11 titanic facts about Marcus Mariota's magical NFL debut

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The 2014 Heisman winner threw for 209 yards without an interception to join Hall of Famer Fran Tarkenton as the only players to throw four or more TD passes in their first NFL game. Tarkenton did it for Minnesota against the Chicago Bears on Sept. 17 For all the worried exegesis of the NFL's corn-fed […]

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NFL Actives/Inactives: Randall Cobb, Alshon Jeffery set to play in Week 1

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While the 1 p.m. slate had some of the best young quarterbacks in the game on display, the next grouping features the passers who have been near the top of the NFL for the last decade. Carson Palmer, Drew Brees, Philip Rivers and Peyton Manning all  The first NFL Sunday of the season is finally […]

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NFL has requested meeting with accused Deflategate employees

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The first Sunday of the NFL season is underway. Follow all the action here. For those of you who are so inclined, this will be a fine time to stop watching the NFL. A great time, in fact. Maybe even the perfect time. These posts are for those of you who are ready to throw […]

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NFL says 'Patriots had nothing to do with' communications outage on day Bill …

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On Sunday, the top two picks in the last spring's NFL draft, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota, will face off against each other to begin their careers. It will almost certainly be an ugly affair replete with passes that resemble hobbled waterfowl Turn on your TV during NFL season and you are likely to see […]

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Bill Belichick, Steelers trade thoughts on communications issue, NFL to probe

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Whether it's because of boring or blurry shots, endless abuse of filters or an overflow of sponsored posts, NFL Instagrammers should probably leave the picture-sharing application in the dust. Here are the worst offenders, 20 accounts that are in Turn on your TV during NFL season and you are likely to see popular NFL players […]

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A 1-Point Score in the NFL? Now It's Possible

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Increased media coverage is turning NFL locker rooms into a fish bowl. How a coach manages that goes a long way toward determining how a team plays every week. A listing of N.F.L. scores usually includes a lot of familiar numbers: 21, 14, 35, 17. But this season, just maybe, there might be an unfamiliar […]

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Titans rookie QB Marcus Mariota calls tonight's debut a 'dream come true'

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The NFL's first week of the preseason is underway. Friday night will feature six games. Some NFL players make a big impact as rookies, but for many others it takes a couple of years to reach their potential. Injuries can stunt a player's growth or the speed of the game can be too much early […]

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Titans rookie QB Marcus Mariota calls tonight's debut a 'dream come true'

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Some NFL players make a big impact as rookies, but for many others it takes a couple of years to reach their potential. Injuries can stunt a player's growth or the speed of the game can be too much early on. For others, they could simply be stuck on NFL executive vice president of football […]

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Beth Mowins will become the second woman to ever call an NFL game on TV

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SAN DIEGO — Melvin Gordon's mediocre training camp continued Thursday night in San Diego's 17-7 preseason win over Dallas. Play NFL Fantasy Football! Taking the field with the starters, Gordon had six carries for just 11 yards. Though San Diego  In the NFL, the greats—like Parcells and Taylor—when they fight, they let it go. The […]

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ESPN/ABC News poll shows support for NFL over Patriots, Brady

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The NFL Draft is over and digested, which means we have some semblance of an idea of what the teams may look like this fall. Of course, NFL teams are fragile, fluttery things. Each is a complex mechanism with too many  The NFL Draft is over and digested, which means we have some semblance of […]

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