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9:54 p.m.: Hundley throws two incomplete passes and Green Bay heads into halftime trailing by 10.

9:52 p.m.: Keenum throws an incomplete pass on third down and the Vikings punt with 24 seconds on the clock.

9:48 p.m.: Turnover, Packers. Green Bay moves into the red zone for the first time in the game. But Hundley’s third-down pass is picked off by Vikings safety Harrison Smith with under two minutes to play in the half. Minnesota takes over on its 22 leading by 10.

9:08 p.m.: Touchdown, Vikings. Minnesota moves 68 yards on five plays and scores on a 4-yard pass from Case Keenum to Stefon Diggs. Minnesota moved to the Green Bay 6 on a 39-yard defensive pass interference penalty by Packers cornerback Josh Hawkins. Minnesota leads 10-0.

Jamal Crawford’s locker is two to the left of his All-Star teammate’s. While Butler is preparing in another room, the three-time Sixth Man of the Year is holding a tablet in his lap, presumably to watch film.

Crawford has watched first-hand as Butler morphed from the new guy in Minnesota to the Timberwolves’ leader. He was one of the four higher profile veterans Thibodeau brought in during the Wolves’ roster reload over the summer, so he understood Butler needed time to get comfortable and more familiar with his new teammates.

But let Crawford tell it, his All-Star teammate started picking apart opposing defenses in early December once he started getting more aggressive in Minnesota’s offense. And coming from one of the better scorers this century, the most fun part about Butler’s midseason barrage is that he isn’t even playing to score.

He’s not one of those guys, Crawford told SB Nation. He can score, but he’s not playing for that. He’s just a great all-around player, and I think how he lifts everybody else up is what’s telling about him.

Plus, Porzingis is anemic. He discussed his struggles with anemia at length with ESPN’s Ian Begley.

I would run three times up and down the court in practice, and I would be dead tired. Not sweating at all. But dead tired, breathing like crazy, he said. And it was just the worst feeling ever. I was really struggling.

Porzingis has his anemia under control with iron pills, but it could be another factor in his fatigue.

Either way, this is something the Knicks should monitor. It might be good to get him a few spots of rest here and there to prepare for a final playoff push.

Luckily for the Knicks, they’ve got three games over the next six days, so maybe they’ll be able to buy him some rest then.

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Sutton’s fluid movements, remarkable body control and finishing ability remind of AJ Green.

Franklin offers elite speed and open-field ability but hasn’t done much to prove he’s a true NFL running back or receiver. He’s more an athlete than receiver or running back, and didn’t earn substantial playing time until later this senior season. He showed his top-end speed as a wildcat/gadget player.

He’s dominant in one-on-one and red zone opportunities, but his late-breaking route definition and hand placement as a pass-catcher needs work.

Owens is a consistent hands-catcher and does a good job of adjusting his body to low throws and get his hands under the football. Ultimately, Owens is a complete receiver, with a perfect blend of power and quickness and grades out as a fringe NFL starter.

Powell has great size and the majority of his bulk is distributed in his quads and base. Powell is an extremely strong player who has good athleticism and lateral movement ability, and he combines these two traits to stack and shed players at the line of scrimmage with ease.

So when are the Boston Celtics going to be the best team in the league? Two years from now? Three? Four?

That’s a dumb prediction to make �� in 2013, who saw the Golden State Warriors becoming arguably the greatest dynasty of all time? �� but the path is increasingly being laid out in front of us. The Celtics have offered no qualms about building for the future, and they’re still laughably ahead of schedule. The team’s 102-88 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday didn’t mean anything �� no Cleveland regular season game truly means anything, and Isaiah Thomas didn’t play. But it was at least another reminder of how great Boston has played this season against all odds.

Nobody knows if the Celtics will actually become the best team in the league in some uncertain amount of time. Golden State’s hegemony looks stable for at least another couple seasons. Houston believes they can keep shifting pieces looking for the perfect formula around James Harden and Chris Paul for three to four years. Philadelphia might have a new age Penny Hardaway and Shaquille O’Neal pairing in Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, and never count out the Spurs, ever, for any reason. The same goes for LeBron James and whatever superteam he could create.

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Giants hire Dave Gettleman as GM

Former Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman is back in the NFL and has a big task in front of him.

The two-win Giants announced Thursday they have hired Gettleman as the team’s new GM.

Giants co-owner John Mara fired GM Jerry Reese, along with coach Ben McAdoo after the team dropped to 2-10 on the season with a loss to the Raiders. Mara said he wants to hire a new GM before bringing aboard a new coach.

Gettleman to the Giants makes perfect sense �C he worked for the organization under former Giants GM Ernie Accorsi for more than 10 years, and Accorsi, who is consulting with Mara during the hiring process, holds Gettleman in high regard, having recommended him for the Panthers job.

Alvin Kamara wound up on the greatest percentage of ESPN playoff teams’ as well as finalists’ rosters, landing on 77.4 percent of the former and 48.3 percent of the latter, so predictably he ended up on the second-highest percentage of championship rosters (24.1 percent). A 30.8 PPR-fantasy-point Week 17 surely had a lot to say about that, but Kamara’s historic, 320.4-point rookie campaign at the price of a waiver pickup in most leagues largely propelled him to that status. He did, however, also suffer the third-largest drop-off in terms of percentage placement on champions’ compared to finalists’ rosters, 24.2 percent, which trailed only Greg Zuerlein’s 34.6 and Alfred Morris’ 24.5.

Two other Week 17 standouts understandably had large says in their teams’ championship quests, as top individual scorer JuJu Smith-Schuster (35.3 PPR fantasy points, found on 23.8 percent of championship rosters) and No. 3 scorer Dion Lewis (31.3 points, 21.4 percent) joined Gurley and Kamara as the only players this season to land on at least 20 percent of ESPN champions’ rosters.

Streaming members of the San Francisco 49ers’ passing game was an apparently good strategy during the 2017 fantasy football playoffs, as Marquise Goodwin wound up on 16.8 percent of ESPN championship rosters, third highest among wide receivers, while Jimmy Garoppolo landed on 16.0 percent, highest among quarterbacks. That makes sense, considering Garoppolo’s 72.26 PPR fantasy points during Weeks 14-17 were third most among quarterbacks, while Goodwin’s 57.5 points during that four-week span were 12th most among wide receivers.

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Alvin Kamara receives fine letter from NFL for wearing holiday-themed cleats

Saints running back Alvin Kamara was sharing his holiday spirit in the Saints win over the Falcons on Christmas Eve by wearing red holiday-themed cleats, knowing he would likely be fined. On Thursday, he shared a photo of a fine letter he received from the NFL.

He posted a picture of the letter on Twitter with a Tis the season caption saying that he’ll start the GoFundMe page later.

Kamara told reporters after the Saints’ win that it was worth it to wear the cleats, despite a possible fine from the league.

I’m going to make a GoFundMe �� yeah, I’m getting fined �� and whatever the fine is, I’m going to pay the fine and the rest I’m going to donate to a charity. Simple as that, Kamara said. We were just talking about the NFL not being a Grinch. We need them to just leave us alone.

It’s not clear how much Kamara was fined, but according to NFL guidelines, uniform violations typically cost $6,076 for the first offense and $12,154 for any subsequent infractions.

There was a shadow across about half the ice lengthwise at the start of the game. By the middle of the opening period, the shadow was at least partially covering about two-thirds of the ice, with the team benches in sun along the outfield edge and facing where home plate usually sits. The playing surface was completely in the shade at the start of the second period, except for the side boards to Lehner’s right on the first base side of the field.

The Sabres trailed 2-0 after one period before Reinhart cut the deficit in half 56 seconds into the second period on a rebound of Ristolainen’s shot.

Shortly before that, Lehner made a stellar stop on a short-handed breakaway by Grabner that would’ve given the Rangers a three-goal lead.

The Sabres tied it 27 seconds into the third as Ristolainen fired a wrist shot off a pass from Ryan O’Reilly.

We got the momentum back, Lehner said. We start working hard, they start taking penalties. We got back to the game. Unfortunately we got a penalty there (in overtime).

New York got on the scoreboard at 4:09 of the first as Carey got a pass from Jesper Fast and fired it past Lehner from straightaway.

Grabner made it 2-0 at 8:20. Marc Staal sent the puck of Lehner’s back as he spun around and skated past the left side of the goal, and it came to Grabner at the right side and he put it in for his 18th of the season.

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Smith hails ‘crazy’ Kelce score �� In their 27-20 win over Philadelphia, Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce gave Kansas City a 20-13 lead by incredibly leaping over several Eagles defenders on a shovel pass from Alex Smith, who was left in awe. To go airborne like that, to find a way to get into the end zone, I thought was crazy, Smith said. After receiving another taunting penalty in the game, Kelce also continues to drive Andy Reid insane for different reasons.

Brutal �� Antonio Gates needed only one word to describe the Chargers 19-17 loss to the Dolphins, which saw rookie Younghoe Koo miss a potential game-winning field goal. This should have been a day of celebration for Gates, who broke Tony Gonzalez’s record for most touchdown catches by a tight end, but he plays for the Chargers, whose attachment to bad luck has followed them from San Diego to Los Angeles.

Statement from owner Martha Firestone Ford:

Our game has long provided a powerful platform for dialogue and positive change in many communities throughout our nation.

Thanks primarily to our players, the NFL also has been a unifying force in our country and impactful change has and hopefully will continue to be the result of peaceful expression, done so in order to highlight social injustices of all kind.

Negative and disrespectful comments suggesting otherwise are contrary to the founding principles of our country, and we do not support those comments or opinions.

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Case Keenum found a rhythm on the first drive, and the Minnesota Vikings were off and running.

One week after completely shutting down the Bears, the Buccaneers felt the absence of several key players on defense, falling at Minnesota.
The backup quarterback was much more than a fill-in this time.

Multiple sources said Cravens is dealing with personal issues that required his attention. Some teammates said they didn’t think it was simply a matter of how much he loved the game, but also added that you never know until you face adversity. Cravens missed time in training camp after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.

Still, multiple people, including Gruden, pointed to Cravens’ enthusiasm for practicing and playing as reason why his absence wasn’t just about passion.

It’s tough. I grew up loving football and grew up loving to play football, Cravens said Saturday, so the fact that I’m in the middle of my career and I’m not playing, it’s different. It’s difficult.

Tennessee had the early buzz as the it breakout team in the AFC, but it opened with a home dud against established power Oakland. Meanwhile, the debut of Sacksonville was so mighty that it might create a sudden power shift in the South, still the NFL’s weakest division. Defense and the running game may be good enough to win it, and the inspired hosts will keep building on their early edge. Jaguars win 23-20 in the upset of the week.

As the sole Florida-based team on the road in Week 2, Miami is in a tough spot having had to spend extended time on the opposite coast. The Chargers found their groove late in Week 1 with new coach Anthony Lynn and will be ready to look good in front of their first intimate home crowd in L.A. Melvin Gordon out-rushes Jay Ajayi to make the difference. Chargers win 27-21 and cover the spread.

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Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said the team wanted to stay in the locker room during the anthem but because of the timing of prime-time games, they could not because they would have missed the coin toss and also have been penalized. Most of the Raiders remained seated or took a knee during the anthem, including the entire offensive line, which is comprised of all minority players and is the lone all-black starting unit in the NFL, and the defensive line. Some stood with interlocked arms, as did Del Rio, and quarterback Derek Carr appeared to pray while looking skyward and standing.

In addition, the NFL re-aired a 60-second spot — called Inside These Lines — during the Sunday night game that also appeared during Super Bowl LI. The NFL describes it as a video that demonstrates the power of football to bring people together.

He just kept faith though the process, Collins said. I respect the hell out of him.

Smith is declining one-on-one interviews right now. His publicist said he wants to focus solely on football but that Smith politely says thank you for your interest. The Cowboys want it this way now, anyway. Maybe they don’t want to put too much on a 22-year-old who has been through so much and is essentially a rookie.

He does not fit into the personality mold of some of his other marquee teammates.

The Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders came into Week 3 as the only teams to post a double-digit GBYPA through the first two weeks (12.3 for Kansas City, 11.1 for Oakland). The Chiefs added to their elite GBYPA total by moving it up to 13.2 through the contest against the Chargers. Since Oakland’s offense fell apart against the overpowering Washington defense, it means Kansas City is now the only team to boast a double-digit GBYPA. It also serves as an indicator that any Chiefs running back is worth rostering, as the Chiefs’ blocking wall is opening up holes big enough to drive a truck through.

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Amid the increased and stringent security measures at Wembley, NFL fans still enjoyed a wonderful carnival atmosphere on Sunday with bars, streets and the tailgate all rammed under the baking autumnal sun before the Baltimore Ravens faced the Jacksonville Jaguars.

There were no communications between DeMaurice and Roger about the President’s comments and certainly no discussions about their respective statements, the NFLPA said. We reached out to the League office to give them a chance to correct the record as well before my clarification now. They do plan to talk in the near future.

The same NFL source also said Goodell spoke to players such as Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins, a leader among players seeking change through social activism.

Trump on Friday night criticized NFL players who lodge protests during the national anthem. Speaking at a political rally in Huntsville, Alabama, Trump said: Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out. He’s fired! He’s fired!

Goodell and Smith, along with several owners and players, responded throughout the weekend, releasing statements or expressing their thoughts via social media.

In a statement Saturday morning, Goodell said the NFL is at its best when we help create a sense of unity in our country and our culture.

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Sunday became Choose Your Side day, and it was easier to count which teams, which players and which owners made no gesture or statement than to count all the ones who did.

And it all happened without the open, public support of the marquee players who sell the league, the tickets, the cable packages and the game promos.

A year ago, it was suggested here that Kaepernick’s actions would never gain traction without the help of the NFL’s biggest names.

Some guys when they come into this league sit on the bench and learn from (a veteran). He’s one of those guys who’s going to have to lean heavily on the coaching staff helping him. There’s gonna be some mistakes made, but as long as he keeps improving, I can put up with it.

Overall, the Patriots have beaten Houston six straight times by an average of 18 points. While oddsmakers didn’t go that far for this matchup, New England is still the NFL’s biggest Week 3 favorite at minus-14.

Wilfork believes Sunday’s game could be close because the Texans should enter with confidence after having pushed the Patriots during last season’s second-round playoff matchup. New England only led by four points at halftime before pulling away, 34-18, largely because of three second-half interceptions thrown by then-Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler.

Kenny Hill, QB, TCU — Hill isn’t exactly mentioned when discussing the top quarterbacks in next year’s draft, but the 6-1, 212-pound TCU senior was nearly perfect against SMU. Hill went 24 of 30 for 365 yards and four scores to lead the Frogs to a 56-36 win over the Mustangs. Hill is completing 75 percent of his passes through three games with eight touchdowns and two interceptions.

John Kelly, RB, Tennessee — Kelly is just a junior, but should he decide to enter the draft, he boosted his stock Saturday. Kelly ran for 141 yards on just 19 carries and caught six passes for another 96 yards in Tennessee’s 26-20 loss to Florida.

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This is not the way a team gets to the Super Bowl. But it’s the only way for these Seahawks to get to the Super Bowl, apparently �� with Russell Wilson running for his life, and still managing to give his team life it otherwise would not have.

By all rights, the Seahawks should be 0-2, the way what passes for an offense is playing so far. Instead, they’re 1-1, barely avoiding an ugly loss to an offensively impotent 49ers team at home Sunday.

Lacy rushed for more than 1,000 yards with the Packers in each of his first two seasons and managed to average more than 4 yards per carry in 2016 and more than 5 in 2016 in limited time. He has scored 23 touchdowns in four seasons including 11 as a rookie, and yet people still seek out ways to body-shame him.

It’s been a struggle for Lacy for four years, but after an ankle injury in 2016 his weight got out of control and he couldn’t do much to stop it. That doesn’t mean he wasn’t working hard, he just couldn’t work out like he wanted. He was 267 pounds when he stepped on the scale in free agency.

In the offseason, Lacy signed a one-year, $5.6 million deal with the Seahawks that had contract incentives that were attached to his weight. Hit this weight, get this much money, etc. The trolls came out in droves again.

You just can’t shake it, he told ESPN. And no matter what, you can’t say nothing back to them. You just have to read it, get mad or however it makes you feel, and move on. I could be 225 and they’d still be like, ‘You’re still a fat piece of s��.’

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