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Seahawks WR suffers compound fracture of finger, catches winning TD

You would think that when an NFL receiver sees a bone sticking through the skin of his ring finger, he’d be done for the day at very least. Seattle Seahawks receiver Paul Richardson taped it up and later caught the game-winning touchdown. Show More Summary

It's hard, but Englishmen can go from rugby roots to NFL – just ask Ravens' Jermaine Eluemunor

It’ll be an emotional Week 3 on Sunday for Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor. He’s a native of London and is returning to the city for the first time in six years. It’ll also be his first trip to Wembley Stadium, where the Ravens face the Jacksonville Jaguars in a game that will be streamed live on Yahoo Sports. Show More Summary

Odell Beckham Jr. has best-selling jersey in UK, but Tom Brady still rules Europe

(Amber Matsumoto/Yahoo Sports) All across America, one constant for years has been sitting down and watching New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady work on Sundays in the fall. It’s a pastime in Europe, too, where Brady has the highest-selling NFL jersey. Show More Summary

Marshawn Lynch has a blast, Ezekiel Elliott goes on a diet and other Week 2 social media winners and losers

Marshawn Lynch is having some fun in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Welcome to the second edition of a new Yahoo Sports weekly installment in which we look at social media winners and losers across the NFL. We’re scouring Twitter, Facebook,...Show More Summary

Falcons squander much of a huge lead, but hold on to beat Packers

ATLANTA — So a football team from Atlanta gets out to a huge lead in a marquee game… No, the Atlanta Falcons will never outrun blew-a-big-lead jokes — that’s what happens when a team falls off the front of the biggest stage in American sports. Show More Summary

NFL Winners and Losers: What a moment for Smilin' Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler smiled. Yeah, Smokin’ Jay, the “Don’t care!” meme guy. And why not? A couple months ago the odds of him ever being a part of another NFL win looked slim. He was retired with nobody other than TV networks pounding down his door to come back. Show More Summary

Cowboys' ugly loss to Broncos reveals potentially serious flaws

Aqib Talib was sitting in the stands, taking it all in. He sat with Denver faithful, catching his breath and beaming after a 103-yard pick-6 that put the icing on the metaphorical cake that was the Denver Broncos’ 42-17 utter destruction of the Dallas Cowboys. Show More Summary

Falcons' 'Roundball Rock' touchdown celebration was perfect

The Atlanta Falcons opened up their brand-new Mercedes-Benz Stadium with a nine-play, 86-yard touchdown drive that ended with a Devonta Freeman touchdown. Impressive but not remarkable. Freeman, with the help of guard Andy Levitre, then executed a brilliant little celebration: a jump shot that would do Steph Curry proud. Show More Summary

Rams and Chargers combined attendance totals are fewer than USC game

It was a rough day for professional football in Los Angeles. Not only did both the Rams and Chargers lose a pair of close games, but attendance for both teams was embarrassingly low. It seemed as if Rams quarterback Jared Goff didn’t get much of a home crowd boost on Sunday against the Redskins. Show More Summary

Chargers kicker Younghoe Koo misses another big kick, job may be in jeopardy

It’s not fair to pin the Los Angeles Chargers’ 0-2 record on kicker Younghoe Koo. His game-tying attempt last week against the Denver Broncos was blocked. He missed a 44-yard attempt wide right with less than 10 seconds remaining on Sunday, and that cost the Chargers in a 19-17 loss to the Miami Dolphins, but the Chargers could have done more to win. Show More Summary

Todd Gurley hurdles defender before reaching out for touchdown

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Todd Gurley of the Los Angeles Rams runs the ball during the first quarter against the Washington Redskins (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Todd Gurley is a complete athlete. He can run, he can handle contact, and oh boy can he jump. Show More Summary

Marshawn Lynch Dance Party is a thing of beauty

The NFL is better with Marshawn Lynch in it. After a year-long siesta, Lynch returned to the NFL this year in the silver and black of his hometown Oakland Raiders, and he’s clearly thrilled to be here. Prior to Sunday’s game he gave away free Skittles throughout the Bay Area, and then he scored his first NFL touchdown since 2015. Show More Summary

Antonio Gates sets all-time record for touchdowns by a tight end

Antonio Gates broke the NFL record for touchdowns by a tight end on Sunday. (AP) Antonio Gates never played a down of college football. On Sunday he set a record for most touchdowns by a tight end in NFL history. Gates has been so good for so long that his backstory has faded a bit. Show More Summary

Michael Bennett salutes Tommie Smith and John Carlos after sack

The Seattle Seahawks’ Michael Bennett saluted Tommie Smith and John Carlos after his sack against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Smith and Carlos made the famous Black Power salute at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Seattle...Show More Summary

Wait, what? Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer gives odd answer on Sam Bradford's health

On Sunday, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford sat out his team’s 26-9 road loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers due to a left knee injury. And while Bradford doesn’t have any structural damage in his knee – great news for a player...Show More Summary

Tony Romo does it again, calls out Saints play and it's a touchdown

When you play quarterback in the NFL for a long time, you understand the game at a deeper level than practically anyone on the planet. And Tony Romo can show off his knowledge a little bit now that he’s in the broadcast booth. One of...Show More Summary

Travis Kelce might hear from the NFL about this touchdown celebration

The NFL tried to make its new touchdown celebration policy as clear as possible while allowing for fun emotional outbursts. It took only until Week 2 of the season for that policy to get tested thanks to Kansas City tight end Travis Kelce. Show More Summary

NFL touchdown celebrations of the week: Steelers' JuJu Smith-Schuster rolls the dice

There’s nothing like that first NFL touchdown. Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster made sure to savor the moment, leading off Week 2 with our favorite touchdown celebration on Sunday. After quarterback Ben Roethlisberger...Show More Summary

Panthers' Greg Olsen suffers broken foot, timetable for return unknown

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been rounding into form over the early weeks of the season, after sitting out almost all of the preseason as he rehabbed shoulder surgery. But as he works his way back to 100 percent – which...Show More Summary

Chargers' first L.A. game draws a loud crowd ... rooting for Dolphins

Fans for the Miami Dolphins look on before the Dolphins played the Chargers in the Chargers’ first game in Los Angeles after their move. (AP) The Los Angeles Chargers might feel like they have 16 road games this season. This is the first team in modern American professional sports history to relocate to a city that didn’t really want them. Show More Summary

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