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Mixed reaction to Packers players protest on Sunday

Much like the politics that divide our country, Green Bay Packers fans had differing opinions about a few players’ decision to sit while others locked arms during the National Anthem on Sunday, via tmj4.com. “I don’t like to talk about politics or religion,” said Earl Cooper from Milwaukee. “But if I dove in to it, I think they do have a right to express themselves peacefully...
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Aaron Rodgers: Fans had a right to boo us in the first half

While the outcome worked out for the Green Bay Packers, the first half of their matchup with Cincinnati certainly had the Lambeau fans on edge… and quite angry by all accounts. The Bengals, who at that point were TD-less so far in the 2017 season, came right out of the gate with a score that eventually led to a 21-7 halftime lead. The Packers of course rallied back to a 27-24...
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James Harrison confused by Alejandro Villanueva’s decision not to stay in locker room during anthem

The Pittsburgh Steelers were all reportedly in agreement that the team as a whole would stay in the locker room during the National Anthem on Sunday, but one lone Steeler, former Army ranger LT Alejandro Villanueva decided to do his own thing. Alejandro Villanueva chose to stand  just outside of the entrance and salute the flag as the anthem played. While his decision was reportedly...
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Roegr Goodell ‘proud of our league’ after show of unity

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was pleased with the way teams reacted Sunday in the wake of divisive comments made by President Donald Trump. “The way we reacted today, and this weekend, made me proud,” Goodell said. “I’m proud of our league.” “I spent a lot of time listening to our players and coaches and owners over the past two days,” Goodell said Sunday afternoon...
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Roethlisberger on loss: ‘I’ll take this game on me’

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger takes the blame for the 23-17 overtime loss to the Bears Sunday: “I need to play better football. I’ll take this game on me,” Roethlisberger said, (235 yards, one TD). “I didn’t play well enough, I missed too many throws, didn’t make good reads, whatever it was. Turned the ball over on a sack-fumble. This one’s on...
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Monday news roundup: Green Bay Packers

Shorthanded Packers Dig Deep On Sunday, the Green Bay Packers learned more about who they are as a team because they went into battle against the Benglals with a boatload of … Geronimo Allison comes through in clutch for Packers GREEN BAY – As soon as Geronimo Allison saw Cincinnati defensive end Michael Johnson jump, the Packers’ second-year receiver knew exactly what...
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Monday news roundup: Oakland Raiders

Redskins’ Norman rips Raiders receivers: ‘Do not run your mouth’ LANDOVER, Maryland — Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman did what Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr couldn’t do much of during the … Complete breakdown against Redskins The Washington offense cruised against the Raiders’ defense. This was not supposed to happen to Oakland. The Redskins...
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Monday news roundup: New England Patriots

Potential Patriots concern: What’s up with the defense? FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Let’s start with some of the important disclaimers: It’s still early … there is a history of improvement as time progresses … losing a … Tom Brady: We couldn’t have done this two weeks ago Tom Brady had a chance to bring his New England Patriots back from a late … marched the Patriots...
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Trump friend Robert Kraft ‘deeply disappointed’ by President’s comments

At a Alabama rally for Sen. Luther Strange, President Donald Trump lashed out at NFL players who choose to take a knee in protest rather than stand for the National Anthem, calling on the league to “fire” them, much to the delight of the crowd. Soon after, many, including Commissioner Roger Goodell denounced the comments. Many also were waiting to see if New England Patriots...
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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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