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Dec 15, 2017

Bills to start QB Taylor, hope Benjamin plays
Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor will start Sunday against the Miami Dolphins after missing last weekend's victory over the Indianapolis Colts with a knee injury.

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Dec 15, 2017

Chargers are a good team, a hot team, but probably not a playoff team
The Chargers are 7-2 in their last nine games, and FPI says they project as the NFL's fifth-best team going forward. But L.A.'s playoff chances remain shaky, and the team could end up as one of the best in recent memory to miss the postseason.

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Dec 15, 2017

Week 15 NFL predictions: Scores for every game
Playoff berths are at stake for several teams, with Chargers-Chiefs on Saturday and Patriots-Steelers on Sunday among the top matchups.

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Dec 15, 2017

Dak Prescott won't change style after seeing Carson Wentz's injury
Dak Prescott says the threat of serious injury is 'part of the game,' but the Cowboys want him weighing the risks vs. rewards when he's a runner.

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Dec 15, 2017

Tyrann Mathieu surprises Arizona families for the holidays with gifts, more
The Cardinals star spent $10,000 of his own money to personally deliver food, gifts and cash to families in need of a boost during the holiday season.

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Dec 15, 2017

Next -- last? -- chapter for Big Ben: Slaying Patriots dragon
Ben Roethlisberger won't say it, but Sunday's game against the Patriots is about more than playoff seedings; it's a chance to cement his NFL legacy.

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Dec 15, 2017

What happens now after Cardinals place Adrian Peterson on injured reserve?
At age 32 and having been injured in each of the past two years, the veteran's future will be hotly debated. Here are three likely outcomes.

ESPN NFL
Dec 14, 2017

Even when they win, Broncos can't escape quarterback question
Brock Osweiler relieved an injured Trevor Siemian and led the Broncos back from a 10-point deficit for a victory on a bruising Thursday at Indy.

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Dec 14, 2017

Cards put RB Peterson on IR with neck injury
Adrian Peterson's 2017 season is coming to an end as the Arizona Cardinals are placing the running back on injured reserve. Peterson was injured on Nov. 26 against Jacksonville.

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Dec 14, 2017

Source: Cardinals put Peterson (neck) on IR
Adrian Peterson's 2017 season is coming to an end as the Arizona Cardinals are placing the running back on injured reserve, a source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter. Peterson was injured on Nov. 26 against Jacksonville.

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Dec 14, 2017

Colts TE Williams hospitalized with head injury
The Colts announced that tight end Brandon Williams was taken to a hospital because of a head injury after he was injured in the second quarter of Thursday night's game against Denver. The Colts said Williams was moving his extremities.

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Dec 14, 2017

Colts' Williams (concussion) out of hospital
Colts tight end Brandon Williams was diagnosed with a concussion and was released from a local hospital following Thursday's game against the Broncos.

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Dec 14, 2017

Broncos QB Siemian exits with shoulder injury
Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian was ruled out after injuring his left shoulder against the Colts on Thursday night. It is the same shoulder that required surgery after the 2016 season.

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Dec 14, 2017

Broncos QB Siemian set for MRI on shoulder
Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian will have an MRI on Friday for the left shoulder injury he suffered in Thursday night's loss to the Colts.

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Dec 14, 2017

Source: Broncos QB Siemian sprains shoulder
Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian was ruled out after injuring his left shoulder against the Colts on Thursday night. A source told ESPN the injury is a sprained AC joint. It is the same shoulder that required surgery after the 2016 season.

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Dec 14, 2017

Jets OC: We ran up white flag in Broncos' rout
Jets offensive coordinator John Morton acknowledged on Thursday that he just wanted to run out the clock with the team down 23-0 in the fourth quarter Sunday because he felt they 'didn't have a chance' to rally against the Broncos.

ESPN NFL
Dec 14, 2017

The 10 most effective #ProBowlVote tweets
What follows are the 10-most retweeted accounts that got the most traction during public Pro Bowl voting, based on ESPN research.

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Dec 14, 2017

Irsay: No additional surgery planned for Luck
Colts owner Jim Irsay told NFL Network that no additional surgery is planned on Andrew Luck's shoulder and the quarterback will be returning from Europe soon.

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Dec 14, 2017

Steelers' Shazier still in hospital, starting rehab
Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier continues his recovery in a Pittsburgh hospital after last week's spinal stabilization surgery and has begun 'physical rehabilitation as part of his recovery process.'

ESPN NFL
Dec 14, 2017

Despite not practicing, Fournette says he'll play
With the Jaguars on the brink of their first playoff berth in 10 years, running back Leonard Fournette says he plans to play against the Texans on Sunday despite a quad injury.

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Dec 14, 2017

Source: Giants fine Apple for tweeting 'mistake'
Eli Apple hopes to play against the Eagles after the Giants cornerback tweeted during last week's loss, despite knowing it was against the rules. A source said he was fined.

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Dec 14, 2017

Lions to be minus two O-line starters Saturday
The Detroit Lions will be without two-fifths of their starting offensive line on Saturday against the Bears as both right guard Rick Wagner and center Travis Swanson have been ruled out.

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Dec 14, 2017

Steelers look to 'group effort' to contain Gronk
Pittsburgh Steelers defense looks to 'group effort' to contain New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.

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Dec 14, 2017

Browns GM: Predecessor didn't get real players
New Browns general manager John Dorsey told ESPN Cleveland Radio that Sashi Brown failed to get Hue Jackson 'real players,' and that cutting Kenny Britt last week was an easy decision.

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Dec 14, 2017

NFL Rookie of the Year races: Where they stand, how they could finish
Kareem Hunt emerged as the early favorite for the offensive award, but a midseason slump cracked the field wide-open for other young stars. NFL Nation reporters make cases for the top five candidates on both sides of the ball.

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Dec 14, 2017

Dephlated in Philly: Fans react to Carson, the latest curse
Carson Wentz's torn ACL did more than just lay waste to the Eagles' plans. It also ripped the scab off an old wound the size of the Delaware Valley.

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Dec 14, 2017

RG III still wants to play, denies narrative of days in Washington
Robert Griffin III has his own take of how things ended with the Redskins, says he still loves the game and wants another chance to play in the NFL.

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Dec 14, 2017

L.P. Ladouceur's 203-game journey to Dallas started with Bay Area van ride
On Sunday, J.P. Ladouceur returns to Oakland, where his odyssey with the Cowboys started in 2005 -- 1,840 successful snaps ago.

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Dec 14, 2017

After 11 years, Paul Posluszny finally gets to play for a winner
Only one other current NFL player had played as long as Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny without experiencing a winning season.

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Dec 14, 2017

'A man possessed,' Frank Gore proving doubters wrong on run to Hall
At 34, Frank Gore is coming off the busiest game of his career, and with fourth on the all-time rushing list in sight, he still has plenty to play for.

ESPN NFL
Dec 14, 2017

Broncos still covet No. 1 defense ranking after a season of struggle
The Broncos will miss the playoffs, but their defense currently leads the NFL in yards allowed per game with three games to go.

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Dec 14, 2017

Brady vs. Big Ben by the numbers: A study in dominance; a shot at redemption
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has the weapons to stack up favorably against the GOAT on Sunday, but history is against him.

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Dec 14, 2017

Brady vs. Big Ben by the numbers: A study in dominance; shot at redemption
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has the weapons to stack up favorably against 'the GOAT' on Sunday, but history is against him.

ESPN NFL
Dec 14, 2017

Run the Table 2.0 would rank high among Aaron Rodgers' feats
The Packers QB will play Sunday for the first time since he broke his right collarbone on Oct. 15, and Green Bay has no room for error.

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Dec 14, 2017

World's biggest Jedi? Solomon Thomas excited for new 'Star Wars'
In 'full-on Jedi' mode, 49ers defensive lineman Solomon Thomas will be at a movie theater Friday night for the long-awaited 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi.'

ESPN NFL
Dec 14, 2017

What makes Antonio Brown great? 'Speed. Heart. Strength. Quickness.'
Heading toward free agency, Patriots CB Malcolm Butler can erase some of the doubts of this season with a big game against Steelers star Antonio Brown.

ESPN NFL
Dec 13, 2017

Rams wide receiver Woods 'ready for Sunday'
Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods is already certain that he will play in the upcoming road game against the Seattle Seahawks. Woods has missed the last three games with a sprained left shoulder.

ESPN NFL
Dec 13, 2017

Rodgers: Not back to save Packers' season
Aaron Rodgers knows the Packers have little room for error if they seek a playoff spot, but the quarterback said he is back to play 'the way I know how to play,' not to salvage the season.

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Dec 13, 2017

Ravens' Collins wears visor to help migraines
Baltimore Ravens running back Alex Collins acknowledged that he's wearing a dark visor on his helmet to help his long-time migraine battle. Collins got approval from the league during the preseason to wear the visor.

ESPN NFL
Dec 13, 2017

Season status of Cardinal's Peterson is in doubt
A neck injury to Cardinals running back Adrian Peterson that he suffered in November has put his availability for the remainder of the season in doubt, according to Arizona head coach Bruce Arians.

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Dec 13, 2017

Season status of Cardinals' Peterson is in doubt
A neck injury to Cardinals running back Adrian Peterson that he suffered in November has put his availability for the remainder of the season in doubt, according to Arizona head coach Bruce Arians.

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Dec 13, 2017

Jefferson: Sideline issue with fan 'unfortunate'
Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson called the sideline incident involving fans at Jacksonville's EverBank Field on Sunday 'unfortunate' and said he wished it hadn't escalated to the level it did.

ESPN NFL
Dec 13, 2017

Kamara returns to full practice, to play Sunday
Saints running back Alvin Kamara returned to full practice participation Wednesday and told reporters he is 'good to go' for Sunday's game against the New York Jets. Kamara has to pass all steps in order to get clearance through the concussion protocol.

ESPN NFL
Dec 13, 2017

Bell healthy and relishing another crack at Pats
Running back Le'Veon Bell, who watched from the sideline the last time the Steelers faced new England, says he's healthy and ready to get another shot at overcoming the Patriots' firepower in this Sunday's showdown.

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Dec 13, 2017

Newton 'niche' remains ground gains, QB says
Cam Newton say he has now embraced that Carolina needs him to focus as much on his running game as his passing game.

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Dec 13, 2017

Jones, Goodell: Differences make NFL better
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones didn't have a role in increasing the percentage of Roger Goodell's contract that isn't guaranteed, Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Wednesday. Jones did have input on possible changes to how the compensation committee is formed.

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Dec 13, 2017

Blank: Jones had input on comp. committee
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones didn't have a role in increasing the percentage of Roger Goodell's contract that isn't guaranteed, Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Wednesday. Jones did have input on possible changes to how the compensation committee is formed.

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Dec 13, 2017

Panthers guard Turner in concussion protocol
Panthers guard Trai Turner was suffering from concussion symptoms stemming from Sunday's game and was placed in the concussion protocol earlier this week, coach Ron Rivera said.

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Dec 13, 2017

Barnwell: Ranking the NFL's best and worst potential coach openings
A super-talented 22-year-old quarterback and a few defensive stars? The Texans' job is intriguing if Bill O'Brien doesn't return. Bill Barnwell sorts the coaching jobs that could come open in 2018.

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Dec 13, 2017

Redskins deny name change after internet hoax
The Redskins issued a statement Wednesday, denying that the NFL franchise had changed their name to 'Redhawks' after an internet hoax touting 'fraudulent websites.'

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Dec 13, 2017

Patriots place OT Cannon on injured reserve
Patriots' right tackle Marcus Cannon was placed on injured reserve due to an ankle injury suffered Oct. 29.

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Dec 13, 2017

Love/Hate for Week 15
Matthew Berry reaches into the Star Wars universe to give you the advice and encouragement you need to win in Week 15.

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Dec 13, 2017

Thursday Night Football is likely here to stay, whether players like it or not
The debate about playing NFL games on Thursdays is a microcosm of the tug-of-war between revenue generation and player health and safety. But money is the biggest consideration -- and it will be tough to give it up.

ESPN NFL
Dec 13, 2017

First-ever Falcons player Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966, a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spend his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, died Wednesday after an extended illness. He was 74.

ESPN NFL
Dec 13, 2017

Biggest NFL injury questions for Week 15
How serious is Leonard Fournette's injury? Will Tevin Coleman clear concussion protocol in time for Monday's divisional matchup? NFL Nation reporters assess the biggest injuries across the league.

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Dec 13, 2017

Nick Foles on Eagles' offense: 'Nothing is going to change'
Nick Foles is ready to take over: 'I love this city, I love this team and I love this organization. ... My job is to go out and lead.'

ESPN NFL
Dec 13, 2017

Rookie Smith-Schuster won't change after ban
Steelers rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster plans to keep 'playing physical,' even after the receiver was suspended for one game for his vicious block on Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict.

ESPN NFL
Dec 13, 2017

Jags' top tackler to return after 2 games out
Jacksonville Jaguars leading tackler Telvin Smith has cleared the concussion protocol and was removed from the team's injury report after missing the past two games.

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Dec 13, 2017

Eagles' Ertz clears protocol; Wentz has surgery
Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz cleared the concussion protocol and will practice Wednesday, head coach Doug Pederson said. Also Wednesday, injured quarterback Carson Wentz has surgery to repair his torn ACL.

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Dec 13, 2017

Eagles' Ertz clears the concussion protocol
Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz cleared the concussion protocol and will practice Wednesday, head coach Doug Pederson said.

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Dec 13, 2017

Bengals co-founder Pete Brown dead at age 74
Cincinnati Bengals co-founder, Pete Brown, died Tuesday at age 74.

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Dec 13, 2017

Bengals co-founder Pete Brown dies at age 74
Cincinnati Bengals co-founder Pete Brown died Tuesday at age 74.

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Dec 13, 2017

CFL commissioner had good talk with Manziel
CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie said he had a good talk with Johnny Manziel, but he is waiting for the results of expert analysis to see if the quarterback should be allowed in the league.

ESPN NFL
Dec 13, 2017

Browns, Bills and 49ers set up for big 2018 NFL draft
Three teams traded up to select their quarterbacks of the future in 2017. Now three others are armed with lots of capital, but not all will take a QB.

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Dec 13, 2017

Jason Witten focused on present, but coaching could be his future
With a football IQ that awes teammates and a commanding presence off the field, Dallas' sure-fire Hall of Famer seems like he was born to be a coach.

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Dec 13, 2017

Browns' misery index continues to get more miserable
A look at some numbers shows that Cleveland has entered more uncharted territory for NFL futility.

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Dec 13, 2017

Drew Brees has been good, but Saints need to hope his best is yet to come
The Saints have leaned on the run game more this season, but they'll need some of Drew Brees' old magic to make a deep playoff run.

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Dec 13, 2017

For Steelers, battle with Tom Brady begins before ball is even snapped
In his past seven games against Pittsburgh, Tom Brady has 22 touchdowns, zero interceptions and six wins.

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Dec 13, 2017

Tyreek Hill is proving he's worthy of being Chiefs No. 1 WR
It's just not about the overall numbers for Tyreek Hill. Those in-game and in-route adjustments that Hill makes have also impressed the Chiefs.

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Dec 13, 2017

Seahawks and Rams meet again, with control of NFC West at stake
A Seahawks win at home over the Rams would give each team a 9-5 record with two games left, but Seattle would hold the tiebreaker with a season sweep.

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Dec 13, 2017

What to expect in Aaron Rodgers' return? Check the film from 2013
Aaron Rodgers, who is set to return from a broken collarbone this week, was in a similar spot four years ago. He was a bit rusty, but still clutch.

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Dec 13, 2017

Patriots have had some of their most memorable moments at Heinz Field
The Patriots will travel to Pittsburgh this Sunday and play at a stadium where they've gone 5-2 and won two AFC title games in the Bill Belichick era.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Packers have legitimate playoff hopes with Aaron Rodgers' recovery
On the 12th day of December, the Packers' No. 12 got the clearance he needed to help the team make one final push for the playoffs.

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Dec 12, 2017

Fan sues Saints over protests during anthem
A Saints season-ticket holder has filed a lawsuit against the team, saying he never would have bought the tickets if he had known that players would 'use Saints football games as a platform for protests.'

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Dec 12, 2017

Ex-NFL player Larry Johnson says he has CTE
In an interview with the Washington Post, former NFL running back Larry Johnson talked of his violent tendencies, memory loss, anxiety and paranoia, saying those symptoms are consistent with former players who died from CTE.

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Dec 12, 2017

Ex-NFLer Larry Johnson: I believe I have CTE
In an interview with the Washington Post, former NFL running back Larry Johnson talked of his violent tendencies, memory loss, anxiety and paranoia, saying those symptoms are consistent with former players who died from CTE.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Healthy Rodgers says he's cleared to return
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers posted on Instagram that he's been medically cleared to return from injured reserve after being sidelined by a broken collarbone.

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Dec 12, 2017

Kap's visit to jail criticized by guards' union
A visit by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to New York's Rikers Island jail facility has drawn criticism from the union representing city correction officers.

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Dec 12, 2017

Washington puts TE Reed (hamstring) on IR
Jordan Reed, who has missed seven games this season with a hamstring injury and battled a toe fracture and hip issues, ended up on injured reserve Tuesday, along with Byron Marshall and Chris Carter, giving Washington 18 players on IR.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

One year after firing Jeff Fisher, Rams are suddenly on track
A strong draft, a new mix of veterans and -- perhaps most importantly -- a smart risk on a young head coach have all paid off for the Rams this season.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Source: Patriots close to deal with WR Britt
The Patriots are close to a deal with wide receiver Kenny Britt, who was waived by the Browns on Friday. The former first-round pick has been dogged by off-field issues. At 6 feet 2, he'd give QB Tom Brady a bigger target.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Is Devin Hester a Hall of Famer? You bet he is
If Canton is reserved for game's greatest players, the best return man the NFL has ever seen should be a shoo-in for inclusion.

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Dec 12, 2017

Savage tweets he's 'fine,' defends Bill O'Brien
Tom Savage tweeted in defense of Bill O'Brien, writing that 'nobody cares more about his players than' the coach, who has been criticized after Savage played one series after his hands appeared to be shaking involuntarily following a massive hit Sunday.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Hype is real: Tomlin amped for Pats showdown
Mike Tomlin, saying 'it's good to be in big games,' is excited about the hype leading into Sunday's game against the Patriots at Heinz Field.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Floyd thanks Vikes for helping him change
Vikings receiver Michael Floyd thanked the Vikings and Patriots for taking a chance on him after he was arrested for DUI.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Misses in blizzard might cost Vinatieri $500K
Adam Vinatieri's field goal percentage dropped to 88 percent after he missed two attempts during the blizzard at Buffalo on Sunday. He needs a success rate of 90 percent by the end of the season to collect a $500,000 bonus.

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Dec 12, 2017

Jerry 'looking forward' to resolution on Goodell
Jerry Jones' resolution on Roger Goodell is on the agenda for the league's special meeting, and he's 'looking forward' to raising his concerns over the commissioner's new deal.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Steelers place Shazier on IR, ending season
The Steelers placed Ryan Shazier on injured reserve, officially ending his season. The linebacker underwent spinal stabilization surgery last week after suffering his injury making a tackle against the Bengals on Dec. 4.

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Dec 12, 2017

Lions center Swanson in concussion protocol
Lions center Travis Swanson has been placed in the concussion protocol after reporting symptoms following Detroit's game Sunday.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Agent: Redskins' Cravens cleared for activities
Redskins safety Su'a Cravens, who is sitting out this season after suffering from post-concussion syndrome, has been cleared to resume activities, his agent said.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

All-time return TD leader Hester retiring
Devin Hester, the all-time leader in combined punt and kickoff returns for touchdown, is retiring from the NFL.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

NFL owner-backed business buys PrimeSport
On Location Experiences, which is partly owned by NFL owners, has purchased 'the biggest shark in the water,' buying premium sports ticket business PrimeSport.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

20 years later: How Barry Sanders ran for 2K and a place in history
For the 1997 Detroit Lions, having Barry Sanders break 2,000 rushing yards was as much a team milestone as it was an individual record.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

A look at life without Carson Wentz for the 2017 Eagles
Losing Carson Wentz is a blow, but the Eagles think backup QB Nick Foles is more than up to the challenge of leading a Super Bowl charge.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Does Rams RB Todd Gurley need more touches?
The Rams are 7-0 when Todd Gurley gets more than 20 touches, a number he was well short of (16) despite his 7.4 YPC average in Sunday's loss.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Why the Giants should bench Eli Manning to give Davis Webb a look
With the Giants in a free fall, it would make more sense for them to send Eli Manning back to the bench and see what rookie Davis Webb can do.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Antonio Brown heats up MVP case with each torched secondary
A WR never has been an NFL MVP, but Antonio Brown's superlative stats and clutch, late-game play could help him break the drought.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Pats still in position for home-field advantage, but need win at Steelers
The Patriots can nab a tiebreaker for the AFC's top seed by beating Pittsburgh, but after Monday's loss, the team says its focus is on fixing miscues.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Faulk among trio suspended by NFL Network
NFL Network analysts Marshall Faulk, Heath Evans and Ike Taylor have all been suspended by the network following allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

ESPN NFL
Dec 12, 2017

Week 15 NFL Power Rankings: Biggest breakthroughs -- including a new No. 1
The Steelers' improved pass rush has helped catapult them to the top. The Rams' offensive overhaul keeps them high. Case Keenum is still playing at an MVP level, despite the Vikings' loss. Here's how the league is stacking up.

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