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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference in New York. An NFL spokesman says Commissioner Roger Goodell views the agreement reached on an extension last week as his final contract overseeing the league. Spokesman Joe Lockhart said at the owners meetings Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that Goodell has been clear that he views this as his last contract and will allow him to both deal with some of the important issues that we know are on the horizon.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
NFL spokesman: Roger Goodell views new contract as his last
FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference in New York. An NFL spokesman says Commissioner Roger Goodell views the agreement reached on an extension last week as his final contract overseeing the league. Spokesman Joe Lockhart said at the owners meetings Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that Goodell has been clear that he views this as his last contract and will allow him to both deal with some of the important issues that we know are on the horizon.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, June 2, 2015, file photo, Pete Brown, senior vice president of player personnel for the Cincinnati Bengals, attends organized team activities at the team's NFL football training fields in Cincinnati. Pete Brown, along with his father Paul and brother Mike, co-founded the Bengals in the mid-1960s. The Bengals organization announced that Pete Brown died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. He was 74. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Bengals co-founder Pete Brown dies at age 74
FILE - In this Tuesday, June 2, 2015, file photo, Pete Brown, senior vice president of player personnel for the Cincinnati Bengals, attends organized team activities at the team's NFL football training fields in Cincinnati. Pete Brown, along with his father Paul and brother Mike, co-founded the Bengals in the mid-1960s. The Bengals organization announced that Pete Brown died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. He was 74. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
FILE - In this Wednesday, June 17, 2015, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals' Pete Brown watches an NFL football minicamp at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. Pete Brown, along with his father Paul and brother Mike, co-founded the Bengals in the mid-1960s. The Bengals organization announced that Pete Brown died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. He was 74. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, FILE)
Bengals co-founder Pete Brown dies at age 74
FILE - In this Wednesday, June 17, 2015, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals' Pete Brown watches an NFL football minicamp at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. Pete Brown, along with his father Paul and brother Mike, co-founded the Bengals in the mid-1960s. The Bengals organization announced that Pete Brown died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. He was 74. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, FILE)
FILE - In this Friday, July 28, 2017, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals Pete Brown, senior vice president of player personnel, left, watches his players alongside his brother and Bengals owner Mike Brown, during an NFL football training camp in Cincinnati. Pete Brown, along with his father Paul and brother Mike, co-founded the Bengals in the mid-1960s. The Bengals organization announced that Pete Brown died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. He was 74. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Bengals co-founder Pete Brown dies at age 74
FILE - In this Friday, July 28, 2017, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals Pete Brown, senior vice president of player personnel, left, watches his players alongside his brother and Bengals owner Mike Brown, during an NFL football training camp in Cincinnati. Pete Brown, along with his father Paul and brother Mike, co-founded the Bengals in the mid-1960s. The Bengals organization announced that Pete Brown died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. He was 74. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2017, file photo, Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed reaches for his headphones during warm ups before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md. Reed is going through the most difficult time of his life as he endures another injury-plagued season. Arguably the Redskins' most effective playmaker, Reed is in danger of missing his sixth consecutive game with a strained hamstring. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally, File)
Redskins put tight end Jordan Reed on injured reserve
FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2017, file photo, Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed reaches for his headphones during warm ups before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md. Reed is going through the most difficult time of his life as he endures another injury-plagued season. Arguably the Redskins' most effective playmaker, Reed is in danger of missing his sixth consecutive game with a strained hamstring. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally, File)
Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
Bills QB Taylor to get majority of work in practice
Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
Nov 6, 2017; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) plays with a football prior to the game against the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
NFL: Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers
Nov 6, 2017; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) plays with a football prior to the game against the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, file photo, Green Bay Packers injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers watches warm ups before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Rodgers is expected to return to practice on Saturday. The two-time MVP was placed on injured reserve six weeks ago after breaking his right collarbone in an Oct. 15 game against Minnesota. The (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)
Packers' Rodgers says he's been medically cleared to return
FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, file photo, Green Bay Packers injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers watches warm ups before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Rodgers is expected to return to practice on Saturday. The two-time MVP was placed on injured reserve six weeks ago after breaking his right collarbone in an Oct. 15 game against Minnesota. The (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)
In this Nov. 26, 2017, photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers watches warmups before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Rodgers has been "medically cleared to return" to action after missing seven games with a broken right collarbone, the quarterback announced on Instagram Tuesday night, Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Packers' Rodgers says he's been medically cleared to return
In this Nov. 26, 2017, photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers watches warmups before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Rodgers has been "medically cleared to return" to action after missing seven games with a broken right collarbone, the quarterback announced on Instagram Tuesday night, Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
FILE - At left, in an Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, Marshall Faulk broadcasts from the field after an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in Tampa, Fla. At center, in a Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, NFL Network's Ike Taylor is interviewed during a media availability on set at the NFL Network studios, in Culver City, California. At right in a Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, NFL Network's Heath Evans is interviewed during a media availability on set at the NFL Network studios, in Culver City, Calif. Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts have been suspended after a former employee alleged sexual misconduct in a lawsuit. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, identified the three as Faulk, Ike Taylor and Heath Evans. He says they have been "suspended from their duties at NFL Network pending an investigation into these allegations." (AP Photo/File)
NFL Network suspends analysts over sexual misconduct suit
FILE - At left, in an Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, Marshall Faulk broadcasts from the field after an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in Tampa, Fla. At center, in a Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, NFL Network's Ike Taylor is interviewed during a media availability on set at the NFL Network studios, in Culver City, California. At right in a Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, NFL Network's Heath Evans is interviewed during a media availability on set at the NFL Network studios, in Culver City, Calif. Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts have been suspended after a former employee alleged sexual misconduct in a lawsuit. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, identified the three as Faulk, Ike Taylor and Heath Evans. He says they have been "suspended from their duties at NFL Network pending an investigation into these allegations." (AP Photo/File)
Denver Broncos outside linebacker Shane Ray (56) tackles New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown (15) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Denver. McCown left the game after the hit. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
Jets place McCown on IR, officially end QB's season
Denver Broncos outside linebacker Shane Ray (56) tackles New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown (15) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Denver. McCown left the game after the hit. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
Dec 4, 2017; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier (50) is tended to by medical staff after an injury in the game against the Cincinnati Bengals in the first half at Paul Brown Stadium. Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals
Dec 4, 2017; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier (50) is tended to by medical staff after an injury in the game against the Cincinnati Bengals in the first half at Paul Brown Stadium. Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
FILE PHOTO: Sep 10, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions center Travis Swanson (64) celebrates with wide receiver Kenny Golladay (19) after a touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at Ford Field. Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
NFL: Arizona Cardinals at Detroit Lions
FILE PHOTO: Sep 10, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions center Travis Swanson (64) celebrates with wide receiver Kenny Golladay (19) after a touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at Ford Field. Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
FILE PHOTO: Nov 20, 2016; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins safety Su'a Cravens (36) deflects a pass from Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) intended for Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson (87) in the second quarter at FedEx Field. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
NFL: Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins
FILE PHOTO: Nov 20, 2016; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins safety Su'a Cravens (36) deflects a pass from Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) intended for Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson (87) in the second quarter at FedEx Field. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 12, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Kenny Britt (18) runs after a catch for a touchdown during the first quarter against Detroit Lions cornerback Nevin Lawson (24) at Ford Field. Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
NFL: Cleveland Browns at Detroit Lions
Nov 12, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Kenny Britt (18) runs after a catch for a touchdown during the first quarter against Detroit Lions cornerback Nevin Lawson (24) at Ford Field. Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
FILE PHOTO: Devin Hester carries the ball against the Detroit Lions during the first half of their NFL football game in Detroit, Michigan December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Hester carries the ball against the Detroit Lions during their NFL football game in Detroit
FILE PHOTO: Devin Hester carries the ball against the Detroit Lions during the first half of their NFL football game in Detroit, Michigan December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky celebrates after running in a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati. Trubisky had his best game as a pro and the Chicago Bears saw their offense sprung to life. They hope to keep that going against the Detroit Lions on Saturday after a blowout win at Cincinnati to stop a five-game losing streak. (AP Photo/Frank Victores, File)
Trubisky, Bears hope offense builds on promising performance
FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky celebrates after running in a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati. Trubisky had his best game as a pro and the Chicago Bears saw their offense sprung to life. They hope to keep that going against the Detroit Lions on Saturday after a blowout win at Cincinnati to stop a five-game losing streak. (AP Photo/Frank Victores, File)
New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) attempts to stop Miami Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake (32), during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Drake had 114 yards rushing and 79 receiving during the game.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Youngsters Drake, Howard spark Dolphins surge
New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) attempts to stop Miami Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake (32), during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Drake had 114 yards rushing and 79 receiving during the game.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard (25) celebrates after intercepting a pass by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12), during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Youngsters Drake, Howard spark Dolphins surge
Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard (25) celebrates after intercepting a pass by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12), during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger jogs off the field after the AFC championship NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. The Steelers can finally talk about the Patriots. More than 10 months after a blowout loss to New England in the AFC championship game, the Steelers believe they're better equipped to handle the Super Bowl champions this time around. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Steelers put Shazier on IR, hopeful Haden returns vs. Pats
FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger jogs off the field after the AFC championship NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. The Steelers can finally talk about the Patriots. More than 10 months after a blowout loss to New England in the AFC championship game, the Steelers believe they're better equipped to handle the Super Bowl champions this time around. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) calls a play at the line of scrimmage during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. The Steelers can finally talk about the Patriots. More than 10 months after a blowout loss to New England in the AFC championship game, the Steelers believe they're better equipped to handle the Super Bowl champions this time around. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Steelers put Shazier on IR, hopeful Haden returns vs. Pats
FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) calls a play at the line of scrimmage during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. The Steelers can finally talk about the Patriots. More than 10 months after a blowout loss to New England in the AFC championship game, the Steelers believe they're better equipped to handle the Super Bowl champions this time around. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Jordan Phillips (97) is attended on the field, during the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Dolphins' Phillips calls Patriots' Andrews 'dirty player'
Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Jordan Phillips (97) is attended on the field, during the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian (13) is sacked by Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Jordan Phillips (97), during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. To the left is Denver Broncos offensive guard Max Garcia (76). (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Dolphins' Phillips calls Patriots' Andrews 'dirty player'
Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian (13) is sacked by Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Jordan Phillips (97), during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. To the left is Denver Broncos offensive guard Max Garcia (76). (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
FILE - In this July 25, 2014, file photo, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester (17) is shown during an NFL football training camp, in Flowery Branch, Ga. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
Kick return star Devin Hester retires from NFL
FILE - In this July 25, 2014, file photo, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester (17) is shown during an NFL football training camp, in Flowery Branch, Ga. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
FILE - This is a 2016 file photo showing Devin Hester of the Atlanta Falcons NFL football team. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/File)
Kick return star Devin Hester retires from NFL
FILE - This is a 2016 file photo showing Devin Hester of the Atlanta Falcons NFL football team. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/File)
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007, file photo, Chicago Bears' Devin Hester (23) runs back the opening kickoff 92-yards for a touchdown in the Super Bowl XLI football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Kick return star Devin Hester retires from NFL
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007, file photo, Chicago Bears' Devin Hester (23) runs back the opening kickoff 92-yards for a touchdown in the Super Bowl XLI football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2011, file photo, Chicago Bears' Devin Hester (23) returns a punt 82 yards for a touchdown in the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
Kick return star Devin Hester retires from NFL
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2011, file photo, Chicago Bears' Devin Hester (23) returns a punt 82 yards for a touchdown in the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2010, file photo, Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester (23) returns a punt 62 yards for a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers during the second half of an NFL football game, in Chicago. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
Kick return star Devin Hester retires from NFL
FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2010, file photo, Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester (23) returns a punt 62 yards for a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers during the second half of an NFL football game, in Chicago. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2008, file photo, Chicago Bears' Devin Hester pulls in a 20-yard touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second quarter of an NFL football game, in Chicago. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Kick return star Devin Hester retires from NFL
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2008, file photo, Chicago Bears' Devin Hester pulls in a 20-yard touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second quarter of an NFL football game, in Chicago. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2015, file photo, Atlanta Falcons' Devin Hester (17) eludes Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Donteea Dye (17) during the third quarter of an NFL football game, in Tampa, Fla. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
Kick return star Devin Hester retires from NFL
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2015, file photo, Atlanta Falcons' Devin Hester (17) eludes Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Donteea Dye (17) during the third quarter of an NFL football game, in Tampa, Fla. Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2010, file photo, Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester (23) celebrates as he scores on an 89-yard punt-return in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks, in an NFL football game in Chicago Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. . (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Kick return star Devin Hester retires from NFL
FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2010, file photo, Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester (23) celebrates as he scores on an 89-yard punt-return in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks, in an NFL football game in Chicago Hester, the all-purpose speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20, announced his retirement from the NFL, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. . (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) hauls in a pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with Baltimore Ravens cornerback Brandon Carr (24) defending during the second half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. The play set up the game-winning field goal. The Steelers won 39-38. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Steelers on top in the latest AP Pro32 poll
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) hauls in a pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with Baltimore Ravens cornerback Brandon Carr (24) defending during the second half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. The play set up the game-winning field goal. The Steelers won 39-38. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) celebrates setting up the game winning field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. The Steelers won 39-38. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Steelers on top in the latest AP Pro32 poll
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) celebrates setting up the game winning field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. The Steelers won 39-38. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) sits on the bench during the end of the second half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Patriots defense couldn't have been worse in their first four games. During a dominating win streak over its next eight it was the NFL's stingiest, despite losing captain Dont'a Hightower to a season-ending injury. But after getting roughed up in its loss to Miami on Monday, a rapidly-depleting unit will have to turn the page quickly before its pivotal matchup with Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Pats defense again looking vulnerable with Steelers up next
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) sits on the bench during the end of the second half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Patriots defense couldn't have been worse in their first four games. During a dominating win streak over its next eight it was the NFL's stingiest, despite losing captain Dont'a Hightower to a season-ending injury. But after getting roughed up in its loss to Miami on Monday, a rapidly-depleting unit will have to turn the page quickly before its pivotal matchup with Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) attempts to stop Miami Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake (32), during the second half of an NFL football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. After getting roughed up in its loss to Miami on Monday, a rapidly-depleting unit will have to turn the page quickly before its pivotal matchup with Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
Pats defense again looking vulnerable with Steelers up next
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) attempts to stop Miami Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake (32), during the second half of an NFL football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. After getting roughed up in its loss to Miami on Monday, a rapidly-depleting unit will have to turn the page quickly before its pivotal matchup with Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017, file photo, Denver Broncos offensive guard Ronald Leary (65) is shown on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, in Oakland, Calif. In a season turned sour, add Ronald Leary 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 had made 11 consecutive starts at right tackle. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Broncos place guard Ronald Leary on injured reserve
FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017, file photo, Denver Broncos offensive guard Ronald Leary (65) is shown on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, in Oakland, Calif. In a season turned sour, add Ronald Leary 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 had made 11 consecutive starts at right tackle. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) celebrates his touchdown against the New York Jets during the first half of an NFL football game, in Denver.Thomas is coming off his best game in more than a year _ eight catches for 93 yards and a touchdown in Denver's 23-0 shutout of the Jets on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Demaryius Thomas can still be a wrecking ball for Broncos
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) celebrates his touchdown against the New York Jets during the first half of an NFL football game, in Denver.Thomas is coming off his best game in more than a year _ eight catches for 93 yards and a touchdown in Denver's 23-0 shutout of the Jets on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs' Marcus Peters walks off the field before an NFL football game against the New York Jets in East Rutherford, N.J. Peters is expected to back on the practice field this week. Whether his attitude has changed after a one-game suspension, or whether his return will actually help a defense that was much improved with out him, remains to be seen (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters back after 1-game suspension
FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs' Marcus Peters walks off the field before an NFL football game against the New York Jets in East Rutherford, N.J. Peters is expected to back on the practice field this week. Whether his attitude has changed after a one-game suspension, or whether his return will actually help a defense that was much improved with out him, remains to be seen (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward (97) takes the field holding the jersey of teammate Ryan Shazier (50) during introductions before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Steelers put LB Shazier on injured reserve with spine injury
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward (97) takes the field holding the jersey of teammate Ryan Shazier (50) during introductions before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier (50) is carted off the field after an injury in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, in Cincinnati. The Steelers are spending this week trying to figure out who to play at inside linebacker in place of injured Ryan Shazier. (AP Photo/Frank Victores, File)
Steelers put LB Shazier on injured reserve with spine injury
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier (50) is carted off the field after an injury in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, in Cincinnati. The Steelers are spending this week trying to figure out who to play at inside linebacker in place of injured Ryan Shazier. (AP Photo/Frank Victores, File)

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