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Recent articles by Mark:

Live updates: Eagles host the Buccaneers on ‘Thursday Night Football’

Jalen Hurts and the Eagles host Tom Brady and the Buccaneers on “Thursday Night Football.” Follow along for live updates. → Read More

Carl Nassib, NFL’s first openly gay active player, takes personal day from Raiders amid turmoil

GM Mike Mayock said that Carl Nassib has “got a lot to process” after Jon Gruden resigned as coach over revelations that he used racist, homophobic and misogynistic language in emails. → Read More

NFL Week 6 power rankings: Bills tighten grip on top spot; unbeaten Cardinals move up

The Packers, Buccaneers, Cardinals and Rams are all chasing the front-running Bills in this week’s edition of NFL power rankings. → Read More

Jon Gruden is out as Raiders coach after he also used homophobic, misogynistic language in emails

Jon Gruden exits in the fourth season of his 10-year contract with the Raiders. → Read More

Live Updates: Bills visit Chiefs in AFC championship game rematch on ‘Sunday Night Football’

The Chiefs handled the Bills in January's meeting with the Super Bowl on the line, but Buffalo is one of the league's hottest teams entering Sunday night's rematch. Follow along for live updates. → Read More

Live updates: NFL Week 5 features London game, Browns vs. Chargers

Week 5 of the NFL season features the first London game of the year, plus division rivalries and much more. Follow along for live updates. → Read More

NFLPA player reps reelect DeMaurice Smith for final term as executive director

Smith’s next term will last as little as one year, and he told the players that it will be his final term as executive director. → Read More

NFL condemns racist language used by Jon Gruden in 2011 email

Gruden used a racist trope to describe DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the NFL Players Association, in an email to Bruce Allen uncovered during the NFL's investigation of the Washington Football Team. → Read More

Live updates: Seahawks host the Rams on ‘Thursday Night Football’

Russell Wilson and the Seahawks host Matthew Stafford and the Rams for “Thursday Night Football.” Follow along for live updates. → Read More

In surprise move, Patriots to release cornerback Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback and former NFL defensive player of the year Stephon Gilmore becomes a free agent after he and the Patriots could not agree to a restructured contract. → Read More

Jaguars owner reprimands Urban Meyer, calls coach’s conduct ‘inexcusable’

The public reprimand by Jaguars owner Shad Khan comes in response to the video that showed Meyer in a bar in Ohio with a young woman dancing alongside him. → Read More

NFL Week 5 Power Rankings: The Bills, fully recovered from their season-opening loss, are No. 1

The Bills take over the top spot from the Rams, followed by the Packers, Buccaneers, Browns and Cardinals. → Read More

Live updates: Patriots host Buccaneers on ‘Sunday Night Football’

Tom Brady makes his highly anticipated return to New England as his current team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, faces his former team, the Patriots, on “Sunday Night Football." Follow along for live updates. → Read More

Live updates: Bengals host Jaguars on ‘Thursday Night Football’

In a matchup of former No. 1 overall picks, Joe Burrow and the Bengals host Trevor Lawrence and the Jaguars on “Thursday Night Football.” Follow along for live updates. → Read More

Richard Sherman signs with Buccaneers, addresses his mental health

Richard Sherman, a five-time Pro Bowl cornerback, said he had interest from other teams but “went with the best offer I had” after hearing from Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. → Read More

NFL Week 4 Power Rankings: Rams take over No. 1 spot after beating Tom Brady and the Bucs

The Rams are joined by the Bills, Packers, Bucs and Browns in the rearranged top five, and the suddenly reeling Chiefs drop out of the top 10. → Read More

Live updates: Cowboys host Eagles on ‘Monday Night Football’

The Dallas Cowboys host the Philadelphia Eagles on “Monday Night Football,” with first place in the NFC East on the line. Follow along for live updates. → Read More

Live updates: Texans host the Panthers on ‘Thursday Night Football’

The Texans will start rookie quarterback Davis Mills as they host Sam Darnold and the Panthers on "Thursday Night Football." Follow along for live updates. → Read More

Justin Fields to start for Bears, Tua Tagovailoa out for Dolphins with rib injury

Fields is set to make his first NFL start for the Bears in place of the injured Andy Dalton. Jacoby Brissett fills in as the Dolphins' starter after further testing revealed that Tagovailoa has fractured ribs. → Read More

Taunting calls have drawn criticism, but the NFL isn’t about to change course

The NFL has not asked its competition committee to intervene, even after some observers were incredulous over the eight taunting penalties called in Week 2 games. → Read More