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Nov 23

Kirk Cousins thriving even when Redskins are not

ESPN Stats & Information It’s not the best of times for the Washington Redskins, but it’s a great time to be Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins, who is in line to either be franchise-tagged for a $34 million contract or to receive a massive free-agent contract this offseason. Cousins ranks sixth

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Nov 23

Week 12 NFL predictions: Scores for every game

ESPN NFL Nation reporters predict the outcomes and scores for Thursday’s, Sunday’s and Monday’s Week 12 games. It’s no secret the Vikings have struggled to score against the Lions during Mike Zimmer’s tenure. Minnesota has control of the NFC North with six consecutive wins and has

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Nov 23

Kevin Durant: ‘It’s not about me and Russ’

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers NBA and Warriors for ESPN.com Covered Cavaliers and NBA for Cleveland Plain Dealer from 2014-2016 Covered Trail Blazers for Comcast SportsNet NW from 2011-2014 Fresno State University graduate Follow on Twitt…

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Nov 23

Chargers TE Hunter Henry concerned about wins, not targets

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Seahawks for Tacoma News Tribune for six seasons. Played college football at University of Puget Sound Follow on Twitter DALLAS — Like any pass-catcher, Hunter Henry wants the football. But his focus re…

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Nov 23

Best razzle-dazzle moves of Thanksgiving Eve

ESPN What was your favorite highlight from Thanksgiving eve? Greg Wyshynski: I hate the shootout with every fiber of my being, but if it needs to exist then it should serve as a highlight-generating platform for the skills of high-end players. And that…

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Nov 23

How the Cowboys get ready on a short week

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered NFL since 1997, Cowboys since 2003 Previously covered Bengals and Dolphins Lives in Dallas area with his wife and two children Follow on Twitter FRISCO, Texas — At close to 11 p.m. Sunday night, the final fe…

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Nov 23

Debunking Giants myths such as ‘the Chiefs win will spark a run’

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer Close Follow on Twitter EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — This New York Giants season has been littered with previously unthinkable moments, losses, problems and dramas. That is the only way it goes when you shift from potential …

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Nov 23

How Trae Waynes’ development mirrors that of Xavier Rhodes

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer Covered the 49ers, Raiders and Warriors for the San Jose Mercury News. She joined ESPN in 2017. It might be hard to fathom, but there was a time Xavier Rhodes feared what would happen if he went up for an interception….

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Nov 23

The NFL’s top Thanksgiving performances: Remember that time…

Kevin Seifert NFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 Follow on Twitter There was a time, not too long ago in fact, when it was a special occasion for …

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Nov 23

Sean McDermott will try to snap Bills’ losing streak against mentor Andy Reid

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously covered the Patriots for ESPNBoston.com Providence College graduate Follow on Twitter ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Amid a three-game losing streak and what some would consider a botched quarterback switch last wee…

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Nov 23

Rams confident they can fill the void of Robert Woods

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer Close Joined ESPN in 2016 to cover the Los Angeles Rams Previously covered the Angels for MLB.com Follow on Twitter THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Sammy Watkins has a saying. A belief, actually. “Ninety-percent of the time, I feel like I’m open,” he said. “

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Nov 23

Lions fighting must-win mindset, but they understand reality

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously covered University of Michigan for ESPN.com and AnnArbor.com Also covered Notre Dame for Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Follow on Twitter ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Jim Caldwell launched into a story. He’s been known to do this now and again during his tenure

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Nov 23

Ex-Jets great Darrelle Revis launches a redemption tour, a mini version

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer Close Longtime Jets beat writer for New York Daily News Syracuse University graduate Follow on Twitter Darrelle Revis was last seen at MetLife Stadium on Jan. 1, making a lucky interception in the 51st minute of the 16th g…

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Nov 23

Finally healthy, Leo Williams could be huge factor for stretch run

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer Close Longtime Jets beat writer for New York Daily News Syracuse University graduate Follow on Twitter The Big Cat’s left paw feels good again, which probably explains why his productivity has increased in recent games. After playing the first six games with a cast on

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Nov 23

‘Explicit’ halftime talk leads Knicks to historic win against Toronto

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the New York Knicks for ESPNNewYork.com Follow on Twitter NEW YORK — About 15 minutes before the Knicks’ historic 28-0 run on Wednesday, there was an explicit exchange in the locker room. Jeff Hornacek wasn’t happy with New York’s effort on defense

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Nov 23

‘Explicit’ halftime talk leads Knicks to historic win against Toronto

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the New York Knicks for ESPNNewYork.com Follow on Twitter NEW YORK — About 15 minutes before the Knicks’ historic 28-0 run on Wednesday, there was an explicit exchange in the locker room. Coach Jeff Hornacek wasn’t happy with New York’s effort on

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