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Mike Ditka suffers minor stroke; says it’s ‘no big deal’

Mike Ditka suffers minor stroke; says it’s ‘no big deal’

You would expect uber-tough former Chicago Bears tight end and head coach Mike Ditka to shrug off most things that would take lesser men right out. If Ditka in his prime were attacked by an actual bear (cue the Swerkski Superfans), we're pretty sure he'…
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  • Fan found dead after ejection from Bills game

    Fan found dead after ejection from Bills game

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    A fan ejected from Thursday night's game between the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins was found dead in a small creek Friday morning near Ralph Wilson Stadium, according to multiple reports.
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  • Pagano visits Colts again, two days before showdown with Patrio…

    Pagano visits Colts again, two days before showdown with Patriots

    Colts coach Chuck Pagano surprised his team earlier this month.  He surprised them again on Friday. Via the Associated Press, Pagano showed up at practice, two days before the Colts face the Patriots in a battle of 6-3 teams. “It was a beautiful moment
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  • Belichick finds it hard to believe only one kicker is in Canton

    Belichick finds it hard to believe only one kicker is in Canton

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    With former Raiders great Ray Guy sounding off on the absence of punters from the Hall of Fame, Guy has given the media fresh meat for the questioning of NFL types. Surprisingly, the subject prompted Pats coach Bill Belichick to offer up something much …
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  • Jones-Drew says he’s still a couple of weeks away

    Jones-Drew says he’s still a couple of weeks away

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Last Thursday, Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew told NFL Network that he’s roughly two weeks away from returning to action with a sprained foot. This Thursday, Jones-Drew adjusted his assessment.  Sort of.  “Hopefully I will be back in a coup
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  • Nick Saban says D.J. Fluker will probably enter the 2013 NFL dr…

    Nick Saban says D.J. Fluker will probably enter the 2013 NFL draft

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Alabama coach Nick Saban attended this year’s NFL draft and saw five of his players go in the first 35 picks. Next year NFL teams are likely to take a similar haul of talent from Saban’s roster. Our friends at College Football Talk pass along the word
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  • Jimmy Graham says Tampa game was turning point for Saints

    Jimmy Graham says Tampa game was turning point for Saints

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    The New Orleans Saints chased a 13-3 regular season with an 0-4 start.  They snapped out of it in Week Five with a win over the Chargers, and New Orleans has now won four out of five. So when was the actual turning point for the team?  All-Pro tight end
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  • Vikings’ Jasper Brinkley fined $21,000 for hit on Calvin Johnso…

    Vikings’ Jasper Brinkley fined $21,000 for hit on Calvin Johnson

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Lions complained after their loss to Minnesota that Vikings players took cheap shots at receiver Calvin Johnson and cornerback Chris Houston. The league office agrees with one of those. The NFL has confirmed that Vikings linebacker Jasper Brinkley w…
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  • Week 11 injury report roundup

    Week 11 injury report roundup

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    It’s late Friday afternoon and that can mean only one thing. The weekly look at the injury reports submitted by all of the teams playing on Sunday. If I said it was something like waking up on Christmas morning to see what was under the tree, I’d be l
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  • Harbaugh returns to Niners after heart procedure

    Harbaugh returns to Niners after heart procedure

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Jim Harbaugh practically galloped through the locker room, lively as ever, offering a wave and a smile to long snapper Brian Jennings before putting his arm around right guard Alex Boone.
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  • Quarterbacks headline the Week 11 injury reports

    Quarterbacks headline the Week 11 injury reports

    We begin our roundup of key injuries in the NFL with - what else - the quarterback position. Though the Chicago Bears' final injury report before Monday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers is not due until Saturday, head coach Lovie Smith has
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  • NFL docks ref Tony Corrente a game check for swearing

    NFL docks ref Tony Corrente a game check for swearing

    During the November 4 Colts-Dolphins game, referee Tony Corrente yelled an obscenity at one of his fellow referees. Corrente is far from the first person to yell an obscenity at a co-worker, but Corrente made one big mistake: He forgot to turn his micro…
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  • Tamba Hali, Justin Houston fined for Monday Night infractions

    Tamba Hali, Justin Houston fined for Monday Night infractions

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Chiefs linebackers Tamba Hali and Justin Houston each played a role in the most significant play of Monday night’s 16-13 loss to the Steelers, although the NFL was a little more concerned with their actions on other plays in the game. Hali and Houston,
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  • Brandon Spikes fined $25,000 for hit on Ryan Fitzpatrick

    Brandon Spikes fined $25,000 for hit on Ryan Fitzpatrick

    Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick called Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes “a punk” for a shot he took during Sunday’s game. Now the league office has confirmed that it views Spikes’ hit as a cheap shot. Spikes was fined $25,000 for a roughing t
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  • Terrance Knighton fined $25,000 for hit on Luck

    Terrance Knighton fined $25,000 for hit on Luck

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton was fined $25,000 for last week’s hit on Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. Knighton’s fine letter said he “made helmet-to-helmet contact with a defenseless player,” and it was the second time the hit cost hi
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  • Jimmy Graham headlines Friday’s PFT on NBC Sports Network

    Jimmy Graham headlines Friday’s PFT on NBC Sports Network

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was named the NFC offensive player of the week for his exploits against the Falcons and everyone knows there’s only one way to celebrate such an accomplishment. You sit down with the folks from Pro Football Talk on NBC Spor
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  • Minnesota stadium authority suggests significant PSLs will be b…

    Minnesota stadium authority suggests significant PSLs will be blocked

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    The settled stadium situation in Minnesota became quickly unsettled on Tuesday.  Now, it’s settled again.  Sort of. According to the Associated Press, the chairperson of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority says that Personal Seat Licenses (techn
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  • Steelers to get Mendenhall back vs. Ravens

    Steelers to get Mendenhall back vs. Ravens

    Insisting he feels well with no setbacks after a full week of practice, running back Rashard Mendenhall is set to return for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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  • Julio Jones, Sean Weatherspoon questionable after missing entir…

    Julio Jones, Sean Weatherspoon questionable after missing entire week of practice

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Falcons coach Mike Smith said Thursday that wide receiver Julio Jones and linebacker Sean Weatherspoon were “moving in the right direction” in their attempts to get their ankles healthy enough to play against the Cardinals this Sunday. They weren’t
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  • Browns' Haden game-time call vs. Cowboys

    Browns' Haden game-time call vs. Cowboys

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    Browns starting cornerback Joe Haden will be a game-time decision on Sunday against Dallas with an oblique injury.
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  • Which TV Market Is Getting Screwed This Sunday? An Analysis Of …

    Which TV Market Is Getting Screwed This Sunday? An Analysis Of Week 11 NFL Viewing Maps

    deadspin.com Nov 16, 2012
    The NFL's regional programming rules are famously byzantine, but luckily the506.com cuts through the bullshit for you, providing weekly maps that allow us to answer the only question that really matters: Which fans are the most screwed this Sunday? More…
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  • Harbaugh says he’s “fine,” laughs off burnout question

    Harbaugh says he’s “fine,” laughs off burnout question

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    The heart procedure 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh underwent Thursday was not his first to correct an accelerated heartbeat, after having a different procedure done during his playing days. Harbaugh said doctors performed a “cardiovert,” an electrical proce
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  • Cowboys' Murray (foot) doubtful vs. Browns

    Cowboys' Murray (foot) doubtful vs. Browns

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    For the first time since spraining his left foot, DeMarco Murray has not been ruled out by the Dallas Cowboys.
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  • Two years later, Rob Ryan still has ill will toward the Browns

    Two years later, Rob Ryan still has ill will toward the Browns

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Rob Ryan was fired, along with the rest of the Browns’ coaching staff, at the end of the 2010 season. He hasn’t forgotten or forgiven. As Ryan, now the defensive coordinator of the Cowboys, spoke to reporters today about Sunday’s game against the Br
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  • Garcon set to return for Redskins against Eagles

    Garcon set to return for Redskins against Eagles

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Washington Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon and safety Brandon Meriweather appear set to play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles.
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  • Cutler won't play versus 49ers; Campbell to start

    Cutler won't play versus 49ers; Campbell to start

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will miss Monday's game at San Francisco because of a concussion.
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  • Buccaneers have NFL-high $30 million in cash on injured reserve…

    Buccaneers have NFL-high $30 million in cash on injured reserve list

    yahoo.com Nov 16, 2012
    The NFL is a league of attrition and no team is feeling the financial brunt of that fact quite like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who currently have a league-high $30.1 million of their 2012 cash payroll on Injured Reserve, according to league-wide salary d…
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  • Which NFL Pundits Have Made The Worst Predictions So Far This Y…
  • Eagles rule Vick out, Foles to start vs. Redskins

    Eagles rule Vick out, Foles to start vs. Redskins

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will miss Sunday's game vs. the Washington Redskins due to the effects of a concussion.
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  • Goodell again mentions shorter preseason

    Goodell again mentions shorter preseason

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    The prepared remarks presented on Thursday by Commissioner Roger Goodell at the Harvard School of Public Health made no mention of the impact of the potential expansion of the regular season from 16 to 18 games on the league’s overriding concern to prom
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  • Gunther Cunningham thinks anonymous rip of Suh “obnoxious”

    Gunther Cunningham thinks anonymous rip of Suh “obnoxious”

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham gave an entirely Gunther Cunningham response when asked about the anonymous scout’s comment that Ndamukong Suh was “coddled” and an underachiever. Cunningham called the comment “obnoxious,” and said
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  • Report: Aaron Hernandez will miss another game

    Report: Aaron Hernandez will miss another game

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    When writing about tight end Aaron Hernandez practicing for the Patriots on Thursday, we included a reminder that Hernandez’s practice status wasn’t a great predictor of his ability to play in that week’s game. It looks like this week will provide m
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  • Pierre Garçon: I should be good to go on Sunday

    Pierre Garçon: I should be good to go on Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Thinks looked fairly bleak for Pierre Garçon not so long ago, but the skies have brightened significantly this week. The Redskins have listed him as questionable, but the signs are pointing toward Garçon’s return to the lineup after a long spell on
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  • Darren Sproles questionable, will get full workload if he plays

    Darren Sproles questionable, will get full workload if he plays

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Saints have officially listed running back and return man Darren Sproles as questionable on their injury report for Sunday’s game at Oakland, but the Saints’ coaching staff sounds optimistic that he’ll be able to handle a full workload if swelli
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  • Fumbles won’t cost McGahee playing time

    Fumbles won’t cost McGahee playing time

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Plenty has gone right for the Broncos this season, but not everything’s gone right for Willis McGahee. The running back has fumbled five times on 160 carries this season, the most of any season in his career and more than any other running back in the N
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  • Josh Cribbs feels “caged” in Cleveland

    Josh Cribbs feels “caged” in Cleveland

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Not long ago, Browns receiver Josh Cribbs said he was weary of more changes in Cleveland.  Now, he may welcome them. After touching the ball on offense only eight times in nine games, Cribbs tells Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, “I feel c
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  • Tony Dungy visits school to pay back his parking mishap

    Tony Dungy visits school to pay back his parking mishap

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    That Tony Dungy has proven to be a good and decent human being is not breaking news. But his latest foray into the community stemmed from a simple act of honesty. In February, Dungy backed into a car in a church parking lot. He left a note on the windsh…
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  • Fight emerges in Super Bowl lawsuit over testimony from Goodell

    Fight emerges in Super Bowl lawsuit over testimony from Goodell

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Lost and largely forgotten in the league’s various legal entanglements is the fact that a class-action lawsuit still lingers regarding the seating fiasco at Super Bowl XLV in Dallas. As the case proceeds, a fight has emerged regarding the question of wh
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  • Brandon Weeden confident he can be franchise QB

    Brandon Weeden confident he can be franchise QB

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    As with everyone in the Browns organization, rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden has seven weeks to prove himself, before the expected changes begin. But Weeden, the “other rookie quarterback” in a class including Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Rya
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  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Col…

    Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats rivalry

    CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Colts head into their Week 11 showdown against the Pats with a surprising 6-3 record. Peter King explains why the young Colts are ready for Tom Brady and Co. in his Game Plan.
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  • Official says Vikings have right for seat licenses

    Official says Vikings have right for seat licenses

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    The head of the authority overseeing construction of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium says she expects any fees for personal seat licenses would be in line with those charged for other new stadiums recently built in the state.
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  • Michael Turner: Have to “keep grinding” to fix run game

    Michael Turner: Have to “keep grinding” to fix run game

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Falcons obviously need to run better. But it might also help if they got together to get their stories straight as to why they’re not running better. After center Todd McClure said he didn’t want the line taking all the blame for the recent proble
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  • PFT Live: Steelers talk with Ed Bouchette, PFT Planet calls and…

    PFT Live: Steelers talk with Ed Bouchette, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Steelers find themselves headed into a big divisional game this weekend without Ben Roethlisberger. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will join Mike Florio to look ahead to the game, with particular emphasis on how he thinks Byron Leftwich…
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  • Report: NFL retirement board paid $2 million to ex-players whil…

    Report: NFL retirement board paid $2 million to ex-players while league denied concussion risks

    yahoo.com Nov 16, 2012
    According to documents obtained in a joint investigation by PBS' "FRONTLINE" program and ESPN's "Outside the Lines," the National Football League's retirement board awarded at least $2 million in disability payments to at least three…
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  • Man ejected from Bills game found dead Friday morning

    Man ejected from Bills game found dead Friday morning

    It’s not all happy news coming out of Buffalo in the wake of the Bills’ 19-14 win over the Dolphins on Thursday night. The Buffalo News reports that a 26-year-old man was found dead face down in a creek near Ralph Wilson Stadium early on Friday mornin
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  • Report: NFL retirement board paid disability for concussions

    Report: NFL retirement board paid disability for concussions

    For years, the NFL’s stance was that there was no substantive link between concussions suffered playing football and long-term brain damage. But documents uncovered by ESPN investigative reporters Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada in conjunction with
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  • James Jones’ past drops wind up working out for Packers

    James Jones’ past drops wind up working out for Packers

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Packers wide receiver James Jones hasn’t dropped a ball yet this season. That’s worthy of noting for a player who led the NFL in drop percentage over the last three seasons. Plenty of those drops caused frustration in Green Bay, but there’s not much
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  • Ten takeaways from Goodell’s Harvard speech

    Ten takeaways from Goodell’s Harvard speech

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    On Thursday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell delivered a speech at the Harvard School of Public Health regarding the league’s role in making the game of football safer.  If you’re inclined to read the full text, you can. Or you can review the shorthan
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  • Did Michael Irvin Confront A Heckler At Last Night's Game?

    Did Michael Irvin Confront A Heckler At Last Night's Game?

    deadspin.com Nov 16, 2012
    The picture above was sent to us by a tipster shortly after the conclusion of last night's Bills-Dolphins game. That appears to be the NFL Network's Michael Irvin attempting to enter the stands, and he doesn't look too happy. Here is what our tipster ha…
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  • An NFL Punter To Hall Of Fame Voters: Ray Guy Was Great At His …

    An NFL Punter To Hall Of Fame Voters: Ray Guy Was Great At His Job. You Suck At Yours.

    deadspin.com Nov 16, 2012
    Dear Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee members, More »
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  • Anonymous Jets Source Believes Anonymous Jets Sources Were Made…

    Anonymous Jets Source Believes Anonymous Jets Sources Were Made Up

    deadspin.com Nov 16, 2012
    This year's edition of the Jets' public meltdown began in earnest this week as the Daily News ran a series of anonymous quotes from the locker room blasting Tim Tebow's gimmickry and poor quarterbacking. (You could just have easily framed the same quote…
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  • Marques Colston’s next touchdown will break Saints’ all-time re…

    Marques Colston’s next touchdown will break Saints’ all-time record

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    When Marques Colston arrived in New Orleans as a seventh-round draft pick out of Hofstra in 2005, he was fighting just to make the roster. If you had told Deuce McAllister, the team’s biggest star at the time, that Colston would some day break his franc
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  • DeAngelo Hall on fine: “Back up off me, bro”

    DeAngelo Hall on fine: “Back up off me, bro”

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Well, it beats “no comment.” When Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall was approached by reproters yesterday asking about his $30,000 fine for berating an official, he replied as only he can. “Back up off me, bro,” Hall said, via Mike Jones of the Wa
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Having the Bills running back job all to himself worked out just fine for C.J. Spiller. Dolphins CB Nolan Carroll had more penalty yards than the offense had total yards in the first half of Thursday’s loss. LB Brandon Spikes says he isn’t hurt by ang
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  • Brian Schottenheimer carried no grudges to St. Louis

    Brian Schottenheimer carried no grudges to St. Louis

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Are we sure Brian Schottenheimer was really a Jets coach for six years? Now the Rams offensive coordinator, Schottenheimer steadfastly refused to throw gas on the big, green dumpster fire his former team has become. “[A victory Sunday] wouldn’t count
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  • Michael Irvin Brought Out The PDA For Bills Running Back C.J. S…

    Michael Irvin Brought Out The PDA For Bills Running Back C.J. Spiller

    deadspin.com Nov 16, 2012
    The noisefest that is the Thursday Night Football post-game show on NFL Network usually proceeds like an unfunny version of TNT's Inside The NBA: full of wackiness, but lacking the charm or anything memorable. You can usually rely on Michael Irvin to do…
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  • Dominic Raiola upset that people are writing the Lions off

    Dominic Raiola upset that people are writing the Lions off

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Lions center Dominic Raiola says his team still has a chance to make the playoffs, despite a 4-5 start. And he doesn’t appreciate suggestions otherwise. “I think what makes me upset more is people are writing us off because of whatever,” Raiola told
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  • 60 Minutes says Rodgers’ reaction proves that he’s sensitive

    60 Minutes says Rodgers’ reaction proves that he’s sensitive

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    The ticking stopwatch finally struck “go” time. Last week, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers expressed disappointment regarding the manner in which he was portrayed in a 60 Minutes profile.  On Thursday, Rodgers reiterated his concerns.  In response
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  • Struggling Bills defense finally stands up

    Struggling Bills defense finally stands up

    The Bills defense was supposed to be this good all year. They just waited until November to show it. The Bills finally locked someone down, holding the Dolphins to 184 net yards in a 19-14 win. “That’s how it’s supposed to be week in and week out,”
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  • Texans assistant Bill Kollar back on the job after blood clots

    Texans assistant Bill Kollar back on the job after blood clots

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    On Sunday, some shortness of breath signaled a bigger problem for Texans defensive line coach Bill Kollar, as he was taken to the hospital with blood clots in his lungs and calves. By Thursday, he was back on the job. “We had a great win and I’m alive
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  • The Foolish Brilliance of Eli Manning

    The Foolish Brilliance of Eli Manning

    nytimes.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Giants quarterback's interceptions and errors come from the same mentality that produces his daring successes, an analyst says.
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  • Marty Mornhinweg defends Eagles’ use of LeSean McCoy

    Marty Mornhinweg defends Eagles’ use of LeSean McCoy

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    One of the many criticisms the Eagles’ coaching staff has heard this season is that they haven’t made good use of the talents of running back LeSean McCoy. Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, however, says that criticism is not valid. When
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  • Week 11 Matchups: Colts Need More Than Luck Against Patriots

    Week 11 Matchups: Colts Need More Than Luck Against Patriots

    nytimes.com Nov 16, 2012
    Indianapolis will be able to score against New England, but will the Colts be able to stop Tom Brady?
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  • Philbin on Dolphins’ offense: “We had nothing going on.”

    Philbin on Dolphins’ offense: “We had nothing going on.”

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    In the last two weeks, the Miami Dolphins have played two of the worst defenses in the league in the Buffalo Bills and the Tennessee Titans. Offensively they’ve managed to score just 10 points in those two games. Miami had an offensive touchdown drought
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  • McKelvin TD leads Bills past 'Fins

    McKelvin TD leads Bills past 'Fins

    CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    Leodis McKelvin had a 79-yard punt return for touchdown and the Bills held off a fourth-quarter Dolphins rally to record a 19-14 win, their first victory in prime time since 2001.
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  • Marcel Reece to continue fill-in duty in Raiders’ backfield

    Marcel Reece to continue fill-in duty in Raiders’ backfield

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Fullback Marcel Reece is expected to get a second straight start at running back for the Oakland Raiders this week if Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson are unable to play. McFadden and Goodson have yet to practice this week as each is dealing with a high…
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  • The Trenchie Awards: The Vikings' O-Line and the Best Line Play…

    The Trenchie Awards: The Vikings' O-Line and the Best Line Play From Week 10

    grantland.com Nov 16, 2012
    In celebration of the NFL's release of the all-22 and end-zone film for the 2012 season, each week we'll be bringing you the best in offensive- and de...
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  • Video - Jets Vs. Rams Preview 02:19

    Jets Vs. Rams Preview

    Nov 16
    Rich Cimini looks ahead to Jets vs. Rams.
  • Video - Colts-Patriots Rivalry Renewed? 03:31

    Colts-Patriots Rivalry Renewed?

    Nov 16
    Around The Horn debates if the rivalry between the Colts and Patriots has been renewed with the addition of Andrew Luck.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Chargers vs. Broncos 04:53

    'Playbook': Chargers vs. Broncos

    Nov 16
    The Denver Broncos can take a huge lead in the AFC West with a win over the San Diego Chargers in Week 11. "Playbook" debates which team has the advantage.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Eagles vs. Redskins 03:45

    'Playbook': Eagles vs. Redskins

    Nov 16
    Brian Baldinger, Donovan McNabb and Sterling Sharpe explain which rookie quarterback will thrive in the Week 11 matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…

    Nov 16
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
  • Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary Bettman

    Nov 16
    Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.