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Brady throws for 303 yards, Patriots hold off Bucs 19-14
Tom Brady threw for 303 yards and one touchdown, and New England's porous defense showed signs of improvement in a 19-14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
49ers release unhappy linebacker NaVorro Bowman
The San Francisco 49ers announced on Friday they have released linebacker NaVorro Bowman . "Thursday evening, Kyle and I met with NaVorro, and from our conversation it became evident that going in different directions was best for both him and our team," 49ers general manager John Lynch said in a
In first chance to respond to anthem comments, 49ers display show of unity
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Given a few extra days to ponder their own show of unity while considering the initial reasons for the protests during the national anthem started by former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers staged a unique demonstration before Sunday's game against the
49ers' NaVorro Bowman: I'm NFL's best linebacker when healthy
NaVorro Bowman is healthy entering the 2017 season, but he says the major injuries he has suffered in recent seasons are preventing him from getting the respect he deserves. A knee injury kept the San Francisco 49ers ' star linebacker out for the entire 2014 season and an Achilles injury ended his
John Lynch says anthem protests 'divisive,' respects players' reasons
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- While every member of the 49ers stood for the national anthem before the preseason opener last week, other players around the NFL continued the silent protest that originated in the San Francisco Bay Area a year ago. Seattle Seahawks ?defensive end Michael Bennett and?
Preseason Power Rankings: Seahawks move up; Cowboys drop
Looks like we're going to pick up right where we left off following ESPN's post-draft rankings -- the New England Patriots are No. 1 and the Atlanta Falcons are No. 2 in ESPN's preseason Power Rankings. Now, to find out where teams fall in at which position after the Super Bowl LI teams go 1-2,
Colin Kaepernick travels 'home' to Ghana to find 'personal independence'
Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick posted a video on social media on the Independence Day holiday of his trip to Ghana, where he traveled to find his "personal independence." On Twitter he posted the video with a message asking, "How can we truly celebrate independence on a day that
QB Confidence Index: Post-draft ranking of all 32 depth charts
How confident are you in your team's quarterback situation? Wait. Before you answer that, let's get a couple of things straight. Although this is the time of year for unbridled NFL optimism -- post-draft, pre-minicamp, very few injuries so far -- it's important not to confuse optimism with
Ex-Bears QB Jay Cutler has deal to do TV for Fox
Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler ?has accepted a role as a color commentator for Fox Sports, effectively ending Cutler's 11-year NFL career. Cutler called the decision permanent. "I don't really see anything else happening," Cutler said on ESPN 1000's Waddle and Silvy Show on Friday.