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Cowboys try to strike balance with gestures

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:09:37 GMT

Dallas knelt as a team, then stood for the national anthem, debunking a fake-news meme about Jerry Jones in the process.



Brady leads Patriots to fifth straight AFC title game

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:37:46 GMT

FOXBOROUGH, MASS.—The Patriots' late-season slump didn't mean much when the playoffs came to New England. Kansas City's 11-game winning streak mattered even less. With Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman coming back from injuries to help Tom Brady return to his Super Bowl MVP form, the Patriots



CNN's Trump Voter Panel Hates His NFL Comments

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:27:39 GMT

Some Trump voters are apparently getting tired of Trump's antics. During a focus-group panel on CNN's New Day, Alisyn Camerota asked Donald Trump voters what they thought of the president's derogatory comments about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. They were far from happy



Season-Best Play From Kirk Cousins Comes At The Right Time Against Oakland

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:18:47 GMT

Quarterback play from the Redskins was flawless Sunday night, as Kirk Cousins elevated the offense with 360-plus yards and three touchdown tosses. Heading into the primetime matchup of the Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins, it was Oakland quarterback Derek Carr turning heads and leaving whispers



Film review: Analyzing Detroit Lions' final 3 plays in loss to Atlanta Falcons

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:16:20 GMT

Should the Lions have run the ball on first-and-goal from the 1? We take a look in this week's film review Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said he had no regrets about his team's final series of play calls in Sunday's loss to the Atlanta Falcons, and after watching the all-22 film of the



Chuck Pagano says Andrew Luck may return to Colts practice this week

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:15:24 GMT

The Colts have floundered without Andrew Luck thus far, going 1-2, with their lone win coming against the Browns on Sunday. However, they still find themselves only a game back in the AFC South with time to right the ship. They may be taking their first step toward doing so by having Andrew Luck re-enter



Lions mailbag: A'Shawn Robinson at FB? Probably not

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:13:37 GMT

Allen Park -- Just another normal week for the Detroit Lions. You know, controversial loss on an officiating error, a contract extension for coach Jim Caldwell and league-wide protests during the national anthem. Yep, just another week. Seems like a good time for our weekly mailbag. Is Ziggy always going



Watch: Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals quarterback, dressed as a unicorn

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:12:11 GMT

Why was Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer, the 2003 No. 1 draft pick of the Bengals who played for Cincinnati from 2003 until he was traded to the Oakland Raiders in 2011, wearing an inflatable unicorn outfit before his team's Monday Night Football game against the Dallas Cowboys? There



Pittsburgh-area fire chief 'regrets' calling Mike Tomlin racial slur on Facebook

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:10:20 GMT

The Steelers decided not to take the field during the national anthem on Sunday, instead remaining in the tunnel as a sign of solidarity, according to Mike Tomlin. A fire chief for Cecil Township Volunteer Fire Station #2 responded to that decision in disgustingly bad taste, calling Tomlin a racial slur



When will Teddy Bridgewater be back?

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:07:30 GMT

The Vikings have been getting along pretty well without him, but he could be active again in just three weeks. It’s been a long time since Teddy Bridgewater stepped on the field for the Minnesota Vikings. Bridgewater is eligible to return to practice from the PUP list in three weeks.



Trump's anthem rebuke wrong in land of free, home of brave

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:05:04 GMT

America has always been the home of the brave. It hasn't always been the land of the free. It wasn't the land of the free in 1814 when a slave-holding attorney named Francis Scott Key wrote a poem that became the lyrics of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Key wrote the poem while watching



‘Monday Night Football’ Ratings Soar 63 Percent With National Anthem Protest

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:01:33 GMT

ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” was up big in ratings this week after opting to break with tradition and air the national anthem. The game between the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals got a 9.3 overnight rating. This marked a 63 percent increase over last year’s match between the Atlanta Falcons



Trump continues NFL assault as Fox, NBC post lower TV ratings

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:00:41 GMT

The booing at the NFL football game last night, when the entire Dallas team dropped to its knees, was loudest I have ever heard. The Cowboys' choice of protest was modest in comparison with other teams, such as the Pittsburgh Steelers, who chose not to appear on stadium fields during the singing



30 years later, Redskins players remain proud they stuck together during strike

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:00:00 GMT

Thirty years ago this month, NFL players stood together and delivered messages of unity. On Sept. 22, 1987, Redskins players arrived at the team's training facility in Chantilly wearing signs with messages such as “Justice on the Job, Freedom of Choice Denied NFL Players” and “NFL Players Concerned



What We Learned: Week 3

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:00:03 GMT

GMFB shares what they learned from Week 3 game action.



Fantasy Football Week 4 Waiver Wire: Wendell Smallwood headed for more work with Darren Sproles out

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:55:23 GMT

Before we get into the waiver wire for Week 4, let's give some credit to Darren Sproles , who might have played his final NFL game Sunday after he suffered a torn ACL and a broken arm against the Giants. He was always fun to watch. Sproles, 34, said last December that this might be his final season



Malcolm Jenkins: 'We're Finding A Way'

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:55:00 GMT

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — What appeared before the season as a weakness is beginning to take on some stability, as proven in the Eagles' walk-off 27-24 victory over the visiting New York Giants on Sunday, and that's the Eagles' cornerback situation. Rookie Rasul Douglas and second-year player



Chiefs put PK Santos on IR, sign rookie Butker

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:52:45 GMT

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 Follow on Twitter KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs signed rookie kicker Harrison Butker off the practice squad of the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday after placing Cairo Santos on the injured reserve



Steve Keim: Cardinals' offensive line play 'unacceptable' vs. Cowboys, hints at changes

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:51:07 GMT

“Unacceptable.” That was Steve Keim's characterization of how the Cardinals' offensive line performed during Monday night's 28-17 loss to the Cowboys at University of Phoenix Stadium. “Last night's display of offensive line play was unacceptable,” the Cardinals General Manager said Tuesday



Trump wants NFL owners to fire protesting players. Can they?

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:50:29 GMT

FOXBOROUGH, MASS.—Several NFL owners locked arms with their players this weekend instead of taking a challenge from U.S. President Donald Trump to fire them for protesting during the national anthem. NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty said he would get rid of anyone on his racing team who didn't



Thursday Night Football Breakdown: NFC North Rivalry Renewed Between Chicago And Green Bay on CBS

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:45:00 GMT

One of the most storied rivalries in football resumes this Thursday night at Lambeau Field when the Green Bay Packers host the Chicago Bears in the first regular-season meeting of the year between the two rivals. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers have held the upper hand in the series for the last few years



The Subtle, Powerful Way Jordin Sparks Joined The NFL Protests

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:42:17 GMT

Singer Jordin Sparks may not have taken the knee during Monday night’s NFL game in Arizona, but she managed to make a powerful statement nonetheless.



Trump ramps up NFL fight, calls for ban on kneeling during anthem

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:42:06 GMT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up with his fight with the National Football League on Tuesday, calling on the popular league to ban players from kneeling in protest at games while the U.S. national anthem is played. “The NFL has all sorts of rules and regulations. The only



Democratic congresswoman takes a knee on the House floor

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:45:24 GMT

A Texas Democratic congresswoman followed in the footsteps of more than 100 black NFL players, kneeling on the floor of the House of Representatives Monday night. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said she was specifically opposing President Donald Trump and showing solidarity with the athletes who defied him.



Ask PFW: Fixing the defense, trade possibilities and more

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:39:41 GMT

Interesting question Michael and obviously one that has no true answer. I'll say the offensive line should be easier to fix because I believe the pieces are in place for stronger play on that side of the ball. The Patriots were without Marcus Cannon against the Texans but otherwise have the same



NFL anthem protests evolve past Kaepernick's original intent

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:39:20 GMT

What began more than a year ago with a lone NFL quarterback protesting police brutality against minorities by kneeling silently during the national anthem before games has grown into a roar with hundreds of players sitting, kneeling, locking arms or remaining in locker rooms - their reasons for demonstrating



Redskins fans are falling in love with D.J. Swearinger

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:39:00 GMT

During training camp, Redskins senior vice president of player personnel Doug Williams praised hard-hitting safety D.J. Swearinger, a free agent signing, for helping change the defense's mindset and bringing “a lot of swag” to the secondary. Swearinger's influence in improving unit that ranked



Megyn Kelly reveals her 'different take' on the #TakeAKnee movement in the NFL

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:34:48 GMT

Megyn Kelly responded to an audience question about the divisive 'take a knee' movement that is dominating the conversation around the NFL.



Chiefs put kicker Cairo Santos on IR

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:33:49 GMT

The Chiefs parked kicker Cairo Santos during the preseason because of a groin injury, and now they're going to be without him for at least eight weeks. The team announced they had placed Santos on injured reserve, and signed rookie Harrison Butker off the Panthers practice squad. Santos had played



Cowboys kneel, then pull past Arizona 28-17 behind Dak Prescott

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:33:37 GMT

GLENDALE, ARIZ.—Dak Prescott knelt with his teammates and team owner before the game, flipped head over heels for a touchdown in the first half and capped his night with a 37-yard TD pass that proved to be the winner. The Dallas Cowboys erased last week's ugly memory on Monday night, with their young



Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald steals interception, makes crazy catch

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:31:17 GMT

Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Larry Fitzgerald stole a would-be-interception from Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick on Monday Night Football. The Arizona Cardinals wide receiver was running a route in the fourth quarter Monday during the sequence. Arizona trailed the Cowboys 21-14 with 10:41 remaining.



Pennsylvania fire chief calls Steelers coach Mike Tomlin a 'no-good n*gger' over NFL protests

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At Least 6 White House Advisers Used Private Email Accounts  —  WASHINGTON — At least six of President Trump's closest advisers occasionally used private email addresses to discuss White House matters, current and former officials said on Monday.  —  The disclosures came a day after news surfaced



Bears add two to practice squad, bringing back Tre McBride

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:24:21 GMT

The Bears shuffled a few bodies around the practice squad, shoring up some injury depleted positions. The team announced they had signed defensive back Doran Grant and wide receiver Tre McBride to the practice squad, and released offensive lineman D.J. Tialavea. McBride was released last week, after



Amid growing anger and frustration, group of Panthers to meet with Jerry Richardson

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:19:00 GMT

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is scheduled to meet Tuesday with a group of players upset that his strongly held beliefs do not allow them to join the growing protests around the NFL. Those players are frustrated by restrictions implemented by Richardson and concerned about possible repercussions



John Mara is “very unhappy” with OBJ’s touchdown celebration

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:18:34 GMT

On Monday, WFAN’s Mike Francesa figuratively did to the Giants what Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. figuratively did to the playing surface after scoring a touchdown on Sunday. On Tuesday, Giants co-owner John Mara made it clear that he plans to figuratively do the same thing to Beckham. “I am very



John Mara is “very unhappy” with OBJ's touchdown celebration

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:18:34 GMT

On Monday, WFAN's Mike Francesa figuratively did to the Giants what Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. figuratively did to the playing surface after scoring a touchdown on Sunday. On Tuesday, Giants co-owner John Mara made it clear that he plans to figuratively do the same thing to Beckham. “I am



Pittsburgh-area fire chief sorry after public discovers hateful post aimed at Mike Tomlin

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:11:18 GMT

A Pittsburgh-area fire chief is backtracking after calling Steelers coach Mike Tomlin a racial slur.



Trump ramps up NFL fight, calls for ban on kneeling during anthem

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:00:31 GMT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up his fight with the National Football League on Tuesday, calling on the popular league to ban players from kneeling in protest at games while the U.S. national anthem is played. “The NFL has all sorts of rules and regulations. The only way out



Eisenberg: With Pigs Flying Sunday, It's Not Safe to Put Too Much Stock Into ANY Single Game

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:10:37 GMT

Before Sunday's game in London, if a bookmaker had published a betting line with the Ravens getting 36 points against the Jacksonville Jaguars, most if not all of Baltimore would be bankrupt today. I'm not a gambler, but I mean, who wouldn't have taken a piece of that? Sure, there was a chance



Fmr. NFL Kicker Nick Lowery says he stands for the flag

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:09:00 GMT

Former Kansas City Chiefs kicker Nick Lowery said Tuesday the controversy surrounding the national anthem protests has put NFL players in an unfair position.



News Blitz 9/26: Patriots on the defensive

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:08:52 GMT

Disclaimer The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed on Patriots.com represent those of individual authors, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions or policies of the New England Patriots organization, front office staff, coaches and executives. Authors'



Week 3 NFC Targets/Touches

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:07:00 GMT

Justin Bailey reviews the Targets and Touches Report for the NFC in Week 3.



Brent Musberger slams Tony Romo as analyst after Bengals-Packers

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:06:59 GMT

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has been praised by many for his color analysis alongside Jim Nantz for CBS. His Week 3 performance during the Green Bay Packers' overtime win against the Cincinnati Bengals didn't go over well with broadcasting legend Brent Musberger, however, who



Football Concussions Are Disturbingly Common, No Matter What Trump Says

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:04:39 GMT

President Donald Trump’s position on the NFL’s new concussion protocol is clear. As a candidate, he said the NFL had “become soft” and referred to concussions as “a little ding on the head.”



NFL agent Drew Rosenhaus: I'm all for sports being cleaned up

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:03:19 GMT

Drew Rosenhaus, NFL Agent, weighs in on the latest on a college basketball bribery and kickback scandal.



NFL odds 2017, Week 4: Betting lines, trends, and analysis for the week's top games

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:00:03 GMT

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Fantasy Football: 10 waiver wire targets for Week 4 and beyond

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:59:42 GMT

Lewis was a complete nonfactor prior to that game, with zero catches on four targets in Weeks 1 and 2 combined. The hottest add this week, Smallwood figures to play a BIGwood (nailed it) role in the Eagles offense moving forward. Darren Sproles is done for the year and Smallwood played 57 percent of



What I Like from Week 3- Jaguars and early games in London

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:02:02 GMT

NFL Network's Kyle Brandt explains why the Jaguars and early games in London is what he liked in Week 3.



Pat Tillman's widow speaks out against Trump politicizing husband's death

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:57:25 GMT

"The very action of self expression and the freedom to speak from one’s heart — no matter those views — is what Pat and so many other Americans have given their lives for."



NFL Week 4 Power Rankings: Chiefs, Falcons on top, Raiders tumble

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:55:06 GMT

The Chiefs and Falcons are the lone unbeatens after a drama-filled Week 3.



Football is life in Texas. Then along came Trump vs. the NFL.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:55:00 GMT

CANTON, Tex. — In a state-of-the-art sports bar alongside Interstate 20 about an hour east of Dallas on Monday night, there came the oddest non-sound: a silence that began to seem loud. It came from 14 different tables and the crowded bar area. It filled the room as only silence can, and it lasted all