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Can the Bears and Jets continue their success as home underdogs? Will Jameis Winston finally live up to being a favorite? We dig into the stats to find out.

Week 7 NFL betting nuggets to know for every game

Can the Bears and Jets continue their success as home underdogs? Will Jameis Winston finally live up to being a favorite? We dig into the stats to find out. [http://www.espn.com]

In Melvin Gordon, the Chargers finally have someone who can salt away games in the fourth quarter, when he's averaging 8 yards per carry.

Feed the beast: Chargers' Melvin Gordon developing into a closer

In Melvin Gordon, the Chargers finally have someone who can salt away games in the fourth quarter, when he's averaging 8 yards per carry. [http://www.espn.com]

The Jaguars' trade indicates a level of uncertainty over their starting running back's health, as well as where he will fit in when he does return.

Jaguars without Leonard Fournette for third straight game

The Jaguars' trade indicates a level of uncertainty over their starting running back's health, as well as where he will fit in when he does return. [http://www.espn.com]

Cook will miss Sunday's game against Jets as he continues to nurse a hamstring injury.

Dalvin Cook out for third straight game with hamstring injury

Cook will miss Sunday's game against Jets as he continues to nurse a hamstring injury. [http://www.espn.com]

How Kirk Cousins confronts his own mortality ... with 720 stones

"Oh, it's a little morbid," the Vikings quarterback says. Let Cousins explain his new monthly ritual. [http://www.espn.com]

No one has more fumbles since the start of the 2015 season than Kirk Cousins, whose problems are alarming but appear to be correctable.

What's behind issues for Kirk Cousins, NFL's most prolific fumbler

No one has more fumbles since the start of the 2015 season than Kirk Cousins, whose problems are alarming but appear to be correctable. [http://www.espn.com]

Carolina's 1997 first-round draft pick has spent 17 years behind bars. What happened? How is his son doing? Why should fans care? Here's what to know.

Panthers' darkest hour revisited with Rae Carruth's release from prison

Carolina's 1997 first-round draft pick has spent 17 years behind bars. What happened? How is his son doing? Why should fans care? Here's what to know. [http://www.espn.com]

Amy Schumer says she has told her reps she won't appear in a Super Bowl commercial and called on white players to join in kneeling during the national anthem to protest against racism and police brutality.

Backing Kap, comedian Schumer says no SB ad

Amy Schumer says she has told her reps she won't appear in a Super Bowl commercial and called on white players to join in kneeling during the national anthem to protest against racism and police brutality. [http://www.espn.com]

The Redskins will be thin on offense for Sunday's matchup with the Cowboys. Among the receivers, Jamison Crowder is out and Paul Richardson is doubtful. Running backs Chris Thompson and Adrian Peterson are questionable.

Crowder out, Richardson doubtful for Redskins

The Redskins will be thin on offense for Sunday's matchup with the Cowboys. Among the receivers, Jamison Crowder is out and Paul Richardson is doubtful. Running backs Chris Thompson and Adrian Peterson are questionable. [http://www.espn.com]

DE Myles Garrett said he doesn't care if he gets fined because

DE Garrett takes issue with penalties vs. Browns

DE Myles Garrett said he doesn't care if he gets fined because "something needs to be said" about the calls by officials continuing to go against the Browns. [http://www.espn.com]