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Did Aldon Smith post himself breaking NFL substance abuse polic…

Did Aldon Smith post himself breaking NFL substance abuse policy on Periscope?

yahoo.com Updated 4 hours ago
Your browser does not support iframes. Oakland Raiders pass-rusher Aldon Smith is currently serving a one-year suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. So a recent video may get him in even more hot water with the league. CSNBayArea.co…
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  • Seahawks GM Schneider Signs Contract Extension

    Seahawks GM Schneider Signs Contract Extension

    The Seattle Seahawks have reached a contract extension with general manager John Schneider, the NFL team announced on Sunday. The new deal extends through 2021, according to the NFL’s website, and is expected to make Schneider one of the highest paid ge…
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  • Strange video apparently of Aldon Smith emerges

    Strange video apparently of Aldon Smith emerges

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    Not many players who are permanently banished from the league with the ability to apply for reinstatement after one year ever get reinstated. Raiders defensive end Aldon Smith seems to be on track to be among the likes of Justin Blackmon and Darryl Wash…
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  • J.J. Watt says he’ll be back on the field “very soon”

    J.J. Watt says he’ll be back on the field “very soon”

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    With plenty of conflicting reports (some from the same media company) regarding whether Texans defensive end J.J. Watt will miss six weeks or eight weeks or 10 weeks or more after undergoing back surgery, Watt himself has chimed in, albeit with a vague …
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  • Dallas Cowboys bus involved in accident that killed four near L…

    Dallas Cowboys bus involved in accident that killed four near Las Vegas

    The Dallas Cowboys bus that often drives around team owner Jerry Jones in NFL cities was involved in a crash in Kingman, Ariz., an accident that killed four people in another vehicle, according to multiple reports. #breaking active scene of fatal crash …
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  • Patriots sign Vinnie Sunseri, Kyler Kerbyson

    Patriots sign Vinnie Sunseri, Kyler Kerbyson

    profootballtalk.com 8 hours ago
    The New England Patriots announced the signings of safety Vinnie Sunseri and offensive lineman Kyler Kerbyson on Sunday. Sunseri was a fifth-round selection by the New Orleans Saints in 2014. He appeared in nine games for New Orleans before being releas…
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  • IK Enemkpali could become a starter on the Buffalo defense

    IK Enemkpali could become a starter on the Buffalo defense

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    A year after IK Enemkpali broke Geno Smith’s jaw while they were teammates, Enemkpali may be taking aim at him in a more traditional sense. With Smith possibly slated to start for the Jets, who stubbornly refuse to sweeten the pot for Ryan Fitzpatrick, …
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  • Why Jets LB Darron Lee still hasn't signed his rookie contract

    Why Jets LB Darron Lee still hasn't signed his rookie contract

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    Why Jets LB Darron Lee still hasn't signed his rookie contract
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  • Darnell Dockett expected to announce his retirement on Monday

    Darnell Dockett expected to announce his retirement on Monday

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    Defensive tackle Darnell Dockett has not played in a regular season game since the 2013 season and the longtime Cardinal is reportedly set to draw a permanent end to his playing career. Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports that Dockett is expected to annou…
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  • Lions place Brandon Pettigrew, two others on PUP list

    Lions place Brandon Pettigrew, two others on PUP list

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    With training camp about to start, the Lions are taking stock of which players on their roster aren’t quite ready to start practicing. Tight end Brandon Pettigrew is on that list and the Lions announced Sunday that he has been placed on the physically u…
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  • Rick Spielman calls out those who bash Teddy Bridgewater

    Rick Spielman calls out those who bash Teddy Bridgewater

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    Friday’s PFT Live from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis included a visit from the guy who built not the team’s new house but the team that will play there. And G.M. Rick Spielman talked at some length about the first-round quarterback who enters his thi…
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  • Who’s left? Exploring the remaining free agents

    Who’s left? Exploring the remaining free agents

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is playing golf. Without a contract, he’s not going to training camp this week. Fitzpatrick hasn’t said much about his situation, and the Jets basically issued a gag order six weeks ago. So, we’ll see what happens with camp …
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  • Lack of Brees negotiations not a surprise

    Lack of Brees negotiations not a surprise

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    Saints quarterback Drew Brees apparently needs an explanation regarding why he hasn’t heard from the team in the last three months regarding a new contract. In the event he really doesn’t know (and chances are he does), the reason is simple: It’s a dead…
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  • Andrew Luck: It was an “awesome, gutsy move” to keep Pagano, Gr…

    Andrew Luck: It was an “awesome, gutsy move” to keep Pagano, Grigson

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    There wasn’t much that went right for the Colts last season, but that didn’t lead to the sweeping changes that some expected during the offseason. Coach Chuck Pagano and General Manager Ryan Grigson remain in their jobs and have contracts running for se…
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  • The Saints are still coming to West Virginia

    The Saints are still coming to West Virginia

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    After devastating flooding struck last month in West Virginia, forcing the cancellation of a PGA tour event held annually at The Greenbrier, questions emerged regarding whether the Saints would still be able to hold training camp there. One report indic…
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  • Eagles re-signing QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson

    Eagles re-signing QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    Meet the new Eagles camp arm. Same as the old Eagles camp arm. Quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, who was cut by the Eagles in May, is expected to re-sign with the team, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports. Bethel-Thompson is used to coming and going in his fo…
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  • Alex Boone predicts Blaine Gabbert will start over Colin Kaeper…

    Alex Boone predicts Blaine Gabbert will start over Colin Kaepernick

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    As the 2016 regular season approaches, a move that would have seemed highly irregular a year ago now seems inevitable. When the 49ers open things up in Week One against the Rams, the quarterback will be Blaine Gabbert not Colin Kaepernick. A guy who spe…
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  • Todd Bowles: It’s not just about the quarterback

    Todd Bowles: It’s not just about the quarterback

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    The Jets closed one of their long-running offseason subplots when they signed defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to a five-year contract on July 15, which left only the Ryan Fitzpatrick saga unresolved heading into training camp. The impasse between the t…
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  • John Kuhn expects to get a call during training camp

    John Kuhn expects to get a call during training camp

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Will there be a need to tell a confused colleague that they’re saying “Kuuuuuuuuuhn” and not booing this season? John Kuhn believes there will be. The longtime Packers fullback has not landed a job for 2016 as camps get set to open around the league, bu…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Who will be the No. 3 wide receiver for the Bills? Assessing whether the Dolphins offensive line has improved. S Patrick Chung isn’t worried about the Patriots offense with QB Jimmy Garoppolo. The Jets are set to have a punting battle this summer. Five …
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  • Tom Brady can’t play catch with teammates while suspended

    Tom Brady can’t play catch with teammates while suspended

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    We may see a rusty Tom Brady in Week Five. Brady is suspended for the first four games of the season over Deflategate, so he’s scheduled to make his regular season debut in Week Five against the Browns. Quarterbacks regularly miss time with injuries and…
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  • Erin Mara, Avery Brooks

    Erin Mara, Avery Brooks

    nytimes.com Jul 24 (yesterday)
    The bride is a first-grade teacher, and the groom works in private investments.
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  • Video - Wilson congratulates Griffey Jr. on HOF induction 00:27

    Wilson congratulates Griffey Jr. on HOF induction

    Jul 24
    Seahawks QB Russell Wilson salutes fellow Seattle athlete Ken Griffey Jr. on his Hall of Fame induction and thanks "The Kid" for being an inspiration to him and many others.
  • Video - No contract talks between Saints, Brees in three months 01:20

    No contract talks between Saints, Brees in three months

    Jul 24
    Adam Caplan and Antonio Pierce share their thoughts on the stalled contract discussions between the Saints and QB Drew Brees.
  • Video - No reason for Eagles to rush Wentz 01:05

    No reason for Eagles to rush Wentz

    Jul 24
    Adam Caplan breaks down how the Eagles are bringing along rookie QB Carson Wentz and why they are smart for taking this approach.
  • Video - Why Bennett probably won't get the deal he wants 01:38

    Why Bennett probably won't get the deal he wants

    Jul 24
    Antonio Pierce and Adam Caplan break down how impressive Michael Bennett's performance has been but why he probably won't get the contract he wants.