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NFL Network suspends Faulk, 2 others

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NEW YORK (AP) Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts have been suspended after a former employee alleged sexual misconduct in a lawsuit.

NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy on Tuesday identified the three as Faulk, Ike Taylor and Heath Evans. He says they have been "suspended from their duties at NFL Network pending an investigation into these allegations."

According to court documents first reported by Bloomberg, former wardrobe stylist Jami Cantor described several sexually inappropriate encounters with the three retired NFL players and others who have worked for the NFL Network.

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Dolphins halt Patriots' win streak at 8

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) The Miami Dolphins wore their perfect season uniforms, and for at least one game in 2017, they looked the part.

Tom Brady was intercepted twice by Xavien Howard and held without a third-down conversion Monday night, and Miami snapped the New England Patriots' eight-game winning streak with a surprising 27-20 victory.

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Eagles confirm Wentz tore ACL

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Carson Wentz got the Eagles this far. Now, it's up to Nick Foles to deliver Philadelphia its first Super Bowl title.

Wentz has a torn left ACL and will miss the rest of the season and playoffs, forcing the NFC East champions to turn to a familiar backup who once had one of the greatest statistical seasons in NFL history.

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Pack doctor evaluating tests on Rodgers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Packers coach Mike McCarthy was cautious. His players seemed hopeful.

Green Bay might be getting quarterback Aaron Rodgers back soon from a collarbone injury.

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O'Brien: If I saw tape, Savage stays out

HOUSTON (AP) Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Monday that he wouldn't have let Tom Savage re-enter Sunday's game after an alarming hit that gave him a concussion and left the quarterback's hands shaking if he had seen the video of the hit.

Savage was injured with about nine minutes remaining in the second quarter of Houston's 26-16 loss to San Francisco when he was driven to the ground on a hit by Elvis Dumervil.

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No suspensions from Jags-Seahawks finish

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks will not face any suspensions for the melee that broke out at the conclusion of Sunday's loss to Jacksonville.

It's the only upside for Seattle to come from the ugly, unflattering conclusion to the loss which will certainly result in hefty fines and another tarnished moment where the Seahawks showed they don't handle losing very well.

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Browns' Jackson confident he'll return

CLEVELAND (AP) Once Hue Jackson stopped laughing, he got serious.

A day after dropping to 0-13 for the second straight season and 1-28 in his two years coaching the Browns, Jackson said he doesn't believe a report that new Cleveland general manager John Dorsey wants to hire his own coach.

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Winston, Koetter keep focus on Bucs

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Dirk Koetter says he and Jameis Winston have said all they need to say about the state of their relationship as coach and quarterback.

Both deny there's friction between them, though those proclamations aren't likely to end speculation about how much longer they'll remain together with the regressing Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Bills QB Taylor's condition improving

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Bills coach Sean McDermott is encouraged by the initial medical reports on his injured quarterbacks to feel confident Buffalo won't have to add a player before hosting Miami this weekend.

McDermott did not go into further detail, a day after the Bills (7-6) beat Indianapolis 13-7 in overtime to stay in the AFC playoff picture.

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49ers to wait on deal with QB Garoppolo

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Based on Jimmy Garoppolo's first two starts, it appears the 49ers might have their next franchise quarterback.

But a new contract for the pending free agent is still at least three weeks away from being discussed, coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday.

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