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    No decision yet on whether Mariota will play Thursday

    The Sports Xchange NASHVILLE — To play or not to play. That seems to one of the questions facing the Tennessee Titans regarding Marcus Mariota and the preseason finale against the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night. Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt said in his Sunday press conference and again after Monday’s practice that he wasn’t... [Read More]

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    McCarron solidifies spot as backup to Dalton

    The Sports Xchange CINCINNATI — Cincinnati Bengals backup quarterback AJ McCarron had Paul Brown Stadium abuzz in his home debut after replacing Andy Dalton on the second series of Saturday’s game against the Bears. The former Alabama star completed 12 of 17 passes for 149 yards and a touchdown in the Bengals’ 21-10 win.... [Read More]

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    Bowles likes progress Jets are showing

    The Sports Xchange FLORHAM PARK, N.J. –The “dress rehearsal” went pretty well for the New York Jets on Saturday night. Now they wait 15 days to see if it translates into the real thing. The Jets beat the New York Giants, 28-18, in the annual “Snoopy Bowl” at MetLife Stadium. It was a doubly... [Read More]

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    Thursday opener ramps up urgency in preseason’s final week

    The Sports Xchange FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Head coach Bill Belichick has been through it all during his 41 years in the NFL and two decades as a head coach in Cleveland and New England. The 63-year-old future Hall of Fame sideline boss clearly loves what he does. But one of the few aspects of... [Read More]

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    Many questions with Bears as regular season nears

    The Sports Xchange LAKE FOREST, Ill. — At a time when teams normally are preparing for the regular-season opener, the Chicago Bears are scrambling. The Bears entered the week of their final preseason game trying to determine who their starting right tackle would be, while still sorting through their defensive secondary among other positions.... [Read More]

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    Ignore Chip; Eagles’ roster is set

    The Sports Xchange PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles head into Thursday’s final preseason game with all of the starting jobs settled, even though coach Chip Kelly disputed that Monday and was not convincing in doing so. Asked whether Andrew Gardner, the starting right guard for the Eagles’ first three preseason games, will be the... [Read More]

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    Cowboys’ Romo ready; No excuses this year

    The Sports Xchange IRVING, Texas — Like all other NFL teams, the Dallas Cowboys have one preseason game left. But for all practical purposes they are focused and ready for the Sept. 13 season opener against the New York Giants. More importantly, quarterback Tony Romo is healthy and ready to go. He showed as... [Read More]

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    Broncos in search of offensive identity

    The Sports Xchange ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — With the first team’s preseason work almost certainly complete, there is some clarity regarding the Broncos’ 2015 identity. But it will be different than that of recent years. The Broncos knew there would be some adjustment to a tweaked offensive scheme installed by coach Gary Kubiak and his... [Read More]

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    Jags’ Myers kicks Scobee out the door

    The Sports Xchange JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Jaguars hope that the limb they put their kicking game on Monday is sturdy enough to hold up the entire 2015 season and longer. Jacksonville let loose of its longest tenured player, Josh Scobee, when the team traded him to Pittsburgh in exchange for an undetermined draft... [Read More]

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    Ryan picks Taylor as Bills’ QB

    The Sports Xchange ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Rex Ryan was true to his word. Ryan gave all three quarterbacks a fair shot to win the starting job, on that point there was no debate. And ultimately, he was true to his word in that it would be a true competition, may the best man... [Read More]