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Mike Kafka ready to seize Giants play-calling opportunity

Mike Kafka ready to seize Giants play-calling opportunity

Mike Kafka might be wise to add some whipped cream and sprinkles to the typically vanilla preseason game plan. Like most teams, the Giants will not want to reveal too much to eagle-eyed future opponents Thursday when facing the New England Patriots. But Kafka, a first-time offensive coordinator, simultaneously is trying to impress head coach …

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Bills quarterback Josh Allen steamed after fan throws football at him

Bills quarterback Josh Allen steamed after fan throws football at him

Josh Allen was unsuspectingly on the receiving end of a pass at the conclusion of Buffalo Bills training camp this weekend – and he wasn’t happy about it. As Allen jogged off the field at what appears to be the Bills’ Blue & Red practice at Highmark Stadium on Aug. 5, he waved to several …

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NFL asks on-field officials to focus on illegal contact fouls during 2022 season

NFL asks on-field officials to focus on illegal contact fouls during 2022 season

The NFL has asked its on-field officials to pay particular attention to illegal contact fouls during the 2022 season, a league spokesperson confirmed Monday. The request could lead to an increase in such flags following a big drop during the 2021 season. Illegal contact refers to prohibited contact by a defender when the quarterback still …

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Giants' Marcus McKethan placed on IR after suffering torn ACL

Giants’ Marcus McKethan placed on IR after suffering torn ACL

What looked to be a significant injury Friday night turned out to be the case for rookie guard Marcus McKethan. He tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, was placed on the reserve/injured list on Saturday and will miss the entire 2022 season. McKethan, a mammoth 6-foot-7, 335-pound offensive lineman, was primarily lining …

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Eagles 53-man roster projection after the first week of camp

Eagles 53-man roster projection after the first week of camp

The first five practices are in the books at Philadelphia Eagles training camp, and they’ll hold five more before moving onto joint practices and preseason games. In other words, we’re sort of at the midpoint of the “Eagles practicing against themselves” portion of camp, if that makes any sense. And so, let’s go ahead and …

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Zach Wilson perfect in Jets team drills on 23rd birthday

Zach Wilson perfect in Jets team drills on 23rd birthday

Zach Wilson celebrated his birthday with his best day of training camp so far. The Jets quarterback turned 23 on Wednesday and went 8-for-8 in team drills with two touchdown passes during a red-zone period. Wilson looked more confident and made quicker decisions than any other day in camp so far. Head coach Robert Saleh …

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Stephen Ross 'going apes–t' over massive Dolphins punishment for Tom Brady tampering

Stephen Ross ‘going apes–t’ over massive Dolphins punishment for Tom Brady tampering

The NFL handed down a bombshell punishment to the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday, stripping them of two premium draft picks and suspending owner Stephen Ross for tampering as they tried to recruit Tom Brady. As one might expect, Ross was not thrilled with the result. “Ross is going apes–t,” a league source told Pro Football …

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