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The Buffalo Bills, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, require a new stadium.

The Bills’ current contract at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, New York, expires in 2023, and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has urged the team to build a new stadium supported by a public-private partnership, saying, “You’ve got to think long-term.”
Buffalo’s ownership, led by Terry and Kim Pegula, has filed a $1.4 billion plan for a new stadium.
Commissioner Roger Goodell has urged the Bills to build a new stadium. The Bills, who have played in Orchard Park since 1973, have been putting pressure on local governments to assist them in the construction of the stadium.
“This has been going on for decades, and it’s time to get a new stadium built so the Bills can be here and successful for many, many decades to come,” Goodell said.
“You can’t really do planning and designs on things until you have a deal,” Pegula Sports and Entertainment spokesperson Jim Wilkinson told WIVB-TV. “Right now, the city of Buffalo and the state (of New York) are going to have to decide if they want a team.”
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Preview, team news, and predictions for the New York Giants vs. Cleveland Browns game on August 22nd, 2021.

The New York Giants have endured a grueling training camp, which has already resulted in two brawls.
One was against their own offense and defense, which left starting quarterback Daniel Jones at the bottom of the standings.
Joe Judge, the head coach of the New York Giants, made the entire team run as if they were in training to be Navy SEALs.
The second incident occurred on Friday, when New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard and Cleveland Browns cornerback Troy Hill threw punches at each other during a joint practice ahead of their preseason matchup in Week 2.
New York may struggle in their upcoming game based on joint practices.
Cleveland produced a scoring drive during 11-on-11 drills, while the Giants had a quick three-and-out.
After today’s joint practices, #Giants WR Sterling Shepard and #Browns CB Troy Hill squared up and were ready to throw punches.
John Ross appears to have stepped in and gotten Shepard out of there.
This is the final few seconds.
( @clevelanddotcom)pic.twitter.com/HqZqsANL56 — Ari Meirov (@MySportsUpdate) August 20, 2021 Team News RB Saquon Barkley, WR Kenny Golladay, and WR Kadarius Toney have all been ruled out for this game by the New York Giants.
Joe Judge has yet to make a decision on the playing time of other starters, including quarterback Daniel Jones.
CB Keion Crossen, CB Josh Jackson ll, and OL Ted Larsen, all new roster additions, could see plenty of action.
After suffering a concussion, QB Clayton Thorson was dismissed and replaced by QB Brian Lewerke, who should play the most of the second half.
RIDICULOUS catch by Donovan Peoples-Jones pic.twitter.com/2ivENKXaa2 — Billy Heyen (@BillyHeyen) August 14, 2021 Cleveland Browns HC Kevin Stefanski will rest most of his starters after witnessing good work from them in joint practice.
With Jarvis Landry and Odell Beckham Jr. presumably out, expect WR Donovan Peoples-Jones to continue to shine on the field.
DT Malik McDowell (who might be cut by Tuesday if he doesn’t make an impact) and LB Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah (who is hoping to rise up the depth chart after leading the club in tackles last week) are two players to keep an eye on on defense.
Cleveland Browns 27-17 Cleveland Browns The Browns are 4.5-point favorites at -200 to win the game.
They have a chance to win by at least ten points.
After leading the Browns in tackles and tackles for loss against the Jacksonville Jaguars (8 tackles, 3 TFL, 1 sack), rookie LB Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah could be the game’s MVP.
After a total of 28 carries for 41 yards (1.6 yards per carry), Cleveland’s run game has to improve.
When they sort out the bottom of their WR depth chart in the second half, the New York Giants are expected to throw the ball more.
With Barkley out, RB Corey Clement could get a plenty of carries in the first quarter.
Prem Deshpande edited the piece.

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Cam Newton stakes his claim as the Patriots’ No. 1 quarterback in two more games on Friday.

Bill Belichick is expected to take his time revealing whether Cam Newton or Mac Jones will be the Patriots’ starting quarterback, according to Damien Woody.
(0:57) The second full week of preseason play begins on Thursday, the first of five consecutive days of NFL action.
With only two games remaining until the regular season begins, expect to see more starters and familiar names on the field this week.
The New England Patriots traveled to Philadelphia to play the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, a game in which Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts was scratched due to sickness, and the Patriots won.
Two more games begin on Friday, including the season’s first ESPN telecast.
The game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Arizona Cardinals is also a collegiate reunion, with Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes facing off against Kliff Kingsbury, his Texas Tech coach — at least for a series or two.
The majority of the action takes place on Saturday, with ten games scheduled.
The day begins with a matchup between the Buffalo Bills and the Chicago Bears in the afternoon, followed by a matchup between the New York Jets and the Green Bay Packers in the evening.
In real time, Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson could be seen fanboying Packers great Aaron Rodgers.
The Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys face off in Jerry World, while the Las Vegas Raiders (probably the most popular team in Los Angeles) face off against the Los Angeles Rams (who are vying for the title).
Odell Beckham Jr. is a wide receiver who plays for the New York Giants
On Sunday, the New York Giants take on the Cleveland Browns in one of two games, while Trevor Lawrence makes his Monday Night Football debut (kind of) when the Jacksonville Jaguars visit the New Orleans Saints.
Skip to a matchup: NE-PHI NFL preseason Week 2 schedule Thursday’s game Standout performer: Patriots QB Cam Newton: 8 of 9 passing for 103 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT
Newton looked as at ease as he has as a Patriot, albeit against the Eagles’ second-string defense, with his 28-yard touchdown pass to receiver Jakobi Meyers coming after Meyers gave him a hand signal to indicate his intentions before the snap.
From a pre-snap communication aspect, this indicates a quarterback and wide receiver who are at the top of their game.
Nevertheless, in relief, Mac Jones had some memorable highlights, including a 17-play, 91-yard drive that ate up 9:04 of the clock.
Jones completed 13 of 19 passes for 146 yards on four drives.
— Mike Reiss Up next: Giants (6 p.m.)
29) DeVonta Smith, a rookie receiver, made his preseason debut and had two catches for 19 yards on four targets in one half of action.
The fact that Smith moved smoothly and didn’t appear to be hampered by the left MCL sprain that kept him out of practice for two weeks was far more important than the stat line.
On his second grab of the night, he started inside, hit the brakes, and cut back out for a 10-yard reception, exhibiting flashes of his Heisman Trophy-winning prowess.
Smith’s night began with a couple of drops on a pair of poor passes from Joe Flacco (who started in place of an ill Jalen Hurts), but he smoothed out as the game proceeded and sprang open quite routinely.
Overall, it was a good warmup for the regular season opening against the Atlanta Falcons on September 1st.
— Tim McManus Up next: Jets (7:30 p.m.)
27) Friday’s games, 8 p.m., Kansas City at Arizona
8 p.m. ET, ESPN Cincinnati vs. Washington
Saturday’s games: Buffalo at Chicago, 1 p.m. ET, NFL Network
Green Bay Packers at New York Giants, 4:25 p.m. ET, NFL Network
Falcons at Miami, 7 p.m. ET, NFL Network

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Carl Lawson and Zane Lewis of the Jets have season-ending injuries.

On Thursday, the New York Jets and the Green Bay Packers endured a tough joint practice.
According to ESPN’s Rich Cimini, Jets defensive end and top free-agent signing Carl Lawson will miss the whole 2021 season due to a torn left Achilles tendon.
Lawson was taken off the field during a red-zone stretch on Thursday and got an MRI for what was previously thought to be a significant setback, so the news comes as no surprise.
In addition, Jets safety Zane Lewis will miss the whole 2018 season after tearing his patella tendon and spraining his MCL on Thursday.
Lawson’s injury will undoubtedly dominate the headlines, as he signed a three-year contract with the Jets in March that could be worth up to $45 million.
The 26-year-old initially entered the NFL when he was drafted in the fourth round of the 2017 draft by the Cincinnati Bengals, where he spent his first four seasons.
Lawson has 20 sacks in 51 regular-season games and was “dominant” in New York training-camp workouts before Thursday’s development, according to Cimini.

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Carl Lawson and Zane Lewis of the Jets have season-ending injuries.

On Thursday, the New York Jets and the Green Bay Packers endured a tough joint practice.
According to ESPN’s Rich Cimini, Jets defensive end and top free-agent signing Carl Lawson will miss the whole 2021 season due to a torn left Achilles tendon.
Lawson was taken off the field during a red-zone stretch on Thursday and got an MRI for what was previously thought to be a significant setback, so the news comes as no surprise.
In addition, Jets safety Zane Lewis will miss the whole 2018 season after tearing his patella tendon and spraining his MCL on Thursday.
Lawson’s injury will undoubtedly dominate the headlines, as he signed a three-year contract with the Jets in March that could be worth up to $45 million.
The 26-year-old initially entered the NFL when he was drafted in the fourth round of the 2017 draft by the Cincinnati Bengals, where he spent his first four seasons.
Lawson has 20 sacks in 51 regular-season games and was “dominant” in New York training-camp workouts before Thursday’s development, according to Cimini.

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In a matchup of former Alabama quarterbacks, the Patriots and Eagles get things started.

Bill Belichick is expected to take his time revealing whether Cam Newton or Mac Jones will be the Patriots’ starting quarterback, according to Damien Woody.
(0:57) The second full week of preseason play begins on Thursday, the first of five consecutive days of NFL action.
With only two games remaining until the regular season begins, expect to see more starters and familiar names on the field this week.
The New England Patriots will travel to Philadelphia to face the Eagles on Thursday.
Well, it’s a Super Bowl LII rematch, but the better drama is the reunion of Patriots quarterback Mac Jones and Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts, who were formerly teammates in the Alabama quarterback room.
Two more games begin on Friday, including the season’s first ESPN telecast.
The game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Arizona Cardinals is also a collegiate reunion, with Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes facing off against Kliff Kingsbury, his Texas Tech coach — at least for a series or two.
The majority of the action takes place on Saturday, with ten games scheduled.
The day begins with a matchup between the Buffalo Bills and the Chicago Bears in the afternoon, followed by a matchup between the New York Jets and the Green Bay Packers in the evening.
In real time, Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson could be seen fanboying Packers great Aaron Rodgers.
The Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys face off in Jerry World, while the Las Vegas Raiders (probably the most popular team in Los Angeles) face off against the Los Angeles Rams (who are vying for the title).
Odell Beckham Jr. is a wide receiver who plays for the New York Giants
On Sunday, the New York Giants take on the Cleveland Browns in one of two games, while Trevor Lawrence makes his Monday Night Football debut (kind of) when the Jacksonville Jaguars visit the New Orleans Saints.
NFL preseason Week 2 schedule: Complete schedule | Depth charts | PickCenter Thursday’s game: New England at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.
Friday’s games, 8 p.m. ET on NFL Network, Kansas City at Arizona
8 p.m. ET, ESPN Cincinnati vs. Washington
Saturday’s games: Buffalo at Chicago, 1 p.m. ET, NFL Network
Green Bay Packers at New York Giants, 4:25 p.m. ET, NFL Network
Falcons at Miami, 7 p.m. ET, NFL Network

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After making a comeback in the NFL as a tight end, Tim Tebow was released by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Tim Tebow was dismissed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Tuesday, ending his attempt to return to the NFL after an eight-year absence.
The quarterback-turned-tight end, a first-round draft pick by the Denver Broncos in 2020, thanked the Jaguars for the opportunity following the transfer.
“Thankful for the highs and lows, opportunities and setbacks,” Tebow wrote on Twitter.
“I’ve never wanted to make decisions because I’m afraid of failing, and I’m happy for the opportunity to have pursued a dream…” Grateful for the highs and lows, possibilities and disappointments.
I’ve never wanted to make decisions because I’m afraid of failing, and I’m happy for the opportunity to pursue a dream.
— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) August 17, 2021 NFL teams must reduce their rosters to 85 players by 4 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, and Tebow was a longshot.
In the Jaguars’ 23-13 preseason loss to the Cleveland Browns on Saturday, he didn’t have a catch.
The 34-year-old was targeted once, but the throw was tipped at the scrimmage line.
Tebow, a Heisman Trophy winner and two-time national champion at Florida, started 14 games for the Broncos from 2010 to 2011, having an 8-6 record.
He threw for 2,422 yards on 47.9% of his passes, with 17 scores and nine interceptions, and added 989 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns.
The New York Jets acquired Tebow and a seventh-round selection pick in March 2012 in exchange for two 2021 draft picks, a fourth-rounder and a sixth-rounder.
In 2012, he was waived by the Jets after attempting eight passes and completing six of them.
Tebow was then signed by the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles, although neither team used him in a game.
Tebow turned to baseball after his football stint, signing with the New York Mets in September 2016.
With the Mets’ low-A Columbia Fireflies organization, he hit a home run in his first professional at-bat.
Tebow hit.223 with a.299 on-base percentage,.338 slugging percentage, 107 runs, 48 doubles, three triples, 18 home runs, 107 RBIs, and five stolen bases in 287 games during three minor league seasons.
In February, he announced his retirement from baseball and in May, he signed with the Jaguars to play under Urban Meyer, his college coach.
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Joe Walton, a former Jets coach, died at the age of 85.

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. for AP National Sports
Joe Walton, the former New York Jets coach who established Robert Morris University’s football program from the bottom up, has died, according to AP Pro Football Writers.
Walton died on Sunday, according to an obituary on Robert Morris’ website.
There was no mention of a cause of death.
Walton was the Jets’ coach for seven years, going 53-57-1 and taking the team to the playoffs twice.
Walton, a former NFL tight end for the Washington Redskins and the New York Giants, caught 178 catches for 2,628 yards and 28 touchdowns in seven seasons with the Redskins and Giants.
Robert Morris hired the seasoned NFL assistant in 1993, and he went 114-92-1 in 20 seasons.

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LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers says Bears quarterback Justin Fields is “very special.”

James is a Dallas Cowboys and Cleveland Browns supporter, but Fields appears to have the potential to turn him into a Bears fan in the future.
Fields threw for 142 yards and a touchdown on 14 of 20 passing attempts.
He also scored on a 33-yard run.
Fields was taken 11th overall in this year’s NFL Draft by the Bears.
After Trevor Lawrence (Jacksonville Jaguars), Zach Wilson (New York Jets), and Trey Lance (San Francisco 49ers), he was the fourth quarterback selected.
According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, the Bears “believe that Fields’ command of the playbook is developing every single day,” which was evident in the rookie’s preseason debut.
If he keeps impressing, he might just sway head coach Matt Nagy, who has said all summer that Andy Dalton will be the Bears’ starting quarterback this season.

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Deion Sanders, ranked No. 28 on the NFL 100, backed up his ‘Prime Time’ style with substance.

The Athletics’ initiative to select the 100 greatest players in football history is known as the NFL 100.
We’ll reveal new members of the list every day until the season starts, starting with the No.
On Wednesday, September 1st, one player will be crowned.
8.On a September Tuesday in 1989, Deion Sanders hit a home run and two doubles with four RBIs for the New York Yankees. One day later, Sanders signed his rookie contract with the Atlanta Falcons. Four days later, Sanders scored a touchdown just five minutes into his first NFL game.