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6:01 PM ET Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons was not fined by the NFL because there was no visual evidence of him spitting on Baltimore Ravens guard Marshal Yanda. After the Titans’ 28-12 divisional playoff win in Baltimore, Yanda accused Simmons of spitting in his face. 2 Related “I’ve never been spitten in my
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11:43 AM ET Odell Beckham Jr.’s legal issues in his native Louisiana appear to be over. The Cleveland Browns wide receiver was potentially facing a misdemeanor charge of simple battery for slapping the buttocks of a Superdome police officer in the LSU locker room after the Tigers’ national championship victory over Clemson on Monday in
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11:04 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots backup quarterback Jarrett Stidham would be the player most affected by Tom Brady leaving the team as a free agent this offseason, but he said that isn’t part of his mindset as he prepares for his second season with the club. “Right now, I can’t really
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1:45 PM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh defended Lamar Jackson’s playoff failure on Friday, highlighting the progress the quarterback has made in two NFL seasons. “He’s 23 years old. He’s younger than Joe Burrow, OK?” Harbaugh said at his end-of-season news conference. “So he’s got a pretty good head start
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10:42 PM ET LSU quarterback Joe Burrow doesn’t appear to have any reservations about playing for the Cincinnati Bengals. Jimmy Burrow, the father of the Heisman Trophy winner, told Montreal’s TSN 690 radio on Thursday that his son has no qualms about wearing orange and black if the Bengals take Joe with the top overall
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4:18 PM ET The Fritz Pollard Alliance will recommend a formal expansion of the NFL’s Rooney Rule in the wake of a hiring cycle that left the league with four minority head coaches and one general manager. The Rooney Rule requires NFL teams to interview at least one minority candidate for key leadership positions. The
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