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Mr. Electricity Jim Caldwell doesn’t want to curb players’ enth…

Mr. Electricity Jim Caldwell doesn’t want to curb players’ enthusiasm

profootballtalk.com Updated 35 minutes ago
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…
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  • Jonathan Goodwin’s high ankle sprain forces Saints shuff,e

    Jonathan Goodwin’s high ankle sprain forces Saints shuff,e

    profootballtalk.com 4 minutes ago
    The 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…
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 6 minutes ago
    Was 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 …
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  • Hit on Welker not currently illegal, but it could be in 2015

    Hit on Welker not currently illegal, but it could be in 2015

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    Sunday’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…
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  • Derek Carr: Raiders put a scare into the Patriots

    Derek Carr: Raiders put a scare into the Patriots

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    The 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…
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  • Lions expected to sign Josh Bynes

    Lions expected to sign Josh Bynes

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    The 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…
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  • Tony Romo: Everything was firing for me on Sunday

    Tony Romo: Everything was firing for me on Sunday

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    Early 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…
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  • Jon Beason will practice this week in hopes of playing

    Jon Beason will practice this week in hopes of playing

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    Giants 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…
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  • Martellus Bennett demands inflection when you talk about him

    Martellus Bennett demands inflection when you talk about him

    Bears 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…
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  • Bears Get Early Breaks, Hold On to Beat Jets 27-19

    Bears Get Early Breaks, Hold On to Beat Jets 27-19

    nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears needed to claw back from a big deficit last week.
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  • Kam Chancellor nursing bone spurs in his ankle

    Kam Chancellor nursing bone spurs in his ankle

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    Seattle 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…
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  • 49ers, Cardinals fans involved in bloody melee

    49ers, Cardinals fans involved in bloody melee

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    Following 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 …
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  • Report: Cardinals signing RB Marion Grice

    Report: Cardinals signing RB Marion Grice

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    The 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-…
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  • Bears Strike Early to Hold Off Jets

    Bears Strike Early to Hold Off Jets

    nytimes.com ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    The 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.
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  • Roundup: TV Ratings Soar Amid N.F.L.’s Woes

    Roundup: TV Ratings Soar Amid N.F.L.’s Woes

    nytimes.com 8 hours ago
    On 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.
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  • Focus on Roger Goodell, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti overshadow…

    Focus on Roger Goodell, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti overshadows Ray Rice's actions

    nydailynews.com 8 hours ago
    Roger 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.
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  • Report: Manti Te’o has broken foot, out “multiple weeks”

    Report: Manti Te’o has broken foot, out “multiple weeks”

    profootballtalk.com 8 hours ago
    Yet 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…
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  • Video - Alshon Jeffery responds to 'lazy' comment from Antonio Allen 00:42

    Alshon Jeffery responds to 'lazy' comment from Antonio Allen

    Sep 23
    Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery responds to pregame criticism levied by New York Jets safety Antonio Allen.
  • Video - Chicago Bears contenders in the NFC? 02:30

    Chicago Bears contenders in the NFC?

    Sep 23
    The "NFL Total Access" crew discuss the Chicago Bears' chances of conquering the NFC.
  • Video - Bennett's Second TD Of The Game 00:24

    Bennett's Second TD Of The Game

    Sep 22
    Bears tight end Martellus Bennett catches a nice endzone touchdown, and the Bears lead 24-13.
  • Video - Kerley Gets The Touchdown 00:30

    Kerley Gets The Touchdown

    Sep 22
    Jets receiver Jeremy Kerley scores on a 19-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Geno Smith.

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