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Sunday morning one-liners

Bills LS Garrison Sanborn will be honoring a friend who died of cancer with his cleats on Sunday. RB Jay Ajayi believes the Dolphins can run the ball on any defense. Patriots RB Dion Lewis is no stranger to bouncing back from injury. Five plays that helped sink the Jets this season. The Ravens have…

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Saturday one-liners

A Cleveland weatherman won’t shave until the Browns win. Bengals LB Karlos Dansby wore an Alabama T-shirt after his college team, Auburn, lost to the Tide. Ravens KR/PR Devin Hester is getting healthier, which means it could be just a matter of time before he gets his 35th career return touchdown. Steelers WR Antonio Brown…

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Broncos promote practice-squader to replace their punt returner

Aqib Talib won’t have a chance to shove Jordan Norwood for muffing another punt. Primarily because the Broncos have replaced Norwood in that role. The Broncos filled the roster spot created by putting fullback Andy Janovich on injured reserve by promoting wide receiver Kalif Raymond from the practice squad. He’ll return punts for them Sunday…

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Von Miller gives the entire AFC West a bottle of wine

Broncos linebacker Von Miller is in the Christmas spirit, and now, so is the entire division. Via Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post, Miller sent a bottle of wine and a thank you note to every player in the AFC West, including¬†practice-squaders and those on injured reserve. That’s nearly 300 bottles of wine. Included with…

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Broncos defense thinks it is “too lax” at end of games

The Broncos defense has given up late touchdowns in each of their last two games, although they were able to avoid a loss to the Saints in Week 10 when a blocked extra point turned into two Denver points in a 25-23 win. Their failure to close strong last week led to a loss against…

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Friday morning one-liners

Bills WR Robert Woods believes he will play again this season. The Dolphins defense is “inconsistent” according to defensive coordinator Vance Joseph. TE Martellus Bennett is looking at an expanded role for the Patriots. Former Jets teammates of the late Joe McKnight responded to news of his death. Ravens LB Terrell Suggs has had some…

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Malik Jackson: Going to Jaguars brought me back to Earth

The Broncos will be in Jacksonville on Sunday for a matchup with the Jaguars that will also serve as a reunion with defensive tackle Malik Jackson. Jackson was a starter on last year’s Super Bowl champs in Denver and scored the first touchdown of the Super Bowl when he recovered a fumble forced by linebacker…

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Thursday morning one-liners

The Bills are hoping to keep Khalil Mack in check. The Dolphins got some key guys back on the practice field yesterday. Patriots RT Marcus Cannon feels “blessed” to get a five-year extension. The Jets haven’t been able to force turnovers this year. Ravens LT Ronnie Stanley’s path will cross with Laremy Tunsil’s again (hopefully…

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Trevor Siemian misses practice with foot injury

The Broncos are coming off a tough loss, and their starting quarterback is hobbling. Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian isn’t practicing today as he deals with a foot injury, Mike Klis of KUSA reports. Although the Broncos lost to the Chiefs on Sunday night, Siemian played one of his best games, with 368 passing yards, three…

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Tyreek Hill named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

Chiefs rookie wide receiver Tyreek Hill has been named AFC Offensive Player of the Week after his three-touchdown performance in an overtime win at Denver last Sunday. Hill had a rushing touchdown, a receiving touchdown and a free kick return touchdown, becoming the first rookie to record three touchdowns by three different avenues in the…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount leads the league with 12 rushing touchdowns. Bills QB Tyrod Taylor is averaging an NFL-high 6.27 yards a carry. Jets RB Bilal Powell is averaging 2.6 more yards per carry than Matt Forte. Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi’s yardage has declined five games in a row. He’s gone from 214 yards, to…

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Ravens propose a bonus point for kickoffs through the uprights

The NFL has tinkered with kickoffs in recent years, attempting to reduce the number of high-speed collisions on returns and make the game safer. But now the Baltimore Ravens are proposing a radical rule change on kickoffs that goes far beyond tinkering. Ravens coach John Harbaugh and kicker Justin Tucker said this week that they…

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Patriots claim Darius Kilgo off waivers from Broncos

Patriots defensive tackle Alan Branch is reportedly facing a four-game suspension for a violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy and that potential ban may have had something to do with a roster move the team made on Monday. The Patriots claimed defensive tackle Darius Kilgo off of waivers from the Broncos. Kilgo was waived last…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Bills RB LeSean McCoy and WR Sammy Watkins got through Week 12 without any injury issues. The Dolphins’ decision to hire Adam Gase as their head coach has paid immediate dividends. Kicking has become an issue for the Patriots for the first time in a long time. Breaking down what’s wrong with the Jets defense.…

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Sunday Night Football ratings crater in comparison to Week 12 of 2015

The NFL made a brilliant move in Week 12, relegating Patriots-Jets to the afternoon and sliding Chiefs-Broncos into the Sunday night slot. If the league hadn’t exercised its flexing powers, the dip in ratings would have been disastrous. Via SportsBusiness Daily, the much more compelling, competitive, and exciting five-quarter AFC West battle generated ratings a…

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