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Kelly effect: Over-Unders of 50 points or more commonplace for …

Kelly effect: Over-Unders of 50 points or more commonplace for Eagles games

profootballtalk.com Updated 1 hour ago
In addition to point spreads, oddsmakers post totals, or Over-Unders, on every pro football game. The total is a projection of the combined total points expected to be tallied by both clubs in a given contest, and bettors can either wager on the game fi…
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  • Redskins Alumni Rally With Fans In Philadelphia

    Redskins Alumni Rally With Fans In Philadelphia

    redskins.com 3 hours ago
    Hundreds of ecstatic Washington Redskins fans packed into Woolly Mammoth near downtown Philadelphia Saturday evening, to rally the burgundy and gold to victory against the Eagles in Sunday’s NFC East tilt. The crowd was treated to appearances by Redskin…
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  • No Lead Is Too Big, Especially Against the Eagles

    No Lead Is Too Big, Especially Against the Eagles

    nytimes.com ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    Chip Kelly’s Philadelphia team has rallied from 14-point and 17-point deficits to win both of its games to start the season.
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  • On Pro Football: Regardless of Defeats, Coughlin Won’t Lose His…

    On Pro Football: Regardless of Defeats, Coughlin Won’t Lose His Passion

    nytimes.com 8 hours ago
    Giants Coach Tom Coughlin has not only endured adversity but also become the paternalistic coaching face of New York.
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  • Pondering Cowboys' 46: Down to McClain

    Pondering Cowboys' 46: Down to McClain

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    IRVING, Texas -- In pondering the Dallas Cowboys' 46-man roster for Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams, the final spot depends on Rolando McClain's health. Let's get the known inactive players out of the way off the bat: linebacker Justin Durant (…
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  • Underappreciated Darren Sproles glad to show “I still have it”

    Underappreciated Darren Sproles glad to show “I still have it”

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    Darren Sproles has been underappreciated throughout his football career. Maybe that changed after his fantastic performance on Monday night, but probably not. Sproles, who in leading the Eagles to a win over the Colts on Monday night became the first pl…
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  • Week Three skill position injury report — Friday

    Week Three skill position injury report — Friday

    profootballtalk.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    Here’s a rundown of skill position players in Sunday games listed on the Week Three injury report. Inactives are declared 90 minutes before game time: OUT Giants WR Odell Beckham (hamstring). Washington QB Robert Griffin III (ankle). Saints RB Mark Ingr…
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  • Name Brand: ‘Redskins’ Doomed Debate: Pizza Edition

    Name Brand: ‘Redskins’ Doomed Debate: Pizza Edition

    nytimes.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    A pizza chain in Washington offers a ‘Redskins’ sale. Six hours later, it apologizes.
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  • Notes: Giants RBs hope to do more

    Notes: Giants RBs hope to do more

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- One of the few bright spots for the New York Giants during the preseason was the team's new combination at running back. Free agent acquisition Rashad Jennings and fourth-round draft pick Andre Williams looked like a potent one-…
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  • Cowboys' Bryant questionable, 'ready to roll'

    Cowboys' Bryant questionable, 'ready to roll'

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has said he will play Sunday against the St. Louis Rams, but he is listed officially as questionable on the injury report with a shoulder injury.
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  • Giants to be without LB Beason vs. Texans

    Giants to be without LB Beason vs. Texans

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    The New York Giants won't have starting middle linebacker Jon Beason when they host the Houston Texans on Sunday.
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  • Ryans, linebackers preparing for stretch

    Ryans, linebackers preparing for stretch

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    PHILADELPHIA – The NFL is a passing-oriented league. That doesn’t change the fact that playing defense starts with stopping the run. The Philadelphia Eagles' No. 1-ranked offense begins with LeSean McCoy and the ground game. And the Eagles' defense is s…
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  • DeSean Jackson “very limited” in practice, questionable for Sun…

    DeSean Jackson “very limited” in practice, questionable for Sunday

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    Wide receiver DeSean Jackson may play when the Redskins roll into Philadelphia on Sunday, but he isn’t going to be 100 percent. Jackson was listed as questionable on Washington’s final injury report of the week. Jackson, who injured his shoulder against…
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  • Eagles rule out Mychal Kendricks

    Eagles rule out Mychal Kendricks

    profootballtalk.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    The Eagles may give first-round pick Marcus Smith some playing time this weekend. Smith has been working at inside linebacker at practice this week, which was seen as a sign that the team was pessimistic about Mychal Kendricks’s chances of playing again…
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  • Colts defensive starters Jerrell Freeman, Arthur Jones out Sund…

    Colts defensive starters Jerrell Freeman, Arthur Jones out Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    The Colts will be down two defensive starters on Sunday against the Jaguars. Jerrell Freeman and Arthur Jones have both been ruled out, coach Chuck Pagano confirmed today. Freeman has been nursing a hamstring injury that also forced him to miss Monday n…
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  • Giants practice report: No Weatherford

    Giants practice report: No Weatherford

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford was not on the field Friday, during the portion of practice open to the media. Weatherford, who has been playing through a high ankle sprain, sat out Wednesday's practice but worked on a …
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  • Jerry Jones: McClain 'doubtful' for Rams

    Jerry Jones: McClain 'doubtful' for Rams

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Rolando McClain missed his third straight day of practice and owner and general manager Jerry Jones said McClain would be doubtful to play Sunday against the St. Louis Rams. "You’ll miss him," …
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  • DeMarco Murray: Past performances against St. Louis Rams mean '…

    DeMarco Murray: Past performances against St. Louis Rams mean 'nothing'

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    IRVING, Texas – Maybe there’s something about the St. Louis Rams helmet DeMarco Murray likes. Or the uniform. Or maybe it was the way the sun was shining through the doors at AT&T Stadium in the two games Murray has played against the Rams. In those…
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  • Jason Witten not worried about his numbers

    Jason Witten not worried about his numbers

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    IRVING, Texas -- Jason Witten received a game ball for Sunday’s win over the Tennessee Titans, along with the rest of the offensive line that paved the way for the Dallas Cowboys to pound away for 220 rushing yards. Witten has only six catches for 46 ya…
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  • Jason Pierre-Paul isn’t concerned with stopping the Texans offe…

    Jason Pierre-Paul isn’t concerned with stopping the Texans offense

    profootballtalk.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    The Giants may be 0-2, but defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul isn’t lacking for confidence. Pierre-Paul and the rest of the team’s defense has spent the week preparing to face the Texans and Pierre-Paul made it clear that he hasn’t been impressed by much o…
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  • Cowboys trying to find a routine that helps Tony Romo’s back

    Cowboys trying to find a routine that helps Tony Romo’s back

    profootballtalk.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    The Cowboys are trying to figure out a routine to help Tony Romo’s problematic back not be a problem on Sundays. So after taking Wednesday off, he practiced fully on Thursday and felt much better. Romo said he felt tightness in his surgically repaired b…
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  • Redskins wake-up call

    Redskins wake-up call

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (yesterday)
    ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins will practice at 11:10 a.m. Friday followed by an open locker-room session. Here are three areas of interest: DeSean Jackson. He casually caught a couple of passes in individual drills Thursday, but none of the ba…
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Falcons’ Blowout of Buccaneers Features a Recor…

    N.F.L. Roundup: Falcons’ Blowout of Buccaneers Features a Record Return by Devin Hester

    nytimes.com Sep 19 (2 days ago)
    Hester set an N.F.L. record with his 20th career return touchdown, Julio Jones caught two scoring passes and the Atlanta Falcons beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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  • Video - NFL Live OT: Bold Predictions 02:36

    NFL Live OT: Bold Predictions

    Sep 19
    The NFL Live crew makes their bold predictions to week 3 in the NFL.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles game preview 04:59

    'Playbook': Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles game preview

    Sep 19
    The "NFL Playbook" crew discuss the key variables that could make a difference in the Week 3 matchup between the Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Video - 'Playbook' : Dallas Cowboys vs. Saint Louis Rams preview 02:44

    'Playbook' : Dallas Cowboys vs. Saint Louis Rams preview

    Sep 19
    This could be the Dallas Cowboys' game to win against the Saint Louis Rams if the Cowboys can stick to the run, but Rams defensive lineman Robert Quinn may have other ideas.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Houston Texans vs. New York Giants 03:21

    'Playbook': Houston Texans vs. New York Giants

    Sep 19
    The "NFL Playbook" crew discusses the upcoming match-up between the Houston Texans and New York Giants in Week 3.

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