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Steelers Players Blast James Harrison

MARK ALBERTI/ICON SPORTSWIRE The Pittsburgh Steelers are going through a bitter divorce, of sorts, with former veteran linebacker James Harrison. Harrison, who was cut by the Steelers and signed with the New England Patriots recently, cited playing time as the main reason as to why he was frustrated with the Steelers this season. But Harrison’s former teammates blasted the linebacker. ...

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Chargers won’t watch scoreboard for playoff hopes on weekend

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) Although the Los Angeles Chargers will need help to get into the playoffs on the final day of the regular season, coach Anthony Lynn doesn’t want his players to know whether they got that help until after their game against the Oakland Raiders. ”We need to go out here and get a win,” Lynn said Wednesday. ...

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Young helps Texas beat Missouri 33-16 in Texas Bowl

HOUSTON (AP) — Freshman running back Daniel Young had 64 yards receiving with a touchdown and added 48 yards on the ground to help Texas beat Missouri 33-16 in the Texas Bowl on Wednesday night. The Longhorns (7-6), in a bowl for the first time since 2014, bounced back from a loss to Texas Tech in their regular-season finale to ...

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Browns coach Jackson convinced he’ll be back next season

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Hue Jackson doesn’t think the losing will include his job. Cleveland’s beleaguered coach, who takes a 0-15 mark this season and 1-30 record over two years into Sunday’s finale at Pittsburgh, said Wednesday he has no doubt owner Jimmy Haslam will keep his word and keep him around in 2018. When Haslam fired Sashi Brown, the team’s ...

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Anderson closing in on 1,000 yards for first time

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos have nothing to play for Sunday against Kansas City except pride and personal milestones such as C.J. Anderson adding ”1,000-yard rusher ” to his resume. The fifth-year running back is 54 yards shy of becoming the franchise’s first 1,000-yard rusher since Knowshon Moreno in 2013. ”It’s huge,” said Anderson, who is also 60 minutes ...

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Joe Flacco peaking at right time for playoff-hopeful Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Joe Flacco is already in playoff mode for the Baltimore Ravens, who hope to ride his hot streak well into January. After missing the entire preseason with a back injury, Flacco threw 10 interceptions and only eight touchdown passes over the first nine games. At that point, Baltimore stood at 4-5 and seemed destined to miss ...

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Bengals finish against Ravens who blanked them at the start

CINCINNATI (AP) A false start on the first snap of the season. Later, an incompletion, a sack and a punt. The Bengals’ first possession of 2017 was a preview of things to come for their offense. Article continues below … Andy Dalton threw four interceptions and lost a fumble as Baltimore (9-6) had its way at Paul Brown Stadium in ...

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Patriots remain on top in latest AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK (AP) Heading into the final weekend of the regular season, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots have that familiar look that the rest of the NFL has grown accustomed to over the years. Championship contender. The Patriots remained No. 1 in the AP Pro32 poll on Tuesday , receiving 10 of 12 first-place votes for 381 points ...

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Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles

Photo: Via 5pointsview.com It’s the final week of the 2017 NFL regular season. Only a few spots remain for the NFL playoffs so this week is critical for those bubble teams. For the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles, this final game has nothing on the line. The Cowboys are eliminated from the playoffs after losing to the Seattle Seahawks. As ...

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