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Trump wants Lynch suspended for protest

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(TSX / STATS) -- President Donald Trump is calling on the NFL to suspend Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch for sitting during "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Sunday's game in Mexico City but standing for the Mexican national anthem.

Trump, who has repeatedly criticized NFL players who do not stand for the national anthem, took to Twitter early Monday morning to criticize Lynch for his protest before the game against the New England Patriots, who went on to win 33-8.

"Marshawn Lynch of the NFL's Oakland Raiders stands for the Mexican Anthem and sits down to boos for our National Anthem. Great disrespect! Next time NFL should suspend him for remainder of season. Attendance and ratings way down," Trump tweeted.


Broncos fire OC McCoy, promote Musgrave

(TSX / STATS) -- The Denver Broncos fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy and named quarterbacks coach Bill Musgrave as his replacement, head coach Vance Joseph announced Monday.

Joseph informed McCoy on Monday morning that he was being relieved of his duties after the Broncos lost their sixth straight game on Sunday, falling to 3-7 with a 20-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.


Ex-WR Glenn dies in car accident at 43

(TSX / STATS) -- Former NFL wide receiver Terry Glenn died early Monday morning after being involved in a car crash in Irving, Texas. He was 43.

Glenn was taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital, where he died shortly after midnight, the Dallas County medical examiner's office said.


Falcons, Seahawks meet in key showdown

(TSX / STATS) -- The Atlanta Falcons head to Seattle to take on the Seahawks in a key Monday Night Football matchup with NFC playoff implications at stake.

Both teams are coming off wins.


Bucs rule out QB Winston vs. Falcons

(TSX / STATS) -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has been ruled this week after his injured throwing shoulder was re-evaluated by doctors on Monday.

Head coach Dirk Koetter told reporters that Winston is not ready to return for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. Winston will be re-evaluated next week, Koetter said.


Saints lose DE Okafor for rest of season

(TSX / STATS) -- The New Orleans Saints lost defensive end Alex Okafor to a season-ending torn Achilles suffered in Sunday's victory over the Washington Redskins, according to multiple reports Monday.

Okafor, 26, injured his left leg in the fourth quarter of the 34-31 overtime win and was helped off the field by trainers and medical personnel before being taken to the locker room.


Eagles pound Cowboys, win eighth in row

(TSX / STATS) -- ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Philadelphia offense clicked in the second half, and the Eagles motored past the Dallas Cowboys for their eighth straight win.

Carson Wentz threw a pair of touchdown passes as Philadelphia scored on its first three possessions of the second half and surged to a 37-9 victory on Sunday night at AT&T Stadium.


Down 15 late, Saints push run to 8 in OT

(TSX / STATS) -- NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Saints trailed the Washington Redskins by 15 points with 5:58 left in regulation Sunday, but in what is fast unfolding as a season of magic, Drew Brees, an opportunistic defense and a bruising running attack are turning the clock back to their Super Bowl season of 2009.

Wil Lutz kicked a 28-yard field in overtime, climaxing a furious fourth-quarter rally to lift the Saints (8-2) to their eighth consecutive victory, 34-31, over the Redskins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.


Brady has 3 TDs as Pats dominate Raiders

(TSX / STATS) -- Leave it to Rob Gronkowski to wrap up Sunday's 33-8 New England Patriots rout of the Oakland Raiders in Mexico City on Sunday with one thought.

"It was just a fiesta all over the field, man," said Gronkowski, who had three catches in the win, after his team cruised to its sixth straight victory in what turned out to be a very easy win.


Murray, Keenum lead Vikings past Rams

(TSX / STATS) -- MINNEAPOLIS -- Wide receiver Cooper Kupp caught the pass over the middle and turned toward the end zone looking to put the Los Angeles Rams ahead in a matchup of division leaders in the NFC.

Minnesota Vikings safety Anthony Harris -- playing for an injured Andrew Sendejo -- closed in and grabbed Kupp short of the goal line, punched the ball with his free hand, then stripped it away and recovered the fumble.

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