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(STATS) – To some it would be ridiculous to say South Dakota State wide receiver Jake Wieneke could be overshadowed by anybody. Yet Wieneke came along when Eastern Washington’s Cooper Kupp was already on his way to setting all the big receiving records. Then with Kupp off to the NFL this year, Wieneke hasn’t quite …

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FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys will be without defensive lineman David Irving, cornerback Orlando Scandrick and linebacker Justin Durant because of injuries when they visit the New York Giants on Sunday. All three players were downgraded to out Saturday and didn’t make the trip. Irving was diagnosed with a concussion after last week’s …

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FRISCO, Texas (AP) The Dallas Cowboys will be without defensive lineman David Irving, cornerback Orlando Scandrick and linebacker Justin Durant because of injuries when they visit the New York Giants on Sunday. All three players were downgraded to out Saturday and didn’t make the trip. Irving was diagnosed with a concussion after last week’s win …

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The Dallas Cowboys have touched down in New York for their game Sunday against the New York Giants. Dallas and New York kickoff at 12:00pm CST on FOX. Attention to detail, check those cuff links. #DALvsNYG pic.twitter.com/kcbKQd3h75 — Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) December 9, 2017 The cold never bothered him anyway. #DALvsNYG pic.twitter.com/3YeGS2ogFp — Dallas Cowboys …

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CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals put cornerback Adam ”Pacman” Jones on injured reserve Saturday, ending his season with a groin injury. Jones is one of at least six starters who isn’t expected to play Sunday against the Bears (3-9) at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals (5-7) suffered significant losses at cornerback during a 23-20 loss to …

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Alvin Kamara and Marshon Lattimore give the New Orleans Saints a chance to become the first team in 50 years to collect NFL Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Year honors in the same season. The only time it ever happened? When Mel Farr and Lem Barney of the 1967 Detroit Lions did it. Kamara, …

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NFL rookies are contributing as much as, or more than, ever nowadays. Just look at the statistics: With players such as running backs Alvin Kamara of the New Orleans Saints and Kareem Hunt of the Kansas City Chiefs, quarterback Deshaun Watson of the Houston Texans (until he tore up his knee, anyway) and cornerbacks Marshon …

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Call it ”December Definition.” We’ll learn plenty about the various playoff contenders this week when the Eagles visit the Rams, the Vikings take on the Panthers, the Seahawks meet the Jaguars, the Raiders play at the Chiefs, and the Ravens head to Pittsburgh. The Eagles, Rams, Jaguars, Vikings and Steelers all have ways of clinching …

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NEW YORK (AP) Baker Mayfield is in many ways the perfect college football player: Good enough to play at an elite level, but because he is not an ideal NFL prospect, he stuck around long enough to lead Oklahoma to three Big 12 championships and two playoff appearances. Mayfield is the clear favorite to win …

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Jared Goff and Carson Wentz will command the entire NFL’s attention during their first head-to-head matchup when the Los Angeles Rams host the Philadelphia Eagles. As for those two quarterbacks themselves, they’ll be paying a whole lot more attention to the two elite defensive tackles trying to clobber them. Los Angeles’ Aaron …

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