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Aaron Rodgers missed Wednesday’s Packers practice with thumb injury

NFL post-Week 5 power rankings: Do the New York Giants crack the top ten? Mackenzie Salmon looks at the biggest risers and fallers in this week’s USA TODAY NFL power rankings. USA TODAY GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers were without Aaron Rodgers at practice Wednesday, as the quarterback rehabbed a thumb injury he suffered during the loss Sunday …

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‘Meaningful’ discussions with ESPN, Fox

NEW YORK (AP) Big 12 Commissioner Brett Yormark described recent discussions with television partners ESPN and Fox as ”meaningful” as the conference looks into the possibility of striking a media rights deal almost two years before the current contract expires. ”So (the conference) is not a free agent,” Yormark told AP on Wednesday. ”I can’t go out there and talk …

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NFL analyst Troy Aikman makes sexist roughing the passer comment

It’s possible the NFL has had it all wrong. More protective gear and harsher penalties might help. But making all players equally vulnerable due to nakedness? THAT would calm things down a bit. ‘We still have families at the end of the day’: Aaron Donald on NFL concussions Rams DE Aaron Donald speaks out about concussions around the NFL. Sports …

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Tua Tagovailoa, Xavien Howard were limited in Wednesday’s practice

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa returned to practice in a limited capacity Wednesday. It was a step in the right direction as he works his way through concussion protocol, but Tagovailoa will not play this week. “He hasn’t done a thing on the football field for literally two weeks,” coach Mike McDaniel said Wednesday, via Marcel Louis-Jacques of ESPN. “So, I …

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Gators hosting elite 2024 offensive tackle for matchup with LSU

One of the top offensive tackles in the class of 2024 took to Twitter on Monday to announce an upcoming trip to the University of Florida. Four-star Centennial (Roswell, Georgia) offensive tackle Daniel Calhoun will be in the Swamp over the weekend to see the Gators take on the utigerswire.com, according to his post. Calhoun is just the latest name …

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Are the Giants underutilizing Saquon Barkley as a pass catcher?

By Ralph VacchianoFOX Sports NFC East Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.—There has been something of a miracle at the Meadowlands this season, and it’s not just that the Giants are 4-1. It’s how they’ve done it — with one of the worst passing games, and very likely the worst receiving corps in the league. At some point, if they want to …

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Bye weeks have arrived — here’s how to take advantage

We’re five weeks into the NFL season. Yeah, it gets late early out here, especially with fantasy teams. And now the bye weeks are here. I realize this causes anxiety with many fantasy managers, but I’d encourage you to flip that idea around. It’s a perfect moment to take stock of where your team stands, and a perfect time to …

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Running Back Usage Report: Week 5

NFL depth charts are always changing, whether it’s due to injuries, coaching decisions, or performance-related issues. The running back position, in particular, can be tough to stay on top of throughout the season, as the vast majority of teams have gone with some sort of committee approach, featuring two and sometimes even three backs. Below is a breakdown of each …

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Auburn makes top 6 for elite EDGE Rueben Bain Jr.

Auburn is looking to build an elite defensive line class in the 2023 recruiting cycle. They already have commitments from four-star edge rushers ashley williams and Wilky Denuad and are a finalist for a third. Four-star edge rusher Rueben Bain Jr. announced his top six schools Wednesday and will be deciding between Auburn, Alabama, Oklahoma, FSU, Louisville, and Miami. The …

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Mike Tomlin takes blame for Steelers’ woes, now he must have urgency

The Pittsburgh Steelers are stuck in a bad spot. After pulling off an upset against the defending AFC champion Cincinnati Bengals in Week 1, the Steelers have lost their last four games, with each loss looking worse than the last. This past Sunday, Pittsburgh fell to the Buffalo Bills 38-3, which marked Mike Tomlin’s largest defeat since he became the …

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