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Seahawks' Irvin suspended four games for PEDs

Seahawks' Irvin suspended four games for PEDs

CNNSI.com Updated May 17, 2013
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Bruce Irvin was suspended for the first four games of the 2013 season on Friday after the league announced he violated the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.
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  • Report: Titans LB Moise Fokou faces DUI charge

    Report: Titans LB Moise Fokou faces DUI charge

    profootballtalk.com May 17, 2013
    Titans linebacker Moise Fokou faces an October trial date on charges of driving under the influence and operating a vehicle while impaired in connection with an alleged incident earlier this year in Washington D.C., the Washingtonian magazine reported F…
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  • Josh Chapman healthy again, working with Colts starters

    Josh Chapman healthy again, working with Colts starters

    After red-shirting his rookie year, Colts nose tackle Josh Chapman is apparently well and ready to win a starting job. Last year’s fifth-round pick didn’t play because of a knee injury suffered in college, but according to the team’s official websit
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  • Kendall Wright drops 14 pounds after cutting out junk food

    Kendall Wright drops 14 pounds after cutting out junk food

    profootballtalk.com May 17, 2013
    You can always tell when you’ve reached the OTA portion of the offseason because of the spike in players talking about being in the best shape of their lives. One of this year’s entries on that front is Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright, who told th
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  • Ravens suspected Reed had hip problem, Texans apparently didn’t

    Ravens suspected Reed had hip problem, Texans apparently didn’t

    profootballtalk.com May 17, 2013
    There’s an intriguing post-script when it comes to the recent news that Texans safety Ed Reed needs hip surgery that could cause him to miss part of training camp. We’re told that the Ravens, while not specifically aware of the extent of the problem,
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  • On the Jaguars' two new D-linemen

    On the Jaguars' two new D-linemen

    ESPN.com May 17, 2013
    I asked Mike Rodak of ESPNBoston.com for an assessment of two defensive linemen the Jaguars recently claimed off waivers from New England: Kyle Love and Brandon Deaderick. Here are Rodak's insights: "Both Love and Deaderick joined the Patriots in 2…
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  • AFC South links: Jags cut Owens, add Love

    AFC South links: Jags cut Owens, add Love

    ESPN.com May 17, 2013
    Houston Texans The team signed outside linebacker Trevardo Williams, a fourth-round pick in this year's draft, to a four-year deal Thursday. The Texans have now signed five of their draft picks. The Texans' director of college scouting, Mike Maccagnan, …
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  • It’s Texans Mt. Rushmore nomination time

    It’s Texans Mt. Rushmore nomination time

    profootballtalk.com May 17, 2013
    Plenty of Titans fans complained when we lumped the Houston Oilers in with the Tennessee Mt. Rushmore. They think the all-time great Oilers stayed in Houston, and that the Texans should inherit them for the purposes of figuring out the best four. We’d a
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  • Chat film: Reviewing the best you brought

    Chat film: Reviewing the best you brought

    ESPN.com May 17, 2013
    A sampling of Thursday's chat: Kevin (Jacksonville, FL): I've read a lot of opinions from writers saying that [Alan] Ball will start opposite from [Dwayne] Gratz this year. However, every thing I've read about Ball is that he is not very good. Is it tha…
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Sports Columnists

  • NFL - John Clayton breaks down big spenders and big bargains in free agenc…

    May 17
    Plenty of teams made big splashes early in free agency, but keep an eye on those who waited for smart bargains, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: NFL is watching, but not expecting to strip Haslam of Browns ow…

    May 17
    In the relatively short but tortured history of the re-incarnated Cleveland Browns, every dark cloud appearing on the horizon has generally presaged a darker and more ominous one, leading the team's fans and even the organization itself to develop an al…
  • Chadiha: Rolando McClain's wise move

    May 17
    To get his life in order, Rolando McClain is right to retire from the NFL at the age of 23, writes Jeffri Chadiha.