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The injuries are serious enough that the Packers might have already declared Nelson and Adams out if it were the regular season, McCarthy said. Well, that's one reason. Now they're trying to channel it into something positive. "I got a little snag, and I was like, 'Let's go check it out, '" he said. Rodgers confessed.
  • Pa. commits to fix driver's licenses, gets REAL ID extension

    Pa. commits to fix driver's licenses, gets REAL ID extension

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    The REAL ID Act stemmed from a recommendation by the 9/11 Commission to curb the potential use of fake identification by terrorists by setting minimum standards all states should follow when issuing ID cards such as driver's licenses. Moving in this direction was the right thing to do, and gives us time to assure that we're making the changes necessary to ensure the privacy of personal information is protected while allowing for compliance with current law.
  • Defense could dominate 1st round of 2017 NFL Draft

    Defense could dominate 1st round of 2017 NFL Draft

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    Kiper said he has Lawson as the No. 8 defensive end prospect on his draft board and mentioned the 6-foot-2, 253-pound Alpharetta, Ga., native "is a candidate", to work his way into the first round, though right now he has him going somewhere in the second.
  • Woman struck, killed by tractor-trailer in Brooklyn

    Woman struck, killed by tractor-trailer in Brooklyn

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    Police say they later tracked down the driver of the truck who told officials he did not realize he hit the woman. The rear passenger side of the eastbound truck struck her and the right rear wheels rolled over her, sources said. She was reported to have suffered severe head and body trauma, and was pronounced dead on the scene. The woman, believed to be in her 40s, has not been identified, police said.
  • Brewers sign reliever Neftali Feliz

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    The announcement was made by General Manager David Stearns on Thursday, January 19th. In his only year with the Pirates - 2016 - he was 4-2 with a 3.52 ERA. Feliz was the closer for the Rangers during their consecutive American League championship seasons of 2010 and 2011. Feliz underwent Tommy John surgery in 2012 and missed the majority of the following season as a result.
  • NFL MVP and Offensive, Defensive Player of the Year picks are in

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    A personnel executive with the Green Bay Packers, McKenzie was the lone candidate interviewed by Davis for general manager, coming recommended by former Packers and Raiders exec Ron Wolf as well as Hall of Fame coach John Madden. Only one other Raider has been named Defensive Player of the Year by any publication, back in 1980, when the great Lester Hayes snagged 13 interceptions en route to winning the honor from the AP.
  • Falcons WR Julio Jones misses practice with toe injury

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    Coach Dan Quinn says the receiver will participate Friday on a limited basis, adding that he expects Jones to start Sunday. It should be noted that Jones, the wideout, completed Wednesday's walkthrough, so he wasn't completely shut down Wednesday.
  • First Mel Kiper mock draft: Detroit Lions get Alabama LB Tim Williams

    First Mel Kiper mock draft: Detroit Lions get Alabama LB Tim Williams

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    Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett is listed as the top overall player while Ohio State standouts safety Malik Hooker and cornerback Marshon Lattimore are Nos. Watson is considered to be one of the top quarterbacks in this draft class, but Kiper Jr. has North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky as the first quarterback off the board to the San Francisco 49ers at No.
  • Adrian Peterson names Giants, Buccaneers, Texans as possible landing spots

    Adrian Peterson names Giants, Buccaneers, Texans as possible landing spots

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    He said the teams he would have interest in going to if it doesn't work out with the Vikings would be the Houston Texans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New York Giants. Minnesota has a team option on his contract for the 2017 season. The Bucs have a complicated situation at running back for 2017, with Doug Martin facing a suspension, Jacquizz Rodgers an unrestricted free agent and Charles Sims coming off his second major injury absence in three seasons.
  • Els believes winning majors still on Woods' 'agenda'

    Els believes winning majors still on Woods' 'agenda'

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    Woods experienced mixed results on his return to action after 15 months out in December but the 41-year-old 14-times major victor has committed to a busy schedule, starting at next week's Farmers Insurance Open, as he targets a return to full-time play.
  • Le'Veon Bell about to surpass Barry Sanders in surprising category

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    Traditionally the National Football League has played one Divisional Round playoff game on Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening followed by two games on Sunday afternoon. They had the ball at their own 40. It's for all the marbles. Each player presents a big match-up problem for many teams, including the Patriots . One big difference with the Steelers offense during the winning streak is Bell's usage as a receiver.
  • Mickie James Returns to WWE, Revealed As La Luchadora

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    Following a controversial loss in a historic Steel Cage main event, the Irish Lass Kicker speaks out about how Alexa Bliss is disgracing the SmackDown Women's Championship. Not only that, but she's furious with the way Bliss - and now James - are treating the title that Lynch held first. She left the WWE in 2010 and spent the last few years in TNA, winning several Knockout championships along the way.