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Hue Jackson Gets Job with Cincinnati Bengals, Just Weeks After Embarrassing Cleveland Browns Ouster

CINCINNATI (AP) — Marvin Lewis got the Bengals' head coaching job because of his reputation for defensive excellence. He's now in charge of trying to resuscitate a historically bad unit and pulling Cincinnati's season back from the brink. The Bengals fired defensive coordinator Teryl Austin on...
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Dallas Cowboys Save Their Season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott had 151 yards rushing and his go-ahead 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter helped the Dallas Cowboys beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-20 on Sunday night. The defending Super Bowl champion Eagles fell to 4-5 with their third straight loss at home while the...
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Los Angeles Rams Star Blows Out His Knee

Rams receiver Cooper Kupp suffered a potentially serious knee injury on Sunday — a blow to a team that has stayed remarkably healthy on the way to a 9-1 start. Kupp went down in the fourth quarter of Los Angeles' win over Seattle clutching his left knee, which sidelined him for two games earlier...
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Trash Talk Escalates Between New Orleans Saints Coach and Los Angeles Rams Star

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Cornerback Marcus Peters criticized himself for playing poorly when his Los Angeles Rams lost at New Orleans last weekend. That doesn't mean Saints coach Sean Payton can say anything about it, however. Peters reacted sharply in the Rams' locker room Thursday when asked...
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Los Angeles Rams Horrified by Mass Shooting Near Their Home

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Whitworth and most of his Los Angeles Rams teammates live within a few miles of their team's training complex in Thousand Oaks. The Borderline Bar and Grill is only five miles south of their weekday headquarters in this placid suburban city. The Rams all reacted...
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How to Make a Star NFL Rookie Quarterback

NEW YORK (AP) — Start them right away? Ease 'em in? Have them sit a whole season? When it comes to developing young quarterbacks in the NFL, it all depends on who you talk to. Some teams think it's best to throw rookie QBs into the fire to learn on the job. Others prefer to gradually work them into...
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The Cleveland Browns are a mess again

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Hue Jackson's failed, flawed tenure with the Cleveland Browns is finally over. The team fired its embattled coach on Monday, ending a run of futility nearly unmatched in NFL history. Jackson, who went 3-36-1 in two-plus seasons, was dismissed Monday by general manager John Dorsey...
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Broncos cut Chad Kelly a day after trespassing arrest

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Chad Kelly's short stint as the Denver Broncos' backup quarterback is over, and his former teammates and ex-coaches are trying to ignore the distraction of his dismissal while keeping him in their thoughts. The Broncos waived the second-year pro Wednesday, a day after he was...
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How Player in Wheelchair Became Vital Part of High School Football Team

Head coach Matt Krapfl says a typical junior varsity football team won't even attempt an extra point, they just go for two after every touchdown. Not to run up the score, but because they usually don't have the necessary special teams players able to consistently make field goals.
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Denver Broncos Give 12-Year-Old Battling Cystic Fibrosis Day As Football Player

For TJ, this day was an absolute touchdown. The 12-year-old has Cystic Fibrosis and told Make-A-Wish that all he wanted was to be Denver Bronco’s player Von Miller for a day.
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