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Browns give Pro Bowler Joe Thomas $3 million raise

CLEVELAND (AP) Injured Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas has received a $3 million raise from the Cleveland Browns. Thomas recently had surgery for a season-ending triceps injury. A team spokesman said Saturday that the Browns had agreed to the pay bump before Thomas, a 10-time Pro Bowler, was injured and they’ll stick to their plan. Thomas will get a $1.5 ...

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Week 9 DFS studs | FOX Sports

Winning in daily fantasy isn’t always about finding contrarian picks to outsmart everyone else. Yes, you want to differentiate your lineup to increase your odds at winning in tournaments, but you can’t ignore the studs that are still worth their high price tags. Here are the studs to consider for Week 9: RUSSELL WILSON, QB, Seattle ($7,300 DraftKings/$8,500 FanDuel) Wilson ...

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Jets’ dancing defense a social media hit with smooth moves

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Jets’ dancing defense is an opponent-smashing hit. Playing under the bright lights of MetLife Stadium – just a few miles across the Hudson River from Broadway – Demario Davis, Jamal Adams, Darron Lee and the rest of the Jets’ D shook off their previous fourth-quarter struggles with some serious dance moves. During a commercial ...

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Redskins activate S DeAngelo Hall from PUP list

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) DeAngelo Hall was just waiting for the call, and the Washington Redskins really need him at the moment. The Redskins activated the veteran defensive back off the physically unable to perform list late Friday night, and he could make his season debut Sunday at the Seattle Seahawks. Hall hasn’t played since Week 3 of the 2016 season ...

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Cowboys brace for uncertainty in tilt with Chiefs

The AFC West-leading Kansas City Chiefs head to Texas this weekend to face a Dallas Cowboys team at a crossroads. The Cowboys (4-3) have posted back-to-back victories for the first time this season, winning at San Francisco and Washington the last two outings. But while Dallas appears to be gaining momentum, the drawn-out Ezekiel Elliott suspension saga seems continues to ...

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Browns feeling the blues during bye week

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bad may not suffice anymore. Horrid hardly scratches the surface. Miserable doesn’t tell the whole story. Embarrassing? At so many levels. The Cleveland Browns are a complete calamity. One of the NFL’s most storied franchises has fallen so far, and the team appears so disconnected and constrained by dysfunction, that the Browns almost defy description. For the ...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Stud plays for daily leagues, Week 9

Winning in daily fantasy isn’t always about finding contrarian picks to outsmart everyone else. Yes, you want to differentiate your lineup to increase your odds at winning in tournaments, but you can’t ignore the studs that are still worth their high price tags. Here are the studs to consider for Week 4: RUSSELL WILSON, QB, Seattle ($7,300 DraftKings/$8,500 FanDuel) Wilson ...

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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers turns attention to healing

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Aaron Rodgers will not decide whether he will play again this season. His surgically repaired collarbone will make that call. Speaking with reporters Friday for the first time since fracturing his right collarbone in an Oct. 15 loss to Minnesota, the Green Bay Packers quarterback said he wants to play again this season. He hopes that ...

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Jets damage Bills’ AFC East standing, 34-21 (Nov 02, 2017)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) There was one team that looked like a playoff contender Thursday night. It wasn’t the Buffalo Bills. Buffalo’s pursuit of AFC East kingpin New England was stymied by the New York Jets, who controlled the line of scrimmage on both sides in a 34-21 win that never was close in the second half. Matt Forte ran ...

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