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Peyton Manning thought the Broncos “stunk” against Texans

Peyton Manning thought the Broncos “stunk” against Texans

profootballtalk.com Updated 1 hour ago
Listening to Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning yesterday, you’d think his teammates tried to buy Gatorade without breaking a sweat. Manning was not pleased with the way his team worked during their joint practice with the Texans, and made that clear af…
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  • Titans tied to ALS through Tim Shaw

    Titans tied to ALS through Tim Shaw

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A couple members of the Tennessee Titans have done the Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise funds and awareness for ALS. But there has not been large-scale participation, and Tuesday evening we learned the reason: The team has been wai…
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  • Texans notes from Day 1 in Colorado

    Texans notes from Day 1 in Colorado

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Training camp is gone, and with it go our daily camp reports. But the Texans are in a training camp-like setting right now as they spend the week in the Denver area to practice against the Broncos. And so, we'll continue recapping pr…
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  • J.J. Watt: If I got paid a little more, I wouldn’t be terribly …

    J.J. Watt: If I got paid a little more, I wouldn’t be terribly upset

    The list of players from the 2011 draft that have outperformed Texans defensive end J.J. Watt over the last three years is somewhere between minuscule and non-existent depending on your point of view. Watt has had to sit and watch as players like Patric…
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  • Saints' Byrd expected to play against Colts

    Saints' Byrd expected to play against Colts

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    Safety Jairus Byrd went through full-contact team drills for the first time as a member of the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday, and he's expected to make his preseason debut Saturday night against the Indianapolis Colts.
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  • Long pass shows Bortles' development

    Long pass shows Bortles' development

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jaguars coaches and players have talked about rookie quarterback Blake Bortles' development for weeks. They’ve mentioned his knowledge of the offense, his ability to make the correct read, and how accurate he has been during the fi…
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  • Colts need Adams to step up at safety

    Colts need Adams to step up at safety

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson decided against looking outside the organization for a replacement for safety Antoine Bethea during the heart of the free-agency period in March. Grigson didn’t address the position through…
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  • Robert Mathis unlikely to play in preseason

    Robert Mathis unlikely to play in preseason

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis and general manager Ryan Grigson both talked Tuesday like the linebacker will not play in the preseason. “Do I ever question if Robert Mathis knows how to play this game? No,” Grigson said. “Has…
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  • Vegas: Broncos, Patriots most likely to make playoffs; Raiders,…

    Vegas: Broncos, Patriots most likely to make playoffs; Raiders, Jaguars least

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    Bovada has come out with its updated odds for NFL teams making the playoffs, and there are some familiar faces at the top of the list — and the bottom. Their two lowest-odds favorites to make the postseason in 2014 are the two teams that met in the 2013…
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  • Mark Ingram wants bigger role in passing game

    Mark Ingram wants bigger role in passing game

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Saints running back Mark Ingram’s father was an NFL wide receiver and the younger Ingram would like a chance to show that he inherited some of his father’s pass-catching skills. Ingram turned a pass into a 23-yard touchdown in last week’s game against t…
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  • Irsay’s operating while intoxicated trial pushed back

    Irsay’s operating while intoxicated trial pushed back

    Colts owner Jim Irsay may get his court date pushed back, but he’s expected to have to face charges while his team is playing this season. According to the Indianapolis Star, Irsay’s court date on operating while intoxicated charges will likely come in …
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  • Colts fear Delano Howell has serious neck injury

    Colts fear Delano Howell has serious neck injury

    The Colts are looking for a safety to pair with LaRon Landy and it looks like it will have to be someone other than Delano Howell. Howell has not practiced in a couple of weeks because of a neck injury. He missed most of last season with neck issues as …
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  • Titans adjusting well to tighter calls

    Titans adjusting well to tighter calls

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt has a very reasonable approach to the NFL's more stringent enforcement of defensive holding, illegal contact and pass interference penalties against defensive backs. The Titans need to feel out w…
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  • Blake Bortles got handful of reps with starters on Monday

    Blake Bortles got handful of reps with starters on Monday

    The Jaguars did as they promised on Monday and gave quarterback Blake Bortles time with the starting offense. They never promised to give him a lot of time with the starters, however, and Bortles didn’t spend much time working with the first team. Coach…
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  • Colts could face tough decisions at WR

    Colts could face tough decisions at WR

    ESPN.com Aug 18 (yesterday)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- It’s only natural for receivers like Da'Rick Rogers or Griff Whalen to look over hisshoulder and wonder how the other player at that position is doing. The Indianapolis Colts are set (barring any kind of injury) with Reggie Wayne, T.Y. H…
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  • Ken Whisenhunt: Attention to detail key for Bishop Sankey

    Ken Whisenhunt: Attention to detail key for Bishop Sankey

    profootballtalk.com Aug 18 (yesterday)
    On his sixth and final rushing attempt of the Titans’ exhibition loss at New Orleans on Friday, a handoff bounced off of rookie tailback Bishop Sankey and fell to the ground, where it was recovered by the defense. The fumble was an unfortunate bookend t…
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  • With Gabbert struggling, what will 49ers do behind Kaepernick?

    With Gabbert struggling, what will 49ers do behind Kaepernick?

    yahoo.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)
    When the Jacksonville Jaguars sent Blaine Gabbert to the San Francisco 49ers in the spring, it was easy to say that they sold the former top-10 pick for pennies on the dollar. Now it looks like the Jaguars fleeced them. Gabbert has been awful in the pre…
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  • Tennessee Titans' projected roster

    Tennessee Titans' projected roster

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)
    Examining the Tennessee Titans' roster. QUARTERBACKS (3) Jake Locker Charlie Whitehurst Zach Mettenberger If all are healthy, Locker starts and Whitehurst is the backup on game days with Mettenberger not dressed, at least at the beginning. RUNNING BACKS…
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  • Houston Texans' projected roster

    Houston Texans' projected roster

    ESPN.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)
    Examining the Houston Texans' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Ryan Fitzpatrick Tom Savage Case Keenum Things are getting interesting here. Tom Savage went in second on Saturday against the Atlanta Falcons to middling results. Texans coach Bill O'Brien wanted t…
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  • Video - Will Houston Texans extend defensive end J.J. Watt before season starts? 00:50

    Will Houston Texans extend defensive end J.J. Watt before season starts?

    Aug 19
    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport has the latest on J.J. Watt's contract extension discussions with the Houston Texans. Could he become the highest paid defensive player?
  • Video - Watt Wants Long-Term Deal 02:51

    Watt Wants Long-Term Deal

    Aug 19
    Eric Allen discusses why it's important for the Houston Texans to reward DE J.J. Watt with his next contract.
  • Video - Big Deal or No Big Deal?: Bridgewater and Bortles 02:31

    Big Deal or No Big Deal?: Bridgewater and Bortles

    Aug 17
    The "NFL Total Access" crew debates if the stellar play of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles is a big deal or not.
  • Video - Big Deal or No Big Deal?: Bridgewater and Bortles 02:31

    Big Deal or No Big Deal?: Bridgewater and Bortles

    Aug 17
    The "NFL Total Access" crew debates if the stellar play of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles is a big deal or not.

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