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Raiders’ Carr crashes as Chiefs beat up Oakland QB in win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Derek Carr had been pounded enough by the Kansas City Chiefs’ dominant defensive front that nobody could blame him for unloading a pass to Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch a bit early Sunday. Well, except for Lynch. The pass into the right flat set up Lynch like a golf ball on a tee, and Chiefs linebacker ...

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McCown breaks left hand in Jets’ 23-0 loss to Broncos

DENVER (AP) Josh McCown’s broken left hand was covered with a white bandage. His feelings couldn’t be so easily masked. The leader of the New York Jets fought back tears when reflecting on the best season of his 15-year career and how it just might be over following a 23-0 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. ”It’s been the ...

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Bills frolic in the snow after 13-7 OT win against Colts

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Snow angels and snowball fights. Buffalo Bills receiver Deonte Thompson suddenly has a tale to tell his grandkids about the day he played in near white-out conditions. ”I’m from Belle Glade, Florida, and we don’t see this kind of snow,” Thompson said following the Bills’ 13-7 overtime win against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. Article continues ...

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Rodgers poised for return after Packers beat Browns in OT

CLEVELAND (AP) Aaron Rodgers stood on the sideline, fighting off the December chill inside a large green Packers jacket and stocking cap. His game-day look could soon be more familiar. Relegated to being a cheerleader since breaking his collarbone in October, Rodgers may be back on the field next Sunday for Green Bay, which kept its playoff hopes ticking by ...

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Heisman 2018: Herbert, Taylor, Fitzgerald could make a run

The 2018 Heisman Trophy race could be wide open. There will be no returning winner, with Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield becoming the first senior to win the award since 2006. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, the 2016 winner and a finalist this year, is a junior likely to jump to the NFL. The most likely finalist to return is Stanford running ...

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FCS quarterfinal-round playoff review | FOX Sports

(STATS) – Coaches and players in CAA Football and the Missouri Valley Football Conference are never shy about laying claim to being the best conference in the FCS. On Saturday, Missouri Valley powers North Dakota State and South Dakota State put their best foot forward to that distinction with dominating wins in the FCS playoff quarterfinals. And their arms, and ...

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No. 21 Washington State dismisses top receiver Martin Jr.

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) No. 21 Washington State has dismissed leading receiver Tavares Martin Jr. from the team for violation of team rules. A school spokesman confirmed the move Sunday. Martin led the Cougars with 70 receptions and nine touchdowns during the regular season as Washington State went 9-3 and earned a spot in the Holiday Bowl. He was named second-team ...

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New Florida coach Dan Mullen hires Brian Johnson as offensive assistant

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen is reuniting with his former quarterbacks coach. Mullen on Sunday announced the hiring of Houston offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Brian Johnson as an offensive assistant. Johnson spent one season as Houston’s OC/QBs coach. He spent the three previous seasons as Mississippi State’s quarterbacks coach under Mullen, where he helped develop the 2016 NFL ...

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