Professional football

FILE - Green Bay Packers' Robert Tonyan catches a touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, in this Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, file photo. Indiana State hasn’t had anyone drafted in nearly a quarter-century but has two of its former players a game away from the Super Bowl. Both happen to play the same position on the same team. Green Bay Packers tight end Robert Tonyan emerged as one of the league’s breakthrough performers this year. Dominique Dafney went from working at a rooftop patio bar earlier this fall to catching a touchdown pass in the Packers’ regular-season finale.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
January 19, 2021 - 12:17 pm
Indiana State hasn’t had anyone drafted in nearly a quarter-century. However, two of its former players are a game away from the Super Bowl. Both happen to play the same position on the same team. Green Bay Packers tight end Robert Tonyan emerged as one of the league’s breakthrough performers this...
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January 19, 2021 - 9:14 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons named Terry Fontenot, who has spent 16 seasons with division rival New Orleans, the team's general manager on Tuesday. The 40-year-old Fontenot becomes Atlanta's first Black GM. Fontenot helped build a consistent winner as the Saints’ vice president and assistant...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chad Henne scrambles up field during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
January 19, 2021 - 2:48 am
Backup quarterbacks did more than just hold clipboards in the NFL’s divisional playoff round. Jameis Winston threw a 56-yard trick-play touchdown pass to Tre’Quan Smith on his first playoff action after 76 regular-season games over six seasons. Chad Henne, the Chiefs’ 35-year-old backup, also got...
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Photo credit Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chad Henne scrambles up field during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
January 19, 2021 - 2:48 am
Analysis: Backup QBs saw plenty of action in NFL playoffs…
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January 18, 2021 - 7:05 pm
The NFL will not allow in-person workouts for the scouting combine due to health and safety precautions because of COVID-19. The league informed teams Monday that any workouts will take place on the individual pro days on college campuses. Interviews of prospects and psychological testing and...
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January 18, 2021 - 7:05 pm
NFL won’t allow in-person workouts for scouting combine …
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January 18, 2021 - 3:16 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee fires football coach Jeremy Pruitt over NCAA recruiting rules violations.
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January 18, 2021 - 3:16 pm
Tennessee fires football coach Jeremy Pruitt over NCAA recruiting rules violations …
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) is helped off the field by teammate Mike Remmers, right, after getting injured during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
January 18, 2021 - 2:25 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs built a defense and signed a backup quarterback that were good enough to preserve a win. Now, are they good enough to win on their own? The Chiefs, who lost Patrick Mahomes to a concussion in the third quarter of Sunday's divisional-round win over...
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El quarterback Tom Brady (12), de los Buccaneers de Tampa Bay, delante del outside linebacker Demario Davis, de los Saints de Nueva Orleans, en la segunda mitad de su duelo divisional en los playoffs de la NFL, el domingo 17 de enero de 2021, en Nueva Orleans. (AP Foto/Butch Dill)
January 18, 2021 - 9:31 am
Tom Brady is one win away from the Super Bowl, two wins away from a seventh ring. If that doesn’t get you excited about the final weeks of the strangest NFL season ever, perhaps the thought of Brady heading to Green Bay next weekend to take on Aaron Rodgers and the Packers will. Lambeau Field will...
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