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Lions coach Patricia vs. Brady is for real this time

Lions coach Patricia vs. Brady is for real this time

The Sports Xchange

September 19 Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia has seen his fair share of star quarterback Tom Brady over the years. FULL STORY

NFL Injury Report: Rodgers, Fournette questionable

NFL Injury Report: Rodgers, Fournette questionable

The Sports Xchange

September 14 When the NFL's official injury report was released Friday for Sunday's games, 24 players were listed as out, but three key names were not among them. FULL STORY

Sam I Am: Darnold shines in Jets rout of Lions

Sam I Am: Darnold shines in Jets rout of Lions

The Sports Xchange

September 11 Even if you thought the Jets, a touchdown underdog, had a chance Monday night against the Lions in Detroit, only the completely delusional would've predicted a 31-point victory, especially with the inauspicious start in an eventual 48-17 victory. FULL STORY

NFL Notebook: Eagles QB Foles back at practice

NFL Notebook: Eagles QB Foles back at practice

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August 11 Foles, who guided Philadelphia to a Super Bowl championship last season, has been sidelined with neck and back spasms that caused him to miss Thursday's preseason opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. FULL STORY

NFL Notes: Bell, 3 others to play under franchise tag

NFL Notes: Bell, 3 others to play under franchise tag

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July 16 None of the four players who received a franchise tag got a long-term deal completed by Monday afternoon's deadline, and the agent for Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell said it probably means Bell will not be a Steeler in 2019. FULL STORY

Lions' Tate: Teammate Golladay could be special

Lions' Tate: Teammate Golladay could be special

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June 18 Golladay reeled in just 28 receptions for 477 yards and three touchdowns in 11 games during his rookie season in 2017. FULL STORY

NFL Notebook: Broncos release RB Anderson

NFL Notebook: Broncos release RB Anderson

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April 16 The 27-year-old Anderson played just two seasons of the four-year, $18 million contract he signed in 2016. The Broncos will save $4.5 million on the salary cap by dismissing Anderson. FULL STORY

Brugler: 7-round mock NFL Draft

Brugler: 7-round mock NFL Draft

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April 12 Putting together a seven-round mock draft is an interesting exercise, attempting to match not only teams with positions of need and players who fit philosophically, but also tracking team visits, FULL STORY

Teams unanimously approve simplified catch rule

Teams unanimously approve simplified catch rule

The Sports Xchange

March 27 The new rule says that a ball is deemed a reception when the player has control of the ball, two feet down (or another body part), and makes a football move. A football move is defined as either a third step, reaching/extending FULL STORY

NFL to decide: A catch or not a catch

NFL to decide: A catch or not a catch

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March 25 OK, so NFL rules aren't quite the same as Hamlet's soliloquy, but for several seasons, the conundrum of a catch or not a catch has arguably been the most frustrating on-field controversy that has gripped the league on a weekly basis. FULL STORY

 

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