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Undrafted rookie QB Devlin Hodges wins first 3 starts for Steelers

[ad_1] GLENDALE, Arizona -- There's plenty about Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Devlin "Duck" Hodges that isn't like most other NFL starting quarterbacks.For one, there aren't any other starting NFL quarterbacks with their own custom duck caller from Duck Commander. And Uncle Si Robertson from "Duck Dynasty" isn't giving pregame shoutouts to any other starting NFL quarterbacks.Go get 'em Duck. #[email protected] @DevlinHodges10 pic.twitter.com/GIzkcAlKyW— Duck Commander (@Duck_Commander) December 8, 2019 Plus, how many
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Source — Falcons’ Desmond Trufant breaks forearm, ending season

[ad_1] ATLANTA -- Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant suffered a broken forearm in Sunday's 40-20 win over the Carolina Panthers and will be out for the rest of the season, a source told ESPN.Trufant injured what appeared to be his right forearm with just over two minutes remaining before halftime. He walked off the field looking at his right arm and didn't return to the game.Trufant will have surgery this
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Vikings’ Danielle Hunter, 25, youngest to reach 50 sacks

[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS -- Danielle Hunter's legacy had been crescendoing into elite territory long before the Vikings' defensive end became the youngest player in NFL history to record 50 career sacks.Hunter, who was 25 years and 40 days old on Sunday, reached the milestone on the third play of Minnesota's 20-7 win over the Detroit Lions when he dropped rookie backup quarterback David Blough for a 6-yard loss. The former third-round
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Titans win fourth in row to set up division duel with Texans

[ad_1] 8:07 PM ETTurron DavenportESPN Close Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney UniversityOAKLAND, Calif. -- The Tennessee Titans throttled the Oakland Raiders on Sunday for their fourth straight win, improving to 8-5 and setting them up for a showdown at home against the Houston Texans (8-5) for first place in the AFC South.The Texans will look to rebound from a
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Patriots’ home winning streak ends at 21 as rally falls short

[ad_1] FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots had their 21-game home winning streak (including playoffs) snapped on Sunday with a 23-16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, as their late comeback bid fell short.The loss, which included two questionable officiating calls that went against New England, drops the Patriots to 10-3.The Ravens, who beat the Bills on Sunday to improve to 11-2, strengthened their hold on the AFC's No.
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Chiefs clinch division title with victory in New England

[ad_1] FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Kansas City Chiefs clinched a fourth straight AFC West championship at a most unlikely place, New England's Gillette Stadium.The Chiefs' 23-16 victory over the Patriots, combined with the Raiders' earlier loss to the Tennessee Titans in Oakland, moves Kansas City to 9-4. That's three games ahead of the 6-7 Raiders, their closest pursuers in the division.The Chiefs would have the tiebreaker after sweeping the season
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Week 14 NFL takeaways – What’s next for the Saints, Bills after crushing losses

[ad_1] In an 94-point offensive duel between two NFC teams with double-digit wins, the 49ers edged the Saints. The showdown headlined a strong lineup of Week 14 matchups. The Ravens clinched a playoff berth with a win over the Bills, Drew Lock impressed in a big Broncos win over the Texans and the Buccaneers kept their playoff aspirations alive with a victory against the Colts.Here are Week 14's biggest takeaways
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Baker Mayfield says Odell Beckham Jr.’s injury ‘wasn’t handled right’

[ad_1] CLEVELAND -- Following Cleveland's 27-19 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, quarterback Baker Mayfield criticized the way the Browns have handled Odell Beckham Jr.'s injury."I'd say that it wasn't handled right," Mayfield said. "He's not able to run as well as he as should be able to, as well as he knows. And that's frustrating for him. You can sense some of his frustration, where that comes from.
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Patriots, Chiefs exchange trick plays in first half

[ad_1] FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots called on some razzle-dazzle to score a touchdown on their opening drive against the Kansas City Chiefs.A goat and a squirrel get [email protected] | @edelman11 pic.twitter.com/7E8CONuLZb— New England Patriots (@Patriots) December 8, 2019 After benefiting from defensive pass interference penalties on their first two plays on third down, they faced first-and-10 at the Chiefs' 37-yard line when quarterback Tom Brady handed off