The fire still burning, Witten wants his snaps with Cowboys

Jason Witten talks a lot about just wanting to blend in now that he's back for a club-record 16th season with the Dallas Cowboys following a year in retirement.

Vikings slowly but surely adjust to yet another new offense

June 14
Stefon Diggs has dived into yet another playbook. The fifth-year player is taking direction from a fourth offensive coordinator, Kevin Stefanski, since he was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings.

Pat Bowlen was not your typical NFL owner

June 14
Hall of Famer Gary Zimmerman realized Pat Bowlen wasn't your typical, meddlesome NFL owner his first Thanksgiving in Denver when he found a sign-up sheet for a turkey, surely a prank on the rookies and other newcomers like himself.
April 25

Packers stick with defense first, pick Rashan Gary at No. 12

The Green Bay Packers took Michigan's Rashan Gary with the 12th overall pick Thursday night, sticking with their long recent tradition of focusing on defense first in the NFL draft.
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March 26
Vikings owners Mark and Zygi Wilf.

Wilf family donates $1 million to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi, Mark and Lenny Wilf have donated $1 million to the Pro Football Hall of Fame through their foundation.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford (8) reacts before his is sacked by Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes (55) during the first half of a
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January 29
People work in Centennial Park in Atlanta as the city gets ready to host the Super Bowl 53 NFL football game, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.

Employers stand to be Super Bowl losers, along with either the Patriots or the Rams

Game-related distractions, absences cause billions in lost productivity.
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January 23
Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' in the Wind' accompanies Budweiser's next Super Bowl ad

Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' in the Wind' accompanies Budweiser's next Super Bowl ad

The ad by the beer-making giant is promoting its use of wind as an alternative energy source.
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January 21
Shelly Ibach, Sleep Number president and CEO, hopes the NFL initiative will yield data to help players’ health and wellness through improved sleep.

Minneapolis-based Sleep Number betting big on its 'innovative' NFL partnership

The cornerstone of the agreement was a plan to give the new 360 Smart Beds to all eligible players in the league in 2018.
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November 23, 2018
Bears quarterback Chase Daniel, left, congratulates free safety Eddie Jackson (39) after Jackson returned an interception 41-yards for a touchdown dur

Bears beat Lions, leave Vikings and Packers further behind

Chase Daniel outplayed Matthew Stafford, proving an NFL journeyman can beat one of the highest-paid players in the league.
October 17, 2018
Carolina Panthers' Eric Reid (25) kneels as Cam Newton (1) stands during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the New York Giants i

Don't expect NFL to institute a national anthem policy soon

Don't expect the NFL to institute a national anthem policy this season, if at all.
September 12, 2018
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is hurt after being sacked during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday,

McCarthy: Aaron Rodgers to get week to get ready for Vikings

Aaron Rodgers will work with the rehab group in practice on Wednesday.
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September 11, 2018

Too slow: Gronkowski's grab not reviewed by poky NFL

The NFL spent a lot of time and effort in the offseason simplifying what constitutes a catch and trying to make the game safer with new rules that require both offensive and defensive players to use their heads and not their helmets.
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September 7, 2018
Colin Kaepernick in a screen shot from Nike's new ad, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.

U students applaud Kaepernick's message, Nike's ad and the Gophers alliance

Students appear to back message; athletic clothing contract remains in place.
August 27, 2018
Teddy Bridgewater

Bridgewater's performance giving Jets plenty to consider in quarterback choice

Rookie Sam Darnold has started New York's past two preseason games and appears to be the front-runner in the competition that includes incumbent Josh McCown and Teddy Bridgewater.
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August 23, 2018

No changes coming to NFL's new helmet rule

The NFL Competition Committee has recommended not making any changes to the helmet rule approved by owners in the offseason.
July 26, 2018

Manziel to back up Adams for Alouettes against Eskimos

Johnny Manziel will have to wait to get on the field for the Montreal Alouettes.
June 4, 2018
Ouch! Watch Packers linebacker Matthews take a softball in his face

Ouch! Watch Packers linebacker Matthews take a softball in his face

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews says he needs surgery on his nose after getting hit in the face with a line drive during a charity softball game.
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February 12, 2018
Johnny Manziel in 2015

Manziel says he's sober, bipolar and hoping for another NFL chance

Johnny Manziel wants to transform into Johnny Football once again. The former Texas A&M star quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner famously flamed out in the…
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August 2, 2017
Packers' coach Vince Lombardi during a game in December 1964.

Green Bay school named for Vince Lombardi cancels football season

The upcoming football season at a Green Bay middle school named for legendary Packers coach Vince Lombardi has been canceled because the school can't find any coaches.
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July 19, 2017
The Vikings will move their training camp from Mankato to Eagan in 2018.

Vikings, Mankato parting ways after one final training camp

Training camp generally draws about 60,000 fans to Mankato over two weeks. The Vikings expect more visitors to their new suburban facility, but won't put a number on how many.
Vikings super fans Sid Davey and David Garza showed up in Canton to support the Vikings during their 1st preseason game of the season.
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A general view of Super Bowl Live and the George R. Brown Convention Center, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 in Houston.

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The state's committee is in Houston this week to study how next year's event can have a local flavor.
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December 12, 2016
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd (15)

Arizona receiver Michael Floyd arrested on DUI charge

Police say Floyd, a high school star at Cretin-Derham-Hall in St. Paul, was found unconscious behind the wheel of his running vehicle at a Scottsdale intersection shortly before 3 a.m. MST.
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December 6, 2016
Indianapolis Colts running back Robert Turbin, left, dives in for a touchdown score after avoiding a tackle by New York Jets cornerback Darryl Roberts

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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