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Amfoot – NFL: Seahawks, Jags fined over stormy clash

Friday, December 15th, 2017

- Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was among several coaches and players hit with fines following last weekend's stormy battle with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the National Football League said Friday. Carroll has been fined $10,000 (8,500 euros) for

NFL gives five-figure fines to four coaches, including Pete Carroll and Sean Payton

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Usually the NFL likes to pick the pockets of players with enormous fines. Two head coaches and two assistant coaches got fined $10,000 each, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and Jacksonville Jaguars assistants Keenan McCardell and Pat Flaherty were fined for improperly coming on the field during last week’s game, which ended in a melee.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

Friday, December 15th, 2017

THE FACTS: Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill dismissed the viral story that over 5,000 of the votes for Democrat Doug Jones in Tuesday's special U.S. Senate election were cast by the dead. ''There are not 5,000 dead people on the voters rolls unless they died today,'' Merrill told the AP Thursday. The story is one of several false claims that cropped up after Jones' victory over Roy Moore.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

Friday, December 15th, 2017

THE FACTS: Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill dismissed the viral story that over 5,000 of the votes for Democrat Doug Jones in Tuesday's special U.S. Senate election were cast by the dead. ''There are not 5,000 dead people on the voters rolls unless they died today,'' Merrill told the AP Thursday. The story is one of several false claims that cropped up after Jones' victory over Roy Moore.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

Friday, December 15th, 2017

THE FACTS: Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill dismissed the viral story that over 5,000 of the votes for Democrat Doug Jones in Tuesday's special U.S. Senate election were cast by the dead. "There are not 5,000 dead people on the voters rolls unless they died today," Merrill told the AP Thursday. The story is one of several false claims that cropped up after Jones' victory over Roy Moore.

NFL Notes: Jaguars let Bortles change some plays – at last

Friday, December 15th, 2017

It took 13 games for the Jacksonville Jaguars to give quarterback Blake Bortles full control of the offense. Offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett said this week that Bortles was allowed to audible from running plays to passing plays for the first time all season against Seattle. Hackett praised Bortles for switching to a pass on a second-and-6 play early in the 30-24 victory.

Jaguars formula the key to playoff success for Wentz-less Eagles

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

In the NFL, one play can define a season. The Philadelphia Eagles were offered a brutal reminder of that reality last Sunday as quarterback Carson Wentz, the primary architect of their stunning 11-2 season, suffered a season-ending knee injury in their 43-35 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

Will Patriots’ Loss Against Dolphins Cost Tom Brady NFL MVP?

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Tom Brady sandwiched more brilliance than most NFL quarterbacks will manage in five years into the period between September 9 and December 11 2017. For the second time this season, Brady had an objectively bad game, throwing two interceptions as the New England Patriots lost, pretty shockingly, to the Miami Dolphins on Monday Night Football. Brady completed 24 of 43 passes for 233 yards and a touchdown.

Patriots’ loss opens the door to the Jaguars earning a bye week

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

The biggest beneficiary of the Patriots’ loss to the Dolphins on Monday night may turn out to be the Jaguars. It’s long been assumed that the Steelers and Patriots would own the two AFC first-round byes. If the Patriots lose to the Steelers they can finish no better than 12-4.

Division-leading Jags poised for 1st playoff berth in decade

Monday, December 11th, 2017

The last time the Jacksonville Jaguars were alone atop the AFC South this late in a season, they lost three straight and missed the playoffs. Having won six of their last seven games and with quarterback Blake Bortles playing the best football of his NFL career, the Jaguars (9-4) believe they're poised for a December push that will result in the franchise's first postseason game - maybe even at home - since 2008. ''This is not the old Jaguars team,'' rookie running back Leonard Fournette said following a 30-24 victory against Seattle on Sunday.