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Rodgers reflects on Browns’ interest in him

Rodgers reflects on Browns’ interest in him

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 19, 2013
As the Browns lay the foundation for their next run at a franchise quarterback, they’ll be reminded on Sunday of one who got away. In 2005, the Browns held the third overall pick in the draft. They expressed interest in Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers…
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  • Jarvis Jones will be a game-time decision

    Jarvis Jones will be a game-time decision

    profootballtalk.com Oct 19, 2013
    Steelers linebacker Jarvis Jones, whose head injury was indeed a concussion, has been listed as questionable for Sunday’s showdown with the Ravens. Per a league source, Jones’ availability will be determined at game time. It’s currently unclear whether …
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  • Ravens add Jameel McClain to roster

    Ravens add Jameel McClain to roster

    The Ravens have added linebacker Jameel McClain to their roster, the club said Saturday. McClain was on the physically unable to perform list for the first six games of the 2012 season with a spinal cord contusion. He practiced fully throughout the week…
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  • The N.F.L. Forecast Calls for Defenses to Turn Tougher

    The N.F.L. Forecast Calls for Defenses to Turn Tougher

    nytimes.com Oct 19, 2013
    Defenses are likely to become more prominent as the weather in some places turns nasty, and injuries and fatigue begin wearing down players.
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  • Kruger who? Dumervil excelling for Ravens

    Kruger who? Dumervil excelling for Ravens

    ESPN.com Oct 19, 2013
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens miss Anquan Boldin in the red zone. They miss Dennis Pitta on third down. They miss the leadership of Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. What you've never heard this season is how much the Ravens miss pass-rusher Paul Kruge…
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  • By the numbers: Ravens-Steelers

    By the numbers: Ravens-Steelers

    ESPN.com Oct 19, 2013
    Here is a quick-hit look at the AFC North rivals that meet Sunday at Heinz Field: 2: 100-yard rushing games Ravens running back Ray Rice has had against the Steelers 2.8: Rice’s yards per carry average this season 3: Games this season in which Steelers …
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  • Merton Hanks: I fined Ndamukong Suh to get his attention

    Merton Hanks: I fined Ndamukong Suh to get his attention

    profootballtalk.com Oct 19, 2013
    NFL Vice President of Operations Merton Hanks, the man who fines players for on-field misconduct, says he wanted to do something this week to make Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh take notice. Hanks admits that Suh’s hit on Browns quarterback Brando…
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Sports Columnists

  • Clayton: Bum Phillips a character who will be missed

    Oct 19
    Longtime Oilers coach Bum Phillips, who died Friday at age 90, was one of the game's great characters, John Clayton writes.