3 and out: Carr breaks down as Raiders outmuscled in Denver

The Oakland Raiders lost ground in the race for the AFC West as they were edged out in a real arm wrestle of a game by divisional foes the Denver Broncos. More concerning than the loss though, was an injury to star QB Derek Carr…

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3 and out: Bears embarrassed by depleted Packers

Any glimmer of hope Bears fans had following last week’s gutsy win over the Steelers was ruthlessly extinguished by Aaron Rodgers and a depleted Packers team on Thursday night. A tired and bleary eyed Dave Usher reports on a bad, bad night for Chicago…

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TAKING A KNEE: Literally…

When we decided, a few months ago, that we were going to call our longer form, analytical, pieces ‘Taking a Knee’, we didn’t envisage that it was going to turn out to be so appropriate a title. Richard O’Hagan tries to bring some perspective to a turbulent week in the NFL.

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3 and out: Thunder & Lightning sink the Steelers

The Bears got their first win of the season with a gutsy effort based on defense and running the football. In true Bears fashion though, they almost managed to blow it in bizarre fashion…

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3 and out: Carr stalls as Raiders slump in Washington

The Oakland Raiders had been in good form this year but they were given a real beat down in Washington as Derek Carr and the Raiders high powered offense were held in check. Robert O’Reardon reports…

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3 and out: Redskins maul the Raiders

The Redskins win again! Our burgundy and gold fan Christian Burt goes Skin Deep and 3 & out on this impressive home soil 27-10 victory vs the Oakland Raiders…

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3 and out: Rams go 2-1 after 80 point shootout against 49ers

The Los Angeles Rams won a thrilling 41-39 showdown at Santa Clara against the San Francisco 49ers. Rams blogger Tom Green gives us his perspective on the highest scoring game of the season…

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LATE HITS: Poor attendances – Don’t blame fans for the greed of team owners

Some teams aren’t filling their stadiums so there’s been much talk as to why that might be. I’ve seen suggestions that it’s because people would now rather stay home and follow their fantasy team instead. No-one is actually buying that, are they?

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3 and out: Dolphins navigate Irma disruption as Cutler makes winning start

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After the disruption caused by Hurricane Irma, Miami belatedly got its season off on the right foot with a hard fought win in Los Angeles. Chris Smith looks at the golden sky at the end of the storm.

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3 and out: Miserable Bears blown away in Florida

After a surprisingly spirited showing in week one, any hopes Chicago Bears fans had that their team might on an upward curve were smashed to pieces in Tampa Bay on Sunday… 

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