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Sep 19, 2020

Buccaneers WR Godwin ruled out vs. Panthers
Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin has officially been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers, a day after Tampa Bay coach Bruce Arians said that Godwin was still going through the concussion protocol.

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Sep 19, 2020

Lions' Nick Williams (shoulder) out vs. Packers
The Detroit Lions will be down another starter for Sunday's game at Green Bay after the team downgraded defensive tackle Nick Williams to out.

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Sep 19, 2020

Saints' Thomas (ankle) ruled out vs. Raiders
New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas has officially been ruled out for Monday night's game against the Las Vegas Raiders, it was announced Saturday.

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Sep 19, 2020

Keep your shirt on: Can body overhaul mean production upgrade for Rams' Jared Goff?
The Rams' QB is hoping a new diet and an ability to get past disappointment helps him evolve and emerge from an uneven 2019 season.

ESPN NFL
Sep 19, 2020

Jared Goff to L.A., Carson Wentz to Philly: How they became top two picks in 2016
While the careers of the Rams' and Eagles' QBs intersect again Sunday in Week 2, they'll forever be linked by the intrigue of the 2016 draft.

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Sep 19, 2020

How Breonna Taylor's killing spurs Eagles' Jamon Brown to push for a 'new world'
Brown wants more than just answers in Taylor's case. He is effecting change too -- speaking at protests, talking to the mayor, and now he is meeting with the FBI.

ESPN NFL
Sep 19, 2020

How Breonna Taylor's killing inspires Eagles' Jamon Brown to push for a 'new world'
Brown wants more than just answers in Taylor's case. He is effecting change too -- speaking at protests, talking to the mayor, and now he is meeting with the FBI.

ESPN NFL
Sep 19, 2020

Ezekiel Elliott's dirty work as a blocker sets him apart for Cowboys
Dallas did not guarantee its star rusher $50 million a year ago because of his ability to pass protect, but his ability to plug gaps is a huge plus.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Pack's Jones to still do Lambeau Leap sans fans
Aaron Jones isn't going to stop Lambeau Leaping just because the Green Bay Packers won't have any fans in the stands, and he won't stop listening to contract offers even though he didn't get a deal done on the eve of the season.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Source: Rams' Woods, 4-year, $65M extension
The Los Angeles Rams and receiver Robert Woods have agreed to terms on a four-year, $65 million extension, including $32 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN. The contract has a $68 million maximum value.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Source: Rams, Woods agree to $65M extension
The Los Angeles Rams and receiver Robert Woods have agreed to terms on a four-year, $65 million extension, including $32 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN. The contract has a $68 million maximum value.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Colts rule out TE Jack Doyle for Vikings game
The Colts will be without Pro Bowl tight end Jack Doyle, sidelined by knee and ankle injuries, against the Vikings on Sunday.

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Sep 18, 2020

49ers TE Kittle ruled out with sprained knee
49ers tight end George Kittle has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jets with a sprained left knee.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Packers' Jones to still do Lambeau Leap sans fans
Aaron Jones isn't going to stop Lambeau Leaping just because the Green Bay Packers won't have any fans in the stands, and he won't stop listening to contract offers even though he didn't get a deal done on the eve of the season.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Lions' Trufant, Golladay, Dahl out vs. Packers
The Detroit Lions ruled out cornerback Desmond Trufant, receiver Kenny Golladay and left guard Joe Dahl for Sunday's game at Green Bay. Cornerback Jeff Okudah, the No. 3 overall pick in this year's draft, will make his debut for Detroit.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Steelers put Wisniewski on IR with pectoral injury
Steelers guard Stefen Wisniewski, who started the season opener in place of David DeCastro, was put on IR with a pectoral injury following Friday's practice.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Panthers' Short, Gross-Matos ruled out vs. Bucs
The Panthers' pass rush will be without DT Kawann Short and DE Yetur Gross-Matos vs. the Bucs.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Titans WR Brown out vs. Jags with bruised knee
Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel ruled out wide receiver A.J. Brown for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars because of a bone bruise on his knee.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Veteran RB C.J. Anderson says he's retiring
Veteran running back C.J. Anderson is retiring from the NFL at age 29, he told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Friday.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Wilson, HOF safety for Cardinals, dies at 82
Larry Wilson, a Hall of Fame safety for the Cardinals who later served as an assistant coach and general manager, died Thursday at the age of 82, according to the team.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Lions' Stafford recounts seeing racism firsthand
In an essay on The Players Tribune on Friday, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford detailed racism he saw firsthand with teammates in the spring while working out in Georgia.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Bucs' Arians: Godwin doubtful for Panthers game
Chris Godwin returned to practice Friday for the first time since entering the concussion protocol, but Bucs coach Bruce Arians said the Pro Bowl wide receiver is doubtful for Sunday's home opener against the Carolina Panthers.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

MVP bodyguard: How Ravens' Ronnie Stanley found his drive at a drive-thru
Perhaps the best left tackle in the game, Ronnie Stanley is in line for a huge payday.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

How Ezekiel Elliott, Foyesade Oluokun once paired to make 'video game' plays with 'cheat code'
The Cowboys' Elliott and Falcons' Oluokun played on the same high school team but took very different paths to the NFL.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Jets' Crowder (hamstring) ruled out vs. 49ers
Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the 49ers with a hamstring injury.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Bengals' Uzomah tears Achilles, out for season
Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah tore his Achilles tendon during Thursday's loss and is out for the season.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Bills LBs Milano, Edmunds ruled out vs. Dolphins
Bills linebackers Matt Milano and Tremaine Edmunds will miss Sunday's game against the Dolphins, head coach Sean McDermott said Friday, leaving the team without its starters in the middle of the field.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Biggest Week 2 injury questions for all 32 teams
Will there be more Frank Gore and less Michael Thomas?

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Guide to every Week 2 NFL game: Picks, matchup nuggets, more
What to watch for in every game. Bold predictions. Fantasy advice. Key stats to know. And, of course, score predictions. It's all here for Week 2.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

MVP bodyguard: How Ronnie Stanley found his drive at a drive-thru
Perhaps the best left tackle in the game, Ronnie Stanley is in line for a huge payday, perhaps surpassing the Texans' Laremy Tunsil.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

No tailgating allowed: Lambeau Field staple on hold
Local business owners won't see Packers fans for a while because of the pandemic.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

The NFL got through Week 1 ... now what? Looming coronavirus concerns for the rest of the season
The NFL successfully navigated the coronavirus pandemic through Week 1, a great achievement. But can it play a full season? And what happens as more fans are allowed into games?

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Six years later, wild Super Bowl XLIX finish still felt by Patriots, Seahawks
Two of the NFL's most successful franchises over the past decade meet Sunday, and the echoes from an epic game still reverberate for both teams.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Could Allen Robinson really be traded? What we know, and why his contract is tricky
The 27-year-old Bears wide receiver is frustrated and wants a new contract. Could he get that new deal from another team?

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Joe Burrow will need more help to succeed in rookie season
Through two starts, it's clear the Bengals need their pass protection, receivers and playcalling to improve.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Baker Mayfield again uses Thursday night game to break through
Mayfield's NFL career began on a Thursday night. It might have just been revitalized on another one.

ESPN NFL
Sep 18, 2020

Bengals TE Uzomah sidelined with Achilles injury
Cincinnati Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah, who had four catches for 42 yards and a touchdown, left Thursday's 35-30 loss to the Cleveland Browns after injuring his right Achilles in the fourth quarter.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Browns' Baker Mayfield rolls out for 43-yard TD pass to Odell Beckham Jr.
Following the rough season opener, Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield came out hot Thursday against the Bengals.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Rose's mother to Pouncey: Why not reach out?
The mother of Antwon Rose Jr. told ESPN of Maurkice Pouncey's decision not to wear her son's name on his helmet: "If you didn't want to wear Antwon's name, say that and don't do it. Don't set the movement backwards because of your own personal agenda."

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Follow live: Baker Mayfield welcomes fellow No. 1 pick Joe Borrow to the Battle of Ohio
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ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

McVay: Expect deal for WR Woods 'very shortly'
Rams wide receiver Robert Woods, who is scheduled to make $5 million this season, is deep into talks on a contract extension with the team, coach Sean McVay said Thursday.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

49ers' Williams reflects on bone-jarring block
49ers left tackle Trent Williams reintroduced himself to the NFL in resounding fashion Sunday against the Cardinals, with a first-quarter hit he called one of his career best going viral.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Brady focused on winning, not Arians' critique
Tom Brady says he's just trying to win his first game as a Buc, something he and Tampa Bay will set out to do Sunday against the Panthers.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Barkley to use Barber's criticism as 'challenge'
Saquon Barkley ducked Tiki Barber's criticism almost as effectively as he does would-be tacklers, killing the former New York Giants player he called a "legend" with kindness in response to a claim that Barkley didn't want to hit anybody.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Lions' Collins says actions toward ref unintentional
Jamie Collins said Wednesday he didn't believe he made contact with ref Alex Kemp and that he was trying to demonstrate what he believed David Montgomery had been doing -- lowering the crown of his helmet, which would be a penalty.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Chargers' Pouncey having season-ending surgery
Chargers center Mike Pouncey, a four-time Pro Bowl selection who has started all 114 career games in which he has played, will undergo season-ending hip surgery, the team said.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Chiefs concerned by Edwards-Helaire at goal line
Despite a strong performance overall, Chiefs coaches saw Clyde Edwards-Helaire's work at the goal line as the one negative.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Steelers' Pouncey swaps decal over 'limited info'
Center Maurkice Pouncey became the second Steelers player to break from the team's unified decision to place the name of police shooting victim Antwon Rose Jr. on their helmets for the 2020 season.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Bill Belichick reflects on football weekends with his mother
New England's coach was close to his mom, who died Monday at age 98, saying he "watched hundreds of games" with her.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Barnwell: The NFL is back! Here are 14 things you might have missed in Week 1
Julian Edelman's snaps were down. Mark Andrews' were up. The Falcons were horrid on fourth down. Kicking was just horrid overall.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Belichick calls Seahawks QB Wilson underrated
Before facing the Seahawks this week, Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson is one of the best in the league.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Biggest Week 2 injury questions for all 32 teams: More Frank Gore, less Michael Thomas and George Kittle?
The 2020 NFL season heads into Week 2 with a battle for Ohio on Thursday. NFL Nation reports on which players are battling early injuries.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Berry: QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs I love -- and hate -- for Week 2
Matthew Berry lists his favorites for each position, but he begins with The Fantasy Show and its 250th episode.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Source: Tests negative for Week 1 Chiefs-Texans
All coronavirus tests of players, coaches and team employees from Week 1's Chiefs-Texans game were negative, a source told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

Baker vs. Burrow, Part I: The fun returns to the Battle of Ohio
In Baker Mayfield and Joe Burrow, the Browns and Bengals have turned to QBs who took similar paths to become the hopeful saviors for their downtrodden franchises.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

After drops, Broncos' Jerry Jeudy determined to prove 'failure is growth'
Jeudy's four catches for 56 yards led all Broncos wide receivers on Monday. And though his two drops proved critical, they will motivate him.

ESPN NFL
Sep 17, 2020

No Tailgating allowed: Lambeau Field staple on hold to start the season
Lambeau Field might be one of the NFL fan's favorite venues, but local business owners won't see them because of the coronavirus pandemic.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Reid: No offers, visits since release by Panthers
Free-agent safety Eric Reid told The Associated Press on Wednesday he has not received any offers nor been invited for a visit by any team since the Panthers released him in March.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

'It's hitting us pretty hard right now': Richard Sherman latest 49ers injury
The 49ers have been hammered by injuries at a few spots, namely wide receiver, cornerback and center, and managing those injuries will be critical.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Biggest Week 2 injury questions for all 32 NFL teams: More Frank Gore, less Michael Thomas and George Kittle?
The 2020 NFL season heads into Week 2 with a battle for Ohio on Thursday. NFL Nation reports on which players are battling early injuries.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Carroll upbeat for Sunday's game despite smoke
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll remains hopeful to play Sunday against the Patriots despite questionable air quality as a result of wildfires around Western Washington.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

COVID-19 testing produces 2 player positives
In the NFL's most recent COVID-19 testing period, two players and five personnel produced positives, an extension of success for the leagues' pandemic protocols.

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Sep 16, 2020

Panthers' Robby Anderson hilariously mistakes team mascot for a bear
Robby Anderson's sideline exchange about the Carolina team mascot Sir Purr goes viral, with teammates laughing right along.

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Sep 16, 2020

Gut check: Zeke eating up new 'Feed Me' tattoo
Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott admitted that the location of his new "Feed Me" tattoo -- on his stomach -- hurt more than the others he has. "It was super painful," Elliott said.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Titans' Kevin Byard can share home-birth story with his son 'for the rest of our days'
The birth of Kevin Leon Byard IV didn't go as planned, but now his dad has a story that's "one of the most memorable moments" of the safety's life.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Stomach ink: Zeke happy with 'Feed Me' tattoo
Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott admitted that the location of his new 'Feed Me' tattoo -- on his stomach -- hurt more than the others he has. "It was super painful," Elliott said.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Jets CEO expresses confidence in Gase, Darnold
Jets CEO Christopher Johnson expressed confidence in both coach Adam Gase and quarterback Sam Darnold despite the team's rocky start in a Week 1 loss to the Bills.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Arians on Favre's critique: Brady and I are 'fine'
Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday that he and Tom Brady "are fine" and he doesn't care what other people think about him calling out his quarterback.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

49ers place CB Sherman on IR with calf injury
The San Francisco 49ers placed cornerback Richard Sherman on injured reserve with a calf injury Wednesday.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Bengals' Brown to miss first regular-season game
Bengals president Mike Brown, who has never missed a regular-season game in franchise history, will not be attending Thursday's game vs. the Browns due to COVID-19 concerns.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Bucs place WR Godwin in concussion protocol
Chris Godwin, who led the Buccaneers with 79 receiving yards in Week 1, is experiencing delayed-onset symptoms and has been placed in concussion protocol for Week 2.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Lamar Jackson defends call to play him in 4th
Lamar Jackson on Wednesday defended John Harbaugh's decision to keep playing him in the fourth quarter of Sunday's rout, saying he needed reps with no preseason games this season.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Mahomes praised for checkdowns in opener
Patrick Mahomes had the third-lowest yards per attempt (6.59) of his career and fourth-lowest yardage total (211) in the Chiefs' season opener against the Texans.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Robinson expects to be a Bear for rest of season
Allen Robinson said Wednesday that he expects to remain with the Bears the rest of this season, after news surfaced that he was unhappy with his contract talks with the team.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Sources: Cowboys' Lee out until mid-October
Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee, who had been placed on IR prior to the season opener, had surgery last week and might not return until Oct. 19 or Oct. 25, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Sources: Sanders, Johnson on track for Eagles
RB Miles Sanders and OT Lane Johnson, who both sat out the Eagles' 27-17 loss to Washington in Week 1, are on track to return against the Rams on Sunday, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Villanueva's helmet change surprises teammates
Teammates were surprised by lineman Al Villanueva's decision to put the name of a Black soldier killed on duty in Iraq on the back of his helmet rather than the name of a Black teenager killed by police in 2018, as the Steelers had decided as a team.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

49ers placing CB Sherman on IR, source says
The 49ers are placing cornerback Richard Sherman on injured reserve, a source confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

DeAndre Hopkins has championship aspirations with Kyler Murray as his QB
Hopkins dominated the 49ers with 14 catches, including eight first downs, while accounting for 151 yards or 66% of the Cardinals' receiving yards.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Is it time to reset expectations on Bucs after disappointing start?
The Bucs looked lackluster in a Week 1 loss. Here's a look at where they struggled and how they can regroup.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Raiders ecstatic to finally open luxurious 'Death Star' Allegiant Stadium
The Raiders are a long way from the dirt infields and questionable sewage of Oakland. Las Vegas provided the palace the Davis family always strived for.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

SoFi Stadium videoboard: 'Eighth wonder of the world' targets GenZ
The new $5 billion videoboard at the Rams and Chargers' new stadium is meant to keep everyone's attention.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Ranking NFL stadiums 1-28: From Lambeau Leap to D.C. disaster
With the NFL opening two new stadiums in the West this season, we ranked the other 28 venues on everything from tailgating to tradition.

ESPN NFL
Sep 16, 2020

Mother of Patriots coach Belichick dies at 98
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick's mother, Jeannette, died of natural causes in Annapolis, Maryland, a club spokesman confirmed. She was 98.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Favre surprised to hear Arians call out Brady
Brett Favre took issue with Bucs coach Bruce Arians' postgame comments about Tom Brady that Favre perceived to be critical, saying Tuesday on his radio show, "I think the last person you want to call out after the first game of the year is Tom Brady."

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

49ers condemn racist messages to Cards' Baker
The San Francisco 49ers publicly condemned the person who sent racist messages to Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker and announced that they have begun an investigation into identifying the fan with the intention of banning them from future games.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Favre surprised to hear Bucs' Arians call out Brady
Brett Favre took issue with Bucs coach Bruce Arians' postgame comments about Tom Brady that Favre perceived to be critical, saying Tuesday on his radio show, "I think the last person you want to call out after the first game of the year is Tom Brady."

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Steelers RT Banner (knee) to miss rest of season
Steelers right tackle Zach Banner said in a video posted to Twitter that he's having season-ending knee surgery on Friday. Banner was injured in Monday's season-opening win over the Giants.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Veteran WR Sanu reaches 1-year deal with 49ers
The 49ers on Tuesday agreed to terms on a one-year deal with veteran wideout Mohamed Sanu, reuniting him with Kyle Shanahan, his former offensive coordinator in Atlanta.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Sources: Saints expect WR Thomas to miss MNF
The Saints expect Michael Thomas to miss Monday's game against the Raiders, but the wide receiver is not convinced an ankle injury will keep him out.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Agent: Robinson unhappy, has not asked for trade
Allen Robinson is unhappy that the Chicago Bears have not paid him market value for a top wide receiver, but has not formally requested a trade, his agent Brandon Parker told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Fangio: Lack of late timeouts 'totally my fault'
Broncos coach Vic Fangio said the team's failure to use timeouts while the Tennessee Titans were driving for what proved to be the game-winning field goal Monday night was "totally my fault."

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Jets place Bell (hamstring) on IR, sign Ballage
The New York Jets placed running back Le'Veon Bell on injured reserve with a hamstring injury and signed former Dolphins running back Kalen Ballage.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Week 2 fantasy football rankings
Our fantasy experts provide Week 2 individual and composite rankings for each position in PPR and non-PPR formats.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Steelers' Tomlin rules RT Banner out vs. Broncos
Steelers right tackle Zach Banner is out at least this week because of a knee injury he suffered during Monday night's win over the Giants, coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Godwin not worried: Bucs learning life with Brady
Wide receiver Chris Godwin said he and his teammates are still trying to develop chemistry with new QB Tom Brady, and that they will all "fix these little things" and "be good" moving forward.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

NFL Week 1 holding penalties down 78 percent
Offensive holding penalties in the NFL plummeted to their lowest Week 1 total in at least 20 seasons, an unexpected drop that was noticeable throughout the league's first weekend of games.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Bengals claim K Seibert; still sticking with Bullock
The Bengals claimed ex-Browns kicker Austin Seibert off waivers but still plan to stick with Randy Bullock going forward.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Source: Bengals claim ex-Browns kicker Seibert
The Bengals claimed ex-Browns kicker Austin Seibert off waivers one day after Randy Bullock suffered a cramp before missing a potential game-tying field goal.

ESPN NFL
Sep 15, 2020

Brady's big gamble goes bust?
The Saints' resilience (and a GOAT on the other sideline) showed how challenging his time in Tampa will be.

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