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5:13 PM ET FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Two weeks removed from a right foot injury, quarterback Sam Darnold remained a bystander at practice as the New York Jets returned Monday from their bye-week break. But, unlike the previous practices he missed, Darnold didn’t have a walking boot and, afterward, he sounded encouraged by his progress.
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4:30 PM ET TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will start quarterback Jameis Winston this week against the San Francisco 49ers, a source told ESPN on Monday. Winston stepped in Sunday in the third quarter against the New York Giants after Ryan Fitzpatrick threw three interceptions, including a pick-six. Winston finished the game 12-of-16
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3:08 PM ET LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Less than 12 hours after the Chicago Bears earned their most important regular-season victory in close to a decade, coach Matt Nagy is already bracing for one of the tightest turnarounds in league history. “I don’t think there are many coaches or players that have ever been through
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2:24 PM ET ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Having caught only 20 passes for 302 yards through 10 games, Buffalo Bills wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin believes he has reached “rock bottom” this season as he prepares for unrestricted free agency in March. “It’s just a bad season,” Benjamin said Monday as the Bills, with a 3-7
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3:08 PM ET Turron DavenportESPN Close Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney University NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Titans may have dodged a bullet with Marcus Mariota‘s injury, according to coach Mike Vrabel. Vrabel provided an update on his starting quarterback Monday, saying Mariota suffered a
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3:50 PM ET ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Redskins have signed quarterback Mark Sanchez to back up Colt McCoy. Starting quarterback Alex Smith broke the tibia and fibula in his right leg during Sunday’s 23-21 loss to the Houston Texans. McCoy, in his fifth season with Washington, will start in Smith’s place, but the Redskins
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12:12 PM ET LANDOVER, Md. — The emotions were difficult to process. There was sadness: When Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy learned the extent of Alex Smith’s season-ending injury, his shoulders slumped, his head lowered as he dressed at his locker. This is not how McCoy wanted to get his first real opportunity in four
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2:28 PM ET ATLANTA — There’s really nothing Ezekiel Elliott can’t do for the Dallas Cowboys. If they need him to make a big play in the passing game, he can get outside on a screen and pick up 34 yards, like he did on the Cowboys’ first scoring drive of the game Sunday against
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12:59 PM ET Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Monday that the team is supporting wide receiver Michael Gallup, whose brother died by suicide. “We just found out after the ballgame that his brother had committed suicide and just wanted to leave it at that,” Garrett told 105.3 The Fan in Dallas on Monday. “Obviously
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12:12 PM ET BALTIMORE — Three days before Sunday’s must-win game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh questioned whether Lamar Jackson would be healthy enough to make his first NFL start. &• Best receivers on secret behind big play&• The David Johnson we’ve been waiting for&• Fournette’s return gives Jags identity back&•
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