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8:05 PM ET NFL NationESPN A thrilling wild-card weekend has yielded another quartet of intriguing matchups in the divisional round of the 2019 NFL playoffs. Injuries are sure to play a major part in determining which teams win and which head home to improve for next season. Our NFL Nation reporters have searched for the
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4:16 PM ET EAGAN, Minn. — Already without Stefon Diggs for a second straight day, the Minnesota Vikings got more bad news at the wide receiver position with Adam Thielen suffering an ankle injury in practice Wednesday. Thielen, whose overtime catch set the Vikings up for a 26-20 win against the New Orleans Saints in
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10:19 PM ET FRISCO, Texas — Mike McCarthy’s introduction as Dallas Cowboys head coach will come Wednesday, but he is busy putting together his coaching staff already. According to sources, Kellen Moore is expected to remain as offensive coordinator, while John Fassel is expected to be the special-teams coordinator and Jim Tomsula is expected to
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10:23 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN The Seattle Seahawks‘ game plan for this week’s divisional-round matchup with the Green Bay Packers will include more Beast Mode. Coach Pete Carroll said as much Monday, first in his morning radio show on 710 ESPN Seattle and again in his afternoon news conference. Marshawn Lynch has backed up rookie
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3:57 PM ET METAIRIE, La. — Linebacker Kiko Alonso tore the ACL in his right knee during the New Orleans Saints’ playoff loss to the Minnesota Vikings, a source confirmed to ESPN. The news was first reported by the NFL Network. Alonso, 29, has now suffered three torn ACLs dating to college. He tore the
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Aug 19, 2019 Editor’s note: This story originally ran on Aug. 19, 2019. It takes George Kittle a full 14 seconds to answer what seems like an easy question. Two days before the 49ers would end their offseason program this spring, the tight end is lounging in a sleeveless hoodie and athletic shorts, his feet
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12:25 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick acknowledged Sunday morning that Tom Brady is “an iconic figure in this organization,” but said now isn’t the time to address Brady’s future with the franchise. In a season-ending news conference about 12 hours after the Patriots were eliminated from the playoffs in
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2:32 PM ET Alabama safety Xavier McKinney will skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, a junior and possible top-10 pick, will announce his decision Monday. McKinney, a junior and first-team All-SEC selection, announced the decision on his Instagram page Sunday afternoon. ESPN NFL draft expert Mel Kiper
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1:00 PM ET HOUSTON — Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller is not expected to play in the team’s playoff game on Saturday against the Buffalo Bills, a source confirmed to ESPN. Fuller left Houston’s Week 16 game with a groin injury and did not play in the Texans’ regular season finale against the Tennessee
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6:46 PM ET The NFL has suspended Raiders cornerback Nevin Lawson for one game without pay for using his helmet as a weapon in Sunday’s 16-15 loss to the Broncos. 2 Related Lawson will miss the first game next year as a result of the suspension. He was ejected before the final play of the
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6:08 PM ET Georgia running back D’Andre Swift has decided to skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. He announced the decision on social media Friday evening. ❤️ SE7EN ERA pic.twitter.com/a3J1KmQzCM — SWIFT7️⃣ (@DAndreSwift) January 3, 2020 ESPN NFL Draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. lists Swift as the No. 1 draft-eligible running back
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2:26 PM ET The Minnesota Vikings were dealt a major blow to their secondary two days ahead of their wild-card matchup in New Orleans. The Vikings will be down two cornerbacks when they face off against Drew Brees and the Saints. Fourth-year nickelback Mackensie Alexander, who was held out of practice this week with a
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