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NFL locals roundup for week 4

Former Utes Alex Smith and Steve Smith headlined the local performances for week four of the NFL season.

Top pick Clowney out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Monday and will be out 4-6 weeks. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery, Week 1: Pitta and Smith form dynamic receiving duo for Ravens

A former Cougar, Dennis Pitta, and a former Ute, Steve Smith, led the Baltimore receiving effort in a loss to division rival Cincinnati on Sunday. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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NCAA lifts Penn State's postseason ban

A on Monday lifted the on-the-field sanctions placed on the Penn State football team for the Jerry Sandusky scandal, including immediately eliminating the postseason ban and restoring scholarships. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Baltimore Ravens cut Ray Rice after video of him striking fiancee was released

The NFL says the league never saw until Monday a video that appears to show Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee in February. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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In case you missed it: Manziel sits, flags fly in Week 1 of the NFL season

Unlike in recent years — think Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III, Cam Newton or Matthew Stafford — quarterbacks taken in the first round of the NFL draft sat instead of starting in Week 1. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Broncos hold on to beat Colts 31-24

Peyton Manning sure didn't need Wes Welker in this heart-pounding opener. He threw three touchdown passes to tight end Julius Thomas in the first half and the Denver Broncos held on to beat the... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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NFL roundup: Miami rallies past New England

Knowshon Moreno rushed for 134 yards and a touchdown, Ryan Tannehill threw for two scores and the Miami Dolphins overpowered New England after halftime to earn a 33-20 victory on Sunday. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Kaepernick, 49ers top rusty Romo, Cowboys 28-17

Colin Kaepernick threw two touchdown passes to Vernon Davis, one right after the first of three interceptions by Tony Romo, and the San Francisco 49ers opened the season with a 28-17 win over the... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Suisham's winner lifts Steelers over Browns 30-27

Shaun Suisham drilled a 41-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 30-27 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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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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