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Cutler misses practice, questionable for Monday

Cutler misses practice, questionable for Monday

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 15, 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler missed practice on Thursday and his playing status remains in question because of a concussion.
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  • Urlacher again: I'd lie about concussion

    Urlacher again: I'd lie about concussion

    CNNSI.com Nov 15, 2012
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher still says he would lie to cover up a concussion.
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  • Jay Cutler's head vs. Brian Cushing's knee

    Jay Cutler's head vs. Brian Cushing's knee

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    Houston defensive coordinator Wade Phillips asks absolutely reasonable questions when he wonders about the NFL’s $30,000 fine against Texans linebacker Tim Dobbins for a hit on Jay Cutler Sunday night. Boiled down from Tania Ganguli’s story at the Hou
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network welcomes Dwight Freeney

    PFT on NBC Sports Network welcomes Dwight Freeney

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    The Colts and Patriots seem to play every year, but this will be the first time they’ve clashed since Andrew Luck hit the scene. Erik Kuselias will ask Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney about that change when Freeney stops by Pro Football Talk on NBC S
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  • Former Texans punter sues over Reliant Stadium turf

    Former Texans punter sues over Reliant Stadium turf

    The NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement protects the league and its teams from a wide variety of player lawsuits; indeed, the concussion litigation eventually may fail because of the terms of the CBA. But the CBA doesn’t provide protections to folks
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  • Wade Phillips: Difference in fines evidence of unfair system

    Wade Phillips: Difference in fines evidence of unfair system

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said Thursday he didn’t understand the discrepancy in the NFL’s fine system, considering the vastly different amounts from a pair of hits he saw firsthand. Phillips said he didn’t get that Texans linebacker
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  • RG3, Luck, Wilson: Debating rookie QBs

    RG3, Luck, Wilson: Debating rookie QBs

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    So I got to talking Wednesday with AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky and NFC West blogger Mike Sando about rookie quarterbacks and how they're judged. It started with Paul and Mike talking about the proper statistical perspective in which to view the Colt…
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  • Measuring rookie years: Luck vs. Peyton

    Measuring rookie years: Luck vs. Peyton

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    Peyton Manning and Tom Brady will always be linked as contemporaries and rivals. No matter how much longer Brady plays, it’s unlikely he and Andrew Luck will be grouped in the same way. At this stage, the modest Luck is level-headed when his name comes
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  • Can the Texans make Super Bowl?

    Can the Texans make Super Bowl?

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    The NFL’s youngest team ranks as the best in the league through 10 weeks and has plenty of cause to believe it can maintain the status through the regular season, entering the playoffs as the AFC favorite to play in the Super Bowl. Why can the Texans ma
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  • Colts won’t change Luck’s style to lessen injury risk

    Colts won’t change Luck’s style to lessen injury risk

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    Starting quarterbacks went down with injuries left and right during Week 10, but the Colts don’t want that to impact the way Andrew Luck plays the game. The Colts quarterback called those injuries the “nature of the game” and said that he didn’t t
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  • We'll chat earlier today, in just a bit

    We'll chat earlier today, in just a bit

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    Greetings people of Earth. (Stolen, but funny.) Today, to keep you on your toes, we are moving the chat up one hour from our usual time. Yes, you read that correctly. I am throwing your week into disarray by moving the chat to 11 a.m. ET, 10 a.m. CT. Ev…
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  • Peyton gets ribbed for awkward slide

    Peyton gets ribbed for awkward slide

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    When it comes to passing, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is having a great year. When it comes to running, he’s not.  (Then again, given that he has the physique of the pre-oil-can Tin Man, when has he?) As explained by Lindsay H. Jones of USA Toda
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    The Bills are an awful 2-13 in AFC East games under Chan Gailey. For the Dolphins, tonight brings a test of whether they’re legitimate playoff contenders or not. The Patriots’ league-best turnover margin could get a boost against a Colts team near the
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  • RTC: Jaguars don't want to avoid EverBank

    RTC: Jaguars don't want to avoid EverBank

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    Reading the coverage… Arguments for and against the Colts and the Titans making the playoffs, from Clark Judge of CBS Sports. Houston Texans Andre Johnson now has more catches than any of the great receivers who played all or part of their NFL careers i
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  • Video - Ranking The Patriots 02:07

    Ranking The Patriots

    Nov 15
    Lomas Brown discusses the Patriots' rank among the NFL's elite as well as the impact that Aqib Talib will have on New England's defense.
  • Video - NFL Cold Hard Facts 01:27

    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Nov 15
    Cold Hard Facts looks at Andrew Luck, Tim Tebow and the New Orleans Saints
  • Video - Reiss' P.A.T. 05:33

    Reiss' P.A.T.

    Nov 15
    In this week's edition of P.A.T. Mike Reiss looks ahead to the Patriots' week 11 matchup against the Indianapolis Colts
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    Countdown Daily Prediction: Colts-Patriots

    Nov 15
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Indianapolis at New England

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