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Newton good for 4 TDs as Panthers stop Eagles

Newton good for 4 TDs as Panthers stop Eagles

Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to lead the Carolina Panthers to a 30-22 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night in a matchup of teams with the worst records in the NFC.
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  • These Are The Faces Of Philadelphia: Panthers-Eagles, In Two GI…

    These Are The Faces Of Philadelphia: Panthers-Eagles, In Two GIFs

    deadspin.com Nov 26, 2012
    Carolina 30, Philadelphia 22: As a fan, maybe you know the internal feeling that this man is expressing outwardly. Perhaps you've even been similarly confused, hurt, angry and vulnerable and you let yourself get a little silly. Luckily for you, though, …
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  • NY Giants defensive line shows up for Green Bay Packers, but ha…

    NY Giants defensive line shows up for Green Bay Packers, but has been treating being defending Super Bowl champions as part-time

    nydailynews.com Nov 26, 2012
    End of the first half at MetLife Stadium on Sunday night, 24-10 for the Giants, Packers with the ball, still plenty of time left for them to score, make it a one-touchdown game knowing they were getting the ball to start the second half. A minute and ch…
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  • Titans dismiss O coordinator, promote QB coach

    Titans dismiss O coordinator, promote QB coach

    Titans coach Mike Munchak has fired offensive coordinator Chris Palmer and replaced the veteran with quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains.
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  • Eagles WR Jackson, DT Cox leave with injuries

    Eagles WR Jackson, DT Cox leave with injuries

    ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    Philadelphia wide receiver DeSean Jackson and defensive tackle Fletcher Cox both left the Eagles' game against Carolina with injuries and the team said they would not return.
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  • Richard Sherman denies report claiming accidental Adderall use,…

    Richard Sherman denies report claiming accidental Adderall use, Brandon Browner implies a sample switch

    Well, this just got interesting. On Sunday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Seattle Seahawks cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner were facing four-game suspensions for violations of the NFL's substance abuse policy. The specific violation …
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  • Harbaugh says he'll decide on QB by midweek

    Harbaugh says he'll decide on QB by midweek

    Jim Harbaugh has watched each of his two quarterbacks lead the San Francisco 49ers to big wins in hostile road environments.
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  • Jamaal Charles Waited Around for Peyton Manning's Autograph Aft…

    Jamaal Charles Waited Around for Peyton Manning's Autograph After Losing To Peyton Manning

    deadspin.com Nov 26, 2012
    According to Neal Jones of KCTV-5, Dwayne Bowe also got in on the action and posed for some pictures with Manning following Kansas City's 17-9 loss to the Broncos. And he actually made some sense. When cameras caught the two Chiefs stars milling around …
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  • Sanchez fails to earn passing grade for NY Jets

    Sanchez fails to earn passing grade for NY Jets

    nydailynews.com Nov 26, 2012
    Woody Johnson can fire Rex Ryan and Mike Tannenbaum, refund all the PSL money to Jets fans and then sell the team, but ultimately the only way to make Jets Nation happy is to win and you can’t win in the NFL without a quarterback.
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  • Report:  Bunkley won’t be suspended for kicking Boone in the he…

    Report: Bunkley won’t be suspended for kicking Boone in the helmet

    On Sunday, Saints defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley kicked 49ers offensive lineman Alex Boone in the back of the helmet. On Monday, the Associated Press reported that Bunkley won’t be suspended. Boone was flagged and ejected for the maneuver, which occu
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  • Holmgren leaves Browns, faces uncertain future

    Holmgren leaves Browns, faces uncertain future

    ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    Mike Holmgren's run as a team president is over, ending prematurely and before he planned.
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  • Stephen Jones thinks Cowboys are still alive

    Stephen Jones thinks Cowboys are still alive

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Despite losing at home to the Cowboys on Thanksgiving for the first time ever under Tony Romo and for the first time ever against the Redskins, the 5-6 Cowboys remain alive for a playoff berth. And executive V.P. Stephen Jones knows it. “We are just a g
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  • PED bans: Patriots' Cunningham

    PED bans: Patriots' Cunningham

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots lost their second defensive end in nine days on Monday when Jermaine Cunningham was suspended for four games without pay for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.
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  • NFL won't suspend Suh for low hit on QB Schaub

    NFL won't suspend Suh for low hit on QB Schaub

    DETROIT (AP) -- Ndamukong Suh might lose some money for his low blow against Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub.
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  • Suspension will cost Eric Wright $1.7 million, and maybe much m…

    Suspension will cost Eric Wright $1.7 million, and maybe much more

    If Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright is telling the truth that his four-game suspension is the result of merely taking Adderall for legitimate health reasons but failing to have the proper documentation, then those were some costly medical documents he …
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  • Browns’ Tank Carder apologizes for using homophobic slur

    Browns’ Tank Carder apologizes for using homophobic slur

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Browns linebacker Tank Carder has issued an apology after he used an anti-gay slur on Twitter. It started on Wednesday when Carder, a rookie who has played in 10 games this season, came across a comment he didn’t like on Twitter and responded to the com
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  • Texans LB Reed has a 'significant' groin injury

    Texans LB Reed has a 'significant' groin injury

    ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    The Houston Texans are hurting heading into the stretch run.
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  • Miles Austin expects to practice on Wednesday

    Miles Austin expects to practice on Wednesday

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    The Cowboys lost linebacker Bruce Carter for the season with the elbow injury he suffered on Thanksgiving, but it doesn’t sound like wide receiver Miles Austin’s hip injury will be quite so serious. Austin, who left the game in the first quarter, said
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  • Andy Dalton: I’m glad I have a teammate willing to get ejected …

    Andy Dalton: I’m glad I have a teammate willing to get ejected for me

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Bengals offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth was ejected on Sunday for going after Raiders defensive end Lamarr Houston when Houston took an unnecessary shot at Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton. On Monday, Dalton said that incident showed he has just the ki…
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  • Jay Cutler: The Antihero Who Looks A Lot Like A Hero

    Jay Cutler: The Antihero Who Looks A Lot Like A Hero

    deadspin.com Nov 26, 2012
    On Sunday, during ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown, Tom Jackson went on a mini tirade about Bears quarterback Jay Cutler that was as needless as it was brainless. Here was a grown man dispatched into sputtering agitation by a 10-second clip of another guy wa…
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  • The Eagles Can't Even Fire Some No-Name Marketing Executive Wit…

    The Eagles Can't Even Fire Some No-Name Marketing Executive Without Screwing Something Up

    The Philadelphia Eagles this afternoon fired someone named Tim McDermott. From a football standpoint, it's not a big deal. McDermott was the team's senior vice president and chief marketing officer, so it's not like he was responsible for, say, drafting…
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  • Source: NFL, NFLPA to talk to Congress on HGH

    Source: NFL, NFLPA to talk to Congress on HGH

    ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will convene a hearing next week to examine the science behind HGH testing and the health concerns surrounding its use, according to a government source.
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  • Robert Griffin III Is Basically The President Of The United Sta…

    Robert Griffin III Is Basically The President Of The United States, Only Better, According To New York Times Columnist Maureen D

    deadspin.com Nov 26, 2012
    This incredibly stupid column, which was written by Maureen Dowd and published in Sunday's edition of The New York Times, and which compares rookie Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to President Barack Obama, does not prove that sports and politic…
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  • Steelers place Marcus Gilbert on IR, activate David DeCastro

    Steelers place Marcus Gilbert on IR, activate David DeCastro

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    The Steelers offensive line has been a patchwork job since the summer and the job got a little harder on Sunday. Left guard Willie Colon was scratched just before the game, forcing Doug Legursky into the lineup. The depth was stretched even further when…
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  • Giants place Brown (leg) on reserve/injured list

    Giants place Brown (leg) on reserve/injured list

    The New York Giants placed running back Andre Brown on the injured reserve "designated to return" after Brown suffered a broken fibula on Sunday night.
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  • Rex: No reason to think Tebow won’t be available

    Rex: No reason to think Tebow won’t be available

    Now that America has had time to grieve the loss of a celebrity fan, whose need for attention has to have now been met, we can move onto more pressing issues. Namely, the celebrity backup quarterback. Jets coach Rex Ryan said there’s no change in Tim Te
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  • Lyle Sendlein out for rest of season

    Lyle Sendlein out for rest of season

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    The bad news keeps on coming for the Cardinals offense. The Cardinals confirmed a report from Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic that center Lyle Sendlein will miss the rest of the season with a torn MCL in his left knee. Sendlein suffered the injury e…
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  • Look back on Sunday with PFT on NBC Sports Network

    Look back on Sunday with PFT on NBC Sports Network

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    We’ve got one game to go until Week 12 is officially finished, but there’s plenty to talk about while waiting for the Eagles and Panthers to start. Or talk about instead of watching the Eagles and Panthers. Erik Kuselias, Mike Florio and Rodney Harris
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  • Jason Babin May Have Lost His Mind

    Jason Babin May Have Lost His Mind

    deadspin.com Nov 26, 2012
    Tonight's game between the Panthers and Eagles looked really good when the schedules first came out, but in reality, it will be a hot mess between two underachieving teams with no current playoff hopes led by coaches trying to save their jobs. Eagles' d…
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  • It turns out Stevie Johnson just wants more audibles

    It turns out Stevie Johnson just wants more audibles

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    It seems we’ve reached the end of the “Stevie Johnson wants Chan Gailey to let Ryan Fitzpatrick call more plays” segment of the Bills season. Johnson spoke to the media again on Monday and clarified what he meant when he said “I think we need to l
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  • Holmgren on leaving: “I had already passed the baton”

    Holmgren on leaving: “I had already passed the baton”

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Mike Holmgren said Monday there was no point hanging around Cleveland any longer, since he obviously wasn’t in charge. “I was done,” Holmgren said, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “I had already passed the baton.” More accurate
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  • Hook ‘em Redskins: Robinson to IR, Muckelroy signed

    Hook ‘em Redskins: Robinson to IR, Muckelroy signed

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    The Redskins swapped out one fourth-round linebacker from Texas with another Monday. After putting Keenan Robinson on injured reserve with a torn right pectoral muscle, the Redskins signed Roddrick Muckelroy to replace him. Robinson was their own fourth…
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  • Faltering Raiders expect to get Darren McFadden back this week

    Faltering Raiders expect to get Darren McFadden back this week

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Not much has gone right for the Raiders recently, but here’s one piece of moderately good news: Oakland running back Darren McFadden is likely to return on Sunday against the Browns after missing the last three weeks with a high ankle sprain. The San Fr
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  • Breaking Down Ahmad Bradshaw's 59-Yard Screen

    Breaking Down Ahmad Bradshaw's 59-Yard Screen

    nytimes.com Nov 26, 2012
    In a big game against Green Bay, the play increased the Giants' win probability from 55 percent to 67 percent in the blink of an eye.
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  • Adrian Peterson strained shoulder, lacked punctuality on Sunday

    Adrian Peterson strained shoulder, lacked punctuality on Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    The man they call All Day got a late start on Sunday. Vikings running back Adrian Peterson took a cab to Soldier Field for the game against the Bears because the team’s bus left the hotel without him onboard. Peterson arrived at about 10:30 a.m. CT for
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  • Bears OG Louis to IR after hit by Vikings' Allen

    Bears OG Louis to IR after hit by Vikings' Allen

    Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith believes the NFL "could do without that play" from the club's win Sunday over Minnesota in which the Vikings' Jared Allen launched himself into Lance Louis on a devastating block that put the guard on injured reserve.
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  • Whisenhunt: Lindley will start again if Kolb not ready

    Whisenhunt: Lindley will start again if Kolb not ready

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    It sounds like rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley will get another shot  to start for the Cardinals, after his four-interception debut. But as with all things Cardinals quarterbacks this year, that comes with an asterisk. Cards coach Ken Whisenhunt said Mo…
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  • Clutch catch: Bennett breaks Giants fan's fall

    Clutch catch: Bennett breaks Giants fan's fall

    It won't go on the stat sheet, but the New York Giants' catch of Sunday night might have occurred after the final score was posted.
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  • Dolphins' Amaya accused of choking cab driver

    Dolphins' Amaya accused of choking cab driver

    Miami Dolphins defensive back Jonathon Amaya has been charged with battery after police say he choked a taxi driver.
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  • Florida State’s likely first-rounder Tank Carradine suffers tor…

    Florida State’s likely first-rounder Tank Carradine suffers torn ACL

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Cornellius “Tank” Carradine, a defensive end from Florida State who was viewed as a likely first-round pick in the 2013 NFL draft, has suffered a torn ACL. Carradine suffered the injury when his knee buckled under him on a play when he wasn’t even t
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  • Cedric Benson Is Moonlighting As "DJ World Peace," Pl…

    Cedric Benson Is Moonlighting As "DJ World Peace," Playing Gigs In Strip Clubs

    deadspin.com Nov 26, 2012
    Cedric Benson's been on the Packers' injured reserve list with a foot injury since early October, but he's been staying busy during his recovery by moonlighting as a DJ around Austin, Texas. More »
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  • Jacob Hester lands in Denver

    Jacob Hester lands in Denver

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    The Broncos got a strong effort from Knowshon Moreno in their first game since losing Willis McGahee to a knee injury, but they still added another body at the position on Wednesday. Former Chargers running back Jacob Hester is headed to Denver. The Bro…
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  • Aldon Smith passes Reggie White as fastest NFL player to 30 sac…

    Aldon Smith passes Reggie White as fastest NFL player to 30 sacks

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    If you’re an NFL pass rusher, it doesn’t get much better than hearing yourself compared to Reggie White. So consider this item the ultimate praise for 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith. On Sunday in New Orleans, Smith was credited with 1.5 sacks, which giv
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  • Jerome Harrison making progress, with thanks to his wife

    Jerome Harrison making progress, with thanks to his wife

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Jerome Harrison found out he was in poor health last year when the Lions traded him to the Eagles, and the physical in Philadelphia revealed a brain tumor. Since then he’s also found out just what a wonderful wife he has. Harrison went into surgery shor
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  • PFT Live: Lions talk with Dave Birkett, Browns talk with Tony G…

    PFT Live: Lions talk with Dave Birkett, Browns talk with Tony Grossi

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Thanksgiving created a little break for PFT Live, but it’s back with a packed show this Monday. Mike Florio will talk to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press about the Lions in the wake of their Thanksgiving loss to the Texans. The latest bit of footw
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  • Cowboys LB Carter placed on injured reserve

    Cowboys LB Carter placed on injured reserve

    The Cowboys will be without their top two tacklers for the rest of the season with Bruce Carter joining Sean Lee on injured reserve.
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  • Good News, Miami! There's More Stadium Work For You To Publicly…

    Good News, Miami! There's More Stadium Work For You To Publicly Finance.

    deadspin.com Nov 26, 2012
    Miami has another outdated stadium that needs hundreds of millions of dollars worth of renovations. A politician instrumental in getting the Marlins taxpayer funding says the renovations are necessary. The Dolphins don't have the cash or the desire to p…
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  • Charles Tillman’s ankle is expected to be fine

    Charles Tillman’s ankle is expected to be fine

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Six Bears starters suffered injuries on Sunday.  Though details aren’t yet available on all of them, there’s good news as to one of the most important. Cornerback Charles Tillman, one of the candidates for NFL defensive player of the year, suffered a
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  • Dolphins sprinklers go off as stadium funding talk comes up

    Dolphins sprinklers go off as stadium funding talk comes up

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    File this one under I, for “I’m certain it’s all just a remarkably timed coincidence.” On the very same day a local Miami politician said the Dolphins’ stadium needs upgrades, but he doesn’t know how to pay for them, the Dolphins’ stadium be
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  • Ben Roethlisberger: It’s killing me to watch

    Ben Roethlisberger: It’s killing me to watch

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Sunday morning brought a report that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would start soft tossing on Monday in hopes of getting on the field for next Sunday’s matchup with the Ravens. That reports came before the Steelers turned the ball over eight
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  • Leading Off: New York's Goofus and Gallant

    Leading Off: New York's Goofus and Gallant

    nytimes.com Nov 26, 2012
    The Giants are inspiring. The Jets are so tiring even a longtime fan is hanging up his hat.
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  • Roundup: What You Missed The Weekend Ed Hochuli Talked About Bu…

    Roundup: What You Missed The Weekend Ed Hochuli Talked About Butts

    deadspin.com Nov 26, 2012
    If You've Ever Wanted To Hear Ed Hochuli Talk About Buttocks, Today Is Your Day | We're surprised this doesn't happen more often, and maybe it does-but hearing popular NFL referee Ed Hochuli do it has a special flair. Read » More »
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  • Jarret Johnson: Chargers just don’t know how to win

    Jarret Johnson: Chargers just don’t know how to win

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    The Chargers did it again on Sunday. They built up a lead, put themselves in position to win a game and then watched as the Ravens scored 13 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to emerge with a victory. It’s a recurring theme in San Diego, one tha
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  • Dear Fireman Ed: F-U-C-K Off! Off! Off!

    Dear Fireman Ed: F-U-C-K Off! Off! Off!

    deadspin.com Nov 26, 2012
    In case you missed it, unofficial Jets mascot Fireman Ed, whose claim to fame is going to Jets games and spelling one word very loudly, "retired" yesterday. And the best part is that he retired because people at the stadium were just too darn …
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  • In home stretch, suspense reigns in NFC chase

    In home stretch, suspense reigns in NFC chase

    CNNSI.com Nov 26, 2012
    Looking for a crazy playoff race? Try the bizarro NFC, which has six teams fighting for the last spot. But huge news from Week 12 could shake everything up, Peter King writes.
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  • NFL censors Eisen’s Thanksgiving special

    NFL censors Eisen’s Thanksgiving special

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    The NFL’s effort to maintain an independent media presence constantly will be undermined by suspicions that the league expressly and/or implicitly shapes the content and the message in a way that makes the effort anything but independent. Folks who work
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  • Report: Ravens' Lewis likely to return this year

    Report: Ravens' Lewis likely to return this year

    Yahoo! Sports, citing more than six sources, reported that Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is expected to return sometime next month despite tearing his triceps against the Cowboys last month.
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    The Bills gave up a return touchdown for the second straight week. Dolphins WR Davone Bess kept finding ways to get open in the fourth quarter. The Patriots will try to wrap up the AFC East this week. Speculating about possible coaching and personnel ca…
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  • No false bravado for Packers after this beating

    No false bravado for Packers after this beating

    The last time the Giants manhandled the Packers, outside linebacker Clay Matthews made it worse by saying the Packers beat themselves in the playoff meeting. After last night’s demolition, there was no doubt about who did what to whom. But the Packers t
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  • Peyton took every snap despite concussion test

    Peyton took every snap despite concussion test

    ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    Peyton Manning, slammed to the ground as he threw a touchdown pass near the end of the first half in the Broncos' win Sunday, never missed a snap after being put through concussion testing.
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  • Week 12 Splash Plays: Reggie Bush and Michael Bush score at the…

    Week 12 Splash Plays: Reggie Bush and Michael Bush score at the same time

    Bush and Bush score simultaneous touchdowns At exactly 54 seconds past 2:03 Eastern Time on Sunday, both Reggie Bush of the Miami Dolphins and Michael Bush of the Chicago Bears hit the end zone. Ray Rice's amazing fourth-and-29 conversion This might be
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  • For Once, The Browns Really Were #1 Against The Steelers

    For Once, The Browns Really Were #1 Against The Steelers

    deadspin.com Nov 26, 2012
    Long-suffering Browns fans have faced a decade of hardship when it comes to games against the hated Pittsburgh Steelers. Clevelanders struggle mightily to respond to 'Burgher taunts with little to show for it, though yesterday's miracle win (thanks most…
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  • Raiders-Bengals fight won’t result in automatic suspensions

    Raiders-Bengals fight won’t result in automatic suspensions

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Given the rules in other sports, news that players have left the bench area to join a fight creates a sense that those players will be facing automatic suspensions. In the NFL, that’s not how it works. “It’s not automatic,” NFL spokesman Greg Aiel
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  • Woodley’s ankle injury currently isn’t believed to be serious

    Woodley’s ankle injury currently isn’t believed to be serious

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    As linebacker LaMarr Woodley joins the list of big-name Steelers players with injuries, the early word is that Woodley’s ankle injury isn’t believed to be serious, per a source with knowledge of the situation. Of course, beliefs can change after a nig
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  • Debunking the 'Same Old Jets' Myth

    Debunking the 'Same Old Jets' Myth

    nytimes.com Nov 26, 2012
    Focusing on perpetual Jets failure makes for a great narrative, and it's certainly an easy one, but there's one problem: the history and the reality don't support it.
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  • Seahawks seething over roughing the passer call

    Seahawks seething over roughing the passer call

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26, 2012
    Not that the Seahawks don’t have bigger problems, but they left Miami last night seething over a penalty they felt was unfairly called. Seahawks safety Earl Thomas was flagged for roughing the passer, after catching Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill w
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  • The Cheering Stops for Fireman Ed

    The Cheering Stops for Fireman Ed

    nytimes.com Nov 26, 2012
    Ed Anzalone, blaming the "boorish behavior" of fellow Jets fans, announced that he was retiring his Fireman Ed cheerleader routine.
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  • Week 12 Quick Hits: 49ers' Kaepernick Gets Support

    Week 12 Quick Hits: 49ers' Kaepernick Gets Support

    nytimes.com Nov 26, 2012
    It's not often that the league's third-highest-rated passer and leader of a 7-2-1 team -- that's Alex Smith -- is benched for a second-year player from the Western Athletic Conference.
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  • Eli Manning proves NY Giants can't live without him by outplayi…

    Eli Manning proves NY Giants can't live without him by outplaying Packers' Aaron Rodgers and breaking slump

    nydailynews.com ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    Eli Manning put the E-l-I back into elite by completely outplaying Aaron Rodgers, allowing the Giants to take a deep breath knowing that their slumping quarterback had broken out of his slump and ending for now the hysteria about another second-half col…
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  • Week 12 MVPs: RG3 still leads the pack

    Week 12 MVPs: RG3 still leads the pack

    yahoo.com Nov 26, 2012
    Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins: Yeah, we're going a few days back here, but could we really start out MVP list this time with anyone but the man who has thrown for eight touchdowns and just one pick in the last calendar week? In wins over t…
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  • Brandon Weeden, several Bears headline Week 12”²s injury roundu…

    Brandon Weeden, several Bears headline Week 12”²s injury roundup

    yahoo.com Nov 26, 2012
    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning leads our Sunday night Rx report after undergoing a concussion test and x-rays after taking a shot to the head in Sunday's 17-9 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Manning passed the test and the 11-time Pro Bowler…
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  • NFL Run & Shootaround: Cutler's Way

    NFL Run & Shootaround: Cutler's Way

    grantland.com Nov 26, 2012
    On any given Sunday (or Monday, or Thursday), your NFL Run & Shootaround crew will be gathered around multiple televisions, making inappropriate jokes...
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  • About Last Thanksgiving Break: A Giant Effort

    About Last Thanksgiving Break: A Giant Effort

    grantland.com Nov 26, 2012
    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Eli Manning threw for 249 yards and three touchdow...
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  • Video - Week 12: Cam Newton highlights 01:41

    Week 12: Cam Newton highlights

    Nov 26
    Quarterback Cam Newton reclaimed his rookie prestige by tallying four touchdowns (two in the air and two on the ground), leading the Carolina Panthers to a victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Video - Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly: 'We played as a team' 00:51

    Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly: 'We played as a team'

    Nov 26
    Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly speaks to Kim Jones after the game about the impressive performance by QB Cam Newton and explains why his team is still thinking about the playoffs.
  • Video - Week 12: Nick Foles highlights 01:10

    Week 12: Nick Foles highlights

    Nov 26
    In his second career start, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles threw for 119 yards with no turnovers in the 30-22 loss to the Carolina Panthers.
  • Video - Carolina Panthers vs. Philadelphia Eagles highlights 03:37

    Carolina Panthers vs. Philadelphia Eagles highlights

    Nov 26
    Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton puts on a show, throwing for two touchdowns and passing for two more to help the Panthers defeat the Philadelphia Eagles 30-22 on Monday night.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: As we hit home stretch, suspense reigns in NFC playoff chase

    Nov 26
    Prelude to a diss: In the last 52 weeks, the Packers have met the Giants three times. Green Bay has allowed 35, 37 and 38 points, and an average of 419 yards a game, and nine Eli Manning touchdown passes. Time for defensive coordinator Dom Capers to fig…
  • Don Banks: Giants serve notice to league with pressure-packed win over Pac…

    Nov 26
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Sometimes I think Tom Coughlin's Giants team should come with a disclaimer label attached: "For best results, apply pressure.''