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08/30/2015 11:36 PM PDT
Rookie receiver Amari Cooper has enough highlight plays to get Raiders fans excited 
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08/27/2015 09:45 PM PDT - The Giants have so many injuries, but with players like Madison Bumgarner and Kelby Tomlinson, they could be 'playing for a ring' 

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