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Steelers sign Karlos Williams to future deal
Monday, January 23, 2017

Steelers signed Karlos Williams to a reserve/future contract.
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Brady: Pats are 'brainwashed' by Belichick approach
Monday, January 23, 2017

Last night the Patriots clinched their seventh Super Bowl trip since Belichick took the helm, Tom Brady discussed an overriding philosophy that gives more insight into how the Pats operate.
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Browns, Jamie Collins agree to 4-year, $50 million deal
Monday, January 23, 2017

Cleveland is keeping impending free agent Jamie Collins off the open market. The Browns have finalized a long-term contract with the linebacker, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
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'Madden' foretold Falcons would win Super Bowl
Monday, January 23, 2017

I remain fairly confident the robots are going to get us one day. So perhaps we all should be worried that "Madden NFL '17" predicted the Falcons would win the Super Bowl before the season started.
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Goodbye Dirty Bird, hello Blank Boogie
Monday, January 23, 2017

Arthur Blank's Falcons reached the Super Bowl for the first time since he bought the team in 2002. He celebrated the NFC title by delivering a dance that'll make Atlanta fans forget the Dirty Bird.
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Malcolm Butler gets years-old wish to cover Julio Jones
Monday, January 23, 2017

Malcolm Butler was a junior at the University of West Alabama in 2012 when he tweeted he wanted to cover Julio Jones. Four-plus years later, he'll get his chance in Super Bowl LI.
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Matt Ryan playing like 2007 version of Tom Brady
Monday, January 23, 2017

Falcons QB Matt Ryan will enter Super Bowl LI riding one of hottest streaks in NFL history. How does his recent stretch compare to Tom Brady's magical 2007 season? Chris Wesseling explores.
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Tom Brady gets his dad on, quotes 'The Hangover'
Monday, January 23, 2017

On Sunday, Tom Brady cut loose a little bit after New England's 36-17 win over the Steelers in the AFC Championship Game. He had a fun time populating his new Instagram page.
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Redskins promote Greg Manusky, hire Jim Tomsula
Monday, January 23, 2017

The Washington Redskins made official their hire of defensive coordinator Greg Manusky on Monday morning, and also announced the hire of Jim Tomsula to run the defensive line.
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Drops prove costly for young Steelers wideouts
Monday, January 23, 2017

Sammie Coates and the rest of the young Steelers receiving corps had a bad night of drops in their loss Sunday night to the Patriots in the AFC Championship Game.
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Deflategate comes full circle as Patriots near another title
Monday, January 23, 2017

One day after a certain Colts GM was fired, Tom Brady and the Patriots punched their ticket to another Super Bowl. Judy Battista writes that their return to glory is a story two years in the making.
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Belichick had no idea Falcons won before Pats kickoff
Monday, January 23, 2017

In a development that should surprise no one, Patriots coach Bill Belichick had no idea the Falcons had defeated the Packers prior to starting their conference championship game vs. the Steelers.
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Patriots' Bill Belichick outcoaches Mike Tomlin yet again
Monday, January 23, 2017

Bill Belichick again showed why he should be considered one of the greatest coaches in NFL history. Gregg Rosenthal examines how the Patriots coach guided his squad to another Super Bowl.
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Antonio Brown couldn't break away from Patriots' D
Monday, January 23, 2017

If Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was looking for a performance that would silence the criticism of his postgame social media tour de force, he did not find it in Foxborough.
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Patriots' Belichick outcoaches Steelers' Tomlin again
Monday, January 23, 2017

Bill Belichick again showed why he should be considered one of the greatest coaches in NFL history. Gregg Rosenthal examines how the Patriots coach guided his squad to another Super Bowl.
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Edelman erupts as Pats advance to Super Bowl
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Julian Edelman snagged eight-of-10 targets for 118 yards and a touchdown Sunday in the Patriots' AFC Championship Game win over the Steelers.
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Steelers' offense falls flat after losing Le'Veon Bell
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers star running back Le'Veon Bell left Sunday's AFC title game loss to the Patriots after suffering a groin injury. He returned for one play before going back to the sideline.
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Chris Hogan's statistical explosion helps key Pats win
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Patriots receiver Chris Hogan had 180 receiving yards and two touchdowns -- matching Julio Jones' numbers from earlier in the day -- to help get the Patriots back to the Super Bowl.
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Patriots shred Steelers, advance to ninth Super Bowl
Sunday, January 22, 2017

The Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl, a record ninth trip. Tom Brady set a new playoff single-game high in passing yards as the Patriots dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers 36-17.
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Deflategate comes full circle as Pats near another title
Sunday, January 22, 2017

One day after a certain Colts GM was fired, Tom Brady and the Patriots punched their ticket to another Super Bowl. Judy Battista writes that their return to glory is a story two years in the making.
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Le'Veon Bell battling left groin injury versus Patriots
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers star running back Le'Veon Bell left Sunday's AFC title game against the Patriots during the first half with a groin injury, returned for one play but is again on the sideline.
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Green Bay Packers implode in first half vs. Falcons
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Green Bay Packers fans want the first half of Sunday's NFC title game erased from human memory. Can you blame them? Aaron Rodgers and the Packers simply couldn't get out of their own way.
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Injuries: Ty Montgomery (ribs) misses rest of game
Sunday, January 22, 2017

As if things couldn't get any worse for the Packers, they lost their leading running back for the remainder of the game. Ty Montgomery did not return after suffering a ribs injury in the third.
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Julio Jones makes history with dominant performance
Sunday, January 22, 2017

The Atlanta Falcons are headed to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1998 -- and Julio Jones' historic performance had more than something to do with it.
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Mike McCarthy on Falcons: 'We ran into a buzz saw'
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Before they knew it, the Packers found themselves left in the kicked-up dust of Sunday's NFC title game bout with the Falcons. Mike McCarthy described his opponent as a "buzz saw."
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Falcons dominate Packers, advance to Super Bowl LI
Sunday, January 22, 2017

The Atlanta Falcons are headed to their second Super Bowl in franchise history. Matt Ryan threw for 392 yards and four touchdowns in Atlanta's 44-21 win over the Packers.
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Michael Floyd mothballed for AFC title game
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Patriots WR Michael Floyd is a healthy scratch for the AFC Championship Game.
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Michael Floyd inactive for Patriots vs. Steelers
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Michael Floyd will not play for the Patriots in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. Floyd is a healthy scratch after a mistake-filled performance in last week's win over the Texans.
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Injuries: Ty Montgomery (ribs) questionable to return
Sunday, January 22, 2017

As if things couldn't get any worse for the Packers, they might be without their leading running back for the remainder of the game. Ty Montgomery is questionable to return.
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Postseason field goal streak ends with Crosby miss
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Packers kicker Mason Crosby broke Cowboys fans' hearts last weekend with two clutch field goals in the last few minutes. Crosby missed his first against the Falcons on Sunday, a 41-yard attempt.
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Falcons score opening-drive TD in eighth straight game
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Opening drive touchdowns have become a given in Falcons games. To start on Sunday, Atlanta marched 80 yards on 13 plays, culminating in Mohamed Sanu's two-yard TD catch.
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Fitzgerald, Eli, Olsen named Man of the Year finalists
Sunday, January 22, 2017

The recipient of this season's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award presented by Nationwide will be one of three veteran players with two Super Bowl rings and four Super Bowl appearances between them.
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Could 49ers, Shanahan have eyes for Kirk Cousins?
Sunday, January 22, 2017

The San Francisco 49ers appear poised to hire their next head coach, Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. Do they also have their eyes on the next franchise quarterback?
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Patriots open to trading backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Jimmy Garoppolo is set to enter the final year of his rookie contract, making it the ideal time for Bill Belichick to see a return on his second-round investment. Rapoport said the Pats will listen to offers for the QB.
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Martellus Bennett playing with cracked bone in ankle
Sunday, January 22, 2017

The reason Martellus Bennett has been on the injury report with an ankle injury is not due to a sprained ankle. It's actually a cracked bone in his ankle, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
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Injuries: Jordy Nelson (ribs) active for Packers
Sunday, January 22, 2017

After missing last week's win against the Cowboys, Packers wideout Jordy Nelson will play in Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the Atlanta Falcons.
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Sanders: I would benefit playing with Tony Romo
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Will Tony Romo end up with the Broncos next season? Emmanuel Sanders and DeMarcus Ware talked about the possibility of Romo playing in Denver while appearing on "NFL GameDay Morning."
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Matt Ryan, Falcons expected to explore contract extension
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan appears to be the favorite to win the MVP for 2016, and it might be time to cash in like one. Ryan and the Falcons are expected to explore a contract extension.
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Falcons expected to explore extension for Ryan
Sunday, January 22, 2017

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the Falcons are expected to "explore" a contract extension with Matt Ryan this offseason.
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Report: Manusky taking over as Redskins' DC
Sunday, January 22, 2017

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports the Redskins are promoting OLBs coach Greg Manusky to defensive coordinator.
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Redskins promoting Greg Manusky as DC
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo reported Sunday that the Redskins will promote outside linebackers coach Greg Manusky to defensive coordinator, per sources informed of the team's decision.
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Injuries: Jordy Nelson (ribs) expected to play Sunday
Sunday, January 22, 2017

After missing last week's win against the Cowboys, Packers wideout Jordy Nelson is expected to play with fractured ribs, a source informed told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
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Raye III the 'clear favorite' for Colts' GM job
Sunday, January 22, 2017

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Jimmy Raye III has emerged as the "clear favorite" to take over as the Colts' full-time GM.
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Steelers' Antonio Brown has six-figure deal with Facebook
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Steelers receiver Antonio Brown’s much-publicized use of Facebook Live last week wasn’t an accident or a random event. He did so as a company man, reports NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
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Jordy Nelson (ribs) expected to play vs. Falcons
Sunday, January 22, 2017

After missing last week's win against the Cowboys, Packers wideout Jordy Nelson is expected to play with fractured ribs, a source informed told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
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Steelers WR Brown has six-figure deal with Facebook
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Steelers receiver Antonio Brown’s much-publicized use of Facebook Live last week wasn’t an accident or a random event. He did so as a company man, reports NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
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Falcons, Ryan expected to explore extension in the offseason
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan appears to be the favorite to win the MVP for 2016, and it might be time to cash in like one. Ryan and the Falcons are expected to explore an extension, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
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Colts fire GM Ryan Grigson after five seasons
Saturday, January 21, 2017

Colts fired GM Ryan Grigson.
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Colts fire GM Ryan Grigson after five seasons
Saturday, January 21, 2017

After weeks of speculation and radio silence out of Indianapolis, the Colts finally made a decision regarding Ryan Grigson's future with the team.
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Report: 49ers may go 'hard' after Cousins
Saturday, January 21, 2017

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the 49ers would go "hard" after Kirk Cousins if he is available.
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Christine Michael added to injury report
Saturday, January 21, 2017

Packers added Christine Michael to the injury report as questionable with a back injury.
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Packers' O-line will block 'to infinity' for Rodgers
Saturday, January 21, 2017

Behind every great quarterback, there is an offensive line willing and able to protect him. So it's no surprise that Aaron Rodgers' out-of-pocket magic is the product of Green Bay's big uglies.
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Jaylon Smith will be 'big-time contributor?'
Saturday, January 21, 2017

Cowboys EVP Stephen Jones said the team is "penciling in" LB Jaylon Smith (knee) "as a big-time contributor."
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GM 'definitely' wants to re-sign Jack Doyle
Saturday, January 21, 2017

Colts GM Ryan Grigson said he "definitely" wants to re-sign impending free agent TE Jack Doyle.
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C-Patt: I felt wanted by Vikings this season
Saturday, January 21, 2017

Impending free agent Cordarrelle Patterson said he felt wanted by the Vikings this season.
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Report: Rob Kelley underwent knee surgery
Saturday, January 21, 2017

Scout.com's Ben Standig reports Rob Kelley underwent surgery on his right knee following Washington's season-ending loss to the Giants.
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Chargers agree to terms with Gus Bradley to be DC
Friday, January 20, 2017

Gus Bradley was sought after by several teams after the Jaguars fired him, but has agreed to terms with the Chargers to be their defensive coordinator, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
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Jadeveon Clowney, Sean Davis fined for hits in divisional round
Friday, January 20, 2017

Jadeveon Clowney had quite a postseason coming out party, but it didn't come without an expense. The Texans star was fined $18,231 for his hit on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
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Aaron Rodgers says he's 'under the weather'
Friday, January 20, 2017

Aaron Rodgers admitted to reporters that he felt under the weather on Friday.
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Sammy Watkins undergoes 2nd foot surgery
Friday, January 20, 2017

Sammy Watkins underwent foot surgery on Friday, January 20.
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Pittsburgh Steelers' defense no longer 'old and slow'
Friday, January 20, 2017

Much has changed since the Steelers' defense was once described as "old and slow" by a Hall of Famer. Chris Wesseling looks at how the unit has evolved over the last three years.
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Vikings name Pat Shurmur offensive coordinator
Friday, January 20, 2017

Pat Shurmur's interim tag has been removed. After replacing Norv Turner as the Vikings OC when Turner resigned midseason, Minnesota has decided to keep Shurmur there on a full-time basis.
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Bills' Sammy Watkins, Shaq Lawson undergo surgery
Friday, January 20, 2017

Two Bills underwent surgeries in the weeks following the conclusion of the regular season. Defensive end Shaq Lawson and wide receiver Sammy Watkins each had operations.
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Johnny Manziel: I got sober without any help
Friday, January 20, 2017

Free agent Johnny Manziel says he achieved sobriety without professional assistance.
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Browns, Crowell 'stalemate' in contract talks
Friday, January 20, 2017

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the Browns have reached a "stalemate" in extension talks with restricted free agent Isaiah Crowell.
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Tom Brady graduates from Seabass' School of German
Friday, January 20, 2017

Tom Brady has graduated from Seabass' School of Football, where he learns how to speak German from Patriots offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer.
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Browns finalizing new contract for LB Jamie Collins
Friday, January 20, 2017

Cleveland plans to keep impending free agent Jamie Collins off the open market. The Browns are finalizing a long-term contract with the linebacker, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
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Ravens ILB Orr retiring after three seasons
Friday, January 20, 2017

Ravens ILB Zachary Orr is retiring from the NFL after three seasons.
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Raiders GM: I want to do my best to keep Mack, Carr
Friday, January 20, 2017

Reggie McKenzie has a tough task coming ahead: Khalil Mack and Derek Carr are coming to decision points on their rookie contracts. The Raiders general manager wants to do his best to keep both.
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Bills hiring Rick Dennison a good sign for Tyrod Taylor?
Friday, January 20, 2017

The Buffalo Bills hired Rick Dennison as offensive coordinator on Thursday. The immediate question upon the news: What does this mean for Tyrod Taylor?
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2017 Wembley Stadium NFL game dates confirmed
Friday, January 20, 2017

The National Football League has confirmed the dates for the two games to be played at Wembley Stadium as part of the 2017 NFL London Games series.
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Zach Orr retires due to congenital neck/spine condition
Friday, January 20, 2017

Ravens linebacker Zach Orr put together a tremendous season for Baltimore this year. The 24 year old announced his retirement Friday due to a congenital neck/spine condition.
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Raiders GM: I want to do my best to keep Mack and Carr
Friday, January 20, 2017

Reggie McKenzie has a tough task coming ahead: Khalil Mack and Derek Carr are coming to decision points on their rookie contracts. The Raiders general manager wants to do his best to keep both.
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New England Patriots standouts praise James Harrison
Friday, January 20, 2017

The Patriots have a lot of respect for ageless Steelers linebacker James Harrison. Pats tight end Martellus Bennett called him a "beast." Julian Edelman had even more praise for Harrison.
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AFC Championship Game primer: Steelers-Patriots
Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Steelers and Patriots meet up in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday -- a game that has an Ali-Frazier type quality to it. Chris Wesseling tells you all you need to know about this matchup.
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Report: 49ers wanted Vic Fangio back as DC
Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Sacramento Bee reports the 49ers were interested in bringing Bears DC Vic Fangio back to San Francisco for the same position, but that the Bears blocked the move.
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Bills tap Rick Dennison to coordinate offense
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Bills hired Rick Dennison as offensive coordinator.
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Redskins interviewed John Pagano for DC job
Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Washington Post reports the Redskins interviewed ex-Chargers DC John Pagano for their defensive coordinator vacancy.
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Report: Browns closing in on deal w/ Collins
Thursday, January 19, 2017

CBS' Jason La Canfora reports the Browns have made "significant progress" in contract talks with impending free agent Jamie Collins, and are expected to finalize a deal by the weekend.
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Browns set to sign LB Jamie Collins to new contract
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Cleveland plans to keep impending free agent Jamie Collins off the open market. The Browns are close to finalizing a long-term contract with the LB, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
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Gonzalez: Matt Ryan 'complete master at this game'
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Future Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez is stumping for his former quarterback. Gonzalez said on Thursday's edition of 'Total Access' that Falcons QB Matt Ryan is deserving of MVP honors.
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Remember when Vlad Putin stole Robert Kraft's ring?
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Given the the current state of world affairs, perhaps we should revisit the time Russian president Vladimir Putin stole New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's Super Bowl ring.
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Eliot Wolf pulls out of 49ers' GM search
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Packers director of football operations Eliot Wolf removed his name from consideration for the 49ers' vacant general manager position.
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Jets owner expected to be named UK ambassador
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Jets owner Woody Johnson is expected to be named the United States' new ambassador to the United Kingdom.
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Oakland Raiders file Las Vegas relocation paperwork
Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Raiders have filed formally their relocation papers to move from Oakland to Las Vegas, the NFL announced Thursday. The Raiders would need approval from team owners before moving.
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AFC Championship: Evil Empire vs. Rebel Alliance?
Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is having a little fun three days away from Championship Sunday. The irony of the artwork shouldn't be lost on anyone outside Western Pennsylvania.
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Zenner ready for another spring of medical research
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Besides being the starting running back for the Lions, Zach Zenner continues to pursue a career in the healthcare field. His offseason plans include research work with rats.
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Falcons player's wife sat through game while in labor
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Falcons guard Andy Levitre's wife deserves the mom of the year award. She went into labor right before their Divisional Round game against the Seahawks.
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NFC Championship primer: Packers vs. Falcons
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Aaron Rodgers has been as good as any quarterback in the playoffs, but it would be a mistake to downplay how impressive the Matt Ryan-Kyle Shanahan dynamic has been for the Falcons.
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Marcus Mariota 'on track' and 'doing great'
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Titans coach Mike Mularkey said Marcus Mariota (broken leg) is "on track" and "doing great."
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Peterson interested in Texans, Bucs, Giants
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Adrian Peterson said he is interested in playing for the Texans, Bucs, and Giants.
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Mike Mularkey: Marcus Mariota 'on track' in recovery
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Marcus Mariota is on the mend. Titans coach Mike Mularkey told a Nashville radio station Wednesday that his starting quarterback was 'doing great' after having a metal plate implanted on his broken fibula.
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Andrew Luck has surgery on his right shoulder
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Andrew Luck is on the mend after undergoing a successful surgery to fix a right shoulder injury that has lingered since 2015, Colts owner Jim Irsay said Thursday.
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Byron Jones laments Rodgers' game-changing throw
Thursday, January 19, 2017

The player who had the best view of Aaron Rodgers' game-changing pass to Jared Cook on Sunday was Byron Jones. "You don't see stuff like that," the Cowboys safety says.
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Ravens owner: Joe Flacco's knee injury hurt QB in '16
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Was a lingering knee issue the reason Joe Flacco struggled from time to time this season? The Ravens' quarterback and owner believe so.
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Andrew Luck recovering from shoulder surgery
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Andrew Luck underwent surgery on his troublesome shoulder following the season.
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Melvin Gordon: Anthony Lynn is 'perfect' for me
Thursday, January 19, 2017

One player excited for the arrival of Anthony Lynn as new coach of the Los Angeles Chargers is running back Melvin Gordon, who recognizes Lynn's merits as a 'running back guru.'
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Colts QB Andrew Luck undergoes shoulder surgery
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Andrew Luck is mending after undergoing a successful surgery to fix a right shoulder injury that has lingered since 2015, Colts owner Jim Irsay said Thursday.
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Byron Jones laments Aaron Rodgers' winning throw
Thursday, January 19, 2017

The player who had the best view of Aaron Rodgers' winning throw Sunday was Cowboys safety Byron Jones. How did he describe the incredible Packers play?
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Ladarius Green upgraded to limited Wednesday
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Ladarius Green (concussion) practiced on a limited basis Wednesday.
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Jaguars choose Hackett as new OC over Chip Kelly
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Chip Kelly won't be coaching in Jacksonville anytime soon. The Jaguars on Wednesday named Nathaniel Hackett as their offensive coordinator, making his position a permanent role.
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Jordy Nelson limited, Davante Adams sits out practice
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Midway through Championship Week, the Green Bay Packers are dealing with an ailing receiver corps. Davante Adams missed practice, while Jordy Nelson was a limited participant.
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Rams hire ex-Jaguars OC Olson as QBs coach
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Rams hired ex-Jaguars OC Greg Olson as QBs coach.
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Seahawks signing veteran cornerback Perrish Cox
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Seahawks are signing former Titans cornerback Perrish Cox in the wake of DeShawn Shead's ACL injury. Will Cox start opposite Richard Sherman in 2017?
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Antonio Brown on his video: 'I got carried away'
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Antonio Brown apology tour continued Wednesday when the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver addressed the Facebook Live video he shot shortly after the team's playoff win Sunday.
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Watch: Can Tom Brady speak German? He can try
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Tom Brady might be a touchdown ace, but can he cobble together a sentence in German? Patriots teammate Sebastian Vollmer tries to teach the quarterback something new.
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Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams sit out Packers practice
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Midway through Championship Week, the Green Bay Packers are dealing with an ailing receiver corps. Jordy Nelson won't practice on Wednesday and will likely work with the rehab group.
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Davante Adams (ankle) also DNP on Wednesday
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Davante Adams (ankle) did not practice Wednesday.
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Rivers, Bosa swear to be better than Rams on 'Kimmel'
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Chargers might have some unforeseen challenges in getting their stuff to Los Angeles, but the team's two biggest stars have started the transition with the help of Jimmy Kimmel.
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The iconic hole in the wall at Lambeau has been fixed
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

So long to the most popular drywall damage in Wisconsin. Multiple intrepid reporters have tweeted that the hole supposedly caused by Odell Beckham Jr. has been fixed. Five-star spackle job.
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How do you stop Bell? Hightower preaches discipline
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

New England kept Le'Veon Bell one yard short of his regular season yards per carry total in their first meeting, but with Big Ben in the lineup this time around, can the Pats contain the tailback?
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Jordy Nelson (ribs) to miss Wednesday practice
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Midway through Championship Week, the Green Bay Packers are dealing with an ailing receiver corps. Jordy Nelson won't practice on Wednesday and will likely work with the rehab group.
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McVay: You can 'win a championship with' Kirk Cousins
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

New Rams coach Sean McVay is no longer Kirk Cousins' coach, but he's becoming the quarterback's best cheerleader. McVay believes in his former signal-caller as someone who can win a Super Bowl.
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Titans GM Jon Robinson not ruling out draft deal
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Titans dealt the No. 1 overall pick to the Rams last year. General manager Jon Robinson isn't ruling out dealing one of their two first-round picks this year.
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Big Ben: Patriots are the dragon we're trying to slay
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers face the tall task of beating the Patriots to punch their ticket to the Super Bowl. Big Ben called the Pats "the best in the world" and "the gold standard."
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Houston Texans to promote Mike Vrabel to DC post
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Houston Texans made sure they kept coach Mike Vrabel around, promoting him to be their defensive coordinator, Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday.
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Kyle Shanahan almost certain to become 49ers' new head coach
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The 49ers have offered Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan their vacant head coaching job, and Shanahan is almost certain to agree, according to Michael Silver.
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Tomlin hopes to avoid communication system issues
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The last time Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin appeared at Gillette Stadium, he came away heated after some on-field communication system malfunctions.
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Kyle Shanahan expected to be 49ers' new head coach
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

It is almost certain that Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan will become the next San Francisco 49ers head coach, according to NFL Network's Michael Silver.
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Kyle Shanahan expected to become 49ers' new head coach
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The 49ers have offered Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan their vacant head coaching job, and Shanahan is almost certain to agree.
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Antonio Brown issues apology for posting live video
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Steelers wideout Antonio Brown has issued an apology for posting live video from the team's locker room after their 18-16 playoff win over the Chiefs. He said he let his excitement get the best of him.
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Jets to cut Brandon Marshall this offseason?
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

ESPN Jets reporter Rich Cimini expects the team to release Brandon Marshall this offseason.
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Ravens to let NT Brandon Williams walk as FA?
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

ESPN Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley expects impending free agent NT Brandon Williams to get a more lucrative contract offer elsewhere.
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Jaguars expected to cut FA bust Julius Thomas
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

ESPN Jaguars reporter Mike DiRocco expects Jacksonville to release Julius Thomas this offseason.
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Marshawn Lynch plays chicken with bus in Scotland (?)
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Marshawn Lynch never did make that comeback many people expected this season. So what's he up to? Not a hell of a lot it seems. Well, besides cheating death in small Scottish villages.
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Cable returns to 'Hawks; 49ers job Shanahan's to take
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Seattle O-line coach Tom Cable has reaffirmed his commitment to the Seahawks, leaving Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as the standalone candidate to fill the 49ers vacancy.
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Mario Williams' Orchard Park mansion could be yours
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

With Mario Williams' NFL career at a crossroads, there's a chance he never steps foot in Western New York ever again. But his house is still there. And he cannot get rid of it.
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Trent Kirchner withdraws from 49ers' GM hunt
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Seahawks executive Trent Kirchner has withdrawn from the 49ers' general manager search.
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Ex-Rams OC Boras hired as Bills' TEs coach
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Bills hired ex-Rams OC Rob Boras as TEs coach.
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San Diego moving companies to Bolts: We won't help
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Chargers' move up the coast prompted a loud and passionate outcry from local fans who have supported the team for decades. Now they're hearing it from local businesses.
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Anthony Lynn: Ken Whisenhunt to stay as Chargers OC
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Anthony Lynn era got off to a slightly inauspicious start when the new head coach referred to his team quickly as the San Diego Chargers. But he was impressive nonetheless. Here's what we learned.
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Philip Rivers fine with L.A., not pushing for trade
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Now that the Chargers are fleeing San Diego, inquiring football minds want to know: Is Philip Rivers onboard with the idea of spending the remainder of his career in Los Angeles?
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Report: Woodhead six weeks ahead of schedule
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports impending free agent Danny Woodhead (torn ACL) is "six weeks" ahead of schedule in his recovery.
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Chargers talking to Bradley again on Tuesday
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Speaking at his introductory presser, new Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said the team would speak to Gus Bradley about the defensive coordinator position again on Tuesday.
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Tomlin: Brown 'foolish,' 'selfish' for Facebook post
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Mike Tomlin was not pleased to find out his postgame speech had been live streamed on Facebook via Antonio Brown. The coach called his wide receiver "foolish" for making the video public.
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Ozzie Newsome: Ravens need Joe Flacco insurance
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome is in the market for a quarterback after watching the playoff failures of the backup QBs in Miami and Oakland. Will Baltimore draft Joe Flacco's successor this year?
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Jimmy Graham should be back in Seattle
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Coach Pete Carroll indicated Jimmy Graham will remain with the Seahawks next season.
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Report: Eagles may cut ties with Jason Kelce
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Jimmy Kempski of the Philly Voice reports the Eagles "are considering moving on" from C Jason Kelce.
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Bill O'Brien could serve as his own OC
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports "it wouldn't be a surprise" if coach Bill O'Brien decides to take over the offensive coordinator position.
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Carroll regrets not having second home playoff game
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Seattle Seahawks were bounced from the playoffs Saturday and coach Pete Carroll was upset his squad didn't get to play that game at home. "We missed that opportunity," he said.
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Antonio Brown faces potential fine for Facebook post
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Steelers receiver Antonio Brown is not only drawing heat for posting up some controversial Mike Tomlin comments on his Facebook account, but he also might draw a league fine for the post as well.
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Jerry Jones on Tony Romo's fate: 'No decision made'
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Get ready for an offseason stuffed with intrigue around the fate of Tony Romo. Will the Cowboys trade him? Keep him? Clone the veteran quarterback for future use? Jerry Jones hasn't decided yet.
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Garrett doesn't want to get into starting QB talk
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Asked if Dak Prescott was definitely going to be the Cowboys starting quarterback in '17, head coach Jason Garrett said, "Don't want to get into those discussions."
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Brandon Carr says he will consider retirement
Monday, January 16, 2017

Impending free agent CB Brandon Carr said he will consider retirement this offseason.
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Jets sign Brian Winters to four-year contract extension
Monday, January 16, 2017

The New York Jets signed right guard Brian Winters to a four-year contract extension. Will he be joined by new starters at both tackle spots in 2017?
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Texans fire offensive coordinator G. Godsey
Monday, January 16, 2017

Texans fired OC George Godsey.
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Rob Ryan interviewing for Redskins DC opening
Monday, January 16, 2017

Are the Ryan brothers making a comeback? At least one has emerged to interview for a coaching position in 2017. The Redskins said they spoke with Rob Ryan about the defensive coordinator vacancy.
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Marquette King just punting stuff at grocery store now
Monday, January 16, 2017

Raiders punter Marquette King raised his profile through the roof during this year, excelling both in his craft and as a salesman of his own brand. Even at the grocery store, King is on brand.
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Bill O'Brien: Texans will 'evaluate everything' at QB
Monday, January 16, 2017

Moving forward with Brock Osweiler at quarterback in 2017 would not be an inspiring choice by the Texans. Coach Bill O'Brien has a major decision to make at the position.
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Houston Texans, OC George Godsey agree to part ways
Monday, January 16, 2017

The Texans announced Monday the team and offensive coordinator George Godsey have mutually agreed to part ways two days after Houston's season-ending loss.
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McCarthy unsure if Nelson will practice Wednesday
Monday, January 16, 2017

Will Jordy Nelson be ready for Sunday's epic NFC title game showdown with the Atlanta Falcons? Packers coach Mike McCarthy isn't ready to say for sure.
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Jared Cook: Aaron Rodgers 'made it easy for me'
Monday, January 16, 2017

Jared Cook played the hero role with a 36-yeard catch to set up the Packers' game-winning field goal on Sunday. Find out why the tight end credits Aaron Rodgers, saying he "made it easy for me."
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Packers play Cowboys' Wiz Khalifa anthem after win
Monday, January 16, 2017

To the victor goes the spoils, and apparently, the Wiz Khalifa single. As the Packers celebrated a small speaker blared a familiar tune throughout the winning locker room.
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Sherman dealt with 'significant' MCL injury
Monday, January 16, 2017

Speaking Monday, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll revealed Richard Sherman played through a "significant" MCL injury in the second half of the season.
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J.J. Watt (back surgery) 'ahead of schedule'
Monday, January 16, 2017

The Houston Chronicle reports J.J. Watt (back surgery) is "ahead of schedule."
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'Good chance' Chip Kelly becomes Jags' OC
Monday, January 16, 2017

NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports there's a "good chance" Chip Kelly is named the Jaguars' offensive coordinator.
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Pete Carroll preaching growth, not overhaul, for O-line
Monday, January 16, 2017

The Seattle Seahawks' offensive line proved to be the team's weak link in Saturday's playoff loss to the Atlanta Falcons, but coach Pete Carroll says the unit isn't in need of a personnel reboot.
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Carroll: Richard Sherman played 2016 with MCL injury
Monday, January 16, 2017

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll revealed Monday that All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman played through the pain of an MCL injury for much of the year.
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Josh McDaniels staying put with Patriots
Monday, January 16, 2017

Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels took his name out of the running for the lone head coaching job still open in San Francisco. McDaniels can now focus on New England's upcoming AFC title game.
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Falcons OC Kyle Shanahan the favorite for 49ers' job
Monday, January 16, 2017

With Josh McDaniels out of the running for the open 49ers head coaching job, Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is now the favorite to take over in San Francisco.
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James Harrison gets pre-dawn workout in after win
Monday, January 16, 2017

Steelers linebacker James Harrison is a legendary hard worker, but he set a new bar for GRINDING after Pittsburgh's team plane touched back down in Pittsburgh at 3:46 a.m. on Monday.
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Andy Reid: I still think Chiefs can win with Alex Smith
Monday, January 16, 2017

Chiefs fans may be wondering if they can win with Alex Smith as their starting quarterback following their latest playoff setback. Coach Andy Reid still believes in his signal caller.
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Bill O'Brien: Houston Texans want A.J. Bouye back
Monday, January 16, 2017

Texans coach Bill O'Brien made it clear he wants star cornerback A.J. Bouye to return to Houston next season. The former undrafted free agent is due to do well as a free agency.
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Dan Quinn: Julio Jones will be 'ready to rock' vs. Pack
Monday, January 16, 2017

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said Julio Jones will be limited in practice this week, but the All-Pro wideout will be "ready to rock" versus the Packers on Sunday. Will the toe injury be a factor?
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Doug Baldwin uses Madden to relieve disappointment
Monday, January 16, 2017

People enjoy playing Madden for different reasons. Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin, given his team's playoff loss to the Falcons this weekend, enjoys the video game because it's all in his hands.
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Steelers sixth team to win playoff game without TD
Monday, January 16, 2017

The Steelers have leaned all season on their spectacular points-scoring trio of Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell. On Sunday, they rode their kicker to the Promised Land.
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Jason Witten plans on returning to Dallas Cowboys
Monday, January 16, 2017

Jason Witten just finished up his 14th season with Sunday's playoff loss to the Packers. While acknowledging everyone has a shelf life in this game, he said he plans on playing next season.
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Mike Tomlin: Steelers 'spotted' Patriots a day and half
Monday, January 16, 2017

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown shared a video on Sunday night after Pittsburgh's victory over Kansas City, in which head coach Mike Tomlin was clearly trying to fire up his players.
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Packers teammate: Mason Crosby has 'ice in his veins'
Monday, January 16, 2017

Mason Crosby put two field goals through the uprights in the last two minutes to lift the Packers to a 34-31 win and send them to the NFC title game. The kicker came through in a big spot.
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Jason Garrett defends Cowboys' decision to spike
Monday, January 16, 2017

The Cowboys' decision to spike the ball with 47 seconds left in the game turned out to be a game-changer in the loss to the Packers on Sunday. Jason Garrett defended the decision after the game.
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Steelers' Le'Veon Bell wants to avenge loss to Patriots
Monday, January 16, 2017

"We have a little chip on our shoulders," Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell said of next Sunday's AFC Championship Game at New England. "We feel like we owe those guys one."
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Steelers beat Chiefs in field-goal fest, will play Pats
Monday, January 16, 2017

Le'Veon Bell ran roughshod over the Chiefs and Chris Boswell kicked an NFL-record six field goals in Pittsburgh's 18-16 victory over the Chiefs in Sunday night's Divisional Round game.
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Chris Boswell's 6 FGs send Steelers to AFCCG
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Chris Boswell converted 6-of-6 field goals in the Steelers' 18-16, Divisional Round win over the Chiefs on Sunday night.
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Cook cruises to 104 yards in win over Dallas
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Jared Cook corralled six-of-11 targets for 104 yards and a touchdown Sunday in the Packers' Divisional Round win over the Cowboys.
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Dez balls out in heartbreaking loss to GB
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Dez Bryant nabbed nine-of-12 targets for a season-high 132 yards and two touchdowns Sunday in the Cowboys' Divisional Round loss to the Packers.
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Dak shows poise in first career playoff game
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Dak Prescott completed 24-of-38 passes for 302 yards with three touchdowns and one interception while adding 13 yards on two carries Sunday in the Cowboys' Divisional Round loss to the Packers.
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Zeke caps epic rookie season with 125 yds
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Ezekiel Elliott tallied 125 yards on 22 carries and caught his only target for a loss of two yards Sunday in the Cowboys' Divisional Round loss to the Packers.
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Six crazy things in the last 98 seconds of Packers win
Sunday, January 15, 2017

There might be entire books written about the fourth quarter of the Packers' dramatic win over Dallas, but for right now let's hone in on six crazy things that happened in the final 98 seconds.
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Packers hold off Cowboys' comeback, reach title game
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Packers are back in the NFC title game. Mason Crosby's last-second 51-yard field goal sent Green Bay past the Cowboys, 34-31, in Saturday's Divisional Round matchup.
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Rollins, Nelson among Packers' inactives
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Packers declared CB Quinten Rollins, QB Joe Callahan, LB Jayrone Elliott, T Kyle Murphy, WR Jordy Nelson, RB James Starks and C/G JC Tretter inactive for Sunday's Divisional Round game against the Cowboys.
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Tyron Smith and Mo Claiborne active for Dallas
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (knee) is active for Sunday's Divisional Round game against the Packers.
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Seahawks return ace Devin Hester hints he could retire
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Seattle Seahawks return man Devin Hester told reporters following Saturday's playoff loss to the Atlanta Falcons that he's thinking of calling a day on his career.
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Aaron Rodgers is still playing out his damn mind
Sunday, January 15, 2017

This is going to sound hyperbolic, but we may be watching quarterback being played at the highest level ever right now. Like ... right now.
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If the owner is dancing, you know it's playoff time
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Things are going very well for Arthur Blank right now. The Falcons owner has an exciting and successful team just one win away from the Super Bowl, and last night, he just had to dance.
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Injuries: Adrian Clayborn to miss rest of playoffs
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Atlanta defensive end Adrian Clayborn tore his bicep in Saturday's 36-18 win and will be out for the remainder of the playoffs, a source informed told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
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Martavis Bryant considered quitting football
Sunday, January 15, 2017

At one point during his season-long suspension, Martavis Bryant told his agent he "didn't really want to play anymore."
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Rapoport: Romo would prefer to play in Denver
Sunday, January 15, 2017

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Broncos are Tony Romo's "No. 1 spot."
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Report: Broncos to promote Joe Woods to DC
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post reports Broncos DBs coach Joe Woods will be promoted to defensive coordinator.
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Return ace Devin Hester hints he could retire
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The NFL may have quietly said goodbye to one of its all-time greats. Seahawks return man Devin Hester told reporters following the loss to Atlanta that the playoff game was probably his last.
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Jordy Nelson hoping to play next week if Packers win
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Jordy Nelson was ruled out Friday for Sunday's contest against the Cowboys with broken ribs, but the Packers wideout is still eyeing a path back to the gridiron.
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Jerry Jones: Cowboys aren't afraid to use Tony Romo
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Cowboys have the best backup QB in the league. Heading into their most important game of the season against the Packers in the divisional round of the playoffs, they are not afraid to use him.
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Trading Tony Romo is Cowboys' top offseason priority
Sunday, January 15, 2017

We're just one Cowboys loss away from a Tony Romo news takeover. Per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on NFL GameDay Morning First, Dallas' "No. 1 priority this offseason is trading Tony Romo."
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Report: Bills targeting Brad Childress for OC
Sunday, January 15, 2017

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Chiefs co-OC Brad Childress is a leading candidate to fill the Bills' vacancy at offensive coordinator.
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Michael Bennett gets angry with reporter after loss
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Following Saturday's playoff loss to the Atlanta Falcons, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett was in no mood to answer questions about the team's pass-rushing effort.
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Earl Thomas complains about Patriots' playoff route
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Earl Thomas witnessed his Seahawks falling to the Falcons and, presumably, saw the Patriots defeat the Texans in Foxborough on Saturday night. He wasn't happy with what he saw.
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Vince Wilfork: 'I think I've played my last NFL game'
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Though it was expected, hearing Vince Wilfork confront the very real possibility of retirement on Saturday night was still tough for Texans and Patriots fans alike.
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Patriots march on with imperfect victory over Texans
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Patriots advanced to the AFC Championship Game by topping the Texans on Saturday, but it definitely wasn't pretty. Judy Battista examines the mood in Foxborough after the lackluster win.
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Patriots advance with imperfect victory over Texans
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Patriots advanced to the AFC Championship Game by topping the Texans on Saturday, but it definitely wasn't pretty. Judy Battista examines the mood in Foxborough after the lackluster win.
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Tom Brady picked off twice as Pats advance
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Tom Brady completed 18-of-38 passes for 287 yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions in the Patriots' Divisional Round win over the Texans.
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Patriots advance -- but look out of sorts and vulnerable
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Patriots advanced to the AFC Championship Game by topping the Texans on Saturday, but it definitely wasn't pretty. Judy Battista examines the mood in Foxborough after the lackluster win.
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Matt Ryan-Shanahan bond on display as Falcons rip Seahawks
Sunday, January 15, 2017

After a rough 2015 campaign, Matt Ryan and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan have hit a stride this season and are one win away from the Super Bowl. Michael Silver explains the two's growing bond.
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Pats WR Hogan leaves game with thigh injury
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Chris Hogan left Saturday night's Divisional Round game with a thigh injury.
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Dion Lewis enjoys record-setting night vs. Texans
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Welcome back, Dion Lewis. Watch him as he ruins Texans special teams coach Larry Izzo's entire year with a 98-yard kickoff return. But he didn't stop there.
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Even Brock Osweiler's best pass ends with sadness
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler throws the perfect touchdown pass and wideout Will Fuller drops it. Of course.
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Russ Wilson under siege as 'Hawks eliminated
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Russell Wilson completed 17-of-30 passes for 225 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in the Seahawks' 36-20, Divisional Round loss to the Falcons.
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Falcons say 'no concern' over Julio's injury
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Coach Dan Quinn said the Falcons have "no concern" about the foot injury Julio Jones suffered in the fourth quarter of Saturday's win.
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Seahawks fear torn ACL for Deshawn Shead
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Speaking after Saturday's playoff loss, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll admitted the team feared a torn left ACL for RCB Deshawn Shead.
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Russell Wilson, Seahawks can't keep pace with Falcons
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Russell Wilson and the Seahawks needed their best effort to keep pace with the high-flying Falcons on Saturday. But a leaky O-line was their doom in Atlanta.
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Dion Lewis is at the center of everything in Foxborough
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Dion Lewis ruins Texans special teams coach Larry Izzo's entire year with a 98-yard kickoff return.
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Injuries: DeShawn Shead hurts knee in loss to Falcons
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Cornerback DeShawn Shead suffered a left knee injury on the first drive of the second half while he was manning Taylor Gabriel in coverage. Here are other injuries we are tracking.
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Devonta Freeman ends Steven Terrell with one juke
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman is perhaps the most underrated player and Seahawks safety Steven Terrell learned why during Saturday's Divisional Round matchup.
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Dan Quinn: 'No concern' about Julio Jones' foot injury
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Wideout Julio Jones left Atlanta's 36-20 win during the fourth quarter with a foot injury and did not return. However, the Falcons are not concerned about the injury's severity.
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Falcons trounce Seahawks, advance to NFC title game
Saturday, January 14, 2017

The Falcons are moving on to their fourth NFC Championship Game. Matt Ryan led Atlanta's unstoppable offense to a 36-20 win over the Seahawks in Saturday's Divisional Round matchup.
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Jim Irsay wants Manning in front office role
Saturday, January 14, 2017

FOX Sports' Jay Glazer reports Colts owner Jim Irsay has made a "strong push" to hire Peyton Manning as head of football operations.
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Injuries: Germain Ifedi (ankle) hurts ankle vs. Falcons
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Seahawks rookie right guard Germain Ifedi (ankle) returned after a brief exit in Saturday's Divisional Round matchup with the Atlanta Falcons. Here are other injuries we are tracking.
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Penalty has painful trickle-down effect for Seahawks
Saturday, January 14, 2017

The Seattle Seahawks started off Saturday's Divisional Round matchup against the Atlanta Falcons with an opening drive that lead to a touchdown. But things took a turn after that.
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Rams could allow 'Fisher guys' to walk in FA
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports reports the Rams have been expected to let Jeff "Fisher guys" like Kenny Britt and CB Trumaine Johnson leave in free agency.
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'Count on' Dion Lewis leading the backfield?
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Ben Volin of the Boston Globe "would count on" Dion Lewis leading the Patriots' backfield Saturday against the Texans.
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Jaguars announce Todd Wash will stay on as DC
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Jaguars announced they will retain Todd Wash as the defensive coordinator.
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Schefter: Colts attempted to hire Jon Gruden
Saturday, January 14, 2017

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Colts owner Jim Irsay attempted to hire ESPN analyst Jon Gruden.
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Texans brass not parting ways with Bill O'Brien
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Are Bill O'Brien's days as Houston's head coach numbered? Not so fast. Ian Rapoport reports the Texans brass will not part ways with O'Brien regardless of the outcome in the Divisional Round tilt.
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Malcolm Jenkins: I'd rather play Brady than Rodgers
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Tom Brady is No. 1 on a lot of all-time playoff record lists. Most wins. Most yards. Most touchdowns. Yet Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins would most fear playing Aaron Rodgers than Brady in the playoffs.
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Raiders to file relocation papers to move from Oakland to Vegas
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Is the NFL ready for Las Vegas? It better be. The Raiders will file relocation papers to move from Oakland to Las Vegas, according to sources familiar with their thinking.
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Broncos hire McCoy as OC, Musgrave as QBs coach
Friday, January 13, 2017

The Broncos are putting together a pretty inspiring offensive staff to boost defensive-minded head coach Vance Joseph. Mike McCoy and Bill Musgrave are in the building.
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Demoff on McVay: I close my eyes and hear Jon Gruden
Friday, January 13, 2017

The Los Angeles Rams believe they've hired the next Jon Gruden. While introducing Sean McVay on Friday, Rams COO Kevin Demoff gushed about his new coach's excitement, intelligence and maturity.
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Steelers-Chiefs start time changed due to forecast
Friday, January 13, 2017

Weather has affected Sunday's slate of NFL Divisional Round games. The league has pushed back the start time for Sunday's Steelers-Chiefs game in Kansas City to 8:20 p.m. ET.
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Broncos hire McCoy, to sign Musgrave to offensive staff
Friday, January 13, 2017

The Broncos are putting together a pretty inspiring offensive staff to boost defensive-minded head coach Vance Joseph. Mike McCoy is in. Bill Musgrave is expected to sign on.
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Rivers now embracing Chargers move to LA
Friday, January 13, 2017

Philip Rivers told a San Diego radio station that he is now willing to embrace the Chargers' move to Los Angeles.
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McDermott noncommittal on Tyrod's future
Friday, January 13, 2017

Bills coach Sean McDermott was noncommittal about Tyrod Taylor's future in Buffalo during his introductory press conference.
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Start time of KC/PIT moved back to 8:20 PM ET
Friday, January 13, 2017

Due to inclement weather in Kansas City, the start time of Sunday's Divisional Round game between the Steelers and Chiefs has been moved back from 1:05 PM ET to 8:20 PM ET.
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Philip Rivers: 'I'm a little numb' about Chargers moving
Friday, January 13, 2017

Philip Rivers, who was a longtime proponent of keeping the Chargers in San Diego, is putting on an optimistic face about the team's move to Los Angeles even if it seems "surreal."
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Melissa Etheridge sings love song for Alex Smith
Friday, January 13, 2017

Rock star Melissa Ethridge went on Good Morning Football to debut her love song for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith.
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Steelers-Chiefs start time changed due to weather
Friday, January 13, 2017

Weather has affected Sunday's slate of NFL Divisional Round games. The league has pushed back the start time for Sunday's Steelers-Chiefs game in Kansas City to 8:20 p.m. ET.
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Packers CB Sam Shields popped for marijuana
Friday, January 13, 2017

Injured Packers CB Sam Shields (concussions) was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia this week stemming from an October 19 incident.
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Pete Carroll: It's hard enough having one team in L.A.
Friday, January 13, 2017

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was quick to express some skepticism about a two-team Los Angeles football market. The former USC coach thinks it will be an "enormous experiment."
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Jordy Nelson (ribs) ruled out for Packers vs. Cowboys
Friday, January 13, 2017

After fracturing two ribs in Sunday's win over the Giants, the odds of Jordy Nelson playing against the Cowboys were slim. Packers coach Mike McCarthy ruled out the possibility Friday.
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Chargers hire Anthony Lynn as their new head coach
Friday, January 13, 2017

Former Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn has agreed to a four-year deal to become the head coach of the Los Angeles Chargers, Ian Rapoport reports.
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Dez: There's no extra motivation from non-catch game
Friday, January 13, 2017

Dez Bryant didn't want to talk about the non-catch from 2014, but talked about it anyway. The Dallas Cowboys receiver said there is not extra motivation from the play ahead of Sunday's tilt versus the Green Bay Packers.
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Bills owner Terry Pegula: No dysfunction in Buffalo
Friday, January 13, 2017

Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula have heard the criticism of the way they run their franchise, but both say there's "no truth" to the chatter that there's dysfunction in Buffalo.
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Malcolm Mitchell to be inactive against HOU?
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Ex-Patriots employee Mike Lombardi said on this week's Bill Simmons Podcast that he believes Malcolm Mitchell will be inactive for Saturday night's Divisional Round game versus the Texans.
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Chargers expected to name Lynn new head coach
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Chargers hired Anthony Lynn as head coach.
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Los Angeles Rams to hire Wade Phillips as DC
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Wade Phillips is Los Angeles bound. The long-time coach has agreed to terms with the Rams to become their defensive coordinator.
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Dolphins want TE Dion Sims back as starter?
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Impending free agent TE Dion Sims says he's been told by Dolphins coach Adam Gase that the team wants him back as a starter.
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Bills hire Frazier as defensive coordinator
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Bills hired Ravens DBs coach Leslie Frazier as defensive coordinator.
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Chargers still want to retain Ken Whisenhunt
Thursday, January 12, 2017

NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports the Chargers still want to retain OC Ken Whisenhunt after hiring Anthony Lynn as head coach on Thursday.
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Buccaneers agree to extension with DC Mike Smith
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator Mike Smith has agreed to an extension with the team, a source informed told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
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Los Angeles Rams hire Sean McVay as head coach
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay has been named the new head coach of the Los Angeles Rams, becoming the youngest head coach in NFL history at 30 years old.
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Chargers will hire Anthony Lynn as head coach
Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Chargers will hire former Bills interim coach and offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn, a source informed told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
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Bills to hire Leslie Frazier as defensive coordinator
Thursday, January 12, 2017

After spending a season as the Ravens secondary coach, Leslie Frazier is moving up north to Buffalo to become the Bills defensive coordinator, a source informed told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
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Ben Roethlisberger (foot) returns to full practice
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Ben Roethlisberger (foot) returned to a full practice on Thursday.
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Dolphins officially promote Matt Burke to DC
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Dolphins promoted LBs coach Matt Burke to defensive coordinator.
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Les Snead expected to be retained as Rams' GM
Thursday, January 12, 2017

CBS' Jason La Canfora reports Les Snead is expected to be retained as the Rams' general manager.
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Ware practicing in full for Divisional Round
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Spencer Ware (ribs) is practicing in full for the Divisional Round.
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Los Angeles Rams name Sean McVay new head coach
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay will be named the Rams' new head coach, the team confirmed Thursday afternoon.
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Los Angeles Chargers are playoff contender in 2017
Thursday, January 12, 2017

While the Rams are spinning their wheels in a perpetual rebuilding effort, their new neighbors, the Chargers, boast a roster strong enough to crash the playoff party in a Los Angeles debut season.
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Vance Joseph preaches 'open' battle at QB for Broncos
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Newly hired Broncos head coach Vance Joseph is only making one promise when it comes to the team's stable of quarterbacks: "It's gonna be an open competition."
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Baltimore Ravens hire Greg Roman to fix run game
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Former Bills and 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman has agreed to terms with the Baltimore Ravens, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
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Broncos plan to have 'open competition' at QB
Thursday, January 12, 2017

New Broncos coach Vance Joseph expects an "open competition" at quarterback next summer.
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Greg Roman's title: Senior assistant TE coach
Thursday, January 12, 2017

New Ravens offensive assistant Greg Roman's official title is "senior assistant tight end coach."
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Orlando Franklin: Fans have a 'right to be angry'
Thursday, January 12, 2017

After years in limbo, the Chargers are moving to LA. Speaking with NFL Network's Alex Flanagan, Orlando Franklin, who has been in San Diego the past two years, said he was "shocked" by the move.
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Vince Wilfork: Brady can have the avocado ice cream
Thursday, January 12, 2017

This could be the final ride for Vince Wilfork, who has hinted at retirement at the end of the 2016 season. The big man remains a key cog in the Texans' defense at age 35. How does he do it?
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Baltimore Ravens hiring Greg Roman to fix run game
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Former Bills and 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman has agreed to terms with the Baltimore Ravens, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
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Blount (illness) sitting out again Thursday
Thursday, January 12, 2017

LeGarrette Blount (illness) did not practice Thursday.
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Chargers announce decision to relocate to Los Angeles
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Chargers owner Dean Spanos formally announced the decision to relocate the team from San Diego to Los Angeles on Thursday after informing his staff of the decision.
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Tom Coughlin 'overseeing all facets' of Jags' operation
Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Jacksonville Jaguars and Tom Coughlin have reunited -- though the two-time Super Bowl champion won't be roaming the sidelines as their coach. Coughlin will oversee all facets of their operation.
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Packers: We can fix mistakes made vs. Ezekiel Elliott
Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Green Bay Packers allowed Ezekiel Elliott to scamper for 157 yards in Week 6. Packers defenders believe they will not repeat those mistakes in Sunday's Divisional Round playoff match.
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Connor Barwin: 'I would take a pay cut' to stay in Philly
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Philadelphia Eagles pass rusher Connor Barwin said he'd take a pay cut to remain in Philly. Will general manager Howie Roseman take the 30-year-old up on the offer?
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Tom Coughlin's touch already evident in Jacksonville
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Tom Coughlin was officially named the Jacksonville Jaguars' executive vice president of football operations and he's bringing his penchant for being five minutes early.
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Sean McDermott hired as Buffalo Bills' new head coach
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Buffalo Bills hired Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott as their head coaching replacement for Rex Ryan on Wednesday, the team announced.
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McVay eyeing Wade Phillips if he gets LA job?
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports if Redskins OC Sean McVay lands the Rams' head-coaching job, his top choice for defensive coordinator would be Wade Phillips.
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Broncos hire Vance Joseph as next head coach
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph, who was considered a leading candidate for the job after Gary Kubiak's retirement last week, is now the Broncos' new coach, John Elway announced Wednesday.
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Bills closing in on hiring Sean McDermott as coach
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Buffalo Bills are closing in on hiring Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott as their replacement for Rex Ryan as coach, Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday.
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Jonathan Stewart a possible cut for Carolina?
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton "could see a scenario" where Carolina releases Jonathan Stewart this offseason.
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Shanahan the 'front-runner' for Broncos' job?
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

ESPN Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold considers Falcons OC Kyle Shanahan to be the "front-runner" for Denver's head-coaching job.
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NFL moves Chargers' relocation option deadline to Tuesday
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Chargers will have a couple more days to decide whether to stay in San Diego or to relocate to Los Angeles. The NFL moved the deadline from Jan. 15 to Jan. 17 on Wednesday.
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Connor Barwin: 'I would take a pay cut' to stay
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Philadelphia Eagles pass rusher Connor Barwin said he'd take a pay cut to remain in Philly. Will general manager Howie Roseman take the 30-year-old up on the offer?
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Matt Ryan: We made plays with Earl Thomas in lineup
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Seattle Seahawks won't have Earl Thomas to help slow MVP candidate Matt Ryan on Saturday. The quarterback noted that the Atlanta Falcons' offense moved the ball when Thomas played in Week 6.
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Eagles' Barwin: 'I would take a pay cut' to stay in Philly
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Philadelphia Eagles pass rusher Connor Barwin said he'd take a pay cut to remain in Philly. Will general manager Howie Roseman take the 30-year-old up on the offer?
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Ravens owner Bisciotti on fans: 'Pitchforks are out'
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Finishing just a game out of the playoffs a year after a dismal 5-11 season is not good enough for Ravens fans. However, owner Steve Bisciotti said he doesn't think mass firings are the answer.
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Manziel will be at Super Bowl LI ... signing autographs
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

After being drafted, Johnny Manziel walked onto the stage and flashed the universal sign for making money. Cut to a few years later. Things have changed, but the man is still about that paper.
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Quinn: We won't play Future to annoy Russell Wilson
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The internet likes to have its fun with Future, Ciara and Russell Wilson. But Falcons coach Dan Quinn says he "won't go down that road" when his team faces Seattle this weekend.
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Report: NFL views San Diego as 'salvageable'
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

ESPN's Jim Trotter reports the league believes San Diego is "salvageable" as an NFL market, and that a "Hail Mary" is developing to keep the Chargers in the city at least two more years.
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Report: NFL 'clearing path' for Raiders move
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

ESPN's Jim Trotter reports the NFL believes the Raiders are done in Oakland, and is working to "clear a path" for a move to Las Vegas.
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Raiders won't renew OC Musgrave's contract
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Raiders are letting OC Bill Musgrave's contract expire.
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Randle signs reserve/future pact with Bears
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Bears signed WR Rueben Randle to a reserve/future contract.
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Raiders promote QBs coach Todd Downing to OC
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Raiders promoted QBs coach Todd Downing to offensive coordinator.
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Le'Veon Bell may get rest day Wed, will play
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Le'Veon Bell might be held out of Wednesday's practice, but he is fully expected to play this week.
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Ravens owner: We need Joe Flacco to be better
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Speaking about Joe Flacco on Tuesday, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said "we need more out of Joe."
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Ravens holding out hope Sr. returns in 2017
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Speaking Tuesday, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said he was "still hoping" Steve Smith Sr. returns in some capacity next season.
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Injuries: Big Ben (foot) not expected to be limited
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger isn't expected to be affected by a foot injury suffered Sunday, Mike Tomlin announced. What other injuries are we tracking Tuesday?
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Tomlin explains why Big Ben played entire game
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Steelers fans were thrilled to watch their team blast the Dolphins, but one curious question lingered after the win: Why was Ben Roethlisberger still whipping passes in the final minutes?
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Jamaal Charles: I still want to play football
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Jamaal Charles (knee, injured reserve) said he "still wants to play football."
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'Seems likely' Vikes use Bridgewater's option
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

ESPN's Ben Goessling said it "seems likely" the Vikings will exercise Teddy Bridgewater's fifth-year option.
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Packers feel they're 'better all around' since October
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Green Bay Packers were romped by the Dallas Cowboys back in October. One Packers player, however, feels his team has become "better all around" since that matchup.
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Browns' Hawkins on Terrelle Pryor dislike: 'He's a QB'
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Terrelle Pryor doesn't appear to be a bad guy, but multiple times this season he found himself on the wrong end of opponents' insults. His teammate Andrew Hawkins thinks he knows why.
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Casserly: Coughlin has to fight urge to micromanage
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tom Coughlin is notorious for his military style, but according to NFL Network analyst Charley Casserly, the new Jags front office member needs to fight the urge to micromanage in Jacksonville.
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O'Brien: Patriots will 'bury you' if too many mistakes
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien knows his team doesn't need to be perfect to beat the New England Patriots, but they have to be pretty close. Otherwise, he said, the Patriots will "bury you."
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Jaguars hire Doug Marrone to be new head coach
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Jaguars have hired Doug Marrone to be the new head coach. In addition, Tom Coughlin has been hired as an executive and GM Dave Caldwell has received an extension.
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Tom Coughlin to have 'final say on everything'
Monday, January 9, 2017

According to Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, new Jaguars Executive VP of Football Operations Tom Coughlin is expected to have the "final say on everything."
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Jerry Reese: Eli Manning on 'back nine' of his career
Monday, January 9, 2017

Giants GM Jerry Reese acknowledged Monday that it's time to start thinking about "who the next quarterback." Is Eli Manning on the "back nine" of his career?
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Tom Brady wasn't always an angel on his off days
Monday, January 9, 2017

There's been a lot of Odell Beckham Jr. finger-wagging going on Monday, but don't expect Tom Brady to join the chorus. What he used to do on his off days.
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Jaguars hire Doug Marrone as new head coach
Monday, January 9, 2017

The Jaguars have hired Doug Marrone as the new head coach. In addition, Tom Coughlin has been hired as an executive and GM Dave Caldwell has received an extension.
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Jordy Nelson suffered fractured ribs vs. Giants
Monday, January 9, 2017

Jordy Nelson suffered at least two fractured ribs in the Packer's wild-card win over the Giants. Will Green Bay be forced to head to Dallas without its top wide receiver?
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Jags hire Doug Marrone as new head coach
Monday, January 9, 2017

Jaguars hired Doug Marrone as their new head coach.
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Colts take flier on CFL pass rusher Bazzie
Monday, January 9, 2017

Colts signed CFL pass rusher Alex Bazzie to a reserve/future contract.
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Redskins interview Mike Pettine for DC job
Monday, January 9, 2017

The Redskins interviewed Mike Pettine for their defensive coordinator job.
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Jags give GM Dave Caldwell 2-year extension
Monday, January 9, 2017

Jaguars signed GM Dave Caldwell to a two-year extension.
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Pep Hamilton leaves Browns for U. of Michigan
Monday, January 9, 2017

Browns assistant head coach Pep Hamilton has accepted the position of assistant head coach/passing-game coordinator at the University of Michigan.
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Steelers coach Joey Porter placed on leave after arrest
Monday, January 9, 2017

Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter was arrested Sunday in Pittsburgh on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, resisting arrest and public drunkenness. He was placed on leave Monday.
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Tom Brady has played two seasons of playoff games
Monday, January 9, 2017

When Tom Brady takes the field on Saturday vs. the Texans, it will mark the 32nd postseason start. The 32 games are equivalent to two full regular-season campaigns, which, I mean, c'mon man.
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NFL to review concussion protocol on Matt Moore hit
Monday, January 9, 2017

Matt Moore missed just one play after getting obliterated by a hit by Steelers LB Bud Dupree. The NFL has initiated a review of the concussion protocol after the hit, the league announced Monday.
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Jacksonville Jaguars hire Tom Coughlin as executive VP
Monday, January 9, 2017

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Jaguars are hiring their one-time head coach Tom Coughlin in the role of executive vice president, per a source informed of the situation.
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Doug Marrone will accept Jaguars' head coaching job
Monday, January 9, 2017

The Jaguars have offered Doug Marrone the head coaching job and he will accept it. In addition, Tom Coughlin has been hired as an executive and GM Dave Caldwell has received an extension.
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McCarthy: Nelson has a chance to play vs. Cowboys
Monday, January 9, 2017

Don't count out Jordy Nelson just yet. Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters on Monday his star wideout has a shot to suit up for this Sunday's NFC divisional-round tilt vs. the Cowboys.
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'Near certainty' Fins lock up Jarvis Landry
Monday, January 9, 2017

The Miami Herald's Armando Salguero calls it a "near certainty" that the Dolphins will extend Jarvis Landry's deal.
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Chiefs' Houston, Ware back for Divisional Rd
Monday, January 9, 2017

Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Monday that OLB Justin Houston (knee) and RB Spencer Ware (ribs) are ready for the Divisional Round.
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C.J. Prosise needs to get cleared for contact
Monday, January 9, 2017

According to ESPN's Adam Caplan, C.J. Prosise (shoulder) needs to get cleared for contact to play in the Divisional Round.
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Earl Thomas fur cap could ease U.S.-Russian relations
Monday, January 9, 2017

The Seahawks have a widespread fan base that extends beyond the confines of Seattle. Need proof? Look no further than the story behind Earl Thomas' hat choice at their wild-card win this weekend.
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Jason Pierre-Paul: I'm not signing a one-year contract
Monday, January 9, 2017

Impending free agent Jason Pierre-Paul said he won't sign another one-year contract to return to the Giants. Would the pass rusher have played if New York had advanced to the Divisional Round?
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Injuries: Justin Houston, Spencer Ware in good shape
Monday, January 9, 2017

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston and running back Spencer Ware are in good shape after mending injuries during their bye.
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Ben Roethlisberger 'should be good to go' vs. Chiefs
Monday, January 9, 2017

Ben Roethlisberger has already shed his walking boot and expects to be "good to go" for Sunday's game versus the Chiefs. Will the Steelers offense be at full strength this week?
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Ranking Aaron Rodgers' three Hail Mary completions
Monday, January 9, 2017

Each of Aaron Rodgers' three Hail Marys -- which traveled 172 yards to the end zone in total -- are special little flowers, but let's go ahead and rank them in order of magnificent splendor.
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Matthew Stafford on new contract: It's 'not up to me'
Monday, January 9, 2017

Matthew Stafford has one year remaining on his contract. The Detroit Lions quarterback isn't concerning himself with a new deal that could potentially make him the highest-paid player in the NFL
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Ravens want to add game-breaking RB to roster
Monday, January 9, 2017

Coach John Harbaugh admitted the Ravens want to add a game-breaking running back to the roster this offseason.
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Mike Tomlin: James Harrison's play 'speaks volumes'
Monday, January 9, 2017

At an age when most pass rushers have long since been put out to pasture, pocket-crashing Steelers linebacker James Harrison is leading a swarming Pittsburgh defense into the next round.
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NYC tabloids have boat-related metaphors on lock
Monday, January 9, 2017

There are plenty of perks to being a huge sports star in New York. There are drawbacks, too. Odell Beckham Jr. is being offered another reminder of the latter this morning
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Mike McCarthy set tone for Green Bay Packers' turnaround
Monday, January 9, 2017

Mike McCarthy has led the Packers to seven straight wins and a Divisional Round matchup against the Cowboys. Michael Silver looks at how the coach has quieted the critics after a 4-6 start.
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Rams to interview Mike Vrabel for HC opening
Monday, January 9, 2017

MMQB's Albert Breer reports Texans LBs coach Mike Vrabel will interview for the Rams' head-coaching vacancy.
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Miami Dolphins owner: Everyone is 'smelling' optimism
Monday, January 9, 2017

The Miami Dolphins got bounced in the playoffs, but owner Stephen Ross is confident his team is heading in the right direction under coach Adam Gase.
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Randall Cobb 'huge' for Packers in record performance
Monday, January 9, 2017

Randall Cobb tied an NFL record with three touchdowns in a single playoff game. The injured Green Bay Packers receiver almost didn't suit up Sunday.
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Mike McCarthy set tone for Packers' turnaround
Monday, January 9, 2017

Mike McCarthy has coached the Packers to seven straight wins and a matchup against the Cowboys next weekend. Michael Silver looks at how McCarthy has quieted the critics after a 4-6 start.
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Steelers coach Joey Porter arrested on multiple charges
Monday, January 9, 2017

Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter was arrested on the south side of Pittsburgh on Sunday night. A Pittsburgh police offer was summoned to a bar due to "an unruly customer", who was later identified as Porter.
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Bill O'Brien: I have two years left on my deal
Sunday, January 8, 2017

It doesn't sound like Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien is planning on going anywhere.What he had to say about the rumors that he could be leaving the team.
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Texans roll over Cook, Raiders in wild-card win
Sunday, January 8, 2017

The Houston Texans are moving on to the Divisional Round. Led by Jadeveon Clowney and Brock Osweiler, the Texans defeated the outmanned Raiders, 27-14 in Saturday's AFC Wild Card Game.
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Rodgers on WR corps: Geronimo will step up
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Aaron Rodgers pointed to Geronimo Allison as the Packers' receiver who will have to step up most if Jordy Nelson (ribs) misses time.
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Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter arrested
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Steelers LBs coach Joey Porter was arrested after Sunday's Wild Card win over the Dolphins.
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Beckham vs 2016 Packers: 23 targets, 84 yards
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Odell Beckham caught 4-of-11 targets for 28 yards in the Giants' Wild Card loss to the Packers.
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Eli turns it over twice in NYG playoff loss
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Eli Manning completed 23-of-44 passes for 299 yards, one touchdown, and one interception in the Giants' Wild Card loss to Green Bay.
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Jordy Nelson (ribs) knocked out early in win
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Jordy Nelson's afternoon ended early. The Packers wide receiver was carted to the locker room with a rib injury in the second quarter after taking a big hit from Giants cornerback Leon Hall.
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Twitter reaction to Rodgers' first-half Hail Mary
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Aaron Rodgers' last-second Hail Mary at the end of the first half against the Giants gave the Packers an 8-point lead heading into the break and simultaneously left Internet humans speechless.
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Packers pull away from Giants, will face Cowboys
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Aaron Rodgers threw another four touchdown passes, including a first-half Hail Mary score, to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 38-13 win over the New York Giants at Lambeau Field.
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Antonio clowns 'Fins for 50, 62-yard scores
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Antonio Brown caught 5-of-9 targets for 124 yards and two touchdowns in the Steelers' Wild Card win over the Dolphins.
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Jordy Nelson ruled out for rest of WC game
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Jordy Nelson (ribs) has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's Wild Card game against the Giants.
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Steelers to use franchise tag on Le'Veon Bell
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Le'Veon Bell doesn't want to leave Pittsburgh. The Steelers aren't planning to let him go. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported on NFL GameDay Morning that the Steelers will franchise tag Bell.
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Tomlin: James Harrison's play 'speaks volumes'
Sunday, January 8, 2017

At an age when most pass rushers have long since been put out to pasture, pocket-crashing Steelers linebacker James Harrison is leading a swarming Pittsburgh defense into the next round.
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Steelers dominate early vs. Dolphins, will face Chiefs
Sunday, January 8, 2017

The Steelers are moving on to the divisional round and a date with the Chiefs in Kansas City. Pittsburgh defeated Miami in the AFC Wild Card round, 30-12, Sunday to advance to face the Chiefs.
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Ben Roethlisberger hurts ankle in win over Dolphins
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Get ready for another week of Ben Roethlisberger injury drama. The Steelers QB arrived to his postgame news conference with a boot on his right foot following Pittsburgh's 30-12 win.
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Injuries: Dolphins' Ajayi (shoulder) exits vs. Steelers
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Jay Ajayi missed the end of Miami's wild-card loss to Pittsburgh. The Dolphins running back exited early after suffering a shoulder injury in the fourth quarter.
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Jordy Nelson (ribs) questionable to return vs. Giants
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Jordy Nelson's afternoon may be over. The Packers wide receiver was carted to the locker room with a ribs injury in the second quarter after taking a big hit from Giants cornerback Leon Hall.
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Seahawks can wreak havoc in playoffs after reviving run game
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Thomas Rawls ran roughshod over the Lions on Saturday. Jeffri Chadiha examines how the Seahawks running back could be the final piece to Seattle's championship puzzle.
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Davis: Key for Giants is Odell controlling emotions
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Speaking on "NFL GameDay Morning," Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis says the key for the Giants against the Packers is Odell Beckham controlling his emotions.
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Chiefs looking to extend Andy Reid's contract
Sunday, January 8, 2017

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Chiefs will look to extend HC Andy Reid's contract this offseason.
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Byron Maxwell (ankle) out for Wild Card Round
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Dolphins declared CB Byron Maxwell, WR Leonte Carroo, TE Thomas Duarte, DB A.J. Hendy, QB Ryan Tannehill and OT Sam Young inactive for Sunday's Wild Card game against the Steelers.
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TD thief Doug Baldwin: 'I feel terrible about it'
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Doug Baldwin's official stat line Saturday: 11 receptions on 12 targets for 104 yards and a TD. In reality, he had only 11 targets. The touchdown catch he swiped from teammate Jermaine Kearse.
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Pittsburgh Steelers to use franchise tag on Le'Veon Bell
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Le'Veon Bell doesn't want to leave Pittsburgh. The Steelers aren't planning to let him go. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported on NFL GameDay Morning that the Steelers will franchise tag Bell.
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Chiefs GM John Dorsey emerges as a potential Packers chief
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Chiefs GM John Dorsey, a ex-Packers player who cut his teeth in Green Bay under Hall of Fame architect Ron Wolf, could potentially replace current GM Ted Thompson, Ian Rapoport reports.
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Browns fire DC Ray Horton, hire Gregg Williams
Sunday, January 8, 2017

There is a changing of the guard atop Cleveland's defense. The Browns have fired defensive coordinator Ray Horton after one season and replaced him with former Rams DC Gregg Williams.
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Del Rio: QB switch wouldn't have made 'big change'
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Connor Cook looked like a rookie quarterback making his first career start Saturday, but the Raiders' coaching staff didn't think a switch to Matt McGloin would have made things much different.
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Thomas Rawls re-establishes ground game in Seattle
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Thomas Rawls ran roughshod over the Lions on Saturday. Jeffri Chadiha examines how the Seahawks running back could be the final piece to Seattle's championship puzzle.
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For overlooked Jadeveon Clowney, the time is now
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Jadeveon Clowney reminded the nation on Saturday afternoon why the Texans drafted him first overall in 2014. Gregg Rosenthal explains why, for Clowney, the best may still be yet to come.
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Texans' O'Brien: Brock Osweiler to start next weekend
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Brock Osweiler saved one of his cleanest games of the season for the playoffs, and coach Bill O'Brien announced that Osweiler would remain the team's starter next weekend.
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Jim Caldwell defends Lions' gutsy fourth-down call
Sunday, January 8, 2017

When coaches try unconventional plays in big situations and the call works out, they are praised. For Lions coach Jim Caldwell, this was not one of those times.
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Thomas Rawls powers Seahawks to win over Lions
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Thomas Rawls' record night has propelled Seattle into a matchup with the Falcons. The running back broke a franchise playoff rushing record during the Seahawks' 26-6 win over the Lions.
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