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Jets safety Marcus Maye 'sorry' about DUI arrest

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NEW YORK — Jets safety Marcus Maye was remorseful in his first public appearance since his arrest for driving under the influence in Broward County, Fla., earlier this year, came to light.

“Definitely feel sorry for it. I learned from it,” Maye said. “Just got to keep going.”

The incident occurred in February of 2021 and then Maye ...Read more

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield tells Fox he has fractured bone in left shoulder

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CLEVELAND — Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield revealed more about the extent of his left shoulder injury during an interview with Fox's Jay Glazer, saying he has a fractured humerus bone.

Mayfield had already publicly disclosed he suffered a completely torn labrum in his non-throwing shoulder Sept. 19 against the Houston Texans and further ...Read more

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Tom Brady's latest feat? All the plays he's making with his feet.

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TAMPA, Fla. — There was a time when watching Tom Brady flee the pocket was accompanied only by fears, not cheers.

“It scares the hell out of me,” Bucs offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich said Thursday of Brady’s scrambling.

Brady is the greatest quarterback of all time and has always done his best work standing directly behind his ...Read more

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Jaguars QB Trevor Lawrence has made steady progress as a rookie. Here's how he's done it.

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After his first six games, rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence has demonstrated that he has been good as advertised when he was drafted first overall by the Jaguars in April.

He has proven to be a young gunslinger who has caught on quickly to the speed of the NFL game, taken advantage of his quick release of the ball out of his hands and ...Read more

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Dallas Cowboys NFL's 'most-hated team,' according to study

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With much love, comes much hate. And so it is with the Dallas Cowboys. According to a study of posts on Twitter through the preseason and the first six weeks of the NFL season, the Dallas Cowboys are the “most-hated team” in the league.

BetOnline.ag compiled geo-tracked data on more than 400,000 posts on Twitter with negative phrases such ...Read more

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Panthers interested in a Deshaun Watson trade?

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers have not been involved in any recent trade talks with the Houston Texans for quarterback Deshaun Watson, according to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the situation.

Watson, who is involved in 22 different civil lawsuits from women alleging that he exhibited inappropriate behavior with multiple...Read more

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Fantasy football Week 7: Start and sit

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Here's a look back at Week 6's action, and fantasy advice for the week ahead:

WEEK 6 RECAP

Buccaneers 28, Eagles 22: Kenneth Gainwell isn’t a problem for Miles Sanders investors anymore. Now if Philly coach Nick Sirianni would incorporate Sanders into the offense instead of simply praying Jalen Hurts can make a play out of thin air.

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Greg Cote's Week 7 NFL picks

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There have been 22 games decided in the final minute of regulation or in overtime — a record number for this point in a season. That helps explain why picking seems tougher than ever. No excuses, though. I’m in a slump and it’s on me to bust out of it. Our Week 6 began and ended great: Had Eagles with points covering vs. Tampa Thursday ...Read more

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Joe Judge takes full responsibility for fixing Giants: 'The fish stinks from the head down'

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If the Giants’ players aren’t pointing fingers, it’s because their head coach isn’t, either.

“The fish stinks from the head down,” Joe Judge said Thursday before practice. “I’m the head coach. It’s my responsibility. Point blank. Every player on this field, every position group, the execution, it all comes down to me... There�...Read more

Browns activate Jarvis Landry from injured reserve for Thursday night's game vs. Broncos

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The Browns have one of their top playmakers and leaders back from a knee injury just in time for "Thursday Night Football" against the Denver Broncos.

The Browns (3-3) announced they activated Jarvis Landry from injured reserve on Thursday afternoon, meaning the five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver is set to return to game action against the ...Read more

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Sam Farmer's Week 7 NFL picks

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Week 7 of the 2021 NFL season begins Thursday with the Denver Broncos visiting the Browns in Cleveland. The Los Angeles Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups.

— Farmer's record last week: 11-3 (.786); season 61-33 (.649). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread last week would...Read more

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NFL DFS Week 7: Broncos at Browns

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Devising the perfect Daily Fantasy Sports strategy for the NFL can be a challenge, which is why I'm here to assist.

On DraftKings, it's important to remember you're playing full-point PPR with bonuses if a player surpasses 300 passing yards, 100 rushing yards or 100 receiving yards.

Here is my optimal lineup for Thursday's NFL Showdown $2.25 ...Read more

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ESPN analyst criticizes Dolphins for how team has handled Tua Tagovailoa

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In the wake of the never-ending Deshaun Watson trade rumors that would send the embattled Houston Texans Pro Bowl quarterback to Miami, a well-respected ESPN analyst criticized how the Dolphins have handled Tua Tagovailoa during his first two seasons.

Louis Riddick, who is in his second season as the in-game analyst for “Monday Night Football...Read more

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Clarence E. Hill Jr.: Randy Gregory has been worth the wait for the Cowboys

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Randy Gregory, take a bow.

You are everything that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and team vice president Stephen Jones thought you were when they picked you in the second round of the 2015 NFL draft, despite all the questions and red flags.

You were well worth the wait, and on the field your role as a heat-seeking pass rusher off the edge ...Read more

Dieter Kurtenbach: The 49ers are waiting another week for their future

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The 49ers are going to spend another week in purgatory.

And this time the forecast calls for rain.

There was no pomp and circumstance to Jimmy Garoppolo once again being named the 49ers’ starting quarterback for Sunday night’s game against the Colts. As of Wednesday, he was the only healthy quarterback, so he’s the pick for head coach ...Read more

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Dave Hyde: Trade for Watson? Not until his legal issues clear.

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If I own the Dolphins, I don’t trade for Deshaun Watson. Not now. Not yet. Not when trading for him in this dysfunctional season could mean adding to the laundry list of mistakes.

Watson is one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. He’s the kind of player who can lift a franchise. He’s where the dream scenario has Tua Tagovailoa being in ...Read more

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What a catch! Jacksonville Jaguars' Dawuane Smoot delivers newborn daughter at home.

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Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Dawuane Smoot was permitted to have Wednesday off from practice by coach Urban Meyer.

He earned it after having a day he will never forget 24 hours earlier.

The Jaguars confirmed Smoot unexpectedly delivered his newborn daughter, Ahlani Moon Smoot, in the living room of their home in Jacksonville at 4 a.m...Read more

Seahawks claim former Washington Huskies QB Jacob Eason off waivers

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SEATTLE — Jacob Eason returned home once to revive his football career, deciding to transfer to Washington after leaving Georgia in 2018.

Three years later Eason, a native of Lake Stevens, returns home once more hoping to revive his football career. Only this time, the decision was made for him as the Seahawks on Wednesday claimed him off ...Read more

Brad Biggs: Bears need to get tight ends more involved in passing game -- a constant refrain under coach Matt Nagy

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CHICAGO — Opportunity meets need when it comes to the Chicago Bears and getting their tight ends involved in the passing game.

There are only so many ways to write about how the team has players at the position who can be deployed more in the passing game. It has been a storyline for the entirety of the Matt Nagy era, and with the exception ...Read more

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Is Leonard Fournette performing his way to a new deal with Bucs?

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TAMPA, Fla. — In a previous life, he might have retaliated. Leonard Fournette could’ve responded to the taunts of Eagles linebacker Genard Avery with some shade, or even a shove.

But assessing the moment, with his team up by only six late in the fourth quarter, Playoff Lenny deferred to Poised Lenny, and said nothing. Avery, who had pushed ...Read more