Huge Wednesday PFT Live is coming ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Wednesday’s PFT Live features not one or two but three guests who also are current players. Relevant and impactful players, too. In addition to a two-part visit with Browns tackle Joe Thomas, Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones and Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. join the show. Each had interesting and compelling things to say, which [ more ]
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Deshaun Watson could make things interesting in New England ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — The Texans get yet another crack at the Patriots with yet another quarterback. Maybe this time it will be different. Apart from the fact that the New England defense has struggled relative to its past standard in 2017, the Patriots at times have had a hard time corralling and containing quarterbacks who are fleet of [ more ]
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WWE SmackDown results, recap, review: Charlotte Flair reclaims the spotlight Scott Miller Column (Adam Silverstein) — After weeks away from WWE, Ric Flair's daughter returned to television with a bang
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DeMaurice Smith unanimously elected NFLPA executive director again Shutdown Corner (Frank Schwab) — NFL players union chief DeMaurice Smith’s term was extended by a vote on Tuesday. (AP) It’s like a boxing card that’s announced years ahead of time: NFL commissioner Roger Goodell vs. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith, coming in 2021! Goodell was close to getting a five-year extension this summer (which should happen as long as Jerry Jones doesn’t block it ), which has to be...
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Fifth Circuit ruling in Ezekiel Elliott case could come at any time, in theory ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — The NFL had asked for a ruling on the question of whether the injunction blocking Ezekiel Elliott‘s suspension as soon as Tuesday. Tuesday is nearly over, and there’s been no ruling. As one source with knowledge of the situation has explained it to PFT, a ruling in theory could happen at any time. That doesn’t [ more ]
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Cris 'Cyborg' responds to fight offer from Ronda Rousey's coach: Let's do it in WWE Scott Miller Column (Brian Campbell) — Cris 'Cyborg' is no longer chasing Rousey for an MMA superfight that has passed its expiration date
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How the nation's finest keep up with the NFL while overseas Shutdown Corner (Yahoo Sports Staff) — Every Sunday in the fall, thousands of fans pack into NFL stadiums and millions more find a comfy seat in front of a television to enjoy a day full of football. But the men and women defending our country miss out on sharing the day following the nation’s most popular sport. How do they keep up with their favorite teams while serving overseas? Yahoo Sports visited Mayport Naval Station in...
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NFLPA re-appoints De Smith executive director ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — The campaign is over before it even really began. The NFL Players Association selection committee has unanimously determined to keep DeMaurice Smith as the executive director, consistent with a process that the union adopted to avoid the 10-candidate clusterfudge that unfolded in 2015. The 14-member selection committee could have determined to open the job up [ more ]
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Tiki, Ronde Barber to team up for a game on FOX ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Tiki Barber retired a decade ago to much fanfare and a multi-platform media gig with NBC. It didn’t go well. Identical twin brother Ronde Barber retired amid much less fanfare, and he has carved out a respectable career as a game analyst. Coming soon, the brothers will join forces. According to Michael McCarthy of, Tiki [ more ]
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Barcelona highlights: Messi scores four, building Pichichi advantage over Ronaldo Scott Miller Column (Roger Gonzalez) — It's early, but Messi already has a nine-goal edge over the suspended Ronaldo after his four-goal outburst
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Jaquiski Tartt, Jimmie Ward expected to start at safety for 49ers ProFootballTalk (Charean Williams) — The 49ers are banged up at safety. The good news is: San Francisco expects Jaquiski Tartt and Jimmie Ward to start Thursday against the Rams. Tartt, who has a neck injury, and Ward, who has a hamstring injury, both took part in Tuesday’s practice. Tartt will play strong safety with Ward at free. Defensive coordinator [ more ]
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Wheaton College Football Players Charged With Violent Hazing Attack

NY Times: The Fifth Down (LIAM STACK and CHRISTINE HAUSER) — The five players were charged with multiple felonies in connection with a 2016 attack.
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NFL DFS Week 3: Optimal DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy football tournament picks Scott Miller Column (CBS Sports Staff) — Mike McClure, a DFS pro with more than $1M in winnings, gives optimal DraftKings and FanDuel tournament lineups
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