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Eagles feast on worn out Cowboys

Caption (credit: www.dallascowboys.com) AT&T Stadium and the Dallas Cowboys entertained Chip Kelly and his soaring Philadelphia Eagles on this Thanksgiving holiday. Both teams entered the fight with an 8-3 season record. With first place in the NFC East at stake, this game had all the makings of the game of the week. Dallas came out of the tunnel wearing their blue uniforms...
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Report: RGIII may not return with Redskins in 2015

USA TODAY Sports The Washington Redskins could be ready to move on from quarterback Robert Griffin III in 2015 according to Jason Reid  of the Washington Post.  This comes after Jay Gruden decided to bench Griffin in favor of former Cleveland Browns and San Francisco 49errs quarterback Colt McCoy for the teams Week 13 game against the Indianapolis Colts. Reid wrote that Gruden...
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Some things to be thankful for this NFL season

(Credit: rantsports.com) No NFL season is boring. Every season has something new to offer for us fans, and these changes are a big part of the reason we come back year after year. The league might not change too much from year to year  (outside of tweaking a few rules in favor of the offense), but it doesn’t need to,  we love it the way it is. Every Thanksgiving we have turkey...
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Who wins more games this season Philadelphia Eagles or Philadelphia 76ers?

LEFT: AP Photo/Michael Perez RIGHT: AP Photo The Philadelphia Eagles are currently first in their division and third in their conference. The Philadelphia 76ers are currently last in their division, conference and the NBA as a whole. Who will win more games this season? Special #Philadelphia#NBA & #NFL Prop: Who will record more wins in their respective Regular Season? #Eagles...
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Patriots grateful to NFC West this Thanksgiving

This holiday season, the New England Patriots need to give thanks to the NFC West for beating the Denver Broncos. The Patriots are 9-2 . The Broncos are 8-3. The Broncos lost to the Seattle Seahawks Week 3, the Patriots beat the Denver in Week 9 and and the  St. Louis Rams beat them in Week 11. To show the importance of these losses, after a 2-0 start for Denver, since Week 3,...
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Top 10 fantasy football turkeys for 2014

With the fantasy football season dwindling down and the fantasy playoff pictures almost set, some teams are questioning why they took certain players in the early rounds of their drafts. Whether your first round pick ended up injured most of the season or if they just did not live up to their preseason hype, some players ended up being duds for the 2014 season. With Thanksgiving...
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WATCH: George H.W. Bush caught on kiss cam

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara made a cameo on the kiss cam at Sunday’s Houston Texans game against the Cincinnati Bengals. After being spotted in the stands by a stadium cameraman, the power couple shared a smooch on the Jumbotron. Pucker up George! Before the game, Bush participated in the pre-game coin toss. The Texans won the toss, but ultimately lost...
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Over the middle: Top 5 wide receivers Week 13

1. Demaryius Thomas AP Photo The Denver Broncos are in a must win game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Broncos have one of the best offenses in the NFL, and Demaryius Thomas is the main weapon. After a slow start, Thomas has quickly become the most consistent wide receiver in the league, and to follow up his big game last week, I predict another big game for Thomas. He will...
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Washington benches RGIII for Colt McCoy

#Redskins are planning to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III this Sun, per source (as @AdamSchefter said). A 1-week call at this point — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 26, 2014 According to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport’s twitter, the Washington Redskins have benched quarterback Robert Griffin III in favor of Colt McCoy.  This move comes after head coach Jay Gruden openly...
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WATCH: Bradley Cooper talks trash to Cowboys

In light of Thanksgiving being a couple of days away, a Bradley Cooper voiced-over pump up video (that trashes the Dallas Cowboys) has surfaced. Bradley Cooper, a Philadelphia native, gets his fellow Eagles fans excited for their much-anticipated matchup against the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving day. This is more than a holiday. This… actually this IS a holiday!” Cooper exclaims...
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Bills will return to Ralph Wilson Stadium for Sunday's game

On Tuesday, the Buffalo Bills confirmed they will return home to Ralph Wilson Stadium to host the Cleveland Browns this Sunday. Their game against the New York Jets was moved to Detroit this past weekend due to a horrendous snowstorm that left the South Buffalo area in a state of emergency. Buffalo was able to beat the Jets 38-3 to keep their playoff hopes alive. After a few...
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Gronkowski, Wright will lead Patriots to Super Bowl XLIX

The Patriots are 9-2, and the team’s key to success has been their tight ends. The game to game usage of Gronk and Wright can decide the outcome of each Patriots game. On the season, Rob Gronkowski has 58 receptions for 812 yards and nine touchdowns. Tim Wright 23 receptions for 220 yards and six touchdowns. When the Patriots win, Gronk and Wright account for approximately 35...
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Complete 2014 playoff picture

With five weeks left in the NFL season, the AFC North has three teams over .500, while the NFC South has four teams under .500. Who will get in? Who will be left out? Get the current playoff news right here. View the division and wild-card leaders in both conferences here, via NFL.com.
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Eric Berry’s season over; will visit lymphoma specialist

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry‘s season is over after doctors found a mass on the right side of his chest. Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder announced the news Monday, saying that Berry will visit a lymphoma specialist to determine a final diagnosis. The Chiefs said the ‘leading consideration’ is that he has lymphoma. Berry was placed on the non-football illness list Monday...
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Ohio man claims he was attacked by Johnny Manziel’s entourage

A 33-year-old Ohio man said he was attacked by members of Johnny Manziel’s entourage in a hotel lobby early Saturday morning after he tried to approach the football star. Chris Gonos told USA TODAY Sports that he spotted Manziel near the elevators at The 9 condominium and hotel early Saturday morning. Gonos, who described himself as a die-hard Browns fan, said he called out, ...
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UCLA QB Brett Hundley plans to enter the 2015 NFL draft

College players usually wait until January to decide whether they’ll forgo their remaining NCAA eligibility to enter the NFL draft. UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley, however, appears to have his mind made up. READ FULL HERE via Pro Football Talk
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Steve Smith: I “look in the eyes of all my victims”

Ravens receiver Steve Smith was thought to be a little past his prime when he came from Carolina. He’s had an up and down season, but he’s also shown he still has the goods. Monday night, Smith ate the Saints secondary alive, racking up 89 yards and two touchdowns during the Ravens’ 34-27 win. Despite the inconsistency, Smith is as outspoken as ever with Baltimore back in the...
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WATCH: Hilarious Anti-FSU PSA

The Florida State Seminoles football team has had quite a wild ride in the last year or so. From their star quarterback, Jameis Winston, winning the 2013 Heisman trophy to stealing crab legs, FSU has been in the news quite frequently. In the midst of all the hoopla, the Seminoles have still managed to win 27 straight football games and look prime to participate in College Football’s...
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Eagles versus Cowboys week 13 preview

Caption (credit: www.dallascowboys.com) The Dallas Cowboys will welcome Chip Kelly and his high flying Philadelphia Eagles into AT&T Stadium on Thanksgiving afternoon at 3:30 p.m. Central Time/1:30 p.m. Pacific Time and the game will be broadcast on FOX. Both teams will enter the contest with an 8-3 record tied for the lead in the NFC East. This will be the best game of the holiday...
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WATCH: Robert Woods incredible one-handed catch

This incredible one handed catch from Bills wide receiver Robert Woods came on third down in the second quarter of Monday night’s win over the Jets.  This video comes courtesy of Michael Gallagher’s Vine.  Woods was able to accumulate nine catches for 118 yards (career high) and one touchdown as NY focused their attention on star rookie Sammy Watkins. The Buffalo Bills were...
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Video: Bills Tight End Scott Chandler shovels snow as a touchdown celebration

After a monstrous snow storm forced the Buffalo Bills to play the New York Jets on Monday night and in Detroit, instead of in Buffalo, one Bills player found a way to remember the once-in-a-lifetime snowstorm. After scoring a touchdown, late in the second quarter, to give his team a 14-3 lead, Buffalo Bills tight end Scott Chandler mimicked shoveling snow as a touchdown celebration...
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Dez Bryant has some high praise for Odell Beckham Jr

(AP Photo/Tim Sharp) The Dallas Cowboys won a hard fought game against their divisional rivals from New York, the Giants.The final score was 31-28 and star Cowboys wide receiver achieved a milestone with his 59th touchdown catch.  Bryant hauled in 7 passes for 86 yards and two scores. But the star of the show wasn’t Bryant.  It was Giants rookie receiver Odell Beckham Jr who...
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Dallas pins the Star on Rolando McClain

Caption (credit: www.dallascowboys.com) All things looked bright for the 2014 season heading into the first day of mini-camp. The Cowboys were excited to have their starting middle linebacker healthy once again and back on the field for the start the season. However, things took a hideous turn when Sean Lee went down with a freak knee injury that would cost him the entire 2014 season...
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The Cowboys beat back a Giants attack

Caption (credit: www.dallascowboys.com) The Dallas Cowboys rode a 7-3 season record into New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium on Sunday night.N Tom Coughlin’s New York Giants came into the game sorely needing a win. The Cowboys first drive fizzled and they were forced to punt the ball away. Eli Manning led his team directly to the end zone and put seven points on the board with a completion...
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WATCH: Beckham Jr. makes circus catch

New York Giants rookie WR Odell Beckham Jr has made quite a name for himself in the most recent weeks. Ever since WR Victor Cruz went down with a torn ACL, Beckham Jr. has absolutely shined. The following catch he made in the first half of Sunday Night football against the Dallas Cowboys could be considered the best catch of the year, if not EVER. This kid is an absolute star in...
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