Archive For March 31, 2017

Dak rides emotional roller coaster during Mississippi State’s historic win

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Dak rides emotional roller coaster during Mississippi State’s historic win

Dak Prescott knows all about improbable success stories. But the Dallas Cowboys quarterback may have been just as surprised as everyone else to see his Mississippi State Bulldogs end Connecticut’s 111-game winning streak in overtime Friday night. Prescott, wearing his own basketball jersey, could barely contain his excitement during regulation time as the game went…

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McVay defends Gurley: ‘The running game isn’t always on the running back’

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McVay defends Gurley: ‘The running game isn’t always on the running back’

After impressing everyone in the football world through his college career and rookie season, Todd Gurley proved he has talent. A spotty sophomore season has cast doubt on the Los Angeles Rams running back’s abilities – but his new coach has lots of belief the young runner can turn it around. “You look at his…

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Patriots’ Chung practices with Bruins, doesn’t embarrass himself

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Patriots’ Chung practices with Bruins, doesn’t embarrass himself

Two-sport athlete alert! Sorta. New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung practiced with the Boston Bruins on Friday, and unlike fellow NFLer Larry Fitzgerald, he held his own on the ice. “He was actually better than I expected him to be. We were impressed,” Bruins defenseman Torey Krug told CSN’s Joe Haggerty. “It was great to…

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Tomlinson defends criticism that he ‘sold out’ taking job with Chargers

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Tomlinson defends criticism that he ‘sold out’ taking job with Chargers

LaDainian Tomlinson will always be a Charger, regardless where the team is located – he hopes fans can understand that. After taking a position as special assistant to Los Angeles Chargers owner Dean Spanos this week, Tomlinson has received criticism that he “sold out” by sticking with the team after it left San Diego. Tomlinson,…

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Is Von Miller already one of the best defenders of all time?

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Is Von Miller already one of the best defenders of all time?

Von Miller got a very nice compliment from division rival Philip Rivers during the filming for NFL Network’s Top 100 show. “He’s not a pass-rusher. He is a football player. He stops the run, he plays hard every snap. He can wreck the game with his pass rush. And he’ll go down one day as…

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Brees unfazed by Cooks trade: ‘This is the nature of the business’

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Brees unfazed by Cooks trade: ‘This is the nature of the business’

Three weeks after Brandin Cooks was traded to the New England Patriots, Drew Brees spoke about the move publicly for the first time. Cooks, who posted consecutive seasons with over 1,100 receiving yards with the Saints, was sent to the Patriots in exchange for 2017 first- and third-round selections on March 10. Related: Brees will…

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Philadelphia Eagles Football – Eagles News, Scores, Stats, Rumors & More – ESPN

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Philadelphia Eagles Football – Eagles News, Scores, Stats, Rumors & More – ESPN

Eagles: Chris Long explains why he left Patriots, says scheme was factor in decision; \”It wasn’t any bad blood\” (ESPN) ift.tt/1Y3oMLZ

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Brees will only worry about extension after end of 2017 season

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Brees will only worry about extension after end of 2017 season

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees reiterated that he won’t be concerned about a prospective contract extension until the end of the 2017 season. Brees is slated to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2018 season, although he’s scheduled to be paid through 2020. “I’m trying to put the (contract) conversation…

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Arizona Cardinals Football – Cardinals News, Scores, Stats, Rumors & More – ESPN

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Arizona Cardinals Football – Cardinals News, Scores, Stats, Rumors & More – ESPN

Cardinals: Bruce Arians supports Raiders moving to Las Vegas, isn’t concerned about playing there; \”We’re on business trips\” (ESPN) ift.tt/1Y3oMLZ

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Former 1st-rounder Meachem runs 4.58-second 40 at Tennessee’s pro day

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Former 1st-rounder Meachem runs 4.58-second 40 at Tennessee’s pro day

Robert Meachem’s comeback attempt doesn’t seem as dubious as once believed. Meachem was initially jailed for 30 days in February, due to missing alimony and child support payments. However, a judge ruled Meachem’s sentence would end if he paid $100,000 of his outstanding debt, and the former New Orleans Saints wide receiver was promptly released…

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