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Monday morning one-liners

RB Fred Jackson set a new personal best for single-season receiving yards as the Bills lost in Oakland. Dolphins players were happy to hear that coach Joe Philbin will return in 2015. WR Danny Amendola stepped up with Julian Edelman out of the Patriots lineup. Said Jets G Willie Colon of coach Rex Ryan, “I…

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NFC playoff picture: Seahawks take control

Five of the six NFC playoff teams have been determined, as the Seahawks, Cardinals, Lions, Packers and Cowboys have all clinched playoff berths. And the sixth will be determined on Sunday, when the Panthers visit the Falcons. And the defending champions are now the favorites to get back to the Super Bowl: Seattle’s win on…

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Cowboys bang MVP drum for Tony Romo

Sunday was a good day for Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. He led a 42-7 rout of the Colts that sewed up the NFC East title and returned the Cowboys to the playoffs for the first time since 2009. He also passed Troy Aikman to become the leading passer in the history of the franchise and…

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Cowboys rout Colts, win NFC East

After an agonizing five-season absence, the Cowboys are back in the playoffs — and as division champions to boot. Led by a spectacular performance by quarterback Tony Romo, the Cowboys rolled to a 42-7 victory over Indianapolis on Sunday afternoon at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Romo was splendidly efficient, completing 18-of-20 passes for 218…

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Down 35-0, Colts pull Andrew Luck

Trailing 35-0 late in the third quarter against the Cowboys, the Colts removed quarterback Andrew Luck from the lineup, replacing him with backup Matt Hasselbeck. Before departing the game, Luck completed 15-of-22 passes for 109 yards. He was picked twice. Hasselbeck figures to close this one out, and he could very well see action in…

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Cowboys 30 minutes away from division title

The Cowboys couldn’t have played much better in the first two quarters against Indianapolis. Tony Romo’s three TD passes and a scoring run by tailback DeMarco Murray have given the Cowboys a 28-0 halftime lead over the flat Colts. With a win, Dallas will clinch the NFC East and end Philadelphia’s playoff hopes. Romo was…

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Cowboys feasting on Colts’ mistakes

The Cowboys are playing like they are dead-set on clinching the NFC East right now. Dez Bryant’s 19-yard TD catch has given the Cowboys a 14-0 first-quarter lead over the Colts at AT&T Stadium. Bryant’s score came one play after Colts rookie defensive back Dewey McDonald dropped a pass on a fake punt, giving Dallas…

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T.Y. Hilton inactive for Colts

If the Colts are going to beat the Cowboys on Sunday, they’ll be doing it without one of the best young receivers in the NFL. T.Y. Hilton will miss the game with a hamstring injury. Listed as questionable, Hilton traveled to Dallas.  Ultimately, it was a game-day decision that became a decision to not play.…

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Week 17 prime-time playoff play-in game could be elusive this year

The NFL has yet to flex a 2014 game to the prime-time slot on NBC.  Next week, a flex definitely will happen because the league pre-selects no Sunday night game for the final day of the regular season. So who will it be?  Ideally, it’ll be a playoff play-in game, with the winner qualifying for…

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Sunday morning one-liners

The Bills can’t afford a letdown after last week’s win over the Packers. Dolphins WR Mike Wallace has worked to be more than a deep threat. LB Jamie Collins is finishing strong for the Patriots again this season. Sunday could be the final home game for Rex Ryan as Jets coach. The arrival of offensive…

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Desperate Eagles become Colts fans

Looking like a team ready to make its move to the top of the NFC only 23 days ago, the Eagles have chased their 9-3 start with an 0-3 run that has a once-promising season on the brink. The formula is now as simple as it can be for the Eagles:  Root for the Cowboys…

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NFC playoff picture: Lions clinch thanks to Eagles’ loss

The big winners in Washington on Saturday were the Lions, who clinched a playoff berth with the Eagles’ loss. And the big losers were, of course, the Eagles: They’re not eliminated from playoff contention yet, but they’re precariously close and now have to have a whole lot of games go their way. Here’s how the…

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Saturday one-liners

The production of Dolphins RB Lamar Miller drops dramatically after his 10th carry of a game, from 5.4 average yards to 2.5. A week after shutting down Aaron Rodgers, the Bills hope to similarly harass Oakland QB Derek Carr. The Patriots are preparing for Percy Harvin with some of the same keys they used when…

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Week 16 injury report roundup

Over the course of the week, there are a lot of posts about the most prominent injured players but we know that you might not see all of them and that some others may fall through the cracks. As a result, we’ll comb through all the injury reports every Friday afternoon so that there’s one…

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DeMarco Murray questionable, won’t have to run “gauntlet” to prove he can play

The Cowboys haven’t officially ruled running back DeMarco Murray in the lineup for Sunday’s game against the Colts, but things certainly appear to be trending that way. Murray has been listed as questionable for the game, which will kick off less than a week after he had surgery on a broken bone in his left…

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