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7:52 PM ET HOUSTON — Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said Wednesday that it’s too early for players to make a decision on whether they’ll play this season given the many unknowns that remain with the coronavirus pandemic. “I’ve been on the NFLPA calls the last couple times we’ve had them,” Watt said on a
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5:41 PM ET Running back Raheem Mostert is requesting a trade from the San Francisco 49ers, his agent announced Wednesday. Agent Brett Tessler tweeted that the trade request comes after “months of unproductive talks” with the 49ers on adjusting his contract. After months of unproductive talks with the 49ers about fairly adjusting Raheem Mostert’s contract
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10:19 AM ET NFL Players Association president JC Tretter escalated a disagreement Tuesday with the NFL over the terms of training camp and the preseason amid the coronavirus pandemic, writing in a blog post that the league “is unwilling to prioritize player safety and believes that the virus will bend to football.” The NFL solidified
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5:01 PM ET Patrick Mahomes said he had two goals for his new contract when extension talks began with the Kansas City Chiefs earlier this summer: He wanted long-term security and he wanted to leave the Chiefs enough financial flexibility to build a strong team around him. Mahomes said Tuesday he’s confident he attained both
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8:35 AM ET Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson said he has no hatred toward the Jewish community after posting on social media on Monday an anti-Semitic message that he attributed to Adolf Hitler as well as admiration for Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. On his Instagram story feed, Jackson featured a quote that
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7:45 PM ET The Kansas City Chiefs, who wandered aimlessly for so many years without a long-term plan at football’s most important position, know how to take care of a franchise quarterback now that they finally have one. They agreed to terms of a 10-year contract extension with Patrick Mahomes that, combined with the two
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12:20 PM ET ESPN News Services Colin Kaepernick will be featured in an exclusive docuseries produced by ESPN Films as part of a first-look deal with The Walt Disney Co. The deal between Kaepernick’s production arm, Ra Vision Media, and Disney was announced Monday. The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that
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9:05 PM ET The three minority owners of the Washington Redskins are seeking to sell their shares in the team because they are “not happy being a partner” with owner Daniel Snyder, The Washington Post has reported, citing sources familiar with the deliberations. Prominent businessmen Robert Rothman, Dwight Schar and Frederick W. Smith, who combined
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9:34 PM ET Washington Redskins coach Ron Rivera said he’s been working with owner Dan Snyder on a new team nickname in recent weeks. “If we get it done in time for the season, it would be awesome,” Rivera told The Washington Post in an interview on Saturday. “We came up with a couple of
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11:10 AM ET The Washington Redskins on Friday issued a statement that they will “undergo a thorough review of the team’s name” amid renewed pressure. “In light of recent events around our country and feedback from our community, the Washington Redskins are announcing the team will undergo a thorough review of the team’s name. This
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