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Timberwolves Training Camp — Weeks 1 & 2 Rewindtimberpups.com Oct 12, 2012Well Twolves fans, we have arrived! Training camp and the preseason are upon us and the season is weeks away! The Pups officially broke from their first camp in Mankato a week ago (10/5) after four substantive practices with the new roster. The firstShare TweetThe defensive end thanked teammates for coming to his home and showing support.Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 12, 2012Washington Redskins first round quarterback Robert Griffin practiced fully on Friday and is expected to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Griffin suffered a concussion in last week's loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Wide receiver Pierre Garcon (…Share Tweet
Titans S Griffin ($21k) headlines Week 5 finesESPN.com Oct 12, 2012Tennessee Titans safety Michael Griffin has been fined $21,000 by the NFL for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Vikings wide receiver Michael Jenkins.Share Tweet
Redskins' RG3 full-go at practice, set to playESPN.com Oct 12, 2012Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is still on track to start Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.Share TweetRedskins quarterback Robert Griffin III practiced fully on Friday and it looks like he will be in the lineup for Sunday’s game against the Vikings. Griffin III has not experienced any setbacks in his recovery from a concussion, although he still must goShare Tweet
Simpson questionable; status to be determined this weekendstartribune.com Oct 12, 2012Receiver is doing better, but coach Leslie Frazier won't know the extent of his role until this weekend.Share Tweet
League doesn’t fine Harrison SmithLast month, Pats coach Bill Belichick was fined $50,000 for grabbing an official by the arm after a game. Now, Vikings safety Harrison Smith has been fined nothing for shoving an official during a game. The league office tells PFT that Smith, who was e…Share Tweet
Jared Allen says his knee is as valuable as Tom Brady’sDefensive players are beginning to revolt against the NFL’s protection of the knees of quarterbacks, at the expense of the knees of other players. Vikings defensive end Jared Allen thinks it shouldn’t be that way. And he made his point in referenceShare Tweet