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Jones-Drew, Cutler reunite after 2011 Twitter incident

Jones-Drew, Cutler reunite after 2011 Twitter incident

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 3, 2012
In early 2011, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler absorbed plenty of criticism after tapping out of the NFC title game with a knee injury.  The naysayers were legitimized by Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who openly questioned Cutler’s toughness on
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  • Jared Allen misses practice with groin injury

    Jared Allen misses practice with groin injury

    Vikings defensive end Jared Allen has concerns about getting to Titans quarterback Matthew Hasselbeck, given his ability to get rid of the ball quickly.  Making it even harder for Allen to get to Hasselbeck on Sunday could be a groin injury that hampere…
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  • Colts focus on football as Pagano recovers

    Colts focus on football as Pagano recovers

    Maybe taking a break from football was just what the Indianapolis Colts needed.
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  • Titans don't waste energy on QB secret

    Titans don't waste energy on QB secret

    ESPN.com Oct 3, 2012
    NASHVILLE -- Applause to Mike Munchak for his approach with his quarterbacks this week. He could have easily followed the course a majority of coaches would have gone with and tried to create at least a hint of mystery about who would start on Sunday in…
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  • Leon Hall, Nate Clements, Dre Kirkpatrick back at practice for …

    Leon Hall, Nate Clements, Dre Kirkpatrick back at practice for the Bengals

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    The Bengals are starting to look healthier at cornerback after facing the Jaguars with just three healthy bodies at the position. Leon Hall practiced on Wednesday for the first time since injuring his hamstring during a September practice and Nate Cleme…
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  • Texans waive John Beck to add safety depth

    Texans waive John Beck to add safety depth

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    The Texans are more willing to go with two quarterbacks than three safeties. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have waived quarterback John Beck so they could bring back safety Troy Nolan. The Texans needed Nolan again after…
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  • NFL may need to move Raiders-Jaguars game on Oct. 21

    NFL may need to move Raiders-Jaguars game on Oct. 21

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    There’s only one stadium still in use by teams from both Major League Baseball and the National Football League, but one is all you need to create a scheduling problem. The league could be dealing with one in a couple of weeks. Should the Oakland A’s
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  • RTC: Kareem Jackson's better

    RTC: Kareem Jackson's better

    ESPN.com Oct 3, 2012
    Reading the coverage… Houston Texans “(Rex) Ryan has known (Wade) Phillips since he was a senior at Southwestern Oklahoma. His father, Buddy Ryan, was Philadelphia’s head coach in 1986, and Phillips was his defensive coordinator. Ryan knows what heâ
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  • Blogger Blitz: Tired of waiting on Jags

    Blogger Blitz: Tired of waiting on Jags

    ESPN.com Oct 3, 2012
    A quarter of the way through the 2012 season, I can't help but look at the Jaguars and question their acquisition and development of talent.
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  • Absurdly premature 2012 playoff picture: Week 4

    Absurdly premature 2012 playoff picture: Week 4

    yahoo.com Oct 3, 2012
    Top AFC seeds: Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens Other AFC division champs: Denver Broncos, New England Patriots AFC wild cards: Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers Top NFC seeds: Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers Other NFC division champs: Philad…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Jets Season In Jeopardy 03:03

    NFL32OT: Jets Season In Jeopardy

    Oct 3
    Episode 199: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the injuries plaguing the Jets. Mark Schlereth breaks down Tony Romo and the Cowboys' offensive woes. The NFL32 crew discuss J.J. Watt and the Texans defense.
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: TEN-MIN 00:51

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: TEN-MIN

    Oct 3
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Titans-Vikings
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: GB-IND 01:02

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: GB-IND

    Oct 3
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Packers-Colts
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-JAC 01:00

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-JAC

    Oct 3
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Bears-Jaguars

Sports Columnists

  • Young defensive backs have made their marks

    Oct 3
    At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton