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The Rams have another quarterback, just in case. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Rams claimed Case Keenum off waivers from the Texans. Keenum was squeezed out in Houston when the Texans traded for Ryan Mallett, and he’ll slot in with the Rams be…Upvote Share Tweet
Decision on Josh Gordon lawsuit coming soonprofootballtalk.com 48 minutes agoFive days ago, the NFL suspended Browns receiver Josh Gordon for the entire 2014 season. Within the next day or two, a decision will be made regarding whether Gordon will challenge the suspension via the court system. Per a source with knowledge of the …Upvote Share TweetThe St. Louis Rams announced their 10-man practice squad Monday afternoon and defensive end Michael Sam is not part of it.Upvote Share TweetA week away from the Giants’ season opener, Coach Tom Coughlin said he was fed up with the unremitting questions about the injured receiver Odell Beckham.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 1 hour agoDetroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley returns to the team's starting lineup.Upvote Share TweetPanthers quarterback Cam Newton is already big. But he cut an even more imposing figure Monday, wearing a heavily padded flak jacket to protect the hairline fracture in a rib that kept him out of the preseason finale. “I told him in the event of a water…Upvote Share TweetVeteran kicker Ryan Succop has agreed to a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans who chose to go with experience rather than an undrafted rookie.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles add fifth-rounder Ed Reynolds to practice squadprofootballtalk.com 2 hours agoThe Eagles didn’t have room for fifth-round safety Ed Reynolds on their initial 53-man roster, but he’ll continue to get chances to show them what he can do on the field. Reynolds was one of eight players added to the team’s practice squad. The former S…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Preview Week: Which teams have the toughest first four games?yahoo.com 2 hours agoThe NFL regular season officially kicks off on Thursday when Green Bay travels to Seattle to take on the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks. Shutdown Corner will be previewing everything to come all week, capped off by our awards and Super Bowl pred…Upvote Share TweetBuffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins said his injured ribs feel "just about normal" after practicing Monday.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 2 hours agoA former Patriots second-round pick is among 10 players signed to the Raiders’ initial practice squad. Cornerback Ras-I Dowling, whom New England took with the first pick of Round Two in 2011, is the most experienced of the 10 signees announced by Oakla…Upvote Share Tweet
RG3: We fixed what we needed to fix on offenseRedskins quarterback Robert Griffin III served as a talking point last preseason because no one had seen him play since tearing his ACL and he was a talking point again this summer because he was playing. Griffin took too many hits in a game against the…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 3 hours agoDenver Broncos receiver Wes Welker (concussion) returns to practice.Upvote Share Tweet
Lions coach doubts orientation’s reason Michael Sam’s unemployedMost of the practice squad jobs around the league are filled, or will be by the end of the day. So it stands out that Michael Sam still doesn’t have a job on one of them. But while some teams might fear the attention that comes with employing the league…Upvote Share TweetChargers General Manager Tom Telesco reached into his past to find some help on the defensive line. Telesco was in the Colts organization when they drafted defensive tackle Ricardo Mathews in the seventh round of the 2010 draft and he saw enough to like…Upvote Share TweetMaybe it’s just the state of the Cowboys’ defense, or maybe Rolando McClain can really play. Either way, the twice-retired No. 8-overall pick is a starter again, after not playing since 2012. According to Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Br…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 3 hours agoStar tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Five questions: Baltimore RavensThe Ravens followed a five-year run of playoff berths and a Super Bowl win by missing the postseason completely. With a new offense and a defense that remains stout even amid plenty of changes, the Ravens could be closer to what they were in 2012 than w…Upvote Share TweetAfter the Patriots set their initial 53-man roster over the weekend, head coach Bill Belichick said that there were still moves to be made when asked about the lack of a long snapper. There still isn’t one on the active roster, but the Patriots have add…Upvote Share TweetThe Steelers have announced their 2014 team captains, and one of the most tenured and respected members of the team has become a captain for the first time in his career. Safety Troy Polamalu, embarking on his 12th season with the team, will serve as th…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants bring Michael Cox back to practice squadThe arrival of Andre Williams in the 2014 draft helped squeeze 2013 seventh-round pick Michael Cox off of the Giants’ 53-man roster, but Cox won’t be far away should the Giants decide they want him back on Sundays this fall. Cox was one of seven players…Upvote Share Tweet
Greg Cosell's NFL Preview: Breaking down the rookie quarterbacksyahoo.com 5 hours agoThe NFL regular season officially kicks off on Thursday when Green Bay travels to Seattle to take on the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks. Shutdown Corner will be previewing everything to come all week, capped off by our awards and Super Bowl pred…Upvote Share TweetA logical potential suitor has reportedly emerged for ex-Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Panthers are putting Hill through a workout on Monday. If nothing else, the 23-year-old Hill would add a little more experien…Upvote Share Tweet
Saints sign sixth-round pick Tavon Rooks, nine others to practice squadThe last of the Saints’ six 2014 draft picks has been added to the club’s practice squad. Rookie offensive tackle Tavon Rooks, a sixth-round selection from Kansas State, was among 10 players signed to the Saints’ practice roster on Monday, the club said…Upvote Share TweetThe Patriots started last season without tight end Rob Gronkowski on the field. It doesn’t look like they’ll find themselves in the same predicament this time around. Gronkowski said Monday that he’s been given the green light to play against the Dolphi…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 6 hours agoThe Bills’s decision to shake up their quarterback depth chart with the acquisition of Kyle Orton means that there was no room for Jeff Tuel on the team’s 53-man roster. There’s still a place for him in the organization, however. Tuel is back with the B…Upvote Share Tweet
Beckham Jr. Still Not Close To A ReturnSep 1Dan Graziano discusses the latest news on Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr., who is 'weeks away' from a return.
Broncos Name CaptainsSep 1ESPN Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold discusses which players were named captains for Denver.
Welker Practices, Not Cleared For ContactSep 1Jeff Legwold discusses the latest news on Broncos WR We Welker, who returned to practice, but has not been cleared for contact.
Jets Fifth Down: Roster CutsSep 1Jane McManus delivers the latest New York Jets news and notes.
Early Test for NFL's New Domestic Violence PolicySep 1Much to address this morning, three days out from the NFL’s 95th season. I was planning to address the Roger Goodell about-face on domestic violence later in the column, but the Ray McDonald arrest at 3 a.m. Sunday in San Jose, and the 49ers defensive t…
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