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A group of Buffalo Bills fans from Toronto pose for a photo while tailgating in the parking lot of New Era Field before an NFL football game between the Bills and the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Adrian Kraus

Being unable to attend Bills playoff games due to pandemic pains Canadian fans

Being unable to attend Bills playoff games due to pandemic pains Canadian fans

 

Super Bowl champion and Kansas City Chiefs player Laurent Duvernay-Tardif speaks during a news conference prior to an event to celebrate his win in Montreal, Sunday, February 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif still planning to resume football career with Chiefs

Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif still planning to resume football career with Chiefs

 

Even with empty stadiums, NFL still a ratings monster

Even with empty stadiums, NFL still a ratings monster

 

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 file photo, Cleveland Browns strong safety Andrew Sendejo (23) tackles Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd (83) after a pass reception during the second half of an NFL football game in Cleveland. The Cleveland Browns added starting safety Andrew Sendejo and rookie tight end Harrison Bryant to their lengthy COVID-19 list, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

Browns add 3 more players to crowded COVID-19 reserve list

Browns add 3 more players to crowded COVID-19 reserve list

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 file photo, Cleveland Browns strong safety Andrew Sendejo (23) tackles Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd (83) after a pass reception during the second half of an NFL football game in Cleveland. The Cleveland Browns added starting safety Andrew Sendejo and rookie tight end Harrison Bryant to their lengthy COVID-19 list, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Rams offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth during an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Inglewood, Calif. In the wake of the civil unrest this year, Rams players established a social justice fund and veteran tackle Andrew Whitworth pledged to match all his teammates’ contributions. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)

NFL players take leading role on social justice front

NFL players take leading role on social justice front

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Rams offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth during an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Inglewood, Calif. In the wake of the civil unrest this year, Rams players established a social justice fund and veteran tackle Andrew Whitworth pledged to match all his teammates’ contributions. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)
Cincinnati Bengals' Carl Lawson (58) sacks Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Bengals ride big first half to shocking win over Steelers

Bengals ride big first half to shocking win over Steelers

Cincinnati Bengals' Carl Lawson (58) sacks Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Canadian long-snapper L.P. Ladouceur set to play in record 251st career NFL contest

Canadian long-snapper L.P. Ladouceur set to play in record 251st career NFL contest

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry, right, embraces quarterback Justin Herbert (10) after defeating the Las Vegas Raiders in overtime of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Raiders lose QB Carr, fall in overtime to Chargers, Herbert

Raiders lose QB Carr, fall in overtime to Chargers, Herbert

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry, right, embraces quarterback Justin Herbert (10) after defeating the Las Vegas Raiders in overtime of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Jackson returns to save Ravens with 47-42 win over Browns

Jackson returns to save Ravens with 47-42 win over Browns

Rachel Deets, right, special events assistant for the Denver Broncos, uses a thermometer to take the temperature of beat writer Ryan O'Halloran before he can watch the team take part in drills during an NFL football practice at the team's headquarters Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

NFL not allowing mandated local bubbles during post-season

NFL not allowing mandated local bubbles during post-season

Rachel Deets, right, special events assistant for the Denver Broncos, uses a thermometer to take the temperature of beat writer Ryan O'Halloran before he can watch the team take part in drills during an NFL football practice at the team's headquarters Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Los Angeles Rams defensive end Aaron Donald (99) and teammate linebacker Obo Okoronkwo (45) pressures New England Patriot quarterback Cam Newton (1) in the first half of an NFL football game in Inglewood, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Akers runs wild, Newton benched as Rams rout Patriots 24-3

Akers runs wild, Newton benched as Rams rout Patriots 24-3

Los Angeles Rams defensive end Aaron Donald (99) and teammate linebacker Obo Okoronkwo (45) pressures New England Patriot quarterback Cam Newton (1) in the first half of an NFL football game in Inglewood, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Jackson, Ravens run past Cowboys 34-17 to end 3-game slide

Jackson, Ravens run past Cowboys 34-17 to end 3-game slide

Surprise! Washington ends Pittsburgh’s perfect season 23-17

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent three months shaking off whatever 2020…

Ottawa Redblacks player Brad Sinopoli speaks to reporters as the team clears out of the locker room, in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Sinopoli fully understands the challenge Kendall Hinton faced Sunday with the Denver Broncos. The Broncos activated Hinton, a receiver, from the practice roster to become the starting quarterback in Sunday's 31-3 loss to the New Orleans Saints. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Former quarterback Brad Sinopoli can appreciate challenges Hinton faced with Broncos

Former quarterback Brad Sinopoli can appreciate challenges Hinton faced with Broncos

Ottawa Redblacks player Brad Sinopoli speaks to reporters as the team clears out of the locker room, in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Sinopoli fully understands the challenge Kendall Hinton faced Sunday with the Denver Broncos. The Broncos activated Hinton, a receiver, from the practice roster to become the starting quarterback in Sunday's 31-3 loss to the New Orleans Saints. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Cowboys miss chance for NFC East lead with another home loss

Cowboys miss chance for NFC East lead with another home loss

Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday week

Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday week

Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) knocks a pass away from Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans (13) during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Goff throws for 376 yards, 3 TDs in Rams’ 27-24 win vs Bucs

Goff throws for 376 yards, 3 TDs in Rams’ 27-24 win vs Bucs

Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) knocks a pass away from Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans (13) during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Wilson throws 2 TDs, Seahawks hold off Cardinals 28-21

Wilson throws 2 TDs, Seahawks hold off Cardinals 28-21

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) catches a pass as Chicago Bears cornerback Buster Skrine (24) defends during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Cousins, Vikings overcome Patterson return, beat Bears 19-13

Cousins, Vikings overcome Patterson return, beat Bears 19-13

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) catches a pass as Chicago Bears cornerback Buster Skrine (24) defends during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

All NFL teams to enter intensive COVID-19 protocol Saturday

All NFL teams to enter intensive COVID-19 protocol Saturday