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Richard Sherman says the NFL is making it impossible to play defense with new rules

Quarterbacks around the NFL have been putting up some eye-popping numbers this season.  For instance, through four weeks, there are still four quarterbacks who are currently on pace to break Peyton Manning’s record for most passing yards in a season (5,477). Including those four, there are seven quarterbacks who are on pace to crack 5,000 passing yards this season, whic… ...

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Sherman: NFL 'trying to make it impossible' to play defense

The NFL hasn’t just made it harder to play defense in recent years, it’s made it borderline impossible, according to one of its most accomplished stars. “This is what the league wanted,” San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman said Thursday, per <a href="http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/24895392/richard-sherman-san… NFL | theScore

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Ravens ride stout defense to SNF win over Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) Joe Flacco threw a pair of early touchdown passes, Justin Tucker kicked four second-half field goals and the Baltimore Ravens pulled away from the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-14 on Sunday night. Flacco completed 28 of 42 passes for 363 yards and TD passes to John Brown and Alex Collins as the Ravens (3-1) ended a three-game losing streak to ...

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McGee hopes to be remembered for defense, not on-court mental lapses

The traditional center role is diminishing, but JaVale McGee has found a way to remain relevant. The big man is coming off two successful stints with the Golden State Warriors, winning back-to-back championships and even getting the starting nod in nine playoff contests. McGee has been a … NBA | theScore

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Chargers' defense laments lack of pass rush in loss to Rams

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have been short-handed the first three weeks of the season without their top two pass rushers. On Sunday, that lack of a pass rush was one of the biggest reasons why they lost to their cross-town rivals. The Chargers were only able to get one sack against Jared Goff in a 35-23 ...

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