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NFL roundup: Jags clinch 1st playoffs in decade, Vikings lock up division

Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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The Jacksonville Jaguars are returning to the playoffs for the first time in a decade thanks to a 45-7 drubbing of rival Houston on Sunday.

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson accused of inappropriate workplace behaviour: report

Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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The NFL and the Carolina Panthers declined comment on a report Sunday that at least four former Panthers employees received monetary settlements due to inappropriate workplace comments and conduct by owner Jerry Richardson.

Aaron Rodgers medically cleared to return to action

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Aaron Rodgers has been "medically cleared to return" to action after missing seven games with a broken right collarbone, the Green Bay Packers quarterback announced on Instagram Tuesday night.

Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk suspended by NFL Network after sexual misconduct allegations

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts were suspended after a woman who worked as a wardrobe stylist at the network accused them of sexual misconduct in a lawsuit.

Star kick-returner Devin Hester retires from NFL

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Devin Hester, the spectacular speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday.

Tom Brady throws 2 INTs as Dolphins snap Patriots’ 8-game win streak

Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Tom Brady was intercepted twice by Xavien Howard and held without a third-down conversion Monday night, and the Miami Dolphins snapped the New England Patriots' eight-game winning streak with a surprising 27-20 victory.

Eagles’ star QB Carson Wentz has torn ACL: report

Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz suffered a knee injury late in the third quarter Sunday and was knocked out of a showdown against Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams. AP sources say doctors believe Wentz, an MVP favourite, has a torn ACL. He will have an MRI to confirm.

LeSean McCoy leads Bills past Colts in winter wonderland

Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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LeSean McCoy scored on a 21-yard run with 1:33 left in overtime to secure the Buffalo Bills' 13-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts in a wintry, white-out setting best suited for snow shoes and sled dogs.

Winless Browns fire VP of football operations

Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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The Cleveland Browns fired top executive Sashi Brown, but are keeping coach Hue Jackson for another season despite a 1-27 record.

Steelers’ Shazier remains hospitalized, undergoing testing for spinal injury

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier will remain in a Cincinnati hospital until at least Wednesday to undergo further testing on a spinal injury suffered in the first quarter of Monday night's win over the Bengals.