Mr. Electricity Jim Caldwell doesn’t want to curb players’ enthusiasm
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The season-ending ACL tear suffered by Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch while celebrating a sack is a textbook example of dumb luck. But Lions coach Jim Caldwell said he won’t be changing his rulebook to keep players from expressing themselves in the fu…Upvote Share Tweet
Jonathan Goodwin’s high ankle sprain forces Saints shuff,eprofootballtalk.com 4 minutes agoThe Saints are going to have to do some shuffling up front, as it appears center Jonathan Goodwin is going to miss some time. According to Mike Triplett of ESPN.com, Goodwin suffered a high ankle sprain in Sunday’s win over the Vikings, and will miss so…Upvote Share Tweet
Tuesday morning one-linersprofootballtalk.com 6 minutes agoWas Bills coach Doug Marrone too conservative against the Chargers? The Dolphins defense wants to find a better approach to stopping the run. The Patriots offense didn’t earn a high grade this week. There were plenty of red zone chances for the Jets on …Upvote Share TweetSunday’s Broncos-Seahawks game included a hit that has plenty of Denver fans crying foul that a foul wasn’t called. Late in the fourth with the Broncos down 17-12 and facing third and 11 from the Seattle 24, quarterback Peyton Manning threw a pass to re…Upvote Share TweetThe 0-3 Raiders aren’t exactly an intimidating presence in the NFL, but quarterback Derek Carr says they instilled fear in their opponents on Sunday. Carr marched the Raiders deep into Patriots territory, and Oakland appeared to score a game-tying touch…Upvote Share Tweet
Lions expected to sign Josh BynesThe Lions hired head coach Jim Caldwell and defensive coordinator Teryl Austin after they spent time on the coaching staff in Baltimore, where their paths crossed with linebacker Josh Bynes. It looks like the paths will be crossing again. Aaron Wilson o…Upvote Share TweetEarly in last Sunday’s matchup with the Rams, it looked like it was going to be another one of those days for the Cowboys. They fell behind the Rams 21-0 after Janoris Jenkins returned a Tony Romo interception for a touchdown, which seemed to signal tha…Upvote Share Tweet
Jon Beason will practice this week in hopes of playingprofootballtalk.com 2 hours agoGiants linebacker Jon Beason wanted to play Sunday. But he’s going to have to prove he’s able to practice this week before he gets another chance on Thursday. The veteran linebacker was inactive for last week’s win over the Texans with his latest foot i…Upvote Share TweetBears tight end Martellus Bennett doesn’t just want your respect. He wants you to have the right tone of voice when you express it. Bennett said he was angered that Jets coach Rex Ryan was monotone about his own abilities after talking about what “monst…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 4 hours agoJay Cutler and the Chicago Bears needed to claw back from a big deficit last week.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 6 hours agoSeattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor certainly didn’t look all that limited against the Denver Broncos on Sunday. However, it appears that the ankle issue that forced him to miss practice last Wednesday and land on the injury report was more troubleso…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers, Cardinals fans involved in bloody meleeprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoFollowing the NFL’s realignment in 2002, the four teams placed in the new NFC West didn’t really have histories that led to heated rivalries between the teams. The Seattle Seahawks had been a member of the AFC. The Arizona Cardinals had been in the NFC …Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Cardinals signing RB Marion Griceprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoThe Cardinals are reportedly adding another reserve tailback. The club has reached a deal with rookie Marion Grice, a member of the Chargers’ practice squad, Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Monday. The Chargers selected Grice (6-…Upvote Share TweetThe Chicago Bears struck early and never trailed as they rode two Martellus Bennett touchdowns to a 27-19 win over the New York Jets on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Roundup: TV Ratings Soar Amid N.F.L.’s Woesnytimes.com 8 hours agoOn Sunday, CBS’s late afternoon game, Seattle’s overtime win over Denver, produced a 16.9 preliminary overnight rating, a 16 percent jump over the comparable game last season.Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com 8 hours agoRoger Goodell is fighting to keep his job, Steve Bisciotti is defending the integrity of the Ravens organization and NFL security is being portrayed as the Three Stooges.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Manti Te’o has broken foot, out “multiple weeks”profootballtalk.com 8 hours agoYet another foot injury will sideline Manti Te’o. Te’o, a starting inside linebacker for the Chargers, will be out “multiple weeks” with a fractured right foot, Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Monday. The 23-year-old Te’o recorde…Upvote Share Tweet
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Safety In NumbersSep 23As you watch football week to week, you see new things crop up and wonder if they are trends or simply the result of teams playing the game with different lineup combinations. Necessity was the mother of invention in Arizona this year, with defensive co…
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