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Seahawks dominate Green Bay 36-16 to begin 2014

Russell Wilson made sure everyone knew Percy Harvin was healthy. Marshawn Lynch bullied his way to another 100-yard rushing performance. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Former NFL, BYU quarterback Max Hall loses prep job after arrest

Former NFL quarterback Max Hall has lost his job as offensive coordinator at Gilbert High School after his arrest last week. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Week 1 NFL locals preview: Who is Pitta's favorite opponent? Probably the Bengals

In three of his past four games against division foe Cincinnati, former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta has had a strong receiving game for the Baltimore Ravens. Read more »

Sept. 4, 2014

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Pro talent: Learn about the 37 football players with Utah ties on NFL rosters

With the 2014 NFL season set to kick off Thursday night, 37 players with ties to the state of Utah find themselves on 53-man rosters. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014

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Packers-Seahawks a spicy start to the 2014 NFL season

One of the major focal points of the 2014 season opener between the Super Bowl champion Seahawks and the Packers is what happened the last time Green Bay was in Seattle. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014

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Sam's 2nd chance comes on Cowboys' practice squad

Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014

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Former BYU safety Daniel Sorensen spends NFL cut-down day at the temple

Former BYU safety Daniel Sorensen spent cut-down day at a nearby LDS temple. After serving there he received some good news. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014

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NFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000

The NFL suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season Tuesday and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor... Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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Kyle Van Noy will miss first half of his rookie season as Lions place him on short-term IR

Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy will miss the first half of his rookie season after the Detroit Lions placed him on injured reserve with a designation to return. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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Teaming up: Could fantasy football benefit charities?

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Forty million people spend $2 billion in fantasy leagues. What if some of that went to charity? Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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Armed with new deal, Chiefs' Alex Smith looks forward

Alex Smith didn't have much choice when he was traded from San Francisco to Kansas City last year. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2014

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Champ Bailey, Michael Sam among NFL cuts

Sam, watched as closely as any rookie in the league this summer, couldn't make a team stacked with pass-rushers. He still has a chance to get picked up by another team or to make the Rams' practice... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Players with local ties set to make big impacts in the NFL this season

NFL rosters are filled with players with local connections — many of whom are primed to make big impacts for their respective teams this coming year. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Daniel Sorensen makes Chiefs 53-man roster, brother Brad Sorensen among 18 locals cut this weekend

Eighteen players with Utah ties were released during the final cuts this weekend as NFL teams trimmed down their rosters to 53 players. Brothers Daniel and Brad Sorensen experienced different... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Ansah grabs the sack and Da Beard returns to Heinz Field

Defensive linemen with Utah ties stole the spotlight among local athletes during Thursday's final day of the NFL preseason. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy undergoes core muscle surgery

Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy underwent surgery “to repair a core muscle,” the Detroit Lions announced Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: Locals make final case for a roster spot in Week 4 of preseason

The final week of the preseason is here, which means it's time to give those players fighting for a spot on the 53-man active roster one final audition. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Taking a knee: Professional football and its mysterious postgame prayer

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The postgame prayer, a rarely discussed ritual in the NFL, shines a light on the religious grounding of some of football's leading men. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended the entire NFL season for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Steve Smith brings leadership and talent to Ravens

Steve Smith has played 13 NFL seasons, loves to talk about football and craves winning. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Steve Smith scores a touchdown and Dennis Pitta loses his helmet

Former Utah wide receiver Steve Smith had a breakout game for the Baltimore Ravens, one of the highlights for Utah ties in the NFL during the third week of preseason play. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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NFL cuts tracker: Former Cougars So'oto, Fangupo among locals to be released (updated)

Vic So'oto was released by the Steelers Tuesday morning as teams around the league are making cuts to reduce their rosters to a maximum of 75 players by today's 2 p.m. MDT deadline. Later in the... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Rams QB Sam Bradford out for season with ACL tear

Rams quarterback Sam Bradford has a torn ACL in his left knee for the second straight year and is out for the season. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 22, 2014

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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 »

Aug. 21, 2014

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