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Gophers in the Pros: Week 13

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Played 40 snaps (68%) on defense. Season Stats: 67 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 2 TFL, 1 FF De'Vondre Campbell, LB - Atlanta Falcons Recorded three tackles and a pass deflection in the Falcons' 26-18 loss against the Saints. Played 46 snaps (94%) on defense Season Stats: 99 tackles, 1 sack, 4 TFL, 2 FF, 1 INT Blake Cashman, LB - New York Jets After Week 8, Cashman was placed on injured reserve due to a torn labrum.

Steelers RB James Conner ruled out of Cardinals clash

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner will miss Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals due to a shoulder injury. Conner announced his absence after he was limited in practice for the second consecutive day on Thursday. The 2018 NFL Pro Bowler has missed two straight games following a shoulder injury sustained against the Cleveland Browns on November 14.

Steelers RB James Conner to miss 3rd straight game

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Pittsburgh running back James Conner's aching right shoulder will keep him out of the lineup for a third straight game when the surging Steelers visit the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Conner took some reps with the scout team on Thursday but declared himself out as the effects of the sprained AC joint he suffered in late October continue to linger. Conner initially hurt the shoulder in the final minutes of a victory over Miami on Oct. 28.

Steelers RB Conner to miss third straight game

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner said Thursday that he will miss Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals as he continues to battle a shoulder injury. Conner also told reporters that he isn't sure when he will return. "I don't want to look too far ahead because it's still going to take some time," Conner said.

Steelers-Cardinals Preview

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

The Arizona Cardinals have a No. 1 overall draft pick under center while the Pittsburgh Steelers have a guy named “Duck” throwing the ball around the field. Pittsburgh (7-5) has won six of its past seven games heading into Sunday's road matchup against the Cardinals. It'll be the third start for Steelers quarterback Devlin “Duck” Hodges, a rookie free agent who has been steady for a team that relies heavily on its defense.

Seahawks can clinch playoff spot against desperate Rams

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

The Seattle Seahawks know exactly what is at stake when they hit the road to face the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday night: Win and they are in the playoffs. There is more, of course, like keeping their spot atop the NFC West along with the San Francisco 49ers. The Seahawks and 49ers are each 10-2 and on a potential Week 17 collision course in Seattle with the division title on the line.

Surging Steelers visit slumping Cardinals

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Pittsburgh (7-5) has a tie-breaker lead for the second AFC wild-card berth entering the final four games of the season despite a roster that underwent major offseason changes and has been impacted by significant injuries that began in Week 2, when quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered a season-ending right elbow injury. The Steelers have won two in a row and six of seven after an overtime loss to Baltimore on Oct. 6 and have given up only 111 points in that stretch as they look to make the playoffs for the fifth time in six seasons. They missed out last year despite going 9-6-1.

Kyler Murray “disgusted” by blowout loss to Rams

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Hindsight didn't make Sunday's blowout defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Rams any easier to handle for Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray. The Cardinals trailed 34-0 at one point before a late Murray 10-yard touchdown run allowed Arizona to avoid a shutout. The memories Murray has of that experience are not very rosy.

Jen Welter, NFL’s first female coach, cold-called the Cardinals and posed as an assistant to land an interview

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Jen Welter made history in 2015 when she became the first woman to hold a coaching position in professional men's football, but the story of how she got there is truly unique. In an interview with sportswriter Lindsay Gibbs for her newsletter Power Plays, Welter revealed that she cold-called the Arizona Cardinals posing as a male coach's assistant in order to get the attention of the team's higher-ups. Welter was already a standout women's football player, then in 2014, became the first female running back to play men's professional football when she joined the Texas Revolution, a team in the Champions Indoor Football league, according to Gibbs.

Arizona Cardinals’ Josh Shaw files an appeal of his suspension for gambling: Report

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw reportedly appealed his suspension Tuesday for violating the league's anti-gambling policy. Shaw, who is currently on the team's injured reserve, is suspended at least through the 2020 season for betting on multiple games this season, according to ESPN. Shaw made a bet against the Cardinals in a three-team parlay at Caesars in Las Vegas which led to the suspension, ESPN reported.