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In all, 50 quarterbacks took snaps in the NFL in 2015, and 14 of the league's 32 teams had to rely on a backup quarterback at some point in the season. Manning is now signed until 2017 with the Broncos. The San Diego Chargers and whoever they can muster to start at center. And even though they're getting closer to full health than they've been in months, the nagging injuries that have cost key players' time means that a bye week could be essential to the Broncos' hopes of eventually ...
  • Patriots must win in Week 17

    Patriots must win in Week 17

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    Whoever wins in the playoffs is the team that plays the best on that day, not whether home or away. If that were to happen, Bill Belichick's decision to kick off to begin overtime of last Sunday's 26-20 loss to the New York Jets could again fall under scrutiny, but what might be more concerning than their possession decisions is that they head into the regular-season finale having lost three of five after a 10-0 start.
  • Titans QB Marcus Mariota Out For Season

    Titans QB Marcus Mariota Out For Season

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    Moving to 12-2 on the season, the New England Patriots walked away with another victory this week. The Tennessee Titans are, in accordance to a report from NFL.com's Rand Getlin, more likely to be without quarterback and up to date 1st spherical choice, quarterback Marcus Mariota, for the rest of the 2015 NFL season.
  • Ducks' historic Alamo Bowl loss was sad day for the program

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    While Oregon struggled in the second half, TCU quarterback Bram Kohlhausen played much better in the second 30 minutes and subsequent overtimes than he did in the first 30. "This is a night I thought would never happen". Despite Coach Gary Patterson being able to keep the team afloat through the first eight games of the season, TCU saw its College Football Playoff hopes disappear at the hands of Oklahoma State in a 49-29 drubbing.
  • Brady on Manning: 'I fully support Peyton'

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    And even if they could prove use, there is a loophole that could have made it OK for Manning to use the banned substance for a short period of time. "The only allegation in the program from (source) Charlie Sly is that growth hormone was sent repeatedly from the Guyer [Institute in Indianapolis] to Ashley Manning in Florida".
  • Florida blown out by Michigan

    Florida blown out by Michigan

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    MI scored on a 4-yard run by Drake Johnson and 31-yard pass from Rudock to Jehu Chesson. Someone forgot to tell MI that this was supposed to be a struggle between defenses . The 2016 team may rely even more on defensive back Jabrill Peppers, who earned Big Ten newcomer of the year honors from the AP after emerging as an all-around threat this season.
  • Oregon Ducks vs. TCU Horned Frogs Football

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    The receiving group has several options, Adams has certainly taken advantage of that the past six games. Multiple officers threatened to taser Boykin before he finally subsided, NBC San Antonio reported. Cook hit 12-of-24 passes for 163 yards with a score and a pick, and Charles Jones led the Kansas State rushing attack with six carries for 40 yards - 35 of which came on one run.
  • Texas Christian University QB Trevone Boykin arrested for 'punching a San'

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    By contrast, in TCU's last four games, with QB Trevone Boykin hurting, WR Josh Doctson out and/or hurting, the TCU offense has been way down from its custom levels with the team scoring only 29, 23, 29, 14 in regulation. The Horned Frogs rank 79 in the nation in run defense, allowing 182.7 yards per game. Their final game will be Friday in the Fiesta Bowl against Notre Dame.
  • Video shows fight involving suspended TCU QB Trevone Boykin

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    The 2015 Alamo Bowl will mark the third meeting between TCU and OR with the series now tied at one apiece. If we're going to make this a press conference about him, then I think we're ruining San Antonio and the bowl game and we're saying everybody else that plays at TCU is not important.
  • Seahawks, Cardinals tune up for playoffs

    Seahawks, Cardinals tune up for playoffs

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    He's trying to keep his players grounded while everyone is patting them on the back, including those who produce power rankings. The team has won nine consecutive games - including consecutive blowouts of the Eagles and Packers - and wants to head into the postseason full steam ahead.
  • TCU's Boykin Arrested, Ending Season Before Alamo Bowl

    TCU's Boykin Arrested, Ending Season Before Alamo Bowl

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    Boykin is facing charges of assault of a police officer, resisting  arrest  and public intoxication. TCU sent Boykin home after he posted a $5,000 bond and was released from custody Thursday morning. The last six games saw them give up some points, but the Ducks were able to get off the field when needed. The duo combines to complete just 25 of 47 passes with three interceptions in losses to Utah and Washington State.
  • Ohio State beats No. 8 Notre Dame 44-28 in Fiesta Bowl

    Ohio State beats No. 8 Notre Dame 44-28 in Fiesta Bowl

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    MI (10-3) had three touchdown drives of at least 70 yards and finished with 503 yards of offense against a Florida defense that entered the game ranked sixth nationally. Instead, they turned on their TVs in the posh Princess Resort Hotel and watched Michigan State play Alabama in the College Football Playoff. Regardless of who was out there, they gave us everything they had.
  • Alabama football team lands in Tuscaloosa

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    The players said they were more focused and promised to be more prepared, more precise in their execution and more relentless in their effort. "Whenever you have a premier receiver, it changes the way you play the game, call the game". Michigan State had one brief moment of hope right before half, when quarterback Connor Cook completed a pair of long passes to creep toward the end zone.
  • TCU QB Trevone Boykin to Miss Bowl Game After Arrest

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    However, they'll have to do without Boykin and wide receive Preston Miller, who were suspended for a "violation of team rules", coach Gary Patterson said in a statement. TCU released a statement indicating it's aware of the situation and gathering information. "Authorities charged the quarterback with assaulting a public servant in the third degree, a felony.
  • Coach Phillip Fulmer responds to Peyton Manning HGH controversy

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    The Broncos quarterback has slammed any suggestion that he took HGH as "complete garbage". Just a few months after Manning defended and supported Brady through the Deflategate allegations, Brady is returning the favor. The legendary quarterback has admitted getting treatments in 2011 at the Guyer Institute, an Indianapolis clinic and spa offering a range of alternative medical care.
  • Ohio State's quarterback Jones to leave early for NFL

    Ohio State's quarterback Jones to leave early for NFL

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    However, Jones didn't seem anxious about the financial windfall he missed. The move didn't come as a surprise given Jones' play during the 2015 season. Early on, the school I heard most was Oklahoma. He indicated after the Buckeyes' final home game that his time at Ohio State was coming to an end, but it was unknown whether he would transfer to another school or go pro.
  • Didier Drogba: New Chelsea boss confirms veteran striker as assistant coach

    Didier Drogba: New Chelsea boss confirms veteran striker as assistant coach

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    He loses his job and collectively we have to take responsibility for that - which we have done". "Everybody is sad about what happened because we haven't played well and won games, so we have to react and do better. The defender wrote: "We are aware there have been rumours of player power at the club but I want to make it clear that is not the case". "I am looking forward to working with the players and staff at this great club and especially renewing my wonderful relationship with the ...
  • NBA Wrap: Bryant stars as Lakers down Nuggets

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    It's as simple as that". Durant always has been more of a scorer than a defensive player but he pointed to the block of Paul's shot as proof that he has made strides. On the heels of a terrible rout at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Laker lifer said he still relishes the thought of going up against the world's best-with no one giving up an inch to him.
  • Trevone Boykin: Boykin issues apology following arrest

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    Boykin was arrested shortly before 2 a.m. outside a bar near San Antonio's famous downtown River Walk. After leaving the bar, the fight continued out on the street as bouncers and San Antonio bicycle police attempted to break it up. I have full confidence in my teammates when they take the field Saturday. Boykin said he wished he could play, "but I won't because of my mistake that I have no one to blame but myself".
  • Allstate Sugar Bowl - Mississippi Rebels vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys

    Allstate Sugar Bowl - Mississippi Rebels vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys

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    Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. CT on ESPN. Running back Jordan Wilkins said he liked what he saw from his teammates Wednesday. "We're here to redeem ourselves". The bowl outbid the Cotton and Texas bowls for the right to host the SEC and Big 12's New Year's Day prime-time game in the two years out of three over the next 11 when the Sugar is not a CFP semifinal and wants to put its best foot forward, especially for the Big 12.
  • Clemson And Alabama Pummel Opposition, Will Face Off For Football Title

    Clemson And Alabama Pummel Opposition, Will Face Off For Football Title

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    Coker was an efficient 25-for-30 passing for a career-high 286 yards and two touchdowns. Wide receiver Calvin Ridley caught eight balls for 138 yards and two scores, both coming during a third-quarter barrage. After the play, the referee picked up the flag and said there was no roughing the passer since McDowell hit Coker in the chest. "But we won't be satisfied until the job is done".
  • Holiday Bowl: Jack Cichy shines in second half for Wisconsin

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    The loss was USC's first to the Badgers after it won the first six games in the series. As for the USC Trojans, they have a chance to get revenge on the Big Ten after Nebraska beat UCLA in the Foster Farms Bowl. Steven Mitchell Jr. could become a prime target in this game, as he specializes in the shorter routes that might come in handy for Kessler. In a season full of ups and downs, it seemed fitting for the Trojans to end their 2015 campaign with a 23-21 loss to Wisconsin in the ...
  • 'We want him involved' Hiddink plans new role for returning Chelsea legend

    'We want him involved' Hiddink plans new role for returning Chelsea legend

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    Chelsea is being linked with moves for two strikers in January while former goalscoring hero Didier Drogba could return to the club for a third spell. 'The manager is not on the pitch, it is the players, so we lose the games and the thing we can change in the future is ourselves. I can assure you it was not a decision we took lightly.
  • Watch Michigan State vs Alabama Online Free Cotton Bowl Live Streaming ESPN

    Watch Michigan State vs Alabama Online Free Cotton Bowl Live Streaming ESPN

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    So in four seasons, Urban Meyer is 30-0 against the rest of the Big Ten (including the conference championship game) and 2-2 against Mark Dantonio and Michigan State . The lone matchup between the teams came in the 2011 Capital One Bowl in Orlando, Fla. LB Darien Harris (82 tackles, three pass deflections) is going to be in charge of maintaining discipline as they encounter a Bama team who is going to be just as or more aggressive.
  • Michigan State vs. Alabama

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    The Cotton Bowl now will end closer to midnight - on the East Coast. I think the victor of this one breaks 20. If a guy like Craig Evans can come in and be a disruptive force while giving McDowell and Joel Heath a rest, Michigan State might just have a chance to slow down the Heisman Trophy victor and take down the Tide.
  • Barcelona, Messi end year with records

    Barcelona, Messi end year with records

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    The results leave  Barcelona  and Atletico tied on points at 38, though the Catalan club has a match in hand and sits atop La Liga by virtue of goal difference, and the "Blancos" in second place with 36 points, reports Efe. Just as the game was turning Sociedad's way, Ronaldo volleyed in from a corner for his 57th goal of the year and Vazquez struck late from another Bale cross.
  • Michigan State Football 'Unfinished Business' rap is awesome

    Michigan State Football 'Unfinished Business' rap is awesome

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    Michigan State usually works in a couple of second-teamers throughout the game, but for the most part the Spartans will ride their five starters, and try to do what no other team has been able to do against Alabama's defense this season: win the line of scrimmage.
  • Peyton Manning Faces Some Hurdles in Possible Doping Defamation Case

    Peyton Manning Faces Some Hurdles in Possible Doping Defamation Case

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    Sly , a man labeled in the documentary as a former pharmacist at The Guyer Institute, was recorded in the undercover investigation saying he mailed HGH to Manning's wife, Ashley, to avoid any link to the quarterback. "And it would never be under Peyton's name, always under her name". Manning strongly denied the allegations in the documentary. The performance enhancing drug was banned by the NFL in 2011 when the NFL and the NFL Players Association signed a 10-year Collective Bargaining ...
  • Memphis CB Reggis Ball steals game ball from Auburn staffer

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    Over/under angles: Auburn over 7-3 after getting less than 100 yards rushing last game. When it comes to bowl games, bettors like to take the SEC over any other conference, but Memphis had no problems dealing with Ole Miss back in October and will also have the best player on the field in quarterback Paxton Lynch .