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NFL Network suspends Faulk, 2 others

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NEW YORK (AP) Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts were suspended after a woman who worked as a wardrobe stylist at the network accused them of sexual misconduct in a lawsuit.

The NFL on Tuesday identified the three as Faulk, Ike Taylor and Heath Evans. They have been "suspended from their duties at NFL Network pending an investigation into these allegations," league spokesman Brian McCarthy said.

Jami Cantor described several sexually inappropriate encounters with the three retired players and others who have worked for the NFL Network, according to court documents first reported by Bloomberg.

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All-time TD return leader Hester retires

CHICAGO (AP) Devin Hester, the spectacular speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday.

In a post on social media, the 35-year-old Hester said it was time .

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Redskins S Cravens plans to play in 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Redskins safety Su'a Cravens has been cleared to resume football activities and plans to play next season, his agent said Tuesday.

Fadde Mikhail said in a statement that Cravens suffered from post-concussion syndrome, was cleared Dec. 7 and no longer has symptoms. Cravens left the Redskins in early September as he mulled retirement.

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Steelers officially put LB Shazier on IR

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier's season is over.

The AFC North champions placed Shazier on injured reserve Tuesday because of a spinal injury suffered in a victory over Cincinnati on Dec. 4.

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Chiefs CB Peters back after 1-game ban

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Marcus Peters is back on the practice field for the Kansas City Chiefs.

Whether the star cornerback's attitude has improved after a series of embarrassing antics earned him a one-game suspension, or whether his return will help a defense that was much improved without him, won't be seen until the Chiefs play the Chargers on Saturday night.

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Broncos place G Leary on IR

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) In a season turned sour, add Ronald Leary's injury to the long list of the Denver Broncos' misfortunes.

Leary's first season in Denver has been cut short by a back injury that sidelined the sixth-year guard the last two weeks after he started the first 11 games at right tackle.

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Dolphins halt Patriots' win streak at 8

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) The Miami Dolphins wore their perfect season uniforms, and for at least one game in 2017, they looked the part.

Tom Brady was intercepted twice by Xavien Howard and held without a third-down conversion Monday night, and Miami snapped the New England Patriots' eight-game winning streak with a surprising 27-20 victory.

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Eagles confirm Wentz tore ACL

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Carson Wentz got the Eagles this far. Now, it's up to Nick Foles to deliver Philadelphia its first Super Bowl title.

Wentz has a torn left ACL and will miss the rest of the season and playoffs, forcing the NFC East champions to turn to a familiar backup who once had one of the greatest statistical seasons in NFL history.

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Pack doctor evaluating tests on Rodgers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Packers coach Mike McCarthy was cautious. His players seemed hopeful.

Green Bay might be getting quarterback Aaron Rodgers back soon from a collarbone injury.

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O'Brien: If I saw tape, Savage stays out

HOUSTON (AP) Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Monday that he wouldn't have let Tom Savage re-enter Sunday's game after an alarming hit that gave him a concussion and left the quarterback's hands shaking if he had seen the video of the hit.

Savage was injured with about nine minutes remaining in the second quarter of Houston's 26-16 loss to San Francisco when he was driven to the ground on a hit by Elvis Dumervil.

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