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Trump tweets Goodell has 'lost control'

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PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) He's not letting it go.

President Donald Trump is continuing to rail against football players who kneel during the National Anthem to protest racism and police brutality.

Trump asks his followers in a Black Friday tweet: "Can you believe that the disrespect for our Country, our Flag, our Anthem continues without penalty to the players."

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Jones backs off Goodell, backs Garrett

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) As soon as Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones confirmed he is backing off a threat of legal action over the future of Commissioner Roger Goodell, the focus turned to the performance of coach Jason Garrett and his staff.

That's how bad the tailspin is for a team desperately missing suspended star running back Ezekiel Elliott.

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Vikings win 7th straight, North lead 3

DETROIT (AP) Case Keenum stood in the pocket to take a hit, dipped his right shoulder to slip out of a sack and shuffled his feet in the pocket to give his receivers more time to get open.

Looking like a savvy winner, instead of a journeyman, he picked apart Detroit's defense with his arm and made plays with his legs to help the Minnesota Vikings beat the Lions 30-23 Thursday.

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Cousins' 2 TDs lead Redskins past Giants

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) In one particularly embarrassing fourth-quarter sequence that drew boos from the home crowd, Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins went from planning to punt on fourth-and-1 to calling timeout and deciding to go for it, to drawing a delay-of-game penalty and, in the end, punting anyway.

Which, naturally, elicited more jeers.

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Stafford plays through ankle injury

DETROIT (AP) Matthew Stafford's latest attempt at a fourth-quarter comeback fizzled - and now his health is a concern too.

Stafford played on after appearing to injure his right ankle Thursday, but the Lions didn't have a first down on either of their final two drives in a 30-23 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

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Bears place LB Floyd on injured reserve

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Outside linebacker Leonard Floyd was placed on injured reserve Thursday by the Chicago Bears, ending his season because of a knee injury.

Floyd suffered a right knee injury Sunday in a 27-24 loss at Soldier Field to the Detroit Lions. He was attempting to make a tackle on a running play and collided with teammate Kyle Fuller.

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Cowboys keep sputtering minus Elliott

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Dak Prescott faked a handoff, swept around to the left side with a wide open path to the end zone.

For the Dallas Cowboys without Ezekiel Elliott, it's never that easy these days to score a touchdown.

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KC signs CB Revis to shore up secondary

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs needed help in their leaky defensive backfield.

Darrelle Revis was ready to provide it.

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Bills back to Taylor, bench Peterman

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Rather than risk another meltdown with the Bills still in the midst of the playoff race, coach Sean McDermott had little choice but to reverse course at quarterback.

Tyrod Taylor will start on Sunday when Buffalo (5-5) travels to play the Kansas City Chiefs (6-4).

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Cutler still in protocol, not ruled out

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler remains in the concussion protocol and is not practicing Wednesday, but he hasn't yet been ruled out of Sunday's game at New England.

Coach Adam Gase says he's taking the quarterback situation day to day. Matt Moore would make his second start of the season if Cutler doesn't play.

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