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Report: Dolphins to sign PK Jake Rogers

Report: Dolphins to sign PK Jake Rogers

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Aug 24
The Dolphins will reportedly add some needed help at kicker. According to Alex Marvez of Fox Sports, the Dolphins will sign Jake Rogers, who was most recently with Cleveland. Rogers’ addition comes after Dolphins kicker John Potter suffered a hip injury…
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  • Patriots cut veterans Kelly, Smith, Anderson

    Patriots cut veterans Kelly, Smith, Anderson

    Veteran defensive linemen Tommy Kelly and Will Smith, both of whom were coming off torn ACLs from the 2013 season, were released by the New England Patriots on Sunday, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reports.
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  • New York Jets: Cut-down analysis

    New York Jets: Cut-down analysis

    ESPN.com Aug 24
    Most significant move: The decision to release wide receiver/kickoff returner Jacoby Ford came as a mild surprise, mostly because he didn't even make the cut to 75. The Jets took a flyer on a flyer, giving the speester a one-year, $740,000 contract (inc…
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  • Vick will start final preseason game

    Vick will start final preseason game

    ESPN.com Aug 24
    Like many coaches, Rex Ryan doesn't play his starters and important reserves in the final preseason game. Michael Vick isn't the New York Jets' No. 1 quarterback, as Geno Smith was officially named the starter Friday night, so Vick will start Thursday n…
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  • Jets' Patterson, AWOL for 48 hours, to return

    Jets' Patterson, AWOL for 48 hours, to return

    AWOL for nearly 48 hours, New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson is planning to rejoin the team later Sunday, his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, confirmed.
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  • Panthers' Cam Newton suffered fractured rib, still could start …

    Panthers' Cam Newton suffered fractured rib, still could start Week 1

    yahoo.com Aug 24
    The news keeps getting worse for the Carolina Panthers. Quarterback Cam Newton, who was hit on a scramble by New England Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins on Friday, suffered a hairline fracture in one of his ribs and will miss the team's fourth preseas…
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  • Panthers' Cam Newton suffered fractured rib, still could start …

    Panthers' Cam Newton suffered fractured rib, still could start Week 1

    yahoo.com Aug 24
    The news keeps getting worse for the Carolina Panthers. Quarterback Cam Newton, who was hit on a scramble by New England Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins on Friday, suffered a hairline fracture in one of his ribs and will miss the team's fourth preseas…
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  • Bills not happy with backup quarterbacks

    Bills not happy with backup quarterbacks

    Players have started to shake loose from rosters ahead of Tuesday’s deadline to cut down to 75 players and the coming week will be filled with maneuvers by teams trying to get their desired 53 players for the start of the regular season. One place to lo…
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  • Jonathan Martin gets third start of preseason for 49ers

    Jonathan Martin gets third start of preseason for 49ers

    When the 49ers traded for former Dolphins second-rounder Jonathan Martin, the biggest question was whether the subject of the Miami bullying scandal would make the team. Now the biggest question is whether he’ll be a Week One starter. Martin has started…
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  • Report: AWOL Jets corner Dimitri Patterson expected to return t…

    Report: AWOL Jets corner Dimitri Patterson expected to return to team

    yahoo.com Aug 24
    The New York Jets had lost contact with one of their players, Dimtri Patterson, after he didn't show up for Friday's game against the New York Giants. But Patterson's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, tells ESPN's Adam Schefter that Patterson is expected to return…
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  • Bills cut DT Branch one day after DUI arrest

    Bills cut DT Branch one day after DUI arrest

    One day after Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Alan Branch was arrested, the team released the eighth-year veteran, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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  • Marino takes job with Dolphins, again

    Marino takes job with Dolphins, again

    After months of speculation and debate and uncertainty, Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino has returned to the Dolphins. Again. Marino broke the news on Twitter, but neither he nor the Dolphins have provided any details about his title, duties, or powe…
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  • Jets cut returner Ford along with five others

    Jets cut returner Ford along with five others

    ESPN.com Aug 24
    The New York Jets pared their roster to 75 players on Sunday by releasing six, including wide receiver/kickoff returner Jacoby Ford.
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  • Jets get to 75-man limit, cut Jacoby Ford, Ras-I Dowling

    Jets get to 75-man limit, cut Jacoby Ford, Ras-I Dowling

    The Jets got down to the 75-man limit ahead of Tuesday’s deadline, making six cuts including wide receiver Jacoby Ford and cornerback Ras-I Dowling. They also released wide receiver Michael Campbell, tight end Colin Anderson, fullback Chad Young and def…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    The Bills linebackers did well in their regular season dress rehearsal. Dolphins K John Potter left Saturday’s game with a hip injury, leaving the team without a healthy kicker. Chandler Jones made a major impact as a pass rusher for the Patriots. Jets …
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  • Rex to Calvin Pryor: Fire your gun

    Rex to Calvin Pryor: Fire your gun

    ESPN.com Aug 24
    Rookie lesson No. 1: You can't be the star of the show every week. New York Jets safety Calvin Pryor learned that Friday night against the New York Giants, blending into the background only a week after stealing the headline. Hey, it happens. Pryor made…
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  • Video - Jets CB Patterson Missing From Team 04:11

    Jets CB Patterson Missing From Team

    Aug 24
    ESPN Jets reporter Rich Cimini breaks down the latest on cornerback Dimitri Patterson, who is planning to rejoin the team after being AWOL for nearly 48 hours.
  • Video - Bills Cut Alan Branch 02:31

    Bills Cut Alan Branch

    Aug 24
    ESPN Bills reporter Mike Rodak discusses the Bills' decision to cut defensive tackle Alan Branch after being arrested on drunken driving charges in western New York.
  • Video - New England Patriots president Jonathan Kraft discusses 'NFL NOW' 00:59

    New England Patriots president Jonathan Kraft discusses 'NFL NOW'

    Aug 24
    New England Patriots president Jonathan Kraft discusses "NFL NOW" and what football fans can expect from the personalized next-generation video service.
  • Video - Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake wrecks havoc vs. Cowboys 01:07

    Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake wrecks havoc vs. Cowboys

    Aug 24
    Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake registers a pair of sacks against Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.