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Bengals' A.J. Green says he'll skip regular-season game if baby…

Bengals' A.J. Green says he'll skip regular-season game if baby born that day

yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Updated 1 hour ago
The Cincinnati Bengals’ schedule has them playing the Miami Dolphins in Week 4 on Sept. 29. The following day, star wide receiver A.J. Green’s first baby is due. Green says he’ll skip a game if the baby arrives on a Bengals game day, via the Cincinnati …
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  • Andrew Luck: I’ll try to stop making tackles by eliminating int…

    Andrew Luck: I’ll try to stop making tackles by eliminating interceptions

    profootballtalk.com 12 minutes ago
    Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has been told to stop making tackles after he broke his throwing hand trying to make a stop after an interception last season. Colts quarterback Andrew Luck thinks he has a better way to protect himself: Not throw interce…
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  • Report: Browns were asking for a second-rounder plus for Josh G…

    Report: Browns were asking for a second-rounder plus for Josh Gordon

    profootballtalk.com 48 minutes ago
    Browns vice president Sashi Brown, while telling reporters the team was serious about winning now, said they weren’t looking to trade wide receiver Josh Gordon. While that’s technically true (at the moment), that doesn’t mean there weren’t attempts. Acc…
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  • The Browns aren't trading Josh Gordon, nor should they

    The Browns aren't trading Josh Gordon, nor should they

    yahoo.com ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    As much grief as the Cleveland Browns get, give them credit for not being dumb and trading Josh Gordon right now. There have been reports all week that multiple NFL teams have been asking about Gordon’s availability, and why wouldn’t they? Gordon was re…
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  • Steve Smith won’t play this week for Ravens, Suggs and Dumervil…

    Steve Smith won’t play this week for Ravens, Suggs and Dumervil unlikely

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    The Ravens are going to put Joe Flacco on the field Saturday night against the Lions, but most of their other recovering-from-injury stars are going to get the night off. Via Edward Lee of the Baltimore Sun, veteran wide receiver Steve Smith has already…
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  • Ravens salute Navy's Keenan Reynolds as 'America&apos…

    Ravens salute Navy's Keenan Reynolds as 'America's finest,' but will he make team?

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    Ravens salute Navy's Keenan Reynolds as 'America's finest,' but will he make team?
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  • Ravens' Watson helps feed flood relief workers

    Ravens' Watson helps feed flood relief workers

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    Ravens' Watson helps feed flood relief workers
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  • Report: Panthers will take a look at Whitner

    Report: Panthers will take a look at Whitner

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    Veteran safety Donte Whitner is flying to Charlotte Friday and will work out for the Panthers, NFL Network reported. Whitner, 31, was cut by the Browns in April after two seasons. He’s a veteran of 10 NFL seasons and a three-time Pro Bowler. The Panther…
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  • Browns VP: “We would be very disappointed if we have four wins”

    Browns VP: “We would be very disappointed if we have four wins”

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    Sure, the Browns offloaded Barkevious Mingo today. But in hanging onto Josh Gordon and Josh McCown for the moment, the Browns hope to prove they’re serious about winning. As in, this year. Seriously. (Cue Donald Sutherland in Animal House: “I’m not joki…
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  • Ladarius Green holding out hope for Week One

    Ladarius Green holding out hope for Week One

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    Tight end Ladarius Green’s physical condition has been the subject of much discussion this summer, including a report that he’s still experiencing recurring headaches after suffering a pair of concussions last season. That report led to talk that Green …
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  • The Lions made a call about Barkevious Mingo, allowing them to …

    The Lions made a call about Barkevious Mingo, allowing them to gloat

    The Browns weren’t just able to chisel a fifth-round pick out of someone they might have cut anyway because they’re so shrewd. There was actually interest in Barkevious Mingo from others as well. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Lions a…
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  • Browns keep adding to pile of 2017 draft picks

    Browns keep adding to pile of 2017 draft picks

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    The 2017 NFL Draft is shaping up to be a three-day Cleveland Browns infomercial. Yes, there will be a Trent Richardson/Johnny Manziel montage. But the Browns are in line to be making plenty of picks as they try to move forward. The Browns added another …
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  • NFL, James Harrison quiet after PED interview

    NFL, James Harrison quiet after PED interview

    As expected, Steelers linebacker James Harrison submitted for his Al Jazeera-sparked PED interview on Thursday morning. Via Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, both sides kept quiet after the meeting ended. That’s likely good news for Harrison,…
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  • Ravens' Joe Flacco not welcoming first hit in Saturday&apo…

    Ravens' Joe Flacco not welcoming first hit in Saturday's preseason debut

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    Ravens' Joe Flacco not welcoming first hit in Saturday's preseason debut
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  • Why Your Team Sucks 2016: Cincinnati Bengals

    Why Your Team Sucks 2016: Cincinnati Bengals

    deadspin.com 23 hours ago
    Some people are fans of the Cincinnati Bengals. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Cincinnati Bengals. This 2016 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here. And buy Drew’s new book here.Read…
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  • Bengals tell Dalton to stop trying to make tackles

    Bengals tell Dalton to stop trying to make tackles

    profootballtalk.com Aug 25 (yesterday)
    The Bengals’ Super Bowl hopes were dealt a huge blow last year when quarterback Andy Dalton broke his hand trying to make a tackle. That won’t happen again. That’s the word from Bengals cornerback Adam Jones, who said this morning on PFT Live that it ha…
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  • Lack of discretion on medical information could hurt Steelers

    Lack of discretion on medical information could hurt Steelers

    profootballtalk.com Aug 25 (yesterday)
    For the second time in less than a year, the Steelers have been linked to leaking negative information about the health of a player. Some who work for other teams are wondering whether this will make players think twice for trusting the Steelers with th…
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  • Report: Steelers concerned about Keenan Lewis’ hip injury

    Report: Steelers concerned about Keenan Lewis’ hip injury

    profootballtalk.com Aug 25 (yesterday)
    On the surface, a Keenan Lewis reunion in Pittsburgh makes sense. The former Steelers cornerback visited with the team this week after being cut by the Saints, but a deal doesn’t seem imminent. According to Gery Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the…
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  • Video - Brown focused on bettering game, not contract 00:41

    Brown focused on bettering game, not contract

    Jul 31
    Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown explains how his focus is not on a contract, but getting better at his game. He also offers his take on some of the Steelers' top playmakers facing suspensions or possibility of suspension in two consecutive year
  • Video - RG III knows he has a lot to prove 00:41

    RG III knows he has a lot to prove

    Jul 29
    Robert Griffin III speaks with Bob Holtzman about his mindset as training camp begins.
  • Video - Why more NFL players are leaving the game early 06:09

    Why more NFL players are leaving the game early

    Jul 29
    Eugene Monroe and Domonique Foxworth both retired from the NFL at a young age. On Outside the Lines, they discuss why the NFL is seeing a shift as more and more players 30 and under are voluntarily retiring.
  • Video - SC Cartoons: DeAngelo Williams and Goliath 01:41

    SC Cartoons: DeAngelo Williams and Goliath

    Jul 29
    Former Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams tells the story of his battle with Kris Jenkins from his rookie year.