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NFL Fanalysis: Week 6 Reactions

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What do some of the most passionate football fans around the league have to say about their teams' performances in Week 6? We asked. They answered. And they even weighed in on the monumental loss of Aaron Rodgers. More»
Kenneth Arthur

Post-Rodgers Injury NFC Rankings

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The Packers lost Aaron Rodgers for quite possibly the rest of the season, and his absence has a big effect on the NFC power rankings going forward. Where does Green Bay land after the loss and what other teams move up as a result? More»
Will Leitch

Maddon's Lackey Move Questioned

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Joe Maddon made an odd decision to let John Lackey face Justin Turner with Game 2 of the NLCS on the line on Sunday, and we all know what happened as a result. But, no matter what, Maddon will always be revered after what he did for Chicago fans last season. More»
Mike Lupica

LA Has Seen This Turner Classic

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Justin Turner's shot was over the wall at Dodger Stadium on Sunday night, giving LA an NLCS Game 2 victory over the Cubs. It was one of those October home runs that are as much a pageant of baseball as Opening Day in April. More»
Michael Tunison

AFR: No League For Favorites

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By the time Sunday was over, the NFL lost its best quarterback for the year and several other teams occupying the top of the pecking order in the league suffered setbacks, casting the direction of this season in question. More»
Matt Brown

Ohio State Bucks Trend of CFB Chaos

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College football's Week 7 seemed to produce chaos wherever you looked, including four top-10 upsets. One team emphatically avoided drama: Ohio State, which crushed Nebraska and has played nearly perfect football since losing to Oklahoma. More»
LAC @ OAK

Chargers Electrify With Late Kick For Win

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The Chargers found a way to win late in Oakland, as Nick Novak kicked a go-ahead field goal on the final play of the game to give Los Angeles a 17-16 victory. Derek Carr returned to the field for Oakland but finished the game with only 171 yards and two interceptions. More»
TB @ ARI

AP Draws Winning Cards Against Bucs

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Adrian Peterson showed he still has some burst left, scoring two TDs and gaining over 100 yards on the ground to power the Cardinals to a 38-33 victory over the Bucs. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, saw QB Jameis Winston leave the game with a shoulder injury in the second quarter. More»
PIT @ KC

Steel Wheels: Bell, Brown Down Chiefs

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The Steelers' star players were on full display against the NFL's lone undefeated team, handing the Chiefs their first loss with a 19-13 victory. Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell each totaled over 100 yards and a touchdown apiece as Kansas City fell short at home. More»
LAR @ JAX

Road Warrior Rams Take Down Jags

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The Rams earned a statement win on the road in Jacksonville thanks to two key special teams touchdowns. With the 27-17 victory, LA moved to 3-0 on the road for the first time since 2001. In the loss, Leonard Fournette totaled 165 yards and two scores. More»
Jason B. Hirschhorn

Packers Panic? Life After Rodgers

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Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone in the Packers' loss to the Vikings on Sunday and it sounds like he could miss the rest of the season. Can Green Bay still overcome the odds and contend for a title without their signal caller? More»
DET @ NO

Home Sweet Dome For Saints

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Detroit scored four straight TDs in New Orleans to try to make an incredible comeback, but it wasn't enough. The Saints' running backs combined for 237 yards from scrimmage in a 52-38 victory marked by pick-sixes on both sides and crazy plays galore. More»
CHI @ BAL

Bears Ruffle Ravens' Feathers, win in OT

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Chicago's Jordan Howard secured 167 yards on the ground and kicker Connor Barth nailed a 40-yard field goal in overtime to defeat the Ravens, 27-24. The Bears defense harassed Baltimore QB Joe Flacco all afternoon, totaling three interceptions on the day. More»
SF @ WAS

Washington Scrapes By Niners In DC

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San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan benched QB Brian Hoyer against his old team in Washington, and the 49ers almost made a late comeback against the Redskins. Kirk Cousins did just enough, though, rushing for a score and firing two TD passes for a 26-24 win. More»
MIA @ ATL

Fins Up! Miami Shocks Falcons in Atlanta

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The Miami Dolphins came back from a 17-point deficit at the half to score an upset in Atlanta and beat the Falcons, 20-17. Jay Ajayi rushed for over 100 yards and Jay Cutler threw a pair of TD passes, while Matt Ryan threw a late interception in the loss. More»
CLE @ HOU

Watson Shines Again as Texans thump Browns

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Texans QB Deshaun Watson became the first rookie in NFL history with at least three TD passes in three straight games and the Browns lost their 16th-straight contest on the road as Houston cruised to a 33-17 victory over Cleveland. More»
Cy Brown

Reversal of Misfortune: Jets Lose TD

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The New York Jets lost at home to the New England Patriots on Sunday, 24-17, but the result may have gone the other way if not for a bizarre, controversial call to overturn a Jets touchdown in the fourth quarter. Here's a closer look at what happened. More»
Cliff Corcoran

Wild Night: Puig's Play Lifts LA

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Yasiel Puig is having fun again. Bat-flipping, tongue-wagging, shot-calling, coach-kissing, bat-licking, hot-dogging, team-leading fun. And, largely because of him, the Dodgers are three wins away from winning their first pennant since 1988. More»
Matt Brown

CFB Saturday Takeaways: Week 7

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We just witnessed an annual college football tradition: chaos weekend. Week 7 featured four losses by top-10 teams to unranked opponents, including Washington to Arizona State and Auburn to LSU on Saturday after Clemson and Washington State fell on Friday. More»
Matt Brown

ASU Bedevils Huskies In Shocker

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In the fourth loss by a top-10 team in Week 7, No. 5 Washington went to Arizona State and was shut down by a previously vulnerable Sun Devils defense. After giving up at least 30 points in 11 straight games, Arizona State stunned Washington 13-7. More»
College Football

USC Escapes After Stopping Utes' 2-Pointer

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Sam Darnold led Southern California on three long scoring drives in the second half, and the 13th-ranked Trojans stopped a two-point conversion attempt by Utah with 42 seconds to play to edge the Utes 28-27 on Saturday night. More»
College Football

Georgia Runs Away From Mizzou After Early Scare

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Sony Michel ran for two touchdowns as No. 4 Georgia found its running game after a slow start and took control with 26 unanswered points to beat Missouri 53-28 on Saturday night. Georgia recovered from an early scare by gaining 696 total yards. More»
College Football

Buckeyes Crush Nebraska In Another Rout

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J.T. Barrett passed for five touchdowns and ran for two others, and ninth-ranked Ohio State scored on its first eight possessions on its way to a 56-14 victory over Nebraska on Saturday night. More»
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Harris Rolls Early, Bama Dominates Arkansas

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Damien Harris opened with a 75-yard touchdown run and No. 1 Alabama rode a fast start to a 41-9 victory over Arkansas on Saturday night. Harris ran for 125 yards and two touchdowns on just nine carries. More»
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Mayfield Leaves Rivalry On High Note

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Baker Mayfield felt some sadness knowing that his days in the Red River Rivalry are over, but the star senior Oklahoma quarterback was able to celebrate one more win vs. Texas, a 29-24 victory over the Longhorns in which he passed for 302 yards. More»
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TCU Handles Wildcats, Weather Delays

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Sixth-ranked TCU's stingy defense shut down the ailing Kansas State offense, and Kenny Hill threw for 297 yards while running for a touchdown in a 26-6 victory that kept the Horned Frogs undefeated after a long lightning delay More»
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Taylor Shines As Badgers Hold Off Purdue

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Jonathan Taylor ran for 219 yards on 30 carries, including a 67-yard touchdown, and No. 7 Wisconsin relied on its stifling defense to overcome a three-turnover afternoon and beat Purdue 17-9 on Saturday. More»
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Cowboys Blow Out Baylor With Record Day

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Mason Rudolph passed for 459 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score to help No. 14 Oklahoma State beat Baylor 59-16. Rudolph guided an offense that gained a school-record 747 yards, and James Washington caught six passes for 235 yards. More»
Matt Brown

Miami Pulls Off More Late-Game Magic

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For the second week in a row, Miami used late heroics to keep its perfect record intact. Once again, it involved a big pass from Malik Rosier to Darrell Langham, this one setting up a go-ahead field goal that allowed the No. 11 Canes to beat Georgia Tech 25-24. More»
Matt Brown

LSU Rally Tops Auburn in Death Valley

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Auburn raced out to a 20-point lead early in the second quarter at LSU, appearing set to win in Death Valley for the first time since 1999. Shockingly, LSU had other plans, with big plays on both sides of the ball leading a big comeback to beat No. 10 Auburn 27-23. More»
College Football

Michigan Escapes Hoosiers In Overtime

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Karan Higdon ran 25 yards for a touchdown on the first play of overtime for No. 17 Michigan and Tyree Kinnel intercepted a fourth-down pass in the end zone on the final play as the Wolverines held off Indiana 27-20 on Saturday. More»
Matt Brown

Cal Flips Upset Script On Wazzu

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From seven turnovers to nine sacks to a one-yard punt, everything that could go wrong did go wrong for No. 8 Washington State on Friday night. California won 37-3, adding insult to injury with QB Ross Bowers' phenomenal front-flip touchdown. More»
Kenneth Arthur

The NFL's Most Surprising Stats

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This NFL season may seem normal (for the most part), but if you look beneath the surface, there are plenty of eye-opening numbers. Let's see what advanced stats have to say about the success and struggles around the league. More»
Will Leitch

NFL Confidence Pool: Week 6

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This season, rather than doing pure NFL picks against the spread, I've decided to do weekly confidence pool rankings and pit myself against both Vegas and analytics. I'm currently 19th out of 123 competitors through three weeks -- see if you can do better. More»

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