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Ras-I Dowling signed to Raiders’ practice squad

Ras-I Dowling signed to Raiders’ practice squad

profootballtalk.com Updated 2 hours ago
A former Patriots second-round pick is among 10 players signed to the Raiders’ initial practice squad. Cornerback Ras-I Dowling, whom New England took with the first pick of Round Two in 2011, is the most experienced of the 10 signees announced by Oakla…
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  • Welker practices, not cleared for contact

    Welker practices, not cleared for contact

    Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker (concussion) returns to practice.
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  • Chargers sign Ricardo Mathews

    Chargers sign Ricardo Mathews

    Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco reached into his past to find some help on the defensive line. Telesco was in the Colts organization when they drafted defensive tackle Ricardo Mathews in the seventh round of the 2010 draft and he saw enough to like…
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  • Timing of Smith contract is added bonus

    Timing of Smith contract is added bonus

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alex Smith tried to put up a brave front as the summer dragged along without a contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs. Smith steadfastly maintained he was focused on preparing for the upcoming season and not on the negotiatio…
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  • Chargers release RB Marion Grice

    Chargers release RB Marion Grice

    SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers continued to churn the roster as they prepares for the regular-season opener at Arizona. The Chargers released sixth-round selection Marion Grice on Monday, according to a source. If the Arizona State product clears w…
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  • Ryan Lindley lands on Chargers practice squad

    Ryan Lindley lands on Chargers practice squad

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    Quarterback Ryan Lindley got his first shot in the NFL when Ken Whisenhunt was the head coach of the Cardinals in 2012. Lindley’s second shot will come with the team Whisenhunt worked for last season. The Chargers have signed Lindley and eight others to…
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  • NFL Preview Week: Top 10 wild cards for the 2014 season

    NFL Preview Week: Top 10 wild cards for the 2014 season

    yahoo.com 9 hours ago
    One year ago, the Kansas City Chiefs were a joke, the Houston Texans were a Super Bowl contender, the Carolina Panthers were (at best) a middling team and Chip Kelly was an intriguing fascination, but also as the proverbial college coach coming to the b…
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  • Broncos got Ware to lead defense

    Broncos got Ware to lead defense

    ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- In his time as the Denver Broncos' chief football decision-maker, John Elway has exercised age restraint in free agency. He's willing to get aggressive in the annual auction, but he's also looking for younger players -- in their 20s …
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  • Chiefs claim Damion Square, sign nine to practice squad

    Chiefs claim Damion Square, sign nine to practice squad

    When you see a player move from the Eagles to the Chiefs, the impulse is to say that Chiefs coach Andy Reid made the move because of some knowledge he gleaned while he was still in Philadelphia. That’s not the case with defensive lineman Damion Square, …
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  • Chiefs Sign Quarterback Smith to Contract Extension

    Chiefs Sign Quarterback Smith to Contract Extension

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, a Pro Bowl selection in 2013, signed a long-term contract extension with the National Football League (NFL) team on Sunday.
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  • Cardinals claim outside linebacker Thomas Keiser off waivers

    Cardinals claim outside linebacker Thomas Keiser off waivers

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    The Cardinals and Chargers will play twice in 11 days, since the rematch of the preseason finale will be played next Monday night. Thomas Keiser will have the rare ability to play for both teams. The Cardinals claimed the outside linebacker, who was wai…
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  • Broncos bring Zac Dysert back to practice squad

    Broncos bring Zac Dysert back to practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The Broncos carried quarterback Zac Dysert on the 53-man roster last season, but this year, he’s part of the practice squad. Dysert was cut yesterday, as they kept just Peyton Manning and Brock Osweiler on the 53-man roster. The former seventh-round pic…
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  • Report: Raiders awarded Benson Mayowa on waivers from Seattle

    Report: Raiders awarded Benson Mayowa on waivers from Seattle

    profootballtalk.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The Raiders have added a youthful edge-rushing prospect. The club has claimed ex-Seahawks defensive end Benson Mayowa on waivers, Tom Pelissero of USA Today reported Sunday. A second-year player from Idaho, the 23-year-old Mayowa played two regular seas…
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  • Duke Ihenacho claimed by Redskins

    Duke Ihenacho claimed by Redskins

    profootballtalk.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The Broncos signed T.J. Ward as a free agent and got Rahim Moore back from a season-ending injury, which left them without any space on their roster for safety Duke Ihenacho even though Ihenacho started 14 regular season games and all three playoff cont…
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  • Broncos might be younger than you think

    Broncos might be younger than you think

    ESPN.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Things could still change if the Denver Broncos look at the hundreds of players who were sent into the open market in recent days and see a name or two they like. But when the clock struck the 4 p.m. ET roster deadline on Saturday, th…
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  • Video - Broncos Name Captains 00:56

    Broncos Name Captains

    Sep 1
    ESPN Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold discusses which players were named captains for Denver.
  • Video - Welker Practices, Not Cleared For Contact 01:15

    Welker Practices, Not Cleared For Contact

    Sep 1
    Jeff Legwold discusses the latest news on Broncos WR We Welker, who returned to practice, but has not been cleared for contact.
  • Video - Sources: Alex Smith Signs Extension 02:06

    Sources: Alex Smith Signs Extension

    Aug 31
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher breaks down quarterback Alex Smith's reported four-contract extension with the team.
  • Video - Kansas City Chiefs buying into quarterback Alex Smith 01:00

    Kansas City Chiefs buying into quarterback Alex Smith

    Aug 31
    Quarterback Alex Smith agrees to a four-year, $68 million contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, proving to NFL Media's Jamie Dukes that the veteran is clearly the team's leader.

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