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A Hail Mary into triple-coverage. A 98-yard touchdown run. A roughing the passer call that handed a team a win. It was a week of…View More What We Learned From Week 10 of the NFL Season
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With a combined age of 85 years and 30 days, Tom Brady and Drew Brees will be the oldest pair of starting quarterbacks in N.F.L.…View More Brady, Brees and Roethlisberger Just Won’t Go Quietly. Luckily for the N.F.L.
Of the 256 games played every N.F.L. regular season, two — and only two — are as reliably entertaining as they are vicious and close,…View More Steelers Stay Unbeaten After Stopping Lamar Jackson’s Last Pass