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10:29 PM ET TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay Buccaneers backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert left Friday night’s third preseason game against the Cleveland Browns with a shoulder injury and will not return, the team announced. In the third quarter, on third-and-5, Gabbert was scrambling for 8 yards when Browns linebacker Adarius Taylor grabbed his ankle trying
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1:57 PM ET The hearing on Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown‘s latest helmet grievance has concluded, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter, and a decision early next week is considered likely. Brown lost an earlier grievance against the NFL that sought an exception to wear his Schutt Air Advantage, a helmet he has worn
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2:44 AM ET MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores passionately defended his decision to play eight consecutive Jay-Z songs during Tuesday’s practice just one day after receiver Kenny Stills expressed disdain about how the hip-hop mogul went about his social justice partnership with the NFL. As word of the stunt percolated throughout
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8:46 PM ET WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Due to holes in the end zones of IG Field, where goalposts for the Canadian Football League’s bigger field are usually planted, the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers played on a shorter field Thursday night. Lengthy conversations among NFL, Packers and Raiders officials ended with the decision that
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1:25 PM ET Associated Press DALLAS — Luke Laufenberg, the son of former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Babe Laufenberg and a tight end at UTEP, has died after a nearly two-year battle with cancer. He was 21. The elder Laufenberg posted on Twitter on Thursday, writing: “we lost a son, a brother, a friend, and a
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7:50 PM ET The Detroit Lions have agreed to a one-year extension worth $11 million with defensive tackle Damon “Snacks” Harrison, a source told ESPN Insider Adam Schefter. The deal brings Harrison’s guaranteed money to $12 million between the 2019 and 2020 seasons, according to Schefter. Harrison had been under contract through 2020 — initially
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12:50 PM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 The XFL revealed the names and logos for its eight teams Wednesday, a long-awaited step toward its February 2020 debut. The names will be: Dallas Renegades Houston Roughnecks Los Angeles Wildcats New
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8:22 PM ET COSTA MESA, Calif. — The Los Angeles Chargers added a familiar face to the team Monday, agreeing to terms with receiver Dontrelle Inman, a league source told ESPN. The news was first reported by NFL Network. Inman, 30, requested and was granted his release by the New England Patriots last week. Inman
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9:53 AM ET Include Baker Mayfield as another surprised by the New York Giants drafting quarterback Daniel Jones earlier this year. “Blows my mind,” the Cleveland Browns quarterback told GQ in a wide-ranging interview released Tuesday. Jones finished with a 17-19 record at Duke, before the Giants made him the No. 6 overall pick. “Some
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1:24 AM ET ESPN News Services San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo went just 1-for-6 for zero yards and an interception on Monday night in his first game since suffering a season-ending knee injury last September. Garoppolo finished the night — which ended with a 24-15 victory over the Denver Broncos — with a 0.0
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7:27 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Veteran punter Ryan Allen, who was one of the unsung performers in the New England Patriots‘ victory over the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII, has been informed that the club is releasing him, a source confirms. Rookie Jake Bailey of Stanford, whom the Patriots traded up to
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1:22 PM ET Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will play in a game Monday for the first time since tearing his Achilles during a practice last December. Sanders tweeted Monday that he’s “back stronger and better.” Glory to God.. I made it thru my storm and test now tonight I take the field with
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1:07 AM ET Brady HendersonESPN Seattle Seahawks rookie receiver DK Metcalf needs knee surgery, but coach Pete Carroll expressed optimism that he won’t be sidelined for long. “DK’s got an injury to his knee that we found after a couple days,” Carroll told reporters Sunday night after the Seahawks’ 25-19 preseason loss to the Vikings
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7:17 PM ET New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard should be ready to play Week 1, coach Pat Shurmur said Sunday. Shepard, who suffered a fractured left thumb last month, is no longer in a no-contact jersey at practice, a fact that was noticed by reporters Sunday. After the practice, Shurmur was asked if
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