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FILE - In this Oct. 11 , 2020, file photo, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) lifts his fist to cheers from fans as he is carted off the field after suffering an injury during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the New York Giants in Arlington, Texas. Prescott was off to a fast start, becoming the first player in NFL history to pass for at least 450 yards in three straight games. But he suffered a compound fracture and dislocated right ankle against the Giants and missed the rest of the season. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)

Sidelined stars fill out roster for NFL's All-Absent Team

Dec. 30, 2020 2:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Big names with huge impacts — by not playing. The NFL could put together a talent-packed all-star team of players who missed most or all of this season because of significant injuries or coronavirus opt-outs. From Dak Prescott to Christian McCaffrey to Saquon Barkley to Odell...

And the winner in Brady-Belichick divorce is: the QB

Dec. 21, 2020 6:20 PM EST

It’s time to declare a winner in the divorce between Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, the coach and quarterback who combined to lead the New England Patriots to six Super Bowl championships before splitting up this year. And it wasn’t even close. Since signing with the Buccaneers as a free agent, Brady...

Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater (5) boots the winning field goal with seconds remaining during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

On Football: The long and the longer of NFL placekicking

Nov. 16, 2020 2:16 AM EST

There was a time when NFL coaches only trusted their placekickers if all other options were exhausted. From there, things progressed to relying on the soccer-style booters from, say, 50 yards in. Now? After what we witnessed Sunday, Matt Prater's record 64-yard field goal is endangered. And Prater is one of...