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Carson Wentz Could Be Done For Season With Back Spasms

Wednesday morning Eagles coach Doug Pederson told reporters Carson Wentz would not be participating in practice due to back spasms.  Reporters asked about the liklihood of Wentz starting Sunday, and Pederson answered as cautious as he could with a simple, "We'll see." Adding "Well sometimes he gets a little sore. We'll just rest him today and evaluat...

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Week 14 Musings: ‘Miami Miracle’ Unites America

We are a country divided on everything. Politics. Avocado Toast. Whether Die Hard is a Christmas movie.  That all changed Sunday afternoon. The final play of the Patriots-Dolphins game brought a collective shriek to a country and united us for the first time since, wait when was this country unified again? To recap: The Dolphins were trail...

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The Bouquet Toss, Big Man Dance & Other Celebrations from Week 14

Week 14 brought some crazy endings, mind-boggling passes, and some post worthy celebrations. In Miami with just seconds left the Dolphins took advantage of Gronk in the backfield to win while Patrick Mahomes dazzled with his no-look passes as the Chiefs barely made it through with a win over the Ravens. The end zone dances were fun, and the post-game sp...

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Agent: Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray won’t play pro football

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray  was bestowed college football's greatest honor this weekend. The new Heisman Trophy winner beat out heavy hitters Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa (1,871) and Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins (783) for the award. Murray exploded for 4,053 passings yards and 40 TDs this season, and follows to path of Baker Mayfield to the award. ...

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Alex Smith Dealing With Career-Threatening Infection From Surgery

A few weeks ago, we saw the brutal side of the NFL when Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith was carted off the field after he broke both his fibula and tibia. The season-ending compound hit was gruesome to watch, and  Smith immediately went to the hospital for surgery. Last night after little information or reporting on Smith since the Novem...

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Jerry Jones claims ‘zero tolerance for domestic abuse’

On Tuesday morning Cowboys owner  Jerry Jones called into to answer questions about the state of the Cowboys. The conversation then turned to Kareem Hunt and Jones's offered his thoughts, which were rather shocking: Yes, we’re keeping a very close eye, and have a keen interest in how that’s playing out. But we’re no different than the oth...

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Dance practice and game balls: The Best Celebrations in Week 13

Teams obviously practice big plays and schemes during the week as they prepare for their opponent, but as we've seen increasingly skilled and choreographed dance moves and skits in NFL celebrations many, including myself, have often wondered how much time players spend practicing their celebrations. This week we got an answer, well kind of. In this week...

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Week 13 Musings: Mike McCarthy and the Case For In-Season Firings

Some firings are easy. Take Hue Jackson in Cleveland. He should have been fired after winning one game in two seasons. He should have been fired after his inept leadership and propensity for “preventative days off” was on full display during Hard Knocks and presumably even more so behind closed doors. Jackson was finally fired after the Br...

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Packers fire Mike McCarthy after 13 seasons

The Green Bay Packers have fired head coach Mike McCarthy, and named Joe Philin the interim, the team announced Sunday following an embarrassing loss to the Arizona Cardinals at Lambeau. It was the Packers’ third straight loss . CEO Mark Murphy released the following statement. “The 2018 season has not lived up to the expectations and standar...

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