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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Updated 26 minutes ago
    Bills CB Ron Darby had a rough night against the Steelers. QB Ryan Tannehill was frustrated with the Dolphins offense on Saturday. The Patriots may be in the market for a fullback after James Develin’s leg injury. A call from Jets C Nick Mangold helped …
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  • Tre Mason’s hamstring could leave the Rams thin in backfield

    Tre Mason’s hamstring could leave the Rams thin in backfield

    profootballtalk.com 43 minutes ago
    In a general sense, the Rams are deep in the backfield. But specific to the regular season opener, they might be a little thin. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, running back Tre Mason left last night’s game with a hamstring strain, creating some doub…
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  • Tomlin says it “doesn’t look positive” for Hartley in Week One

    Tomlin says it “doesn’t look positive” for Hartley in Week One

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    The Steelers lost their second kicker in four preseason games on Saturday night, and it’s now looking like they’ll need another kicker for next Thursday night in Foxboro. Garrett Hartley injured a right hamstring during the game, and he’ll have an MRI o…
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  • Colin Kaepernick: There’s “not any concern” about offense

    Colin Kaepernick: There’s “not any concern” about offense

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    It took a long time for 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to complete a pass on Saturday. Kaepernick’s first completion came with less than a minute to play in the second quarter after a half that saw him sacked twice while leading the 49ers to one fir…
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  • The apathy phase arrives for many in St. Louis

    The apathy phase arrives for many in St. Louis

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    With notable exceptions, like Joe Buck, it seems that many in St. Louis don’t have strong opinions regarding whether the Rams stay or go. On Saturday night, in what was both the preseason home opener for the Rams and the most important of the three mean…
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  • Eagles get Sam Bradford out quickly after perfect passing night

    Eagles get Sam Bradford out quickly after perfect passing night

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    There’s a good reason the Eagles have kept Sam Bradford in bubble wrap, pulling him after one series and some hard hits against the Ravens, and limiting his work last night against the Packers. When he’s been on the field, he’s been practically perfect.…
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  • Randall Cobb thought he broke his collarbone Saturday night

    Randall Cobb thought he broke his collarbone Saturday night

    The Packers didn’t play quarterback Aaron Rodgers on Saturday night and it didn’t take them long to wonder if they should have made the same call with wide receiver Randall Cobb. A week after losing Jordy Nelson for the season with a torn ACL on the fir…
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  • Arthur Blank appreciated Julio Jones keeping team first in talk…

    Arthur Blank appreciated Julio Jones keeping team first in talks

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    Julio Jones got paid like the other top receivers in the market, more in fact. But the fact he said so much less than the others might have been a factor in that. Falcons owner Arthur Blank said he appreciated the decidedly polite tone Jones kept throug…
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  • Jay Gruden: “People want to make it out that we’re incompetent”

    Jay Gruden: “People want to make it out that we’re incompetent”

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    Washington coach Jay Gruden is not ready to name a starter, and he sounds like he’s getting worn down by the criticism about his ongoing quarterback saga. After Saturday night’s game, in which Kirk Cousins started after Robert Griffin III was denied med…
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  • Hauschka Kicks 60-Yard Field Goal to Give Seahawks 16-15 Win

    Hauschka Kicks 60-Yard Field Goal to Give Seahawks 16-15 Win

    nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    Facing a 60-yard field goal attempt on a steamy evening with 16 seconds left and his Seattle Seahawks trailing by two, Steven Hauschka's mindset was to just swing away.
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  • Giants See a Sliver of Hope During a Shattered Night

    Giants See a Sliver of Hope During a Shattered Night

    nytimes.com 10 hours ago
    Early on, the Giants’ offense was sputtering and the defense was being manhandled. But at the beginning of the second quarter, the offense put together a long drive.
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  • Manning on the Run in Denver's 19-12 Win Over 49ers

    Manning on the Run in Denver's 19-12 Win Over 49ers

    nytimes.com 10 hours ago
    Peyton Manning failed to get the Broncos into the end zone in seven possessions Saturday night, when Denver rode its stifling defense and good ground game to a 19-12 win over the sputtering San Francisco 49ers.
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  • X-rays negative for Leonard Williams

    X-rays negative for Leonard Williams

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    Leonard Williams left Saturday night’s preseason game against the New York Giants after suffering a knee injury in the first half. However, it appears as though the injury isn’t all that serious for the New York Jets’ first-round pick. According to Adam…
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  • Video - Keep New Orleans in your thoughts 01:05

    Keep New Orleans in your thoughts

    Aug 30
    On the ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Bob Ryan reflects on the devastation New Orleans suffered and how the Saints played a role in the city's revitalization.
  • Video - Vikings move to 4-0 in preseason 01:21

    Vikings move to 4-0 in preseason

    Aug 29
    Despite two touchdown passes from Tony Romo, the Vikings stay unbeaten in the preseason on the strength of a 107-yard kickoff return from Cordarrelle Patterson in a 28-14 win over the Cowboys.
  • Video - Dalton leaves early in Bengals' win 00:51

    Dalton leaves early in Bengals' win

    Aug 29
    After a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, Andy Dalton leaves with a sore neck as Cincinnati defeats Chicago 21-10.
  • Video - Scuffle ensues in Redskins' win 00:57

    Scuffle ensues in Redskins' win

    Aug 29
    Steve Smith Sr. and Chris Culliver are ejected after a brawl as the Redskins cruise past the Ravens 31-13.

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    Jul 30
    The more Tom Brady fights to clear his name, the more damage he's doing to his reputation, Jeffri Chadiha writes.
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    Jul 22
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