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Feb 10

Carson Wentz is in Philly. Deshaun Watson is in Houston.

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Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Mike Wallace entered the league’s concussion protocol after his helmet-less head slammed into the turf during the first quarter of a game against the Minnesota Vikings. Wallace’s helmet flew off and landed 10-15 yards from his body after one of the hardest hits of the season, delivered by the Andrew Sendejo …

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Feb 07

The surgically repaired foot of TE Greg Olsen continues to be a concern.

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There is room to wonder whether the Panthers can be a Super Bowl team without a healthy and productive Olsen. But their win over the Vikings was impressive, especially given the way Carolina churned out yards in the running game. The Chiefs got back into the win column, but they had plenty of help from …

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Feb 05

The Vikings started well, with Case Keenum completing his first three passes for 48 yards and hitting tight end Kyle Rudolph on a 25-yard touchdown play.

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The Minnesota Vikings picked up where they left off last week, scoring on their first drive in the NFC championship game against the Eagles in Philadelphia. But the Eagles struck right back and they just kept on striking. Behind the 352 passing yards of Nick Foles, the Eagles rolled into a Super Bowl LII matchup …

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Feb 02

The rule changes have gone as well as could have been expected.

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“There was a scenario that transpired that was ruled incomplete but it was also scenario that was probably more critical and more time specific that was being discussed,” Tomlin said. “It was being discussed by us. It was presented to us by the officials during the review process that if he ruled completed catch down …

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Jan 31

Barry Church’s hit on Rob Gronkowski was ‘his job,’ Richard Sherman says

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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was knocked out of Sunday’s AFC championship game after a helmet-to-helmet hit delivered by Jaguars safety Barry Church. The play resulted in a 15-yard penalty against Jacksonville. This is the exact type of dangerous blow the NFL wants to remove from the sport. It was a great win, Graves said. …

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Jan 28

Vikings fans warned to be careful around Eagles fans in Philadelphia

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Vikings fans headed to Philadelphia for Sunday’s NFC championship game, be forewarned: Eagles fans are a hard-core bunch. Still, people can change. It’s been years since Philly fans were blasted for booing Michael Irvin as he lay motionless on the field after a hard hit (they actually were booing Deion Sanders, by the way). It’s …

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Jan 26

Julie Johnston Ertz gets news of Eagles’ Super Bowl berth, reacts accordingly

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U.S. Soccer star Julie Johnston Ertz was not able to watch her husband, Eagles tight end Zach Ertz, play in Sunday’s NFC championship game. She had her own game, the U.S. Women’s National Team’s season-opener against Denmark in San Diego, which ended up being a 5-1 victory for the Americans. Hawks: The team’s best 3-point …

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