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RB Dalvin Cook looks to get off to faster starts

In just two games, Minnesota Vikings rookie running back Dalvin Cook has been looking pretty good during the fourth and third quarters, but he’s aiming for a similar output right out of the gate, telling Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press he’s out to do just that (in his first two games, Cook rushed 14 times for only 25 yards in the first half, compared to 20 carries for 166...
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Friday news roundup: Green Bay Packers

Packers help kids get active That, in a nutshell, is the message the Green Bay Packers brought to the Waupaca … Ryan Fencl, the Packers’ youth football coordinator, and his staff set up five … Three Key Matchups and Prediction for Week 3 This Sunday, the Green Bay Packers will return home to face a struggling 0-2 Cincinnati Bengals team. The Bengals will look to revive...
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Friday news roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

McAdoo on Eagles’ Carson Wentz: ‘Looks like he has eyes in the back of his head’ Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz looks for a receiver in the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Sept. Banged-up secondary could be an issue for Eagles vs. Giants PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An injury list littered with defensive backs has the...
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Friday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Smith-Schuster making splash for Steelers He knows the Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t draft him to turn his Instagram feed into … Smith-Schuster lined up tight to the right side of the Steelers offensive line. Tuitt’s return big boost to Steelers’ defense Pittsburgh defensive end Stephon Tuitt (91) is shown against Cleveland. Tuitt returns this week, which is good news for...
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Eli Manning OK with coach’s criticism: ‘It’s all for the better of the team’

New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo’s blatant under-the-bus throw of QB Eli Manning after Monday night’s debacle against Detroit had many envisioning bad blood territory has been reached in the Big Apple with no chance of return to normalcy. But not so fast – Manning, at least publicly, is OK with McAdoo’s “sloppy quarterback play” slight… “He knows I can take...
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Raiders rookie CB Gareon Conley the missing piece?

What The Mercury News’ Dieter Kurtenbach calls the Oakland Raiders missing piece on defense, rookie cornerback Gareon Conley’s impressive showing last Sunday certainly won’t have many disagreeing. Kurtenbach: “Here’s the thing: It’s rare for a rookie cornerback to be successful in their first year. NFL wide receivers are unfairly talented compared to college wide-outs...
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Bill Belichick praises CB Jones’ textbook technique’

Last Sunday, 2nd-year cornerback Jonathan Jones made the most of being called into action after Eric Rowe went down with a groin injury. He played mainly special teams, but his 27 defensive snaps on defense (or rather, 2) is what prompted head coach Bill Belichick to take notice. On a 2nd quarter 3rd and 8, Jones broke up a would-be touchdown catch by Saints WR Ted Ginn Jr. Not...
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Patriots make some practice squad moves

On Wednesday, the New England Patriots tweaked their practice squad roster a little, releasing one and signing two. The team released CB Jomal Wiltz, a rookie out of Iowa State, paving the way for two signings – CB Robert Nelson, Jr. and OL Jason King. Per Patriots.com: Nelson, 23, was originally signed by the Cleveland Browns as a rookie free agent out of Arizona State on May...
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Win Your Fantasy Football with DRAFT

The fantasy football season is off to a sizzling start. As week 2 of competition comes to a close, many fantasy football players are already panicking or padding an early lead. The season is young and leaves plenty of time for things to shake up. The injury bug has already bitten a few of the biggest stars in David Johnson, Odell Beckham Jr., and Greg Olson. A few of these instances...
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Jones defends Ezekiel Elliott: Other Cowboys were just as bad

Never mind running back Ezekiel Elliott utterly failing to rise to the occasion against Denver – His teammates didn’t help much either. That’s basically what owner Jerry Jones is saying as he defends his much-maligned running back – mainly on a particular play where a tipped ball was intercepted while Elliott was putting his hands on his hips and walking off the field. “I...
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Ben McAdoo places Eli Manning firmly under bus: ‘Sloppy quarterback play’ doomed us

New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo didn’t mince any words or spare anyone’s feelings as to who he thought was mainly to blame for their Monday night debacle against Detroit. “Sloppy quarterback play,” McAdoo said after the game. “Quarterback and center need to be on the same page there. We need to get the ball snapped.” He was mainly talking about a specific play –...
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Rosenthal: AFC West scariest division right now

After watching 2 weeks of NFL action, NFL.com’s Gregg Rosenthal surmises that the AFC West is currently the division to beat at the moment – mainly the Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders (Sorry Chargers – you’re kinda sad): In just two weeks, this triumvirate has taken out the defending champion Patriots, the reigning No. 1 seed in the NFC (America’s...
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Marvin Jones: Lions made a ‘No. 1 defense in the league’ statement against Giants

Feeling giddy after watching his Detroit Lions defense dismantle QB Eli Manning and the rest of the New York Giants offense, wide receiver Marvin Jones was int he mood to gloat a little. [The defense] made a huge statement,” Jones told MLive.com. “Like, we’re the No. 1 defense in the league statement. And it’s fun to watch. You rarely see anybody sitting down on the sideline...
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Aqib Talib: Steaks for defensive line after shutting down Cowboys’ run game

Video: Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib talks about his back-breaking pick-six against Dallas and the D-line’s effectiveness against the Dallas run game:
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Monday news roundup: Oakland Raiders

Jets reportedly miffed by Marshawn Lynch dancing during the game Oakland Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch (24) dances on the sidelines during a time out during their game against the Jets in the fourth quarter of their NFL … Huge spike for Raiders in Forbes’ 2017 NFL franchise valuations OAKLAND – The media ring surrounding Michael Crabtree’s locker eventually swelled three...
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Monday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Is the Steelers defense good, or are their opponents lousy? The question of the day for the Steelers’ third-ranked defense: Are you that good or have the first two opponents been woefully undermanned? That defense has … RB Le’Veon Bell says explosive plays are coming Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell knows that he doesn’t quite look like himself yet, but...
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Monday news roundup: Denver Broncos

Allen Barbre will fill in at left tackle for Denver Broncos The Denver Broncos made a somewhat surprising move when Garett Bolles suffered an injury. Allen Barbre took over at left tackle, not Donald Stephenson… Aqib Talib wanted a hot dog when he jumped into fans after pick-6 USA TODAY – Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib made history against the Cowboys on Sunday when he returned...
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Monday news roundup: New England Patriots

Patriots find a simple fix on defense NEW ORLEANS — After giving up 42 points in the season opener, Bill Belichick gave the Patriots multiple days off. When they returned, they were given a … Malcolm Butler’s reduced role stands out in Patriots’ victory NEW ORLEANS — Cornerback Malcolm Butler has been one of the New EnglandPatriots’ most durable and available players...
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Brandin Cooks downplaying his return to New Orleans

New England Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks will make his return to New Orleans this Sunday for a crucial Week 2 matchup after the Pats dropped their home opener in lousy fashion to the Chiefs. But Cooks isn’t letting this upcoming moment turn into something about him and him alone. It’s a game just like every other game. Although it’s sure to be a storyline of the game...
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Thursday news roundup: Seattle Seahawks

Five questions: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco The Seahawks were not having much success in the first-half except for the drive at the end of the half when they went no-huddle. Seattle had five drives before … Shanahan knows all about Seahawks’ defense SANTA CLARA, Calif — As an offensive coordinator, Kyle Shanahan fell in love with the Seattle Seahawks’ defensive...
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Thursday news roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

7 Steelers who may matter most vs. the Vikings 7 Steelers who may matter most vs. the Vikings … And once Pittsburgh has opened up the middle of the field in recent years, the Steelers’ offense becomes … Mike Tomlin accuses referees of using video board to call penalty on Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is not happy that, in his mind, Sunday’s referees...
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Thursday news roundup: New York Giants

Three New York Giants Who Need to Improve in Week 2 The New York Giants hope to move on from their embarrassing Week 1 loss and get back to being considered Super Bowl contenders. In order to do so, they’ll … Eli Manning’s not about to panic “First game, guys are playing fast, got some new guys out there, some new bodies. “We’ll bounce … There it is Giants fans...
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Report: Multiple teams interested in trading for Patriots RB Dion Lewis

According to the Boston Herald, a few unnamed teams are looking at acquiring New England Patriot running back Dion Lewis via a trade. The in-demand back has caught a few teams’ attention as they’re well aware of the Pats’ depth at the position; although the team hasn’t hinted at letting go of any of their backs. If they’re going to do anything, it’ll have to happen before...
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Andy Reid: You’re not going to replace Eric Berry with another Eric Berry

Well it’s official – Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro safety Eric Berry is out for the season with a ruptured his left Achilles tendon suffered in their rout of New England on Thursday – in the 4th quarter no less, when the game was completely in their hands. “You’re not going to replace Eric Berry with another Eric Berry. That’s not what happens,” head coach Andy Reid...
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Weekend news roundup: Seattle Seahawks

Week 1 preview: Seahawks take on the Packers in Green Bay The Seahawks kick off the 2017 season in Wisconsin, as they battle the Green Bay … If Seattle can eliminate Green Bay’s run game, then the Packers’ offense … Bennett ready to play on Sunday, Carroll says 27 that led to the Seahawk being handcuffed and held at gunpoint outside a casino. … Friday, Carroll...
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