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Reggie Bush doubtful, Calvin Johnson questionable

Reggie Bush doubtful, Calvin Johnson questionable

profootballtalk.com Updated 30 minutes ago
Running back Reggie Bush missed practice for the second straight day on Friday, but said, via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, that he will play against the Falcons at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. The team isn’t quite as confident. Bush has been li…
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  • Belichick not talking about Revis punishment

    Belichick not talking about Revis punishment

    ESPN.com 31 minutes ago
    Making his first public comments since cornerback Darrelle Revis was kept out of practice for tardiness, Patriots coach Bill Belichick was characteristically deflective when asked several questions about the absence.
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  • Free tickets to 49ers games create problems for San Jose police

    Free tickets to 49ers games create problems for San Jose police

    profootballtalk.com 49 minutes ago
    A troubling picture has been painted in recent weeks regarding the relationship between the 49ers and San Jose police. In addition to the team routinely hiring San Jose police officers to provide security services (a practice that has been suspended due…
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  • Harry Douglas a game-time decision for Sunday

    Harry Douglas a game-time decision for Sunday

    profootballtalk.com 53 minutes ago
    The Falcons had wide receiver Harry Douglas at practice for the second straight day on Friday, leading to more hope that the team will get him back in the lineup after four games on the sideline because of a foot injury. While it’s a good sign that Doug…
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  • Out-On-His-Feet Chargers Player Swears He Wasn't Concussed

    Out-On-His-Feet Chargers Player Swears He Wasn't Concussed

    deadspin.com 1 hour ago
    Sometimes a concussion doesn't knock a player out, or even down. In the video above, keep an eye on Charges safety Jahleel Addae, No. 37, coming in from the left side of the screen. And keep in mind that he says it wasn't a concussion. more...
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  • Paul Allen gives $100 million to fight Ebola

    Paul Allen gives $100 million to fight Ebola

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    With Ebola finally arriving in New York City and a lingering sense of uncertainty as to whether Americans should not worry about the disease at all or retreat to an underground bunker for the next five years, Seahawks owner Paul Allen has decided to try…
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  • Getting through first practice brings “mixed emotions” to Amobi…

    Getting through first practice brings “mixed emotions” to Amobi Okoye

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    It was one practice. But for a guy who spent three months in a coma, it was a pretty big deal. Cowboys defensive tackle Amobi Okoye went through yesterday’s practice, signaling the start of a three-week window to work before the Cowboys have to decide t…
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  • Eddie Royal says loss to Broncos is motivating, not discouragin…

    Eddie Royal says loss to Broncos is motivating, not discouraging

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    The Chargers opened the season 5-1, but even as they were piling up wins they knew that they had a big obstacle standing in the way of their hopes for the season. Two meetings with the Broncos loomed and there’s not much chance of winning the AFC West t…
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  • Peyton Manning Has Had It With The Broncos' Scoreboard Operator

    Peyton Manning Has Had It With The Broncos' Scoreboard Operator

    Peyton Manning was his usual brilliant self last night's win, tossing for 286 yards and three TDs in what eventually turned into a rout of San Diego. But, ever the perfectionist, he showed his anger both during and after the game with the guy controllin…
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  • Kickalicious visits the Lions in London

    Kickalicious visits the Lions in London

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    Kickalicious is back with the Lions. But only for a visit, to the chagrin of some Lions fans. Havard Rugland, the Norwegian kicker whose trick kick video made him an Internet celebrity and got him a spot on Detroit’s preseason roster last year, stopped …
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  • Akeem Ayers happy to be somewhere he has a chance to play

    Akeem Ayers happy to be somewhere he has a chance to play

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    Linebacker Akeem Ayers had fallen out of favor in Tennessee this season, leaving him as a healthy scratch for five of the team’s seven games and, unbeknownst to him, on the trading block. The Titans pulled the trigger on a deal this week, sending Ayers …
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  • O’Brien disputes report that Cushing will miss time with knee i…

    O’Brien disputes report that Cushing will miss time with knee injury

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    On Wednesday night, PFT reported that Texans linebacker Brian Cushing will miss at least one game due to lingering issues with his surgically-reconstructed knee. On Thursday, coach Bill O’Brien disputed the report. “First of all, no, I wasn’t aware of t…
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  • Lions' Waddle practices, 'good' after concussion

    Lions' Waddle practices, 'good' after concussion

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    Detroit Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle said he did not realize he had suffered a concussion late in Sunday's game against New Orleans until after the game was completed.
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    WR Chris Hogan has moved into a bigger role on the Bills offense. The Dolphins have gotten solid work from LB Jelani Jenkins. The Patriots defense should face some stiffer tests in the coming weeks. Said Jets G Willie Colon of WR Percy Harvin, “If you h…
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  • ESPN confirms existence of Seattle locker-room divide, in unusu…

    ESPN confirms existence of Seattle locker-room divide, in unusual way

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    The Seahawks have a divided locker room. Unless they don’t. Unless they do. ESPN has advanced the ball on this topic in an unusual way. Appearing on SportsCenter and introducing Thursday’s sound from Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, anchor Kenny May…
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  • Browns would prefer one of their backs to take control of job

    Browns would prefer one of their backs to take control of job

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    The Browns are deep enough at running back that they withstood an injury to their free agent starter, and still ran well with a pair of rookies. But when Ben Tate returned, that meant chopping up the workload among three of them. That’s caused them to w…
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  • Lions' Caldwell: Hester's returns an 'art form'

    Lions' Caldwell: Hester's returns an 'art form'

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    Lions coach Jim Caldwell has been so impressed with Atlanta Falcons returner Devin Hester throughout his career that he has changed the way returns and returners are viewed in football.
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  • Smarter Football: How Rex Ryan Can Save His Job and Help Reinve…

    Smarter Football: How Rex Ryan Can Save His Job and Help Reinvent the N.F.L.

    nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    The Jets coach could change his reputation and the league’s by starting the fourth-down revolution in football.
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  • Peyton about a year away from Favre’s yardage record

    Peyton about a year away from Favre’s yardage record

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    After breaking Brett Favre’s record for career passing touchdowns last week, Peyton Manning is about a year away from breaking Favre’s record for career passing yards. Through Thursday night’s win over the Chargers, Manning has 67,098 career passing yar…
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  • Bengals not facing a blackout, at least this week anyway

    Bengals not facing a blackout, at least this week anyway

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    With three home games in a 12-day span, the Bengals have a significant concern about blackouts. They’ve been able to push that off for Sunday, anyway. Via the Cincinnati Enquirer, the team announced they reached the 85-percent threshold for this week’s …
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  • Calvin Pryor hasn’t had expected impact on Jets defense

    Calvin Pryor hasn’t had expected impact on Jets defense

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    When the Jets drafted safety Calvin Pryor in the first round of May’s draft, the team talked about the impact he would have as a big hitter in the back end of a defense that hasn’t had good safety play during Rex Ryan’s time as head coach. The Jets are …
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  • Lions aren’t looking to make moves at trade deadline

    Lions aren’t looking to make moves at trade deadline

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    Few have been as aggressive at the in-season trade deadline at the Lions, but it doesn’t seem that’s going to continue. Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew told reporters he didn’t anticipate doing anything by Tuesday’s deadline. He’s done three such de…
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  • Week 8 N.F.L. Matchups

    Week 8 N.F.L. Matchups

    nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    This week’s games include a matchup between the Eagles and the Cardinals, who have unexpectedly taken control of the N.F.C. West.
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  • Denver Broncos, coming off an AFC title, are clearly better in …

    Denver Broncos, coming off an AFC title, are clearly better in 2014

    yahoo.com 10 hours ago
    DENVER – The Denver Broncos were really good in 2013. They were 13-3, didn’t lose any regular-season game by more than a touchdown, outscored teams by 207 points and won the AFC. They ultimately weren’t Super Bowl champion good, partially because they r…
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  • Peyton Manning shouts “Romo!” before snap, hands off

    Peyton Manning shouts “Romo!” before snap, hands off

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    As Denver tried to run out the clock in the final three minutes of Thursday night’s game vs. San Diego, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning barked signals near the line of scrimmage. Then, he shouted a word — a surname, it sure seemed — that caught the a…
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  • Manning Adds to Touchdown Record as Broncos Beat Chargers

    Manning Adds to Touchdown Record as Broncos Beat Chargers

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    Denver quarterback Peyton Manning added three more touchdowns to his career record as the Broncos beat the San Diego Padres 35-21 in a National Football League game on Thursday.
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  • Jahleel Addae says he had a stringer, not a concussion

    Jahleel Addae says he had a stringer, not a concussion

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    San Diego Chargers safety Jahleel Addae appeared to come up woozy after a play in the fourth quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Denver Broncos. Addae charged up to deliver a hit to Broncos running back Juwan Thompson and came away from the pla…
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Peyton Manning Throws for Three More Touchdowns…

    N.F.L. Roundup: Peyton Manning Throws for Three More Touchdowns in Broncos’ Win Over Chargers

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    Manning completed 25 of 35 passes for 286 yards, with no interceptions, and Juwan Thompson had two short touchdown runs as Denver beat San Diego.
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  • Video - McCoy To Start Monday Night For Washington 00:47

    McCoy To Start Monday Night For Washington

    Oct 24
    ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter discusses the Redskins' plan to start Colt McCoy at quarterback against the Cowboys on Monday night.
  • Video - Peyton's Problem With Scoreboard 00:44

    Peyton's Problem With Scoreboard

    Oct 24
    Peyton Manning talks about his issue with the Broncos' stadium scoreboard operator.
  • Video - Manziel Close To Playing Time? 00:33

    Manziel Close To Playing Time?

    Oct 24
    ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter discusses Browns coach Mike Pettine's comments about almost playing Johnny Manziel late in Cleveland's loss to Jacksonville in Week 7.
  • Video - Week 8: San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates highlights 01:27

    Week 8: San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates highlights

    Oct 24
    San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates caught five passes for 54 yards and two touchdowns in the team's 35-21 loss to the Denver Broncos.

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