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Will Darkins
September 12, 2019 - 1:11 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. accused former Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams of getting him injured in a preseason game two years ago. Beckham, who was with the New York Giants in 2017, said he’s been told by current Cleveland players that Williams instructed them to hurt him...
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Will Darkins
September 12, 2019 - 9:23 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Receiver Marqise Lee knew nothing about Gardner Minshew when the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted the quarterback in April. Lee eventually learned a few details from teammates: Minshew bounced around in college, played his final season at Washington State, set a couple of Pac-...
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Will Darkins
September 12, 2019 - 9:09 am
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold is sick and sidelined — likely for several weeks. New York Jets coach Adam Gase announced Thursday the second-year quarterback has mononucleosis and will miss at least the team’s game against the Cleveland Browns on Monday night. Sam Darnold has mononucleosis...
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Will Darkins
September 11, 2019 - 1:53 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A.J. Green stood at his locker with his left foot free of the black, protective boot that finally rested behind him, taking up space instead of limiting his stride. The Bengals’ top receiver took a noteworthy step Wednesday in his recovery from ankle surgery . He abandoned the...
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Will Darkins
September 11, 2019 - 1:07 pm
Week 1 of the 2019 NFL season was electric, with the Baltimore Ravens, Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots and Tennessee Titans making statements in blowout victories, while the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers were blown out to open seasons that they entered with high expectations. The...
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Will Darkins
September 11, 2019 - 8:03 am
New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has been accused of rape by a former trainer. Britney Taylor says Brown sexually assaulted her on three occasions, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Southern District of Florida. Brown has denied the allegations. Darren Heitner, a lawyer...
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Will Darkins
September 10, 2019 - 9:22 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Most of the focus on Denver heading into the season opener was on how coach Vic Fangio and quarterback Joe Flacco would fare in their Broncos debut. There seemed to be few questions surrounding the strength of the team in star pass rushers Von Miller and Bradley Chubb. But...
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Will Darkins
September 10, 2019 - 9:17 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and Wil Lutz supplied the accuracy and poise New Orleans needed to overcome another officiating gaffe and its defense’s late collapse. Lutz made a 58-yard field goal as time expired, and the Saints beat the Houston Texans 30-28 on Monday night in a game that had three...
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Will Darkins
September 09, 2019 - 4:23 pm
There's Spygate and Deflategate, bullying and bounties. Those are just a few of the NFL's biggest scandals in just the past 15 years. And that's not taking into account all the players suspended for allegations of domestic violence. The most divisive of all — Colin Kaepernick's protest for social...
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Will Darkins
September 09, 2019 - 8:00 am
We've come to expect the unusual, the unpredictable, even the unfathomable on the opening weekend of the NFL season. No one can claim we didn't get all of that to begin the league's 100th season. Two overtime games. Three ejections. Five pick-6s. Blown big leads. Major injuries (Nick Foles, Tyreek...
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