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Report: Colts QB Andrew Luck to retire

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Since being selected with the first overall pick in the 2012 draft Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has been to four Pro Bowls, and in 2014 led the NFL with 40 touchdowns. However, it appears that his final game as an NFL quarterback will have been a drubbing at the hands of the Kansas City Chiefs in the Divisional Round of the AFC Playoffs. According to reports, Luck has informed the Colts that he is retiring less than three weeks before his 30th birthday. Filed to ESPN: Andrew Luck has informed the Colts he is retiring from the NFL, per...

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Andrew Luck retired…what now? How the Colts move on

The Colts have had to deal with the most shocking retirement from the NFL in the last 20 years, and possibly league history. What now? Andrew Luck was supposed to be the savior of the franchise. He was supposed to replace Peyton Manning and be a generational quarterback that took the Colts to the playoffs […] Andrew Luck retired…what now? How the Colts move on - Horseshoe Heroes - Horseshoe Heroes - An Indianapolis Colts Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Vikings: 3 players facing the most pressure in 2019

The Minnesota Vikings are coming off of a disappointing 2018 campaign in which they went just 8-7-1 and missed the playoffs, one year after winning 13 games and making it to the NFC Championship Game. But there is hope for the Vikings going into 2019, as there remains quite a bit of talent on this […] The post Vikings: 3 players facing the most pressure in 2019 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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3 49ers players facing the most pressure in 2019 NFL season

The San Francisco 49ers are coming off of a 2018 campaign in which they won just four games, but thanks to a roster full of young talent on both sides of the football, there is a lot of hope in the Bay for the future. The 49ers are not expected to make the playoffs in […] The post 3 49ers players facing the most pressure in 2019 NFL season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Can addition of Nick Foles & Josh Allen help Jaguars return to playoffs? | NFL on FOX

The Jaguars missed the playoffs in 2018 just one year after reaching the AFC Championship Game. Can QB Nick Foles and rookie LB Josh Allen get them back? NFL on FOX discusses each player's impact.

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Sign up for Seaside Joe

Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports Good morning soon-to-be Seasiders, Kenneth Arthur here to remind you about the Seaside Joe newsletter, a daily email from me that includes my thoughts on the Seahawks that you won’t get on Field Gulls, Twitter, or anywhere else (usually). Fair warning, sometimes the newsletter is about my own personal life or not about the Seahawks but that’s only because it comes out literally every day. I’ve kept this up for the last 170 days and will take you through the 2019 NFL season and playoffs and free agency and the draft ... It’s gonna keep going as long as...

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Nick Foles on Jaguars offense: ‘We’re getting closer to where we want to be’ | NFL on FOX

Jacksonville QB Nick Foles joins Erin Andrews on the sidelines to discuss the Jaguars' upcoming season and whether or not Jacksonville can return to the playoffs after a year off.

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3 Raiders players facing the most pressure in the 2019 NFL season

The Oakland Raiders are coming off of a miserable 2018 campaign in which they won just four games, but thanks to a bustling offseason that included some major additions, there is hope for the club heading into 2019. While the Raiders probably still won’t make the playoffs, they should certainly be better than the abject […] The post 3 Raiders players facing the most pressure in the 2019 NFL season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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3 Cowboys players facing the most pressure in 2019 NFL season

The Dallas Cowboys are entering a season full of hope and question marks simultaneously, to the point where the Cowboys could be darkhorse Super Bowl contenders or miss the playoffs entirely if things don’t shake out the right way. Obviously, the biggest domino is Ezekiel Elliott, who has been holding out with no resolution in […] The post 3 Cowboys players facing the most pressure in 2019 NFL season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Sports Illustrated seriously does not like the Seahawks in 2019

Are the Seahawks going to make the playoffs in 2019? According to Sports Illustrated, Seattle will not even have a winning record. I think what Sports Illustrated may have done this week is simply cut and pasted their NFC West prediction from 2018 into 2019. Last season SI thought the Rams would go 12-4, the […] Sports Illustrated seriously does not like the Seahawks in 2019 - 12th Man Rising - 12th Man Rising - A Seattle Seahawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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3 Eagles players facing the most pressure in 2019 NFL season

The Philadelphia Eagles are coming off of a 2018 campaign in which they won nine games and snuck into the playoffs, upsetting the Chicago Bears in the Wild Card Round before falling to the New Orleans Saints in the Divisional Round. Heading into 2019, Nick Foles is no longer around, meaning the Eagles are banking […] The post 3 Eagles players facing the most pressure in 2019 NFL season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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3 Steelers players facing the most pressure in 2019

The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off of a disappointing season in which they went 9-6-1 and missed the playoffs for the first time since the 2013-14 campaign, largely due to a dysfunctional locker room. Well, this offseason, the Steelers rid themselves of a guy who was widely viewed as a distraction in Antonio Brown, and […] The post 3 Steelers players facing the most pressure in 2019 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Buccaneers: 3 players facing the most pressure in 2019

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won just five games this past season and have not made the playoffs since the 2007 campaign, marking the longest active drought in the NFC. So, as you can expect, a lot of frustration has built up in Tampa over the last decade. Heading into 2019, there doesn’t appear to be […] The post Buccaneers: 3 players facing the most pressure in 2019 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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How Kirk Cousins could play for the 49ers in 2020

The San Francisco 49ers have to plan for the future. Heading into Week 17 of the 2018 season, the Minnesota Vikings had a chance to make the playoffs with a win over the Chicago Bears. Instead, Kirk Cousins and the Vikings offense looked out of sorts; losing 24-10. By falling to the Bears, Minnesota ended […] The post How Kirk Cousins could play for the 49ers in 2020 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Can the Oakland Raiders actually win the AFC West?

The Oakland Raiders will enter the 2019 season as pretty sizable underdogs to make the playoffs, let alone win their division. But could the Raiders actually win the AFC West? The Oakland Raiders come into the 2019 NFL season facing higher expectations than the team has in years. The full-fledged rebuild period is in full […] Can the Oakland Raiders actually win the AFC West? - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site

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Blue Jackets’ Nick Foligno relates to Browns’ high expectations: ‘We got caught in believing what everyone else was saying’

BEREA — Because success was much longer in coming than Columbus Blue Jackets captain/left winger Nick Foligno and center Brandon Dubinsky expected, they understand how the Browns must cope with high expectations.In their previous 18 seasons, the Blue Jackets reached the playoffs four times, but failed to get out of the first round, including in 2016-17 and 2017-18. It wasn’t until last season that their late run took the National Hockey League by storm before they [...]

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Bears TE Trey Burton will ‘be ready’ for Week 1

The Chicago Bears have navigated through training camp and the preseason largely without the services of tight end Trey Burton. Fortunately, he appears to be on track for the start of the 2019 NFL season. Burton spent the offseason recovering from a sports hernia that sidelined him during the playoffs last year. According to Jason […] The post Bears TE Trey Burton will ‘be ready’ for Week 1 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Cowboys @ Rams: Can Jalen Guyton reinsert himself in WR battle?

Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/ In a deep battle for the sixth receiver spot, can this UDFA use a strong preseason game to bolster his stock? In the Cowboys’ second preseason game of the 2019 season, Dallas is matched up with a familiar face: the Los Angeles Rams, the team that knocked them out of the playoffs in the Divisional Round this past January. While the stakes are nowhere near as high this time around, the contest allows some borderline players to make an impact as they try to impress the coaching staff enough in hopes of making the roster. One of those players...

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Chargers’ Anthony Lynn doesn’t know if Derwin James will play in 2019

The Los Angeles Chargers went 12-4 last season, tied for the best record in the AFC, and ranked top-eight in both points scored and points allowed per game. Los Angeles’ supremely disappointing performance in the second round of the playoffs against the New England Patriots, most agreed, wasn’t indicative of its overall quality. Anthony Lynn’s […] The post Chargers’ Anthony Lynn doesn’t know if Derwin James will play in 2019 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Colts’ Andrew Luck warms up on the field before preseason game

The biggest story surrounding the Indianapolis Colts this preseason has been Andrew Luck and his injury. After returning last year and putting up monster numbers to lead the Colts to the playoffs, Luck’s injury woes seem to have returned. An ankle injury has kept Luck from doing much of anything to this point, but it […] The post Colts’ Andrew Luck warms up on the field before preseason game appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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ESPN predicts Packers will make the playoffs in 2019

The ESPN staff have predicted the Green Bay Packers will make it back to the playoffs in 2019. After what looks to be a good offseason on paper, there’s a lot of confidence that the Green Bay Packers could return to the postseason this year. The ESPN staff have made their predictions for the 2019 NFL […] ESPN predicts Packers will make the playoffs in 2019 - Lombardi Ave - Lombardi Ave - A Green Bay Packers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

The Cowboys' playoff chances hinge on Ezekiel Elliott - Domonique Foxworth | First Take

Domonique Foxworth says the Cowboys need Ezekiel Elliott to play at the start of the regular season in order to secure a spot in the playoffs, but Will Cain sees the Dak Prescott-led squad starting 3-0, even if Zeke does not play. #FirstTake ✔

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3 players to watch in preseason Week 2 vs. Vikings

The Seattle Seahawks’ first preseason game went rather well, as the team was victorious over the Denver Broncos 22-14. Wild card losers last season, the Seahawks are looking to make the playoffs again, actually advancing this time around. Here are three players to watch during Seattle’s exhibition bout with the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. 3. […] The post 3 players to watch in preseason Week 2 vs. Vikings appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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4 reasons why the Oakland Raiders will contend in the AFC West

The Oakland Raiders dominated in their second preseason game of 2019, and things are certainly starting to look up for the Silver and Black. The AFC West is arguably the toughest division and football, and the Oakland Raiders were at the bottom of it last season. The Chiefs and Chargers both made the playoffs, the […] 4 reasons why the Oakland Raiders will contend in the AFC West - Just Blog Baby - Just Blog Baby - An Oakland Raiders Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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3 players to watch for the Steelers in preseason Week 2 vs. Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished last year 9-6-1 and missed the playoffs for the first time since back-to-back 8-8 finishes in 2012 and 2013. Mike Tomlin and Ben Roethlisberger are looking to make sure that history won’t repeat itself and lead the Steelers back to the postseason. With Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown both on different […] The post 3 players to watch for the Steelers in preseason Week 2 vs. Chiefs appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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3 players to watch for the Vikings in preseason Week 2 vs. Seahawks

The Minnesota Vikings’ first season with quarterback Kirk Cousins was disappointing, as the team finished 8-7-1 and missed the playoffs. The team will try to rebound in 2019, and began the preseason with a 34-25 victory over the New Orleans Saints. Here are three players to watch as the Vikings battle the Seattle Seahawks on […] The post 3 players to watch for the Vikings in preseason Week 2 vs. Seahawks appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Tony Romo on the Broncos: “This is going to be a tough team”

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Tony Romo sees a lot of potential for the Denver Broncos in 2019 and he thinks they are going to surprise a lot of people this season under new head coach Vic Fangion. Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was on the air with Adam Schein on Thursday and was asked which team he felt could shock a lot of people this season and make a run in the playoffs. Schein threw in a bunch of teams not named the Denver Broncos, but Romo made it quite clear who he felt was a good underdog pick in 2019. ICYMI: @tonyromo tells @AdamSchein he believes the Denver...

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Football fans aren’t sold that the Cowboys can repeat as NFC East Champions in 2019

Photo by John McCoy/ There is doubt about America’s Team. It happens every year. Of the 12 teams that make the playoffs, there are always new faces. Generally we also see one division winner that tops all of their rivals after finishing last place the season prior. The league wants parity, and more often than not we tend to get that. Who will be the odd team out in 2019? Last season SB Nation introduced a tool called FanPulse that allowed fans to vote on various topics so that their voices can be heard (sign up to be part of it right here) and its return brings with it data on who...

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Malcolm Butler cracks a joke about getting benched in the Super Bowl

Tennessee Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler has plenty of experience in the playoffs, but one of the lower points in his career thus far came during Super Bowl LII with the New England Patriots. Head coach Bill Belichick infamously benched Butler, even though the cornerback started all throughout the regular season and previous playoff games. When […] The post Malcolm Butler cracks a joke about getting benched in the Super Bowl appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Aaron Rodgers needs to prove he can make the playoffs – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman contends that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers needs to take this team to the playoffs with new head coach Matt LaFleur regardless Rodgers’ past history. #FirstTake ✔

Antonio Brown can't carry the Raiders to the playoffs – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith argues that Antonio Brown is going to be a problem for the Oakland Raiders this season, saying his talent will not be enough to help get them to the playoffs. #FirstTake ✔