Sherman keys Seahawks win over 49ers

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Richard Sherman offered one final challenge to San Francisco: "I told their sideline if they threw it my way I'd end the game."

He did exactly that - just like last time.

Sherman provided the moment of the game against the 49ers once again, a mere 10 months after his touchdown-saving deflection in the NFC championship that sent the Seattle Seahawks to the Super Bowl.

Eagles rip Cowboys, take NFC East lead

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) LeSean McCoy threw open his arms just before crossing the goal line on a touchdown run that essentially put away another big win over the Dallas Cowboys.

While Philadelphia didn't walk off with a playoff berth in hand after beating the Cowboys 33-10 on Thursday, it was a sweet Thanksgiving for McCoy, Mark Sanchez and the Eagles. (MORE)

Johnson shines as Lions beat Bears 34-17

DETROIT (AP) After a week of questions about his limited production of late, Calvin Johnson lifted Detroit's offense with an emphatic reminder that he's still one of the game's most dynamic players.

Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns, and the Lions boosted their postseason hopes with a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Thursday. Johnson had been held under 60 yards in two of three games since returning from an ankle injury, and there were rumblings that the 29-year-old receiver was slowing down, but he quieted a lot of those concerns with perhaps his best game of the season. (MORE)

No. 6 TCU makes statement, routs Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) TCU took the field on Thanksgiving night determined to send a message to the rest of college football.

The sixth-ranked Horned Frogs delivered one with a 48-10 romp over Texas, and the tens of thousands of their fans who stuck around to the end will be happy to keep chanting "T-C-U!" to anyone who may have missed it. (MORE)

Report: Ex-LB Talley considered suicide

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Former Buffalo Bills star linebacker Darryl Talley told The Buffalo News that he is suffering from depression and has contemplated suicide in what he considers side-effects from his hard-hitting playing days.

The 54-year-old Talley said in an interview published in the newspaper Thursday that it would be "easy to call it a day." Talley reverses those thoughts by saying his parents didn't raise a coward and that he wants to be around for his grandchildren. (MORE)

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