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Report: Tyrod Taylor has “severe” groin injury

The Buffalo Bills have made a business decision to put quarterback Tyrod Taylor in bubble wrap to avoid the vesting of $27.5 million in injury guarantees that become full guarantees in March. It may have been too late. Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News reports that Taylor has “fought [through] a severe groin injury that…

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Hue says Browns playing to win, not to lock up No. 1 pick

The Browns have spent most of the season atop the NFL waiver wire, and they’re one loss away from clinching the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. But when the subject of the Browns potentially trying to lock up the No. 1 pick this Sunday instead of trying to beat a Steelers…

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49ers beat Rams, blow chance at first overall pick

By winning today, the Browns gave the 49ers a wonderful Christmas present. Three hours later, the 49ers returned it. The 49ers defeated the Rams today in Los Angeles to improve their record to 2-13, three hours after the Browns won to improve their record to 1-14. The 49ers own the strength of schedule tiebreaker over…

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PFT’s Week 16 picks

We’re finding out groove as the season moves toward a conclusion; in Week 15, MDS and yours truly each went 12-4. He still leads by one game with 32 to go, and we disagree on two for Week 16. For all picks on all Week 16 games, I think you know what to do by…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount has 15 rushing touchdowns, the most for any player in a season since Arian Foster in 2012. The Bills lead the league with 163.6 rushing yards per game. The Jets’ 68.3 passer rating as a team is the worst in the NFL. After being benched to start the season, Dolphins RB…

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NFL morning after: Credit the bad teams that keep competing

If you watched the Dolphins-Jets game on Saturday night, you saw a team that had quit: The Jets simply didn’t look like they were competing, didn’t look like they cared, didn’t look like professional football players. I hate watching games like that. It feels like such a waste. If you’re a Jets fan, and you…

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Falcons continue to cruise, up 28-13 at halftime

Colin Kaepernick is having a pretty nice day, by most appearances. After all, the 49ers quarterback is 15-of-21 passing for 143 yards and two touchdowns already. Oh, did we mention he was losing by 15 at halftime? The Falcons are off to a 28-13 lead over the 49ers, who don’t appear much of a threat…

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Falcons beating down the 49ers already

This is the time of year bad teams pack it in, especially on the road. The 49ers appear to be a bad team. The Falcons are already up 14-0 midway through the first quarter, which isn’t necessarily a surprise. Even without inactive wide receiver Julio Jones (toe), the Falcons have plenty of firepower to handle…

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Bills taking a big risk with $27.5 million

Why would the Bills bench quarterback Tyrod Taylor before the end of the 2016 season? They have 27.5 million reasons to consider it. Much has been made of the fact that the Bills will owe $27.5 million in fully-guaranteed 2017 compensation if he’s on the roster as of March 11. They can avoid the payment by…

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Jets rally to extend 49ers losing streak to 12 games

The 49ers threatened to end their losing streak on Sunday afternoon against the Jets, but the threat turned out to be an idle one. The Jets fell behind 14-0 and 17-3 in the first half of the game, but scored the final 20 points of the contest. The end came when Bilal Powell busted through…

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Torrey Smith carted off after landing hard on his head

49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith has been carted off the field in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Jets. Smith went up in the air to try to catch a pass from Colin Kaepernick on a third down play and then came down hard on his head after failing to secure the pass.…

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49ers halfway to ending their losing streak

The 49ers have lost 11 straight games, but they’re in position to change that against the Jets on Sunday. Carlos Hyde has 141 yards on just seven carries and the 49ers have sacked Bryce Petty four times on their way to a 17-3 halftime lead that’s thrilled those who have found their way to Levi’s…

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Kaepernick’s anthem protest comes up during Pearl Harbor 75th anniversary event

Wednesday marked the 75th anniversary of the day that continues to live in infamy: The surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Japan. Speaking there at an event to commemorate the occasion, Admiral Harry Harris, the Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, made a reference to the ongoing national anthem protest from 49ers…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Patriots QB Tom Brady leads the league with a 113.1 passer rating. Dolphins LB Kiko Alonso has recovered four fumbles, most in the NFL this season. Bills RB LeSean McCoy is averaging a career-high 5.5 yards a carry this season. Although he was benched before the fourth quarter on Monday night, Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick…

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Kaepernick says he’s made no decisions about 2017

Amid at least one report that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will void his contract for 2017, Kaepernick says that the notion that he knows what he will do next season isn’t true. “I haven’t made any decisions on that,” Kaepernick told reporters on Tuesday. “Those decisions will come after the season.” Even so, it makes…

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