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Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) makes a catch in front of Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Anthony Mandella
September 16, 2019 - 6:00 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey has requested a trade following his sideline argument with coach Doug Marrone. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Monday because neither Ramsey nor...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger stands on the sideline as the team plays against the Seattle Seahawks in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Pittsburgh. Roethlisberger's season is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will undergo surgery on his right elbow and be placed on injured reserve, ending the 37-year-old's 16th season just two weeks in. Roethlisberger injured the arm late in the second quarter of Sunday's 28-26 loss to Seattle. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Anthony Mandella
September 16, 2019 - 11:50 am
Few scenes Sunday seemed more incongruous than Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger on the sideline watching their teams trying to score without them. Even odder is the news Monday that Big Ben is done for the year with an elbow injury, and Brees is having hand surgery that will sideline him for a...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown (17) waves from the seats after scoring a touchdown, during the first half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Anthony Mandella
September 16, 2019 - 2:10 am
On the field, Antonio Brown was hard to catch. Off it — hard to find. Brown's debut with the New England Patriots was a success. He was Tom Brady's favorite target Sunday, finishing with four catches for 56 yards and a 20-yard touchdown that he celebrated by vaulting over the wall behind the end...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown (17) and defensive end Deatrich Wise, celebrate during the end of the second half at an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Patriots defeated the Dolphins 43-0. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Anthony Mandella
September 15, 2019 - 5:13 pm
The NFL plans to meet Monday with a woman who says she was raped by New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown. A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the meeting to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation. Britney Taylor...
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Bill Michaels
September 13, 2019 - 7:59 pm
Packers safety Adrian Amos joined Bill Michaels on The Lodge Kohler Kickoff
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
Anthony Mandella
September 12, 2019 - 1:56 am
Kirk Cousins went back to his Pop Warner days. Cousins only threw 10 passes in Minnesota's 28-12 win over Atlanta in Week 1. He completed eight for 98 yards and one touchdown as the Vikings dominated the game on the ground. It was only the third time this decade a team attempted 10 or fewer passes...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown walks off the field after NFL football practice in Alameda, Calif. Coach Jon Gruden says star receiver Antonio Brown is back with the team and is expected to play the season opener on Monday, after a run-in with general manager Mike Mayock put him in jeopardy of being suspended. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Anthony Mandella
September 11, 2019 - 10:59 pm
New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has been accused of rape by a former trainer. Britney Taylor says Brown sexually assaulted her on three occasions, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Southern District of Florida. Brown has denied the allegations. Darren Heitner, a lawyer...
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Joe Zenzola
September 08, 2019 - 8:09 am
MADISON -- Jack Coan turned in the best game of his career, the defense shut Central Michigan out, and the offense ran up the score in a Badgers 61-0 win over the Chippewas. Central Michigan made waves during the week by saying they were ready to take on the 17th ranked Badgers, and that they were...
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Bill Michaels
September 06, 2019 - 8:02 pm
Green Bay Packers wide receiver joined Bill Michaels on The Lodge Kohler Kickoff, Friday, following the team’s season-opening win over the Bears. -What’d it feel like to start the season on that note? -Has it been challenging to learn a third offense in as many seasons? -How good can the receiving...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2010, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at a media conference at the New Orleans Saints training facility in Metairie, La. There's Spygate and deflated footballs, a bullying incident and a bounties case. Those are just a few of the biggest scandals that have plagued the NFL just in the past 15 years, excluding all the players suspended for allegations of domestic violence. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
Anthony Mandella
September 06, 2019 - 11:11 am
There's Spygate and Deflategate, bullying and bounties. Those are just a few of the NFL's biggest scandals in just the past 15 years. And that's not taking into account all the players suspended for allegations of domestic violence. The most divisive of all — Colin Kaepernick's protest for social...
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