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TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released kicker Nick Folk, the team announced Thursday. Folk, 33, had surgery on his left knee last season after being placed on injured reserve with a minor injury designation on Oct. 9. He was cleared to resume kicking last week by Dr. James Andrews, a source told
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METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson was recently hospitalized with flu symptoms, but he is now resting comfortably, according to a statement released by the teams. Benson, 90, was admitted to Ochsner Medical Center’s intensive care unit. According to the statement, he “requests and sincerely appreciates your thoughts and prayers.”
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PITTSBURGH — In his first interview since suffering a severe spinal injury in early December, Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier said he plans to play football again. “I’ve gotta get back, bro,” Shazier said on teammate Roosevelt Nix‘s podcast, which was posted to social media Tuesday night. Shazier touched on several topics in the podcast, including
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INDIANAPOLIS — Colts quarterback Andrew Luck says the thought of having a second surgery on his right shoulder has “sailed.” Luck, who is continuing rehabilitation on his surgically repaired right shoulder, did not attend a Town Hall event held by the Colts on Tuesday. However, he did a pre-recorded video interview with Sports Illustrated’s Peter
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The Chicago Bears have released linebacker Jerrell Freeman, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Freeman, 31, was suspended 10 games last season for a second violation of the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. The Bears placed Freeman on injured reserve in Week 2 after the veteran tore a pectoral muscle in the season opener versus
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With free agency approaching (March 14), we’re analyzing each position on the New York Jets‘ roster and examining possible upgrades: Position: Quarterback 2018 cap hits of top returnees: Pending free agents: Josh McCown Key stat: In three seasons under coach Todd Bowles, the Jets are ranked 29th in passer rating (80.6) and their touchdown-interception ratio
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