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  1. Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill: 'You play to win the game'

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. - To get a sense of the Miami Dolphins' ideal mindset in the final two games, look no further than the credo written on the wall inside the team's locker room. "I will never accept defeat," the Dolphins' credo states in bold letters. "...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  2. Should 49ers play younger members of roster?

    ESPN.com staff

    ESPN 49ers reporter Paul Gutierrez says now that the team is out of the playoffs they are at a crossroads; play to win or get a look at younger players on the roster?...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  3. You play to win the game -- unless ...

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Could the New York Jets end up with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 draft? It's a long shot, but their chances improved from last week. They're one of five teams at 2-11. The current draft order, using the strength-of-sche...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  4. Despite early turnovers, Saints 'play to win the game'

    Mike Triplett

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Once again, bad things were happening to the New Orleans Saints on the road Thursday night. An interception on the opening drive that bounced off the hands of receiver Kenny Stills and into the waiting arms of a defensive tackle...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  5. Saints' Drew Brees channels Herm Edwards: 'You play to win the ga...

    Mike Triplett

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the New Orleans Saints' 28-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night: Playing to win: Drew Brees channeled Herm Edwards' classic rant when asked about how the Saints have...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  6. Tomlin won't play to win preseason games

    Scott Brown

    LATROBE, Pa. -- Preseason games are usually about everything but winning. That apparently hasn't changed for coach Mike Tomlin even though the Pittsburgh Steelers lost all four of their preseason games in 2013 -- and the pattern carried into the r...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  7. Locker Room Buzz: Arizona Cardinals

    Josh Weinfuss

    Observed in the locker room after the Arizona Cardinals' 32-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Play to win: Cardinals coach Bruce Arians didn't enjoy leaving San Francisco with what amounted to a moral victory. "We only play to win," he said. The...

    Blog | October 13, 2013
  8. Bears elude disaster with playing time plan

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Admit it. You didn't believe Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith last week when he said, over and over again, that he would play to win Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. His insistence that Bears starters would play the full game e...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  9. Nuts & Bolts: Bears vs. Packers

    Michael C. Wright

    Three keys for the Bears Leave with no injuries: Bears coach Lovie Smith continues to say the team will play to win, but remaining healthy is ultimately more important than sweeping the NFC North and gaining momentum for the playoffs. Capturing a ...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  10. Five things to watch: Bears-Packers

    Michael C. Wright

    Playing time: Lovie Smith claims the team will play to win, but his history indicates the Bears will rest some of the key players, especially those who are nursing minor injuries. The Bears already captured the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  11. Say it isn't so Lovie

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    Lovie Smith has insisted that he will play to win this Sunday against Green Bay in Lambeau. But multiple team sources tell ESPN Chicago's Michael C. Wright that the Bears staff has told some of the key backups to be ready. The Giants need the ...

    Blog | December 31, 2010
  12. Haley indicates Chiefs' starters will play

    Bill Williamson

    Without explicitly stating that his starters will play Sunday against Oakland, Kansas City coach Todd Haley told the Kansas City Star the Chiefs will "play to win" in the season finale even though the Chiefs have clinched the AFC West title. The C...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  13. 1991 Redskins vs. 1992 Cowboys

    1991 Redskins vs. 1992 Cowboys

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2010
  14. Jerry not ready to look to youngsters

    Todd Archer

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- With Sunday's loss to Philadelphia the Cowboys are guaranteed of their first losing season since 2004 but owner and general manager Jerry Jones stole a page out of Herm Edwards' playbook: you play to win the game. Instead of ge...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  15. Week 7 strategies for Gridiron Challenge: Pay attention to defens...

    Jim McCormick

    Jim McCormick lays out his strategy and provides his top picks for Week 7 in the Gridiron Challenge game.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2010
  16. Upset probabilities in the NFC West

    Mike Sando

    Brian Burke's model forecasting NFL win probabilities sees the Giants, Cowboys and Packers prevailing in Week 17 if all teams play to win. Those outcomes would leave Dallas as the NFC's second seed, with fourth-seeded Arizona at home against fifth...

    Blog | January 03, 2010