It was more than a mild surprise when the Jacksonville Jaguars quietly released 27-year-old starting linebacker Russell Allen after five seasons.

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The NFL regular-season schedule comes out tomorrow, but we already know something big about the postseason. The league said Tuesday that ESPN will air a wild card game during the first weekend of the playoffs in early January. 

The milestone game will mark the first postseason NFL game on pay TV — and should draw astronomical ratings for the cable universe. Last season’s wild card weekend was a goldmine for NBC, CBS and especially Fox, whose 49ers-Packers contest was the most-watched wild card game on any network since the Reagan administration with 47.1 million viewers.

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Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder insisted again on Tuesday that he will not change the team's name despite continuing objections by Native Americans.

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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, who underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle earlier this month, said Tuesday he expects to be "100 percent" ready for camp this summer.

"I think I'd be safe to say I'd be 100 percent for the start of training camp.

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Raiders trade Pryor to Seahawks
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 11:15

The Oakland Raiders traded quarterback Terrelle Pryor to the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks on Monday in exchange for a seventh-round selection in next month's NFL Draft.

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