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Jerry Jones, Jay Ratliff meet

Jerry Jones, Jay Ratliff meet

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 24, 2013
During the 2012 regular season, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and nose tackle Jay Ratliff had a heated exchange in the locker room.  On Wednesday, they had another meeting. This one happened as a result of Ratliff’s recent DUI arrest.  According to Calvin
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  • NY Jets general manager John Idzik misses chance to reassure Ga…

    NY Jets general manager John Idzik misses chance to reassure Gang Green fans about status of Darrelle Revis

    Darrelle Revis is the Jets’ best player, their one great player, but only with the Jets can the three top decision-makers all alienate him within one hour.
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  • Jeff Saturday to decide future following Pro Bowl

    Jeff Saturday to decide future following Pro Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Despite being benched in favor of Evan Dietrich-Smith in December, Green Bay Packers center Jeff Saturday was named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster. After the Pro Bowl is over, Saturday will make a decision on whether he wants to come back for another season…
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  • Pat White has offer to play minor-league baseball, again

    Pat White has offer to play minor-league baseball, again

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Former Miami Dolphins quarterback Pat White wants to play football again.  The Miami Marlins want White to play baseball.  Again. Via the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, White told 640 Sports on Thursday that he has an offer from the Marlins to report to mi
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  • Super stories: From Ray Lewis and Colin Kaepernick to the Harba…

    Super stories: From Ray Lewis and Colin Kaepernick to the Harbau…

    CNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013
    From Ray Lewis and Colin Kaepernick to the Harbaugh brothers and the 49ers' return to glory, this Super Bowl has a lot of storylines to digest. Peter King breaks them down.
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  • Rob Ryan Was Out Of Work For 22,987 Minutes

    Rob Ryan Was Out Of Work For 22,987 Minutes

    deadspin.com Jan 24, 2013
    Firing confirmed by Tim MacMahon at 4:54 PM, January 8th (EST): More »
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  • Dennis Dixon could be laying foundation for next phase of his c…

    Dennis Dixon could be laying foundation for next phase of his career

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Quarterback Dennis Dixon once showed plenty of promise while in college at Oregon.  A torn ACL during what could have been a Heisman Trophy and possibly a national championship season derailed his career, knocking him down to round five of the 2008 draf…
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  • Tom Brady’s crazy mansion cost $20 million … and it has a moat

    Tom Brady’s crazy mansion cost $20 million … and it has a moat

    yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013
    At least when Tom Brady is watching the Super Bowl at home, he will do so in style. He also doesn't have to worry about his house being plundered during the big game, considering he has a moat out front. Yeah, that's right. A moat. The Detroit Free Pres…
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  • New defense could be bad news for Will Smith

    New defense could be bad news for Will Smith

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    With the Saints switching from a 4-3 to a 3-4 defense and defensive end Will Smith due to receive a base salary of $9 million in 2013, the chances of Will Smith becoming a salary-cap casualty possibly have increased. While Dwight Freeney made the transi…
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  • Horton says he could have delivered Norv Turner to Cardinals

    Horton says he could have delivered Norv Turner to Cardinals

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    While their head-coaching job was vacant, the Cardinals seemed to be looking for a reason not to promote defensive coordinator Ray Horton to the next level.  But they can’t say it’s because they weren’t comfortable with Horton’s proposed offensiv
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  • Ex-Texas kicker Erxleben charged with fraud

    Ex-Texas kicker Erxleben charged with fraud

    Former Texas All-American and NFL kicker and punter Russell Erxleben, who previously served a federal prison sentence for securities fraud, was arrested Thursday on new charges of running an illegal Ponzi investment scam that netted more than $2 million…
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  • Pro Bowlers hold practice for fans at Pearl Harbor

    Pro Bowlers hold practice for fans at Pearl Harbor

    CNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013
    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) Thousands of military service members and their families crowded a small field at Pearl Harbor to catch a glimpse of their favorite NFL stars as they practiced in the rain in preparation for Sunday's Pro Bowl.
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  • Report:  Rams will hire Rob Ryan

    Report: Rams will hire Rob Ryan

    Yes, there may be an echo in here.  And it extends a lot longer than five minutes. It’s a 13-day delay, because Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports tonight what Brian Costello of the New York Post reported on January 11:  The Rams will hire Rob Ryan t
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  • Senior Bowl Report: So far, the Denard Robinson experiment is a…

    Senior Bowl Report: So far, the Denard Robinson experiment is a major work in progress

    FAIRHOPE, Ala. -- Well, we knew it was going to be a process. When former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson announced that he would enter the 2013 NFL Draft as a receiver, we knew it would take some time before Robinson, no matter how athletic he mig…
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  • Saints fire def. coord. Spagnuolo after 1 season

    Saints fire def. coord. Spagnuolo after 1 season

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Saints have fired defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo after one season.
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  • New general manager Idzik lays out plan for Jets

    New general manager Idzik lays out plan for Jets

    CNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) John Idzik shook Rex Ryan's hand and the two shared a big laugh in front of more than a dozen cameras.
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  • Luck says it’s part of players’ “obligation” to play hard at P…

    Luck says it’s part of players’ “obligation” to play hard at Pro Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    The guy who used to be the quarterback of the Colts has implored Pro Bowl players to play hard this year.  The guy who currently is the quarterback of the Colts agrees. “I guess some folks weren’t happy with the play last year, but I think guys will
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  • Lewis more focused on Niners than retirement

    Lewis more focused on Niners than retirement

    ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    For weeks, no one could determine when The Ray Lewis Retirement Tour would draw to a close.
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  • Jaguars add two more coaches

    Jaguars add two more coaches

    Earlier today, we told you that there were multiple reports that DeWayne Walker was leaving his post as head coach at New Mexico State to become defensive backs coach for the Jaguars. That’s come to pass and the Jaguars have also announced two other mem
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  • Jets say no decision has been made about DeGuglielmo’s status

    Jets say no decision has been made about DeGuglielmo’s status

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Earlier today, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reported that the Jets have decided to part ways with offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo. The Jets say otherwise. A team spokesman tells PFT that no decision has been made about DeGuglielmo’s sta
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  • Fred Smoot, Who Double-Donged Two Hookers, Peed His Pants After…

    Fred Smoot, Who Double-Donged Two Hookers, Peed His Pants After Being Arrested For DUI

    Fred Smoot, the former Redskins and Vikings cornerback, would like to be known as something other than "that guy who put a double-ended dildo into two prostitutes on the Vikings sex boat." He tried breaking the news that Robert Griffin III's s…
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  • All Football Players Are Suckers: An NFL No-Namer On His Catfis…

    All Football Players Are Suckers: An NFL No-Namer On His Catfishy Moment

    deadspin.com Jan 24, 2013
    One day during the NFL offseason, I got a text message. More »
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  • Argos GM: Armstead a first-round NFL talent

    Argos GM: Armstead a first-round NFL talent

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    The Patriots signed defensive lineman Armond Armstead yesterday, and his old boss thinks they got a steal. The former Southern Cal standout, who left the program after suffering a heart attack, played for the Toronto Argonauts last season, and Argos gen…
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  • Kaepernicking trademarking hardly a distraction

    Kaepernicking trademarking hardly a distraction

    It was inevitable, we suppose, that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick would be questioned and/or criticized for filing an application for trademark protection of the term “Kaepernicking.” Skip Bayless of ESPN tweeted today that the effort to secure l
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  • Texans sign a couple of quarterbacks

    Texans sign a couple of quarterbacks

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Matt Schaub isn’t going anywhere as the starting quarterback of the Texans and T.J. Yates will almost certainly be back as the backup, but it looks like the team’s planning a battle for the third spot this offseason. The Texans announced that they’v
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network welcomes Ahmad Brooks

    PFT on NBC Sports Network welcomes Ahmad Brooks

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    The 49ers are preparing to head down to New Orleans for the Super Bowl and we’ll get an idea about how those preparations are proceeding when linebacker Ahmad Brooks stops by Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. Brooks came up with a couple of big p
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  • Katie Couric asks Manti Te’o if he’s gay, his answer speaks vol…

    Katie Couric asks Manti Te’o if he’s gay, his answer speaks volumes

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    The long-awaited Katie Couric-Manti Te’o interview aired this afternoon, and for people who have followed the story of the bizarre hoax that led to Te’o claiming to have a girlfriend who didn’t exist, not a lot of new ground was broken: Te’o is st
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  • A Treasure Trove Of Animal Murder Stories For Your Super Bowl O…

    A Treasure Trove Of Animal Murder Stories For Your Super Bowl Off-Week

    deadspin.com Jan 24, 2013
    Drew Magary's Thursday Afternoon NFL Dick Joke Jamboroo runs every Thursday during the NFL season. More »
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  • Colin Kaepernick orders 15 pizzas, has them sent to 49ers’ medi…

    Colin Kaepernick orders 15 pizzas, has them sent to 49ers’ media

    San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick has just seven career starts, not nearly enough time in the spotlight yet to treat the media as the enemy (though, in fairness, Jay Cutler had that down looooong before start No. 7). As such, Kaepernick is stil…
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  • Goodell: NY/NJ weather won't be Super worry

    Goodell: NY/NJ weather won't be Super worry

    ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    Roger Goodell, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg downplay weather concerns
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  • Senior Bowl Report: North team players get one more chance to i…

    Senior Bowl Report: North team players get one more chance to impress in unusual surroundings

    yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013
    FAIRHOPE, Ala. -- As much as Senior Bowl week has become an official NFL function for all intents and purposes, and comes with many of the trappings that it entails, there are times when the practices become downright informal. So it was on Thursday mor…
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  • Garrett says lack of turnovers led to defensive coordinator tur…

    Garrett says lack of turnovers led to defensive coordinator turnover

    So why did the Cowboys dump the 3-4 defense coordinated by Rob Ryan and adopt in its place a 4-3 scheme featuring multiple former Jon Gruden assistants? Garrett says the turnover comes from a lack of turnovers. “The Bears had 44 takeaways,” Garrett sa
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  • Ravens don’t want to touch Lombardi Trophy yet

    Ravens don’t want to touch Lombardi Trophy yet

    The Ravens got an unwelcome visitor at their headquarters on Thursday. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that CBS brought a Lombardi Trophy to Ravens camp to take promotional pictures of players standing with the trophy. The Ravens didn’t want a
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  • Giants owner still not over missing postseason

    Giants owner still not over missing postseason

    New York Giants owner John Mara, in his first public comments following the 2012 season, said he's "very disappointed" that his team did not reach the playoffs.
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  • Goodell: We’ll embrace the snow and ice at next year’s Super Bo…

    Goodell: We’ll embrace the snow and ice at next year’s Super Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Roger Goodell says the NFL is ready for another Ice Bowl. A year from now, when the Super Bowl is played in New Jersey, it will mark the first time that the game has been played outdoors in a cold climate. But Goodell said at a New York City press confe…
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  • Marcus Lattimore beating the bushes in Mobile

    Marcus Lattimore beating the bushes in Mobile

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore has been telling teams he’s going to be ready for the start of next season. Now he’s showing them as well. Lattimore, who is coming off back-to-back season-ending knee injuries (to different knees), has bee
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  • Ozzie Newsome isn’t retiring either

    Ozzie Newsome isn’t retiring either

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Ravens safety Ed Reed plans to keep playing after this season and General Manager Ozzie Newsome plans to continue being the guy who ultimately decides how hard the Ravens will push to keep him on their side. Assistant General Manager Eric DeCosta passed…
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  • Ryan: Sanchez needs to “erase his hard drive”

    Ryan: Sanchez needs to “erase his hard drive”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    While the reasonable answer for the Jets quarterback situation might be more like select all-delete, coach Rex Ryan said Thursday all Mark Sanchez needs is a reboot. Ryan said the additions of new offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and quarterbacks …
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  • John Harbaugh pranks his parents on teleconference, asks if the…

    John Harbaugh pranks his parents on teleconference, asks if they love Jim more

    Hey, didja know that this year's Super Bowl features two brothers coaching against each other? Isn't that amazing? We're gonna talk all week about HarBowl! Really, the only people not already sick of the Jim Harbaugh-vs.-John Harbaugh subplot have to be…
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  • Jets part ways with outspoken offensive line coach

    Jets part ways with outspoken offensive line coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    The Jets just introduced their new general manager earlier today, but they’re still in the process of remaking their coaching staff. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, they’ve decided to fire offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo af
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  • Ravens safety Reed: 'I'll be playing next year'

    Ravens safety Reed: 'I'll be playing next year'

    Ravens safety Ed Reed isn't planning on joining teammate Ray Lewis in retirement after the Super Bowl.
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  • Adrian Peterson: Don’t compare RG3 recovery to mine

    Adrian Peterson: Don’t compare RG3 recovery to mine

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson set the bar pretty high when it comes to recoveries from torn ACLs this season by rushing for 2,097 yards. It’s a bar the Redskins and their fans hope quarterback Robert Griffin III can reach after his own knee surge
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  • Make the day after the Super Bowl a national holiday? Yes we ca…

    Make the day after the Super Bowl a national holiday? Yes we can!

    yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013
    The Monday after the Super Bowl stinks. The realization that there won't be a meaningful football game played for another seven months sinks in. And then there's the obvious factor of feeling the effects at work of too much to eat and drink the night be…
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  • 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

    2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

    CNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013
    There's no Andrew Luck or RGIII to save a franchise, but that won't stop QBs from going early in this year's draft. But who will reach? Don Banks projects the first 2013 round.
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  • Browns add another veteran assistant in Brian Baker

    Browns add another veteran assistant in Brian Baker

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    One of the biggest challenges for a rookie head coach is building a solid coaching staff, but Browns coach Rob Chudzinski continues to acccumulate good help. According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Browns have hired former Cowboy…
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  • NFL reportedly pressured an Indiana man to give up trying to tr…

    NFL reportedly pressured an Indiana man to give up trying to trademark ‘Harbowl’

    yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013
    A prescient move by an Indiana man to trademark "Harbowl" and "Harbaugh Bowl" turned into the league intimidating him until he gave up the quest, ESPN.com reported. According to ESPN.com, Roy Fox said he had the idea last season to t…
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  • Kyle Arrington wants to return to Pats, but no talks yet

    Kyle Arrington wants to return to Pats, but no talks yet

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington hasn’t had much stability in his time with the team. He joined the team as a member of the practice squad in 2009, worked himself into a special teams role that turned into a role in the secondary, moved in and out of
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  • Cam Cameron on being fired by the Ravens: ‘A brilliant move’

    Cam Cameron on being fired by the Ravens: ‘A brilliant move’

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    Ravens fans and Cam Cameron agree, the team firing him late in the season was brilliant. If Cameron, the offensive coordinator who was fired on Dec. 10, is bitter about the Ravens making the Super Bowl after he was replaced, he's hiding it exceptionally…
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  • Patriots take a flier on Mike Kafka

    Patriots take a flier on Mike Kafka

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    One of the first items of business for teams when their seasons end is to sign guys to future contracts for the following year, usually their practice squaders. The Patriots did a bit of that business as well, but threw in a quarterback who might still …
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  • College background a helpful scouting tool for Bucs

    College background a helpful scouting tool for Bucs

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    When many NFL coaches arrive at the Senior Bowl, they’re seeing players for the first time. But for former college coaches such as Tampa Bay’s Greg Schiano or Philadelphia’s Chip Kelly, they’ve already been in some of these guys’ kitchens. That
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  • Charles Haley is working with Aldon Smith

    Charles Haley is working with Aldon Smith

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    San Francisco outside linebacker Aldon Smith is preparing to play in his first Super Bowl, after getting some help from a former 49ers outside linebacker who is the only player ever to win five Super Bowl rings. Charles Haley, the Hall of Fame finalist …
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  • Ndamukong Suh will do ‘Celebrity Diving’ show, water beware

    Ndamukong Suh will do ‘Celebrity Diving’ show, water beware

    yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013
    While Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh's appearances on "Celebrity Diving" won't draw viewers like, say, Katherine Webb in a bikini, it has brought out the inner comedian in Lions coach Jim Schwartz. Schwartz reacted to the Detroit Free P…
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  • Colts owner sent $8,500 to a fan who guessed the correct Ravens…

    Colts owner sent $8,500 to a fan who guessed the correct Ravens-Pats score

    yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013
    The NFL is the No Fun League, which means Jim Irsay's days in it are probably numbered. But he'll make it a fun ride as long as he's around. This past Sunday on Twitter, Irsay, the owner of the Colts, made his followers an offer: first to reply getting …
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  • Jake Locker feels good, should be ready for offseason work

    Jake Locker feels good, should be ready for offseason work

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Titans quarterback Jake Locker is having trouble sleeping two weeks after shoulder surgery because he still needs to remain upright, but he said he’s feeling well otherwise. Locker told Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean that he’s been watching a lot of film
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  • Buccaneers fire back at Tim Brown: ‘We killed them. We kicked t…

    Buccaneers fire back at Tim Brown: ‘We killed them. We kicked their (butts)’

    yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013
    The Buccaneers beat the heck out of the Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII. It's not surprising that the Tampa Bay players reacted strongly when former Oakland receiver Tim Brown oddly suggested the game was rigged by his scheming head coach. Warren Sapp, a d…
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  • Report: Donald Driver leaning toward retirement

    Report: Donald Driver leaning toward retirement

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    When the Packers season came to an end, wide receiver Donald Driver acknowledged that his time with the team might be at an end as well. Driver played sparingly in the second half of the season, seeing action in five games and catching just two passes. …
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  • Report:  Tuiasosopo pretended to be Lennay Kekua

    Report: Tuiasosopo pretended to be Lennay Kekua

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Yes, it keeps getting weirder. According to the New York Daily News, the lawyer for Ronaiah Tuiasosopo admits that Tuiasosopo pretended to be Lennay Kekua, the fake dead girlfriend of linebacker Manti Te’o, during hundreds of phone calls with Te’o. Te
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  • Senior Bowl Report: E.J. Manuel sets himself apart in Mobile wh…

    Senior Bowl Report: E.J. Manuel sets himself apart in Mobile while his mother recovers at home

    yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013
    MOBILE, Ala. -- It's tough enough to raise your draft stock at an All-Star week under the best of circumstances, but former Florida State quarterback E.J. Manuel is doing so through Senior Bowl week with a lot on his mind back at home. While Manuel is l…
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    While at the Senior Bowl, Bills GM Buddy Nix said QB, LB and WR were prioirity positions for his team. The Dolphins got some support from their local government for their stadium project. Patriots CB (and free agent) Kyle Arrington said his preference w…
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  • Buffalo News explores different angle of Ray Lewis murder case

    Buffalo News explores different angle of Ray Lewis murder case

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    With the presumed future employer of Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis devoting 30 minutes of air time to a 13-year-old case of double murder, it’s hard for Lewis or the Ravens to criticize any other media outlet for paying attention to the story. The Buffalo
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  • Sanchez seeks out Garcia to get ready for Mornhinweg offense

    Sanchez seeks out Garcia to get ready for Mornhinweg offense

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    The West Coast offense is coming to the Jets, and a guy who played college football on the West Coast has reached out to a guy who played pro football on the West Coast (at least for a while) in order to prepare for it. Manish Mehta of the New York Dail…
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  • Ken Dorsey hire makes sense for Panthers

    Ken Dorsey hire makes sense for Panthers

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    If the Panthers are looking for continuity when it comes to their offense, then their smartest move came in filling the position of quarterbacks coach, vacated when Mike Shula was promoted to offensive coordinator, with Ken Dorsey. It was Dorsey who wor…
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  • Rocky Balboa and Ranking Joe Flacco

    Rocky Balboa and Ranking Joe Flacco

    nytimes.com Jan 24, 2013
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has played brilliantly in the playoffs, but not in the regular season. Does that mean he's just a regular Joe?
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  • Matt Schaub: I still think I can lead the Texans to the Super B…

    Matt Schaub: I still think I can lead the Texans to the Super Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Texans quarterback Matt Schaub played some disappointing football down the stretch and in Houston’s playoff-ending loss in New England, but coach Gary Kubiak has said he’s still confident in Schaub. And now Schaub says he’s still confident in himsel
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  • Cedric Benson facing minor charges in Wisconsin

    Cedric Benson facing minor charges in Wisconsin

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson is facing a series of unrelated minor charges in the state of Wisconsin. According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Benson has been charged with violating an ordinance in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin for allowi…
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  • Cowboys close to hiring Rich Bisaccia as special teams coordina…

    Cowboys close to hiring Rich Bisaccia as special teams coordinator

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    The Dallas Cowboys are closing in on filling yet another hole on their coaching staff. According to Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News, the Cowboys are close to naming Rich Bisaccia as the team’s new special teams coordinator. Bisaccia was hired
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  • Video - Drew Brees has some Pro Bowl fun 01:46

    Drew Brees has some Pro Bowl fun

    Jan 24
    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees mic's up during Pro Bowl practice and chats with Russell Wilson, displays his elite skills and has some fun with his fellow teammates.
  • Video - Drew Brees has some Pro Bowl fun 01:46

    Drew Brees has some Pro Bowl fun

    Jan 24
    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees mic's up during Pro Bowl practice and chats with Russell Wilson, displays his elite skills and has some fun with his fellow teammates.
  • Video - How they got here: San Francisco 49ers 03:10

    How they got here: San Francisco 49ers

    Jan 24
    From blowout losses to unpredictable quarterback changes, relive the San Francisco 49ers' exciting and memorable journey, which has landed them a spot in Super Bowl XLVII.
  • Video - Two veterans ready to enhance Pro Bowl quality 04:02

    Two veterans ready to enhance Pro Bowl quality

    Jan 24
    NFL veterans Larry Fitzgerald and London Fletcher break down each of their seasons and discuss their duties to help make the Pro Bowl an experience for fans to enjoy.

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  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

    Jan 24
    A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…