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Eminem asks AAF to allow fighting, Manziel responds ‘I got you’

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Eminem asks AAF to allow fighting, Manziel responds ‘I got you’

Eminem thinks he may have found the key to future success for the Alliance of American Football. The rapper – real name Marshall Mathers III – tweeted at the AAF on Monday asking the league to consider allowing its players to fight. DEAR @THEAAF,PLEASE ENTERTAIN THIS THOUGHT REGARDING THE @AAFIRON @AAFEXPRESS GAME: ALLOWING THE PLAYERS…

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Jets ‘very open’ to trading down from No. 3 pick

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Jets ‘very open’ to trading down from No. 3 pick

The New York Jets have officially placed the No. 3 overall pick of the 2019 NFL Draft on the trading block. “We’re very open to potentially moving back from three,” general manager Mike Maccagnan said Monday, according to Brian Costello of the New York Post. “I wouldn’t envision us moving up in the draft. I…

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Report: Romo wants $10M per year in CBS extension

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Report: Romo wants $10M per year in CBS extension

Tony Romo is seeking a contract extension from CBS Sports that would pay him $10 million annually, sources told Michael McCarthy of Sporting News. His current deal – a three-year, $12-million pact – expires after the 2019 season. Romo has spent the last two years as an analyst alongside Jim Nantz on CBS’ top NFL…

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Tomlin: ‘I don’t aspire to treat everyone exactly the same’

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Tomlin: ‘I don’t aspire to treat everyone exactly the same’

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ internal discord last season won’t change the way head coach Mike Tomlin manages his locker room. “I treat people fairly,” Tomlin said on Monday, according to NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala. “I don’t aspire to treat everyone exactly the same.” Tomlin, who’s entering his 13th season at the helm in Pittsburgh, came under…

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Sean Payton pushes for replay changes: We need to be better

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Sean Payton pushes for replay changes: We need to be better

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton believes implementing changes to the NFL’s instant replay system would show the league is ready to make amends for the missed call that helped cost his team an appearance in the Super Bowl. Payton also commented on the message that would be sent if officiating changes are not…

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Raiders won’t discuss Lynch’s potential return until after draft

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Raiders won’t discuss Lynch’s potential return until after draft

The Oakland Raiders aren’t ruling out re-signing Marshawn Lynch, but a reunion with the veteran running back isn’t in their immediate plans. “I think both parties are going to wait for the draft and go from there,” general manager Mike Mayock said on Monday, according to Vic Tafur of The Athletic. Lynch, 32, has been…

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Fantasy: 3 risers who could take Gronk’s place among elite TEs

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Fantasy: 3 risers who could take Gronk’s place among elite TEs

After weeks of speculation, we’ve finally received the unwelcome news that Rob Gronkowski is retiring, though his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, left the door open slightly for a Brett-Favre-esque change of heart. While injuries hampered Gronk’s production in 2018, he was dominant force at the peak of his powers. The 6-foot-6, 268-pounder finished as a top-two…

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Browns have been in contact with Eric Berry’s agents

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Browns have been in contact with Eric Berry’s agents

Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey acknowledged on Monday that he’s been in contact with representatives for free-agent safety Eric Berry, according to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com. Cleveland is the second team expressing interest in Berry. The five-time Pro Bowler previously visited the Dallas Cowboys. The Kansas City Chiefs released Berry on March 13…

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Packers-Bears to open NFL’s 100th season, Pats to host Week 1 SNF

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Packers-Bears to open NFL’s 100th season, Pats to host Week 1 SNF

The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers, the NFL’s oldest rivalry, will open the NFL’s 100th season on Thursday Night Football. The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will host Sunday Night Football in Week 1, although their opponent is yet to be announced, according to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo. The NFL’s 100th season will…

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NFL approves deal to keep Raiders in Oakland until move to Las Vegas

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NFL approves deal to keep Raiders in Oakland until move to Las Vegas

As expected, NFL owners unanimously approved the Raiders’ new lease at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, keeping the team in Oakland, Calif., until it’s ready to relocate to Las Vegas, according to Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The Raiders received approval from the county and city council last week. An official vote by league…

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