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Sports >  Seattle Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks fall to Minnesota Vikings 25-19

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 18, 2019, 9:59 p.m.

Rookie tight end Irv Smith Jr. and backup wide receiver Brandon Zylstra each had touchdown receptions for Minnesota and the Vikings displayed depth and versatility in their passing game in a 25-19 exhibition victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night.
Sports >  NFL

ESPN documentary shows Rocky Bleier’s emotional return to Vietnam

Rocky Bleier thought he made peace with what happened in a rice paddy in Vietnam on Aug. 20, 1969. What the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back didn’t have though was closure until a trip back there last year. Bleier’s visit to Vietnam is the subject of ESPN’s “The Return”, which debuts Tuesday at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN2. A shorter version began airing Saturday on “SportsCenter” as part of its weekly SC Featured series.
Sports >  NFL

Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders

Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon for the first time this summer. Coach Jon Gruden says he thinks Brown will be able to get back into practice before the Raiders play their third exhibition game next week against the Green Bay Packers.
Sports >  NFL

Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee practices for 1st time in nearly a year

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 3:09 p.m.

Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee is practicing for the first time since tearing three ligaments in his left knee last preseason. Lee took part in drills for the first time since getting carted off the field during the team’s third preseason game in 2018. His goal is to be ready for the Sept. 8 season opener against Kansas City.
Sports >  NFL

Giants may not have to worry about Eli Manning getting hurt anymore

For the first time in about a decade, the New York Giants seemingly don’t have to worry about Eli Manning getting hurt. In just two preseason games, first-round draft pick and heir apparent Daniel Jones has shown he can play in the NFL. Jones has stellar numbers and has already separated himself from Manning’s recent backups.
Sports >  NFL

QB Josh McCown joins Eagles, ends retirement

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 3:48 p.m.

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed 40-year-old quarterback Josh McCown. McCown is coming out of retirement to join his 11th team and play his 17th season. He provides insurance behind Carson Wentz. The Eagles already lost two quarterbacks in the first two preseason games. McCown was with the New York Jets the past two seasons.