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  • VIDEO: Yasiel Puig raises the stakes, hits two homers in second game

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    Apparently, two singles and a  on Monday night were just the appetizer. outfielder continued to steal the show in Hollywood with two home runs in his second career game on Tuesday night. The first was a three-run shot to left to tie the sly Gilmour is grateful to the coaching staff for backing him after starring in victory over Everton.For the second time in five days Gilmour showed no nerves on such a big stage, and he explained afterwards why he performs with no fear despite his tecore against the Padres. The second, a line drive to the opposite field, tacked on an insurance run for the Dodgers. Here's the video:

    "Qm proposed a potential takeover offer but it was shrugged off by the Russian, says the Telegraph.There have been rumours that the billionaire businessman was looking to sell since the UK tightened its regulations on visas for wealthy foreign nationalue viva Cuba! Viva Puig!" was the call from Vin Scully, pretty much the only 85-year-old man who could pull off saying that and sounding cool.

    Puig, 22, became the first player in franchise history to have a two-homer game among the first two games of his big-league career. The Dodgers have been around since the dawn of time (actually 1890 under various nicknames and in two locales), but he's the first. He's also the first player in baseball history to have a two-homer game within the first two games of his career from the leadoff spot.

    In his first two big-league games, Puig has gone 5 for 8 with a double, d to defeat West Ham on Saturday.Substitute Alexandre Lacazette's goal 12 minutes from time, which was confirmed by the video assistant referee, lifted the Gunners up to ninth, five points behind Chelsea in fourth.The France forward swept a close-ranthe two homers and five RBI. Los Angeles signed him to a seven-year, $42 million contract last summer.

    I'm guessing Andre Ethier will be traded in like a week at this rate.

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  • per Tim Krul says he had the penalty shot preferen

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    The are expected to reliever for assignment Tuesday 24 points from 20 games it's fair to say that Arsenal have struggled this season. The squad is in need of a major overhaul, but unfortunately, that won't be possfuture is tied to playing out from the back.Emery reassured nervous fans that his players will mix things up and occasionally resort to an old fashioned long ball when the time is right.But there is no danger of him ditching a key part of his philosoible until the end of the season.For now, Mikel Arteta can look to bolster a few areas o his Chelsea team after losing the UEFA Super Cup final to Liverpool.The Blues lost in the cruellest of manners after Adrian saved Tammy Abraham's effort in a penalty shootout.And Lampard saw enough from his players to be positive for the season aheato clear a space for Matt Garza on the roster, according to The Chicago Tribune.Bowden struck out seven, walked five and carried a 3.78 ERA through 16 2/3 innings of work in the majors.

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  • hero Lee Dixon praised his old team after their 3-

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    shortstop was slotted atop the team's lineup with Ian Kinsler out for a second-straighted are 'miles away' from meeting Leicester's valuation for the player.Leicester want a world record fee for a defender, but such an £80 million figure is deemed as too high for United to meet.While they are eager to sign the 26-year-old England deft day, and he responded with a 5-for-5 performance that included a double, triple, three runs, two RBI and two stolen bases.

    Andrus bumped his batting average 20 points, giving him a .282/.328/.350 line with 12 stolen bases in 192 plate appearances. Desf taking the Inter Milan job.The former Juventus took some flak for the move.But before victory over Torino, he said: “I think that I am a fair and honest person in every area. I believe in hard work, the spirit of sacrifice and effort. I don't chapite the excellent outing, Andrus won't retain the lead-off spot in the lineup when Kinsler returns.

    More News 03/23/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 02/26/2020 for the racism towards England players last month.Sky Sports says the 1994 Ballon d'Or winner is to have broken down in tears during the call which took place a day after the Euro 2020 Qualifier on October 14.The call is believed to have been organis • by RotoWire Staff 02/25/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 01/18/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 10/31/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/30/2019 • by RotoWire Staff
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  • offered to Besiktas.Fotospor says Bravo is wanted

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    starting pitcher suffered back spasms in Wednesday's start against the Dodgers, manager Davey Johnson said after the game.

    The injury is not thought to be severe, and Johnson hopes Detwiln a free transfer.The versatile midfielder's contract expires this summer and he can begin to discuss terms with foreign clubs next month.Clubs are lining up to sign the 31-year-old, who has had to settle for sporadic first-team appearances for the ler can make his next start Monday against the Giants, .com reports.

    s is delighted to have joined Liverpool's coaching staff.Former Porto coach Matos has been branded Liverpool's "connector" since being brought in as an elite development coach by lks with former Manchester City owner Thaksin Shinawatra, according to the Evening Standard, reports, /.The former Thai Prime Minister, who has been living in exile since being found guilty of corruption in 2008, was linked with a move for the PremieJurgen Klopp over the summer.“Working with Jürgen is like having a m More News 03/19/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 12/18/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/29/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/29/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/26/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/18/2019 • by RotoWire Staff
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  • urgen Klopp included French teenager Billy Koumeti

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    The announced Wednesday they will wait until Thursday to on how 's surgery went, according to the Delaware County Daily Times. Halladay's surgery was performed Wednesday in Los Angeles by Dr. Neal ElAttrache.

    More News 02/13/2014 castle United are hoping to close a deal for Nice wing-back Allan Saint-Maximin.The Sun says Toon have sent a 'friendly' agent to France in the hope of getting a price for Saint-Maximin.But he might also prove to be too expensive for the Magpies.Stev • by Marty Gitlin s due to leave Manchester United for Real Madrid.Striker Mathais is seeking a move to Spain - and specifically to join a club in Madrid.Mathías has a firm offer from Manchego Ciudad Real CD of the Tecera Division. Carlos Gutiérrez, a Ciudad Real di 12/09/2013 • by Al Melchior 12/08/2013 • by R.J. White 11/06/2013 • by Scott White 09/24/2013 • by Al Melchior into extra-time has seen Newcastle United defeat a spirited Oxford United in the FA Cup fourth-round replay on Tuesday.The League One side came from two goals down to send the match into extra-time.Sean Longstaff and Joelinton gave the Magpies a two- 09/24/2013 • by Chris Cwik
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  • ined how he views himself as the manager of Manche

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    It cannot be denied:  has given Fantasy owners precious little production this year. Yet for someone with abysmal Fantasy stats, the ' designated hitter is doing a lot of things right.

    Martinez is still hitting for contact, walking at a reasonable (if not great) rate, exercising strong plate discipline and stinging the ball for frequent line drives and outfield flies. He is batting only .068 on flyballs, and it's not just because Martinez has been limited to only one home run. As shown on his , pr Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is reluctant to critique his successor Unai Emery.Wenger refused to speak out against Emery and instead gave his full backing to his former side.“I don't talk a lot about Arsenal, I just support them," he said.“I'm a lenty of Martinez's flies have traveled deep into the outfield.

    Time will tell if Martinez will increase his power to the point where more balls will leave the yard. There are enough positive signs so far that owners should wait out Martinez's slump for at least a few more weeks. He is not beyond benching, but Martinez is far from droppable.

    More News ed Bull Salzburg star Erling Haaland is fast becoming one of Europe's hottest properties.The Daily Star says Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham are ready to challenge Juventus for his signature.The 19-year-old has bagged 18 goals in just 11 g 09/23/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 09/21/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 09/19/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 09/16/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 09/15/2018 • by RotoWire Staff k to their style of football.Since returning to Bramall Lane as manager in 2016 Wilder, who made over 100 appearances for the club as a player, has delivered two promotions with an attacking and exciting style of football."Everybody will want to atta 09/12/2018 • by RotoWire Staff
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  • nager Arsene Wenger believes his old team can fini

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    With a perfect inning of work Friday at Atlanta to help him notch the first save of his careencho.The England winger is being linked with Manchester United."I could imagine him in just about any team in the world," Hummels told Bild."Although he's not mature yet, Jadon is already an outstanding footballer. His one-on-one, the pace. He loves r, pitcher offered a glimpse of the potential the are hoping he can showcase in the future. Familia,he new season full of confidence.Despite losing mainstays like Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona), Lucas Hernandez (Bayern Munich) and Diego Godin (Inter Milan), there's a lot of excitement around Atleti's incoming signings, including Joao Felix and Kiera a hard-throwing righty, extended his scoreless streak to seven innings and sliced his ERA to 2.45.

    "I thought the other night was a big step forward for him, coming into that game to get his first save," manager Terry Collins told .com on Sunday. "Certainly he's the future down the road. He's the guy that everybody looks at to be a back-end-of-the-bullpen kind of a guy. Has he moved up? I think we'll pick our spots for him."

    More News 03/24/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 02/10/2020 -teammate Gary Teale believes the Aston Villa midfielder could thrive at Manchester United.The Scotland international has been linked with a £50m switch to Old Trafford.And Teale, who played with the midfielder at St. Mirren, believes he wouldn't cr • by RotoWire Staff 08/06/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 07/02/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 06/29/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 06/26/2019 • by RotoWire Staff
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  • prove Inter Milan wrong after returning to Cagliar

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    reliever collected his third save on Tuesday nho had woetirement.Milner explained he and his senior team-mates are constantly pushing the likes of Harvey Elliott, Curtis Jones, Ki-Jana Hoever and Rhian Brewster to step up into the first team.“They showed how good they are and the more games they get thrked under Sarri for the majority of the past four years before the manger's exit from Chelsea this summer.In an interview with Esporte Interativo, Jorginho said: "I was a little sad seeing people thinking I arrived here only because of [Sanight against the Nationals. He entered in the ninth inning with a man on, one out and Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte has no doubts about the quality of Lautaro Martinez.Conte is delighted with the Argentina international's form.He stated, “Lautaro is a serious guy, he's focused and he's in great form. "Let's remember that he's only 22 and compared to last year he's improved massively. "His potential is huge."a two-run lead. The right-hander retired both batters he faced to secure a 2-0 win. Mujica has converted all three of his save chances.

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  • ar for the January market.While regarded as untouc

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    outfielder didn't record a hit on Monday during a 4-3 win at home over the White Sox. He did drive in a run, however. 

    Cabrera hit a sacrifice fly to put the Blue Jays on the board in the first inning. He finished 0 for 2 with a walk and has two RBI on the year. He's batting .280. He has yet to homer and his only extra-base hit was a triple that came on opening day. 

    More News 08/28/2019 • by RotoWire Staff nal's radar.Arsenal are considering former striker Malen as a potential replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Emirates Stadium bosses are sweating on Aubameyang's future amid concerns a lack of Champions League football could push the Gabonese f 08/27/2019dling their Europa League commitments.After a slow start to the season, Wolves picked up their third straight Premier League win just before the international break when they stunned Manchester City 2-0 at the Etihad."We don't have show anything to a • by RotoWire Staff 08/26/2019 at he understands retired players who say that they get their life back once their playing career comes to an end."Yes, definitely [you get your life back] because as a professional athlete - especially in a team environment - you don't get to choose • by RotoWire Staff 08/25/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 08/23/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 08/21/2019 • by RotoWire Staff
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  • lled off a major coup in December when they brough

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    outfielder returned to the starting lineup Wednesday at Boston after sitting out Monday with a hamstring injury. However, Reimold did not return to the field excited to be moving to Real Madrid.The departing Santos star admits playing alongside Vinicius Junior is an ambition he's long had.Rodrygo said, "Since I was little, when he played for Flamengo and I played for Santos, people dreamed that we could anoli president Fabrizio Corsi says they're yet to field a concrete offer for Ismael Bennacer.The former Arsenal junior's form this season has brought him to the attention s over Jamie Vardy's injury knocks.Vardy missed the surprise defeat to Norwich with the recurrence of a calf problem, his third injury since the turn of the year. “It is a concern, we've spoken around that with him and the medical team," said Rodgeof Napoli - and also has led to talk in Italy of the Gunners re-signng him.Arsend was the team's DH.

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  • ack to the Premier League.That is, if Bayern Munic

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    left fielder got the start in Tuesday's win at Tampa Bayw agents.Duncan, cousin of Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard, has enlisted the services of German agency SportsTotal to manage the next phase of his career following his summer move to Fiorentina, says the Liverpool-prodigy-Bobby-Duncan-switches-agents. Nate McLouth spent opening day on the bench as Baltimore went with the powerful right-handed bat against David Price. Reimold, who was caught stealing in the game, had a solid season debut with two hits. He went 2 for 4 with two singles and a strikeout in the game. Having played just 16 games last year due to injuries, it was good to see Reimold healthy for opening day and performance defeat to Liverpool.Spot-kicks denied Zouma and his team-mates a first trophy under Frank Lampard, but he saw much to be pleased about in Chelsea's performance."We were unlucky," the 24-year-old told chelseafc.com. "We deserved more thancontributing for the Orioles. "I think it's huge," Adam Jones told MASNSports.com after the game. "It was tough to see Nolan go out the way he did last year. He was playing hard. That's what you ask from everybody. It was kind of a freak injury."Reimold got off to a hot start last year before the injury, hitting .313 with five homers and 10 RBI over his first 67 at-baabove for their defeat at Barcelona.Messi struck twice as Barca won the first-leg of their Champions League semifinal 3-0.Van Dijk told reporters in the mixed zone on Wednesday night: "He's a fantastic player, that's obvious. When we attack, he waitsts.

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  • to West Ham due to the small details.Sebastien Ha

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    It didn't take long for new outfielder to make an impact. The veteran outfielded his retirement.The former Liverpool and Tottenham striker, 38, spent last season with Burnley.He also wonilly was ready to sign for Arsenal this summer.The London Evening Standard says United informed Bailly he would not be allowed to join Arsenal because they are one of the Red Devils' direct rivals.Bailly was understood to be on Arsenal's radar at the 42 caps for England in a career that also included spells at Southampton , Portsmouth and Stoke."I have had 23 years to prepare for this momeer, who signed a three-year deal in the offseason, drove in three runs during an 8-2 opening day win against the Yankees.

    Victorino struck out in his first at-bat, but he came back with a two-RBI single off CC Sabathia during a four-run second inning. He capped the scoring with an RBI single in the ninth inning. Victorino finished 2 for 6.

    More News 07/05/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 02/05/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 05/23/2016 • by RotoWire Staff informed Inter Milan they want to sell Christian Eriksen as soon as possible.The Dane, off contract in June, has already agreed personal terms with the Nerazzurri. However, the Italian giants have struggled in negotiations over a fee with Spurs.TMW 05/06/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 03/29/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 03/29/2016 • by RotoWire Staff
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  • Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll says a third Super Bowl run with Seattle ‘is coming’

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    Pete Carroll didn't spend much time celebrating his inclusion in the recently unveiled . Instead, the 68-year-old head coach of the is focused on getting back to a , a place he and his team hasn't been since the end of the 2014 season.

    "We ain't got back (to a Super Bowl) yet," Carroll recently said with .com's Michael Silver. "We've still gotta get back there and go get that game again. And it's coming."

    Carroll is one of just six active head coaches that has led his team to a Super Bowl victory. In 2013, his fourth year in Seattle, his Seahawks pummeled Peyton Manning and the in Super Bowl XLVIII. Carroll also belongs to a much smaller group of coaches, the ones who lost the Super Bowl a year after winning it, a list that includes Tom Landry, Joe Gibbs, Mike Holmgren, and Bill Belichick, whose dethroned his Seahawks after coming up with a game-saving interception one yard from the end zone to preserve their 28-24 victory.

    "It was such an emotional way to lose for everybody, and we had to rebuild everybody's brain, "Carroll said of the loss. "We just bludgeoned our way through that. I tried to just make sure that I was unwavering. So, that was the challenge: To allow for the grieving and all of that, and then see what the issues were, and then put it back together. Yeah, that was hard. It was a hard challenge. It was really hard on some players. And some of us will never get over it."

    Instead of joining Vince Lombardi, Don Shula, Chuck Noll, Jimmy Johnson, Mike Shanahan, and Belichick as a back-to-back Super Bowl champion head coach, Carroll spent his 2015 offseason trying to keep Seattle from jCity teammates will be doubly motivated to win the Champions League after their two season ban.If City's appeal to the court of Arbitration for Sport fails, it will be the last chance of wining's Europe's elite club competition for long-serving playeoining the list of Super Bowl runner-ups that failed to even qualify for the playoffs the following season. And after a 2-4 start, the 2015 Seahawks rebounded to finish with a 10-6 record. They managed to defeat the in Minnesota in the wild-card round before coming up short against the eventual NFC champion in the second round.

    Despite injuries, roster turnovers and other personnel changes, Carroll has continued to keep the Seahawks near the top of the NFL food chain. Since their loss to New England in Super Bowl XLIX, the Seahawks have compiled a 53-33-1 overall record that includes four playoff berths.

    Last season, Seattle went 11-5 during the regular season, the team's best record since their 2014 title defense. And despite a slew of injuries along with the league-issued suspension of receiver , the Seahawks, led by Carroll and quarterback (who enjoyed arguably his finest season in Seattle), defeated the in Philadelphia in the wild-card round before falling to a considerably deeper squad in the second round.

    "We just did what we always do -- just keep competing, you know," Carroll said of Seattle's ability to avoid a Super Bowl hangover. "When people saw it as a rebuild, or this or that, whatever they thought it was gonna be -- that's you guys talking, not us. We just did what we knew how to do: keep battling and not give in to anything and not make any projections like, 'Let's do something for the next two yal Madrid are raiding Real Zaragoza for young defender Alberto Soro.Mundo Deportivo says Real have outbid Manchester City as they close on a deal on the 20 year-old.City had offered €2m for Soro, but Real have since bettered that by €500,000.And ears or three years.' We went for it again, and that's really the only way that we'll ever do it. And so, I was never surprised."

    While no NFL coach has been able to consistently produce the type of success that Belichick has enjoyed in New England, Carroll's ability to keep Seattle competitive is on par with what Mike Tomlin has been able to do in Pittsburgh. Tomlin, the NFL's second-longest tenured head coach behind Belichick, has never had a losing record as he approaches his 14th season with the . But like Tomlin, Carroll has been unable to get back to the Big Game after losing the Super Bowl, something that continues to motivate him as he begins his 11th season in Seattle.

    And while the pain of Super Bowl XLIX may never fully subside, Carroll said that he has found a positive from that experience, one that may help him get Seattle back to another Big Game in the not too distant future.

    "I would say this to you: Knowing the pain of that and the discomfort of that helps me, in a sense," Carroll said. "It always has. It's like, I've got a few things that have happened in the past that make me what I am and make me do what I do and hold the edge and fight to be what I'm capable of being, and that was one of those moments.

    "It's a challenge. That's what it does: it challenges your approach and your philosophy and your guts and all that. And senal.Saints twice led in the capital, with Danny Ings netting inside the opening ten minutes before Alexandre Lacazette's equaliser before the break.Creating the better chances – and guilty of not adding more to their tally – the visitors finallthat's good -- it's a good thing. It's what makes you stronger. And I don't ever want to lose and learn; let the other guys learn the hard way. But when you've got that situation, it's how you deal with it."

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  • NFL Week 12 injuries: Tom Brady questionable, Mitchell Trubisky good to go and more

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    We have now reached Week 12 of the 2019 season, and wins are starting to become more important as we inch closer to the postseason. The and kicked things off on Thursday night, as and and Texans retook first place in the AFC South with a 20-17 win. 

    We now turn our attention to the rest of the games this weekend, as teams finalize their injury reports on Friday. We're getting a better idea of who will be able to suit up on Sunday, but there will be a few big names out that are worth noting. 

    Below is our complete rundown of the most newsworthy names on this week's final injury report, which we'll update leading into Week 12: 

    at (-10.5): CB (ankle) DOUBTFUL; DE (elbow) QUESTIONABLE: DE (knee), TE (wrist), DB (knee) OUT; LB (groin) QUESTIONABLE

    The Dolphins secondary took a hit on Wednesday as the team placed safety  (chest, ankle) and corner  (shoulder) on injured reserve, ending their seasons. Quarterback  was back on the injury report with right shoulder and right forearm injuries, but will start after being a full participant in practice on Friday. 

    Vernon not playing this Sunday is a big deal for Cleveland's defensive front, as and are both suspended due to their actions in the brawl against the last week. Njoku practiced this week for the first time after injuring his wrist in the second game of the season, but he's not yet ready to take the field again. 

    at (-3.5): LB (hamstring) OUT; LB (foot), OG Ron Leary (shoulder/neck), OG (back), WR (shoulder), OL (ankle), TE (knee), OT (knee) QUESTIONABLE: DB (concussion), OT (ankle) OUT

    Multiple Broncos starting offensive linemen are questionable to play against the Bills. Risner is dealing with an ankle injury and only participated in one practice this week. McGovern also missed a couple of practices due to a back injury, and a shoulder and neck ailment had Leary limited for the majority of the week. James, who has appeared in just two games this season due to a knee injury, was limited all week as well. 

    The Bills had a number of players on the initial injury report this week, but only two players will not play vs. the Broncos. Defensive end (groin) managed a full practice on Friday after sitting on Wednesday and Thursday, and he's good to go.

    Steelers at (+6.5): WR (knee), RB (shoulder) OUT; CB (knee) DOUBTFUL: WR A.J. Green (ankle), TE (ankle) OUT; WR (illness), WR (concussion) QUESTIONABLE

    While the Steelers being without Smith-Schuster and Conner is no surprise, they will have wide receiver , who was a full participant all week after suffering a concussion against the Browns. Burns was listed as a limited participant in practice this week, and is doubtful to play. 

    For the Bengals, Green continues to be sidelined in practice due to his ankle injury. They may be thin at wideout again, as Morgan did not practice at ance debut.The talented center back has never been called up by his country, given the embarrassment of riches at their disposal in that position.But he is one of the best in the Premier League in his role with City and would not be out of place at inll week due to an illness. Tate did return to practice in a limited capacity on Friday, but his status for Sunday is still up in the air. There is a bit of good news for Cincinnati heading into this week, as left tackle will make his first start of the season after suffering a concussion the bottom of the table team need organisation and belief to get out of the Premier League relegation zone."You must have heard it many times about people talking about sides that are possibly too good to be in a relegation dogfight," Pearson, who h in the preseason. It's been a tough year so far for the veteran offensive lineman, as he was last month. 

    at (-6): TE (foot), TE (concussion) OUT: TE (foot), LB (elbow) OUT; LB (quad) QUESTIONABLE

    With both Engram and Ellison out, and will take over at tight end this Sunday.  Receiver is good to go after a week of full practices. 

    After exiting in the final minutes of Sunday's loss to the  with a hip injury, Bears quarterback was listed as a full participant in practice all week. Chicago will be thin at linebacker, as Trevathan is out and Irving is questionable. 

    at (+3): OT (calf) OUT; S (hamstring) QUESTIONABLE: LB C.J. Mosley (groin) OUT; S (quad), CB (calf), LB (quad) DOUBTFUL; OL (ankle), DL (shoulder), OL (ankle), LB (hip, thumb), LB (neck, knee), OL (elbow, shoulder), DL (neck), WR (hamstring) QUESTIONABLE

    For the Raiders, Joyner will make the trip to New York, but if he will play on Sunday is still to be determined. After not practicing on Wednesday and Thursday, he was limited on Friday.

    As you can see, the Jets have more than just a couple of players on the injury report. Mosley will again not play this week, as he has missed every game this season except for the season opener against the Bills and the 33-0 blowout loss to the Patriots in Week 7. As for those who are questionable, Anderson, Beachum, Copeland, Hewitt, Lewis, McLendon and Thomas were limited participants all week, while Edoga missed practice Wednesday but felt good enough to return on Thursday and Friday. 

    at (-9.5): CB (quad), OT (groin), OT (knee) QUESTIONABLE: OG (forearm), WR (hamstring), FB (knee) OUT; CB (hamstring) QUESTIONABLE

    The Panthers allowed quarterback to be sacked five times last week and they may be without a couple of offensive linemen on Sunday. Daley is dealing with a groin issue while Little has a knee injury. Both were full participants in practice on Friday, but they will need to test their abilities in pregame warmups before they make a decision. 

    Lattimore, who missed last week's win due to a hamstring injury, was not present on the practice field on Wednesday and Thursday, but did return as a limited participant on Friday. 

    at (-3.5): LB (hamstring), DB M.J. Stewart (knee) OUT; LB (groin) QUESTIONABLE: RB (foot), S (concussion), TE (knee) OUT; CB (illness), DE (ankle) DE Takk McKinley (shoulder) QUESTIONABLE

    According to Scott Smith of Buccaneers.com, head coach Bruce Arians said on Friday that after missing the last two games. did not get a game-status designation after missing practice earlier this week, so he's good to go. 

    The Falcons will be without Freeman, Ishmael and Hooper again for Sunday's matchup with the Buccaneers. Defensive lineman (groin), who recorded two sacks against the Panthers last week, appears ready to go, while McKinley's status is still up in the air. 

    at (+3.5): QB (hip, back), CB (ankle), DE (concussion), DL (ankle), OL (concussion), DB (knee) OUT; CB (ribs) QUESTIONABLE: TE (concussion) OUT; DL (ankle) DOUBTFUL; RB (toe), RB (toe), CB (hamstring) QUESTIONABLE 

    The Lions will be missing several important players on Sunday, but no one more important than Stafford. will get his third start of the season, and he has passed for 478 yards, three touchdowns and one interception over the past two weeks. With Agnew and Walker out in the secondary, the Lions are hoping Melvin will feel good enough to suit up this weekend. He injured his ribs in practice this week, and was limited on Friday. 

    We have seen the last of Davis this season, as the Redskins made the decision to place him on injured reserve on Friday. With him turning 36 in January, it's possible that Davis has played his last down in the . With Peterson and Thompson questionable, Sunday could be the show. He scored his first career touchdown against the Jets last week. Norman was a surprise add to the injury report, as he apparently injured his hamstring in practice this week. He was limited on Friday and is officially questionable to play on Sunday. 

    at (-1): TE (hamstring) DOUBTFUL; DE (knee, hip), CB (groin) QUESTIONABLE: S (abdomen), OT (concussion) OUT; WR (knee), RB (shoulder), WR (ankle) QUESTIONABLE

    Wide receiver left the team's last game against the 49ers , but he was a limited participant in practice all week and will play on Sunday. Seattle does have have a worrisome issue with Clowney, however. He sat out of practice all week due to knee and hip injuries, and is officially questionable for the Seahawks' matchup with the Eagles. He's coming off of his best game of the season, where he recorded five combined tackles, one sack, a forced fumble and a touchdown. 

    According to Paul Gallant, when Johnson is not on the field at right tackle for the Eagles, . Rookie has been practicing on the right side all week in order to prepare for Sunday. Howard, who missed last week's loss to the Patriots due to a shoulder injury, was able to practice on a limited basis this week. He remains day-to-day with the injury. The Eagles have reason to be worried about their wideouts as well, as Agholor did not practice on Friday while Jeffery was limited. Both are considered questionable for Sunday. 

    at (-3.5): TE (oblique) OUT : TE (ankle), OG (knee) DOUBTFUL 

    Wide receivers D.J. Chark and were limited on Wednesday due to hamstring injuries and defensive end was also limited with a back injury. It appears that all three will be ready to go for Sunday's big matchup, as DeValve is the only player who received a final injury designation.

    The Titans were hopeful that Walker would be able to go on Sunday after the team was off last week, but he is doubtful. Backup tight end caught three passes for 36 yards and a touchdown against the in Week 10. 

    at (-6.5): LB (neck) OUT; LB (illness), OG (knee), S (illness) QUESTIONABLE: LB (knee), QB (right elbow), OT (illness), S (heel, chest), WR (concussion), S (ankle, back), WR (shoulder), RB (hamstring), CB (groin), WR (ankle), DE (elbow), WR (hamstring) QUESTIONABLE

    Vander Esch won't suit up on Sunday, as his neck injury flared up. Head coach Jason Garrett says that the Cowboys , but they will monitor it closely each week. According to David Helman of the Cowboys' official website, Stephen Jones said on 105.3 "The Fan" that on Sunday. 

    The Patriots had a large nung rooms at MK Dons' stadium following their Carabao Cup win.Liverpool set up a fourth-round Anfield clash with Arsenal after beating MK Dons 2-0 on Wednesday thanks to goals from James Milner and Ki-Jana Hoever.And asked what he thought of Stadium Mmber of limited participants in practice this week, but the name that stands out on the injury report is Brady's. After partaking in Patriots practice earlier this week as normal, the 42-year-old signal-caller was a surprise inclusion on Friday's injury report,  with an elbow issue. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported later Friday that Brady is still expected to play on Sunday and is simply resting his elbow more than anything, but the single "limited" designation was enough for New England to classify Brady as questionable. 

    at (-3): OG (knee) OUT; TE (hip), FB (knee) QUESTIONABLE: OT (finger), DE (hamstring) OUT; RB (ankle), K (quad) DOUBTFUL; TE (knee, ankle), WR (shoulder), WR (ribs) QUESTIONABLE

    Head coach Matt LaFleur said on Friday that Madison suffered a "pretty significant injury" during practice this week and , according to Olivia Reiner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

    It's never a good thing to look at an injury report on Friday and see that every name listed is an important one. Kittle has missed the last two games, but may return this week. He was a limited participant on both Thursday and Friday. Both Samuel and Sanders sat out of practice on Wednesday, but returned as limited participants on Thursday. Breida will likely not suit up on Sunday night . The 49ers want him 100% healthy for the postseason.  

    at (+3): DT Michael Pierce (ankle) DOUBTFUL; WR Chris Moore (thumb), LT Ronnie Stanley (ankle), G Ben Powers (thumb) QUESTIONABLE: OT Rob Havenstein (knee), DB Darious Williams (ankle) OUT; LB Natrez Patrick (illness) QUESTIONABLE

    Moore and Powers were both able to practice in full on Saturday, suggesting they'll be available to the Ravens on Monday night. Stanley was a late add to the injury report as questionable, putting his status up in the air.

    While Havenstein remains out with his knee injury, the Rams offense does get Brandin Cooks back from a concussion after the receiver practiced in full all week.

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  • Vikings’ offensive stars shine bright in big win over Cowboys: ‘That’s the blueprint right there’

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    ARLINGTON, Texas — It was a big test for the with the club to sort out Bukayo Saka's contract situation.With 18 months remaining on his contract, Saka has become a target for Liverpool and Manchester United.On the prospect of Saka, who managed ten assists and three goals this season, penning a in Week 10, tasked with traveling to Dallas to face the NFC East-leading on "Sunday Night Football," and they definitely passed.

    It might've taken every bit of their No. 2 pencil to get the job done in the end, but when the Scantron was turned in at the end of the night, theyto bid for Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham.The Sun says RBL are sweating on Abraham's promotion bid before launching their summer bid for the England striker.Aston Villa will look to make his loan signing permanent if he takes them to the Premier Leagu had landed a 28-24 victory at AT&T Stadium to land at 7-3 on the season -- keeping pace with the , who sit atop the NFC North with an 8-2 record. The Vikings got off to a fast start on Sunday night, fueled in large part by forcing the Cowboys to stumble out of the gate to a slow one, jumping all over Dallas wit years with Lyon, Ndombele moved to Tottenham earlier this year. He had been on-loan with Lyon from Amiens for the first of his two seasons with OL before signing permanently almost 18 months ago for a fee rising to the region of €11m.And after a yh a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. 

    Both of those touchdowns came at the hands of tight end , and in the first quarter, with one being an acrobatic one-hand grab in the back of the end zone that made everyone's jaw hit the floor.

    The Cowboys would battle back to make it a 17-14 affair at the half, and a nail-biter as the clock wound down in the fourth quarter, but Rudolph's touchdowns helped keep the Cowboys right where the Vikings wanted them -- which was beneath their cleats.

    "It's huge," Rudolph said after the win. "We talked about it earlier in the week. If we want to get to where we want to be, then we had to get a win down here tonight. So to come on the road against a really good football team, it took literally all of 60 minutes. We knew we were going to get it done."

    A wild Week 10 is almost in the books and there's a lot to go over. Fortunately Will Brinson, John Breech, Ryan Wilson and Sean Wagner-McGough are here to break everything down on the latest episode of the Pick Six Podcast. Listen to the full show below and be sure to  for daily goodness fired into your eardrums.

    As far as the aforementioned Cirque du Soleil catch goes, Rudolph isn't even sure quarterback wasn't trying to simply toss the ball out of the back of the end zone to prevent the sack, and nor does he care.

    "I still haven't asked Kirk if he was throwing it away or not," Rudolph admitted. "But I saw the ball in the air. I was bug for us to get off to a fast start. If we wanted to get out of here with a win tonight, then we had to start fast, and we did that. 

    "As an offense, we can't go into a lull like we did at the end of the first half. We've got to keep applying pressure and keep our foot on the gas pedal if we want to keep beating good teams."

    Rudolph played a big part in that, again becoming a dominant threat in the red zone.

    "It's big," he said. "It's what I've done my whole career. It's what I made a name doing, so it was good to be back involved. Kirk showed a lot of trust in me. Both of those throws were in traffic. That's what we've been working on, that trust -- throwing balls up in traffic and I just go get them."

    Rudolph wasn't the only one doing damage in North Texas, and while his impact cooled as the game went on, running back 's did not. 

    "For us, we know we run the football," Rudolph said. "This team is going to win football games by running the football, so that was big. Anytime you can get the ball in Dalvin's [hands], it just takes a little bit of a crease."

    Cook, who made it clear , was the key driver on the Vikings' scoring drives in the first quarter with timely and gashing receptions, and although he was bottled up in the run game for much of the evening, that eventually all changed against a fatigued Cowboys defensive front. The league's leading rusher ended his night with 97 yards rushing and 183 total yards from scrimmage with a touchdown -- the second-most yards from scrimmage in his career.

    "I felt great," Cook said following the game. "We got a big win. It's special -- 'Sunday Night Football'. It's the moments we live for."

    Between Cook and backup halfback , the Vikings handed the ball off a total of 34 times against the Cowboys, and owned time of possession by nearly eight minutes because of it.

    "That's what [relying on the run game] looks like right there," Cook said. "That's the blueprint right there. Physical football, downhill, let's get the job done. We've got some guys up front that can move some people. That's the moving crew right there. 

    "Once they are going, they are going. You can sense the look in their eyes when they're ready to get the job done. I could see that look in their eyes [against the Cowboys]. You can see guys get up slowly. 

    "We saw [DeMarcus] Lawrence, [Antwaun Woods and ] all getting up slow, and once you get that as a running back, that makes you run a little harder."

    That he did, and in doing so, he ran the Vikings to within one game of the top seat in the NFC North.

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