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Belichick as Coach of the Year? Rams missing the playoffs? Which Week 12 overreactions are legit

The Patriots beat the first-place Titans at home, while the Rams dropped a game to the Packers on the road. But what does it mean in the long run?

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Why Rex considers 2021 Belichick's best season ever

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TOP HEADLINES

Washington's Jamin Davis motivated by former teammate Chris Oats, who suffered stroke in 2020

When his Kentucky teammate was stricken last year, Davis became a starting linebacker and delivered on his vow to "step up and make him proud."

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Seahawks' Ken Norton Jr. inspired by memories of heavyweight champion father

Norton Jr. uses lessons learned from his father, late heavyweight champion Ken Norton Sr., to deal with adversity and improve the Seahawks' defense.

STEPHEN A. CALLS IT LIKE HE SEES IT

Stephen A.: It's time for Big Ben to walk away

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Why Stephen A. still doesn't fully trust Lamar Jackson

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FALLOUT FROM SUNDAY

Current NFL playoff picture: AFC shake-up as Ravens slide into No. 1 seed

The Ravens moved into the top seed in the AFC, while the Packers and Buccaneers inched closer to the Cardinals in the NFC. Here is the current postseason outlook.

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Takeaways: Packers drop Rams, Patriots make an AFC statement and Bucs win thriller

Here's what to know from Week 12's action.

NFL NATION

Panthers' future at QB more muddled than ever after Cam Newton benched

After Newton's historically bad outing Sunday, it's looking more and more like the Panthers still lack a long-term QB solution.

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WHAT WAS THAT?!

Cousins lines up behind right guard instead of center on crucial 4th down

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Zach Wilson throws an INT off his teammate's back

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FANTASY FOOTBALL

First look at fantasy football for NFL Week 13: Tony Pollard ready to shine?

Kick off your week with a glimpse at the top fantasy storylines of Week 13, including the uncertainty surrounding Ezekiel Elliott's availability.

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Fantasy football: Top backfields to exploit or avoid down the stretch

Tristan H. Cockcroft characterizes the running back position, with less than 48 hours until the fantasy trade deadline in most leagues, including which backs face the easiest and toughest schedules.

Fantasy football highs and lows from NFL Week 12: Joe Mixon, Leonard Fournette lead the way

The Week 12 fantasy football takeaways from Matt Bowen and Tristan H. Cockcroft.

BEST OF WEEK 12

OBJ notches his first Rams TD on a deep ball in loss

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Leonard Fournette's 4th TD of game wins it for Bucs

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NFL BETTING

Week 13 betting first look: Are the Chiefs back on track?

The Week 13 NFL lines are out after another entertaining week of NFL action. Here's a quick look at games worth a wager right away.

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Notable Bets: November among worst months ever for betting public

David Purdum recaps the weekend in betting, detailing a rough stretch for the betting public.

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