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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - about 24 hours ago
Samuel to return, but Niners still short-handed
6:15 PM ETSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Coming off a bye week, the San Francisco 49ers had hoped they would be closer to resembling a healthy team in time for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams.Instead, the Niners are perhaps more short-handed than ever.First, the good n...continued
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B32a14d6694cf7df7a187f69ad01ace5 Patrick @Patrick - about 24 hours ago
Falcons rule out Gurley; no practice for Jones
5:11 PM ETAtlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Las Vegas Raiders with an unspecified knee injury after he was unable to practice all week, coach Raheem Morris said.Wide receiver Julio Jones, meanwhile, is listed as quest...continued
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - about 24 hours ago
NFL closing team facilities Mon., Tue. amid spike
9:20 PM ETTeam facilities will be closed to all in-person activities Monday and Tuesday, the NFL said Friday in a leaguewide memo.The ban does not apply to teams scheduled to play on Monday or Tuesday.The NFL cited the spike in coronavirus cases around the country as well...continued
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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - about 24 hours ago
Inside the unlikely 30-year journey to 1-0 for Saints' Taysom Hill
7:00 AM ETMETAIRIE, La. -- Somehow it got lost in the sea of scrutiny and second-guessing. But Taysom Hill's debut as New Orleans Saints quarterback last week should really be appreciated as one of this season's great feel-good stories.Hill overcame a tremendous amount of...continued
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - about 24 hours ago
Ravens-Steelers moved to Tue. due to outbreak
2:50 PM ETThe COVID-19 outbreak in Baltimore has led the NFL to postpone the Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers game for a second time.The Ravens will now play at the undefeated Steelers on Tuesday night at 8 ET, the NFL announced.Baltimore was scheduled to play host to...continued
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - 2 days ago
Cowboys grieve strength coach Paul amid loss
9:25 PM ETARLINGTON, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy did not know Markus Paul long, but he quickly learned Paul's impact went beyond being a strength and conditioning coordinator.Paul died Wednesday evening after being rushed to a local hospital on Tuesday aft...continued
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - 2 days ago
After three epic games, Round 4 of Patrick Mahomes vs. Tom Brady could be the last
6:00 AM ETAdam TeicherCloseESPN Staff WriterCovered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013Jenna LaineCloseESPN Staff WriterCovered the Buccaneers since 2009 Joined ESPN in 2016It's the 43-year-old GOAT versus the 25-year-old Magician. Tampa Bay Buc...continued
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13026bc1164d1ff880b91138506d70e7 Ismael @Ismael - 2 days ago
Broncos player, 2 staffers positive; facility closed
10:18 AM ETENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos have canceled Friday's practice and the players and coaches will meet virtually after one player and two staff members tested positive for COVID-19.The Broncos were informed of the test results early Friday morning. That i...continued
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F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - 2 days ago
Bills' O-line suffers hit as Ford lost for season
10:53 AM ETMarcel Louis-JacquesESPN Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Cody Ford will miss the remainder of the season, the team announced Friday, after suffering a knee injury in practice.A league source confirmed Ford tore his meniscus, which was first reported by NFL Netw...continued
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C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - 2 days ago
Sources: Ravens QB Jackson positive for virus
8:33 PM ETBaltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, sources confirmed to ESPN.The reigning NFL MVP is the biggest star player to become infected in what has become one of the largest outbreaks in the NFL.Jackson is among the four...continued
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E5a600388a4be6ed5b515081737d8445 Angus @Angus - 3 days ago
Thanksgiving NFL game guide: Picks, bold predictions and fantasy nuggets for every matchup
1:05 PM ETESPN staffThe Week 12 NFL schedule begins with some great Thanksgiving Day football. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the keys to every game, a bold prediction for each matchup and final score picks.Additionally, ESPN Stats & Information provides a stat to ...continued
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6c170accf2ec5f1d4dbc252c635bb25c Erik @Erik - 3 days ago
Sources: Lions RB Swift unlikely to face Texans
9:54 AM ETDetroit Lions running back D'Andre Swift is unlikely to play in Thursday's game against the Houston Texans, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.Swift would miss his second straight game after suffering a concussion during the week before Sunday's loss to the Carol...continued
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6b970372434ca9c9def5abb121107916 Rex @Rex - 3 days ago
Cowboys strength coach Markus Paul, 54, dies
6:30 PM ETFRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coordinator Markus Paul, who was rushed to the hospital Tuesday morning after experiencing a medical emergency, has died, the team announced Wednesday. He was 54.Surrounded by family, Paul died Wednesday ...continued
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Eaf5ad4012b7eb20009963fdaea7d2c9 Cynthia @Cynthia - 3 days ago
Source: More positive tests found among Ravens
8:52 AM ETThe Baltimore Ravens learned that at least three members of the organization tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, a source told ESPN, marking the fourth day of a coronavirus outbreak among the team that led to the postponement of Thursday's game against th...continued
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A83b4d2292ad0135445fc0a7644d14c3 Joe @Joe - 3 days ago
Browns have another player test positive for virus
9:52 AM ETThe Cleveland Browns closed their practice facility again to conduct contact tracing after a second player tested positive for COVID-19 in as many days, the team announced Thursday.This is the fifth time a Browns player has tested positive for COVID-19 in the pa...continued
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 4 days ago
Jaguars QB Glennon to make 1st start since '17
9:18 AM ETJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jaguars are making a quarterback change in the midst of a franchise-record-tying nine-game losing streak, as coach Doug Marrone is going with Mike Glennon over rookie Jake Luton and second-year player Gardner Minshew against the Clevela...continued
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - 4 days ago
On Thanksgiving Day 2012, Washington's RG III 'was on a Michael Vick level'
6:00 AM ETThe hometown kid returned and "put on a show," leading to an odd occurrence during a Washington-Dallas Cowboys game in Texas: Fans chanting for an opposing player. But this was quarterback Robert Griffin III and this was the fan base he had thrilled only a year ...continued
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0da67bf7aa16c0b7dda10df8b0c1a695 Alvah @Alvah - 4 days ago
Cowboys strength coach Paul rushed to hospital
12:07 PM ETFRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coordinator Markus Paul was rushed to a local hospital early Tuesday morning after experiencing a medical emergency, the team announced.Paul, 54, is undergoing further medical tests, and additional infor...continued
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - 4 days ago
A Thanksgiving trip: Revisiting Steelers-Ravens and Mike Tomlin's sideline sidestep in 2013
6:00 AM ETJacoby Jones was in his third week with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2015 when he walked into the team meeting Thanksgiving morning and couldn't believe his eyes.The screen showed the moment that links Jones and Steelers coach Mike Tomlin in NFL lore. On Thanksgiv...continued
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9c02f74a2060b9a7d8d9cd41fd6c26ed Clarissa @Clarissa - 4 days ago
Source: Allen to replace Bengals' injured Burrow
10:25 AM ETCINCINNATI -- Bengals quarterback Brandon Allen will take over for the injured Joe Burrow as the team's starter, a source confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday.Allen, who has spent the entire season on the practice squad, will be making his fourth career NFL start on ...continued
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6232f8a636fcadbbec0b89d4f6ded6e2 Ericka @Ericka - 5 days ago
Ex-Bucs kicker Gay lifts Rams: 'You can't write it'
2:43 AM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballLos Angeles Rams kicker Matt Gay said it was "kind of crazy" to return to Tampa Bay to face his form...continued
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769b45cbbba62f6d3aa67bb11e7a293f Raoul @Raoul - 5 days ago
NFL to require players to wear masks on sideline
7:35 PM ETThe NFL issued new guidance Monday for its operations amid the coronavirus pandemic, most notably making it a requirement for players to wear masks on the sideline unless they have their helmet on and are preparing to enter the game.The new protocols will take e...continued
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1adaf62f6727e453ef8e84f05a069975 Oren @Oren - 5 days ago
Shazier starts nonprofit for spinal injury patients
10:28 AM ETPITTSBURGH -- Three years removed from sustaining his own spinal cord injury, former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier is paying it forward.Shazier launched a new nonprofit, the Ryan Shazier Fund for Spinal Rehabilitation, to support spinal cord injur...continued
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - 5 days ago
Torn ACL, MCL, more for Burrow, sources say
2:13 PM ETAdam SchefterCloseESPN Senior Writer ESPN NFL Insider Joined ESPN in 2009 Former president of the Pro Football Writers of America and the author of four booksBen BabyCloseESPN Staff WriterESPN Staff Writer Previously a college football writer for The Dallas Mo...continued
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F83221f06565aed5272a3e729d6efe18 Alexander @Alexander - 5 days ago
Week 12 NFL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus what each team is thankful for
7:00 AM ETNFL NationESPN The NFL Power Rankings are a big fan of the holidays (who doesn't love Thanksgiving football?), so we're using this space this week to identify what we're thankful for across the league. Whether it's feel-good stories (Washington), great success (...continued
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