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The Bills may avoid a repeat of last week’s blizzard. The Dolphins offense has evolved from “garbage” to something better than garbage. Patriots QB Tom Brady was on the practice field to stop the week. Jets QB Bryce Petty gets his long-awaited chance to show the Jets what he can do. Ravens WR Jeremy Maclin [more]

Patriots sign WR Kenny Britt, Cannon to IR

The New England Patriots have signed veteran receiver Kenny Britt        

Former Atlanta Falcons, Texas great Tommy Nobis dies at 74

Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74        

Robert Griffin III says he turned down offers from the Cardinals and Ravens

Robert Griffin III hasn’t found a new NFL home since the Browns cut him in the offseason, but he says he could have played for the Cardinals and Ravens. “I had an offer from Arizona, and also from Baltimore,” Griffin said on ESPN’s SC6. So why did he turn down those offers? Griffin said the [more]

Steelers offense at full strength _ finally _ vs. Pats

The "Killer B's" hope to be swarming when the Pittsburgh Steelers meet the New England Patriots        

Saints' Alvin Kamara to play against Jets Sunday after suffering concussion last week

Saints running back Alvin Kamara is expected to play Sunday against the Jets after suffering concussion last Sunday        

At last, Eagles' Sidney Jones practices, but will he play?

Eagles second-round pick Sidney Jones practiced Wednesday for the first time since suffering a torn Achilles last March.        

Fantasy football injury report: Alvin Kamara, Joe Mixon look to clear concussion protocol

Rookie running backs optimistic after sitting out last week; Eagles expect Ertz to suit up.        

Seahawks’ Quinton Jefferson says incident with Jacksonville fans was “unfortunate”

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson was pleased to hear no one would be suspended for the ugly actions at the end of Sunday’s game in Jacksonville. However, that didn’t stop him from calling his confrontation with fans “unfortunate” after having debris thrown at him from stands after he was ejected in the final minute [more]

Raiders put aside frustration of down season for stretch run

The Raiders face long odds as they try to get to the playoffs with three weeks left in the season        

Lions add defensive tackle Rodney Coe off waivers

The Detroit Lions claimed defensive tackle Rodney Coe off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday. Coe spent the last two games on Seattle’s 53-man roster before being waived by the team on Tuesday. He was active for last week’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars but played just two snaps. Coe was with Seattle during [more]

Durable Vikings DE Griffen: 'I take care of my body.'

Durable Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen: 'I take care of my body. I'm a dog. That's what dogs are supposed to do.'        

Seahawks’ Malik McDowell shouts profanities at officers in TMZ video of arrest

Police footage has now surfaced of Seahawks defensive tackle Malik McDowell being arrested in Atlanta in the early morning hours on Sunday. Via, McDowell is seen being handcuffed and placed in the back of a police vehicle by a pair of officers. McDowell repeatedly asks what he’s being arrested for and is told “disorderly [more]

Texans haven’t ruled out Tom Savage for Christmas Day game

Tom Savage won’t play this week, but the Texans haven’t ruled him out for their Christmas Day game against the Steelers. Coach Bill O’Brien said the quarterback continues to improve after his scary concussion. Savage’s arms and hands twitched as he lay on the ground following a hit by 49ers linebacker Elvis Dumervil. “I talked [more]

Derek Carr on Raiders’ struggles: “Put it all on me”

Derek Carr has a franchise-quarterback contract. But he’s not putting in a franchise-quarterback performance this year. And he’s willing to take the blame — which apparently becomes easier to do with a $25 million-per-year deal. “Put it all on me,” Carr told reporters on Wednesday. “It all starts with me. And I’ve got to do [more]

Aaron Rodgers: I’m not coming back to save this team

Aaron Rodgers is back, but that doesn’t mean the Packers need only to show up for the final three games. The Packers star quarterback repeated the same theme Mike McCarthy did earlier in the day when the coach stressed to his team about not having “a bunch of false confidence.” “Hopefully, it gives a lift [more]

Extension for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to Be His Last

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s new contract, which expires in 2024, will be his final extension with the league, NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart confirmed to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network at... The post Extension for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to Be His Last appeared first on NFL Gridiron Gab.

Dak Prescott won’t change his playing style because of Carson Wentz’s injury

Dak Prescott felt for Carson Wentz after the Eagles quarterback tore his left ACL on Sunday. But the Cowboys quarterback insists Wentz’s injury won’t change his playing style. “No, I’m not going to put that in my mind,” Prescott said, via Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “I don’t think anybody is. That’s part [more]

New Orleans Saints Fan Suing Team Over Players Kneeling During National Anthem

One of the major storylines in the NFL this season has been player protests and players not standing for the national anthem. A fan in New Orleans, who is a... The post New Orleans Saints Fan Suing Team Over Players Kneeling During National Anthem appeared first on NFL Gridiron Gab.

Marcus Mariota gets earful from mom after being rude to media

Marcus Mariota said after Sunday’s loss that he was “pissed.” He was short and not so sweet in his postgame press conference. On Wednesday, after a lecture from his mother, the Titans quarterback apologized for being “rude and inappropriate.” “Real quick, I want to say I am sorry for the way I handled the press [more]

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