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In the Cincinnati Bengals' sloppy 24-18 preseason loss at Dallas, the mistakes made by cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick stand out the most. Here's the nightmarish performance by Kirkpatrick: one touchdown allowed in coverage, two pass-interference penalties a…Upvote Share TweetThe Cleveland Browns offense delivered its worst output of the preseason just four days after Brandon Weeden was officially named the starting quarterback. In a 27-6 preseason loss at Indianapolis, the Browns failed to score on their six drives against …Upvote Share TweetOnly at Dallas Cowboys Stadium. One of the odder sequences in NFL history unfolded in Saturday’s Cincinnati-Dallas game. In the latter stages of the first quarter, the Cowboys’ Chris Jones had a punt hit the bottom of the gigantic videoboard at Dallas C…Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers broadcaster says Troy Polamalu will someday be in the Hall of Fame in … Akron?yahoo.com Aug 24, 2013Canton is a significant place in the history of football. The NFL was founded at a Canton car dealership. The Pro Football Hall of Fame is in Canton. It's a bucket list destination for all hardcore football fans. Akron is a really nice place. LeBron Jam…Upvote Share Tweet
Roethlisberger rolling in PittsburghSteelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is having a big night. Roethlisberger is avoiding pressure, throwing on the run, showing off a strong arm and generally doing everything the Steelers need him to do in the third preseason game against the Chiefs. …Upvote Share TweetIf the third game is the time in the preseason when we get the best idea of how a team is going to look in the regular season, then Indianapolis has to feel very good right now. Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and receiver Reggie Wayne appear to be in mid…Upvote Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- From the what-was-I-thinking file, of course running back Felix Jones is playing Saturday night. The guy has less than a week to make the team, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to give him a look as a kickoff returner as well as as a…Upvote Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- The Steelers’ preseason game against Kansas City on Saturday is the final time the regulars will play extended snaps before the start of the regular season. They need to play well after uneven performances -- and that is putting it charita…Upvote Share TweetTracey Morgan came thru today pic.twitter.com/V9pFv9JknX — VontaLeach44 (@vleach44) August 24, 2013Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
With Von Miller's suspension, Champ Bailey's injury and losing Elvis Dumervil to the Ravens, Broncos' Super Bowl plans take a hinydailynews.com Aug 24, 2013It’s been a brutal few months for Denver, starting with Elvis Dumervil, the latest with Von Miller, cornerback Champ Bailey’s foot injury and, in between, two high-ranking members of the front office getting suspended by the team after being charged in …Upvote Share Tweet
It's OK For Joe Flacco To Just Be Boringdeadspin.com Aug 24, 2013One of the most entertaining subplots going into the NFL season is finding out just how uninteresting Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco can be. (He's had a strong offseason. His own dad called him "dull," and he plans to stare at the mon…Upvote Share Tweet
Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck throws interceptionAug 24Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck's pass goes right through the hands of fullback Stanley Havili and into the hands of Cleveland Browns defensive back Tashaun Gipson.
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Cobi Hamilton touchdown diveAug 24Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Cobi Hamilton dives into the end zone for the 4-yard touchdown.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton's 34-yard touchdown catchAug 24Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton hauls in a spectacular, over-the-shoulder touchdown catch from quarterback Bruce Gradkowski in the third quarter.
Luck Sparks Colts WinAug 24Andrew Luck threw for 164 yards and two touchdowns in the Colts' 27-6 win against the Browns.