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Revamped White Hart Lane to host 2018 NFL game

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New York (AFP) – Premier League side Tottenham’s new stadium will stage one of three NFL games to be played on consecutive weeks in London next season, the NFL said Thursday.

Spurs’ revamped White Hart Lane will host the Seattle Seahawks’ clash against the Oakland Raiders on October 14 to kick off the three-game series, which is a reduction from the four regular-season contests held in London in 2017.

Revamped White Hart Lane to host 2018 NFL game

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New York (AFP) – Premier League side Tottenham’s new stadium will stage one of three NFL games to be played on consecutive weeks in London next season, the NFL said Thursday.

Spurs’ revamped White Hart Lane will host the Seattle Seahawks’ clash against the Oakland Raiders on October 14 to kick off the three-game series, which is a reduction from the four regular-season contests held in London in 2017.

In Texas, They're Already Talking Houston, Dallas Superbowl

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Most fans outside of Texas would be laughing at the idea of an all-Texas Superbowl, but, after week one, two of the most impressive teams are Houston and Dallas.

A one-state, all-pride Superbowl doesn't come around often.

It's happened twice before, in 1995, when the Steve Young, Jerry Rice San Francisco 49ers clobbered the San Diego Chargers, 49-26, and in 1991, when a failed field goal try to end the game gave the New York Giants the edge over the Buffalo Bills, 20-19.

2011 NFL Power Rankings – Week 4

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Heading into Week 4 of the 2011 NFL season, we are starting to get a good idea of which teams are the cream of the crop. In these NFL power rankings, we take a look a the top ten teams in the league. There are a few surprises mixed in with a number of other teams that we knew were going to be great.

2011 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings

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Production out of your fantasy football kickers can be pretty random. However, if you get quality kickers who play for a team with a quality offense, you can take some of that randomness out of the equation. Here are our kicker rankings for the 2011 fantasy football season.

1. Nate Kaeding, San Diego Chargers
The Chargers can move the ball on offense.

Nnamdi Asomugha to the Cowboys?

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Nnamdi Asomugha is the most sought after free agent on the open market. He's arguably the best cornerback in the NFL and is free to sign with any team in the league. Who will Nnamdi Asomugha sign with? Right now, it looks like Nnamdi Asomugha is going to sign with the Dallas Cowboys.

Early Friday, NFL sources said that the bidding war over Nnamdi Asomugha was between the Cowboys and the New York Jets.

Vince Young Released

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While this move wasn't unexpected in the least, the Tennessee Titans made it official on Tuesday by releasing quarterback Vince Young. Once viewed as the future of the franchise, Vince Young has fallen on tough times on and off the football field.

To replace Vince Young at quarterback, the Titans have signed veteran Matt Hasselbeck.

Kansas City Chiefs

Lynch suspended one game for shoving official

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New York (AFP) – Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was handed a one-game suspension without pay on Friday after shoving an official during his team’s victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, an NFL statement said.

Lynch was ejected during Thursday’s game, won 31-30 by the Raiders, during the second quarter following a melee involving Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters, who had been penalised for a late hit on Derek Carr.

Pictures: Chester McGlockton Remembered

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Chester McGlockton has died. The former defensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders was only 42 years old. Chester McGlockton's cause of death hasn't been announced yet. Check out the Chester McGlockton pictures below to remember the four-time Pro Bowler.

Chester McGlockton has been coaching with the Stanford Cardinal college football team for the last two seasons.

NFL

Stan Kroenke’s fight with St. Louis and the Rams is a warning sign for Arsenal fans

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During the past month, there has been a scramble by three American football franchises to move from their current locations to the U.S.'s second largest city, Los Angeles. For those unfamiliar, LA has been without an NFL franchise since the Rams and Raiders left in 1995; however, with a few franchises seemingly not as lucrative as their peers, the league is taking steps to fill a void in their financial portfolio by placing one or two teams in that market.

Stan Kroenke’s fight with St. Louis and the Rams is a warning sign for Arsenal fans

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During the past month, there has been a scramble by three American football franchises to move from their current locations to the U.S.'s second largest city, Los Angeles. For those unfamiliar, LA has been without an NFL franchise since the Rams and Raiders left in 1995; however, with a few franchises seemingly not as lucrative as their peers, the league is taking steps to fill a void in their financial portfolio by placing one or two teams in that market.

Johnny Jolly Stuck in Jail

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It's safe to say that Johnny Jolly will never play in the NFL again. In fact, Jolly may never be a free man again. The defensive end for the Green Bay Packers was arrested on Friday for having more than 400 grams of codeine when he was pulled over by a cop on a traffic stop. On Wednesday, a judge denied him bond, which means Jolly will have to stay in jail until at least April 20th.

Richard Seymour Signs $30 Million Extension

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Richard Seymour of the Oakland Raiders is one of the best defensive lineman in the NFL. Now the Raiders will pay him like it. According to numerous wire reports, Richard Seymour has agreed to a new contract that will pay him $30 million over the next two seasons. Seymour was traded to the Raiders prior to the 2009 season by the New England Patriots for a first round pick.

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Al Davis Cause of Death

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We finally know the Al Davis cause of death. The legendary owner of the Oakland Raiders died of heart related issues. Officially, the cause of death is said to be three things: ventricular fibrillation, congestive heart failure and cardiomyopathy.

Davis had been in failing health for a long while.

Pictures: Al Davis Remembered – Raiders Owner Dead

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Al Davis has died. The Oakland Raiders owner, who was one of the most influential people in the history of football, was 82 years old. So far the Raiders haven't announced the cause of death, however the team says they will give an update later in the day.

(Check out the Al Davis pictures below)

Davis has always been controversial mostly due to the fact that he was unafraid.

Pittsburgh Steelers

The Rooney Rule: Andrew Palmer’s Story – Think Football

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The Rooney Rule: Andrew Palmer's Story Think Football.

During the NFL's journey to England last week when the Chicago Bears faced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Wembley, the English FA had a chance to consult with NFL officials regarding "The Rooney Rule" nad how it has affected the game of American Football.

Soccer and NFL Stars Unite To Celebrate Super Bowl At Sea With ESPN Caribbean

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ESPN cheerleaders aboard Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas for ESPN Caribbean's Super Bowl At Sea cruise. Photo by The Gaffer.

There's something surreal about cruising through the Gulf Of Mexico with the mountains of western Cuba visible on the horizon to the east while deep inside the bowels of the ship there are a few thousand passengers watching the 2011 Super Bowl beamed live via satellite to a giant-sized screen inside the main theatre.

Video: Big Ben Slapped by Richard Seymour

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Big Ben has made a lot of enemies recently due to his off field exploits. On Sunday, the quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers made a new enemy Richard Seymour of the Oakland Raiders. After Ben Roethlisberger threw a touchdown pass, he got slapped by Richard Seymour for apparently pulling on Seymour's jersey.

Fantasy Football

Sleeper Defenses – 2011 Fantasy Football Sleepers

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Sure, you can waste a high draft pick on a can't-miss defense. Or, if you want to trust your instincts, you can wait and get one of these sleeper defenses and end up with a lot more value out of your 2011 fantasy football draft. Try one of these defense sleepers on for size:

San Diego Chargers
In real life, the Chargers were a top three defense last season.

Best Fantasy Football Players in Week 14

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With just about every fantasy football league in the playoffs, this was a huge week in the fantasy football world. While a number of fantasy stars performed well, there were also a number of surprises. Here's a look at the best of the best fantasy football players in Week 14.

QB Tom Brady, New England Patriots
Snow can't slow Tom Brady.

Brandon Marshall Injury Update

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In the fantasy football world, Brandon Marshall has been a disappointment. This weekend, it gets even worse for Brandon Marshall fantasy owners. The Miami Dolphins wide receiver is unlikely to play due to a hamstring injury that forced him to miss the second half of last week's game. The Dolphins play the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

Shocker: Randy Moss Waived by Vikings

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In one of the most shocking NFL transactions you'll ever see, Randy Moss was waived by the Minnesota Vikings four weeks after the Vikings traded a third round pick to the New England Patriots to acquire the talented wide receiver. Randy Moss can now be claimed by any team willing to pick up the rest of his salary for the season an estimated $3.

The Rest

Yes, Marshawn Lynch played in the Zakuani & Friends charity game

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And he kind of scored, but not really.

When Steve Zakuani announced that Marshawn Lynch would play in the third annual Zakuani & Friends charity game Beast Mode was retired. Since then Lynch unretired and joined the Oakland Raiders. Lynch still came to the game, and "played."

In the first half Marshawn strolled the sideline, chatting with people creating and giving big smiles.

Video: Todd Christensen Said the Grossest Thing Ever

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Sadly, football lost one of its great characters Wednesday when Todd Christensen passed away from complications of liver disease at 57 years old.

Christensen had plenty of professional football exploits to be proud of. He was a leader on two Oakland Raiders Super Bowl winning teams and made five Pro Bowls playing the tight end position.

Bob Sanders Injury News – IR Again

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Bob Sanders is an injury waiting to happen. The San Diego Chargers found that out for themselves this week. Bob Sanders, the former Indianapolis Colts star safety, was put on injured reserve by the Chargers on Wednesday due to a knee injury.

In the offseason, the Colts let go of Bob Sanders due to his injury issues.

NFL Football is Back! Lockout Over

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The NFL lockout is finally over. Once the technicalities are settled and the appropriate signatures are put on paper, training camps will open. Soon after that, the NFL preseason will begin and there will be football in America once again!

When the owners voted on the new collecting bargaining agreement, the vote was 31-0.

TP Mazembe: The Oakland Raiders Of Africa.

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If you've ever watched American football (throwball) and caught a glimpse of an Oakland Raiders home game, it can be a very frightening sight. It's a phenomenon called Raider Nation, comprised mostly of large gentlemen your most upstanding community members, surely dressed up in black and silver like it's Halloween-meets-bondage several Sundays out of the year, dubbing their abode in the stadium the 'Black Hole', which is also where their football goes to die.

The Ten Toughest Coaching Jobs In Professional Sports

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You can choose your own order, but here are the ten toughest franchises to coach at currently in all of professional and college sports (three soccer teams included):

10) Oakland Raiders

Al Davis is notoriously known as the toughest NFL boss for coaches to deal with. The Hall of Famer has gone through countless numbers of coaches since John Madden retired from the profession in the late 70's early 80's.

Raiders Rout Broncos, Set Team Record

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Led by four touchdowns from Darren McFadden, the Oakland Raiders routed the Denver Broncos, 59-14, setting a team scoring mark. The 59 points were the most in the team's 51-year history.

Image: TSN.ca

The Broncos turned the ball over on both of their first two offensive snaps, and soon found themselves down 21-0.