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Jori Epstein, USA TODAY

Snap decisions: What Cowboys need Dak Prescott to do after QB took 56 sacks in 2018

Dak Prescott took a franchise-record 56 sacks last season, and both the quarterback and the Cowboys are looking to reduce that figure in 2019.

       

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Nancy Armour, USA TODAY

Opinion: Oakland Raiders only ones who didn't see latest Antonio Brown saga coming

There’s a reason the Pittsburgh Steelers were happy to get rid of such a spectacular talent. Antonio Brown hasn't changed his personality.

       

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Jori Epstein, USA TODAY

Ezekiel Elliott's agent: Cowboys RB found Jerry Jones' 'Zeke who?' joke disrespectful

Amid a holdout by his star running back, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made a joke that didn't sit well with Ezekiel Elliott or his agent.

       

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Ezekiel Elliott thought latest comment from Jerry Jones was ‘disrespectful’

Ezekiel Elliott has yet to report to the Dallas Cowboys as he seeks a new contract, and team owner Jerry Jones has maintained all offseason that he is not overly concerned about the situation. But the latest remark Jones made about the star running back apparently did not sit well with him. After rookie Tony Pollard rushed for 42 yards and a touchdown on just five carries in the Cowboys’ preseason game Saturday night, Jones joked with reporters by saying, “Zeke who?” On Monday,...

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Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz, USA TODAY

Antonio Brown returns to Raiders amid helmet tiff, per reports

One day after being called out by Raiders GM Mike Mayock, wide receiver Antonio Brown decided to rejoin the team as he looks for a helmet solution.

       

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Raiders' WR Antonio Brown returns to practice Monday

The daily saga of Antonio Brown brought good news for the Oakland Raiders on Monday. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Brown attended Monday’s practice after skipping Sunday’s workout over his ongoing spat with the NFL over his helmet. The good news is that Brown’s foot issues seem to be behind him. The bad news is we still don’t know how he’s going to handle the helmet situation moving forward and whether the Raiders can trust him to be at practice. For now, though, it seems...

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Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY

Antonio Brown's agent on Raiders GM Mike Mayock's ultimatum: 'We're looking for a permanent solution'

Antonio Brown's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said Monday that he and Brown are "looking for a permanent solution" and he's optimistic Brown will play soon.

       

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Andy Vasquez, NFL writer

Jets coach Adam Gase takes blame for Avery Williamson's season-ending injury: 'It's on me'

It's rare for a NFL coach to publicly admit a mistake. But Jets coach Adam Gase did just that Sunday after linebacker Avery Williamson went down.

       

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Jim Reineking, USA TODAY

Opinion: Greatest NFL players by uniform number: From No. 00 Jim Otto to No. 99 J.J. Watt

To celebrate the NFL's 100 anniversary season, here are the best players at 100 different uniform numbers.

       

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Liz Mathews, Seahawks Wire

Seattle Seahawks rookie receiver DK Metcalf scheduled for minor knee surgery

Seattle Seahawks rookie wide receiver DK Metcalf will have minor knee surgery. Pete Carroll is optimistic Metcalf could return by Week 1.

       

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Andy Vasquez, NFL writer

Why the New York Jets decided to sit Le'Veon Bell for the rest of the preseason

New York Jets coach Adam Gase has made up his mind: Le'Veon Bell will not play until the regular-season opener on Sept. 8 vs. the Buffalo Bills.

       

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Christopher Bumbaca, USA TODAY

Raiders GM Mike Mayock on Antonio Brown: 'It's time for him to be all in or all out'

Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock chastised Antonio Brown, saying: "From our perspective, it's time for him to be all in or all out."

       

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Luke Johnson, Lafayette Daily Advertiser

Yoga, Pilates and balance challenges: How some NFL players take their training outside the box

Several New Orleans Saints' 2019 offseason regimen goes beyond tried-and-true strength and speed training. One goal: find an edge over the competition

       

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Lorenzo Reyes, USA TODAY

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten on return: 'The jitters were real'

Dallas Cowboys tight end JASON WITTEN made his return to the NFL after spending one year as an ESPN analyst for "Monday Night Football."

       

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Christopher Bumbaca, USA TODAY

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott will not face charges in alleged Las Vegas assault case, lawyer says

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face assault charges for shoving a security guard at a Las Vegas music festival in May, per ESPN.

       

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Tom Schad, USA TODAY

For former NFL player Doug Baldwin, embracing newer helmet technology was a no-brainer

Two years before Antonio Brown's ongoing helmet saga, ex-NFL receiver Doug Baldwin decided to switch to a new, safer helmet. He doesn't regret it.

       

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Lorenzo Reyes, USA TODAY

Former NFL RB, Texas Longhorn Cedric Benson dies at 36 in motorcycle accident

Former running back Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle accident, his attorney told USA TODAY Sports. Benson spent eight years in NFL.

       

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Jay Gruden: 'No timetable' for Colt McCoy to play, could be out Week 1

The Washington Redskins listed Colt McCoy as their starter on the first depth chart this summer, but the veteran hasn’t played a single snap. Based on what head coach Jay Gruden said Sunday about McCoy’s progress, it may be a while before he’s ready, too. Gruden said he’s not going to put McCoy on the field until he’s 100 percent healthy, and he noted that the QB is still rehabbing. He also said there is “no timetable” for a return, and that McCoy could miss the first few weeks...

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Joel A. Erickson, Indianapolis Star

Jacoby Brissett showing Colts he can be a starting quarterback

Brissett finished 8 of 10 for 100 yards and a touchdown against the Browns.

       

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Lorenzo Reyes, USA TODAY

Former coach Mike Shanahan 'was close' to returning to Broncos for the 2018 season

The former coach said he spoke with Broncos executive John Elway, but that talks "didn't work out" following the 2017 season.

       

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