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NFL Network suspends Faulk, 2 others

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(TSX / STATS) -- The NFL Network suspended Pro Football Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk and fellow analysts Heath Evans and Ike Taylor "pending an investigation" into allegations of sexual harassment and assault, the network announced.

The allegations were made in a lawsuit by former NFL Network employee Jami Cantor, who sued NFL Enterprises in Los Angeles Superior Court in October.

Cantor, who worked as a wardrobe stylist with the company from 2006 until she was fired in October 2016, alleges age and sex discrimination, sexual harassment and hostile work environment, and wrongful termination, among other complaints.

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All-time TD return leader Hester retires

(TSX / STATS) -- Devin Hester, the all-time leader in combined kickoff and punt returns for touchdowns, announced his retirement from the NFL on Twitter Tuesday.

"I have good news and bad news," the 35-year-old Hester wrote. "Good news: Commissioner Goodell, you can put the kickoff back at the 30. Bad news: Y'all will have to find a new favorite returner."

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Redskins S Cravens wants to play in 2018

(TSX / STATS) -- Washington Redskins safety Su'a Cravens has received medical clearance to resume football activities and wants to return next season, his agent said in a statement Tuesday.

Agent Fadde Mikhail said Cravens, who was suffering from post-concussion syndrome, was treated by Dr. Michael Collins at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Sport Medicine Concussion Program.

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Steelers officially put LB Shazier on IR

(TSX / STATS) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers placed linebacker Ryan Shazier on injured reserve Tuesday, nearly one week after he underwent spinal stabilization surgery.

"Unfortunately Ryan will not be able to contribute on the field during the remainder of this season," Steelers president Art Rooney II said in a statement. "However, even off the field Ryan will continue to be one of our team leaders. We know his spirit and positive outlook will help him to continue in his recovery, as well as serve as an inspiration to our team."

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Cutler, Dolphins end Patriots' run at 8

(TSX / STATS) -- MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins deflated the New England Patriots' chances for gaining AFC home-field advantage, and Jarvis Landry made sure the reigning Super Bowl champions made the historical connection.

Landry, Miami's star wide receiver, caught two of Jay Cutler's three touchdown passes as the double-digit underdog Dolphins upset the Patriots 27-20 on Monday night at Hard Rock Stadium.

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Wentz out for season with torn ACL

(TSX / STATS) -- Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season and playoffs, coach Doug Pederson announced Monday.

The 24-year-old Wentz, who was expected to be an NFL MVP candidate this season, underwent an MRI on Monday morning after suffering the knee injury in Sunday's 43-35 victory over the Los Angeles Rams.

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Rodgers has CT scan, awaiting clearance

(TSX / STATS) -- GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Back in 2010, Aaron Rodgers returned after missing the majority of two full games late in the season with a concussion, then led the Green Bay Packers to six straight wins and an eventual Super Bowl title.

In 2013, Rodgers came back after missing nearly eight full games with a broken left collarbone and led the Packers to the NFC North title.

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Lions C Swanson dealing with concussion

(TSX / STATS) -- Detroit Lions center Travis Swanson was placed in the NFL's concussion protocol after reporting symptoms following the team's 24-21 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team announced Tuesday.

"After (Sunday's) game, he went to the doctors," coach Jim Caldwell said on Tuesday. "He was exhibiting some issues, they evaluated him and thus they had to put him in (protocol), which he's in today. You probably won't see him out at practice this afternoon."

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Broncos place RG Leary on IR

(TSX / STATS) -- The Denver Broncos placed right guard Ron Leary on injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday.

Leary, who is nursing a back injury, started all 11 games this season after joining the tram as an unrestricted free agent from the Dallas Cowboys.

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O'Brien: If I saw tape, Savage stays out

(TSX / STATS) -- Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien told reporters Monday he "never would have allowed (Tom Savage) back in the game" had he seen the video of the quarterback's hands appearing to shake involuntarily.

O'Brien also said he asked Houston's medical staff to examine Savage a second time after they initially cleared him to return to Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers at NRG Stadium. Savage sustained a concussion in the second quarter and was slow to his feet after he was drilled by 49ers defensive end Elvis Dumervil.

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