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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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Will Darkins
September 08, 2019 - 4:44 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson hit Tyler Lockett for a 44-yard touchdown on the first play of the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Seahawks withstood a career day from Andy Dalton to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 21-20 on Sunday. Wilson and the Seahawks struggled offensively for most of the game, but...
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Will Darkins
September 08, 2019 - 4:37 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Randy Moss. Josh Gordon. And now Antonio Brown. A dozen years after Bill Belichick took a chance on Moss when the talented but troubled diva had worn out his welcome in Oakland, the Patriots picked up Brown on Saturday hours after he was released by the Raiders without ever...
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Dirt & Sprague
September 05, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Raiders insider Kevin Bolinger details a scenario where Antonio Brown is out of Oakland and on the market
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