (AP) It hasn’t been the best day for Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones. Early Friday, ESPN posted a thoroughly reported piece on the escalating feud between Jones and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the “all-out civil war” brewing between ownership and league executives. Later on Friday, video surfaced of Jones from a few years ago in which he makes a racially insensitive comment. It was posted on TheBlast.com. The video was taken four years ago, at the Melrose Hotel in Dallas. A male Cowboys fan, who…
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        • In case you're wondering who the Bills' new starter is, a quick look at Nathan Peterman

          In case you're wondering who the Bills' new starter is, a quick look at Nathan Peterman

          There isn’t much that happens in the NFL these days that’s genuinely surprising. But when Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott announced on Wednesday morning he was benching quarterback Tyrod Taylor, it was definitely a surprise. The Bills were 5-4 under Taylor, and were in position to make the playoffs for the first time since 1999 (they currently own the second AFC wild-card spot). Taylor isn’t injured, had 10 touchdowns against just three interceptions, was playing without the player he likely expected to be his No. 1 receiver (Sammy Watkins, traded to the Rams on Aug. 11), and wasn’t…
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        • NFL investigating Jameis Winston for allegedly groping Uber driver in 2016

          NFL investigating Jameis Winston for allegedly groping Uber driver in 2016

          BuzzFeed reported on Friday that the NFL has opened an investigation into Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston. A female Uber driver alleges that Winston grabbed her between the legs in March 2016. The woman, whom Buzzfeed identifies as Kate – she did not want her last name used for fear of backlash from fans and negative attention – has received a letter from Lisa Friel, the NFL’s special counsel for investigations, which she shared with the news outlet. “The League has been informed that you may have been the victim of such a violation perpetrated by Tampa Bay Buccaneers p…
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        • Juicy new details revealed in growing feud between Roger Goodell and Jerry Jones

          Juicy new details revealed in growing feud between Roger Goodell and Jerry Jones

          The ongoing feud between NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is threatening the very union of owners and league offices, according to a report posted Friday by ESPN’s Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham. Titled, “Roger Goodell has a Jerry Jones problem and nobody knows how it will end,” Van Natta and Wickersham take us behind the scenes of the issue that allegedly has the NFL on the brink of “all-out civil war” between owners and league executives. The article opens with a doozy of a story, from the day Goodell called Jones on August 9 to let him kno…
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        • NFL against the spread picks: Cowboys need to beat the Eagles

          NFL against the spread picks: Cowboys need to beat the Eagles

          If the Dallas Cowboys lose on Sunday night, the Philadelphia Eagles can start to make plans to host their first playoff game this season. The Eagles wouldn’t clinch the NFC East with a win on Sunday, but it would be all but over. They would be 9-1 and lead the 5-5 Cowboys by four games with six to play. And they’d have a tiebreaker edge over the Cowboys due to beating them in Dallas. The Eagles have already clinched the tiebreaker over the 4-5 Washington Redskins. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott said he felt this game was a must-win, which seems obvious to everyone. “If we want to make…
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        • Who's stopping Antonio Brown when he catches balls with his helmet?

          Who's stopping Antonio Brown when he catches balls with his helmet?

          Just in case anyone momentarily forgot, Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown reminded us how great he is on Thursday night. Brown led the NFL with 882 receiving yards before Thursday night. He had just three touchdowns and it didn’t seem like he was having an otherworldly season. Nobody has been talking about him much, even though he’s only leading the NFL in receiving yards. That’s a testament to the standard he has set. On Thursday night, Brown was as good as he has ever been, and the Steelers offense finally had a huge day. Pittsburgh dominated the Tennessee Titans 40-17 and Bro…
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        • How did you like watching an NFL game through the SkyCam angle?

          How did you like watching an NFL game through the SkyCam angle?

          No, you didn’t turn on a game of “Madden” video game football Thursday night. NBC decided to experiment a bit during Thursday night’s game between the Tennessee Titans and Pittsburgh Steelers. Instead of the standard view looking from the sideline down the line of scrimmage, the primary camera angle came from the SkyCam behind the quarterback. It has been the primary view of the “Madden” video game since the game was invented, but even for people who are enthusiasts of the game it was unusual to not see almost all of the game from the traditional angle we’ve seen since the start…
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        • Report: Larry Fitzgerald nearing one-year contract extension with Cardinals

          Report: Larry Fitzgerald nearing one-year contract extension with Cardinals

          Larry Fitzgerald will apparently be an Arizona Cardinal for at least one more season. According to multiple reports and first reported by Pro Football Talk, the 34-year-old wide receiver is nearing a one-year contract extension with the club that drafted him third overall in 2004. And what a magnificent career it has been, made even rarer by the fact he has played with only one organization. Per source Cardinals and WR Larry Fitzgerald are close to an extension. One year. Contract through 2018. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) November 16, 2017 Fitz – who helped guide the Cardinals t…
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        • Strange but true: Matthew Stafford has been better without Megatron

          Strange but true: Matthew Stafford has been better without Megatron

          When Calvin Johnson retired, that was supposed to affect Matthew Stafford. And it did, just not in the way everyone figured. Stafford has actually been a better quarterback practically across the board for the Detroit Lions since Johnson retired. That’s no slight on Johnson, famously known as “Megatron.” He’s one of the most dominant receivers in NFL history, and he should be a first-ballot Hall of Famer (but ask Terrell Owens, these things are hard to predict nowadays). But the numbers make it pretty clear Stafford has been better without him: 2009-15, with Johnson: 109 games, 2,246-3…
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        • 'Ric Flair! Ric Flair!' The Rams' audibles include some famous names

          'Ric Flair! Ric Flair!' The Rams' audibles include some famous names

          Offenses use all kinds of words for their audibles. They need to be fairly short and concise, and no two words should sound alike to avoid confusion on the field, as quarterbacks are trying to communicate to the 10 other men on the field. Thanks to the great folks at NFL Films, who had Los Angeles Rams second-year quarterback mic’d up for his team’s game against the Texans last week, we’re getting a glimpse into the array of words the Rams use in their offense. And there are some pretty good ones. A good match: Rams’ first-year head coach Sean McVay and second-year quarterback Jared Go…
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        • Report: Dan Mullen ‘has interest in the Tennessee job’
          What if Jon Gruden doesn’t become Tennessee’s next head coach? Will the University simply shutter the program? Gauging from the prevailing opinion on social media, that seems to be a possibility. It’s not. Life – and football – will continue on Rocky Top with, or without, Chucky. But if not Gruden, then who? “Chip Kelly [...]
          - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 10:04am -
        • Report: Bret Bielema’s dismissal at Arkansas is ‘imminent’
          The 2015 Sports Business Journal Athletics Director of the Year has been fired. Jeff Long, former chair of the College Football Playoff committee and leader of the Arkansas Razorback athletic program since 2008, was given his walking papers by Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz Wednesday. Long’s contract, which runs through 2022, will be honored according to a [...]
          - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 10:18am -
        • With Jeff Long out, Bret Bielema loses his No. 1 advocate — and will be out, too
          I remember sitting in Jeff Long‘s office last fall. Two things about our conversation struck me: His sincere belief in the importance of his student-athletes’ academic development and his unwavering support of Bret Bielema. With Long’s ouster, Bielema has lost his most ardent supporter and should prepare himself for being out of work shortly as [...]
          - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 9:56am -
        • A warning to the Aggies from a Seminole about Jimbo Fisher
          Here we go again. More Jimbo Fisher rumors, this time about Texas A&M. I’ll admit as an FSU fan and graduate, I’m torn. I’ve just about had enough of Jimbo Fisher’s wandering eye. He reminds me of a Kardashian. He loves the attention that comes with his name being mentioned for coaching vacancies. Where do [...]
          - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 6:28am -
        • Reasons Gators like Chip Kelly obvious, two red flags on him may not be
          The internet has been set ablaze with rumors linking Chip Kelly to Florida. Various social media and message board posts – calling them “reports” would be giving them too much credit – have Florida officials variously negotiating with the former Oregon, Eagles and 49ers head coach, flying to Connecticut to finalize contract details with him, [...]
          - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 4:49am -
        • This week’s College Football Playoff, bowl projections
          Here are the fifth GN playoff and bowl projections of the season. Our four projected playoff teams this week: Alabama, Clemson, Miami and Oklahoma. Yes, that’s right — two ACC teams in the playoff. The thought is that Miami is ranked higher in the CFP rankings going into the ACC championship game but that Clemson [...]
          - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 1:23pm -
        • Heisman watch: Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield way out in front
          As a Heisman Trophy voter, GN’s Mike Huguenin takes a weekly look at the Heisman race. Here is our sixth Heisman watch of the season, spotlighting the top three contenders after 11 weeks of the season. Remember that 14 of the past 17 winners have been quarterbacks, including six of the past seven. 3. Arizona [...]
          - 7 days ago, 12 Nov 17, 10:56am -
        • Seminole fans, underestimate Texas A&M at your own peril
          I live in Florida. When rumors began surfacing about Jimbo Fisher being a candidate for the likely head coaching vacancy at Texas A&M, Seminole fans greeted the speculation with a mixture of mockery and dismissal. Why would Jimbo Fisher leave FLORIDA STATE – emphasis intended – for texas a&m – de-emphasis intended – Seminole fans [...]
          - 11 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 6:55am -
        • Heisman watch: Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield leads the way
          As a Heisman Trophy voter, GN’s Mike Huguenin takes a weekly look at the Heisman race. Here is our fourth Heisman watch of the season, spotlighting the top three contenders after 10 weeks of the season. Remember that 14 of the past 17 winners have been quarterbacks, including six of the past seven. 3. Arizona [...]
          - 14 days ago, 5 Nov 17, 11:51am -
        • Jimbo Fisher must take advantage of analyst positions when rebuilding Florida State staff
          I have written about what changes I expect to be made to the Florida State offensive coaching staff, and I also have written about what changes I expect to be made to the Florida State defensive coaching staff. Another critical area where the Seminoles can improve their coaching staff comes at the analyst position. “Analysts” [...]
          - 16 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 7:00am -