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‘Spygate’ accusations resurface as Patriots investigated for filming Bengals

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
Bill Belichick Patriots Football

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick says neither he nor his coaching staff has watched any video footage shot by an in-house production team now at the centre of an NFL investigation for inappropriately filming the Cincinnati Bengals' sideline at a recent game.

Carolina Panthers fire head coach Ron Rivera, franchise’s all-time wins leader

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

The Panthers fired their all-time winningest head coach with the team on a four-game losing streak and headed to its third non-playoff season in four years.

Seahawks take over top spot in NFC West with wild win against Vikings

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Rashaad Penny scored one touchdown rushing and one receiving, Russell Wilson hit David Moore for a 60-yard TD pass, and the Seattle Seahawks built a big second-half lead before holding off the Minnesota Vikings for a 37-30 win Monday night.

Deshaun Watson’s big night leads Texans past Patriots

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Deshaun Watson threw three touchdown passes and had the first TD reception of his career, and the Houston Texans frustrated Tom Brady in a 28-22 victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday night.

NFL hands out 1st player suspension for gambling on games in over 35 years

Friday, November 29th, 2019
Josh Shaw

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely for betting on NFL games on multiple occasions this season, the first time in more than 35 years a player has been banned for gambling.

Lions’ Blough impresses in 1st career start but Bears emerge late for victory

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

Mitchell Trubisky threw a go-ahead, 3-yard touchdown pass to David Montgomery with 2:17 left, lifting the Chicago Bears to a 24-20 win over the slumping Detroit Lions on Thursday.

Redskins rookie QB Dwayne Haskins snaps a selfie instead of taking final snap in 1st career victory

Monday, November 25th, 2019
Lions Redskins Football

Dwayne Haskins was supposed to be on the field to take the last snap of his first win as an NFL quarterback — and the Washington Redskins' first home win in more than a year — but he apparently had better things to do.

Eagles’ Brandon Brooks ‘not ashamed’ of anxiety-fueled exit from game vs. Seahawks

Monday, November 25th, 2019
Eagles Player-Commencement Football

Philadelphia Eagles Pro Bowl right guard Brandon Brooks explained his exit from Sunday's game due to anxiety in an unapologetic statement via social media the day after he was unable to continue in a contest against the Seattle Seahawks.

NFL fines Steelers QB Mason Rudolph $50K US for role in brawl: report

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

The National Football League fined Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph $50,000 US for his role in the altercation toward the conclusion of a game against the Cleveland Browns on Nov. 14, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday.

Fred Cox, former NFL kicker and co-creator of Nerf football, dies at 80

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
Obit Cox Football

Former Minnesota Vikings kicker Fred Cox, one of the last of the straight-on placekickers and a standout on several conference championship teams, has died. He was 80.