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  • Rams' Chris Long ejected from game against Carolina

    Rams' Chris Long ejected from game against Carolina
    St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long was ejected from the team's game at Carolina on Sunday after a multiplayer skirmish in the third quarter. It was difficult to see exactly what happened in the scrum, but it appeared to start with shoving between...
  • Bears' Jay Cutler injured on record-setting sack

    Bears' Jay Cutler injured on record-setting sack
    On the same play Jay Cutler broke an NFL team record no quarterback would want to break, the Washington Redskins broke Cutler. The Chicago quarterback was sacked in the second quarter by Washington defensive lineman Chris Baker, marking the 158th time...
  • Devin Hester's 19th touchdown return ties Deion Sanders' NFL record

    Devin Hester's 19th touchdown return ties Deion Sanders' NFL record
    It was two years in the making, but Chicago Bears receiver Devin Hester finally had another return for a touchdown to tie Deion Sanders' NFL-record 19. It came on an 81-yard punt return for a score against the Washington Redskins on Sunday afternoon....
  • Alex Smith seeks rare 7-0 start with Chiefs against the Texans

    Alex Smith seeks rare 7-0 start with Chiefs against the Texans
    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, who lost his job last season in San Francisco to Colin Kaepernick after an injury, has a chance to do something Sunday that has happened only once since the AFL-NFL merger. Smith is attempting to win his...
  • NFL Week 6: Six surprising developments among teams and players

    NFL Week 6: Six surprising developments among teams and players
    Sometimes, our expectations zig and the NFL zags. Like a LeSean McCoy cutback, the league has taken some surprising turns in the first five weeks, with San Francisco stumbling (then regaining its footing), Atlanta doing a face plant, and Andrew Luck-led...
  • NFL week 4 in review: The NFL is hard to figure out

    NFL week 4 in review: The NFL is hard to figure out
    Seattle, Denver, New England and Kansas City remained unblemished. The rest of the NFL remained unbelievable. Cleveland beat Cincinnati? The Browns were supposed to be cooked a couple weeks ago when they traded running back Trent Richardson to...
  • NFL roundup: Peyton Manning, Broncos defeat Giants, 41-21

    NFL roundup: Peyton Manning, Broncos defeat Giants, 41-21
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Big brother Manning got the better of his kid sibling, with lots of help from Denver's one-man ground game. Peyton Manning didn't need another record-tying seven touchdown passes Sunday, settling for two in the Broncos' 41-...
  • Thinking and knowing are different things in Week 1 of NFL season

    Thinking and knowing are different things in Week 1 of NFL season
    As usual, the first weekend of the NFL season was an exercise in what we didn't know. We thought: San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick would be hurting for receivers. We learned: Kaepernick, who had never thrown for 300 yards, finished with 412 yards and...
  • For NFL quarterbacks, time to put it up or shut up

    For NFL quarterbacks, time to put it up or shut up
    Words of encouragement to quarterbacks around the NFL: This too shall pass. At some point soon, we'll have the answers to all the burning questions and lack of clarity surrounding the league's marquee position. The regular season starts this week,...
  • Tom Brady on target, New England beats Tampa Bay Buccaneers

     Tom Brady on target, New England beats Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Tom Brady put to rest worries about his knee. His nearly perfect arm was never a concern. Two days after spraining his left knee, the New England star completed his first 11 passes before missing his last one and threw his first touchdown pass to new...
  • Ravens sign Brandon Stokley, agree to deal with Dallas Clark

    Ravens sign Brandon Stokley, agree to deal with Dallas Clark
    The Baltimore Ravens bolstered their receiving corps, agreeing in principle to a contract with tight end Dallas Clark,/b> and signing wideout Brandon Stokley to a one-year contract. The team announced the deals Sunday. The Ravens lost top tight end...