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Cowboys QB Dak Prescott buys stake in four Walk-On’s locations in Texas

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has purchased stake in Walk-On’s, a popular Louisiana-based sports bar and grill.

  Mahomes: ‘Ahead of schedule’ on recovery

Kevin James to play Sean Payton in upcoming movie about bountygate

  WATCH: Houston Texans’ Coach Lovie Smith talks East Texas football, women in NFL roles

Cantrell ‘hopeful’ for large-scale Saints games in Superdome

1982 Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker featured at The Bridge’s Heroes and Legends

Cowboys DL Tyrone Crawford retires from the NFL

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  NFL moving to 17 game schedule starting with 2021 season

Texans QB Watson facing 13 lawsuits alleging sex assault

NFL reveals plans for upcoming 3-day draft in Cleveland

Amazon gets Thursday night games, NFL nearly doubles TV deal

3 women sue Texans QB Deshaun Watson for alleged sex assault

Longview native Trent Williams signs record deal for NFL offensive lineman

Cowboys make official statement about Dalton heading to Bears

The Cowboys wanted to bring back Dalton as the No. 2 behind Prescott again, but Dalton's reported $10 million offer from Chicago -- and most importantly, a chance to start -- was probably too good to pass up.

  Tom Brady gives out phone number for fans to contact him

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady gave out a cellphone number on Twitter for fans to reach out.

“We will forever be grateful,” Saints owner Gayle Benson, Coach Payton react to Brees’ announcement

"We found a player with a burning desire to win," Head Coach Sean Payton said

Houston Texans add Gladewater native Lovie Smith as defensive coordinator

The Houston Texans have hired Lovie Smith as defensive coordinator, one of many new additions to first-year coach David Culley’s staff.

Dallas Cowboys re-sign QB Dak Prescott with 4-year deal worth $160 M

Patrick Mahomes’ daughter receives Letter of Intent to Texas Tech

Tom Brady rookie card goes for record $1.32 million

J.J. Watt signs deal with Arizona Cardinals

Patrick Mahomes, Brittany Matthews welcome new baby girl, Sterling Skye Mahomes

Former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson found dead in hotel room

Houston Texans release JJ Watt

Houston Texans release JJ Watt

Mahomes expected to have surgery on turf toe Wednesday

Patrick Mahomes will be sidelined for most of the offseason.

Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77

Schottenheimer was the eighth-winningest coach in NFL history.

Super Bowl on CBS draws audience of 96.4 million viewers

CBS said Tuesday the audience included record digital numbers for a game that had lost its competitive edge by halftime -- Tampa Bay won 31-9.

Former LSU Tigers make big plays in Super Bowl LV

Of the six former LSU football players on the two teams in Super Bowl LV, five of them saw the field but the biggest performances were by Tampa Bay linebacker Devin White and running back Leonard Fournette.

  Tom Brady wins Super Bowl No. 7, Buccaneers beat Chiefs 31-9

The Buccaneers (15-5) won their second NFL title and first in 18 years while becoming the first team to play the big game at home.

Texas Tech to feature Patrick Mahomes in Super Bowl ad campaign

Texas Tech University is completing an ad campaign for the Super Bowl highlighting Patrick Mahomes and the idea that “From here, it’s possible.”

  COLEMAN ON THE ROAD: Mahomes, Brady focusing on winning, ignoring the chatter

All the hype is focused on the two quarterbacks. Mahomes said he’s not watching media coverage talking about himself and Brady, though.

  COLEMAN ON THE ROAD: Artist draws Mahomes, considers him an artist, too

John Bukaty is a Kansas City native who now lives in New Orleans and works as a professional artist. The former college football player considers Mahomes an artist.

  WATCH: Whitehouse mayor declares Sunday, Feb. 7 as Patrick Mahomes Day

Whitehouse Mayor James Wansley held a press conference Friday morning to announce that Sunday, Feb. 7 will be Patrick Mahomes Day for the town.

  COLEMAN ON THE ROAD: Brady, Mahomes have mutual admiration

“I watch the tape on him, he’s doing things the right way. You can tell by the number of championships he has, and the number of rings on his fingers,” Mahomes said.

  COLEMAN ON THE ROAD: Goodell addresses diversity, Mahomes discusses struggles that led to success

Patrick Mahomes is the most talked about player right now, with Brady a close second.

  Cardboard cutout of Patrick Mahomes moving around Whitehouse

A family has started taking a cardboard cutout of Patrick Mahomes and bringing it to different businesses and locations in Whitehouse.

  COLEMAN ON THE ROAD: The Brady-Mahomes faceoff

How does the talk about the faceoff affect the younger of the two quarterbacks?

  COLEMAN ON THE ROAD: Mahomes’ teammates, friends commend his character

Mahomes and his Chiefs will be cheered on from East Texas by many fans, not just of the team, but of the man himself.

  ABC’s Ryan Smith discusses investigation of NFL concussions, race

ABC News’ Ryan Smith joined East Texas Now to discuss a special investigation of the disparity in concussion settlements in the NFL.

  Patrick Mahomes looks to lead Chiefs to elite status with Super Bowl win

The Chiefs are looking to repeat as Super Bowl champs for only the eighth time in the Super Bowl era.

  Mahomes Mania sweeps through hometown of Whitehouse

From artwork to apparel, people in Whitehouse and East Texas are showing the red and gold in support of hometown boy Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs.

  Super Bowl week starts with less fanfare than normal

A very different Super Bowl week is here with the teams staying isolated until the game.

Ex-Cowboy great Jason Witten set to coach high school football

Jason Witten is moving from the field to the coaching position.

Patrick Mahomes’ rookie card becomes most expensive football card ever sold

A 2017 Panini National Treasures #161 Patrick Mahomes Signed Patch Rookie Card, of which only five exist, was purchased for $861,000.

  COLEMAN ON THE ROAD: Chiefs, Bucs working toward ‘showtime’ on February 7

East Texas’ own Patrick Mahomes will be in the championship for the second time at the age of 25.

  NFL picks 3 honorary captains, Amanda Gorman for coin toss

Gorman, the country’s first National Youth Poet Laureate, recited “The Hill We Climb” at the Biden inauguration Jan. 20.

Texans expected to hire Baltimore’s David Culley as next head coach

It appears the Texans have found their fifth head coach in franchise history.

Jason Witten to sign 1-day contract with Cowboys in March, then retire

A veteran NFL tight end who spent nearly his whole career with the Dallas Cowboys has announced his retirement plan.

  Mahomes channeling Kobe Bryant in Super Bowl run

Patrick Mahomes says he honors Kobe Bryant's legacy but giving everything he has on every play.

  Whitehouse going red and gold again for Mahomes

It's time to go all out and support Patrick Mahomes in his quest for another Lombardi Trophy.

  Mahomes, Brady set to clash in what could be epic championship showdown

Patrick Mahomes is back in the Super Bowl and this time he gets to play against one of the greatest athletes of all-time.

Reigning champion Chiefs dump Bills 38-24 in AFC title game

Defending champions Kansas City Chiefs won the AFC championship.

Road warriors: Bucs win 31-26 at Green Bay, reach Super Bowl

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are advancing to Super Bowl, beating Green Bay Packers 31-26 in NFC championship game.

Red Raider in Super Bowl for 12th straight season

A Texas Tech Red Raider is in the Super Bowl for the 12th straight season.

Texans interview Josh McCown for head coaching job

While he is not considered a favorite for the position, this could signify McCown wanting to enter the coaching world.

Patrick Mahomes: ‘Everything is good’

Patrick Mahomes is out of concussion protocol and will be available to play on Sunday against the Bills.

NFL giving free Super Bowl tickets to 7,500 health workers

The NFL announced Friday that 7,500 health care workers vaccinated for the coronavirus will be given free tickets to next month’s Super Bowl to be played in Tampa, Florida.

Former Packers GM, Atlanta Rabbit Ted Thompson dead at 68

Green Bay Packers Head Coach Matt LaFleur has confirmed the passing of former general manager Ted Thompson.

Chiefs’ Mahomes practices, remains in concussion protocol

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes practiced in a limited capacity on Wednesday, raising hopes the reigning Super Bowl MVP can play in Sunday’s AFC title game against Buffalo.

Patrick Mahomes still in protocol but moving closer to playing Sunday

Patrick Mahomes' availability for the AFC Championship game is still in question.

Sarah Thomas to be 1st female to officiate at Super Bowl

Sarah Thomas, a down judge, is part of the officiating crew announced Tuesday by the NFL.

REPORT: NFL informs teams of scouting combine format changes

The NFL has informed teams of official changes to the 2021 scouting combine, according to Tom Pelissero with NFL Network.

Patrick Mahomes still in concussion protocol

Patrick Mahomes is till be evaluated for a concussion from Sunday's playoff win against the browns.

Brees makes no decision on his playing future after loss to Bucs

Brees has played 20 seasons in the NFL.

‘Nobody on our team is headhunting:’ Browns defend teammate after hit causes Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes to leave game

Browns LB Mack Wilson tweeted out that he has “never been a dirty player in his life” in response to the insults and threats he received from the now infamous play. But, Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes showed there is no bad blood between the two.

After losing Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Browns 22-17

The Kansas City Chiefs forced the Cleveland Browns to punt in the waning minutes Sunday with star quarterback Patrick Mahomes out with a concussion.

Mayfield vs. Mahomes IV

Two quarterbacks have a history, including legendary battle in college

Cowboys hire former Falcons HC Dan Quinn for Defensive Coordinator job

It appears that Dallas has found their new defensive leader.

Cowboys part ways with coaches Nolan, Tomsula

The Cowboys defense will get overhauled again in the offseason.

Texans prepare for next year with a new coach, GM

The Texans will have a lot to improve on next season. The big question is who will lead the way.

  Dallas Cowboys go all virtual on New Years Day

The Cowboys prep work for the New York Giants hit a snag on Friday with a player testing positive for COVID-19.

Former Dallas Cowboy punter Ron Widby dies at 75

The Dallas Cowboy punter still holds the franchise record for longest punt.

  East Texans Mahomes, Williams earn Pro Bowl spots

The Pro Bowl rosters were released and for the first time since 1989 there were no Dallas Cowboys on the rosters.

Dez Bryant tests positive for COVID-19 shortly before Tuesday night game

"I can't deal with this," Dez tweeted.

Patrick Mahomes custom shoes confirmed with Adidas

According to Sports Illustrated, Patrick Mahomes is releasing his own custom shoe with Adidas.

NFL suspends two Houston Texans for 6 games following PED violation

the Houston Texans will be without two key players the rest of the 2020 season.

Cowboys game with Ravens moved for second time

The Cowboys will have to wait longer to play their week 13 game after another positive test inside the Baltimore Ravens organization.

Cowboys game against Ravens rescheduled for Dec. 7

A staffer who had symptoms knowingly went to work and exposed a number of Ravens players and staff, the Ravens reported.

Cowboys strength coach Markus Paul dies at 54 after medical emergency

Paul was hospitalized since Tuesday, when he received emergency treatment by the Cowboys’ medical team at the team headquarters in Frisco before being transported to a local hospital by ambulance.

NFL increases COVID-19 protocols for all teams

The NFL is stepping up their COVID-19 protocols.

Cowboys being extra cautious during bye week after Steelers COVID-19 case

the Dallas Cowboys are playing it safe in the bye week after they learned a Pittsburgh Steeler tested positive for COVID-19 following their game in Dallas on Sunday.