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Jerry Jones says Eagles bet it all to win this year, Cowboys think longer term

Getty Images The Rams won the Super Bowl a year ago with their famous “F them picks” strategy of trading draft picks for veteran players, but this season the Rams fell back to earth, and many have questioned whether the Rams’ approach was a viable long- term strategy for a team. But Cowboys owner Jerry …

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Derrick Lewis bailing on UFC Vegas 68 headliner if NSAC sticks him with referee Dan Miragliotta

Derrick Lewis has a problem with Dan Miragliotta. “The Black Beast” is coming off back-to-back knockout losses to Tai Tuivasa and Sergei Pavlovich and both fights were officiated by the long-time mixed martial arts (MMA) referee. Miragliotta was also inside the cage when Lewis was stopped by Cyril Gane at UFC 265. Just a coincidence? …

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John Lynch: Trey Lance has to prove that he can stay healthy

Getty Images The 49ers have had several injury issues at quarterback over the last few years, whether it’s been with Jimmy Garoppolo, Trey Lance, or most recently Brock Purdy. Garoppolo’s injury history was part of why the club went out and traded up to select Lance. In Wednesday’s season-ending press conference, General Manager John Lynch …

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Eagles vs. Chiefs prediction, spread, line, odds, start time: Super Bowl 57 picks from NFL model on 17-6 roll

The Philadelphia Eagles will attempt to set the franchise record for total victories in a season when they face the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 57 on Sunday, Feb. 12. Philadelphia (16-3) recorded the most regular-season wins in team history with 14 and has matched the club mark for combined wins, which was achieved …

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Niners HC Shanahan, GM Lynch voice support for emergency quarterback rule change

Coach Kyle Shanahan would like to see the NFL respond by allowing teams to prepare for an emergency like the one his 49ers encountered Sunday, perhaps by permitting an emergency third quarterback to dress on gameday, but not count against the 46-man limit. “Definitely would be in favor of it,” Shanahan said Wednesday. “We were …

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Tom Brady’s broadcasting future presents a new challenge for the ultimate champion

CNN — Tom Brady was the ultimate winner on the field but that success does not guarantee the seven-time Super Bowl champion will make a seamless transition when he steps into the TV booth to begin his new role as a lead NFL analyst. The 45-year-old Brady, who retired from the National Football League earlier …

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Man dies following brawl at middle school basketball game

CNN — A 60-year-old man died following a brawl that broke out on Tuesday night in the town of Alburgh during a middle school basketball game, Vermont State Police (VST) said in a statement Wednesday. Russell Giroux was taken by ambulance to Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans where he was pronounced dead, VST said. …

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Should NFL reinstate an emergency QB rule after 49ers playoff disaster? Cowboys’ Jerry Jones is in favor

MOBILE, Ala. — Nearly 12 years after the rule’s revocation, momentum for a change swirled Sunday afternoon during the NFC championship game. Should the NFL dictate teams carry a third available quarterback on their game-day rosters? Or perhaps at least for playoff games? Cowboys team owner and general manager Jerry Jones says he would support …

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