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Tag: American football

Patriots, Cowboys grab NFL playoff spots, Saints take top seed

New England became the first team in NFL history to reach the playoffs for 10 consecutive seasons.

California games still on, but NFL monitoring fires

The ongoing wildfires in California may have an impact on two NFL games to be played there.

Colts’ Vinatieri breaks NFL career scoring record

Adam Vinatieri of the Indianapolis Colts beat Morten Andersen's career scoring record.

Four Jaguars players detained after London incident

The Jacksonville Jaguars players involved were Barry Church, Ronnie Harrison, D. J. Hayden, and Jarrod Wilson.

Brees throws 500th career touchdown pass

Drew Brees became just the fourth NFL player ever to have 500 career touchdown passes.

NFL to celebrate 100th season in 2019 with logo, events

The occasion will be marked by a year-long series of events as well as a special logo to be featured on game balls and jerseys.

Packers Hall of Fame fullback Taylor dies at 83

The cause of Jim Taylor's death has not yet been revealed.

Bills’ McCoy faces new abuse allegation

LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend Delicia Cordon accused him of child abuse.

Colts’ Vinatieri sets all-time field goal record

Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri now has 567 career field goals, surpassing the record previously held by Morten Andersen.

Former Eagles player Hopkins dies at 57

The cause of former Philadelphia Eagles players Wes Hopkins' death has yet to be confirmed.

Brees breaks Favre’s NFL record for pass completions

Drew Brees broke Brett Favre's record for most pass completions in NFL history.

NFL cornerback Davis retires during game

In a rare occurrence, Vontae Davis of the Buffalo Bills retired during a game against the Los Angeles Chargers.

Despite hurricane, Panthers haven’t altered travel plans

Despite the impending threat of Hurricane Florence, the Carolina Panthers have opted to remain in Charlotte ahead of their game against the Atlanta Falcons.

Dolphins beat Titans 27-20 in longest-ever NFL game

The game between the Miami Dolphins and Tennessee Titans was the longest in NFL history.

Ohio State rolls past Oregon State 77-31

Aided by by Dwayne Haskins Jr's record-breaking performance,Ohio State began their season with a spectacular victory over Oregon State.

Kaepernick collusion claim continues, dismissal denied

Colin Kaepernick's collusion claim against the NFL will continue after system arbitrator Stephen B. Burbank denied the league's request to dismiss the case.

Ravens’ Smith suspended four games for domestic violence

Jimmy Smith was suspended after an investigation into allegations made by the mother of his first child.

Packers, Rodgers ‘creeping’ toward extension

Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers may soon become the highest-paid player in NFL history.

Rape case against Broncos’ Gotsis dropped by district attorney

Adam Gotsis of the Denver Broncos will not be charged in a rape investigation after the case was dropped by the Fulton County district attorney’s office.

49ers to honour franchise great Clark with statue, decal

The San Francisco 49ers will pay tribute to the late Dwight Clark by unveiling a statue of him, as well as having their players wear a helmet decal bearing his image.

Ravens great Lewis looks beyond sport as he enters Hall of...

Baltimore Ravens legend Ray Lewis was one of eight inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Jackson tosses touchdown pass as Ravens win Hall of Fame Game

Lamar Jackson's touchdown pass helped the Baltimore Ravens beat the Chicago Bears in the Hall of Fame Game.

EA apologises for cutting Kaepernick’s name from Madden soundtrack

It is believed that the removal of mentions of Colin Kaepernick is related to his willingness to protest during the playing of the US national anthem.

NFL anthem policy on hold as league and union talk

The NFL and the NFL Players Association said that for the time being, no new rules regarding the national anthem will be issued or enforced.