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Report: No structural problems with Lardarius Webb’s back

Report: No structural problems with Lardarius Webb’s back

profootballtalk.com Updated 3 hours ago
The Ravens got more worried about cornerback Lardarius Webb’s back after his Friday injury had not resolved itself in time for Monday’s practice, which led them to send him for more tests in hopes of finding out when he’d be able to get back to work. Aa…
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  • Bengals' Atkins taken off PUP, will practice

    Bengals' Atkins taken off PUP, will practice

    ESPN.com 10 minutes ago
    The Cincinnati Bengals medically cleared defensive tackle Geno Atkins on Wednesday, officially removing him from the active physically unable to perform list.
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  • Man faces charges for urinating on Art Modell’s grave

    Man faces charges for urinating on Art Modell’s grave

    A Browns fan that made a video of himself urinating on Art Modell’s grave may find himself in jail as a result of his decision to vent his anger in that manner and share it with the world. Authorities in Maryland said Tuesday that they will charge the m…
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  • Cam Thomas faces a Ron Mexico-style lawsuit

    Cam Thomas faces a Ron Mexico-style lawsuit

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    Two years before Mike Vick became known as a dogfighter, he was sued for giving a woman herpes. The case introduced the football-following world to Ron Mexico, the alias Vick allegedly used when seeking treatment. Now, Steelers defensive lineman Cam Tho…
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  • Five questions: Cleveland Browns

    Five questions: Cleveland Browns

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    Since returning to the NFL in 1999 after a three-year hiatus, the Browns have had more lows than highs. One playoff appearance a dozen years ago, one other winning season, and otherwise futility. In recent years, the futility has flowed in large part fr…
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  • Browns Camp Report: Day 4

    Browns Camp Report: Day 4

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    BEREA, Ohio -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of the Cleveland Browns training camp: Tuesday was a day for the defense, with offense struggling in major ways. Four passes were intercepted -- by Jordan Poyer, Justin Gilbert, Tashaun Gipson a…
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  • Steelers seize on Ben saying, “I want to be here”

    Steelers seize on Ben saying, “I want to be here”

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The not-so-subtle media tug-of-war continues between the Steelers and quarterback Ben Roerhlisberger regarding his future with the team, which will depend in large part on the size of the dollars the Steelers plan to pay him on his next contract. If Ben…
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  • Josh Gordon not consistently with starters

    Josh Gordon not consistently with starters

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns and WR Josh Gordon may not know what to expect from Friday’s meeting with league officials in New York. But this much is clear: Gordon has looked at times in practice as if he expects to lose his appeal of his yearlon…
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  • Steelers have call to make on Worilds

    Steelers have call to make on Worilds

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    LATROBE, Pa. -- The Pittsburgh Steelers might be “open for business” as general manager Kevin Colbert put it on Monday, but there are several constraints when it comes to signing some of their own players to new long-term deals. The Steelers have a litt…
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  • Browns happy to see scuffles at practice

    Browns happy to see scuffles at practice

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    Practice scuffles are a training camp inevitability and we’ve seen them break out at several camps already this summer. It was the Browns’ turn on Tuesday and their practice featured a big blowup. NFL.com has video of the incident, which seemed to invol…
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  • Ravens sign defensive back Marrio Norman

    Ravens sign defensive back Marrio Norman

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    The Baltimore Ravens have gone to the Arena League to add more depth to their secondary. The Ravens signed defensive back Marrio Norman and waived wide receiver Gerrard Sheppard. Norman, who turns 28 next month, played the past two seasons for the Cleve…
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  • Sources: Gordon faults secondhand smoke

    Sources: Gordon faults secondhand smoke

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    The legal team for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will argue in a hearing Friday that its client has disputed test results that were caused from secondhand marijuana smoke, according to sources.
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  • The Ravens are just trolling you at this point

    The Ravens are just trolling you at this point

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    It is no longer fair to accuse the Ravens of being tone-deaf when it comes to their presentation of suspended wife-beater Ray Rice. Because that would presume they’re not doing it on purpose. The Ravens continue to make a martyr out of the guy who dragg…
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  • Johnny Manziel Camp Daily: July 29

    Johnny Manziel Camp Daily: July 29

    A day-by-day and honest look at Johnny Manziel's first training camp with the Cleveland Browns: THE WORK: Wednesday was not a particularly good day for either quarterback, as the defense responded to prodding from head coach Mike Pettine to produce a mu…
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  • The Ravens Are Trying To Make Us Like Ray Rice Again

    The Ravens Are Trying To Make Us Like Ray Rice Again

    For various obvious reasons, the Ravens would be wise to highlight basically any player other than Ray Rice right now. Focusing on C.J. Mosley, Torrey Smith, or even Joe Flacco would be a good idea. The team site, however, is not pursuing this strategy.…
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  • Early Bengals camp notables (defense)

    Early Bengals camp notables (defense)

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    A look at a few Cincinnati Bengals offensive players who have made strong impressions through the first five practices of training camp: DEFENSIVE ENDS Carlos Dunlap: Expectations are high for the fifth-year lineman this season. They're so high that def…
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  • Reducing big plays priority for Ravens

    Reducing big plays priority for Ravens

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    One of the last things that Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees wants to see is deep passes completed against his players. So what happens in the first week of training camp? Joe Flacco rediscovers his touch on downfield throws against the …
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  • Johnny Manziel has a different style than Dan Marino, but Marin…

    Johnny Manziel has a different style than Dan Marino, but Marino likes it

    yahoo.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    WAYNE, N.J. – While the talking heads and pundits question Johnny Manziel's ability to transition to the NFL, Miami Dolphins legend and Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino said he sees a bright future for the Cleveland Browns first-round pick. That is, …
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  • Steelers' Sean Spence remains on track

    Steelers' Sean Spence remains on track

    ESPN.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    LATROBE, Pa. -- Another milestone in Sean Spence's remarkable recovery occurred Monday afternoon when the Steelers linebacker practiced in pads for the first time since shredding his left knee almost two years ago. Spence said his knee held up well on t…
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  • Bengal Quick Take: Veteran versatility

    Bengal Quick Take: Veteran versatility

    ESPN.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Welcome to the Cincinnati Bengals' first off day of training camp. We begin with ith only one morning take, and we'll have our regular multiple "takes" again Wednesday. This lone take has to do with Danieal Manning, the veteran safety who came…
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  • Steelers won’t rule out return from Brett Keisel, James Harriso…

    Steelers won’t rule out return from Brett Keisel, James Harrison

    profootballtalk.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    The Steelers have parted ways with several veteran players in the last couple of years as they’ve tried to get younger and more athletic, but they aren’t totally closing the door on the return of a couple of elder statesmen. Steelers General Manager Kev…
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  • Video - Ray Rice Expected To Face The Media Thursday 02:06

    Ray Rice Expected To Face The Media Thursday

    Jul 30
    Sal Paolantonio reports from Ravens camp on the team's plan for handling the Ray Rice situation.
  • Video - Top 100 plays of 2013: No. 30 02:29

    Top 100 plays of 2013: No. 30

    Jul 30
    Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard pulls out the spin move on this run against the Minnesota Vikings that earns the spot of play no. 30 in "NFL AM's Top 100 plays of 2013" countdown.
  • Video - NFL quarterback competitions: Good or bad? 05:14

    NFL quarterback competitions: Good or bad?

    Jul 29
    The "NFL Total Access" crew debates whether the quarterback competitions are good or bad for the Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings and New York Jets.
  • Video - Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel shows struggles in practice 00:44

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel shows struggles in practice

    Jul 29
    Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel shows signs of struggle during practice on Tuesday.

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