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Larry Fitzgerald noncommittal about playing in 2017

Could Larry Fitzgerald’s illustrious NFL career be coming to an end? After the Arizona Cardinals’ 48-41 loss to New Orleans on Sunday, Fitzgerald refused to commit to playing in 2017, instead deferring the question to the offseason. “I got two more games to go,” Fitzgerald said, via Kyle Odegard of the team’s official website. “I will play those games as hard as I can against two...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Savage expected to get start for Texans

The Houston Texans are reportedly sticking with the formula that won them a game on Sunday. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported that it would be a “major surprise” if Tom Savage doesn’t start for Houston in Week 16, relegating Brock Osweiler to the bench. From what I know, it’d be a major surprise if it was anyone but Tom Savage taking over at QB for the #Texans. Their passing...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Sanders calls out Butler, Patriots over defensive scheme

The New England Patriots held the Denver Broncos out of the end zone in a dominating defensive performance Sunday, and Emmanuel Sanders contributed very little for his team. He isn’t willing to give his opponent much credit, however. Sanders, who was primarily covered by Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler, was not impressed with the defensive scheme New England employed. If you...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike McCoy: Chargers skipped intros as sign of team unity

The San Diego Chargers played a home game in a road environment on Sunday, and it’s fair to wonder if that was part of the reason they ultimately lost by a field goal. But don’t worry, it wasn’t the reason they chose to skip individual pregame introductions. Rather than calling out names over the stadium PA system, the Chargers decided to quietly take the field as a team. Head coach...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

McCaffrey announces he will skip Stanford's bowl game

Stanford will have to face North Carolina without its best offensive player in the Sun Bowl later this month, as running back Christian McCaffrey has announced he will not be taking part in the game. McCaffrey, who recently declared for the NFL Draft, wrote on Twitter Monday morning that he has decided to skip Stanford’s bowl game. pic.twitter.com/zeGcGtWlPy — Christian McCaffrey...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant wants ‘fake Cowboys fans’ to jump off bandwagon

Dez Bryant was passionate in supporting Dak Prescott after Sunday night’s win, and the Dallas Cowboys receiver called out half the team’s fan base while making his feelings known. Prescott completed an astonishing 32-of-36 passes for 279 yards and rushed for a touchdown while leading the Cowboys to victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. When asked by a reporter about the quarterback...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Elliott has great plan if fined for Salvation Army kettle hijinks

Ezekiel Elliott plans to make a sizable donation to the Salvation Army in the event that the NFL fines him for his unique touchdown celebration from Sunday night. After he scored a rushing touchdown in the second quarter to put the Cowboys up 9-3 over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Elliott jumped into one of the Salvation Army kettles that Dallas has near its end zones during the holiday...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Gary Kubiak broke up shouting match in Broncos’ locker room

There was frustration in the Denver Broncos’ locker room after the team’s loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday, and that led to a shouting match that was broken up by head coach Gary Kubiak, according to a report. NFL Media’s Mike Silver says that after the Broncos’ 16-3 loss to the Patriots, Kubiak gave his players a chance to speak. Offensive lineman Russell Okung elected...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Blake Griffin to undergo minor knee surgery

Blake Griffin will undergo surgery on the knee that has been bothering him in the past month, according to a report. The Vertical’s Shams Charania reports that Griffin will undergo minor surgery on his right knee in the coming days. The Clippers forward is targeting a return for sometime in January. Vertical Sources: Clippers forward Blake Griffin will undergo minor surgery on...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Randy Gregory eligible to practice, play for Cowboys

The already dangerous Dallas Cowboys could be getting even better. DallasCowboys.com writer David Helman said on Sunday night after the Cowboys’ win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that Jerry Jones was informed Randy Gregory is eligible to return to practice and can play next week. Jerry Jones says he's been notified that Randy Gregory is eligible to return to practice and can...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones says he fuels QB controversy on purpose

Jerry Jones’ specialty as an owner is generating buzz and interest surrounding his football team. He’s great at that, and that’s a big reason why he’s developed the Dallas Cowboys into one of the most valuable sports franchises in the world. He even acknowledged that he feeds the quarterback controversy on the team because it creates a dramatic storyline, even if it may distract...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Man goes viral for false tweet about Vikings helping homeless

A man went viral on Twitter Sunday for reporting that the Minnesota Vikings were going to be opening their stadium to homeless people amid a record-cold night, but his tweet was later proven to be false. David Dellanave, who bills himself on Twitter as a “Man, entrepreneur, angel investor, fitness scientist, deadlift whisperer, and owner of the most innovative gym in the world,...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer rips effort of Vikings after loss

After the Vikings’ loss to the Colts, head coach Mike Zimmer was not happy with his team’s effort. Minnesota activated Adrian Peterson and had him available for the first time since he sustained a knee injury during the second game of the season. However, the Vikings were still on the wrong end of a 34-6 final score. Indianapolis jumped out in front early, went into halftime with...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott hops in Salvation Army kettle after touchdown

Ezekiel Elliott was penalized 15 yards on Sunday night for using the Salvation Army pot on the field as a prop following a touchdown scored against the Buccaneers. Elliott scored on a short touchdown run to put Dallas up 9-3 over Tampa Bay. After scoring he ran to the red Salvation Army kettle by the end zone and hopped in like Super Mario going into one of the shoes in the original...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Justise Winslow bloodied after taking elbow to face

Justise Winslow was bloodied late in the Miami Heat’s game against the Boston Celtics on Sunday after taking an elbow to the face. Winslow got a block at the rim and then went out to guard Isaiah Thomas on the perimeter with about three minutes left in the fourth quarter. As Thomas swung his arms, he caught Winslow with an elbow to the face. .@IamJustise rises up for the emphatic...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns fan wears sad custom jersey

The Browns are heading towards one of the worst seasons in NFL history and one fan wore a custom jersey that’s clever and sad at the same time. Cleveland is now 0-14 this season after losing to the Bills 33-13 on Sunday. With two more losses, the Browns will tie the 2008 Lions for the worst record in league history. In anticipation of what may happen, one man wore a jersey with...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram pulled at goal line, gets upset on sidelines

Mark Ingram went nuts on the sidelines after being pulled from the goal line late in the New Orleans Saints’ win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Ingram had converted a 3rd and 1 situation from the Arizona four-yard line late in the game, giving the Saints first and goal from the two. But he was lifted for Tim Hightower, who scored on the next play to give New Orleans a 48...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Cameron Payne could return before end of month

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s backcourt depth behind Russell Westbrook and Victor Oladipo is virtually nonexistent, but it might not be that way for too much longer. According to a report by Chris B. Haynes of ESPN on Saturday, Thunder point guard Cameron Payne, who has missed the entire season thus far with a fractured foot, is nearing a return and could be back for the team’s December...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers considering rebrand if they move to LA

The San Diego Chargers could be headed to Los Angeles, and they may have a new team nickname if they do so. The Los Angeles Daily News’ Vincent Bonsignore reports that the Chargers are considering rebranding if they move to Los Angeles: FYI: According to multiple sources #Chargers considering rebranding if they move to L.A. — Vincent Bonsignore (@DailyNewsVinny) December 18...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Lil Wayne ponders naming next kid or album after Ty Montgomery

Ty Montgomery’s Week 15 performance against the Chicago Bears was so special that even the hip-hop world took notice. Rapper Lil Wayne, a noted Green Bay Packers fan, tweeted on Sunday that he may very well name his next kid or his next album after Montgomery, who carried 16 times for 162 yards and two touchdowns in Green Bay’s 30-27 win. I may very well name my next kid or album...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Gus Bradley flies back to Jacksonville with team after being fired by Jaguars

The Gus Bradley firing just got rather awkward. Bradley was fired by the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday after a road collapse against the Houston Texans. Bradley’s firing doesn’t come as a big surprise, but it turns out that the former coach is in for a really odd plane ride back to Florida. Fired HC Gus Bradley is flying back to Jacksonville with the Jaguars. — Adam Schefter ...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Travis Kelce: Chiefs got too conservative in loss

Travis Kelce was completely bummed out after the Kansas City Chiefs lost to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, and he said he felt the team got too conservative in the game. The Chiefs were up 14-0 and then 17-7 entering the fourth quarter, yet the lost 19-17 after barely doing anything offensively in the second half. “It sucks. This one sucks,” Kelce said after the game. “That’s about...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Cardinals president: Floyd was 'unapologetic' after DUI arrest

Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill shed some light on the team’s decision to release Michael Floyd. Floyd was arrested Monday for driving while under the influence, and on Wednesday, Floyd was shown the door by the team. According to Bidwill, Floyd’s reaction to the DUI had as much to do with his release as the offense itself did. “I was disappointed with how he handled...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel out of Sixers rotation for foreseeable future

Philadelphia’s Nerlens Noel problem keeps metastasizing out of control. Sixers head coach Brett Brown said on Sunday that Noel is out of the team’s rotation for the foreseeable future, according to Bob Cooney of the Philadelphia Daily News. Nerlens Noel is out of the rotation for the foreseeable future, according to Brett Brown — Bob Cooney (@BobCooney76) December 18, 2016 This...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Jaguars fire head coach Gus Bradley

Gus Bradley has finally been fired by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Bradley was fired on Sunday after the team blew a 13-0 lead against the Houston Texans and lost 21-20. The Jags fell to 2-12 with the defeat. Sunday’s loss ensured that the Jags would finish tied for their worst record under Bradley, in a best-case scenario. The team had won 4, 3, and 5 games in the three previous...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss
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