Aaron Hernandez found not guilty in double-murder trial

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been found not guilty in his double-murder trial in Suffolk (Mass.) Superior Court, according to multiple reports. Hernandez, 27, is already serving a life sentence for first-degree murder in the death of Odin L. Lloyd in June 2013. Hernandez had pleaded not guilty to killing Daniel de Abreu…

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The league’s gambling policy is rigid, and it may bear consequences for these players.

An arm wrestling competition in Las Vegas featuring NFL players sounds like a lot of fun. However, the players who are participating in it may face discipline from the league for violating its gambling policy, according to USA Today’s Jarrett Bell. Form your own opinions, folks, but I daresay it’s time for STEPH SHOE ROAST…

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This week’s NFL mock draft features a Stanford pass rusher climbing all the way up to the second spot.

Dan Kadar’s latest mock draft has some shakeups among the top picks, changes that force a lot of movement further down the list of picks. It struck me while reading this week’s mock that some of those changes could end up being exactly what a few teams need to happen to make their first round…

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Ed Reed will ‘definitely’ play Sunday for Jets, per Rex Ryan

Ed Reed will “definitely” make his New York Jets debut Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, head coach Rex Ryan told reporters Friday. The Jets signed Reed on Thursday after he was placed on waivers by the Houston Texans. Once the ink on Reed’s signature was dry, Ryan clarified that the veteran safety is not expected…

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The Broncos may have lost a key component of their passing offense on Sunday night.

According to Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star, Welker was taken to the locker room to be evaluated by team trainers for a possible concussion. Welker was noticeably roughed up by a physical Chiefs secondary all night. Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers was knocking Welker to the ground early and often on Sunday night. It’s…

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Peyton Manning injury: MRI results show no new damage for Broncos QB

The MRI results on Peyton Manning’s injured right leg showed no new damage to his high ankle sprain, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post. A source told Klis that Manning “absolutely will play Sunday against the [Kansas City] Chiefs.” Carroll on Browner: “Browner’s hurt. He’s going to be down for a bit. We…

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