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Baltimore Ravens force five turnovers in 24-10 beatdown of Cleveland Browns

There’s only so much worth taking away from a home victory against the Cleveland Browns. That might be the hardest part about hosting them. As long as the outcome results in a “W,” like in the case of the Baltimore Ravens‘ 24-10 victory on Sunday, you have to nitpick to find the highlights worth celebrating. Show More Summary

Watch: Kansas City cheerleader gets leveled by cameraman

Look, don’t ever let anyone tell you cheerleading isn’t a tough job. You’ve got to cheer for occasionally horrendous teams as beer-soaked louts try to get your phone number … oh, and you’ve got to worry about getting trucked by rogue cameramen, as well: TRUCK STICK. Show More Summary

Jaguars have to win in spite of Blake Bortles, and they couldn't in Week 2

Stats don’t always tell an entire story, but these numbers do: 11-of-25 passing, 89 yards, zero touchdowns, two interceptions. That was Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles‘ line into the fourth quarter on Sunday, as the Tennessee Titans took a 30-3 lead on Sunday in Jacksonville’s home opener. Show More Summary

Eddie Lacy is inactive against the 49ers

The Seattle Seahawks announced Sunday that running back Eddie Lacy is inactive for today’s game against San Francisco. Lacy has not been dealing with an injury, meaning that he’s a healthy scratch from the lineup. Seattle Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy is a healthy scratch against the 49ers. Show More Summary

Marshawn Lynch gives Oakland free Skittles

Marshawn Lynch, in a generous effort that is in no way a covert branding attempt by a candy company, is giving away free Skittles to commemorate his home debut in an Oakland Raiders uniform. Today is Marshawn Lynch's home debut as a Raider, and he's put 5 free skittles vending machines in different locations around Oakland. Show More Summary

Guess which college can boast four of its former quarterbacks as Week 2 NFL starters?

College pride doesn’t end once players get to the NFL. Spend time in an NFL locker room leading up to big Saturday matchups and you’ll inevitably hear some trash talk, and come Monday, you may see one teammate grudgingly wearing the colors of another teammate after losing a friendly bet. Show More Summary

Joe Flacco ties an NFL record but it's for interceptions

Joe Flacco has now thrown 118 interceptions in his career. (AP) In case you weren’t sure where the consensus in the “Is Joe Flacco Elite?” argument is currently, here’s a nice little piece of trivia to help you out. With his second quarter...Show More Summary

Rob Gronkowski's 69th career touchdown was a thing of gronking beauty

A season or so ago, Rob Gronkowski, the New England Patriots tight end, and Rob Gronkowski, the bottle of Axe Body Spray in human form, crossed trajectories, with football Gronk descending and party Gronk ascending. You’ll never be free...Show More Summary

Tom Brady on Colin Kaepernick: 'He's certainly qualified; I hope he gets a shot'

In recent weeks, we’ve seen some of the biggest names in the NFL – Aaron Rodgers, Von Miller, Thomas Davis, Richard Sherman among them – say that exiled quarterback Colin Kaepernick deserves a chance to play in the league. And now, arguably the most recognizable football player on the planet has backed them up. Show More Summary

Joe Thomas plays record 10,000th consecutive snap for Browns

Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas notched a remarkable milestone on Sunday afternoon: 10,000 straight snaps in an NFL career. Think about that for a second. Thomas hasn’t missed a snap in a game since he began playing for the Browns in 2007. Show More Summary

Report: Dallas owner Jerry Jones 'impeding' contract extension for commissioner Roger Goodell

We may get confirmation soon that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is the most powerful man in the NFL – or at least the most powerful owner. Via a Sunday morning report from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter, Jones has “slowed down, if not impeded” the contract extensions for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Show More Summary

Jaguars, Bucs, Dolphins feature 'One Florida' decals this week

Florida teams for Florida hurricane awareness. (Via NFL) In the wake of Hurricane Irma, which ripped around Florida last week, the state’s three NFL teams are sporting a new decal to show unity in the face of the storm’s devastation....Show More Summary

NFL Week 2 inactive players lists

Here are the inactive players for Week 1 of the NFL’s regular season slate, as announced by the individual teams on Twitter:   Sunday’s early slate Vikings (1-0) at Steelers (1-0) INACTIVES: https://t.co/AKMzxNMt21 pic.twitter.com/ZwF6jMcJUx...Show More Summary

Vikings' Sam Bradford out vs. Pittsburgh

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford is inactive with a knee injury and will miss Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Case Keenum will start for Minnesota. Keenum started nine games for the Los Angeles Rams last season. Show More Summary

What makes a Jags fan stand out?

These have been lean years for the Jacksonville Jaguars since the days of Mark Brunell. Playoff appearances have been few – only two since they made the AFC title game in 2000 – and the team is routinely the butt of AFC South jokes. Yet, the die-hards endure, in hopes of better times. Show More Summary

Antonio Brown is excited to unveil his new touchdown dance

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has extra motivation to score a touchdown Sunday against the visiting Minnesota Vikings. In an interview with Yahoo Sports, the All-World wideout couldn’t help but gush over his new end-zone dance. Show More Summary

There was a time when Ravens superfan 'Captain Dee-Fense' thought about a name change

There was a time when Baltimore Ravens superfan “Captain Dee-Fense” thought about changing nicknames. “Captain Offense?” Yep, in those early seasons after the team moved from Cleveland in 1996 – there are some great stories about how lean those years were – it could get a little rough for the Captain. Show More Summary

Bengals find a scapegoat, fire offensive coordinator Ken Zampese

When you become the first NFL team since 1939 to start a season with two home games and no touchdowns, changes are going to be made. The Cincinnati Bengals, after an incredibly poor performance on Thursday night against the Houston Texans, fired offensive coordinator Ken Zampese according to Paul Dehner of the CIncinnati Enquirer and other reports. Show More Summary

Jacoby Brissett will earn his first start with the Colts on Sunday

The Indianapolis Colts apparently now realize what the rest of the football world already knew: Scott Tolzien is not an adequate bandaid for injured quarterback Andrew Luck.   Jacoby Brissett will earn his first start with the Colts on Sunday, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Show More Summary

Sam Bradford's knee issue is a reminder of his shaky injury history

Sam Bradford experienced swelling in his knee this week. (AP) Suddenly on Friday morning there was a report that Sam Bradford’s knee should allow him to play on Sunday. There never an indication before that story that Bradford was in danger of missing Week 2, but it isn’t too shocking. Show More Summary

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