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    Brady: Need to Stop Zeroing in on Favorite Targets

    Tom Brady is very comfortable throwing to Julian Edelman and Rob Gronkowski. The other Patriots he sends out on pass patterns? Not so much. Of Brady’s 44 completions this season, 20 have gone to Edelman and Gronkowski. Of his 78 passes, 32 were aimed at them. “I’ve got to do a better job finding... [Read More]

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    Coach: Houston Could Use Watt More as TE

    What if I told you J.J. Watt had more touchdown catches than tackles against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday? Is that something you’d believe? The dominant defensive lineman caught a touchdown pass after lining up as a tight end on second-and-1 from the 1-yard line on the Houston Texans’ first drive of the game.... [Read More]

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    Romo ‘All For’ Lesser Role

    Bill Parcells, the first head coach of Tony Romo’s NFL career, famously referred to the game-managing style of quarterbacking as a “bus driver” role. Call it what you want, but Romo insists that he would be ecstatic to continue playing a complementary role, as he did while handing the ball off 10 more times... [Read More]

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    Kelly Had “Zero” Off-field Problems with DeSean Jackson

    Eagles coach Chip Kelly is preparing to face DeSean Jackson for the first time since cutting him in the offseason, and Kelly claims that the only reason he cut Jackson is that Jackson didn’t fit the profile of his offense. Asked how much concern Kelly had about Jackson off the field, Kelly answered, “Zero.”... [Read More]

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    Shanahan: Manziel ‘an option’

    The Cleveland Browns always will have a set of plays ready for Johnny Manziel to run, but whether they play him is decided during the game itself. That’s the word from offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, who said of using Manziel for a few plays in a game the way the Browns did in Sunday’s... [Read More]

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    Falcons’ Devin Hester Sets Return Record

    Devin Hester of the Falcons set an NFL record with the 20th touchdown return of his career when he brought back a second-quarter punt 62 yards for a TD in a 56-14 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night. “It’s a lot of pressure; every game, getting ready to get dressed and... [Read More]

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    Bears’ run defense will be challenged again Monday

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. — From Week 1 to Week 2, the Chicago Bears’ defense seemed to discover a missing formula for shutting down the read-option running attack and running games in general. Against the New York Jets on Monday night, the Bears will get another chance to show it was no fluke when they... [Read More]

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    Hester sets record with 20th return TD

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester ran his way into the NFL record books with his 20th return for a touchdown during the first half of Thursday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Hester, in his ninth NFL season, broke a tie with Deion Sanders when he returned a punt 62 yards for... [Read More]

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    Police called to McDonald home for earlier incident

    Details emerged Thursday from an incident that took place at the home of San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald three months before he was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence. Police went to McDonald’s San Jose residence after a 911 call on May 5 to investigate a disturbance that involved an argument between... [Read More]

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    Report: P&G pulls out of NFL initiative

    The NFL’s recent spate of bad publicity prompted a sponsor to withdraw from a breast-cancer-awareness initiative, CBS Sports reported Thursday. Procter & Gamble, under the guise of its Crest toothpaste brand, planned to team with the NFL in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. However, the corporation pulled its sponsorship in light of the... [Read More]