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Feb 22

Longtime NFL linebacker estimates he sustained 2,500 concussions in his career

Playing 15 seasons of professional football took a pretty serious toll on Gary Plummer.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/longtime-nfl-linebacker-estimates-sustained-2500-concussions-career-010122413.html?src=rss

Feb 21

With Jarvis Landry getting franchise tag, crop of free-agent WRs looking thin again

With Miami giving Jarvis Landry the franchise tag, the pool of free-agent receivers looks pretty thin.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/jarvis-landry-getting-franchise-tag-crop-free-agent-wrs-looking-thin-160137728.html?src=rss

Feb 20

Cousins could make $60 million – in Year One

Kirk Cousins is about to break the bank, and one report posits that he could get a $150M contract and make $60M in the first year.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/150-million-60-million-first-year-kirk-cousins-contract-crazy-153621803.html?src=rss

Feb 19

Jets ready to shower Cousins with money

New York may be ready, willing and able to make Kirk Cousins a rich man, but will it be enough to lure the QB who insists winning is his top priority?

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/will-jets-kirk-cousins-landing-spot-appears-theyre-willing-pay-174645762.html?src=rss

Feb 16

Carr says Cooper was ‘playing on one foot’

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr explained why Amari Cooper’s numbers were way down in 2017.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/derek-carr-finally-gives-answer-wrong-amari-cooper-211801409.html?src=rss

Feb 16

Red Sox’ Hanley Ramirez credits Tom Brady’s book with improved fitness

“The TB12 Method” works, the Red Sox’ Hanley Ramirez says.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/red-sox-hanley-ramirez-credits-tom-bradys-book-improved-fitness-185051621.html?src=rss

Feb 16

Torrey Smith’s 3-year-old son gave the best post-Super Bowl interview (Video)

Eagles receiver Torrey Smith stopped by NFL Network, but his 3-year-old son T.J. stole the show.

Permanent link to this article: https://ca.sports.yahoo.com/news/torrey-smiths-3-year-old-son-gave-best-post-super-bowl-interview-video-170341513.html?src=rss

Feb 15

Successful grievance adds new name to free-agent QB crop this year: AJ McCarron

After winning a grievance against the Cincinnati Bengals, AJ McCarron can become a free agent.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/successful-grievance-adds-new-name-free-agent-qb-crop-year-aj-mccarron-221454405.html?src=rss

Feb 15

Joe Thomas wants Kirk Cousins to sign with the Browns, and it would be fun

Kirk Cousins will be one of the most sought-after free agents ever, and Browns left tackle Joe Thomas wants Cousins in Cleveland.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/joe-thomas-wants-kirk-cousins-sign-browns-fun-152659761.html?src=rss

Feb 14

Fox network reportedly will be televising NFL draft this year

NFL draft fans won’t have a tough time finding the event on their televisions this season.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/fox-network-reportedly-will-televising-nfl-draft-year-210712024.html?src=rss

Feb 14

NFL teams mark Valentine’s Day with host of corny, cheesy cards

NFL teams are providing digital cards for Valentine’s Day – but they’re groan-inducing.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl-teams-mark-valentines-day-host-corny-cheesy-cards-171930308.html?src=rss

Feb 12

Grading all seven NFL head-coaching hires this offseason

All seven NFL teams who fired their 2017 head coach have hired a replacement, so let’s grade the seven hires.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/grading-seven-nfl-head-coaching-hires-offseason-161240625.html?src=rss

Feb 12

49ers star busted on domestic violence charges

Off-field issues for Reuben Foster continued after he was arrested for the second time in a month.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/49ers-reuben-foster-arrested-domestic-violence-weapons-charges-010201894.html?src=rss

Feb 11

Take two: Frank Reich will be Indianapolis Colts’ new head coach

After being turned down by Josh McDaniels, the Indianapolis Colts decided on Frank Reich as their next head coach.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/take-two-frank-reich-will-indianapolis-colts-new-head-coach-202805208.html?src=rss

Feb 10

Overpaying QBs is probably not a good idea

Teams are likely better off not paying exorbitant prices for quarterbacks like Jimmy Garoppolo or 2018 free agents Kirk Cousins and Case Keenum.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/jimmy-garoppolos-deal-smart-teams-still-overpaying-qbs-143900383.html?src=rss

Feb 09

49ers buy relevance with $137.5M to Garoppolo

By giving Jimmy Garoppolo a record-setting deal, San Francisco is hoping to get more than just a franchise quarterback.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/heres-137-5-million-jimmy-garoppolo-buys-49ers-relevance-hope-201913554.html?src=rss