Eagles ship Matthews to Buffalo; Bills send Watkins to L.A. Rams

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills shook up their roster with two separate blockbuster trades Friday, dealing starting receiver Sammy Watkins to the Los Angeles Rams and acquiring receiver Jordan Matthews from Philadelphia in exchange for cornerback Ronald Darby. The Bills acquired cornerback E.J. Gaines from the Rams. Buffalo also continued stockpiling 2018 draft […]

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Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was suspended for six games Friday after a yearlong NFL investigation of his domestic violence case in Ohio. The 2016 NFL rushing leader was suspended despite prosecutors in Columbus, Ohio, deciding a year ago not to pursue the case involving Elliott’s girlfriend at the time in the same city […]

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Is this the best Steelers offensive line ever?

Which Steelers offensive line was the best? One from the 1970s, the mid-1990s, the one that led the Steelers to a 15-1 record in 2004? The current one has a chance to claim that distinction. Mike Munchak has seen plenty of good lines in his 35 years in the NFL as a player and coach. […]

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NFL clears Martavis Bryant for preseason action

The long wait for Martavis Bryant and the Steelers ended Wednesday evening when the NFL finally cleared him to join his teammates in preseason practice and games, 16 months after he was suspended for one year. The league, however, stopped short of fully reinstating him. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said in a statement that […]

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Rookie QB Josh Dobbs to start in Steelers’ preseason opener

Coach Mike Tomlin said Wednesday quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and wide receiver Antonio Brown will not play in the Steelers’ preseason opener Friday night against the New York Giants, but all other healthy players will appear in some capacity. A number of Steelers starters, however, have been nagged by injuries and held out of practice, including […]

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Alejandro Villanueva’s story never ceases to amaze

It will be a movie someday. It has to be. Alejandro Villanueva refuses to use the word “amazing,” but I will — and I’m not even talking about the heroic military parts. I’m talking strictly about the post-college football part. Like the fact that even though he went four years without playing a down, he […]

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Carson Wentz holds Eagles’ future, and Frank Reich’s, in his hands

The game works a certain way, and Frank Reich knows how it works, even if he will do his best, over the next four months or more, not to think about playing. The game works like this: An offensive coordinator or quarterbacks coach who has never been a head coach before gets a chance to […]

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AP source: Jay Cutler agrees to terms with Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. — A person familiar with the situation says free agent quarterback Jay Cutler has agreed to terms on a contract with the Miami Dolphins. The person confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because the Dolphins haven’t announced the deal. Cutler is expected to compete with Matt Moore […]

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Carson Wentz spreading love, passes and leadership

PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz can’t stop smiling. Whether he is posing for pictures or greeting fans, signing autographs, or playing football, the second-year quarterback always seems to be in a good mood. “I just tell everyone I’m a normal dude that’s blessed to play this game,” Wentz said. The Philadelphia Eagles gave Wentz a few […]

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NFL Notebook: Eagles sign veteran safety Corey Graham

The Eagles signed veteran safety Corey Graham to a one-year deal Thursday, giving them depth at safety and a potential special-teams contributor who earned a Pro Bowl invitation in 2011. Graham, 32, is entering his 11th NFL season. He started every game the past two seasons with the Buffalo Bills, and has played for the […]

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