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Green scores 31 as short-handed Celtics roll

Green scores 31 as short-handed Celtics roll

ESPN.com Updated Feb 22, 2013
Jeff Green scored 31 points in his first start of the season, and the short-handed Boston Celtics routed the Phoenix Suns 113-88 on Friday night.
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  • Banks: Traditional pocket passers becoming extinct? Don't tell …

    Banks: Traditional pocket passers becoming extinct? Don't tell this QB class

    CNNSI.com Feb 22, 2013
    Young read-option quarterbacks were all the rage in the NFL the last two seasons, but this draft class is full of traditional pocket-passers. Don Banks looks at this year's crop.
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  • Grading the Phoenix Suns’ trade deadline deals

    Grading the Phoenix Suns’ trade deadline deals

    valleyofthesun.com Feb 22, 2013
    No Josh Smith, no Al Jefferson and nothing too notable. The Phoenix Suns were pretty conservative in their moves before Thursday’s trade deadline, and that’s OK. It’s what most of...
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  • Closer look at Wells and NFC West RBs

    Closer look at Wells and NFC West RBs

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    At his best, Beanie Wells can be a big, physical runner with a wicked stiff arm and a strong nose for the end zone. Wells was not at his best last season. The Arizona Cardinals' running back had 88 carries for 234 yards and five touchdowns in eight game…
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  • Eight in the box: Biggest cap casualty

    Eight in the box: Biggest cap casualty

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    Welcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week’s topic: Who will be each team’s biggest salary-cap casualty this offseason? Arizona Cardinals: Quarterback Kevin Kolb is scheduled to earn
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  • Cardinals seeing glass half full in Arizona

    Cardinals seeing glass half full in Arizona

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    The Arizona Cardinals were good enough early last season to win a road game against New England on their way to a 4-0 record. They were bad enough later to lose nine in a row and 11 of their final 12 overall. Despite the rough finish, new coach Bruce Ar…
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  • Arizona Cardinals staff addresses personnel at combine

    Arizona Cardinals staff addresses personnel at combine

    azcentral.com Feb 22, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Bruce Arians didn't immediately leave his car when he parked Thursday at Lucas Oil Stadium, site of the NFL scouting combine. Memories, not the cold, kept him inside for a few extra seconds. In the past year, Arians has gone from a brief…
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  • Video - Green Leads Celtics Past Suns, 113-88 00:56

    Green Leads Celtics Past Suns, 113-88

    Feb 22
    Celtics stop two-game skid with win over Suns.

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  • Don Banks: Traditional pocket passers becoming extinct? Don't tell this QB…

    Feb 22
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Perhaps the irony of the NFL's incoming quarterback class on display here at the scouting combine is that while the read-option trend seems to be the wave of the future within the league, the future clearly isn't now. At least not in ter…
  • 2013 NFL combine -- Friday observations about offseason, Weeden and more

    Feb 22
    Will the NFL push back the dates on the offseason? Not if the players' union has anything to say about it, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Baltimore Ravens 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 22
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.