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Sidney Rice bruised foot leaves status uncertain

Sidney Rice bruised foot leaves status uncertain

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 12, 2012
One of the only negatives to come out of the Seattle Seahawks 58-0 romp over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday was a bruised foot suffered by leading receiver Sidney Rice. Rice took a wicked blow from Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson midway through the fou…
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  • VP of NFL refs Johnson returning to field in '13

    VP of NFL refs Johnson returning to field in '13

    NFL officiating chief Carl Johnson will head back to the field next year as the league's first full-time game official.
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  • Goodell says Thursday football doesn’t put players at risk

    Goodell says Thursday football doesn’t put players at risk

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Many have questioned whether the proliferation of Thursday football can be reconciled with the league’s unprecedented sensitivity to safety.  Some think it can’t. Commissioner Roger Goodell believes it can. More accurately, he has yet to be persuaded
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  • Goodell: Bounty players should be punished

    Goodell: Bounty players should be punished

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he "fundamentally disagrees" with former league boss Paul Tagliabue's decision not to discipline players in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal.
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  • David Wilson's touchdown backflip celebrations not worth the ri…

    David Wilson's touchdown backflip celebrations not worth the risk for rookie NY Giants running back

    nydailynews.com Dec 12, 2012
    Victor Cruz doesn’t make his teammates nervous when he does his harmless salsa dance routine after he scores a touchdown. A couple of quick moves and it’s over. But even Cruz cringed when rookie running back David Wilson made it into the end zone thre
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  • Minor Lambeau Field fire causes $5,000 damage

    Minor Lambeau Field fire causes $5,000 damage

    CNNSI.com Dec 12, 2012
    Construction work at Lambeau Field sparked a minor fire that caused about $5,000 in damage to the Green Bay Packers stadium.
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  • Goodell, Cowboys' Brent likely to meet soon

    Goodell, Cowboys' Brent likely to meet soon

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he is likely to meet with Josh Brent soon after the arrest of the Cowboys nose tackle for intoxication manslaughter charge as a result of a car accident that led to the death of teammate Jerry Brown.
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  • Patterson will file grievance against Eagles

    Patterson will file grievance against Eagles

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    A fight is brewing between the Eagles and one of their key defensive players. As we reported earlier in the day, the Eagles have placed defensive tackle Mike Patterson on the non-football illness list, following his hospitalization for viral pneumonia. …
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  • Robert Griffin, Jay Cutler headline Week 15”²s initial practice…

    Robert Griffin, Jay Cutler headline Week 15”²s initial practice participation reports

    yahoo.com Dec 12, 2012
    We begin our look at the key injuries in the NFL with the Thursday Night Football game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Philadelphia Eagles. For the Bengals, first round cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (head/illness) has been ruled out, while kicker Mike N…
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  • After Titans were handed a touchdown, NFL vows to fix replay er…

    After Titans were handed a touchdown, NFL vows to fix replay errors

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The Titans were awarded a touchdown on an Andrew Luck interception on Sunday, on a play that should have been blown dead before Luck threw the ball. And even though a replay conclusively showed that Luck’s knee was down before he let go of the ball, the
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  • Randy Moss: Colin Kaepernick gave me my first dislocated finger

    Randy Moss: Colin Kaepernick gave me my first dislocated finger

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Randy Moss has caught 975 passes in his NFL career, but he had never caught a ball thrown as hard as the one 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick hit him with in Kaepernick’s first start. Moss said today that he suffered a finger dislocation in the 49ersâ
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  • NFL, Payton open reinstatement discussions

    NFL, Payton open reinstatement discussions

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has begun preliminary dialogue through the league office with suspended New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton regarding his eventual reinstatement.
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  • On bounty ruling, Goodell thinks “conduct detrimental” should …

    On bounty ruling, Goodell thinks “conduct detrimental” should result in discipline

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    At the conclusion of a quarterly ownership meeting in Dallas, Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed with the media a variety of topics.  The biggest, obviously, came from Tuesday’s ruling by former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue in the bounty case. As to t
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  • Report: Williams testified trying to stop bounty

    Report: Williams testified trying to stop bounty

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams testified that he tried to shut down the team's bounty system when the NFL began investigating but was overruled by assistant head coach Joe Vitt.
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  • Congress: NFLPA waiting out HGH agreement

    Congress: NFLPA waiting out HGH agreement

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    Accusing the NFL players' union of "trying to back out" of an August 2011 agreement to start checking for human growth hormone, a congressman worried aloud Wednesday that the league will head into next season without a test for the banned drug.
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  • Alfred Morris is full of the true spirit of Christmas

    Alfred Morris is full of the true spirit of Christmas

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Several Washington players are really hoping Santa Claus is a Redskins fan, and Alfred Morris may have proven that it is, in fact, A Wonderful Life. According to Sarah Kogod of the Washington Post, children at the Redskins’ community event at Macy’s o
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  • Brees says Goodell has “little or no credibility” with players

    Brees says Goodell has “little or no credibility” with players

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    On Tuesday, former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue said in subtle-yet-unmistakable fashion that current Commissioner Roger Goodell needs to take a page from the Andy Reid playbook and do a better job. On Wednesday, Saints quarterback Drew Brees was slightly…
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  • Brandon Marshall has hope for the Bears, based on ‘A Charlie Br…

    Brandon Marshall has hope for the Bears, based on ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’

    The Chicago Bears are not doing so well right now, but receiver Brandon Marshall believes that he might have the answer to what ails the former NFC North leaders, who have lost four of their last five games and now stand at 8-5, a game behind the Green …
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  • Who Has The Funnier Challenge-Flag-Throwing Motion, Pete Carrol…

    Who Has The Funnier Challenge-Flag-Throwing Motion, Pete Carroll or Gary Kubiak?

    deadspin.com Dec 12, 2012
    The Deadspin NFL Coach Challenge Challenge is a tournament pitting the throwing motions of 20 NFL coaches against one another. More »
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  • Any evidence of Brandon Jacobs being removed by 49ers

    Any evidence of Brandon Jacobs being removed by 49ers

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The 49ers had already suspended disgruntled running back Brandon Jacobs, now they’re in the process of erasing him from the record. They’ve already given his locker to just-signed linebacker Eric Bakhtiari, taking away a reminder that he was ever ther
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  • Bears scale down practice because of injuries

    Bears scale down practice because of injuries

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The injuries have been piling up for the Bears in recent weeks and there were so many aching bodies on Wednesday that coach Lovie Smith decided the team would be better served by scaling down their practice time to a walkthrough instead of a normal full…
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  • Tuck wants Wilson to stop post-TD backflips

    Tuck wants Wilson to stop post-TD backflips

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    Giants defensive end Justin Tuck wants rookie David Wilson to stop backflipping after scoring touchdowns.
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  • NaVorro Bowman joins PFT on NBC Sports Network

    NaVorro Bowman joins PFT on NBC Sports Network

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The 49ers travel to New England this week for a Sunday night matchup that some will call a potential Super Bowl preview. Will 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman be one of those people? You can find out when he joins Erik Kuselias on Wednesday’s edition of
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  • ‘Thursday Night Football’ Preview: Bengals should rebound again…

    ‘Thursday Night Football’ Preview: Bengals should rebound against the Eagles

    yahoo.com Dec 12, 2012
    Cincinnati Bengals at Philadelphia Eagles 8 p.m. ET, NFL Network Two of the NFL's longest-tenured head coaches will be on the sidelines when the Cincinnati Bengals and Philadelphia Eagles square off at Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday night. Andy Rei…
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  • Belcher remembered at funeral in New York

    Belcher remembered at funeral in New York

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    Jovan Belcher was remembered Wednesday for the accomplishments of a life that ended so suddenly and violently.
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  • Sapp spotted at Super Bowl celebration with a Super Bowl ring

    Sapp spotted at Super Bowl celebration with a Super Bowl ring

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Former Bucs defensive tackle Warren Sapp told a bankruptcy court earlier this year that Sapp lost his Super Bowl ring. Apparently, he has since found it.  Or he bought a replica.  Or he borrowed a teammate’s. Multiple photos from Sunday’s 10th anniv
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  • Kluwe fined by NFL for Guy Hall of Fame ad

    Kluwe fined by NFL for Guy Hall of Fame ad

    Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he's been fined $5,250 by the NFL for wearing a message on his uniform promoting Ray Guy for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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  • Griffin says chances of playing are 'really good'

    Griffin says chances of playing are 'really good'

    Three days after spraining his knee, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was just a little gimpy on the practice field and very cagey behind the microphone
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  • Flacco surprised by Cameron firing, calls rift “overblown”

    Flacco surprised by Cameron firing, calls rift “overblown”

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco said Wednesday he was surprised by the firing of offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, calling the perception they had a bad relationship “overblown.” “Cam has done so much for my career,” Flacco said, via Jeff Zrebiec 
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  • Vick, McCoy officially ruled out for Eagles

    Vick, McCoy officially ruled out for Eagles

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    Michael Vick and LeSean McCoy have been ruled out for the Philadelphia Eagles' game against Cincinnati on Thursday night.
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  • Woodson out vs. Bears; Matthews could return

    Woodson out vs. Bears; Matthews could return

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    Green Bay Packers safety Charles Woodson will remain sidelined for this week's showdown against the rival Chicago Bears, coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday.
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  • The Cardinals turn back to Ryan Lindley

    The Cardinals turn back to Ryan Lindley

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt turned his back to the dartboard and let a dart fly over his shoulder at Cardinals headquarters Wednesday and the dart landed in the part of the board reading Ryan Lindley. At least that’s how we imagine Whisenhunt is maki
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  • Travis Benjamin is the AFC special teams player of the week

    Travis Benjamin is the AFC special teams player of the week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Everything’s coming up roses for the Browns all of a sudden. They’ve won three straight games, the first time they’ve strung that many wins together since 2009, and one of their players has been recognized as the AFC special teams player of the week
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  • Bryant (finger) visiting doctor, misses practice

    Bryant (finger) visiting doctor, misses practice

    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is getting his fractured left index finger examined by a doctor and will miss Wednesday's practice.
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  • Packers could get Clay Matthews back, not Jordy Nelson

    Packers could get Clay Matthews back, not Jordy Nelson

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    As the Packers try to nail down their second straight NFC North crown, they still have multiple injured players. One is likely returning this week.  Another one isn’t. Coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday that the “plan” is for linebacker Clay Matthe
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  • Arizona church says no one is beyond God’s help - not even the …

    Arizona church says no one is beyond God’s help - not even the hapless Cardinals

    yahoo.com Dec 12, 2012
    The Arizona Cardinals have been bad this season. Actually, bad doesn't cover it. The team is 4-9. Their quarterback situation is constantly changing. Their net points so far? -106. There isn't much to have faith in around the Cardinals. Still, a church …
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  • Deion Branch is back with the Patriots

    Deion Branch is back with the Patriots

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    When the Patriots placed wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth on injured reserve Tuesday, there were reports that Deion Branch would be heading back to town to take his place on the roster. Everything has gone exactly as expected. The Patriots announced that
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  • Garrett floored by forgiveness shown by Jerry Brown’s mother

    Garrett floored by forgiveness shown by Jerry Brown’s mother

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The memorial service for former Cowboys linebacker Jerry Brown was moving for the team at many levels. But Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he was amazed by the compassion shown by Brown’s mother, Stacey Jackson. After losing her son in a one-car wreck
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  • Aaron Rodgers Day hits Wisconsin

    Aaron Rodgers Day hits Wisconsin

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    As you’re probably aware, today is December 12th, 2012. The 12/12/12 date has gotten notice for plenty of reasons, including a football angle. Earlier this year, the Wisconsin state Legislature named 12/12/12 “Aaron Rodgers Day” in the state to hono
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  • Tagliabue’s ruling is the latest black mark on Goodell’s declin…

    Tagliabue’s ruling is the latest black mark on Goodell’s declining - and dangerous - legacy

    When former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue made a ruling on Tuesday that vacated the punishments of four formerly suspended New Orleans Saints players, it closed a chapter (through not the entire book) on one of the more embarrassing and elongated saga…
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  • Cassius Vaughn wins AFC defensive player of week honors

    Cassius Vaughn wins AFC defensive player of week honors

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Colts cornerback Cassius Vaughn made the easy play, but he made a bunch of other ones too, and it earned him AFC defensive player of the week honors. Vaughn’s interception return for a touchdown was made easy for him by Titans quarterback Jake Locker, b
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  • Rashard Mendenhall, Pittsburgh Steelers running back, skipped t…

    Rashard Mendenhall, Pittsburgh Steelers running back, skipped team's most recent game -- sources

    Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall's one-game team suspension is for not attending last Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers, according to a multiple sources.
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  • NFLPA files grievance over Toradol waivers

    NFLPA files grievance over Toradol waivers

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    As expected, the NFLPA has launched an effort to block teams from requiring players to sign legal waivers before receiving the medical benefits of Toradol. The union has announced that a grievance has been filed against the NFL Management Council and th…
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  • Biggest obstacle on new pad rules are the looks

    Biggest obstacle on new pad rules are the looks

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The NFL voted to make knee and thigh pads mandatory for next season in May. Since then, the biggest challenge selling players on it has been one of style, rather than safety. NFL executive vice president Ray Anderson said in talking to players about the…
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  • Tom Brady wins record 23rd player of the week award

    Tom Brady wins record 23rd player of the week award

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning have been pitted against each other on and off the field for much of their careers and Brady earned an edge in one metric on Wednesday. The NFL named Brady the AFC offensive player of…
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  • Kevin Kolb’s season is officially over

    Kevin Kolb’s season is officially over

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The Cardinals waited a long time for quarterback Kevin Kolb’s ribs to heal enough for him to return to the lineup, but their patience has reached its end. Arizona placed Kolb on injured reserve Wednesday, ending his season and ending the hopes that the
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  • The Year In Gronk: Rob Gronkowski is what would happen if Dr. F…

    The Year In Gronk: Rob Gronkowski is what would happen if Dr. Franke…

    deadspin.com Dec 12, 2012
    Rob Gronkowski is what would happen if Dr. Frankenstein created a monster, but instead of blood, the doctor filled his veins with Keystone Light. Here are some of the best Gronk stories from this past year. More »
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  • Kuechly’s player of week might be first of several honors

    Kuechly’s player of week might be first of several honors

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly has been named the NFC’s defensive player of the week, and it might not be the last honor coming his way. Kuechly had a career-high 16 tackles in the Panthers’ 30-20 win over the Falcons, and leads the league with 130
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  • PFT Live: Saints talk with Mike Triplett, Coaching Hot Seat

    PFT Live: Saints talk with Mike Triplett, Coaching Hot Seat

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The four players suspended as part of the NFL’s investigation into the Saints’ bounty program had those suspensions vacated by former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue on Tuesday, ending their long fight against the punishment handed down by Tagliabue”
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  • Bradshaw (knee) may miss game vs. Falcons

    Bradshaw (knee) may miss game vs. Falcons

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw has a sprained knee, which could keep him out of Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons.
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  • Amobi Okoye back with Bears

    Amobi Okoye back with Bears

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The Bears made a flurry of roster moves on Tuesday and left themselves with one open roster spot when everything was said and done. That spot is no longer open. The Bears announced that they have re-signed defensive tackle Amobi Okoye two weeks after cu…
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  • Adrian Peterson picks up offensive player of the week

    Adrian Peterson picks up offensive player of the week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has his eyes on the single season rushing record thanks to performances like the one he put up against the Bears last Sunday. If he should fail to reach Eric Dickerson’s historic mark, Peterson will be able to take s
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  • Report: No change to challenge rule for the playoffs

    Report: No change to challenge rule for the playoffs

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    In late November, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that there was a chance that the league would change the rule penalizing teams and barring replay reviews if a coach throws a challenge flag on a play already set for replay review. According to Ian …
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  • Thursday Matchup: Bengals at Eagles

    Thursday Matchup: Bengals at Eagles

    nytimes.com Dec 12, 2012
    Cincinnati's Geno Atkins is having one of the most dominant seasons by a defensive tackle this decade, and the Eagles may have a hard time stopping him.
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  • Broncos hoping Manning changes their Baltimore jinx

    Broncos hoping Manning changes their Baltimore jinx

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The Broncos haven’t won in Baltimore since the Ravens moved there, an ugly 0-5. But among the many things quarterback Peyton Manning brought with him was a track record of success there. “We’ll see, man,” Ravens safety Ed Reed said, via Jeff Legwo
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  • Braylon Edwards re-signs with Jets, reunites with decision-make…

    Braylon Edwards re-signs with Jets, reunites with decision-makers he called ‘idiots’

    Who says you can't go home again? Receiver Braylon Edwards, who played with the New York Jets in 2009 and 2010, has been claimed through waivers by that team after the Seattle Seahawks gave him a waived/injured designation and the Jets' Stephen Hill was…
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  • David Wilson nabs special teams player of the week

    David Wilson nabs special teams player of the week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    There’s little doubt that rookie running back David Wilson was the biggest star of the Giants’ 52-27 win over the Saints in Week 14. And now there’s no doubt that he’s the NFC special teams player of the week as a result. The NFL made the announce
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  • Sideline monitors weren’t working when Celek concussed

    Sideline monitors weren’t working when Celek concussed

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    One of the new steps to protect players from concussions was the installation of video replay monitors on the sidelines, so trainers and doctors can take a look at the way injuries occur. Those monitors work best when they work. But according to Paul Do…
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  • Osi Umenyiora: There’s no question we’re the best team in footb…

    Osi Umenyiora: There’s no question we’re the best team in football

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Under Tom Coughlin, the Giants have turned the overly aggressive crowing of other players and teams to great inspirational effect. “Talk is cheap, play the game” has been a mantra of sorts for the team and it is one that’s served them fairly well. I
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  • Report:  Gronkowski will try to practice this week

    Report: Gronkowski will try to practice this week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The Patriots have been doing pretty well without tight end Rob Gronkowski.  They could be doing even better with him. Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe reports that Gronkowski will try to practice this week.  He suffered a broken forearm on Novemb
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  • Wednesday morning one-liners

    Wednesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Patriots coach Bill Belichick is pleased with the way CB Aqib Talib has played since arriving from Tampa. The Bills have just two running backs on the 53-man roster, C.J. Spiller and Tashard Choice, but coach Chan Gailey says FB Corey McIntyre can play …
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  • Broncos' top tackler to return vs. Ravens

    Broncos' top tackler to return vs. Ravens

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    Wesley Woodyard, Denver's leading tackler, is vowing to be back on the field Sunday for the Broncos' showdown at Baltimore.
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  • Seymour back on field, but not likely back in Oakland next year

    Seymour back on field, but not likely back in Oakland next year

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Defensive tackle Richard Seymour is back on the practice field, but it doesn’t sound like he’ll be back with the Raiders for long. Seymour missed the previous five games with a hamstring injury, and has three games left on his contract with the Raider
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  • Bucs keep cutting prices

    Bucs keep cutting prices

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    As the Buccaneers keep trying to fill up their home stadium on a consistent basis (as opposed to, say, once or twice a year), the team has announced that, for the fifth straight year, ticket prices won’t be increased. Also, season-ticket prices will dro
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  • Chargers go Groupon to try to sell tickets

    Chargers go Groupon to try to sell tickets

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Since the product on the field hasn’t been as good as expected, and the opponent isn’t compelling, the Chargers are trying something new in an effort to move unwanted tickets for Sunday’s game against the Panthers. They’re using Groupon. That’s
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  • Nicks knows Atlanta WRs have more stats, fewer rings

    Nicks knows Atlanta WRs have more stats, fewer rings

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Barring a really unforseen circumstance, Giants wide receivers Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz won’t be on the field at the same time as Atlanta’s Julio Jones and Roddy White. That doesn’t mean they won’t be competing. White said earlier this year on
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  • Jason Taylor does not like Bill Parcells

    Jason Taylor does not like Bill Parcells

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    In a case of ESPN-on-ESPN crime based not on conflicting reports but on conflicting personalities, Jason Taylor has lashed out at Bill Parcells. Taylor, a former Dolphins defensive end who now serves as an ESPN commentator, and Parcells, a former Dolphi…
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  • NFLPA overstates outcome of bounty case, too

    NFLPA overstates outcome of bounty case, too

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The NFL has been trying to paint Paul Tagliabue’s decision in the bounty case as something other than a Cornell-Hofstra slaughter.  Still, the other parties in the case are making more of the outcome than perhaps they should. Said the NFLPA on Tuesday:
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  • Collusion case still looms

    Collusion case still looms

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    They (I don’t know who specifically, but “they”) say bad things happen in threes.  For NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who in recent weeks has endured the embarrassment of the lockout of game officials and now the scuttling of all player discipline
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  • Morris, Morgan express confidence in Kirk Cousins

    Morris, Morgan express confidence in Kirk Cousins

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    As Sunday approaches, the Redskins will eventually put in three days of practice and, more importantly, generate reports reflecting whether and to what extent quarterback Robert Griffin III was able to practice with a Grade 1 sprain to the LCL in his ri…
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  • 49ers place Demarcus Dobbs on injured reserve

    49ers place Demarcus Dobbs on injured reserve

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    The San Francisco 49ers lost special teams standout Demarcus Dobbs for the rest of the season as a knee injury suffered against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday landed him on injured reserve. With Dobbs being placed on injured reserve, the 49ers had two ope…
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  • Packers promote Jordan Miller from practice squad

    Packers promote Jordan Miller from practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    With the Packers set to head to Chicago this week with a chance to take full control of the NFC North, Green Bay has promoted former Bears defensive tackle Jordan Miller to their active roster from the practice squad. Miller spent 15 weeks on the Bears …
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  • LaMarr Woodley becomes owner in bowling league

    LaMarr Woodley becomes owner in bowling league

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley has plenty of experience knocking down quarterbacks. His newest venture involves knocking down something else altogether. Bowling pins. According to the Associated Press, Woodley has become an owner in a new…
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  • Is This Real? The Juggernaut Colts

    Is This Real? The Juggernaut Colts

    grantland.com Dec 12, 2012
    The Colts have become serious business. Their 7-1 stretch has propelled them all the way to 9-4, and they have a virtual stranglehold on a playoff spo...
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  • About Last Night: Tags, You're It

    About Last Night: Tags, You're It

    grantland.com Dec 12, 2012
    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue vacated the bount...
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Redskins On Playoff Push 03:12

    NFL32OT: Redskins On Playoff Push

    Dec 12
    Episode 236: Robert Flores and Chris Mortensen discuss the Redskins playoff chances. Steve Young breaks down the biggest concerns for the Texans. The NFL32 crew discuss which wide receiver tandem will impact Sunday's Giants-Falcons game.
  • Video - Goodell Begins Reinstatement Talks With Payton 01:04

    Goodell Begins Reinstatement Talks With Payton

    Dec 12
    Roger Goodell does not eliminate possibility of Sean Payton rejoining Saints before Super Bowl.
  • Video - Road To The Superdome: Atlanta Falcons 04:03

    Road To The Superdome: Atlanta Falcons

    Dec 12
    Dan Graziano and Pat Yasinskas discuss what the Falcons need to do in order to reach the Super Bowl
  • Video - Redskins RB Alfred Morris: RG3 'looked good' in practice 04:58

    Redskins RB Alfred Morris: RG3 'looked good' in practice

    Dec 12
    Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris joins "Around the League" to discuss QB Robert Griffin III's health and backup Kirk Cousins' performance as Morris celebrates his 24th birthday.

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  • Rashard Mendenhall, Pittsburgh Steelers running back, skipped team's most …

    Dec 12
    Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall's one-game team suspension is for not attending last Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers, according to a multiple sources.