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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - about 16 hours ago
Source: Giants RB Barkley (ankle) likely to play
1:03 AM ETNew York Giants running back Saquon Barkley, who returned Monday night to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after missing four straight games with an ankle injury, is expected to play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Satu...continued
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8bc9d6e15b3458e41c925e171d8de6d8 Jany @Jany - about 16 hours ago
Bucs eyed Taylor in draft if Wirfs was unavailable
5:14 AM ETOne way or another, Jonathan Taylor was destined to play in Sunday's game between the Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.The Buccaneers had Taylor on their short list of candidates whom they were considering with the No. 14 overall pick in the 2020 NFL ...continued
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0da67bf7aa16c0b7dda10df8b0c1a695 Alvah @Alvah - about 16 hours ago
Sources: OBJ-Pack talks nixed by GB's low offer
5:04 AM ETThe Los Angeles Rams and Green Bay Packers were the two most appealing teams to Odell Beckham Jr. during the wide receiver's recent free agency.Although he ended up joining the Rams, Beckham had a sincere interest in playing for the Packers, sources told ESPN.Gr...continued
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62b830bbc5092803336a4f6bb9370281 Manley @Manley - 1 day ago
Source: Cowboys may sit Zeke over knee injury
5:48 PM ETThe Dallas Cowboys will consider providing running back Ezekiel Elliott some time off to heal from the knee injury he has been managing, including the possibility of holding him out of next Thursday night's game in New Orleans, a source told ESPN.The source does...continued
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 1 day ago
McVay expects 'a lot more' OBJ, Miller vs. Packers
6:34 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Coach Sean McVay expects wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and outside lineback...continued
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Bbe6309a1d067c75a83f525952377ae7 Rahsaan @Rahsaan - 1 day ago
Vikes' Griffen put on NFI list after home incident
4:37 PM ETEAGAN, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings have placed defensive end Everson Griffen on the reserve/non-football illness list, the team announced Friday.Griffen, 33, was transported to a mental health facility Wednesday after he refused to come out of his home follow...continued
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62b830bbc5092803336a4f6bb9370281 Manley @Manley - 1 day ago
NFL Week 12 betting nuggets: Hottest favorite meets best underdog
Nov 26, 2021Road teams continue to dominate this season, covering nearly 59% of the time. That is on track to be the highest mark in the Super Bowl era. Road teams are also four games over .500. It would be the second straight season road teams post a winning outright rec...continued
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A83b4d2292ad0135445fc0a7644d14c3 Joe @Joe - 3 days ago
CB Joseph, S Teamer tossed after sideline scuffle
7:02 PM ETARLINGTON, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys cornerback Kelvin Joseph and Las Vegas Raiders safety Roderic Teamer were ejected from Thursday's Thanksgiving Day game after an altercation following a punt with 12:52 remaining in the third quarter.Teamer flung Joseph to the ...continued
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1f7b605070774dac8bb3c859143de9d2 Jeffrey @Jeffrey - 3 days ago
Carr channels Gruden advice in Raiders' OT win
12:08 AM ETARLINGTON, Texas -- Derek Carr had not been himself since the Las Vegas Raiders emerged from their bye.A three-game losing streak, with calls from fans for him to be replaced with Marcus Mariota at quarterback growing louder by the loss, had him feeling off. So...continued
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - 3 days ago
Nagy: 'Can't tell you how much this win means'
7:05 PM ETEric WoodyardESPN DETROIT -- Matt Nagy could let out a sigh of relief on Thanksgiving.With all the scrutiny the Chicago Bears coach faced regarding his job status over the past week, the 16-14 victory over the Lions made him extremely thankful for a much-needed ...continued
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - 3 days ago
Cowboys frustrated by amount of flags in OT loss
11:30 PM ETARLINGTON, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones made it clear he did not pin his team's 36-33 overtime loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on the officials.But he also made it clear he wasn't pleased that they affected the game.The Cowboys an...continued
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - 3 days ago
What to know for NFL Week 12: Score picks, bold predictions, fantasy tips, key stats and more
7:00 AM ETESPN staffThe Week 12 NFL schedule for the 2021 season is stacked with great matchups, and we got you covered with what you need to know heading into the weekend. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the biggest keys to every game, a bold prediction for each matchu...continued
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A83b4d2292ad0135445fc0a7644d14c3 Joe @Joe - 4 days ago
Sources: McCaskey nixes Nagy rumors in meeting
5:34 PM ETCHICAGO -- Bears team chairman George McCaskey addressed the players Wednesday and told them coach Matt Nagy would not be fired after Thursday's game in Detroit, sources told ESPN on Wednesday, confirming an earlier report.McCaskey's message to the team capped a...continued
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C8fdc7c246b9dd38f4ef160727d6eec5 Monserrat @Monserrat - 4 days ago
QB Rodgers says he has fracture, not 'COVID toe'
4:39 PM ETGREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers has a fractured pinkie toe -- not "COVID toe" -- and the Green Bay Packers' quarterback even put his bare foot in front of the camera on Wednesday in an effort to clear up the issue that has bothered him since he returned from hi...continued
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041490c94bd26a3efdf85d49d9b013ba Alexie @Alexie - 4 days ago
Vikings DE Griffen leaves home; getting care
4:38 PM ETEAGAN, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings released a statement Wednesday afternoon saying the team has been notified by law enforcement agencies that defensive end Everson Griffen came out of his home "without incident and is now getting the care that he needs," hou...continued
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 4 days ago
Welcome to Thanksgiving in the NFL: Everything you need to know about the history, records,...
Nov 23, 2021Todd ArcherCloseESPN Staff WriterCovered NFL since 1997, Cowboys since 2003Previously covered Bengals and DolphinsLives in Dallas area with his wife and two childrenEric WoodyardThanksgiving Day to sports fans is as much about football as it is about the tradi...continued
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - 4 days ago
Thanksgiving NFL game guide: Score picks, bold predictions, fantasy tips, key stats and more
Nov 24, 2021ESPN staffThe Week 12 NFL schedule for the 2021 season begins with three Thanksgiving Day matchups, and we've got you covered with what you need to know. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the biggest keys to every game, a bold prediction for each matchup and, ...continued
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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - 5 days ago
Bears' Nagy: Report of imminent firing not true
1:50 PM ETChicago Bears coach Matt Nagy denied a report that he had been informed he would be fired after Thursday's game against the Detroit Lions, saying he has not spoken to the team's leadership about his job status."That is not accurate," Nagy said Tuesday afternoon ...continued
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C83c832ac4865208bba7331dd2976162 Izaiah @Izaiah - 5 days ago
Giants' Judge: 'Not a snap decision' to fire Garrett
1:27 PM ETEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants have fired offensive coordinator Jason Garrett after he had worked less than two years on the job, the team announced Tuesday.The move comes as a result of continuing offensive struggles for the Giants (3-7) and follo...continued
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 5 days ago
Sources: Jets' Wilson back; 2 QBs to COVID list
4:51 PM ETFLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The New York Jets' quarterback carousel spun again Tuesday.Rookie Zach Wilson, the No. 2 pick, has been sidelined the past four games with a sprained knee but will return Sunday to start against the Houston Texans, a league source confirmed...continued
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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - 5 days ago
Titans waive RB Peterson after three-game stint
5:31 PM ETTurron DavenportESPN Close Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney UniversityNASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans announced Tuesday that they have waived veteran running back Adrian Peterson.Pet...continued
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - 5 days ago
The day John Madden met the turducken
10:28 AM ETRyan HockensmithGLENN MISTICH TOOK slow, tiny steps toward the entrance to the Superdome. His hands shook inside the gloves he wore to carry a monstrous 17-pound dish covered in foil. His wife, Leah, and three young kids bounced alongside him.A friend, New Orle...continued
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B2ab4609b89b7e7c7408477bb01daf27 Jimmy @Jimmy - 6 days ago
Surgery could end Seahawks CB Brown's season
8:31 PM ETBrady HendersonESPN SEATTLE -- Tre Brown's promising rookie season appears to be over.Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said early indications are that Brown, Seattle's starting left cornerback, needs season-ending surgery on the patellar tendon injury he suffered Sun...continued
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A83b4d2292ad0135445fc0a7644d14c3 Joe @Joe - 6 days ago
Baker on Browns fans booing: 'Don't really care'
2:03 PM ETBEREA, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns fans booed Baker Mayfield multiple times in the second half of Sunday's 13-10 victory over the winless Detroit Lions.Mayfield's reaction to it?"Those are probably the same fans that won't be quiet while we're on offense and trying...continued
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Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - 6 days ago
Sources: Saints, Hill agree; deal could net $95M
4:01 PM ETMETAIRIE, La. -- One of the NFL's most unique players, Taysom Hill, agreed to one of the league's most unique contract extensions Monday with the New Orleans Saints.Sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Hill's new deal will pay him $40 million over the next fou...continued
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