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Ex-NFL players create Freedom Football League

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 14:02
The Freedom Football League, founded by ex-NFL players including Ricky Williams and Terrell Owens, wants to "reinvent" the game and plans to kick off with 10 teams.

McCarthy visited Lambeau twice after firing

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 14:02
After the Green Bay Packers fired coach Mike McCarthy on Sunday, they let him come back Tuesday to speak with his coaching staff, and again Wednesday to address the players.

Redskins request privacy for injured QB Smith

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:50
Following reports about the severity of Alex Smith's right leg injury, the Redskins issued a statement requesting privacy for the quarterback and his family.

The NFL is ready for Lincoln Riley, but is he ready for the NFL?

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:50
The Oklahoma coach's offense is in demand in the pros, but as Bob Stoops proved, the Sooners job makes it easy to resist the pull.

Eagles LB casts first stone in Cowboys trash talk

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:45
Eagles LB Kamu Grugier-Hill got the trash-talking started in earnest ahead of Sunday's pivotal game against the Dallas Cowboys, saying the team always chokes.

Trade Ramsey? New QB? With 2018 a bust, Jaguars' 2019 plans in focus

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:45
Jacksonville plays in Tennessee on Thursday, but for a 4-8 team that is alive only mathematically, it's time to look ahead to a crucial offseason.

Is Marcus Mariota turning corner in time to save Titans' season?

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:45
Tennessee is scrambling for a playoff bid, and the Titans QB is starting to connect on deeper passes just in time for Thursday's visit from the Jags.

Spencer Ware's return path to Chiefs' starting lineup was not easy

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:45
A lot more went into Spencer Ware becoming the Chiefs' starter at running back than just the release of Kareem Hunt.

Picks no cause for concern for Baker Mayfield, Browns

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:45
Mayfield faces rebounding from a three-interception half, but Gregg Williams says Cleveland has the right guy so there is no need for "super messages."

George Kittle an emerging star regardless of who is at quarterback

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:45
With four games left to play, George Kittle is on pace to put up the best statistical season by a tight end in 49ers history.

Not concerned about touches, Antonio Gates focused on Super Bowl chase

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:45
He might not always be happy about how he came back to the Chargers, but the 38-year-old is ready to go after his first ring.

Frank Reich's 'aggressive' fourth-down style is part of analytical approach

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:45
The Colts' first-year coach isn't afraid to say he "took the risk for the big play and I was wrong" or bask in the glory of "great, good for our team."

John Harbaugh still carries two-word message from Andy Reid

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:45
John Harbaugh gives a lot of credit to Andy Reid, from whom he learned how not to judge and let players and coaches be themselves.

Most recent book on Joe Philbin's playcalling: Northeastern, 1996

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:45
Despite being the Packers' longtime offensive coordinator and formerly the Dolphins' coach, Philbin has never called plays in the NFL.

Barnwell: Six ugly NFL free falls, and what they mean for 2019

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
Carolina has lost four straight and is on the outside looking in at the postseason race. Cam & Co. aren't alone in falling apart down the stretch.

Foster ex questions 49ers' role in investigation

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
The woman who was allegedly slapped by Reuben Foster says she believes the San Francisco 49ers attempted to intervene during his arrest to undermine her claims.

Peppers, Miller among 32 Man of Year finalists

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
Veterans Julius Peppers, Von Miller and Vernon Davis are among the 32 nominees announced Thursday for the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year award.

Landon Collins' injury clouds future with Giants

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
The unpredictability of the safety market already had muddled Collins' future with the Giants, who may end up using the franchise tag.

Alex Smith's injury should make Redskins think about drafting QB

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
After signing Alex Smith to a four-year extension after trading for him last spring, the Redskins didn't figure to be in the QB market this fast.

James Conner still has time to finish storybook season

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
The Steelers will be without the injured James Conner in Oakland, but he has delivered above and beyond in replacing Le'Veon Bell.

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