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Despite the league’s wishes, plenty of NFL players have donned creative cleats over the years. But the ones that Minnesota Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs is rocking on Sunday may be a cut above. (read more)


After a frustrating 24-10 loss to the Detroit Lions on Monday night, New York Giants’ head coach Ben McAdoo publicly tore into his quarterback, Eli Manning, during the postgame press conference.“We have a veteran quarterback who’s played a lot of football. (read more)

Monday Night Football in Week 2 featured two teams that many pegged to compete for the NFC title in 2017, but it’s hard to say either of them played like it.The Detroit Lions, visiting the New York Giants, pulled out a rather easy 24-10 win, much to the consternation of Giants fans, who booed their team on multiple occasions. (read more)

Monday night’s game against the Detroit Lions wasn’t exactly going to plan for the New York Giants. Things only got worse when they punted to Detroit return man Jamal Agnew. (read more)

The New York Giants headed into halftime against the Detroit Lions down by the score of 17-7. Now, through the first six quarters of the season, Eli Manning’s offense has scored a total of 10 points. (read more)

Eli Manning was sacked on Monday Night by Ziggy Ansah — kind of. Manning took a sack and Ansah got the credit. (read more)

Matthew Stafford was poked in the eye on a strip sack in the second quarter of Monday night’s game against the New York Giants.Jason Pierre-Paul came around the edge and applied pressure on Stafford, getting the sack and forcing the fumble. (read more)

Jason Garrett on Monday made note of “uncharacteristic” plays from Ezekiel Elliott where the running back showed a lack of effort on plays in Sunday’s loss to the Denver Broncos.Elliott was criticized for giving up on a play after Dak Prescott threw an interception to Chris Harris with the Cowboys down 28-10 in the third quarter at Denver. (read more)

Su’a Cravens is ineligible to play for the remainder of the season after the Washington Redskins put him on the reserve/left squad list on Monday, but the defensive back may show up for work this week anyway. A source told Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk that Cravens was planning to return to the Redskins on Tuesday and could make things uncomfortable for the team by following through with that p (read more)

The Dallas Cowboys were blown out on Sunday against the Denver Broncos. But that didn’t stop head coach Jason Garrett from praising the performance of quarterback Dak Prescott. (read more)

Early in the NFL season, it’s fair to expect teams to struggle offensively. After all, new players are still getting used to playbooks. (read more)

Ezekiel Elliott had by far his toughest day as a pro in a 42-17 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday, and LaDainian Tomlinson felt the Dallas Cowboys star did not handle it well.Tomlinson didn’t blame Elliott for gaining only eight yards on nine rushing attempts. (read more)

Marcus Semien scored three times -- twice on Jed Lowrie RBIs -- and Matt Olson added his fourth homer in as many games, sending the Athletics to an 8-3 win over the Tigers on Monday at Comerica Park (read more)

Athletics rookie Matt Olson has homered in four consecutive games after hitting a two-run shot in the third inning Monday at Detroit for his 22nd of the season (read more)

Davis returns from paternity leave

19-9-2017 2:39 AM | yardbarker | similar news

Slugger Khris Davis rejoined the Athletics ahead of Monday's game in Detroit after missing four games on paternity leave for the birth of his son (read more)

Athletics right-hander Jharel Cotton (8-10, 5.81) was scratched from Monday's start in Detroit just minutes prior to first pitch. (read more)

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