Daily Archives: November 19, 2022

3 key matchups to watch as the Bears battle the Falcons in Week 11

At 3-7, the Chicago Bears are waning fast. While the season isn’t gone without a trace, it is getting lost in the fog. But it’s made easier by the fact that quarterback Justin Fields has emerged as one of the NFL’s most electrifying players. With the Atlanta Falcons next on the schedule, Chicago has a chance to keep their slim …

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Kyler Murray questionable; Arik Armstead out

Armstead out, Kyler Murray questionable for 49ers-Cards clash originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Arik Armstead will miss his sixth straight game as the 49ers take on the Cardinals on Monday night in Mexico City, while Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray’s status remains in question. Armstead on Saturday was ruled out for the Week 11 matchup at Estadio Azteca as the …

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3 straight Lions wins as underdog?

Free Press sports writers predict the Detroit Lions’ game vs. the New York Giants on Sunday at Metlife Stadium (1 p.m., Fox): Dave Birkett The Lions have won two straight by taking advantage of other teams’ mistakes, but they can’t count on the Giants gifting them turnovers like Fields and Aaron Rodgers have done. The Giants are a sum greater …

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Notre Dame blows out Boston College: Instant takeaways

If you were to script a perfect senior day for a team, not in national championship contention, it would go exactly as things went at Notre Dame  Stadium on Saturday.  Sure, Boston College isn’t really close to being the most-hated rival of the Fighting Irish but they’re a pesky one that has caused quite a bit of heartbreak over the …

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Dwight Garner, former Cal running back involved in ‘The Play,’ dies at 58

Dwight Garner, a former California Golden Bears running back and one of the central characters in “The Play” against Stanford in 1982, died Friday after a battle with prostate cancer. He was 58. Garner’s death came two days before the 40th anniversary of “The Play,” a game-winning kickoff return touchdown by Cal that remains one of the single greatest and …

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5 storylines to watch as teams travel to Detroit

The Cleveland Browns and Buffalo Bills will meet in a wacky neutral site game in Week 11. Due to a massive snowstorm in Buffalo, the two teams will meet in Detroit at Ford Field. The Browns are looking to get their fourth win of the season, while the Bills look to end a two-game skid after a tough loss to …

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