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Report: Hall of Famer Len Dawson has entered hospice care in Kansas City

Getty Images Hall of Fame quarterback Len Dawson has entered hospice care in Kansas City, KMBC-TV reports through his wife, Linda. Dawson is 87. He led the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl title in 1969, winning MVP honors of Super Bowl IV in the team’s 23-7 victory over the Vikings. Dawson earned induction into …

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Lions-Falcons recap: Detroit’s first-string offense shines in preseason opener

The Detroit Lions first-team offense has looked good for the first three weeks of training camp, but many began to wonder if that was more of an indictment of Detroit’s defense. In Friday night’s preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons, the Lions offense took an important step into showing that the progress they’ve made on …

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Deshaun Watson makes Browns debut, and it didn’t go well

The first game snaps for Deshaun Watson in a Cleveland Browns uniform brought some more attention, some boos and only one completion in three drives. Watson’s preseason debut, as the NFL hears the appeal of his six-game suspension, wasn’t great. He went 1-of-5 for 7 yards. He had two passes dropped, which didn’t help. But …

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Recapping Marcus Mariota’s first appearance as a Falcon in preseason game against Detroit Lions

It wasn’t a large sample size, but it was enough to see why the Falcons may value Marcus Mariota’s speed and athleticism this season. Mariota started the Falcons first preseason game against the Lions on Friday night, and promptly led a nine-minute scoring drive for the Falcons. In said drive, Mariota provided a look into …

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How Much Do NFL Teams Make? Packers Fans Paid to Find Out.

GREEN BAY, Wis. — It takes a certain type of Packers fan to tailgate outside Lambeau Field at sunrise months before the team’s season kicks off. But Tom Rozum isn’t an ordinary fan: He’s a Packers shareholder who last month was preparing to attend the team’s annual shareholder meeting, a rite unique to the NFL’s …

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Six Falcons to not play in first NFL preseason game against Detroit Lions

DETROIT, MI — The Falcons announced on Friday afternoon that six players did not travel to Detroit ahead of the organization’s first preseason game against the Lions on Friday night. Bryan Edwards, Marlon Davidson, Troy Andersen, Nick Kwiatkoski, Jaylinn Hawkins and Isaiah Oliver did not make the trip. Edwards has been dealing with a shoulder …

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