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Lolo Jones apologizes for insensitive tweet directed at Eric Le…

Lolo Jones apologizes for insensitive tweet directed at Eric LeGrand

yahoo.com Updated Oct 2, 2012
An innocent tweet by former Rutgers defensive lineman Eric LeGrand at Olympic sprinter Lolo Jones has resulted in a Twitter backlash against Jones. LeGrand, who suffered a spinal injury in a game against Army on Oct. 16, 2010 which left him paralyzed fr…
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  • Sources: Jets WR Holmes may be out for year

    Sources: Jets WR Holmes may be out for year

    The New York Jets are bracing for the likelihood of not having wide receiver Santonio Holmes for the remainder of the season, according to sources.
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  • With NY Jets struggling to find playing time for Tim Tebow, her…

    With NY Jets struggling to find playing time for Tim Tebow, here are 12 other ways he can help

    nydailynews.com Oct 2, 2012
    T IM Tebow has a quarterback rating 34.6 points higher than Mark Sanchez, even though the backup has thrown only one pass. Imagine what he could do if he threw, say, four or five passes.
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  • Ray Lewis won’t wait around to face his son

    Ray Lewis won’t wait around to face his son

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    After last week’s win over the Browns, Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis told NFL Network that he’ll know when it’s time to call it quits as a player, and that when the time comes he’ll be done - with no waffling and no unretiring. On Tuesday’s Pro
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  • League’s latest collusion brief is a two-edged sword

    League’s latest collusion brief is a two-edged sword

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    The latest collusion claim filed by the NFLPA continues to confound us (or at least me . . . the other guys may not care about it at all, along with plenty of you). Did collusion happen in 2010?  Absolutely.  Did the NFLPA give up any legal claims for c
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  • Niners' DB Rogers 'shocked' by Jets' effort on D

    Niners' DB Rogers 'shocked' by Jets' effort on D

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    One of the worst defensive performances in Rex Ryan's coaching career turned even worse Tuesday night, when San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers accused the New York Jets of quitting late in Sunday's 34-0 blowout.
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  • Chargers sign veteran CB Carr to bolster depth

    Chargers sign veteran CB Carr to bolster depth

    CNNSI.com Oct 2, 2012
    SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Cornerback Chris Carr has signed a one-year contract with the San Diego Chargers.
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  • Five rookie quarterbacks have not missed a snap in 2012

    Five rookie quarterbacks have not missed a snap in 2012

    yahoo.com Oct 2, 2012
    According to official playing-time documents, no quarterback played in 100 percent of his team's offensive snaps during the 2011 season. The closest to achieve that goal was Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, who missed three of the Ravens' 1,080 …
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  • Running With Purpose

    Running With Purpose

    CNNSI.com Oct 2, 2012
    Will the Patriots rush their way to the playoffs? Chris Burke delivers his Second Read observations from Week 4, including J'Marcus Webb's turnaround, the 49ers' dominance and more.
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  • In 2012, Kaepernick is the real Wildcat quarterback

    In 2012, Kaepernick is the real Wildcat quarterback

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    With all the talk (and, to date, that’s what it’s primarily been) about the Jets using the Wildcat formation, the 49ers quietly have outdone the Jets. There was nothing quiet about the Niners’ use of Colin Kaepernick on Sunday, who rushed for 50 yar
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  • Rams announce that Thursday night’s game will be televised loca…

    Rams announce that Thursday night’s game will be televised locally

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Rams typically don’t talk much about their success, or lack thereof, when it comes to selling tickets.  Before the season, the Rams declined to specify whether or to what extent they took advantage of the rule that allows teams to sell as few as 85
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  • Reeling Cowboys heading into bye, brutal stretch

    Reeling Cowboys heading into bye, brutal stretch

    CNNSI.com Oct 2, 2012
    IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys certainly picked a bad time for an awful game, one that will stick with them for an extended period.
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  • Julio Jones’ hand hindered him in Week Four

    Julio Jones’ hand hindered him in Week Four

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    There were plenty of stars on the Falcons offense during Sunday’s 30-28 comeback win over the Panthers. Matt Ryan threw for 369 yards, Michael Turner had 171 total yards and Roddy White had 169 yards and two touchdowns. Conspicuously absent from that li
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  • Cleveland ’95 special more about Belichick than the Browns

    Cleveland ’95 special more about Belichick than the Browns

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    In  2011, NFL Films launched its remarkable A Football Life series with a two-part study of Patriots coach Bill Belichick.  The next episode, which focuses on the ’95 Browns, should more accurately be regarded as a Belichick prequel. The study of the
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  • Heyward-Bey returns to practice, expects to play

    Heyward-Bey returns to practice, expects to play

    CNNSI.com Oct 2, 2012
    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey practiced for the first time Tuesday since being hospitalized by a helmet-to-helmet hit as the Oakland Raiders worked on fixing their problems during the bye week.
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  • Chargers use Peyton Manning visit to sell tickets to Chiefs gam…

    Chargers use Peyton Manning visit to sell tickets to Chiefs game

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Chargers previously tried to sell tickets to their home game against the Chiefs by marketing tickets to Chiefs fans.  San Diego has now adopted an approach less likely to fill up Qualcomm Stadium with fans who will be rooting for the visiting team. …
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  • Cutler: Needed break before talking with Tice

    Cutler: Needed break before talking with Tice

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said he needed a break after a frustrating play before talking with offensive coordinator Mike Tice.
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  • Bold statements from the first quarter of the 2012 NFL season

    Bold statements from the first quarter of the 2012 NFL season

    yahoo.com Oct 2, 2012
    Four weeks is a pretty small sample size in an NFL campaign, but here are a few things that have either become obvious to us, or could happen through the final 13 weeks of the 2012 NFL regular season. The Arizona Cardinals are the best team in the NFL W…
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  • Roddy White talks about Falcons’ hot start

    Roddy White talks about Falcons’ hot start

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Atlanta Falcons have had four straight winning seasons.  They are five wins away from their fifth. But receiver Roddy White realizes that the team that has gone 0-3 in the postseason since 2008 won’t be taken seriously until the Falcons win at leas
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  • Bengals get extension to try to sell out Sunday’s game

    Bengals get extension to try to sell out Sunday’s game

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Bengals are 3-1 and playing at home on Sunday, but they haven’t been able to sell enough tickets to avoid a television blackout just yet. The team announced Tuesday that they have received an extension from the league in hopes of selling enough of t
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  • Jets sign ex-Dolphins FB Hilliard, release Turner

    Jets sign ex-Dolphins FB Hilliard, release Turner

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Jets have signed fullback Lex Hilliard and waived wide receiver Patrick Turner.
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  • No bounty ruling, yet

    No bounty ruling, yet

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    After Browns linebacker Scott Fujita met with Commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday, completing the process of sitting down with each of the four players whose suspensions were vacated, it was reported that Goodell would re-issue discipline to the player…
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  • Dolphins bring in WR Gaffney, cut Naanee loose

    Dolphins bring in WR Gaffney, cut Naanee loose

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Receiver Jabar Gaffney has signed with the Miami Dolphins, who terminated the contract of receiver Legedu Naanee.
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  • "TEWBOW AT QB," And More Fan Suggestions To Improve The Jets

    "TEWBOW AT QB," And More Fan Suggestions To Improve The Jets

    deadspin.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Jets are in trouble. Their last game against the 49ers was an embarrassing 34-0 rout. Mark Sanchez passed for 103 yards. The Jets' next game is Monday night against the Texans, and the team has to improve. So someone on the Jets' Facebook page came …
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  • Aaron Rodgers finds mistake from regular refs “frustrating”

    Aaron Rodgers finds mistake from regular refs “frustrating”

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was one of the most critical players of the NFL’s use of replacement officials, and he was glad when the lockout ended and the regular refs came back. At least, he was glad until he saw the regular refs work on Sunday.
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  • Brandon Jacobs declares himself ready to go

    Brandon Jacobs declares himself ready to go

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    The 49ers haven’t seen any return on their investment in running back Brandon Jacobs through the first four weeks of the regular season, but the voluble former Giant says that is about to end. Jacobs, who has been battling a knee injury since preseason,
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  • WR Heyward-Bey returns to practice for Raiders

    WR Heyward-Bey returns to practice for Raiders

    Wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey practiced for the first time Tuesday since being hospitalized by a helmet-to-helmet hit as the Oakland Raiders worked on fixing their problems during the bye week.
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  • Colts assistant Arians ready to fill in for Pagano

    Colts assistant Arians ready to fill in for Pagano

    The Colts' front office followed coach Chuck Pagano's advice and hired Bruce Arians, an assistant who had coached with or against Pagano for the better part of a decade.
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  • Report: Michael Vick has gone through $29 million since 2008

    Report: Michael Vick has gone through $29 million since 2008

    yahoo.com Oct 2, 2012
    The folks at TMZ have gotten their hands on legal documents related to Michael Vick's bankruptcy case, which is great news for those of you who closely follow the details of Vick's financial situation. According to TMZ, Vick has banked $31 million since…
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  • Patriots DC sees no issue with Peyton Manning’s arm

    Patriots DC sees no issue with Peyton Manning’s arm

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    With the subject of Peyton Manning’s arm strength all the rage, Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia chimed in Tuesday, saying he couldn’t see anything wrong with it. Granted, it’s not as if he’d watch film with his boss Bill Belichick and
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  • Ray Lewis joins PFT on NBC Sports Network

    Ray Lewis joins PFT on NBC Sports Network

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    We’ve already given you a sneak peek at what Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis will be talking about when he joins Mike Florio for an interview during Tuesday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. If you want to hear everything that Lewis ha
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  • Rex rules out none of the free-agent receivers

    Rex rules out none of the free-agent receivers

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    With all signs pointing to receiver Santonio Holmes being done for the season and with several big-name free-agent receivers on the market, it makes sense to wonder whether the Jets would try to replace Holmes with someone like Terrell Owens, Chad Johns…
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  • Chan Gailey says Bills need to be mentally tougher

    Chan Gailey says Bills need to be mentally tougher

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Before the season started, Bills General Manager Buddy Nix responded to growing hype around his team by saying that it was time for the Bills to “step it up.” Coach Chan Gailey is sending a similar message in the wake of the team’s total meltdown fr
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  • Crazed fan attacks dancing Canadian mascot

    Crazed fan attacks dancing Canadian mascot

    yahoo.com Oct 2, 2012
    I know it's just a part of my twisted and childish psyche, but there are few things in the world I find funnier than mascot violence. The ladies narrating this video nearly ruined this for me, though, with how they reacted so somberly to a tackle of Buz…
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  • Skelton still not 100 percent

    Skelton still not 100 percent

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Last Friday, Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt offered candid insight during an interview on Pro Football Talk regarding the status of quarterback John Skelton and the looming question of whether Skelton or Kevin Kolb will play when Skelton fully recovers …
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  • Payton has no plans to ask to attend Saints game

    Payton has no plans to ask to attend Saints game

    Suspended New Orleans coach Sean Payton doesn't plan to ask the NFL for special permission to witness Saints quarterback Drew Brees breaking Johnny Unitas' NFL record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass.
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  • Steelers should get key trio back against Eagles

    Steelers should get key trio back against Eagles

    Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin expects linebacker James Harrison and safety Troy Polamalu to play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles barring any setbacks.
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  • Despite struggles, Seahawks sticking with Wilson

    Despite struggles, Seahawks sticking with Wilson

    CNNSI.com Oct 2, 2012
    Despite Seattle's offensive struggles in its first four games, the Seahawks are sticking with rookie Russell Wilson as their starting quarterback.
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  • Saints kick tires on five receivers

    Saints kick tires on five receivers

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    At a time when the Jets should be looking for help at receiver (more on that in a bit), the Saints have brought in five wideouts for a tire-kicking. A league source says the Saints worked out Brian Robiskie, Deon Butler, Jason Hill, Rasheed Davis, and P…
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  • Shoulder sidelines Titans' Locker at least 1 week

    Shoulder sidelines Titans' Locker at least 1 week

    Jake Locker's injured left shoulder likely will keep the Tennessee Titans quarterback from playing Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings and there's a possibility he could miss several games.
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  • Son of Unitas sends Brees letter about TD record

    Son of Unitas sends Brees letter about TD record

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) With Drew Brees in position to break Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass, Unitas' son has sent words of encouragement to the Saints quarterback.
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  • Lions president: A 1-3 record doesn’t faze us, we’re a differen…

    Lions president: A 1-3 record doesn’t faze us, we’re a different 1-3

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    A 1-3 start to the season isn’t a concern to Lions President Tom Lewand, who says that the Lions have confidence that they can turn things around. “As I stand here before you today at 1-3, it doesn’t faze us,” Lewand said in a speech at a business
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  • Outside the Game: DeSean Jackson is moving quickly toward a rap…

    Outside the Game: DeSean Jackson is moving quickly toward a rap career

    yahoo.com Oct 2, 2012
    Philadelphia Eagles star receiver DeSean Jackson grew up in and around Compton, Calif., when that area was the rap capital of the world. Though he went a different way with what has been a highly productive football career, Jackson hasn't forgotten his …
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  • The Definitive List Of The World’s Most Important Jobs

    The Definitive List Of The World’s Most Important Jobs

    deadspin.com Oct 2, 2012
    Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we're covering the roaches, porn estates, dead NFL players and more.
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  • PFT Live: Did Romo take a step back on Monday?

    PFT Live: Did Romo take a step back on Monday?

    Mike Florio updates the biggest quarterback stories around the NFL starting with Tony Romo’s Monday night debacle when he threw five picks to help the Chicago Bears blow out the Dallas Cowboys. Florio says if Romo is supposed to be an elite QB, he shoul
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  • Don Banks: Early middle-dwellers still have playoff shot, but w…

    Don Banks: Early middle-dwellers still have playoff shot, but who'll make it?

    CNNSI.com Oct 2, 2012
    Parity, indeed. After four weeks, the NFL has some haves and have-nots, and then a whole lot of teams in between. Don Banks assesses the outlook of those stuck in the center.
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  • Richard Seymour: Raider, finder of silver linings

    Richard Seymour: Raider, finder of silver linings

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Raiders have given up 22, 35, 31 and 37 points in each of their four games, only one of which they won. That’s an average of 31.2 per game, 28th in the league. But Raiders defensive end Richard Seymour wasn’t discouraged by what he saw when he wat
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  • Packers won’t cut down on Cedric Benson’s carries

    Packers won’t cut down on Cedric Benson’s carries

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Green Bay running back Cedric Benson is only averaging 3.6 yards a carry this season, but that doesn’t make the Packers’ coaches think they should give him the ball less. If anything, they think they should give him the ball more. Packers offensive co
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  • Santana Moss wondering if Umbrella Man lurks nearby

    Santana Moss wondering if Umbrella Man lurks nearby

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss isn’t paranoid. He’s just smart enough to know everyone’s out to get him. Moss said Monday it was suspicious that it just so happened that rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III’s headset went out at just the in
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  • Lions hope to play “pissed off” after bye week

    Lions hope to play “pissed off” after bye week

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Detroit Lions have limped into their bye week with a 1-3 record.  But for a clock-operator error in Week One against the Rams, the Lions could be 0-4. Either way, it’s a steep decline from last year, and it has the Lions doing some soul-searching.
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  • Hurd's cousin to plead guilty in drug case

    Hurd's cousin to plead guilty in drug case

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    A cousin of Sam Hurd has agreed to plead guilty in a federal drug conspiracy case involving the former NFL receiver.
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  • Dallas' Jones 'disappointed' after MNF rout

    Dallas' Jones 'disappointed' after MNF rout

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is disappointed, but he's not offering excuses after the team's lopsided 34-18 loss to the Chicago Bears on Monday night.
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  • Ex-Bear Tommie Harris arrested in Chicago

    Ex-Bear Tommie Harris arrested in Chicago

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Former Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris has had a rough year, and he has now been arrested in an incident in Chicago that sounds troubling. Harris, whose wife died in February at the age of 29, leaving him with two young children, was arrested in Ch…
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  • Eagles release ex-starting weakside LB Rolle

    Eagles release ex-starting weakside LB Rolle

    The Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday cut linebacker Brian Rolle, who started 13 games last season, and signed linebacker Adrian Moten, whom the team had let go in the preseason.
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  • Percy Harvin was unhappy before, now likes the Vikings’ offense

    Percy Harvin was unhappy before, now likes the Vikings’ offense

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Percy Harvin is third in the NFL with 30 catches this season and first in the NFL with 38.3 yards per kickoff return. So it’s easy to see why Harvin is pleased with how everything is going in Minnesota right now. But Harvin acknowledges that he wasn’t
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  • Dan Koppen’s used to snapping to the best

    Dan Koppen’s used to snapping to the best

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    He’s the new Broncos center because of an injury, but Dan Koppen now has the distinction of snapping to two of the best quarterbacks to ever play the game. He’s giving it to Peyton Manning now, and will see his old quarterback Tom Brady this weekend i
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  • Motorin’: Your Highlight Reel Of The Most Night Ranger-Worthy R…

    Motorin’: Your Highlight Reel Of The Most Night Ranger-Worthy Runs From College Football’s Week 5

    deadspin.com Oct 2, 2012
    Prompted by a discussion between Gawker's own Mobutu Sese Seko and Sports Illustrated college football writer Holly Anderson, we created this mp3 celebrating the best and only relevant moment of Night Ranger's musical career. We think it's worth using t…
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  • McCoy says his feud with Umenyiora is over

    McCoy says his feud with Umenyiora is over

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    LeSean McCoy said Monday that his personal feud with Osi Umenyiora is over after both agreed following Sunday night's game that they need to put their differences aside.
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  • Replacement ref: “There’s a lot more rules in the NFL”

    Replacement ref: “There’s a lot more rules in the NFL”

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    With the regular refs returning to the NFL and the replacement refs returning to their high school and small college officiating duties, some of the officials who worked as replacements are acknowledging that, while they did their best, they simply were…
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  • Aaron Berry knows he’s working on last chance

    Aaron Berry knows he’s working on last chance

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Jets had an obvious need at cornerback when they signed former Lion Aaron Berry, but they weren’t so desperate they didn’t investigate him thoroughly. They did a background check, and got an endorsement from quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh, who
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  • Nicks’ knee, not foot, the bigger concern for Giants

    Nicks’ knee, not foot, the bigger concern for Giants

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Back when the Giants were only worried about Hakeem Nicks’ broken foot, things were simple. They’d wait for the bone to heal, he’d be better, and they’d proceed. But it’s a knee problem that concerns them now, when the wide receiver experienced
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  • C'Mon, Man! : Remember when NFL Primetime was the shit? I know …

    C'Mon, Man! : Remember when NFL Primetime was the shit? I know …

    deadspin.com Oct 2, 2012
    Remember when NFL Primetime was the shit? I know it may be difficult to imagine a time in which Chris Berman wasn't an intolerable blowhard, but indeed back in the days when the NFL's Sunday night game found ESPN home Berman was, simply, a tolerable blo…
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  • At N.F.L. Quarter Pole, Matt Ryan Is Most Valuable

    At N.F.L. Quarter Pole, Matt Ryan Is Most Valuable

    nytimes.com Oct 2, 2012
    The Falcons lead the N.F.C. in points scored and have the conference's best record (4-0) despite a less than stellar defense, thanks in large part to Matt Ryan's passing.
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  • Crennel cracks door for Quinn

    Crennel cracks door for Quinn

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    On Sunday, Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said that Matt Cassel is still the team’s starting quarterback.  On Monday, Crennel reiterated that position - with a caveat. Crennel said the Chiefs may give Brady Quinn some of the first-team reps in practice t
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  • Browns’ Ventrone says Ravens did dirty stuff, won’t say what th…

    Browns’ Ventrone says Ravens did dirty stuff, won’t say what they did

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Browns safety Ray Ventrone says Thursday night’s game against the Ravens got dirty, and he blames the Ravens for that. But he won’t say what they did. “I know that they were playing dirty on offense,” Ventrone told the Associated Press. “Watch t
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    Brandon Bolden isn’t the first little-known running back to break out against the Bills. According to coach Joe Philbin, Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill has played better than his statistics. Patriots WR Brandon Lloyd was pretty excited to score his first to
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  • Matt Ryan lets the expletives fly, too

    Matt Ryan lets the expletives fly, too

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012
    During Sunday’s win over the Bills, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had a message for no one in particular after his touchdown run was upheld via replay review:  “F—k you bitches.” As it turns out, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had a similar messa
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  • Birk vs. Kluwe: Gay Marriage Debate Plays Out in N.F.L.

    Birk vs. Kluwe: Gay Marriage Debate Plays Out in N.F.L.

    nytimes.com Oct 2, 2012
    Maryland and Minnesota are battlegrounds on the issue of gay marriage. And now, surprisingly, so is the N.F.L.
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  • Bears Slam Cowboys: The host Cowboys stumbled mightily througho…

    Bears Slam Cowboys: The host Cowboys stumbled mightily throughout the…

    CNNSI.com Oct 2, 2012
    The host Cowboys stumbled mightily throughout their abysmal 34-18 loss to the Bears. But credit Chicago for taking full advantage of a slew of mistakes by Dallas, writes Chris Burke.
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  • Bears bully Cowboys as Romo doles out 5 INTs

    Bears bully Cowboys as Romo doles out 5 INTs

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    Lance Briggs and Charles Tillman returned interceptions for touchdowns, and the Chicago Bears beat the Dallas Cowboys 34-18 on Monday night.
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  • Fourth-and-Short: A Tale of Two Quarterbacks

    Fourth-and-Short: A Tale of Two Quarterbacks

    grantland.com Oct 2, 2012
    After consecutive losses to the Falcons and Texans in Weeks 2 and 3, the buzzards began to surround Peyton Manning. His statistics — 7.1 yards p...
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  • Video - Holmes out for the season 02:55

    Holmes out for the season

    Oct 2
    New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan announces Wednesday that wide receiver Santonio Holmes has a Lisfranc injury and is out for the remainder of the season.
  • Video - NFL32OT: RGIII Continues To Shine 02:45

    NFL32OT: RGIII Continues To Shine

    Oct 2
    Episode 198: Tim Hasselbeck breaks down RGIII's great start. The NFL32 crew break down the Cowboys offensive collapse against the Bears.
  • Video - Tomlin Expects Defensive Stars To Play 02:20

    Tomlin Expects Defensive Stars To Play

    Oct 2
    Jamison Hensley shares the latest on Mike Tomlin's comments about James Harrison and Troy Polamalu returning on Sunday against the Eagles.
  • Video - Buy or Sell?: Should Tebow start? 05:31

    Buy or Sell?: Should Tebow start?

    Oct 2
    Is it time for Tim Tebow to replace Mark Sanchez? Darren Sharper and Heath Evans debate that, plus whether the Packers are the best team in the NFL and if it's time for the Cowboys to get rid of Dez Bryant.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: No ref's return as special as Corrente's; the future in LA; ma…

    Oct 2
    The voice of Tony Corrente was ebullient, as ebullient as a man who stared down his own mortality within the past few months and lived to tell about it.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 4

    Oct 2
    The NFL has given us plenty of sexy, big-name quarterback rivalries over the years.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 4

    Oct 2
    The NFL has given us plenty of sexy, big-name quarterback rivalries over the years.
  • Don Banks: Early middle-dwellers still have playoff shot, but who'll make …

    Oct 2
    Taking stock at the quarter pole of the NFL's regular season, 10 teams are sitting pretty with winning records and at least three wins, while 10 others already are in trouble, with losing marks and no fewer than three losses. But what about the 12 teams…