NFL Notebook: Chiefs suspend cornerback Marcus Peters for Raiders game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Marcus Peters chucked an official’s flag into the stands, stalked off the field wearing a smile, then ran back onto it without wearing socks when he realized he hadn’t been ejected. Well, he won’t have to worry about socks on Sunday. Chiefs coach Andy Reid suspended the volatile young cornerback […]

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Russell Wilson, Seahawks snap Eagles’ nine-game winning streak

SEATTLE — Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes, the last a 15-yard strike to J.D. McKissic with 7:29 left, and the Seattle Seahawks stayed in the NFC playoff hunt with a 24-10 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night. Seattle (8-4) snapped Philadelphia’s nine-game winning streak thanks largely to another masterful performance by its […]

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Broncos’ Jamaal Charles shares story of ‘outcast’ childhood

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — For most of his NFL career, Jamaal Charles hid the challenges of his childhood when he was badgered over his reading disability before finding a lifeline in the Special Olympics. “I feel like I was an outcast, I was left out because so many people made fun of me. But when they […]

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Eagles bring 10-1 record to Seattle to face Seahawks

SEATTLE — It took a moment for Bobby Wagner to recall four years ago and what it felt like to be on a team that was 10-1 at one point of the season. “That was a long time ago. I just remember a lot of winning and a lot of laughter,” Wagner said. “It kind […]

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Looking for the best matchups? Look South

The place to focus on this week is Down South, as in NFC South. All three contenders in the NFL’s best division have difficult matchups Sunday, two of them facing off when top dogs Carolina and New Orleans go at it in the Big Easy. Atlanta, meanwhile, hosts NFC North leader Minnesota. The Panthers and […]

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Flavor of the Week: Time to make that playoff push

Guys, we’re getting close. This is the final stretch. For most fantasy football leagues, the playoffs start next week. This gives you one last chance to make a playoff push. The stakes are high, meaning every move is critical. I hope you didn’t start Kirk Cousins or any Washington Redskins Thursday night. Because I did […]

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Eagles sign WR Alshon Jeffery to 4-year, $52 million contract extension

The Eagles signed wide receiver Alshon Jeffery to a four-year contract extension through 2021 on Saturday morning, a major step to keeping their core in place beyond this season by ensuring Carson Wentz’s top receiver remains in Philadelphia. Jeffery, 27, will receive $52 million over four years with $27 million guaranteed, according to a league […]

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Browns WR Josh Gordon eager to play, tell his ‘underdog’ story

BEREA, Ohio — Josh Gordon’s complicated and curious journey from drug-riddled streets to NFL stardom to suspensions to rehab to possible redemption is headed to a fitting location. In Hollywood’s shadow. Banned from the league the past two seasons for multiple violations of the league’s substance abuse policy, Gordon will play his first regular-season game […]

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Steelers searching to cure Big Play Blues

PITTSBURGH — Heading into December, the numbers are gaudy. Second in sacks. Third against the pass. Fourth in total yards allowed. Fourth in points against. Fifth in interceptions. They are the kind of numbers that back up Mike Tomlin’s words back in July, when the Pittsburgh Steelers coach said as training camp opened that he […]

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Murray injury puts goalie situation in flux for Pittsburgh, WBS Penguins

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP — The Pittsburgh Penguins will have to try to shake out of their early season funk without goaltender Matt Murray. And the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are now without both members of their successful tandem from the start of the season. The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions placed Murray on injured reserve Tuesday with a […]

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