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Bennett dropped great line about sticking up for Rodgers

Sunday may have only been Martellus Bennett’s first official game as a Green Bay Packer, but he’s already proving to be ride or die for his new teammates. Late in the fourth quarter of Green Bay’s 17-9 win over the Seattle Seahawks, the veteran tight end went out of his way to shove Seahawks

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Report: Watson expected to be named Texans’ starter for Week 2

With only three days to recover before Week 1, Wilson noted that health will be a factor in O’Brien’s decision, as Watson took some hits in Houston’s win over the Jacksonville Jaguars and appeared to be limping after the game. O’Brien said Sunday that the offensive line was more of an

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The Packers’ defensive victory serves as a playoff jump-start

However, Rodgers was pressured, hit, or on the ground for much of the game, especially during a cringeworthy first half in which Green Bay’s offensive line surrendered four sacks. The right side of the line was especially vulnerable: with Bryan Bulaga still recovering from a sprained ankle, Kyle

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Hornets coach thinks Dwight Howard is still elite defender

Steve Clifford does not believe that Dwight Howard is essentially a walking Lifetime Achievement Award on the defensive end at this stage of his career. Speaking with reporters this weekend, the Charlotte Hornets head coach said that Howard, the team’s newest center, can still pack a punch on defense

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NBA execs: Celtics could look to trade for Marc Gasol

The Boston Celtics finally made an offseason splash on Tuesday when Gordon Hayward announced that he is signing with them, and there is a sense that president of basketball operations Danny Ainge may not be done dealing. With Hayward reportedly agreein…

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How the Kyrie Irving Trade is foreshadowing the trend of business overpowering loyalty in today’s NBA

Player options have given players an opportunity to earn more money with improved play. Players including Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, and more have declined their player options in the past in order to make more money. This has lead to some of these players to leave their respected

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Tony Allen wants to return to Grizzlies

Tony Allen will be a free agent this summer, but he is looking forward to a return to the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies guard said at his exit interview Friday that he is “confident” he will return to Memphis. “I can’t see myself being nowhere else,” Allen told reporters during his exit interview

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Van Gundy wants Drummond to emulate DeAndre Jordan

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond has been something of an enigma for coach Stan Van Gundy, with the talented center taking a step back in 2016-17. Now, Van Gundy is giving him a name to model his game after — Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan. “The step, to me, for Andre is to do a little

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Jacksonville Jaguars get new ‘Sacksonville’ nickname after 10-sack performance

The Jacksonville Jaguars have ushered in a new coaching regime, and they have a new identity as well. And with a new identity, comes a new nickname. Jacksonville dominated Houston in the trenches, which was key in their 29-7 victory. Blake Bortles completed only 11 of 21 passes for 125 yards, so it’

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Texas Rangers: Andrew Cashner and Martin Perez could determine the team’s playoff fate

After finishing their weekend series with the first wild card leaders, the Rangers enter a critical 10-game stretch. They get a visit from he Seattle Mariners before going on the road to take on the Angels and Mariners, and they could potentially crush their division rivals’ playoff chances with

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Ben McAdoo: Giants offense was ‘very disappointing’

Ben McAdoo didn’t need to watch any film to know what was wrong with his New York Giants on Sunday night: the offense. The Giants put up a paltry three points in their 19-3 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. They finished with 233 yards, a decent portion of which came on the team’s final drive after

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Best, worst from NFL Week 1

With four weeks of preseason action plus training camp in the books, the first NFL Sunday of the 2017 regular season arrived and did not disappoint. The Patriots- Chiefs game provided some exciting moments on Thursday night, but nothing beats a full slate of games to kick off the season. Fans watched

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WATCH: Cole Beasley catches ball, one-handed, behind his head

Dallas Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley pulled a rabbit out of his hat early in the fourth quarter Sunday against the New York Giants. The diminutive slot specialist was attempting to haul in a pass by Dak Prescott. It looked like he’d bobble it out of bounds on the play. Instead, Beasley brought in

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Top takeaways from Sunday’s Week 1 NFL action

It started out pretty well for San Francisco’s defense, holding the Panthers to one big play and seven points in the first 26-plus minutes of the game. Heck, this young stud of a safety recorded a highlight-reel interception of Cam Newton. But the 49ers’ defense simply couldn’t hold off Cam

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15 biggest disappointments of NFL Week 1

Carson Palmer, QB, Cardinals Like Kirk Cousins, turnovers were Carson Palmer’s undoing on Sunday. The Cardinals quarterback threw three interceptions, including a pick-six, as Arizona blew a 17-9 third quarter lead in Detroit. Palmer’s first two interceptions happened when Arizona was approaching

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15 Standout performers of NFL Week 1

Many players had standout performance in Week 1 of the NFL season. Things kicked off on Thursday night with the Kansas City Chiefs surprising many with a spectacular game against the Patriots, thanks largely to explosive performances from many players …

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