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Breaking news: How much is Garoppolo worth?

Breaking news: How much is Garoppolo worth? The 49ers need to sign Jimmy Garoppolo to a new long-term contract before the 2018 season starts, for several reasons. But that raises a big question: How much is Garoppolo worth? After all, Jimmy G has only started seven NFL games, and while he’s undefeated in those seven starts and was as valuable as any player in the league once he took over as

Breaking news: ‘I’m going to call it a growing year’

Breaking news: ‘I’m going to call it a growing year’ Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has been straight-forward all season about his performance on the field. Since Week 10, the first game of Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension and the first of two consecutive games left tackle Tyron Smith missed because of  injuries he battled the entire season, Prescott has struggled more than he’s had success. He has

Breaking news: Big happiness for Vikings

Breaking news: Big happiness for Vikings Vikings receivers Adam Thielen will play on Sunday against the Eagles. But he will be feeling the effects of a blow he took last week against the Saints. Via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Thielen suffered “slight” back fractures last week, presumably after taking a hit from Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore in the third quarter of the divisional-round game. Thielen is at no risk for structural damage, which strongly

Breaking news: Raiders miss big opportunity

Breaking news: Raiders miss big opportunity The Raiders wanted Teryl Austin as their defensive backs coach, offering him the assistant head coach title as incentive. But Austin apparently wanted to remain a defensive coordinator more. Austin has accepted the Bengals’ offer to become their defensive coordinator, according to Josina Anderson of ESPN. Austin has served as the Lions’ defensive coordinator the past four seasons. He interviewed for the head coaching

Breaking news:  Big strain between Belichick and Guerrero

Breaking news: Big strain between Belichick and Guerrero Patriots coach Bill Belichick is pushing back against the perception that an issue with Tom Brady‘s personal trainer Alex Guerrero has led to problems between the coach and the quarterback. Belichick said ESPN’s report of strain between himself, Brady, Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Guerrero is false. “I have a great relationship with both Robert and Tom, and I would throw in there,

Breaking news: Why the 49ers should offer Jimmy Garoppolo the largest contract in franchise history right now

Breaking news: Why the 49ers should offer Jimmy Garoppolo the largest contract in franchise history right now The 49ers’ season — once a dull affair that couldn’t end soon enough — has found late life. The Niners have won two consecutive road games — who saw that coming? — and enter the final three games of their season with the realistic expectation of not only competing, but winning. Yes, the

Breaking news: Roger Goodell denies lying to Jerry Jones about Ezekiel Elliott

Breaking news: Roger Goodell denies lying to Jerry Jones about Ezekiel Elliott NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell insists he did not lie to Jerry Jones about Ezekiel Elliott‘s suspension. Jones feels Goodell led him to believe the Commissioner would not suspend the Cowboys star running back. That’s why the Cowboys owner insisted, even a day before his Aug. 5 induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, that Elliott was in the clear. The league suspended

How the Dallas Cowboys can make the playoffs

How the Dallas Cowboys can make the playoffs It looked as if the Cowboys’ season was over when they dropped three straight games immediately following Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension. But after two wins, Dallas is right back in the thick of the NFC playoff hunt. Here’s what needs to happen for the Cowboys to finish their turnaround and  make it back to the postseason… Step 1: Win out The Cowboys could

Incredible news about investigation after ugly ending Sunday’s game in Jacksonville

Incredible news about investigation after ugly ending Sunday’s game in Jacksonville The ugly ending to Sunday’s game in Jacksonville could have consequences for both the Seahawks and the Jaguars. NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart confirmed today that the league is looking at on-field discipline for players who committed personal fouls late in the Jaguars’ victory over the Seahawks. That was to be expected, as the league always investigates any incident that

Breaking news:Eagles confirm torn ACL for Carson Wentz

Eagles confirm torn ACL for Carson Wentz Any hope that the Eagles might get quarterback Carson Wentz back this season was extinguished on Monday afternoon. Eagles coach Doug Pederson opened his press conference by confirming that Wentz suffered a torn ACL in his left knee during Sunday’s loss to the Rams. Pederson added that no other ligaments were injured. Pederson said that a review of the film from Sunday left the team with