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ICYMI in NFL Week 7: Kaepernick, social issues back in news
ICYMI in NFL Week 7: Kaepernick, social issues back in news

Colin Kaepernick is no longer in the NFL - which, when one considers that Derek Anderson and Cody Kessler are getting snaps at quarterback, is fascinating - and the White House-driven conversation about pregame national anthems in the league largely has receded. First, Reid went out onto the field to

NFL roundup: Panthers drop champion Eagles to 3-4
NFL roundup: Panthers drop champion Eagles to 3-4

Cam Newton threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to tight end Greg Olsen with 1:22 remaining as the Carolina Panthers completed the biggest comeback in franchise history to defeat the host Philadelphia Eagles 21-17 on Sunday afternoon. The Panthers (4-2) were dominated for the first three quarters before scoring

Dose: Week 7 Review
Dose: Week 7 Review

Ryan McDowell recaps each game from the Week 7 Sunday slate.

Saints, Patriots hold on for wins in a drama-filled NFL Sunday
Saints, Patriots hold on for wins in a drama-filled NFL Sunday

Drew Brees achieved a couple more milestones and Tom Brady breathed a sigh of relief in a bruising day of monumental NFL comebacks and dramatic finishes on Sunday. Brees threw his 500th career touchdown as the New Orleans Saints beat Baltimore for the first time in 16 years after Justin Tucker missed

The Hot Names and Hot Seats That Will Define the 2018 Coaching Carousel
The Hot Names and Hot Seats That Will Define the 2018 Coaching Carousel

Watch for these eight coaches to become the talk of this winter's hiring and firing cycle-starting with both sides of the season's biggest stunner. Plus, Michigan enters the top four, the Purdue offensive line gets its moment in the spotlight and the rest of this week's Punt, Pass & Pork.

Cowboys RB Elliott has 2nd-worst rushing game of his career
Cowboys RB Elliott has 2nd-worst rushing game of his career

It's a rather simple statistic: When Ezekiel Elliott rushes for fewer than 75 yards, the Dallas Cowboys lose. Happened again Sunday, when Elliott was held to 34 yards on 15 carries, the second-lowest total of his NFL career, and Dallas was beaten by the Washington Redskins 20-17. The Cowboys are

49ers don
49ers don't blame short week, Packers letdown for embarrassing loss to Rams

The 49ers have lost the turnover battle before, but Sunday was the first time this season a defeat could be described as humiliating. 

NFC North standings: Bears fall to last in division with Week 7 loss to Patriots
NFC North standings: Bears fall to last in division with Week 7 loss to Patriots

The Bears dropped to the bottom of the NFC North standings after Sunday's loss to the Patriots.

The Redskins want a defense that dominates the NFC East, and that unit aced its first test
The Redskins want a defense that dominates the NFC East, and that unit aced its first test

The Redskins knew they needed to create a defense that could withstand the NFC East's offenses. Well, you can label their first test in the division a complete success.

Saints vs. Ravens highlights | Week 7
Saints vs. Ravens highlights | Week 7

The New Orleans Saints faced off against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 7 of the 2018 NFL season.

Analyzing Jon Gruden
Analyzing Jon Gruden's 2018 Raiders rookie class

Raider Nation is looking for a glimmer of hope in a 1-5 season. So Scott Bair examined the initial group of rookies and there are real signs of optimism.

Tough day for backs as Michel and McCoy suffer injuries
Tough day for backs as Michel and McCoy suffer injuries

The New England Patriots lost Sony Michel to a knee injury, while Bills back LeSean McCoy suffered a head injury. Bilal Powell sustained a neck injury in the second quarter of the Jets' loss to the Vikings on Sunday. Michel had to be helped off the field after he got twisted around by Bilal Nichols

Matchups: SNF and MNF
Matchups: SNF and MNF

Evan Silva breaks down matchups for every fantasy-relevant player in the SNF and MNF gamea.

NFL Players Almost Come To Blows Over League
NFL Players Almost Come To Blows Over League's National Anthem Payoff

Two former allies who were key players in the NFL national anthem protests that dominated the league's attention during the 2017 season almost came to blows before today's game. Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid and Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins had to be separated during the coin toss

Every touch by James White vs. Bears | Week 7
Every touch by James White vs. Bears | Week 7

New England Patriots running back has 11 carries for 40 yards and eight receptions for 57 yards and two touchdowns in a 38-31 win over the Chicago Bears in Week 7 of NFL action.

No. 1 Alabama, heading to break, looks to improve before LSU
No. 1 Alabama, heading to break, looks to improve before LSU

After spending the first two months of the season dominating college football, No. 1 Alabama heads into its open date believing it still has plenty of room for improvement. Opponents may wonder how much better the Crimson Tide can get. Alabama (8-0, 5-0 SEC) has outscored teams by 35.8 points per game

Ohio State Falls Nine Spots, Washington State Jumps to No. 14 in AP Poll
Ohio State Falls Nine Spots, Washington State Jumps to No. 14 in AP Poll

A week after moving up to No. 2 in the country, Ohio State suffered its worst loss since its 31-point beatdown at the hands of Iowa last seeason when Purdue racked up 49 points in a 29-point victory over the Buckeyes.

The Latest: Dolphins WR Wilson injures right leg
The Latest: Dolphins WR Wilson injures right leg

The Latest on the NFL's Week 7 (all times EDT):

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Can't-Miss Play: Adam Thielen spins for elite TD grab

Check out Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins touchdown pass to wide receiver Adam Thielen who spins for elite grab.

Chargers withstand Titans
Chargers withstand Titans' late rally, hold on for 20-19 win

LONDON (AP) - Philip Rivers threw for 306 yards with two touchdown passes and the Los Angeles Chargers held on for a 20-19 victory on Sunday in London after the Tennessee Titans failed twice on a go-ahead 2-point conversion with 31 seconds remaining.

49ers vs. Rams live: Score, highlights, analysis on NFL Week 7 game
49ers vs. Rams live: Score, highlights, analysis on NFL Week 7 game

The 49ers are back home to take on the high-powered Rams and you can follow our live blog for highlights and score updates!

Bears vs. Patriots Live Blog: Score, highlights, analysis from NFL Week 4 game
Bears vs. Patriots Live Blog: Score, highlights, analysis from NFL Week 4 game

Follow along as the Bears take on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. 

New England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears live blog and game stats
New England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears live blog and game stats

The Bears aren't dead yet. They intercept Tom Brady as the Pats were driving for an insurance score and pull to within one TD on a scoring pass from Mitch Trubisky. Follow the action here.

Sunday morning one-liners
Sunday morning one-liners

Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander likes QB Derek Anderson's leadership ability. Will the Dolphins trade WR DeVante Parker? A look at where Patriots G Shaq Mason gets his motivation. The Jets have a big test on Sunday. Ravens DL Chris Wormley was relieved to get his first NFL sack. Three key matchups for the

No. 18 Penn State 33, Indiana 28: Nittany Lions put an end to 2-game skid
No. 18 Penn State 33, Indiana 28: Nittany Lions put an end to 2-game skid

Penn State answered a crucial score with one of its own in the third quarter to help secure a 33-28 win over Indiana and snap a two-game skid.

Defense leads No. 5 LSU past No. 22 MSU, 19-3
Defense leads No. 5 LSU past No. 22 MSU, 19-3

Michael Divinity Jr.'s interception set up Nick Brossette's short touchdown run, Cole Tracy kicked four field goals, and No. 5 LSU beat No. 22 Mississippi State 19-3 on Saturday night. White appeared to lower his head as he leveled quarterback Nick Fitzgerald a moment after he released a pass

Patriots downgrade Gronk to doubtful
Patriots downgrade Gronk to doubtful

He didn't fly to Chicago with his teammates, but there's still a chance he'll make it to Soldier Field and suit up on Sunday, in theory. The Patriots have officially downgraded tight end Rob Gronkowski to doubtful, with back and ankle injuries. Gronkowski hasn't missed a game this year, and he played

No. 18 Penn State beats Indiana 33-28 to snap 2-game skid
No. 18 Penn State beats Indiana 33-28 to snap 2-game skid

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Trace McSorley passed for 220 yards, ran for 107 and had a hand in three touchdowns in No. 18 Penn State's 33-28 victory over Indiana on Saturday.

Bowman back with 408 yards, 3 TDs in Texas Tech win over KU

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Alan Bowman threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns while playing for the first time since suffering a partially collapsed lung three weeks ago, and Texas Tech beat Kansas 48-16 on Saturday.

Missing time will hit Gronk in the wallet
Missing time will hit Gronk in the wallet

For the second straight year, the Patriots gave tight end Rob Gronkowski a contractual adjustment that hinges exclusively on playing and producing. Which means that, if he can't play and/or produce, he won't make the money. The news that Gronk didn't fly with his teammates to Chicago and could miss Sunday

49ers vs. Rams live stream: Watch 2018 NFL Week 7 game online
49ers vs. Rams live stream: Watch 2018 NFL Week 7 game online

The 1-5 49ers take on the undefeated Rams Sunday at Levi's Stadium. Here's how to watch online.

Kyle Shanahan expects contributions from all three running backs
Kyle Shanahan expects contributions from all three running backs

After a breakout game from Raheem Mostert, Kyle Shanahan envisions carries for all three 49ers running backs on Sunday against the Rams.

Amazon
Amazon's Jeff Bezos Targeted By NFL Owners To Buy Seattle Seahawks

National Football League owners reportedly want Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to join the club by purchasing the Seattle Seahawks franchise. The Seahawks were owned by Paul Allen, who passed away earlier this week from septic shock after battling a recurrence of cancer. Bezos, who may be the richest man in the

No. 9 Oklahoma rebounds from only loss with 52-27 win at TCU
No. 9 Oklahoma rebounds from only loss with 52-27 win at TCU

Kyler Murray threw four touchdowns, Kennedy Brooks and Trey Sermon both had 100-yard rushing games with scores and ninth-ranked Oklahoma rebounded from its only loss this season by beating TCU for the third time in 11 months, 52-27 on Saturday. The Sooners (6-1, 3-1 Big 12) won their 18th consecutive

NFL fines Vontaze Burfict $112,000
NFL fines Vontaze Burfict $112,000

The NFL has taken a lot of criticism for not suspending Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict after his cheap shots against the Steelers on Sunday. But the league sure did hit Burfict hard in the wallet. The league fined Burfict $112,000 for multiple violations on Sunday. Although the NFL did not break

Rob Gronkowski not on Patriots
Rob Gronkowski not on Patriots' flight to Chicago

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski didn't make the team's trip to Chicago for Sunday's game against the Bears. Gronk wasn't on the team flight because of the back injury he's been nursing, according to multiple reports. Gronkowski has also been dealing with an ankle injury, but it appears to be the back

Bowser
Bowser's second TD run rallies Northwestern past Rutgers

Isaiah Bowser scored on a 5-yard run with 8:12 to play and Northwestern avoided a major letdown by converting two fourth-downs plays on the game-winning drive to defeat struggling Rutgers 18-15 on Saturday. Bowser also scored on a 3-yard run and Drew Luckenbaugh kicked a 23-yard field goal as the Wildcats

Longtime NFL player and coach Dick Modzelewski dies at 87
Longtime NFL player and coach Dick Modzelewski dies at 87

Dick Modzelewski, a lineman who spent 14 years as an NFL player and another 22 years as an NFL coach, has died at the age of 87. At six feet tall and 260 pounds, Modzelewski was small by the standards of today's defensive tackles, but a giant in his day. Gay Talese wrote in the [more]

Chargers RB Gordon questionable for Sunday
Chargers RB Gordon questionable for Sunday's game vs. Titans

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon has been downgraded to questionable for Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans because of a hamstring injury. Gordon is third in the NFL and leads the AFC with 466 rushing yards. Austin Ekeler would likely be the starter if Gordon is unable to

Three keys and prediction: Bears vs. Patriots
Three keys and prediction: Bears vs. Patriots

What will the Bears have to do to knock off Tom Brady and the Patriots? JJ Stankevitz has his three keys plus a prediction for Sunday's tilt at Soldier Field. 

Dick Modzelewski, star tackle for Giants, dies at 87
Dick Modzelewski, star tackle for Giants, dies at 87

Dick Modzelewski, a star defensive tackle who appeared in eight NFL titles game with the New York Giants and Cleveland Browns during the 1950s and '60s, has died. Modzelewski spent 14 years in the NFL, eight with the Giants that included six title games.

How Christian Wade can be a success in the NFL and why, unlike in rugby, his size should not be an issue
How Christian Wade can be a success in the NFL and why, unlike in rugby, his size should not be an issue

Having been continually overlooked by England, despite being the Premiership's third-highest try scorer of all time, Christian Wade has taken the bold but admirable move of quitting rugby union to try his hand in the NFL.

Injury Report: Week 7
Injury Report: Week 7

John Daigle gets you caught up on Cooper Kupp's knee and all the key injuries as we brace for Week 7.

Scores like 43-40, 45-42 and 48-40 are starting to feel commonplace
Scores like 43-40, 45-42 and 48-40 are starting to feel commonplace

So far this NFL season, 94 games have been played. In three of those games, both teams scored 40 or more points. From the 2014 season through the 2017 season, 1,024 games were played. Only twice did both teams score 40 or more points. In the NFL this year, 40-point games are starting to feel [more]

College football notebook: Arkansas quarterback Storey to miss game
College football notebook: Arkansas quarterback Storey to miss game

Arkansas quarterback Ty Storey will miss Saturday's game against Tulsa as he continues to recover from a head injury suffered last weekend in a 37-33 loss to Ole Miss, according to multiple reports on Friday. Razorbacks coach Chad Morris said earlier this week that Storey practiced on Tuesday but

College football notebook: Arkansas quarterback Storey to miss game
College football notebook: Arkansas quarterback Storey to miss game

Arkansas quarterback Ty Storey will miss Saturday's game against Tulsa as he continues to recover from a head injury suffered last weekend in a 37-33 loss to Ole Miss, according to multiple reports on Friday. Razorbacks coach Chad Morris said earlier this week that Storey practiced on Tuesday but

In-season trades, Brandon Graham irony, more in Roob
In-season trades, Brandon Graham irony, more in Roob's 10 random Eagles observations

From buzz about in-season trades to Brandon Graham's future and a good omen Sunday, here are the latest 10 random Eagles observations. By Reuben Frank

NFL notebook: With RB Fournette out, Jaguars acquire Hyde
NFL notebook: With RB Fournette out, Jaguars acquire Hyde

With starting running back Leonard Fournette ruled out for his third straight game and limited to just 20 carries this season, the Jacksonville Jaguars have acquired Carlos Hyde from the Cleveland Browns for a fifth-round draft pick. Fournette suffered a hamstring injury in the season opener against

Jets
Jets' Myers kicked way through 'long road' into record books

Jason Myers kept jogging onto the field to kick one field goal after another. Myers was one shy of the eight by Tennessee's Rob Bironas in 2007. Then came the fourth quarter, when he made field goals of 45, 37 and 45 yards to help lift the Jets to a 42-34 victory.

Adam Thielen can tie NFL record Sunday
Adam Thielen can tie NFL record Sunday

Adam Thielen leads the NFL with 58 catches for 712 yards, putting him on pace to break Marvin Harrison's single-season NFL record for catches (143) and just off the pace of Calvin Johnson's single-season NFL record for receiving yards (1,899). But there is another NFL record Thielen could break even

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