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Wentz tosses 4 TDs, Eagles beat Redskins 34-24

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles keep losing key players and are still winning games thanks to No. 11. Carson Wentz tossed four touchdown passes and ran for a career-best 63 yards, helping the Eagles overcome losing nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters in a 34-24 win over the Washington Redskins on Monday night. Linebacker Jordan Hicks also went down ...

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Redskins WR Pryor struggles to fit in with new offense

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Helpless on the Washington sideline, Terrelle Pryor was reduced to a very expensive booster. Pryor was signed to become the Redskins’ No. 1 receiver. The free-agent receiver so far has simply been an $8 million bust in burgundy. Article continues below … ”I was on the sideline really just cheering my teammates on,” Pryor said. ”Just trying to ...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Busy week ahead on waivers as 6 teams on bye

This could be a busy week on the waiver wire as the NFL has six teams on bye in Week 8. The Giants, Packers, Titans, Rams, Cardinals and Jaguars each have the week off. That means no Marcus Mariota, DeMarco Murray, Todd Gurley, Adrian Peterson, Leonard Fournette, Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams or Larry Fitzgerald. Fantasy owners are going to have ...

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WR Hilton apologizes for criticizing Colts’ offensive line

INDIANAPOLIS — Pro Bowl receiver T.Y. Hilton has apologized to his teammates after criticizing the Indianapolis Colts’ offensive line. After Sunday’s 27-0 loss to Jacksonville, Hilton said the linemen need to take more pride in protecting quarterback Jacoby Brissett. The Colts gave up 10 sacks, an Indianapolis era record, and 20 quarterback hits. The comment didn’t go over well with ...

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Packers Hall of Fame QB Bart Starr returns to Lambeau Field

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Wearing a Green Bay Packers sweater while sitting near a podium at his beloved Lambeau Field, Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr looked up and smiled. Behind Starr was memorabilia that Packers fans might view as priceless, including Starr’s 1967 championship ring for winning Super Bowl II, and a 50th anniversary Super Bowl MVP jacket. He ...

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October 23, 2006 | Sports Rants

October 23, 2006. A day that would go down in Dallas Cowboys history as one of the best personnel decisions ever made. The Cowboys were playing one of their NFC-East rivals, the New York Giants at Texas Stadium. 63,000+ fans of both teams were in attendance, ready to see a divisional matchup between a 4-2 Manning-led Giants and the 3-3 Bledsoe-led ...

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Against Patriots defense, Falcons lost in a fog

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons looked lost in a fog against a Patriots defense that hadn’t put up much resistance this season. The Falcons were grounded in a thick New England peasouper on Sunday night, losing 23-7 in a rematch that had none of the excitement of the Super Bowl the teams took to overtime in ...

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Justin Timberlake invited back to Super Bowl halftime show

Justin Timberlake has finally been invited back to the Super Bowl halftime show, 14 years after the “wardrobe malfunction” with Janet Jackson caused a national controversy. The NFL announced Sunday night that Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl halftime show Feb. 4 in Minnesota. This will be Timberlake’s third Super Bowl halftime performance, the most for any entertainer. Timberlake performed ...

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