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Preseason viewer’s guide: Clash of the Cougars in Detroit

Ezekiel Ansah and Kyle Van Noy could face another ex-Cougar, Harvey Unga, when the Jaguars and Lions play.

Manziel fined $12,000 by for middle finger flip

A person familiar with the penalty says Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has been fined $12,000 by the NFL for flipping his middle finger at Washington's sideline. Read more »

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Preseason viewer’s guide: Clash of the Cougars in Detroit

Two former BYU defenders, Ezekiel Ansah and Kyle Van Noy, could face another ex-Cougar, Harvey Unga, when the Jacksonville Jaguars visit the Detroit Lions on Friday. Read more »

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Johnny Manziel, Browns agree he's not ready to start

Johnny Manziel pulled off his orange helmet, dropped to his left knee and watched from the side as Brian Hoyer worked with Cleveland's starting offense during practice. Read more »

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Backup Andre Lewis gives Utes another receiving option

Senior wide receiver is the younger brother of Buffalo Bills wide receiver Steve Johnson. He's hoping to make an impact this fall. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Amy Donaldson: Critics of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge need to chill

There has been some criticism of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in blogs and columns. But the summer's viral sensation is about as good as it gets when it comes to fundraising. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Hoyer gets starting spot over rookie Manziel

Brian Hoyer barely held on to the starting job. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Reports: Former BYU star Brett Keisel agrees to re-sign with Steelers after declining invite from Cardinals

Former BYU defensive end Brett Keisel ended a busy day by going back to the NFL team he's always called home: the Pittsburgh Steelers. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Johnny Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

Manziel raised his middle finger toward the opponents' bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter of Monday night's 24-23 loss to the Washington Redskins. Truth be told, it was... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Former Weber State offensive lineman Pat McQuistan signs with Atlanta Falcons

Pat McQuistan joined his seventh NFL team on Monday, signing with the Falcons. He last played during the regular season in 2012 with Arizona. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Johnny Manziel struggles in Browns' loss to Redskins

Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn't make Mike Pettine's decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after this mess, Coach. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Star Lotulelei sacks Alex Smith

Two former Utah standouts faced each other Sunday, and late in the second quarter of the game, Carolina's Star Lotulelei sacked Kansas City's Alex Smith to help stop a promising drive. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Randy Hollis: Andre Dyson has the makings of being a great football coach

Former Clearfield High, University of Utah and NFL standout Andre Dyson has taken over the Falcons' reins this year, and he is determined to instill the right mindset that will help put this... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Unfinished business: Former BYU standout Dennis Pitta eager to get back on the field for the Ravens

Baltimore Ravens standout credits former BYU coach Mike Empey for helping him make transition to tight end. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Former Cougar Harvey Unga signs with Jacksonville Jaguars

Harvey Unga is back on an NFL roster as the Jacksonville Jaguars announced they've signed BYU's all-time leading rusher. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: 10 Utah ties in NFL face off in Lions-Raiders matchup

Among the top games this week for locals in the NFL is the Detroit Lions' game against the Oakland Raiders, which features seven rookies with Utah ties and 10 overall. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Lions' Ansah getting ready to return

There's a bit of turmoil on the inside of the Detroit Lions' defensive line. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Former Cougar Ezekiel Ansah activated off physically unable to perform list

Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah can start practicing again; the former BYU star was activated off the physically unable to perform list on Tuesday. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Mostly positive reviews for NFL's new tablets

Adjusting to new technology just isn't easy for some people, even in the NFL where everyone is trying to find that winning edge. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Young Aggies shine, Utes score touchdowns and Van Noy makes debut

From Aggies to Utes to Cougars, it was a memorable first week of NFL preseason play for several pro players connected to the state of Utah. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: Will Kyle Van Noy sack Johnny Manziel?

Kyle Van Noy and the Detroit Lions take on Johnny Manziel and the Cleveland Browns in Week 1 of the NFL preseason in the highlight game for pro players with Utah ties. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Former BYU linebacker Spencer Hadley signs with Oakland Raiders

Rookie linebacker Spencer Hadley joined his second NFL team Wednesday, signing with the Oakland Raiders. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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Hoyer, not Manziel, starting exhibition opener for Browns

Johnny Manziel will start Cleveland's exhibition opener — on the sideline. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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Seahawks visit Broncos in rematch of Super Bowl

When the Seattle Seahawks visit the Broncos for a preseason kickoff Thursday night, they'll see a Denver defense that was reshaped with them in mind — along with a team still smarting over... Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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Chiefs' Smith says Dalton deal irrelevant

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith brushed aside any notion that the deal reached between the Bengals and Andy Dalton could affect negotiations on his own long-term contract. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014

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Giants RB Wilson's career over due to back injury

New York Giants running back David Wilson's NFL career is over after two seasons because of a back injury. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014

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