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Schefter denies saying Kelly’s days in Philly are numbered

Adam Schefter created a firestorm Tuesday when he indicated that “signs” point toward Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles organization parting ways at season’s end. On Wednesday, Schefter denied saying that Kelly’s days in Philly were nearing an end. Appearing on Philadelphia’s 97.5 The Fanatic, the ESPN NFL Insider clarified comments he made regarding Kelly’s future during...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cutler: Newborn daughter ‘cooperated’ with arrival time

With the Chicago Bears already facing a short week as it prepares for a Thanksgiving night showdown with the Green Bay Packers, Jay Cutler joked that the timing of his newborn daughter’s arrival was perfect. “It could’ve been worse,” the Bears quarterback said Tuesday, smiling, via the Chicago Sun-Times. “She cooperated a little bit for us.” Cutler and wife Kristin Cavallari...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodgers looking forward to seeing Brett Favre, Bart Starr

Aaron Rodgers will share the Thanksgiving night spotlight when two former Green Bay Packers quarterbacking greats hold court in Lambeau Field during halftime of the team’s showdown with the Chicago Bears. And he’s looking forward to seeing both of his signal-calling predecessors. Brett Favre will have his jersey retired during a halftime ceremony, an event that will include Packers...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Colin Kaepernick suffered ‘extensive’ labrum tear

Colin Kaepernick underwent surgery Tuesday on his left, non-throwing shoulder in Vail, Colo., and a source indicated the doctor who performed the procedure deemed the injury to be “extensive,” per a Sacramento Bee report. It is believed that the San Francisco 49ers quarterback suffered the original injury during a Week 4 loss to the Green Bay Packers. The extent of the injury...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady on ‘Rex Ryan!’ line call: It’s ‘in the playbook’

Most people who were watching “Monday Night Football” probably just assumed the New England Patriots were trolling Rex Ryan when Tom Brady was heard yelling the Buffalo Bills head coach’s name during one of his line calls. Peyton Manning: "OMAHA!" Tom Brady: "REX RYAN!" #MNF #BUFvsNE https://t.co/uFi2DLvIDv — NFL (@NFL) November 24, 2015 Not so, says Brady. Or at least...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant once called Luke Walton the next Phil Jackson?

Kobe Bryant once referred to his former Los Angeles Lakers teammates and current Golden State Warriors interim head coach Luke Walton as the next incarnation of Phil Jackson. But not in the complimentary way one might assume. With Walton’s Warriors standing on the precipice of making NBA history Tuesday night in a tilt against Kobe’s Lakers — a win would move them to 16-0, the best...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James sends letter to 1,000+ kids in his mentorship program

LeBron James got the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving off to a great start to the over-1,000 Akron-area children in his mentorship program by sending a letter to all of those involved in his LeBron James Family Foundation. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar on Nov. 12 signed letters for each of the children in the program, a correspondence in which he discusses what he is thankful...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Peyton Manning ‘incensed’ over talk concerning 2016 plans

A report surfaced Sunday night that indicated Peyton Manning, who struggled mightily this season before being sat due to injuries, intends to play beyond this year with added speculation that he plans to suit up for another NFL season whether it be with the Denver Broncos or some other team. And those reports allegedly have angered the veteran quarterback. The original reporting...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

McGregor: Trump ‘can shut his big fat mouth’ on Rousey

Donald Trump was among those in the public eye who gleefully celebrated Ronda Rousey’s stunning defeat at the hands (and feet) of Holly Holm at UFC 193 nearly two weeks ago. Reigning UFC Interim Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor took issue with Trump’s slam of Rousey and didn’t hold back when ripping the Republican presidential nominee hopeful. “Donald can shut his big fat...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson: Approach hasn’t changed amid ‘celebrity QB’ talk

Russell Wilson denied that his approach to football has changed this season amid reports that the Seattle Seahawks have expressed concerns over the possibility he’s turning into a “celebrity QB.” “I think that ultimately, it comes down to how you prepare,” Wilson said Monday, via Pro Football Talk. “Like I always say, the separation is in the preparation. It comes down to getting...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Newton hosts 900 kids at annual ‘Thanksgiving Jam’

Cam Newton carries himself like he’s a kid at heart, so it’s no surprise that he’s more than willing to let loose in front of hundreds of children with his antics during his wildly popular “Cam’s Thanksgiving Jam,” an event held for the fourth time on Monday night during which 900 children were fed and entertained by the enigmatic Carolina Panthers quarterback. The festivities...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel on partying footage: ‘Videos can be old’

Johnny Manziel refused on Monday to specifically discuss a video that purportedly shows him partying at a nightclub during the Cleveland Browns’ bye week, saying he hasn’t seen the footage while also insisting it may not document what it appears to show. The Browns quarterback was asked about his latest off-the-field controversy while performing volunteer work at the Greater Cleveland...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr on 2015-16 Warriors, 1995-96 Bulls debate

Steve Kerr may not be leading his Golden State Warriors from courtside as he continues his extended leave of absence to deal with issues related to offseason back surgeries, but he of course is keeping tabs on how his team has stormed out of the gate at an historical pace by winning its first 15 games. A debate has arisen in recent weeks over how this Warriors squad measures...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James finds 'Mechanic LeBron' meme to be hilarious

LeBron James took to Instagram to praise “Mechanic LeBron,” the latest meme created about him. Some wise guy treated up an image of LeBron to make him appear to be a cigarette-smoking mechanic - something so amusing the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar gushed over it. Hahahahaha!!!! Man ya'll gotta chill on these memes for real. I really just bust out laughing at this....
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers troll Redskins on Twitter, invoke Kirk Cousins’ catchphrase

The Carolina Panthers throttled the Washington Redskins on Sunday courtesy of a convincing 44-16 victory and improved the team to perfect 10-0 on the season. If it wasn’t a demoralizing enough loss for Washington, the fact that Carolina took to Twitter to rub it in simply added insult to injury. The Panthers’ tweet celebrating the win both trolled the Redskins over how the organization...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez blows off argument with Darren Sproles

Mark Sanchez did his best to downplay an on-field confrontation with Darren Sproles during the Philadelphia Eagles’ 45-17 thumping at the hands of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Sanchez and Sproles appeared to have a communication breakdown on an attempted screen pass that ultimately ended up as an interception by Bucs linebacker Lavonte David that was returned 20 yards for a touchdown...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan addresses tense conference call with Boston media

Rex Ryan faced the media Friday and not surprisingly the Buffalo Bills head coach’s incredibly tense conference call with New England Patriots reporters the day before was a topic of conversation. Ryan became incredibly frustrated by questions regarding his “obsession” with the Patriots, telling the media, among other things, “You guys are obsessed with them, not me.” Ryan was...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones admits he 'tried to get cute at the QB spot'

Jerry Jones caused some significant eye-rolling earlier this season when he lavished praise upon Brandon Weeden prior to his first start as Tony Romo’s replacement, saying that “you won’t see a more gifted passer” than the Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback. The Cowboys owner has now recognized the error in his ways — and the excessive hyperbole in his comments about Weeden — by...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Peyton Manning not helping Brock Osweiler prep for start

Peyton Manning reportedly isn’t involved at all in helping Brock Osweiler prepare for his first career start. But the decision apparently wasn’t up to the veteran Denver Broncos signal-caller. Manning earlier this week was declared out for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears due to a partially torn plantar fascia in his left foot. NFL Media’s James Palmer reported on “TNF Gameday...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy Aikman: Tony Romo ‘worth at least seven points’ per game

Dallas Cowboys quarterback great and current FOX Sports analyst Troy Aikman suggests that Tony Romo would have accounted for seven additional points for the Cowboys in every game he missed this season. Romo is expected to play in his first game since suffering a broken collarbone in Week 2 when the Dallas Cowboys face the Miami Dolphins. Aikman, making an appearance this week on...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jared Allen: Newton’s passion reminds him of Brett Favre

Jared Allen pleaded for people to stop overreacting to Cam Newton's touchdown celebrations, comparing the Carolina Panthers quarterback's on-field exuberance to the excitability and passion frequently displayed by Brett Favre during his career. The Panthers defensive lineman was making an appearance on CBS Sports' "Roughing the Passer Podcast" when he discussed the controversy...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant opens up about friendship with Russell Westbrook

Kevin Durant was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame on Thursday night. And to no surprise, his Thunder teammate and close friend, Russell Westbrook presented him. Ahead of his induction, Durant sat down earlier this week with newsOK.com’s Anthony Slater for a lengthy interview in which he discussed at-length his friendship with Westbrook. Slater notes that Durant has been hesitant...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper on haters in opposing ballparks: ‘I enjoy getting booed’

Bryce Harper is one of the most polarizing players in Major League Baseball. Despite putting up phenomenal numbers throughout his baseball career at every level, the Washington Nationals slugger nevertheless has plenty of detractors who attempt to deride his on-field accomplishments. And fans in opposing ballparks relish the opportunity to boo the sometimes-brash but consistently...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson: Dating Ciara, big contract not source of struggles

Russell Wilson had a whirlwind offseason that not only involved signing a four-year, $87.6 million contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks but also saw him begin dating pop star Ciara. But the struggling quarterback insists neither the new contract nor the new romance is the source of his struggles on the field. The Seahawks signal-caller denied that the mega-deal has added...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins knows he lacks the dance moves of Cam Newton

One of the biggest talkers of the week in the NFL is the controversy stemming from Cam Newton’s extended “dab” dance last Sunday. With the Washington Redskins set to visit Bank of America Stadium Sunday for a showdown with Carolina Panthers, Kirk Cousins was asked about Newton’s dance skills and how his moves stack up in comparison. The Redskins quarterback acknowledged he lacks...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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