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Tennessee Titans inside linebacker Wesley Woodyard (59) celebrates with teammates after Woodyard brought down Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett to stop a Colts' drive late in the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/James Kenney)
October 16, 2017 - 11:57 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to Taywan Taylor with 5:29 left , and the Tennessee Titans beat the Indianapolis Colts 36-22 on Monday night to snap an 11-game skid tied for the NFL's longest active losing streak against one team. Mariota didn't move around...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file pool photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez turns to look in the direction of the jury as he reacts to his double murder acquittal after the sixth day of jury deliberations at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Football helmet maker Riddell says it intends to vigorously defend its products and its reputation against concussion-related lawsuits like one lawyers for late Hernandez have filed in Massachusetts against it and the NFL. Hernandez's attorneys filed a federal lawsuit last month after Hernandez killed himself in prison and an autopsy revealed he had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a brain disease found in people who've suffered repetitive brain trauma such as concussions. The lawsuit was refiled Monday, Oct. 16. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool)
October 16, 2017 - 10:57 pm
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Football helmet maker Riddell says it intends to vigorously defend its products and its reputation against concussion-related lawsuits like one lawyers for late New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have filed in Massachusetts against it and the NFL. Des Plaines (dehz...
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In this Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 photo, five Kennesaw State University cheerleaders take a knee during the national anthem prior to a college football game against North Greenville, in Kennesaw, Ga. The group of cheerleaders from the college in Georgia say they'll take a knee in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday's homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after an earlier demonstration. (Cory Hancock/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
October 16, 2017 - 8:12 pm
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Five cheerleaders at a college in Georgia are vowing to kneel in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday's homecoming game, moved off the field by their university after an earlier protest. The so-called Kennesaw Five will kneel outside the view of...
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) is attended to by medical staff after being hit by Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) in the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
October 16, 2017 - 8:00 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The sullen expression that Aaron Rodgers had on his face while being carted back to the locker room at Minnesota proved to be a precursor to the diagnosis that no one on the Green Bay Packers wanted to hear. Coach Mike McCarthy knew pretty quickly that this was one injury...
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File-This June 6, 2017, file photo shows Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, right, throwing a pass as he worked out during the NFL football teams practice in Eden Prairie, Minn. ridgewater has been cleared to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings for practice, roughly 14 months after a dislocation and multiple ligament tears in his left knee put his leg and career at risk. Coach Mike Zimmer said Bridgewater will be eased back in with the team beginning Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. The 24-year-old quarterback visited his surgeon Monday and was given the green light to participate on the field, effectively ending a grueling rehabilitation over the past year-plus. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
October 16, 2017 - 6:41 pm
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater has been cleared to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings for practice, roughly 14 months after a dislocation and multiple ligament tears in his left knee put his leg and career at risk. Coach Mike Zimmer said Bridgewater will be eased back in with the team...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to reporters during a news conference in Madison, Wis. The Republican former presidential hopeful sent a letter Monday Oct. 16, 2017 to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith saying he believes players are showing disrespect for the flag and veterans. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the protests last season when he refused to stand during the anthem to protest racial inequality and police brutality. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer File)
October 16, 2017 - 6:29 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out against domestic violence. The Republican former presidential hopeful sent a letter Monday to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Players Association...
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) rides a cart to the locker room after being injured against the Minnesota Vikings in the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
October 15, 2017 - 10:37 pm
Aaron Rodgers' season may have ended after an injury, just a week after the same thing happened to J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham Jr. It's been a painful stretch for some of the NFL's biggest stars. Rodgers broke his collarbone Sunday in Green Bay's 23-10 loss to Minnesota, and the Packers' Super Bowl...
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Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
October 15, 2017 - 10:21 pm
The Latest on the NFL's sixth Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): ___ 10:20 p.m. Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian has returned for the second half after hurting his left shoulder while trying to make a tackle against the New York Giants. Siemian sat out the last series of the first...
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This Dec. 24, 2016 photo shows San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick talking during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams. Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
October 15, 2017 - 9:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem. Kaepernick started a national conversation about political...
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Bill Moos is announced at a news conference in Lincoln, Neb., as the new athletic director at Nebraska, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (Kaylay Wolf/The Journal-Star via AP)
October 15, 2017 - 9:14 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska football fans longing to recapture the Cornhuskers' glorious past can be assured that the school's new athletic director knows his history. One of the first anecdotes Bill Moos told at his introductory news conference Sunday was about tuning into those classic Nebraska...
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