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Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz celebrates his touchdown catch on a pass form quarterback Carson Wentz during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 15, 2018 - 3:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zach Ertz caught the go-ahead touchdown pass in Philadelphia's victory over New England in the Super Bowl and hasn't stopped making receptions. Ertz is on pace to have a record-setting season for tight ends. Carson Wentz's favorite target has 75 catches for 789 yards and five...
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November 14, 2018 - 8:05 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Receiver Brice Butler has signed with the Miami Dolphins to shore up the injury-depleted position. Wideouts Jakeem Grant (calf) and DeVante Parker (shoulder) were both hurt in Sunday's loss at Green Bay. Butler, a six-year veteran, was slowed by a groin injury earlier this season with...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2012, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith appears before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. A Louisiana appellate court is set to hear the case of Cardell Hayes, the man convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. In the appeal, Hayes’s attorneys say the judge in the case should have granted a new trial because a witness who contacted the defense a day after Hayes' conviction said he had heard two guns at the time of the shooting. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
November 14, 2018 - 6:14 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A defense attorney for the man convicted of killing retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith in 2016 has told a Louisiana appellate court that his client deserves a new trial, in part because of evidence that surfaced after trial that he said lends credibility to Cardell Hayes...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2012, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith appears before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. A Louisiana appellate court is set to hear the case of Cardell Hayes, the man convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. In the appeal, Hayes’s attorneys say the judge in the case should have granted a new trial because a witness who contacted the defense a day after Hayes' conviction said he had heard two guns at the time of the shooting. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
November 14, 2018 - 5:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on an appeal court hearing in the case of Cardell Hayes, convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A lawyer says a manslaughter conviction should be overturned for the man who fatally shot...
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Mexico's Azteca Stadium is seen from above in Mexico City, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The NFL has moved the Los Angeles Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
November 14, 2018 - 5:10 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The NFL's decision to move the regular-season game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams due to the poor condition of the turf at Azteca Stadium has left many Mexicans disappointed, angered and wondering how it will affect the relationship with the league for...
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Graphic shows NFL team matchups and predicts the winners in Week 11 action; 3c x 4 3/8 inches; 146 mm x 111 mm;
November 14, 2018 - 4:20 pm
The Green Bay Packers have some bitter memories of CenturyLink Field. Who can blame them? The NFC championship game in the 2014 season was in their control until a fake punt by the Seahawks and some bad decisions by the Packers helped Seattle force overtime. Then Russell Wilson spoiled the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns interim coach Gregg Williams watches warm ups before an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Cleveland. Browns general manager John Dorsey says interim coach Gregg Williams will be interviewed to be team’s next coach. Williams took over when Hue Jackson was fired on Oct. 29 and Dorsey has been pleased with how the team has performed with their defensive coordinator in charge. The 60-year-old Williams coached Buffalo in 2001-03. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
November 14, 2018 - 3:25 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — As John Dorsey prepares to make a critical decision he knows may shape Cleveland's football fortunes, the Browns general manager spends a moment every day giving himself a pep talk. And a stern warning. "Just make sure you don't mess it up, that's what I tell myself," Dorsey said...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2018, file photo ,Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) rushes the ball in the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Baltimore. Joe Flacco's hip injury means extra practice time for Ravens backup quarterbacks Lamar Jackson and Robert Griffin III, and perhaps one of them will make their first start of the season. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
November 14, 2018 - 3:12 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Lamar Jackson isn't staying awake at night thinking about the prospect of making his first NFL start. Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback Joe Flacco missed practice Wednesday because of a hip injury, and his status for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals is...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, LSU cornerback Greedy Williams (29) celebrates his interception with safety Grant Delpit (9) and cornerback Kristian Fulton (22) in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Southeastern Louisiana in Baton Rouge, La. LSU leads the nation with 14 interceptions. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
November 14, 2018 - 2:41 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Alabama set an SEC record with 12 players taken in the 2018 NFL draft, including four in the first round. The top-ranked Crimson Tide are sure to have several high draft picks in next year's draft, too, but there are players at many other SEC schools that are also...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, right, looks to pass as offensive tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai, left, tries to block Dallas Cowboys defensive end Demarcus Lawrence during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 14, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Through 10 weeks of the NFL season we now have a better idea of the strengths and weaknesses of NFL teams and their defensive identities. While NFL head coaches game plan how to exploit these weaknesses, savvy fantasy owners do the same thing to gain an edge in daily fantasy tournaments. There are...
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