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They're in and they're risky. Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback  Ben Roethlisberger  hands the ball... The kick-off unit did force the fumble as Chickillo laid a big hit on  Raheem Mostert , which gave the Steelers great field position. When Buffalo completed its win over the Jets, the Steelers were back in the postseason. Plus, it's not as if non-division champions can't win Super Bowls.
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    In the wake of firing Jim Tomsula, 49ers owner Jed York finally addressed the media in a press conference held this morning. Jarryd Hayne had a roller coaster first season with the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL. "We haven t won a Super Bowl since 1994".  San Francisco reached the Super Bowl in the 2012 season, and the NFC Championship the next year, before conflict between Harbaugh and the front office along with player turnover sent them into a downward spiral.
  • Brian Urlacher has hair! Check out the former Bears LB's 'do

    Brian Urlacher has hair! Check out the former Bears LB's 'do

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    The best part? He learned he could always shave his head again if he didn't like how the hair looked. So, what do you think of Urlacher's new look? As Urlacher noted on WGN, his hair growth is thanks to RESTORE by Katona - and of course, there's a commercial.
  • Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams leaves with ankle injury

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    It wouldn't have been a Cleveland Browns news conference without questions about Johnny Manziel's latest behavourial mistake. In case you missed it Sunday, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger got into a little skirmish with Cleveland Browns safety Johnson Bademosi following his second interception of the game early in the third quarter.
  • Warriors Prove Point on Christmas Day; Beat Cavs in NBA Finals Rematch

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    Golden State won 89-83. Over the summer, multiple Cleveland Cavaliers openly talked about the NBA Finals turning out differently had they been healthy. Blatt is still experimenting with different players, trying to come up with the right blend at the right time. Walton said he is always concerned when his star has any injury but Curry said this will not be a long-term issue.
  • Raiders win possible Oakland finale

    Raiders win possible Oakland finale

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    There were far more signs in the Coliseum Thursday night proclaiming love for cornerback Charles Woodson, who is retiring after the season and was playing his final home game, than those bemoaning the Raiders possible flight south. The Chargers roared back, quickly marching into Oakland territory. But it also featured a safety on a sack by Denico Autry . The Chargers will travel to Denver in an attempt to play spoiler for the Broncos .
  • Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns

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    Their playoff hopes rested completely with what the Jets did in Buffalo in Week 17, but Pittsburgh needed to take care of business against the Browns in order to have any shot at the postseason. CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Browns turned a Ben Roethlisberger mistake into a field goal and trail the Pittsburgh Steelers, 7-3, with 1:11 to play in the first quarter.
  • Vikings takes NFC North but Seahawks comes in!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    It probably doesn't hurt that Keim knows, another game against the Seahawks means the Cardinals are hosting the NFC Championship game. "Absolutely", he said, noting the bad taste Sunday left. Lockett had a 31-yard punt return later in the half. Wilson has 24 TD passes and one interception since the first meeting with Arizona. Arizona's lone score came when Palmer threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Fitzgerald.
  • Serbian midfielder Marko Grujic arrives in Liverpool for medical

    Serbian midfielder Marko Grujic arrives in Liverpool for medical

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    Initially, Liverpool feared they would miss out to Inter Milan in the battle for the 19-year-old's signature, but Klopp became personally involved - speaking to the Serbian Under-21 global - and helped swing the deal in his favour. Grujic, a product of Red Star's prolific youth system, intimated that the move was close to completion over the weekend while posting on his Facebook page .
  • Liverpool FC striker Daniel Sturridge suffers another injury setback

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    Sturridge has not played for the Reds since the club's 2-0 defeat to Newcastle on December 6 as he continues his recovery from a hamstring injury. "Daniel has had some problems, not serious, but he could not make all the sessions and we had to wait a day", he said in his pre-match presser.
  • Seattle Seahawks: Bring on the Vikings

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    There was plenty at stake in this game for the Cardinals when the day began. Visitors went 118-138 this season, and the wild cards were a collective 19-13 away from home. "These guys have been to the Super Bowl two years in a row". Seattle improved to 3-0 at Arizona since Arians became the Cardinals' coach . Jan 3, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll looks on during the first half against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium.
  • Seattle Seahawks' Michael Bennett: 'It was up in the air'

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    Plus, it's not as if non-division champions can't win Super Bowls. It's a nice wake up call. We're getting closer to finally seeing how it all shakes out. Wilson made some franchise history in the process. It was a statement game - and everyone from Arizona to Minnesota to Carolina to New England heard it loud and clear.
  • Draymond Green stars as Golden State Warriors overcome Cleveland Cavaliers

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    Curry has shown over the past year that he can do it all. They will chuck ridiculous, deep shots because Curry does it and it's fun. Combine a contained Curry with a constricted James and that's a recipe for a choppy contest. Both times, Curry badly exposed the Cavaliers' lack of rim-protection. OAKLAND, Calif. - Forty-seven minutes into Friday's 48-minute game, the Cleveland Cavaliers managed to miss 62 of the 92 shots they attempted as a team.
  • Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals

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    And now they know who they will be playing in the first round of the playoffs and when the game will take place. Seattle's defense restored itself, in particular, days after linebacker K.J. That record was compiled by teams from the past. Second-year QB Teddy Bridgewater, who completed 10 of 19 for 99 yards with one interception against the Packers, threw 14 TDs with nine INTs (completed 65.5 percent) and a 90.6 passer rating.
  • Peyton Manning Leads Denver Broncos To AFC's Top Spot In Nike

    Peyton Manning Leads Denver Broncos To AFC's Top Spot In Nike

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    And Kubiak said he's embracing his quarterback quandary: "I would say it's enjoyable because of where we're at". "I have no timeline". "Our players will not be in the dark. It's still hard for the players to deny that spark Manning brought when he ran back into the huddle. Brandon McManus has been on the slide but his 48-yard fourth quarter field goal was a huge play in the game, as was his 38-yard game-tying kick later in the quarter.
  • San Francisco 49ers: Five Strong Head Coach Candidates

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    With Tomsula out of the picture, there is chatter that the team could go after New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton. There was no announcement about Tomsula's successor. How would Jed York spin this? "You have to learn from failure, and we didn't get this one right". "Whether that's a draft, whether that's free agency, whether that's a coaching hire".
  • Indianapolis Colts extend coach Pagano's contract

    Indianapolis Colts extend coach Pagano's contract

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    Colts owner Jim Irsay said that general manager Ryan Grigson has "outdone" Bill Polian in each of their first four seasons with the franchise. The Colts had a tough season, but there was a sense of relief and excitement at a news conference with Pagano, Irsay and Grigson (whose job security was also in question) on Monday night.
  • AFC Playoff Picture: Wild Card Weekend Matchups Set As Regular Season Ends

    AFC Playoff Picture: Wild Card Weekend Matchups Set As Regular Season Ends

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    AJ McCarron overcame a rough start and threw a pair of touchdown passes Sunday, rallying the Cincinnati Bengals to a 24-16 victory over the Baltimore Ravens that kept them in the running for a playoff bye. The Steelers and Bengals met once before in the playoffs. The Chiefs have reeled off 10 straight wins and are the hottest team in the NFL. Minnesota is 13-3 against the spread this season.
  • Dolphins 20, Patriots 10

    Dolphins 20, Patriots 10

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    However, Miller was stuffed on fourth down at the New England 39 and the Patriots took over, with the game still knotted up. Doug and Michelle Craig of Miami grill lunch outside the stadium.
  • New England Patriots' Tom Brady Is Injured?

    New England Patriots' Tom Brady Is Injured?

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    The Dolphins (6-10) wrapped up a disappointing season and are expected to embark on a search for their ninth coach since 2004. The Patriots went back to the ground game but had little luck in that area as the Dolphins' defense came up with multiple impact plays as they routinely stopped the Patriots' running backs behind the line of scrimmage.
  • Reasons Why the Pittsburgh Steelers Will Win Super Bowl 50

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    As a result, the Steelers get to play at least one more game. That's why we have to do a great job of taking care of the football and work extremely hard to get the ball. Despite a sweep by the injury-plagued Ravens (the second loss being the ugliest), the league's toughest schedule and sometimes-erratic play, Pittsburgh now has January football to look forward to.
  • Patriots: 3 things we learned in the loss to the Dolphins

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    Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell attempts to catch a pass past Tony Lippett of the Dolphins during the third quarter. Players like Dont'a Hightower, Chandler Jones and Julian Edelman were held out, and the team seemed content to hand the ball to Steven Jackson for the whole first half.
  • Philadelphia Eagles New Head Coach Watch: Sean Payton

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    In the first half , Bradford surpassed the 3,500-yard mark for the season. Rhodes lasted four years before Lurie fired him. Because he has been wildly inconsistent. "But when you slow it down and you get the right play call, we've got a better chance of picking up positive yards". With the Philadelphia Eagles wrapping up their regular season with a win over the New York Giants on Sunday, the focus is now completely on the team naming a replacement for coach Chip Kelly.
  • Indianapolis Colts plan to fire Chuck Pagano

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    Hasselbeck, meanwhile, is doubtful for Sunday with a sprained right shoulder. Otherwise, Stephen Morris - yeah, who? - is the only healthy quarterback on Indianapolis' roster. Indianapolis defeats Jacksonville 16-13 in overtime. Last week, he had a second-best game of the season: 85 yards, two TDs. The Colts are 7-0 against Tennessee at Lucas Oil Stadium.
  • Steelers claim AFC's final spot in upcoming NFL Playoffs

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    Cleveland is also interested in interviewing Cincinnati offensive coordinator Hue Jackson, according to NFL Media's Rand Getlin , which puts Browns fans in the odd spot of possibly rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers this weekend to knock the Bengals out of the playoffs so Jackson can start interviewing.
  • Tom Brady Suffers High-Ankle Sprain

    Tom Brady Suffers High-Ankle Sprain

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    Brady did not question the game plan that called for him to pass the ball just five times in the first half. On Sunday, they sacked him only once. For the game, Tannehill went 25 for 38 with 350 total yards and had two passing touchdowns with no interceptions.
  • Alabama, Clemson to meet in college football title game

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    The Sooners were competitive early, but not late, and even early, there were signs of trouble. Led by quarterback Deshaun Watson, top-ranked Clemson defeated Oklahoma 37-17 in a College Football Playoff semifinal Thursday in the Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium.
  • Manning helps Denver earn top seed with 27-20 win over SD

    Manning helps Denver earn top seed with 27-20 win over SD

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    Just my gut told me to turn it over to [Manning] and let him lead the team. The Broncos have two weeks until they play host to Pittsburgh, Kansas City or Houston on January 17 at 2:40 p.m. 1 seed in the AFC playoffs. A defeat would have cost the Broncos a first-round bye, but now they'll have a week to regroup - as will the Patriots.
  • ReCore Also Coming to Windows 10

    ReCore Also Coming to Windows 10

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    This would be a massive occurrence were it to happen, as there is no obvious console rival to the PlayStation 4 apart from the Xbox One . This new console is apparently supposed to be compatible with Windows Store games, and is envisaged as being a direct competitor to Apple TV.