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Growing in confidence, Patrick Payton brings pressure off edge for FSU

A significant Florida State storyline going into 2022 was finding a pass rush after the loss of Jermaine Johnson and Keir Thomas to the NFL. The Seminoles have delivered with 14 sacks by nine Seminoles in five games. Jared Verse has been a big part of the production, making the jump from the FCS to Power 5 and contributing a …

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No. 19 Jayhawks meet No. 17 TCU

Yes, football Gameday at Kansas: No. 19 Jayhawks meet No. 17 TCU How big is Saturday’s game at Kansas’ David Booth Memorial Stadium? The Jayhawks, who are ranked for the first time since Oct. 18, 2009, will host fellow ranked and undefeated TCU in a Big 12 game in Lawrence, Kan. Kansas also will host ESPN’s “College GameDay” for the …

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Eagles add emergency kicker Cameron Dicker to practice squad

Eagles add emergency kicker to practice squad originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia With Jake Elliott’s status for Sunday up in the air, the Eagles signed free agent kicker Cameron Dicker to the practice squad Tuesday, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported. Dicker, 22, is an undrafted rookie from Texas. He spent the first few weeks of training camp with the …

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Transfers making a big impact for Big 12’s early leaders

Adrian Martinez, Dillon Gabriel, Quinn Ewers and JT Daniels understandably topped the preseason lists of players transferring to Big 12 schools. They’re quarterbacks, after all. While Kansas State’s Martinez might be the conference’s most celebrated transfer after the first month of the season, it’s been lesser-known transfers who have been big difference-makers for the surprise teams at the top of …

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Chiefs back on top of Colin Cowherd’s ‘Herd Hierarchy’

Four weeks down, 14 to go.  We haven’t gotten far in the 2022 NFL season, but boy have the storylines swirled, as the first month of football has swept by.  With that, here are the top 10 teams in the league according to “The Herd” host Colin Cowherd, with insights from FOX Bet.  Herd Hierarchy: Jaguars, Eagles highlight Colin’s Top …

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Cameron Dicker will sign with the Eagles’ practice squad

Eagles kicker Jake Elliott injured his leg during Sunday’s victory over Jacksonville. He gutted it out to the finish, and special teams coordinator Michael Clay said Tuesday that Elliott has a chance to play this week. But Elliott could miss some practice time if not Sunday’s game against the Cardinals. Thus, the Eagles are signing free agent kicker Cameron Dicker …

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WVU RB Donaldson in concussion protocol, out for Baylor game

west virginia football MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia running back CJ Donaldson is in concussion protocol and will miss next week’s home game with Baylor after he was injured in a loss to Texas, coach Neal Brown said Tuesday. Donaldson remained on the ground after he was tackled on a short gain in the third quarter of Saturday’s 38-20 loss …

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Fantasy football waiver wire pickups for Week 5

Now that Week 4 of the NFL regular season is in the books, it’s time to get those waiver claims in for the upcoming slate. Here are the players you should be targeting on the wire heading into Week 5: Broncos RB Latavius Murray Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Now that Javonte Williams is out for the season with a knee …

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Georgia Tech defeated Cumberland College 222-0 on this day in 1916

On this day in 1916, one of the greatest college football teams of its era administered one of the most lopsided victories in sports history against a bunch of frat boys. The final score is unbelievable: 222-0. On one side: The Georgia Tech Engineers (as they were known at the time) were in the midst of a four-season run of …

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4-star DL, NW commit Ashton Porter to take official visit to MSU this weekend

Michigan State is working hard to flip one of the top 2023 commits of a fellow Big Ten school. Four-star defensive lineman Ashton Porter confirmed on Tuesday that he’ll be taking an official visit to Michigan State this weekend. Porter is currently committed to Northwestern and ranks as the Wildcats’ second-highest commit in the 2023 class. Porter ranks as the …

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Lions waive K Dominik Eberle after his rough Week 4 debut

The Dominik Eberle era in Detroit lasted all of one afternoon. Detroit’s replacement kicker for Week 4 will not get a chance to redeem himself after his rough initial outing. The Lions waived Eberle on Tuesday, two days after Eberle missed two extra points in the team’s 48-45 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He also launched a kickoff out of …

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No. 7 Oklahoma State pits potent offense vs. Texas Tech

Seventh-ranked Oklahoma State will put its undefeated record on the line Saturday when it hosts Texas Tech at Stillwater, Okla. The Cowboys (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) started conference play last weekend, topping then-No. 16 Baylor on the road, 36-25. The second half began with a bang, as Cowboys freshman Jaden Nixon returned the kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown and …

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Bill Belichick, Patriots in the middle of new reality without Tom Brady

The New England Patriots’ 27-24 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday put Bill Belichick in an unusual spot. It marked the first time the Patriots’ head coach has started 1-3-or-worse in back-to-back years since 2000 and 2021, his first two seasons in New England. The Pats finished 5-11 in Belichick’s first year at the helm, and then followed …

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15 players to watch in Week 5 matchup

The Eagles improved to 4-0 with a 29-21 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, but not all is well as four starters could miss the Week 5 matchup at Arizona. Left tackle Jordan Mailata (shoulder), right guard Isaac Seumalo (ankle), cornerback Darius Slay (forearm), and linebacker Patrick Johnson (concussion) exited Sunday’s win with various injuries. Pro Bowl Kicker Jake Elliott was …

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