Man arrested in ex-NFL player's death; sheriff defends probe

The Louisiana man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a manslaughter charge as a sheriff angrily defended the investigation Tuesday, saying authorities "strategically" waited for days to make the arrest because they needed to find independent witnesses.

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December 6

Colts rout Jets, move into first-place tie

The Colts beat the Jets 41-10 to move into a three-way tie for first. The Sports Xchange's Howard Balzer joins Amy Campbell to handicap the AFC South & to preview Thursday's Raiders-Chiefs tilt.
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November 22

Bears' Cutler to miss rest of season

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is believed to have a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder and will miss the rest of the regular season. However, Cutler is seeking a second opinion.
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November 22

Raiders rally past Texans in Mexico

Derek Carr threw two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to lift the Raiders past the Texans 27-20. Raiders coach Jack Del Rio spoke after Oakland's fourth consecutive victory.
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November 21

Cardinals coach Arians in hospital for chest pains

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was taken to the hospital Sunday night because of chest pains after the Vikings game but the team says test results "have come back favorably."
Nfl
November 9

How to fix the Packers

The Journal Sentinel's Gary D'Amato and Greg Picker discuss the recent changes the Packers have made to their roster and if it will help them turn their disappointing season around.
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November 7

Falcons extend GM Thomas Dimitroff

The Falcons awarded General Manager Thomas Dimitroff with a three-year contract extension Monday. Atlanta leads the NFC South but hasn't made the playoffs since 2012.
Nfl
October 31

Who's to blame for Packers loss?

The Packers came up short on Sunday, falling to the Falcons 33-32. The WSJ/Madison.com's Tom Oates and Justin Horowitz discuss who should be blamed for Green Bay's recent loss.
Nfl
October 31

NFL needs transparent concussion policy

The Chiefs announced that QB Alex Smith does not have a concussion, which leads to more questions about the NFL's protocol. Injury analyst Will Carroll joins Noah Coslov to discuss solutions.
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October 31

Falcons rally for wild win over Packers

Matt Ryan threw an 11-yard touchdown to Mohamed Sanu with 31 seconds remaining to lift the Falcons to a 33-32 win over the Packers. The AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter reports from the Georgia Dome.
Nfl
October 25

Are the Oakland Raiders legit?

The Sports Xchange's Howard Balzer joins Michelle Gingras to discuss if the Oakland Raiders are a Super Bowl contender and when the Rams should start Jared Goff.
Nfl
October 25

Arian Foster announces retirement

Dolphins running back Arian Foster announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday in a statement via the website UNINTERRUPTED.
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October 22

Wins for No. 1 Vikings ... and No. 32 Browns?! Mark Craig's NFL picks

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Vikings
October 21

Another NFL snoozefest on Thursday night

The NFL provided fans with another boring game as the Packers beat the Bears 26-10. Charlie Bernstein of Football Insiders and Justin Shackil discuss why Thursday Night Football is struggling.
Nfl
October 17

What's wrong with the Packers and Eagles?

NFL writer Don Banks and Noah Coslov get into the mess that is the Packers offense and how the Eagles have come back down to earth. Plus, Don gives his football book recommendation of the day.
Nfl
October 17

Steelers' Roethlisberger needs knee surgery for torn meniscus

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a torn meniscus in his left knee and will have surgery Monday morning, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette…
Nfl
October 11

Another NFL assistant coach bites the dust

The Sports Xchange's Howard Balzer joins Michelle Gingras to discuss the trend of teams firing assistant coaches so early into the NFL season.
Nfl
October 10

Packers win with defense

The Packers defense rattled Eli Manning and the New York Giants in a 23-16 victory on Sunday night. The WSJ/Madison.com's Tom Oates joins Justin Horowitz to break down the win.
Nfl
October 10

Falcons rough up Lynch, Broncos

The Falcons turned up the defensive pressure and made life miserable for rookie Paxton Lynch. The AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter and Justin Horowitz discuss the Falcons' 23-16 win over the Broncos.
Nfl
October 10

Cowboys too much for Bengals

The Dayton Daily News' Jay Morrison joins Justin Horowitz to discuss the Bengals' 28-14 loss to the Dallas Cowboys and if Cincinnati will make the playoffs this season.
Nfl
October 10

Is the Tony Romo Era over?

Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Tony Romo will remain the team's No. 1 quarterback when he is healthy. The AP's Eddie Pells and Justin Horowitz discuss who should start in Dallas.
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