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Lamar Jackson running the ball more often than any other quarterback, ever
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson had 18 carries for 95 yards in today’s win over the Buccaneers, a stat line that would look normal for a running back but is unheard of for a quarterback. In fact,...
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AFC playoff picture: Steelers’ win puts bye week in doubt for Patriots
The big winner of Sunday’s big Steelers-Patriots game may have been the Texans. After the Patriots lost on Sunday, the Texans now have the inside track to a bye week in the AFC playoffs. Home-field...
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Steelers get it done with 17-10 win over Patriots
The Steelers couldn’t hold their lead at home against the Patriots last year, but they found a way to get it done this time around. Pittsburgh held the Patriots to a field goal and saw rookie running...
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Key Topics: Patriots struggle; Cowboys lay an egg
The Football Night in America crew breaks down Week 15 by taking a look at some of the key topics of the day involving the Steelers, Patriots, Vikings, and Cowboys.
Eagles go deep, and the Rams may have bigger problems
The Rams were playing pass defense like few have ever seen. And then things became troublesome. The Eagles just took a 20-13 lead in the third quarter after Wendell Smallwood exploded into the end zone, but...
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Mahomes, Chiefs will be tested in Seattle
Russell Wilson and Patrick Mahomes will face off in a electric Sunday Night Football matchup that could have playoff implications.
Eagles and Rams tied after the first half
The Eagles appeared ready to run out the half, or at least not be that aggressive with the ball. But after Rams coach Sean McVay called a timeout to save a few seconds for himself, the Eagles found a new...
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Taylor Lewan fined for flipping off sky cam
Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan avoided a penalty Sunday, so maybe he’ll avoid a fine this week. Then again, his fines over the past two weeks went unpenalized. Lewan’s most recent fine came for...
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Frank Reich: What the defense did today was unreal
Much of the focus on the Colts this season has been on how well quarterback Andrew Luck has played in his return from the shoulder injury that kept him out all of last season, but Sunday’s 23-0 win...
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Rams remember Todd Gurley is on their roster
A week ago, the Bears were able to derail the Rams offense, by making sure Todd Gurley wasn’t a factor. The Rams weren’t going to let that happen two weeks in a row. Thanks to a heavy early...
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Kyle Lauletta “just not happy” about move back to No. 3 on depth chart
Giants rookie Kyle Lauletta made his NFL debut in garbage time against Washington last week and went 0-5 with an interception to close out the Giants’ 40-16 win. The Giants were on the wrong side of a...
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Mike Zimmer: Offense is easy when you get 5-6 yards a pop
The Vikings played their first game with Kevin Stefanski in the offensive coordinator job on Sunday and the fact that they won 41-17 likely tells you what kind of reaction he got from his boss after his...
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Josh Johnson: I know every opportunity I get could be my last
Josh Johnson hadn’t started a game since 2011. He had never won a game. Johnson was better than Cody Kessler for whatever that is worth, winning as a starter for the first time, winning the job for...
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49ers upset Seahawks 26-23, keeping Seattle from clinching playoff berth
The Seahawks will have to wait another week to punch their playoff ticket. The 49ers didn’t play like a three-win team, getting their fourth victory with a hard-fought 26-23 effort that went overtime...
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Derrick Henry scouted himself at the bye, and it worked
Titans running back Derrick Henry got one of the coveted (if we describe it that way enough, maybe it will take) PFT Post-Game Phoners, and I opened the conversation by asking Henry what he’s been...
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Doug Marrone hasn’t ruled out Blake Bortles for next week
Cody Kessler or Blake Bortles next week? Does it matter? Perhaps no one other than Kessler, Bortles and Tom Coughlin care anymore, but Doug Marrone said he doesn’t know who will start at quarterback...
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Julian Edelman hurt, Patriots down 14-10 after Tom Brady INT
Patriots safety Duron Harmon picked off Ben Roethlisberger for the second time in Sunday’s game in the fourth quarter and a pass to tight end Rob Gronkowski put the Patriots inside the 10-yard-line...
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Zygi Wilf: We’re very happy with Mike Zimmer
The Vikings fired offensive coordinator John DeFilippo after losing to the Seahawks last Monday night, but they rebounded for a lopsided win over the Dolphins on Sunday and the message after the game was...
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Adam Gase dejected after 24-point loss in Minnesota
A week ago, the Dolphins were flying high after a miraculous finish against the Patriots, a hook-and-lateral-plus-another lateral that delivered an unlikely win over the Patriots. This week, the Dolphins...
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Derrick Henry says “hat’s off to everybody” after second big game in a row
The Titans have won three straight games to push themselves back into playoff position and they owe a big debt to running back Derrick Henry for the last two wins. Henry ran for 238 yards and four...
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Chris Carson gets fourth-down touchdown to tie game
The 49ers kept Chris Carson out of the end zone on second down from the 1 on second down. They kept the Seahawks running back out of the end zone on third down from the 2. They had him stopped on fourth...
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Chris Boswell misses field goal, Steelers still up 14-7
The Steelers stuck with kicker Chris Boswell this week, but they may be wishing they went in another direction. Boswell missed two field goals against the Raiders in last Sunday’s loss and he missed...
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Demar Dotson on Dirk Koetter: It’s every man for himself
It seems to be the motto of the day: Every man for himself. After the Jaguars lost to Washington, a reporter asked Jacksonville cornerback Jalen Ramsey about Doug Marrone’s job security. “I ain...
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Bears T Charles Leno got engaged on field after Sunday’s win
The Bears got a division title on Sunday and their left tackle Charles Leno got a fiancee. In the aftermath of Sunday’s NFC North-clinching win over the Packers at Soldier Field, Leno’s...
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Doug Marrone: I’m going to keep coaching as hard as I can
The 2018 season went down the drain for the Jaguars some time ago, but it reached a new low on Sunday with a home loss to a Washington team quarterbacked by Josh Johnson. It was Johnson’s first start...
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Steelers take 14-7 lead into halftime
The Steelers led the Patriots by seven points at halftime of a Week 15 home last season, but couldn’t hold on for a win. They’ll be trying to make sure history doesn’t repeat itself on...
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Matt Patricia says the big bad word on postgame radio show
Lions coach Matt Patricia was working blue in his postgame radio interview, and not the Honolulu kind. Via Nate Atkins of MLive.com, Patricia dropped one of George Carlin’s seven during his postgame...
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Dak Prescott: Sunday’s loss is a wake-up call
The Cowboys had their five-game winning streak come crashing to a halt in Indianapolis on Sunday as the Colts handed them their first shutout loss since the 2003 season. Dallas turned the ball over,...
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49ers lead Seahawks 17-13 at halftime
The 49ers aren’t going away as easily as they did two weeks ago in Seattle when they lost 43-16 to the Seahawks. In fact, the Seahawks are getting more than they wanted out of the 49ers. San Francisco...
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Monday MRI coming on Frank Gore’s sprained foot
Dolphins running back Frank Gore has been one of the few bright spots for the Miami offense this year. There’s a chance, however, that his year could be over. Per a league source, Gore suffered a...
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Aaron Rodgers expects to play final two games
Aaron Rodgers ended Week 15 in 2017 being asked whether he would play the final two games. The Packers quarterback returned from a fractured collarbone in hopes of rescuing the team’s playoff hopes....
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Steelers parlay pass interference call into 14-7 lead
The Steelers and Patriots traded touchdowns on their first possessions and traded punts on their second and before the Steelers have found their way back to the end zone. Ben Roethlisberger hit Antonio...
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Luck credits Colts defense for win over Cowboys
The Colts handed the Cowboys their first shutout since 2003 and kept pace with the Ravens for the final playoff spot in the AFC.
Marlon Mack knew it would be a good day early
Colts running back Marlon Mack gashed the Cowboys for a career-high 139 yards and two touchdowns. And he knew from the get-go that special things were happening. Mack explained to PFT by phone after the 23-...
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Nagy: NFC North clinch is 'humbling experience'
After beating the Packers in Week 15, the Chicago Bears clinch the NFC North for the first time in years.
Eddie Jackson sprained his ankle in Bears win
The Bears are celebrating a division title on Sunday night, but the frivolity briefly made way for an update on the health of a key defensive player. Safety Eddie Jackson injured his ankle while...
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Patriots strike right back and the game is on in Pittsburgh
The Steelers offense needed just over six minutes to get on the board on Sunday. The Patriots needed two minutes to answer. Tom Brady took advantage of a confused Steelers defense and hit Chris Hogan on a...
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Steelers open up with Ben Roethlisberger TD pass
Jaylen Samuels has been thrust into a prominent role for the Steelers late in his rookie season and he responded well on the opening drive against the Patriots. Samuels had four carries for 39 yards and a...
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Janikowski misses PAT, sees kickoff returned for TD
The Seahawks took the opening kickoff and marched 59 yards on nine plays with Doug Baldwin catching a 5-yard touchdown pass from Russell Wilson. But with Seattle seemingly on its way to a second blowout of...
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Falcons blow out Cardinals 40-14
The Cardinals scored the game’s first touchdown. They scored the game’s last touchdown. In between, the Falcons scored 40 points. Atlanta hasn’t had a good year, but it did have a good day...
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Titans shut out Giants 17-0, improve to 8-6 on season
The Titans remain on the outside of the playoff picture, but they are in position to push their way in if they keep winning. Tennessee got two touchdowns from Derrick Henry and a dominating performance by...
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Bengals snap five-game losing streak, beat Raiders
The Bengals are running out of players on offense. They had enough Sunday, or at least for long enough, to handle the Raiders fairly easily. The Bengals took a 30-16 win, with Joe Mixon rushing for 129...
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Washington pulls out a win in Jacksonville
Washington quarterback Josh Johnson came into Sunday’s game with five career starts and his team had lost them all. Johnson now knows what it’s like to start for a winning team. Dustin Hopkins...
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Vikings on the run again, and it works
The Vikings made a bold move to change their offensive direction last week, and the results were clear. They’re once again a running-and-defense team, and once again it works. They beat the Dolphins...
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Cowboys are shutout for first time since 2003 as Colts stay alive
The Indianapolis Colts are Texas’ team. Or they at least own Texas after the last two weeks. Just call them the Lone Star Colts. Last week, the Colts ended Houston’s league-leading nine-game...
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Bears beat Packers, clinch NFC North
The Bears have gone from worst to worst to worst to worst to first. After finishing in last place in the NFC North for four consecutive years, Chicago has clinched the division today with a win over Green...
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Bills win a close one as Lions miss key kicks
Special teams miscues were the difference for the Lions today. Detroit had a botched snap on an extra point and a missed 48-yard field goal by Matt Prater, two very costly mistakes in a game they would go...
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Ravens grind out another win, beat Bucs 20-12
The Ravens make no apologies for their style. Primarily because it keeps working. The Ravens continued to grind away at opponents by running the ball and playing defense, beating the Buccaneers 20-12. The...
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Titans turn Eli Manning fumble into 14-0 lead
The Giants offense didn’t gain many yards in the first half, but they were able to avoid turnovers. That hasn’t been the case in the second half. Eli Manning lost the ball while being sacked by...
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Doug Baldwin, Matt Breida, Marquise Goodwin active
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday that receiver Doug Baldwin had a “good chance” to play against the 49ers, and Baldwin will play. Baldwin is active. Seattle already had ruled out safety Maurice...
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Could Gregg Williams coach his way into the Cleveland coaching job?
He’s gone 4-2 in six games, winning more than Hue Jackson won in 40. With an outside shot at the playoffs and a renewed spirit in Cleveland, could Browns interim coach Gregg Williams be coaching his...
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Steelers officially make James Conner inactive against Patriots
The Steelers opened the week by saying running back James Conner had a chance to play against the Patriots, but the door closed bit by bit as the week went on. Conner was listed as questionable on Friday...
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Xavier Su’a-Filo headed to hospital for eye injury
Cowboys right guard Xavier Su'a-Filo is on his way to an Indianapolis hospital for further examination of an eye injury, according to Kristi Scales of the team’s radio broadcast team. Su’a-...
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