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Should the Dallas Cowboys pursue Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez?

With veteran quarterback Tony Romo out yet again for an extended period of time, the Dallas Cowboys are on track to spend several early-season weeks with two quarterbacks — Dak Prescott and Jameill Showers — who have never been active for an NFL game. That, of course, is scary, especially since Prescott was only a fourth-round pick this year and Showers wasn’t drafted in 2015...
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Tony Romo is nearing the end of the road after his latest injury

Tony Romo has had a long career as the starting quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys, a position that is still amongst the most high profile gigs in the NFL. Romo earning himself a place in the proud history of the Cowboys franchise by becoming the heir to Troy Aikman in the quarterbacking tradition in Dallas. Playing 12 seasons as the face of the Cowboys offense, going through a variety...
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TGS 2016 Preview: Tennessee Titans

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the Tennessee Titans. 2015 in a nutshell: They increase their win total from 2014 by 50 percent…from two to three. But rookie No. 2 overall pick Marcus Mariota shows flashes. Why 2016 could be different: Mariota is one year older and is healthy entering...
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Watch: Jaxon Shipley makes crazy TD catch

Check out this TD catch by Jaxon Shipley as he goes down hard but manages to hold onto the Matt Barkley pass……
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Broncos likely to start Siemian, but can they defend their title?

After watching the Mark Sanchez experiment fail in three preseason games, the Denver Broncos appear ready to hitch their horse to an unproven 2015 seventh round pick. A relatively unknown name who is now poised to be thrust into the spotlight as the starter for the defending Super Bowl champs. Trevor Siemian is expected to be the Week 1 starter for the Broncos when they take on...
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TGS 2016 Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 2015 in a nutshell: The defense is actually the primary problem in Jameis Winston’s rookie year, although the offense experiences some growing pains as well. Still, they triple their win total from 2014 by putting together...
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TGS 2016 Preview: Seattle Seahawks

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the Seattle Seahawks. 2015 in a nutshell: They lose only two games after a 2-4 start, with quarterback Russell Wilson putting up superhero numbers. But they settle for second in the NFC West and lose to the Carolina Panthers in the divisional playoffs...
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Watch: RG3 hits Josh Gordon for 43 yard TD pass

Check out this pass from Robert Griffin III to Josh Gordon….. .@RGIII to @Josh_GordonXII.AGAIN! They connect for a 43-yard TD pass! #CLEvsTB https://t.co/V79aAfWCip — NFL (@NFL) August 27, 2016 Into the third quarter, RG3 is 8 of 14 for 119 yards and 1 TD and Josh Gordon had 2 receptions for 87 yards with 1 TD.
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TGS 2016 Preview: San Francisco 49ers

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the San Francisco 49ers. 2015 in a nutshell: The league’s worst offense scores just 14.9 points per game as the 49ers finish 5-11, posting a losing record for the first time since 2010. Why 2016 could be different: They’ve brought in the “guru”...
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NFL Preseason Week 3: Players who need to impress

Previewing NFL Preseason Week 3 by looking at five players who need to impress. Mark Sanchez, Denver Broncos  Mark Sanchez signed with the Denver Broncos with the hopes that it would be his best opportunity to play for a Super Bowl contender at this stage of his career, but so far this preseason the veteran passer has been faltering with poor play in two games. Opening the door...
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TGS 2016 Preview: San Diego Chargers

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the San Diego Chargers. 2015 in a nutshell: Despite solid numbers again from veteran quarterback Philip Rivers, they rank 26th in the NFL in terms of points per game and win just four games, missing the playoffs for the fifth time in six years. Why...
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TGS 2016 Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the Pittsburgh Steelers. 2015 in a nutshell: Despite injuries to top offensive weapons Ben Roethlisberger and Le’Veon Bell, they lead the NFL in big plays and win 10 games with the league’s third-ranked offense. But they lose to the Denver Broncos...
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Three teams that could sign Karlos Williams

Over the weekend, the Buffalo Bills did the unthinkable and released 2015 fifth-round pick running back Karlos Williams, despite the fact Williams rushed for 517 yards on 93 carries and seven touchdowns as a rookie. The Bills were not happy with the young running back’s commitment to the game. One of the reasons why the Bills released Williams was because he arrived to training...
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TGS 2016 Preview: Philadelphia Eagles

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the Philadelphia Eagles. 2015 in a nutshell: The defense stinks and they can’t get enough from quarterbacks Sam Bradford or Mark Sanchez, or running back DeMarco Murray, in a disappointing 7-9 season. Why 2016 could be different: Head coach Chip Kelly...
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TGS 2016 Preview: Oakland Raiders

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the Oakland Raiders. 2015 in a nutshell: Young offensive star-in-the-making Derek Carr, Amari Cooper and Latavius Murray shine as the Raiders put together a seven-win season in a tough division. Still, they fall well short of the playoffs for the 13th...
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2016 NFL Season Preview: Coaches on the hot seat

Previewing the 2016 NFL season by looking at five head coaches who will be on the hot seat this year. Following are the five coaches who will need to deliver the results to save their jobs in 2016.  Jeff Fisher, Los Angeles Rams  It seems that every year Jeff Fisher manages to avoid actually being on the hot seat despite having a record that should firmly place him near the chopping...
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Denver Broncos making a mistake not starting Paxton Lynch

When the Denver Broncos watched Peyton Manning retire after winning the Super Bowl and let Brock Osweiler walk to the Houston Texans, the defending champions did so knowing that they would have to completely press the reset button on the quarterback position. John Elway’s best response to the quarterbacking exodus was drafting Paxton Lynch with their first round pick, but the Broncos...
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Terrelle Pryor continuing magical offseason comeback as a wideout

Terrelle Pryor came into the Cleveland Browns offseason program as a player that had little expectations after a first season at wide receiver that had little returns in 2015. Pryor receiving a limited role from the coaching staff in Cleveland last season, which in turn gave little glimpses of the former quarterback’s potential at a new position during his debut season as a wideout...
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Watch: Paxton Lynch throws first NFL TD pass

Jared Goff wasn’t the only rookie QB to throw his first TD pass this week. Paxton Lynch of the Denver Broncos also got his first on this play….. .@PaxtonLynch is FIRED UP after his first NFL touchdown pass! #SFvsDEN https://t.co/irOEOaOAUI — NFL (@NFL) August 21, 2016 Lynch finished the game 15 of 26 for 113 yards with 2 TD and 1 INT.
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Watch: Jared Goff throws first TD pass

Here’s the first TD pass for the first pick of the 2016 NFL Draft….. .@JaredGoff16's FIRST touchdown pass in the NFL! And an incredible one-handed catch by @MallyCat_28! #KCvsLA https://t.co/loB3xDsBUS — NFL (@NFL) August 21, 2016 Goff's very first TD.A crazy Malcolm Brown grab.It's happening in LA!
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Indianapolis Colts: Three Players to Watch in Second Preseason Game

The Indianapolis Colts are heading into their second preseason game of the 2016 NFL season. They were able to knock off the Buffalo Bills by a final score of 19-18 in the first preseason game of the year. Chuck Pagano should be happy about the win, while also being disappointed with some of the mistakes that his team made. No preseason game is ever going to be pretty, but the Colts...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Dak Prescott runs for 20 yard TD

Dak Prescott drops back, doesn’t find anything and then he takes off for the TD! Dak Prescott continues his hot streak… This time showing off his legs on a 20-yard TD run!
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Watch: Ryan Tannehill hits Kenny Stills in the corner of the end zone for TD

Check out the touch on this pass from Ryan Tannehill and the great catch by Kenny Stills! That throw from @ryantannehill1 That catch from @KSTiLLS #MIAvsDAL https://t.co/UIYJRCMgGe — NFL (@NFL) August 20, 2016 Tannehill went 12 of 20 for 162 yards and 2 TD in the first half of the Miami Dolphins second pre-season game.
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Can Arian Foster beat his Achilles injury and make a comeback in Miami?

For a period of time, Arian Foster was one of the most consistent running backs in football with the Houston Texans. Taking a perfect fit in Houston and rattling off three straight years with 1,000 plus yards and double-digit touchdowns as Foster was a key part of the Texans best ever era. Carrying the offense to two straight playoff appearances in 2011 and 2012 with wins in both...
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Arizona Cardinals: Three Things to Watch for in Second Preseason Game

The Arizona Cardinals were bounced in the NFC Championship game last year by the Carolina Panthers. It was an impressive season, but they are hoping to build on it this season and make a run to the Super Bowl. Bruce Arians is widely considered to be one of the best head coaches in the NFL and he is looking to add to his legacy this season. He knows how special of a team the Cardinals...
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