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Browns' rookie class becoming fixtures on honor roll

The Cleveland Browns have not exactly distinguished themselves in the NFL Draft since the team moved back to the shores of Lake Erie in 1999. Given the team’s revolving door at quarterback since taking Tim Couch with the No. 1 overall pick in 1999 speaks to the team’s futility of building through the draft. However, times they are a changin’ ...

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Edelman's return has ripple effect on Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — What a difference two weeks make. After the New England Patriots lost their second straight game to Detroit last month, there was major concern about the team’s offense. The Patriots had only three active receivers who gave them little production in the 26-10 loss to the Lions. On Thursday night at Gillette Stadium, it marked the first ...

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Packers' Davante Adams, Randall Cobb, Geronimo Allison sit out

The Green Bay Packers may be without their top three receivers on Sunday after the team’s top trio missed practice on Thursday. Davante Adams, the team’s No. 1 receiver with 28 receptions, 285 yards and three touchdowns, left Wednesday’s practice with a calf injury and worked with the rehab group on Thursday, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said. Randall Cobb ...

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NFL notebook: WR Bryant hopes to return to Cowboys

Free-agent wide receiver Dez Bryant appears to be warming up to the idea of a reunion with the Dallas Cowboys. Bryant, who was released by the Cowboys in April, announced over social media on Tuesday that his preference would be to suit up for the team again. “I’ll rather it be the Dallas Cowboys if not I’ll be ready to ...

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Back from early break, Redskins eye return to New Orleans

The Washington Redskins returned from their bye week Monday and found themselves atop the NFC East standings. With Philadelphia losing to Tennessee in overtime, the Redskins (2-1) have a half-game lead over the Eagles and Cowboys (both 2-2) as they prepare for a Monday night game at New Orleans. They’ll try to retain the momentum they took into the bye ...

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Bills' Sean McDermott unhappy with all aspects of offense

Reality bit the Buffalo Bills hard at Lambeau Field on Sunday, and their shocking upset of the Minnesota Vikings a week earlier was a distant memory following the 22-0 no-show loss to the Green Bay Packers. It was as poor an offensive performance as the Bills could have mustered as they finished with just 145 net yards (2.6 per play), ...

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Texans claim first win in overtime over Colts

INDIANAPOLIS — At the end of a wildly entertaining, exhausting overtime test of endurance, Indianapolis Colts first-year head coach Frank Reich wasn’t about to settle for a tie. Even when facing fourth-and-4 at his own 43 with just 27 seconds remaining, Reich didn’t hesitate. He went for it. And didn’t second-guess himself when it backfired. In a game where Andrew ...

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Brewers riding hot Braun against Tigers

MILWAUKEE — It’s been a full decade since the Milwaukee Brewers snapped a 26-year playoff drought, thanks in large part to a monster final week by Ryan Braun. Braun, who came up big again three years later when the Brewers won their first NL Central crown, has been through a lot since. But now, with the team headed back to ...

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