DeMarcus Lawrence contract in the works

The Dallas Cowboys have unfinished business when it comes to taking care of defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence.  The team used the franchise tag on Lawrence in early March, but in a deadline-driven league, owner Jerry Jones doesn’t appear to be sweating over when a long-term contract will get done.  “It’s in the works,” Jones said Monday at the Annual League

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Philadelphia Eagles stun New England Patriots for first Super Bowl title in all-time classic

For a city that produced one of Hollywood’s ultimate underdog stories, the Philadelphia Eagles delivered an equally inspiring script by upsetting the New England Patriots 41-33 on Sunday for their first Super Bowl title. The Eagles were underdogs throughout the NFL playoffs, and just as most expected little from fictional Philadelphia boxer Rocky Balboa, few

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National Football League roundup

It appears as if the main thing to come out of Tuesday’s meeting between NFL players and owners was mutual respect. Many owners acknowledged the players’ right to protest and what they are protesting about, and seem willing to effect change in whatever form that may take in their respective communities. The players seemed appeased

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National Football League roundup

President Donald Trump continued his attack early Sunday morning for the third day in a row on NFL players protesting during the national anthem. Trump tweeted at 5:44 a.m. suggesting fans should boycott the league if the protests continue. “If NFL fans refuse to go to games until players stop disrespecting our Flag & Country,

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National Football League roundup

Star running back Le’Veon Bell is only hurting himself with his holdout, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Bell, who has yet to sign his $12.12 million franchise tender, can’t be fined for his absence from training camp because he doesn’t have a contract. The 25-year-old isn’t allowed to receive a

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National Football League roundup

Zimmer is away from the team during this week’s organized team activities after undergoing his eighth eye surgery in the past seven months. “I’ll be back shortly with one eye or two,” Zimmer said during a conference call. “It doesn’t matter. I’ll be back either way.” Zimmer’s latest surgery was on May 17 when doctors

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