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Chiefs lose emotional leader Derrick Johnson to another season-…

Chiefs lose emotional leader Derrick Johnson to another season-ending Achilles injury

yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Updated 4 hours ago
With five minutes remaining in the first half of Thursday’s game, the Kansas City Chiefs appeared to be rolling to a rousing victory over the rival Oakland Raiders with first place in the AFC West hanging in the balance in a crucial battle. The Chiefs h…
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  • Justin Tuck: Giants need someone who will “light a fire under p…

    Justin Tuck: Giants need someone who will “light a fire under people”

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    As the Giants make a push for their first postseason appearance since winning Super Bowl XLVI, a key member of a pair of championship teams in New York believes the Giants are lacking one key ingredient to winning their third NFL title in a decade. “Jus…
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  • Derek Carr was doing great until he ran into the Chiefs (again)

    Derek Carr was doing great until he ran into the Chiefs (again)

    Derek Carr was doing great until he ran into the Chiefs (again)
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  • Dolphins Laremy Tunsil “hurting bad” with shoulder injury

    Dolphins Laremy Tunsil “hurting bad” with shoulder injury

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    Miami Dolphins rookie guard Laremy Tunsil is trying to stay on the field despite significant pain from a shoulder injury. “I mean, I’m hurting,” Tunsil said Thursday,via Hal Habib of the Palm Beach Post. “I’m hurting bad, but you know I’m going to fight…
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  • Chiefs 21, Raiders 13: Kansas City Chiefs Jump to Top of A.F.C.…

    Chiefs 21, Raiders 13: Kansas City Chiefs Jump to Top of A.F.C. West After Win Over Raiders

    Tyreek Hill, the rookie receiver, had two touchdowns in the victory, which was the Chiefs’ seventh in their last eight games against the Raiders.
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  • Chiefs earn huge win over Raiders, despite Alex Smith's second-…

    Chiefs earn huge win over Raiders, despite Alex Smith's second-half meltdown

    yahoo.com 5 hours ago
    There’s been a saying making its way around Kansas City these days: “That’s my quarterback.” That would be Alex Smith, and after the first half, the believers were out in full force. Smith had led — by his standards, even by Derek Carr standards — an ae…
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  • Raiders’ defense holding up its end of the deal

    Raiders’ defense holding up its end of the deal

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    The Raiders started the third quarter by forcing two turnovers, and they feel they should be closer than they are. Two turnovers only led to three points, and the Chiefs lead midway through the third quarter, 21-13. Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 33-yard…
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  • Watch Chiefs' Travis Kelce mock Raiders' flamboyant punter, Mar…

    Watch Chiefs' Travis Kelce mock Raiders' flamboyant punter, Marquette King (Video)

    yahoo.com 7 hours ago
    Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce didn’t pass up a chance to punk the Oakland Raiders’ punter, Marquette King. (AP) Who says the Kansas City Chiefs aren’t fun? Long disdained and written off as a boring team — the Alex Smith Factor, perhaps — th…
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  • Kelechi Osemele won’t play due to illness

    Kelechi Osemele won’t play due to illness

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    Raiders guard Kelechi Osemele will not play Thursday night at Kansas City due to an illness. Osemele, who’s in his first year with the Raiders after signing as a free agent last March, has been a key player for one of the league’s best offensive lines. …
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  • Jordan Reed thinks he can deal with the pain, play Sunday

    Jordan Reed thinks he can deal with the pain, play Sunday

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    Redskins tight end Jordan Reed was again a limited practice participant Thursday, and after practice Reed told reporters he’s “optimistic” about his chances of playing Sunday at Philadelphia. Reed suffered an AC joint separation in his left shoulder at …
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  • Rams have no comment on report of dysfunction

    Rams have no comment on report of dysfunction

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    Thursday began with a bit of a bombshell from Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com regarding the extent of the dysfunction in the Rams organization. Recent comments from coach Jeff Fisher deemed critical of the team’s personnel function became the catalyst for a…
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  • Cam Newton: I’m not above the law

    Cam Newton: I’m not above the law

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    Cam Newton doesn’t mind taking the criticism, he’s used to that. But what the Panthers quarterback couldn’t handle were reports that his benching in Seattle Sunday night was related to something more nefarious than not wearing a tie on the team’s flight…
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  • Report: Patriots signing Griff Whalen

    Report: Patriots signing Griff Whalen

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola is out with a high-ankle sprain and the hope is that he’ll be well enough to rejoin the team for the postseason, but his absence at present may have spurred a roster move on Thursday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media repor…
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  • Brandon Marshall: Pain pills mask my memory of 3-TD game

    Brandon Marshall: Pain pills mask my memory of 3-TD game

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    In 2014, Brandon Marshall had a three-touchdown game against the 49ers. As Marshall and the Jets prepare to play the 49ers on Sunday, he was asked what he remembers about that game. The answer? Not much. That’s because, Marshall says, he was using so ma…
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  • Eric Berry moves toward another payday

    Eric Berry moves toward another payday

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    Eric Berry’s big year is laying the foundation for another big payday. The Chiefs safety, to whom the team applied the franchise tag after his prior contract expired, didn’t sign a long-term deal before July 15. It means that the Chiefs soon will have t…
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  • Cruz: Whitlock incident 'reflection' of U.S.' state

    Cruz: Whitlock incident 'reflection' of U.S.' state

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    Cruz: Whitlock incident 'reflection' of U.S.' state
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  • Trevor Siemian practices, “progressing in the right way”

    Trevor Siemian practices, “progressing in the right way”

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    The Broncos didn’t hold a full practice on Wednesday, opting for a walkthrough and estimated participation levels on the injury report instead. Quarterback Trevor Siemian, who missed last Sunday’s victory over the Jaguars with a foot injury, was estimat…
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  • Mathis, Geathers still absent from Colts’ practice

    Mathis, Geathers still absent from Colts’ practice

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    Colts defensive end Robert Mathis and safety Clayton Geathers missed practice again Thursday and could miss a second consecutive game Sunday. Geathers has a neck inury and Mathis has a bicep injury. Those two and starting cornerback Patrick Robinson mis…
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  • Mario Williams out of practice on Thursday

    Mario Williams out of practice on Thursday

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    Dolphins defensive end Mario Williams has been dealing with an ankle injury for some time and he was listed as limited in Wednesday’s practice due to the issue. Thursday’s practice saw Williams take a step in the wrong direction. He didn’t practice at a…
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  • Jets place Nick Mangold on IR; has he played his last game for …

    Jets place Nick Mangold on IR; has he played his last game for New York?

    yahoo.com 13 hours ago
    As the New York Jets grind toward the end of what will be a losing season, they will do so without one of their stalwarts: the team placed veteran center Nick Mangold on injured reserve on Thursday. Mangold suffered a right ankle injury in late October …
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  • Video - Bills looking to add Bush to bolster backfield 01:17

    Bills looking to add Bush to bolster backfield

    Aug 1
    Mike Rodak reports Reggie Bush is visiting with the Bills on Monday and believes a deal could be in place by the end of the day.
  • Video - OBJ's injury in practice 'superficial' 01:16

    OBJ's injury in practice 'superficial'

    Jul 31
    ESPN Giants reporter Jordan Raanan says the Giants are not concerned about Odell Beckham Jr.'s leaving practice after his foot was cut.
  • Video - Beckham gets tangled up with Jenkins 00:44

    Beckham gets tangled up with Jenkins

    Jul 31
    During Giants training camp, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. gets tangled with cornerback Janoris Jenkins while running a route and hits the ground. Beckham gets to his feet but then is checked by the training staff.
  • Video - Could riled up OBJ be good thing for Giants? 01:22

    Could riled up OBJ be good thing for Giants?

    Jul 31
    Darren Woodson outlines a scenario where a riled up Odell Beckham Jr. could benefit the Giants.