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1 hr ago | WSOCTV
In the middle of the chaotic and victorious Green Bay Packers locker room, Randall Cobb yelled out a new nickname for Jordy Nelson. More like a career-high 209 yards receiving for Green Bay's top receiver, including one long touchdown catch in crunch time.
2 hrs ago | TheCourier.com
Gates had three touchdown catches, including a spectacular, one-handed grab, and the Chargers controlled the tempo to keep Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch off the field to beat the Seahawks 30-21 victory Sunday.
2 hrs ago | Daily Reporter
Terrance Knighton batted away Alex Smith's fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left, preserving the Broncos' 24-17 win over the scrappy Chiefs on Sunday. Aqib Talib's pick-6 was negated by Quanterus Smith's hold.
4 hrs ago | Journal Gazette
CINCINNATI Running back Giovani Bernard picked up a Bengals offense missing receiver A.J. Green on Sunday, turning short passes into big plays, and Cincinnati's defense held down yet another top quarterback for a 24-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots took advantage of Adrian Peterson's absence. Matt Cassel's four interceptions, too.
5 hrs ago | ESPN
Billy Cundiff kicked a 29-yard field goal with three seconds left, giving the Cleveland Browns a 26-24 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Cundiff's kick helped the Browns snap a nine-game losing streak in home openers and gave rookie coach Mike Pettine his first NFL win.
5 hrs ago | KION 46
After being embarrassed in the second half in a loss to Miami last week, the New England Patriots' defense reappeared in a big way Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. The Patriots intercepted quarterback Matt Cassel four times -- setting up 17 New England points -- and limited a Vikings ground game without star running back Adrian Peterson to only 54 yards on 19 carries in a 30-7 rout of Minnesota at TCF Bank Stadium.
8 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
14, 2014, in Landover, Md. . Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III passes the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Sept.
10 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville
Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy, who was convicted of domestic violence this summer, won't play Sunday against the Detroit Lions after being placed on the inactive list, the team announced Sunday on Twitter. The news comes amid increased focus on the National Football League and the way it handles players accused of domestic violence.
14 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Of course, there is time for Allen to save his Raiders' coaching career, but not a lot of it. Maybe weeks.
Allegations that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson injured one of his sons by spanking him with a tree branch are reviving a debate about corporal punishment in a country where it is on the decline but still widely practiced in homes and schools. A: In every state in the country, a parent can legally hit their child as long as the force is "reasonable."
The head of Louisiana State Police says a natural gas accident on an oil platform off the coast has killed one person and injured two others. The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic.
The NFL was already under heavy criticism this week for the way it handled of a domestic violence case involving a prominent player. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the NFL in which criticism intensified about how it handled a... State police say one trooper was fatally shot and another was injured when they were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania.
In this February 2014 file photo, from a still image taken from a hotel security video released by TMZ Sports, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice drags his fiancee, Janay Palmer, out of an elevator moments after knocking her off her feet, against the elevator's railing at the Revel casino in Atlantic City, N.J. A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week. The person played The Associated Press a 12-second voicemail from an NFL office number on April 9 confirming the video arrived.
In an interview with MTV's Sway Calloway Thursday, Brown opened up about his own history with domestic violence in light of Rice being cut from the Baltimore Ravens and suspended from the league after a leaked video depicted the player punching his now-wife, Janay Rice. "To Ray or anybody else, because I'm not better than the next man, I can just say I've been down that road," Brown told MTV News.
Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen remains hopeful that running back Maurice Jones-Drew will be able to play in Sunday's home opener against the Houston Texans. Nick Roach's status isn't as encouraging, meaning the Raiders likely will be without their starting middle linebacker for a second straight week.
Hours after the players' union voted Friday to accept an NFL proposal on drug policy changes that included HGH testing, the league says it is not a done deal. Player representatives to the union also voted for changes to marijuana testing, classification for amphetamines, punishment for driving under the influence and neutral arbitration on appeals.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:59 pm
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