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1:18 PM ET In their first year of eligibility, Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson and Calvin Johnson lead the list of 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. The semifinalists were announced Tuesday. Those three players, with a combined 29 Pro Bowl appearances in their careers, join cornerback Eric Allen, defensive
12:07 PM ET The Dallas Cowboys have canceled practice Tuesday because of “a non-COVID related medical emergency involving a staff member.” “The circumstances speak to the severity of the situation,” the Cowboys said in the statement. Players were supposed to have a shorter practice Tuesday in preparation for Thursday’s game against Washington Football Team.
2:13 PM ET Adam Schefter Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN NFL Insider Joined ESPN in 2009 Former president of the Pro Football Writers of America and the author of four books Ben Baby Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN Staff Writer Previously a college football writer for The Dallas Morning News University of North Texas graduate
first Quarter GB IND TD 8:21 Robert Tonyan Pass From Aaron Rodgers for 25 Yrds, M.Crosby extra point is GOOD, Center-H.Bradley, Holder-J.Scott. 7 plays, 51 yards, 4:06 7 0 TD 5:45 Michael Pittman Jr. Pass From Philip Rivers for 45 Yrds, R.Blankenship extra point is GOOD, Center-L.Rhodes, Holder-R.Sanchez. 5 plays, 75 yards, 2:36 7 7
6:44 AM ET New Orleans coach Sean Payton struggled with choosing the Saints‘ starting quarterback for Sunday’s game before ultimately deciding to go with Taysom Hill, but multiple players and people within the organization thought Jameis Winston should have been the starter against the Atlanta Falcons, sources told ESPN. Payton knew that whichever quarterback he
10:15 PM ET New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees told ESPN on Saturday night that doctors have been encouraged by his progress, specifically improvement in lung function and the continued dissipation of the pneumothorax suffered in the first half of last week’s victory over the San Francisco 49ers. They’ve also discovered additional rib fractures, he
2:13 PM ET The Cincinnati Bengals placed running back Joe Mixon on injured reserve Saturday. The move means that Mixon, who has not played since Week 6 against the Indianapolis Colts, will miss at least three more games with his right foot injury. Mixon, 24, has rushed for 428 yards on 119 carries with three
9:45 AM ET BEREA, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns placed star defensive end Myles Garrett on the COVID-19/reserve list Friday. Garrett had been sent home before Wednesday’s practice after reporting not feeling well. “This morning the Cleveland Browns were informed that a player has tested positive for COVID-19,” the team announced in a statement. “Contact
5:09 PM ET TEMPE, Ariz. — DeAndre Hopkins‘ game-winning Hail Mary touchdown Sunday didn’t just help the Arizona Cardinals beat the Buffalo Bills, move into a tie for first place in the NFC West and temporarily own the third seed in the entire NFC. It also helped bump Hopkins’ Madden rating jump from 98 to
3:10 PM ET Starting this Saturday, all NFL teams must operate under the league’s intensive COVID-19 protocols for the remainder of this season, according to a league memo sent to teams Wednesday afternoon and obtained by ESPN. Requirements under the intensive protocols, which 28 of the league’s 32 teams have already experienced at some point