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  • Report: Tom Brady Required Stitches on Hand Injury; No Fracture, Ligament Damage

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reportedly received stitches in his right hand after hitting it on a teammate's helmet Wednesday. According to Michael Felger of NBC Sports Boston, via James Stewart of 98.5 The Sports Hub, Brady received four stitches around his knuckle that "should not affect him," but didn't suffer a fracture or ligament damage to his hand.  NFL Network's Mike Garafolo added Brady's been throwing the ball well, though when the injury initially occurred it was "a...

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  • Jets Wide Receiver Robby Anderson Arrested in South Florida

    New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson was arrested in Sunrise early Friday on a number of charges, jail records showed.Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office

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  • Donald Trump Turns Down NBC On Pre-Super Bowl Interview Invitation

    Former NBC reality-TV star Donald Trump will not sit down with his former network for the traditional pre-Super Bowl Presidential Interview. NBC has taken the high road, extending an open invitation to Trump, in case he changes his mind, a network source tells Deadline. It’s unclear why Trump has turned down the invitation for what has become a pre-Game tradition. Obama did a pre-game interview every year of his presidency. It may be that he doesn’t want a repeat of last…

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  • NFL finds Raiders complied with Rooney Rule after investigation

    League reviewed the matter after Fritz Pollard Alliance called for investigation.

    Washington Post
  • NFL-Patriots' Brady won't discuss hand injury

    By Frank PingueJan 19 (Reuters) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady declined to discuss his injured hand on Friday or say if it would keep him from...

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  • Patriots' Brady won't discuss hand injury

    (Reuters) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady declined to discuss his injured hand on Friday or say if it would keep him from playing in Sunday's AFC Championship game where a Super Bowl berth is on the line.

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  • Former Viking and Raven Matt Birk at March For Life: 'Love Saves Lives'

    Former Minnesota Vikings and Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk appeared as a featured speaker at the annual March For Life event in Washington DC on Thursday, with some helpful advice on how to talk to those who support abortion to change their minds on the issue.

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  • Eli Rogers Knee Injury Diagnosed as Torn ACL; May Not Be Ready for Week 1

    Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers suffered a knee injury on the final drive of Sunday's 45-42 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Divisional Round.  Per Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Rogers may not be ready for the start of next season after being diagnosed with a torn ACL.  The Steelers signed Rogers as an undrafted free agent in 2015, and he missed the entire season after the team placed him on injured reserve. Finally getting on the field in 2016, Rogers had a...

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  • Tom Brady's Hand Injury Alters Odds, Point Spread for Jaguars vs. Patriots Game

    With questions surrounding New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's hand injury, there has been significant movement in the line of Sunday's AFC Championship Game between the Pats and Jacksonville Jaguars.  According to OddsShark, the Patriots opened as 9.5-point favorites. Per Jon Campbell of OddsShark, the Pats are now 7.5- or seven-point favorites at sportsbooks, and one even pulled the game off the board. OddsShark also tweeted that Bovada reported the Patriots will only be three-point...

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  • Cal football completes coaching staff with Peter Sirmon hire

    Cal head coach Justin Wilcox hired former NFL linebacker and respected defensive mind Peter Sirmon on Friday, completing the Bears' full-time staff for the 2018 season. Sirmon, 40, will be Cal's associate head coach and charge the inside linebackers, allowing Tony Tuioti to shift his attention to the defensive line in replacing Jerry Azzinaro, who was hired at Chip Kelly's new defensive coordinator at UCLA. "Peter Sirmon shares our vision for Cal football and is...

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  • NFL Determines Raiders Complied with Rooney Rule During Hiring of Jon Gruden

    The NFL has ruled that the Oakland Raiders complied with the Rooney Rule before hiring Jon Gruden as their head coach. Per NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy, via NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the league talked with Gruden, Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and owner Mark Davis about the hiring process and noted the Raiders interviewed tight ends coach Bobby Johnson and USC offensive coordinator Tee Martin. This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes...

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  • Buckeyes still loaded as most NFL-eligible players stay put

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and his assistants annually brace for announcements about elite and not-so-elite players leaving the program early for the NFL draft. But Monday's deadline to declare came and went, and the damage wasn't so bad for the Buckeyes. There were some predictable ...

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  • Tom Brady on Hand Injury, Playing Status vs. Jaguars: 'We'll See'

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was cryptic Friday when asked about his status for Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. According to Mark Maske of the Washington Post, Brady said he was "out there" for practice Friday despite an injury to his throwing hand, and added, "We'll see," with regard to whether he'll play Sunday. Brady has been seen wearing gloves on both hands at practice after being involved in a "minor collision" with a teammate during...

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  • Darnold, Rosen, Jackson among 119 underclassmen in NFL draft

    Quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson and Josh Rosen are among the record 106 underclassmen given special entry to the NFL draft, making it four of the last five seasons in which at least 95 players have declared early. The NFL released Friday the official list of college players who have ...

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  • Unfinished biz: Coughlin gets 2nd shot to make Jags a champ

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - It's no exaggeration to say Tom Coughlin built the Jaguars from the ground up. It's also no exaggeration to say Coughlin's last piece of unfinished business would be bringing a Super Bowl title to the town he helped put on the NFL map. Fifteen years after ...

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  • Robby Anderson Arrested on 9 Charges Including Resisting Arrest

    New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson was arrested Friday in Florida and faces nine charges, including resisting an officer and reckless driving.  The Broward County Sheriff's Office posted the NFL player's booking sheet and confirmed the news to Daniel Popper of the New York Daily News. This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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  • Trump has not confirmed participation in Super Bowl amid NFL dispute: report

    President Trump has yet to confirm his participation this year in a tradition: The pre-game interview with the network hosting the Super Bowl.A person familiar with the White House's negotiations with NBC News says...

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  • Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson arrested in Sunrise

    New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson was arrested Friday in Sunrise, Broward County jail records show. Anderson was arrested on several charges, including resisting an officer without violence, reckless driving, eluding law enforcement officers and harming a public servant or family. It is the second consecutive offseason that Anderson has been in trouble with the law in South Florida. Anderson was arrested at a Miami music festival last May on charges of resisting arrest and obstruction...

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  • Tom Brady-Authorized Super Bowl LI Ring Up for Auction

    A Super Bowl LI ring authorized by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady officially went up for auction Friday. According to ESPN.com's Darren Rovell, Ken Goldin of Goldin Auctions said the ring will be auctioned by an anonymous owner. Rovell added that while the team pays for the players' Super Bowl rings, players can authorize the making of nearly identical rings and purchase them for friends and family. Goldin told Rovell that it is highly unusual for something of that magnitude related...

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  • Defense wins championships, or at least the NFC title

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - One team has a suffocating defense. The other has the NFL's No. 1 unit. Defense should win at least the NFC championship. Two of the league's elite defenses go at it Sunday when the Philadelphia Eagles (14-3) host the Minnesota Vikings (14-3) in the conference title game. ...

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  • Talking with ‘Trell’: Fletcher Cox fueled by conversations with his deceased brother

    Almost exactly three years ago the Eagles' defensive star lost his brother to a heart attack at age 34. It nearly broke him.

    Washington Post
  • NFL Draft 2018: Analyzing 1st-Round Mock Projections After Bowl Games

    Sometimes the end is only the beginning, which is the interesting dynamic occurring in the world of football as the calendar starts heading toward February. The NFL playoffs continue to inch closer to rewarding a Lombardi Trophy, and the college football bowl season kept doling out honors until Alabama reclaimed the throne. While live football nears a conclusion, though, the NFL draft process is only beginning. Those teams unfortunate enough to miss the playoffs already started beefing up what...

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  • Lamar Jackson Calls Discussion of Switching to WR 'Annoying'

    Former Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson reiterated his belief Friday that his NFL future is under center. When asked about talk of having to switch to wide receiver in order to make it in the NFL, Jackson dismissed the notion, according to ESPN.com's Andrea Adelson: "It is annoying because quarterback is all I played all my life. People look at my legs and they see I can make big plays, but they don't really see my arm, and I make big plays with my arm. I scored more touchdowns with my arm...

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  • The Redskins’ top offseason needs to address

    Pro Football Focus breaks down Washington's roster.

    Washington Post