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Absence of Mangold disrupts Jets’ offense

Absence of Mangold disrupts Jets’ offense

Originally appeared in Newsday (N.Y.). A deadline write-thru. BALTIMORE — About 2 1/2 hours before Sunday night’s opening kickoff, with no other Jets players on the field, three-time Pro Bowl center Nick Mangold tested his sprained right ankle for about five minutes in front of team personnel near the east end zone of M&T Bank…

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Ravens Beat Up Big Ben, Steelers

Ravens Beat Up Big Ben, Steelers

Originally appeared in Newsday (N.Y.) and on Newsday.com BALTIMORE — The greeting Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin provided to his silent Steeler players as they entered the post-game locker room was indicative of just how dominant the Ravens were yesterday. “Take it like a champ. Swallow it whole,” Tomlin said in the hallway, shaking players’ hands…

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