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Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com It is common knowledge that NFL scouts value the week of practice more than all-star games themselves. Every evaluator in the business, however, is looking for gamers who perform their best with the lights shining brightest. As such, here is a list of prospects who helped their draft stock Saturday with impressive performances in the 2018 Sen…

Analysis

It is common knowledge that NFL scouts value the week of practice more than all-star games themselves. Every evaluator in the business, however, is looking for gamers who perform their best with the lights shining brightest.  As such, here is a list of prospects who helped their draft stock Saturday with impressive performances in the 2018 Senior Bowl. Perhaps most interes…

Bills

The Green Bay Packers settled on a successor to defensive coordinator Dom Capers with the hiring of former Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Tuesday night. The nine-day search ended with the former Cleveland Browns head coach getting the job over Packers assistants Darren Perry, Joe Whitt Jr. and Winston Moss. The Packe…

Bills

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens didn't have to worry about a slate of other NFL games over the weekend. Baltimore took down Indianapolis 23-16 on Saturday and controls its own destiny to earn a trip to the postseason for the first time since 2014. The Ravens (9-6) have won five of their past six games and are playing their best football of the season. Baltimo…

Bills

LANDOVER, Md. -- Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins didn't sound emotional following what might have been his last game as a Redskin at FedExField on Sunday. Cousins threw three touchdown passes in Washington's 27-11 win over the Denver Broncos. He completed 19 of 37 passes for 299 yards against the NFL's top-ranked defense in terms of yardage allowed and was intercept…

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Dick Enberg, one of sports' most versatile and enduring broadcasters, died Thursday at age 82. He had what appeared to be heart attack at home in La Jolla, Calif., his wife, Barbara, told the San Diego Union-Tribune. Enberg was the broadcasting equivalent of a Hall of Famer in three sports, winning the Basketball Hall of Fame's Gowdy Award in 1995, the Pro Football H…

Colleges

By Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange In one of the biggest debates in the four years of the College Football Playoff, the selection committee on Sunday picked Alabama over Ohio State as the last team into the final four. Defending national champion Clemson (12-1) is the top seed and will play the fourth-seeded Crimson Tide for the third consecutive year in the posts…

Bills

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady grew up in the Bay Area as a fan of the San Francisco 49ers, a team that ran up 16 straight winning seasons starting when he was just 6 years old. Now, as a 40-year-old with all kinds of NFL records and five titles, Brady can also claim to be the leader of the team that broke that 49ers' record. "I was a kid growing up in San Mateo when …

Bills

NEW ORLEANS — Rookie running back Alvin Kamara scored two touchdowns and accounted for a career-high 152 yards from scrimmage and a rejuvenated New Orleans defense held Tampa Bay out of the end zone for 53 minutes to power the Saints to their sixth consecutive victory, 30-10, over the Buccaneers on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints became the third team …

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Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan thinks he knows why President Trump has had the NFL in his crosshairs. Jealousy. "This is a very personal issue with him," Khan told USA Today after Wednesday's owners meetings concluded in New York regarding Trump's insistence that the league's players should all stand during the national anthem. Trump attempted to buy the B…

Sports

President Trump continued his attack early Sunday morning for the third day in a row on NFL players protesting during the national anthem. Trump tweeted at 5:44 a.m. suggesting fans should boycott the league if the protests continue. “If NFL fans refuse to go to games until players stop disrespecting our Flag & Country, you will see change take place fast. Fire or …

Sports

Quarterback Jalen Hurts helped lead Alabama within one second of a 15-0 season and a national championship. Defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence – 79 tackles, including seven sacks on the season – was a key part of the Clemson effort that toppled the Crimson Tide in the title game. Houston’s Ed Oliver was second in the nation with 23 tackles with loss. Four just-out-o…

Sports

Some college football players you can just see coming. The guys who are not yet stars. Not even full-time starters. Guys like Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson last season. You might not have put money on him last August to win the Heisman Trophy, but he had teased just enough of his talent in the previous year to indicate that something big was brewing. We recent…

Sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Little more than five months removed from securing the team’s fifth Lombardi Trophy with a historic, overtime comeback win over the Falcons in Super Bowl LI, head coach Bill Belichick’s New England Patriots open training camp in Foxborough as the Vegas favorite to win it all again. Things are looking so good for the Patriots – who are looking to beco…