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Unpaid SB Nation Writer Did Plagiarism, Got "Fired"

deadspin.com Updated 16 hours ago
One of the hundreds of unpaid randos who produce the vast majority of the blogs on SB Nation’s network of sites has been, uh, fired(?), after the discovery that she’d extensively plagiarized an article about NFL draft prospects in a post for the bloggin…
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  • NFL study says Texans-Raiders Mexico City game generated $45 million

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    A study commissioned by the NFL on last year’s game between the Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders played in Mexico City has determined the event generated $45 million. In a story by the Associated Press on the study – produced by Ernst and Young – the …
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  • OC Ken Whisenhunt says Chargers have to learn how to finish

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    OC Ken Whisenhunt says Chargers have to learn how to finish
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  • Donald Penn: Derek Carr is “almost 100 percent”

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    Less than two months ago, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr suffered a broken leg. His rehab apparently is going well. Teammate Donald Penn appeared Tuesday on NFL Network and passed along some important information regarding Carr’s health. “I texted Derek…
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  • Jack Del Rio got a bit nervous watching All Pro Raider seeking thrills overseas

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    By and large, NFL players can do almost whatever they’d like in the offseason, provided it’s not 1. illegal, 2. banned by the NFL, or 3. prohibited by their contracts. Apparently, Oakland Raiders All Pro offensive guard Kelechi Osemele has no stipulatio…
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  • Jack Del Rio got a bit nervous watching All Pro Raider seeking thrills overseas

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    By and large, NFL players can do almost whatever they’d like in the offseason, provided it’s not 1. illegal, 2. banned by the NFL, or 3. prohibited by their contracts. Apparently, Oakland Raiders All Pro offensive guard Kelechi Osemele has no stipulatio…
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  • Philip Rivers gets emotional in return to San Diego

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    Even if he hasn’t been gone long, Philip Rivers was back home for a night, so you’ll have to pardon him if that hit him. The quarterback of the Los Angeles Chargers was back in San Diego Tuesday night, to see teammate Nick Hardwick honored at the San Di…
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  • 49ers hire John Benton as offensive line coach

    profootballtalk.com Feb 21 (yesterday)
    John Benton’s stay with the Broncos was a short one. Benton was hired as the assistant offensive line coach in Denver after Vance Joseph was named the Broncos’ new head coach, but he won’t be on Joseph’s staff in 2017. Benton was granted permission to i…
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  • Emmanuel Sanders' wife says in divorce case that he skipped a Broncos practice to party

    yahoo.com Feb 20 (2 days ago)
    The gloves are off in the divorce case between Denver Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders and his soon-to-be ex-wife, and she might even get him in trouble at his job. According to TMZ, among the claims by Gabriella Sanders is that her husband told the Br…
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  • Emmanuel Sanders' wife says in divorce case that he skipped a Broncos practice to party

    yahoo.com Feb 20 (2 days ago)
    The gloves are off in the divorce case between Denver Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders and his soon-to-be ex-wife, and she might even get him in trouble at his job. According to TMZ, among the claims by Gabriella Sanders is that her husband told the Br…
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  • Broncos decline comment on claim Emmanuel Sanders lied about missed practice

    profootballtalk.com Feb 20 (3 days ago)
    An ugly divorce for Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders is causing an awkward moment with his employer. Via Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post, the Broncos have no comment on the contention that Sanders lied about missing a November 6 practice for the birt…
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  • Why not Christian McCaffrey for Chiefs in first round of draft?  

    ESPN.com Feb 20 (3 days ago)
    Why not Christian McCaffrey for Chiefs in first round of draft?
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  • Texans and Chiefs could be the favorites for Tony Romo

    profootballtalk.com Feb 20 (3 days ago)
    With more quarterbacks than normal available this offseason, it might take the first domino falling to make them all drop in a hurry. And one of the first could be Tony Romo, when/if Dallas releases him (and if he plays nice and allows that). If that ha…
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  • Broncos allow newly hired assistant to interview with 49ers

    profootballtalk.com Feb 17 (5 days ago)
    A month ago, John Benton was hired as the Broncos’ assistant offensive line coach. Now he may already be leaving for another job with another team. Benton is interviewing to be the 49ers’ offensive line coach, Mike Klis of KUSA reports. The Broncos woul…
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  • Chargers PR head Bill Johnston chooses family over L.A. move

    profootballtalk.com Feb 17 (5 days ago)
    Chargers employees are deciding whether or not to move up the California coast to Los Angeles with the team later this year and one longtime member of the front office won’t be making the trip. Director of public relations Bill Johnston has worked for t…
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  • Anthony Lynn: We can take Melvin Gordon to another level

    profootballtalk.com Feb 17 (6 days ago)
    When Anthony Lynn was hired as the Chargers’ head coach, running back Melvin Gordon said that he thought Lynn was the perfect coach to bring out the best in him. The feeling appears to be mutual. Gordon had more success in his second NFL season than he …
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  • Chargers left tackle King Dunlap arrested for violating protective order

    profootballtalk.com Feb 17 (6 days ago)
    Chargers left tackle King Dunlap was arrested last night in Nashville, for violating an order of protection filed by his girlfriend. He has posted bond and was released from jail, and his lawyer told WKRN the issue was a “misunderstanding,” after he wen…
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  • With combine looming, Broncos work to 'stay great' on defense

    ESPN.com Feb 17 (6 days ago)
    With combine looming, Broncos work to 'stay great' on defense
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  • With combine looming, Broncos work to 'stay great' on defense

    ESPN.com Feb 17 (6 days ago)
    With combine looming, Broncos work to 'stay great' on defense
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  • Report: Dolphins will cut Branden Albert

    profootballtalk.com Feb 16 (7 days ago)
    The Dolphins plan to release veteran offensive tackle Branden Albert, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported Thursday. Albert, 32, spent the last three seasons with the Dolphins and made his second Pro Bowl in 2015. He played his first six seasons with th…
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  • Anthony Lynn sees untapped potential in Melvin Gordon

    ESPN.com Feb 16 (7 days ago)
    Anthony Lynn sees untapped potential in Melvin Gordon
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  • Russell Okung’s option a weighty decision for Broncos

    profootballtalk.com Feb 16 (7 days ago)
    The market is suddenly full of left tackles, and the Broncos have a decision to make soon on theirs, to see if they want to add to the pool. Via Cameron Wolfe of the Denver Post, the Broncos aren’t expected to pick up the $1 million option on Russell Ok…
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  • Matt Paradis had his second hip surgery of offseason

    profootballtalk.com Feb 16 (7 days ago)
    Broncos center Matt Paradis has not missed a snap over the last two seasons and his durability came with a physical toll. Paradis headed into the offseason in need of surgery on both of his hips and didn’t wait long before getting those operations done.…
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  • Changes to Raiders offense will be “very subtle”

    profootballtalk.com Feb 16 (7 days ago)
    The Raiders finished seventh in the league in points scored and sixth in offensive yards during the 2016 season, which usually isn’t the kind of year that’s followed by a change in offensive coordinator unless that coordinator is moving on to a head coa…
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  • With NFL’s highest ticket price, tiny stadium will pay off for Chargers

    profootballtalk.com Feb 16 (7 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Chargers will play in by far the NFL’s smallest stadium this year, a soccer stadium with just 30,000 seats. And the Chargers plan to profit from scarcity pricing. When the Chargers announced ticket prices this week, the average ticket ca…
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  • Video - Raiders need to make sure to prioritize Mack 01:25

    Raiders need to make sure to prioritize Mack

    Feb 21
    Stephen A. Smith hopes the Raiders realize extending Khalil Mack should be more important than targeting Calais Campbell in free agency.
  • Video - Chiefs moving on from Jamaal Charles? 00:46

    Chiefs moving on from Jamaal Charles?

    Feb 16
    ESPN senior writer John Clayton says that if the Chiefs make a bold move and release running back Jamaal Charles, it would make sense given his injury history and their need to free up cap space.
  • Video - Smith continues to be an off-field concern 01:17

    Smith continues to be an off-field concern

    Feb 14
    Adam Caplan and Tom Waddle break down Aldon Smith's cooperating with a police investigation and ponder how effective Smith can be on the field.
  • Video - Raiders reward Del Rio with four-year deal 01:21

    Raiders reward Del Rio with four-year deal

    Feb 13
    The NFL Insiders crew discuss Jack Del Rio's impact since taking the reins in Oakland.