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Falcons Lose DE Clayborn for Rest of Postseason. Jones also Ailing

 The Atlanta Falcons lost veteran defensive end Adrian Clayborn for the remainder of the playoffs after he suffered a torn biceps in the 36-20 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in an NFC divisional playoff game on Saturday. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Clayborn was injured early in the game and did not return after halftime. “I feel […]

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Patriots Still Class of the American Football Conference (AFC)

The New England Patriots (14-2) are once again in an enviable position. Bill Belichick’s squad looked particularly sharp in their regular season finale, a 35-14 road victory over the Miami Dolphins that clinched home-field advantage in the AFC, and they will enter Saturday’s divisional round matchup with the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium with almost […]

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Connor Cook will be Oakland Raiders’ Starting QB on Saturday

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Connor Cook, the Michigan State grad, will start at quarterback for the Raiders in Saturday’s AFC wild-card game at Houston, coach Jack Del Rio announced on Wednesday. “I’m just embracing the opportunity,” the rookie quarterback said. “Going to go out there and have fun, just let it all hang out. I’m obviously preparing […]

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Super Bowl Week the Next Test for Denver Broncos

 by Paul Klee ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — There are boats in the Bay. Big, beautiful boats. Some with sails, some with outboards, some with oars. First suggestion, Broncos: Treat the boats in the Bay like a stranger with candy. Holler for help and run. And the crowd noise. Don’t forget the crowd noise. Super Bowl 50 will […]

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Carolina Panthers holding out hope for DE Jared Allen

  Defensive end Jared Allen still has a long way to come before the Carolina Panthers coaches are confident enough to put him on the field Sunday. Allen broke a small bone in his foot during last week’s 31-24 victory over Seattle. It’s unclear the extent of the injury, but Carolina is holding out hope […]

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NFL Divisional Playoff Review

  NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The Real Football Network is the ultimate destination for individuals who want to better understand what’s going on in the world of football, including the weekly football matchups and fantasy football analytics. The Real Football Network challenges its viewers to understand the game on a deeper and […]

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Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart on foot sprain

 ‘I plan to play’ With a hint of existentialism, Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart told the Observer he plans to play Sunday against the Seahawks after missing three weeks with a foot sprain. “Everyone is day-to-day,” Stewart said. “I plan to play.” Stewart sprained his foot in the Week 14 win against the Falcons […]

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NY Giants Prove They Belong in the Playoffs

This Despite crushing loss to the Patriots EAST RUTHERFORD — He is not a man to search for a silver lining under the best of circumstances, and certainly not after a loss as devastating as the one his Giants suffered on Sunday. “There’s the game! Win the game!” Tom Coughlin said at one point during […]

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NY Giants Football

 Everything you need to know about Monday’s ugly loss vs. Eagles PHILADELPHIA — The Giants came here in first place atop the NFC East. They left in second place. Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford was dreadful, but the Philly defense was sensational after a rough start, keeping the Giants at bay for most of the evening […]

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Daily Fantasy Sports Shut Down in Nevada

 Daily fantasy sports, where you compete with other sports buffs to see who has the best line up of players in a given sport, has been booming for the last couple of years. Profits and valuations for the major players in the industry like FanDuel and DraftKings have also been soaring as tens of thousands […]

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