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Jackson told relatives that she was embarrassed and feared she’d never perform again.

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The Browns have lost 32 of their past 34 games dating back into 2015, and just three of their final nine games this season are at home. Their Browns’ head coach, Hue Jackson, is 1-22 and, like his predecessors, has been unable to solve the franchise’s perennial quarterback problem.

The 49ers, who were routed by the Cowboys last Sunday after losing their previous five games by a combined total of 13 points, are hoping they found a quarterback in rookie third-round draft pick C.J. Beathard, who showed some positive signs in his first NFL start last week.

“Radio stations wouldn’t play her music. Her album, which was great, suffered,” the family member recalled. Billboard reported that “Damita Jo” was her worst-selling album over a 20-year span, despite receiving largely favorable reviews.

2. Chip Kelly, coach, 49ers (1): The man who was supposed to revolutionize football with the Eagles washed out after three disappointing seasons, only to be scooped up immediately by San Francisco. The stories that came out of Philadelphia about what a strange, inscrutable guy Kelly is only add to the intrigue.

There is a potential downside, however. Richardson was suspended twice while with the Jets, once under the NFL’s substance-abuse policy and once under its personal-conduct policy after an arrest following a car chase with police. Richardson conducted a very public feud in New York with former Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall. There already has been talk about a reportedly volatile locker room situation in Seattle. If that is true, adding Richardson to the mix could make things even more unstable.

Trades, trades, trades… Remember when the NFL was a no-trade leagueThat’s not the case any longer, as the Richardson and Brissett-Dorsett deals reconfirmed. Rather than waiting to see if a player will be released, teams actively pursue potential trades. It’s a new generation of young general managers who view trades as a viable means of roster construction. Is it a better way to build a teamWho knows. But it makes things more interesting.
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With a lack of threats in Portland, opposing defenses load up on Lillard from pick-and-roll traps to all-out ball denials in an effort to force others to beat them.

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And most importantly, in the latter half of his first coaching tenure, Gruden never again enjoyed the kind of success he did immediately after he arrived in Tampa.

In his first go-around, Gruden was an NFL head coach for 11 seasons — four in Oakland and seven in Tampa Bay. His overall record was 95-81 and his teams made five playoff appearances, winning five division titles. But after the Buccaneers won the Super Bowl in 2002 — Gruden’s first season after taking over a team that had already enjoyed consistent winning under Tony Dungy — Tampa made the postseason just twice more with Gruden, and did not win a playoff game. From 2003 through ’08, Bucs had three winning seasons and three losing ones.

Portland is one of the lower-tier 3-point shooting teams, ranked 19th in the league in makes (9.8) and 22nd in attempts (26.1). Lillard and CJ McCollum account for 50 percent of the team’s made 3s this season, the second-highest duo percentage in the league. Only Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors combine for a higher percentage of their team’s 3s at 53 percent, and the defending champs are equipped with personnel that dominate in other departments.

It is not clear how many owners favor taking action against Jones, but the group that supports such a move is said to include some of the league’s most influential owners, according to those with knowledge of the situation, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the threat of litigation.

Jones is attempting to block completion of negotiations between the owners’ compensation committee and Roger Goodell of a five-year contract extension that would keep Goodell in place as commissioner through 2024. Jones told members of the compensation committee that he had hired attorney David Boies and was prepared to file a lawsuit against Goodell’s extension.

“Roger will be extended, and Jerry will be dealt with,” said one of those people familiar with the owners’ sentiments.

Moton allowed only two quarterback hits and eight hurries on 467 attempts last season and has surrendered just two sacks in three years at the college level, and would be a welcomed addition to a Colts’ offensive line that allowed their quarterbacks to be sacked 7.6 percent of the time after adjusting for down, distance and opponent — the fifth-highest adjusted sack rate in the NFL last season.
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The Browns appear to be improving, even if that isn’t reflected in their win-loss record.

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The three other teams featured on that list — the Jacksonville Jaguars, San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders — have at least had some success over recent years. This year, the Jaguars are 8-4 with a share of the AFC South Division lead and boast the league’s top passing defense. The 49ers made the playoffs each year from 2011 to 2013, including a Super Bowl appearance in 2012. The Raiders were a playoff team last season and are in a three-way tie for the AFC West lead.

“We believe everyone should stand for the national anthem,” Goodell said. “That’s an important part of our policy. It’s also an important part of our game that we all take great pride in. And it’s also important for us to honor our flag and our country, and we think our fans expect us to do that.”

Asked how he responds to such fans, Mara said: “I respond to them by saying that I prefer that our players stand. I’ve asked our players to stand. I think we’re down to one player who has continued to kneel. But at the end of the day, this is America and we do have a thing called the First Amendment. And it’s a right of free speech and a right to protest. That’s one of the things our forefathers fought and died for, and that continues to be a principle that’s very important to most of us.”

Goodell said he has had no direct communication with Trump on the issue. He acknowledged that the anger by many fans has made the league’s handling of the matter a key issue to sponsors and those networks that televise NFL games. Goodell cited “six or seven” NFL players continuing to participate in protests during the anthem.

The Jaguars forced every other QB they faced this season into key mistakes or bad throws. Brady, even under heavy duress throwing into tight windows, didn’t allow the Jaguars to sniff an interception, even as he was struggling with connections for three quarters.

The Patriots had only one third-down conversion before Brady threw a deep-middle strike to Danny Amendola on third-and-18 to get the comeback into gear at the 10:49 mark. He followed that with a flea-flicker bullet down the sideline to little-used fourth wideout Phillip Dorsett for another 31 yards.

Papa John’s is the highest profile sponsor to publicly pressure the NFL to resolve the protests, a move some experts say could pave the way for others to do the same. Most sponsors have remained silent on the issue, at least in public, or released statements supporting players’ free speech rights as well as touting their companies’ respect for the flag.
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The owners will divide an estimated $1.1 billion in relocation fees paid by the Rams and Chargers.

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De’Aaron Fox, Sacramento Kings (Rostered in 38.2 percent of ESPN leagues): The Kings are intentionally turning to a youth movement for the rest of the season, which means plenty of opportunities for Fox in the months ahead. Since returning from injury, Fox has averaged 13.3 PPG and 6.1 APG in 32.3 MPG during his past nine outings.

Ish Smith, Detroit Pistons (27.8 percent): Found just ahead of Damian Lillard and Lou Williams and just behind James Harden in touches per game over the past 10 games, Smith is consuming a rewarding workload in place of Reggie Jackson. Keep in mind that you won’t get any 3-point production from Smith, but he provides positive results in assists and steals.

“Aaron had Stage III CTE usually seen in players with median age of death of 67 years,” according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court.

Hernandez’s attorney, Jose Baez, filed the complaint in U.S. District Court on behalf of the former player’s 4-year-old daughter. The lawsuit, which seeks $20 million in damages, states that because of the NFL and the Patriots’ conduct, Avielle Hernandez was “deprived of the love, affection, society and companionship of her father while he was alive.”

Joe Lockhart, the NFL’s executive vice president of communications and public affairs, said Friday the league believes that the lawsuit “will face significant legal issues from the start” and the NFL intends to contest it “vigorously.”

Schnatter’s original comments turned his company into an emblem of the political and cultural divide in the United States, with some people advocating boycotts of Papa John’s and others praising his stance. However, the company made efforts to distance itself from the quick approval of the white supremacist website The Daily Stormer, which posted an image of a pizza pie with pepperoni slices arranged into a swastika and suggested that Papa John’s was now the “official pizza of the alt-right.”

The franchise values of the two teams should increase dramatically simply by being based in Los Angeles. And that increase may be realized regardless of the presence of a thriving, die-hard fanbase.

“I think there’s been a little bit of a disconnect in the dialogue about this,” said David Carter, the executive director of the Sports Business Institute at the University of Southern California. “The NFL is interested in supplying teams to this market to enhance franchise values in large part through real estate and business development and other means.cowboys_042

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Harvey added in the conference call on Friday that Elliott’s representatives were not exactly forthcoming during the investigation.

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One thing that was significant to us is that бн [Elliot’s representatives] offered affidavits and declined to be interviewed by investigators, which raised suspicions, Harvey said. Harvey added that the arguments Elliott’s representatives made seemed to be theoretical and not substantiated by evidence.

Smith-Schuster, a rookie, said he initially didn’t know it was Burfict, who has a well-chronicled history of his own incidents. All I saw was the first Bengal was going to tackle .?.?. and my instinct is I gotta block for my teammate, he said. And me just playing ball, I hit him. After I seen the replay I think I should’ve held back a little bit more from blocking him. Also, I believe that that’s not me. I should’ve never stood over him. I apologize for that and, with that being said, I hope he gets better.

The Tennessee Titans are 8-4 despite a negative point differential, making them much worse than their record reflects. Since 2002, 180 teams have qualified for the postseason, but just 13 have done it with a negative point differential. Of those 13, just one, the 2011 New York Giants, appeared in, and won, a Super Bowl.

It isn’t just their point differential that gives reason to be skeptical of how good the Titans look on paper: advanced metrics such as Football Outsiders’ Defense-adjusted Value Over Average (2oth) and adjusted scoring margin (21st) also give reason to doubt they are as good as their record makes them appear.

Owner Mike Brown could decide that the time has arrived for significant changes.

The Texans have been ravaged by injuries, losing prized rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson and defensive standouts J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus. This is their first nonwinning season under O’Brien after three straight 9-7 campaigns. There probably should be enough goodwill stored up to buy O’Brien at least one more season. But no one should forget that O’Brien looked at Watson and Tom Savage throughout the offseason, training camp and the preseason and decided it would be a good idea to open the regular season with Savage as Houston’s starter.cowboys_009

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The Eagles’ best pass play came when a terrible Nick Foles throw bounced off a defender’s knee

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The Philadelphia Eagles had one of the luckiest catches you’ll ever see near the end of the first half against the Falcons.

Trying to get into field-goal range after a Falcons punt, Nick Foles soared a pass for Zach Ertz. It went off the knee of Keanu Neal and ended up up getting caught by Torrey Smith:

First came Pittsburgh’s trip to Louisville last Tuesday, when Panthers coach Kevin Stallings was heard by reporters responding to a hectoring fan by quipping, “At least we don’t pay our guys $100,000.” After the game, Stallings confirmed and explained his comments. “Probably said the wrong thing, but I’m not gonna let people talk crap about my players,” Stallings told reporters.

Thompson said it was an honor to serve as the Packers’ GM and thanked Murphy and head coach Mike McCarthy.

“Additionally, I want to thank every player that has stepped on the field for us. This is the players’ game and I appreciate all the sacrifices they have made for the Packers. I look forward to supporting this team in my new role as we strive to win another championship.”

A year ago, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport said this exact scenario could come to fruition.

“GM Ted Thompson is under contract through 2018, but this could be the year he steps aside and becomes a senior scouting adviser,” Rapoport wrote at the beginning of 2017. Thompson returned for another year, but now he’ll likely step into an advisory role.

The seven Fitzpatricks—Minkah and Destiny have two sisters and a brother—waited the storm out, blinking into the sunlight the next day to survey the damage. Their backyard was filling with water. An otter floated past as they moved the contents of their cellar upstairs. The house was condemned, and they relocated to a shelter. They moved to Melissa’s mother’s basement in Old Bridge. Minkah Sr. dropped his son at the ShopRite on Route 9 every day, where football coach Rich Hansen would collect him and take him the rest of the way; unable to afford the cafeteria meal, Minkah ate free peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches for lunch.

That’s probably not a play that they need to call on third-and-1 down six with their season up in the air. Perhaps the snap before, when it was second-and-6 and Ted Ginn (another former high school quarterback) got his hands on the ball, it would have been a better play.

The Saints got off to a bad start in this game, but have made a push in the second half. The play call there was a good idea, but perhaps it came in the wrong moment by Sean Payton’s team.patriots_303_f65e5ff8e9e6c8de-180x180

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Xavier Rhodes briefly leaves Vikings’ game against Saints with injury

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Vikings star cornerback Xavier Rhodes left the game against the Saints with an injury in the fourth quarter.

Leonard Fournette has three rushing touchdowns and 100 yards. Blake Bortles has made plays when they needed him to, and his first passing touchdown of the game went to a fullback:

Fullbacks can do more than just block, and Tommy Bohanon showed that he’s got the hands worthy of an AFC Championship appearance.

The score put the Jaguars up 42-28 with just over four minutes to go. Bohanon was the ninth different receiver that Bortles completed a pass to Sunday.

That Jaguars drive was eight plays and went for 75 yards in under five minutes. Sunday has been quite the turnaround compared to their performance against the Bills in which they put up just 10 points.

“I knew not to come late. I found a couple nice places (to live) that are about 15 or 20 minutes away my rookie year and I was like ‘Nah, I’ll do the three minutes away,’” he said Wednesday.

Three minutes away, if your car can’t make it, you can always throw some skins on the skis and get there that way.

Moving around at even the most basic level SUCKS when it’s cold, and if there’s a nuclear winter storm swirling overhead, you should probably just stay in bed. My college GPA suffered because I maintained a rule about not walking to class when wind chills fell below zero (OK, below 20 degrees).

None of this is an excuse if you work for Belichick and have “do your job” scrolling across the bottom of the screen in your head at all times. We could all use a Belichick in our lives.

Practice starts at 10:35 a.m. ET on Thursday. Don’t be late.

The Seahawks will face the Raiders, who are the “home” team in this one, on Oct. 14 at the new Tottenham Hotpur stadium.

The Jaguars will “host” the Eagles on either Oct. 21 or 28. Whichever one of those dates the Jags and Eagles don’t end up playing will be the date when the Chargers will “host” the Titans. Both of those games will happen at Wembley Stadium.

Just a week and a half before the Tide’s 2013 season started, Kamara partially tore his lateral meniscus on a non-contact play and was red-shirted. It was the first significant injury he had ever suffered, and he responded by shutting everyone out. He didn’t return calls or texts from coaches or trainers, locking himself in his dorm suite all day. Staff members started to worry, asking if he was OK—not physically, but mentally. He told everyone he was fine, but as he lay in bed the word “why” kept repeating in his head.patriots_051_666bb1bf85488dae-180x180

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2018 NFL Divisional Round: 10 fast facts for Eagles vs. Falcons

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So I love the fact where we’re at as a team. I want my focus and energy to be where it needs to be, which is on the biggest game of the year. That’s what I know I’ll personally accomplish, and I know that’s going to be a big goal for our team this week, too.

The Rams will get into Ryan’s face with Aaron Donald, while the Falcons won’t have the same success winning on the edge against tackles Andrew Whitworth and Rob Havenstein to get to Goff. The Falcons’ shaky offensive coaching with Steve Sarkisian will cost them here in the stark contrast to McVay.

These editions of the Eagles, Vikings and Rams haven’t faced playoff success or failure. Beyond Brees, this a new feeling for most of the Saints. Only the Panthers have had the same recent run of winning the NFC and then losing in the Super Bowl.

The Falcons’ ability to avoid the full hangover and finish almost as well as they did last season was the first major step in overcoming the devastation of blowing that huge lead against the Patriots. It was similar to the resolve they had in 2016, when they rebounded from not making the playoffs despite a 5-0 start in ’15.

Gutekunst, 44, has been with the Packers since 2002 and became the team’s director of player personnel in 2016. He will replace Ted Thompson, who previously served as the team’s GM for 13 seasons before transitioning to a different role within the organization.

The Packers had to tread through some drama. One of the rumors was that Green Bay could have Gutekunst split the GM role with Russ Ball. That is not the case, and it’s unclear if Ball will stay in his current position as vice president.

That’s good news for Mike McCarthy, who reportedly isn’t in good graces with Ball and could’ve been out as the Packers’ head coach if Ball was named GM. By hiring Gutekunst, Green Bay is likely sticking with McCarthy for another season.

He was able to play when the Chargers came to town 15 days later, but the Steelers didn’t mount a scoring drive until the final possession of the first half. It didn’t seem playing that empty game against Cleveland did much to keep the offense in rhythm, and it almost cost Roethlisberger the chance to compete in the playoffs.

Dan Fouts (CBS Sports): Before Romo’s arrival, many thought CBS’s No. 2 announce team of Fouts and Ian Eagle were actually better than the former No. 1 team of Phil Simms and Jim Nantz.patriots_017_9fbed4131c79410c-180x180

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Titans will be without DeMarco Murray and forced to lean on Derrick Henry vs. Chiefs

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The Tennessee Titans will be missing a significant part of their offense Saturday with DeMarco Murray officially ruled out for a Wild Card matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Murray, 29, suffered a knee injury in a Week 16 loss to the Los Angeles Rams and missed the team’s season finale against the Jacksonville Jaguars. With the veteran still recovering, Tennessee has been forced to turn to Derrick Henry, a 2016 second-round pick who split carries with Murray prior to the injury.

When Kamara eventually got back on the field, he knew that he was not playing for the rest of the season, so he loafed through drills. Saban created a punishment system called The Box, specifically for Kamara, which was four cones set up on the sideline where he would be sent to do push-ups, sit-ups and body weight squats for the duration of practice. He was suspended for the team’s game against LSU in November and again for the Sugar Bowl in January. By that point, Kamara had already decided he was transferring.

“I started feeling like this isn’t it, this isn’t for me,” Kamara says. “I had to follow my gut. Follow my heart.”

It led to a three-and-out. That in turn led to a punishing, physically dominant eight-minute, 14-play field-goal drive, featuring a third down catch-and-run by Jay Ajayi for 32 yards.

The issue with that is New Orleans can commit extra defenders to that and can spy Newton while it trusts its Cameron Jordan-led pass rush and Marshon Lattimore-led coverage to keep Carolina from hitting on big plays in the passing game.

Because of the running game, Brees has enjoyed one of his best, most efficient and most consistent seasons of his career, right before he turns 39 on Jan. 15. Newton has been riding a roller-coaster in contrast and goes into the playoffs coming off his worst performance of the season.

When asked earlier this week if Bell still believed in his statement he said, Yes, I do, adding that it was just a hunch.

I know how hard he works, Bell said, via ESPN.com. And I know all the work and the time бн he’s been putting in, and I’m confident he’ll be back.

Bell isn’t the only teammate hopeful about Brown’s return this postseason. Center Maurkice Pouncey told reporters Brown wanted to come back to practice last week, but the team had to hold him back.giants_131

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He played 12 seasons in Toronto before retiring at 45.

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Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, which tracks gambling legislation nationwide, says that’s just the minimum; the firm predicts more than 30 states could introduce sports betting bills.

The U.S. Supreme Court this year will decide a case brought by New Jersey that seeks to overturn a ban on sports betting in all but four states: Delaware, Montana, Nevada and Oregon. A favorable ruling in that case could open the floodgates in terms of states adopting a new form of gambling.

Yeah, I was at the game and didn’t notice anything special from him to get upgraded card.or the relevant League Baseball entity: League, League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All- Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions.The first RB off the board comes the 20s and it’s not Fournette or Cook.

Probably of all of them, that would be the one.Hopefully, he’ll be good and hopefully October.Thanks much for making a kid’s end each week story book fashion.icebowler says: 23 7 PM Well, we all know which NFCN teams’ OL is complete shambles and be flashing a lot of cash around to try to fix it.Now 40 and living Coral Gables, Mourning has put his sociology degree from Georgetown University to good use.

Forward Derek Ryan didn’t play after taking a hit from Tom Wilson the night before, defenseman Brett Pesce was placed on injured reserve earlier in the day and key forwards Joakim Nordstrom and Elias Lindholm were scratched with illnesses. Then, defensemen Trevor van Riemsdyk and Klas Dahlbeck skated off after being hit in their legs with shots, though both players quickly returned.

The Hurricanes recalled C Lucas Wallmark from their AHL affiliate in Charlotte to replace Pesce. … RW Lee Stempniak made his season debut for Carolina. He missed the first half of the season with an upper-body injury. … Washington recalled C Travis Boyd from its AHL affiliate in Hershey, but he was scratched.

Duchene’s annual cap hit is $6 million through 2018, while Landeskog is signed through 2020 at just over $5-million annually.I won’t know until after it’s done, said on whether or not he would be able to keep his emotions check.I was curious to what he thought about all this.

Went 3 with a 3 and 21 strikeouts over his first four starts from 9-21.is a fantastic player, and has never missed a game his career.When Bortles missed a snap at the end of the first half , it meant only right tackle Jermey Parnell and right guard A.J.I guys just stop getting calls.Carroo is confident, describing himself as a much faster Anquan Boldin.
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