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Terrell Edmunds doesn't care if his brother Tremaine is a middle linebacker for the Buffalo Bills, the team the Steelers will be trying to beat and replace as the No. 5 seed in the AFC playoffs. That isn't going to stop him from talking to his younger brother every day, just as he does every week. "It doesn't matter," Edmunds said. "You still got to keep the brotherly love with it." Edmunds, ...

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Bill Belichick is on to Cincinnati. Two days after the Patriots admitted a Kraft Sports Production video crew broke NFL rules by filming the Bengals sideline, Belichick has had enough. During his Wednesday morning press conference, the Patriots coach was short when it came to any related questions about the incident. "The football team, the football staff and the coaching ...

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It should be so much fun to be a New England Patriots fan. The Pats, owners of six Super Bowls. The Pats, who trot out the greatest quarterback in history every week. The Pats, led by one of the best coaches in history. The Pats, now in the twilight years of the most successful run the NFL has ever seen. But it's just not that easy. Once again the Patriots are making things hard on their fans ...

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CHICAGO - Virginia McCaskey has spent nearly a century watching pro football. She has been riveted by title games. She also has endured her share of stinkers. The playoff tiebreaker for the 1932 NFL championship was uniquely both. Literally. That year, when the NFL was as old as a seventh grader, the Bears played the Spartans of Portsmouth, Ohio, in an add-on game for the title. In the throes ...

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David Montgomery is coming off his best back-to-back performances as a rookie, following up his game-winning TD grab to punctuate a beastly 18-touch, 87-total-yard Thanksgiving showing in Detroit with 86 rushing yards on 20 carries vs. the vaunted Da…

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PHILADELPHIA - On Monday Night Football, the Eagles' franchise quarterback led two touchdown drives in the last 17 minutes of regulation, forcing overtime. He led another touchdown drive that beat the Giants, 23-17. He likely saved the season. And. perhaps most significantly, he cleared a daunting hurdle in his career. On Tuesday morning, I asked a veteran NFL executive how important it was ...

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A day after the Patriots announced that a video team, independent of their football staff, violated an NFL rule by filming the sideline and field of Sunday's Cincinnati-Cleveland game, more details have emerged. Citing a source who viewed the tape, The Athletic reports that the Patriots production employee filmed eight minutes of footage, which focuses on the Bengals sideline during their game ...

The Patriots have found themselves in another videotaping situation. The NFL is investigating the Patriots for potentially filming the Bengals' playcalls during Cincinnati's 27-19 loss against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday according to ESPN's Diana Russini. The Patriots had a film staff on hand, but it was only to film an episode of "Do Your Job" - a webseries the Patriots host on their team ...

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MIAMI - Going to the Super Bowl is a lot like having a child - it's an amazing experience, but your wallet will never be the same. Ticket prices have skyrocketed in the 10 years since Miami last hosted the Super Bowl. In 2010, the average price was $900 for a seat, according to Bleacher Report. Now, if the trend holds, they'll be more than double that. Still, if you're one of the lucky few ...

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This is not the way a team with Super Bowl aspirations is supposed to operate, especially with games against its three NFC North Division rivals — Chicago at home, Minnesota and Detroit on the road — coming up next and the playoffs after that. No wonder the Packers were more bothered than excited afterward.

NEW ORLEANS - Jimmy Garoppolo had been trending in this direction for weeks. The 49ers quarterback, who is in his first full season as a starter, had been showing more comfort in the pocket, a clearer vision of the field, and a more comprehensive understanding of head coach Kyle Shanahan's defense-gashing offense. The numbers were starting to rack up and people around the league were starting ...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - This is a really weird thing to think let alone write but they say trust your eyes so here goes: The Chiefs just beat the Patriots 23-16, becoming the first visiting team to win here in more than two years, and really didn't play all that well. Look, the win is what matters. We're adults. We understand that. Beating the Patriots has been a significant achievement in the NFL ...

MINNEAPOLIS - Six days after an angst-filled loss in Seattle, the Vikings took care of business against the undermanned Lions, beating Detroit 20-7 at U.S. Bank Stadium. Lions quarterback David Blough was making his second NFL start Sunday and couldn't solve a Vikings defense that was torched in a 37-30 loss to the Seahawks on Monday night. Kirk Cousins threw for 242 yards and a touchdown for ...

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LOS ANGELES - Seattle's Russell Wilson leads the NFL in touchdown passes. He's the only quarterback in league history with a winning record in each of his first eight seasons. He's squarely in the thick of the most-valuable-player conversation. Basically, he's cruising through life in neutral. That's the way he and his mental coach like to think of it, at least. The Seahawks quarterback isn't ...

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DETROIT - Matthew Stafford's back injury has cost the Detroit Lions on the field, and now it's costing the team in the pocket book. The NFL fined the Lions $75,000 as an organization and handed down personal fines to head coach Matt Patricia ($25,000) and general manager Bob Quinn ($10,000) for violating the league's injury report policy for failing to properly update Stafford's game status ...

The last Tucson player before Robinson to receive Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year honors was one of the top players in Sabino history. A two-way star, Bolasky was the Star Player of the Year as a senior and rushed for 3,323 yards and 42 touchdowns in his final two years with the Sabercats. Bolasky, along with former Arizona Wildcat and NFL linebacker Brooks Reed, led Sabino to an appearance in the 4A state championship game. Bolasky went on to play for Mike Stoops at the UA, but struggled with knee injuries.

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Twelve games into the season, it’s pretty clear what the Packers’ defensive brand is: Get after the quarterback, thrive off turnovers, and play strong red-zone defense. Of course, part of that brand has also been their inability to stop the run and their propensity for giving up big plays. While certainly defensive coordinator Mike Pettine would prefer his unit to be a take-no-prisoners group, he’ll settle for continuing with the current formula if dominant performances aren’t in the cards.

Stop us if you've heard this before: Antonio Brown wants another chance. "First and foremost," Brown posted on Instagram, "I'd like to apologize to my family, friends and anyone who I offended." Observation No. 1: His English seems to be improved since he went back to Central Michigan. A few months ago, he requested help for an assignment thusly: "My English paper do by tonight 12am. "Need a ...

Miami Dolphins fans know the most visible changes that Brian Flores has made as head coach, including requiring players to run to the TNT "takes no talent" wall after practice penalties - which has helped Miami become one of the NFL's least penalized teams - and implementing a defensive system that necessitates that some players change roles multiple times in a season. But behind the scenes, ...