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Approved 2018 Playing Rules & Bylaws: NFL Annual Meeting

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Approved 2018 Playing Rules & Bylaws from NFL Annual Meeting – Morning Session (March 27, 2018) ​​​​The below playing rules and bylaw proposals were adopted by NFL clubs this morning (Click HERE for entire release via NFL Communications): Approved 2018 Playing Rules Summary 1. By Competition Committee; Makes permanent the ...

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Cleveland Browns Are Rebuilding…Again

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Cleveland Browns Are Rebuilding…Again By Joe Lodanosky Special to Pro Football Guru “The best laid plans of mice & men, often go awry……” Robert Burns Do you remember that fraternity brother that aspired to sleep with the nanny, and lose his wife, kids and happy home? Then there was the high school buddy that planned to ...

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2017-2018 National Football League Important Dates

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2017-2018 National Football League Important Dates (Dates Subject to Change) Complete release can be read here (via NFL). 2017 December 29: Deadline at 4:00 pm, New York time, for waiver requests in 2017, except for “special waiver requests” which have a 10-day claiming period, with termination or assignment delayed until ...

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2017 NFL Schedule and Results: Final for 2017

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2017 NFL Schedule: Week by Week (All Times ET)                        *Subject to change Week 1 (September 7-11) American Football Conference: Kansas City 42, New England 24 (Thursday) Buffalo 21, N.Y. Jets 12 Baltimore 20, Cincinnati 0 Pittsburgh 21, Cleveland 18 Jacksonville 29, Houston 7 Oakland 26, Tennessee 16 Denver 24, L.A. ...

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Key NFL Statistics for 2017 (Final)

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Key NFL Statistics for 2017 (Final) Here’s a week-by-week look at some key numbers around the NFL for the 2017 season. NFL 2017 (Final: Regular Season) Team with Most Rushing Attempts: 204-40 (12 ties) Team with Most Rushing Yards: 185-70 (1 tie) Home Teams: 145-111 100-yard rushers: 86 100-yard receivers: 140 ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers End 2017 on a Low Note

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Pittsburgh Steelers End 2017 on a Low Note By Sonia Millett Special to Pro Football Guru What could have been? A week ago, here were the Pittsburgh Steelers getting ready to face the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Divisional Playoffs. The thought was that the team would be prepared and ...

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NFL: Opponents Determined for 2018

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NFL: Opponents Determined for 2018 The opponents for all 2018 regular-season games have been determined and a complete list of each team’s home and away matchups was issued today by the NFL (via NFL Communications). The scheduling formula implemented in 2002 with realignment guarantees that all teams play each other ...

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​Roger Goodell Press Conference (NFL Owners Meeting)

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Roger Goodell Press Conference (NFL Owners Meeting) Dallas, Texas December 13, 2017 Roger Goodell: Good afternoon. We had a very productive and excellent session today. I’m sure you will ask questions about that and I’ll be happy to answer those. In addition, we had a lot of focus over the ...

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Keeping an Interested Eye on That Steelers vs. Bengals Clash

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Keeping an Interested Eye on That Steelers vs. Bengals Clash By Erica Stubbs Special to Pro Football Guru All eyes were on the Monday night prime time game in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fans and players alike. Baltimore Ravens fans watched with the bitter taste of rivalry in their mouths. A win by ...

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Patriots’ TE Rob Gronkowski Suspended One Game

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Rob Gronkowski Suspended One Game for Violation of Unnecessary Roughness Rules ROB GRONKOWSKI of the New England Patriots has been suspended without pay for one game for a violation of unnecessary roughness rules in Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. NFL Vice President of Football Operations JON RUNYAN issued the ...

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