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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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AFC playoff picture: Chargers turn up the pressure on wild-card foes

Yes, the Chargers surrendered 355 yards rushing to the 49ers on Saturday night. And yes, the Chargers have a few too many injuries for comfort. Nevertheless, the Chargers’ 38-35 overtime victory at San Francisco keeps them in the thick of the wild-card race. At the moment, they are the No. 7 seed in the AFC,…

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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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Peyton Manning back at work for Broncos

The Broncos practiced without quarterback Peyton Manning on Thursday as Manning went for treatment on his thigh after stretching with the team. There wasn’t much made of Manning’s absence and it appears there was good reason not to worry. Manning, who was also battling an illness against the Chargers last weekend, is back in drills…

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Friday morning one-liners

Marcus Thigpen has provided a jolt to the Bills special teams. The Dolphins would like to get RB Lamar Miller 1,000 rushing yards. Better communication is part of the Patriots’ plan to do a better job against the Jets run game than they did earlier this season. Jets rookie S Calvin Pryor says he’ll prove…

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A.J. Green out sick on Thursday

The Bengals were without their best wide receiver in practice on Thursday. Concern about A.J. Green missing Monday’s game against the Broncos isn’t high, however. Green missed Thursday’s session with an illness that Geoff Hobson of the team’s website reports isn’t believed to be serious. Green is expected back at work on Friday, leaving him…

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Peyton Manning ducks out of practice for treatment

The Broncos have downplayed it, but Peyton Manning’s injury is at least significant enough to keep him off the practice field. According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, Manning went through stretching with his teammates before practice, then went indoors to get treatment on his injured thigh. It’s likely no cause for panic (Who…

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Thursday morning one-liners

The Bills’ offensive line has room for improvement. The Dolphins got four injured LBs back to practice, but it’s unclear if they’ll all be available. Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski. Sausage. Write your own punch line. Former Jets CB Darrelle Revis said “It’s kind of sad” the way coach Rex Ryan is going out. Ravens TE…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Could the Bills be interested in trading for Jay Cutler in the offseason? Talk persists that Dolphins coach Joe Philbin’s job is in jeopardy. The Patriots are expecting to see a fired-up Jets team on Sunday. When asked if he thinks he’s the Jets’ quarterback of the future, Geno Smith answered only that he’s working…

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ESPN not talking about details of Gruden contract

Whenever ESPN announces a new contract with Jon Gruden, PFT asks ESPN if the contract prevents him from returning to coaching.  ESPN always answers that question by declining to discuss the details of Gruden’s contract. That’s how it has unfolded in the aftermath of Monday night’s announcement that Gruden has signed through the 2021 season,…

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Week 15 power rankings

1. New England Patriots (last week No. 2; 11-3):  Tom Brady wants to play “forever,” which roughly equates to the amount of time it takes him to complete a 17-yard run. 2. Seattle Seahawks (No. 3; 10-4):  J.J. Watt may be the MVP, and Bobby Wagner may be the defensive player of the year. 3.…

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Week 16 playoff scenarios

Four teams have already clinched playoff berths, and in Week 16 eight more teams have the ability to clinch. Here’s how the playoff scenarios look for Week 16: AFC CLINCHED: New England – AFC East, Denver – AFC West, Indianapolis – AFC South NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (at New York Jets) New England clinches home-field advantage…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Crunching the scenarios that would land the Bills in the playoffs. Pride will have to be a motivating factor for the Dolphins in the last two weeks of the season. Patriots coach Bill Belichick said RB Jonas Gray “ran well” on Sunday without offering any hints about his future role. Coach Rex Ryan gave the…

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Tom Brady on Terrance Knighton: “well done is better than well said”

The New England Patriots are playing the best football of any team in the league right now with two weeks remaining in the regular season. However, that didn’t stop Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton from making a bold statement about what he anticipates the Broncos will do over the rest of the season. “It…

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Broncos banged up at linebacker

The Broncos defense has turned in a series of strong performances and ranks fourth overall in yards allowed this season, but they’ll need to shuffle the deck at linebacker in the coming weeks. Danny Trevathan’s hard luck season continued on Sunday when he suffered a dislocated patella in his left knee. It’s the third injury…

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