November 2018 - Football Wiretap

Alex Smith Not Certain To Return To NFL
Alex Smith is facing a lengthy rehab following his spiral fracture in his leg in which the bone broke through his skin.

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Mike Ditka Recovering From Heart Attack
Mike Ditka has been recuperating in a Florida hospital, according to reports.

Cowboys, Amari Cooper Yet To Discuss Extension
The Cowboys paid the Raiders a first-round draft pick for wide receiver Amari Cooper.

49ers' Rueben Foster Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges
49ers linebacker Rueben Foster was arrested Saturday night at the team hotel in Tampa.

Texans Owner Bob McNair Dies At 81
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair died Friday in Houston at the age of 81.

Arthur Blank Continues To Support Dan Quinn
The Falcons have been inconsistent throughout this season.

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Aaron Rodgers Donates $1M To California Fires
Aaron Rodgers grew up in Chico near Paradise, California.

Rob Demovsky/ESPN

Champ Bailey, Tony Gonzalez, Ed Reed Headline HOF Semifinalists
The Pro Football Hall of Fame has unveiled their 25 modern-era semifinalists for the Class of 2019.

Browns Can Tie Record For Consecutive Road Losses On Sunday
The Browns have lost 25 straight road games.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Eagles Find It 'Challenging' To Mix Golden Tate In Offense
The Eagles haven't found mixing Golden Tate into their offense to be an easy task.

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Bears 'Cautiously Optimistic' Mitchell Trubisky Will Face Lions
The Bears are "cautiously optimistic" that Mitchell Trubisky will play Thursday against the Lions despite a shoulder injury.

Jeff Dickerson/ESPN

Broncos Waive Adam Jones
The 35-year-old appeared in seven games this season.


Four Relatives Of Julio Jones Wounded In Alabama Shooting
Four relatives of Julio Jones were wounded in a shooting at an Alabama trailer park, according to authorities.


Buccaneers Will Start Jameis Winston In Week 12
Jameis Winston will start in Week 12 against the 49ers.

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Michael Thomas Has Unprecedented Catch Rate
Michael Thomas has caught 82 of the 91 passes he's been targeted on this season.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Rams, Chiefs Put Up Record Numbers On MNF
The Rams and Chiefs set records in a wild 54-51 game on Monday night.


Washington Signs Mark Sanchez
Washington opted for Mark Sanchez from a group that also included E.J. Manuel, Kellen Clemens, Josh Johnson and T.J. Yates.

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Cowboys Worth $10 Billion To Jerry Jones
Forbes values the Cowboys at $5 billion.

Sophie Alexander/Bloomberg

Colin Kaepernick Still Wants To Play Football
The topic is back in the forefront with the Redskins needing help at quarterback.

Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

Malcolm Jenkins Flipped Off Sean Payton After Late Touchdown
The Saints dominated the Eagles on Sunday, winning 48-7 at the Superdome.

Tim McManus/ESPN

Derek Carr, Jon Gruden Downplay Sideline Spat
Jon Gruden and Derek Carr downplayed a heated conversation on the sidelines during the first half of Sunday's 23-21 win over the Cardinals.

Paul Gutierrez/ESPN

Alex Smith Out For Season With Broken Tibia, Fibula
Alex Smith will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the season.

John Keim/ESPN

Gary Kubiak Expected To Receive Offensive Coordinator Offers
Gary Kubiak has worked in the personnel department of the Broncos since stepping down after the 2016 season due to health issues.

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Jaguars Will Consider Trading Jalen Ramsey
Jalen Ramsey tweeted last week: "When I'm gone from here, y'all gone miss me."

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Le'Veon Bell, Steelers Made Late Contract Push Before Deadline
The Steelers were told that if they were willing to not use their franchise or transition tag on Le'Veon Bell after this season, he would consider reporting to the team.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Browns Interested In Interviewing Condoleezza Rice For Head Coach
The NFL has never interviewed a woman for a head coaching job.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Lions Players Confused By Practice In Snow
The Lions practiced in the snow this week despite not having a cold-weather game scheduled for a month.

Michael Rothstein/ESPN

Aaron Rodgers Waiting For 'Galvanizing Moment' For Packers
The Packers are fading out of the playoff picture at 4-5-1, but Aaron Rodgers still has hope.

Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

Sean McVay Admits Rams Have 'Stolen' Plays From Chiefs
While discussing play-calling, Sean McVay admitted that the Rams have taken a few plays from the Chiefs.

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Patrick Mahomes Offered Free Ketchup If He Breaks TD Mark
Patrick Mahomes has been offered a lifetime supply of Heinz Ketchup if he breaks the single-season record with 57 touchdown passes this season.