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Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia talks with Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden before training camp practice on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 in Napa, Calif. (Detroit Lions via AP)
August 09, 2018 - 7:05 pm
"Chucky" is back on the sideline at the Coliseum. Jon Gruden makes his return for the Oakland Raiders when they host the Detroit Lions in their exhibition debut on Friday night. Gruden last coached a home contest in Oakland on Jan. 12, 2001, when the Raiders beat the Jets 38-24 in a playoff game...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Vikings' Nick Easton (62) moves to block a Carolina Panthers player during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. The Vikings say Easton's neck injury has put him on the injured reserve list, likely ending his season. Coach Mike Zimmer says Easton, who has not practiced since Aug. 3, 2018, has a bulging disc in his neck.(AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
August 09, 2018 - 4:13 pm
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings lost a key member of their offensive line Thursday when left guard Nick Easton was placed on injured reserve because of a bulging disc in his neck. Coach Mike Zimmer made the announcement at a news conference. Easton hadn't practiced since Aug. 3 because of...
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Mike Baggerman
August 09, 2018 - 1:52 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - Thousands of Buffalo Bills fans are expected to come to Thursday night's preseason opener and the Erie County Sheriff's Office is reminding you to be patient if you're heading to New Era Field. "Give yourself enough time," Scott Zylka from the sheriff's said. "Know your...
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August 09, 2018 - 4:39 am
ORCHARD PARK (WBEN) - If you're heading out to the Orchard Park may want to leave a little early. It has been 214 days without the Bills playing a game, and even longer since they've had one at New Era Field. Tonight, the Carolina Panthers are in town for a 7 p.m. kickoff. With a new...
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) throws during practice at the NFL team's football training camp in Westfield, Ind., Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
August 08, 2018 - 5:56 pm
Welcome to the NFL, Baker Mayfield. And welcome back to the league, Andrew Luck. While the opening preseason game for most teams carries little intrigue as players from the back end of the roster try to strut their stuff, several story lines will be worth following Thursday night. Start in the New...
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August 08, 2018 - 5:39 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The Bills acquired wide receiver Corey Coleman from the Cleveland Browns on Sunday night, and yesterday, he made his first on-field appearance with the team. It's still not clear if Coleman will be in the lineup tomorrow night against the Carolina Panthers. Regardless of how...
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August 07, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Two years removed from being a first-round draft pick, receiver Corey Coleman vows he's got plenty to prove with the Buffalo Bills after falling well short of expectations in Cleveland. That's the message Coleman posted on his Instagram account along with a video of him...
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New York Jets' Jamal Adams participates during practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Florham Park, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 07, 2018 - 8:29 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets safety Jamal Adams has no regrets about comments he made in a published report in which he says he thought the team had a losing culture when he arrived as a rookie last year. Adams tells Bleacher Report in a story published Tuesday that the Jets were used to...
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Images of the brains of contact sport athletes vs non-contact sport athletes. August 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 07, 2018 - 1:07 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – A study unveiled on Tuesday by concussion experts at the University at Buffalo concluded that CTE is not as prevalent among athletes in contact sports. “News coverage has given the public the impression that CTE is inevitable among professional contact sport athletes,” the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2014, file photo, Buffalo head coach Jeff Quinn talks to his players during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Baylor in Amherst, N.Y. Quinn has stepped in as an assistant coach of the offensive line at Notre Dame. He was coach Brian Kelly's offensive line coach at Grand Valley, Central Michigan and Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)
August 07, 2018 - 12:01 pm
CULVER, Ind. (AP) — This small town in northern Indiana annually produces two things when the calendar turns to August: Corn and Notre Dame offensive linemen. Where sports icons Roger Penske and George Steinbrenner once marched as students, the Culver Academies are where Irish coach Brian Kelly...
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