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Former Colts Running Back Fatally Shoots Himself After Moving G…

Former Colts Running Back Fatally Shoots Himself After Moving Gun-Filled Bag At Auto Dealer

deadspin.com Updated 5 hours ago
Former Indianapolis Colts running back Zurlon Tipton is reportedly dead after he accidentally shot himself today while picking up a duffel bag containing two guns in his car. He was 26.Read more...
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  • Gore, others reflect on Zurlon Tipton’s death

    Gore, others reflect on Zurlon Tipton’s death

    The death of ex-Colts running back Zurlon Tipton hit Frank Gore hard. Teammates for much of last season, Gore and Tipton spent plenty of time together in the running back meeting room and in practices. “This really messed me up,” Colts running back Fran…
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  • Jaelen Strong not threatened by new arrivals at receiver

    Jaelen Strong not threatened by new arrivals at receiver

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    Just as receiver Jaelen Strong, a third-round pick in 2015, was ready to emerge as the primary complement to star Texans wideout DeAndre Hopkins, the Texans added two more in the draft — first-rounder Will Fuller and third-rounder Braxton Miller. So how…
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  • Marcus Mariota fine with handing ball off 40 times “if we win g…

    Marcus Mariota fine with handing ball off 40 times “if we win games”

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    After the Titans removed the interim part of head coach Mike Mularkey’s title this offseason, Mularkey said that he hoped to build an “exotic smashmouth” offense and the team acquired running backs DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry and offensive linemen …
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  • AFC South Q&A: Will Mike Mularkey finally find success with…

    AFC South Q&A: Will Mike Mularkey finally find success with Titans?

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    AFC South Q&A: Will Mike Mularkey finally find success with Titans?
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  • Peyton Manning wishes he could have played for Pat Summitt

    Peyton Manning wishes he could have played for Pat Summitt

    yahoo.com 15 hours ago
    Back in 2012, when Peyton Manning’s career was hanging in the balance following four neck surgeries and his release from the Indianapolis Colts, he placed a call to an old friend from his college days. We don’t know if it was for advice or reassurance, …
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  • Lawyer says Skuta was the victim, not the aggressor

    Lawyer says Skuta was the victim, not the aggressor

    profootballtalk.com deadspin.com Jun 27 (yesterday)
    The lawyer representing Jaguars linebacker Dan Skuta has done something far more conventional than accidentally text strategic secrets to the media. Mark NeJame has declared his client’s innocence. NeJame told TMZ that the allegation of Skuta shoving th…
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  • Texans hope Jadeveon Clowney has already had as many injuries “…

    Texans hope Jadeveon Clowney has already had as many injuries “as he needs to have”

    profootballtalk.com Jun 26 (2 days ago)
    When the Texans took linebacker Jadeveon Clowney with the first overall pick of the 2014 draft, their hope was that he’d team with defensive end J.J. Watt to lift the team’s defense to the top of the league. Injuries have kept that from happening. Clown…
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  • Julius Thomas could be poised to have a huge year

    Julius Thomas could be poised to have a huge year

    profootballtalk.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    Three years ago, former Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning provided during a preseason DirecTV-sponsored media tour a tip for anyone who was paying attention: Pay attention to tight end Julius Thomas. As Thomas prepares for his second season with the Ja…
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  • Texans sign first-round pick Will Fuller

    Texans sign first-round pick Will Fuller

    profootballtalk.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    It took some time for WR Will Fuller and the Texans to work out the details of Fuller’s first professional contract, but they’ve finally come to an agreement. According to multiple reports, Fuller has agreed to his rookie deal with Houston. It’s a four-…
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  • Jim Irsay buys a Prince guitar for $137,500

    Jim Irsay buys a Prince guitar for $137,500

    profootballtalk.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    Colts owner Jim Irsay isn’t saving all his money for Andrew Luck’s next contract. Irsay spent $137,500 on the “Yellow Cloud” guitar that Prince used in the 1990s, the Associated Press reports. Irsay made the purchase at an auction in Beverly Hills on Sa…
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  • Luck’s admission of poor play doesn’t affect his leverage

    Luck’s admission of poor play doesn’t affect his leverage

    profootballtalk.com Jun 25 (3 days ago)
    When hearing that Colts quarterback Andrew Luck admitted he didn’t play well last year even when he was healthy, it would have been reasonable to say something like, “Don’t say things like that when you’re trying to land the biggest contract in league h…
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  • From Heisman House, Derrick Henry looks forward to meeting Hers…

    From Heisman House, Derrick Henry looks forward to meeting Herschel Walker

    ESPN.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    From Heisman House, Derrick Henry looks forward to meeting Herschel Walker
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  • Can Blake Bortles overcome Jaguars' shaky QB history?

    Can Blake Bortles overcome Jaguars' shaky QB history?

    ESPN.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    Can Blake Bortles overcome Jaguars' shaky QB history?
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  • Peyton rooting for Osweiler to have a great year

    Peyton rooting for Osweiler to have a great year

    profootballtalk.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    In his first year of retirement, Peyton Manning will have a lot of favorite teams. One will be the Texans. Manning said today at the Manning Passing Academy that he’ll be rooting for Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler, his old teammate in Denver, to have…
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  • NFL, Florida-based teams give to OneOrlando fund

    NFL, Florida-based teams give to OneOrlando fund

    yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    The league's three Florida-based teams - the Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers - have joined with the NFL Foundation to do a little good. It was announced on Friday that the four groups are combining to donate $400,000 to the…
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  • Dorial Green-Beckham more confident, comfortable in second seas…

    Dorial Green-Beckham more confident, comfortable in second season

    profootballtalk.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    Seven receivers came off the board before the Titans selected Dorial Green-Beckham in the second round of the 2015 draft and only one of them had more catches, yards and touchdowns during their rookie seasons. That didn’t stop Titans coach Mike Mularkey…
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  • Jalen Ramsey wanted No. 23, but couldn't buy it off a teammate

    Jalen Ramsey wanted No. 23, but couldn't buy it off a teammate

    yahoo.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    How much is a jersey number worth? For Jalen Ramsey, $30,000 sounded about right. For James Sample, that wasn't enough for the No. 23 he has and Ramsey wanted. Sample made it clear his number was not for sale. This week Ramsey, the cornerback who was th…
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  • Texans pouring resources into sports science department

    Texans pouring resources into sports science department

    profootballtalk.com Jun 24 (5 days ago)
    The Houston Texans are attempting to create an edge off the field with the addition of a sports science department, which General Manager Rick Smith started this offseason. But if you want to know exactly what a sports science department does, Smith won…
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  • Video - Brunell: Expectations are high for Jags 00:44

    Brunell: Expectations are high for Jags

    Jun 26
    Mark Brunell analyzes the Jaguars' 2016 season outlook and if he sees them elevating their game as a team.
  • Video - Darren Rovell relives Watt workout 00:55

    Darren Rovell relives Watt workout

    Jun 24
    Darren Rovell joins SportsCenter to break down the J.J. Watt workout regimen he and other reporters were put through by Watt.
  • Video - Luck is 100 percent invested in Colts 02:03

    Luck is 100 percent invested in Colts

    Jun 24
    Andrew Luck speaks with Bob Holtzman about his contract situation with the Colts and looks back at his performance from last season.
  • Video - Luck poised to redefine QB market 01:25

    Luck poised to redefine QB market

    Jun 24
    Josina Anderson says Andrew Luck should be expected to make an average of $25 million per season when he signs a new contract, which falls in line with how the NFL's salary cap has risen.