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Brian Daboll faces first mini-crisis after Giants stinker

Well, at least the Giants got Kenny Golladay off the schneid. That about sums up the best thing that can be said about the Giants’ day Sunday at MetLife Stadium, where they were dominated by the Lions 31-18. Their maligned receiver, who wears that $72 million free-agent contract around his neck like a cinder-block necklace, …

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Michael Irvin rips Patriots coaches for Mac Jones’ regression: ‘Blows my mind’

Questions about the Patriots’ offense have persisted since camp. This past week, former NFL quarterback Dan Orlovsky unveiled a video on ESPN’s “NFL Live” showing how New England receivers were not coming out of their breaks quickly enough for Mac Jones to hit them. Michael Irvin, a Hall of Famer, reacted to this video on …

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Cristiano Ronaldo denies he talked Tom Brady out of retirement

Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo is not the reason Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady decided to un-retire — contrary to rampant speculation. On March 12 — just one day before Brady announced his return to Tampa for a 23rd NFL season – Ronaldo spoke with Brady while on the pitch at Old Trafford in the UK, …

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Giants’ Saquon Barkley proving he may be ‘exception’ to trend

For every example of a team that regrets signing a running back to a second contract, there is a highlight of Saquon Barkley making something out of nothing for the Giants. If the leading rushers for recent Super Bowl winners are considered little-known, most of the offensive weapons around Barkley only can be called “unheard …

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Third Down Virus epidemic infecting football’s watchability

As reader Mark Morley reminds us, “It’s not rocket surgery.” I don’t need to explain, not here, how third-down plays are often the most important throughout most games. Thus, unless someone or something in the stands, on, say, third-and-three, is doing something significant — stealing mustard packets, brandishing a nuclear warhead, a pterodactyl about to …

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Breaking: Ron Rivera Announces Starting Quarterback Decision

LANDOVER, MD – OCTOBER 09: Carson Wentz #11 of the Washington Commanders warms up as Taylor Heinicke #4 looks on before the game against the Tennessee Titans at FedExField on October 9, 2022 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images) Scott Taetsch/Getty Images Earlier this week, Washington Commanders head coach Ron Rivera remained mum …

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Joe Judge had final Daniel Jones message after Giants firing

Joe Judge didn’t fire off any shots after being fired by the Giants, instead offering one last vote of confidence to his former quarterback. Judge was fired after two seasons helming Big Blue with a 10-23 record as the franchise made sweeping leadership changes. According to Fox Sports’ Peter Schraeger during an appearance on Barstool …

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Eagles Released Wide Receiver After Monday Night’s Loss

PHILADELPHIA, PA – AUGUST 04: A detailed view of a Philadelphia Eagles helmet during training camp at the NovaCare Complex on August 4, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) The Philadelphia Eagles made a minor move after suffering their first loss of the season. As noted by Ari Meirov of Pro Football …

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