NFL schedule makers avoided Week 1 Browns-Texans game

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Schedules for the 2022 NFL season were released this week to the excitement of fans all around the globe.  NFL schedule makers have a tough job, but they had an unusual situation to avoid for the upcoming season’s schedule.  The NFL’s vice president of broadcast scheduling, Mike North, was a guest …

Panthers QB Corral: Chip ‘bigger’ after draft slip

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3:34 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Matt Corral says the chip he has always played with “got even bigger” when he fell to the third round of the NFL draft. “A hundred percent,” Corral said Friday, the first day of Carolina’s three-day rookie camp. “[Draft night] …

NFL Week 1 packed with home underdogs

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10:33 AM ET NFL point spreads hit the board at sportsbooks Thursday shortly after the league released its schedule for the 2022 season. Week 1 is packed with home underdogs. Ten home teams are underdogs in Week 1, the most in an opening week in the Super Bowl era, according …

Raiders deal WR Edwards to Falcons in trade

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4:36 PM ET HENDERSON, Nev. — The Las Vegas Raiders have traded wide receiver Bryan Edwards and a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2023 draft to the Atlanta Falcons for their fifth-round selection next year, the teams announced Friday. Edwards, 23, has 45 catches for 764 yards and four touchdowns …

Judge: State can get medical files in Ruggs’ case

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4:09 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — A Nevada judge has ruled that prosecutors can obtain medical records about injuries that former Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs’ girlfriend, Kiara Je’nai Kilgo-Washington, suffered in a high-speed crash that killed a woman last November. Attorney Peter Christiansen did not …

Titans’ Willis: No issue with Tannehill comments

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4:43 PM ET Turron DavenportESPN Close Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney University NASHVILLE, Tenn. — New Tennessee Titans quarterback Malik Willis quickly shot down any thoughts of tension with starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill on Friday. Tannehill said this month …

Landry set to come ‘home’ with Saints signing

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4:37 PM ET METAIRIE, La. — The New Orleans Saints are continuing to revamp their wide receiver corps, as five-time Pro Bowler Jarvis Landry is set to join the team. Landry, a former LSU star from just outside the New Orleans area, would be the second local icon to join …